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.

Grainger Tools for Tomorrow® Scholarship Program

Amount: $2,000 and a customized Westward® toolkit

Deadline: March 24th, 2015 at 4:00pm

The Grainger Tools for Tomorrow® scholarship program awards financial assistance for tuition and books to outstanding students earning an associate's degree or certificate in Skilled Trade fields, including electronic systems, heating/air conditioning, plumbing, welding, automotive, construction, facilities maintenance or other industrial trades or Public Safety fields, including first responder, law enforcement (city, county, state), prison guard, firefighter, fire safety, emergency medical technician, emergency management and disaster preparedness programs.

What are the requirements?

  • Be enrolled at one of the participating community colleges (UCC is a participating school) for at least 12 course credit hours per term
  • Be enrolled in a Skilled Trades program, including electronic systems, heating/air conditioning, plumbing, welding, automotive, construction, facilities maintenance or industrial trades or a Public Safety program, including first responder, law enforcement (city, county, state), prison guard, firefighter, fire safety, emergency medical technician, emergency management or disaster preparedness
  • Will graduate from a community college trade program in June of 2016
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Grainger employees and their immediate family members are not eligible to apply

View / Download the Application and the Recommendation Form here. For additional information, please visit http://www.graingercsr.com/serving-our-communities/skilledtrades/ 

Cascade Community Credit Union's Irene Murphy Scholarship

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: March 13th, 2015

What are the requirements?

  1. Applicant must be a member of Cascade Community Federal Credit 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.

View / Download the Information and the Application here.

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The Center for Scholarship Administration

Amount: varies

Deadline: varies

The deadlines and amounts vary. The scholarship opportunities are updated frequently.

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

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ESA Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation

Deadline: varies

There are 45 Different opportunities for Oregon residents.

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

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**NEW** Ellice T. Johnston Scholarship

Award: $2,000

Deadline: April 22, 2015 (Postmarked)

What are the requirements?

  • Two years of college or equivalent level of art education this may include sculpture, drawing, design, etc, and the study of aesthetics or technical ceramics.
  • The applicant must be a resident or student in Oregon or Northern California.
  • Financial need is a consideration but will not restrict the selection of the applicant.
  • Students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA and making successful academic progress
  • Clayfolk members or sponsors of this scholarship are not eligible to apply.

View / Download the Information and the Application here.

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** NEW ** Zonta International of the Roseburg Area Scholarship: Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award

Award: $500-$3000

Deadline: Monday, February 10, 2015

Who is Eligible?

  • Women of age 16-19 on 1st of April 2015
  • Living in a Zonta district/region or a citizen of a Zonta country
  • Active commitment to volunteerism
  • Experience in local government, student government, or workplace leadership (paid or unpaid)
  • Volunteer leadership achievement
  • Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs
  • Advocating for Zonta International's mission of advancing the status of women worldwide

View / Download the application

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National Federation of the Blind

Amount: $3000 to $12,000

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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View / Download the standard UCC Recommendation Form

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AES Engineering Solutions Scholarships

Amount: $500

Deadline: October 6, 2014

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

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

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REACH KFC Educational Grant

Amount: $2,000

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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Tylenol Future Care Scholarships

Amount: $5000-$10,000 

Awarded to 40 students that are pursuing careers in the medical field.

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

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Oregon Health Care Foundation (OHCF)

Criteria for these scholarships are established by the donors who have made these awards possible through their generous commitments.

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

National Student Nurses Association Scholarships

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

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Pride Foundation Scholarships

$400,000 is available in scholarships for LGBTQ and straight ally student leaders.  The appliaction is open October to January.  Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington.

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

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Welding for the Strength of America

The AWS Foundation is dedicated to meeting the needs for education and research in the field of welding and related joining technologies.

Please visit scholarship.aws.org for more information and to apply.

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Students with Learning Disabilities

This article references five Scholarships for Students with Learning Disabilities.

Please visit www.usnews.com for more information.

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Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts

The National Restaurant Association has listed several scholarships for Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts Students.

Please visit www.nraef.org for more information.

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Early Childhood Education

The Early Childhood Education Degrees website contains a list of 25 different scholarships for students pursuing a degree in early childhood education.

Please visit www.early-childhood-education-degrees.com for more information.

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Contact

Krista Johnson - Contact
Scholarship & Donor Relations Coordinator
Phone: 541-440-7674

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