The Stan and Jayne Schmidt $5,000 Scholarship is awarded annually to the one applicant in Oregon deemed most deserving.
Students pursuing a degree in the fields of Education or Communications will be given first consideration for this award.
The Oregon Scottish Rite Education Foundation annually awards several $1,000 scholarships to deserving bonafide residents of the state of Oregon in their senior year of high school or under-graduates attending an accredited college, university, or trade school.
Applicants are considered without regard to race, creed, color, sex or age. Masonic relationship is not required.
Deadline: May 15th
Results: August 15th
For further information contact
The Oregon Scottish Rite Education Foundation, Inc.
709 SW 15th Avenue Portland OR 97205
Stan and Jayne Schmidt
Stan Schmidt, 33°, is a graduate of the University of Idaho (Bachelor of Science in Education, the University of Oregon (Master of Education in Administration), and Washington State University (Master of Arts in Speech Communication). He began his early professional career in northern Idaho as Superintendent of Schools. After six years he accepted the position of Director of Forensics at Jefferson High School in Portland where he taught for ten years and finished his career at Portland Community College (28 years) in the position of Director of Forensics and subject-area chairman of the Communications Department. He was also an adjunct professor at the University of Portland for many years. He has been very active in several Masonic organizations, including the Scottish Rite as President of the Education Foundation.
Jayne Schmidt graduated from Portland State University. She taught fourth and fifth grades and was an administrative assistant at Sunnyside and Alameda Elementary Schools in the Portland School District. Jayne was a local and state president of Alpha Delta Kappa (teacher’s honorary) and a lifetime member of the Oregon Retired Teachers Association. She was active in the Order of the Eastern Star and The Daughters of the Nile, serving for several years as a volunteer for the Shriners Hospital.
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