Scholarships

 

 2017 Scholarship Applications are now available! 

Below please find the 2017  scholarship opportunities available from Benton Community Foundation. Each application is available in Word or PDF format. We encourage you to download the application and review the eligibility requirements. Please note deadlines since late applications will not be accepted.  


 

2017 Scholarship Applications  

  • High School Students: The BCF High School Application materials are now available.(Word Document or PDF) Application deadline is March 6, 2017.  

  • Mary's River Masonic Lodge Scholarship.  Application deadline is March 6, 2017. 
  • College Students

    • Oregon State University Opportunity Scholarship Application_Native American students are now available. (Word Document or PDFApplication deadline is February 28, 2017. 

    • Oregon State University Opportunity Scholarship Application_International students are now available. (Word Document or PDF). Application deadline is February 28, 2017. 

    • Renewable Scholarship Application for previous recipients of the Smith, Jensen, Knights of Pythias, Hahn, or Trout Scholarships are available. (Word Document or PDF).  Application deadline is March 6, 2017.  

    • Corvallis Woman's Club Scholarship Application is now available.  (Word Document or PDF) Application deadline is February 28, 2017.   

    • Frances Dancy Hooks Scholarship Application is now available. (Word Document or PDF) Application deadline is February 28, 2017. 
    • Charles and Elaine Mellen Sutherland College of Forestry (Oregon State University) Application is now available. (Word Document or PDFApplication deadline is February 28, 2017. 
    • Charles and Elaine Mellen Sutherland College of Public Health and Human Sciences Education (Oregon State University) are now available. (Word Document or PDF). Application deadline is February 28, 2017. 
    • Mary's River Masonic Lodge Scholarship Application are now available. (Word Document or PDF). Application deadline is March 6, 2017. 
    • Additional scholarships decided externally can be found on our college scholarships page

  • ROTC Students: Nominees for ROTC Scholarships are selected on the basis of recommendation by the respective ROTC Commander.  If you are an ROTC student at Oregon State University or its extension campuses, including, but not limited to WOU, Corban University, and OSU Cascade, see your ROTC Commander in January if you believe you are eligible to receive one of BCF's ROTC scholarships.

  • Music Students: More information and applications for our music scholarships are available here

For additional information concerning scholarships or Benton Community Foundation please contact Grants Manager, Sarah Leskovec sarah@bcfgives.org, the Foundation staff, or your school counselor.


 

Eligibility

All of our scholarships have certain requirements you must meet. Please see the application for additional information and apply only for those scholarships for which you qualify. Our scholarships are paid directly to the school/institute you will be attending upon receipt of proof of enrollment for the Fall term.

 

 Application Procedure

  • Application materials for College Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year are now available. 

  • Application deadline for OSU Scholarships is February 28, 2017. Application deadline for high school scholarship is March 6, 2017.

  • Completed applications should be emailed to sarah@bcfgives.org. You will receive an email confirming receipt. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please follow-up.

  • All scholarship applications meeting the criteria applied for are reviewed by the Grants Committee or appropriate subcommittee. Those recommended for approval are presented to the Board of Directors for final approval.

 

Scholarship Award Procedure

Scholarship recipients must provide the name of the college/institute they are attending, proof of enrollment, and their student ID by September 30, 2017 in order to receive their scholarship. After that date, recipient will forfeit their award and attempts will be made to reach the backup. Should your plans change and you no longer qualify for the scholarship, please let us know promptly so that we might present the award to the backup.

For additional information concerning scholarships or Benton Community Foundation please contact Sarah Leskovec, Grants Manger, the Foundation staff, or your school counselor.