Our Opportunities

Thanks to the support of generous donors in our community, the Mt. Hood Community College Foundation awards over $450,000 in scholarships each year. Applicants, references, and reviewers, Sign In in the top right corner to access the scholarship portal.

Questions about MHCC Foundation Scholarships? Visit mhcc.edu/Scholarships or contact Nataly Paoli at nataly.paoli@mhcc.edu or 503-491-7230

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Alfonso Torres Memorial Scholarship
Alfonso Torres-Vincenzi was born in Costa Rica in 1928 and was a practicing physician in Portland for many years. The Alfonso Torres Memorial...
Alfonso Torres-Vincenzi was born in Costa Rica in 1928 and was a...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,500.00 Anna Mae Tichy Endowed Scholarship for First-Year Nursing Students
The Anna Mae Tichy Endowed Scholarship for First-Year Nursing Students is one of three scholarships established through the generous support of...
The Anna Mae Tichy Endowed Scholarship for First-Year Nursing Students...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,000.00 Anna Mae Tichy Endowed Scholarship for IECC Students
The Anna Mae Tichy Endowed Scholarship for IECC Students is one of three scholarships established through the generous support of Anna Mae Tichy,...
The Anna Mae Tichy Endowed Scholarship for IECC Students is one of three...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,500.00 Anna Mae Tichy Endowed Scholarship for Second-Year Nursing Students
The Anna Mae Tichy Endowed Scholarship for Second-Year Nursing Students is one of three scholarships established through the generous support of...
The Anna Mae Tichy Endowed Scholarship for Second-Year Nursing Students...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,000.00 Association of Women in Automotive Scholarship
The Association of Women in Automotive created this scholarship to encourage other women to pursue a degree in a non-traditional career. This...
The Association of Women in Automotive created this scholarship to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$2,000.00 Betty and R.E. 'Poly' Schedeen and Neighborhood Saints Scholarship
Betty Schedeen was a community member who fought to have a community college established in our area and is considered to be the “mother” of Mt....
Betty Schedeen was a community member who fought to have a community...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$5,159.00 Bob Wilson Endowed Scholarship
Bob Wilson, retired faculty at Mt. Hood Community College, established this scholarship to encourage and support students who were pursuing degrees...
Bob Wilson, retired faculty at Mt. Hood Community College, established...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $5,159.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$3,000.00 Boeing Machine Tool, Mechatronics & Engineering Scholarship
The Boeing Company generously provides a grant to fund scholarships for Mt. Hood Community College students in the Machine Tool Technology,...
The Boeing Company generously provides a grant to fund scholarships for...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,448.00 Boeing Tech Prep Scholarship
The Boeing Tech-Prep Scholarship recognizes and honors a student entering or returning to MHCC’s Machine Tool Technology or Mechanical Engineering...
The Boeing Tech-Prep Scholarship recognizes and honors a student...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,448.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$2,500.00 Central City Concern Scholarship
In the early 1970s Portland’s Old Town/Chinatown neighborhood was populated largely by older men living in shabby, crime-ridden single room...
In the early 1970s Portland’s Old Town/Chinatown neighborhood was...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,000.00 Columbia River Mopars Chrysler CAP Scholarship
The Columbia River Mopars Chrysler CAP Scholarship recognizes a student of excellence and need enrolled in the MHCC Automotive Technology –...
The Columbia River Mopars Chrysler CAP Scholarship recognizes a student...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,000.00 Connections Community Inc. Scholarship
The Connections Community, Inc. Scholarship recognizes and honors a graduate of the Transitions or Transiciones program. Criteria: Applicants must...
The Connections Community, Inc. Scholarship recognizes and honors a...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
Varies Dean and Alta Stapleton Endowed Scholarship for Full-time Students
Alta Marie Stapleton had a life-long love with Oregon’s flora. In the late 1960’s she planted one of the area’s most beautiful gardens at her...
Alta Marie Stapleton had a life-long love with Oregon’s flora. In the...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,500.00 Dean and Alta Stapleton Endowed Scholarship for Part-time Students
Alta Marie Stapleton had a life-long love with Oregon’s flora. In the late 1960’s she planted one of the area’s most beautiful gardens at her...
Alta Marie Stapleton had a life-long love with Oregon’s flora. In the...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$6,599.00 Don and Lois Grufke Endowed Scholarship
The Don and Lois Grufke Endowed Scholarship recognizes an outstanding senior graduating from Centennial High School with a scholarship for tuition,...
