List of Scholarships

Clicking on the name of the scholarship will take you to the short explanation of the scholarship.

Bank of Astoria: The Bank of Astoria appreciates the community support and success their bank has enjoyed over the many years they have provided financial services throughout Clatsop County. They feel this is one important way they can give back to the community and encourage the development of good citizens for the future. A worthy student in each county high school will receive a $1000 award for the first year of college. It is not limited to tuition expenses. Criteria: Graduate SHS with a 3.0 GPA; must be working toward a four-year degree at an accredited school (do not have to be attending a four year school).

Bob Mork Memorial Scholarship: This $500 scholarship was established as a memorial for Bob Mork, an avid supporter of all school and community activities. As a past Booster Club president, he always made sure that all sports and activities at SHS received support. Giving students the opportunity to attend college was very important to him. The scholarship may be used at any 2 or 4-year college, university or technical program. Criteria: Involvement in extracurricular activities, community involvement and academic achievement (no GPA requirement).

Bridget Vellutini Athletic Scholarship: This $500 scholarship was established in April, 1994, as a memorial for Bridget Vellutini, a four year, three-sport athlete at Seaside High School from 1987-1991. Bridget lettered in volleyball, basketball and track. She died in an automobile accident in January 1994. This scholarship is established so that a female athlete at SHS may be assisted in attending a two- or four-year college to compete in athletics. The scholarship will be paid during the second term. Criteria: Female SHS graduating student; lettered in varsity athletics and wants to compete in college athletics; financial need. Additional Requirements: Provide an athletic resume listing all sports, honors, awards camps and community involvement. Answer the following: 1) what will be your involvement in athletics, both formal and informal, after you graduate? 2) Give the following information about the sports you will compete in at college: Sport, Coach, Letter of Intent Signed? Walk-on?

Bruce Haskell Memorial: This is a continuing scholarship in memory of Mr. Bruce Haskell. Amount of the award is $500. The money can be used for educational expenses at any trade/technical or business school, two or four year institution. The money will be distributed equally over the course of one year of study. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; community service; financial need; goals and future plans; extra-curricular activities; HS record (not GPA).

Byron Meek "The Program": Byron Meek was a longtime Seaside resident who enjoyed many years of productive community service. In 1995, he authored, "The Program", to encourage fifth grade students to do positive activities rather than become involved in the negatives, such as drugs, alcohol, tobacco and gangs. Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; student began "The Program" in 5th grade and has continued with "The Program" (no alcohol, drugs, tobacco or gangs) for the duration of their education. Additional Requirements: Please attach a sheet to your application responding to the following: 1) Write a 200-300 word essay explaining what "The Program" has meant to you. 2) Explain how this scholarship will benefit you. 3) Identify the school attended during 5th grade. Include your 5th grade teacher's name.

Cannon Beach American Legion Post 168 Auxiliary: This $1,000 award can be used for post high school training at any trade/technical or business school, two- or four-year institution. Recipients will receive money from this scholarship after completion of one term of work. Two scholarships awarded. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior, preference given to Cannon Beach residents.

Cannon Beach American Legion Post 168: This $1000 award can be used for post -high school training at any trade/technical or business school, two or four year institution. Recipient will receive the money from this scholarship after completion of one term of school. Criteria: SHS graduating senior, community and school involvement; financial need. Additional Requirements: Attach a sheet of paper to your application that answers the following: 1) Are either of your parents veterans, and if so, are they members of American Legion? 2) Are any members of your family (brother, sister, grandparent, aunt, uncle, etc.) members of the American Legion?

Cannon Beach Arts Association: CBAA will award scholarships (amount will vary) to students planning to further his/her education in an arts-related field. Money can be used for educational expenses at any two or four year school in an arts-related area. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; demonstrated interest in arts-related field; preference to Cannon Beach residents. Additional Requirements: Letter of Nomination by teacher. Separate student application. See counseling office for details.

Cebern and Helen Davis Educational Grant: This is a continuing scholarship fund established by the Davis family. The funds for these awards came from long hours of hard work. The Davis family had a restaurant well known for "nickel" hamburgers. Young people were their best customers and these grants are the Davis' way of recognizing and repaying youth. The scholarship is $500. It may be used at any trade/technical or business school, two- or four-year institution, or for apprenticeship expenses. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; financial need; minimum 2.5 GPA.

