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1900 North Keene Way Drive
Medford, OR 97504
Phone: (541) 842-3670
Fax: (541) 842-5206
Contact: Dan Smith, Principal
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Hours: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm



Individual Scholarships

January through June
Please be sure to check scholarship websites and/or printed applications for official deadlines and requirements

DUE DATES:  Most scholarships re-open yearly and will have approximately the same due dates. Students may still look at last year's scholarships now and gather needed information so they are ready to submit applications when the scholarships re-open. Just remember that sites may or may not yet have current scholarship applications available. Keep checking!  The CCC keeps a rolling list of scholarships for which information and due dates are updated each year.

Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen: Scholarships for high school students who are not yet seniors are indicated under the name of each scholarship.  

Contests/Awards: Cash and/or prizes that may be disbursed directly to the student.
 
FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) "Freedom in Academia Student Essay Contest 1/1/15 Award: $10000 1st place, $5000 2nd place, $1000 runner up (3), $500 (4) remaining entrants entered into a drawing

Eligibility: College-bound high school seniors in the United States. Write an essay, 800-1000 words, Why is free speech important at our nations colleges and universities
http://www.thefire.org/student-network/essay-contest/#before
Dr. Seuss’s OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO! Scholarship 1/4/12 Award:  $10000

Eligibility: Must be a high school senior. Submit a unique, two-dimensional, original art piece, reflecting your individual interpretation of the message of Oh, the Places You'll Go! http://www.seussville.com/ohtheplaces/
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Grades 9-12
1/5/15 Award:  $10,000 1st place, $1000 2nd place, $500 for up to 5 finalists

Eligibility: Student in grades 9-12. 1000 words or less essay on the following topic: Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a United States elected official that took place during or after 1956. Include an analysis of the obstacles, risks, and consequences associated with the act. The essay may concern an issue at the local, state, national, or international level.  Details are listed on website. http://www.jfklibrary.org/​ 
Daughters of the American Revolution "Christopher Columbus Essay Contest"
Grades 9-12
1/7/15 Award:$2,100 1st place, $500 2nd place, $300 3rd place

Eligibility: Students grades 9-12. 800-1200 word essay required. Topic for 2013-14: "How Do Americans View Christopher Columbus and George Washington Today? Visit College & Career Center for guidelines.
Oregon Cheer Coaches Association Academic Scholarship 1/8/15 Award: $500 - $1000

Eligibility: Cheer coach must be a member of OCCA. Student must be participant in high school cheer squad and have minimum 3.5 GPA. Additional materials required, including essay, letters of recommendation, and photo.http://www.occa.net/
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program 1/8/15 Award: approximately 20 awards of $10,000 each renewable up to $40,000

Eligibility: High school seniors, min 3.0 gpa, demonstrate financial need, U.s citizen, and be able to demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship at school, at home, at the workplace, and within the community. Recommendation required. www.reaganfoundation.org
DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Junior American Citizens Contest (s)

Grades 9-12
1/10/15 Award: Certificate and possible monetary

Categories: Art Contest - Poster, Stamp Design, Photo Essay, and Banner, Creative Expression Contest - Poem and/or short story, Community Service Contest - Complete community service. For more information on these contests please go to the College and Career Center.
National MS Society Scholarship Program 1/15/15 Award:  $1000 - $3000 

Eligibility: High school seniors who have been diagnosed with MS, or who have a parent with MS. Will attend accredited post-secondary school for first time. Essay required regarding the impact of MS on their life.  www.nationalmssociety.org/scholarship
Washington Crossing Foundation 1/15/15 Award: $500 - $5000 

Eligibility: Senior planning a career of service to the United States in local, state or federal government, essay not to exceed 300 words and recommendation required. Visit website for full requirements. www.gwcf.org
Gates Millennium Scholarship 1/14/15 Award: Full Scholarship that meets unmet need

Eligibility: High school seniors who are of an African-American, American-Indian/Native Alaskan, Asian-Pacific or Hispanic ethnic background. Applicants must have at least a 3.3 GPA, demonstrate leadership ability trough community service or extracurricular activities and have significant financial need. www.gmsp.org
Pride Foundation Scholarship 1/16/15 Award: Varies

Eligibility: Oregon student, but may study anywhere. More than 40 different scholarships available through one application. Criteria determined by individual scholarship donor. All scholarships emphasize demonstrated commitment to human and civil rights for all people. www.pridefoundation.org/scholarships
Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) 1/23/15 Award:  $500-$3000

Eligibility: Oregon high school senior who is  planning to study accounting. Minimum 3.2 GPA required. http://www.orcpa.org/educational_foundation/scholarships
BBB 2015 Students of Integrity 1/30/15
extended deadline 2/13/15
Award: $10000

Eligibility: High School Senior from Alaska, Oregon or Western Washington with a 3.5 or higher, group applications may have no more than three students. Produce a 90- second video explaining how Better Business Bureau helps people become smart consumers. More information and application: BBB Scholarship 
Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship 1/31/15 Award:  $1000 - $5000; some colleges “match” award amount 

