Grants

Grants—unlike loans—provide funding that you don’t have to pay back. Grants are typically awarded to students who have the highest level of need according to the FAFSA.

Federal Grant Programs

  • Federal Pell Grant
    Based on financial need. Awarded to eligible undergraduate students.
  • Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant
    Based on financial need. Awarded to eligible students who complete the FAFSA by March 1. Funding is limited and availability may change each year. Eligible students typically receive no more than $700 per academic year.
  • TEACH Grant
    Not based on need. This grant provides up to $4,000 per year to students who agree to teach for four years in certain fields at a low-income school.

State and UO Grant Programs

  • Oregon Opportunity Grant
    Based on financial need. Awarded to eligible Oregon residents.
  • University of Oregon Tuition Grant
    Based on financial need. Awarded to eligible full-time Oregon residents who complete the FAFSA by March 1.
  • PathwayOregon Grant
    Based on financial need and academic achievement. Awarded to eligible Oregon residents selected for the PathwayOregon program.