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Marjorie Albertson Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is available to students entering their senior year in a music major.  In addition to being a US citizen, the student must maintain a 2.8 minimum GPA, and demonstrate an ongoing commitment to leadership within the School of Music.


Mike Lindberg American Public Works Association Scholarship

Annual scholarship available to Masters students in Public Administration or Urban Studies and Planning. Awarded by the Oregon Chapter of the American Public Works Association to recognize and financially assist students who are interested in pursuing a career in Public Works Administration. Recipient must be an Oregon resident.


Abigail Jacobs-Kaufman Scholarship

The Abigail Jacobs-Kaufman Scholarship awards $1,000 annually to Judaic Studies majors or minors. Applicants will be selected on the basis of academic performance and demonstrated financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


A-DEC Scholarship

Junior or senior student with minimum GPA of 3.25 with a declared marketing major

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Aherne Family Scholarship

Any undergraduate major with financial need and good academic standing.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


AIEF Advertising Management Scholarship

Students with minimum GPA of 3.0 and financial need. Prefer juniors or seniors.

2 scholarships for students with a declared major in Advertising.

1 scholarship for a student majoring in Graphic Design with a minor in Advertising.

1 scholarship for a student majoring in Communications with a minor in Advertising.


Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Albert Crowell, Jr. Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Financial need, 3.25 min. cum. GPA. Must have lived in Oregon at least 1 year prior to scholarship application. Through essay must demonstrate strong understanding and appreciation of African-American culture & experience.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.




Alice Armstrong Scholarship

PSU student, entering second year, and enrolled part-time or full-time in the MBA program. Must have financial need statement but decision does not have to be financial need-based

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




American Society of Civil Engineers Scholarship (Oregon Section)

Awarded to a full-time senior with a 3.00+ GPA majoring in civil engineering who is completing his or her junior year in June of the application year. Preference given to students participating in ASCE Student Chapter activities. Financial need given secondary consideration. Please contact the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering for scholarship applications and deadlines. 1930 SW 4th Ave., Suite 200 (503) 725-4282 http://www.cee.pdx.edu email at ceedept@cecs.pdx.edu


Anna T. Rigles Travel Award

Anna T. Rigles has established this travel award for students studying in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. The award will go towards defraying conference fees and conference travel-related expenses for undergraduate students who will be presenting or attending conference(s) related to the field of women, gender and sexuality studies.  The award is for up to $500 of anticipated travel expenses.

http://www.pdx.edu/ws/womens-studies-scholarships
 


Annie Spencer Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

The Annie Spencer Scholarship is for both full- and part-time students. A specific goal of the Annie Spencer Scholarship is to enrich the University's learning environment by attracting and recognizing outstanding students from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Applicants must have current documentation (within the last 3 years) of a diagnosed disability by a qualified professional. Documentation will be verified through the Disability Resource Center and will be considered confidential. Recipients must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Oregon residents may be given preference and financial need will be taken into consideration. Graduating high school seniors and others with less than 30 college credits must have a high school GPA of at least 2.75; students with 30 or more college credits must have a cumulative college GPA of at least 2.50. All applicants must meet regular admissions requirements. Applicants will be asked to provide documentation of disability.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which open in October and are due by February 1 each year.
 


Armen and Mary Ann Grossenbacher Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduate or graduate students who are pursuing a course of study in engineering, physics, mathematics, or chemistry.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which open in October and are due by February 1 each year.
 


Art Terry Scholars' Fund

Admission into COE Counselor Education Program. Financial need is considered.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Arthur & Aileen McNett Music Scholarship

This scholarship requires demonstrated financial need.  A music major who maintains a 3.0 GPA and full time enrollment is eligible to apply.  Candidates are selected based on merit and their audition.


Asher B. Wilson Scholarship

Incoming freshman who declare a Theater Arts major are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  The admitted student must enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours each term that the scholarship is awarded.  While the award will not be granted on the basis of financial need, evidence of financial need will be taken into consideration when making an award.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Aspen Mitzvah Fund Scholarship

The Department of World Languages & Literatures offers renewable scholarships of up to $1000 to students enrolling in and completing second- and third-year modern Hebrew sequences.  The award will be used to meet tuition costs and related educational expenses at Portland State University.  Preference will be given to students in the more advanced (300-level) sequence, and to students in Judaic Studies.  Full-time PSU students and high school students may apply.  Academic performance and financial need are also major considerations.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Autzen Family Foundation

The Autzen Foundation scholarship is for undergraduate students who are Oregon residents. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Barbara A. Sestak Endowed Architecture Scholarship

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED LATER DUE TO NEED FOR PORTFOLIO:
~ Recipient must show progress towards professional licensure, as documented in the student NCARB Intern Record and demonstrate design and/or technical competency to the scholarship committee through portfolio, experience, research or other means.
~ Demonstrates design/technical competency
~ Preference for student of diverse of background or experience

 
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.




Barbara Coit Yeager Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need who are in good academic standing.  Preference is given to students returning to college after an absence.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Barbara Exner Vogelsang Scholarship

The Barbara Exner Vogelsang Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student majoring in Communication who has demonstrated academic excellence and financial need.  The scholarship is for a one-time award of $400.

Eligibility Requirements:​
Applicants must be Communication majors who are:
  • Enrolled as a PSU student pursuing a BA/BS degree in Communication
  • Earned a GPA of at least 3.4
  • Must be enrolled in Summer or Fall terms, 2019
  • Have demonstrated excellence in Communication courses
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Barbara McDougall Scholarship

The Barbara McDougall Scholarship Award is in honor of one of our past Portland State University students. Mrs. McDougall is generously providing this scholarship to help support promising undergraduate mathematics and statistics students.

Eligibility: All declared undergraduate mathematics majors who have taken at least one upper division course (300 or 400 level) in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Applicants will need to submit a statement in the online application "regarding current work in mathematics, service to the mathematical community, or promising future work in mathematics." 

Number of Awards: Two
Each award: $2,000 

For questions, please contact the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics & Statistics at: mathstatadvising@pdx.edu.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.




Bauers Family Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is for students who have served their country in the Oregon National Guard or other branches of military service.  The scholarship is established to assist these veterans who are in pursuit of their higher education goals.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Benenson Scholarship

For students with academic merit and financial need, admitted into COE programs preparing them for careers in K-12 classroom education, school counseling, or special education. Preference to those wanting to work in elementary settings.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Betsy W. Bergstein Endowed Scholarship

To support undergraduate students with financial need within the School of Social Work. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarhip Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each academic year.



Betty and Larry Hittle Endowed Scholarship

Aspiring math and science educators studying in the Collge of Education.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Bill and Genene Boldt Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is for first generation students with financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Bill and Julie Young Endowed Scholarship

The Bill and Julie Young Endowed Scholarship was established by SSW Alumni Bill and Julie Young.

Criteria:
  • Field of Study: Social Work or College of Education's Masters in Early Childhood Education
  • Financial Need: Demonstrated financial need
  • Other: Applicant will demonstrate their intent to practice and/or provide leadership in early childhood (0-5 years).
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which is due February 1 each year.


Bi-Mart Corp (Graduate)

Outstanding graduate business student with academic merit & financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Blick Art Materials Art + Design Merit Scholarship

This awarded supports an Art+Design student who is either an undergraduate or graduate who has a cumulative Portland State University of  3.25.  There is a preference for students who demonstrate financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which open in October and are due by February 1 each year.


Blick Art Materials Endowed Architecture Scholarship

This scholarship award is $1000 for one year.  In addition to demonstrating financial need, the graduate student applying for this award must be in Year II of the Master of Architecture program.  Further, the student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in university-wide PSU courses.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


Boeing Scholarship - SLM

Junior or senior student with a minimum GPA of 3.2. Must have SLM major with interest in manufacturing and demonstrate financial need. Must be authorized to work full time in US.  Prefer diversity candidate.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Boeing Scholarship (Accounting)

Junior or senior student with a minimum GPA of 3.2. Must have an accounting major with an interest in management accounting. Must be authorized to work full time in US and have financial need. Preference for diversity candidate.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Bradley N. Horner Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship you must have declared yourself as a major in Criminology and Criminal Justice at PSU, be in a junior standing, have an interest in pursuing a career in law enforcement, and demonstrate financial need.
 
Students may reapply in competition with other applicants.
 
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


 
 


Brakke-Daggett-Petti Family Educational Leadership Endowed Scholarship

Admitted to the College of Education Initial Administration License Progam. Preference will be given to applicants who have taught for more than five years in public schools and who are former elementary teachers, and intend to return to high poverty (Title 1) schools.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Bruce Browne Endowed Scholarship

Vocal majors



C. William Savery Scholarship

Awarded to an upper-division mechanical engineering student based on merit, professional promise, and need.
Limited to US citizen or resident with preference giving to Portland Metro Area residents.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Capps Family Scholarship

Admission into COE program preparing for initial teaching licensure in elementary education; financial need. Preference for students who plan to teach in an inner-city school. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Career & Community Services Scholarship

Applicants must be admitted or applying for admission to the Career and Community Studies Certificate at Portland State University.

Applicants will need to meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • All applicants 18-21 years old must be students of Portland Public Schools
  • Applicants over age 21 and aged out of school services
  • Meet the definition and criteria for “intellectual disability” and provide documentation
  • Have had experiences in work environments (can include any of the following: school-based work experiences, community-based work experiences, volunteer experiences, internships, paid work)

Through responses within the application, personal statement and an interview, applicants will need to:

  • demonstrate interest in going to college
  • describe goals for after finishing college
  • commit to taking  6 – 8 credits each academic term
  • commit to maintaining integrated part-time employment during the college experience
  • provide examples of how they are developing skills to live and work in their community
  • provide examples of taking initiative and getting help when needed to be as successful and independent as possible
  • ​demonstrate interest in completing a 4-year college PSU experience



Carl Burgdorfer CFA Society of Portland Scholarship

Undergraduate senior with a finance major and a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Carl E. Green Endowed Graduate Fellowship

Awarded to a civil engineering graduate student with a cumulative 3.00+ GPA specializing in environmental/geotechnical engineering. Applicant must show a demonstrated financial need, potential for success and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Carl Saltveit Scholarship

This scholarship is for distinguished students from Portland Community College who are transferring with junior status to complete their final two years of education and earn their degree at Portland State University.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Carol and Larry Burden Endowed Student Recognition Award

Annual award to master's level student in the Counseling Education Program.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Carol Turner Scholarship

Admission into a COE teacher education program, financial need and academic merit are considerations.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


CE Rawlinson / PricewaterhouseCoopers Scholarship (GR)

MSFA student with demonstrated academic achievement, community service and career goals. Financial need is a factor but lack of need should not be a disqualifying factor for an otherwise qualified student. Prefer student with interest in accounting. 




