About the Journey Down the Clackamas Scholarship Program

The Journey Down the Clackamas Scholarship Program is open to graduating high-school seniors pursuing higher education in a discipline relevant to goals of the Clackamas River Basin Council. Examples include, but are not limited to: fish and wildlife science, natural resources, environmental science, etc. Preference will be given to students demonstrating a history of community involvement.

Award amount: Up to five scholarships of $1,000 each. Scholarships are renewable up to 1 additional year.

**PLEASE NOTE: this scholarship is available for students attending Adrienne C. Nelson High School, Clackamas High School, Gladstone High School, Oregon City High School, and Sandy High School. If you attend Estacada High School, Colton High School, and Molalla High School, please visit here.

– Application –

Required Application Contents:

Applicants: You must submit your application to the Clackamas River Basin Council no later than May 1st, 2024. Use the form below to apply, or submit a printed application via email to scholarship@clackamasriver.org. You may also turn the application into the College and Careers Coordinator at your high school.

 A complete application packet must include:

  1. Completed application (this form);
  2. Recent high school transcript demonstrating an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher (upload below);
  3. Typed essays in response to the questions at the end of this form (upload below).

Personal Details

Education Information

Activities & Awards


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Essays:  The essays are the most important aspect of the application. Please answer each of the following questions. Submit the responses in a separate typed document but please include your full name and high school at the top of each page. Limit responses to each question to 750 words or less.

  1. Please explain how your educational pursuits and career goals relate to the mission of the Clackamas River Basin Council. As a reminder, you can learn more about the Clackamas River Basin Council at https://clackamasriver.org/.
  2. Please explain your views on the importance of community involvement and provide specific examples of how you have contributed to your community.
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