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 LaVerne Murphy Campus Center: Student Accounts, as soon as possible!

View / Download Outside / Community Scholarship Notification Form

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

Scholarship Opportunities   


Eastern Oregon University- Advancing Science and Technology in Eastern Oregon Scholarship

Amount: $7500.00

Deadline: March 1st, 2019

Eligibility: Must be majoring in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, computer science or mathematics. Must plan on attending EOU.

Application information: eou.edu/ASTEO


Lone Rock Resources Fred & Francis Sohn UCC Forestry Scholarship

Amount: $1500.00

UCC Deadline: October 31, 2018

Eligibility: Successfully complete 36 or more credits. Registered as a Full Time Student. Average GPA of 3.0 or higher. Enrolled in Forest Engineering, Forest Management, Forest Operations, or Forest Restoration and Fire

Application Available here: Lone_Rock_Resources_UCC_Scholarship.pdf


The Chapter BI PEO Oregon Margareuerite Scholarship

Amount: Varies

UCC Deadline: February 4, 2018

Elegibility: All applicants must be a US Citizen, resident of Oregon and attending an Oregon school. Must have completed at least 6 college credits with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Must demonstate financial need. Special consideration will be given to women, especially those with dependents, who are re-entering school. Applicants must submit one letter of recommendation from a current instructor. Finalists will be asked to attend an interview with Chapter BI for sponsorship.

Application Instructions:  Complete the 2019-2020 Oregon Margaruerite Scholarship application by picking up a form in the UCC Financial Aid Office. 

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Manfred L. Rathbun Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Technical training/ Associates Degree: $3000.00, Bachelors Degree $4500.00, Graduate Level $6000.00

UCC Deadline: Open until filled

Eligibility: Preference will be given to resident of Douglas County or who will receive their education in Douglas County.

Application Instructions: scholarship-2017.pdf

Travers Scholarship

Amount: $1250

UCC Deadline: December 31, 2018

Eligibility: Enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S. Enrolled at the graduate level, undergraduate level or your final year of high school. Aged seventeen (17) years or older. Completed metalworking classes in the last calendar year


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OppU Achievers Scholarship

Amount: $2500.00

UCC Deadline: March 31June 30September 30December 31, 2018

Eligibility: Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school   Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; Be a U.S. citizen.

Application: https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/?utm_source=Scholarships+Already+Contacted+Sort+913-1144&utm_campaign=180cfd2732-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_01_16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4b27ceb0f5-180cfd2732-226504885

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Los Angeles DUI Attorney Scholarship

Amount: $1000.00

UCC Deadline: December 15, 2018

Eligibility: You have been diagnosed with diabetes (any type)

You have been accepted to, or are currently enrolled in, an accredited college or university in the U.S. Undergraduate and graduate students are both welcome.
You carry at least a 3.0 GPA.
You must submit an official copy of your transcript, along with your application and essay using our online form.

Application: http://www.losangelesduiattorney.com/los-angeles-dui-attorney-diabetes-scholarship/

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 Zumper Apartments Scholarship

Amount: $1000

UCC Deadline: November 15, 2018 for Winter Term and April 1, 2019 for Spring Term

Eligibility: Any legal U.S. resident in high school or college who will be attending an accredited university or college in 2018 - 2019 is eligible to apply

To apply, please submit a short piece of 500 words in writing, that includes the following:

1. How you've impacted your fellow student body or community.
2. Housing advice for students at your school: What’s one piece of advice you would give first-time student renters?

Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their application materials.

Application & Instructions: https://www.zumper.com/scholarship

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Newsome Melton Student Leadership Scholarship

Amount: $1500.00

UCC Deadline: December 15, 2018

Eligibility: 3.0 GPA;
History of leadership at school or in the community;
Enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college or university;
Complete essay on one of the topics listed below;
Submit unofficial transcript;
Submit resume documenting leadership experience, training, and accomplishments; and
Agree to the terms and conditions.

Application & Instructions: https://www.newsomelaw.com/student-leadership-scholarship/

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 Medical Malpractice Help Community Service Scholarship

Amount: $1500.00

UCC Deadline: December 15 2018

Eligibility: 3.0 GPA;
Documented history of community service;
Enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college or university;
Write and submit one 500- to 1,000-word essay from the topics below;
Complete and submit scholarship application;
Submit all documents in PDF form; and
Agree to the terms and conditions.

Application & Instructions: https://www.medicalmalpracticehelp.com/community-service-scholarship/

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 Cusabio Scholarship 2018

Amount: $500-$1000

UCC Deadline: September 18th, 2018


1. The applicants must be students who are studying for their bachelor's degree or master's degree in accredited colleges/universities.

2. Major/intended major must be biology/life sciences or related disciplines.

Application: https://www.cusabio.com/scholarship.html

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Kalu Yala Scholarship

Amount: $1000.00

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Eligibility: High school senior that has been accepted into a college or university. Or
Current college or university student that is not in their final semester. This includes all education levels (undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate).

Application: To apply for this scholarship you must write a 500-word essay on the topic: “The Main Benefits of Studying Abroad”.                                                                                                                                                             http://kaluyalascholarship.com/

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 RevPart’s 2019 Spring STEM Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 (winner), $250 (2 runner ups)

UCC Deadline: December 31st, 2018

Eligibility:  Any student that will be attending next year or is attending college. Science, Technology, Engineering or Math majors. Reside in U.S. 50 States

Application: https://revpart.com/scholarship/

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The PRINT IT Scholarship for Aspiring Content Creators

Amount: $500

UCC Deadline: January 11, 2019

Eligibility: Must be a resident of the U.S.A., enrolled in an accredited college or university for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Students must submit a short video (3:00 -10:00) that explains how their content will be engaging and tell a unique story. We believe that storytelling has relevance in all areas of life, therefore students pursuing any course study are welcome to apply as long as they clearly explain in their video how their content will offer a unique perspective.

Application: http://mmanuts.com/scholarships/

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The Chart Westcott Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

UCC Deadline: February 28th, 2019


Must be a current high school senior that has been accepted into a university or college, or a current undergraduate university or college student who has not yet reached their final year of study.

Application & Instructions: Chart Westcott wants to hear your answer to the question, “What is one of the best investments one can make in themselves?”, in 500 words or less. http://www.chartwestcottscholarship.com/

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Senior Living Scholarship

Amount: $1000

UCC Deadline: November 15th

Eligibility:You must be a student at a 2-year or 4-year college or university in the United States, or a student pursuing a graduate or professional degree in the United States to be eligible. Proof of enrollment will be required before the scholarship is awarded. You may submit an essay that is between 750 and 4000 words on any topic related to senior living.

Application: https://www.seniorguidance.org/senior-living/scholarship/


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Southern Oregon Viticulture & Enology Scholarship - New!

Amount: Up to $2000

Deadline: Continuous

The Southern Oregon   Viticulture and Enology Scholarship is an Employer Match scholarship is   available for employees, including owners, of Oregon Vineyards/Wineries/Tasting   Rooms. The ERATH Family Foundation (EFF) established this scholarship to   increase the number of personnel in Southern Oregon leadership roles who have   a fundamental education in V&E.
Through a generous donation   by the EFF, vineyards and wineries can support and encourage their employees   to attend the Southern Oregon Wine Institute at Umpqua Community College by   matching up to $2,000 per academic year per student/employee, for a total of   up to $4,000 per academic year per student/employee.

How do I apply?

       1.  Complete application below and submit to Southern Oregon Wine Institute.

View / Download the introductory letter

View / Download the application form

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

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