Scholarships for College Students

Oregon State University

 

Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year are currently closed. Please check back in the fall for scholarship opportunities and application materials for the 2018-2019 academic year. 

 

 

 

Corvallis Woman's Club Scholarship. This scholarship is available to female graduates of a Benton County High School that will be in their Junior or Senior year of college. Their cumulative GPA must be above 3.0. Preference will be given to applicants engaged in an active role in their community through volunteerism, civic engagement, or "making things happen."

 

Oregon State University Scholarships

Tom and Pat Gallagher Scholarship. The nominee for this scholarship is decided by OSU faculty/staff. Scholarship Criteria: Recipient must have graduated from a public high school located in Benton County, must attend OSU, and have a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Primary factors are applicant's financial need and academic achievement. Athletics are not taken into account. Please direct any questions to the College of Liberal Arts Student Services Office at 541-737-0561. You can find more information and application materials for the 2017 Tom & Pat Gallagher Scholarship by visiting the College of Liberal Arts Scholarship webpage.  

H. Wayne & Edna M. Schultz Scholarship. The nominee of this scholarship is suggested by the College of Pharmacy at OSU. During each Spring Term, students may complete an online application form which is reviewed by OSU/OHSU committee members. Criteria: Recipient must be a Benton County high school graduate with financial need. They can be a current or incoming professional student. For more information please contact Juancho Ramirez, Pharm. D., Assistant Dean of Experiential Education OSU/OHSU College of Pharmacy. 

Patricia McEwan Wilson Scholarship. This award is designed to assist a student Phi Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta who is in need of financial assistance for Chapter House living expenses while attending OSU. Criteria: Recipient is required to live in the Alpha Gamma Delta Phi Chapter House for the entire term or terms in which this scholarship is applied. This scholarship may help pay for room and board expenses or tuition as needed. Recipient must have a need for financial assistance. For more information or to request an application please contact Sandy Jameson, Academic Advisor, Oregon State University. (Phone: 541-737-6548)

Frances Dancy Hooks Scholarship. This scholarship honors Frances Dancy Hooks, whose life's work centered on building coalitions among groups and individuals to respond to needs not only in African American Communities, but American Society in general. Mrs. Hooks worked on social, political and economic issues such as health care, unemployment, housing assistance, teen pregnancy drug abuse, and retention of black youth in school. The scholarship is awarded to recognize a student who exemplify Frances' work: building bridges across cultures, showing courage in promoting diversity, and proudly "Walks the Talk". Eligibility requirements are must be a person of color, including biracial and multiracial, junior or senior at Oregon State University, enrolled as a full-time student and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.  Please contact Sarah Leskovec, BCF Grants Manager, for more details or to request an application.

Charles and Elaine Mellen Sutherland College of Forestry Education Scholarship. This scholarship is for students who are enrolled in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University. To be eligible a student must be enrolled at Oregon State University and in the College of Forestry.  Preference will be given to minority students who are US Citizens and/or international graduate students. Please contact Sarah Leskovec, BCF Grants Manager, for more details or to request an application.  

Charles and Elaine Mellen Sutherland College of Public Health and Human Sciences Scholarship. This scholarship is for students who are enrolled in the College of Public Health and Human Scienes at Oregon State University. To be eligible a student must be enrolled at Oregon State University and in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.  Preference will be given to minority students who are US Citizens and/or international graduate students. Please contact Sarah Leskovec, BCF Grants Manager, for more details or to request an application.  

Oregon State University Opportunity Scholarships

The following scholarships require a specific ethnicity in order to qualify: 

William Harrison Gill Education Fund. Scholarship criteria – Recipient will be of Native American descent and must be an American citizen with a permanent or guardian residence in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. This scholarship is renewable. Applicants must qualify for financial assistance as defined by the Financial Aid Office of OSU.

Kilbuck Family Native American Scholarship. Scholarship criteria – Recipient will be a full-time undergraduate student at OSU with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above. Recipient will have at least a 1/16 enrolled or documented tribal affiliation. First preference will be given to graduates of Oregon or Alaska high schools. Scholarship is renewable for up to 12 terms if a 3.0 accumulative GPA is maintained.

David W. Schacht Native American Student Scholarship. Scholarship criteria – Scholarship is available to students of Native American descent, defined as self-identified individuals with tribal affiliation. Recipient must have demonstrated ability and scholarship during high school or during previous college years. This scholarship is renewable. Applicants must qualify for financial assistance as defined by the Financial Aid Office of OSU.

Helen J. & Harold Gilman Smith Scholarship. Scholarship criteria – Scholarship is available to Native American students with preference given to students graduating from an American Indian high school. Scholarship is available to students pursuing their first baccalaureate or a graduate degree in any field of study. Applicants should demonstrate a strong desire to pursue a post-secondary education and direction toward professional goals. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required for undergraduate’s first year. Graduate students must maintain a minimum GPA level required by the enrolled college graduate degree program. Applicants must qualify for financial assistance as defined by the Financial Aid Office of OSU.

Joel R. Friend Scholarship. Scholarship criteria – Scholarship is available to international students from Thailand, Taiwan (Republic of China) for attendance at OSU in any field of study. Applicants must qualify for financial assistance as defined by the Financial Aid Office of OSU.

Lucy Hsu Ho Scholarship. Scholarship criteria – Scholarship is available to international students of ethnic Chinese descent. Primary preference in awarding the scholarship shall be given to those candidates who have demonstrated leadership in student and/or community activities and organizations, as well as the desire to serve others in the candidate’s future chosen field of work. Secondary preference shall be determined by level of financial need. Applicants may re-apply for this application each year. Applicants must qualify for financial assistance as defined by the Financial Aid Office of OSU.

Margaret Dowell-Gravatt, M.D. Scholarship. Scholarship criteria – This scholarship is to encourage and support ethnic minority undergraduate women enrolled in the College of Science and pursuing a B.A. or B.S. degree in Zoology or Microbiology or one of the following Pre-Health Programs: Medical Technology, Medicine, Nursing, Physical and/or Occupational Therapy. Students will be enrolled full-time at the Sophomore, Junior, or Senior level, have a GPA of 2.5 overall and 3.0 in science courses required in the major field or the Pre-Health curriculum in which the student is enrolled. Applicants must qualify for financial assistance as defined by the Financial Aid Office of OSU.

Hugh & Helen Wood Nepalese Scholarship. Scholarship criteria – Scholarship is available to students who are current citizens of Nepal. Primary preference in awarding the scholarship shall be given to those candidates who agree to become a public servant in Nepal for at least five years following graduation. Other requirements include a 3.5 GPA, a minimum TOEFL score of 550 or other language competency satisfactory to the University, and all preparatory work completed in Nepal. Secondary consideration will be given to African American students if no Nepalese students meet the requirements.