PathwayOregon ensures that academically qualified, federal Pell Grant–eligible Oregonians will have their tuition and fees paid through a combination of federal, state, and university funds. In addition to financial support, the program provides comprehensive academic support and career guidance.

Selection Criteria

  • Oregon residency
  • Graduation from an Oregon high school in the last two years
  • Incoming freshman
  • A minimum 3.40 cumulative high school grade point average on a 4.00 scale
  • Eligible for a federal Pell Grant*

*The Federal Pell Grant is a need-based award whose eligibility is determined by the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

How to Apply

  • Submit the University of Oregon admission application by January 15.
  • Submit the FAFSA to the federal processor by February 15. List the UO as one of your school choices (Federal school code 003223).

Learn More

Explore the PathwayOregon website to learn how to keep the award for four years and find answers to frequently asked questions.