Scholarships

It is never too early to start looking for financial support for your future education and training. Please check-in with this page regularly to see our featured scholarships monthly, review our scholarship book, and you can also contact Rose Zoellner to set-up a time to come and work on scholarships or discuss content by dropping into room 603 or by e-mailing her at rose.zoellner@albany.k12.or.us .  Below are our featured scholarships for October and November, but our scholarship book is also linked to this website and students can search by different areas of interest. The scholarship book is listed below our featured scholarships. (NOTE: The scholarship book is being updated from last year, there are some links that need to be fixed. Our staff is actively working on it.)

Featured Scholarships

LOCAL

Due May 12- The Irene Coburn Scholarship- Presented by Fish of Albany, Inc. the Irene Coburn Scholarship in memory of Annette Hobbs is open to graduating seniors for the current school year. The focus of this award is academic achievement, school involvement, and community involvement. Students will need to demonstrate their mindfulness and involvement in the community and school through service hours and activities chosen. There will be an oral interview on May 20, held at the Fish Offices. CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION! 

Due by June 1st- Acacia Fraternity Men's Leadership Scholarship- Applicants must be becoming a freshman at Oregon State, male-identifying, and have excelled in areas of academics and leaderships. 

The Acacia Fraternity award is a chance to apply for 10 $1,500 scholarships for entering freshman. Scholarships will be awarded to worthy applicants and are not contingent of joining the fraternity.  In addition to completing the application (http://oregonstateacacia.acaciaconnect.org/page.php?pageid=11), you will submit: 
  • A copy of your official high school transcript.
  • One sealed and signed letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, manager, or guidance counselor.
  • A current picture of you.

Other Featured
Racine Olson Injury Scholarship- This scholarship is open to high school seniors in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington who plan on either attending a 4-year college or 2-year community college. These applicants have either been a victim of a personal injury accident or has a parent(s) or guardian(s) who has been a victim of a personal injury accident.
 Funds will be sent directly to the college you'll be attending and the scholarship is a one-time award of $500. Scholarship is due by May 31, 2017 and the winner will be announced on July 8th, 2017. To access this scholarship visit: http://www.racinelaw.net/practice-areas/boise-personal-injury-lawyers/#scholarship-application

Snow, Caprio, & Weekley, PLC Education Scholarship- The Arizona Law Offices of Snow, Caprio, & Weekley are pleased to offer the S.C.W. DREAMers Scholarship (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors). Applicants must be seniors planning to attend college fall semester 2017. Immigrants who meet certain criteria listed on the application are able to apply and the scholarship award of $2500 is judged and awarded based on merit and need. The deadline for application is May 31, 2017. For more information visit: http://workinjuryaz.com/phoenix-workers-compensation-lawyers/

May and June Scholarships and Deadlines: 

May

5/15 Varsity Tutors college scholarship- must be 16 years or older, this is a monthly essay for an award of $1,000. Every month you are going to be given a chance to answer a new question in essay form. Please visit the website for more information on the promotion and award given information and the rules for the essay itself. https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

5/31 Tuite Law DUI Accident Scholarship- Tuite Law, Attorneys in Rockford, Illinois, are pleased to offer the Tuite Law DUI Accident Scholarship. The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2017. Special consideration will be given to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Law, but anyone meeting the requirements & can demonstrate an interested in pursuing a career in law will be considered. Applicant must have been affect by a DUI accident or know someone who has been. This Award will be presented to a current college students or high school senior who will be attending college Fall of 2017. The award will be presented to a currently enrolled college student or High School Senior who will not have graduated college by fall semester of 2017 & is still attending courses at that time. This will be a one-time award. Primary consideration will be based on merit and need. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The award amount will be $750 and students can access more information here: http://tuitelaw.com/rockford-illinois-dui-accident-lawyer/#scholarship-application

5/31 Unigo fifth Month scholarship- Applicants must: Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application, Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

One is the loneliest number. Three is a crowd. Then there is five. What's so special about five? Well, for starters, this lucky number could help you win a $1,500 scholarship.

Submit an online written response to the question:
"May is the fifth month of the year. Write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important. Be serious or be funny. Either way, here's a high five to you for being original." (250 words or less) 
https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/fifth-month-scholarship

5/31 AED Superstore Scholarship- To be eligible, you must be a legal resident of the U.S. You must be either a college-bound high school senior or a student currently enrolled in an accredited university.

AED Superstore is aAED Superstore is a nationwide distributor of automated external defibrillators and related accessories dedicated to increasing awareness and education around CPR and AEDs. and related accessories dedicated to increasing awareness and education around CPR and AEDs.  AED Superstore is offering its first bi-annual scholarship of $1,000 to eligible students. 

For your submission you can submit a written or video response on one of their facts about Cardiac arrest, for more information: http://www.aedsuperstore.com/scholarship.html

June

6/1- Arts Scholarship for migrant farm workers- Application Criteria: Minimum 16 years of age, Applicant need not be enrolled in school, Because there is no essay required, the Letter of Recommendation is very important and should address the quality of both the applicant and the intended project. A history of movement to obtain work in agriculture is REQUIRED.

Funded by a bequest from Berrien Fragos Thorn, creative arts scholarships have been initiated in order to foster and encourage the creative talents of individuals with a history of migration to obtain work in agriculture. Eligible applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in one of the following disciplines:

  • Performing-dance, theatre, music, etc.
  • Visual-painting, sculpture, photography, etc.
  • Media-film, video, animation, computer graphics, etc.
  • Literary-poetry, short stories, etc.
  • Crafts-traditional folk arts, furniture, weaving, pottery, etc.
For more information and more requirements for their scholarships: http://migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/thorn.htm






















Additional Resources
Fastweb (Scholarships Search Engine): http://www.fastweb.com/
Linn-Benton Community College Scholarships: https://www.linnbenton.edu/scholarships
Oregon State University Scholarship Management System: https://scholarship.ucsadm.oregonstate.edu/prod/search_schol.php 
Us Department of Labor's Scholarship Search Tool: https://www.careeronestop.org/toolkit/training/find-scholarships.aspx
Oregon CIS: https://oregoncis.uoregon.edu/Portal.aspx (ask College and Career Readiness Center in room 603 for SAHS log-in)

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