The following scholarships have been publicized to the AHS Counseling Office for the Class of 2021.
12.7.2020 AbbVie Immunology Scholarship ***NEW***
The AbbVie Immunology Scholarship is designed to provide financial support to exceptional students living with the following inflammatory diseases as they pursue goals of higher education:
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) Crohn's disease (CD) Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) Psoriasis (Ps) Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) Ulcerative colitis (UC) Uveitis (UV). With this scholarship, AbbVie hopes to further empower students to pursue an independent life defined by bold decisions and unyielding determination. Click here for more information.
12.14.2020 DEWALT Trades Scholarship ***NEW***
Stanley Black & Decker has established the DEWALT Trades Scholarship to assist individuals attending a two-year college or vocational-technical school who are pursuing a trade degree/certificate in an industry aligned with the Stanley Black & Decker Trade Goals – including but are not limited to Construction, Industrial, Motor/Power Sector, Mechanics, and Technology. Click here to apply.
12.15.2020 Equitable Excellence Scholarship ***NEW***
The Equitable Excellence Scholarship (formerly known as the AXA Achievement Scholarship) is open to high school seniors who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be United States citizens or legal residents and must have demonstrated ambition and self-drive as evidenced by an outstanding achievement in a school, community, or workplace activity. Only 10,000 applicants will be accepted. Click here for more information.
12.15.2020 Burger King Scholars Program ***NEW***
High school seniors are invited to apply for the Burger King Scholars program if they live in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico; have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent; be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations; and plan to enroll full-time in 2021-22 at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico. Click here to access more information.
1.5.2021 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program ***NEW***
The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program offers $10,000 renewable scholarships — up to $40,000 each — to numerous students annually. This national program is open to current high school seniors who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship similar to that of our nation’s 40th President. Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support in college and beyond.
2.16.2021 OSAC Scholarships Early Bird Deadline (5pm)
Office of Student Access and Completion awards more than $10 million in scholarships annually. You don't need to be a merit scholar or a student with financial need to apply. OSAC administers more than 600 scholarship programs, available to Oregon high school and college students. Click here for more information. Error-free applications will be entered into a drawing for one of several $1,000 Early Bird scholarships.
2.15.2021 Dr Amanda Perez Scholarship
The Dr. Amanda Perez Scholarship was developed in 2008 to assist high school and college freshman students who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine. Personal qualities, financial need, academic and extracurricular achievement will all be considered in the selection process. ELIGIBILITY: Must be High School Senior OR freshmen at 4-year university during the 2020-2021 academic year. Must be committed to pursuing a career in medicine and dedicated to serving the Latino and underserved communities. Click here for more information.
2.15.2021 High School Pipeline Program Scholarship
The High School Pipeline Program Scholarship was developed in 2017 to assist high school students of underrepresented minority background to enroll in pre-med pipeline programs for youth medical education and healthcare career exploration. The objective of this scholarship is to increase interest in healthcare careers and medically oriented research careers among high school students from underrepresented minority backgrounds and low-income students by defraying the costs of participation in these programs. This scholarship will also encourage students to join LMSA early for mentorship opportunities. ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be a high school student during the 2020-2021 academic year within the LMSA-West region states (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho); must be committed to pursuing a career in medicine and dedicated to serving the Latino and underserved communities. Applicants should also demonstrate a desire to advance the state of healthcare and education in Latino and underserved communities; must demonstrate financial need of funds to cover enrollment. Click here for more information.
2.19.2021 Cancer Unwrapped Writing Contest ***NEW***
Have you survived cancer? Have you watched a loved one or friend deal with cancer? The Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest invites students to submit essays about their experience with cancer for the opportunity to win one of several $1,000 cash prices. Open to students grades 9-12. To enter, visit www.cancerpathways.org/cancer-unwrapped.
3.1.2021 OSAC Scholarships Regular Deadline (5pm)
Office of Student Access and Completion awards more than $10 million in scholarships annually. You don't need to be a merit scholar or a student with financial need to apply. OSAC administers more than 600 scholarship programs, available to Oregon high school and college students. Click here for more information.
