Encouraging Excellence and Achievement
Gold Beach Education Fund
The Gold Beach Education Fund was originally started over 15 years ago with generous contributions from the Charles and Effa Sage Foundation and other Sage Family members. The Foundation is now also supported by gifts from local contributors.
The Foundation is guided by a Board of local residents with a demonstrated history of serving the educational needs of our youth.
Over the years, hundreds of Gold Beach High School students have received financial assistance in the form of scholarships or support for academic, leadership or fine arts learning opportunities.Available Scholarships
Encouraging excellence and achievement with…
Scholarships for community college, college, and university education.
Academic programs in science, math, music, athletics, language, and fine arts.
Graduate training for the improvements of vocational and technical skills.
Educational opportunities in leadership development.
Thank You Messages
I would like to thank you very much for your generosity. The Soroptimist of Gold Beach Scholarship you awarded me will help me immensely with my studies at Western Oregon University. Along with the Clifford and Maxine Yadon Scholarship. I will be able to focus on my schoolwork and not about my financial needs.
Thank you so much for awarding me the Margaret Mudgett and Van Dyke Family Scholarship along with the Nancy Brueckner Memorial Scholarship! I’m sorry this letter is coming so late, I was very busy with Fair and 4H and I hadn’t even decided where I was going to attend until mid-summer. I have decided to … Read more
Thank you for the continuing education, Dutton-Sonnevil Scholarship for $500. I am incredibly grateful for the continued support to pursue my masters degree in becoming a physician assistant. I am looking to specialize in cardiology or endocrinology due to my current background in nuclear medicine. This scholarship will go towards medical equipment needed during my … Read more
Dear people of the Gold Beach Education Fund the Alan and Adele Corbin award. I would like to thank you for the recognition and support you have provided me through this award. The financial assistance you’ve provided has lightened my financial burden and will be of great help to me in paying my educational expenses. … Read more
Thank you tremendously for awarding me the Soroptimist International and Maurine O’Conner scholarships! This means so much to me as I have been very conscious of how much furthering my education is going to cost me. My parents started a family at the age of 19. With a wife and three kids at home, my … Read more
To the donors of the Gold Beach Education Fund Scholarship: I am writing to let you know how thankful I am for how the Gold Beach Education Fund Scholarship has made such a positive influence on my life possible. Thanks to your donations, I am excited to be more financially stable as I pursue my … Read more
Awarded since 1991
Board of Directors
The Gold Beach Education Fund Advisors are members of the community who have taken on the responsibility of soliciting financial contributions to be awarded to students of the Gold Beach school system for furthering educational opportunities that are not available at the schools themselves. This includes programs for Riley Creek and Gold Beach High School students and scholarships for graduating seniors. Scholarships can also be given to post-graduate students when money is made available.
A board of directors manages the Gold Beach Education Fund made up of dedicated volunteers.Learn More