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Astoria, OR Area Scholarships

Astoria is a port city and the seat of Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Situated near the mouth of the Columbia River where it meets the Pacific Ocean, the city was named after John Jacob Astor, an investor from New York City whose American Fur Company founded Fort Astoria at the site in 1811, 207 years ago. Astoria was incorporated by the Oregon Legislative Assembly on October 20, 1876.

It holds the distinction of being the first permanent United States settlement on the Pacific coast[citation needed] and for having the first U.S. post office west of the Rocky Mountains.

Located on the south shore of the Columbia River, the city is served by the deepwater Port of Astoria. Transportation includes the Astoria Regional Airport with U.S. Route 30 and U.S. Route 101 as the main highways, and the 4.1-mile (6.6 km) Astoria–Megler Bridge connecting to neighboring Washington across the river. The population was 9,477 at the 2010 census.

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Astoria, OR Area Scholarships

name award deadline

Edward R. Hall Scholarship Fund

The Oregon Community Foundation

Varies March 01, 2020 See Details

Edward R. Hall Scholarship Fund

The Oregon Community Foundation

award

Varies

deadline

March 01, 2020
See Details

Schools in and around Astoria, OR

Clatsop Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,128 average out-state tuition; $3,564 average in-state tuition