Welcome to the scholarship page! Scholarships will be added and updated throughout the year as information becomes available. I will list as many scholarships as possible on this page, but there is no way for me to list them all. There are so many scholarships out there! Below you will find a list of some websites to help you in your scholarship search:

October 2015

  • Oregon Eagles Youth Scholarship- October 24th
         -$200 entry fee
         -Ages 16-22

  • Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Scholarship-October 25 
                          -Must have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming                                     personal adversity 

                             - Apply at: https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/apply.cfm

  •  “No Essay” College Scholarship- October 31 

                          - Any student in grades 9-12 

                          - Apply at: https://collegeprowler.com/scholarship/apply.aspx?source=discus 

  • VFW: Voice of Democracy Scholarship- November 1 
                             - Any student in grades 9-12 
                             - Must write and record a broadcast script on an annual patriotic theme 
                             - For details and to apply visit: http://vfw.org/Community/Voice-of-Democracy

                                                    November 2015

  • Prudential Spirit of Community Scholarship- November 4

                     - Any student in grades 9-12 

                    - Has engaged in a volunteer activity that has taken place, at least in part, within the last 12                              months 

                    - Must be approved by high school principal 

                    - For details and to apply visit: http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc/14830 

  •  Megan Meier Memorial Scholarship Fund- November 7 
                          - The foundation’s mission is to “bring awareness, education, and promote positive change                               to children, parents and educators in response to the ongoing bullying and cyber bullying in                                  our children’s daily environment.” 
                          - Senior standing 
                          - Minimum GPA 2.50 on most recent report card 
                          - Must obtain a written recommendation from member of the faculty or staff at your high                                    school; this will serve as validation that the applicant words and actions promote an                                          environment of acceptance and tolerance of differences within the school community 
                          - For more information visit: 
  • Stokes Educational Scholarship Program-November 15
                    -Must be a U.S. citizen
                    -Eligible to be granted a security clearance
                    -Senior status
                    -ACT of 25 or above OR a SAT of 1600 (1100 Critical Reading and Math, 500 in Writing)
                    -GPA of 3.0 or above preferred 
                    -For more information or to apply, visit: 
  • "No Essay" College Scholarship-November 30
                       -Any student in grades 9-12
                       -Apply at https://collegeprowler.com/scholarship/apply.aspx?source=discus
  • AXA Achievement Scholarship-December 1
                       -One winner in Oregon
                       -Must show ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family                             and community, and ability to succeed in college
                                                        December 2015

    • ELKS National Foundation-Most Valuable Student-Dec. 4, 2015

                               - Senior standing 

                                -Will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need 

                                -More details can be found at: http://www.elks.org/ENF/scholars/mvs.cfm 

    • Burger King Scholars Program-December 15
                            -Must be a senior
                            -Minimum 2.5 Cumulative GPA
                            -Apply at: http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram
    • Young Entrepreneur Scholarship-December 18 (Application opens October 1)
                                    -Be a senior
                                    -Must be running your own small business
                                    -For details visit:

    • Anne Ford (Learning Disability) Scholarship-December 31
                                    -Be a senior
                                    -Demonstrate financial need
                                    -Must have an identified learning disability
                                    -GPA of 3.0 or higher
                                    -For more information, visit:   http://www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards/
    • "Impact A Life" Scholarship-December 31
                                     -Must be at least 18
                                     -Enroll in a university, college, technical, or trade school
                                     -Write an essay on one of two topics
                                     -For details and application visit: 

    • National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship Program- January 1 
                            - Senior status 
                            - 3.0 GPA or above 
                            - Must attend an accredited two or four year university 
                            - Must support the preservation of the hunting tradition and actively 
    participate in hunting                                sports. A copy of current hunting license is required. 
                            - Must hold a current NWTF membership. 
                            - Must be involved in school activities (i.e. FFA, Ecology Club, Science Club, 
    Beta Club,                                        Student Council, etc.) 
                            - Must demonstrate community leadership and/or involvement (i.e. Scouting, 
    4-H, civic group                             or club, volunteer work) 
                             - For further requirements and to apply, visit: 

                                                         January 2016

    • John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest-January 5
                     -Any student in grades 9-12
                         -Write an original essay in 1,000 words or less describing an act of political courage by a U.S.                            elected official that occurred during or after 1956
                         -For additional requirements visit:
    • Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program- January 8 
                           - Must demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship 
                           - For eligibility requirements and application visit: 
    • Army ROTC Scholarship-January 10
                          -U.S. Citizen
                          -Between the ages of 17 and 26
                          -GPA of at last 2.5
                          -19 or above on ACT
                          -Commit to serving 8 years
                          -For details and application visit: 
    • Kaiser Permanente Medical Career Scholarship-January 14th
                             -Be a senior in high school during the 2014–2015 school year.
                             -Be pursuing a career in the medical or dental health care field.
                             -Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (weighted).
                             -Reside and attend high school in the Kaiser Permanente Northwest service area at an                                        approved high school.
                             -Be enrolling at a U.S.-accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-, or certificate-                             seeking first-year student in fall 2014. (Proof of enrollment will be required before a                                         scholarship is paid.) Scholarship recipients must take payment of the scholarship in fall                                   term 2015 or the scholarship is forfeited.
                            -For more info and to apply visit: http://kpnwscholarship.scholarsapply.org/

