Other scholarships for PCC students

Although the PCC Foundation awards the most scholarships, these are also worth investigating!

Below are listed some of the most frequently won private scholarships by PCC students just like you. If you're feeling ambitious, check the bottom of the page for prestigious scholarships open to community college students.

Scholarships for PCC students
Scholarship How much Application Deadline Who is it for?
1. OSAC
OSAC awards over 100 PCC students each year. Also, by filling out one application, you apply for several scholarships.
Average is $3,100 Oregon Student Access February
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 Oregon Student Access February
  • Scholars program: high school seniors and community college students
  • Opportunity program: single parents
  • ReStart program: students over 25
  • See complete eligibility criteria
3. US Bank
Around 20 students win this scholarship each year. Almost all banks and credit unions have scholarship programs.
$1,000 USBank.com May
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 Oregon Student Access February
Scholarships for veterans
Scholarships for members of the armed services.
International students
Scholarships for international students on F-1 student visas.
Department-awarded scholarships
Check with your department for scholarships such as: non-credit ESOL, Automotive Service, Welding, Machine Manufacturing, Early Education, Diesel Service, and Panthers basketball.

Up for a challenge?

This scholarship is competitive, but it's worth the effort!

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

  • Who is eligible: Students who will be transferring to a four year university next school year, and do not have a bachelors degree already. To be eligible, you must be attending a community college, plan to enroll full-time in a bachelor degree program in the Fall of 2016, and have a GPA of 3.5 or better. This is a rigorous scholarship and is based on aspects of achievement, financial need, persistence, leadership and service to others.
  • Get help: Contact Jennifer McBratney for help applying.
  • Website to apply: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
  • Application timeline: October 15 to December 15, 2015
  • Scholarship amount: Awards can be up to $40,000 per year to winning students.

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