Our Opportunities

Thanks to the support of generous donors in our community, the Mt. Hood Community College Foundation awards over $472,000 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
$2,990.00 Marcus Family Scholarship
The purpose of the Marcus Family Scholarship shall be to recognize and honor a student in MHCC’s Nursing program with a scholarship award equal to...
The purpose of the Marcus Family Scholarship shall be to recognize and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,990.00
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$5,159.00 Steve Martin Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The purpose of the Steve Martin Memorial Scholarship shall be to recognize and honor an outstanding student in the Hospitality and Tourism...
The purpose of the Steve Martin Memorial Scholarship shall be to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,159.00
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$1,500.00 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: $1,500.00
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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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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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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
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Varies 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,448.00
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$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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$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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$3,000.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $3,000.00
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
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$6,747.00 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: $6,747.00
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$5,286.00 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: $5,286.00
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$5,286.00 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: $5,286.00
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$5,286.00 Gresham Outlook - Lee & 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: $5,286.00
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Varies 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$5,286.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $5,286.00
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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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$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
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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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$5,286.00 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: $5,286.00
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$1,709.00 Juan Young Trust Scholarship
The Juan Young Trust Scholarship recognizes an outstanding student attending Mt. Hood Community College. Criteria: Applicants must meet all of the...
The Juan Young Trust Scholarship recognizes an outstanding student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,709.00
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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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$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: Ended
  • Award: $3,000.00
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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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$5,300.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $5,300.00
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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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$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: Ended
  • Award: $4,000.00
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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
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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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Varies 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$750.00 Oregon Employer Council Metro East Scholarship
The Oregon Employer Council Metro East Scholarship recognizes a student of excellence and need with a scholarship to attend Mt. Hood Community...
The Oregon Employer Council Metro East Scholarship recognizes a student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750.00
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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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$4,300.00 Portland Swap Meet Committee Endowed Scholarship
The Portland Swap Meet Committee Scholarship for Automotive Technology recognizes and honors a student in the Ford ASSET program with a...
The Portland Swap Meet Committee Scholarship for Automotive Technology...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,300.00
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$4,000.00 Portland Woman's Club Scholarship
The Portland Woman’s Club advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. This scholarship given by the...
The Portland Woman’s Club advances equity for women and girls through...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,000.00
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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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$5,286.00 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: $5,286.00
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$3,500.00 Riverview Community Bank Scholarship
Riverview Community Bank was founded 90 years ago on a desire to see success in the community. They have assets totaling $887 million and employ...
Riverview Community Bank was founded 90 years ago on a desire to see...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,500.00
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$5,286.00 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: $5,286.00
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Varies Rodney T. and Ruth Robinson Endowed Scholarship
The Rodney T. and Ruth Robinson Scholarship recognizes and honors an outstanding student with a one-year scholarship. Criteria: Applicants must...
The Rodney T. and Ruth Robinson Scholarship recognizes and honors an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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