WELCOME TO THE COMMONS | COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER

We are pleased to announce the opening of The Commons | College and Career Center.

The Commons is an all-in-one resource center dedicated to creating greater access to college and careers by providing a variety of tools and personal assistance to help students achieve their college and career goals.

The Commons will be available to students for a variety of uses, including personal study time, scholarship searches, writing college essays, meeting with College and/or military representatives. Students will learn about two and four year colleges and universities, testing and test preparation, financial aid and scholarships, career possibilities and college major descriptions. Reference materials and computers for online search opportunities are available for student use in The Commons.

Jeff Olson
Jeff OlsonCollege and Career Counselor
In 2005, after twenty-four years at Southern Oregon University, Jeff Olson left his position as Head Football Coach and Assistant Professor to spend more time with his family. Making his way to public secondary education, Mr. Olson spent eleven years as a teacher, academic advisor and the Coordinator of the College and Career center. Mr. Olson is proficient in guiding students in their exploration of life after high school — whether that involves attending college, military service, or job search. Mr. Olson has experience in helping families with scholarship searches, Financial Aid and the FAFSA, the NCAA Clearing House, the ASVAB exam and other areas that relate to both college attendance and career goals.

Helpful Links

Portland State University – Four Years Free Grant

YEARLY DEADLINE: May 1 'Four Years Free!'  Portland State University covers tuition and fees for 4 years for income eligible Oregon freshmen starting in fall 2017. Eligibility Current resident of Oregon Graduate from an Oregon [...]

University of Oregon – Pathway Oregon Grant

Are you planning to attend or are you considering attending the University of Oregon?  If you have applied to the UofO (deadline: Jan. 15); do you know if you are eligible for the Pathway Oregon [...]

Oregon State University – Bridge to Success Grant

Are you planning to attend or are you considering attending Oregon State University?  If you have applied to OSU (application deadline: Feb. 1); you may be eligible for the Bridge to Success Grant.  This grant [...]

College and Career Calendar

December 14, 2017
  • Pear Blossom Interviews

    December 11, 2017 - December 14, 2017

    Details to come.

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December 31, 2017
  • Wells Fargo College STEPS - Quarterly Sweepstakes Deadline

    December 31, 2017

    Award: Varies
    Eligibility and application info: http://www.wellsfargo.com/sudent/sweepstakes/

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  • "No Essay" College Scholarship Due Date

    December 31, 2017

    $2,000
    Sponsored by Niche
    Scholarships don't get any easier than this. Enter EVERY month!

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  • Courage to Grow Scholarship Deadline

    December 31, 2017

    $500
    Eligibility: Current junior or senior in high school or college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. US citizens only please. http://couragetogrowscholarship.com

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  • CollegeXpress Refer a Friend Monthly Scholarship Due Date

    December 31, 2017

    $500
    Sponsored by: Carnegie Communications
    Applicant must share the corresponding link on the sponsor's application URL with their friends through their favorite social media site or email. For every friend that registers with College Xpress, you get a shot at a $500 scholarship. Visit the Scholarship Opportunities page for a link to more information.

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January 1, 2018
  • Rogue Community College Foundation Scholarships Application Open

    January 1, 2018

    Application open Jan 1 - Mar 1 at rccfoundation.org Nearly $400,000 in scholarship money is available!!

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