Oregon Office of Student Access & Completion

For Oregon residents:

You don’t need to be a merit scholar or a student with financial need to apply for OSAC scholarships. All types of scholarships are available. Many are based on criteria such as, the high school you attended, your academic interests, your school and community activities, or your career goals. Some require a minimum GPA and others require no GPA whatsoever. There are more than 475 scholarships and you may qualify! But you won’t know unless you apply.

Deadlines vary.

For more information, visit: http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov/scholarships.aspx


First and second year medical students are invited to submit an essay for
this prize. In preparation, students are required to build a relationship with a
patient, family, or advocate affected by a rare or neglected disease in order
to write about the experience, or to write about an experience with a patient
with a rare or neglected disease that has occurred within the last 12 months.

FIRST $ 1,500
SECOND $ 1,000
THIRD $ 500

Deadline:Essays must be submitted online by AUGUST 10, 2015.

To submit an essay and for help connecting with a person living with a rare disease and please visit: http://globalgenes.org/coxprize/

Hill & Ponton Veterans’ Scholarship

Hill & Ponton Law Firm has created a scholarship for veterans of the US Armed Forces.

The firm awards:

  • Four $1,000 scholarships
  • Two scholarships will be awarded in the fall, two in the spring
  • Application Deadlines: May 1st and November 1st
  • Awards will be announced June 15th and December 15th

Visit for more information and to apply: http://www.hillandponton.com/veterans-scholarship/

Deadlines: May 1 & November 1, 2015

AACAP’s Jeanne Spurlock Minority Medical Student Research Fellowship

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is sending out this final call for applications for  AACAP’s  Jeanne Spurlock Minority Medical Student Research Fellowship! This is a great opportunity for medical students of color to become engaged in substance abuse research. Visit for more information and the application: http://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Awards/Medical_Students_Awards/Spurlock_Research_Fellowship.aspx Deadline:  April 30, 2015 The Jeanne Spurlock Minority Medical Student Research Fellowship in Substance Abuse and Addiction provides up to $4,000 for 12 weeks of research training in substance abuse and addiction under a mentor with established  and related expertise. Although preferred, the mentor does not need to be a child psychiatrist by training.  This program also provides additional travel funds to attend the 62nd AACAP Annual  Meeting in San Antonio, TX, October 26-31, 2015. Fellowship Requirements

  • Applications are considered from African-American, Native American, Alaskan Native, Mexican American, Hispanic, Asian, and Pacific Islander students in accredited U.S. medical schools.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Participants agree that their fellowships will last 12 consecutive weeks (All fellowships less than 12 weeks must receive approval by AACAP. Fellowships less than eight weeks will NOT be considered). The expectation is that the student will complete 60 work days at 8 hours per day to complete the fellowship.
  • Participants agree to submit an abstract outlining their new research poster presentations for publication in the AACAP Scientific Proceedings by July 15, 2015.
  • Participants agree to attend the AACAP Annual Meeting, October 26 – October 31, 2015 in San Antonio, TX.
  • Participants agree to submit all required reporting documentation prior to the AACAP Annual Meeting, including a final report, a copy of the new research poster, a thank you letter to the funder, and an evaluation of the program completed by the participant and the mentor.
  • Participants agree to participate in all annual surveys as part of the program’s evaluation process

Starfleet Scholarship Program

For Star Trek Fans!

Scholarships are awarded in amounts of up to $1,000 based on number of applicants and availability of funds. There is a Medicine/Veterinarian Category.


Essay, Letters of Recommendation, and Transcripts required.

Deadline:  July 15, 2015

For more information and the application: http://www.sfi.org/scholarships/

ProofreadingServices.com Writing Scholarship

Category 2:  Graduate School Students


  • 1st Place – $500
  • 2nd Place – $300
  • 3rd Place – $100

Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student (any field of study) enrolled in a US university (you do not need to be an American citizen)
  • Minimum 3.2 GPA

Deadline and Guidelines:

  • Deadline: noon (US Eastern time) on June 1, 2015. Late submissions will not be accepted.
  • Your response to this year’s writing prompt (see above) must be between 750 and 2,000 words. Please make sure you respect the minimum and maximum word counts. Our panel of educators will judge your writing’s clarity, grammar, organization, and creativity. Good luck!

For more information: http://www.proofreadingservices.com/pages/scholarship

ADT Educational Scholarship

ADT Scholarship Details:

  • Interested applicants must be currently enrolled at a college/university or be enrolling in the upcoming semester
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.
  • Scholarship recipient will receive a one-time $500 scholarship that is made payable to the student’s approved college/university and mailed directly to the designated college/university
  • Interested students should write a 500-600 word essay, on the stated essay topic about home security (see webpage).
  • Students must submit their name, email and essay by December 31, 2015 to scholarship@safefromthestart.org

For more details visit: http://www.safefromthestart.org/scholarship