The following scholarships have been publicized to the AHS Counseling Office for the Class of 2018.
3.30.18 Oregon PTA's Teacher Education Scholarship (O)
The Oregon PTA Teacher Education Scholarship is for Oregon residents who are studying for a teaching degree at an Oregon public college or university. The scholarship is a one-time award of $500. Application information at http://www.oregonpta.org/programs/teacher-education-scholarship.
4.1.18 Linda C. Eby Scholarship (O) ***NEW***
The Linda C Eby Scholarship is given each year in recognition of Mrs. Eby, and long time school counselor in Oregon. Applicants must write a 500 essay about a School Counselor who has made a difference in their academic, career, social, and/or emotional development. The goal of this scholarship is to recognize outstanding high school seniors and School Counselors in the state of Oregon. $3000 will be awarded to the winner, and $1000 to two finalists. http://lindacebyscholarship.weebly.com/ (In place of uploading the application, as it describes in the application email a hard copy of your application to firstname.lastname@example.org).
4.1.2018 Associated Oregon Loggers Association (O)
The AOL Scholarship Competition is a $6,000 scholarship, $1,500 awarded annually (if student qualifies and is approved by the Scholarship committee) to Oregon high school seniors or current college students who intend to pursue a four-year college or university education and a career in a forest resource reproduction field of study. Field of study examples: Forest Management, Forest Engineering and Forest Products. Application information here.
4.2.2018 Fibre Federal Credit Union/TLC (L)
For the 2018/19 academic year, scholarships totaling $11,000 will be awarding seven TLC/Fibre Federal members. In addition to the $2,000 Jim Stacie Memorial Scholarship, named in memory of a past Board Chairman, we will be awarding six $1,500 scholarshipsApplicant must be a Fibre Federal Credit Union/TLC, A Division of Fibre Federal Credit Union member. Click here for more information.
4.6.2018 Ashlee Martens Scholarship (L) **NEW***
A $1000 scholarship will be awarded in honor of Ashlee Renee Martens, graduate of AHS and of the Art Institute of Portland. Applicants must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be a graduating senior interested in pursuing a career in design art or art therapy. Click here to access the application.
4.13.18 Oregon Association of School Business Officials Promising Futures Scholarship (O)
The Promising Futures Scholarship Program was created to help Oregon students interested in majors compatible with school business finance professions obtain a post-secondary education. The scholarship is open to public high school seniors who have been accepted and college freshman enrolled full time at an accredited Oregon community college, college or university. Click here to access the scholarship info.
4.16.18 Women of Astoria Golf & Country Club Scholarship (L) ***NEW***
The Women of AGCC are offering a one-year, $2000 scholarship which may be used for tuition and/or education related fees, school supplies, books. Applicants must be a senior at Astoria, Warrenton, Seaside, Knappa or Ilwaco High Schools, a member of the school golf team or have participated a minimum of two years in the AGCC Junior Golf program, and must be a student in good academic standing – averaging B or better. Click here to access the application.
4.16.18 Oregon Coast Invitational Golf Tournament Scholarship (L) ***NEW***
$2000 will be awarded to one applicants or shared by several applicants. The scholarship may be used for educational expenses at any two or four-year college or any accredited trade, technical or business school. Applicants must have current association or affiliation with the Astoria Golf and Country Club, such as short or part time summer employment and/or assistance with the Oregon Coast Invitational Tournament. Click here to access the application.
4.16.18 Astoria Rotary Scholarship (L)
Astoria Rotary is offering scholarships to graduating seniors from Astoria and Knappa. The motto of Rotary is "service above self". Astoria Rotary seeks to recognize students who exemplify this motto through action. Click here to access the scholarship.
4.16.18 Wauna Federal Credit Union Scholarship (L) **Application updated***
Each year the Wauna Credit Union (WCU) Scholarship Committee determines the number and amount of scholarships to be awarded. Scholarships are awarded for post-high school education. The scholarship may be used for tuition, room, board, books, and fees. Recipients must be recent graduates (within five years) of any high school and a member of WCU. Downloaded updated application here. Mail completed applications to: Wauna Credit Union C/O Michael, Murdoch, PO Box 67, Clatskanie, OR 97016.
4.18.18 Oregon Jaycee Foundation (O)
Up to $2,000 in scholarships will be awarded to several graduating Oregon high school seniors in the Class of 2018. The final selection of a recipient will be based on the following criteria: academic excellence, personal accomplishments, leadership qualities, and community service. Click here to access the application.
4.20.18 Astoria Warrenton Chamber of Commerce Scholarship (L)
The AWCC is pleased to present $1,000 scholarship to graduating seniors from Astoria, Warrenton, and Knappa high schools. To access the application, click here.
