Oregon State University

OSURA Scholarship

The OSU Retirement Association (OSURA) provides scholarship support to undergraduate students at Oregon State University who are majoring in a subject that contributes to a career promoting healthy aging.

Currently enrolled OSU undergraduate students are encouraged to apply who have completed at least one academic year at OSU with a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or better, and have at least one year of study yet to be completed towards their first bachelor’s (B.S./B.A.) degree.

Scholarship awards between $750 and $1,500 per student will be awarded at the OSURA Annual Meeting in May. Funds will be deposited into OSU student accounts for the 2014-15 academic year.

Applications are due Monday, March 3, 2014 by 4:30 PM.

How to Apply:
Please mail (or drop off) all the materials described below in one envelope to the address at the bottom. Incomplete and late submissions will not be considered for the scholarship.   

Resume
Include a relevant copy of your current resume.  Please also provide us with your permanent address, phone number and an OSU email address.

Essay
Prepare an essay not exceeding 500 words articulating how you plan to promote healthy aging in your chosen career.  Include details of any activities you have completed towards this goal.

Reference Letters
Include letters of reference from two persons (e.g. your academic advisor, a course instructor in your major, etc.) who can address your academic studies, extracurricular school or community activities, and relevant job positions (e.g. paid, internships, volunteer, etc.) relate toward your interest in healthy aging. Please do not use as references- parents, fellow students, former high school teachers, etc. Submit the references in sealed envelopes with the individual’s signature crossing the flap and the body of the envelope.

Transcript
Attach an unofficial grade transcript of all your completed university work.

Submit Materials
All of the above material must be submitted (mailed or delivered) by Monday, March 3, 2014 to:
    OSURA Scholarship Committee Chair
    205 Adams Hall
    Corvallis, OR 97331

Questions?
Call 541-737-4717 or send an email: OSURA@oregonstate.edu

Established in 2002, the Oregon State University Retirement Association (OSURA) promotes collegial ties among all OSU retirees and between the retirees and the university community. OSURA provides opportunities for ongoing intellectual growth, social interaction, volunteerism, and service to the University and is a knowledgeable advocacy in support of retirees and the University.

2014-2015 Scholarship Award Recipients

2014-15 OSURA Scholarship Recipients

Pictured from left to right:

Gordon Reistad, Scholarship Chair-elect for 2015; Nicholas Agalzoff Bioengineering (Honors College) student; Erika Sawka Nutrition, certificate Medical Humanities (Honors College); minors in Chemistry and Spanish student; Olivia Fidler Dietetics and Pre-Nursing; minor in French student; Amy Walters Exercise & Sports Science (Honors College) student; Sarah Jacobi Exercise & Sports Science (Occupational Therapy Option) and an International Degree (Honors College) student; Wes Brown Bioresource Research and International Studies (Honors College); minors in Chemistry and Spanish; Roy Arnold, Scholarship Chair.

Past OSURA Scholarship Recipients

Contact Info

OSU Retirement Association Oregon State University 205 Adams Hall Corvallis, OR 97331 Phone: 541-737-4717 Send us an e-mail
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