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There are many scholarships for Portland students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Portland, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Portland students in the following categories:

Portland High School Scholarships
Portland College Scholarships
Portland University Scholarships

Scholarships

"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
$2,000
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States; C) A parent who...

Niche $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
$50,000
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true! It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $50,000 (our biggest scholarship yet!) to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses! Who Can Apply All high school and college students, as well as anyone looking...

"No Essay" Smart Owl Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 29, 2022
$7,000
To be eligible for the No Essay Smart Owl Scholarship: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be enrolled in a college/university or registered in a qualified high school D) You must be located...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 01, 2022
$25,145
The $25,050 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being: A) Earnest B) Determined C) Moving The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most...

To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing...

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
$10,000
Since 1995, our mission has been to help connect students with the right schools for them. Carnegie Dartlet, the organization that houses CollegeXpress, is an educational publisher and higher education marketing agency. Every year, thousands of students across the United States and around the world discover their colleges using our websites, magazines, and services. To be eligible for the CollegeXpress...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Benson Polytechnic High School
Cleveland High School
Franklin High School
Grant High School
Jefferson High School
Lincoln High School
Madison High School
Roosevelt High School
Wilson High School

Portland (population 583,776) is a city in the state of Oregon and the county seat of Multnomah County. The population of the Portland metropolitan area is 2,260,000. Located near the convergence of the Columbia and Willamette rivers, Portland is the most heavily populated in the state of Oregon. It is the 3rd largest city in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Just the city of Seattle and Washington have higher populations.

In the year 1851, Portland was officially incorporated as a city. Today the city of Portland is known as an environmentally friendly and "green" city. The city of Portland boasts a sophisticated public transportation network, including light rail transit. Portland's commission-based government is considered progressive for its efficient land use planning. The city of Portland extends south to Lake Oswego within the county of Clackamas and west to the county of Washington.

Portland is a well-known rose growing center, enjoying a west coast marine climate. The city has been called "The City of Roses" and is home to the International Rose Test Garden and many rose gardens. The weather is characterized by warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Portland is well-known for its beer scene, with numerous microdistilleries and microbreweries making various local beers with unique names. The city of Portland is also known for its coffee and exciting cafe scene.

Portland is a perfect place for business. The city enjoys transportation advantages: East-West and North-South Interstates, International air terminal, two west coast intercontinental railroads and marine shipping facilities. Furthermore, energy is quite inexpensive here and resources are accessible. Mercer, the US consulting firm ranked the city 42nd in the globe in terms of quality of life. Mercer ranked Portland high in housing, public safety, the environment, recreation, sanitation and education, amongst other indicators.

The city of Portland has had some success retaining companies within the city, such as Wieden+Kennedy, an advertising business, and Umpqua Holdings Corporation and StanCorp Financial Group, two financial services firms. Other Portland companies consist of Rentrak, PacifiCorp, Portland General Electric, Integra Telecom, NW Natural and restaurant chains McMenamins and McCormick & Schmick's. On the other hand, some companies have moved head offices out of the city, such as Louisiana-Pacific, Willamette Industries, CH2M HILL, U.S. Bank, and Evraz North American.

Portland is home to the Portland Timbers of the MLS and the Portland trail Blazers of the NBA.