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.

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Financial Aid Guide for Minority Students

The Center for Online Education built this scholarship and financial aid guide to act as a hub for significant scholarship and other unique opportunities available today for minority students. Each resource includes key information, application dates and the eligibility requirements for online programs.
● Award: Varies
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students
● Deadline: December 31, 2022

Margaret McNamara Educational Grant for INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

The Margaret McNamara Education Grants (formerly known as MMMF) is a nonprofit, public charity founded in 1981, which awards education grants to exceptional women from developing countries, who are at least 25 years old, and enrolled at universities in the US, Canada and select universities in South Africa and Latin America. Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria: Be at least 25 years old at time of application deadline; Be a national of a country listed on the Country Eligibility List; Be already enrolled at an accredited academic institution when submitting application...
● Award: $15000
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
● Deadline: January 15, 2022

Ayn Rand Institute - Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

● Award: up to $10, 000
● Selection Criteria: Essay
● Grade Level: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, High School Senior
● Deadline: September 26, 2022