According to Student Loan Hero, grants are based on financial need, while scholarships typically are based on merit, with factors including GPA and test scores. Here are some of the best Oregon scholarships to consider.
- Beat the Odds Scholarship
If you’re a high school senior enrolled in a public school in Oregon, you might qualify for the Beat the Odds Scholarship.
Requirements: You’ll have to provide an essay, high school transcripts, financial information, and two letters of recommendation.
- Bertha P. Singer Nurses Scholarship
The Bertha P. Singer Nurses Scholarship is open only to students pursuing a nursing degree in Oregon. High school students do not qualify.
Requirements: You must have a 3.0 GPA. You’ll need to be enrolled in school full time and prove you’re at least in your second year of a nursing degree program.
- Beverley Swaim Staley Leadership Legacy Scholarship
The Beverley Swaim Staley Leadership Legacy Scholarship is open to young women pursuing a graduate degree in transportation or a related field.
Requirements: To qualify for this scholarship, you must not have been awarded another WTS scholarship.
- Ford ReStart Program scholarship
If you’re an adult student in Oregon, you might be able to get the need-based Ford ReStart Program scholarship to attend college.
Requirements: You must be 25 years of age or older, a resident of the state, and be enrolled or planning to enroll full time in an Oregon college or university.
- Ida M. Crawford Scholarship
The Ida M. Crawford Scholarship is open to any high school graduate attending an accredited college or university in Oregon.
Requirements: You must have at least a 3.5 GPA, be enrolled in school full time, and complete a FAFSA to qualify.
- Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship
If you’re a full-time Oregon undergraduate student, you might qualify for a scholarship from the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) Educational Foundation.
Requirements: A 3.2 GPA and enrollment in an Oregon college or university are required.