Charles E. Smith Vocational Grant: This award is in memory of Dr. Charles E. Smith, Superintendent of Administrative School District #10 for 14 years. he was a strong supporter of Industrial Arts Education. This award is to help support a student's post-high school efforts to develop an Industrial Arts skill through further training and employment. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior entering training or employment in the industrial arts. Additional Requirements: On a separate sheet of paper, please list what school you will be attending or, if going to work, name and address of employer; list what vocational classes you have taken during high school.

Danny Mac Memorial: This scholarship is given in memory of Danny McDonald, a former student athlete at Seaside HS. This award may be used for post-high school education at any trade/technical or business school, two or four year institution. The amount of the award will vary. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior.

Danny Mac II Memorial: This scholarship is given in memory of Danny McDonald, a former student athlete at Seaside HS. This award may be used for post-high school education at any trade/technical or business school, two or four year institution. The amount of the award will vary. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior.

Donny Strite Memorial: This is a continuing scholarship in memory of Donny Strite. Donny was a student of Seaside School District who loved golf, basketball and making his surroundings a happier place to be. Two $500 scholarships will be awarded (one girl and one boy). This scholarship fund is established by friends and family. It may be used at any two or four-year college, trade/technical or business school for APPRENTICESHIP expenses. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior or member of class with GED; athletic participation (skill does not matter) or other extracurricular activity; enjoyment in helping others; financial need. Additional Requirements: Explain how this scholarship will benefit you. Also include an original handwritten poem on the back of your application.

Dorene Raterman: Man Inhumanity to Man: Many and sharp the numerous ills/Inwoven with our frame: More pointed still, we make ourselves/regret,remorse, and shame/And man, whose heaven-erected face/ The smiles to love adorn/ Man's inhumanity to man, Makes countless thousands mourn.- Robert Burns. Criteria: Female graduating SHS senior; 3.0 GPA minimum; enrolled at SHS for at least one year; involvement in activity/athletic programs/ well liked by classmates and teachers.

Elliott Hearing Memorial: Elliott was one of my very good friends and he passed away the summer before his junior year. He loved music, art, and theater. Elliott was a wonderful person and he deserves to be remembered as such. This scholarship is valued at $1000 and may be used for furthering your art by: Attending a four year or two year school; traveling (national or international); purchasing books, supplies, or equipment. Criteria: Graduating senior from SHS; participated in one of the following: Art, Band, Choir, Drama. Additional Requirements: Do one of the following: Write an essay of no more than one page about your art; create a work of art, song, or monologue about a topic of your choice; any other project you can think of that would demonstrate your artistic aptitude. Also attach a response to Who is your favorite artist (in your field) and what other artist does your style reflect. Please include a brief statement explaining how you plan to use this scholarship.

Harry Paulson Memorial Golf: This scholarship is in memory of Harry Paulson, a long time Seaside businessman and avid golfer. The $500 award can be used at any two or four year college. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; participation on SHS golf team. Additional Requirements: Please write an essay of one to one and a half pages about your interest in golf. Address all aspects of your participation in the game (club, family, high school team). Share with the selection committee what impact golf has made on your life and some of the lessons you have learned from the sport. Include how the game of golf will remain a part of your life and what you hope to give to and get from golf.

Holladay Drug: Holladay Drug appreciates the community support and success their pharmacy has enjoyed over the many years that they have been in business. They feel this is one important way they can give back to the community and encourage the development of good citizens for the future. A worthy student from Seaside High School will receive a $1000 award for the first year of college. The scholarship may be used at any accredited four-year college or university. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; 3.5 minimum GPA and/or 1100 on the SAT or 24 on the ACT; financial need is NOT a consideration.

Jeffery M. Leinassar Health Science: This award may be used at any two or four-year college or university. The amount of the scholarship is $500. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; top one-third of graduating class; interest in pursuing a career in some area of health science.

The Kan Family: Readin-Riten-Ritmetic: We believe EDUCATION is the key equalizer for one to succeed and contribute to the welfare of the community. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; extracurricular school activities; small business job experience; courteous hospitality at job; reliable attendance and performance at job. The number of awards and the amount will vary.

