Incoming Students for 2015-16
Presidential 15-16 Scholarship (Graduating High School Seniors Only)
Awards are renewable for up to four years and amounts vary from $1,500 to $5,500 per year (determined by GPA and ACT or SAT score)
Provost Transfer Scholarship (Transfer Students Only)
International Baccalaureate Scholarship
Diversity Commitment / David S. Brody Scholarship
At Western Oregon University, we believe a diverse campus community improves the overall quality of education our students receive by offering a mix of experiences, opinions, and viewpoints. We are committed to recognizing and supporting outstanding students from diverse cultural, educational, and economic backgrounds, with unique talents, interests, and life experiences.
ASPIRE High School Partnership Award
$500 nonrenewable scholarship awarded to selected incoming freshman nominated by their high school ASPIRE program. Each ASPIRE program is limited to 2 nominations each year.
WOU Foundation Scholarships
Complete the WOU General Scholarship Application to be considered for over 100 different WOU scholarship programs, including scholarships from institutional funds and private donors through the WOU Foundation. Selection criteria vary by scholarship, but generally include academic merit, extracurricular activities, and overall quality of application. Financial need, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), is an additional factor for some scholarships.
Note: Students are encouraged to begin the scholarship application prior to the deadline to allow time for processing and potential technical difficulties. The availability for last-minute technical assistance may not make it possible for students applying only days or hours before the deadline to submit a quality scholarship application.
Undergraduate Department Scholarships
Western Oregon University awards undergraduate scholarship opportunities in certain departments. Current programs are listed below. Students are advised to contact the department directly for specific award details and application procedures.
Graduate Department Scholarships
Western Oregon University awards graduate scholarship opportunities in certain departments. Current programs are listed below. Students are advised to contact the department directly for specific award details and application procedures.
Western Oregon University awards athletic scholarships to exceptional student athletes in all of the official WOU sports within NCAA II guidelines. For more information regarding athletic scholarships, contact the Department of Athletics at (503) 838-8252 or the head coach of the sport.
Financial Aid Office