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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

July-December
(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 as such under the name of each scholarship.  

Contests/Awards: Cash and/or prizes that may be disbursed directly to the student.
 
SCHOLARSHIP NAME DUE  DATE SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION
ASA Bob Rapp Memorial Scholarship 7/1/14 Award: $1000 (4)

Eligibility:
Senior that has played ASA softball for at least one year. http://oregon-asa.com/rapp/docs/pdf/app.pdf
American Legion Baseball Scholarship 7/15/14 Award: $500 -department $2500- eight players $5000 - ninth player

Eligibility: High School Graduate on 2012 American Legion National Baseball roster, be part of a team affiliated with an American Legion post, and three letters of testimony. See College and Career Center for more information/application
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
(Spring Competition)
Grades 9-12
7/31/14 Award:  $1000 

Eligibility: 9th-12th graders & college students, legal US resident, any major, any US college. Apply online. http://www.gkscholarship.com/
Courage to Grow
Grades 11-12
(Monthly)
8/31/14 Award: $500

Eligibility: High school junior or senior, legal resident of continental US. Include first and last name, contact phone number, and email address. Include a typed essay (250 words or less) explaining why you believe you should be awarded this scholarship. (Note: spelling, punctuation, and grammar are important). www.couragetogrowscholarship.com
Stand for Children “Beat the Odds” Scholarship 9/15/14 Award: Three $2500 awards, renewable up to four years 

Eligibility: Oregon High School senior, minimum 3.0 GPA, participated in activities, demonstrated financial need, “succeeded in spite of hardships.”  http://stand.org/oregon/beat-the-odds/apply 
Courage to Grow
Grades 11-12
(Monthly)
9/30/14 Award: $500

Eligibility: High school junior or senior, legal resident of continental US. Include first and last name, contact phone number, and email address. Include a typed essay (250 words or less) explaining why you believe you should be awarded this scholarship. (Note: spelling, punctuation, and grammar are important). www.couragetogrowscholarship.com
TG's Milton G. Wright Scholarship Drawing
(monthly)
9/30/14 Award: $500

Eligibility: High School Senior, Graduate or GED recipient; enrolled at least half time in an undergraduate degree - or certificate-seeking program, or a non-degree program for teacher certification at an approved 4 - year college; TG employees or their dependents are not eligible. http://www.aie.org/milt-wright-scholarship/index.cfm
Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship 10/3/14 Award:  Recognition, varies 

Eligibility: Senior, 3.0 GPA, participate in at least one school-sponsored sport. http://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/
AES Engineers Scholarship 10/6/14 Award:  $500 

Eligibility: “Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluation and the essays that are submitted. 500-1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What people, things and accomplishments do you need?  http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
Inaugural MyProjectorLamps Scholarship 10/13/14 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
Joe Foss Institute $5000 Video Scholarship Contest 10/19/14 Award: 1st $5000, 2nd $2500, 3rd $1000

Contest Theme: Using the theme: Keepers of the Constitution: Service and Freedom, your entry should inspire viewers and remind them why our freedoms, our Constitution, and our BIll of Rights are worth defending; the price for protection our freedoms; and our responsibilities as engaged citizens. Video must not be longer than 180 seconds and must strive to be of original work of the entrant and previously unpublished. Enter at: http://2014contest-fall.joefossinstitute.strutta.com/about
Say NO to Bullying
Contest
Ages 14-19
10/20/14 Award: 1st $800, 2nd $500, 3rd $300

Eligibility: Create an original YouTube of Vimeo video of a scripted scene about bullying with a realistic solution. Your video must include a title and may include a short description of your video to help narrate your video. Submit a video, no longer that 4 minutes in length to: http://energizestudents.org/Portals/0/PDFs/2014%20NoBully-Requirements.pdf
Ayn Rand Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest 10/24/14 Award: 1st $10000, 2nd  $2000 (3) , 3rd 1000 (5), finalist $100 (25), and $50 (50)

Eligibility: Essay required with choice of three topics in connection with Ayn Rand’s,  Atlas Shrugged. www.aynrand.org
 
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
10/25/14 Award:  $5000 (6 available to Oregonians)  $20,000 (104 available nationally) 

