Law Offices of Kenneth P. Carp is pleased to offer an existing or incoming college student a $1,000 scholarship to meet their educational costs. The winner of the scholarship will be determined through an essay contest.

When a homeowner is incapable of making the required mortgage payments, he or she can face the risk of a foreclosure. A foreclosure grants the lender permission to seize the property, evict the homeowner, and sell the home. Chapter 13 bankruptcy is one option a homeowner can take in order to avoid foreclosure proceedings. Based on your research, what does a Chapter 13 bankruptcy entail and what are the advantages and disadvantages the homeowner may face?”


  • Individuals who are planning to attend or currently enrolled in an accredited United States college or university.
  • Applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the following topic question on their website.

Submission Deadline: December 31st

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UNCF (United Negro College Fund) is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. UNCF provides operating funds for 37 member historically black colleges and universities  scholarships and internships for students at about 900 institutions and faculty and administrative professional training

Eligibility: Dependent on the scholarship.

CFMA seeks to award scholarships to high-achieving students with majors in accounting, finance, or construction management, increase student awareness of CFMA and careers in the construction industry, and promote education for employees of member firms who are pursuing accounting, finance, or construction management degrees.


  • Must be majoring in accounting, finance, or construction management
  • Must be enrolled at an eligible Oregon or SW Washington College or University
  • Must be enrolled full time
  • Student must have a GPA of 3.0 or better

Submission Deadline: April 30th

The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.


  • Students must be citizens of the United States
  • Student must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States
  • DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee.

Submission Deadline: February 10th

SWE Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States and Mexico..


  • The Society of Women Engineers’ Scholarships are only open to women.
  • The student must be enrolled in or accepted into a baccalaureate ABET-accredited engineering (EAC), computing (CAC), or technology (TAC) degree program. Please go to ABET for a list of approved programs.
  •  The applicant is in a position to accept the scholarship in the school year for which it is being awarded.
  • The minimum GPA is 3.50/4.00 (unweighted) for incoming freshman applicants.
  • The applicant must be a full time student.
  • The applicant must be a US citizen or permanent resident of the US for some scholarships.
  • The applicant is not receiving full funding for education (tuition, fees, and books or equivalent) from their school or another organization (e.g. members of the Armed Services attending US Military Academies, students receiving full reimbursement from an employer).

Pride Foundation provides post-secondary educational scholarships to current and future leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), and straight ally community from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

Submission Deadline: January 13


  • Student must be a resident of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington but may study elsewhere
  • Preference is given to students who are self-identified LGBTQ, members of LGBTQ families, or straight allies who have been strongly supportive of the LGBTQ community. All scholarships emphasize demonstrated commitment to equality and civil rights for all people
  • Students must be pursuing post-secondary education. This includes community college, four year public or private college or university, certificate programs, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school, or graduate education
  • Current college students and those individuals planning to enroll in a program next year are eligible as are current high school seniors.

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