3.1.2021 Ford Scholars Program (5pm)
The Ford Scholars Program was created by Kenneth W. Ford (1908-1997), a founder of The Ford Family Foundation, to assist students who otherwise would find it impossible, or at least very difficult, to obtain a college degree. Each year, up to 130 renewable scholarships are awarded to students from Oregon and Siskiyou County, California. Award covers 90% of unmet college costs and is calculated on the college’s Cost of Attendance (tuition, fees, room and board, personal costs, etc.), minus other grants and scholarships. Students must plan to enroll full time in the fall in their state of residence and have significant financial barriers to college. Click here for more information.
3.1.2021 Guy Davis Scholarship
The Guy Davis Scholarship for graduating seniors awards $1,250 to each recipient. The Past Presidents’ Scholarship is a statewide, $1,500 award. To be eligible, applicants must have a relative who is an OSEA member and have a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 3.0. Click here for the application.
3.12.2021 Greenfield Peace Scholarship ***NEW***
Oregon PSR is excited to announce the 2021 Greenfield Peace Scholarship, which is now open for submissions. The theme of this year’s scholarship is Art & Creation: Self Expression, Activism, and Social Change. Now in its 13th consecutive year, this has historically been a writing scholarship open to all Oregon 11th and 12th grade students. This year, though, Oregon PSR is asking young Oregonians who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) and who are high school juniors or seniors or the equivalent to respond to the prompt by creating a work of visual art. The scholarship’s goal is to illuminate the perspectives of Oregon's youth on issues of peace, health, justice, and safety in our world. Click here for more information.
3.19.2021 Construyendo Pilares - Constructing Pillars Scholarship
Open to graduating AHS Seniors who plan to attend a 2 or 4-year college. To be eligible, students must have a minimum 3.00 GPA and demonstrate involvement in their school community as well as perseverance through personal or academic challenges. The scholarship is for $600. Click here and to copy and complete the application.
4.16.2021 Wauna Credit Union Scholarship ***NEW***
Each year, the Wauna Credit Untion Scholarship Committee awards scholarships for post-high school education, which may be used for tuition, room, board, books, and fees. Recipients must be a recent graduate of any high school (within five years) or planning to graduate in Spring 2021. Applicants must also be a member of Wauna Credit Union. Click here to access the application.
4.30.2021 Kia Great Unknowns Scholarship ***NEW***
Kia Motors America, Inc. is awarding $5,000 renewable scholarships to students who embody the spirit of “give it everything” through the Great Unknowns Scholarship. Applicants must be high school seniors, at least 16 years of age, who are planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year. Applicants must reside in the United States and plan to pursue a degree in a STEAM field of study. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.8 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) is required. Click here to access more information. Only first 500 applications will be accepted, opens April 1.
Clatsop Care CNA Scholarship (no deadline)
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Scholarship through Clatsop Care Health District is awarded to students with a passion for healthcare and an interest in achieving their CNA training through Clatsop Community College. This scholarship provides full tuition coverage for the CNA program through Clatsop Community College. This scholarship is open to all graduating seniors and is accepted on a rolling basis. There is no deadline for this scholarship. However, you must submit your application at least 4 weeks before the start of the upcoming CNA class. To download a scholarship application, click here.
CollegeBoard Opportunities Scholarship (deadlines vary)
Students in the Class of 2021 (and beyond) can access scholarship funds by completing several college planning steps to be entered into a drawing. Learn more at opportunity.collegeboard.org
Deadlines that have passed:
9.15.20 Beat the Odds Scholarship Click here to access the application.
9.29.20 QuestBridge Click here for more information and to access the application.
10.30.2020 Women's Transportation Seminar Scholarship t https://www.wtsinternational.org/chapters/portland/scholarships.
11.15.2020 Hagan Scholarship haganscholarships.org.
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:
It can seem like there is almost an endless supply of scholarships! We encourage you to start with local scholarships and those that you have a likelihood of being awarded, then expanding your search as time allows. As you search, be cautious! Be careful of internet scholarship scams or offers that seem too good to be true! It should never cost money to apply for a scholarship opportunity! If you're not sure, talk with a school counselor.
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***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