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Scholarship FAQs for High School Seniors
When can I apply for a scholarship as a graduating Siuslaw or Mapleton Senior?
Applications are accepted between January 1 and March 13 each year for the following academic year. Applications may be mailed to
no later than March 13th. Descriptions may be found here
How complicated is it to apply?
The scholarship application itself requires student contact information, educational history, career goals, and information about the student's finances. Unless you are applying for vocational or community college scholarships you must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and provide the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) report.
Where can I find an application?
Applications are available here, at Siuslaw and Mapleton School District counseling offices, as well as Lane Community College- Florence campus.
How do I know which scholarship to apply for?
Scholarships are available for traditional four year colleges as well as community colleges and approved trade schools. Criteria is specific to each scholarship and may consider academic achievement, financial need, field of study and/or school attending. Applicants will be considered for all scholarships they are eligible for.
Am I eligible for a scholarship if I'm planning to attend a vocational school?
We have many scholarships for vocational students. Expected Family Contribution (EFC) report from the FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) provided by the Department of Education are optional. Please provide if you have filed.
What is the average amount awarded?
Awards range from $500 to $10,000.
How are recipients selected?
A scholarship committee reviews applications and selects recipients based on donor criteria. In specific situations, applicants may be contacted for personal interviews.
How are awards paid?
Scholarship awards are paid directly to the educational institution once the student's enrollment has been verified. Generally, awards are paid once a term has been completed, in February of the year following the award.
Dr. Brittany Hartzell Baguley Memorial Scholarship Fund
Justin Black Scholarship Fund
Cocciolo Family Scholarship Fund
Noel & Mary Dobyns Scholarship Fund
SVB A.E. “Pony” Ellingson Scholarship Fund
Joe & Pearl Ellingson Scholarship Fund
Larry & Florence Englund Scholarship Fund
Judd Huntington Scholarship
Fund Hal & Lee Hylton Scholarship Fund
Johnston Family Scholarship Fund
Pat Knipe Memorial Scholarship Fund
Art & Jean Waldren Koning Scholarship Fund
Roger and Sherri McCorkle Scholarship Fund
“Electrical” Willard Myers Scholarship Fund
Joan Orr Scholarship Fund
Alan & Virginia Robertson Scholarship Fund
Jack & Bobbie Saubert Scholarship Fund
Siuslaw Valley Bank Scholarship Fund
Elmer Waite Memorial Scholarship Fund
Dick & Barbara Whitmore Scholarship Fund
Marteen Wick Memorial Scholarship Fund
Questions about a scholarship you have been awarded? email [email protected] or call 541-997-1274 and leave a message.