Thursday, April 18, 2019

2019 Benefit for the Basin Scholarship Opportunity for Seniors

The Benefit for the Basin is pleased to be in our fourth year of offering high school senior students the opportunity to participate in our Scholarship program.  In following with our mission of improving our community through supporting the youth and education, we will be awarding up to 26 scholarships of $500 each to qualifying seniors throughout the Klamath Basin. No more than two scholarships will be awarded to any one school.

The 2019 application and instructions for students to apply are available from Mrs. Headden or are in the rack outside the counseling office. The deadline for receiving applications is April 26, 2019.  Scholarships will be awarded on May 22nd at 6pm at the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce.

Scottish Rite Education Foundation


Amount of the scholarship vaires.  Last year  a $2000 award was made.  Must be in good academic standing.

Application available here or with Mrs. Headden

Wendell Switzer Memorial Scholarship

$1000 scholarship awarded to a KUHS student only.  Minimum GPA of 2.00, but not in the top 10% of the class.  Must be eligible to receive free or reduced lunch. 
 Application available from Mrs. Headden

Klamath Community College Resident Firefighter Program

Application Deadline: April 26, 2019
Classes Begin: June 17, 2019


Klamath Community College (KCC) is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for people who want a career as a professional firefighter and EMT. KCC along with fire districts in Klamath County are offering a comprehensive training and support package for selected candidates to become resident student firefighters. Resident student firefighters live at an assigned district firehouse, where they participate in daily operations while they concurrently attend classes toward an Associate of Applied Science degree at KCC. The arrangement provides a coordinated training program that blends academic instruction with hands on emergency response experience.
        Resident Student Firefighter Program

College of Cosmetology $1000 Scholarship

Going to attend the College of Cosmetology after graduation?  Please apply for this scholarship.  Application available from Mrs. Headden in the counseling office.

Klamath County Master Gardener's Scholarship

If you plan to major in horticulture or agriculture, have a  minimum 2.5 GPA, then please see Mrs. Headden for an application.  

Friday, March 15, 2019

Kristie Vinson Memorial Scholarship

Memorial scholarship available for the following criteria: 

  • In keeping with Kristie's desire to do well in school academically and athletically, this award will go to a female college bound KU Senior who has done well academically and been active in athletics and clubs.
  • Award:  $500.00

Applications are available from and must be returned to: 
 Mrs. Headden, Mrs. Menke or an ASPIRE Mentor