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September 21, 2020

Friends of the Children-Portland Scholarship Awards

Our Scholarship Committee is here to support your dreams.

Our Scholarship Committee is here to support your dreams. Whether you want to go to a trade school, community college, take online courses or attend a four year university, we want to support you and reward your hard work, no matter what.

Are you a Senior or Graduate of Friends of the Children-Portland?

You may be eligible to receive scholarship awards from $1,000-$5,000 in support of tuition, room and board, fees and other expenses associated with your educational pursuits.

We offer two scholarships per year:

  • Alumni Only can apply in the Fall of each year.
  • Seniors and Alumni can apply in the spring of each year.

October 16th

Fall Deadline for Applications*

*Who is eligible to apply: Seniors, High School Graduates, GED Earners, and Alumni from our program.

Additional Dates for Support:

Sept 14th-18th

FAFSA nights

Sept 21st

Fall Scholarship roll out

Sept 21st-25th

Application support sessions

Sept 28th-Oct 2nd

Essay Support Sessions*

Oct 5th- 9th

Interview prep sessions

Oct 12th- 16th

Drop in for support, schedule interviews

Oct 16th

Fall Scholarship deadline

Oct 26th-Nov 6th


Nov. 10th

Scholarship committee meeting makes decisions

Nov 16th-27th

Award letters sent to youth

*Wednesday and Thursday from 6pm-7pm

For More Information:

Contact Wanda Poton, Associate Director of Youth Engagement and Future Pathways: