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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.
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.
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
The date which materials are due to campus representatives.
The date which materials are due to the scholarship foundation.
Prepare for finalist interviews
Schedule an appointment or join us for drop-in hours.
You could be next!