CE Rawlinson Scholarship (UG)

Undergraduate accounting student with demonstrated academic achievement, community service and career goals. Financial need is a factor but lack of need should not be a disqualifying factor for an otherwise qualified student.




Charles & Joan Shireman Endowed Scholarship

The Charles & Joan Shireman Endowed Scholarship was established to reward excellence in scholarly pursuits. The scholarship is for a graduate student in either the MSW or PhD program. Preference will be given to a student who has demonstrated interest in a professional career in public child welfare or juvenile justice.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Charles and Miriam Rosenthal Scholarship for Engineering and Computer Science

  • Field of study: open to students accepted and enrolled in any discipline in the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Academic record/GPA: in good academic standing
  • Class level: a) undergraduate juniors, renewable for senior year
  • Financial need: must be eligible for federal financial aid
  • Other criteria: Oregon resident
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Charles M. White Endowed Scholarship

To support part-time or full-time undergraduate students with financial need and academic promise pursuing a degree in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Chik and Ulku Erzurumlu Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to an upper-division student majoring in engineering or computer science and based on academic excellence, need, and potential for success.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Child Welfare Education Partnership - BSW

Award: $6,000

Who Can Apply: BSW

Deadline: January 13

The Child Welfare Education Program (CWEP) is a collaborative effort between the School of Social Work at PSU and the Oregon Department of Human Services - Child Welfare (DHS). The program provides educational and tuition support of up to $6,000 to students who are in their senior year pursuing a BSW degree. Graduates agree to work for the Department of Human Services/Children and Families for a minimum of at least one year following graduation. The Child Welfare Education Program prepares graduates for employment and assists with the job application and job search process.

For more information, contact Lea Ann Holder at (503) 725-8018, OR Laurie Leasure at (503) 725-8284.




Child Welfare Education Partnership - MSW

Award: $6,000 - $10,000

Who Can Apply: MSW

Deadline: January 13

The Child Welfare Education Program is a collaborative effort between the School of Social Work at PSU and the Oregon Department of Human Services/Child Welfare (DHS/CW). The program provides educational and tuition support to students who are pursuing their MSW degree. Students admitted into the program sign an agreement to work for DHS/CW for at least one calendar year for each academic year they receive financial support. MSW DHS/CW employees receive up to $10,000 per year and non-employees of DHS/CW can be awarded up to $6,000. Partnership students who are also in the Culturally Responsive Leaders Program will be awarded up to $10,000 per academic year (fall, winter and spring terms).

For more information, contact Lea Ann Holder at (503) 725-8018, or  Laurie Leasure at (503) 725-8284.




Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Scholarship

Major in Civil or Environmental Engineering

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Clarridge Pelinka Transitional Scholarship

  • Class level: Undergraduate juniors transferring from a community or junior college who wish to complete a four-year degree
  • Field of study: Engineering and sciences (including social, natural, political, and computer sciences.)
  • Academic record/GPA: 3.0
  • Financial need: Yes
  • Other criteria: Applicants must have completed a two-year course of study and have graduated from a community or junior college in the Portland metropolitan area (Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas Counties).
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Clarridge Scholarship


Field of Study: General, with preference for fields of teaching, engineering and sciences.

Class Level: Undergraduate

Academic Record: minimum 3.0 GPA

Financial Need: must be demonstrated

Other criteria: Students must be single parent. Preference is given to students enrolling or returning to school after a period of absence. These students may have established, or are in the process of changing, their careers and are returning to earn a degree.

Renewable if student maintains eligibility criteria.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




CLAS Endowed Dean's Scholarship

Fund provides scholarship support to undergraduate students who demonstrate academic promise and have declared majors in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Claudine G. Fisher Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in French with a minimum GPA of 3.50 who demonstrates academic excellence, leadership and financial need. Applicant must submit the common World Languages and Literatures scholarship application form, with all support materials on the checklist. The statement (approximately 350-words, in French) should address the student’s educational goals, university activities and related interests. One letter of recommendation should be from a PSU French professor, the second letter should be from a faculty member outside the department.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which open in October and are due February 1 each year.


Cliff and Deborah Burns Scholarship

The Cliff and Deborah Burns Scholarship was established to support undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics students.
 
Eligibility: All declared undergraduate mathematics majors who have taken at least one upper division course (300 or 400 level) in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated financial need.  Past winners are not eligible. 

Number of Awards: One
Each award: $2,000

For questions, please contact the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics at: mathstatadvising@pdx.edu.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


COE Teacher Pathways Scholarship

Scholarship support for culturally and linguistically diverse future educators enrolled in PSU's graduate teacher preparation programs.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


College of Education Scholarship

To assist academically able candidates in the completion of their program of study.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


 




Coral Sales Company/D.P. Daniels Scholarships

Awarded to full time students of junior/senior standing (priority given to senior standing) who have lived in the Pacific Northwest for at least six years. Recipients must intend to pursue careers in highway/transportation engineering or highway construction. Leadership qualities and participation in civic and professional activities will be considered. Evidence of work experience in the highway/transportation field an asset. Civil & Environmental Engineering Department 1930 SW 4th Ave. Suite 200 (503) 725-4282 www.cee.pdx.edu email at ceedept@cecs.pdx.edu


Count Monterone Opera Scholarship

This scholarship is for a full-time sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate-level vocal performance major with demonstrated financial need, who is particpating in the Opera Workshop and Production the year they receive the scholarship.  Preference is given to a student who is dedicated to, or demonstrates a potential for, a career in opera.


Creating Futures Scholarship

Students with highest financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Curriculum & Instruction/GTEP/BTP Scholarship

This scholarship is available to qualified students who have been admitted to a program within Curriculum & Instruction, the Graduate Teacher Education Program (GTEP), or the Bilingual Teacher Pathway Program (BTP). Financial need is a consideration.Financial need is a consideration.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


D. Paul Fansler Memorial Scholarships

Purpose: Support PSU students from China and/or non-Chinese students whose focus of study is on China or who are currently studying Chinese language.

Application is through the Confucius Institute: 
http://www.pdx.edu/confucius-institute/confucius-institute-scholarships


Daniel and Laura Brose Memorial Scholarship

The Daniel and Laura Brose Memorial Scholarship was created in December 2001 by Albert and Margaret Chen, Telamon Corporation, in recognition of the support given to them by the Daniel and Laura Brose family.

Eligibility: All declared undergraduate mathematics majors who have taken at least one upper division course (300 or 400 level) in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics with a GPA in the major of 3.5 or above. Candidates must demonstrate a strong understanding of Asian culture and experience. Special consideration will be given to students demonstrating financial need and students with diverse cultural experiences.

Applicants will need to submit a two page essay in the online application describing their understanding of the Asian culture or their own experiences.

Number of Awards: One
Each award: $1,500
 

For questions, please contact the Fairborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics at: mathstatadvising@pdx.edu.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.




Dave Fitzpatrick Mathematics & Statistics Scholarship

Dave Fitzpatrick Mathematics and Statistics Scholarship is established in honor of Dave Fitzpatrick, a graduate of Portland State University, earning a Masters in Mathematics. Dave Fitzpatrick was a member of the Society of Actuaries and earned his FSA and MAAA. He was the Vice-President and Group Actuary for The Standard, a Portland, Oregon insurance company. He was actively involved in the community and made a positive impact on others.

Eligibility: All declared undergraduate mathematics majors who have taken at least one upper division course (300 or 400 level) in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics, who are in their junior year and have the cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Preference will be given to students intending to enter the field of actuarial science.

Applicants will need to submit a two page essay in the online application on their interest in entering a field that will allow them to apply their degree and the approach they will take to make a positive difference in the lives of others when they are established in their fields.

Number of Awards: One
Each award: $3,000

For Questions, please contact the Fairborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics at:
mathstatadvising@pdx.edu

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


David A. Jimerson Endowed Vocal Scholarship

Vocal performance or music education major, must participate in opera area, audition may be required



David and Christine Vernier Endowed Scholars Program College of Liberal Arts & Sciences STEM Scholarship

Criteria:
  • Undergraduates
  • Preference: Students who are the first generation in their family to attend college
  • Financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Students in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences seeking a STEM career, with a preference for students seeking a teaching career in STEM fields
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


David and Christine Vernier Endowed Scholars Program School of Social Work Scholarship

Criteria:
  • Undergraduates
  • Preference: Students who are the first generation in their family to attend college
  • Financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Students in the School of Social Work
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


David and Christine Vernier Endowed STEM Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarships for students in the STEM disciplines, including outstanding undergraduate STEM students dedicated to improving the quality of K-12 STEM education.

Criteria for Scholarship Recipients:
  • a. Field of study: Science, technology, engineering, or mathematics/statistics
  • b. Class level: Undergraduate junior or senior
  • c. Financial need: Financial need must be demonstrated.
  • d. Academic record/ GPA: Applicants must demonstrate significant academic promise.
  • e. Other criteria: Applicants must be students who have lived or worked in a diverse environment and have overcome obstacles such as socioeconomic or educational disadvantage.


Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


 




David and Linda Smeltzer Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund

The purpose of the David and Linda Smeltzer Scholarship is to attract outstanding students who use wheelchairs for mobility. These are students who contribute to the campus learning environment by sharing their unique strengths and diverse perspectives through their involvement in on-campus activities and participation in community service.

