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Outside & Community Agency Scholarships

If you receive a scholarship from an outside or community agency (any agency other than the UCC Foundation) please complete this form and turn it into the Scholarship Office in the Technology Center Building, Room 107 as soon as possible!

View / Download Outside / Community Scholarship Notification Form

Scholarship Opportunities

Each of the scholarships listed must be applied for individually. Follow the specific directions for each scholarship and note that the deadlines for each varies. This listing is updated weekly, but does not reflect all available scholarships. Please review each scholarship carefully, and be aware of the potential for scholarship scams. Please see our Scholarships page for more information.

Oregon Logging Conference Foundation - New!

Amount: Application for student aid and applicable tuition fees, books, and supplies.

Deadline: April 20th, 2016

What are the requirements?

  1. Application must be completed in ink or typed. No pencils please.
  2. Must include school manuscripts and letters of recommendation and reference
  3. All questions must be completed.

How do I apply?

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PEO Chapter BI Marguerite Scholarship New!

Deadline: February 5, 2016

What are the requirements?

  1. Applicant must be a United States citizen, legal
    resident of Oregon, and attending an Oregon-accredited institution.
  2. Preference is given to a woman re-entering school after significant break in education, especially one with dependents.

  3. Preference is given to a woman already successfully enrolled in school, rather than entering freshman. Extenuating circumstances are considered. Students may be full or part-time (minimum of 6 credit hours).

How do I apply?

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ZONTA International - Young Women in Public Affairs Award New!

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: February 17th, 2016

What are the requirements?

  1. Completion of the official application (may be printed or downloaded from the Zonta International website, www.zonta.org.
  2. Verification of current enrollment by school/institute official (if applicable), or
  3. Letter from employer stating employment (if applicable).
  4. Two confidential recommendations from adults, not related to the applicant, such as teachers, school officials/employee supervisors or community leaders.

Supporting documentation not requested will not be considered. All applications and supporting information become the property of Zonta International. Zonta International has final authority over any aspect of the Awards.

How do I apply?

The application process must start with a Zonta club. All application materials must be received at a Zonta club by the printed deadline. If you downloaded the application, you must contact a Zonta club for deadline information. Please locate the Zonta club nearest you using the Club Locator at www.zonta.org or e-mail your name and contact information to the International Young Women in Public Affairs Award Committee Chairman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Cascade Community Credit Union's Irene Murphy Scholarship - New!

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: March 11th, 2016

What are the requirements?

  1. Applicant must be a member of Cascade Community Federal Credidt Union with an account in his/her name.
  2. Applicant must not have graduated from high school more than 5 years prior to application.
  3. Applicant must be eligible for enrollment as a full time student at an eligible institution. Eligible institutions include any public or private generally accredited post-secondary institution. Full time student status shall be defined by the institution the applicant enrolls in.
  4. Graduating high school applicants must have accumulated a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. College applicants must have accumulated a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. College students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.25. An official college transcript verifying GPA must be provided before payments will be made the 2nd-4th years.

How do I apply?

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Vietnam Veterans of America Umpqua Valley Chapter 805 - New!

Amount: $500

Deadline: Must reapply each term

What are the requirements?

  1. Must be a veteran honorably discharged or currently active duty or inactive duty reservists.
  2. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and a total annual family income under $50,000
  3. Applicant must have the endorsement of their Guidance Counselor on their application attesting they are a qualified fit for the scholarship.

How do I apply?

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SkillsUSA STEM (Science, Tecnology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Scholarships

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National Federation of the Blind

Amount: $3000 to $12,000

Deadline: March 31, 2016

To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind annually offers blind college students in the United States and Puerto Rico the opportunity to win one of thirty merit-based, national-level scholarships worth from $3,000 to $12,000. All scholarships awarded are based on academic excellence, community service, and leadership.

Please visit nfb.org for more information and to apply.

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Oregon Business and Professional Women’s Foundation

View / Download Oregon Business and Professional Women's Foundation Scholarship Application

Please visit www.bpworegon.org for more information.

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REACH KFC Educational Grant

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: March 17th, 2016

For KFC hourly employees that work 15 hours a week or more.

Please visit www.kfc.com for more information and to apply.

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Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships

A wide variety of scholarships are offered through this site with different qualifications for each.

Please visit www.ptk.org for more information and to apply.

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Students with Learning Disabilities

Deadline: February 10, 2016

Please visit www.risescholarshipfoundation.org for more information.

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Honey McNamara - Contact
Scholarship & Donor Relations Coordinator
Phone: 541-440-7674

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