Corporate Scholarships

Below is a list of our current corporate scholarships and sponsors. Information includes the first year the scholarship was offered, the typical number of scholarships awarded each year, the average amount per scholarship, the reason behind the scholarship and student eligibility information. 

We encourage you to click on the sponsor logos to visit their websites and support these local businesses! 

* Scholarship amounts listed may change at any time.  

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Ace Hardware of Sisters Scholarship

Sisters Ace Hardware

Donor Since:

2018

# Scholarships Per Year:

1-2

Amount Per Scholarship:

$1,000

Description: 

The owner of Ace Hardware wants to contribute to a female student who wishes to broaden her scope of knowledge and better her future.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating female senior planning to attend an accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university who demonstrates financial need. Demonstrated work history preferred but not required. Student should have achieved a GPA between 2.5 and 3.5. Financial need will be considered.

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Bi-Mart Scholarship

Bi-Mart

Donor Since:

2017

# Scholarships Per Year:

1

Amount Per Scholarship:

$500

Description: 

Bi-Mart has been part of the Northwest for over 60 years and wishes to help graduating seniors pursue their educational goals.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend an accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university who demonstrates financial need. Demonstrated work history preferred but not required. Applicants are required to submit two recommendations from teachers and/or community members.

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Black Butte Ranch Hospitality Scholarship

Black Butte Ranch Corporation

Donor Since:

2009

# Scholarships Per Year:

1-2

Amount Per Scholarship:

$1,000

Description: 

The Black Butte Ranch Corporation has established a scholarship program to help finance higher education for Sisters High School students pursuing business or hospitality degrees.

Eligibility: 

A graduating senior planning to attend any accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university who will be pursuing a degree in business administration, culinary, or hospitality programs. Examples include, among others: hospitality management, hotel or restaurant management, culinary school, golf or tennis professional, golf course maintenance, recreation director, massage therapy, accounting, and human resources management. At least one season of work experience at Black Butte Ranch.

Dentists of Sisters Scholarship

Thomas Rheuben, DMD and Trevor Frideres, DMD

Donor Since:

2016

# Scholarships Per Year:

1

Amount Per Scholarship:

$3,000

Description: 

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university who has an interest in studying Science and Math in college with the hope of pursuing a degree in the Dental or Medical field and who demonstrates financial need. A minimum 3.5 GPA is required with academic rigor in Science and Math. Applicants must also exhibit a good work ethic, self-motivation, teamwork, problem-solving, and good communication skills. Applicants are required to submit one recommendation from a teacher, coach, or community member.

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Enterprising Spirit Scholarship

The Open Door Cafe and Wine Bar

Donor Since:

2016

# Scholarships Per Year:

2-4

Amount Per Scholarship:

$250-$1,000

Description: 

To honor two Sisters High School students who have displayed character through initiative, imagination, and their work ethic. Students who understand the importance of perseverance and hard work.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend an accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university who has maintained a 2.5 GPA and who demonstrates financial need. Applicants must demonstrate at least two (2) summers of work history. Applicants are required to submit three recommendations, from a teacher, an
employer, and a community member.

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Green Ridge Physical Therapy Health and Wellness Scholarship

Green Ridge Physical Therapy

Donor Since:

2016

# Scholarships Per Year:

1

Amount Per Scholarship:

$1,000

Description: 

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university enrolling in a minimum of 12 credit hours pursuing a human health and wellness degree who has maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants are required to submit one recommendation.

Hayden Homes Art Scholarship

Hayden Homes

Donor Since:

2019

# Scholarships Per Year:

1

Amount Per Scholarship:

$2,500

Description: 

Hayden Homes presents this scholarship as an opportunity for the youth of Sisters Country to contribute to the region's vibrant arts scene. Building on a relationship with the Art's community and interest in Sisters Country youth,
Hayden Homes will be awarding a Sisters High School Senior with a scholarship along with a piece of their artwork
displayed in its Sisters model home in the spring.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior interested in creating a commissioned piece of artwork and planning to attend an accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university (including art schools/art training) who has maintained a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicants must be able to provide a mockup proposal of original art that aligns with the theme of “northwest landscape or scenery.”

