Office of Student Access and Completion assists Oregon students and their families in attaining a postsecondary education and enhances the value, integrity, and diversity of Oregon's college programs.
In partnership with:
The Chief Education Office is charged with building a seamless system of education from birth to college & career to meet Oregon’s 40-40-20 goal by 2025. They deliver impact through: convening cross-sector groups to co-construct powerful solutions, enhancing coordination with agency leaders and boards, operationalizing the Equity Lens across all educational entities and stakeholders, and developing a coordinated system to link and analyze student data.
The Higher Education Coordinating Commission is a 14-member, volunteer board dedicated to fostering
and sustaining the best, most rewarding pathways to opportunity and success for all Oregonians through an accessible, affordable and coordinated network for educational achievement beyond a high school diploma.
The Oregon Community Foundation works with individuals, families, businesses and organizations to create charitable funds to support the community causes they care about. Through these funds OCF awards more than $60 million annually in grants and scholarships.
The Ford Family Foundation helps individuals through organized learning opportunities to be contributing and successful citizens and to enhance the vitality of rural communities in Oregon and Siskiyou County, California.
Oregon GEAR UP gives low income students every opportunity to prepare for and succeed in college.
The Department of Human Services assists people in becoming independent, healthy and safe. DHS and ASPIRE work together to help foster youth go on to college.
Other important partners include:
Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC), a nonprofit member of ECMC Group, is a national guaranty agency that insures loans under the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP). As the guaranty agency designated to serve the state of Oregon, ECMC is committed to supporting access to postsecondary education for all Oregon students and their families.
National Scholarship Providers Association (NSPA) is the only national organization that brings together professionals to improve student access to higher education. NSPA's programs and services are designed to maximize the amount and facilitate the delivery of scholarship dollars to college-bound students. They also support the needs of professionals who work in the area of college scholarships.
The Oregon Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA) is the professional organization for student financial aid administrators in Oregon. OSAC was a key player in the formation of OASFAA and has supported the OASFAA mission since the beginning. If you work in student financial aid in Oregon, please join and support OASFAA.
National College Access Network (NCAN) is a national support network dedicated to assisting local communities all over the USA initiate, develop and sustain their own college access programs. ASPIRE is a member of NCAN.
National Association of State Student Grant & Aid Programs (NASSGAP) is a professional organization dedicated to promote, strengthen, encourage and enhance high standards of performance in administration and operation of government-sponsored postsecondary student financial aid and grant programs. They also work to develop simplified student financial aid procedures and publish information regarding financial aid policies.