Local Scholarships

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American Legion Auxiliary

Due: The last Friday in April

Currently a female graduating senior.

Minimum GPA of 2.5.

Must not use, buy, or sell illegal narcotics or drugs in any form.a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.


      • one letter of recommendation
      • a transcript of grades
      • use the funds awarded within one calendar year from the official award date
      • describe financial need for scholarship
      • a one page essay on one of the following topics:
          • Your feelings on patriotism;
          • How you feel about this land;
          • How you could best serve your community.

American Legion Auxiliary Application Form

American Legion Auxiliary Children of Warriors National Presidents’

 Due March 1, 2017


Fifteen scholarships will be awarded for 2017. Three scholarships will be awarded in each Division of the American Legion Auxiliary: one in the amount of $3,500, one in the amount of $3,000 and one in the amount of $2,500. All are gift scholarships and not loans.

 Children of Warriors



American Legion Auxiliary Nurses Training Scholarship

Due: May 1


The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Oregon awards a scholarship of $1,500 to Daughters, Sons, Wives of Disabled Veterans and Widows of Veterans who honorably served or are currently serving their country in the Armed Forces. Award must be used within one year of the award.

American Legion Auxiliary Nurses Training scholarship Application

Associated Oregon Loggers, Inc.

Due: April 1

      • Candidate’s studies and experiences as they relate to chosen field of interest.
      • Scholastic performance in all classes as it relates to success in higher education (GPA).
      • SAT or ACT scores.
      • Thought process, grammatical usage and capability to express self in the essay.
      • Legibility, neatness and accuracy of information submitted.

The potential contribution of the student in a forest resource production related field is the important issue. Financial need of the student is NOT a criterion for selection. The selection of the winner will be made by the AOL Scholarship Committee, which are members of the association.

Associated Oregon Loggers, Inc. Non-Member Scholarship Application 

BBT Architects Scholarship

Due April 14, 2017

            • To be eligible, student applicants must anticipate enrollment in an area of design-related study for the
              2017-2018 academic year. This scholarship must be used during the year for which it is awarded.
              Experience in, or knowledge of the design industry is not required, although this scholarship program is
              intended to further a student’s interest in a design-related career (Architecture, Interior Design,
              Landscape Design, Mechanical/Electrical/Industrial/Civil Engineering, or Graphic Design). Applicants are
              judged on motivation, career plans in design, financial need, and scholastic record.

BBT Architects Scholarship Form

Bend Surgery Center Foundation Scholarship

Due February 16, 2018

Bigfoot Beverages “Big” Scholarship

Due: April 7

            1. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior in the year of the award and from a Central Oregon Area High School.
              (Bend, Burns, Cascades Academy, Crane Union, Crook County, Culver, La Pine, Madras, Marshall, Mountain View, Redmond, Redmond Proficiency Academy, Sisters, Summit or Trinity Lutheran)
            2. Applicant must demonstrate positive impact involvement – in the complete sense – consistent with capacity and circumstances and/or significant improvement/success in scholarship and community involvement, determined through letter of recommendations.
            3. Applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or greater.

Bigfoot Beverages “Big” Scholarship Instructions

Bigfoot Beverages Scholarship Cover Letter

Carol J Bryant

Due: April 1

This Scholarship is the High School Graduates in the tri-county area who intend to pursue Post-Secondary educations, while majoring in a Performing Art

Carol J Bryant Scholarship Application 

Cascades East AHEC

Due March 22nd.

Cascades East Area Health Education Center and the St. Charles Foundation currently offer student scholarships for those students who have a desire to enter into a health care career and practice in a rural Oregon area as a certified nurse assistant, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, or other health professional.
Cascades East AHEC

CCHS National Honor Society

Due: May 19

To be given to a graduating senior of the Crook County High School National Honor Society Chapter.

CCHS National Honor Society Application Form

Central Oregon Hay Growers Association

Due: April 7

The Central Oregon Hay Growers Association (COHGA) is offering two $1000.00 scholarships to local students pursuing degrees in agriculture. The scholarships are not restricted to just hay growing but allow all areas of agricultural sciences.

Please return to: COHGA – 498 SE Lynn Blvd,Prineville, OR 97754

Central Oregon Hay Growers Assoc. Application Form 


Charles and  Hazel Cline

Due: May 31, 2017

To be considered for this scholarship, you must have a GPA of 3.0 or less, Must be full time and school must be in the state of Oregon.  Application must be filled out completely and all required documents must be included.

