Maria Sandoval

Matched College Savings

The Matched College Savings Program helped Maria focus on her studies, enabling her to secure a rewarding job after graduating from Linfield College.






Halkanae Gemechu

Matched College Savings

“Your program has lightened my financial burden, which allows me to focus more on the most important aspect of school: learning.”











Daniel Kassahn

Matched College Savings

MCSP enabled Daniel to chose his school based on more than just finances.











Ines Peña

Matched College Savings

“Being a part of the Matched College Savings Program has meant the world; without it I would most likely not be where I am.”











Danny Morato

Matched College Savings

“The Matched College Savings Program has made the pursuit of higher education a goal instead of a dream.”











Aria Irene Goodrich-Gray

Matched College Savings

Aria loves Willamette University’s small class sizes and the variety of classes available.











Jordan Ruiz

Matched College Savings

Jordan knows that help from the Matched College Savings Program means less debt upon graduation.











Hanna Medel

Matched College Savings

Hanna plans to give back to the community by becoming a social worker.











Marina Apa

Matched College Savings

Marina appreciates the welcoming community at Warner Pacific College, where people are eager to help make her career dreams come true.











Miriam Corona

Matched College Savings

As an undocumented student, Miriam appreciated the warmth and support she received from Linfield College.











Cris Hernández

Matched College Savings

“Thanks to the Matched College Savings Plan I will be the first in my family to graduate from college!”











Yuri Hernández

Matched College Savings

The Matched College Savings Program helped ease the financial stress on my family.”











Susan Carlson

Matched College Savings

A native Oregonian, Susan wanted a small, academically challenging school close to home for her undergraduate studies.











Chase Drake

Matched College Savings

Chase really wanted to go to a good college, and the Matched College Savings Program has provided the support to make his dream come true.











Kalia Mathae

Matched College Savings

“If I didn’t have MCSP, I wouldn’t be attending George Fox University. I have time to study and don’t have to work five jobs just to pay for the school that I want to go to.”











Cesar Bueno

Matched College Savings

Whether it be labor-intensive summers working at a cannery or juggling multiple jobs during the school year, Cesar Bueno has always extended maximum effort to cover his college expenses.











Morgan Bishop

Matched College Savings

Morgan’s love for teaching students is undeniable in the way she talks about her classroom experiences and shares about the obstacles she has overcome to pursue her career calling.











Mariela Lopez

Matched College Savings

Mariela is the first in a family of seven to attend college. She made the decision to attend Linfield because of its proximity to her family, the programs offered, and the small size.











Chauncey Gallety

Oregon Opportunity Grant

The Oregon Opportunity Grant is helping Chauncey attend the school of his dreams.











Ivanna Tucker

Oregon Opportunity Grant

“Receiving this grant has allowed me the chance to receive the type of education that others dream about.”











Elsie Shipman

Oregon Opportunity Grant

The Oregon Opportunity Grant will enable Elise to focus on her career and family after graduation.











Christopher Gage

Oregon Opportunity Grant

The Oregon Opportunity Grant enabled Christopher to stay in school when he lost his job.











Elisha Back

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Thanks to the Oregon Opportunity Grant, Elisha will soon be helping others as a Social Worker.











Sherry Woods

Oregon Opportunity Grant

The Oregon Opportunity Grant has helped Sherry pursue her dream of helping others.











Daisy Perez

Oregon Opportunity Grant

The Oregon Opportunity Grant helps Daisy worry about classes, not funding them.











Shelbie Wolfe

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Shelbie is paving her own educational path at Willamette University, whose flexibility is allowing her to pursue a special major.











Michaela Freeby

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Michaela loves Willamette University and the “fantastic education” she has been receiving.











Jaide Farr

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Thanks to the Oregon Opportunity Grant, Jaide is focusing on her grades, not worrying about her tuition.











Veronica Schneider

Oregon Opportunity Grant

The Oregon Opportunity Grant will help Veronica achieve her goal of contributing to nonprofits.











Krista Bryson

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Krista enjoys attending a school that challenges her academically.











Matthew Prill

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Matthew enjoys the chance to attend college that the Oregon Opportunity Grant has given him.











Britny Belcher

Oregon Opportunity Grant

“This grant has encouraged me to be what I want to be.”











Isabella Noble

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Isabella enjoys the environment of Corban University. She believes that staying near home helps her remain close with her family, something that is very important to her.











Travis Noble

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Travis enjoys attending Corban University’s Business Management program and looks forward to using that education for a rewarding entrepreneurial career.











Stephanie Zink

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Stephanie wants to educate the next generation of students by becoming a middle school teacher. The Oregon Opportunity Grant is helping her achieve this goal.











David McElligott

Oregon Opportunity Grant

David is grateful to be a full-time student and knows that he’s learning skills for the future.











Mariana Medina

Oregon Opportunity Grant

The Oregon Opportunity Grant “gave me the chance to go to my first choice in colleges.”











Sierra Studnick

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Sierra loves Pacific University’s campus and the high quality academics they offer.











Ian Scott

Oregon Opportunity Grant

The Oregon Opportunity Grant helped Ian overcome great hurdles in order to attend college.











Kaitlynn Lucrezi

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Kaitlynn wants to become a genetic counselor, and the Oregon Opportunity Grant will help make this possible.











Jeffrey Mintz

Oregon Opportunity Grant

The Oregon Opportunity Grant helped Jeffery stretch his savings even further.











Ben Cheek

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Ben comes from a single parent household, and credits the Oregon Opportunity Grant with helping him attend college.











Meghan Zea

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Meghan credits the Oregon Opportunity Grant for her excellent education.











Zlata Goldberg

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Zlata is gaining a global education while staying local.











