The following scholarships have been publicized to the AHS Counseling Office for the Class of 2018.
1.4.18 Profile in Courage Essay Contest (N)
The 2018 Profile in Courage Essay Contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve, Applicants are to write a 700-1000 essay to address the following prompt: Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year of JFK's birth. Essay length: 700-1,000 words. Click here for more information. The winner will receive $10,000.
1.4.18 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship (N)
Each year, the GE-Reagan Foundation program selects roughly 20 college-bound students who excel in leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship to receive $10,000 renewable scholarships - up to $40,000 total per recipient. For more information, eligibility requirements, and an online application, visit reaganfoundation.org/scholarships.
1.12.18 Pride Foundation Scholarships (R)
The Pride Foundation’s scholarship program is committed to supporting LGBTQ and allied students that: show leadership potential either within the LGBTQ community and/or within their field of study; lack a broader LGBTQ community support system; face additional barriers to educational access, including students who are economically, racially, socially, geographically, or politically disenfranchised. For example: LGBTQ students of color, transgender students, LGBTQ immigrant students, LGBTQ youth aging out of foster care, and students who have experienced homelessness, poverty, or isolation due to geography; and demonstrate significant financial need. More information available: https://www.pridefoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/
1.31.18 Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship (O)
The HMCC Scholarship is available to high school students in Oregon or Clark County, or have attended high school in Oregon or Clark County and are currently enrolled in an accredited college. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and will be enrolled by September 2018 in an accredited community college, 4-year college or university, or accredited graduate degree program. Applicants must be of Hispanic ancestry. http://hmccoregon.com/scholarship/
2.13.18 BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship (N)
BBB Foundation offers the Students of Integrity Scholarship to recognize high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments. A scholarship of $10,000 will be awarded to the winning application submitted by students residing in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Washington, or Western Wyoming. High school juniors and seniors from across the Northwest are encouraged to apply by creating a 90-second video that demonstrates how BBB helps people become smart consumers. go.bbb.org/nw-scholarship
2.14.18 North Coast Scholarship Foundation Award (L)
The NCSF is offering one-year, two-year and four-year scholarships to qualifying high school seniors. Scholarships are for up to $20,000 ($5,000 per year for four years). Any 2018 graduating senior from Seaside, Astoria, or Warrenton High School(s) who will be attending an accredited community college or 4 year college/university may apply. Applicants will be selected on the basis of their completion of the application, academic achievement, community and school service/activities (including employment/work experiences), personal references, and personal interview. Scholarships will be awarded based on merit, not financial need. Click here for instructions and to download an application.
2.15.18 OSAC Scholarship Early Bird deadline (O)
OSAC awards more than $18 million in scholarships annually. Awards range from $1,000 to $10,000 or more. You don't need to be a merit scholar or a student with financial need to apply. OSAC administers more than 500 scholarship programs through a single application! Early bird deadline allows students to enter a drawing for $500 scholarships. https://app.oregonstudentaid.gov/
2.28.18 Thomas E "Tom" Pitzer Aviation Maintenance Scholarship (O)
Scholarship provides $1000 to help pursue an Associate of Applied Science Degree with FAA Airframe & Powerplant Certification or an alternate degree field related to aviation maintenance.
3.1.18 Hasson/Newman Memorial Scholarship (O)
The Oregon Collectors Association will award scholarships to Oregon High School seniors for their use as full time students at any Oregon accredited public, private college, university or trade school. Applicants must submit an essay on the subject "Credit in the 21st Century". For more information, click here.
3.1.18 OSAC Scholarship Regular deadline (O)
OSAC awards more than $18 million in scholarships annually. Awards range from $1,000 to $10,000 or more. You don't need to be a merit scholar or a student with financial need to apply. OSAC administers more than 500 scholarship programs through a single application! https://app.oregonstudentaid.gov/
3.1.18 TheDream.Us National Scholarships (N)
TheDream.US National Scholarships are for highly motivated DREAMers to assist with the financial costs of accessing a college educationt. Students may be eligible for the National Scholarship if: they are or soon will be a high school graduate; have DACA or TPS status, and qualify for in-state tuition at a Partner Colleges. More information at thedream.us.
3.5.18 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship (O)
Any 11th or 12th grade student can enter the Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship, but submitting an original essay, poem, or narrative work (600 worlds max) in response to the question "what would it take to eliminate nuclear weapons in your lifetime?" More info can be found at: www.oregonpsr.org/greenfield_peace_writing_scholarship
3.7.18 Astoria High School Scholarships Inc Scholarship (L)
Students graduating from Astoria High School are eligible to apply for the AHSSI scholarships, including the general scholarship, Delta Kappa Gamma, ILWU, and ABATE. For more information, visit www.astoriascholarshipfund.org.
3.30.18 Oregon PTA's Teacher Education Scholarship (O) ***NEW***
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.
4.1.2018 Associated Oregon Loggers Association (O) **NEW***
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.
4.29.18 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/
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/
(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