Celebrating Virtually

2020 College of Education scholarship awards and donor appreciation reception

Visit our 2020 virtual scholarship reception page thanking our donors and recognizing the recipients. A thank you video and event program is available on this page.

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OSU ScholarDollars:

All Scholarships & Fellowships are awarded and administered by the College of Education for new and continuing College of Education students who have been admitted and have an active ONID account.

  • OSU ScholarDollars is Oregon State University's new online scholarship search and application portal.   
    • OSU ScholarDollars will begin accepting applications for 2021 - 2022 scholarships on November 1, 2020.
    • OSU students may use OSU ScholarDollars to submit an application for the nearly $50 million in campus-based scholarship funding available for the 2020 - 2021 academic year. By submitting one application, you will be considered for over 1,500 OSU scholarship opportunities.
    • Submit your OSU ScholarDollars application by May 1st, 2021 to be considered for College of Education specific scholarships. General scholarships may have a different deadline.

Merit-based, need-based, and activity-based OSU scholarships are available, and OSU ScholarDollars also offers a searchable database of external scholarships.



Scholar Tips for Scholarships

How to submit a strong application to OSU ScholarDollars. By: Lindsay Andrews, AHE program lead.



Eligibility to Receive a College of Education Scholarship:
  • 3.0 Grade Point Average
  •  Scholarship eligibility is based on the student's full or part-time enrollment in one of the following programs, based on each program's credit requirements per term. 

    • Education Double Degree (Must be accepted to the Professional Level/Student Teaching Cohort)
    • Any Master’s program within the College of Education or program within a cognate college licensure program (Music Education, Agricultural Education, Physical Education Teacher Education). (Must be accepted)
    • Any Doctoral program within the College of Education (Must be accepted)
Causes for Disqualification Include:
  • Late or incomplete application
  • Failure to provide acceptance of the scholarship/s by the deadline in the letter of notification
  • Falsified information
  • Termination of enrollment from a College of Education program or Oregon State University licensure program
Notification of Outcome:

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications by email provided on this application. Scholarships will be awarded at the Annual College of Education Scholarship Reception in Fall, 2020.

Scholarship Reception

Students who have received scholarships will be expected to attend a Donor and Scholarship Reception event. Details will be sent to scholarship recipients.

Emergency Financial Support for OSU Students

OSU emergency funding website

The American Rescue Plan emergency aid for students is available by filling out the Emergency Funding Request. This application will be available until October 19, 2021.

On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan (ARP) was signed into law providing additional funding through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERFIII) III.  This funding is now available to institutions of higher education (IHEs) to serve students and ensure learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The emergency aid request for Fall 2021 is now available.  You can fill out the application by following the link to the Emergency Funding Request at the top of this page.  The application will be available through October 19, 2021.  Please be aware that our application vendor will be doing maintenance on the evenings of October 17-21 from 7pm - 1am. If you encounter problems during these times please try the application at another time.

Degree completion scholarships (winter 2021/spring 2021)

Applications are now closed for College of Education Completion Scholarships.

This scholarship supported College of Education students who need to leave OSU and are unable to complete their degree as a result of unpaid OSU account balances.

The criteria for student eligibility is:

  • Must be a College of Education student in good academic standing
  • Must be graduating in Winter Term 2021 or Spring Term 2021
  • Must be at risk of not graduating due to financial hardship.  Students must have an OSU account balance greater than $2,200 and, as a result, are unable to register for Winter/Spring term courses.
  • Must have met with a member of the OSU Financial Aid Office and/or a financial counselor from CAFÉ and be able to document that all other mechanisms for reducing the student’s account balance have been explored.

Completion scholarships will be reviewed as they are submitted.  All applicants will be notified of the results of the review.  Funds are limited.

Applications are now closed for this scholarship (Updated on 3/15/21)

Teacher Licensure Support Fund Awards

Awards have been distributed and applications are now closed for the Teacher Licensure Support Fund Awards.

Teacher Licensure Support Funds (TLSF), in the form of awards, are available to teacher licensure candidates who are in good academic standing. These funds will support costs associated with completing the program. To be eligible, students must be making satisfactory progress toward degree requirements. Awards will range from $150-$1000, depending on need. Awards will be prioritized for students applying for licensure in 2021. 

Students may be awarded funds to offset licensure cost, including ORELA exam fees, subject test fees, placement fees, fingerprinting fees, edTPA; College of Education processing fee; and/or TSPC licensing fees. 

Award amounts will be determined based on financial need. 

  • Please be clear in your responses about how these funds will help you cover costs that could keep you from completing your program and obtaining your license. To be considered, you must complete the entire application. FAFSA information may also be taken into consideration when determining need, but it is not required to apply. 
  • By completing this application, you agree to allow the College of Education to share your story with our donors. Information in this application may be used for marketing activities.  


Applications are closed

For questions, please contact: 

Missy Kloos [email protected] | Licensure and Placement Coordinator