Scholarships for our programs include a renewable financial award of up to $40,000 per year.
The actual award amount is calculated based on several factors, including the student's financial need, the Cost of Attendance at their college of choice and additional scholarships received.
Who are Scholars?
We look for resilient students who believe success is the result of hard work and the ability to learn, and in making the most of the opportunities available where they live. We look at the whole student, seeking those with any combination of the following special attributes:
Show an academic ability to be successful in college; curious and motivated to learn
Community engagement and service to others
Contribute to school, family and/or community; think and care about how they impact the world around them and take action to get involved
Demonstrate responsibility and initiative in skill-building and learning through experiences such as paid or unpaid work
Motivation and mindset
Believe success comes from one’s ability to grow and learn; rise to challenges and persist despite obstacles; willing to ask for help and utilize resources
More than just money
At any given time, The Ford Family Foundation supports a community of approximately 1,000 students from Oregon and Siskiyou County, California. This support includes academic guidance, leadership development, personal and professional support, and access to the Ford Family alumni network.
Personal and professional support
Lifetime connection with the Ford Family alumni community
Steps to apply
Complete your application by March 1.
More to explore
Explore events, key scholarship dates, and deadlines for The Ford Family Foundation, as well as events hosted by college access and financial aid partners offering a variety of resources and support relating to scholarships and college access in Oregon and Siskiyou County, California.
Welcome to the Ford Family
Ford Family scholarship recipients represent the intersection of motivation, resilience and potential — they are the thought leaders of our future. Awardees are known in their schools and communities for their compassion and integrity as much as they are for their minds and strong work ethic.
Once a Scholar – always a Scholar
As Ford Family scholarship recipients, students build a community that sustains well beyond graduation. Scholarship alumni stay connected through volunteer leadership opportunities, community events and a vibrant online community. With thousands of Ford Family alumni across the region — and around the globe — the reach of our Ford Family grows every year.
Connect with us
Want to receive the latest scholarship news and information? Do you have questions about our scholarship programs? We're here for you. Please feel free to get in touch through the form below and our team will get back to you.
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