Eligibility: Hispanic ancestry; resident in Oregon or Clark County, Washington; U.S. Citizen or legal resident; minimum 3.0 GPA; enrolled by September in accredited two- or four-year college or university, or accredited graduate degree program See application for specific requirements. www.hmccoregon.com/scholarships/apply/
Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes (Quarterly) 1/31/15 Award: $1000 (20)

Eligibility: Sweepstakes if open to full or par-time students who are in an accredited secondary educational institution or program (including, but not limited to high school or home school), and are legal residents of the United States, born on or before 12/31/1999.http://ebm.collegesteps.wellsfargoemail.com/r/regf2?a=0&aid=2092274041&n=1
Oregon Blueberry Commission Scholarship 1/31/15 Award: $1000 - $5000

Eligibility: Any student who will be enrolled in at least the first year of college in an Oregon college or university; having at least one year remaining towards a degree at the time the scholarship is received. Student must declare agriculture or horticulture as their major, field of interest or intended future
vocation. http://www.oregonblueberry.com/scholarship/
AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Program 2/1/15
limited to 10,000 applicants
 
Award: $2000 over 300 students awarded 12/ branch office
 
Eligibility: U.S. citizens or legal resident. Current high school senior that plans to enroll full-time to an accredited two or four year college/university in the U.S. by fall. Ambitious and motivated, as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community, or work activities. Employees, financial professionals or immediate family members of AXA group, Scholarship America, or their affiliates, subsidiaries or advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to apply. http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/community-scholarships.html
ASCFG Growers Scholarship 2/1/15
Award: $1000

Eligibility: Have worked, currently working, or plan to work after graduation in a cut flower production operation. Applicants must have at least one full year of studies remaining before finishing the degree. www.ascfg.org
ESA (Epsilon Sigma Alpha) Foundation Scholarship 2/2/15 Award:  Varies / 33 scholarships available administered by ESA 

Eligibility: High school senior. May apply for as many scholarships as you want/qualify for with same application. Essay and letters of recommendation required. Applications available online. 
www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org
National Peace Essay Contest

Grades 9-12
2/1/13 Award:  53 state awards, first place of $1000 each; national awards 1st place $10,000, 2nd place $5,000 and 3rd place $2,500 *national awards include state award amounts 

Eligibility: Students in grades 9-12. Submitted essays must be no more than 1500 words in length; word count includes all words in the text, but does not includes the bibliography and end notes (you may excludes the words in the in-text citation from your word count).  Guidelines, essay requirements and format stipulations are available at website. http://www.usip.org/ed/npec/topic.html  Essay must be submitted through a coordinator. See the College & Career center for more information.
Sport Quest Playing With Purpose Scholarship

Grades 10-12
2/1/15 Award: (20) $300 International Expedition regional winners, (4) $2000 College Scholarship national winners

Eligibility: Current 10th, 11th, or 12th graders; maintain minimum C GPA; current varsity level athlete in one or more sports; committed Christian. http://www.allamericanaward.org/index
Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship 2/2/15 Award: One at $4000; others in varying amounts

Eligibility: Oregon high school senior affected by addiction. Scholarships awarded based on responses to application questions. Questions available in the College and Career Center. Essays can be emailed to http://kyates@voaor.org
Courageous Persuaders Scholarship
Grades 9-12
2/12/15 Award: at least 15 awards

Eligibility: High school students in grades 9-12 are invited to create a 30-second TV commercial targeted at middle school students warning them of dangers of underage alcohol. Emphasis is placed on concept and the message, not production value. Apply online. www.courageouspersuaders.com
Oregon Music Hall of Fame Scholarship 2/14/15 Award: $1000

Eligibility: Oregon resident, graduating high school senior, musical talent.http://www.omhof.org/music-education-scholarships/
Oregon Retired Educators Unit III Scholarship 2/14/15 Award:  $500 

Eligibility: High school senior or graduate of high school in Jackson County; demonstrate school and/or community involvement; letters of recommendation and essay required.  Application available in College & Career Center.
Association for Computer Professionals in Education 2/15/15 Award: 4 of $2500 each

Eligibility: High school senior; C+ GPA, demonstrated interest and innovative use of technology during high school; community/school involvement with technology focus; plans to pursue studies and minimum two-year degree in technology-related area; provide description and evidence of a technology project.http://www.acpenw.org/scholarships
AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship 2/15/15 Award: $250-$5000

Eligibility: US citizen or permanent resident, plan to enter a 4 yr college/university within 12 months of the scholarship deadline, currently enrolled in high school, write an 1200-1500 word essay that answers the following questions: How has Alzheimer's disease changed or impacted your life? What have you learned about yourself, your family and/or your community in the face of coping with Alzheimer's disease? For more details and to apply www.afateens.org
Grange CO-OP 2/15/15 Award: (1) $1500 (10) $1000

