Portland Community College

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Big Give Day Programs and Scholarships

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  • Student Scholarships – Scholarships help make higher education possible.
  • Accessible Education and Disability Resources – Helps students identify learning differences that can be  accommodated when traditional educational delivery  mechanisms are posing barriers.
  • Advanced and Applied Technologies Pathway – Supports students preparing for careers in high-skill, high-wage  and in-demand technical fields.
  • Bioscience Technology Program – Provide financial assistance to students pursuing the BIT AAS degree.
  • Cascade Festival of African Film – Contribute to this free annual community festival that brings African films and documentaries to Portland.
  • CLEAR Clinic – Offers free legal services targeted toward reducing barriers to  success in our community.
  • College Assistance Migrant Program – Support students from migrant and seasonal farmworker families through scholarships and workshops.
  • DREAMers Program – Support PCC’s Undocumented/DACAmented community with resources to achieve their academic goals.
  • ESOL Program – Support immigrant and refugee students through scholarships and English language textbooks.
  • Exercise Science Scholarship – Support Exercise Science students through internships that promote community fitness and health.
  • Food Insecurity Fund – Help the nearly two-thirds of students who face food insecurity by connecting them with direct services.
  • Future Connect – Help first-generation, low-income Future Connect scholars with emergency needs.
  • Gerontology – Fund Gerontology students working to change the future of aging through training and research.
  • Health and Emergency Professions Pathway – The Healthcare and Emergency Professions pathway provides opportunities for students to obtain careers in healthcare and emergency services fields.
  • Humanities & Arts (HARTS) – Support humanities and arts students through scholarships.
  • Kathleen Bradach Scholarship – Provides financial support through scholarships to PCC students pursuing a degree or certificate in education.
  • Krista Davis Tonn Memorial Scholarship – Support students with scholarships who are studying in healthcare fields that support our communities aging population.
  • Marie VanDomelen Memorial Scholarship – Supports Veterinary Tech students through scholarships.
  • Men of Color Leadership Program – This leadership program offers college credit courses combined  with community resources to explore the impacts of identity, race, and gender on the college experience.
  • Native and Indigenous Student Scholarship – Supports students with scholarships who have participated in PCC’s Pow wow or Native American programs and services at Sylvania Campus.
  • Outreach & Advocacy Emergency Program – Emergency financial assistance for students who have experienced gender based violence.
  • Rise to Teach – Provides PCC students with stipends to help cover the cost of books and other curriculum materials, as well as emergency assistance.
  • Rose Scholarship -Fund an outstanding student in their final year through this  scholarship honoring longtime PCC employees.
  • Specialized Counseling Support for Students in Need – PCC Counseling Services is well positioned to help students find specialized programs to assist with addictions, eating  disorders, and other life threatening conditions.
  • Tessa Conradi Memorial Paralegal Scholarship – Support PCC’s first scholarship for Paralegal students to remove financial barriers to legal education.

Questions about Big Give Day?

Call the PCC Foundation at 971-722-4382 or email your questions to pccfoundation@pcc.edu. We look forward to connecting with you!