scholarships

Scholarships

The RPA Counseling staff and Future Center (Glacier Bldg) is your place to find help with all the details related to your scholarship search.

During your senior year, plan on spending time in the Future Center to work on scholarships. When you make it part of your weekly schedule, you’ll find that everything you need to get done gets done!

We all know that college can be expensive. That’s why RPA has compiled this list of scholarships and resources to help you pay for your educational goals.

Scholarships are gifts – free money – for educational purposes. Most people are familiar with the idea of athletic scholarships, but in reality, all sorts of organizations give scholarships for all sorts of reasons. The Central Oregon region offers many local scholarships for students throughout the area. Last year, RPA students earned over $500,000 to support their academic pursuits!

The first step is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid:

Create your Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID) This ID is needed to sign your FAFSA (below).
Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

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Scholarship Search Engines:
Oregon GEAR UP Scholarship Calendar
Oregon CIS Financial Aid Sort
Career OneStop
FastWeb
Big Future/College Board
Unigo
Cappex
Scholarships.com
Scholarship Monkey
DREAMer’s Roadmap
Scholarships A-Z

Additional Scholarship Programs:

Office of Student Access & Completion (OSAC) November 1 – March 1 (Early Bird – February 15)
Pride Foundation Scholarships Due January 11
Zeta Phi Beta Due January 26
Oregon Latino Scholarship Fund Due January 28
Black United Fund of Oregon Due January 29
Grieg Lodge Due February 15
Oregon Jewish Community Foundation Due March 1
Red and Gena Leonard Foundation Due March 15
Benton Community Foundation Due March 27
Oregon School Counselor Association Due April 1
Harrington Family Foundation Due April 2
Stand for Children Due September 12