Oregon Scholarships

The Frank W. Ross Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2015 by author Jason Schmidt, the Frank W. Ross Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to self-identified LGBTQ and allied students who are living in poverty and have experienced housing insecurity, homelessness, or life within the foster care system.

Dunham-Kerley Scholarship

This scholarship was dedicated to LGBTQ students who have the courage to continue living their lives despite their disabilities and misfortunes.

Daniella Altfield-Moreno Scholarship

This scholarship is meant to provide support and financial assistance to LGBTQ women of color who aim to pursue degrees in dance, education, or women’s health and have a demonstrated history of activism and/or leadership in the LGBTQ community.

The Bendiner-Morgenson Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund provides financial assistance to LGBT and Straight Ally students pursuing a career in human services, health sciences, or visual arts in a hope to enable others to feel less isolated and better able to seek a productive and happy life both personally and professionally.

Wilbur-Ellis Company Agricultural Division Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agronomy, crop/plant/range or soil science, business/farm/landscape/nursery/ranch or turfgrass management, horticulture, general agriculture, economics, finance, agricultural policy & management, agricultural systems management, sales, and marketing, agriscience technology, biotechnology, entomology, plant pathology or soil conservation.

Friends of Alan Turing Scholarship

This particular scholarship is made for students wishing to study science, technology, engineering, or mathematics however various scholarships are available by this organization for various fields of study.

Pride Foundation Scholarships

Pride Foundation’s scholarship program is guided by Brian M. Day’s legacy, focusing on essential financial resources and community support to LGBTQ of color and trans students.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.


Unique To Oregon

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers Managers Medical secretaries
Salary: $25883 $64466 $30892
# of Open Positions: 7260 6900 6280
Competition*: 3.9 1.9 1.9


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Obstetricians and gynecologists Internists, general Surgeons
Salary: $180710 $164710 $162165
# of Open Positions: 220 770 620
Competition*: 1.8 2.4 1.8
Job Title: Power distributors and dispatchers Hydrologists Materials engineers
Salary: $76210 $73900 $73660
# of Open Positions: 190 120 240
Competition*: 18.8 2.4 2.7

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Oregon Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Office clerks, general Cashiers
Salary: $24305 $25195 $20283
# of Open Positions: 51210 36310 31240
Competition*: 1.1 1.1 0.9


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Lawyers Financial managers General and operations managers
Salary: $91805 $86228 $84486
# of Open Positions: 3820 3350 16800
Competition*: 0.6 0.6 0.9
Job Title: Computer software engineers, applications First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers Managers
Salary: $74900 $69373 $64466
# of Open Positions: 5590 3650 6900
Competition*: 1.1 1.1 1.9

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Oregon table above, which shows where jobs in Oregon are unusually common compared to other states, the Oregon Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.