2017-18 OSAC Scholarship Catalog

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292: A. Victor Rosenfeld

Requirements

  • Residence (state): Oregon or Washington
  • Dependents of eligible employees of Calbag Metals
  • Eligible employees must have been employed by Calbag Metals three+ years as of the March scholarship deadline
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • Apply-compete annually

950: Aimee K. Wood Memorial

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Beaverton High School
  • GPA: 2.50-3.75
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Required - financial need may or may not be considered
  • One-time award
87: Alan B. Holmes Memorial

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Jackson County high schools
  • FAFSA: Not required - not based on financial need
  • Prior recipients may apply-compete annually

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Essay: Contribution golf has made to applicant's development Length: 1 page
950: Alan Baron Tonkin

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Lincoln High School
  • Activities: Scholar-athletes
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • FAFSA: Required - financial need may or may not be considered
  • One-time award
163: Albina Fuel Company

Requirements

  • Dependents of eligible employees of Albina Fuel Company
  • Eligible employees must have been employed by Albina Fuel one+ year as of October 1 prior to the March scholarship deadline
  • Residence (state): Oregon residency not required
  • FAFSA: Not required - not based on financial need
  • Apply-compete annually

950: Alexis Lafferty Memorial

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of South Albany High School
  • GPA (preference): 2.50-3.50
  • Activities (preference): Female athletes (preference for cross-country, basketball, or softball)
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • One-time award
726: Alice and Mason White Memorial

Requirements

  • Graduates of Oregon high schools
  • Will enroll as college junior or above for fall term/semester in undergraduate study
  • GPA: 3.00+
  • Activities (preference): Evidence in Activities Chart of at least one extracurricular school activity
  • Colleges: Oregon four-year public only
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • One-time award
473: Allcott/Hunt Share It Now II, Honoring Emory S. and Elizabeth Burkett Hunt

Requirements

  • Preference: First- or second-generation immigrants to the United States
  • Not restricted to U.S. citizens and eligible noncitizens
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Not required, but recommended - financial need may or may not be considered
  • Apply-compete annually

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Essay (write one OR the other):
    1. For those who have never been awarded this scholarship in the past: Describe your background and tell us how it has influenced you in living or working in your community (click here for background)
    2. For those who have been awarded this scholarship in the past: How has this scholarship helped you in the past year and what will it enable you to do in the upcoming year?
    Length: 250-350 words
  • Additional requirement: Provide names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers (NOT letters) of two community or school references Length: 1 page
371: American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon

Requirements

  • Must be either a graduating high school senior (including GED students and home-schooled seniors) or have had no previous college education
  • GPA: 3.30+
  • SAT score: 1800+ combined SAT scores or ACT composite of 28+
  • Major:

    Civil, electrical, environmental, or mechanical engineering. Excludes computer and biomedical engineering

  • Career field (preference): Applicants interested in the consulting engineering profession
  • Colleges: Any Oregon four-year college that offers Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology accredited programs in the major fields of study (currently OIT, OSU, PSU, George Fox, University of Portland; check with your college if unsure of its accreditation)
  • FAFSA: Not required - not based on financial need
  • Automatically renewable if renewal criteria met

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Essay:

    Respond to both of the following:

    1. What interests you most about being a civil, structural, mechanical or geotechnical engineering consultant?
    2. Which type of ACEC firm would you envision yourself working for and why?
    Length: 500-700 words (maximum 1 page)
  • Additional document: The ACEC Recommendation Letter form must be submitted with your OSAC Scholarship Application by the deadline (click here to download form)
557: American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Local 2067

Requirements

  • Eligible members of Oregon AFSCME Local 2067 and their dependents, grandchildren, and spouses
  • Qualifying members must have been active in AFSCME Local 2067 one+ year as of the March scholarship deadline
  • Residence (state): Oregon residency not required
  • GPA: 2.50+
  • FAFSA: Required - financial need may or may not be considered
  • Apply-compete annually

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Essay: Describe the history of AFSCME Length: 150 words or less
315: American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Oregon Council #75