Eligibility requirements: High-school graduates who have been admitted to PSU, and Undergraduate students with a 2.50 college level GPA; Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate students with a 3.00 college-level GPA. Preference is given to Oregon residents.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




David and Wilma Cox Science Education Scholarship

Admitted to GTEP, preparing to teach science. Preference to those with the potential for becoming exemplary K-12 classroom science teacher. Financial need a consideration.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


David Capuzzi Outstanding Scholar Program Endowment

This scholarship was established to honor the contributions made locally and nationally to Counselor Education over the 26 years David served as Professor of Counselor Education in the College of Education at Portland State University.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


David E. Wedge Music Scholarship

Music majors are eligible to apply.  


David Weisenburg Memorial Scholarship

For a full-time undergraduate student who is either in the active military, reserve/national guard, dependent, or immediate family of personnel involved in either Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom (includes Homeland Defense). Must be in good standing, Oregon resident, demonstrated financial need. Applicant should attach relationship to military personnel, branch of service, dates of service, and veteran/DoD education benefit amount per month. If active duty, attach proof of current military service. If not currently in military, attach copy of DD214. If in Guard, attach copy of NOBE.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Dean Randy Hitz Honorary Scholarship

Scholarship for first generation students enrolled in any PSU College of Education program.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Debbie Boldrick Music Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a fulltime senior in the School of Music program.  Funds are directed toward applied music lesson fees. Preference is given to a single parent or to a student from a single parent household.

An applicant must submit:
1) a letter describing his/her aspirations and the part music plays in their life (two page max),
2) a CD of their work, 
3) two letters of recommendation: one from a music faculty and one from outside PSU.

The student must maintain a GPA of 2.75 or more.


 



Deborah Janikowski Scholarship

Student enrolled in MSFA with financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA or higher. Must be returning to school after a break or have completed the gender diversity essay.


Deborah Murdock Scholarship

The Deborah Murdock Scholarship is awarded annually to assist Portland State University graduate students achieve their educational goals. The fund supports tuition, fees, books, or other expenses for a graduate student with financial need who is dedicated to a career in public service.


Denis P. Norstrom Endowed Scholarship in Architecture

Architecture major


Apply by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


Dilafruz Williams Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to students in the COE’s Leadership for Sustainability Education program who exhibit leadership, dedication to social justice and environmental sustainability, and interest in scholarly pursuit of sustainability education. Preference will be given to those applicants who support learning gardens in the Portland Public School District and demonstrate commitment to children and youth in poverty. The scholarship is merit based, and financial need is a consideration.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Diversity Enrichment Scholarship- Frosh

Eligibility requirements: 
High School Students 
• Fewer than 30 college credits with a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA or GED completion (55 total score or better) 
• Must have admissions decision from Portland State University by April 1, 2016 
• Must enter Portland State University in fall 2016
 
Incoming transfer students 
• Minimum of 30 transferable college credits, but no more than 134 credits with 2.50 cumulative college-level GPA 
• Must be working to complete first bachelor’s degree 
• Must have admissions decision from Portland State University by April 1, 2016
• Must enter Portland State University in fall 2016
 
Current PSU undergraduates 
• No more than 134 credits with 2.50 cumulative college-level GPA 
• Must be working to complete first bachelor’s degree

Selection Criteria: 
The scholarship is awarded to students who best exemplify the purpose of the Diversity Enrichment Scholarship. Priority for 
the Diversity Enrichment Scholarship is given to Oregon residents with students with high financial need as defined by 
federal guidelines and who are “first-generation” college students (neither parent has a four-year college degree from any 
country). International students are not eligible for this scholarship.


Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 

 




Don Wyler Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduate students with financial need and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.  Preference is for students who have graduated from Jefferson High School in Portland, Oregon.  The scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years if the student continues to meet criteria.  The scholarship will cover tuition and mandatory fees.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


DP Partners Supply and Logistics Scholarship

(UG): Junior or senior level student. Must be studying Supply & Logistics. Minimum GPA of 3.30 in SBA coursework. Amount: $1,000


Dr. Abdul Qayum Endowed Graduate Fellowship

For graduate students that have earned a degree from any college or university in India
In good academic standing as measured by performance on GRE or similar exam, or prior academic record equivalent to 3.0 or above GPA in the United States
Preference given to candidates with demonstrated financial need
Students shall be full-time degree-seeking graduate students admitted to PSU


Dr. Charlotte Tsoi Goodluck Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund

Purpose: Provide scholarship support to students working towards a Bachelor of Social Work Degree within the School of Social Work and/or students working towards a minor degree in the Indigenous Nations Studies within the School of Gender, Race and Nations Initiative.

Award: At least one award annually of at least $1000, dependent on funds available


Criteria:
Field of Study: Social Work and/or Indigenous Nations Studies
Class level: Undergraduate
Financial need: Yes
Academic record/GPA: 3.0

Apply by submitting the onine PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each academic year.


Dr. Harry and Karen Groth, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

This renewable scholarship assists an undergraduate or graduate Art + Design scholar whose preferred medium is sculpture or painting.  The successful applicant will be an Oregon resident who is in good academic standing at PSU, and who can demonstrate financial need.


Dr. Joe and Mrs. Gwen Pierce Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduate students within the PSU Department of Anthropology or School of Social Work with a preference for students with a disability or who are a military veteran.  One scholarship of $1900 will be awarded per academic year.

To apply for this scholarship, submit the Portland State University Undergraduate Scholarship Application, available Oct 1 until February 1 each academic year.


Dr. John & Felicia Wirtz Endowed Music Scholarship

Full time music majors



Dr. Robert D. Dryden Memorial Scholarship

Must be an MCECS major, demonstrate financial need and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Drew Lippay Scholarship

(UG, GR): Outstanding undergraduate or graduate in Human Resource Management. Must not graduate in the calendar year the award was made. Must be a member of HRMA. Minimum 3.25 GPA.


Drs. Bill and Ricky Korach Graduate Teacher Education Endowed Scholarship

Admission in a COE teacher preparation program with intention to pursue a career as a k-12 classroom teacher. Merit and financial need are considerations.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Drum And Bugle Corps Endowed Scholarship

designated for brass and percussion students, no other requirement


Duncan and Cindy Campbell Friends of the Children Scholarship

To provide scholarships for Masters of Social Work students who work at Friends of the Children to change children's lives for the better.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each academic year.



Dundar F. Kocaoglu Endowed ETM Fellowship

ETM student

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Earl W. Quarles Scholarship

Undergraduate student with Supply & Logistics Management major. Must show financial need and academic performance.




ECE Faculty Scholarship

Awarded to an ECE student in good academic standing.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Economics Scholars Fund

Scholarship for students of Economics


Edward and Martha Adelsheim Scholarship

High school senior or undergraduate student with academic promise and financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Eleanor Hardt Memorial Scholarship in Teacher Education

Admission into the Graduate Teacher Education Program (GTEP), or masters in C/I.  You are a student returning to college after the absence of several years; complete an essay demonstrating an understanding of women’s issues and how this understanding translates to a commitment to teaching. Financial need and academic merit are considered.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Electrical and Computer Engineering Endowed Scholarship GR

At the end of the academic year, faculty nominate and award the scholarship to a student who will be returning the following academic year to the undergraduate or graduate program in electrical and/or computer engineering.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Electrical and Computer Engineering Endowed Scholarship UG

At the end of the academic year, faculty nominate and award the scholarship to a student who will be returning the following academic year to the undergraduate or graduate program in electrical and/or computer engineering.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Elizabeth and John Trudeau Endowed Scholarship

Upper division, full-time (12 cr minimum per term) College of the Arts major who has a 3.00+ cumulative GPA (3.50+ in their major), entering their junior or senior year. The scholarship award must be used for tuition. Award rotates annually among COTA Schools. Applicants must be majoring in the School designated to receive the award.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Elsa Jorgenson Award

The Elsa Jorgenson Awards, the gift of the Estate of Elsa Jorgenson, were established to give special recognition to full time graduate students majoring in English, foreign langauge, and science.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Elva Coombs Endowed Scholarship

Admitted to the COE; academic merit; preference for students preparing to teach physical education or preparing to work with injury evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation for the physically active. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Ernie Bonner Equity Planning Scholarship

Annual scholarship available to students pursuing a Master of Urban and Regional Planning or a Ph.D. in Urban Studies, and who have stated interest in equity planning and/or the use of planning to advance conditions of social equity in our society.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Esther Dudlets Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need who are first generation college students (neither parents graduated from a four-year college). Preference will be given to students interested in elementary, secondary, special or STEM education.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Eubanks Memorial Trust Scholarship

This scholarship is for PSU undergraduates who are Oregon residents with financial need and who are majoring in fields of: science, mathematics, engineering and computer science, pre-med, geography, or social work. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Eugene and Marjorie Enneking Scholarship

The Eugene and Marjorie Enneking Scholarship was established by a grateful student of Gene and Marjorie Enneking to provide support to students enrolled in either the Master's in Statistics or Master's in Mathematics for Teachers programs.
 
Eligibility: For the Academic year 2021-22 the scholarship is open to students enrolled in the Master's in Mathematics for Teachers program.

Number of Awards: One
Each award: $1,000
 
For questions, please contact the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics at: mathstatadvising@pdx.edu.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


Eva Harris

Undergraduates with financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Eva Kripalani Annual Scholarship (GR)

Graduate student with financial need and a minimum GPA of 3.5 in their undergraduate degree.




Evelyn I Crowell Endowed Theater and Film Scholarship

This award is open to an undergraduate junior or senior who is a full-time College of the Arts student in the School of Theater and Film.  The student is required to have a 3.25+ in major courses taken at PSU, and have 90 or more credits in total. The scholarship award must be used for tuition and fees. Financial need will be considered during the selection process.

This scholarship rotates between Theater and Film and was awarded to a Theater student for the 2020-21 year.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.




Evelyn I. Crowell Opera Scholarship

This award is open to an undergraduate junior or senior who is a full-time College of the Arts student in the School of Music Opera program.  The student is required to have a 3.25+ in major courses taken at PSU, and have 90 or more credits in total. The scholarship award must be used for tuition and fees. Financial need will be considered during the selection process.




