Scholarships

 

 2018 Scholarship Applications Are Available 

Below are the scholarships offered by Benton Community Foundation.

All scholarship applications are available in Word or PDF format.  


 Scholarship Opportunities  

 

  • High School Students: Scholarships for graduating seniors from a Benton County high school (Word or PDF)

  • Masonic Lodge Scholarship for graduating seniors from a Benton County High School. (Word or PDF 
  • College Students: Scholarships available to current college students. (Graduating high school seniors who meet the eligibility requirements can apply for: OSU Opportunity Native American Scholarships, Sutherland College of Forestry Scholarship or the Sutherland College of Public Health and Human Services Scholarship) 

    • Oregon State University Opportunity Scholarships for Native American students. (Word or PDF)

    • Oregon State University Opportunity Scholarships for International students. (Word or PDF)

    • Renewable Scholarship Application for previous recipients of the Smith, Jensen, Knights of Pythias, Hahn, or Trout Scholarships are available(Word or PDF

    • Corvallis Woman's Club Scholarship. (Word or PDF

    • Chicano/Latino Alumni Association Scholarship. (Word or PDF
    • Charles and Elaine Mellen Sutherland College of Forestry Scholarship.  (Word or PDF)
    • Charles and Elaine Mellen Sutherland College Public Health and Human Services.  (Word or PDF)
    • 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: 2018 Guthrie/Jenks Scholarship application.  

For additional information concerning scholarships or Benton Community Foundation please contact Grants Manager, Sarah Leskovec, 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.

  

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 15, 2018 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 Grants Manager Sarah Leskovec, the Foundation staff, or your school counselor.