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Helen Whitaker Education Fund

The Helen M. Whitaker Fund is offering low-interest loans for Josephine County certified educators seeking:

  • Advanced degrees
  • Administrative licensure
  • Subject area endorsement
  • Initial to continuing licensure
  • Specialized training

Applicants must have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience, hold at least a bachelor’s degree, and intend to continue to work in the educational field in Oregon. Rogue Community College instructors and instructional administrators in Josephine County are eligible to apply. Loans are available in amounts up to $10,000 and are interest-free until completion of the program of study. Payments begin upon completion or termination of the program at 3% annual interest. Recipients may take up to five (5) years to repay.

To apply for a Whitaker Education Loan through the RCC Foundation, please complete and return the below application to the RCC Foundation along with the $16 processing fee which covers the cost of a credit report.

Helen M. Whitaker Application Form

For more information contact:
Helen M. Whitaker Education Fund
c/o Rogue Community College Foundation
3345 Redwood Highway
Grants Pass, OR 97527

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The Rogue Community College Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 1980 to serve the needs of Rogue Community College and RCC students. The Foundation was created to receive and administer donations to:

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Rogue Community College
3345 Redwood Highway, Building H
Grants Pass, OR 97527
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