Chemeketa Scholars

What's New for 2017-2018

  • The application period is March 5 - 9, 2018
  • The Salem information session is January 17, 2018
  • The Yamhill Valley information session is January 18, 2018
  • Scholars applicants should also apply for the Oregon Promise
  • Smarter Balanced scores may be used in place of Chemeketa's placement test. Learn more.
  • Information for Yamhill Valley area students

Chemeketa Scholars receive a full tuition scholarship for up to two years in any field of study, including any of our career technical programs. The scholarship is awarded to applicants who meet the following eligibility requirements -

High School Students

  • Attend high school in Chemeketa’s district or reside within Chemeketa's district
  • Earn a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or better (as of first semester/quarter grades of final year in high school)
  • Minimum placement into Reading 115, Writing 115 and Math 095 or higher*
  • Be on track to earn a regular high school diploma
  • Enroll full-time (12-18 credits) at Chemeketa the fall that immediately follows high school graduation

Home-Schooled Students

  • Reside within Chemeketa's district
  • Be registered with the Willamette Education Service District (WESD) as a home-school student (documentation is required)
  • Minimum placement into Reading 115, Writing 115 and Math 095 or higher*
  • Earn ACT composite score of 28 or SAT combined score of 1270 in the Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing Plus Math tests
  • Enroll full-time (12-18 credits) at Chemeketa the fall immediately after completing high school requirements

Military Veterans

  • Meet requirements above for either high school students or home-schooled students
  • Joined the military within three months of graduating from high school or completing high school requirements
  • Enroll full-time (12-18 credits) at Chemeketa within six months of military discharge

* SAT/ACT substitutions are not allowed in lieu of placement tests.

More Information

If you would like more information about Chemeketa Scholars, contact us at 503.584.7285 or by E-mail.

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