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                  

 

Application Instructions: 

  • Complete the Douglas Timber Operators’ Scholarship Application Form.
  • Attach a sealed official transcript of all high school course work through 1st semester of senior year including current GPA and/or transcript of all college courses taken. Please be sure SAT and/or ACT results are included.
  • Applications must be received by April 20, 2018.
  • Include three letters of recommendation.
  • PLEASE DO NOT staple applications.
  • Mail applications to: Douglas Timber Operators, Attn: Scholarship Comittee, 3000 Stewart Parkway, Suite 104 Roseburg, OR 97471

 

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SMITH PUBLICITY’S 3RD $1,000 BOOK MARKETING SCHOLARSHIP

Amount: $1000.00

UCC Deadline: April 30th 2018

Eligibility: Any high school or college/university student in the United States. The scholarship will be awarded to the student who submits the best essay on persuasive writing. 

  • Essay must be submitted with cover sheet including student’s address and phone number

Application Instructions: http://www.smithpublicity.com/smith-publicitys-2nd-1000-book-marketing-scholarship/

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CHAFFIN LUHANA ANTI-DISTRACTED DRIVING SCHOLARSHIP

Amount: $2,000

UCC Deadline: April 30th 2018

Eligibility: Open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students under the age of 25.

Application and Instructions: https://www.ohiovalleypilawyers.com/contest/

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Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship

UCC Deadline: April 30, 2018.

Award Amount: $5,000 

Eligibility: Any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a Spring, Summer, or Fall 2018 semester. Student must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university or trade school. Students will be judged on an essay about entrepreneurship.

Application Instructions: http://grasshopper.com/entrepreneur-scholarship/

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Anthony J. Vecchio LLC Creative Scholarship

Amount: $750

UCC Deadline: April 30th, 2018

Eligibility: Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent U.S. resident. Be accepted to an institution of higher learning. Be graduating high school, receiving GED within 9 months or be a college student enrolled in college or graduate school for the upcoming semester.

Application & Instructions: https://www.anthonyvecchiolaw.com/scholarship-program/

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GearWeAre Academic Scholarship

Amount: $1,500

UCC Deadline: April 30th, 2018

Eligibility: 

Each applicant must complete an original essay, written in English, titled “GearWeAre Academic Scholarship Program”.

The Essay topic must focus on how love for the outdoors or outdoor sports helps to attribute to your success in life, to date. Outline successes, failures, and even obstacles which you have been able to overcome to reach your goals. Imagine how that type of perseverance and drive may some day lead to your dream career.

Application & Instructions: https://www.gearweare.com/gearweare-scholarship/

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E-waste Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000

UCC Deadline: April 30th 2018

Eligibility: Open to high school students and current or college or graduate students at any level.

Application and Instructions: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/ewaste-scholarship

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Carpet & Flooring Liqidators

Award Amount: $1,000

UCC Deadline: April 30th 2018

Eligibility: Must be either a current graduating high school senior with acceptance to an accredited school or an undergraduate student at an accredited institution within the United States. GPA 2.5+  Must submit an official high school transcript

Application & Instructions: http://www.carpet-flooringliquidators.com/s/scholarship/

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Karl Jobst Scholarship

UCC Deadliine:  May 1st, 2018

Award Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: High school students graduating this calendar year, and have been accepted into a college, or university in the USA.                                                                                                                                                          Students currently enrolled in a college or university, and not having reached their senior year.                                 All applicants must be a U.S. citizen from the 50 states or the District of Columbia.                                                   To be eligible, each applicant will be asked to submit a short essay discussing your strengths and unique traits and how they will help you in the future. 

Application Instructions: http://www.karljobstddscharity.com/

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ZENAPTIC CHIROPRACTIC SCHOLARSHIP

UCC Deadline: May 1st, 2018

Award Amount: $1000

Eligibility: High school students graduating in 2017 and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, community college or design school.
 Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, community college or design school.

Application Instructions:  Answer this question, “How you have demonstrated leadership ability both in and out of school?” Your answer should be under 500 words for this short essay. Complete each section of the form at the website https://www.zenapticchiropractic.com/scholarship/ All fields are required. By submitting an application, the applicant gives Dr. Troy Dreiling and/or Zenaptic Chiropractic consent to use their essay, name and information for marketing and promotional purposes. There are no costs or fees associated with application for this scholarship.

