Office Distinguished Scholarships

Office of
Distinguished Scholarships

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World-Class Education

Students can enhance their academic experience by applying for highly competitive national and international scholarships. As a preeminent public research university, the University of Oregon has a long history of students winning distinguished scholarships.

Such scholarships open many doors in the future. Advisors in the Office of Distinguished Scholarships provide resources, guidance, and support for those interested in expanding their academic and experiential opportunities.

Find your Scholarship



Student Success Stories

The UO senior and Clark Honors College student Amelia Fitch earned a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, one of the most prestigious postgraduate scholarships in the world and the first-ever to be awarded to a UO student.

Scholarship Recipients


Getting Started



Find a scholarship 
Identify what part a scholarship will play in the attainment of your goals. Make sure your interests and plans match the goal and intent of the scholarships. 


Meet with Office of Distinguished Scholarships 
Talk to us about specifics and learn about opportunities. 


Get to know your professors
Forge relationships with faculty, who will then be able to write about you in a detailed way.


Work on application materials 
This often includes a statement of future goals, essays, transcripts, and letters of recommendation


Internal Deadline 
The date which materials are due to campus representatives.


External Deadline 
The date which materials are due to the scholarship foundation.


Prepare for finalist interviews
Schedule an appointment or join us for drop-in hours.


Scholarship awarded
You could be next!