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The scholarship notices listed below have been received by the Enrollment Services Center from outside of SOU. Check the individual scholarship notice for deadline, application process and links to a web site with more information. Please note that WUE (Western Undergraduate Exchange) is not listed here since it is part of your initial application for admission to SOU.

The following list contains various scholarship web sites to assist you in your scholarship search

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Amount: up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 7th year. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our website. Full details are available here.
Deadline: June 15, 2015

ASCO Numatics Engineering College Scholarship
Amount: $5,000
ASCO Numatics, a company of Emerson, has been the world’s leading manufacturer of comprehensive flow control and pneumatics solutions for over 100 years.  We are proud to offer our college engineering scholarship program aimed at rewarding exceptional undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career in manufacturing and processing engineering. ASCO Numatics will award two, $5,000 scholarships to U.S. engineering students who are pursuing careers in industrial automation-related disciplines. Click the following link to complete the application: ASCO Numatics Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 3, 2015

Asian Pacific Community Fund Scholarships
Amount: Multiple awards of $1,000
The Asian Pacific Community Fund Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. Visit the Asian Pacific Community Fund web site for application and information.
Deadline: No funding available at this time

B. Davis Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are renewing the scholarship for 2015. Please visit our website at to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.
The deadline for applications is May 25, 2015

Amount: $1,000
Enter to win $1,000 to contribute to your education bills. All you have to do is write and submit an original blog post of 500-800 words answering the following prompt: The Internet has increased my awareness of ____________ and this is how. You will need your .edu email address to submit your blog post. Click here for more information: CenturyLink Scholarship
Deadline: April 25, 2015

Amount: $10,000
Our mission at is to help people save money on their online purchases. That is why we get the best coupon codes from hundreds of online stores around the United States. After having saved money for thousands of consumers, we decided to give a hand to future students who are struggling financially and thus established an annual $10,000 scholarship for University students in the United States.
ChameleonJohn Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2015

Ciri Foundation Scholarships And Grants
General Scholarship - Academic Year $5000 FT/$4500 PT
General Scholarship - Fall Only $2500 FT/$2250 PT
The CIRI Foundation (TCF) offers general scholarships to full-time and part-time degree-seeking students. Scholarships are offered for the full-academic year or per term (please note, TCF does not offer funding for summer classes). There are 2 scholarship deadlines a year.  Applications open online approximately 30 days before the deadline. Applications must be received on or before the deadline to be considered.  Students do not apply separately for these scholarships, general scholarship applicants who apply at the June 15 deadline for the full-academic year and meet the minimum requirements for TCF’s competitive, merit based scholarships will be considered. For more information, please visit our website at
Deadline: June 15, 2015

Counseling Scholarship for Undergraduate and Graduate Study
Amount: $2,000
At Best Counseling Degrees, we're committed to helping qualified individuals with the potential to positively contribute to the counseling field. We strongly believe that no promising new counselors should be turned away simply due to financial circumstances. That's why we have established the $2,000 Counseling Scholarship to help lower tuition prices for outstanding undergraduate and/or graduate students seeking to enter this extraordinary profession. Our goal is to assist aspiring counselors lower their out-of-pocket educational costs to attending a first-rate accredited counseling degree program. We will be awarding this one-time scholarship twice a year to recognize and support counseling students with a passion for improving others' well-being. 
Counseling Scholarship
Deadlines: April 15, 2015; November 15, 2015

Domestic Violence Law Firm Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
For this scholarship, the recipient must currently be attending an accredited university, or entering college in the fall of 2015. Graduate and law school students are encouraged to apply. Recipient must be a U.S. citizen whose academic achievement as reflected by a  minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA in either high school or undergraduate transcripts.
Domestic Violence Law Firm Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2015

DUI Victim Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
This scholarship will be awarded to a student at an accredited university who either personally was the victim of or has a family member who was the victim of an accident caused by a driver proven to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.  Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and 18 years or older. To be eligible, candidates must submit a 1-3 page essay describing  the impact that the accident had on them (or their family member), what they have done to overcome the effects (physical and/or financial) of the accident, and what they believe could or should be done to prevent a similar accident from occurring again in the future. Academic achievement should be demonstrated through a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
DUI Victim Scholarship
Deadline: May 30, 2015

Extreme Terrain's Student Scholarships
Amount: Fall and Spring awards of $3,000 each
The goal of the ExtremeTerrain Scholarship program is to raise more awareness for the recreational use of public lands while, at the same time, supporting youth who are working toward a career in the environmental/recreational land use planning/land management industry. Eligible students include those who are pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth & Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, Sustainable Agriculture Systems. There are two (2) $3,000 scholarships to be awarded annually, one for Fall term and the other for Spring term.
Extreme Terrain's Student Scholarship
Deadlines: Fall - June 15, 2015; Spring - October 15, 2015

Free Speech Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
At Miller Law Offices, we believe that education and free speech are important aspects of our democracy and make America great. We want to support young people who attend college and in their hearts understand the significance of freedom of speech. We are offering two $1,000 scholarships to help make that happen for 2 people this year. For more information:
Phillip Miller Free Speech Scholarship
Deadline: August 1, 2015

Interior-Deluxe Scholarship Program
Amount: $1,500
Education is important, and having a college degree can make a huge difference to your future. Financing a college education, however, can be difficult. ,known for his vast collection of luxury lighting and modern light fixtures, believes in giving our youth a chance, that's why we're offering need-based college scholarship of $1,500. Applying for the scholarship is easy. All you have to do is answer four questions that are open-ended yet thought-provoking. All are encouraged to apply for our scholarship - including high school students, undergraduate students, master degree students, and adult learners, but you must be at least 16 years of age to submit your application.
Interior-Deluxe Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 15, 2015

