Scholarships

Funding your College Education

Oregon State University is dedicated to your success. The following scholarships have been developed with international students in mind. Some of the scholarships listed will be automatically considered for every new OSU application, but many scholarships require the student to find and apply independently. We've compiled a list of resources that you should look into for more funding options. 

OSU Provost's International Scholarship

Competitive scholarships are offered to exceptional international students. Award amounts vary and are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study if renewal requirements are met. No separate scholarship application is required.

Amount

$9,000 / year, up to 4 years

Quantity

9 – 15 individual scholarships

To apply

No action required. Qualified applicants automatically considered.

Requirements

  • 3.5 overall GPA
  • Eligible for enrollment at OSU

More information

 

OSU International Cultural Service Program

The International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) began at OSU in 1983 and offers scholarships to international students in exchange for helping their academic college internationalize. Recipients will act as ambassadors for their countries and participate in cultural awareness-building activities.

Amount

Approximately $13,500 / year

Quantity

10 – 20 individual scholarships

Apply by

February 2015

To apply

Download the ICSP application at oregonstate.edu/international/ICSP/applyingEmail to Nan.Xie@oregonstate.edu. You may apply prior to enrollment.

Requirements

  • 3.0 overall GPA

More information

 

INTO OSU Regional Scholarship

The INTO OSU Regional Scholarship is designed to help students financially access INTO OSU Pathway programs. Education counselors may contact their local INTO representative for more information or to initiate an application.

Amount

Variable

To apply

No later than 4 weeks prior to program start date. Contact your local INTO OSU representative.

Requirements

Variable

 

INTO OSU Honorary Scholarship

Our former colleagues, Ian Sanders and Nancy Heiligman, both demonstrated tremendous commitment, leadership, and dedication to the establishment of INTO Oregon State University. In their honor, it is INTO OSU’s pleasure to award scholarships to students exhibiting this same kind of leadership, commitment, and dedication to pursuits in higher education.

Amount

$12,000 tuition + $13,000 accommodations

Quantity

2 individual scholarships

Apply by

March 31, 2014

To apply

Email intoosuscholarships@oregonstate.edu

Requirements

  • Qualify for 3-term Standard Pathway
  • 600-800 word essay describing student’s contributions to the community and dreams of the future
  • Eligible to begin class in fall 2014 
  • Skype interview for all finalists 

 

INTO OSU Merit-based Scholarship 

Designed to help INTO OSU 3-term Standard Pathway students finance their programs, the Merit-Based Scholarship will be awarded to those students who excel academically. 

Amount

$9,000

Quantity

Scholarships awarded on a first apply/offered/confirmed basis. Availability varies.

To apply

No action required. Qualified applicants automatically considered.

Requirements

  • 3.0 overall GPA for graduate
  • 2.9 overall GPA for undergraduate
  • Fully admitted to an INTO OSU 3-term Standard Pathway

 

 

INTO OSU Continued Success Scholarship

The INTO OSU Continued Success Scholarship helps students finance studies in a full OSU graduate or undergraduate program after a 3-term Standard Pathway program. Regardless of academic performance prior to the Pathway, this scholarship allows students to start anew and earn recognition for performing well in the US. This applies only to the year immediately following a Pathway program.

Amount

$6,000

To apply

No action required. Qualified applicants automatically considered.

Requirements

  • 3.4 overall cumulative GPA achieved during 3-term Pathway
    Met all progression requirements after a 3-term Pathway program
    Fully admitted to an OSU program after the 3-term Pathway program
    Completed the Pathway program in 3 terms and met all progression requirements by the end of the third term
    Students must have met all progression requirements in three terms of Pathway and be fully admitted to OSU by the end of the same month that they finished the Pathway program (for example, before the end of June for those finishing in the spring term) and have no outstanding items left to meet for full OSU admission before the end of the Pathway program (including, but not limited to GMAT, GRE, TOEFL scores, and other requirements)
    INTO OSU reserves the right to make final decisions regarding scholarship eligibility
    Please check with international admissions for the latest terms and conditions as they are subject to change

    3.4 overall cumulative GPA achieved during 3-term Pathway program

  • Meet all progression requirements after a 3-term Pathway program
  • Fully-admitted to an OSU degree program after the 3-term Pathway program
  • Completed the Pathway program in 3 terms and met all progression requirements by the end of third term
  • Students must have met all progression requirements in three terms of Pathway and be fully admitted to OSU by the end of the same month that they finished the Pathway program (for example, before the end of June for those finishing in the spring term) and have no outstanding items left to meet for full OSU admission before the end of the Pathway program (including, but not limited to GMAT, GRE, TOEFL scores, and other requirements)
  • INTO OSU reserves the right to make final decisions regarding scholarship eligibility
  • Please check the latest terms and conditions as they are subject to change

 

ISAS Scholarships for Continuing International Students

Comprised of several scholarships, this collection requires just one application.

Amount

Averages $1,000-$3,000 / term

Apply by

April 2014 – funding for 2014-15 academic year (funds not for summer term use)

To apply

Download the application from the website listed below.

Requirements

  • Must have completed three (3) terms of academic study
  • Fully-admitted F-1 or J-1 status
  • In financial need
  • 2.5 GPA for undergraduate applicants
  • 3.0 GPA for graduate applicants

More information

 

Ali & Shahina Piyarali International Program Scholarship

Generous patrons of Oregon State University International Programs provide an Ali & Shahina Piyarali International Program Scholarship to selected study abroad and international internship participants and international students, both graduate and undergraduate based on academic promise and financial need.

Amount

Up to $1,000

Apply by

April 2014 – funding for 2014-15 academic year (funds awarded during summer)

To apply

Visit the website above for application instructions.

Requirements

  • Must have completed three (3) terms of study at OSU
  • Fully-admitted F-1 or J-1 status
  • In financial need
  • 3.3 GPA minimum

More information

 

Jack van de Water Scholarship

This scholarship is for ICSP participants.

Amount

$500 per academic year

Apply by

April 2014 – funding for 2014-15 academic year (funds awarded during summer)

Learn more

oregonstate.edu/international/studyabroad/finances/scholarships/vandewater

To apply

Visit the website above for application instructions.

Requirements

  • Fully-admitted F-1 or J-1 status
  • ICSP participant
  • In financial need
  • 2.75 GPA minimum

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Scholarships by Individual Colleges

Students may qualify for scholarships based on their major or college within the university. OSU maintains a searchable Scholarship Database to help find funding based on your immigration status, GPA and more. You may also contact the college/department you’ll be studying with to find more information about available funding.

OSU Opportunity Scholarships

Benton County, where OSU is located, offers several scholarships for international students.

To apply for any of these scholarships, visit the Benton County Foundation website.

Funding your Graduate Education

The OSU Graduate School offers many ways to help fund your graduate education. From Graduate Assistantships to fellowships and scholarships, they’re ready to help you pay for school! Learn more about financing your graduate education at the Graduate School website.

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