The Ford Opportunity Program was initially started by Hallie E. Ford(1905-2007), a founder of The Ford Family Foundation, to help single guardians get a professional education. The program has extended to incorporate all guardians of all ages and different grown-ups beyond 25 years old. Single guardians are still firmly urged to apply. Up to 96 inexhaustible grants are granted every year to understudies from Oregon and Siskiyou County, California. The award to be given to the recipients covers 90% of neglected school costs and is determined on the college’s Cost of Attendance (educational fee, charges, food and lodging, personal expenses, and so forth), less different awards and grants.
With regards to eligibility, occupants of Oregon or Siskiyou County, California, and guardians of all ages, especially single guardians, are emphatically urged to apply. Gown-up students beyond 25years old are also welcome to apply. Understudies looking for an associate degree or four-year certification at a qualified public or private (philanthropic) school or understudies with something like one year staying in their certificate program can also apply. the following scholarship mainly supports understudies who have critical monetary needs to acquire education. Notwithstanding a liberal monetary award, Scholars get scholastic direction, leadership development, individual and expert help, and admittance to the Ford Family graduated class organization.
The Ford Family Foundation is a private, nonprofit establishment with central command in Roseburg, Oregon. Roseburg lies in southern Oregon, where the North Umpqua and the South Umpqua streams join — lumber country. The Foundation makes awards to public charities and organizations transcendently helping networks in rural Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif.
Below we have a brief description of the following scholarship:
|Organization||The Ford Family Foundation|
|Education Level||Associate or bachelor’s degree|
|Number of Awards||1|
|Contest Deadline||March 1, 2022|
|Application Fees||Not required|
|Requirements||FAFSA, application form|
Who is Eligible?
The eligibility criteria for the following scholarship is as follows:
- Residents of Oregon or Siskiyou County, California
Parents of any age (single parents strongly encouraged to apply)
- Adult learners over the age of 25 as of March 1 of the application year
- Students seeking an associate or bachelor’s degree at an eligible public or private (nonprofit) college
- Students with at least one year remaining in their degree program
- Students who plan to enrol full time in their state of residence (Oregon or California)
How to Apply?
All eligible candidates can apply for this scholarship by completing and submitting the FAFSA form and the application form appeared on the scholarship page from November 1.
The final recipients will be awarded the scholarship award, which covers 90% of unmet college costs and is calculated on the college’s Cost of Attendance (tuition, fees, room and board, personal expenses, etc.), minus other grants and scholarships.
The applications for this particular scholarship will close on March 1, 2022. Any entries received later this date will not be considered.