If mailed, the mailing address is:

Key Private Bank
NonProfit Services, OH-01-10-0932
100 Public Square, Suite 600
Cleveland, OH 44113

The due date for mailed applications is:  May 31, 2017


COCC Merit Scholarship

Due March 1

Must have a G.P.A. of 3.0

COCC Merit Scholarship Form link: http://www.cocc.edu/meritscholarship

Cowboy Mat Club

Due May 1

            • A High School GPA of at least a 2.50 or better.
            • Completed four years of Wrestling at the High School Level and a minimum of 1 year in Cowboy Mat Club OR participated in Cowboy Mat Club for a minimum of 4 years.
            • Maintained good sportsmanship during the competition

Cowboy Mat Club Scholarship Form

Cowboy/Cowgirl Booster Club

Due Last Friday in April

            • Applicant must have lettered in at least one sport.
            • Applicant must have exhibited good sportsmanship throughout high school.
            • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior.
            • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.75.
            • Applicant must be planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college or trade school in the fall of this year.
            • Application open to all athletes.

 Cowboy/Cowgirl Booster Club Scholarship Form

Crook County Education Association

Due May 18

Applicant must be a graduate of Crook County High School.<br>

Crook County Education Scholarship Form

Crook County Foundation Common

Due Third Friday in April

            • Graduating seniors of Crook County High School.
            • Recent graduates of CCHS continuing their education.
            • All applicants answer questions 1-4. CCHS graduating seniors also answer questions 5-11 to determine qualification for donor criteria and preference for specific scholarships.<br>

Crook County Foundation Common Scholarships Form

Lucie Morrison Scholarship

Crook County 4-H Leader’s Inc.

Due April 24

Must be actively involved 4-H member in a project area; Graduating high school senior with a minimum 2.0 GPA;complete the Crook County Scholarship Application; submit scholarship in a folder with name,address and name of scholarship on front.


Crook County Earle A. Chiles 4-H

Due April 24 to the Crook County Extension Office by 5PM

Applicants must have been an active 4-H member in Crook County three for the four years in high school
Applicant must hold a 2.0 accumulative Grade Point Average.
To receive the money, the student must have completed one academic year in an accredited school of learning, actively seeking a degree on a full-time basis. If a high school senior is awarded the scholarship, the money will be distributed at the beginning of the second year of higher education.
If a students received a Chiles Scholarship the previous year, he or she must able a continuing full-time student in order to apply again.
If there are extenuating circumstances, (emergencies such as illness), please include and explanatory letter with the application.



Crook County 4-H & FFA Livestock Sales Assoc. Inc.

Due April 24

Applicant must have been an active 4-H or FFA member in good standing who participated in the Crook County Fair’s 4-H/ FFA Livestock Auction a minimum of two years (at least one during high school).
Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or college freshman who plans to attend an accredited university, community college or trade school. Applicants are eligible to receive scholarship only once.
Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.00


Crook County Stockgrowers

Due April 24 OSU Crook County Extension Office

High School graduating seniors and current college students are eligible to apply.


Crook-Wheeler County Farm Bureau

Due April 24

First preference will be given to child of a Crook-Wheeler County Farm Bureau Voting or Supporting Member
Second preference will be given to students pursuing education in Ag related field
Member of the current graduating class or existing student at a junior or four year college or university
Minimum 2.5 GPA


Deschutes Pioneers’ Association

Due: April 1

All applications will judged on the basis of financial need, scholarship, school activities, community service, and clarity and historical accuracy of the individual essay. Incomplete applications will not be considered for judging.

Deschutes Pioneers’ Association Announcement

Deschutes Pioneers’ Association Application 


Due November 27

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2018 competition.

  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • Male and female students compete separately.

ELKS (click 2017 MVS)

Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxliary Prineville

Due: Last Friday in April

Must be a graduating female.

Must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Must show willingness/desire to work hard for education (schoolwork, extra job, etc.)

Must show financial need for scholarship.

Must have at least one teacher recommendation.

Must include a transcript of grades.

Must include an essay on how you support our community; your positive influence on our community; and/or how you uphold and nourish the values of home, family and community.

Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary Scholarship Form

Graduating Class of 1968

Due Last Friday in March

  • Attended high school in Crook County for at least two consecutive years at CCHS
  • A member of the current graduating class in Crook County and receive a CCHS diploma or Oregon State diploma by end of June of the current year.
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • In need of financial assistance.


