Friday, March 16, 2018

Cascades East MedStars

Student Application:
Student Recommendation:
What is MedStars?
Cascades East AHEC MedStars is an opportunity provided by CEAHEC for diverse and under-served  high school students in the Cascades East region (Deschutes, Jefferson, Crook, Lake, Grant, Harney and Klamath counties along with the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs). Students will engage, explore and learn the vast career opportunities available in health care. MedStars inspires and nurtures students’ curiosity to learn about the intricate health care systems through various hands-on activities, learning simulations, daily career speakers and lecture series. Students will leave with a better understand of the many health care career opportunities, and the skills required to succeed in a competitive field.
Activities may include:
  • Campus visit to the Health Career Center at Central Oregon Community College
  • Exploring the science labs at Oregon State University Cascades Campus
  • Job shadowing opportunities at St. Charles Bend
  • Wilderness medicine activities
  • Engaging with many health care professionals in various fields and specialties of medicine
  • Participating in many hands-on activities to learn about  advancing medical technology.
Who are the students?
MedStars will host 32 high school students with preference given to students entering their senior year. With the hopes of reaching out to students in rural communities, priority will be given to students from Lake, Grant, Harney or Klamath counties with a diverse or under-served background. This may include students who identify as a person of color, grew up in a financially challenged household, come from a rural or underserved community or any variety of social and economic factors.
For more information click HERE

Klamath County Master Gardeners Association Scholarship

Because of our commitment to further education and agricultural programs, the Klamath County Master Gardeners Association is pleased to offer scholarships of $1000 each.  These scholarships are available to all Klamath Basin students who plan to major in an agriculture-related field.  Applicants may be current high school seniors or college students. 

Requirements for applying are as follows:

  • Applicant must plan to major in agriculture or a related field
  • Eligible students must have at least a 2.5 GPA
  • Student must attend a personal interview conducted by the KCMGA
  • Two letters of recommendation (one scholastic and one personal) must be received by the application deadline.  Personal recommendation must be from other than a family member.
Applications available in the Success Center

Sky Lakes Medical Center Foundation Scholarships

The following scholarships are made possible by the generosity of Klamath-area families.
Deadline to submit completed applications is 12 p.m. (noon) Friday, May 25, 2018.
What you'll need to attach to your completed application:
  • An official transcript of your college record to date;
  • An essay no longer than 500 words about yourself (see the applications for details);
  • Recommendations from individuals who know you well (see application for forms).
Mail or deliver all items in a single packet to:
Sky Lakes Medical Center Foundation
2865 Daggett Avenue
Klamath Falls, OR 97601

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

2018 Sister Adele Scholarship Application

To encourage and provide individuals of farmworker families that live in Oregon with the opportunity to further their academic or technical education.  
Scholarships Available:
Individual awards will range from $1,000 to $2,500 per scholarship winner. The Sister Adele Scholarship is funded by CASA of Oregon, a private non-profit committed to improving the quality of life of farm workers and their families.
How to Apply: Applicants must submit a complete Sister Adele Scholarship application online, by e-mail, or by mail. Incomplete applications will be not be considered.
  • Successful candidates must enroll during 2018-2019 academic year in an accredited community college, 4-year college/university or trade school.
  • Applicants must be from a farmworker household.  For clarification, this includes dairy and nursery jobs, as well as working in the processing and/or transporting of agricultural products.
  • Applicants must have a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED) or be pursuing/enrolled in a qualified academic program.
  • No specific GPA is required
Applicants must:
  • Submit a complete Sister Adele Scholarship application,
  • Submit most current high school/college transcript (unoffical or official),
  • Submit a current résumé
  • Submit a Personal Statement which discusses what you hope to accomplish with your education and how it connects with your experiences as an individual from a farm working family.
    Limit your response to one (1) single spaced page maximum. Remember, your Personal Statement should not be a listing of facts, and should explain how a Sister Adele Scholarship would support your pursuit of higher education, and/or technical training.   
  • Submit a Service Project Proposal
    The Service Project Proposal is your chance to explain how you will give back by inspiring others students from farmworker families to pursue higher education and/or vocational training. To help expand the impact of the Sister Adele Scholarship program, all recipients are required to carry out a project during their award year. This project can be done on your home campus or in your local community and must be completed within six months of your award disbursement. All applicants must submit a project proposal which will be closely reviewed during the selection process. Some key points to keep in mind are:
    • Briefly outline your proposed project and explain how will this project impact your home university or home community. What are your project goals?
    • What is your target population and how will your project impact this group?
    • What, if any, campus departments, student organizations, and/or community organizations will you collaborate with in promoting the Sister Adele Scholarship? Have you already made contact with these groups?
    • Upon completion of your project you will be required to submit a one-page final report summarizing the impact of your Service Project. 
Application Deadline:
Applications must be postmarked on or before April 13, 2018. Late applications will not be considered; no exceptions.
Scholarship winners will be notified by the end of June 2018.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Beyond the Boroughs Scholarship

