Southwestern OR Community College Scholarship Applications

Scholarships open the door to opportunity!

The Southwestern Foundation annual scholarship application cycle is open from January 1 to March 1. For more information, go to our foundation scholarship web page.

The Foundation also offers ongoing scholarships yearround to help students in the following limited areas. 

The Grossman Emergency Scholarship is for SWOCC students who are experiencing an emergency situation that would prevent them from attending current classes. $250 Maximum amount per student per academic year.
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This scholarship is for students on Southwestern's Coos and Curry campuses who are experiencing temporary and surmountable financial emergencies. The goal is to ensure students are able to stay enrolled in classes and complete their studies. Preference is given to students pursuing health care-related studies. Maximum amount of award is $500 per student per academic year. 

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Fill out this application if you would like assistance with paying for your GED exam or prep classes. 

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The SWOCC Foundation works in collaboration with Phi Theta Kappa to assist qualifying students with membership into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Southwestern students interested in Phi Theta Kappa membership should contact one of the chapter advisors listed below for more information prior to applying: 

Amy Smith |

Nicole Freim | 

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Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation

1988 Newmark Avenue
Coos Bay, OR 97420
1.800.962.2838 ext. 7211 or 541.888.7211
Tioga Hall, Fifth Floor, Room 503


Elise Hamner, Executive Director Foundation

Kelsey Guenther, Resource Developer

Phone: 541.888.7211 or 541.888.7209
Email: elise.hamner(at)  kelsey.guenther(at) 

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Scholarships open the door to opportunity!

The Southwestern Foundation scholarship application cycle is open from January 1 to March 1. For directions, go to Southwestern Scholarships.