Counseling Center

Post-High School

Scholarships & Grants

Ford Family Scholarship – due March 1

Seneca Scholarship – due March 1


Williams Family Scholarship – For Taft grads planning to attend the University of Oregon due March 1

OSEA scholarship 2021 – due March 1 – for children of members of the Oregon School Employees Assc

COSA Scholarship due March 1 and OASSA Due March 16

Greenfield Peace Scholarship – due March 12

Oregon Coast CC Foundation Scholarships – due March 19

TLC credit union scholarship – due March 26

LCF Sharon Butler Application for Siletz Tribe Members – due April 2nd

LCF Scholarships 2020-21 Taft HS – due April 2nd

LCF Mechanics scholarship due April 2nd

Gleneden Beach Community Scholarship – due April 6

Bateman Scholarship due April 9

Rotary Scholarship 2021 due April 9

Kiwanis scholarship 2021 due April 9

Newport Masonic Lodge Scholarship 2021 – due April 15

Edith Modlin Memorial Scholarship – due April 28

NOAA scholarship – due April 28

Charles Elroy Memorial Scholarship – due April 29

Johnson Family Memorial Scholarship – due April 29

AAUW scholarship 2021 for females – due April 30

Oregon Coast Scholars Application Packet 2021-22 – due May 7th

Click here for a National Scholarship search engine called Fastweb

Click here for OSAC State Scholarships Taft Students can apply for

Oregon Promise Community College Grant for those who graduate with a minimum 2.5 GPA – open now


Financial Aid

Trade Schools/Apprenticeships

List of Oregon Trade Schools

Link to information about Apprenticeships in Oregon

Explore Oregon’s 17 Community Colleges – Various trade programs at each school


Email Mr. Ellis for information about joining the military and getting in touch with local recruiters.

Career Exploration

Are you very uncertain about what you want to do? Click here to investigate the job world with the help of the US Department Of Labor

Click here to take a career interest survey to help you decide what careers you might like.

Helpful Links & Resources

Oregon Statewide Assessments

The Oregon Student Access Commission (OSAC) is a state agency dedicated to creating a college-going culture for all Oregonians by providing access through information, mentoring, and financial support. The Oregon Promise for students attending community college and the Oregon Opportunity Grant help students pay for some or all of their college costs.


Oregon GEAR UP – which stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs – is supported by a six-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education and the contributions of many community partners. The goal of the GEAR UP program is to ensure that Oregon’s low-income middle school and high school students are prepared for, pursue, and succeed in post-secondary education.