Financial Support & Scholarships

Emergency Financial Aid is Available

Update for Fall Term 2020: Continuing UO international students who have an unexpected financial hardship may be eligible for limited emergency financial assistance from the Division of Global Engagement. Students should be prepared to explain the unexpected financial hardship and provide documentation if available. This limited, emergency funding is a one-time award applied directly to the outstanding balance on the student's UO account. Standard awards often do not exceed $1,500. Applications are reviewed once a term at the end of week 7, with awards applied to student accounts in 3-5 business days from the date of award. For Fall 2020, awards will be announced the week ending November 13th.

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International Cultural Service Program

International Cultural Service Program

The International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) is a full tuition scholarship. ICSP is an essential program for international students, the university, and the Eugene/Springfield community. Deadline for this scholarship is January 31, 2020 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 January 31, 2020 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. Departments must nominate students in order to be eligible for this award. Deadline is March 1, 2020 by 4 p.m. (PST).

Work Study

IDEA Scholarship

International students are encouraged to apply for work-study eligibility. 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, 2020 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 January 31, 2020 by 4 p.m. (PST).

Travel Ban Student Fund

This award is intended to help international students who demonstrate financial need based on impacts caused by the executive order that banned travel to the United States for people from 6 countries.

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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 Student Resources

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