Scholarships for OSU-Cascades Students

Scholarships offered through OSU-Cascades are for degree-seeking admitted students at OSU-Cascades, who have a 2.50 GPA or higher, and are enrolled in their first bachelor’s degree program. Most OSU-Cascades scholarships require full-time enrollment (at least 12 credits) each term and at least six credits of OSU-Cascades courses to qualify.

Evaluation of the scholarship application information will be done by a committee composed of faculty, community members and OSU-Cascades staff. Most scholarships are awarded for one academic year and students must re- apply each year; some scholarships are automatically renewable if the conditions of the award are met by the student. Most scholarships range from $300 to $1000 per academic term.

Students enrolled in OSU-Cascades degree seeking programs can log into ScholarDollar system with their OSU ONID credentials and submit one application to be considered for scholarships administered by OSU-Cascades in the following areas:

Cascades Mini-Grant: Freshman to Senior standing, 2.50 GPA or higher. Scholarships range from $300 to $1,500.

Cascades Scholar: Junior standing, cumulative GPA 3.50 or higher. Scholarships range from $900 to $3,000.

Cascades Community: Scholarships from donors committed to supporting OSU-Cascades students with varying eligibility requirements. Scholarships range from $300 to $4,500. See below list.

 

2020-2021

Criteria

Bank of the Cascades OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, Business major, Bank of the Cascades serving counties, financial need, deserving GPA
Bank of the Cascades Foundation

OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, freshman, Bank of the Cascades serving counties, 2.50 GPA

Bennington Hospitality Management OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, Hospitality Management, financial need, preference to Southern Deschutes County or Central Oregon, preference to first generation, 2.50 GPA
Carlyn Winger OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, Education, Social Science, Liberal Studies, Speech Communication or Communication minor, 3.50 GPA
Cascades Natural Gas

OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, Cascade Natural Gas service area, Sophomore, Business, Engineering, Natural Resources, 3.00 GPA

Cascades Innovation and Entrepreneurship Scholarship

OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, Interest in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Preference for Leadership Potential, 2.50 GPA

Central Oregon Scholarship OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, first year, first generation, from Central Oregon (DesChutes, Jefferson & Crook Counties), 2.50 GPA
Chavez-Huerta OSU-Cascades - 6 credits min, first generation, financial need, attended community college in the East of the Cascades counties, bilingual, contribute to a diverse campus community, 2.50 GPA; application due May 1
Daisy and Doug Layman OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, Central Oregon incoming freshman, underrepresented student, financial need, live in residence hall, 2.50 GPA
Ester Mattson Study Abroad OSU-Cascades Study Abroad - 6 credits min, Junior, deserving GPA
First American Title OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, financial need, 2.50 GPA
Geoffrey and Cynthia Hance Veterans OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, Active Duty Veteran, rotate between male and female recipients, 2.50 GPA 
George and Shirley Ray Endowed OSU-Cascades - 6 credits min, 1 to 2 years at COCC, Central Oregon sophomore, 2.50 GPA
Greater Bend Rotary Club OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, Bend La Pine School District graduate, financial need, attend 1 or 2 Rotary lunches, 2.50 GPA
Hollyhock Scholarship OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, financial need, 2.50 GPA
Joe Richie Engineering OSU-Cascades, 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, Engineering, 2.50 GPA
John and Lari Hodecker Cascades OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, Central Oregon junior, financial need, deserving GPA
Pacific Power OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, Energy Systems Engineering, 3.50 GPA
Pamela and Patrick Klampe OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, STEM: Biology, Computer Science, Engineering, financial need, but not Pell Grant eligible, 3.00 GPA
Patricia & Greg Moss OSU-Cascades OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, 2.50 GPA
Peoples Family OSU-Cascades - 6 credits min, Health Sciences including Psychology, Human Development and Family Sciences, Biology, Exercise and Sport Science and similar, financial need, first generation, US citizen, 3.20 GPA
Rane Johnson/Microsoft OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, financial need, public high school from Oregon or SW Washington, contribute to a diverse campus community, preference to underrepresented females, 2.50 GPA

Robin and Curt Baney Hospitality Management Student Scholarship

OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, currently enrolled or have applied to the Hospitality Management (HM) Program and is taking HM courses, financial need, deserving GPA

TransCanada ESE Capstone Scholarship OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, must enroll in ESE 498 course, deserving GPA
Wayne and Beverly Gaskins Endowed OSU-Cascades - 12 credits min, 6 credits at OSU-Cascades, deserving students, 2.50 GPA