In May 2020, the Josephine County Educational Fund awarded $517,850 in scholarships to 203 students in Josephine County, Glendale, and Rogue River. Local high school seniors apply for scholarships from the Josephine County Educational Fund each year through one application administered by the Foundation. Through the application, students can apply for over 200 individual scholarship funds that they are matched to, based upon on the individual scholarship criteria.
Scholarship funds are donated to the Josephine County Educational Fund by individuals, businesses and service organizations. The Foundation manages a corpus of $6.4 million, which continues to grow through donations and bequests. Since 1982, the Foundation’s scholarship programs have awarded students more than $4.8 million.