Graduating Class of 1968 Scholarship Form

Greg Merritt Community Scholarship

Due First Friday in May

Graduating seniors from Crook County High School.
Applicants must include a copy of high school transcript and two letters of recommendation.
Finalists will be invited to an interview with the scholarship committee.

Greg Merritt Scholarship Form

Honor Society (CCMS)

Due Second Friday in May

Be an active member in the Crook County High School Honor Society and have been an active member of the Crook County Middle School Society.

Honor Society Scholarship Form

Hornbuckle Firm Scholarship

Due May 31

Kendall Toyota

Due May15

Student must :

  • Be a member of the 2017 graduating class at an accredited Oregon high school;
  • Have an overall grade point average of at least the equivalent of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;
  • Be in good standing under their school district’s attendance policy;
  • Complete a minimum of fifteen hours of local community service before May 1, 2016; and
  • Have the written consent of a parent or guardian to enter the Sweepstakes if the Entrant (as defined below) is under 18 years of age.

Kendall Scholarship Form 

Kiwanis Club

Due Last Friday in April

Graduating Seniors from Crook County High

Kiwanis Club Scholarship Form

Masonic Scholarship

Due Third Friday in May

Two individual Academic scholarships each for $1,000.One Vocational scholarship in the amount of $500.00.

Masonic Scholarship Form

MOCA Medical Field Scholarship

Due April 10

Eligibility Requirements for VFA Audiliary Membership –
Members must be citizens of the United States or a United States National, and at least
16 years old.

Those eligible are

      • Husband/Wife
      • Widower/Widow
      • Father/Mother
      • Grandfathers/Grandmother
      • Sons/Daughters
      • Grandsons/Granddaughters
      • Brothers/SistersOf persons who were or are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.Those eligible for membership in the VFW are those that have received a campaign medal for overseas service, have served 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days in Korea; or have ever received hostile fire or imminent danger pay.MOCA Medical Field Scholarship FormMOCA Scholarship App Letter

Oasbo Promising Future

Due April 14, 2017

      • Oregon high school senior planning to attend or college freshman currently registered as a full time student at an accredited Oregon community college, college or university
      • Student with a declared major that is compatible with school business management
      • Student who has been an Oregon resident for at least one year
      • Accepted for admission as a full time student (as defined by the recipient’s attending school)
      • Involvement in school/community activities
      • A minimum 3.0 overall GPA

Oasbo Promising Futures Scholarship Form

Ochoco Trout Unlimited

Due May 1

Have an interest in Natural Resources

Ochoco Trout Unlimited Scholarship Form

Ochoco Scholarship

Due Fourth Friday in September

        • Be a Crook County High School graduate;
        • Parents reside in Crook County;
        • Have completed at least 1 collegiate term;
        • Be a full-time student (at least 12 hours per term);
        • Maintain a term GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale

Ochoco Scholarship Form

Paulina Rodeo

Due First Friday in May

Students family must live within a 45 mile radius of Paulina, OR or student must have attended Paulina School.

Paulina Rodeo Club Scholarship Form

PEO Scholarship

Due March 1

      • Female
      • Be a resident of Crook County during the last two years of high school School.
      • Be a member of the current graduating class and receive an accredited high school diploma or Oregon State diploma by June 30 of the current school year.
      • Minimum 2.5 GPA
      • In need of financial assistance

PEO Scholarship Form

Perrin Scholarship

Due April 1

      • Display good citizenship
      • Show potential for academic achievement
      • Have a “C” or better average in high school
      • Have an aptitude and interest in business or computer technology
      • Have a goal of furthering their education
      • Attend an accredited college or university on a full-time basis
      • Maintain “good standing” while at college or university

Perrin Scholarship Form

Perrin Renewal Scholarship

Due March 1

        • Display good citizenship
        • Show potential for academic achievement
        • Have a “C” or better average in high school
        • Have an aptitude and interest in business or computer technology
        • Have a goal of furthering their education
        • Attend an accredited college or university on a full-time basis
        • Maintain “good standing” while at college or university

Perrin Renewal Application Form


Prineville Golf and Country Club

Due Second Friday in May

Must be a golfer interested in pursuing a higher education. This includes all forms of continuing education, i.e. trade schools, community colleges or four-year institutions.Applicant must be a current resident of Crook County and a graduate of Crook County High School.

Prineville Golf & Country Club Scholarship Form

Prineville Music & Theater Booster Scholarship

Due First Friday in May

      • Must be a student in the Crook County School District
      • Must have participated in choir, band, or theater at CCHS for at least one year
      • Must have at least a 2.5 GPA
      • Must have at least 2 letters of recommendation, it is suggested that you have (1) letter of recommendation from each CCHS instructor, from each category you intend to apply for.
      • Must include copy of transcripts

Prineville Music & Theater Booster Club Scholarship Form

Prineville Music and Theater Booster Scholarship-Marv Cochran

Due First Friday in May

Applicant of this scholarship must:

          • Must be a graduating senior
          • Must be live within the Crook County School District.
          • Must have participated in the Prineville Follies for at least 2 years.
          • Must have at least a 2.5 GPA
          • Must have at least 2 letters of recommendation.
          • Must include copy of transcripts and 4×6 photo

Prineville Music and Theater Booster Scholarship-Marv Cochran

Rebound Physical Therapy Scholarship

Due May 5, 2017

Applicant of this scholarship must:

              • Be a graduating senior from Crook County High School.
              • Be pursuing a career in a medical related field at any accredited college or university.
              • Have a GPA of 3.0 or better. You must attach your current transcript.
              • Complete the questions and essays on the application

Rebound Application Form

Rotary Club Scholarship

Due April 28

            • For this scholarship, the Rotary Scholarship Selection Committee will consider the following criteria:
              • A minimum of a 2.75 grade point average or demonstration of significant grade improvement during applicant’s high school years.
              • Financial need of applicant.
              • Timely submission of an accurate and complete application packet.
              • Responses to questions on application.
              • Availability for personal interview, if requested.
              • Recipients may not be relatives of a Rotary member serving on the Crook County Rotary Scholarship Selection Committee.

Rotary Club Scholarhip Form


Roy Hale Scholarship

Due the First Friday in May

Student must have attended school in either Prineville, Redmond, or Madras. Student must have maintained a “C” Average or above.

Roy Hale Scholarship Form

Scottish Rite Scholarship

Due May 15, 2017

Each year, the Scottish Rite Education Foundation awards $1000 Scholarships for graduating Seniors to support undergraduate study at the freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior level at an accredited college, university, or trade school.

The applications should be sent to:
Skip Weisgerber
P.O. Box 305
Baker City, Or 97814

Scottish Rite Scholarship Form

Soroptimist Club of Prineville

Due The Third Friday in January

This scholarship will be granted to graduating senior who is seeking to further his or her education.

Soroptimist Club of Prineville Scholarship Form

Soroptimist Club of Prineville(Fay Bentley Memorial)

Due The Third Friday in January

This scholarship will be granted to one female graduating senior who has verified her intention to pursue higher education in order to become a certified school teacher.

Fay Bentley Memorial Scholarship Form

Soroptimist Club of Prineville Vo-Tech

Due The Third Friday in January

Two sealed letters of recommendation must accompany application.

Soroptmist Vo-Tech Scholarship Form 

Soroptimist Founders Award

Due April 15

Are you a young woman between the ages of 14 and 17?

  • Who volunteers in your community or school?
  • Who sees challenges instead of obstacles? Hope instead of despair?
  • Do you believe in the power of volunteer action?If so, you may be eligible to win the 2017 Prineville Soroptimist Founders Award.

St. Charles Prineville Medical Staff Scholarship

Due May 5

Specifics about the scholarship are:

                • The scholarship will be awarded to 2 students who plan to enter a health care program.
                • Students must currently be graduating seniors at Crook County High School, or be in the Advanced Diploma Program
                • Applicants will be evaluated based on the student’s commitment and interest in a health care program and their career plans in rural area, with consideration given to scholastic record.
                • Grade point accumulative minimum: 3.0

St. Charles Prineville Medical Staff Scholarship Cover Letter

St. Charles Prineville Medical Staff Scholarship Form


Ward Rhoden Athletic Scholarship

Due Fourth Friday in April

1) Although not absolutely required to do so, the Trustees shall endeavor to select students who by their records have demonstrated interest and ability in athletics by participating in two (2) major sports in high school for four (4) years unless prevented by sickness or injuries.
2) A major sport is defined to mean one of the following: Basketball, baseball, softball, football, wrestling, track, soccer, volleyball, golf, tennis and cross country.
3) Be a graduate of Crook County High School.
4) Show intellectual capacity to do credible work in an institution or higher education.
5) Trustees may, but are not required, to consider the economic situation of applicants.
6) Recipients shall not be required to continue athletic participation in college a requirement for the acceptance or continuation of this scholarship.

Ward Rhoden Scholarship Form