Faaleava-Whitefoot Pacific Islander Club Student Scholarship

The Faaleava-Whitefoot Pacific Islander Club Student Scholarship was created by the Pacific Islander Club of Portland State University to recognize the contributions that students of Pacific Island descent make to the educational, cultural, and social life of the campus. Applicants must show interest in the cultures represented in the Pacific Islands. Applicants must explain the importance of the Pacific Islands culture, why they are pursuing a degree in higher education, and how they will contribute to the Pacific Islanders Club. One to three scholarships of $500-$1000 for educational expenses will be made annually. The award is not renewable, but recipient may apply in subsequent years.


Farrens Endowed Scholarship for Overseas Studies

Name: Farrens Endowed Scholarship for Overseas Studies
Sponsor: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Available To: Juniors and Seniors
Number of Awards: 1
Amount: $5000 for term (half-year) or semester $7,500 for full year (2018)
Renewable: No
Available: October
Deadline: April 1

Description: This scholarship provides financial support to a student who might not otherwise be able to afford a study abroad trip of a term, semester or year to a non-English-speaking country. Although not required, we hope that students who receive this award will find a way to pay it forward by giving in some way to those PSU students who come after them. 

Criteria: One scholarship will be awarded to a student who meets the following minimum criteria:
•    Full-time PSU student
•    Completion of at least 90 credits (junior standing)
•    Completing of at least 12 credits of a world language at PSU
•    3.0 overall GPA 
•    3.0 GPA in all WLL classes
•    Financial need
•    Attendance of a study abroad program approved by PSU Education Abroad Office that takes place in a non-English-speaking country and that has an explicit language component


Festa Italiana Association Scholarship

vocal



Florence Saltzman Heidel Endowed Scholarship

Established to honor the memory of Florence Salzman Heidel, an exceptional painter and teacher, this award is available to an undergraduate Art + Design major who is in good academic standing and who demonstrates financial need.


Follett Bookstore Scholarship

Criteria: The Portland State Bookstore will provide $500 on account at the Bookstore to be used for the purchase of course materials. These scholarships are for PSU students with demonstrated financial need who are in good academic standing.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Food Industry Leadership Scholarships

(UG, GR): Outstanding business students in food industry management program, financial need, must be pursuing a career in the food industry. Robert G. Miller: Preference is given to employees and children of employees of Fred Meyer, Inc. Amount: varies.


Food Industry Leadership/ National Frozen Foods Association

(UG, GR): Outstanding business students in food industry management program, financial need, must be pursuing a career in the food industry. National Frozen Foods Association/Zerocrats: Amount: varies.


Founders Endowment for Special Education

Admitted to the COE Special Education Program; intending to work with children, youth and young adults with disabilities. Merit and financial need are considered. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Frances Lenore Jones Scholarship

The Frances Lenore Jones Scholarship was established to support women students who are pursuing their education after having a family. The annual award is $4,000 distributed over three terms as $1,333/term.

Applications are invited from undergraduate students who are majoring or applying to major in Women's Studies. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA average and enrolls in at least 36 credits in the academic year (including summer term).

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Frank and Danice Terraglio Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time, upper-division, undergraduate student majoring in engineering or computer science with a minimum 3.00 GPA. Preference is given to an Oregon high school graduate involved in student groups or public service.


Frank and Nadezda Munk Political Science Graduate Scholarship

Annual scholarship available to graduate students in political science and international studies with high promise of achievement in international affairs.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Frank L. Roberts Community Service Scholarship

The Frank L. Roberts Community Service Scholarship will be given to a graduate degree student in Portland State University's College of Urban & Public Affairs who demonstrates a commitment to community or public service. The scholarship will recognize a person whose activities reflect the importance of civic responsibility either through career choice or desire to use higher education to achieve specific goals shared by a community.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Franz and Leecia Rad Scholarships for Undergraduate Students in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Undergraduate student enrolled in Civil and Environment Engineering, upper division, demonstrated financial need, minimum of 3.30 GPA in courses required for BSCE degree.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Friends of the College of Education Scholarship

Admission into any College of Education teacher or school counseling preparation program preparing to teach math, science, language arts/English, arts, Bilingual/ESL, special education and/or in inclusive classrooms; or preparing to become a school counselor. Financial need and merit are considerations. Preference for applicants who intend to teach or counsel in high need and/or challenging school settings, have multicultural and/or special education experience, and/or are first-generation college students. May only be awarded to a student once.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Gail Katz Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to an upper-division student in electrical or mechanical engineering with an interest in energy conservation, renewable energy, and sustainable development. Preference for female students. U.S. citizenship is not required.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Garrison Gibbons Endowed Fellowship

Awarded to a graduate student in the School of Social Work with outstanding academic qualifications, demonstrated financial need, an interest in gay and lesbian issues and who shows career promise. Preference given to students who have serviced with Oregon gay or lesbian social service agencies.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Gary & Carla Cumpston Scholarship (MBA)

MBA student with demonstrated financial need and good academic standing.


Gary & Carla Cumpston Scholarship (UG)

Undergraduate student with demonstrated financial need and good academic standing.


Gary G. Barnes Sr. Scholarship

Business student, over 25 years old. Prefer returning student with a family.




Gaye Bradley Richardson '78 and James Richardson Endowed Scholarship

Undergraduate student in any field of business with financial need and minimum 3.25 GPA. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Geffen Mesher Accounting Scholarship (GR)

MSF or post-bac accounting student with minimum of 3.3 GPA in accounting coursework. Prefer students with demonstrated desire to pursue a career in public accounting.


Geffen Mesher Accounting Scholarship (UG)

Junior level or above accounting student with minimum of 3.3 GPA in accounting coursework. Prefer students with demonstrated desire to pursue a career in public accounting.




Georgia Leupold Marshall Endowed Music Scholarship

music majors



Gerald Frey Endowed Scholarship

Gerald Frey was an Associate Professor Emeritus in the School of Social Work. His career spanned the period from 1970 until his retirement in 1998. This scholarship for MSW students was created to honor his legacy and important contributions to the school and the to professional social work in Oregon. The scholarship is for a student who will: 1) be entering the final year of field placement, 2) has financial need, 3) has selected advanced concentration in Community Based Practice or Social Service Program Management, 4) has work experience and interest in public and voluntary social service, and 5) creative thoughts and action addressing community problems.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Gerry and Marilyn Cameron Scholarship (GR)

Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need. Prefer US Bank employees and their family who are majoring in business. Second preference to US Bank employees and their family who are majoring in any subject area. Third preference for any students majoring in business. Prefer Oregon and Washington residents.


Gerry and Marilyn Cameron Scholarship (UG)

Students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need. Prefer US Bank employees and their family who are majoring in business; second preference to US Bank employees and their family who are majoring in any subject area; third preference for any students majoring in business. Prefer Oregon and Washington residents.


Glenn C. Lovett Endowed Scholarship

Junior or senior student with accounting major. Must demonstrate promise and have the potential to positively impact the accounting/business community.




Gordon Solie Endowed Bassoon Scholarship

bassoon



Graham Stewart Clark Scholarship

The Graham Stewart Clark Scholarship was created in honor of Graham Stewart Clark, an alumnus of the Masters in Urban and Regional Development Program and accomplished planner for the City of Portland. 

Criteria:
  • Graduate students enrolled in the MURP program
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Financial need
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Graphic Design Scholarships - UG

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate Graphic Design major who demonstrates financial need as well as academic promise.


Gregory K and Mary Chomenko Hinckley Scholarship

  • Graduate level student enrolled in the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science  at Portland State University
  • G.P.A. of 3.0 or better
  • Demonstrated promise in research related to rising junior faculty member. (Letter of reference should be from faculty who have experienced the student’s capacity for research and recommend them for support.) 
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Gregory K. and Mary Chomenko Hinckley Chamber Choir Scholarship

Vocal performance or music education major, must participate in chamber choir, exceptional vocal potential, preference for awards and accolades as vocalist or conductor in high school or college


Gwen Smith Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students demonstrating a commitment to impacting social change. Preference will be given to students with previous contributions to social change through professional, volunteer or civic activities, and to students passionate about promoting world peace and social justice, and ending poverty and hunger. Preference will also be given to students seeking careers in the public and private non-profit sectors and who may be returning to school after a period of absence. Recipients will have a GPA of 3.0 or greater.  This scholarship is renewable if the student continues to meet the criteria.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which open in October and are due by February 1 each year.
 


Halloran Family Endowed Scholarship

This fund will support University-wide scholarships for incoming freshman students to Portland State University.  Preference will be given to applicants based on the following criteria:

  • Incoming freshmen who have recently graduated from a Portland, Oregon metropolitan area high school (Oregon schools only) with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher
  • First generation in the family to attend college
  • High financial need
  • Recipients from the previous year, who maintain good academic standing, are welcome to re-apply.  The scholarship is not automatically renewable.
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 



Hanna & Wardah Sbait Scholarship for Improvised-Sung Poetry & Folk Songs

This renewable research and translation oriented scholarship is open to all full-time PSU students, who formally completed Ar 303 standard (fus-ha) Arabic and Ar 306 spoken (‘ammiyyah) Arabic; had outstanding performance in previous Arabic studies; have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher; and a commitment to successfully complete the Major in Arabic Language & Literature at PSU. Academic excellence and financial need are a major consideration. 

The applicant must submit to the committee of the H. & W. Sbait Scholarship For Improvised-Sung Poetry & Folk Songs a one-page proposal, that entails a summary of the intended research paper or translation project relevant to folk poetry or folk songs or folk proverbs and/or related social-cultural traditions 


Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due February 1 each year.




Hanoch Livneh Rehabilitation Counseling Scholarship

Admission into COE's Rehabilitation Counseling Program. Provides second year Rehabilitation Counseling students with financial assistance prior to enrolling in their third year internship experience. Must complete the essay requesting a brief description of the applicant’s research and clinical interests. Financial need and academic merit are considerations.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Harold Goodhue Vatter Endowed Scholarship

To support part-time or full-time undergraduate students with financial need and academic promise pursuing degrees in Economics


Harold Schnitzer Family Scholarships

The Harold Schnitzer Family Scholarships offer Judaic Studies majors tuition support of $5,000 annually for their entire undergraduate career at PSU (up to four years).


