This website was last updated on 12/11/21

Welcome Siuslaw and Mapleton students, teachers, parents, ASPIRE team members and others!


For additional materials please see our new supplementary site: https://bit.ly/AfterHS2. There you will find:

ASPIRE Handbook for SHS and MHS students

Life After High School Handbook for SHS and MHS students

Siuslaw Regional Scholarship Application


Volunteer Opportunities


ASPIRE Calendar

ASPIRE Student Permission Form

Costs of Oregon Colleges

If you are interested in preparing for the PSAT, SAT or ACT, contact ASPIRE volunteer Robert Orr at: borr@siuslaw.k12.or.us

There is no charge for classes or individual tutoring.



NOTE: Only those sites marked with an * have been updated for 2021-22. Other dates are likely to be similar to the ones shown but will be verified as we receive information.


August 2021

*August 6: Registration deadline for September ACT

*August 17-19: SHS registration for classes

*August 17: Late registration for August 28 SAT

*August 20: Late registration for September ACT

*August 28: SAT

*August 29: NACAC Virtual College Fair

September 2021

*September 3: Deadline to register for October SAT

*September 6: Labor Day

*September 7: Orientation for 9th graders

September 7: Application period opens for Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarships

*September 8: Regular classes begin

*September 11: ACT

*September 12: NACAC Virtual College Fair

*September 15: Gates Scholarship applications due (5 PM)

September 15: Beat the Odds scholarship applications due

*September 17: Registration deadline for October ACT

September 22: Oregon Promise application period opens

*September 21: Late registration deadline for October SAT

*September 27: First day of RTEC 101 at LCC (2 credits)

*September 28: NACAC Northeastern U.S. Virtual College Fair

September 29: Questbridge National College Match application deadline

October 2021

October 1: Application period closes for OSAA scholarships (?)

*October 1: FAFSA and ORSAA filing period opens

*October 1: Late registration deadline for October ACT

*October 2: SAT

*October 3: NACAC Virtual College Fair

*October 5: PNACAC Oregon College Fair at U of O

*October 8: Deadline to register for November SAT

*October 8: SHS closed - teacher professional growth

*October 8: OSU Open House

*October 11: SHS Financial Aid Information Night

October 13: College Board Day at SHS

*October 14: NACAC Midwest U.S. Virtual College Fair

*October 14 and 15: Family conferences at SHS

*October 23: ACT test (SHS may be a testing site; register early)

*October 24: NACAC Virtual College Fair

October 25: Horatio Alger scholarship applications due

*October 26: Late registration deadline for November SAT

October 31: VFW Audio essay competition deadline

November 2021

*November 1: OSAC Scholarship application opens

November 1: Early application deadline at OSU, U of O, and Clark Honors College

*November 1: First day of RTEC 101 at LCC (1 credit)

*November 2: Election Day!

*November 2: NACAC Arts, Tech, Science, Engineering and Math Virtual College Fair

*November 4: Deadline to register for December SAT

*November 5: Deadline to register for December ACT test

*November 6: SAT

*November 6: OSU Open House

*November 10: Co-op work experience evaluation due (quarter 1)

*November 11: SHS closed - Veteran's Day

*November 12: SHS closed - grading day; end of first quarter

*November 14: NACAC Virtual College Fair

*November 15: Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship deadline

*November 16: U of O Stamps Scholarship deadline (must apply to U of O by November 1)

November 15: Rhody Festival logo design contest deadline

*November 15: SHS start of second quarter

November 19: Marine Technology scholarship applications due

*November 19: Late registration deadline for December ACT

*November 23: Late registration deadline for December SAT

*November 24-28: SHS closed - Thanksgiving break

November 30: Rotary Exchange applications due

November 30: Linn-Benton priority application deadline

December 2021

December 1: Early and priority application deadline for EOU and PSU

December 1: Scholarship priority deadline for EOU and PSU

December 1: Rolling application begins for PSU

*December 4: SAT (SHS may be a testing site; register early)

December 6: National Honor Society scholarship applications due

December 6: Rhody Court application deadline

*December 11: ACT test

December 15: Application period opens for Central Oregon CC Foundation Scholarships

