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Next Step Scholarships

Below you will find a list of all the scholarships currently available to students who are participating in Future Connect.

Lewis and Clark College

Up to 5 recipients may be awarded a Lewis and Clark scholarship.

Application time frame: Applications are accepted any time prior to the Lewis and Clark College fall term transfer deadlines. The Common Application must be completed before March 1 (see below).

These scholarship(s) cover tuition and fees based on demonstrated need for Future Connect Scholars who have earned their associate’s degrees from Portland Community College and are transferring over to Lewis and Clark.

Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria for consideration:

  • Must complete 90 transferable credits at PCC during the academic year as a Future Connect program participant.
  • Student must have met with a Lewis & Clark adviser to review eligible credit for transfer.
  • Student must be Federal Financial Aid eligible.
  • Must be admitted to Lewis & Clark, as a full-time degree seeking undergraduate student to begin in the fall. Applications for admission must be submitted via the Common Application no later than March 1. College transcripts and one letter of academic recommendation required. Your academic recommendation cannot be from a Future Connect Coach.

This scholarship is renewable as long as students are making good academic progress.

Pacific University

Up to 3 recipients may be awarded a Pacific University scholarship.

Pacific University will be offering up to three, renewable, full-tuition and fees (plus average book stipend) scholarship award to PCC Students completing their AAOT degrees through the Future Connect program.

Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria for consideration:

  • Must complete AAOT degree at PCC as a Future Connect Program participant.
  • Applications for admission must be submitted via the Common Application and the Pacific University Future Connect required application by March 1 to begin in Fall.
  • College transcripts and letter of recommendation required.
  • Must maintain good academic standing (full-time in fall and spring semesters, 2.0 per term and cumulative college GPA while attending Pacific) to be eligible for scholarship renewal.

Finalists selected from eligible applicant pool will be invited to interview on the Pacific University Forest Grove campus during the month of February. Scholarship awardees to be selected by selection committee. Successful candidates will be notified by mid-March, and will be provided financial aid award indicating scholarship offer.

Linfield University

Up to 6 recipients may be awarded a Linfield University scholarship.

Linfield University offers up to 6 renewable, full-tuition, plus a housing stipend for 50% of on-campus housing costs, scholarship award to PCC students completing 45 transferable credits through the Future Connect program.

Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria for consideration:

  • Must complete 45 transferable credits at PCC as a Future Connect Program participant, with a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA
  • Applications for admission must be submitted via the Common Application by March 1 to begin in Fall.
  • College transcripts and letter of recommendation required.
  • Must maintain good academic standing and full-time enrollment while attending Linfield to be eligible for scholarship renewal.

Scholarship awardees will be notified by mid-May, and will be provided financial aid award indicating scholarship offer.