LaMantia Law Firm Single Parent Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
This scholarship is available for single parents who have followed their dream of self-improvement, a new career, and financial stability. To learn more about this opportunity, please visit the donor's website:
LaMantia Law Firm Scholarship
Deadline: July 27, 2015

Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Each year in September, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society observes Blood Cancer Awareness Month in order to increase knowledge about blood cancers and to raise awareness about research to find new treatments and cures.  The Law Office of Renkin & Associates is pleased to announce the creation of a scholarship for a current or incoming law student who has been affected by these diseases to further the efforts by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Leukemia&Lymphoma Awareness/Law School Scholarship
Deadline: April 30, 2015

LIGHTING55 Scholarship Program
Amount: $1,250
LIGHTING55 is offering college based scholarships for students aspiring to achieve a college education. As we have attended college education ourselves, we are aware of the difficulty students face in financing their education. We recognize the benefits a college degree can provide. That's why our need-based scholarship rewards students who are looking to better themselves, who have goals and dreams, and who are committed to achieving a college degree. Students of all majors of all countries who are 16 years of age or older are encouraged to apply for our scholarships. High school students, undergraduate students, master degree students, and adult learners are all encouraged to apply.
Lighting55 Scholarship
Deadline: April 15, 2015

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship
Amount: $4,000
The purpose of the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarships is to provide financial assistance to college students in their pursuit of higher education.  If you have battled a form of cancer personally, or if you have witnessed a loved one during their own cancer treatment, we want to hear your story. 
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship
Deadlines: March 31, 2015; December 1, 2015

Oregon Association of Broadcasters Foundation Scholarships
The Oregon Association of Broadcasters Foundation will award a minimum of three $3,500 scholarships and two $2,500 scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic school year. Applicants must be Oregon residents and studying journalism or any subject that can be used in the day-to-day operation of a broadcast Radio or Television station. Students studying Broadcast Journalism, and those who have had on-the-job training or internships in broadcasting will receive preference in the selection process.
For full eligibility and scholarship details, please visit the OAB Foundation website. You may also find complete application instructions here, and a OAB Foundation scholarship application here.
Deadline: May 29, 2015

Oregon Association of Chiefs of Police
Amount: $1,000 (17 scholarships available)
The OACP scholarships are available to Sophomores and higher with a minimum 2.5 GPA who are criminal justice majors with a demonstrated desire to work in criminal justice or law enforcement. The application requires a cover letter of recommendation from the criminal justice program director, a criminal justice instructor or a financial aid department representative, as well as a signature from your local police chief on the application form indicating that you are recommended to receive scholarship funds. Application brochure and form are available at the OACP scholarship web site.
Deadline: December 31, 2015

Oregon Lottery Graduate Scholarships
Amount: Varies due to available funds
Oregon Lottery Graduate Scholarships are available to graduate students showing academic merit and financial need. Applicants must complete the Oregon Lottery Graduate Scholarship application and any additional materials required by specific academic programs.
Deadline: No funding available at this time

Oregon Scottish Rite Education Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Varies based on scholarship
Applicants for Scottish Rite Scholarship assistance must be bona fide residents of the State of Oregon entering as undergraduates at an accredited college, university, or trade school. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of student need and consideration is also given for exceptional qualities of leadership. There are several scholarships that are awarded annually. For more information regarding the funding available as well a to print a copy of the application, please click here: Oregon Scottish Rite Education Foundation, Inc.
Deadline: May 15, 2015

Southern Oregon Latino Scholarship Fund
The Southern Oregon Latino Scholarship Fund provides opportunities for Latino/Hispanic students living in the Southern Oregon region to complete their post high school career/degree goals. Each year, the Southern Oregon Latino Scholarship Fund (SOLSF), with the help of generous community sponsors, awards multiple college scholarships to students of Latino heritage. To apply for these scholarships, please complete the online application.
Deadline: April 10, 2015

Student of the Arts Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
The Student of the Arts Scholarship is open to students majoring in any of the "fine arts" or creative studies, such as: Painting, Graphic Design, Music, Creative Writing, Drawing, Interior Design, Architecture, Film, etc. The purpose is to encourage students to take their artistic ability to the "next level" and build a successful business around it. Submit a 500-1000 word essay outlining their creative approach at turning their artistic skills into a successful business. Those who present a valid plan and seem to express the most passion will be considered, and the winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship. More information is available at the ModernAbstractDecor web site.
Deadline: No funding available at this time

TicketCity Annual College Scholarship Program
Amount: $3,000
Every school has its own unique traditions and we want to hear why those traditions are so special to you. Choose from one of the 3 essay subject options below and write a 500 – 800 word essay. The essay doesn’t have to be too formal – we want to hear your voice! Write something funny, something sentimental, talk about your game day traditions or whatever feels right to you. You’ll need to include a picture or video that supplements your essay. Be creative! We want your essays, pictures and videos to reflect the excitement you feel from the event you write about. All pictures and videos need to be appropriate, so please keep the content family-friendly. Click here for more information: TicketCity Annual College Scholarship
Deadline: November 15, 2015

WyzAnt College Scholarships
Students may compete for $15,000 in total scholarships, based on essay submissions answering the question,"If you could teach everyone in the world one thing, what would it be?" Twenty finalists will be selected, with three students winning prizes. Using email and social media, students can reach out to friends and family to get votes for their essay. Finalists will be determined by popular vote!
Eligibility: The contest is open to any student planning to be enrolled in a four-year college between August 2014 and November 2016.
Prizes: Three scholarships will be awarded. First place is worth $10,000, second place $3,000 and third place $2,000.
Complete rules can be found at:
Deadline: The deadline for essays is May 1, 2015