Contact information

The OSU Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships administers our scholarship programs. Please direct any questions to that office:
218 Kerr Administration Building, Corvallis, OR 97331-2120
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Telephone: 541-737-2241, Fax: 541-737-4494Email:

OSU Alumni Association Scholarships


OSU Presidential Scholarship Program*

The OSU Presidential Scholarship Program is a University priority focused on recruiting top students from within the state of Oregon. These are high achieving students, with minimum 3.85 GPA or 1900+ SAT/29 ACT. Selection is made through the OSU Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships to incoming freshmen or transfer students to OSU.

Incoming Student Legacy Awards*

The OSU Alumni Association Legacy Access Awards are for incoming freshmen or transfers who have a parent or guardian that is an Oregon State alumnus. Qualifications include: legacy, 3.65 GPA and 1200 SAT. This is a needs-based scholarship with a total value of $1,000 that is designed to provide access to higher education to prospective students who might not otherwise be able to afford college.

National Capital Area Leadership Awards

The OSU Alumni Association (OSUAA) and alumni from the D.C. area created the National Capital Leadership Award as a mechanism to assist OSU students who are eager to experience life in our Nation’s capital. The ideal student applicant will intern in a congressional or judicial office, government agency, nonprofit organization or association, or private organization in the Washington, DC area. A $3,500 award is available for undergraduate students.
Download information and application.
Click here for links to internship, housing and employment opportunities in DC.

OSU Alumni Association "Ironman" Award*

Named in honor of the '32 OSC Football team and team member Bill Tomsheck '33, whose endowment was the impetus for this award. The Ironman awards were created to assist upper class students in extreme financial need complete their OSU education. Qualifications: Junior or senior status, minimum 3.0 GPA and extreme financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid.

OSU Alumni Association Educational Opportunities Award

This is a new award, targeting nontraditional students with extreme financial need. Qualifications: EOP Participant, non-freshman status, 3.0 GPA and extreme financial need determined by the Office of Financial Aid.

Yano Scholarship Fund*

The scholarship was established by Penny and Gary Atkins in honor of Penny’s parents. The Yano Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarships for high achieving students from the Treasure Valley area of eastern Oregon and southwestern Idaho.  This includes the following: 
Oregon cities: Nyssa, Ontario, Vale
Idaho cities: Boise, Caldwell, Eagle, Emmett, Fruitland, Garden City, Homedale, Horseshoe Bend, Idaho City, Kuna, Marsing, Melba, Meridian, Middleton, Nampa, New Plymouth, Notus, Parma, Star, Weiser, Wilder


*Selected by the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships from the scholarship application in the OSU admissions materials.

Please direct questions to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. OSUAA awards are distributed through that office.