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Western Illinois University is offering an application fee waiver December 6th-15th


Scholarship Opportunities


The Freeport Health Network Scholarship application is available at https://www.fhn.org/Scholarships.asp?code=SE

This scholarship is for any student planning on or involved in a program within these healthcare careers: Health Information Management; Medical Technology/CLS/MLS; Nursing (BSN); Certified Medical Assistant; Rehabilitation Services (PT, OT, PTA, COTA, SP); Pharmacy; Cardiac Ultrasound and Vascular Ultrasound.

Deadline is September 6th



The Acorn Equality Fund Scholarship is available online at www.acornequalityfund.org

This organization provides college scholarships to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and allies in Illinois.

Deadline is September 20th



The VOP Foundation will offer a $500, one year scholarship to be awarded at their Annual Banquet scheduled on October 16, 2019. The financial status of the applicant is not a consideration. To be eligible, the student must:

- Be a resident of Ogle County

-Be either a high school senior who is disabled or is planning on attending college and majoring in an area related to the disabled, or a full-time undergraduate college student who is disabled or is majoring in an area related to the disabled

Applications must be received by October 1, 2019, be completed on the Foundation application form, and include at least three written references. Those wishing an application are encouraged to call the Village of Progress at 815-732-2126 or you can print one off here: Village of Progress Scholarship Application

Deadline is October 1st 



The 2020 Illinois Education Foundation/High School Scholarship is available in the Counseling Office and online at www.cicil.net.

This scholarship is open to all future Chemists, Chemical Engineers, Environmental Engineers.

Deadline is Feb 21, 2020.




Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program


The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. We provide these scholarships to give young people the opportunity to continue their education to better compete in tomorrow’s workplace.


Applicants to the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must:

  • Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership
  • Be enrolled as a high school senior
  • Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or participating NBCUniversal or Telemundo markets. Please enter zip code below to confirm eligibility
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or vocational-technical college in the United States for the entire 2020 – 2021 academic year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Demonstrate financial need


The Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation anticipates awarding over 800 scholarships for the 2020 – 2021 school year. If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award. Furthermore, a select number of awardees will be chosen as recipients of a Founder’s Award. These scholarship winners will receive awards in excess of $2,500.

To apply, go to:


Deadline:  December 6, 2019




The University of Minnesota -Twin Cities is now accepting applications for the 2020 Mr. and Mrs. George W. Taylor Foundation Scholarship.  This is a four-year, full cost of attendance scholarship to the College of Science & Engineering (CSE) at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities toward any CSE degree. This scholarship is worth more than $180,000 over four years, beginning in Fall 2020.

You can learn more about the College of Science & Engineering, including all our degree programs, at cse.umn.edu.

The Taylor Scholarship application and instructions can be found at z.umn.edu/csetaylorscholarship.

The deadline to apply online and submit all required application materials is Friday, January 3, 2020.





The Rock River Chapter of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship application is available in the Counseling Office.

Deadline is Jan 17, 2020





The Masonic and Scottish Rite Scholarships are available in the Counseling Office, and online at www.freeportmasonictemple.org. Click on scholarships.

Deadline is March 1, 2020





The 2020 Jim Vondra Memorial Scholarship Application is available in the Counseling Office. This $500 scholarship will be awarded to students (graduating high school or previous graduates) pursuing higher education based on scholastic achievement, leadership, need and community involvement in honor of the memory of Jim Vondra.

Deadline is Jan 6, 2020




The 2020 Agriculture First Scholarship Application is available in the Counseling Office. This $500 scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors based on scholastic achievement, leadership in agriculture and a perceived ability to contribute to the agriculture community in the future.

Deadline is Jan 6, 2020





High School

Oregon High School

210 S. 10th St.
Oregon, IL   61061

Phone: 815-732-5300
Fax: 815-732-3361

Contact Information:

Dr. Heidi Deininger, Principal


Mr. Mike Lawton, Activities Director


Additional Resources:

OHS Student Handbook

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OHS Report Card

School Improvement Plan Goals