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FHFG is thrilled to offer a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving Forest Grove High School senior history geek.


Deadline for 2020 Scholarship:
4:00PM, February 28, 2020.


General Information

Friends of Historic Forest Grove announces a new $1000 scholarship to be awarded to a Forest Grove High School graduating senior with plans to obtain a degree in history, social studies, or related field.


Applicant must be a Forest Grove High School graduating senior, outstanding in history, with plans to attend community college or university for a degree in history, historic preservation, social studies, government, anthropology, archaeology, teaching history or social studies, or closely-related field.

How to Apply

  • Download the application and answer all questions
  • Write a maxium 350 word essay describing your roots in Forest Grove and/or how Forest Grove history is relevant to you
  • Get two letters of recommendation (one from your history teacher and another from a community member
  • Submit these, along with your FGHS transcript,  to Ms Van Loo in the CCC (Room 1201) no later than 4PM on February 28, 2020.

A committee will review all applications and decide on the recipient of this year’s scholarship.

The recipient should be notified by the first week in April and announced at Spotlight for Success.

The Countdown to Apply is On!