The Larry K. Sharpf Educational Scholarship Foundation

Who We Are

The LKS Foundation is a non profit organization established in 2018 by Larry K. Sharpf.  We offer graduating high school seniors, living in the State of Oregon, scholarships to continue their education at a state or private school, community college or trade school within the State of Oregon. Scholarship amount of $20,000.00 for a 4 year institution is applicable to tuition, room and board only. Several will be awarded per year.  Amount awarded will vary if school chosen is not a 4 year institution.  We aim to help students pursue their dream of getting an education.

Larry K. Sharpf

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  • Cumulative High School GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Annual household income of $50,000 or less.
  • Pass a background check.
  • Resident of Oregon and  U.S. Citizen.
  • Live in Marion, Benton, Linn or Lane County.
  • Planning to pursue an undergraduate degree at a Junior College, State College, Private College or Trade School in the state of Oregon.
  • Full time student status required. 

Larry K. Sharpf Educational Foundation Scholarships are renewable and priority is given to previously awarded recipients for following years (up to 4 years) if college GPA remains a cumulative of 2.75 or higher.

Larry K. Sharpf  Educational Foundation Scholarships are available to individuals without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, color, disability or age.

We reserve the right to choose recipients based on the criteria stated and the application submitted.