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College Scholarships

In 2009 the Foundation gave scholarships in the amount of $1,250 each to nine district seniors.

North Clackamas Education Foundation (NCEF) provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors to continue their education at a college/university or accredited career school of their choosing.

Scholarships and Application Details

NCEF will accept scholarship applications from graduating seniors who meet the following guidelines:

  • Grade point average 2.5 or higher
  • Attending an accredited regional college or career school
  • Scholarship will be used within one year of graduating

Applicants must submit completed application(s) to NCEF by April 15. (You must have Microsoft Word® 97 or higher to open document.)


Some of our additional scholarships (listed below) may require you to complete the NCEF Scholarship Application AND submit additional or other application materials either through the Foundation or your guidance office. Please read carefully. For some scholarships eligibility is restricted to a specific high school.

Joe Krumm Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Joe Krumm, former NCSD Executive Director of Community and Government Relations. The aim of this scholarship is to reduce financial barriers for students identified with specific learning and/or communication needs who also may be participants in NCSD music programs and are members of under-represented groups in post-secondary education.

Judith A. Hill Chemistry Scholarship

The $50,000 Hill Chemistry is designed to redress the under representation of women in chemistry and the sciences and to support women students who are graduating seniors and Milwaukie High School.

Judith A. Hill STEM Scholarship

The $5,000 Hill STEM Scholarships is designed to redress the under representation of women in chemistry and the sciences and to support women students who are graduating seniors and Milwaukie High School.

Nancy Matich Literary Scholarship

The Nancy Matich Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Nancy Ann Matich, a lifetime Milwaukie resident and graduate of Ardenwald Elementary School and Milwaukie High School.

Josh Critchett Memorial Scholarship

The $1500 Josh Critchett Memorial Scholarship is in memory of a 17 year old who was killed in a tragic 1997 plane crash is awarded to one student based on financial need, leadership, honors and awards, activity participation and work and/or volunteer experience.

Sabin-Schellenberg Technical Scholarship

The $1000 Sabin-Schellenberg Technical Scholarship is administered through NCEF and is awarded based on financial need, college and career goals, and academic/technical merit.

For more information on NCEF Scholarships and how to apply, please contact your high school's guidance counselor first. If you still need more information, please feel free to contact our office at ncfoundation@nclack.k12.or.us.

2016 Scholarships Awardees