The following scholarships have been publicized to the AHS Counseling Office for the Class of 2019.
2.15.19 OSAC Scholarship - Early Bird Deadline (O)
OSAC (Office of Student Access and Completion) awards more than $18 million in scholarships annually. Awards range from $1,000 to $10,000 or more. OSAC administers more than 600 scholarship programs, including one specifically for AHS students (Hall Scholarship) and one for Clatsop County students (Howard & Edith Hoedle Scholarship). Submitting an application by the Early Bird Deadline allows applicants to be entered into a drawing for a $500 scholarship. For more information, visit oregonstudentaid.gov/scholarships.aspx.
2.28.19 TheDream.US National Scholarship (N)
The Dream National Scholarship is available for DREAMers who have graduated or will graduate with a high school or GED diploma or a community college associate degree by the end of the 2019 Spring term. Applicants must have a current DACA or TPS authorization or would have met the DACA eligibility criteria if the program were still open; and qualify for in-state tuition at one of the public Partner Colleges (or are admitted to one of the private Partner Colleges). The National Scholarship Award will cover your tuition and fees up to a maximum of $14,500 for an associate degree and $29,000 for a bachelor’s degree at one of our Partner Colleges. You can renew the Award each year so long as you meet the continuing eligibility criteria. Click here for more information.
3.1.19 OSAC Scholarship - Regular Deadline (O)
OSAC (Office of Student Access and Completion) awards more than $18 million in scholarships annually. Awards range from $1,000 to $10,000 or more. OSAC administers more than 600 scholarship programs, including one specifically for AHS students (Hall Scholarship) and one for Clatsop County students (Howard & Edith Hoedle Scholarship). For more information, visit oregonstudentaid.gov/scholarships.aspx.
3.1.19 OSEA Guy Davis & Past Presidents' Scholarships (O)
The OSEA Guy Davis Scholarship & OSEA Past President's Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1250 and $1500. Applicants must be a graduating senior and have at least one family member who is a member in good standing of OSEA, as well as a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA through 7 semesters. Click here for more information.www.osea.org/scholarships/
3.1.19 Oregon Music Hall of Fame Scholarships (O)
OMHOF awards yearly scholarships to selected graduating Oregon high school seniors who have exhibited serious pursuit and accomplishment in their personal musicianship - and who are college-bound music majors. Each applicant should be a student studying music with the talent of instrument or voice graduating in the upcoming spring from an Oregon high school and continuing their collegiate academics as a major or minor in music at any college or university in the country. Click here to download the application.
3.4.19 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship (N)
Any 11th or 12th grade Oregon high school student may enter by submitting an original essay, poem, or narrative work of 600 words or less in response to the following question: "How can you work against systemic racism to help make our world more healthy and peaceful?". For more information, visit www.oregonpsr.org.
***3.8.19 Astoria Scholarship Inc Scholarships (L) ***
Astoria High School Scholarships Inc provides scholarships to all graduating Astoria High School seniors who plan to attend an accredited post-secondary educational institution. Seniors must fill out an application and attend a short interview in April 2019. The ABATE Scholarship, Delta Kappa Gamma, and ILWU Scholarships are also available to graduating seniors of Astoria High School. Scholarship applications can be found at: www.astoriascholarshipfund.org Googledoc essay questions template can be found here.
3.8.19 Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship (L)
This scholarship was established in 1992 by the Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an organization of women educators, to provide financial assistance to young women who wish to attend a two- or four-year accredited institution. Scholarship application can be found on www.astoriascholarshipfund.org.
3.8.19 ILWU Scholarship (L)
This scholarship was established in the spring of 1991 to provide financial assistance to worthy high school graduates who wish to continue their formal education. The award is to provide recognition for excellence in scholarship and citizenship. Scholarship application can be found on www.astoriascholarshipfund.org.
3.8.19 North Coast ABATE Scholarship (L)
The North Coast Chapter A.B.A.T.E. of Oregon, a motorcycle organization that promotes motorcycle awareness, education, safety and liberty through community involvement and legislative action, is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship for Clatsop County graduating seniors. Abate information can be found here. Scholarship application can be found on www.astoriascholarshipfund.org.
3.12.19 Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Program (L)
Lockeed Martin is offering scholarships to graduating high school seniors who meet the following requirements: U.S. Citizens; cumulative 3.5 or above GPA; planning to enroll full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S; majoring or planning to major in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Math, Physics, Information Systems/Management Information Systems or Information Assurance. Click here to access the application.
3.22.19 Linda C. Eby Scholarship (O) ***NEW***
The goal of this scholarship is to recognize outstanding high school seniors and School Counselors in the state of Oregon, in honor of Linda C. Eby a long-time school counselor and Oregon School Counselor Association Board member. OSCA is please to award $3,000 to the winner and $1,000 to each of our next two finalists. Applicants should be high school seniors planning to pursue a post-secondary education. Applicants must submit an essay of no more than 500 words about a school counselor who has made a difference in your academic, career, social, and/or emotional development. Click here for the application information.
3.31.19 CLEAR Alliance Scholarship (O)
This scholarship has been established to assist an alcohol and drug-free graduating high school student who is pursuing higher education at a University, Community College, or Trade School in Oregon. Minimum scholarship amount awarded is $500. The number of scholarships awarded may vary. Click here to access the scholarship application.
4.1.19 Cannon Beach Arts Association Scholarship (L)
CBAA will award scholarships (amount will vary) to students planning to further his/her education in an arts-related field. Money can be used for educational expenses at any two or four year school in an arts-related area. Criteria: Graduating senior; demonstrated interest in arts-related field; open to high school seniors in Clatsop and Tillamook Counties. Deadline is not yet available: http://cannonbeacharts.org/info-for-artists
4.1.19 Fibre Federal Credit Union/TLC Scholarship (L)
Applicant must be a Fibre Federal Credit Union/TLC, A Division of Fibre Federal Credit Union member. Scholarships are awarded based on: Quality/Completeness of Scholarship Application; Financial Planning/Need; Academic Standing; Extra-Curricular Activities. In addition to the criteria listed above, the Jim Stacie Memorial Scholarship is awarded based on leadership qualities. More information is located here: https://www.fibrecu.com/community/scholarships/scholarship-info.
4.3.19 Ashlee Martens Art Scholarship ***NEW***
The $1000 scholarship will be awarded in honor of Ashlee Renee Martens, graduate of Astoria High School and the Art Institute of Portland. Ashlee was a very talented graphic designer with a passion for art and determination to achieve her goals. This scholarship will go to help another students who shares the same passion in honor of Ashlee. Applicants must be a 2019 graduating senior who are interested in pursuing a career in design art or art therapy with a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA. Applications are available in the counseling office.
4.15.19 Wauna Federal Credit Union Scholarship (L)
The Wauna Federal Credit Union Scholarship is 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. For more information and to complete an application, click here.
4.17.19 Oregon Jaycees Scholarship (O) ***NEW***
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 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.
4.30.19 Bratton Peterson Scholarship (L) ***NEW***
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.
5.24.19 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.
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.
(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