All Opportunities

Thanks to the support of generous donors in our community, the Mt. Hood Community College Foundation awards over $609,000 in scholarships each year!

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
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$3,000.00 American Association of University Women - Gresham Area Branch Scholarship
The American Association of University Women advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. This...
The American Association of University Women advances equity for women...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000.00
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
Varies 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$5,430.00 David H. Spooner Memorial Scholarship
The David H. Spooner Memorial Scholarship for Visual and Performing Arts recognizes and honors a returning student in the Visual or Performing Arts...
The David H. Spooner Memorial Scholarship for Visual and Performing Arts...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,430.00
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$6,891.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $6,891.00
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$5,430.00 Ed Benedict Scholarship
The Ed Benedict Scholarship honors and recognizes an outstanding student with a scholarship to attend Mt. Hood Community...
The Ed Benedict Scholarship honors and recognizes an outstanding student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,430.00
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$5,430.00 Ellsworth D. and Elenora W. Purdy Scholarship
The Ellsworth D. and Elenora W. Purdy Scholarship recognizes and honors an outstanding student enrolled in the funeral services program at...
The Ellsworth D. and Elenora W. Purdy Scholarship recognizes and honors...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,430.00
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$5,430.00 Evelyn E. Humphreys 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: Ended
  • Award: $5,430.00
Ended
$2,227.00 Frank and Mary Wales Scholarship
The Frank and Mary Wales Music Scholarship recognizes a returning music student with a scholarship in order to enable that student to continue his...
The Frank and Mary Wales Music Scholarship recognizes a returning music...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,227.00
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$5,430.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $5,430.00
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$5,430.00 Gresham Outlook - Lee and Bonnie Irwin Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Lee Irwin was the publisher and owner of the Gresham Outlook Newspaper. He was also one of the founding members for the development of Mt. Hood...
Lee Irwin was the publisher and owner of the Gresham Outlook Newspaper....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,430.00
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
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$5,430.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $5,430.00
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $4,800.00
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$1,000.00 Kerri Foland PTA Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of Kerri Foland, a wonderful wife, mother, friend and physical therapist assistant. This scholarship allows Kerri’s...
This scholarship is in memory of Kerri Foland, a wonderful wife, mother,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$5,263.00 Marcus Family Scholarship
The Marcus Family Scholarship recognizes an outstanding student enrolled in the nursing program at Mt. Hood Community College with a...
The Marcus Family Scholarship recognizes an outstanding student enrolled...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,263.00
Ended
Varies 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
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$5,430.00 Moen Machinery Co. Endowed Scholarship
The Moen Machinery Company Endowed Schoarship recognizes and honors and outstanding student studying business at Mt. Hood Community...
The Moen Machinery Company Endowed Schoarship recognizes and honors and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,430.00
Ended
Varies 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$5,300.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $5,300.00
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $800.00
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
Varies 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000.00 Portland Cremation Center, LLC Scholarship
The purpose of the Portland Cremation Center, LLC Scholarship Fund shall be to recognize and honor a Funeral Services student of excellence and...
The purpose of the Portland Cremation Center, LLC Scholarship Fund shall...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$2,000.00 Rapid Response Bio Clean Scholarship
The Rapid Response Bio Clean Scholarship recognizes an outstanding student enrolled in the MHCC Funeral Services program. This scholarship was made...
The Rapid Response Bio Clean Scholarship recognizes an outstanding...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
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$5,430.00 Raymond and Vivian Murhammer Endowed Scholarship
The Raymond and Vivian Murhammer Endowed Scholarship shall recognize and honor an outstanding MHCC student with scholarship. Criteria: Applicants...
The Raymond and Vivian Murhammer Endowed Scholarship shall recognize and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,430.00
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$5,430.00 Robert C. Scott Memorial Scholarship
The Robert C. Scott Memorial Scholarship recognizes and honors an outstanding student majoring in business at Mt. Hood Community...
The Robert C. Scott Memorial Scholarship recognizes and honors an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,430.00
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$5,430.00 Senior Adult Center Scholarship
The Senior Adult Center Scholarship was established in 1982 by an adult creative writing class at MHCC. The class used the proceeds from the sales...
The Senior Adult Center Scholarship was established in 1982 by an adult...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,430.00
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$5,430.00 Shelie Macias Memorial Scholarship
Shelie Macias was the coordinator of the ABE/GED Learning Success Center at Mt. Hood Community College. In 1998, Shelie was struck by a truck in...
Shelie Macias was the coordinator of the ABE/GED Learning Success Center...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,430.00
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Varies Shirley Labinowicz Scholarship
The Shirley Labinowicz Scholarship recognizes and supports part-time students with outstanding academic and/or leadership potential as they pursue...
The Shirley Labinowicz Scholarship recognizes and supports part-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$5,286.00 Soroptimist International of Gresham Endowed Scholarship
The Soroptimist International of Gresham Endowed Scholarship provides support for female heads of household through scholarships to attend Mt. Hood...
The Soroptimist International of Gresham Endowed Scholarship provides...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,286.00
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$5,430.00 Steve Martin Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The purpose of the Steve Martin Memorial Scholarship shall be to honor a student of excellence and need with a scholarship. Criteria: Applicants...
The purpose of the Steve Martin Memorial Scholarship shall be to honor a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,430.00
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$1,500.00 Taylur DeWolf "Do Your Best Today" Endowed Scholarship
Taylur DeWolf was an amazing young lady pursuing her goal of a PhD. in the medical research field and was a key member of the Associated Student...
Taylur DeWolf was an amazing young lady pursuing her goal of a PhD. in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
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$4,000.00 The Kim Peterson Scholarship
Established by Portland Woman’s Club in 2021, The Kim Peterson Scholarship is named in honor of a current member who has been a part of Portland...
Established by Portland Woman’s Club in 2021, The Kim Peterson...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,000.00
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$4,000.00 The MinnieBelle Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Established by Portland Woman’s Club in 2021, The MinnieBelle Johnson Memorial Scholarship is named in honor of long-time member who had a lasting...
Established by Portland Woman’s Club in 2021, The MinnieBelle Johnson...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,000.00
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$5,430.00 Walt Morey Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Walt Morey Memorial Scholarship recognizes and honors a student of excellence and need at Mt. Hood Community College. Criteria: Applicants must...
The Walt Morey Memorial Scholarship recognizes and honors a student of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,430.00
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$1,000.00 Win Casterline Great Expectations Scholarship
Criteria: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to qualify for this scholarship. • Must demonstrate financial need via the Free...
Criteria: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to qualify...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$1,000.00 Win Casterline Memorial Scholarship for Gresham High School Seniors
Criteria: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to qualify for this scholarship. • Must be a senior graduating from Gresham High...
Criteria: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to qualify...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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