December 16: Early bird application deadline for Peanut Butter and Jelly scholarship

December 23: Kaiser Permanente scholarship applications due

*December 18-31: SHS and MHS closed for winter break


January 2022

January 1: Deadliine to join First Community Credit Union to be eligible for scholarships

*January 1-2: SHS and MHS closed - winter break

January 1: Application period opens for SOCC Foundation Scholarships

*January 3: SHS classes resume

*January 7: Deadline to register for February ACT test

January 10: Deadline for Pride Foundation (LGBTQ) scholarships

January 15: Future Farmers of America scholarship applications due

*January 15: U of O application deadline

January 15: OSAC/ASPIRE progress report due (administrative function)

*January 17: SHS and MHS closed - MLK Day

*January 21: Late registration for February ACT

January 31: Oregon Latino Scholarship applications due

January 31: U of O Diversity and Presidential Scholarship application deadlines

January 31: Elks National Foundation Legacy Scholarship

January 31: PACE video essay contest applications due

January 31: HMC Hispanic Ancestry scholarship

February 2022

*February 1: OSU application deadline

*February 1: OSU scholarship priority deadline (Apply for Scholar Dollars as soon as you are admitted)

February 1: PSU application deadline

February 1: Application period opens for Questbridge juniors

February 1: OIT scholarship application early bird deadline

February 1: Beat the Odds Scholarship Foundation application deadline

February 1: Oregon Barbers and Hairdressers Grant application due

February 3: Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship application due

*February 3: Co-op work experience evaluation due (second quarter)

*February 4: SHS closed - grading day; end of first semester

*February 7: SHS start of third quarter

*February 11: Deadline to register for March SAT

*February 12: ACT

February 14: FBI Youth Leadership Program application deadline

February 15: Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholarship applications due

*February 15: OSAC Early Bird scholarship applications due

February 15: Deadline to file FAFSA to be eligible for U of O Staton scholarship (for extreme need)

*February 21: SHS Closed - President's Day

February 21: Slocum Research and Education Foundation scholarship (healthcare) applications due

*February 25: Registration deadline for April ACT

February 28: Evergreen Aviation Scholarship

February 29: Application period closes for Chemeketa CC Foundation Scholarships

March 2022

*March 1: OSAC final deadline

March 1: Ford Family Foundation scholarship application deadline

March 1: WOU scholarship priority deadline (includes WOU/ASPIRE scholarship)

March 1: Oregon Tech early and priority application deadline

March 1: Application period closes for SOCC Foundation Scholarships

March 1: Application period closes for Portland CC Foundation Scholarships

March 1: Oregon Chafee Education/Training Grant applications due

March 1: PNACAC scholarship deadline

March 1: Oregon 4-H scholarship applications due

March 1: Oregon Jewish Community Foundation scholarship applications due

March 1: Black United Fund of Oregon scholarship applications due

*March 1: Late registration deadline for March SAT

March 2: Application period closes for OIT Foundation Scholarships

March 2: Confederation of Oregon School Administrators scholarship applications due

March 2: Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship (open to juniors and seniors)

March 3: LCC Foundation Scholarships application deadline


March 4: Blue Mountain CC Scholarship application deadline

March 5: Job Fair at Three Rivers 10 am to 3 pm

March 6: Oregon Community Leadership (Harrington) Scholarship application deadline

March 6: SHS closed - professional development

*March 10-11: No school at SHS - parent conferences

*March 11: Late registration deadline for April ACT

March 12: Women and the Vote scholarship applications due

*March 12: SAT

March 15: Application period opens for SAIL summer camps at U of O

March 15: HOSA - Future Health Professionals Scholarship

March 16: NW Youth Careers Expo (hosted by Portland Workforce Alliance)