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Humanity in Action - Racial Equity Scholarship

Build, LLC

Donor Since:

2020

# Scholarships Per Year:

1

Amount Per Scholarship:

$3,000

Description: 

As a company that provides urban planning and design services, at Build LLC we have an opportunity to shape our physical environment and influence communities throughout the Northwest. We strive to make places that are accessible for all and to do so in a socially and racially just manner. The focus of this scholarship is to support entrepreneurial students who focus on impactful change in their communities. We are in the midst of the most powerful social movement our country has seen in many years; this scholarship recognizes the impactful work so many are engaged in to support racial equity.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend a four-year college or university who has maintained a 3.25 GPA and who demonstrates community involvement. Applicants must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree with intentions of starting a business or participating in a start-up. Applicants are required to submit two recommendations. Priority will be given
to minority students, with additional preference to majors that are intentionally entrepreneurial or socially conscious.

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Laird Superfood Health, Mind, and Body Wellness Scholarship

Laird Superfood

Donor Since:

2017

# Scholarships Per Year:

1

Amount Per Scholarship:

$1,000

Description: 

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend an accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university pursuing a program in health and wellness. Applicants must have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA and must demonstrate financial need. Applicants are required to submit two recommendations from teachers and/or community members.

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Metabolic Maintenance Health and Wellness Scholarship

Metabolic Maintenance

Donor Since:

2017

# Scholarships Per Year:

1

Amount Per Scholarship:

$1,500

Description: 

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend an accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university pursuing a program in health and wellness. Applicants must have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA and must demonstrate financial need.

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Monarch Scholarship

Metamorphosis Day Spa

Donor Since:

2013

# Scholarships Per Year:

1

Amount Per Scholarship:

$500

Description: 

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend an accredited school of cosmetology (Science & Care of Skin, Hair and Nails) who wishes to obtain a license in cosmetology. Applicants are required to submit one recommendation. Finalists may be interviewed during the application review process.

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Nugget Newspaper - Student of the Year Scholarship

The Nugget Newspaper

Donor Since:

2011

# Scholarships Per Year:

1

Amount Per Scholarship:

$1,000-$2,000

Description: 

The Nugget Scholarship is partially funded through the advertising dollars of local merchants in support of the Student of the Month.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend an accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university who has been identified by Sisters High School teachers and counselors as Student of the Year. To qualify, seniors must have been recognized as a Student of the Month, selected based on leadership and integrity, respect, extra-curricular activities and community involvement, as well as academic performance.

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Outlaw Health Professional Scholarship

Your Care, LLC & High Lakes Healthcare - Sisters

Donor Since:

2016

# Scholarships Per Year:

1

Amount Per Scholarship:

$3,000

Description: 

This scholarship has been established by the Outlaw Health Professionals in Sisters in order to support students who wish to pursue a career in health sciences and to help make that calling a reality.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university to pursue a career in Health Sciences who has maintained a minimum 3.5 GPA. Applicants are required to submit two recommendations, from either a teacher, coach, community member, or employer.

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Ponderosa Heating and Cooling Scholarship

Ponderosa Heating and Cooling

Donor Since:

2014

# Scholarships Per Year:

1

Amount Per Scholarship:

$4,000

Description: 

Kory MacGregor, owner of Ponderosa Heating & Cooling, came from a working-class family that was unable to offer financial support for his college. Kory worked through college and learned first-hand the sacrifice it takes to obtain higher education. Through hard work and dedication, he is financially in a position to offer an Oregon State University scholarship to a SHS graduate. The award is for $1,000 with probable renewals ($1,000 per year) during sophomore, junior and senior years at OSU, subject to donor funding availability.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior who will be attending Oregon State University, Corvallis or Oregon State University, Cascades. Preference will be given to those planning to pursue engineering or business; however, this is not a requirement. Applicants must have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA and must demonstrate financial need. Applicants are required to submit recommendations from two of the following: a teacher, a community member, or an employer.

