This bulletin board lists scholarship opportunities from organizations outside of the UO. Click on the filters on the right to limit which scholarships are displayed. We encourage you to apply for any scholarship you are eligible for—even small amounts can add up to make a big difference.

The third parties offering scholarships listed here are not part of the UO and are not vetted or otherwise endorsed by UO. The UO has no jurisdiction or control over the terms of the scholarships, or how, when or to whom they are awarded. UO does not warrant, guarantee or otherwise indemnify any of the third parties’ actions. This list is provided merely to show a range of possible options.

If you have a scholarship opportunity you would like posted on this page, please submit your request to financialaid@uoregon.edu.

OppLoans Student Scholarship

OppLoans helps customers strengthen their financial skills and knowledge. We believe it's important that students understand personal finance too. Our scholarship is open eligibility, essay-based, and is ongoing with four deadlines throughout the year.

In 750 words or fewer, please explain why financial literacy should be important to college students like yourself. This scholarship is awarded four times a year. Upcoming deadlines are September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.

● Award: $2500
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students, Incoming Freshman, High School Senior
● Deadline: March 31, 2020

Ayn Rand Institute - Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

● Award: up to 25, 000
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, High School Senior
● Deadline: April 30, 2020

The Seneca Scholarship

Seneca is providing students with the opportunity to write an essay about the viability of Oregon’s natural resources and in turn, the most outstanding essays will be awarded a $10,000 college scholarship for any college in the United States and any field they choose to major. We will be choosing on essay from high school students, and one essay from college students. Seneca’s mission in this is for students to learn about Oregon’s greatest natural resource in the process of this application. While most scholarships aim to narrow their pool of applicants, Seneca views this as a unique...
● Award: 10000
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students, High School Senior
● Deadline: March 1, 2020

The Summit Shah Scholarship

Dr. Summit Shah has founded the Summit Shah Scholarship in reacting to the rising tuition costs. He has been a tireless advocate of access to higher education and has founded the Summit Shah Scholarship to ensure that deserving students from all parts of the economic spectrum can reach their academic goals. One student will be chosen to receive a $1,000 scholarship to be applied to their higher learning education.
● Award: $1000
● Financial Need: No
● Grade Level: Incoming Freshman, High School Senior
● Deadline: June 1, 2020