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Scholarships

2024 Cow Creek Ag Scholarship

Scholarship Amount:

Two recipients per County - $7,500 to 4H & FFA

Application Deadline:

April 15, 2024

Eligibility Requirements:

Seniors in high school and residents of Deschutes, Douglas, Jackson, and Josephine Counties, exhibiting a livestock animal (cattle, hogs, sheep, goats, rabbits, poultry) in 4H or FFA at their respective 2024 county fairs.

Application Requirements:

1- Resume

1 - Letter of Recommendation

1 - 500 word essay. Topic:

The resume, letter of recommendation, and the essay will need to be submitted in PDF format. A Google account is required to complete the application.

Limit one application per person.

American Indian College Fund

The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native college students seeking undergraduate and graduate degrees at tribal colleges, nonprofit, and accredited schools.

Scholarship Amount

$3,000

Student Status

Students must be enrolled as a full-time student.

Grade Point Average

Must have a 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA.

Tribal Citizenship

Any Native American U.S. citizen that is a member or descendant of a state or federally recognized tribe. Proof of Tribal enrollment (CIB) or your parent/grandparent's enrollment along with your birth certificate will be required.

Application Deadline

Committee accepts applications annually from January 1 - May 31.

AISES 3M Scholarship

In partnership with 3M, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is pleased to announce the 3M Scholarship for incoming college freshman students pursing ANY STEM degree. Through an innovative grant designed to not only provide STEM college and career readiness resources to high school students, this grant also provides the critical financial support undergraduate students need to successfully complete their STEM degrees.

Scholarship Amount

$2,500 for the academic year for incoming college freshman students.

Eligible Degrees

Any STEM degree such as Biology, Medical Sciences, Physical Science, Computer Science, or Natural Resources.

Student Status

Students must be full-time incoming college freshman at an accredited two-year or four-year college/university for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Grade Point Average

Must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.

Tribal Citizenship

Applicants must be an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.

AISES Membership

All scholarships require applicants be current AISES members at the time of application. All applicants will be required to enter a valid AISES membership number. To get a membership number join AISES or retrieve your membership number through AISES Membership Portal.

AISES membership is now FREE for all pre-college and college students! Sign up to become a member here: https://www.aises.org/membership.

Application Deadline

AISES 3M Scholarship application deadline is May 31, 2022 at 10:59 PM (PDT).

Howard Vollum American Indian Scholarship

Scholarship Purpose:

To assist American Indian students planning to enroll full-time in an undergraduate or graduate course of study in STEM.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must provide a certification of tribal enrollment or descendants of enrolled members.
  • Must be a resident of Clackamas, Mutlnomah, or Washington counties in Oregon, or of Clark County, Washington.
  • Open to students planning to major or majoring in science, computer science, engineering, or mathematics.
  • Enrolled or planning to enroll full-time.
  • Attending or planning to attend any public or private nonprofit college or university in the United States.
  • Financial need is required- must first complete the FAFSA or ORSAA.

Award Size

Renewal Possible up to 4-years, students must reapply each year.

Applications are accepted November 1 - April 15 for the upcoming academic year.

For more information, please contact Megan McElroy, Program Officer, Scholarships, at (503) 227-6846 or mmcelroy@oregoncf.org.

Indigenous First Steps (IFS) Project Scholarship at PSU


Coursework

·        Fully online

·        Undergraduate or Graduate Credit Offered

·        Able to login 3-4 times a week to access course materials and complete assignments

·        4-credits a term (two classes)

·        Approximately 10 hours a week

·        Connected to Oregon Registry


Scholarship Includes

·        12-credit Early Childhood Education focused on Indigenous Knowledges

·        $300 Stipend per month for books, technology, caregiving, or other supports to attend online learning

·        Mentoring

·        Individualized support in navigating and registering at PSU

·        Career Pathways support

John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

For more information, please contact Sandy Henry at 541-677-5575 Ext 5273 or click the link below.

Verl and Dorothy Miller Scholarship

Scholarship Purpose:

To award vocational scholarships to Native American residents of Oregon, for use in the pursuit of post-secondary education or training at an accredited institution in Oregon.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Oregon residents who can provide a certification of tribal enrollment or descendants of enrolled members
  • Open to high school graduates or graduating high school seniors
  • Enrolled at least half-time
  • Enrolled in any public 2-year institution or an accredited, vocational trade school in Oregon
  • Financial need is required- must complete the FAFSA or ORSAA

Award Size

Renewal Possible up to 4-years, students must reapply each year.

Applications are accepted November 1 - April 15 for the upcoming academic year.

For more information, please contact Megan McElroy, Program Officer, Scholarships, at (503) 227-6846 or mmcelroy@oregoncf.org.

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