SCHOLARSHIPS - Local and National
The BMCC Foundation and Financial Aid office attempt to post all local and national scholarship opportunities. Every effort is made to keep this list up to date. However, specific details and deadlines should be verified when filling out an application.
Most scholarship applications are due November through May for funding fall term. Mid-year scholarships are sometimes made available. Please check back often for updated information. Most scholarships require you to submit an essay. Click here for Essay Help.
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LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS - AMOUNT - APPLICATION DEADLINE
Soroptimist International of the Greater Hermiston Area - Live Your Dream Education and Training Awards - women with primary financial responsibility for themselves and dependents - $500 and $1,000 - 11/15/2019
BMCC Foundation Scholarship Application - The Foundation offers both need-based and academic scholarships. These scholarships are funded from community contributions and endowment earnings. The application opens on December 2nd, 2019.
Altrusa International Foundation of Hermiston - Dorothy Juve Memorial Scholarship - residents of western Umatilla County or north Morrow County - up to $3,500 - 03/11/2020 (to be awarded for summer/fall 2020)
The Lightfoot Foundation Scholarships - for students from the Treasure Valley area (58 approved cities and towns) - 04/15 for following year
Financial Emergency Scholarship - These funds are intended to assist students in emergency situations. If you are experiencing unforeseen adverse financial circumstances beyond your control, please complete the Financial Emergency Scholarship form by following the link.
TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIPS - AMOUNT - APPLICATION DEADLINE
National Hoo-Hoo-Ettes - women in forestry, lumber, and wood products industry - $1,000 - 12/15/19
NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS - AMOUNT - APPLICATION DEADLINE
George Sink Injury Lawyers Veterans & Military Family Scholarship - veteran, active duty/retired service member, or spouse/child of active duty/retired service member - $1,000 - 06/15
The Self-Publishing School Creative Writing Scholarship - $1,000 - 02/21
Horatio Alger State Scholarship - high school seniors - $10,000 - open annually from 08/01 to 10/25
Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship Program - up to $2,500 - open until all scholarships are awarded
AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarship - automotive - $2,000 - 06/15 for Fall and 10/15 for Spring
D. Miller & Associates Community Superhero Scholarship - $1,500 - 06/15
Education.com Scholarship - for aspiring educators/teachers - high school seniors - $5,000 - 06/30
Education.com Scholarship - for aspiring educators/teachers - undergraduates - $5,000 & $10,000 - 01/01
The HOTH SEO Scholarship Program - $1,000 - 12/31
Extreme Terrain Student Scholarship - Biology or related degree in Environmental Studies - $3,000 - 06/15 for Fall and 10/15 for Spring
NISOD Scott Wright Student Essay Contest - $1,000 - 02/28/20
The Summit Shah MD Scholarship - $1,000 - 07/01/20
Varsity Tutors Scholarship - $1,000 - new scholarship each month
University Tutor Scholarship - $1,000 - new scholarship each month
Scholarships for Women - list of multiple scholarships available including for Minority Women, Women in STEM, Women in Business, Finance or Accounting, Women in Teaching or Education, Women in Nursing, Medicine, and Health
Additional websites and resources that might be useful in searching for funding for college:
- The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
- Federal Student Aid - FAFSA and more
- Learn.org - Directory of scholarships by degree
- BigFuture - CollegeBoard's Scholarship Search
- Fastweb - Your connection to scholarships, colleges, financial aid, and more
- Cappex - Every College. Every Scholarship.
- Unigo - Connection to over $3.6M in scholarships; 650,000 College Reviews, College Stats and other options to help you pay for college
- The Scholarship System - Ultimate List of Scholarships for Women and Girls