Eligibility: High School Seniors, min 3.0 GPA, participated in FFA, 4-H, Horticulture, DECA, FBLA, or Student Body Leadership. Reside in Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Curry, Douglas, Coos, Siskiyou, Del Norte, Modoc or Humboldt counties. Submit an essay including their scholastic career to this point, intended secondary education, and intended career field, letter of recommendation from a current teacher, counselor, administrator, or employer, may submit in addition to the written essay, a video introducing themselves and presenting their essay, either on DVD or via a link to YouTube.http://www.grangecoop.com/scholarship-program/ 
 
Fairy Godmother Scholarship Program 2/19/15 Award: $3000 renewable for second year

Eligibility: Graduating high school senior girl who has demonstrated financial need. Recipients must enroll in an Oregon college or university, agree to remain drug and pregnancy free, and maintain a C grade average in college studies. Scholarship awards are based on application information and personal interviews and are renewable for a second year if the student fulfills her commitment. Applications are available in the College & Career Center.
February 21 deadline reflects when applications are due in College & Career Center/Scholarship Office. Six candidates will be selected to have applications forwarded to Fairy Godmother organization.
The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship 2/20/15 Award: Two at $5000

Eligibility: High school senior who has "promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities." Essay and supporting documentation required. www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm
COSA (Confederation of Oregon School Administrators) Youth Development Program Scholarship 2/20/15 Award:  Twelve $1000 

Eligibility: High school senior in Oregon public high school; plan to attend an Oregon college or university, 3.5 GPA, actively involved in school and community. Additional application materials required. Applications available in College & Career Center or online at http://www.cosa.k12.or.us/members/scholarships
Anti-Defamation League "Tribute to the Rescuers" Essay Contest

Grades 9-12
2/25/15 Award: $750 first, $500 second, $250 third
Teacher Awards: 1st $125, 2nd $75, 3rd $50 (all are gift certificates to Barnes and Noble)

Eligibility: High school students. Students may write on a variety of topics, though they are asked to make some connection to the Holocaust or lessons from the Holocaust if their topic of choice is not about the Holocaust in particular. http://www.adl.org/tribute_to_rescuers/
Buick Achievers 2/27/15 Award: (100) up to $25000 (1000) of $2000

Eligibility: High school senior, and current undergrads, plan to enroll full -time at a U.S. based accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year, plan to major in a course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or Design and Business related programs of study, demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries.http://www.buickachievers.com/
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum Thomas E “Tom” Pitzer Aviation Maintenance Scholarship 2/28/15 Award: $1000

Eligibility: Oregon public high school senior, GPA 3.0. Plan to attend accredited and FAA approved school in Oregon, pursuing Associate of Applied Science Degree with FAA A&P Certification. Visit College & Career Center for information of visit website. www.evergreenmuseum.org
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum "Private Pilot" Scholarship

Grades 11-12
2/28/15 Award: $2,500

Eligibility: Oregon High school junior or senior, ages 16-18, with a passion for aviation to help him/her obtain a privat pilot license. For detailed description visit www.evergreenmuseum.org
Doheny's Swim Forward Scholarship 2/28/14 Award: $500

Eligibility: High school senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Member of school aquatics sport team (e.g swimming, diving, water polo, rowing, etc.) local aquatic club or league, or hold a lifeguard position. http://www.doheny.com/blog/scholarship
Action for Nature
Young Eco-Hero
Ages 8-16
2/28/15 Award: Cash prizes and public recognition

Eligibility: Open to students 8 to 16 years of age. For students who show environmental awareness. Students must work on a project that shows environmental concerns. Apply online. http://www.actionfornature.org/award_application.aspx
Fraternal Order of Eagles
Oregon Crater Lake Aerie 2093
3/1/15 Award: $1000

Eligibility: High school seniors, GPA at least 3.0, demonstrate financial need. Provide four letters of recommendation, transcript, and brief resume of community and civic involvement. Application material available in the College & Career Center or click: APPLICATION
 
Jacksonville Lions Club 3/1/14
extended until 3/31
Award:$1000 (2)

Eligibility: High school senior enrolling in college full time in the fall. Demonstrate school and/or community involvement. Meet one of the following: have attended Jacksonville Elementary for at least one year; be a child, step child, or grandchild of Jacksonville Lions Club member; have significant sight and/or hearing impairment and be a graduate of accredited Jackson County high school (public or private). Personal statements, transcripts, and letters of recommendation required. Applications available in the College & Career Center.
Northwest Community Credit Union Scholarship 3/1/15
EXTENDED 4/1/15
Award: $1000 (full time) $500 (part time), several yearly

Eligibility: Must be a member or prospective member of Northwest Community Credit Union and must be attending a school located in a community served by the credit union. Must have minimum 2.5 GPA. Must be resident of Oregon for at least two years and demonstrate service to community.
https://nwcu.com/knowledge-center/college/scholarship
Oregon
Collectors Association 
Hasson/Newman Memorial Scholarship
3/1/15 Award:  $3000 1st place, $2000 2nd place, $1000 3rd place 

