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Ford Opportunity Program

Ford Family Foundation

This scholarship is for residents of Oregon State or Siskiyou County, California. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be single parents of dependent children and be considered head of household. Applicants must have high school diplomas or GEDs, be about to complete high school, or be continuing college students. Applicants must plan to earn a bachelor's degree and to enroll full-time in the fall of the application year at a public or private, accredited, Title IV non-profit college in their home state. Applicants must also demonstrate the following: financial need; leadership skills and roles in school/community activities; a concern for others and a contribution of time and energy to volunteer projects and/or service organizations; a contribution to personal success through paid work experience; an ability to communicate clearly about strengths and goals; and an ability to succeed in college as demonstrated by a high school or college GPA of 3.0 or higher or a 2650 GED score. Applicants with less than a 3.0 cumulative GPA or 2650 GED score must have a school counselor, advisor, or teacher submit a special recommendation as part of the online application.

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$1,000 - $25,000
Deadline March 1, 2024
Number of Awards Granted55

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Financial Need Required