Scholarship Bulletin Board

This bulletin board lists scholarship opportunities from organizations outside of the UO. Click on the filters on the right to limit which scholarships are displayed. We encourage you to apply for any scholarship you are eligible for—even small amounts can add up to make a big difference.

The third parties offering scholarships listed here are not part of the UO and are not vetted or otherwise endorsed by UO. The UO has no jurisdiction or control over the terms of the scholarships, or how, when or to whom they are awarded. UO does not warrant, guarantee or otherwise indemnify any of the third parties’ actions. This list is provided merely to show a range of possible options.

If you have a scholarship opportunity you would like posted on this page, please submit your request to financialaid@uoregon.edu.

Avacare Medical Scholarship

The AvaCare Medical Scholarship recognizes those who are working to better the lives of our customers, students who are pursuing a degree in the medical field, with a prize of $1000 toward college tuition. This scholarship is awarded annually to one submission that tells about an inspiring act of kindness. AvaCare Medical judges will choose five to ten finalists, whose work will then be posted on our website. Voting will be open on our website and on social media, and the scholarship winner will be chosen based on a combination of judges’ scores and the number of votes.
● Award: $1000
● GPA: 3.00
● Grade Level: Any
● Deadline: December 15, 2017

OEDb Scholarship Database for Single Parents

The Open Education Database (OEDb) has compiled a list of grants and scholarships for single mothers (and/or single fathers). Some grants include being a single mothers (or father) in their range of eligible applicants, among other requirements, such as being over a certain age, being a returning student, or planning to pursue a degree in an in-demand field. Check it out!
● Award: Varies

OEDb Scholarship Database for Women

The Open Education Database (OEDb) has a list of dedicated college scholarships for women. Some of the scholarships are available only to single parents, returning students, or those pursuing specific subjects. They also included a special category for women’s scholarships designed to increase educational opportunities for women and increase their presence in STEM industries. Check it out!
● Award: Varies
● Grade Level: Any

VitaminD Deficiency Symptoms Guide Scholarship

We are aware of the power of the written word, so we want to help the creative students demonstrate their research and literary abilities in this particular area. For this reason, we are pleased to announce the Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms Guide Scholarship for students passionate about writing and spreading knowledge to receive $1.000 award.
● Award: $1000
● Grade Level: Any
● Deadline: October 31, 2017

Picture Keepter Scholarship Program

Here at Picture Keeper we value hard work and entrepreneurship. As a startup company focused on protecting memories, we know that it takes dedication and determination to turn your idea into reality. We know that chasing your dreams can be hard. That's why we're giving away scholarships towards two students who are chasing their dreams twice a year. The first place winner will receive a $1,500 award, the second place winner will receive a $1,000 award and the third place winner will receive a Picture Keeper Connect!
● Award: Varies
● Grade Level: Any
● Deadline: April 15, 2017

Reilly Roofing and Gutters

If you’re a college student dreaming of starting your own local business, Reilly Roofing & Gutters will help you to turn your dreams into reality with a $1.000 Business Scholarship. We at the Reilly Roofing & Gutters are happy to announce our Business Scholarship for college students with a great business idea. Starting a new business and entering the market isn’t easy, but it is possible with a little help and support from the local community. Our scholarship is our way of helping young local entrepreneurs in achieving their business goals. We want to motivate future entrepreneurs to...
● Deadline: May 14, 2017

2018 Music Authority Scholarship

MusicAuthority is offering a scholarship to help give back to the music community and support higher education. We believe that giving musicians, audiophiles, or audio lovers the ability to go to college is one of the greatest ways that we can contribute to the music community.
● Award: $1000
● Deadline: February 1, 2018

Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship

The Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to any student who is currently attending or planning to attend college or some form of higher education. One applicant will be chosen who best brings awareness to motorcycle safety. The scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis for the Spring semester. The deadline to apply is December 1st.
● Award: $1000
● Grade Level: Any
● Deadline: December 1, 2017

USAttorneys.com Immigration Scholarship Essay Contest

With the ever increasing costs of college tuition, we understand that the “American Dream” is getting harder to obtain. Many students leave school buried in student loan debt, which takes them years to climb out from under. As former law students ourselves, we know just how much time, dedication, and money it takes to become a practicing lawyer. We understand and would like to help. USAttorneys.com is pleased to announce that we will be holding an “USAttorneys.com Immigration Scholarship Essay Contest”. The essay winner selected will receive a $2,500.00 scholarship.

● Award: $1500
● Deadline: July 1, 2017

Jean Davis Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Willamette Valley Chapter will once again be offering scholarship awards for 3rd and 4th year students who will be enrolling in plant systematics or plant ecology at an Oregon college or university for the 2017-2018 school year. The Jean Davis Memorial Scholarship Fund will award $1,000 to the selected student. An additional student will be awarded $1,000 from the Augusta Rockafellar Memorial Scholarship Fund. The rules for both scholarships are identical, and therefore, only one application is necessary to be eligible for either scholarship award. However, only one award will be given...

