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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The Right to Trial Scholarship Contest

One winner will be awarded a $1,000 one-time scholarship for their essay focused on the right to trial by jury.
● Award: 1000
● Selection Criteria: Essay
● Deadline: December 1, 2022

American Society of Safety Professionals Columbia Willamette Chapter Scholarships

The purpose of these Scholarships is to provide educational aid to deserving students who are seeking degrees in disciplines preparatory to a career in occupational safety, health and/or environmental science. The two awards available are the ASSP Columbia-Willamette Chapter Leadership Award ($750.00) and the Walter G. Thorsell Memorial Scholarship ($1,000). Applicants enrolled in an Associate degree program will be considered for the Leadership Award ($750). Applicants enrolled in a Bachelor or Master Degree program will be considered for both the Thorsell and Leadership awards.
● Award: 1000
● GPA: 2.75
● Selection Criteria: Essay
● Deadline: February 1, 2022

Hispanic Metro Chamber Scholarship

Requirements for the Hispanic Metro Chamber Scholarship: Applicant must be of Hispanic ancestry, permanently residing in Oregon or Clark County, Washington; currently attending a high school in Oregon or Clark County, Washington, or have attended a high school in Oregon OR Clark County, Washington and currently enrolled in an accredited college; have at least a 3.0 GPA as evidenced by a high school or college transcript; be enrolled by September 2022 in an accredited community college, 4-year college or university, or an accredited graduate degree program; If you have any questions reach out...
● GPA: 3.00
● Deadline: January 31, 2022

Margaret McNamara Educational Grant for INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

The Margaret McNamara Education Grants (formerly known as MMMF) is a nonprofit, public charity founded in 1981, which awards education grants to exceptional women from developing countries, who are at least 25 years old, and enrolled at universities in the US, Canada and select universities in South Africa and Latin America. Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria: Be at least 25 years old at time of application deadline; Be a national of a country listed on the Country Eligibility List; Be already enrolled at an accredited academic institution when submitting application...
● Award: $15000
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
● Deadline: January 15, 2022

Blackford & Flohr Annual Legal Studies Scholarship

● Major / Area of Study: Law
● Award: 500
● Selection Criteria: Essay
● Deadline: February 28, 2022

Defense Base Act Scholarship

To increase recognition of the important role defense contractors play in US foreign policy, Grossman Attorneys at Law is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship contest.
● Award: 1000
● Selection Criteria: Essay
● Deadline: January 1, 2022

Jason Halstead and Robert Chapman Scholarship Fund

New scholarship opportunity available through OSAC open to Oregon residents pursuing an undergraduate degree related to: Urban and Community Planning, Public and Commercial Architecture, Public and Community Art, Environmental Engineering and Advancement, Process and Product Advancement, or a cross-over into these areas through interdisciplinary studies that include one of these focuses - High School GPA 3.5+; College GPA 3.0+ - LGBTQI+ encouraged to apply - Renewable for up to 4 years – must reapply and compete annually
● Award: 1000.00
● Financial Need: Yes
● Selection Criteria: Essay
● Deadline: March 1, 2022

HomeLight Scholarship

We want to support like-minded students who share our passion for improving the world of real estate. That’s why we’re offering a $1,000 scholarship to talented students who hold an interest in homes and homeownership. If you’re interested in designing homes, building homes, placing people in homes, combatting homelessness, or studying the housing market, we want to help fund your education. Deadlines: Fall: November 15, 2021 Spring: April 15, 2022
● Award: $1000
● Grade Level: Any
● Deadline: December 1, 2021

Prevounce Preventive Health Scholarship Program

There are two scholarships available for the 2021-2022 academic year. One (1) scholarship valued at $1,000 will be awarded to an undergraduate student (individuals entering or in an undergraduate program) pursuing a career in healthcare. One (1) scholarship valued at $1,500 will be awarded to a graduate student pursuing a career in medicine, nursing, and/or public health.
● Deadline: October 15, 2022

