Western Oregon University is the only Oregon college or university that has created a scholarship that supports Oregon Promise students.  As the public university that has the highest percentage of Oregon students, WOU is focused on serving Oregon and educating its students.  The WOU Jump-Start offers new freshmen and transfer students grants of $1,500 a year for two years when they enroll full-time at WOU.

 

Receiving the Jump-Start is easy!

  1. Receive admittance to WOU for 2019-20 academic year
  2. Provide a copy of the OSAC e-mail or print-out of the OSAC Portal stating your Oregon Promise application is valid.
  3. Enroll full-time in courses at WOU starting Fall 2019 (transfer students can enroll in Winter or Spring)

 

Renewal Period: 1 year

Award Amount: $1,500

To maintain this award students must enroll in at least 12 credits per term.

To renew this award students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress standards by the end of spring term 2020.

 

WOU Jump-Start Plus

 

Students with the Oregon Promise who decide to transfer to Western Oregon University will receive $1,500 per year up to 90 total credits or the remainder of their Oregon Promise eligibility, whichever comes first.

To maintain this award students must enroll in at least 12 credits per term.

To renew this award students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress standards by the end of spring term 2020.