Eligibility: Oregon high school senior for use as full-time student at any Oregon accredited public or private college, university, or trade school. Must begin attendance within 12 months of the award and show proof of enrollment for a minimum of 12 credit hours. Essay required: 1000 to 1500 words on “Credit in the 21st Century. “Mail entries to: Doug Jones, ORCA Scholarship Fund, 1814 NE 123rd Ave., Vancouver, WA 98684; email entries to dcj@pandhbilling.com; fax entries to: 360-882-3622. Questions, call Doug Jones 503-201-0858. Application materials available in College & Career Center. www.orcascholarshipfund.com
Oregon Community Foundation Glen and Rickie Dines Art Scholarship 3/1/15
Extended until 3/13/15
Award:  $500-1000 (one award to a student from each of four schools) 

Eligibility: Graduating senior from North Medford, South Medford, Sir Francis Drake, or Redwood high schools. Planned full-time enrollment studying fine arts, visual arts, or art history. Essays and art portfolio (color prints, photos, disks, etc.) required. Applications available in the College & Career Center.
OSEA Guy Davis & Past Presidents' Scholarship 3/1/15 Award: $1250, $1500

Eligibility: At least one parent (including stepparent), grandparent, sibling, aunt, uncle or legal guardian as sponsor must be a member in good standing of the Oregon School Employees Association, have a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 3.0, including all subjects taken through the first semester of the 12th grade. Must provide official transcript of these grades with application and essay. Submit double spaced typed 300 word max essay on " How has the union affected your OSEA sponsor?, a resume listing your accomplishments and extracurricular activities, letter of recommendation from an academic or community advisor, and application. Application available at http://osea.org/?page_id=93 or in the College and Career Center.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
"Scout of the Year" Scholarship
3/1/15 Award: $5000 1st place, $3000 2nd place, $1000 3rd place

Eligibility: Be a registered, active member of a Boy or Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew or Sea Scout Ship and a recipient of the Eagle Scout Award, Gold Award, Venture Silver Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster. Have demonstrated exemplary citizenship in school, Scouting and the community. Must be at least 15 years of age and enrolled in high school. http://www.vfw.org/Community/Scout-of-the-Year-Scholarship/
Portland Skyliner Tall Clubs International Scholarship 3/1/15 Award: $1000

Eligibility: High school senior entering college in a two- or four-year institution of higher learning. All applicants must meet minimum height requirements of 5’10” for females and 6’2” for males. Application information is available online. www.tall.org/clubs/or/portland
American Museum of Natural History Young Naturalist Award 3/1/15 Award:  Varies dependent upon grade level 

Eligibility: Students in grades 7-12 willing to conduct original research in several areas such as biology, astronomy, and earth science, and write an essay on findings. www.amnh.org/nationalcenter/youngnaturalistawards
Make It Better College Scholarship Program 3/1/15 Award: $5000 (6) one per month November-April

Eligibility: Seniors, 18 years or younger that are residents of Oregon or Clark County, WA, GPA 3.0 or better at the time of application. Students who are members of their school's basketball team or otherwise play competitive league basketball (e.g. the Amateur Athletic Union) are not eligible to enter.  http://www.nba.com/blazers/scholarship
Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship 3/2/15 Award: $2500/renewable (4)

Eligibility: High School Senior, committed to attending an Oregon university, college, or trade school in the 2015-16 academic year, completed standardized testing required from program admission, proof of Community Involvement/Volunteerism, and financial need. Application available: http://harringtonfamilyfoundation.org/ Applications must be printed and mailed not submitted online.
Frame My Future Scholarship Contest 3/3/15 Award: $1000 (5 awards)

Eligibility: Create an original entry piece that shares what you want to achieve in your personal and professional life after college. Follow the theme: "This is how I 'frame my future.'"
http://www.diplomaframe.com/contests/frame-my-future-scholarship-contest-2015.aspx
Oregon Federation of Women's Clubs Essay Scholarship 3/10/12 Award: $400

Eligibility: Open to any graduating Oregon High School Seniors that are Oregon residents. Topic of essay: "Growth In Service", 300-500 words. Application and information available in the College & Career Center
Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship 3/13/15
Award:  Ten national winners $9000; 200 regional winners $1000; 2100 store winners $50 gift card 

Eligibility: Student between ages of 6 and 18. Must be nominated by someone who is 21 years or older. Nominator must describe volunteer actions in detail. Efforts should have had a positive impact on others within the past 12 months. Parents may nominate, but activity cannot have solely benefited a family member. See website for details and to nominate.  http://www.kohlscorporation.com/communityRelations/scholarship/index.asp
Medford Friends Church Kasemsri (Kay) Miele Memorial Scholarship 3/18/14 Award: Not specified

Eligibility: High school senior planning to attend George Fox University or Swarthmore College as a freshman. Application available in the College & Career Center.
Medford Masonic Lodge No. 103 A.F. & A.M. Scholarship 3/15/15 Award: up to $1000 each

