Scholarships, Links & Resources
What do you need as a home school student from Douglas ESD when applying for scholarships?
You will need a copy of the letter acknowledging your intent to home school your child from Douglas ESD. If you do not have a copy of the original letter you can request one from Douglas ESD by completing the records request form. Please indicated on the records request form that you are requesting a Copy of the intent to home school resident district notification & parent/guardian notification.
- FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
- OSAC (Office of Student Access and Completion)
- 2017-18 UCC Scholarship Application
- NALS of Oregon Scholarship Fund, Inc. (for students who are attending or planning to attend school for Legal Assistant or Paralegal program.
- Oregon State Friends of NRA Scholarships The Oregon State Friends of NRA is proud to renew its Scholarship Program for 2017. Twenty $1,500 scholarships will be awarded this year to winning applicants. These scholarships can be used toward college or technical / vocational school expenses.
- Laurel Lodge #13 Masonic Scholarhips 2017 due by June 15, 2017.
***Umpqua Community College
***Umpqua Fisherman's Association
***Rotary 4-Way Test Speech Contest First place pays $2,000m 2nd $1000 and 3rd $500. Open to all high school students in public, private and home school environments in Douglas County. Click here for information.
Links & Resources:
OSLIS Flyer: Tips for Using OSLIS Resources to Support Instruction & Learning
Need access to quality informational text, aka nonfiction, for your students/children to read? Want help teaching youth how to do research? Then OSLIS is for you. Check out the attached and linked flyer (short URL: https://goo.gl/whzImV) for ideas about how to use OSLIS. For example, your students/children and you have access to such Gale databases as Kids InfoBits, Research In Context, and Opposing Viewpoints. These are full of articles from quality magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books. Or, did you know that LearningExpress Library helps students build skills in reading, writing, and math; prepare for grade-level, Advanced Placement, and college-entrance exams; and explore careers? There's so much more! Oregon's access to OSLIS and its databases is funded by an LSTA grant from the Oregon State Library. Questions? Contact Jennifer Maurer (firstname.lastname@example.org) at the State Library.
Homeschoolers in Oregon are welcome to use the resources on OSLIS, the Oregon School Library Information System. OSLIS offers guidance for teaching students how to do research, has templates for creating citations in MLA and APA formats, and provides access to databases with quality nonfiction articles from periodicals and reference books and a database designed to help students build skills in reading, writing, and math. This overview and flyer offer more information. For questions about OSLIS, please contact the School Library Consultant at the Oregon State Library.