Lily Waldman

Oregon Opportunity Grant

The Oregon Opportunity Grant gives Lily the financial freedom to focus on studies and family.











Bryce Dalbey

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Bryce is studying in one of the best undergraduate philosophy programs thanks to the Oregon Opportunity Grant.











Emily Thompson

Oregon Opportunity Grant

“The Oregon Opportunity Grant allowed Emily to follow in the footsteps of her parents.”











Caleb Spiegel

Oregon Opportunity Grant

“My main career goal is to be of service to my community.”











Kamylli Mendive

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Kamylli is confident that an Lewis & Clark education will help her become a doctor.











Chuying Huang

Oregon Opportunity Grant

The Oregon Opportunity Grant gave Chuying the financial freedom to choose the college that meets her personal and professional goals.











Sreyhiek Seng

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Sreyhiek is grateful for the Oregon Opportunity Grant, which has “made a huge impact” on the accessibility of higher education.











Woody Johnson

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Woody is excited that a college education will prepare him for “any path I choose.”











Celine Yip

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Celine has always been worried about money and how she was going to pay for an education, even in elementary school. Receiving the Oregon Opportunity Grant has eased these concerns and allowed her to focus on her studies.











Arena Morillo

Oregon Opportunity Grant

A recipient of the Oregon Opportunity Grant, Arena can’t wait to begin “paying it forward and helping other students.”











Pamela Broadhead

Oregon Opportunity Grant

“Tuition restrictions in the past kept me from getting my Bachelor’s degree in my 20s. Twenty-five years later, with the aid of the Oregon Opportunity Grant, all I see is success.”











Xiaona Chen

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Receiving the Oregon Opportunity Grant has meant “one less part time job, fewer loans, and less stress on how to repay debt after college.”











Ian Coe

Oregon Opportunity Grant

“The Oregon Opportunity Grant has opened up a new world of opportunities to me that I could not have accessed on my own.”











Briana Sandhu

Oregon Opportunity Grant

“Without the help from the Oregon Opportunity Grant I would not be able to afford college.”











Lulu Tang

Oregon Opportunity Grant

More than just financial support, the Oregon Opportunity Grant provided Lulu with encouragement.











Cindy Tam

Oregon Opportunity Grant

Support from the Oregon Opportunity Grant is helping Cindy attend an institution with rigorous academics.











Truc-Vi Duong

Oregon Opportunity Grant

“The Oregon Opportunity Grant will help me achieve my dream by lightening the financial burden so that I can focus on studying.”











Samuel Lopez

Oregon Opportunity Grant

“The Oregon Opportunity Grant is one of the many resources I have to achieve my goals.”











Samuel Coy

Oregon Opportunity Grant

“The Oregon Opportunity Grant has allowed me to continue my education and use the knowledge I have gained to achieve my career ambitions.”











Katelynn Sundin

Oregon Opportunity Grant

The Oregon Opportunity Grant is enabling Katelynn to, “delve into my passions and talents at a university capable of both challenging me and providing me with a priceless learning experience.”











Heather Arzie

Oregon Opportunity Grant

The education Heather is receiving, thanks to the Oregon Opportunity Grant, will help set her apart from the competition.











Hanna Hofford

Oregon Opportunity Grant

“The Oregon Opportunity Grant has helped me to attend the University of Portland’s rigorous nursing program, allowing me to achieve my career goal to become a Registered Nurse.”











Crystal Galarza

Knife River Scholarship

Crystal loves her school and believes that without help, she would not have even been able to attend college.











Torrey Dooley

Bi-Mart Scholarship

“The money that I make from work can now go to things like diapers, food and a roof over our heads. I really appreciate the Bi-Mart Named Scholarship and the opportunities it provides to students like myself.”











Eric Lemieux

BNSF Fdn. Scholarship

Eric plans to become a doctor and credits BNSF with helping to ease his financial burden.











Lexi Parsagian

JELD-WEN Fnd. Scholarship

The JELD-WEN Foundation is helping Alexandria work towards her dream job.











Grace Katzmar

Carpenter Fnd. Scholarship

Grace has been thriving at Willamette University, where she’s able to create personal relationships with classmates, professors, and peers.











Anel Venegas

Wells Fargo Scholarship

Anel credits her well-rounded education to the Wells Fargo named scholarship she received.











Yonny Castillo

UPS Fnd. Scholarship

Yonny is thrilled to be attending a school that has “a great reputation for academic achievement while being really close to home.”











Shawna Downes

Tucker Scholarship

Scholarships have allowed Shawna to enroll in college and pursue her dreams.











Lauri Burns

PGE Fnd. Scholarship

Lauri is creating a better life for herself and her child.











David Walker

Costco Scholarship

The Costco Scholarship and Oregon Opportunity Grant will enable David to focus solely on his studies.











Bernadette Donald

KeyBank Scholarship

Bernadette appreciates the flexibility that Marylhurst provides her and her family.











Geoff Wertz

BNSF Fnd. Scholarship

A quality education at Lewis & Clark is positioning Geoff for success as a future Structural Engineer.











Anya Ludwig

Carpenter Fnd. Scholarship

The Carpenter Foundation has allowed Anya to work towards her educational and career goals.











Alexa Morris

PCC Structurals Scholarship

Family medical problems made applying for college unlikely until Alexa received the PCC Structural Scholarship.











Erin Bidiman

UPS Fnd. Scholarship

Erin is thankful for everything the community has done to make her dreams possible, especially the UPS Foundation and their Scholarship.











Trina Kostyushko

UPS Fnd. Scholarship

The UPS Scholarship helped reignite and support Trina’s dream of becoming a nurse after the loss of her father.











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