Western Lane Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization chartered for the purpose of receiving, administering and distributing charitable funds for the benefit of residents in western Lane County, Oregon. Resources come from individuals, businesses and other organizations. WLCF selects qualified recipients for funding, based on need, in the form of grants, scholarships and donations for specific projects. The area served by the Foundation is Florence, Mapleton, Dunes City and Deadwood, Oregon.
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 PO Box 1589 Florence OR 97439 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 13th.
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.
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.