The Don and Lois Grufke Endowed Scholarship recognizes an outstanding...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $6,599.00
Deadline03/31/2020
Varies Edward M. & Helen B. Nelson Family Endowed Scholarship
The Edward M. and Helen B. Nelson Family Scholarship recognizes and honors graduates of the Oregon Trail School District attending MHCC. Helen was...
The Edward M. and Helen B. Nelson Family Scholarship recognizes and...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
$5,159.00 Evelyn E. Humphreys Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Evelyn Humphreys had a deep passion for education. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from University of Oregon and then attended Columbia...
Evelyn Humphreys had a deep passion for education. She earned her...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $5,159.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$2,000.00 Foundation Partners Group Scholarship
The Foundation Partners Group Scholarship recognizes an outstanding Funeral Services Technology student with a $2,000...
The Foundation Partners Group Scholarship recognizes an outstanding...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$2,000.00 Frank, Isobel & Peter Cunningham Family Economics Scholarship
MHCC Economics Instructor, Peter Cunningham established this scholarship to encourage aspiring economists at MHCC and help them move forward in...
MHCC Economics Instructor, Peter Cunningham established this scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$5,159.00 G. and A. Hertrich Endowed Scholarship
The G. and A. Hertrich Scholarship recognizes and honors outstanding students majoring in Natural Resources Technology-Forest Resources who are...
The G. and A. Hertrich Scholarship recognizes and honors outstanding...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $5,159.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,500.00 Harold and Mollie Bihn Nursing Scholarship
“Let the giver have the pleasure of the gift,” Mollie Bihn would say to her neighbor, Carol Murray. The Bihns believed that everyone should make...
“Let the giver have the pleasure of the gift,” Mollie Bihn would say to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$500.00 Hoodview Amateur Radio Club Scholarship
The Hoodview Amateur Radio Scholarship recognizes and honors a licensed radio amateur or immediate family member of a licensed radio amateur with a...
The Hoodview Amateur Radio Scholarship recognizes and honors a licensed...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/31/2020
Varies Hospitality and Tourism Scholarship
The Hospitality and Tourism Club Scholarship recognizes an outstanding student majoring in Hospitality and Tourism with a...
The Hospitality and Tourism Club Scholarship recognizes an outstanding...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
$5,159.00 J. Frank Schmidt Jr. Endowed Scholarship
The J. Frank Schmidt Jr. Scholarship recognizes and honors a student with a declared major in the Business Management or Business...
The J. Frank Schmidt Jr. Scholarship recognizes and honors a student...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $5,159.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$5,159.00 Jaksich Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established through a generous donation from the Jaksich Family Foundation to support a first-year Automotive Technology...
This scholarship was established through a generous donation from the...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $5,159.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$2,400.00 James R. Graybill Fisheries Scholarship
The James R. Graybill Scholarship Fund for Fisheries recognizes and honors an MHCC student of excellence and need who is pursuing an education and...
The James R. Graybill Scholarship Fund for Fisheries recognizes and...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,400.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,000.00 Jeremy E. Christensen Memorial Scholarship
The Jeremy E. Christensen Memorial Scholarship honors a student of excellence and need who earned a GED or earned a high school diploma through...
The Jeremy E. Christensen Memorial Scholarship honors a student of...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$2,500.00 Jim Weston Scholarship
The purpose of the Jim Weston Scholarship shall be to recognize an Automotive Technology student with tuition assistance. Criteria: Applicants must...
The purpose of the Jim Weston Scholarship shall be to recognize an...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,000.00 Joan Stovall Memorial Scholarship
Joan Stovall was a part-time instructor at MHCC. She began as an intern in the MHCC Environmental Health and Safety Department, which eventually...
Joan Stovall was a part-time instructor at MHCC. She began as an intern...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,720.00 John Barry and Doris Ruth Norlin Endowed Scholarship
The John Barry and Doris Ruth Norlin Endowed Scholarship recognizes and honors an outstanding MHCC student with a one-term...
The John Barry and Doris Ruth Norlin Endowed Scholarship recognizes and...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,720.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,500.00 John J. "Ski" Sygielski and Steve Perrault Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in May 2009 in honor of former MHCC President, John J. “Ski” Sygielski. This scholarship recognizes and honors an...
This scholarship was established in May 2009 in honor of former MHCC...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$5,159.00 John P. Malcom Endowed Memorial Scholarship
The John P. Malcom Scholarship recognizes and honors an outstanding student in the Visual, Performing Arts, or Integrated Media programs with a...
The John P. Malcom Scholarship recognizes and honors an outstanding...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $5,159.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$4,800.00 Junki and Linda Yoshida Endowed Scholarship
The Junki and Linda Yoshida Scholarship recognizes and honors a single parent studying at Mt. Hood Community College with a...
The Junki and Linda Yoshida Scholarship recognizes and honors a single...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $4,800.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,000.00 Kerri Foland PTA Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of Kerri Foland, a wonderful wife, mother, friend and physical therapist assistant. We hope that this scholarship...
This scholarship is in memory of Kerri Foland, a wonderful wife, mother,...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$3,000.00 Mary Opray Scholarship
The Mary Opray Scholarship shall honor a current or past participant of the MHCC Transitions/Transiciones program with a...
The Mary Opray Scholarship shall honor a current or past participant of...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$6,045.00 MHCC Foundation Mechatronics Program Scholarship
The MHCC Foundation Mechatronics Scholarship honors outstanding students enrolled in the Mechatronics program. Criteria: Applicants must meet all...
The MHCC Foundation Mechatronics Scholarship honors outstanding students...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $6,045.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$2,000.00 Mile Post 3 Scholarship
The Mile Post 3 Scholarship recognizes one outstanding nursing student each year with a scholarship to use towards tuition and fees at Mt. Hood...
The Mile Post 3 Scholarship recognizes one outstanding nursing student...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$4,800.00 Mt. Hood Community College Foundation High School Scholarship
The Mt. Hood Community College Foundation High School Scholarship is awarded annually to a recent graduate from each public high school within the...
The Mt. Hood Community College Foundation High School Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $4,800.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$2,500.00 Mt. Hood Community College Foundation Part-time Scholarship
This scholarship is made possible through the fundraising efforts of the Mt. Hood Community College Foundation. Local donors generously contribute...
This scholarship is made possible through the fundraising efforts of the...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$4,800.00 Mt. Hood Community College Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is made possible through the fundraising efforts of the Mt. Hood Community College Foundation. Local donors generously contribute...
This scholarship is made possible through the fundraising efforts of the...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $4,800.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$4,000.00 Mt. Hood Community College Foundation's Hero for Education Scholarship
The Mt. Hood Community College Foundation created the Hero for Education Scholarship through funds gifted to the college. The scholarship will be...
The Mt. Hood Community College Foundation created the Hero for Education...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $4,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
Varies Mt. Hood Community College Latino Club Scholarship
The MEChA Club recognizes and honors a MHCC student with a $500 scholarship to be applied toward tuition and fees at MHCC. Criteria: Applicants...
The MEChA Club recognizes and honors a MHCC student with a $500...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
Varies Muriel Schier Memorial Scholarship
The Muriel Schier Scholarship for Cosmetology students shall be used to recognize and honor an outstanding student in the Cosmetology...
The Muriel Schier Scholarship for Cosmetology students shall be used to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
$800.00 Noll Family Memorial Scholarship for Performing Arts
The purpose of the Noll Family Memorial Scholarship for Performing Arts shall be to recognize and honor a student of excellence with a...
The purpose of the Noll Family Memorial Scholarship for Performing Arts...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $800.00
Deadline03/31/2020
Varies Northwest Motorsports Association Annual Scholarship
The Northwest Motorsports Association Scholarship is made possible through the efforts of the Association, local automotive dealers, and MHCC...
The Northwest Motorsports Association Scholarship is made possible...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
Varies Northwest Motorsports Association Endowed Scholarship
The Northwest Motorsports Association Scholarship is made possible through the efforts of the Association, local automotive dealers, and MHCC...
The Northwest Motorsports Association Scholarship is made possible...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,500.00 Olive Elizabeth Grace Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Olive Elizabeth Grace was a labor and delivery nurse. She earned her certification at Emmanuel Nursing School and immediately joined the army. When...
Olive Elizabeth Grace was a labor and delivery nurse. She earned her...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$2,900.00 Oregon Community Foundation - Angelina and Pete Costanzo Vocational Education Scholarship
The Angelina and Pete Costanzo Vocational Education Scholarship Fund was established through the Oregon Community Foundation by Frank and Laura...
The Angelina and Pete Costanzo Vocational Education Scholarship Fund was...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,900.00
Deadline03/31/2020
Varies Oregon Community Foundation - Joseph E. Weston Scholarship
Joseph E. Weston has established a public foundation through the Oregon Community Foundation. He created the Joseph E. Weston Public Foundation...
Joseph E. Weston has established a public foundation through the Oregon...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
$4,764.00 Oregon Community Foundation Zelma Gordon Nursing Scholarship
The Zelma Gordon Scholarship was created through a gift that was established by the Oregon Community Foundation. This scholarship will support a...
The Zelma Gordon Scholarship was created through a gift that was...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $4,764.00
Deadline03/31/2020