Oregon OSAC Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $10,000
Awards Available: 600
Award Deadline: Apr 1, 2024

The OSAC Scholarship is one application that includes more than 600 scholarships. The Scholarship Application includes student contact and background questions, college plans, transcripts, activities chart, and personal statements.

OSAC scholarships may only be used at U.S. institutions that are eligible to participate in Title IV federal student aid programs (U.S. military academies are not eligible).

Who Is Eligible?

Unless otherwise specified in the individual scholarship descriptions, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen in the United States for other than a temporary purpose, and intend to become a permanent resident of the United States.
  • Be an Oregon resident. Residency is established when:
  • An independent student or the parents of a dependent student have continuously resided in Oregon for 12 months.
  • A student is continuously enrolled (completes an academic year within any 12-month period) at an Oregon high school or postsecondary institution.
  • An independent student or the parent(s) of a dependent student serving on active duty in the US Armed Forces has Oregon listed as their "home of record."
  • The definition of "resident of Oregon" includes students who are enrolled members of federally recognized tribes of Oregon, or who are enrolled members of federally recognized Native American tribes which had traditional and customary tribal boundaries that included parts of the state of Oregon or which had ceded or reserved lands within the state of Oregon, regardless of their state of residence. For complete information on the tribes that are eligible for resident classification, visit our website.
  • Be a graduating high school student during the current academic year, or a GED® or home-schooled graduate, or a first-time college freshman, undergraduate, or graduate student.
  • Not owe a refund on an educational grant or be in default on any education loans.

What are the timelines and/or deadlines?

  • November - February: Start your OSAC scholarship application and submit from November through April 1.
  • December: File your FAFSA or ORSAA.
  • First-time applicants: create an OSAC account and start the OSAC Scholarship Application.
  • Returning applicants: refresh and update your application from last year.
  • High school juniors may start a "test application", but cannot submit until their year of graduation.
  • February 15*: Early Bird deadline. Complete applications (including transcripts) submitted by this date will be entered into a drawing for one of several $1,000 Early Bird scholarship awards.
  • April 1*: Final deadline for all materials to be submitted to OSAC.

Steps to take after you submit your application

April - August: Track your application status and scholarship awards in the OSAC Student Portal.

* If a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, it will automatically be extended to 5:00 p.m. (PST) of the following business day.

How to Apply:

Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
$2,000
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Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 01, 2024
$25,000
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Niche $25,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
$25,000
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ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

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$1,000
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SP Scholarship

Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
$2,500
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Deadline: Apr 15, 2024
$1,000
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Common App Scholarship

Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
$2,000
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ELCA Fund for Leaders Scholarships

Deadline: Feb 23, 2024
$5,000
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$2,000
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Army ROTC Scholarships

Deadline: Mar 11, 2024
$200,000
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