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Oregonians Scholarships

Helping you invest in your future

Did you know the average bachelor's degree cost $9,438 to obtain in 1980? Not so much anymore. In our ongoing commitment to help you invest in your future, we're awarding three scholarship awards of $2,000 each for the 2024-2025 academic year.

 

Scholarship Awards

Application deadline: Monday July 1, 2024


$2,000

High School Senior

You must be a high school senior graduating high school in 2024. You must be at least 16 years of age to apply.

$2,000

Current College Student

You must be currently enrolled at an accredited institution, and have graduated high school before 2024.

$2,000

Graduate Student

You must be currently enrolled in a graduate program, or beginning a graduate program in the Fall 2024 term.

 


Scholarship Information

Eligibility Criteria
  • You must be an Oregonians member or immediate relative (child, grandchild, spouse or parent) of an Oregonians member.
  • You must submit your application online no later than Monday, July 1, 2024.
  • You must have a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher.
  • You can't be an Oregonians Board Member, Committee Member, staff member, or an immediate family member of those listed previously.
Award Amount & Terms
  • Three (3) one-time scholarship awards of $2,000 each will be paid.
  • Scholarship awards are paid directly to the accredited college or university the student is attending.
Supporting Documentation
  1. Academic transcripts 
    • High school seniors: high school transcript
    • Current college students: high school transcript, college transcripts
    • Graduate students: college transcripts, graduate program transcripts 
  2. Information regarding your academic and extracurricular activities
  3. Scholarship Essay: write a brief cover letter of no more than 1,000 words that addresses the following:
    • Why do you deserve this scholarship?
    • What are your academic and/or professional goals, and why?
    • How will this scholarship help you?
Basis of Selection
  • 32% essay
  • 24% academic activities & leadership
  • 20% community involvement
  • 16% academic performance
  • 8% length of Oregonians membership