Finding & Applying for Outside Scholarships
A 50 minute workshop presentation from Marija Hobbs from the University of Portland sharing information about finding and applying for outside scholarships. Please contact Alicia Magee for slides or additional information. 
Students and families should complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) in addition to applying for outside scholarships. Some colleges (about 140) may require the CSS Profile or additional forms for financial aid. Be sure to check the college financial aid webpage for details and deadlines.
The following is a list of scholarship programs that have shared information with La Salle. This list is for your convenience and is not meant to serve as an endorsement of the programs listed. It is the student and parents’ responsibility to verify details and factors about these programs. Please contact your counselor if you have specific questions about scholarships.
2020/21 Scholarships that have shared information with La Salle
Seneca Scholarship $10,000 Deadline: March 1, 2021 (video)
Ford Scholars Covers 90% of Unmet Need Deadline: March 1, 2021
OSAC Various Amounts Deadline: February 15, 2021 and March 1, 2021
PDX Tuition Advantage at WSU-Vancouver In-state tuition for Portland residents
Portland Links Scholarships for African-American students see the detail here Amounts vary
Renaissance Scholars Program for high achieving, first-generation students with financial need $4,000
MAC Athlete Scholarship for high school seniors March 1 $1000

“You Will Be Found” College Essay Writing Challenge—2021: 11 & 12 grade students, $10,000 Deadline: April 5

Oregon Elks Vocational or Technical Scholarship $1500 Deadline: March 1

GAP Year Scholarship $10,000, $5,000 Deadline: April 15

Engineering and STEM Scholarships Amounts and Deadlines vary. 

National CCAA Scholarship $1,000 scholarships for students attending member Catholic colleges Deadline: April 1
Bridging the Dream Scholarship for High School Seniors $10,000 Deadline: March 8
Chinese American Citizens Alliance Scholarships Amounts and Deadlines vary.

Scholarship Tracker (from University of Portland)
Link here (will open Excel sheet)

Scholarship Databases
Many of the following scholarships can be found here: Oregon Goes to College 

Big Future/College Board (College Board scholarship search)

Cappex (general scholarship search)

Career OneStop (general scholarship search)

Chegg (general scholarship search)
College Board Opportunity Scholarships

Discover (Scholarship database)

FastWeb (general scholarship search)

Going Merry (general scholarship search; one application for multiple scholarships)

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships ( Leadership multiple scholarships) 

Oregon GEAR UP Scholarship Calendar (multiple Oregon/area scholarships)

OSAC (Oregon Office of Student Access; multiple scholarships for Oregon/Washington students)

Portland Links Inc. (Scholarship opportunities for African Americans)

Pride Foundation (60 scholarships for LGBTQ youth with one application)

Scholarship Monkey (general scholarship search)

Scholarships A-Z (general scholarship search) general scholarship search)

Washboard (Washington state scholarships)

Unigo (general scholarship search)

United Negro College Fund (general scholarship search)

University of Portland Scholarship database for outside scholarships
California Lutheran Scholarship database for outside scholarships 


Oregon, Washington, Idaho & Montana Public University Scholarship Links

Boise State University

Central Washington University

Eastern Oregon University

Eastern Washington University

Evergreen State College

Montana State University
Oregon Institute of Technology
Oregon State University
Portland State University
Southern Oregon University

University of Idaho

University of Montana
University of Oregon

University of Washington

Washington State University
Western Oregon University

Western Washington University


Oregon, Washington, and Montana Private University Scholarship Links

Carroll College (Montana)

Corban University
Cornish College of the Arts
DigiPen Institute of Technology
George Fox University
Gonzaga University
Lewis & Clark College
Linfield College
Multnomah University
National University of Natural Medicine
Northwest Christian University
Pacific Lutheran University
Pacific University
Reed College
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle University
St. Martin's University
University of Portland

University of Providence (Montana)
University of Puget Sound
Warner Pacific University
Whitman College
Whitworth University
Willamette University