*March 19 to 27: SHS and MHS Spring Break

March 21: QuestBridge College Prep Scholars (for juniors) applications due

March 30: Oregon PTA scholarship application due

March 31: Mt. Hood Foundation applications for admission and scholarships due

March 31: Clear Alliance scholarship applications due

March 31: Selco Scholarship application due

March 31: Davis Putter Scholarship applications due

April 2022

April 1: Associated Oregon Loggers Scholarship

*April 1: Applications open for OSAA scholarships

April 1: Oregon School Counselors Association scholarship applications due

April 1: Oregon Federation of Women's Clubs vocal, instrumental, and art scholarship applications due

April 1: INCIGHT scholarship applications due

April 1: First Community Credit Union scholarship application due (join FCCU 90 days in advance)

*April 2: ACT

April 2: Geraldine Bagley Scholarship application due

April 2: OPBC scholarship application due

*April 8: Deadline to register for May SAT

April 11: Oregon Federation of Women's Clubs art display

April 11: Rotary 4-Way Speech Contest local competition at FEC

April 13: LBCC Foundation scholarship application deadline

*April 13: Co-op work experience evaluation due (quarter 3)

April 15: Asian American Foundation of Oregon scholarship applications due

April 15: Application period opens for American Legion Law Enforcement Career Camp (for students age 15 to 17) Apply on this date!

*April 15: SHS Closed - grading day; end of third quarter

April 17: Oregon Jaycee Scholarship Foundation deadline

April 17: Marine Tech Society scholarship deadline

April 19: Start of fourth quarter at SHS

*April 26: Late registration for May SAT

April 30: Western Governors Association Art Competition deadline

May 2022

May 1: Deadline to register for RYLA summer camp

May 1: Oregon Logging Conference scholarship application deadline

May 1: Portland State University application

May 4: Rotary 4-Way Speech Contest finals in Coos Bay

*May 5: Deadline to register for June SAT

*May 6: Deadline to register for June ACT

*May 7: SAT

May 15: Deadline to apply for FBI Portland Teen Academy (current sophomores and juniors may apply)

May 15: OSAC progress report and student participation reports due (administrative function)

May 15: OSAC coordinator and volunteer surveys due (administrative function)

May 15-17: Rhody weekend

May 19: SHS Scholarship Awards Night

*May 20: Late registration for June ACT

May 24: Oregon Space Grant Consortium STEM Grants applications due

May 26: Deadline to apply for Rotary World Affairs Seminar

*May 25: Late registration deadline for June SAT

May 26: Evening of Excellence

May 29: Last day for seniors

May 31: Peanut Butter and Jelly Scholarship deadline

May 31: Lane County Farm Bureau scholarship applications due

*May 30: SHS closed - Memorial Day

June 2022

*June 1: Oregon Promise deadline (requires FAFSA by this date)

*June 3: Co-op work experience evaluation due (quarter 4)

*June 4: SAT

June 8: Last day for seniors to finish classes

June 7: ASPIRE student surveys due

*June 10: SHS Graduation

*June 11: ACT

*June 16: Last day of classes at SHS

*June 17: Grading day

June 15: Bow Seat's Ocean Awareness Competition deadline

June 20-25: Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA) in Dorena, Oregon

June 24: Application to LCC Fall term advised; classes will fill

*June 24: Late registration for July ACT

June 28: Priority application deadline for Linn-Benton CC

*June 30: FAFSA filing deadline

July 2022

July 14: Application period opens for the Gates Millennium Scholarship

July 15: Application period closes for Central Oregon CC Foundation scholarships

July 15-19: First session of University of Oregon Summer Academy

*July 16: ACT test

July 22-26: Second session of University of Oregon Summer Academy

August 2022

August 31: Nursing Schools Almanac scholarship applications due

September 2022

September 1: EOU regular application deadline

September 2: Oregon Tech regular application deadline

This site was created in January, 2017 by an ASPIRE volunteer in the Siuslaw School District of Lane County, Oregon. The primary purpose of this site is to provide convenient "one-stop-shopping" for a variety of links to important websites as you engage in the processes exploring colleges; testing for, applying to and seeking financial aid for colleges; or exploring other options to follow high school graduation.

For questions about the site, or if you have information to add, please contact webmaster Robert Orr: borr@siuslaw.k12.or.us