CR Scholarship Opportunities
|Quest Bridge Scholarship Program|
This is a college prep scholarship open to juniors from low income families with a 3.5 or about taking challenging course loads. The program connects high-achieving low-income students to full, four-year scholarships to the nation's best colleges and universities. Deadline to apply is September 27, 2017.
|Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship Program|
The Horatio Alger National Career And Technical Scholarship Program offers 510 scholarships for up to $2,500 each to students pursuing a career or technical certificate/degree at a community college. The scholarships are made possible through Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Walter Scott, Jr., former chairman of the Horatio Alger Association and current president of the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund. The deadline to apply is June 1.
|Kaiser Permanente Health Career Scholarship|
Open to seniors who are pursuing a career in the health care field. Scholarships will be awarded in the amounts of $2,000-$10,000. Extra consideration will be given to students who engage in organized health and wellness activities and/or who volunteer in public health settings. See the website for complete information. The deadline to register is December 6, 2017, the completed application package deadline is December 13, 2017.
|Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship|
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support and encourage Hispanics to continue their higher education. Applicants must be of Hispanic ancestry and residents of Oregon or Clark County, Washington, U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, asylees, or individuals, who are lawfully authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who, at the time of application, possess lawful evidence of employment authorization. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and enrolling in a 2-year or 4-year college or university. Applications will be available in late November and remain open until January 28, 2018.
|WAVA Phyllis Lawson Scholarship|
Open to high school seniors in the state of Washington who have distinguished themselves in the field of Career and Technical Education during high school. A total of five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students in the state of Washington. Applications must be turned in to the Columbia River High School Career Center by January 19, 2018.
|Epsilon Sigma Alpha Scholarship|
This scholarship is open to high school seniors. This is an international leadership and service organization which sponsors numerous scholarships annually. Application process opens on December 15, 2017.
|Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship|
Open to high school seniors. Complete information and application can be found on the Elks website. Deadline to apply is November 27, 2017. Applications must be turned into a local Elks lodge. See the Career Center for complete information.
|Vancouver Rotary Foundation|
Awarding $80,000 in college and vocational scholarships. Seniors in high school may apply who are committed to community and family service. Academics are important but not critical. Scholarships may be used for continuing education in Washington and Oregon only. Deadline to apply February 8, 2018.
|Better Business Bureau Foundation Scholarship|
Open to seniors in the class of 2018. Includes producing a 90 second video regarding the Better Business Bureau. Go to the website for complete info. May be done as a team with up to three students participating. Deadline to apply is February 13, 2018.
|Aaron Eccleston Scholarship|
Scholarship open to Columbia River Seniors who have demonstrated a sincere interest in instrumental music and are pursuing a post secondary education. Applications must be submitted to the Columbia River High School Career Center not later than Friday, March 2,2018 at 3 pm.
|Golden Graduate Scholarship|
Open to graduating senior AVID students from Columbia River High School. Applicants must have a 3.0 cum gpa or above, participation in sports or other extra-curricular activities while attending Columbia River High School. Must exhibit a personal history of helping others through community service, volunteering or work experience. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have been accepted at a two-year community college, four-year college or vocational technical school for the fall of 2018. Applications must be submitted to the Columbia River Career Center no later than March 2, 2018 at 3 pm.
|Pointe Pest Scholarship|
Do something good for someone else and include a note telling them to pass it on. Bonus points are awarded for including pictures. Pointe Pest Control wants to hear what good deed you did to help your community. Open to students in the state of Washington who will be college freshman in the fall of 2018. Deadline to apply April 29, 2018.
|B. Davis Scholarship|
Open to juniors and seniors. The application includes an essay on the topic: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual. Deadline to apply May 22, 2018.
|Big Sun Scholarship|
The BigSun Organization is offering this $500.00 scholarship to senior athletes. Deadline to apply June 19, 2018.
|Careers That Work|
Three scholarships awarded at CR to students who have applied to a participating technical school in the Northwest. Contact the CR Career Center for more information. Deadline to apply is June 19, 2017.
|Beyond Dreaming - Scholarships for Undocumented Students|
A guide and list of scholarships for undocumented students in the state of Washington.
|Ped-Onc Resource Center|
Scholarship resources and information for parents of children with cancer . . . by parents of children with cancer.
|The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund|
Scholarship opportunity for Asian American and Pacific Islander students with financial need to increase their access to higher education and resources that cultivate their academic, personal, and professional success. Application process opens on September 14, 2017 and the deadline to apply is January 11, 2018
|AED Superstore College Scholarship|
AED Superstore is a nationwide distributor of automated external defibrillators and related accessories dedicated to increasing awareness and education around CPR and AEDs. AED Superstore is located in northern Wisconsin and operates under Allied 100, LLC. AED Superstore is offering a bi-annual scholarship of $1,000 to eligible students.
This is an essay competition which may be submitted in written or video format. Applicants must be a legal resident of the U.S. and either a high school senior or a student currently enrolled in an accredited university. Deadline for submissions is November 30, 2017.