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Outside Scholarships

Entrance Counseling Link
 
Master Promissory Note for Federal Stafford Loan
 
NSLDS (review loan information and exit counseling)

In addition to the scholarships offered by Concordia University, a variety of other organizations also offer scholarships. Some are for specific majors, such as nursing or education. Others are for specific groups, such as first-generation college students. Some are need based, while others are open to all. And while we have created a small sample of sites to explore below, please note that there are literally millions of scholarships available and this is just the tip of the iceberg. A little exploring and the willingness to put in the work can potentially help you pay for your education.

Quick Links

General

Office of Student Access and Completion
Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) is the state student financial aid agency for Oregon. OSAC administers a variety of State of Oregon, Federal, and privately-funded student financial aid programs for the benefit of Oregonians attending institutions of postsecondary education.

FastWEB.com
FASTWEB (Financial Aid Search Through the WEB) is the largest and most complete scholarship search on the Internet. It provides access to a searchable database of more than 400,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and student loans available tostudents. Click here to begin!

FinAid! The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
FinAid! is a comprehensive site designed to provide students and parents with information about applying for financial aid, student and parent loans, EFC Calculators, and scholarships and grants.

Go College
GoCollege.com is one of the oldest and most trusted resources to guide students on how to finance and succeed in college.

Scholarship Hunter

The Alaska Community Foundation
Alaskans are incredibly generous and committed to helping others succeed in life through continuing education. They've entrusted the Foundation with the management of their scholarship funds. In turn the Foundation helps them find the best candidates and manage the selection process.

The Ford Family Foundation
The Ford Family Foundation offers a suite of financial and program resources in Oregon, Siskiyou County, California and, in some cases, other regions.

858 Graphics Annual Creative Scholarship
Deadline: April 30, 2015

Abbot and Fenner Scholarship Program
Deadline: June 15, 2015

Accounting Software Scholarship
Deadline: May 30, 2015

ACT Second Year Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 15, 2015

Annuity.org Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2015

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2015

AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship
Deadline: May 31, 2015

BBG Communications Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2015

Big Fish Gaming Scholarship Contest
Deadline: March 31, 2015

BigSun Athletic Scholarship
Deadline: June 19, 2015

Century Link Scholarship
Deadline: June 17, 2015

Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: April 15, 2015

Doctors on Demand Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2015

Dr. Alma Adams Scholarship for Outreach & Health Communication
Deadline: April 30, 2015

Fitness Lifestyle Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2015

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
Deadline: June 15, 2015

Irene Stephenson High School Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2015

Online Brand Protection Scholarship
Deadline: May 31, 2015

PetPlan Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2015

Reed Tech Scholarship
Deadline: May 30, 2015

Sports Unlimited Scholarship
Deadline: April 20, 2015

Southland Electrical Supply Scholarship Program
Deadline: May 30, 2015

Verbal Ink Transcription Services Schola
Deadline: April 17, 2015

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program
Deadline: July 29, 2015

Women's Independence Scholarship Program
Deadline: Ongoing

Minority Groups

United Negro College Fund
The United Negro College Fund is the nation's oldest and most successful African American higher education assistance organization.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the largest Hispanic scholarship-granting organization in the nation.

American Indian College Fund
Based in Denver, Colorado, the American Indian College Fund has raised a total of more than $35 million since 1989. This support comes from 200 corporations and foundations and 90,000 individuals.

Gates Millenium Scholars Program
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program will provide scholarships and fellowships for outstanding low-income African-American, Native African, Hispanic American, and Asian American students to attend the undergraduate and graduate institutions of their choice.

Nursing Students & Healthcare Students

Discover Nursing

Oregon Nurses Association

Army Nurse Corps Association Memorial Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 31, 2015

Dr. Alma Adams Scholarship for Outreach & Health Communication
Deadline: April 30, 2015

Geraldine Stephenson Continuing Education Scholarship
Deadline: May 22, 2015

Linn-Benton County Scholarship
Deadline: April 15, 2015

Senior Care Innovation Scholarship
Deadline: April 15 2015

The Caregiver Scholarship
Deadline: July 17, 2015

West Valley Hospital Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: March 27, 2015

Business Students

Association of Government Accountants Community Service Scholarship
Deadline: April 17, 2015

Association of Government Accountants Undergraduate/ Graduate Scholarship
Deadline: April 17, 2015

National Society of Accountants Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2015

Oregon Association of Public Accountants Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2015

Oregon Business & Professional Women's Foundation
Deadline: April 15th for summer/fall; September 15 for winter; January 15th for spring

Paul Mills Scholarship
Deadline: March 30, 2015

Transportation Scholarship
Deadline: June 15, 2015

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Deadline: June 15, 2015

Education Students

PDK Prospective Educator Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2015

Foster Youth

Chafee Education and Training Grant
Deadline: August 1, November 1, February 1, May 1

Foster Care 2 Success Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2015

Graduate Students

Senior Care Innovation Scholarship
Deadline: April 15, 2015

Student Marketing Scholarship
Deadline: April 15, 2015

Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund
Deadline: March 31, 2015

Mary Sauter Ramm Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2015

Oregon Residents

Asian Reporter Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: March 18, 2015

Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship
Deadline: April 14, 2015

Oregon Scottish Rite Education Foundation
Deadline: May 15, 2015

Study Abroad Students

James Davis Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad
Deadline: May 22, 2015

The Ashley Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: July 1, 2015

Washington Residents

Asian Reporter Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: March 18, 2015

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