In order to participate in the essay contest, applicants must present a 2-3 minute video essay discussing the following issue:

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 726 bicyclists killed with motor vehicles in the year of 2014. To avoid bicycle to car accidents, there are many safety precautions that a bicyclist can take. What safety precautions can an individual take to prevent bicycle accident injuries?


  • Student must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2016-2017 academic year.
  • Student must be in good academic standing with current educational institution
  • Students under 18 must have permission from a parent or legal guardian

Submission Deadline: March 31


  • Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
  • Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are also eligible to apply
  • Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2015. Please read the scholarships by supporter details below for specific eligibility requirements regarding the academic standing required for each scholarship.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED
  • Must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Submission Deadline: January 18

The Zip Conferencing Scholarship was created to foster a new generation of effective communicators and promote industry innovation through the application of new technologies by emerging scholars.


  • Student must be studying in the schools of business, communications, and/or marketing.
  • Students must be enrolled at a 2 year, 4 year, graduate level or certification program for business or communication related studies.

Submission Deadline: December 31

The National Association of Women in Construction has two scholarships available.

Undergraduate Scholarship


  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in a construction-related degree program at a school in the United Sates and must have a least one term remaining in a course of study leading to a degree or an associate degree in a construction-related field. High school seniors are not eligible.
  • Applicant must desire a career in a construction-related field.
  • Applicant must be enrolled full-time.
  • Applicant must have a current cumulative GPA or 3.0 or higher to be considered for awards.


Construction Trades Scholarship 


  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in a construction-related training program which is approved by the Bureau of Apprenticeship Training, community college, technical school or equivalent.
  • Applicant must be obtaining training in a construction-related craft or trade.

The scholarship application will open in January 2016.

The Oregon Concrete & Aggregate Producers Association (OCAPA) educational fund sponsors scholarships for deserving students pursuing a career related to the construction materials industry.  Areas of study may include, but are not limited to: construction materials, engineering, geology, architecture, land use planning, biology, environmental law and fish & wildlife studies.


  • Open to Junior, Senior or Graduate Students enrolled at an Oregon University or College.

Deadline: May 22nd

Posted in May.

The Pacific Forest Foundation (PFF) scholarship program is offered to students who are studying in forestry related areas. PFF will accept applications starting on January of each year. The applications must be received in the PFF office no later than May 1st of the same year. The PFF plans to awards 5 to 10 scholarships annually; scholarships ranges from $1,000 to $3,000 each.


Student must be studying one of the following:

  • Forest Engineering
  • Forest Management
  • Forest Operations Management
  • Heavy Equipment Maintenance and Welding
  • Resource Management
  • Diesel Mechanics
  • Other forest /timber industry related areas of study

Submission Deadline: May 1st