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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.

'Signal Grace' Scholarship Essay Contest

This essay contest is open to U.S. high school and college students who submit an essay on the book "Signal Grace" by T.M. Yates. Students must attend a U.S. institution, except for students residing in or attending school in Rhode Island.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 10

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Aaron Douglas Scholarship

Out-of-state college freshmen or older students who plan to attend the University of Nebraska at Lincoln are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  December 01

Winthrop University Blue Line Scholar Program

This award is for U.S. high school students who are accepted to Winthrop University, SC. The student must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, a SAT (CR and M) score of 1100 or higher, or an ACT score of 24 or higher and enroll full-time.

Total: $3000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  December 01

Pride Foundation Equal Access & Opportunity Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or as a straight ally. Applicants must demonstrate unmet financial need, and must reside in one of the following states: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana or Alaska.

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 12

David M. Crawford Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate students at Portland State University (PSU) who are active in promoting LGBT equality.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 12

NAEOP-TRIO Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. citizens who have been living in Washington state, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, or Alaska for at least one year. Applicant must be a current or former student of NW Association of Special Programs (NASP-TRIO). Preference is given to self-identified LGBT students, members of LGBT families, and straight allies who have been supportive of the LGBT community.

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 12

Bucknell University Campus Enrichment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students enrolling at Bucknell University. First generation college students, students from outside the university's traditional geographic area, and those who bring cultural and intellectual diversity to the campus will be considered.

Total: $6000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  January 15

University of Oregon Summit Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon. Students must have a grade point average of 3.8 or higher (or have earned an International Baccalaureate diploma) and have an SAT score of 1260 or higher or an ACT score of 26 or higher.

Total: $9000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  January 15

University of Oregon General University Scholarship for Freshmen Students

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who are planning to attend the University of Oregon. The student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  January 15

University of Oregon Diversity Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are current or incoming undergraduate, graduate, or law students at the University of Oregon. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and file a FAFSA.

Total: $9000 Awards:  125
Deadline:  January 15

University of Oregon National Merit Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who plan to enroll at the University of Oregon as freshmen. The student must be a National Merit Finalist and list UO as his/her first-choice college with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Total: $2000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 15

University of Oregon Presidential Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors planning to attend the University of Oregon. Students must have a grade point average of 3.85 or higher, an SAT score of 1300 or higher or an ACT score of 28 or higher, and a significant history of leadership and volunteer service activities.

Total: $9000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  January 15