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Republic Services Scholarship

Republic Services / High Country Disposal

Donor Since:

2012

# Scholarships Per Year:

1

Amount Per Scholarship:

$1,000

Description: 

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend an accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university who has maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrates financial need. Applicants are required to submit two recommendations, at least one of which must be from a teacher. This scholarship may be awarded on merit alone without regard to financial need at the sole discretion of the selection committee

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Shibui/MacKintosh Scholarship

Shibui Spa at Five Pine Lodge

Donor Since:

2015

# Scholarships Per Year:

4-5

Amount Per Scholarship:

$1,500-$2,000

Description: 

The Shibui Spa is providing scholarships to Sisters High School students who are interested in finding a career path that may or may not include a four-year degree. The most important aspect of this scholarship is the applicant’s demonstrated passion and involvement in their community and school through academics, athletics, leadership, employment, and/or extracurricular activities.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend an accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university who has maintained a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrates financial need. Preference may be given to applicants pursuing health field-related studies. Applicants are required to submit two recommendations, one from an employer and one from a teacher/counselor, highlighting the student’s interest(s) and enthusiasm. Finalists may be interviewed during the application review process.

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Sisters Athletic Club Scholarship

Sisters Athletic Club

Donor Since:

2020

# Scholarships Per Year:

1

Amount Per Scholarship:

$1,000

Description: 

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend Central Oregon Community College full-time. Financial need and work history will be considered. Applicants are required to submit one recommendation.

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Sisters Coffee Company Scholarship

Sisters Coffee Company

Donor Since:

2019

# Scholarships Per Year:

5

Amount Per Scholarship:

$200

Description: 

This scholarship is meant for students with entrepreneurial aspirations who want to design, launch and run a new venture.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend an accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university with entrepreneurial/start-up business aspirations. Applicants are required to submit one recommendation from any non-family member of the community or school.

Sisters Country Realtors Scholarship

Sisters Country Realtors

Donor Since:

2019

# Scholarships Per Year:

2

Amount Per Scholarship:

$2,500

Description: 

Sisters Country Realtors is a professional group that wishes to financially support Sisters High School graduates who will be attending a school in Oregon.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend any accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university in Oregon who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to candidates entering vocational training and/or community college. Finalists may be interviewed during the application review process.

Sisters Meat and Smokehouse Scholarship

Sisters Meat and Smokehouse

Donor Since:

2017

# Scholarships Per Year:

1-2

Amount Per Scholarship:

$1,000

Description: 

This scholarship has been established by the local business Sisters Meat and Smokehouse to provide educational funds and opportunities for students wanting to focus on agriculture and farming.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend an accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university who has been employed by Sisters Meat and Smokehouse or whose relative has been employed by the smokehouse. Applicants are required to submit two recommendations, one from an employer and one from a teacher, coach, or school faculty member.

Sisters Vacation Rentals Scholarship

Sisters Vacation Rentals

Donor Since:

2020

# Scholarships Per Year:

2

Amount Per Scholarship:

$500

Description: 

As the owner of a local business, this donor wants to give back by helping students who want to further their education. A successful applicant will have been involved in the local community.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university who has demonstrated community involvement and is pursuing a major with a business-emphasis. Applicants are required to submit one recommendation.

Sisters Veterinary Clinic Scholarship

Sisters Veterinary Clinic

Donor Since:

2019

# Scholarships Per Year:

1

Amount Per Scholarship:

$500

Description: 

Sisters Veterinary Clinic wishes to reward the students that are well balanced with academics and extracurricular activities (sports, music, arts, community service) that encourages the development of a healthy human being.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to study a medical- or veterinary-related major at an accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university.

SRB Building Education Fund

Sisters Rhythm and Brews Festival

Donor Since:

2018

# Scholarships Per Year:

1-3

Amount Per Scholarship:

$500-$1,000

Description: 

The construction industry is losing its workforce to retirement every day. An electrician, plumber, architect, cabinetmaker, or tile layer are just a few examples of the variety of well-paying jobs available. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide funds for a student seeking a career in the building trades, building industry, or building sciences.

Eligibility: 

Any graduating senior planning to attend an accredited trade, technical/vocational school, two- or four-year college or university who has maintained a minimum 2.8 GPA and wants to study Building Trades or Building Sciences. Applicants are required to submit two recommendations from non-family members, (e.g., teacher, coach, employer or community member).