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If you have received notification of being eligible for the 20-21 Presidential Scholarship, please note that you do not need to accept this scholarship until you have received your financial aid award offer. You will be notified by the Financial Aid Office once you have a complete award offer available for you to review.

In addition to the many scholarships that are available nationally, in Oregon and in your local community, Western Oregon University offers nearly 200 different scholarships that you can apply for with one simple form! If you know what you’d like to major in, that department may have scholarships available as well. 

After you are admitted to WOU, you’ll be able to apply for dozens of scholarship opportunities. The deadline is March 1.

How to Apply for WOU Scholarships

Admitted WOU students can apply for dozens of scholarships available through the university. View the video to find out how easy it is to make your college education even more affordable.

How to Find More Scholarship Options

Persistent students can identify tons of scholarship resources online if they dedicate time to the process. Check out this video to learn where to find more scholarships, how the process works and how to win that money.

Scholarships at WOU

WOU offers scholarships for incoming freshman, transfer students, and continuing students.  Check out this video to learn more about what scholarships you may qualify for and how to apply for scholarships at WOU.