Eligibility: Senior students who have demonstrated “integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, financial need (typically defined as $50,000 or less in gross yearly income), strength of character, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a four-year college degree, and a desire to contribute to society” through participation in co-curricular and community activities. National scholarships worth up to $20,000 are also available through this program. www.horatioalger.org
Carrington Dental Centre Scholarship 10/30/14 Award: $500

Eligibility: 1000 word essay that clearly identifies one strategy that you believe will help increase your learning power, parent/guardian recommendation letter, resident of Canada or US, be enrolled in a college, university, or technical school no later that Fall 2015.
http://www.westkelownadentists.ca/
 
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
10/31/14
application available late August
 
Award: $1500 (50), $1250 (50), and $1000 (50)  

Eligibility: Current high school (or home school) senior attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools); U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Temporary Residents (in a legalization program), Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees, planning to obtain a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. Minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of  junior year of high school. Applicants may not be children or grandchildren of/ employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, company divisions, or subsidiaries. http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/
Courage to Grow
Grades 11-12
(Monthly)
10/31/14 Award: $500

Eligibility: High school junior or senior, legal resident of continental US. Include first and last name, contact phone number, and email address. Include a typed essay (250 words or less) explaining why you believe you should be awarded this scholarship. (Note: spelling, punctuation, and grammar are important). www.couragetogrowscholarship.com
Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Age 13+
10/31/14 Award: $1500

Eligibility:250 word essay; "Imagine that your high school has been overrun with Zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Use your brain to flesh out a plan to avoid the Zombies, including where you would hide and the top 5 things you would bring with you to stay alive" . Apply at http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship
Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes
(Quarterly)

10/31/14
Award: $1000 (25)

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
TG's Milton G. Wright Scholarship Drawing
(Monthly)
10/31/14 Award: $500

Eligibility: High School Senior, Graduate or GED recipient; enrolled at least half time in an undergraduate degree - or certificate-seeking program, or a non-degree program for teacher certification at an approved 4 - year college; TG employees or their dependents are not eligible. http://www.aie.org/milt-wright-scholarship/index.cfm
Veterans of Foreign Wars "Voice of Democracy" Scholarship Competition
Grades 9-12
11/1/14 Award:  State winner receives $1000 and a four-day tour of Washington DC and a chance to win the $30,000 first place award. 

Eligibility: Students grades 9-12. 2012-13 theme is, “Why Veterans are Important to our Nation's History and Future” Students compete by writing and then recording a three to five minute audio/essay (tape or CD). http://www.vfw.org/Community/Voice-of-Democracy/
Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Grades 5-12
11/4/14 Award: $1000, $5000

Eligibility: Community service/volunteerism. Application must be certified by school principal (limited number of applications may be certified). Visit College & Career Center for details. http://spirit.prudential.com
My Favorite Wendy's Contest

ANY AGE
11/10/13 Award: $2000

Eligibility: Open only  to Southern Oregon Residents. Southern Oregon Wendy's, Carson McHugh Marketing, and KOBI employee's family members and their respective parent companies and affiliates and anyone involved in the production, development or administration of this Contest are not eligible to enter or win. Submission guidelines and official rules available at http://kobi5.com/features/wendy-s-contest.html
Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award 11/29/14 Award: $500

Eligibility: Minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work in the past year, 3.5 gpa +, under 21 years of age, explain in less than 1000 words why you have chosen to volunteer your time with the organization(s) that you have and how your experience has changed your life. Application available online: http://www.bbgcommunications.com/
Education Matters $5K Scholarship
Age 13+
11/30/14 Award: $5000

Eligibility: Submit an online short written response (250 word max) "What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?" Apply at http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/our-scholarships/education-matters-scholarship
Courage to Grow
Grades 11-12
(Monthly)
11/30/14
(monthly)
Award: $500

Eligibility: High school junior or senior, legal resident of continental US. Include first and last name, contact phone number, and email address. Include a typed essay (250 words or less) explaining why you believe you should be awarded this scholarship. (Note: spelling, punctuation, and grammar are important). www.couragetogrowscholarship.com
TG's Milton G. Wright Scholarship Drawing
(Monthly)
11/30/14
 
