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.

For more information, including award amounts, click on the name of the scholarship.

Oregon Residents

ScholarshipBasis for AwardAdditional Application?Deadline
StampsĀ 3.85 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; 1240 combined critical reading and math SAT or 28 ACT; academic and extracurricularYesStamps application and admission application due November 1. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by December 1.
Presidential3.85 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; 1240 combined critical reading and math SAT or 28 ACT; academic and extracurricularYesPresidential application and admission application due January 15. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by February 15.
Diversity ExcellenceFinancial need; academic and extracurricular; contribution to the UO's diversity missionYesDiversity Excellence Scholarship application and admission application due January 15. All admission application materials and letter of recommendation must be received by January 27; file FAFSA by February 1.
Summit3.80 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; 1190 combined critical reading and math SAT or 26 ACTNoApply for admission by January 15. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by February 15.
Apex3.60 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; 1150 combined critical reading and math SAT or 25 ACTNoApply for admission by January 15. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by February 15.
General UniversityAcademicNo (for incoming freshmen only)Apply for admission by January 15. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by February 15.
PathwayOregon3.40 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; Federal Pell Grant eligibility

FAFSA

Apply for admission by January 15; file FAFSA by February 15.
StatonExtraordinary financial needFAFSAApply for admission by January 15; file FAFSA by February 15.
National MeritSelection as a National Merit finalistNoTake PSAT during junior year of high school; contact National Merit for deadlines.

Out-of-State Residents

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ScholarshipBasis for AwardAdditional Application?Deadline
Diversity ExcellenceFinancial need; academic and extracurricular; contribution to the UO's diversity missionYesDiversity Excellence Scholarship application and admission application due January 15. All admission application materials and letter of recommendation must be received by January 27. File FAFSA by February 1.
Summit3.80 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; 1190 combined critical reading and math SAT or 26 ACTNoApply for admission by January 15. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by February 15.
Apex3.60 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; 1150 combined critical reading and math SAT or 25 ACTNoApply for admission by January 15. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by February 15.
General UniversityAcademicNoApply for admission by January 15. All admission application materials, including test scores, must be received by February 15.
National MeritSelection as a National Merit finalistNoTake 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.