Graduate Scholarships

Your success at obtaining scholarships can depend on your ability to meet deadlines, fill out applications correctly and/or getting nominated for scholarships. Lucky for you, as a college graduate, you're good at that. Scholarships for graduate students can come from several sources.  

OSU Graduate School

The following scholarships are administered by the Graduate School. In most cases, nominations must be submitted by academic unit administration. You may review the following list for details and eligibility and then contact your major professor or academic unit for consideration.

State Scholarships

Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) administers more than 600 scholarship programs and awards more than $18 million scholarships annually. You don't need to be a merit scholar or a student with financial needs to apply. We combed through their scholarship catalog and found the following graduate scholarships and grants. 2024-2025 OSAC scholarship application deadline is April 1. Early Bird deadline (Submit application without error) Feb 15, 5pm PST.

  • Oregon Teacher Scholars Program
  • Student Child Care Grant 
  • Oregon Alpha Delta Kappa (#28)
  • James Carlson Memorial (#37)
  • Harriet A. Simmons (#38)
  • Nettie Hanselman Jaynes Memorial (#115)
  • Marion A. Lindeman (#160)
  • American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Oregon Council (#75) 
  • Bend Branch of AAUW Charles and Helen Weil Memorial (#427)
  • Allcott/Hunt Share It Now II, Honoring Emory S. and Elizabeth Burkett Hunt (#473)
  • Franz Stenzel M.D. and Kathryn Stenzel II (#534)
  • American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Local 2067 (#557)
  • Kirchhoff Family Fine Arts (#558)
  • Gregory A. Chaille Public Service (#604)
  • Oregon College Savings Plan Education Celebration (#625)
  • Jessie M. Bork & Jessie M. Bell (#706)


National and Global Scholarships Advising

The National and Global Scholarship Advising Office is located on the Corvallis campus. They support students throughout the process of applying to select nationally-competitive scholarships and fellowships. Cascades students can book an appointment to discuss their aspirations and interests and they will explore opportunities with you! Schedule an advising appointment here:


Other Scholarships


Scholarship Search

In researching sources of college funding, students are encouraged to seek out sources that provide free services and information, such as those listed below. OSU does not endorse any for-profit scholarship search service. Some helpful websites are listed below.