COSA Scholarship

Each year COSA sponsors or assists in processing ten $1,000 college scholarships.  These scholarships are given to Oregon seniors attending 2- or 4-year Oregon colleges. Due date for applications is in March.  Results are announced in April.  The following is a list of each of the ten scholarships:

  • George Martin (1 scholarship)
  • Joe Benninghoff (1)
  • L.G. Wells (3) (One for Baker County)
  • Wilma Wells (1)
  • David Putnam (1)
  • Oregon Association of Latino Administrators (1) Given to deserving Latino student
  • NWEA (Northwest Women in Educational Admnistration) (2)

Each scholarship application must be signed and endorsed by an active COSA member.  Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2016.

For the 2016 COSA Scholarship Information and Application click here.

Clemens Foundation Tuition Grant

This scholarship application is due June 30.

The Clemens Foundation
P.O. Box 24
Alsea, OR 97324
PH# 541-487-4100
Fax # 541-487-4145

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Tuition Grant Criteria

  1. Download the Clemens Foundation Tuition Grant Application
  2. Applications will be accepted from graduates of the following school districts: Alsea, Crane, Eddyville and Philomath. Included in these districts are Philomath Nazarene, Charter Schools and those who are home schooled. Current High School applicants MUST live with parent/s or court appointed guardian in one of these school districts.
  3. PREFERENCE will be given to students with pioneer family status. A pioneer family would be defined as having one of the parents also graduating from one of these school districts.
  4. Preference will be given to those enrolling in Trade or Vocational schools, medical schools, and approved private universities.
  5. Preference will be given to members of 4H, FFA, Forestry Club and Boy Scouts.
  6. Preference will be given based on financial need.
  7. Applicant’s family background to come from the following: Timber, Ranching, Farming, Mining, Manufacturing and businesses that directly support these.
  8. Application required with 2 references, one of which MAY be from a teacher.
  9. Application deadline is June 30th.


Check List for items to return:



Family History

2 Letters of Recommendation

Chas & Norma Miler Scholarships

This scholarship is open to Crane Union High School seniors. It is due May 1st, and you must complete the online profile and application through Dollars for Scholars at this link.

Two references are required as part of the online application.  Additional hand written essay explaining your long range goals should be mailed to P.O. Box 243, Hines, OR  97738, or given to your high school counselor.  This must be received by the application deadline of May 1.  Preference will be given to agriculture majors and education majors.

Carolyn Davies Memorial Scholarship


This scholarship is due March 1st and is $500.  Applicants must apply through OSAC.  Harney County high school seniors are eligible to apply.


This scholarship is on the Harney County Dollars for Scholars list.




Captain Kevin "Kyle" Mosley Scholarship

In memory of Captain Kevin Kyle Mosley, this scholarship was established by his family and friends as a lasting tribute to his love for aviation.

This annual scholarship awards $2,500 to one Oregon high school junior or senior (aged 16-18) with a passion for aviation to help him or her obtain a private pilot license (e.g. ground school instruction, dual and solo flight instruction, pre and post flight instruction, the FAA written test and flight examiner’s fee for the private pilot check ride).
Note: Actual expenses to complete the training may exceed the scholarship gift amount.

Applications must be received by each February 28. The winner will be announced by the first business day in April. Download PDF Application

To apply:

To be considered, applicants must submit:

1. A complete application (each scholarship has a different application form link, above) including a brief resume
2. A one-page essay describing their interest in obtaining a private pilot license and/or aviation maintenance degree
3. A letter of recommendation from a teacher or a career guidance counselor

Complete applications must be mailed or faxed to:

Attn: Scholarship Committee Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum 500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way McMinnville, OR 97128

Fax Number: 503-434-4188

If you have any questions, please contact our Education Department at 503-434-4185 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

P.O. Box 828
43277 Crane Venator Ln
Crane, Oregon 97732
PHONE: 541-493-2641
FAX: 541-493-2051

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