Eastern Oregon University Scholarships

Eastern Oregon University: Advancing Science and Technology in Eastern Oregon–Scholarship

EOU has a scholarship open to incoming freshman majoring in biology, chemistry-biochemistry, computer science or mathematics called the ASTEO scholarship. It offers up to $7,500 annually that students can use for tuition and fees, as well as get involved in STEM activities in the EOU community and live with other STEM students in the residence halls. Click on the link above for more information!

Application process is open October 1 to February 1.

NEW! ASTEO Scholars Award

  • Award: Eligible Undergraduates may receive up to $7,500  annually, for tuition and fees.
  • Eligibility: Eligible applicants must be an incoming freshman or transfer student for fall term.  ASTEO Scholars must be majoring in biology, chemistry-biochemistry, computer science, or mathematics. Applicants must also be a US Citizen, permanent resident, national, or refugee.
  • Deadline: February 1st.
  • Application: Online application opens October 1st; must be fully submitted by March 1st (11:59 pm), to be considered for next fall term.

University Achievement Award

  • Award:  Initial award amount is $500; earn up to $2,000! Award renewable up to 12-terms (4-year equivalent); $500 award increase upon satisfactory renewal criteria.
  • Eligibility: First-time freshman standing; must be admitted to EOU; minimum cumulative High School GPA of 2.75, SAT (math and reading) minimum score of 800 OR ACT Composite minimum score of 17.
  • Application Process: Automatically awarded based on eligibility criteria and admission status.
  • Restrictions: Cannot be awarded simultaneously with the University Scholar, or the Transfer & Continuing Student Success Award.

University Scholar Award

  • Award:  Up to $3,500, renewable up to 12-terms (4-year equivalent). Award varies based on GPA and official SAT (reading & math only) or ACT test scores.
  • Eligibility: First-time freshmen; must be admitted to EOU; minimum cumulative High School GPA of 3.0
  • Application Process: Automatically awarded based on eligibility criteria.
  • Deadline:  Priority consideration is given based on admission application date.
  • Restrictions: Cannot be awarded simultaneously with the Transfer & Continuing Student Success Award.

University Scholarly-Need Award

  • Award:  Up to $1,500, renewable up to 12-terms (4-year equivalent). Award amount varies, based on GPA and FAFSA need
  • Eligibility: New, incoming freshmen students. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 at end of each academic year and satisfy 40-credits, fall through spring terms
  • Application Process: Priority admissions application deadline of Feb. 1st; awarded until funds are fully allocated
  • Deadline:  Priority consideration is given based on admission application date.
  • Restrictions: Cannot be awarded simultaneously with the Transfer & Continuing Student Success Award.

University Scholar Athlete Award

  • Award: Up to $3,500, renewable up to 12-terms (4-year equivalency). Student must also maintain a current signed contract to play, with EOU.
  • Eligibility: New, incoming freshmen student athletes (fall term entrance). Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and earn 45-EOU credits, fall through spring terms.
  • Application Process: Applications can only be acquired by their intended coach. Visitation with your coach is required to ensure complete understanding of eligibility and award criteria.
  • Deadline: Applications are due no later than the 1st day of fall term.
  • Restrictions: This award cannot be awarded simultaneously with the University Scholar/Scholarly-Need Awards, University Achievement, or the Transfer & Continuing Student Success Award.

EOU 4-County Housing Award

  • Award: $500 housing assistance for 1st year of attendance and residence on EOU campus.
  • Eligibility: Must be a resident of one of four eligible counties; Union, Wallowa, Baker, or Umatilla.
  • Deadline: No application; automatically offered with priority consideration given to all students admitted by February 1st.

EOU Foundation Scholarships

  • Award: Amount varies, 70+ scholarship programs administered through the EOU Foundation. View scholarship listings.
  • Eligibility: All EOU students are eligible to apply; must be admitted to EOU.
  • Deadline: Online application opens October 1st; must be fully submitted by February 1st (11:59 pm) to be considered for next fall 2016.

Continuing Math Educators Scholars Award (MESA)

  • Award: $2,000 to $4,000 per year for up to four years
  • Eligibility: All current/returning EOU students with minimum GPA of 3.25; pursuing math teaching career
  • Deadline: The Continuing MESA Scholar online application opens October 1st; must be fully submitted by February 1st to be given first consideration for next Fall. The Incoming MESA Scholar online application also opens October 1st and must be fully submitted by March 1st to be given first consideration for next fall 2016.

New Math Educators Scholars Award (MESA)

  • Award: $2,000 to $4,000 per year for up to four years
  • Eligibility: All new or incoming EOU students with minimum GPA of 3.25; pursuing math teaching career
  • Deadline: The New-Incoming MESA Scholar online application opens October 1st; must be fully submitted by February 1st to be given first consideration for next fall 2016.

Diversity Scholars

  • Award: Ranges from $500 – $4,000
  • Eligibility: all current and/or potential EOU students are eligible to apply; must be admitted or early-admitted to EOU.
  • Deadline:  Online application opens October 1st; must be fully submitted by February 1st (11:59 pm), to be considered for next fall 2016.

Transfer and Returning Student Success Award

  • Award: Up to $2,000.  PLUS, an additional $500 when you transfer to EOU with a completed Associates Degree.  This award automatically renews each year after spring term, once eligibility criteria has been reviewed.  Award amounts vary based on transfer or returning cumulative GPA and Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) determined by the FAFSA. Application available, here.  Available for up to 9 terms of enrollment, an equivalent of three year academic years.
  • Eligibility:  Available to new transfer and returning re-admitted EOU students.  Students who receive this award are not eligible for other Institutional Aid  (i.e., University Scholar, University Scholarly-Need, University Achievement, and Continuing Student Success Award).  Award is available summer, fall, winter, and spring terms.
  • This award is available for Undergraduate coursework only.
  • Deadline: Application is due prior to the first day of the first term at EOU, or back to EOU.

Continuing Student Success Award

  • Award: Up to $2,000. This award automatically renews each year after spring term, once eligibility criteria has been reviewed. Available for up to 9 terms of enrollment, an equivalent of three academic years.  Award amounts vary based upon cumulative GPA and Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) as determined by the FAFSA.
  • Eligibility:  Available to continuing EOU students that are not receiving other institutional aid, such as University Scholar,  University Scholarly-Need, University Achievement, and Transfer and Returning Student Success Award.  Award is available to disburse fall, winter, and spring terms.
  • This award is available for Undergraduate coursework only.
  • Deadline: Students are eligible to apply beginning July 1st, Application Available here.

International Scholarships

  • These scholarships are available to current International students enrolled at EOU. For scholarship applications and specific scholarship criteria, please visit the International Programs site: https://www.eou.edu/intprog/scholarships/.

Academic Department Scholarships

  • Please contact your academic department directly or your academic advisor, for information on other department-specific scholarship opportunities.
  • Art Department – https://www.eou.edu/art/scholarship-opportunities/
  • Music Department – https://www.eou.edu/music/scholarship-opportunities/
  • Theatre Department – https://www.eou.edu/theatre/