The Scholarship

Scholarships up to $20,000 over four years will be awarded to full-time students who have been accepted to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent (culinary school, for example). Applicants can be current high school seniors entering college in the fall or students currently attending a college or university.
The scholarship will be paid directly to the institution of higher learning. Everyone who meets the requirements below is invited to apply.
Scholarship recipients will receive notice of their award by June 15 of the school year prior to when the scholarship will commence.
Scholarship Application Requirements:
  • Acceptance to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent
  • Low income household
  • G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher
  • Involvement in an extra-curricular activity or work
  • Completion of full application including a completed Student Aid Report from the FAFSA or the CSS Profile
  • Submit application by the March 15th deadline.

Monday, March 5, 2018

2018 Benefit for the Basin Scholarship Application

Benefit for the Basin is a non-profit volunteer organization that supports youth in our community. We are pleased to award up to twenty-six $500 scholarships in 2018.

Scholarships will be awarded to students in the Klamath Basin.
No more than two scholarships will be awarded to students in any one school.
For information about our organization and an electronic scholarship application, please visit us on Facebook or at

2018 Benefit for the Basin Scholarship Application 
To apply, the applicant must:
1. Attend a high school or equivalent in the Klamath Basin.
2. Be in their senior year of high school or the equivalent.
3. Complete the information below - Please print clearly.
4. Complete a three to five-hundred word essay on the topic “How I Contribute to My Community”. Community can mean family, school, town or county.
5. Deadline for application with essay is Friday April 27, 2018.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Oregon Association of School Business Officials Scholarship

The Promising Futures Scholarship Program was created to help Oregon students interested in majors compatible with school business finance professions obtain a post-secondary education.
The scholarship is open to public high school seniors who have been accepted and college freshman enrolled full time at an accredited Oregon community college, college or university.
The application is due by April 13, 2018 (postmark by date is ok).

Scholarship Criteria

  1. Oregon high school seniors planning to attend or college freshman currently registered as a full time student at an accredited Oregon community college, college or university.
  2. Student with a declared major compatible with school business management.
  3. Student who has been an Oregon resident for at least one year.
  4. Accepted for admission as a full time student (as defined by the recipient's attending school).
  5. Involvement in school/community activities.
  6. A minimum 3.0 overall GPA.

Application Requirements

  1. High school transcripts that include grade, grade-point average, and class rank. The transcript(s) must be complete through the most recently completed semester.
  2. SAT, PSAT and/or ACT scores.
  3. List of extra-curricular activities, awards or letters received, offices held, and related achievements.
  4. A typed essay (double spaced, no more than 200 words) detailing their plans for attending college and how the scholarship will help them achieve their educational goals.
  5. Two letters of recommendation; one must be from a school official (principal or teacher).
Scholarship recipients will be selected from those applications submitted on or before the deadline. The scholarship award will be made payable to the student and the college or university upon verification of Fall term enrollment.

Completed application materials must be sent to:

Email: Josie Hummert, Executive Assistant

Mail: OASBO Promising Futures Scholarship
707 13th St SE, Ste 100
SALEM, OR 97301