Eligibility: Senior from North Medford, South Medford, St. Mary's, Crater, or Cascade Christian high schools. Minimum GPA 3.0. Based on academic standing, charitable work, and initiative. Applicants related to a Masonic member given priority. Applicants may be required to appear for interview. Scholarship may be used for in- or out-of-state technical school, two- or four-year college/university, or graduate school. http://www.medfordlodge103.org/scholarship-program
Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarship 3/15/15 Award: $1000

Eligibility: Oregon high school graduate planning to study in an agriculture and forestry related major
http://www.oregonfb.org/programs/ofb-scholarships/
Oregon Farm Bureau Associate Memorial Scholarship funded by COUNTRY financial 3/15/15 Award: $1000

Eligibility: Oregon high school graduate with an associate membership or a dependent child of an associate member of OFB, planning on obtaining Bachelor's Degree majoring in a field of agriculture.  VOTING MEMBERS OF OFBF are not eligible.
http://www.oregonfb.org/programs/ofb-scholarships/
Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility 
Grades 11-12
3/16/15 Award: $1000 1st place, $750 2nd place; $500 3rd place

Eligibility: Oregon high school juniors and seniors. Write an essay, narrative, or poem,  no more than 600 words on the topic: "What do you see as the role of education in creating a more just and peaceful world?"http://www.psr.org/chapters/oregon/​
Pear Blossom Run Foundation 3/20/15 Award:  Unspecified 

Eligibility: College-bound senior who has participated in high school’s cross-country or track program as a distance runner (800m, 1500m, or 3000m). Additional materials such as letters of recommendation required. Applications and information available in the College & Career Center.
Ayn Rand Anthem Essay Contest

Grades 9 & 10
3/20/15 Award:  One $2000 1st place; five $500 2nd place; ten $200 3rd place; 45 $50 finalists; 175 $30 semifinalists 

Eligibility: Freshman and sophomore students. Essay required with choice of three topics in connection with Ayn Rand’s novelette, Anthem, 600-1200 words. www.aynrand.org
SABR Jerry Malloy Essay Contest 3/23/15 Award: $2500 (2)

Eligibility: High school senior, minimum gpa 2.5 at end of junior year of high school. Essay of 1200 words or less on one of two topics  " Choose one figure from the Negro Leagues and explain why you believe they are significant" or "Explain who Effa Manley was and her significance to the Negro Leagues". For application and more information http://sabr.org/malloy 
Willamette Writers & Barnes & Noble Kate Herzog Writing Scholarship 3/27/15 Award:  Four at between $100 - $250 

Eligibility: High school senior or college freshman and sophomores. Submit unpublished writing sample of less than 1000 words, cover letter with contact information that includes the title of the writing sample, and a paragraph that includes information about the student's goals as a writer, teacher letter of recommendation from current academic year. Submit all materials to the following address: Kate Herzog Scholarship Willamette Writers 2108 Buck St West Linn, OR 97068. For details visit http://www.willamettewriters.com/1/herzog.php
Oregon PTA Teacher Education Scholarship 3/30/15 Award:  $500  

Eligibility: High School senior or current college student. Oregon resident who wants to teach in Oregon at an elementary or secondary school. The scholarship may be used at any Oregon public college or university or community college with transfer program that trains teachers or that transfers credits in education. Applications available in College and Career Center or click here
Oregon Pacific Bank Scholarship 3/30/15 Award: $1000

Eligibility: Primary consideration in selecting candidate will focus on leadership in community service or extra-curricular activities while maintaining credible academic achievement. Applicant must present information on their financial need by submitting pertinent information to the scholarship committee. Additional requirements and application at http://www.opbc.com/community_scholarships.html
Life Lessons Scholarship Program 3/31/13 Award: $15000 (grand prize) $7500 (5) $5000 (4) $2000 (8) 2 separate programs essay or video awards given in each program

Eligibility: Legal residents of the United States ages 17-24, who have experience the death of a parent or legal guardian, and are currently enrolled in or have been accepted to, a college, university or trade school within the fifty United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico. Apply online http://www.lifehappens.org/life-lessons/
Rogue Credit Union Scholarships 3/31/15 Award: $1500

Eligibility: Graduating high school senior. Scholarship awarded “based on academics, school involvement, and community involvement.”Application available online:https://www.roguecu.org/scholarships-available-through-rogue
Live Poets’ Society of New Jersey National High School Poetry Contest

Grades 9-12
3/31/15 Award:  Up to $2500 

Eligibility: Open to all high school students who submit an original, unpublished poem of less than 20 lines. Apply online at www.highschoolpoetrycontest.com. Click on “to enter” in the tan bar at the top of the screen.
Rogue Valley Association of Realtors 3/31/13 Award:  Not stipulated 

Eligibility: For “students pursuing a real estate related curriculum who are interested in a career in a real estate related field.” Visit College & Career Center for information and application.
Oregon Humane Society "Be Kind to Animals" Poster & Photo Event
Grades 5-12
4/1/15 Award:  Grand Prize, laptop computer; 1st Prize, digital camera (Prizes awarded each grade level)  