Requirements

  • Eligible members of Oregon AFSCME Council #75 and their dependents, grandchildren, and spouses
  • Qualifying members must have been active in the Oregon Council one+ year as of the March scholarship deadline or have been a member one+ year preceding the date of layoff, death, disability, or retirement
  • Residence (state): Oregon residency not required
  • Enrollment: Part-time enrollment (minimum six credit hours) will be considered for active members, their spouses (or life partners), or laid-off members
  • FAFSA: Required - financial need may or may not be considered
  • Automatically renewable if renewal criteria met
  • Award information: Some nonrenewable awards shall be designated as the Donna Danner Memorial Scholarship to commemorate the contributions to AFSCME by the late Donna Danner, a member of Local 328, Oregon Health & Science University

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Essay: What is the importance of organizing political action and contract bargaining for workers? Length: 1 page
690: American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Oregon Council #75 - William Lucy

Requirements

  • Eligible members of Oregon AFSCME Council #75 and their dependents, grandchildren, and spouses
  • Qualifying members must have been active in the Oregon Council one+ year as of the March scholarship deadline or have been a member one+ year preceding the date of layoff, death, disability, or retirement
  • Residence (state): Oregon residency not required
  • GPA / GED: 3.00+ or GED equivalent
  • Major (preference): Labor studies or political science
  • Enrollment: Part-time enrollment (minimum six credit hours) or graduate program enrollment will be considered only for active members, spouses, domestic partners, or laid-off members
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • Apply-compete annually

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Essay: Describe your volunteer service and activism for the betterment of Oregon AFSCME and explain how you will apply your education in labor studies or political science to help further, sustain, and promote the labor movement Length: 1 page
282: American Merchant Marine Veterans - Stuart Slattery Memorial

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Bandon, Brookings-Harbor, Coquille, Glide, Gold Beach, Marshfield, North Bend, Oregon Coast Technology, Pacific, or Reedsport High School
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • One-time award

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Essay: The American Merchant Marines played an active role during WWII; describe the values represented by the Merchant Marines and how these values apply to your personal educational goals; include information about any family members who may have interacted with the American Merchant Marines Length: 300 words
950: Amity Scholars

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Amity High School
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • One-time award
636: ANDEO

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors (including GED recipients and home-schooled seniors) of Oregon or Washington high schools
  • Residence (state): Oregon or Washington
  • Activities: Must have hosted an international student through ANDEO International Homestays during the current academic year or the year immediately prior to the current year
  • Activities: Taken three+ years of a foreign language by end of current academic year
  • GPA (preference): 3.50+
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Required - financial need may or may not be considered
  • One-time award

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Additional requirement: Specify whether you hosted an international student through ANDEO International Homestays in this academic year, last year, or both Length: 1 page
696: Andy Aitkenhead

Requirements

  • Will enroll as college sophomore or above for fall term/semester in undergraduate study
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • GPA: 3.80+
  • Major: Science, mathematics, or engineering
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • Apply-compete annually

386: Anna and Dwight Gunther Memorial

Requirements

  • Residence (county): Harney County residents or
  • Graduates (including GED recipients and home-schooled graduates) of Harney County high schools
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • Automatically renewable if renewal criteria met

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Essay: Describe your work ethic and provide examples Length: 250 words
17: Anna F. Jones

Requirements

  • Graduates of Paisley High School
  • Must have completed all high school education at that school
  • Residence (county): Must have resided in Lake County during all high school enrollment
  • Colleges: Oregon public only
  • FAFSA: Not required, but recommended - financial need may or may not be considered
  • Automatically renewable if renewal criteria met

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Additional requirement: I certify that I resided in Lake County throughout all my high school years.
950: Aris D. Bishop Memorial

Requirements

  • Graduates of Metropolitan Learning Center
  • Requirement: Must have taken the ACT
  • FAFSA: Not required, but recommended - financial need may or may not be considered
  • Apply-compete annually

273: Arlie Oster Memorial

Requirements

  • Residence (county): Harney County (five+ years)
  • Activities: Show record of volunteer service to the community
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Not required - not based on financial need
  • Apply-compete annually

