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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT & SCHOLAR SERVICES

PRIVATE AND CASH-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

The Office of International Affairs administers a variety of scholarships and grants specifically targeted for international students. If you have any questions, please contact us by phone, 541-346-3206 or by email, intl@uoregon.edu.

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International Affairs Endowed Scholarships

International Affairs grants 15-20 competitive cash-based scholarships each year to international students who demonstrate financial need and academic merit.

Eligibility: Applicants may be new or current UO international students. New students must apply for admission to UO by January 16, 2017. Current students must be enrolled in a full-time course of study at the UO with a nonimmigrant visa (F-1, J-1, etc.). All students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Each scholarship has specific eligibility requirements. Please see the Endowed Application page for details on each scholarship.
 
How to Apply: Click here to apply for the International Affairs Endowed Scholarships.
 
Application Deadline: January 16, 2017.
 
 

International Student Work-Study Program

The International Student Work-Study Program grants 80-100 work-study awards (ranging from $500-$6,000) each year, to eligible international students with financial need. Students who receive these awards can compete for on-campus work-study jobs during the academic year. Students are not guaranteed on-campus jobs, but opportunities for on-campus employment will increase.

Eligibility: Applicants may be new or current UO international students. New students must apply for admission to UO by January 18, 2016. Current students must be enrolled in a full-time course of study at the UO with a nonimmigrant visa (F-1, J-1, etc.) and have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 for undergraduates and 3.0 for graduate students. Previous work-study award recipients must re-apply to receive funding for the 2016-17 academic year.

How To Apply: Click here to apply for the Work-Study Scholarship.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2016.

General University Scholarship Program

International students are eligible to apply for General University Scholarships. These scholarships are administered by the Office of Financial Aid. For details visit there website at http://financialaid.uoregon.edu/general_university_scholarship_program

Nepali Student Scholarship Program

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) in collaboration with the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships at the University of Oregon have established a new full tuition scholarship for students from Nepal.
 
This newly created scholarship serves as a response to the 2015 earthquake in Nepal.  The Nepali Student Scholarship awards a maximum of $30,000 in tuition annually to one top student from Nepal. Scholarships apply to tuition only, and are automatically renewed annually up to the completion of one degree, subject to the scholarship terms and conditions. The Nepali Student Scholarship is awarded to a student in a field of study that enables the student to return home and contribute to the reconstruction needs of Nepal.  The award is intended to help educate a future leader who can make a positive difference in their home country.
 
•   Eligibility: Applicants are citizens of Nepal who may be new, current, or incoming transfer UO students. Both undergraduate and graduate degree seeking students are encouraged to apply.
•   Students must have applied for admission to UO at or before January 15, 2016.
•   Students must enroll full time, and have and maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
•   How to Apply: Click here to apply for the Nepali Student Scholarship.
•   Application Deadline: January 15, 2016.

Graduate Teaching Fellowships

Graduate Teaching Fellowships (GTFs) provide a tuition waiver and a stipend (salary) for the academic year. GTFs can include teaching, research or administrative positions. These awards are subject to United States income taxes.

Eligibility: GTF positions are available only to graduate students.

How to Apply: Position descriptions and application instructions can be found on the Graduate School website.

Shephard Family Scholarship

See the Robert D. Clark Honors College website for details. http://honors.uoregon.edu/content/chc-scholarships

Graduate School Funding

See the Graduate School website for several funding opportunities for graduate students. http://gradschool.uoregon.edu/?page=fellowships

Ask your Department

Many colleges, schools and departments at the University of Oregon offer undergraduate and graduate scholarships and awards. Students should contact the department for their major about the availability of financial support. A list of departmental scholarships is available online.

Other Sources of Financial Aid

Leo S. Rowe Pan American Fund

See the website for details. http://www.oas.org/en/rowefund/

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund

See the website for details. http://www.mmmf-grants.org/grants-us.html

Organization of American States graduate student scholarships

Visit the website for details. http://www.oas.org/en/scholarships/default.asp

The Edith and Arnold N. Bodtker Grant for Research or Internships

Visit the website: http://www.danishamericanheritagesociety.org/

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