Web Design Scholarship

The www.Best10WebsiteBuilders.com team is excited to announce its very first annual scholarship which will award the three winners prizes totaling $3,000. Building a website is synonymous with 21st-century technology. No matter the entrant’s field of study, we believe you will find a prompt that will fuel your creativity and give you a shot at winning a scholarship prize
● Award: Varies
● Financial Need: No
● Selection Criteria: Must be a Citizen of the United States or a legal permanent resident.
● Deadline: April 17, 2017

CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes

Whether you're on your way to college or already there, there are two big things you probably need: money and information. With Wells Fargo's CollegeSTEPS® sweepstakes, you have a chance to get both. If you're a high school or college student and you sign up to receive college planning and money management information from Wells Fargo, you'll be automatically entered in the CollegeSTEPS® sweepstakes for a chance to win $5,000. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
● Award: $5000
● Grade Level: Any
● Deadline: June 30, 2017

Sexual Health Scholarship

At STDcheckup.net, we recognize that education is at the core of being able to lead a happy and healthy life. It is not only our mission to provide education on topics of sexual well-being, but by providing this scholarship we hope to extend our influence, in a small way, to higher education. We are proud to give back to future health professionals through our Sexual Health Scholarship and also expose students to world-famous TED Talks as a requirement for application. This annually awarded scholarship will be given to one student based upon essay submission. This scholarship is available to...
● Award: $2000
● Selection Criteria: Essay
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
● Deadline: July 15, 2017

Tuition Funding Sources

Tuition Funding Sources (TFS) is available free of charge to all students looking to continue their education after graduation. This search engine can be used for scholarships, financial aid opportunities and student loans. To search for resources you will need to register for the student portal. Scholarship amounts and deadlines vary.
● Grade Level: Any

Mercer Family Foundation Scholarships

The Mercer Family Foundation is now accepting applications for the academic year beginning in the fall of 2017. The scholarship is limited to juniors and seniors with declared majors in math and/or physics.
● Grade Level: College Senior, College Junior
● Deadline: March 31, 2017

Scholarship Resources for Students with Disabilities

LearnHowToBecome.org is a comprehensive career resource with a mission to help students and aspiring professionals understand what it takes to land their perfect career. They have put together a search engine of scholarships with the goal of helping students with disabilities find the resources they need to pay for and succeed in college.
● Grade Level: Any

The Seneca Scholarship

Seneca is providing students the opportunity to write an essay about the viability of natural resources and in turn, the student with the most outstanding essay will be awarded a $5,000 scholarship to a state college of their choice, in Oregon. Seneca’s mission is for students to learn about Oregon’s greatest natural resource in the process of this application. While most scholarships aim to narrow their pool of applicants, Seneca views this as a unique opportunity to give all students, no matter their demographic, athletic talent or academic standing, the chance to earn a college scholarship...
● Award: $5000
● Deadline: March 29, 2017

Iranian-American Scholarship Fund

Students of Iranian heritage throughout the United States are turning to the Iranian-American community for support. We are pleased to be making a difference in the lives of these amazing students, but clearly, their growing numbers demonstrate the need for increased funding to continue this valuable work. 
Our scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, financial need, and commitment to community service. Additionally, the funds for the scholarship recipients are transferred directly to the educational institutions of the awardees.
 To date, we have awarded 250 scholarships...
● Award: Varies
● GPA: 3.50
● Financial Need: Yes
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students, Masters Degree Student
● Deadline: June 10, 2017

Desk & Derrick Educational Trust Scholarship

The Association of Desk and Derrick Clubs created the Desk and Derrick Educational Trust in 1982 for the purpose of awarding scholarships to students who have completed two years of undergraduate study while maintaining a 3.2 cumulative grade point average and demonstrating definite financial need. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in a major field of study related to the petroleum, energy or allied industries with the objective of qualifying for full time employment in the sector. Such majors as geology, geophysics, petroleum engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering,...
● Major / Area of Study: Geology, Geophysics, Environmental Science
● Award: $1000 - $4000
● GPA: 3.20
● Financial Need: Yes
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students, College Senior, College Junior, College Sophomore
● Deadline: April 3, 2017

FurnaceCompare.com Climate Change Scholarship

The US Department of Energy estimates that heating and cooling accounts for more than half of the average residential utility bill. This means that advances in the ways that we heat and cool our homes can have an outsized impact on both our fossil fuel consumption and on global warming. FurnaceCompare's Climate Change Scholarship is designed to support undergraduate students that are looking for ways to fight climate change by improving the systems and/or equipment that we rely on to keep our homes and businesses comfortable.

● Award: $1000
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students
● Deadline: July 31, 2017

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