University of Oregon Presidential Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$36,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 15

Wednesday
Awarded By:

University of Oregon

Number of Awards & Eligibility: 50 awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Must be attending college for the first time in the upcoming fall term.
  4. Must plan to attend the University of Oregon.
  5. Must be a resident of Oregon.
  6. Must graduate from an Oregon high school.
  7. Must have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.85 or higher on a 4.0 scale (weighted or unweighted).
  8. Must have an SAT score of 1300 or higher (combined critical reading and math) OR an ACT composite score of 28 or higher.
  9. Must demonstrate a significant history of leadership and volunteer service activities.
  10. Must attend a college or university in Oregon.

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

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors planning to attend the University of Oregon. Students must have a grade point average of 3.85 or higher, an SAT score of 1300 or higher or an ACT score of 28 or higher, and a significant history of leadership and volunteer service activities.

Application requirements for the University of Oregon Presidential Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essays (4 short answer)
  • Admission app. and documentation
Additional Information: Recipients will be selected based on the following criteria: academic preparation as demonstrated by transcripts; test scores; activities and talents; leadership; volunteer service; and work experience. Recipients will be notified by April 1. This scholarship may be combined with the UO Summit Scholarship.

Award Amount: $9,000 annually, renewable for three additional years. For renewal, recipients must: be enrolled in and complete 12 or more credits at UO per term; and maintain a UO grade point average of 3.25 or higher.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $36,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, January 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, January 15

Scholarship information and applications are available online on the University of Oregon (UO) website. To apply for this scholarship, the student must apply for admission to UO by Jan. 15. Admissions information is available online at admissions.uoregon.edu/freshmen. The student must also submit the online scholarship application by Jan. 15. A valid email address is required to complete the application. The application will ask the student to detail his/her activities, talents, volunteer service, and work experience, and to answer four short-answer essay questions. Please note: All admission documents must be submitted to UO by Feb. 15. Required admission documents include the following: 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). The online scholarship application will close after Jan. 15.
Contact: Jennifer Smith
Address: 260 Oregon Hall 1278 University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon 97403-1278

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