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 on 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

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Scholarship Basis for Award Additional Application? Deadlines
Stamps 3.85 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; academic and extracurricular Yes Apply for admission to UO by November 1. Stamps Scholarship application due November 15. All admission application materials must be received by the Office of Admissions by November 15.
Presidential 3.85 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; academic and extracurricular Yes Apply for admission to UO by January 15. Presidential Scholarship application due February 1. All admission application materials must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
Diversity Excellence 3.00 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; financial need; academic and extracurricular; contribution to the UO's diversity mission Yes Apply for admission to UO by January 15. The Diversity Excellence Scholarship application, recommendation, and FAFSA/ORSAA are due by February 1. All admission application materials must be received by by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
Summit 3.90 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale No Apply for admission to UO by January 15. All admission application materials must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
Apex 3.70 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale No Apply for admission to UO by January 15. All admission application materials must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
IB Diploma Scholarships IB Diploma; IB score of 24 or higher; 3.4 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale No Apply for admission to UO by January 15. All admission application materials must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15. After graduation, submit a copy of your IB Diploma to the Office of Admissions by September 1
General University Academic No (for incoming freshmen only) Apply for admission to UO by January 15. All admission application materials 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 to UO by January 15; file FAFSA by February 15.
Staton Extraordinary financial need FAFSA Apply for admission to UO by January 15; file FAFSA/ORSAA 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.

Non-residents

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Scholarship Basis for Award Additional Application? Deadlines
Stamps 3.85 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; academic and extracurricular Yes Apply for admission to UO by November 1. Stamps Scholarship application due November 15. All admission application materials must be received by the Office of Admissions by November 15.
Diversity Excellence 3.00 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale; financial need; academic and extracurricular; contribution to the UO's diversity mission Yes Apply for admission to UO by January 15. Diversity Excellence Scholarship application, recommendation, and FAFSA/ORSAA must be submitted by February 1. All admission application materials must be received by by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
UO Excellence Academic (limited awards) No Apply for admission to UO by January 15. All admission application materials must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
Summit 3.90 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale No Apply for admission to UO by January 15. All admission application materials must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
Apex 3.70 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale No Apply for admission to UO by January 15. All admission application materials must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15.
IB Diploma Scholarships IB Diploma; IB score of 24 or higher; 3.4 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale No Apply for admission to UO by January 15. All admission application materials must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 15. After graduation, submit a copy of your IB Diploma to the Office of Admissions by September 1
General University Academic No (for incoming freshmen only) Apply for admission to UO by January 15. All admission application materials 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.