Lorain (Lory) Lewis Marlantes 1943-2002: Mr. Marlantes was a 1961 graduate of Seaside High School. He was an outstanding student/athlete and leader, serving as class president all four years. He was the class salutatorian and attended Oregon State University on a football scholarship. He later transferred to the University of Washington and graduated Phi Beta Kappa in economics. After a year in India as a Fulbright Scholar, he earned a masters degree in economics at Stanford University. He received a Ph. D. in business economics from Sanford in 1971. Mr. Marlantes held executive positions with Exxon Corporation and Penn Central Corporation before he joined the Rockefeller Group in 1982 as vice president. In 1995 Mr. Marlantes was named president and chief executive officer of Rockefeller Group International. He oversaw its national growth as well as its worldwide subsidiary, Cushman and Wakefield. He was on the board of one of the world's largest real estate companies, the Mitsubishi Estate Company. As the time of his death, not only was he still serving as C.E.O. of the Rockefeller Group but he was also teaching graduate students at Columbia University in business economics. Lory Marlantes was voted "Most Likely to Succeed" in 1961 by his classmates. In 2001 Mr. Marlantes was a member of the inaugural group of Seaside High School Hall of Fame inductees. The continuing $2500 scholarship can be used for educational expenses at any U.S. trade/technical or business school, or two or four-year college or university. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; extracurricular activities; community service; leadership; educational and personal goals; financial need; academic achievement (no GPA requirement).

Mary Rementeria Memorial: This is a continuing scholarship in memory of Mary Rementeria. Mary had a special place in her heart for Hispanic students. While she was able Mary volunteered as a tutor for those students who were going to school while trying to master English. This award is for $1000. The money can be used for educational expenses at any trade/technical or business school, or two or four year college or university. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; Spanish is applicant's first or primary language; minimum 2.0 GPA.

Mike Beaver Memorial: This scholarship is in memory of Mike Beaver, a student at Seaside High School from November 1987 to June 1989. The criteria and requirements for the award are descriptive of Mike Beaver and the values he possessed. Criteria: Athletic participation (ability does not matter); demonstrated leadership characteristics; 3.0 GPA (National Honors Society a plus but not required); financial need. Additional Requirements: 1. Be sure your letter of recommendation addresses your leadership and sense of humor. 2. In what ways have you demonstrated your leadership skills in elected positions and other ways? What characteristics do your posses that make you a leader? 3. Define your humor and how you make use of it. 4. In no more than one page state what you see as the most pressing environmental problem or issue, explain why the issue is important and what course of action should be taken to correct the situation. 5. List your top ten interests, five favorite musical artists, ten places you would like to visit, and top five living heroes. 6. Please complete Financial Need form located in the counseling office.

PEO Scholarship: Each year, CHAPTER CR, P.E.O. SISTERHOOD, SEASIDE, OREGON, awards a scholarship to a graduating senior girl from Seaside High School. The amount of the award will be $1500. Applicants will be interviewed at a tea. This scholarship is sent in the name of the recipient to the accredited school of her choice or to Cottey College in Missouri, if she so elects. Scholarship, character and leadership are the criteria by which applicants will be judged.

Patrick D. Dillian Memorial: This award will go to a graduate of Seaside High School who has shown in daily associations with others qualities of outstanding leadership; of being humane; and of cooperation, honesty, kindness, consideration, and intelligence. Amount of the award is $700. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; enroll at one of the institutions operated by the Oregon State Board of Higher Education (EOU, OIT, PSU, OSU, UO, SOU, WOU). Additional Requirements: 1. How have you demonstrated leadership through formal and informal roles? 2. How have you shown that you are interested in others' well being? 3. How have you made use of your intelligence?

Pacific Basketball League: The Pacific Basketball League sponsors this $500 scholarship. The money can be used for educational expenses at any two or four year college or university. The award will be paid directly to the college or university of attendance. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; enrolling as a full-time student in a college or university; community service; minimum 3.0 GPA.

Peter Hill Memorial: This is a continuing scholarship in memory of Peter Hill. The amount of the award is $1000. The money may be used for educational expenses at any trade/technical or business school, two or four year college or university. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; scholarship (minimum cumulative of 3.5); community and school involvement and leadership.

School Runnings: (Seaside School District Employee's Hood to Coast Relay Team) is awarding $500 that can be used for educational expenses at any two or four year college or university, trade/technical or business school. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; financial need; community involvement.

Seaside American Legion Post 99 Auxiliary: This award may be used for post-high school training at any trade/technical or business school, two or four year university or college. Minimum award is $500. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; community and school involvement; financial need.

