Chances are, you understand the importance of acquiring a scholarship for your college tuition. The fact of the matter is that financial aid is no longer cutting it and you are going to have to branch out and find other means to pay for college if you ever plan on making it. This is an area where most women are unprepared since most women have never even applied for a scholarship before.
However, we are here to help you through this entire process. We feel we have put together a resource that can help women locate and apply for scholarships. So, what makes us different from the rest?
One of the major problems that we have found with the scholarship industry is the fact that a lot of the information out there is jumbled and unclear. This is a problem that you will not be able to notice on our site as we have put together a clear, concise and organized resource that will help women of all types locate an education scholarship that is the right fit for them.
Today we will be focusing in on all the free scholarship opportunities available out there as well as some of the incredible scholarships that the state of Oregon is offering. We hope you enjoy!
Oregon Scholarships For Women
It is rare to find a state as persistent as Oregon when it comes to helping students with scholarships. The Oregon Student Assistance Commission is the entity that hands out most of the state grants in Oregon. So, it might be a good idea to become familiar with their standards if you are a woman and are looking to obtain an Oregon scholarship. They typically hand out education awards based on a number of factors. If you are in need of assistance then they will come to your aid. If you have shown promise in school or in a particular subject then there is a high chance that you can receive a scholarship for it. Make sure you check out the site we have provided to learn more about how the OSAC works.
Below you will see a number of scholarships. All of the following scholarships you see here are given out in the state of Oregon and can be applied for by visiting the outbound links we will be providing. So, with this in mind lets begin discussing some scholarship opportunities for you!
OSAC Scholarship Catalog- The Oregon Student Assistance Commission has put together a scholarship catalog that literally combines hundreds of scholarships in one place. If you are looking for a scholarship in Oregon then there is a very high chance that you will be able to find it in this catalog. So, make sure you check it out.
(We highly recommend that you reference this catalog since it is one of the best resources that we have been able to find on Oregon scholarships for women. Good luck!)
Oregon Barber Or Hairdresser Scholarship- If your interested in becoming a barber or hairdresser then Oregon can hook you up. You must be a resident of Oregon and enroll in a full time program for at least nine months to be eligible to receive this great scholarship.
Janette Rankin Foundation- We decided to include this student award due to the fact that it is aimed at helping older women return to college. If you are a woman that is over the age of 35 then you can apply for this great education scholarship. Learn more by visiting the link we have provided.
AAUW- Another great resource that women should check out is the American Association of University Women. There you can find all sorts of scholarships that pertain specifically to women. We have provided a link to their homepage but if you do some exploring on their site you will be able to find some gems.