Scholarships Basics


Start with the Local Scholarship Opportunities

This is where our community organizations list their scholarships. Create a profile, follow the instructions, and pay attention to deadlines. If you look only one place for scholarships, this is the place to look! If you have any questions, come to the Career Center. 
Scholarship Newsletter_2020 by Stephanie Yurkovic

Additional Scholarship Opportunities


El Dorado Community Foundation

Use this site to find more local scholarship opportunities, for El Dorado County's graduating Seniors.  

Sacramento Region Community Foundation Scholarships

Use this site to find scholarship opportunities for students in the greater Sacramento area.
FREE online scholarship matching here: or here:

Scholarship Tools


Tools for Letters of Recommendation

Use this if you plan to ask an ORHS Teacher or Counselor for a letter of recommendation
For even more tools and tips, stop by the Career Center!

Scholarship Awards Night

Thursday, May 21, 2020
ORHS Performing Arts Theatre
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
This special event will recognize graduating seniors who have received a community-based scholarship. This Scholarship Awards Night Ceremony will be held in the Performing Arts Theater.  
Students receiving community-based scholarships will receive a special invitation to attend, along with their family. Notifications will be sent out in late April or early May. If you receive a community based scholarship, please make that indication on your Senior Survey or notify Mrs. Rogers in the Career Center.