Top 5 scholarships for PCC students
Scholarships from organizations outside PCC
You should definitely apply for the scholarships offered through the PCC Foundation, but there are also organizations and private groups other than PCC that offer scholarships. Below are listed the most frequently won scholarships by PCC students just like you!
|Scholarship||Amount||How to apply||When to apply||Selection criteria|
The Oregon Student Access Commission awards over 100 PCC students each year. Also, by filling out the application, you apply for several other major scholarships.
|Average award is $3,100||Online at the Oregon Student Access site||Deadline is late February or early March||
|2.Ford Family Foundation
This scholarship is awarded to over 20 PCC students every year - and it provides up to 90% of your college costs!
|Up to 90% of your unmet financial need||Online at the Oregon Student Access site||Deadline is late February or early March||
Around 20 students win this scholarship each year. Almost all banks and credit unions have scholarship programs.
|$1,000||Online at USBank.com||Deadline is mid to late May||
There are many Rotary Clubs in Portland, and each offers its own scholarship. Every year, over 20 PCC students receive Rotary scholarships.
|$500 to $1,000||Find your local rotatry club look for scholarship and contact information||Deadlines are in early spring||
|5.Oregon Community Foundation
The OCF awards offers many unique scholarship programs. Around 10 PCC students receive this scholarship every year.
|$500 to $3,000||Online at the Oregon Student Access site||Deadline is late February or early March||
There and many, many, many more scholarships out there. How do you find them? Use a scholarship search site. Our favorites: