The following scholarships have been publicized to the AHS Counseling Office for the Class of 2019.
4.17.19 Oregon Jaycees Scholarship (O)
Up to $2,000 in scholarships will be awarded to several graduating Oregon high school seniors in the Class of 2019. The amount of the scholarship is a one-time grant and must be used in the year awarded. The final selection of a recipient will be based on the following criteria: academic excellence, personal accomplishments, leadership qualities, and community service. Applicants must have at least a 3.75 unweighted GPA. Click here to access the scholarship application.
4.19.19 OASBO Scholarships 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. Scholarships are available at http://www.oasbo.com/scholarship_program.htm.
4.19.19 Chamber of Commerce Scholarships (L)
The Astoria Warrenton Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors are pleased to offer $1,000 scholarships to a number of eligible students at Astoria, Warrenton and Knappa high schools. Scholarship funds will be payable to the student’s university, college or an accredited vocational school and is usable for tuition, fees, books and supplies. Click here to access the application.
4.22.19 Clatsop County Master Gardener Scholarship (L)
This scholarship recognizes an outstanding Clatsop County student(s) who expresses an interest in horticulture. Future fields of study can include but are not limited to forestry, plant biology, agriculture, landscape architecture/design, floristry, landscape maintenance technology, education, and earth sciences. Click here to access the application.
4.30.19 Oregon Association of Nurseries Scholarship (O)
The OAN has established the Oregon Nurseries Foundation to manage funds contributed by OAN members for the purpose of awarding scholarships to deserving students preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture and related fields. More information is available at: https://www.oan.org/page/ScholarshipProgram.
4.30.19 Bratton Peterson Scholarship (L)
The Kathryn M. Bratton and Rodham N. Peterson Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships 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. Applicants must attend a Clatsop County High School for at least one year before graduation. Application information can be found here.
4.30.19 Hollywood Lights Scholarship (R)
Two students (one in Oregon and one in Washington) will receive $5000 scholarships from Hollywood Lights. Eligibility requirements: currently be a high school senior; on track to graduate in 2019; reside and attend high school in either Oregon or Washington; be currently enrolled in a theatre class or after-school theatre program; have plans to pursue a theatre-related career and take corresponding theatre classes in college. For more information, visit the Hollywood Lights website.
5.1.19 Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Scholarship (L)
The Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Scholarship is offered to graduating seniors who meet the following requirements: involvement with the Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival (either as a participant or attendee); is a graduating high school senior; has a minimum grade point average of 3.00. At least one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded. Click here to access the scholarship.
5.1.19 Vivint's Spring Scholarship (N)
Vivint Smart Home is pleased to promote higher education and give back to the community with five (5) $1,000 scholarships. Open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States. Scholarship payable only to students living in the United States. Student must enroll in semester beginning no later than September 10, 2019. Winner is not based on financial need. Applicants required to submit a video. Student must be declared, or have intent to declare a major. Click here to access the application information.
5.3.19 Astoria Youth Athletics Scholarship (L) ***NEW***
AYA is offering two $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors in the Class of 2019, one to a male athlete and one to a girl athlete. Applicants must have participated in at least one OSAA Team Sport and have a minimum of 2.5 GPA. Click here to access the application.
5.3.19 OSEA Scholarship (L)
The Oregon School Employees Association is granting $500 scholarships to graduating seniors in the Class of 2019 who are related to an OSEA member. Applicants must have a parent/guardian, grandparent, aunt, uncle, sibling or any other relation considered family employed by the Astoria School District as a classified staff member. Applications are available here.
5.10.19 Astoria Education Association Scholarship (L) ***NEW***
The Astoria Education Association believes in encouraging students to prepare for a teaching career. To further that belief, a $1000 scholarship will be awarded each year to an Astoria High School senior who plans to major in education. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior with an accumulative grade point average of at least 3.25 and have been accepted by an accredited four-year institution with intent to major in education.
Click here for the application.
5.10.19 Lower Columbia Hispanic Council Scholarship (L) ***NEW***
Two $500 scholarships are available to Clatsop County or Tillamook high school seniors who will graduate this year and will be attending college in the fall of 2019. The scholarship is open to students of Hispanic/Latino origin and ancestry. Click here to access the application.
5.12.19 Lower Columbia Human Resource Management Association Scholarship (L) ***NEW***
Graduating high school students residing in Clatsop, Columbia, Tillamook or Pacific (WA) County who will be attending college in the Fall of 2019, -or- current college students continuing their education in the following year who has a home of record in one of the above counties are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The intent of the LCHRMA Scholarship is to help finance education to students pursuing a career in business, especially those interested in the Human Resources industry. Scholarship funds may be applied to tuition, books, and fees for the Fall 2019 term at an accredited college or university. Click here to learn more about LCHRMA & here for the application.
