The Hood River County Education Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2023 College Scholarship cycle. HRCEF College scholarships are open to HRVHS & HROA graduates pursuing two-year, four-year and trade degrees.
Applications are open Monday, March 13 – Monday, April 17, 2023
Who is Eligible for HRCEF College Scholarships?
HRCEF college scholarships are open to students who have graduated from Hood River Valley High School, and will be in their sophomore, junior or senior years of college starting in the Fall of 2023.
Students currently enrolled in a Master’s, Doctorate, or post Doctoral program are not eligible. Scholarships funds are intended for undergraduate programs, graduate and postgraduate programs are not eligible for funding.
The Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Healing Hands Scholarship is also open to HRVHS graduates who have not yet started college, but plan to enroll in the fall of 2023.
What Do I Need to Apply?
HRCEF College Scholarships operate by common application. To apply, for college scholarships, students will need to provide:
- Two letters of recommendation
- One letter from an instructor, preferably in your field of study
- One letter from an instructor, employer, volunteer supervisor, or mentor
- College Transcript (pdf)
- Financial Statement (questions on application)
- Personal Statement
- FAFSA SAR – or – the first and last page of your ORSAA
|Scholarship||Number Available||Award Amount||School / Degree||Additional Notes|
|HRCEF Board of Directors Scholarship Fund||3+ (Varies)||$1000 – $2000 (Varies)||Trade, Two-year, or four-year||These scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the HRCEF Board annually.
There are no GPA or other eligibility requirements.
|Mary Clifford College Scholarship||2||$2500||Trade, Two-year, or four-year||Student must demonstrate financial need|
|Ruth and Horace Daum Memorial Scholarship||6||$2000||Trade, Two-year, or four-year||Student must be studying nursing, music, or the sciences|
|Cascade Locks Alumni Association Scholarship||1+||$2000||Trade, Two-year, or four-year||Must have lived in Cascade Locks while attending HRVHS.
2.5 cumulative GPA minimum
|Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Healing Careers Scholarship||3||$2000||Trade, Two-year, or four-year||Must be pursuing a degree/career in healthcare or human services
Recipient may be HRVHS alum who is not currently enrolled in college
|Jesse Elder Memorial Scholarship||1||$1500||Trade, Two-year, or four-year|
|Rosenback Family College Scholarship||1||$1500||Trade, Two-year, or four-year||Must have lived in Cascade Locks while attending HRVHS.
2.5 cumulative GPA minimum
|Diana Carroll Education Scholarship||1||$1500||Trade, Two-year, or four-year||Student must be pursuing degree in education with intent to teach upon graduating|
|Martha and John Weber College Scholarship||1||$1000||Community College or Trade School||3.0 cumulative GPA minimm|
|Nathan Hazlett Memorial Scholarship||1||$1000||Any Aviation Degree||Student must be pursuing a career as a pilot|
|Janet C. Thompson Memorial Scholarship||1||$250||Trade, Two-year, or four-year||Students must be a music major, preferably vocal performance
3.0 cumulative GPA minimum