Scholarships & Financial Support

Emergency Financial Aid

NOTE: Emergency financial aid is only available to currently enrolled UO international students. 

Dean of Students: Offers financial crisis support.  To apply, click HERE.

Student Financial Aid and Scholarships: Continuing International students are eligible to apply for HEERF funding up to $3,000 from the federal government. For eligibility and to apply, click HERE

International Student & Scholar Services: Continuing UO international students who have an unexpected financial hardship may be eligible for limited emergency financial assistance through our office, However, our funding for 2021-22 is very limited. Please apply for financial assistance through the Dean of Students and the Student Financial Aid and Scholarships (see above links). If you have exhausted all other emergency financial aid opportunities, you can schedule an appointment with an international student advisor by calling 541-346-3206. 




Review the ISSS Scholarship Presentation for 2022-23 


International Cultural Service Program


International Cultural Service Program

The International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) is a partial to full tuition scholarship. ICSP is an essential program for international students, the university, and the Eugene/Springfield community. Deadline for this scholarship is February 18, 2022 by 4 p.m. (PST).

Endowed Scholarships


Endowed Scholarships

Our office is proud to have so many supportive donors to help students from around the world gain international experience in the US. Awards vary based on which endowment you are applying to. Deadline for this scholarship is February 18, 2022 by 4 p.m. (PST).

Global Corners Awards


Global Corners Awards

We are pleased to announce the OIA Global Corners International Graduate Student Recruitment and Retention award. UO Departments are strongly encouraged to nominate students and offer matching scholarships, if possible, in order to be eligible for this award. Deadline is February 18, 2022 by 4 p.m. (PST).

Work Study


IDEA Scholarship

International students are encouraged to apply for a work-study award. Students who receive international work-study will be eligible to apply for on-campus jobs that require work-study in the upcoming year. The application period is now open until the deadline of April 15, 2022 by 4 p.m. (PST).

Fee Waiver


Fee Waiver

To ensure that this new fee is not an undue burden on international students with significant financial need, the fee will be fully waived for the 10 percent of the international student population with the greatest financial need.

Nepali Student Scholarship


Nepali Scholarship

The scholarship, to be awarded at either the undergraduate or graduate level, was instituted both as a commitment to rebuilding Nepal after the earthquake and as a reaffirmation of Eugene’s unique sister city relationship with Kathmandu. Deadline for this scholarship is February 18, 2022 by 4 p.m. (PST).

UO Departmental Scholarships - Verification of Financial Need for International Students

When applying for scholarships through a UO department (other than those scholarships listed on this page), financial need must be verified by the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships (OSFAS). For domestic students, financial need is verified by the Federal Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA). However, international students are not eligible to submit the FAFSA. Instead, international students must document financial need directly with International Student & Scholar Services in the Division of Global Engagement by submitting the Statement of Financial Need to


Additional Scholarships

Office of Financial Aid


Work Study Application

The Office of Financial Aid can help you find other scholarships at the UO. Be sure to check out their information on other UO departments, General University Scholarships, Scholarship Bulletin Board and SALT. If you are applying for other UO department scholarships submit a Financial Resource form to ISSS.

Graduate School


Graduate Teaching Fellowship

The graduate school is an important source of funding information for Graduate Students. Search the graduate school funding pages carefully. Particularly important information can be found about Graduate Employment and Scholarships.

UO-MACHS 2+X Program


Al Mana Fellowship

This program provides opportunities for students from Mohammad Al Mana College of Health Sciences (MACHS) to earn a competitive scholarship to complete their bachelor’s degrees at the University of Oregon.

Other Financial Resources