Eligibility: Grades 5-12. Visit College & Career Center for entry rules or visit website.  
http://www.oregonhumane.org/services/student-programs/poster-story-contest/
Walmart Dependent Scholarship 4/1/15 Award: up to $13,000 ($1625 two times annually) for four years

Eligibility: High school senior, U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S., dependent of an actively employed associate within any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months as of March 15 2013, min GPA of 2.0, must enroll full time in fall of 2013 at a two-year or four-year accredited U.S. institution, military academies are not approved institutions, and must have financial need. Apply online at  http://www.act.org/walmart/depend/
Peter Pasula Mortgage Solutions Study Habit Scholarship 4/1/15 Award: $500

Eligibility: Ages 16-20, must be attending a College or University in the Fall of 2014, must complete application and 1000 or less word essay; If you were asked to help an incoming freshman (grade 9) with his/her study habits, what are the 10 best study habit tips you would provide them? Any why do you believe each is important. Application online.
http://www.mortgagebrokerslangley.ca/mortgagecompany.php
American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship Program

Grades 9-12
4/1/15 Award: $100-$5000

Eligibility: 9th-12th grade students, US citizen or eligible non-citizen Financial need "not" considered... All income levels may apply
www.AmericanCollegeFoundation.org
Oregon Nurseries Foundation 4/1/15 Award:  Varies (several scholarships with varying award amounts) 

Eligibility: Seniors preparing for careers in greenhouse or horticulture fields.
http://www.oan.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=89
Phi Delta Kappa Prospective Educator 4/1/15 Award:  Fifteen $1000 

Eligibility: High school senior who intends to major in education and who is connected to Future Educators Asso. or Kappa in some way such as (a) membership, (b) dependent of member, (c) has letter of reference written by member, etc. (see official guidelines). Various scholarships available in addition to $1000 general scholarship. http://www.pdkintl.org/awards/index.htm
Friends of the NRA 4/4/15 Award: $1000 (10)

Eligibility: High school senior, extracurricular, volunteer and shooting sports activities, 2-3 page essay (no longer than three pages), personal statement, transcripts, recommendations and a signature page. Application: Friends of the NRA
OASSA Youth Scholarship 4/4/15 Award: $1000 (2)

Eligibility: Graduating senior from Oregon public high school; dependent child of an OASSA member. Additional qualifications and requirements. http://www.cosa.k12.or.us/members/scholarships 
Southern Oregon Latino Scholarship Fund (formerly Chamber Latino Network) 4/10/15 Award: Not specified

Eligibility: High school senior, or current college student enrolling full time in accredited 2- or 4-year college or technical school. Resident of Jackson, Josephine, or Klamath counties. Be of Latino heritage. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA or minimum combined verbal/math SAT score of 1010 or minimum composite ACT score of 21. 30 hours of approved community service required during college. Application materials and interview required. http://www.solsf.org/application.html Application does not open with internet explorer.
Biannual
MyProjectorLamps Scholarship
4/13/15 Award: $500 (2)

Eligibility: High school senior aged 16 or older with a minimum GPA of 3.00 one page essay detailing your ideas about the use of multimedia and data visualization in the K-12 classrooms, explore modern teaching methods and propose specific ideas for visual and interactive presentation in K-12 for improved knowledge retention.http://www.myprojectorlamps.com/scholarships.html
American Legion Legacy Scholarship 4/15/15 Award: Varies

Eligibility: High school senior and child of United States Armed Services of active duty United States military and National Guard, and military reservists who were federalized and died on active duty or after September 11, 2001. http://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy

CASA (Community & Shelter Assistance Corp.) Sister Adele Memorial Scholarship
4/17/15 Award: Two $2500, five $1000

Eligibility: Senior applicants who are from a farm worker household; planning to enroll in accredited two- or four-year college, university, or trade school. No specific GPA required. Letters of recommendation, transcripts, essay, and record of school/community service required. http://www.casaoforegon.org/content/sister-adele-memorial-scholarship
Becas Unete Ime Scholarship 4/18/15 Award: Up to $1000

Eligibility: Must be of Mexican descent- proof of Mexican heritage is required. Must  currently reside in Southern Oregon. http://uneteoregon.org/2015/03/becas-unete-ime-scholarship-2015/
Live On Stage
Arts In Action Scholarship
4/22/15 Award: Two at $1000

Eligibility: High school seniors (or current college freshmen, sophomores, juniors) seeking career path in the entertainment arts. Includes vocal or instrumental performance, theatre/acting, theatre/technical, or music business. Financial need considered but not prerequisite. Must have local concert presenter affiliated with Live On Stage, Inc. Our area's contact is Jackson County Community Concert Association: www.jcconcerts.org. Apply online at:  http://www.liveonstage.biz/scholarship or visit the College & Career Center for information.
2014 Student-View Scholarship Program 4/22/15 Award:  One $4000, two $1000, eight $500 

Eligibility: Senior. Complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. Students who complete the survey are entered into a random drawing.
www.student-view.com
Oregon School Employees Association Medford School District 549C Scholarship 4/24/15 Award: $300 (2)

