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Scholarships $$$ Opportunities/Deadlines 2021-22

Updated 10/2021. This resource list includes local, regional, and national scholarship opportunities and is listed in order of upcoming deadlines.                                                                                                                                                                  Monthly deadlines beg Aug 31, 2021 is a one-stop site highlighting many non-essay monthly deadline scholarships.


Comprehensive List for Scholarships – Student Scholarships                                                                            Monthly  Deadlines

This website lists many opportunities – check it out!


For Scholar Athletes                                                                                                                                                         Deadline Oct 19, 2021

State, regional, and national winners. Eligibility begins with maintaining a weighted GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community. And applicants must participate or have participated in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one of the sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations.


National Honors Society Scholarship Program                                                                                                Open Oct 1 – Dec 1, 2021

The application process for the 2021-2022 NHS Scholarship program opens October 1, 2021. All senior members in good standing will be eligible to apply.


Most Valuable Student Elks Scholarship                                                                                                               Deadline Nov 15, 2021

Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, these scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.


Elks Legacy Awards                                                                                                                                                Open Sept 1, 2021-Feb 7, 2022

350 $4,000 scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members. Eligibility requirements are outlined below. The 2022 contest and application will open in Sept.


Horatio Alger Scholarship Program                                                                                                          Open Dec. 1, 2021- Mar 15, 2022

Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need. Scholarships offered include state-level at $10,000 each, national level at $25,000 each, and Career and Technical Scholarships for students wishing to pursue a career or technical education at a non-profit post-secondary institution at $2,500 each.


Cirkled In                                                                                                                                                                           Deadline Dec  31, 2021

This is a national scholarship with quarterly deadlines. The Cirkled In “No Sweat” Scholarship is a $2500 CASH scholarship you can use for any educational purpose, from books to summer camp. In just two steps, you’re in! Apply by signing-up for a Cirkled In account and then complete your portfolio.


Scholarships for students who are caregivers.                                                                                                      See site for deadlines

We understand that student caregivers may not have the time to scour the Internet to find available scholarships to help them pay for college. That’s why we’re handling some of that research by compiling and updating the below list to ensure they have access to the latest caregiver scholarships and information.                                                                                                          


College Prowler $2,000 No Essay Scholarship                                                                                  Deadline last day of every month

Open to all students applying to college within 12 months. One entry per month. Easy 5 minute application due the last day of each month.


WiseGeek Nurse Appreciation Scholarship                                                                                              Deadline May 2021/ TBD 2022

We’re awarding $500 to students interested in pursuing a nursing career through our WiseGeek Nursing Appreciation Scholarship. We’re hoping our scholarship can inspire more students to consider a nursing career.


Wise-Geek Women in STEM Scholarship                                                                                                   Deadline Dec 2021/ TBD 2022

The WiseGeek Women in STEM Scholarship is meant to support and encourage young women to pursue a degree in STEM. This $500 award will help female high school students pay their college tuition.


SAE Engineering Scholarship                                                                                                                                      Open Jan 4 – Mar 15, 2022

Your intended major – Engineering or other. Refer to the criteria on each scholarship page to determine if you are eligible to apply. Related sciences include: math, chemistry, physics, biology, technologies, computer science, etc.


Doodle for Google                                                                                                                                                                                   TBD 2022

Students in grades K-12 are invited to take part in the Doodle 4 Google contest, and create a doodle that tells the world “What I see for the future.” From crayons to clay, graphic design, or even food, young artists can utilize any materials to bring their creation to life. Like all Google Doodles, each doodle must incorporate the letters G-o -o-g-l-e. One national winner will also receive a $30,000 college scholarship.


State 4-H Scholarships                                                                                                                      Check site for deadlines/ TBD 2022

The State 4-H Program in Oregon offers scholarships to college-bound high school seniors who are currently enrolled in the Oregon 4-H program  and have been members for a minimum of three years, including the current year. Visit site for all available scholarships.


Faith for the Future Scholarship, Seattle Pacific University                                                 Reg Admis Deadline – Jan 15, 2022

For undergraduate students who will benefit from SPU’s transformative education, actively participating in the life of faith here: growing, leading, and giving back to the community.


Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Scholarship.                                        Open Nov 1, 2021 – Jan 31, 2022

All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.  DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee.


OSAC                                                                                                                                                   Early deadline  Feb 15/ Final Mar 1, 2022

Over $10 million offered in scholarships. For graduating high school students going to college the following fall semester. Numerous scholarships are available through this application process, most of which apply to Oregon colleges.


Redmond Kiwanis Club: Don Rich Memorial etc.                                                                           February  2021/ TBD 2022

Applications will be evaluated on the following: grade point average, academic record, school activities, financial need, and an essay. Pick up an application from the CCS Guidance Counselor, Mrs. Reynolds.


Redmond Kiwanis Club: Glenn Swearingen Vocal Music Scholarship                                 February, 2021/ TBD 2022

For students with vocal musical talents and a record of music activities who plan to continue pursuing vocal music as a recreational life skill or a specific career. This $500 scholarship will be awarded to a chosen student evaluated on the following: Vocal music activities, SAT scores, grade point average, academic record, school activities, financial need, and an essay. Pick up an application from Mrs. Reynolds, CCS College and Career Advisor.


Healthcare Scholarship Foundation of Central Oregon                                                                           TBD  2022

HSFCO’s mission is to encourage and inspire interested and qualified Central Oregon students to pursue careers in healthcare by providing funding for educational opportunities.


CEAHEC Scholarships                                                                                                                                 March 2021/ TBD 2022

Cascades East Area Health Education Center and the St. Charles Foundation currently offer student scholarships for those students who have a desire to enter into a health care career and practice in a rural Oregon area as a certified nurse assistant, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, or other health professional. You can find all the information and application on the website.


VFW Deschutes Post 4108 Scholarships                                                                                                Mar 2021/ TBD 2022

Visit the site for all scholarship opportunities.



SELCO Community Credit Union                                                                                                   Open Jan 2022, Deadline TBD

Eligible if you plan to attend a two- or four-year college or university and are a SELCO member or immediate family member of a SELCO member. (Our employees and their families aren’t eligible.)


The John Estelle Scholarship                                                                                                                        Mar 2020/ TBD 2022

The family of John W. Estelle is offering a one-time $1,000 scholarship to a senior who attends one of the four main high schools in Redmond, Oregon. This scholarship is offered to a qualified high school student that is pursuing a college degree. See Mrs. Reynolds for an application. This scholarship is in honor of Mrs. Reynolds’ late father.


Redmond Realtors Scholarship                                                                                                                    April 2021/  TBD 2022

These $1000 scholarships will be based on need and may be used at any college, university, community college, or trade school. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or better. This scholarship is available to graduating seniors only.

Please pick up an application from Mrs. Reynolds, CCS Guidance Counselor


H.A. McCoy Engineering & Surveying, LLC Scholarship                                                                           April 2021/ TBD 2022

H.A. McCoy Engineering & Surveying is offering a one-time $1000 scholarship to a senior who attends one of the four main high schools in Redmond, Oregon. They are looking for a student who is proactive, dedicated, and hardworking and has more to offer than just good grades.

Please pick up an application from Mrs. Reynolds, CCS Guidance Counselor


Redmond Rotary                                                                                                                                                         April 2021/TBD 2022

High school seniors may apply. Visit the site and look for their application.


 Mahin and Saifulla Salemy High School Scientific Scholarship                                                              June 2021/ TBD 2022

Applicants must be high school seniors in the United States who have been accepted to and will be attending college (either 4-year or community) in the United States and have an interest in the sciences.


Oregon Promise                                                                                                                                          Open now, deadline June 1, 2022

Available to Oregon HS students attending community college beginning no later than Fall, 2021. Need based – you must complete the FAFSA and then apply for the Oregon Promise at the site below.


The Scholarship                                                                                                                    July 2021/ TBD 2022

The Caregiver Scholarship is intended for students who are passionate about helping seniors live healthy lives and are pursuing careers in senior care. The award can be used towards tuition and/or books.


College Board Opportunity Scholarships                                                                                                             Various deadlines

Starting in your junior year in HS. The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action. Look online to see the checklist and deadlines.