Harris Family Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship provides assistance to undergraduate students in the College of Education with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to a first generation female college student.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Harry J. and Rhoda White Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to computer science or engineering majors based on academic achievement.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Helen Oliver Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to graduating PSU student who demonstrates promise of being a responsible and mature civic leader with good character and a dedicated spirit.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Henry and Janice Schuette Engineering Endowed Scholarship

Awarded based on academic achievement, financial need, and demonstration of leadership qualities in civic and professional activities. Preference will be given to applicants studying mechanical engineering.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Herbert Retzlaff Scholarship

Undergraduate student with business major, financial need & outstanding academic performance




Honors Laurels Tuition Remission Scholarship

The University Honors College offers a limited number of Laurels Tuition Remissions awards to new and returning Honors students each year. Honors Scholarship awards are made for each academic year and are typically for $3000 per academic year ($1000 each term) and may be renewed for up to four years if the student maintains Honors eligibilty.  Awards are applied directly to tuition and cannot be used for any other purpose.

Eligibility

Honors Laurels Scholarships are awarded to both newly admitted and returning Honors students.  To maintain eligibility for the award recipients must be Honors students in good standing and meet Honors requirements for GPA and minimum enrollment. 

Award Criteria

Merit is a criterion for all awards. Demonstrated unmet financial need is also considered. We strongly recommend you complete a FAFSA for the University regardless of your financial needs.

How to Apply

All first year Honors students are considered for Honors College scholarships based on information collected during the admission process. First year applications received by the December 1 priority application deadline are considered first for Honors College scholarships.

Honors College staff may retrieve and review the following collateral documents for each application:

  • Current Honors College students: PSU transcript, PSU student file
  • New Honors College students: Admission materials provided for the PSU and Honors Collge application



Hulda A. and Jeanne DeVaughn Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to a Spanish major with a 3.25 minimum GPA in the major.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


IBPI Transportation Scholarship

The Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI) at Portland State University (PSU)  is awarding a $2,500 scholarship to a PSU graduate student who is highly motivated to focus their studies on bicycling and walking as mainstream forms of transportation. This scholarship is made possible by Alta Planning + Design. The successful applicant will be seeking to better understand how communities integrate bicycling and walking through their planning and design processes. 


QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • Be enrolled (full-time or part-time) in one of the programs listed below during the full 2019-20 academic year. Incoming and continuing students may apply.
    • Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)
    • Master of Urban Studies (MUS), Ph.D. in Urban Studies
    • Master in Civil & Environmental Engineering, Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA while receiving the scholarship
  • Demonstrate an intent to pursue a career related to bicycle and pedestrian transportation 
 
 About Alta Planning + Design
Alta Planning + Design is one of the nation's leading consulting firms specializing in planning, design, and implementation of active communities. We come to work every day to help communities make positive changes, enabling human-scale mobility, fostering well being, and empowering individuals to live healthy, active lifestyles. At Alta you will join a committed, diverse group of people working together to make change in our communities. Our offices are places where teamwork is celebrated, talent is recognized, and hard work is appreciated.

About the Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI) at Portland State University
A program of the Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) at PSU, IBPI focuses on research, education, and information-sharing across industry sectors that is relevant and responsive to the full integration of bicycle and pedestrian modes within transportation planning, design, engineering, and policy. IBPI shares active transportation insight with professionals and educators through training opportunities, conferences and outreach.  
 


Ignite Scholars Scholarship

The Ignite program seeks to identify pre-health students that are service-minded leaders who want to make PSU and their home communities better through education and building a strong network of support. Ignite scholars will be part of a program emphasizing leadership and mentorship (supported by a $5000 scholarship), which includes serving as mentors for incoming pre-health students.
 
Eligibility:
Current undergraduate PSU pre-health students who are pursuing their first bachelors degree and who have been enrolled for at least 2 terms at PSU
 
Ignite Commitments:
  • Attend weekly leadership training over the summer (July-Sept)
  • Attend weekly meetings with Ignite leadership team each term (fall, winter, & spring)
  • Meet and connect with assigned mentees twice per term
  • Meet with assigned academic advisor each term (fall, winter, & spring)
  • Participate in 2 PSU Pre-Health events throughout the year
  • Submit reflection papers each term
  • Organize and participate in events for mentees (with guidance from academic advisors) throughout the year


Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Innovation in Active Transportation

The Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI) at Portland State University (PSU)  is awarding a $4,000 scholarship to a PSU graduate student who is highly motivated to focus their studies on bicycling and walking as mainstream forms of transportation. The successful applicant will be seeking to better understand how communities integrate bicycling and walking through their planning and design processes. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled (full-time or part-time) in one of the programs listed below during the full 2020-21 academic year. Incoming and continuing students may apply.
    • Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)
    • Master of Urban Studies (MUS), Ph.D. in Urban Studies
    • Master in Civil & Environmental Engineering, Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA while receiving the scholarship
  • Demonstrate an intent to pursue a career related to active transportation
Submit the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application by February 1 to apply for this scholarship.



INTEL Undergraduate Engineering & CS Scholarship

Awarded to full-time, incoming junior, 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds under-represented in the field and/or female students and/or first in family to attend college.


Irvington Women's Club Scholarship

This scholarship is for a junior- or senior-level undergraduate with demonstrated professional goals and financial need. The recipient must be a full-time student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Jack S. Schendel

Awards recognize outstanding undergraduate students majoring in Health Studies. Applicants must be sophomore or junior level students with minimum 3.25 GPA. Selection based on PSU transcripts, personal essay, and letters of support.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Jack S. Semura Endowed Scholarship

The Jack S. Semura Scholarship will benefit students within graduate studies across Portland State University with a preference for the following criteria:

Class level: Graduate - pursuing Master's or PhD
Open to part-time or full-time students
Academic record/GPA: Must maintain 3.0 or higher GPA
Field of Study: Preference given to student demonstrating academic promise, creativity and innovation in their field.

Application for this scholarship is through the PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, open October until February 1 each year.


Jackie Bell Scholarship

School of Business undergraduate students who are single parents with primary custody. Good academic standing and financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Jacqueline Rayot Olsson Scholarship

 
Full time music majors studying piano

 


James H. Ward Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is for a full time graduate student with outstanding academic qualifications and demonstrated financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




James R. Bentley Scholarship

Undergraduate junior or senior with accounting major. Demonstrate financial need and academic merit.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




JAMES R. NATTINGER GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP

The James Nattinger Scholarship Fund is established through the Portland State University Foundation to provide scholarship support for outstanding graduate students in the Department of Applied Linguistics. This Scholarship Fund has allowed us to create a graduate award in Professor James Nattinger’s name.

The Nattinger Scholarship Fund Committee will award an annual cash stipend to be paid out in three equal amounts over fall, winter and spring term. The Nattinger recipient is expected to arrange to work with a faculty member in the department, on some research topic of mutual interest.

Applicants must be graduate students who are in good standing in the Applied Linguistics department, or who have recently applied for admittance to the MA TESOL program. The primary criteria for selection are academic excellence and potential scholarly contributions to the discipline of linguistics, theoretical and applied. This award can also be received in addition to a GTA/GRA position.

James R. Nattinger was a Professor of Applied Linguistics and the first Chair when the department was established in 1988. A much admired and much respected teacher, Professor Nattinger died of AIDS in 1995. This fund is established to honor him and to support graduate students in a discipline he represented so well.

Contact the PSU Department for Applied Linguistics for information on applying for this fellowship.
 


James W. Coombs Endowed Scholarship

Given to a lower division civil engineering student. Preference for female student.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Jane Kristof in Art History Scholarship

Art History major

Apply by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


Janette Drew Scholarship

Admitted to a graduate teacher preparation, demonstrate academic excellence and prior and ongoing community leadership in the greater Portland metropolitan area. Financial need is considered.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Jeannine B. Cowles Endowed Music Scholarship

Full time music majors: vocal and instrumental



John & Anne Fletcher Scholarship

MBA student with financial need and good academic standing.


John and Charlene Rogers Opera Scholarship

Preference for a student who is dedicated to or demonstrates potential for a career in opera, must participate in opera area


John Andrew Funk Endowed Scholarship

Junior or senior student with minimum GPA of 3.25. Preference to academic merit.




John C Rowe Music Scholarship Endowment


This scholarship is for full-time PSU music majors.


John C Rowe School of Music Director's scholarship

Music major


John F. Longres Dissertation Research Endowment

The purpose of this scholarship is to promote social work research by supporting doctoral students who are all but dissertation. Research of the selected student should be on topics related to class, ethnic, and other inter-group relations.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




John J. Roberts Scholarship for Returning PSU Students

  • Must be within 30 credits of receiving their first bachelor's degree.
  • Must have filed a FAFSA.
  • Must reside within Multnomah, Washington, or Clackamas counties.
  • Specific major requirements: The following majors are not eligible: biology, chemistry, physics, speech & hearing sciences, Judaic Studies, all pre-health tracks
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


John J. Roberts Scholarship for Transfer Students

  • Must have completed their Associates degree and/or 90 credits at PCC and be working toward their first bachelor's degree.
  • Must have met PSU Undergraduate Admissions requirements for transfer students with a GPA of at least 2.50.
  • Must have filed a FAFSA.
  • Must reside within Multnomah, Washington, or Clackamas counties.
  • Specific major requirements: The following majors are not eligible: biology, chemistry, physics, speech & hearing sciences, Judaic Studies, all pre-health tracks.
  • Scholarship may be renewed up to a total of 3 years if student continues to meet criteria.
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


John Redman Freshman Writing Award

Applicants for this award will submit one piece of writing completed as a regular course assignment through the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application.  This award is open to current PSU freshmen of all majors.