Eligibility: High school graduating senior. One parent or legal guardian must be member in good standing of Chapter 15 Oregon School Employees Association. Student must be entering an accredited college or vocational school fall term following receipt of scholarship. Essay and letters of recommendation required. Application
Ayn Rand Fountainhead Essay Contest

Grades 11 & 12
4/26/15 Award: $10,000 1st place, 5 2nd place $2000, 10 3rd place $1000, 45 finalists $100, semifinalists $50 

Eligibility: High school juniors and seniors. Essay required with choice of three topics in connection with Ayn Rand’s Novel The Fountainhead, 800-1600 words. www.aynrand.org
Premier West Bank Scholarship 4/26/13 Award:  Twelve $1000 

Eligibility: Seniors who are planning to enroll in full time in accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U.S. Residents of Oregon counties of Deschutes, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, or Klamath. Minimum GPA 3.0. Based on community involvement, academic achievement, clarity of direction and goals. Also based on financial need: “The family of the student must show financial need and meet the low-to-moderate family income criteria as determined by FFIEC reports – Jackson County: $46,160. Letters of recommendation required. Visit the College & Career Center or website for information. http://www.premierwestbank.com/about-us/scholarship-application.html
Oregon Legal Journal 4/30/13 Award: $500

Eligibility: Oregon high school senior planning to attend full time in the Fall of 2013, minimum accumulative GPA 3.0, demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in journalism or related discipline, employees of RIM Publications, their immediate family members, and their immediate family members, and their domestic partners are not eligible. 200 word cover letter describing interest and experience in journalistic endeavors, a formal essay of approximately 500 words on the future of journalism an increasingly online-based society- what is the future of journalism and how should newspapers adapt in order to be successful in the marketplace?  One letter of recommendation from a teacher or person familiar with your commitment to journalism and a high school transcript. See the College and Career Center for more information.
Oregon Sports Hall of Fame & Museum Mac Tarnahan Scholarship Program 4/30/12 Award:  $2000 

Eligibility: Oregon high school senior planning to attend Oregon college or university. “Chosen on basis of financial need, athletic accomplishment, academic achievement, and community involvement.” Minimum GPA 3.3, SAT of 1000 or ACT of 21. http://www.oregonsportshall.org/
Oregon Jaycee Foundation 4/30/15 Award: $250-$500

Eligibility: Graduating high school senior. Based upon personal accomplishments, leadership qualities, and community service. Application
Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes Quarterly 4/30/15
Award: $1000 (20)

Eligibility: Sweepstakes if open to full or par-time students who are in an accredited secondary educational institution or program (including, but not limited to high school or home school), and are legal residents of the United States, born on or before 12/31/1999.http://ebm.collegesteps.wellsfargoemail.com/r/regf2?a=0&aid=2092274041&n=1
Castle Ink Paperless Scholarship 5/1/14 Award: $1000

Eligibility: High school senior who plans on attending college in the Fall of 2014. Application online at http://www.castleink.com/category/88/Ink-Scholarships.html
 
Jackson County Republican Women's Annual Essay Competition

Grade 11 Females only
5/1/14 Award: 1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200


Eligibility: Junior class female students residing in Jackson County Oregon and currently enrolled in a Jackson Co. public school, private school, alternative school or homeschool who plan to continue their formal education after graduating. Write an 750-1000 word essay on the following topic: "Based on what you know about the US Constitution and the principles on which the United States was founded, what does freedom mean to you? See the College and Career Center for application and more information.
Oregon State Bar New Lawyers Division High School Student Essay Contest

Grades 9 - 12
5/3/12 Award: $500 first; $350 second, $250 third

Eligibility: High School student. Persuasive essay regarding Facebook and bullying. Visit College & Career Center for essay material.
Oregon Association of Broadcasters 5/1/15
EXTENDED 5/29/15
Award: Up to $12,000

Eligibility: High school seniors who are Oregon residents, accepted full time undergraduate course of study in Broadcasting, Journalism, Production, Management, or other broadcast field at a to a two-or four-year public or private college or university in Oregon. Minimum GPA 3.25. Demonstrate academic or professional experience in broadcasting or other electronic media field. Essay and letters of recommendation required. Visit College & Career Center or go online at:  http://www.theoab.org/Foundation/Scholarships/tabid/424/Default.aspx
Sub Pop Records 5/8/14 Award: $6,000, $4,000, $3,000

Eligibility: High school senior, resident of Washington or Oregon, involved and/or interested in music and/or creative arts in some way. Submit an essay, no longer than one page. Visit the College & Career Center or http://www.subpop.com/scholarship for more information.
Aaron Lambert Memorial Scholarship 5/15/14 Award: $1000

Eligibility: Graduating high school senior interested in diesel/automotive career. 2.5 GPA, character references requested. Application: ALMSAScholarship.pdf
 
