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Each year COSA sponsors or assists in processing ten $1,000 college scholarships.  These scholarships are given to Oregon seniors attending 2- or 4-year Oregon colleges. Due date for applications is in late February.  Results are announced in April.  The following is a list of each of the ten scholarships:

  • George Martin (1 scholarship)
  • Joe Benninghoff (1)
  • L.G. Wells (3) (One for Baker County)
  • Wilma Wells (1)
  • David Putnam (1)
  • Oregon Association of Latino Administrators (1) Given to deserving Latino student
  • NWEA (Northwest Women in Educational Admnistration) (2)

Each scholarship application must be signed and endorsed by an active COSA member.

For the 2016 COSA Scholarship Information and Application click here.

For the 2016 OASSA Scholarship Information and Application click here.


For additional scholarship opportunities for students, visit the Oregon Student Assistance Commission website.

OSAC sponsors the Aspire program, which  involves training community volunteers to help high school students find scholarships.  To see how your school can become an Aspire school, visit the Aspire website.