5.15.19 Clatsop Community College Scholarships (L) ***NEW***
Clatsop Community College Scholarships are available to returning and prospective students. Several scholarships are accessible through one application. For more information, visit https://www.clatsopcc.edu/admissions/financial-aid-scholarships/scholarship-information/
5.24.19 MacTarnahan Scholarship (O)
The Oregon Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, through the generosity of the MacTarnahan family, awards up to six $3,000 scholarships to Oregon high school seniors graduating in 2019. Recipients are selected based on athletic accomplishment, financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. Minimum academic requirements: GPA of 3.30, SAT of 1000 or ACT of 20. Scholarship funds must be used at an institution of higher education within Oregon. http://oregonsportshall.org/programs/
6.1.19 Oregon Promise Grant (O)
Oregon Promise is a state grant that helps to cover tuition costs at any Oregon community college for recent high school graduates and GED test graduates. Learn more in this video: Oregon Promise: Introduction & How to Apply. To begin the application, visit https://oregonstudentaid.gov/oregon-promise.aspx. Please note: Applicants MUST complete a FAFSA or ORSAA by the respective deadlines in order to be eligible for Oregon Promise.
6.1.19 Safety Council Scholarship (L) ***NEW***
The Safety Council is offering a scholarship to graduating seniors in Clatsop County who will be pursuing a degree within the state of Oregon focusing on a career in the Natural Resource Field (Forestry, Fish & Wildlife etc.) or a two year degree in a Technical Trade (Diesel Mechanic etc.). One student will be chosen from Astoria, Seaside, Warrenton, Knappa and Jewell. Click here to access the Safety Council Scholarship Application.
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:
9.11.19 Stand for Children Scholarship http://stand.org/oregon/beat-the-odds/apply.
9.18.18 Gates Scholarship (N) www.thegatesscholarship.org
10.8.2018 "I Will Vote" Essay Contest (L) Click here to access the essay contest instructions.
10.15.2018 PEO Star Scholarship (L)
10.17.18 Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship (N) www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/
10.22.18 Advancing Women in Transportation Scholarship (N)
10.31.18 ACT Student Champion Award www.act.org/readinesschampions
11.15.19 Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship (L) www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
11.15.19 Hagan Scholarship (N) haganscholarships.org.
12.7.18 National Honor Society Scholarship (N) Application instructions can be accessed here.
12.14.18 César E. Chávez Leadership Conference Scholarships (O) http://www.wou.edu/ceclc/scholarships.
1.4.19 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship (N) reaganfoundation.org.
1.11.19 Pride Foundation Scholarships (R) pridefoundation.org.
1.18.19 Profile in Courage Essay Contest (N) jfklibrary.org/essaycontest.
1.28.19 Point Foundation Scholarship (N) pointfoundation.org/point-apply/
2.4.19 Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship (O) alforthanscholarship.com
2.12.19 North Coast Scholarship Foundation Scholarship (L) Application & Instructions.
2.15.19 OSAC Scholarship - Early Bird Deadline (O) oregonstudentaid.gov/scholarships.aspx.
2.28.19 TheDream.US National Scholarship (N) Click here for more information.
3.1.19 COSA Scholarship (O) https://www.cosa.k12.or.us/members/scholarships.
3.1.19 OSEA Guy Davis & Past Presidents' Scholarships (O) www.osea.org/scholarships/
3.1.19 Oregon Music Hall of Fame Scholarships (O) Click here to download the application.
3.5.19 OSAC Scholarship - Regular Deadline (O) oregonstudentaid.gov/scholarships.aspx.
3.4.19 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship (N) www.oregonpsr.org.
3.8.19 Astoria Scholarship Inc Scholarships (L) www.astoriascholarshipfund.org
3.8.19 Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship (L) www.astoriascholarshipfund.org.
3.8.19 ILWU Scholarship (L) www.astoriascholarshipfund.org.
3.8.19 North Coast ABATE Scholarship (L) www.astoriascholarshipfund.org.
3.11.19 Jerry Westerholm Memorial Scholar Athlete Award (L) available here.
3.12.19 Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Program (L) Click here to access the application.
3.22.19 Linda C. Eby Scholarship (O) Click here for the application information.
3.30.19 Oregon PTA's Teacher Education Scholarship (O) https://www.oregonpta.org/programs/teacher-education-scholarship.
3.31.19 CLEAR Alliance Scholarship (O) Click here to access the scholarship application.
4.1.19 Cannon Beach Arts Association Scholarship (L) http://cannonbeacharts.org/info-for-artists
4.1.19 Fibre Federal Credit Union/TLC Scholarship (L) https://www.fibrecu.com/community/scholarships/scholarship-info
4.3.19 Ashlee Martens Art Scholarship here.
4.15.19 Astoria Rotary Scholarship (L)Applications are available here.
4.15.19 Wauna Federal Credit Union Scholarship (L) click here.
4.15.19 Dan Hilger Memorial Scholarship (L) Click here to access the scholarship:
4.15.19 Astoria Rotary Scholarship (L) Applications are available here.
4.15.19 Wauna Federal Credit Union Scholarship (L) click here.
4.15.19 Dan Hilger Memorial Scholarship (L) ***NEW*** Click here to access the scholarship.
4.16.19 Women of Astoria Golf and Country Club Scholarship (L) Click here to access the application.
(L) – Local Scholarships
(O) – Oregon Scholarships
(R) - Regional Scholarships
(N) – National Scholarships
(P) - Progressive
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THE AHS COUNSELING OFFICE IS HAPPY TO HELP WITH ALL APPLICATIONS
THE AHS COUNSELING OFFICE IS HAPPY TO HELP WITH ALL APPLICATIONS