Outside & Community Agency Scholarships

If you receive a scholarship from an outside or community agency (any agency other than the UCC Foundation) please complete this form and turn it into the Scholarship Office in the LaVerne Murphy Campus Center: Student Accounts, as soon as possible!

View / Download Outside / Community Scholarship Notification Form

Each of the scholarships listed must be applied for individually. Follow the specific directions for each scholarship and note that the deadlines for each varies. This listing is updated weekly, but does not reflect all available scholarships. Please review each scholarship carefully, and be aware of the potential for scholarship scams. Please see our Scholarships page for more information

Scholarship Opportunities

Grainger Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship Program

Amount: $2000.00

UCC Deadline: March 30, 2018


Grainger application form.
Letter of recommendation from professor, teacher or advisor.
Transcript demonstrating GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale and full-time enrollment status

     (12 credit hrs. min.).                                                  
200-300 words on why you chose to study skilled trades/public safety/supply chain, how your
    achievements and/or leadership roles have helped you grow individually and your future career goals.
A list of clubs, activities, accomplishments, leadership roles held and years involved, including those

    related to your field of study or military job experience.                                                                                                Open to students who will be attending their final year of study in 2018-19.


  Return completed application to:  The Scholarship Office in the LaVerne Murphy Campus Center.                       

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Northwest Community Scholarship

Amount: $1000.00

UCC Deadline: April 2, 2018


                  Be or become a Northwest Community Credit Union Member by April 2, 2018

                  Attend an accredited college in Fall 2018

                  Take 9+ credit hours during 2018 Fall Semester

                  Demonstrate service to the community

Application: https://www.nwcu.com/scholarships

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UW, TheDream.US announce new scholarship partnership to benefit undocumented students

Amount: Tuition and fees up to a maximum of $7,250 per year, renewable for up to two years, with a maximum award of $14,500.

UCC Deadline: March 1, 2018.

Eligibility: The University of Washington and TheDream.US announced a new partnership this week that will provide scholarships to qualified undocumented students who graduate from two-year colleges and transfer to the UW.

Application: http://www.thedream.us/scholarships/

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Larry Levine Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Up to $3500.00

UCC Deadline: April 2, 2018


    Be a Douglas County resident

    Be or become a Northwest Community Credit Union Member by April 2, 2018

    Attend Umpqua Community College in Fall 2018

    Take 9+ credit hours during 2018 Fall Semester

    Demonstrate service to the community

Application: https://www.nwcu.com/scholarships

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Amount: Various, up to $1500.00

UCC Deadline April 20, 2018

Eligibility: Various, see website.  http://www.roseburgrotaryclub.org/

Mail completed application to: Rotary Scholarships PO Box 847 Roseburg, OR 97470

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The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship

Amount: $1000.00

UCC Deadline: June 30, 2018

Eligibility: Given to a student pursuing a health-related degree program. Areas of study that will be considered include, but are not limited to, counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field). Applicants must submit an essay no more than 500 words describing why they are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health. Essays can draw from personal or professional experience.

Application: https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/

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OppU Achievers Scholarship

Amount: $2500.00

UCC Deadline: March 31June 30September 30December 31, 2018

Eligibility: Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school   Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; Be a U.S. citizen.

Application: https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/?utm_source=Scholarships+Already+Contacted+Sort+913-1144&utm_campaign=180cfd2732-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_01_16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4b27ceb0f5-180cfd2732-226504885

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Oregon PTA's Teacher Education Scholarship

Amount: $500.00

UCC Deadline: March 30th, 2018

Eligibility: Oregon residents studying for a teaching degree at an Oregon public university or college. Oregon community colleges which transfer credit in education to an Oregon four-year public institution also qualify.

Application: http://www.oregonpta.org/programs/teacher-education-scholarship                                            2018-TES_Application-Info1.pdf

Return by: Mail: Oregon PTA - TES 4506 SE Belmont St. Suite 108 - B Portland, OR 97215 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  OR Fax: 503-234-6024

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Karman Healthcare Mobility Disability Scholarship

Amount: $500.00

UCC Deadline: September 1st 2018


This scholarship applies to students who have a mobility disability, excelled academically and those who have a regard for disability awareness in America.

Must be currently enrolled at an accredited college, or university in the U.S.

Aged sixteen (16) years or older.

Open to all college, and university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis.

Maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 (or equivalent)


Statement or transcript of your Grade Point Average (GPA) – unofficial transcripts accepted.

Completed application via email attached as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf file.

Submit an essay answering this year’s theme. If you are mailing in your submission, please use standard size 8.5 in. x 11 in. paper to submit your entry. If you are sending your essay via email, it must be typed and saved as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf file.

Proof of mobility disability i.e. doctor’s note. (applies to daily use of a mobility device)

A portrait image of yourself that will be posted online if you are chosen as a winner.


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 Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship

UCC Deadline: June 1st 2018

Award Amount: $1000.00

Eligibility: Undergraduates who were athletes at the high school level. You do not need to be an athlete at the college level.

Application Instructions: See website: https://www.collegesportsscholarships.com/scholarship.htm

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Karl Jobst Scholarship

UCC Deadliine:  May 1st, 2018

Award Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: High school students graduating this calendar year, and have been accepted into a college, or university in the USA.                                                                                                                                                          Students currently enrolled in a college or university, and not having reached their senior year.                                 All applicants must be a U.S. citizen from the 50 states or the District of Columbia.                                                   To be eligible, each applicant will be asked to submit a short essay discussing your strengths and unique traits and how they will help you in the future. 

Application Instructions: http://www.karljobstddscharity.com/

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UCC Deadline: April 30, 2018.

Award Amount: $5,000 

Eligibility: Any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a Spring, Summer, or Fall 2018 semester. Student must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university or trade school. Students will be judged on an essay about entrepreneurship.

Application Instructions: http://grasshopper.com/entrepreneur-scholarship/

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UCC Deadline: May 1st, 2018

Award Amount: $1000

Eligibility: High school students graduating in 2017 and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, community college or design school.
 Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, community college or design school.

Application Instructions:  Answer this question, “How you have demonstrated leadership ability both in and out of school?” Your answer should be under 500 words for this short essay. Complete each section of the form at the website https://www.zenapticchiropractic.com/scholarship/ All fields are required. By submitting an application, the applicant gives Dr. Troy Dreiling and/or Zenaptic Chiropractic consent to use their essay, name and information for marketing and promotional purposes. There are no costs or fees associated with application for this scholarship.

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Sattiraju Employment Law Scholarship

UCC Deadline: May 31, 2018

Award Amount: $1,000

Eligibility:  This scholarship is now available to any student who will be attending an accredited college or university by Fall 2018 and have plans of attending law school in the future and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Application Instructions: https://www.sattirajulawfirm.com/#scholarship-application

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Vietnam Veterans of America
Umpqua Valley Chapter 805 Scholarship  - New!

Amount: $500

Deadline: Ongoing

What are the requirements?

  1. Applicant must be a Veteran. Honorably discharged, current active duty or inactive reservist.
  2. Student must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  3. Total family income must be under $50,000 annually
  4. Must be a student of Umpqua Community College

How do I apply?

       1.  Complete application below and submit to Vietnam Veterans of America Ump. Valley Chapter 805 .

View / Download the application form

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Southern Oregon Viticulture & Enology Scholarship - New!

Amount: Up to $2000

Deadline: Continuous

The Southern Oregon   Viticulture and Enology Scholarship is an Employer Match scholarship is   available for employees, including owners, of Oregon Vineyards/Wineries/Tasting   Rooms. The ERATH Family Foundation (EFF) established this scholarship to   increase the number of personnel in Southern Oregon leadership roles who have   a fundamental education in V&E.
Through a generous donation   by the EFF, vineyards and wineries can support and encourage their employees   to attend the Southern Oregon Wine Institute at Umpqua Community College by   matching up to $2,000 per academic year per student/employee, for a total of   up to $4,000 per academic year per student/employee.

How do I apply?

       1.  Complete application below and submit to Southern Oregon Wine Institute.

View / Download the introductory letter

View / Download the application form

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Kalu Yala Scholarship

Amount: $1000.00

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Eligibility: High school senior that has been accepted into a college or university. Or
Current college or university student that is not in their final semester. This includes all education levels (undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate).

Application: To apply for this scholarship you must write a 500-word essay on the topic: “The Main Benefits of Studying Abroad”.                                                                                                                                                             http://kaluyalascholarship.com/

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Honey McNamara - Contact
Scholarship & Donor Relations Coordinator
Phone: 541-440-7674

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