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 State Sheriffs' Association Scholarship - New!

Amount: $1600

Deadline: October 15, 2015

What are the requirements?

1. Applicant must be a full-time second year student in Corrections or Law Enforcement.                                        2.  Applicant must have a CUM GPA of 2.0                                                                                                         3.  Award will be divided between Winter and Spring term.

How do I apply?

Click Here for copy of application or obtain a copy in the UCC Scholarship Office.

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360 Evaluation Scholarship Program - New!

Amount: Varies

Deadline: August 30, 2015

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Pat Crawford DDS - New!

Amount: $250

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Mint Dental Alaska - New!

Amount: $250

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Stetson Hill Dentist - New!

Amount: $250

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Priti Naik Scholarship - New!

Amount: $250

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Dental Colorado Springs - New!

Amount: $250

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The Dr. Devin Brice Scholarship - New!

Amount: $250

Deadline: October 1, 2015

What are the requirements?

  1. Applicants must either be enrolled in a Oregon college while actively working towards a four year degree and taking a minimum of 12 credits a semester OR they must be Oregon high school students who intend to earn a four year degree in the future.
  2. Applicants must have documentation showing they currently reside in Oregon.
  3. Applicants should have a strong desire to earn a four year degree and possess leadership qualities.

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Vietnam Veterans of America Umpqua Valley Chapter 805 - New!

Amount: $500 (2)

Deadline: August 31, 2015

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?

Click Here for copy of application or obtain a copy in the UCC Scholarship Office.

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Mark O. Hatfield Fellowship - New!

Amount: The successful candidate will intern in a congressional office in Washington, D.C. for nine months and receive a stipend.

Deadline: Continuous

What are the requirements?

  1. Native Americans.
  2. 21 years of age or order.
  3. Enrolled members of a federally recognized Tribe in the Pacific Northwest U.S.

How do I apply?

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Our Dental Care - New!

Amount: $250

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Apple Dental Pro - New!

Amount: $250

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Medgaus Dental Care - New!

Amount: $250

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Rana Dental Scholarship - New!

Amount: $250

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All Smiles Scholarship - New!

Amount: $250

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For Your Dental Scholarship - New!

Amount: $250

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Watson Dental Care Scholarship - New!

Amount: $250

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Chapter CU P.E.O. Scholarship - Date Extended!

Amount: Two (2) $2000 awards  (One award will be for a nursing student)

Deadline: June 4, 2015 at 4pm

What are the requirements?

  1. Applicants must enrolling full-time at UCC for the 2015-16 academic year.
  2. Applicants must have and maintain a 3.25 cumulative GPA.
  3. Applicant must be female.
  4. Applicant must have completed 36 college credits by the end of spring term 2015.
  5. This scholarship opportunity will help cover tuition, fees, books, and/or supplies directly related to or required for the classes in which the student is currently enrolled.
  6. One of the two scholarships will be for a nursing student.  Verification of being in the nursing program or acceptance into the program will be required prior to funding being disbursed.

How do I apply?

  1. Complete and submit the 2015-16 General UCC Scholarship Application and the supporting documents listed below to the Scholarship Office (TC 107) by May 5th, 2015 at 4pm.
  2. Submit a copy of your official college transcripts
  3. Submit a copy of your FAFSA confirmation for the 2015-16 academic year that includes your EFC
  4. Submit two letters of recommendation from a professional reference

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

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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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.

View / Download the standard UCC Recommendation Form

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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.

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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

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

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