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Essay: Describe your service to Harney County and how this scholarship will help you continue giving service to the county Length: 250 words
950: Arthur and Winifred E. M. James Memorial

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Benson High School
  • GPA: 3.00+
  • Activities (preference): Applicants whose Activities Charts show participation in Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • FAFSA: Required - financial need may or may not be considered
  • One-time award
685: Arthur D. Ulbricht

Requirements

  • Residence (county): Clackamas County
  • Must have previously attended college
  • Age: Must be 31 years of age or older as of the March scholarship deadline
  • Career field: Healthcare or medical-related field
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • Apply-compete annually

950: Ashland Board of Realtors

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Ashland High School
  • GPA: 2.50+
  • Major: Business, with an interest in learning about real estate
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Not required - not based on financial need
  • One-time award
950: Ashland High School Class of 1958

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Ashland High School
  • GPA (preference): 2.35+
  • Career field (preference): Applicants pursuing a vocation or trade
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • One-time award
950: Ashland Memorial

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Ashland High School
  • GPA: 2.50+
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Not required - not based on financial need
  • One-time award
950: Audrey Shelley Morris

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Sandy High School
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • Prior recipients may apply-compete annually
681: Baker Professional Women's Initiative

Requirements

  • Graduates of Columbia County High Schools
  • Preference: Scappoose and St. Helens High School
  • Female students
  • Colleges: Four-year public and nonprofit only
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • Apply-compete annually

391: Bandon Submarine Cable Council's Lenny Montalbano Memorial

Requirements

  • Residence (county): Preference: Coos County
  • Members or dependents of members of the Bandon Submarine Cable Council
  • GPA (preference): 2.75+
  • FAFSA: Not required - not based on financial need
  • Automatically renewable if renewal criteria met

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Essay: How does using seafood as a sustainable resource affect local and global communities? Length: 1 page
384: Bank of the Cascades

Requirements

  • Residence (state):

    Idaho, Oregon or Washington

  • Dependents of eligible employees of Bank of the Cascades
  • Eligible employee must have been employed by Bank of the Cascades one+ year as of the March scholarship deadline
  • GPA (preference): 2.50+
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • FAFSA: Not required - not based on financial need
  • Apply-compete annually

950: Barry and Marilyn Hendrix

Requirements

  • Graduates of Alsea or Waldport High School
  • GPA: High school seniors, 2.50+; college students, 2.75+
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • Apply-compete annually

532: Bartoo/Moshinsky

Requirements

  • Dependents of eligible employees of credit unions affiliated with, current clients of, or past clients of Merger Solutions Group, The Watch Reports, and any other division of Bartoo Associates, LLC
  • Residence (state): Oregon residency not required
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Not required - not based on financial need
  • Apply-compete annually

950: Beck-Rocchi

Requirements

  • Graduates of Newberg High School
  • Residence (city): Preference: Students from Dundee, Oregon
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • Apply-compete annually

222: Ben Selling

Requirements

  • Will enroll as college sophomore or above for fall term/semester in undergraduate study
  • GPA: 3.50+
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Colleges: Any Oregon and U.S. Rabbinical public and nonprofit only
  • Apply-compete annually

426: Ben Walker/Mikael Nickolauson Thurston High School Memorial

Requirements

  • Graduates of Thurston High School, including GED recipients and home-schooled graduates from the Springfield School District area
  • GPA (preference): 2.50-3.25
  • Colleges: Oregon only
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • Apply-compete annually

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Essay: Preventing school violence - your experiences with it and solutions you implemented Length: 350-500 words (maximum 1 page)
427: Bend Branch of AAUW Charles and Helen Weil Memorial

Requirements

  • Must have either graduated from, or completed 93 credits at, Central Oregon Community College, by the end of June 2015
  • GPA: 3.50+ (for prior recipients, 3.00+)
  • Preference: Female students
  • Colleges: Four-year public and nonprofit only
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • Apply-compete annually

65: Benj. Franklin/Edith Green

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Oregon high schools
  • Colleges: Oregon four-year public only
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • One-time award
950: Benson Polytechnic High School Alumni

