Oregon Community Foundation Scholarships – Apply Now!
The applications for 2021-2022 scholarships are open. The deadline for application submission is March 1st. The Oregon Community Foundation annually awards over $10 million in scholarships to Oregon students through our statewide scholarship program. Two of these scholarship programs are targeted specifically to Native American students.
VERL AND DOROTHY MILLER NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP
Eligible students include Native American residents of Oregon attending or planning to attend an accredited school in Oregon to study a trade or vocational study (e.g., dental hygienist, nursing assistant, x-ray technician, etc.). Award amount varies, award is automatically renewable for up to four years as long as student meets criteria. Click here to download the application.
HOWARD VOLLUM AMERICAN INDIAN SCHOLARSHIP
Eligible students include Native American residents of Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington and Clark counties seeking post-secondary education or training in science, computer science, engineering or mathematics at an accredited school in the United States. The awards are for $3,000 / year and are renewable for up to four years but students need to reapply each year. Click here to download the application.
Criteria for both scholarships
* Participation in school or community activities
* Personal accomplishments or achievements
* Preference given to students who have a demonstrated commitment to and involvement in the Native American community
* Open to students with a Certification of tribal enrollment or descendants of enrolled members
Deadline: Scholarship applications are due March 1st for the 2021-2022 academic year.
How to Apply: Please fill out the attached applications (including transcripts) and mail them to:
Oregon Community Foundation
1221 SW Yamhill Street, Suite 100
Portland, OR 97205
The application can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed (503.274.2771) or hand-delivered to our downtown office. Applications and instructions are also available on OCF’s website at https://oregoncf.org/grants-and-scholarships/scholarships/
Questions: Contact Harper Pulsipher, Administrative Assistance for Scholarships, at email@example.com or call 503.227.6846
For additional scholarship opportunities, please check http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov/.