Some scholarships for incoming freshmen require an additional and separate application. Others are awarded automatically based on the materials in your undergraduate application for admission and/or the financial information in your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). See the chart below for details and links to the online application.

University-Wide Scholarships

University-wide scholarships are offered centrally through the Office of Admissions or the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships.

Oregon Residents

Scholarship Basis for Award Additional Application? Deadlines
Stamps 3.85 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; 1300 SAT or 28 ACT; academic and extracurricular Yes

Early Action Admission application due November 1. Stamps Scholarship application due November 6. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by the Office of Admissions by December 1.

Presidential 3.85 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; 1300 SAT or 28 ACT; academic and extracurricular Yes Admission application due January 15. Presidential Scholarship application due January 19. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
Diversity Excellence Financial need; academic and extracurricular; contribution to the UO's diversity mission Yes Admission application due January 15. Diversity Excellence Scholarship application due by January 19. Online recommendation must be submitted by January 29. File FAFSA by February 1. All admission application materials such as official academic transcripts must be received by by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
Summit 3.80 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; 1260 SAT or 26 ACT (students who receive an International Baccalaureate diploma at the completion of high school may waive the GPA minimum requirement) No Apply for admission by January 15. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
Apex 3.60 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale;1220 SAT or 25 ACT  (students who receive an International Baccalaureate diploma at the completion of high school may waive the GPA minimum requirement) No Apply for admission by January 15. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
General University Academic No (for incoming freshmen only) Apply for admission by January 15. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
PathwayOregon 3.40 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; Federal Pell Grant eligibility

FAFSA

Apply for admission by January 15; file FAFSA by February 15.
Staton Extraordinary financial need FAFSA Apply for admission by January 15; file FAFSA by February 15.
National Merit Selection as a National Merit finalist No Take PSAT during junior year of high school; contact National Merit for deadlines.

Out-of-State Residents

Learn how the UO determines residency status.

Scholarship Basis for Award Additional Application? Deadline
Stamps 3.85 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; 1300 SAT or 28 ACT; academic and extracurricular

Yes

Early Action Admission application due November 1. Stamps Scholarship application due November 6. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by the Office of Admissions by December 1.
Diversity Excellence Financial need; academic and extracurricular; contribution to the UO's diversity mission Yes Admission application due January 15. Diversity Excellence Scholarship application due by January 19. Online recommendation must be submitted by January 29. File FAFSA by February 1. All admission application materials such as official academic transcripts must be received by by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
Summit 3.80 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; 1260 SAT or 26 ACT (students who receive an International Baccalaureate diploma at the completion of high school may waive the GPA minimum requirement) No Apply for admission by January 15. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
Apex 3.60 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; 1220 SAT or 25 ACT (students who receive an International Baccalaureate diploma at the completion of high school may waive the GPA minimum requirement) No Apply for admission by January 15. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
General University Academic No (for incoming freshmen only) Apply for admission by January 15. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
National Merit Selection as a National Merit finalist No Take PSAT during junior year of high school; contact National Merit for deadlines.

Departmental Scholarships

If you are entering the UO as a music or journalism major, you may be able to earn or apply for scholarships offered by your department.