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. Submit an Intake Form to start the application process.

Student Financial Aid and Dean of Students: For students experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19 quarantine or self-isolation. Apply  at COVID-19 Quarantine Fund

Division of Global Engagement: Continuing UO international students who have an unexpected financial hardship may apply for limited emergency financial assistance. Applications are due in the ISSS office by Friday of week 7 for each term. Complete the quick inquiry form below to get started.

​​​Get Started: Quick Inquiry Form




2021 Scholarship Presentation - Download Scholarship Presentation Slides


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 19, 2021 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 19, 2021 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, 2021 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, 2021 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 19, 2021 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