The Skanner Foundation Scholarship

The application requires an essay in response to one of three questions posed in the application, as well as 20 certified community service hours and 2 letters of reference from non-family members. Applications are due July 15 for renewing recipients or October 8 for new applicants.
● Award: 1000-3000
● GPA: 2.50
● Selection Criteria: Essay, Community Service, Letters of Reference
● Deadline: October 8, 2022

Ayn Rand Institute - Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

● Award: up to $10, 000
● Selection Criteria: Essay
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, High School Senior
● Deadline: September 26, 2022

Renaissance Scholarship

Last year the Renaissance Scholarship program selected 360 new scholars. Their $4,000 renewable scholarship is open to high-achieving, low-income students who will be the first in their family to earn a Bachelor's Degree.
● Award: 4000
● GPA: 3.00
● Financial Need: Yes
● Selection Criteria: Essay, Letter of Recommendation, FAFSA or ORSAA
● Deadline: February 1, 2022

Gounaris Abboud Scholarship Contest

In order to increase awareness about the risks of drunk driving, Gounaris Abboud, LPA wants to hear from students what they would do to discourage drunk driving by people in their communities.
● Award: 1000
● Selection Criteria: 200-300 word essay
● Deadline: August 1, 2022

Scholarship America

Browse a large list of scholarships posted by Scholarship America.
● Award: Varies
● Deadline: December 31, 2022

The Sure Oak Grow Your Career Intern Scholarship

Internship details: Three (3) winning applicants will take part in a six-month paid, remote internship with our SEO/digital marketing agency. At the conclusion of the internship, a $1,000 scholarship will also be awarded to the chosen interns along with a letter of recommendation to highlight their successes and strengths. Eligibility: All applicants must be enrolled as full-time students at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship. Applicants must be junior, senior, or graduate students. Applicants are not required to have a...
● Award: 1000
● GPA: 3.50
● Selection Criteria: resume and cover letter
● Deadline: December 1, 2021

Soroptimist: Live your Dream Award

The Soroptimist Club of Eugene is now accepting applications for the Live Your Dream Award - a cash award given by Soroptimist to women who are head of household, are enrolled in or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program, and who also have financial need.
● Award: Varies
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students
● Deadline: November 15, 2021

Gerben Law Firm, PLLC Education Scholarship

Gerben Law Firm, PLLC is offering an annual scholarship opportunity for currently enrolled law students interested in practicing trademark law. Gerben Law Firm is committed to assisting the next generation of trademark attorneys through a scholarship to help ease the financial burden of law school. The trademark attorneys at Gerben Law Firm understand that becoming a lawyer takes a significant financial investment. Dealing with costs alone can become overwhelming as you enter into your second, third and final years of schooling. To help offset some of these costs, Gerben Law Firm is...

● Major / Area of Study: Law
● Award: $2500
● GPA: 2.50
● Selection Criteria: Currently enrolled at an ABA accredited law school for at least one semester, Essay
● Grade Level: Masters Degree Student, Juris Doctorate, College Senior, College Junior, College Freshman, College Sophomore
● Deadline: July 31, 2022

Stanger Stanfield Law Road Safety Scholarship Contest

The Stanger Stanfield Law auto accident lawyers want to promote safe driving habits and have created this scholarship to help meet that goal by encouraging young drivers to be aware of the dangers of driving a car.
● Award: $1000
● Selection Criteria: Video Essay
● Grade Level: Any
● Deadline: July 16, 2022

MPOWER International Student Scholarship Contests

Scholarship entrants must meet the following requirements: The student must have been accepted to a full-time program at a U.S. college or university or must be currently enrolled full time in a U.S. college or university The student must be an international student on F1 visa status, Green Card holder (permanent resident), or a DACA recipient The student must be 18 years or older
● Award: up to $5000
● Deadline: July 20, 2022

Reiff Law Firm Legal Scholarship 2021

The Reiff Law Firm is currently offering young law students the 2021 The Reiff Law Firm Legal Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is open to any student studying for a career in the legal field. All applicants must be: Pursuing an undergrad degree in pre-law, political science, or paralegal studies, or; Working towards their J.D. in any concentration related to the law.
● Major / Area of Study: Law
● Award: $1000
● GPA: 3.00
● Selection Criteria: 650 Word Essay
● Deadline: July 1, 2022