John Salmon and Marcia Schulmerich Scholarship

Biology Department alumni, John Salmon (BS ’67 and MA ’72) and Marcia Schulmerich (BS ’69), have generously endowed this scholarship. After graduating from PSU, John and Marcia trained in and went on to successful careers in Medical Technology. They have always been grateful for the educational experience they received at PSU. John and Marcia recognize the limited financial means of many PSU students and in a sense of community, wish to financially support other Biology students with aspirations of a career in the health professions. This scholarship will provide 1-3 undergraduate students with $2,500 toward their PSU educational expenses for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Criteria:
  • Undergraduate/Post-Bacc with at least one year of full-time coursework at PSU (36+ credits)
  • Full-time enrollment (12+credits per term)
  • Declared biology major with a declared pre-professional health track
  • 3.5 or higher GPA
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Johnathan and Emily Woolworth Veteran Scholarship

The Johnathan and Emily Woolworth Veteran Scholarship is provided to benefit students with the Veterans Resource Center.  It is awarded with a preference for Honorably-discharged veterans or spouses of disabled veterans who have service in the United States military, including the Reserves and National Guard, and have received a Certificate of Eligibility from the Department of Veterans Affairs or another document of service.  Applicants should be high school or GED graduates who plan to enroll or are enrolled as full-time undergraduates seeking their first Bachelor's degree at PSU.  Applicants should be Pell grant-eligible and have completed the FAFSA.  Applicants should also be using any military education benefits for which they are eligible. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which is due by February 1 each year.


Johnson Accounting Leadership Scholarship

Accounting senior or post-bacc with minimum GPA of 3.2. Students must declare their intent to take the CPA exam and enter public accounting and demonstrate strong leadership skills and experience, good judgment and strong problem solving skills. Prefer students with an EFC of $0 as determined by FAFSA.


Jorgensen Family Endowed Scholarship

Admission into COE program preparing to teach at the elementary level. Financial need is considered.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Joseph & Helen Kubin Memorial Scholarship

High school senior or undergraduate student with financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Joseph Blumel Scholarship

The Joseph Blumel Scholarship is for undergraduate students within the Economics Department in PSU's College of Urban & Public Affairs.

Criteria:
  • Field of Study: Economics
  • Class Level: Junior or Senior
  • Preference: Students who want to pursue a doctorate in Economics
  • Preference: Students studying Quantitative Economics
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Joseph J. O'Rourke Accounting Scholarship

Accounting student with financial need and strong academics. Must live in Multnomah County.




Joseph J. O'Rourke Memorial Accounting Scholarship

Accounting student from the Portland area with financial need and academic merit.


Joyce E. and Mark J. O'Banion-Romanaggi Scholarship

This scholarship is to support math or computer science majors.

Criteria:
Field of Study: Math or Computer Science
Class Level: Undergraduate
Financial Need: Considered but not required
Academic Record: GPA 3.0 or greater

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Judith A. Ramaley Vocal Music Scholarship

Vocal performance- jazz, choral, opera or choral conducting. Financial need preference.


Judith Lynne Taylor Scholarship

The Judith Lynn Taylor Scholarship Program is a gift of the Estate of Judith Lynn Taylor, a resident of the state of Washington, to be used to benefit women graduate students.


Judy Cohen Memorial Endowed Award

For students in the College of Education, Special Education program.  This award honors a student who has been nominated by Special Education faculty, whose scholarship, compassion, and leadership are exemplary and whose service to handicapped children has been outstanding.


Jules Turner Memorial Scholarship

For a half-time or more undergraduate student who is either a veteran or in the active military, reserve, or National Guard. Must be in good standing with Portland State University and provide demonstrated financial need. Applicant should attach branch of service, dates of service, and veteran/DOD education benefit amount per month. If active duty, attach proof of current military service. If not currently in military, attach copy of DD-214. If in Guard, attach copy of NOBE.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Justin Eyerly Memorial Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a Graphic Design major who has completed lower division course requirements and the portfolio review.  Selection is contingent on the applicant's portfolio, financial need and GPA.  The selected scholars should demonstrate a creative spirit and show an aptitude for working in multiple mediums.


NOTE: Schol Cmtee identifies top candidates and requests they submit a hardcopy portfolio. In week 11 or 12 of spring term, the Eyerly family comes to PSU to review these portfolios and give input about recipients.


Katherine Clark Endowed Prize

Serves as a graduation award for an outstanding MSW student who has demonstrated outstanding potential for excellence in clinical social work practice.


Kathy Greey Scholarship

Criteria: Available to an undergraduate student who is returning to school after a substantial interruption in their studies and who wishes to pursue coursework in any college or school at PSU. Award based on academic promise and financial need. Applicant must be an Oregon resident. Recipient must maintain a 3.35 GPA for each term of the award.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Katrina Matilda Pongracz-Bartha Memorial Scholarship

This award honors Katrina's dedication to women's political issues and her efforts supporting herself financially in pursuit of a degree. The scholarship is awarded annually to an upper-division female student with satisfactory progress towards a degree in political science. Preference given to applicants with job or family responsibilities and demonstrated financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


KAVE Opportunity Scholarship

The KAVE Opportunity Scholarship is intended to provide assistance to students from diverse backgrounds and experiences that are traditionally underrepresented in higher education.  This scholarship is for students within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.
  • Class Level: Full-time undergraduate students with at least sophomore standing.
  • Financial Need: Eligible for Pell grants and EFC is $3500 or less.
  • Academic Record/GPA: Minimum 3.0 GPA achieved during prior academic year.
  • Other Criteria: Must be a first generation student who has graduated from an Oregon high school.
  • Preference: Students who are enrolled in the PSU Honors College
This scholarship is automatically renewable if the student maintains at least a 3.0 GPA during the prior scholarship year(s) and has the same or higher remaining need after other institutional grants and scholarships have been awarded.  The size of the scholarship renewal may differ from year-to-year.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Kayo Uchida Sato Endowed Scholarship

The Kayo Uchida Sato Endowed Scholarship Fund has been established in an effort to affirmatively increase the number of students entering the fields of math and the natural sciences.
 
  • Applicant must be an entering or current PSU Student
  • Applicant need not be a U.S. citizen
  • Applicant must have earned a minimum of 3.0 GPA at time of application, complete a minimum of twelve (12) credits each term during the academic year in which the scholarship is awarded, and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA minimum
  • Applicant must demonstrate high academic achievement majoring in math or natural sciences (biology, chemistry, geology, physics)
  • Need will be a primary consideration 
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Keith & Paula Stanovich Scholarship

Admission to the Inclusive Elementary Education Program (IEEP). Financial need is a consideration. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Ken Irwin Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship provides renewable financial aid to students who meet the following criteria:
Applicants must live in University Housing and have lived in Oregon for at least one year before applying for the scholarship. Applicants must be full-time students pursuing a four-year degree granting program and maintain a minimum 3.25 GPA. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


KMPG Scholarship

Undergraduate accounting student with financial need. Prefer student who has transferred from community college.


Koerner Camera Film Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduate students majoring in Film with an emphasis in Cinematography.  It may be renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the criteria and remains in good academic standing.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


KPFF Consulting Engineers Scholarship

Structural Engineering focus
Full-time student in good standing

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.

 


KPMG Scholarship

Undergraduate accounting student with financial need. Prefer student who transferred from community college.


Lambert Deckers Scholarship 1962-1966

This scholarship is for PSU juniors and seniors majoring in Psychology, who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.


Lancy C. Jen Scholarship

The Lancy C. Jen Scholarship was established by her family to honor her legacy as a dedicated educator. The annual scholarship award is $4,000.

Applications are invited from undergraduate students who are majoring in Women’s Studies and who are incorporating mathematics and/or science in their educational program and/or career goals. Applicants must possess high academic potential and demonstrate financial need.


Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Larry D. Vockler Scholarship

The PSU Department of Chemistry awards two $2500 Larry D. Vockler scholarships annually to meritorious sophomore Chemistry majors who have at least $2500 unmet financial need.  To be considered for this scholarship, applicants should submit the general PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application for continuing PSU students.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Leah and Morton Winkel Award

For MSW Students


Learning Disabilities Foundation of Oregon Scholarship

The Learning Disabilities Foundation has established annual scholarshps to support Portland State University pre-service special education students preparing to become licensed teachers for children and youth who have learning disabilties.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Leland Ratzlaff Scholarship

High school senior or undergraduate student with financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Lemman Family Endowed Scholarship

The Lemman Family Endowed scholarship is for undergraduate students with financial need.  Eligible students must meet and maintain the minimum GPA set by PSU for admission to the University.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Leon Family Scholarship

The purpose of the Leon Family Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students at Portland State University who are fluent in Spanish and are pursuing a course of study leading to a healthcare career, and who are in need of financial assistance.  
  • Applicants must be fluent in Spanish.
  • Applicants must have achieved at least junior status at PSU.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in previous high-school and higher education course work and be making satisfactory academic progress toward their degree.
  • Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in pursuing a healthcare career.
  • Applicants must have financial need as determined by the PSU Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships.



Les & Nancy Fahey/KPMG Accounting Scholarship

Senior accounting student with financial need. Minimum 3.25 GPA in SBA coursework and demonstrated desire to pursue a career in accounting.




Levin Fowler Scholarship

The Renaissance Foundation's Irving Levin/Stephanie Fowler Scholarship is a $1,000 - $3,000 renewable scholarship awarded to incoming Portland State University freshmen and sophomores, who are the first member of their immediate family to attend a 4 year college with demonstrated financial need, a passion for their field of study, and who have shown academic achievement. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years provided the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA or better, completes 12 or more credits each term, and funding is available. A portion of this scholarship may be available for books or other tuition-related expenses.  This scholarship is open to US citizens and International students with a valid student visa.


Libby Solomon Endowed Scholarship

Criteria: Scholarship is for upper-division students with no more than 94 credit hours for degree completion; must have a minimum GPA of 2.5, evidence of financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Linda C. Hummer Scholarship

Linda Hummer was a committed feminist educator at PSU. She was the college professor everyone wanted to have. She taught passionately about race, class, gender, and social justice. She inspired, mentored, and changed people's lives. Overcoming financial and physical hurdles, Linda was an inspiration to all who knew her. She was the creative force behind numerous Women's Studies initiatives designing and teaching such courses as "Gender, Class, and Culture" and "Women, Creativity, and Healing." In addition to her passion for art and gardening, Linda was dedicated to making education affordable to women students at PSU. This book scholarship has been established in her memory to continue her efforts. The scholarship will go to Women's Studies majors who have demonstrated academic excellence, performed outstanding service to Women's Studies and the community, or overcome barriers to pursue their educational goals. The scholarship is a one-time award of $450, to be disbursed prior to Fall term. Two awards will be given annually.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


Linda Lopez Zidell Scholarship

This scholarship was established to support undergraduate students with financial need.

