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Oregon Tech Receives $10000 Grant from PGE Foundation for Wilsonville Engineers

May 08, 2013
Oregon Tech has secured a $10000 grant from Portland General Electric (PGE) Foundation to support scholarships for undergraduate students.

May 8, 2013, KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech has secured a $10000 grant from Portland General Electric (PGE) Foundation to support scholarships for undergraduate students. This grant will be used to fund four scholarships of $2500 to qualified Oregon Tech engineering undergraduates at the Wilsonville campus.

The scholarship is funded by the PGE Foundation, and is designed to provide financial assistance to eligible Oregon Tech students pursuing their undergraduate degree in engineering. The Foundation actively supports the tri-county Portland metropolitan community in which they work and live by providing opportunities to students pursuing a degree in engineering.

To learn more about how you can help support students at Oregon Tech and methods for making a charitable contribution, contact Director of Donor Relations, Tracy Ricketts at 541-885-1118 or by e-mail at tracy.ricketts@oit.edu.

About the Oregon Tech Foundation

The mission of the Oregon Tech Foundation is to further the educational, cultural, charitable, and service functions of Oregon Institute of Technology, or any successor or affiliated institution; to acquire financial support for these activities through gifts, grants, bequests, development campaigns or other types of transactions designed to create funds for the benefit of the College; to promote the public relations aspect of the College in order to improve the understanding of its programs among students, alumni, potential employers of graduates, friends of Oregon Institute of Technology and other individuals, groups, organizations or publics. Visit www.oit.edu to learn more about Oregon Institute of Technology.

About the PGE Foundation

The PGE Foundation, the corporate foundation of Portland General Electric, was established in 1997 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a permanent endowment. The Foundation’s giving is separate from the corporate giving of PGE. Since its inception, the Foundation has distributed more than $16 million to help improve the quality of life for all Oregonians by supporting statewide programs and services that encourage safe and healthy families, provide educational opportunities and encourage the arts and cultural diversity. Gwyneth Gamble Booth is chair and Carole Morse is president.

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