Scholarships 2017-09-19T09:28:21+00:00

NSHS scholarship opportunities

Checkout the scholarships currently available and know that we will be adding them throughout the school year. Note the application date and make sure you aren’t missing out! If you have any questions about scholarships please stop by room 110 or the Counseling department. 

Additional Scholarship resources

www.scholarship.com/ – Finding scholarships

www.fastweb.com/ – Financial Aid and Scholarship Search

www.collegeboard.com/ – College, Career, Scholarship Search

www.tuitions.com/ – Scholarship search

www.wiredscholar.com/ – SallieMay site for financial aid

Scholarships

Due dateNameAmount DiscriptionLink
March 6th - March 10thChemeketa ScholarsFull tuitionFree tuition for two years at Chemeketa if student has a GPA of 3.5, a minimum reading score on the Chemeketa placement test, and is a high school graduatehttp://www.chemeketa.edu/earncertdegree/payingforcollege/aidtypes/scholars/
March - 10 NFPA Youth ScholarshipThe National Foster Parent Association offers scholarships to NFPA members whose birth, foster and US adopted youth wish to further their education beyond high school, including college or university studies, vocational/technial school or junior college. Five scholarships will be awarded to high school-level students who are graduating or getting their GED in 2016. The foster/adopt/birthparents must be or join as a member of NFPAhttp://nfpaonline.org/nfpascholarship
March- 31Edwin Goodenough Scholarship$1,000-$2,000Any senior graduating from any public or private school located in District 24j. Selection is based on Financial need and Academic excellence. See you counselor for details
March - 31st Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship$2,500 per yearThe program is intended to facilitate the growth of promising leaders in the state of Oregon by developing the skills needed to flourish their local communities. In addition to the scholarship, each recipient will have a board of mentors available to them throughout and following their schooling to help guide their path to a successful career and future. By helping to open doors in the business sector, these emerging leaders will remain planted and invested in the state of Oregon.

This is a need-based scholarship with criteria focusing on an individual’s involvement in his or her community, rather than academic or athletic performance.

Four scholarships will be issued for the 2017/18 academic year. Each scholarship is worth $2,500 per year for a total commitment of $40,000 a year in perpetuity. New to the scholarship selection this year: interviews will be conducted by the HFF Scholarship Committee for the top ten (10) scholarship finalists.
April - 1 Linda C.Eby$1,000•Participants should be high school seniors
planning to pursue a post-secondary education.
•Please submit an essay of no more than 500
words (double spaced) about a School
Counselor (elementary, middle or high school)
who has made a difference in your academic,
career, social, and/or emotional development.
•The School Counselor you are writing about
must be a certified School Counselor in
Oregon.
•ALL essays must be submitted with an OSCA
Essay Entry Form
April- 2 The Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship$16,000The Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship is a renewable four-year collegiate scholarship program eligible for current Oregon high school seniors who are emerging leaders, and plan to attend an Oregon trade school, college or university. The program is intended to facilitate the growth of promising leaders in the state of Oregon by developing the skills needed to flourish their local communities. In addition to the scholarship, each recipient will have a board of mentors available to them throughout and following their schooling to help guide their path to a successful career and future. By helping to open doors in the business sector, these emerging leaders will remain planted and invested in the state of Oregon.

This is a need-based scholarship with criteria focusing on an individual’s involvement in his or her community, rather than academic or athletic performance.
https://harringtonfamilyfoundation.slideroom.com/#/Login
April -162017 Honorsgradu Multimedia Scolarship$1,000The RULES:

You must be a graduating high school senior that will be attending a college or university to continue your education -OR- a currently enrolled college student with a year or more remaining in your education.
All United States students are eligible.
High school seniors can apply in any or all of the 4 high school categories (art, creative writing, music, or photography), but there will only be one scholarship awarded per person. College students can apply only in the videography category, and may likewise submit more than one project, with only one scholarship awarded per person.
Your project must be original & creative! No plagiarism will be tolerated!
http://honorsgradu.com/scholarship/
April - 20Frohnmayer Scholarship$5,000-$7,500The criteria for selection will be:
1. Active participation in extracurricular activities or sports, with priority given to those qualified to play
college level golf.
2. Grade point average of B or better.
3. United States Citizen.
Financial need will be taken into consideration but is not a requirement to receive the award.
Relatives of the Scholarship Review Committee are not eligible to receive the scholarship.
https://www.salemfoundation.org/scholarships/the-salem-foundation-william-and-terri-frohnmayer-scholarship-fund/
April - 30DCAcar To Offer one$2000Eligibility Requirements

In order to participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:

• Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or
university during the Spring, Summer or Fall 2017 academic year.
• Must be in good academic standing with your current educational
institution.
• For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or
legal guardian.
• Must provide your written essay: “Driverless Vehicles” by the deadline
of April 30, 2017
• A winner will be chosen on – May 15, 2017
http://www.dcacar.com/scholarship.html
April - 30Jeaneen Gaan Scholarship$1,826The criteria for selection will be:
1. Female student.
2. Has attended North Salem High School for at least two (2) school years.
3. Has a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher in math.
4. Has earned a varsity letter in at least one sport while attending North.
https://www.salemfoundation.org/scholarships/the-salem-foundation-jeaneen-gann-scholarship-fund/
May - 1I'm First$4,000First- generation seniors attending a partner
university
June - 1Aspiring Fashion
Professional
$1,000High school seniors who intend to pursue a
fashion related field at an accredited
university/college, have a record of academic
success, and have a passion and drive for a
fashion related career.
June - 12Abbott and
Fenner
Scholarship
Program
$1,000Juniors and Seniors; write a 500to 1000 word
essay on topic: “Describe your educational
career and life goals. Explain your plan for
achieving these goals. Include your
degree/major, why you selected it, and how this
degree/major will help you achieve your
goals.”
June - 30Sump Pump Guide Scholarship Program$1,000Applicants for the scholarship must meet each of the following requirements:

– Must be a current high school senior or a college student under the age of 24 years
– Submit a complete online application by June 30th, 2017
– Write a 1000-1500-word essay on the following topic:
“House of the Future: How Automation Tech Is Transforming the Home”

The applicant of the winning essay will receive a one-time scholarship of $1,000 to be applied to the following school-related expenses: tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board. Funds must be used in the 2017 academic year. Scholarship funds are provided by SP Guides and will be paid via mail to the Financial Aid Office of the winning applicant’s college.
https://scholarships.appstate.edu/scholarships/sump-pump-guide-scholarship-program
June - 30Music Skanner Scholarship$750RULES

You will be expected to sign an agreement giving musicskanner.com the rights to publish your content on their site.
Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution.
For applicants under 18 you must have permission from parent or legal guardian.
Must apply to the contest via email and provide your name, address and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend.
Lastly, studying in the fields of Music, Business, Marketing, Communications, or IT is an added advantage meaning they are recommended but not necessarily required.
And also you MUST be passionate about music; that goes without saying.
http://www.musicskanner.com/page/3/?scholarship
August - 1The Carnation Enterprises Scholarship$1,000Application Requirements:
•Please write an essay of at least 3,000 words that addresses the following questions:
How would you characterize the prevailing corporate culture in the United States? What aspects of it offer us, as a country, a competitive advantage (and hence need to be reinforced) and what aspects of our corporate culture hold us back and need to be changed? Suggest remedies for both. How would you characterize the current business climate in the United States? What does it take for an individual or business to be successful under the current conditions?
•In your essay, please do not use any quotes or citations as we want you to think on your own. However, please do make note of any books or media that influenced your opinion.
•Please provide proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university. This can be a recent transcript, acceptance letter, or tuition bill.
https://carnation-inc.com/pages/scholarship