Scholarships, Links and 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.


Future Students - 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. (PDF)


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: 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 ( 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.

Become a Test Administrator (External Link)

Douglas County Immunization Schedule (External Link)

Oregon Revised Statutes – Home schooling (PDF)

Oregon Administrative Rules – Home schooling (PDF)

Oregon Revised Statutes Compulsory School Activities (PDF)