Bend, OR Area Scholarships

Bend is a city in, and the county seat of, Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. It is the principal city of the Bend-Redmond Metropolitan Statistical Area. Bend is Central Oregon's largest city, and despite its modest size, is the de facto metropolis of the region, owing to the low population density of that area. Bend recorded a population of 76,693 at the time of the 2010 U.S. Census, up from 52,029 at the 2000 census. The estimated population of the city as of 2016 is 91,122. The Bend-Redmond metro population was estimated at 165,954 as of July 1, 2013. It is the fifth largest metropolitan area in Oregon.

Bend is located on the eastern edge of the Cascade Range along the Deschutes River. Here the Ponderosa Pine forest transitions into the high desert, characterized by arid land, junipers, sagebrush, and bitter-brush. Originally a crossing point on the river, settlement began in the early 1900s. Bend was incorporated as a city in 1905. Economically, it started as a logging town but is now identified as a gateway for many outdoor sports, including mountain biking, fishing, hiking, camping, rock climbing, white-water rafting, skiing, paragliding, and golf. In 2015, Men's Journal ranked Bend as one of The 10 Best Places to Live Now. Bend is also home to the last remaining Blockbuster LLC store in the United States.

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Bend, OR Area Scholarships

Bullet name award deadline Link

Tina Turner Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Oregon Community Foundation

Varies March 01, 2020 See Details

Tina Turner Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Oregon Community Foundation

award

Varies

deadline

March 01, 2020
See Details

Schools in and around Bend, OR

Central Oregon Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $9,576 average out-state tuition; $4,680 average in-state tuition
Oregon State University-Cascades Campus
Four or more years; Public; $27,735 average out-state tuition; $8,760 average in-state tuition
Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Sage School of Massage & Esthetics
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit