OSU and Community Sponsored

Applications are Closed - applications for the 2023-2024 will open January 2023

The Office of Military and Veteran Resources is proud to support the selection and award of the 4Spirits Distillery Combat Veterans Scholarship. This scholarship is available to current OSU students who are honorably discharged combat veterans of the U.S. military (Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard, including reserve components). It is the intent of the scholarship to provide a hand up to qualified students with a financial need.

This scholarship offers financial help to cover tuition, fees, books, and supplies charged to a recipient's account at Oregon State University.  Full eligibility criteria and additional information is listed on the scholarship application.

To review additional information about the scholarship and to apply please click on the following link:   4Spirits Distillery Combat Veteran Scholarship Application

 

Help us by donating funds to this scholarship; for areas you'd like to support, choose 4Spirits Distillery.  

Applications are currently Closed

Grant will be available 2022-2023 academic year

The Office of Military and Veteran Resources is proud to support the selection and award of the Benton County Veterans Memorial Emergency Assistance Grant. This grant is available to current OSU Corvallis campus students who are currently serving members of, or honorably discharged veterans of, the U.S. military (Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard, including reserve components) and members of their immediate family. This grant offers up to a maximum of $1000/term in financial assistance to help a student with food insecurities, homelessness or risk of homelessness, medical costs, and essential services.  The cost of tuition, fees, books, and supplies are not normally covered by this grant but will be considered on a case by case basis.

Full eligibility criteria and additional information is listed on the scholarship application.  

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Applications are OPEN march 1 - April 30

The Office of Military and Veteran Resources is proud to support the selection and award of the Benton County Veterans Memorial Veteran's Family Assistance Grant. This grant is available to a current OSU Corvallis campus student who is currently serving members of, or honorably discharged veterans of, the U.S. military (Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard, including reserve components). This grant offers financial assistance to help cover the cost of daycare/in-home care for students with family responsibilities.

Full eligibility criteria and additional information is listed on the scholarship application.  

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Applications are OPEN march 1 - April 30

The Office of Military and Veteran Resources is proud to support the selection and award of the Benton County Veterans Memorial Veterans Advocate Scholarship. This scholarship is available to a current OSU Corvallis campus student who is currently serving members of, or honorably discharged veterans of, the U.S. military (Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard, including reserve components). It is the intent of the scholarship to reward their commitment to the Military Connected Community through their activism in one or more of the following areas.

  • Oregon State University Student Veterans Association
  • Associated Students of Oregon State University
  • State of Oregon legislative initiatives to improve state benefits/services to the Military Connected Community
  • Volunteering in the community to directly support veterans and their families

This scholarship offers financial help to cover tuition, fees, books, and supplies charged to a recipient's account at Oregon State University.  Full eligibility criteria and additional information is listed on the scholarship application.

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Applications are Closed - applications for the 2023-2024 will open January 2023

The Office of Military and Veteran Resources is proud to manage the selection and award of the Class of ‘65 Service Member / Veteran Alumni and Descendants Educational Scholarship.  This scholarship is available to OSU alumni or former OSU students who are honorably discharged veterans of or currently serving in the U.S. military (Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard, including reserve components) or children or grandchildren of such veterans. Children and grandchildren are not limited to biological children and grandchildren only. This scholarship offers a minimum of $1,000 per year to help cover tuition, fees, books, and supplies charged to a recipient's account at Oregon State University.  Full eligibility criteria and additional information is listed on the scholarship application.

To review additional information about the scholarship and to apply please click on the following link: Class of ‘65 Service Member / Veteran Alumni and Descendants Educational Scholarship

Applications are currently Open through 29 April 2022 

Application and essay must be received by Ms. Cindy Rossi no later than 29 April 2022 by email: [email protected]

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize demonstration of high scholastic achievement and leadership potential in the area of engineering, thereby honoring General Itschner's belief in the value of talented professionals who can build and maintain the important professional relationship needed between the military and private industry to best serve our country. 

Minimum eligibility criteria:

1)    Have at least sophomore class standing at time of submission.
2)    Have at least one academic year of school at OSU remaining.
3)    Commit to attending the SAME Portland Post Chapter Meeting in May 2021 to receive the awards.
4)    Active participation in the Oregon State University (OSU) Student Post of Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) or similar professional engineering organization or club.
5)    Active participation in one of the OSU ROTC programs or full-time students in the College of Engineering.
6)    Demonstrated leadership in managing projects or organizations.
7)    Submit an essay on a separate page, in 200 to 500 words, explaining why you feel you are deserving of the Itschner Scholarship and detailing how your selected area of study is relevant to the mission of SAME.

Applications are currently Open 

The Office of Military and Veteran Resources and the College of Science are proud to manage the selection and award of the Mark & Vicki Hehnen Scholarship for Veterans in Science.  The scholarship may be awarded to an OSU undergraduate or graduate student (or a Degree Partnership undergraduate) pursuing a degree program within the College of Science who is an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Military.  This scholarship offers a minimum of $1,000 per year to help cover tuition, fees, books, and supplies charged to a recipient's account at Oregon State University.   

In order to apply, use the ScholarDollars system to submit an online application. The application will be listed in the Applications section of your ScholarDollars dashboard.

Applications are currently Open and extended until April 28

The Office of Military and Veteran Resources partnered with the Zonta Service Foundation of Corvallis to create a scholarship for female veterans called the Grateful Nation Scholarship.  More information is included in the Grateful Nation Scholarship Handout.

 

To apply, visit Zonta Club of Corvallis.

Applications are currently Open through Jun 30th 

Two awards will be awarded each term, starting Fall 2022. 

