Are you an Oregon public high school student who has succeeded academically despite hardships such as poverty, disability, homelessness, or personal tragedy? Do you plan to continue your education by enrolling in a two or four-year college program in 2015? Apply for our Beat the Odds Scholarship!
In November, Stand for Children will award three $10,000 college scholarships to outstanding students who have “Beat the Odds.” The scholarship is $2,500 per year, renewable for up to four years provided the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA or better, completes 12 or more credits each term, and funding is available.”
Criteria for the Scholarship
Scholarship applicants must demonstrate that he/she:
Is a student enrolled in a public high school in Oregon, who will graduate in 2015.
Has maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average showing marked effort, improvement, or success.
Has succeeded in spite of hardships such as poverty, disability, homelessness, or personal tragedy.
Has volunteered or participated in activities that are helpful to others.
Has a demonstrated financial need.