University of Oregon General University Scholarship for Freshmen Students

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Amount
Awarded

$2,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 15

Wednesday
Awarded By:

University of Oregon

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually based on the number of eligible applicants and available funding.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  2. Must be an incoming first-time freshman.
  3. This award is for U.S. students.
  4. Must be admitted to the University of Oregon.
  5. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher, unless exceptional circumstances apply.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for U.S. high school seniors who are planning to attend the University of Oregon. The student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Application requirements for the University of Oregon General University Scholarship for Freshmen Students are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • ACT/SAT scores
  • Essay
Additional Information: General University Scholarships are awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement, and selection is highly competitive. They are made possible by the generous contributions of many individuals to the University of Oregon. Selection is based on the following criteria: academic performance based on review of transcripts from all past institutions; SAT I or ACT scores; extracurricular involvement; writing ability; and creativity as demonstrated in the essays. Freshmen recipients of General University Scholarships will be notified by April 1.

Award Amount: $2,000 to $3,000 annually, non-renewable. Students may re-apply each year in which they are eligible.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, January 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, January 15

Scholarship information is available online on the University of Oregon (UO) website. To be considered for this scholarship, the student must apply for admission to UO. A separate scholarship information is not required. Admissions information is available online at admissions.uoregon.edu/freshmen. In addition to the online application, the student must submit the following materials: official high school transcripts; ACT and/or SAT scores (sent directly from the testing service or included on transcripts); an application essay of 500 words or less sharing information that is not included elsewhere in his/her application; and an explanation of personal circumstances that affected academic performance (optional). Students must submit the admissions application by Jan. 15 for scholarship consideration.
Contact: Jennifer Smith
Address: 260 Oregon Hall 1278 University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon 97403-1278

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