Seaside American Legion Post 99: May be used for post-secondary education or training at any two or four year college or university or at any trade/technical or business school. Maximum award in any calendar year will be $1000. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; demonstrated aptitude for education or training after high school; financial need.

Seaside Education Association: Jerry Hogsett Memorial: This $1000 scholarship is sponsored by the Seaside Education Association, which is made up of teachers from Gearhart, Cannon Beach, and Seaside Heights Elementary schools, Broadway Middle school, and Seaside High school. The scholarship may be awarded entirely to one student or split into $500 awards for two students. The award will be paid directly to the college of attendance at the beginning of the second term. Preferential treatment may be given to children of educators and/or those pursuing a career in education. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; enrolling as a full-time student in a college fall term following graduation; minimum GPA 3.0 Additional Requirements: Please respond to the following questions: 1. What experiences have you had which make you appreciate your education? 2. Why do you intend to pursue education as your professional career? OR What professional career do you plan to pursue and why? 3. Attach a resume.

Seaside High School's 1930's Classes Jandrall-Babcock: This scholarship is sponsored by the Seaside High School 1930's classes. The $2000 award can be used for post-high school training at any technical or professional school, or two or four year college or university. Selection will be from those applicants to the Fund who have not received $1000 or more in Seaside High School local scholarships in the current year. If no applicants qualify, the scholarship will not be awarded. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; accepted to attend half time or better by any institution of higher education; GPA of 2.75 or higher from sophomore year through first semester of senior year. Additional Requirements: Submit a brief letter (maximum one page) showing: Why the institution to be attended was selected and how it will best meet your educational needs.

Seaside Kiwanis Club: Two $1000 awards may be used for post-high school training at any technical or professional school, or two or four year college or university. The award will be made upon proof of enrollment in college. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; membership and participation in Key Club; community service; goals or future plans; financial need; extra-curricular activities.

Seaside Rotary Foundation: The value of this scholarship is a minimum of $1000. More than one scholarship may be awarded at the sole discretion of the Rotary Foundation Board. The money must be used for educational expenses at any trade/technical or business school, two or four year college or university. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; scholarship; character; community and school involvement; leadership. Additional Requirements: Write a statement of not more than 300 words about yourself, in your own handwriting, including your hopes and aspirations and any other information you think pertinent.

Steve Martin Memorial: The family of Steve Martin established this scholarship in his honor. The $500 award may be used for post-high school training at any trade/technical or business school, two or four year college or university. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years if recipient maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher and continues to be a full time student (12 credit hours). Criteria: Graduating SHS senior; minimum GPA 2.5; enrolled full time (12 credit hours); community involvement; demonstrated leadership. Additional Requirements: 1. Explain which community service activity has had the most impact on you and how. 2. What leadership qualities do you have, and how have you demonstrated them? 3. Give five adjectives that describe you.

Steven and Cary Borland Memorial: This is a continuing scholarship in memory of Steven and Cary Borland. The Borland family desires that this scholarship be given to a male student. The amount of the award is $5000. Criteria: Male graduating SHS senior; SHS student for at least three years; financial need. Additional Requirements: What has been your greatest achievement in relation to your schoolwork?

Tiffany Phillips Memorial: This is a continuing scholarship in memory of Tiffany Phillips. Amount of each award is $2000. One scholarship will be awarded to a female student; the others may be awarded to male or female students. The money can be used for educational expenses at any trade/technical or business school, or two- or four-year college or university. Criteria: Involvement in athletics, community service 3.0 GPA

Tiffany Phillips Memorial Miss Oregon Scholarship Program: This is a continuing scholarship in memory of Tiffany Phillips. Amount of the award is $1000. The money can be used for post-high school training at any trade/technical or business school, two or four year college or university. Criteria: Graduation SHS senior; member of band for all four years of high school. Additional Requirements: 1. What has your experience in band meant to you?

TLC Scholarship: $1000 can be used for educational expenses at any two or four year college or university, trade/technical or business school. Criteria: Graduating SHS senior.

Wayne Rinne Memorial: This is a continuing scholarship in memory of Wayne Rinne, a graduate of Seaside High School who gave his life fighting for his country in World War II. Two scholarships of $2500 will be awarded, to be used during the school year following the award. Criteria: Service to community; financial need; scholastic achievement. Additional Requirements: What are your plans for higher education and how will this scholarship make this possible?



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