OSU-Cascades Elementary Education Fellows Scholarship

Application Due Date: February 28, 2021
Award Date: march 26, 2021

The OSU-Cascades Elementary Education Fellows Scholarship supports one to three Madras High School students through 4 years at OSU-Cascades to earn a BA/BS in Elementary Education, gain Oregon licensure, and be hired into the teacher workforce.


The scholarship consists of full tuition, room and board, and fees for 4 years at OSU-Cascades beginning fall 2021. Up to three members of the graduating class of 2021 from District 509J who have the intention of pursuing a degree in elementary education and meet the requirements below will be selected for the award. In order to be eligible to receive these funds, students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 OSU-Cascades credits each term commencing fall 2021. Scholarships are only available for classes offered by the OSU-Cascades campus.

Scholarship Criteria
  • Admitted to OSU-Cascades in undergraduate elementary education
  • Graduation from Madras High School in Spring 2021
  • Preference given to first generation college students
  • High financial need as demonstrated through the FAFSA or ORSAA
  • Evidence of potential success in college as demonstrated by application for admission
  • Preference given to bilingual students
  • Interest in teaching
To Apply
  1.  Complete application for admission to OSU-Cascades by February 1, 2021 priority deadline.
  2.  Complete scholarship application by February 28, 2021. Submit the completed scholarship application to FinancialAid@osucascades.edu.
  3.  Complete FAFSA or ORSAA by February 28, 2021 priority financial aid deadline.
  4.  Identified students will be invited to an interview by the committee as part of the review process.