Bob & Marilyn Ridgley Scholarship

The Bob & Marilyn Ridgley Civics Learning Project Scholarship

The Ridgley Scholarship is open until April 1, 2024.

Eligible students can apply now using the form below.

Bob and Marilyn Ridgley are co-founders of Civics Learning Project. As part of their legacy to Civics Learning Project, the State of Oregon, and its youth, they established this generous scholarship for Oregon high school students.

The Bob & Marilyn Ridgley Civics Learning Project Scholarship recipient receives $2,500 each year for four years for a total of $10,000. One student is selected each spring to receive the award.

Read about previous scholarship recipients.

Ridgley Scholarship Application

  • Indicate if weighted or unweighted.
  • One of the requirements of this scholarship is continued good standing at university. Please provide a short (2-3 sentence) description of how your high school academic background reflects your ability to meet this requirement.
  • If you have been accepted, tell us where; if you intend to attend one school in particular, tell us which one and why.
  • If you do not have this information, enter N/A.
  • Please provide 2-3 sentences with other information that you believe is relevant to your financial need.
  • Please describe how civic engagement and participation in Civics Learning Project programs made a difference for your educational experience. As part of your essay, you may choose to discuss one or more of the following: * How has your background influenced your civic engagement, involvement, or activity? * How has your engagement in a Civics Learning Project program or project impacted your views? * How do you see yourself actively engaging in the community in the future? Please label your .doc or .pdf with your first and last name and upload below.
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, Max. file size: 32 MB.