The Ecampus Junior Enlisted Tuition Assistance awards $750 a term to help cover what Military Tuition Assistance doesn't not. Currently serving E4 and below that are under graduate degree seeking students at OSU may apply.

Student eligible for OSU Ecampus military grant for service member from Oregon are not eligible.

In order to apply, use the ScholarDollars system to submit an online application. The application will be listed in the Applications section of your ScholarDollars dashboard.

Applications are currently Open through June 14th

One scholarship will be awarded per academic year, starting Fall 2022. 

The Family Service Scholarship will award up to $3,000 per academic year / $1000 a term toward tuition and fees for the spouse/partner of a currently serving member of the U.S. Military or an Honorably Discharged Veteran seeking their first undergraduate degree and not eligible for any VA educational benefits.

In order to apply, use the ScholarDollars system to submit an online application. The application will be listed in the Applications section of your ScholarDollars dashboard.

Applications are currently Open through June 14th

One scholarship will be awarded per academic year, starting Fall 2022. 

The Objective Graduation Scholarship will award up to $3,000 per academic year / $1000 a term toward tuition and fees for an Honorably Discharged Veteran seeking their first undergraduate degree and not eligible for any remaining VA educational benefits.

In order to apply, use the ScholarDollars system to submit an online application. The application will be listed in the Applications section of your ScholarDollars dashboard.

External Resources

Fisher House Foundation builds comfort homes where military & veterans families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital.  Fisher House Foundation also operates the Hero Miles program, using donated frequent flyer miles to bring family members to the bedside of injured service members as well as the Hotels for Heroes program using donated hotel points to allow family members to stay at hotels near medical centers without charge. The Foundation also manages a grant program that supports other military charities and scholarship funds for military children, spouses, and children of fallen and disabled veterans.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MILITARY CHILDREN

Students who possess a valid (not expired) U.S. Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card (DD Form 1173) and whose parent(s) are serving, or have served, in the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force or Coast Guard may apply for a scholarship.

HEROES' LEGACY SCHOLARSHIPS

The "Heroes' Legacy Scholarships" program honors not only those who have fallen in battle, but all who have died or have become disabled through their active military service since September 11, 2001. The program is open to their dependent unmarried children under age 23. A disability is defined as one that results in the service member being eligible for, and receiving, Traumatic Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (TSGLI) or a permanent and total disability compensation rating of 100%.

SCHOLARSHIP FOR MILITARY SPOUSES

Scholarship funds on average are $1,000 and can be used towards degrees, certifications, licensure, clinical supervision for mental health licensure, CEUs, business expenses and more! Any spouse eligible to hold a valid military ID is eligible. 

Fisher House Scholarship Search Tool

You and your family's service for our country qualifies you for unique funding opportunities. We'll help you find the best matches for your educational goals.

When you finish, you have a customized list of all the scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards, and other funding opportunities that match your goals.

Since 2007, the Folds of Honor has carried forth this singular, noble mission. To provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members.

Their motto says it best. Honor Their Sacrifice.  Educate Their Legacy.

 

Visit Folds of Honor for more information.

The Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC), a department of the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC), helps Oregonians plan and pay for postsecondary education. The OSAC Scholarship Application gives you access to more than 600 scholarships through a single application.  https://oregonstudentaid.gov/

A scholarship of special interest:

481: SAME Portland Post Bud Ossey Scholarship

Requirements

  • Will enroll as college sophomore or above for fall term/semester in undergraduate study
  • Major: Aeronautical, biomedical, chemical, civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering
  • GPA: 3.00+
  • Activities (preference): ROTC reservist, National Guard reservist, or prior service veteran
  • Colleges: Any public college that offers an accredited engineering program in the majors specified above
  • Enrollment: 

    Full-time enrollment required

  • FAFSA: Required - financial need may or may not be considered
  • Apply-compete annually, may be received for a maximum of 4 years.

Documents & Additional Requirements

  • Essay:

    Bud Ossey Scholarship honors a Veteran and Society of American Military Engineers Fellow.  Bernard “Bud” Ossey, born Nov 1919 in Odessa, and emigrated to the US in 1920.  Following WWII, Bud was the first Civil Engineer hired by the NWP Hydroelectric Design Center responsible for the design/construction of hydropower dams including McNary, The Dalles, John Day, Chief Joe, and Green Peter.

    Essay Theme: How career in engineering contributes to society and integrates with your plans. 

In partnership with USAA, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is pleased to announce the USAA Scholarship for undergraduate Native Veterans pursing ANY STEM degree. Along with providing the critical financial support undergraduate Native Veteran students who need to successfully complete their STEM degrees, USAA is also sending some of their scholars to the 2022 AISES National Conference.

Scholarship Amount

$2,000 for the academic year for undergraduate students

Application Due: Open until Filled

https://www.aises.org/USAA%20Scholarship

The National Military Family Association can help fund education, career, or business goals for military spouses.

The mission of this scholarship program is to help prepare military spouses for meaningful employment and to better contribute to their family’s financial security. Our scholarships are awarded to spouses of members of all Uniformed Services.

NMFA awards an average of $500 for career funding and $1000 for degrees. Up to $2500 is available for clinical supervision towards licensure in the mental health profession. Spouses are also eligible for funding, typically $1000, to build their own businesses.

Our scholarship program is named in honor of Joanne Holbrook Patton, a fifth-generation Army daughter and daughter-in-law of General George S. Patton.

Download a quick fact sheet about this program.

This website provides links to scholarships and grants for service members, veterans and family members. Well worth your time to check it out.