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Finding money for college can seem like a long, arduous journey. It may seem like you’re traveling the Oregon Trail, hoping to find some real gold when you finally arrive at your destination. For those living in the state of Oregon, your journey to find money for school may start, and end, here with this list of scholarships for Oregon residents. If you aren’t a current resident of Oregon but plan to attend a school in the state, such as the University of Oregon (UO), Oregon State University (OSU), Portland State University (PSU) Reed College, or Lewis & Clark College, your trail for free college dollars may start here with available scholarships for Oregon students. Get the wagon rolling, and browse our directory of Oregon scholarships! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Adoph Van Pelt Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are from the continental United States or Alaska. Students must be members of a federally recognized American Indian or Alaskan Native tribe.

Total: $1500 Awards:  28
Deadline:  July 16

Sequoyah Graduate Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. graduate students who are enrolled in a federally recognized American Indian or Alaskan Native tribe. Students may be pursuing a master's, doctoral, medical, or law degree.

Total: $1500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  July 16

U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship Program

This award is available to U.S. high school juniors and seniors serving as elected student body participants in a selected student government, civic, or educational organization. Selection will be based on outstanding ability and demonstrated qualities of leadership.

Total: $5000 Awards:  104
Deadline:  September 19

Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate women who are majoring in a field related to transportation. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and reside in Oregon and southwest Washington

Total: $4500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 22

Beverley Swaim Staley Leadership Legacy Scholarship - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for graduate women in Oregon and southwest Washington who are majoring in a transportation-related field. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must express an interest in international issues arising in the transportation industry.

Total: $4500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 22

Transportation YOU Scholarship for High School Girls - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for high school women in Oregon and southwest Washington who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and an interest in pursuing a career in transportation. Applicants must be between the ages of 13 and 18.

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 22

Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate Scholarship - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for U.S. graduate students who are majoring in a field related to transportation. Applicants must be female, must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must reside in Oregon and southwest Washington.

Total: $4500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 22

Gail Achterman Leadership Scholarship - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for women in Oregon and southwest Washington who are majoring in transportation or a related field. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must demonstrate qualities of leadership.

Total: $7000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 22

Pacific University Occupational Therapy Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college graduate students who are residents of Oregon and who are currently attending Pacific University in Oregon. Students must be members of the American Occupational Therapy Association and be pursing a career in occupational therapy.

Total: $1100 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 25

Horatio Alger Oregon Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Oregon.

Total: $2000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 25

Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship

This scholarship is for high school seniors who have caddied, successfully and regularly, for two or more years at a Western Golf Association (WGA) member club. Eligible students must also have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and have taken the ACT; students must also attend an eligible college as defined by the Evans Scholars Foundation.

Total: $7000 Awards:  220
Deadline:  October 30

Patriot's Pen Essay Writing Contest

U.S. students enrolled in grades six through eight are eligible for this award. Students must submit a typewritten essay between 300 and 400 words in length on the current year's topic.

Total: $5000 Awards:  54
Deadline:  October 31