4.29.18 Pointe Pest Control Scholarship (O)
One $750 scholarship will be awarded in May 2018. Application consists of completing an electronic form in which applicants share a good deed they have done for someone in the community. Applicants can receive bonus points for photographic evidence of the good deed. https://pointepest.com/oregon-scholarship-application/
4.30.18 Clatsop County Master Gardener Scholarship (L) ***NEW***
Established in the fall of 2001, this scholarship recognizes an outstanding Clatsop County, student(s) who express interest in horticulture. Fields of study include but are not limited to forestry, plant biology, agriculture, landscape architecture/design, floristry, landscape maintenance technician, education, and earth sciences. Updated application 3/16/18 - Click here.
4.30.18 Braaton/Patterson Scholarship (L)
The Kathryn M. Bratton and Rodham N. Peterson Scholarship Foundation awards scholarship to graduates of the high schools in Clatsop County, Oregon for use in the payment of tuition, fees, room and board, required books, materials and equipment at an accredited college or university. Click here to access the application.
5.1.18 Astoria Midsummer Scandinavian Festival Scholarship (L)
The Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who exhibits the following requirements: has had some involvement with the Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival – either as a participant or attendee; is a graduating senior at a high school in Clatsop County; has a minimum grade point average of 3.00. Download application here.
5.15.18 LCHRMA Scholarship (L) ***NEW***
The Lower Columbia Human Resources Management Association will award $2000 to a graduating senior from Clatsop, Columbia, Tillamook, or Pacific Counties who will be attending college in the fall, or a current college student who has record of high school attendance in one of these counties. The intent of this scholarship is to support students pursuing a career in business, especially those interested in the Human Resources industry. Click here to access the application.
6.1.18 Oregon Promise Grant Application (O)
Oregon Promise is a state grant that helps to cover most tuition costs at any Oregon community college for recent high school graduates and GED recipients. In order to be eligible, students must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA upon graduation, complete the FAFSA or ORSAA by June 1st, as well as the Oregon Promise application. You can learn more in this video: Oregon Promise: Introduction & How to Apply https://app.oregonstudentaid.gov/
College and University Scholarships:
The majority of the scholarship money students earn is from the college or university they plan to attend. Check with the financial aid office to determine the deadline and application process. Click here for more information about several colleges and universities.
Online scholarship searches:
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Scholarship deadlines which have passed:
9.12.17 Beat the Odds Scholarship Click here to access Beat the Odds Scholarship Information
9.15.17 Gates Millennium Scholarship (N) https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship
10.2.17 Wendy's High School Heisman (N) https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/application/
10.31.17 VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship (N) Download the application here.
11.15.17 Hagan Scholarship (N) www.hsfmo.org
11.27.17 Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
12.15.17 Burger King Foundation Scholarship (N) https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/
12.15.17 Cesar Chavez Scholarship (O) http://www.wou.edu/ceclc/scholarships/.
12.15.17 AXA Achievement Scholarship (N) https://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/
12.31.17 CASCADIA Poetry Contest (O) http://oregonpoets.org/contests/student-contest/
1.4.18 Profile in Courage Essay Contest (N) Click here for more information.
1.4.18 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship (N) reaganfoundation.org/scholarships.
1.12.18 Pride Foundation Scholarships (R) https://www.pridefoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/
1.31.18 Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship (O) http://hmccoregon.com/scholarship/
2.14.18 North Coast Scholarship Foundation Award (L) instructions and to download an application.
2.15.18 OSAC Scholarship Early Bird deadline (O) https://app.oregonstudentaid.gov/
2.28.18 Thomas E "Tom" Pitzer Aviation Maintenance Scholarship (O) www.evergreenmuseum.org/scholarships
3.1.18 Hasson/Newman Memorial Scholarship (O) click here.
3.1.18 OSAC Scholarship Regular deadline (O) https://app.oregonstudentaid.gov/
3.1.18 TheDream.Us National Scholarships (N) thedream.us.
3.5.18 Greenfield Scholarship (O) www.oregonpsr.org/greenfield_peace_writing_scholarship
3.9.18 Astoria High School Scholarships Inc Scholarship (L) www.astoriascholarshipfund.org.
3.9.18 Jerry Westerholm Memorial Scholar Athlete Award (L) Click here to access the scholarship application.
(L) – Local Scholarships
(O) – Oregon Scholarships
(R) - Regional Scholarships
(N) – National Scholarships
(P) - Progressive
***EVERY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION SHOULD BE PROOFREAD AND DOUBLE CHECKED PRIOR TO SUBMISSION***
THE AHS COUNSELING OFFICE IS HAPPY TO HELP WITH ALL APPLICATIONS
THE AHS COUNSELING OFFICE IS HAPPY TO HELP WITH ALL APPLICATIONS