Medford Police Association 5/15/15 Award: $500

Eligibility: High school senior interested in getting a Law Enforcement degree. Essay that includes why should the MPA award you the scholarship, what area of Law Enforcement you have interest in, where they think they are going to go to college, and if they have ever had any involvement with Law Enforcement themselves. They will also need a letter of recommendation, by a teacher, stating why you should be given the scholarship. If you have any questions you may contact MPA President Detective Tony Young at 541-774-2242 or MPA Secretary Jeanean Zeigler at 541-774-2285.
Oregon Scottish Rite Education Foundation 5/15/14 Award: $1000 (at least 10)

Eligibility: Residents of the State of Oregon entering as undergraduates at an accredited college, university or trade school. Grants are made on the basis of student need. Application available in the College and Career Center.
B. Davis Scholarship

Grades 11 & 12
5/26/15 Award: $1000 

Eligibility: High school juniors or seniors. Essay topic: “Discuss, in less than 1000 words, Pick a controversial problem on high school or college/university campuses and suggest a solution. Submit essay by email to awards@studentawardsearch.com. Include your name, school this year and next year, GPA, and class rank. Visit website for more information: www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) Scholarship fund 5/31/13 Award: $1500 - $2500

Eligibility: High school senior or college student aged 18-25 pursuing studies at a vocational or trade school. Application online at http://www.shawncartersf.com/programs/scholarship/
LM Scholarship Program 5/31/14
 
Award: $1000

Eligibilty: Student currently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years of length or greater) by September. GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question. http://www.forklifttrainingsaskatoon.com/#training
The Alert Scholarship 6/1/14 Award: $500

Eligibility: Must be a senior in high school, 2.5 GPA or better, plan to attend college after graduation. Write a 650-800 word essay about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug and/or alcohol abuse. Must submit official copy of high school transcript and recent photo. No official deadline. Mail your essay, transcript, photo, school name and contact information to: Alert Magazine Attn: Scholarship P.O. Box 4833 Boise, Idaho 83711 for more information. http://www.alertmagazine.org/scholarship.php#eligibility
Dr. John Rogers Community Volunteer 6/1/13 Award: $500

Eligibility:  Attend full-time in the fall of 2013 in an undergraduate degree program at any level. Additionally, you must have contributed a minimum of 10 hours of non-paid volunteer service within your community during the last 12 months and have maintained a 2.5 of higher GPA. Apply online http://www.whiterockdentists.com/apply.php
Abbott and Fenner (Business Consultants) Scholarship Program

Grades 11 & 12
6/14/14 Award:  $1000 

Eligibility: Juniors and seniors, as well as students currently enrolled in college, between ages of 16 & 30. Students must answer essay question: Every generation faces new challenges and new problems. What do you think is the biggest difference between your generation and older generations? How do you think these differences will affect the future of our country and/or your career choice?  
http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
Sedary & Associates Scholarship Program

Ages 16-22
6/15/13 Award: $500

Eligibility: 16-22 on the day your application is due, be enrolled in a college, university, trades, or technical school by no later than the Fall of 2013, submit an essay answering the following in under 1500 words: Identify the 5 most important things that you believe every student should consider when making his/her choice. Please ensure to explain why you believe each is important. Application available online: http://www.westvancouverlawyers.ca/lawyers/479/west_vancouver_law_firms.php
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship 6/15/15 Award: $500

Eligibility: Students currently attending or plan on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US by September 2014, have a GPA of 2.5 or greater, and write a short story (2000 word max). Detailed instructions can be found on the application page at:  http://www.usedforkliftsoregon.com/forklifts/2882/manitou_forklifts_oregon.php
Big Sun Scholarship 6/20/14 Award:  $500 

Eligibility: High school senior currently involved in school or community sport and planning to attend post-secondary institution. www.bigsunathletics.com
Future First Citizen Scholarship

Grade 11
6/20/14
6 pm
Award: $5,000 (1st) all other finalists receive $1,000

Eligibility: Graduating high school senior Class of 2015, minimum GPA of 3.00 or higher at time of application. Finalists must be able to participate in a 10-minute interview Thursday, August 8. Winner must participate in the Chamber Leadership program running from September through May- meeting for a full day once a month with the curriculum focusing on education, healthcare, the non-profit sector, government etc. Visit the College and Career Center for application.
Northwest Career Colleges Federation “Careers That Work!” Scholarships 6/19/15 Award: Five $1000 

Eligibility: Northwest Career Colleges Federation will award five NMHS seniors $1000 tuition to participating career/technical schools. For a list of participating schools and to enter your name for consideration, please come to the College & Career Center.


549C Medford School District  

Medford School District 549C Mission Statement
We are a high quality teaching and learning organization dedicated to preparing all students to graduate
with a sound educational foundation, ready to succeed in post-secondary education, and to be contributing community members.


Medford Public Schools 549C recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups and their roles in society and our community.
It is the policy of the Medford School Board that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups on the grounds of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation in any educational programs, activities or employment.
For District Federal Title Program compliance, please contact the Office of Federal Programs: (541) 842-3633
For District Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act compliance, please contact the Office of Special Education & Student Services: (541) 842-3628
For District American Disabilities Act compliance, please contact the Office of Human Resources: (541) 842-3625