Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

Deadline: May 18, 2018 11:59 pm EST
This award is for students of all majors who are preparing to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university.
To assist you through the application portal, here are some screen captures
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
  • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Exhibit leadership ability and participate in community service activities
  • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students
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Part 1 – General Application
  1. Resume (3 pages maximum) detailing your academics, extracurricular activities, honors, employment, community service, and special skills.
  2. Recent photograph suitable for publication (i.e., a cap and gown picture, or other professional quality and professionally dressed photograph).
  3. TWO (2) electronically submitted letters of recommendation. We suggest one come from a community or public service leader (i.e. church leader, community leader, volunteer organization). The application provides instructions for your references to upload their letters. Reference Portal Examples
Part 2 – Supplemental Questions (after submitting General Application)
  1. Official transcript (all pages, in color, and legible) scanned and uploaded as ONE (1) PDF file to the Supplemental Questions (which you will access only after you submit your General Application). We are no longer accepting applications via postal mail.
  2. Electronic copy of detailed Federal Student Aid Report (SAR); this report comes from the US Department of Education and is typically 5 pages in length. This should be uploaded to the online application as a PDF document.
  3. Personal statement (500-1,000 words). Students should use the same personal statement when applying for multiple scholarships.

Phone: 202.263.2800 | Email:

For more information visit this link:

The American Indian College Fund Scholarships

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) provides scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native students attending tribal colleges and universities. The College Fund also provides a limited number of scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students attending accredited public and non-profit private colleges across the United States.

Undergraduates Attending Tribal Colleges

American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate students attending tribal colleges and universities are eligible to apply for both the Full Circle Scholarship Program and the TCU Scholarship Program.

Undergraduates Attending Non-Tribal Colleges

Full Circle Scholarships are available for students attending non-tribal public and non-profit private colleges and universities. These scholarships are funded through partnerships with corporate and private donors.
For more information visit: Our Website

Monday, May 7, 2018

Basin Partner’s Internship Program

The Basin Partner’s Internship Program (BPIP) has opened the application process for students to apply for summer internships! This year they are offering 23 internships and have worked to add opportunities outside of Klamath Falls!

Student interns will earn $1000 in 5 weeks! Please share our information and have students!  The application process will close on May 23rd.

Currently, the Facebook page (Basin Partner’s Internship Program) has the link to the application and all of the internship descriptions.  Students can also go directly to the link for the application:  They will also have a website available very, very soon!

 A few things have changed from last year:

·       Internships begin as early as July 1 and will end by August 15
·       Students will intern between 120 -140 hours (hours are capped this year)
·        Look for the new logo!

If you have any questions, please email or call (541-619-7019)

Wendell Switzer Memorial Scholarship

Wendell Switzer Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000 Non-renewable

Deadline: Friday, May 18th. Submit all required documents to Mrs. Menke by 3:00 p.m. on that day.  

·         Student must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA, but not be in the top 10% of his/her class
·         Student must be accepted to at least a one-year program that results in a degree or certificate
·         Student must be eligible to receive free or reduced lunch
·         Three letters of recommendation, only one of which is from a teacher
·         Completion of application, including two short essay questions
·         Official transcript

Applications are available in the Success Center.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

American Legion Oregon: Girls State

JUNE 17-23, 2018 “The Week That Shapes a Lifetime” General Information Eligibility Criteria:

➢ Be a female and a legal resident of the State of Oregon
➢ Show respect for and be willing to salute the American Flag
➢ Have completed the junior year in high school with at least one semester of high school remaining, or; if home schooled, be at least 15 years of age and have completed the 11th grade year Girls State Delegate selection is also based on leadership, scholarship, character, and interest in community service and government.
When and Where: ALA Oreogon Girls State will be held at Willamette University, located across from the Oregon State Capitol in Salem. Delegates must be able to attend the entire session from 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 17 th through 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 23rd, 2018.
Program Description: Oregon Girls State is a leadership program sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary that is designed to increase awareness and knowledge of governmental processes while educating attendees about the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Delegates come away with a greater appreciation for civic duty, the American Flag, and of the sacrifices made by our veterans.
Girls State delegates make life-long connections with other exceptional girls from around the state and have a fantastic week that they will remember for the rest of their lives. Girls State establishes a mock government based on the laws of the state of Oregon.
Each Girls State “Citizen” is assigned to a housing unit representing a “County.” Elections are held to fill a variety of city and county positions as well as state Senators 2018 ALA Oregon Girls State—page 2 and Representatives that will serve in the Girls State Legislature. At the state level Citizens may also run for Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Attorney General, Labor Commissioner, Supreme Court Justice (7) or Girls Nation Senator (2). Officers elected in 2018 return to attend the 2019 Oregon Girls State session to serve in the office to which they were elected. The two Citizens who are elected Girls Nation Senators attend ALA Girls Nation the following month in our nation’s capital--Washington DC--where they participate in a federal mock government program. During the 2014 session, one of Oregon’s Girls Nation Senators was elected to the high office of President of Girls Nation. In addition to the election process, other opportunities include: attending a variety of workshops; preparing for and participating in a mock trial; serving as a journalist or lobbyist, participating in law enforcement training with the Marion County Sheriff’s office and; experiencing a wide range of other activities. General assemblies include presentations from some of Oregon’s top elected officials as well as other inspirational speakers. Delegates may apply for the American Legion Samsung Scholarship valued at $1000.00 at the Oregon Level. The Delegate awarded the Samsung Scholarship for Oregon goes on to compete at the national level for an opportunity at an additional $19,000.00 scholarship.

Apply HERE

Monday, April 30, 2018

Oregon Promise Info Night at KCC

Just a reminder that KCC will be holding Oregon Promise Info Night on May 1st at 6 p.m. in the Commons in Building 4 on the KCC campus. KCC will also be giving away four $250 gift certificates to our bookstore that will be raffled off to attendees. Please attend this event, there will be information not only about how to register for the Oregon Promise but also what life is like for Oregon Promise students on the KCC campus.

Change in EFC Cap

Also great news from OSAC, the Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) cap that was placed on the Oregon Promise last year due to state funding has been removed for 2018-19 Oregon Promise students! Students from all income levels will be eligible for the Oregon Promise this fall. Make sure they apply by the June 1st deadline!

Wednesday, April 25, 2018