The Ford Family Foundation/Ford Opportunity Program

Hallie E. Ford and The Ford Family Foundation established the Ford Opportunity Scholarship Program to provide scholarships to college students who are single parents with custody of dependent children (18 years of age or younger) and be the head of household as defined by IRS regulations. The intention of this scholarship is to assist single parents who do not have the support of a live-in partner. Recipients must have at least one year remaining in their undergraduate program and attend college in their home start of Oregon or California and plan to pursue a Bachelor's degree. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.


Award Amount $1,000 - $25,000
Number of Awards 30 - 50
Application Deadline March 1
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students, Postgraduate students
Renewability Renewable


Minimum GPA Required 3.0
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency California, Oregon
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College California, Oregon
Area of Study None specified
Financial Need Financial need analysis is required


Organization Scholarship Programs Manager
The Ford Family Foundation
Address 440 East Broadway, Suite 200
City, State, Zip Eugene, OR 97401
Telephone (541) 485-6211
Fax (541) 485-6223
Web Site Web site
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