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
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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/09/2020
$5,286.00 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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $5,286.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$319.00 Burlingame Family Scholarship
The Burlingame Family Scholarship recognizes and honors an outstanding student at Mt. Hood Community College. Criteria: Applicants must meet all of...
The Burlingame Family Scholarship recognizes and honors an outstanding...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $319.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$5,286.00 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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $5,286.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$5,286.00 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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $5,286.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$5,286.00 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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $5,286.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$250.00 Fly FIshing Arts and Conservation Scholarship
The Fly Fishing Arts and Conservation Scholarship recognizes an outstanding second-year Fisheries student at Mt. Hood Community...
The Fly Fishing Arts and Conservation Scholarship recognizes an...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$5,286.00 Frank and Mary Wales Music 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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $5,286.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$1,500.00 Future Respiratory Therapist Scholarship
The Future Respiratory Therapist Scholarship recognizes and honors a single parent enrolled in the Respiratory Therapy program at Mt. Hood...
The Future Respiratory Therapist Scholarship recognizes and honors a...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$5,286.00 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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $5,286.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$5,286.00 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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $5,286.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $2,400.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$1,762.00 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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $1,762.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$1,400.00 Jump Start Scholarship
This scholarship is made possible through fundraising efforts of the Mt. Hood Community College Foundation. Donors generously contribute to our...
This scholarship is made possible through fundraising efforts of the Mt....
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $1,400.00
Deadline10/09/2020
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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/09/2020
$5,286.00 Michael S. Chaney Automotive Scholarship
The Michael S. Chaney Automotive Scholarship honors and recognizes an outstanding automotive student with a scholarship to attend Mt. Hood...
The Michael S. Chaney Automotive Scholarship honors and recognizes an...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $5,286.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$5,286.00 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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $5,286.00
Deadline10/09/2020
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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/09/2020
Varies Mt. Hood Community College Foundation Scholarship for GED Graduates
This scholarship is funded through fundraising efforts of the Mt. Hood Community College Foundation. Donors generously contribute to our...
This scholarship is funded through fundraising efforts of the Mt. Hood...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/09/2020
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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/09/2020
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: 10/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/09/2020
$1,500.00 Oregon Region Porsche' Club of America Scholarship
The Oregon Region Porsche Club is a local organization that raises funds for scholarships to support students studying automotive technology. This...
The Oregon Region Porsche Club is a local organization that raises funds...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$6,747.00 PacifiCorp Scholarship
The PacifiCorp Scholarship recognizes a Yakama Nation member or descendant with a scholarship to pursue a certificate or degree at Mt. Hood...
The PacifiCorp Scholarship recognizes a Yakama Nation member or...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $6,747.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$1,762.00 Paul and Carol Kreider Performing Arts Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Paul Kreider was a former President at Mt. Hood Community College. The Paul and Carol Kreider Scholarship Fund for the Performing Arts provides...
Dr. Paul Kreider was a former President at Mt. Hood Community College....
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $1,762.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$5,586.00 Richard O. Fimmel Scholarship for Cosmetology
Richard O. Fimmel was a barber in Portland, Oregon. His daughter Rochelle helped develop the Richard O. Fimmel Scholarship Fund for Mt. Hood...
Richard O. Fimmel was a barber in Portland, Oregon. His daughter...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $5,586.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$1,432.00 Sed and Betty Stuart Scholarship
The Sed and Betty Stuart Scholarship recognizes a student of excellence and need with a scholarship to attend Mt. Hood Community...
The Sed and Betty Stuart Scholarship recognizes a student of excellence...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $1,432.00
Deadline10/09/2020
$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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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 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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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
Ended
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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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
Ended
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
Ended