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1/8/2014 9:49:00 AM
Oregon Community Foundation Scholarships for Native American Students
The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) annually awards over $7 million in scholarships to Oregon students through their statewide scholarship program. Two of these scholarship programs are targeted specifically to Native American students.

VERL AND DOROTHY MILLER NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP
Eligible students include Native American residents of Oregon attending or planning to attend an accredited trade or vocational school in Oregon. The awards are for $1,500-$3,000 a year. Students may apply and compete for the scholarship for up to four years.

HOWARD VOLLUM AMERICAN INDIAN SCHOLARSHIP
Eligible students include Native American residents of Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington and Clark counties seeking post-secondary education or training in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The awards are for $3,000 a year for up to five years of undergraduate study and two years of graduate study.

Criteria for both scholarships:
• Participation in school or community activities
• Personal accomplishments or achievements
• Preference given to students who have a demonstrated commitment to and involvement in the Native American community
• Open to students with a Certification of tribal enrollment or decedents of enrolled members

How to Apply:
Applications and instructions are available on OCF’s Web site at http://www.oregoncf.org/receive/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities

Click here PDF to access a flyer with more information on these scholarship opportunities.

Deadline: Scholarship applications are due March 1st for the next academic year.

Questions: Call OCF scholarship staff at 503.227.6846 or email mchee@oregoncf.org eMail.

For additional scholarship opportunities, please check http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov/.
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  • April Campbell Email    (503) 947-5810
    Office of the Deputy Superintendent - Advisor to Deputy State Superintendent on Indian Education

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