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Scholarships in the Pacific Northwest: Oregon, Washington and Idaho

If you live in the Pacific northwest and you want to stay in that region famous for its gorgeous coastline, spectacular mountains, and lush landscape, this list may offer the perfect scholarship opportunities for you.

AIST Northwest Chapter Scholarship

Awards $3,000

Description: For the college-bound children, grandchildren, spouses, and nieces/nephews of member steelworkers in good standing. It’s intended to fund full-time college education at accredited two or four-year schools in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, or Alaska.

Deadline: April 15th

For more information or to apply for that scholarship click here.

Beat the Odds Scholarship

Awards $4,000 (renewable up to four years)

Description: For Oregon High School seniors who are planning to attend college.

Deadline: September

For more information or to apply for that scholarship click here.

Cynthia Driscoll Memorial Scholarship

Awards $2,500

Description: For college students at the sophomore level or higher who are attending accredited colleges in Oregon, Washington, or Idaho with a minimum 3.0 GPA to enter the drinking water industry. Accepted majors include hydrology, water resources management, engineering, public administration, and environmental health.

Deadline: November 30th

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Harrington Family Foundation Scholarship

Awards $4,000 (renewable)

Description: For current Oregon high school seniors who are emerging leaders, and plan to attend an Oregon trade school, college or university..

Deadline: March 1st 2021

For more information or to apply for that scholarship click here.

Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship

Awards vary. (Multiple Awards)

Description: For students in Oregon and Southwest Washington achieve their dreams of becoming health care professionals.

Deadline: December

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Karl Fagan Memorial Scholarship

Awards a minimum of $1,000 (multiple awards)

Description: For Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia youth who will be tomorrow’s aerospace workforce. Selected scholars must attend accredited two- or four-year colleges for study in aeronautics, aerospace design, aviation management, aircraft maintenance, or related engineering disciplines. There are 10 participating schools, including the University of Washington and Renton Technical College.

Deadline: Varies

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Lori Rhett Memorial Scholarship

Awards $1,000

Description: For undergraduate or graduate student leaders enrolled in colleges and universities located in the former NACA Pacific Northwest Region. (High school students are not eligible.)

Deadline: November 30th

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Mente Scholarship

Awards $1,000 (five awards)

Description: For Latinex males who are residents of Oregon who are either high school seniors and/or current college students planning to continue furthering their education

Deadline: January

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Northwest Golf Media Association Scholarship

Awards $2,500

Description: For college undergraduates entering their senior year who are majoring in sports journalism, communications, broadcasting, or sports media to promote their passion for golf. Must be residents of  Washington, Oregon, Idaho, or British.

Deadline: April 30th

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The Oregon Sports Hall of Fame and Museum Scholarship

Awards $3,000 (up to six awards)

Description: For outstanding Oregon student-athletes who will be attending Oregon colleges.

Deadline: June

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Oregon State Sheriff’s Association Scholarship

Awards $1,600

Description: For qualified Oregon high school seniors or current college students who intend to pursue an education at a community college or a four-year college/university  with a career in a law enforcement field of study.

Deadline: June 30th

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PNACAC Student Scholarship

Awards $8,000 (two awards)

Description: For students in their senior year of high school in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and plans to attend a regionally accredited college or university in the coming Fall – OR – Currently enrolled student who attends a two-year college in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and plans to attend a regionally accredited college or university in the coming Fall. Minimum GPA 3.0

Deadline: March 1st

For more information or to apply for that scholarship https://www.pnacac.org/pnacac-student-scholarship.

Pride Foundation Scholarship

Awards Varies. Multiple awards.

Description: For LBGTQ students in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington who are pursuing a post-secondary education.

Deadline: January

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Steven R. Nelson Native Educator Scholarship

Awards $5,000

Description: For Alaska Native, American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander members of federally recognized tribes who are pursuing full-time or part-time master’s programs in education policy, leadership, technology, or research at accredited Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington universities to strength tribal communities.

Deadline: March 31st

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Truman D. Picard Scholarship Fund

Awards $2,500 (multiple awards)

Description: For high school seniors and current college students of Native American heritage. Qualified candidates must be admitted full-time at accredited Pacific Northwest colleges, major in natural resources or environmental conservation.

Deadline: March 12, 2021

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Washington State PTA Scholarship

Awards 3 $3,000 and 1 $1,000 awards

Description: For graduating seniors from Washington state public high schools with an active PTA, who will be starting college (either two-year or four-year) in the fall.

Deadline: March 1st

For more information or to apply for that scholarship click here.

 

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