    • SAE Engineering-January 15
                              -Must be pursuing a degree in engineering
                              -Several scholarships available; ACT and GPA requirements vary for each scholarship
                              -For more information, visit:

    • MS Scholarship-January 15
                            -Must have MS or a parent with MS
                            -Additional eligibility requirements and application instructions can be found at:                                                   https://www.scholarsapply.org/mssociety/
    • Elks Legacy Award Scholarship-January 30
                           -Must be a child or grandchild of an Elks member
                           -Senior standing
                           -Must take the ACT or SAT by December 31
                           -For more information visit: http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/legacy/rules.cfm

                                                    February 2016

    • Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship-February 2
                            -Must be senior standing
                            -Must be from a family affected by alcohol or drug addition 
                            -Letter of recommendation
                            -Response to six questions on application
                            -For details and to apply, see Mrs. Coy in the counseling office 

    • Soil and Water Conservation Society Scholarships- February 12 

                        - Must have been a member of SWCS for at least one year to apply

                        - Three different scholarships available 

                            - For more information visit: http://www.swcs.org/en/members_only/scholarships/ 
    • Buick Achievers Scholarship Program- February 28 
                           - Must enroll full time at a four-year college or university 
                           - Must plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, 
    technology, design or                                  business, with an interest in the automotive industry 
                           - For more information visit: http://www.buickachievers.com/ 
    • Foothills Community Church-Due by last day in February
                          Category I:
                       -Open to seniors graduating during the scholarship year from Molalla or Colton High 
    Schools,                              Country Christian School, or attending Foothills Community Church. 
    - Be entering a four-year college or university the fall after graduation. 
    - Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above. 

                          Category II:
                       -Open to seniors graduating during the scholarship year from Molalla or Colton High Schools,                             Country Christian School, or attending Foothills Community Church.
                      -Be entering a two year college the fall after graduation
                      -Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above

                          Category III:
                      - Open to seniors graduating during the scholarship year from Molalla or Colton High 
    Schools,                              Country Christian School, or attending Foothills Community Church. 
                      -Be entering a trade school the fall after graduation. A trade school is defined as a 
    secondary                            school or program designed to offer instruction and practical experience 
    needed to perform a  
                       certain job or career. 
    -Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. SAT/ACT test scores if required.

                                                               March 2016

    • Oregon Seed Council-March 1
                             -Preference given to students who come from a farm involved in seed production, have                                      worked on a seed farm or have worked for a seed company.
                            -Senior standing
                            -For application and complete eligibility visit: www.oregonseedcouncil.org/info
    • Oregon Collector's Association Hasson/Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund-March 1
                              -Senior standing
                              -Essay of 1,000-1,500 words: Subject "Credit in the 21st Century". 
                              -For application and more information visit: www.orcascholarshipfund.com

      • Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Fund-March 2
                             -For students pursuing careers in construction or construction related fields
                             -Can be awarded for multiple years of education
                             -Additional info & application: www.CallAAC.com
      • Wal-Mart Community Scholarship- March 3 
                            - Must be the dependent of a Wal-Mart employee that has worked for the company for a                                    minimum of six months 
                            - GPA of 2.0 or above 
                            -Attend a 4-year college or university or attend a 2-year community college then transfer to a                        4-year university by your third year 
                            - For additional requirements and information visit: http://foundation.walmart.com/our-                                     focus/associate-scholarships
      • Hamilton Award-March 5
                             -Is a junior in high school
                             -College bound
                             -Has a strong record of community service
                             -Shows a strong commitment to their academic studies
                             -Self starter and has proven this through activities such as: organizing a fundraiser, starting a                         business, creating a club or organization or working to help support their family
                            -Passion and committment to their interests-this is often manifested in athletic, artistic, or                                academic achievements.
                           -Has financial or personal need. 
                           -Is committed to participating in the Hamilton Leaders Academy
                           -For more info and to apply, visit: http://www.hamiltonfriends.org/apply.php
      • National Farmers Farm Kids- March 5
                            - Be a high school senior 
                            - Major in an agricultural field at an accredited college or university 
                            - For more details and to apply, visit: http://www.nfo.org/Scholarships/Default.aspx
      • Silverton Hospital Auxiliary Medical Career Scholarship - March 8th to scholarship chairman
                           -Be a student, preparing for a medical career at an accredited institution of higher education or                          have been accepted for fall admission by a college or university.
                           -For more details and to apply visit Mrs. Coy in the counseling office  
      • Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund-March 31
                            -U.S. Citizen or permanent resident of US
                            -GPA of 3.0 or higher
                            -Must enroll in a 4 year university for Fall 2014
                            -Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other                            extracurricular activities
                            -Combined adjusted income of the parents cannot exceed $100,000
                            -For more information or to apply visit: 
      • Hispanic General College Scholarship- March 30
                                   - Be of Hispanic heritage 
                                   - U.S. Citizen 
                                   - GPA of 3.0 or above 
                                   - Enroll full time at an accredited college or university 
                                   - For more information or to apply visit:
      • Oregon PTA Teacher Education Scholarship-March 30
                           -Oregon residents studying for a teaching degree at an Oregon public university or college.
                           -Oregon community colleges that thransfer credit in education to an Oregon four-year public                             institution also qualify.
                           -For more information and to apply visit: http://oregonpta.org/Involved/TES.htm