Other criteria: for students demonstrating a strong understanding and appreciation of Latina culture; or students connected to resources on campus that serve Latina students, including the La Casa Latina Student Center and the Multicultural Center.  For students who have demonstrated advocacy and interest in women's issues; or students connected to campus advocacy resources such as the Women's Resource Center.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Lois and Oscar Mock Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded to a full-time junior or senior enrolled in a College of the Arts major who has a 3.00+ cumulative GPA (3.50+ in their major). The scholarship award must be used for tuition. One student per school (total of 4) will be awarded $2,000 annually.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Lois Berlin, John May, Ida & Sam Shleifer Endowed Scholarship

The Shleifer Scholarship awards $5000 annually in tuition support to Judaic Studies majors. Applicants will be selected on the basis of academic performance and demonstrated financial need, with preference given to students pursuing the major.

The application process includes written personal statement and two faculty recommendations. Eligibility requirements apply, including a minimum of 12 credit hours completed in Judaic Studies, JST faculty-instructed, or Hebrew language courses; and a minimum GPA of 3.0.


Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Lorry I. Lokey Endowed Fund for Israel Scholarship

The Lorry I. Lokey Endowed Fund for Israel Scholarship provides $1,000-$5,000 annually for a Judaic Studies major to travel to and study in Israel.  
Applicants will be selected on the basis of academic performance in general and within the Judaic Studies program in particular.

Application requires a statement of interest and two faculty recommendations. Eligibility requirements apply, including a minimum of 12 credit hours in Judaic Studies, JST faculty-instructed, or Hebrew language courses; and a minimum GPA of 3.0.


Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Low Music Memorial Scholarship

designated for music students (no major or class requirements)
ensemble enhancement
2.80 GPA


Lucille Welch Graduate Endowed Scholarship

The Lucille Welch Endowed Scholarship recognizes academic excellence and artistic promise.  Financial need is a deciding factor when there are students who demonstrate equaivalent achievement and potential.  Scholarships are available to students who meet this criteria:

1.  Upper-division undergraduate or graduate standing
2.  20 credits of art coursework completed in residence at Portland State University
3.  Portfolio demonstrates talent and potential
4.  Exceptional GPA in Art coursework
5.  Cumulative GPA
6.  Financial need


Lucille Welch Undergraduate Endowed Scholarship

The Lucille Welch Endowed Scholarship recognizes academic excellence and artistic promise.  Financial need is a deciding factor when there are students who demonstrate equaivalent achievement and potential.  Scholarships are available to students who meet this criteria:

1.  Upper-division undergraduate or graduate standing
2.  20 credits of art coursework completed in residence at Portland State University
3.  Portfolio demonstrates talent and potential
4.  Exceptional GPA in Art coursework
5.  Cumulative GPA
6.  Financial need


Mackenzie Family Scholarship

Criteria: The Mackenzie Family Scholarship was established to provide support for women students. This scholarship is open to undergraduate students at PSU. It is the family's hope that the scholarship will reduce some of the obstacles for students to achieve their academic and professional goals.

Applicants must have a GPA of 3.00 or above, sophomore standing or above by the time of award, and must demonstrate financial need and potential to contribute to the community through school, family, civic, or similar activities.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Maria Balogh Endowed Computer Science Scholarship

Awarded to an undergraduate computer science major.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Marilyn DeVault Scholarship

Students admitted into the College of Education who are preparing for a license in Special Education. Financial need is a consideration.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Marilyn R. Rich Alumni Endowed Scholarship

The Marilyn R. Rich Alumni Endowed Scholarship was established by Audrey Rich in honor of her daughter who earned her MSW from PSU in 1988. Marilyn is a medical social worker. This scholarship is available to a MSW student with high and urgent financial need who has a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Marilyn Shotola Flute Scholarship

Music major, flute area


Marjorie Enneking Math Education Endowed Scholarship

The Marjorie Enneking Math Education Endowed Scholarship has been established in honor of the late Marjorie Enneking who was a professor in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics. One scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to help students with the cost of textbooks and tuition.

Eligibility: The scholarship is open to all students in a graduate program in mathematics education in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need.

Other criteria: Preference will be given to a student who has worked as a teacher and is returning to school and/or has demonstrated excellence in student teaching based upon recommendations emphasizing achievement or potential from faculty, supervisors or colleagues.

Number of Awards: One
Each award: $1,000

For questions, please contact the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics at: mathstatadvising@pdx.edu.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


Marketing Faculty Scholarship

(UG): Outstanding junior-level student in marketing, minimum GPA of 3.25. Amount: $500.


Marta and Ken Thrasher Scholarship

Admission into a COE program preparing to teach math or science, bilingual/ESL, or special education including dual inclusion. Financial need and academic merit are considered. Preference given to applicants with multicultural experience who intend to teach in high need and/or challenging school settings. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Mary Ausplund Tooze Scholar Travel Award

PURPOSE
Established in 2014 this award encourages travel needed to engage in 
field study and research in Ancient and Islamic Art. It is open to juniors, 
seniors, and graduate students from all majors.

CRITERIA
  • Field of study: All majors
  • Class level: Junior, Senior or Graduate status
  • Academic record/GPA: GPA of 3.0 or above

APPLICATION
Applicants for this award will require a 2-page letter of intent that states the purpose of their intended travel/study, its value to their educational goals and proposed budget. The letter should clearly state how the scholarship activity relates to the study of Islamic and/or Ancient Art and may include archaeological excavation and/or research. Strong preference will be awarded for scholarship activities not already available to students in the Portland region.

OUTCOME
Recipients of the award are required to submit a paper to a member of the Prize selection committee for inclusion in PSU’s PDX Scholar Archive within two months of completing research travel. This report shall consist of a scholarly abstract, thesis statement or paper that describes the scholarly activity funded by the prize and its impact on the recipient’s educational goals. The paper will be reviewed by a committee member prior to posting in the PDX Scholar Archive.

Apply here.  

Deadline: February 1



Mary Elizabeth York Scholarship for students in ECE

Admitted into a Graduate Teacher Education program specializing in early childhood education. Financial need is considered. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Mary Ellen Bolton Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Mary Kinnick PACE Scholarship

Admission into COE PACE program with specialization in EPFA Master's or COE Doctoral Program; outstanding potential for and commitment to the advancement of social justice and educational access and equity in post-secondary education. Previous academic, merit is considered. Evidence of commitment to complete the degree and evidence that the award will enable completion of the PACE program required.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Maseeh College Academy of Distinguished Alumni Scholarship

To provide scholarships to upper division MCECS students with high financial need and a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Maseeh College Dean's Scholarship Fund

Must be a Full-time transfer student in an MCECS major with a 3.0 min GPA.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Mat Haug Scholarship

Engineering major (excludes CS)
Demonstrated financial need
Good academic standing


Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Mathilda "Mike" Goldsmith Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship is for students who are returning to college after a significant interruption in studies. Applicants must be Oregon residents and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00 with financial need

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Maurie Clark Endowed Fellowship

Awarded annually to an outstanding Ph.D. candidate in the College of Urban and Public Affairs. The recipient must have an approved dissertation outline and intend to use the fellowship to support research activities.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Maybelle Clark Macdonald

The fund supports Social Work Masters (MSW) students in the area of financial aid (scholarships, fellowships, student awards and prizes). Mrs. Macdonald supported the needs of women and children throughout her life.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


McBride Scholarship

Admitted to the Secondary Dual Education Program (SDEP). 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


McCoy Endowed Graduate Scholarship

The McCoy Graduate Scholarship will be awarded to a social work student from Oregon or Southwest Washington. The scholarship honors State Senator William and Multnomah County Commission Chair Gladys McCoy, two of Portland's most dedicated public servants. The McCoys were committed to addressing the needs of vulnerable populations, including the poor, children, women and members of diverse culture. This scholarship will be awarded to a MSW student pursuing social policy development and service delivery. Eligible students will have completed one year of the MSW program by fall term, and be a member of an ethnic minority group.


MCECS Advisory Board Scholarship

Lower division MCECS major; 3.0 minimum GPA; outstanding student.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Meg Eileenchild O'Hara Scholarship

Meg Eileenchild O’Hara played a pivotal role at PSU during the 1970’s in transforming an informal collection of classes focused on women and feminism into the vibrant degree-granting program that is Women’s Studies today. Meg’s vision of a program focused on feminist activism and student-centered learning lives on. As a woman whose education was interrupted, Meg understood the vital importance of student support programs and was influential in establishing the Mentor Program for Returning Women Students at PSU. This scholarship has been established to give Women’s Studies majors and post-bac certificate students, whose education has been interrupted for five years or more, a one-time award to support their academic goals. The scholarship annual award is $350.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.

 


Melissa C. Grubb Memorial Scholarship

Junior or senior marketing student with financial need. Minimum 3.0 GPA in SBA. Must show a dedication and long term interest in marketing or distribution, demonstrated through coursework, experience and career path plan.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Michael A. and Marjorie J. Fiasca

Admitted into a COE program and are preparing to teach physical or natural sciences in Oregon schools, grades 5 through 12. Academic merit and financial need are considered. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Michael and Elizabeth Kordonowy Memorial ME Scholarship

Awarded to upper division ME student with demonstrated financial need and GPA 3.0+.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Michael Saba Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is for a graduate student enrolled in PSU's School of Urban Studies & Planning who has good academic standing and financial need.  This scholarship is to benefit graduate studens in USP who have a love of cities and wish to pursue a career to enhance urban civilization, both locally and globally.


Michael W. Tichy Scholarship

Criteria: Awards recognize outstanding undergraduate students majoring in Health Studies. Selection based on PSU transcripts, personal essay, and letters of support.
 