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Benson High School
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • Colleges: Two-year and one-year schools only
  • FAFSA: Required - financial need may or may not be considered
  • One-time award
81: Bertha P. Singer Nurses

Requirements

  • Major: Nursing
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Will enroll for fall term/semester in a nursing program as at least a 2nd-year student
  • GPA: 3.00+
  • Colleges: Oregon only
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • Apply-compete annually

  • Restriction: U.S. Bank employees, their children, and near relatives are not eligible

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Additional document: Submit documentation of enrollment in a nursing program as described above (transcripts alone are not sufficient proof - obtain a form or letter from the department)
566: Better A Life

Requirements

  • Single parents, 17-25 years of age as of the March scholarship deadline
  • GPA / GED: High school seniors, 3.00+ or GED equivalent (2650+ GED score, or 265+ for pre-2002 score); college students, 2.50+
  • Not for applicants with existing bachelor's degree
  • Colleges: Oregon public and nonprofit only
  • FAFSA: Required - financial need may or may not be considered
  • Apply-compete for one additional year
646: Betty and Harold Hendrix Memorial

Requirements

  • Graduates (including GED recipients from Alsea) of Alsea High School
  • GPA: College students, 2.00+
  • Preference: First-generation college attendee
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Not required, but recommended - financial need may or may not be considered
  • Apply-compete annually

950: Beverly Lloyd

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Putnam High School
  • Attended that school two+ years
  • GPA: 3.00+
  • Colleges: Oregon, California, and Washington four-year public and nonprofit only
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • One-time award
950: Bill Magness Bandon

Requirements

  • Graduates of Bandon High School
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Required - financial need may or may not be considered
  • Apply-compete annually

950: Bill Magness Pacific

Requirements

  • Graduates of Pacific High School
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Required - financial need may or may not be considered
  • Apply-compete annually

694: Blue Wolfe

Requirements

  • Graduates (including GED recipients) of Oregon high schools
  • Preference: Graduates of Portland high schools
  • Residence (city): Preference: Portland city limits
  • GPA: High school seniors, 2.50-3.00; college students, 3.00+
  • Colleges: Oregon public and for-profit only
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Not required, but recommended - financial need may or may not be considered
  • Apply-compete annually

745: Brad & Lisa Bailey

Requirements

  • Eligible employees of Bend Garbage & Recycling, Deschutes Recycling, Deschutes Transfer, High Country Disposal, and Mid Oregon Recycling

  • Eligible employees must have been employed by one of these companies for two+ years as of the March scholarship deadline

  • Enrollment: May enroll less than half time
  • Colleges (preference): Oregon colleges
  • FAFSA: Not required, but recommended - financial need may or may not be considered
  • One-time award
660: Brandon McAllister Memorial

Requirements

  • Will enroll as college junior or above for fall term/semester in undergraduate study
  • Activities: Must be participating in a study abroad program for two consecutive terms or one academic year
  • Colleges: Oregon State University and University of Oregon
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • One-time award
950: Brian Clayton Memorial

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of South Eugene High School
  • FAFSA: Not required - not based on financial need
  • One-time award
950: Brian Conwell Memorial

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Ashland High School
  • GPA: 3.50+
  • Major: Medical science
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • Enrollment: Must enroll at least half time
  • FAFSA: Not required - not based on financial need
  • One-time award
950: Brian T. Meehan Memorial

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Crane Union or Roosevelt High School
  • GPA: 3.00+
  • Activities: One+ year of varsity sport(s) participation
  • FAFSA: Required - based on financial need
  • One-time award
  • Award information: Award will be disbursed to Roosevelt Campus recipient in odd-numbered academic years and Crane Union recipient in even-numbered academic years
950: Brooke Wilberger

Requirements

  • Graduating seniors of Elmira High School
  • GPA: 3.00+
  • Activities (preference): Evidence in Activities Chart of strong community service
  • Colleges: Public and nonprofit only
  • FAFSA: Not required, but recommended - financial need may or may not be considered
  • One-time award