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Sattiraju Employment Law Scholarship

UCC Deadline: May 31, 2018

Award Amount: $1,000

Eligibility:  This scholarship is now available to any student who will be attending an accredited college or university by Fall 2018 and have plans of attending law school in the future and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Application Instructions: https://www.sattirajulawfirm.com/#scholarship-application

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 Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship

UCC Deadline: June 1st 2018

Award Amount: $1000.00

Eligibility: Undergraduates who were athletes at the high school level. You do not need to be an athlete at the college level.

Application Instructions: See website: https://www.collegesportsscholarships.com/scholarship.htm

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The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship

Amount: $1000.00

UCC Deadline: June 30, 2018

Eligibility: Given to a student pursuing a health-related degree program. Areas of study that will be considered include, but are not limited to, counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field). Applicants must submit an essay no more than 500 words describing why they are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health. Essays can draw from personal or professional experience.

Application: https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/

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The ABC Fundraising Volunteer Recognition College Scholarship

Amount: $2500

UCC Deadline: June 30, 2018

Eligibility: Current high school junior, high school senior, college undergraduate, or graduate students that have participated in consistent volunteer work. Complete the Volunteer Verification Form Volunteer_Verification_Form.pdf and write an 800-1000 word essay reflecting on your volunteer and fundraising experience.

Application and Instructions: https://www.abcfundraising.com/college-scholarship

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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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2018 Straight North STEM Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

UCC Deadline: August 1st, 2018

Eligibility: 

To qualify, undergraduate or graduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study, and attending an accredited college or university.

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

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The FamilyAssets 2018 Scholarship

Amount: $3,000

UCC Deadline: August 15th, 2018

Eligibility: 

write a 1,500 word essay that addresses the following questions:

  • What is the most important lesson you have learned from providing elderly care?
  • How has working with seniors changed your outlook on life?
  • In your opinion, what can society do to improve the quality of life for seniors receiving care?

Please provide proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university. This can be a recent transcript, acceptance letter, or tuition bill.

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

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Opulent Jewelers Scholarship

Amount: $1000

UCC Deadline: August 15, 2018

Eligibility: Enrollment in an accredited college or university. Write a 1000 word essay on:

  • When considering businesses in an oversaturated market, what do you think are important methods of gaining and keeping customer interest?
  • How do you think social media will affect future business platforms in relation to selling and advertising?
  • Considering your own purchasing habits, please outline what method of advertising you feel has the most impact on your purchasing decisions.

Application and Instructions: https://www.opulentjewelers.com/scholarship

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Karman Healthcare Mobility Disability Scholarship

Amount: $500.00

UCC Deadline: September 1st 2018

Eligibility: 

This scholarship applies to students who have a mobility disability, excelled academically and those who have a regard for disability awareness in America.

Must be currently enrolled at an accredited college, or university in the U.S.

Aged sixteen (16) years or older.

Open to all college, and university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis.

Maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 (or equivalent)

Application: 

Statement or transcript of your Grade Point Average (GPA) – unofficial transcripts accepted.

Completed application via email attached as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf file.

Submit an essay answering this year’s theme. If you are mailing in your submission, please use standard size 8.5 in. x 11 in. paper to submit your entry. If you are sending your essay via email, it must be typed and saved as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf file.

Proof of mobility disability i.e. doctor’s note. (applies to daily use of a mobility device)

A portrait image of yourself that will be posted online if you are chosen as a winner.

                                                  https://www.karmanhealthcare.com/scholarships/

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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

Eligibility: 

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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Vietnam Veterans of America
Umpqua Valley Chapter 805 Scholarship  - New!

Amount: $500

Deadline: Ongoing

What are the requirements?

  1. Applicant must be a Veteran. Honorably discharged, current active duty or inactive reservist.
  2. Student must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  3. Total family income must be under $50,000 annually
  4. Must be a student of Umpqua Community College

How do I apply?

       1.  Complete application below and submit to Vietnam Veterans of America Ump. Valley Chapter 805 .

View / Download the application form

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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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Contact

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

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