                                                               April 2016

              • Clackamas County Farm Bureau Scholarships-April 1
                                  -Clackamas County Resident
                                  -Major in agriculture or one of its related fields 
                                  -GPA of 2.8
                                  -For additional criteria and application visit:
              • ColtonTel Scholarhips-April 4th 
                                   -Candidate must be a member of ColtonTel or have an immediate family member legally                                    residing in a ColtonTel member household. 
                                   -Must be a Senior with a high school cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
                                   -See Mrs. Coy for application and more information. 
              • Colton Education Association Scholarship-April 10
                                   -Student must demonstrate merit and need
                                   -Essay of no more than 500 words
                                   -For additional criteria and application, please see Mrs. Coy 
              • Hult Cornay Rice Fund-April 15th 
                                   -Prepare a personal statement (details listed on application) and complete application
                                   -Turn completed application in to Mrs. Coy by April 15
              • Clarkes Grange Educational Grant -April 15
                                   -400 word statement of need, goals and personal information
                                   -2 letters of recommendation
                                   -For additional criteria and application visit: 
              • Carol Reynolds Memorial Scholarship-April 15
                                   -Selection will be based on demonstrated courage, ability to play to full potential and                                          participation as a "team" player. 
                                    -The student must be eligible to enter the college of their choice and have selected that                                     college. 
                                    -For more information and application, see Mrs. Coy.
              • David Nolz Memorial Scholar-Athlete Award-April 15
                                   -Criteria for selection is based on academic achievement and athletic participation.
                                   -Completed applications must be submitted to the counseling office by April 15.
              • Justin Lee Fraijo Memorial Scholarship-April 18th
                                    -Field of study must be public safety or medical in nature.
                                    -Provide a 500 word minimum essay about the importance of community service/involvement.
                                    -Provide at least one letter of recommendation. 
                                    -For application see Mrs. Coy 
              • Alyce Marcus Scholarship-April 24th
                                    -Must have financial need
                                    -Minimum GPA 2.75
                                    -Include 2 letters of recommendation 
                                    -For application see Mrs. Coy 

              • Colton High School ASB Leadership Scholarship-April 29
                                 -GPA of 2.0 or higher 
                                 -Must have been accepted into an institution of higher learning, such as a four year or                                     community college, vocational school, or similar institute of higher learning. 
                                 -Completed applications must be submitted to the counseling office by April 29.
              • Beavercreek Lions Club Scholarship-April 30th
                                    -Student must be a graduating senior from Colton High School
                                    -Attend Clackamas Community College
                                    -Demonstrate financial need
                                    -GPA of 2.5 or higher 
                                    -For application see Mrs. Coy 

                                                                         May 2016

              • Clackamas Emergency Services Foundation-May 1
                                    -Resident of Clackamas County
                                    -Employee or volunteer of Clackamas Fire District #1 who has been an employee or volunteer                            for a minimum of 3 years or a child of that employee or voulnteer
                                    -The child of a deceased or retired employee or volunteer 
                                    -For application directions, visit:
                                   -For application, visit: 
              • Estacada Area Literary Foundation Scholarship-May 5
                                -Write an essay describing your immediate goals and how you plan to support and/or integrate                        the arts into your community after you have completed your education. 
                                -Two letters of recommendation.
                                -Proof of acceptance/enrollment in a college, university, or other institute of higher education. 
                                -For more info and to apply, visit http://www.estacadaarealiteraryfoundation.org/ 

              • B.Davis Scholarship-May 26
                                    -Available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as students currently registered in any post                          secondary institution.
                                    -Not an academic scholarship, but will need to submit an essay on a controversial problem on high                          school or college/university campuses and suggest a solution.
                                   -For additional information and to apply, visit 
                                       http://www.studentawardsearch.  com/scholarships.htm
              • US Bank Scholarship-May 31
                                 -Must attend a two or four year college or university beginning in September 2014
                                 -Winners are selected at random
                                 -To apply visit https://www.usbank.com/community/financial-education/scholarship.html

                                                                        June 2016

              • Big Sun Scholarship-June 21
                                  -Short essay answering a 3 part question
                                  -Senior student athlete 
                                  -Plan to attend a post-secondary institute 
                                 -For more criteria and to apply visit: www.bigsunathletics.com
              • Abbott and Fenner Scholarship-June 14
                                   -Essay between 500-1,000 words on topic located on scholarship page
                                   -For more information and application, visit http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
              • IAHA Scholarships-July 1
                                -Several scholarships with different criteria and instructions
                                -Visit http://www.aha.edu/scholarships/for more information and to apply

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