Award: $500

Eligibility: High School Senior, Graduate or GED recipient; enrolled at least half time in an undergraduate degree - or certificate-seeking program, or a non-degree program for teacher certification at an approved 4 - year college; TG employees or their dependents are not eligible. http://www.aie.org/milt-wright-scholarship/index.cfm
First Annual Holiday Card Contest
Grades PK-20
11/30/12 Award: Top choice will be OEIB's Holiday Email Card, Top three students will receive prizes

Eligibility: Include Name, grade and school in email submissions to candace.granfelt@state.or.us
Pear Blossom Scholarship Pageant 12/1/14
11:00 AM
Award: $2000 1st place; $500 runner-ups

Eligibility: Senior girl, 3.5 or higher GPA, 3.0 or higher citizenship, good attendance, in good health, single, and physically able to attend rehearsal, pageant, and parade. Application available in College & Career Center or Pear Blossom App
Soroptimist Club “Violet Richardson” Award

Ages 14-17
12/1/14 Award:  $250 - $1000 

Eligibility: This local community service organization offers cash awards to women at NMHS who will be under the age of 18 at the time of their application and who have demonstrated “significant and noteworthy accomplishments as a volunteer.” VioletRicharsonAppMedfordSorotimist.pdf
SODEXO Foundation Scholarship
Ages 5-25
10/5/14 - 12/5/14 Award: $5000 for you $5000 for those in need

Eligibility: Applicant must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents, volunteer services performed must help non-family members. Apply at:  http://www.sodexofoundation.org/hunger_us/scholarships/scholarships.asp 
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship 12/5/14 Award: $250 local, winning applications may receive more must have local lodge approval, not available for 2015 graduates

Eligibility: High school senior. Application only available online. See the College and Career Center for more information, or www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvsfaq.cfm.
Safety Essay Scholarship 12/8/14 Award: $1000

Eligibility: High school senior, 3.0 or higher GPA, US citizen or permanent resident of the US, and submit one essay of your choice at least 750 words, but no more than 1500 words. Application and details at http://www.mylife.com/blog/mylife-safety-essay-scholarship/ 
AXA Achievement Scholarship 12/15/14
may close early  10,000 applications maximum
Award:  State winners $10,000 National winners $25,000 

Eligibility: Are you ethnically and economically diverse, but share these qualities: Ambition and drive; Determination to set and reach goals; Respect for self, family and community; Ability to succeed in college then you may qualify for the AXA Achievement Scholarship http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation
Burger King "What We Do" Scholars Program 12/15/14 Award: $25,000, $5,000, $1,000

Eligibility: High school senior, minimum GPA of 2.5
Additional details are listed on the website. http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/Home
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award  12/18/14 Award:  $1,000 - $10,000 

Eligibility: A graduating high school senior who is entering his or her freshman year at an accredited two-or four-year university, college, or vocational institute in the fall of 2014. An officially established business is a requirement. A student who demonstrates entrepreneurial spirit and initiative through starting his/her own business; and participating in organizations such as DECA, Junior Achievement, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Future Farmers of America (FFA), National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), among others; or through other initiatives. www.NFIB.com/YEA
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Grades 9-12
12/31/14 Award:  $1000 

Eligibility: 9th-12th graders & college students, legal US resident, any major, any US college. Apply online. http://www.gkscholarship.com/
Courage to Grow
Grades 11-12
(Monthly)
12/31/14 Award: $500

Eligibility: High school junior or senior, legal resident of continental US. Include first and last name, contact phone number, and email address. Include a typed essay (250 words or less) explaining why you believe you should be awarded this scholarship. (Note: spelling, punctuation, and grammar are important). www.couragetogrowscholarship.com
TG's Milton G. Wright Scholarship Drawing
(Monthly)
12/31/14 Award: $500

Eligibility: High School Senior, Graduate or GED recipient; enrolled at least half time in an undergraduate degree - or certificate-seeking program, or a non-degree program for teacher certification at an approved 4 - year college; TG employees or their dependents are not eligible. http://www.aie.org/milt-wright-scholarship/index.cfm


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
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For District American Disabilities Act compliance, please contact the Office of Human Resources: (541) 842-3625