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.

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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

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

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...

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

Scholarship Resources for Students with Disabilities 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

Scholarship Resource for LGBTQ Students

This guide aims to reduce the stress of college for LGBTQ students by assisting with one key element: financial aid. Read on to find scholarships and other financial aid for LGBTQ students – plus learn expert tips for overcoming hurdles during the application process, such as gender identification and parental estrangement.

● Award: Varies

AAUW 2017-18 Fellowships and Grants

One of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW is providing more than $3.7 million in funding for more than 230 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2016–17 academic year. Due to the longstanding, generous contributions of AAUW members, a broader community of women continues to gain access to educational and economic opportunities — breaking through barriers so that all women have a fair chance.

Fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and...

● Award: Varies
● Grade Level: Masters Degree Student, Graduate Students

Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students

The site My (Un)Documented Life has published a list of scholarships open to Undocumented students. Please visit their webpage below for more information.

● Award: Varies

Freda Stevenson Scholarship

In order to apply, applicants must submit a 1,000+ word essay on the following topic: What is the future of the internet, specifically mobile vs. desktop internet interaction. Out of the pool of applicants, we will choose five (5) finalists. We will then post the five finalists’ essays on our blog and our social media pages. The finalists will be responsible for promoting their entries within their social media networks – get your friends, family, and followers to like or share your essay for the best chance to win!  The winner will be determined by the amount of social media “buzz” the...

● Award: $1000
● Grade Level: Any

OppLoans Student Scholarship

OppLoans helps customers strengthen their financial skills and knowledge. We believe it's important that students understand personal finance too. Our scholarship is open eligibility, essay-based, and is ongoing with four deadlines throughout the year.

In 750 words or fewer, please explain why financial literacy should be important to college students like yourself. This scholarship is awarded four times a year. Upcoming deadlines are September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.

● Award: $2500
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students, Incoming Freshman, High School Senior

AAUW Fellowships & Grants

American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering fellowships and grants for women graduate students and scholars! Deadlines for 2017–18 awards are fast approching and vary based on career objective.

● Grade Level: Graduate Students

Scholarship Resources for African American Students

Shralpin Skateboarding Videos Scholarship

Shralpin is passionate about sparking the creative genius in students and would love to commend those outstanding students who have a made a difference in the lives of others in some innovative or technological fashion. In order to achieve this, they have established a scholarship for students. The deadline is the 20th of each month.
● Award: $500

Mercer Family Foundation

The Mercer Family Foundation provides scholarships of up to $7,500 for qualified declared math or physics majors.
● Major / Area of Study: Physics, Math
● Award: $7500
● Financial Need: No
● Grade Level: Any

Hermiston Rotary Club Foundation Educators Scholarships

Available for students who will be Juniors, Seniors, and post graduate students with a major in education. Special consideration will be given to students with plans to teach in Hermiston School District. Applicants must be graduates of Hermiston, Umatilla, Stanfield, Echo, Irrigon, or Boardman High School and one of their parents must still reside in Umatilla or Morrow County.
● Major / Area of Study: education
● Award: $2500

Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students

The Center for Online Education built this scholarship and financial aid guide to act as a hub for significant scholarship and other unique opportunities available today for minority students. Each resource includes key information, application dates and the eligibility requirements for online programs.
● Award: Varies

Financial Aid Guide for Minority Students

The Center for Online Education built this scholarship and financial aid guide to act as a hub for significant scholarship and other unique opportunities available today for minority students. Each resource includes key information, application dates and the eligibility requirements for online programs.
● Award: Varies
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students