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Outside & Community Agency Scholarships

If you receive a scholarship from an outside or community agency (any agency other than the UCC Foundation) please complete this form and turn it into the Scholarship Office in the Technology Center building, room 107 as soon as possible!

View / Download Outside / Community Scholarship Notification Form

Scholarship Opportunities

Each of the scholarships listed must be applied for individually. Follow the specific directions for each scholarship and note that the deadlines for each varies. This listing is updated weekly, but does not reflect all available scholarships. Please review each scholarship carefully, and be aware of the potential for scholarship scams. Please see our Scholarships page for more information.

The Center for Scholarship Administration

Amount: varies

Deadline: varies

The deadlines and amounts vary. The scholarship opportunities are updated frequently.

Please visit www.scholarshipprograms.org for more information and to apply.

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ESA Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation

Deadline: varies

There are 45 Different opportunities for Oregon residents.

Please visit www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org for more information and to apply.

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Umpqua Valley Hoo-Hoo Ettes

Award: $500

Deadline: June 16, 2014 at 4:00pm

What are the requirements?

  • Students must be enrolled full-time (12 or more credits) in the fall
  • Applicants must be employed in or displaced from the timber industry or be a dependent child of a person working in the timber industry or displaced from the timber industry: Please make sure to include a statement in your personal statement that addresses your relationship with the timber industry.
  • Application, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation must be submitted to the Scholarship Office no later than 4:00pm on June 16th.

View / Download the  Application and Recommendation Form to apply.

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Flora Hewlett/Lois Best Memorial Scholarship: Chapter ES of PEO

Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 16, 2014 at 4:00pm  Extended! May 22, 2014 at 4:00pm

Qualifications:

  • Students must be full-time (12 credits or more) each term of the 2014-15 academic year
  • Students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Preference is given to those that can demonstrate financial need and overcoming a hardship
  • Students must have completed/will complete 36 college credits by the end of spring term of the 2013-14 academic year and be starting their second year in the fall of 2014-15
  • Students must be female
  • Students must submit two (2) letters of reference
  • Students must submit college transcripts with application showing all undergraduate work

View / Download the application and reference form to apply.

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National Federation of the Blind

Amount: $3000 to $12,000

To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind annually offers blind college students in the United States and Puerto Rico the opportunity to win one of thirty merit-based, national-level scholarships worth from $3,000 to $12,000. All scholarships awarded are based on academic excellence, community service, and leadership.

Please visit nfb.org for more information and to apply.

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Oregon Business and Professional Women’s Foundation

View / Download Oregon Business and Professional Women's Foundation Scholarship Application

Please visit www.bpworegon.org for more information.

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Laura Iles Memorial Scholarship- Roseburg Business and Professional Women

Amount: $750

Deadline: June 16, 2014

Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

    • be enrolled full-time
    • must be a woman returning to the workforce or seeking to upgrade her skills for better employment
    • must demonstrate financial need: Copy of FAFSA confirmation showing EFC for the 2014-15 academic year
    • Students must provide two letters of recommendation or have two of the Standard UCC recommendation forms included with their application

View / Download the  Application to apply 

View / Download the standard UCC Recommendation Form

Application and supporting materials must be submitted to the Scholarship Office (TC 107) by 4:00 p.m. on June 16th.

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Canyonville Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2014

Applicants must live in Canyonville, Days Creek, Riddle or Tiller and attend Days Creek High School, Canyonville Christian Academy, or South Umpqua High School.

View / Download Canyonville Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Application

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Oregon Logging Conference Scholarship

Amount: $750 to $1500

Deadline: April 20, 2014

Please visit www.oregonloggingconference.com for more information and to apply.

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Leslie S. Parker Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Apr. 30, 2014

Scholarships are awarded to worthy female students who have completed at least two years of satisfactory college work and are residents of Oregon. Students enrolled in Graduate Programs of Study are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must be recommended by at least two (2) administrators or professors familiar with her: Dean of School, Professor of student’s major department, Dean of Women, and in the case of transfer for graduate studies, student’s advisor recommendation from the last institution attended. Candidates must write a PERSONAL LETTER to accompany the application packet, addressed to the Chairperson of the Leslie S. Parker Committee. Your application together with the full academic record and required recommendations must be received by the Chairperson of the Leslie S. Parker Memorial Scholarship Committee no later than April 30, 2014.

View / Download the Rules for Scholarship Awards for more information

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Your Favorite Car Scholarship

Amount: $500

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Student Eligibility

  • Must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2014 at the latest
  • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program that is at least two year in length

Please visit www.kelownadealerships.ca for more information and to apply.

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DIRECTV Beats Cable Scholarship

Amount: $2500

Deadline: April 30, 2014 at 5:00pm EST

Top Technology Scholarship

Attention Student Bloggers! Write a 500-1000 word blog post about the importance of technology in your life. From television to smartphones to computers, we’re all surrounded by endless technologies. What one is most important to you? Whether you use it for school, fun, or both, choose your favorite technology and explain why you chose it.

Please visit www.directtvbeatscable.com for information and to apply.

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Umpqua Lions Scholarship

Deadline: May 15, 2014

The main purpose of the Umpqua Lions is to help the needy in the are with their sight and hearing needs.  Over the years, they have helped many people and have broadened their efforts to help in other areas like scholarships. 

View / Download the Application

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AES Engineering Solutions Scholarships

Amount: $500

Deadline: October 6, 2014

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

Please visit www.aesengineers.com for more information and to apply.

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REACH KFC Educational Grant

Amount: $2,000

For KFC hourly employees that work 15 hours a week or more.

Please visit www.kfc.com for more information and to apply.

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Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships

A wide variety of scholarships are offered through this site with different qualifications for each.

Please visit www.ptk.org for more information and to apply.

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Tylenol Future Care Scholarships

Amount: $5000-$10,000 

Awarded to 40 students that are pursuing careers in the medical field.

Please visit www.tylenol.com for more information and to apply.

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Oregon Health Care Foundation (OHCF)

Criteria for these scholarships are established by the donors who have made these awards possible through their generous commitments.

Please visit www.ohcfonline.org for more information and to apply.

National Student Nurses Association Scholarships

Please visit www.nsna.org for more information and to apply.

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Welding for the Strength of America

The AWS Foundation is dedicated to meeting the needs for education and research in the field of welding and related joining technologies.

Please visit scholarship.aws.org for more information and to apply.

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Students with Learning Disabilities

This article references five Scholarships for Students with Learning Disabilities.

Please visit www.usnews.com for more information.

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Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts

The National Restaurant Association has listed several scholarships for Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts Students.

Please visit www.nraef.org for more information.

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Early Childhood Education

The Early Childhood Education Degrees website contains a list of 25 different scholarships for students pursuing a degree in early childhood education.

Please visit www.early-childhood-education-degrees.com for more information.

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Contact

Krista Johnson - Contact
Scholarship & Donor Relations Coordinator
Phone: 541-440-7674

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