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Ford Opportunity Scholarship

The Ford Opportunity Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Oregon Student Assistance Commission.

Award Information:

Application Deadline: 1-Mar
Requirements: Applicant must be an Oregon resident, be the single head of a household with custody of a dependent child or children, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, minimum GED score of 260, or a counselor's recommendation, be enrolled full time at an Oregon school, and demonstrate financial need.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

Oregon Student Assistance Commission
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401-2146
Phone Number: 541 687 7400

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It is important to carefully examine the background of the scholarship. Your best chance of achieving your goal will follow from initially researching the prerequisites and knowing if you fulfill them. Before you even begin, seek to understand the particular aims of the Oregon Student Assistance Commission and what they hope to achieve with the Ford Opportunity Scholarship. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, verify that there is a reasonable chance to obtain the scholarship. After figuring out that you have the possibility of going on to be awarded the Ford Opportunity Scholarship, then you should put forth the effort to apply.

A vital aspect of working toward obtaining the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Occasionally the process can be long, but it is absolutely critical that you fill out the application correctly and thoroughly. You don't want to be denied on a technicality.

After filing, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Ford Opportunity Scholarship chooses a winner and makes payment of any funds so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to rely on the scholarship to assist with your financial needs and how it will assist with your future, stipulations may exist on what expenses are covered by the Ford Opportunity Scholarship. You might find it challenging to be able to take care of the expenses associated with school, and being awarded the Ford Opportunity Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources can provide significant support. If you don't end up getting the Ford Opportunity Scholarship, try not to be upset, there are other scholarships that you can hopefully get.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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