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


 


Milan Svoboda Memorial Fund

Awards recognize outstanding undergraduate students majoring in Health Studies. Applicants must be sophomore or junior level students with minimum 3.25 GPA. Selection based on PSU transcripts, personal essay, and letters of support.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Mildred and John Ratto Scholarship

Criteria: High school senior or undergraduate student with academic promise and financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Mollie and Harold Bihn Scholarship

This scholarship is intended for a MSW student in the School of Social Work with Oregon residency.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Monroe M. Sweetland Community Leadership Scholarship

Criteria: Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents that have been regularly admitted into PSU and have a declared major within the College of Urban and Public Affairs and commitment to public service. Application requirements for incoming high school seniors include a minimum 3.5 high school GPA. College level students must have at least a 3.25 GPA to be considered. Preference is given to applicants with financial need. In order for funds to be disbursed, recipients must take 12 or more credits per term.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Monroe M. Sweetland Endowed Community Leadership Scholarship

The Monroe M. Sweetland Endowed Community Leadership Scholarship honors a remarkable Oregonian and steadfast friend of the University, Monroe M. Sweetland. This scholarship reflects his lifelong interests and career accomplishments and assists students in some of PSU's most distinguished and active professional programs.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Morthland Scholarship for Academic Achievement

(UG): Outstanding senior-level student admitted to the SBA and is a member of HRMA. Minimum GPA of 3.5 This scholarship will be awarded to the applicant with the highest School of Business GPA from the candidate pool. Amount: $1,000. This scholarship is awarded for Spring term 2007- Seniors graduating in Spring or after should apply.


Nancy Chapman Endowed Scholarship

This fund will provide a Ph.D. student in the College or Urban & Public Affairs with demonstrated financial need, and a promise of accomplishment in an academic or professional career. Preference will be given to students who have a dissertation proposal accepted by his or her committee.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Nancy O'Rourke Tang Scholarship

MT or graduate accounting students who are returning from a significant break in education. Prefer single parents.




Nancy Ryles Scholarship

Nancy Ryles was born in Portland, Oregon in 1937. She graduated from Jefferson High School and attended one year at Willamette University. In 1957 she married Vernon Ryles, they had two children, Scott and Ashley.

Nancy Ryles first entered the political arena when she served on the Beaverton, OR School Board (1972-1978) where she successfully promoted expansion of girls' athletics, the development and promotion of women administrators, and programs to better prepare students for a multi-cultural society.

Starting in 1978, Nancy served two terms in the Oregon House and then was twice elected to the Senate. Education and school finance were among her primary interests. In 1987, Nancy resigned her senate seat to become the first woman appointed to the Oregon Public Utility Commission.

In July 1990, Nancy Ryles learned that she had a fast-growing form of brain cancer. Many of Nancy's friends wanted to honor Nancy by fostering the ideals she had always championed. Thus, the Nancy Ryles Scholarship was born. It was Nancy's idea that it be established at Portland State University to assist students whose education had been interrupted and who wanted the chance to go back to school. The scholarship was founded in 1990 to assist women whose education had been interrupted and who wished to return to college to earn a degree. The scholarship, an award of up to $8000 annually, is renewable until students have earned their Bachelor’s degrees. Eligible women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Criteria: Applicant must be an undergraduate, who is a permanent resident of Oregon, and who is entering college after a significant period since high school graduation; or is continuing college education after significant disruption; or is transferring to Portland State University after recently returning to a community or four-year college, which return followed a significant delay or interruption in college education.  Financial need will be considered.  Potential for academic success is a primary consideration when selecting an applicant for an initial scholarship award.  For renewal of a scholarship, recipient shall maintain a GPA of not less than 3.0; earn 36 credits within the academic year, which may include summer classes, and continue to be in financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




NAYA Scholarship

This scholarship is for NAYA (Native American Youth and Family Center) participants.  NAYA serves children from all cultures and backgrounds.  This scholarship is intended to pay up to the full cost of tuition and fees in any given year for one or more students.  It may be renewed for up to 4 years.

Other criteria:
  • Class level: Undergraduate
  • Financial Need: Yes
  • Academic Record/GPA: 3.0 or greater
Students may apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens October 1 and closes February 1 each academic year.
 




Norbert Gilles Scholarship

Admission into COE Special Education Program. Financial need is considered. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Norman Rose Scholarship

UG students majoring in CLAS.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) Scholarship

The Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) Scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior 
undergraduate student majoring in Communication who has an interest in journalism, particularly about 
automotive, technical, mechanical or consumer topics and who works part time or has a financial need. 
The scholarship is for a one-time award of $2000 and is awarded in the Fall.

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must be Communication majors who are:
  •  Enrolled as a PSU student pursuing a BA/BS degree in Communication
  •  Earned a GPA of at least 3.2
  •  Have career goals in print or broadcast journalism with interests in automotive, consumer, technical or mechanical products
  •  Will be juniors or seniors as of the beginning of Fall term
  •  Are residents of Oregon, Washington or Idaho
  •  Preference will be given to those applicants who work at least part time and who can demonstrate financial need
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Northwest Oracle User's Group Scholarship

Awarded to full-time student majoring in CS
Preference for upper-division and preference for  female/other underrepresented students in CS

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.

 


Noury and Lamia al-Khaledy Endowed Scholarship for Arabic Studies

This renewable scholarship is open to all full-time PSU students who have formally studied Arabic for at least two years; had an outstanding performance in previous Arabic studies; have a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher; and a commitment to successfully complete the Minor in Arabic, or the Major in Arabic Language & Literature at PSU. Academic excellence and financial need are a major consideration. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


NW Natural Sustainable Business Scholarship

Junior or senior with financial need and minimum GPA 3.0. Prefer first generation college students and Oregon high school with an interest in sustainability.




OCF Schwenn Transfer Student Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship is for first generation college students transferring to Portland State University from PCC Sylvania or PCC Rock Creek campuses effective Fall 2019 term. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Students must have earned at least 75 college credits with a minimum GPA of 2.75 before transferring to PSU.

Students must enroll in a minimum of 8 cr at PSU in Fall 2019 and any subsequent terms in which the scholarship is awarded.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




OHSU/PSU School of Public Health Dean Scholarship

To the diversity of the public health workforce with professionals who are optimally positioned to devise pragmatic strategies to address health disparities, the Dean's Scholarship Fund invests in first generation college students as well as well as students from historically underserved, or otherwise  marginalized groups. This fund will help students overcome financial barriers during their program of study and lessen the long-term financial consequences of academic costs. 

For undergraduate students, the awardees will receive a scholarship of $5,000 annually for up to a total of $20,000 during their study. The continuation of the award is contingent on satisfactory academic performance.
For students pursuing a master's degree, the awardee will receive a scholarship of $10,000 annually for up to a total of $20,000 during their study. The continuation of the award is contingent on satisfactory academic performance.   

Undergraduate students
  • Currently enrolled or admitted undergraduate students at the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health for Fall 2017
  • First Generation College Students (no parent has earned Bachelor's Degree or higher)
  • Minimal GPA of 2.5
  • Full-time student
  • US citizen, Permanent Resident, or US non-citizen national
Graduate Students
  • Currently enrolled or admitted master level graduate students at the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health for Fall 2017
  • First Generation College Students (no parent has earned Bachelor's Degree or higher)
  • Minimal GPA of 3.0
  • Enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits per term (Fall/Winter/Spring)
  • US citizen, Permanent Resident, or US non-citizen national

 


Opsis Architecture Scholarship

Design talent assessed via submitted work samples and a narrative about personal design philosophy.
~First generation
-Oregon resident

   


Oregon Business and Professional Women Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Oregon Business and Professional Women Foundation.

Eligibility: Preference for upper-division undergraduates with a GPA of 3.0 or greater, majoring within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences or the Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science, with demonstrated advocacy and interest in women's issues.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Oregon Lottery Graduate Scholarship Program




Oregon Music Laurels Scholarship for Undergraduates

Renewable for 12 terms.  Student must be US citizen or permanent resident and a full-time music major.  HS GPA of 3.5 or college GPA of 3.25.  Preference to Oregon residents.




Oregon Transfer/ Marcile Bates Cowlin Scholarship (UG)

Supply and logistics student admitted to the School of Business with financial need.




Otto Burgunder Scholarship

Criteria: Only the legal sons and daughters of members of the Laborer's International Union of North America, Local 296, are eligible for this scholarship. Applicants must apply during their senior year of high school and show promise of continued academic success. School and community participation are highly desirable. Financial need will be considered.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Pacific and Northwest Consortium for Vision Educatioin (PNWCVE) Program Scholarship

This scholarship is funded by the PNWCVE to support students in the program preparing to become teachers of the visually impaired. Financial need is a consideration. 5-7 awards of $1,000-$2,500.


Pacific Mobile Structures Architecture Scholarship

This scholarship is for a PSU Architecture major at the junior, senior, or graduate level.

Apply by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


Pacificorp Environmental Engineering Scholarship

Environmental Engineering student 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


PacifiCorp Foundation for Learning Don C. Frisbee Engineering Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time, upper-division, student in computer science or engineering who lives in a community served by PacifiCorp. Selection based on academic achievement, financial need, and demonstration of leadership qualities in civic and professional activities.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Pence Diversity in Leadership Fund

Pence Construction Diversity in Leadership Scholarship Fund
Purpose: To support underrepresented students of color in pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Management.

“People of color are under-represented in the commercial construction industry here in Oregon. We believe the industry demographics should, at very least, represent the area it serves. Additionally, there is tremendous potential for high-wage employment in construction. A critical way to increase opportunities for underrepresented people of color in the industry is to create a leadership cadre who can grow participation organically.” – Paul Schulz, Principal, Pence Construction

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
• Oregon residents with a preference for Multnomah County residents
• Must be enrolled full-time
• Major: Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

AWARD SIZE
$10,000 per year, students can reapply for up to five years of support.
Applications are accepted November 1 through March 1 for upcoming academic year.

Please visit oregoncf.org/grants-and-scholarships/scholarships for the application form and additional information. 




PGE Foundation Scholarship

  • Oregon residents
  • Fields: career technical science, technology, engineering and math
  • Members of traditionally underrepresented groups
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


Phi Kappa Phi Scholarship

Criteria: Awarded to a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (including students invited to become members in spring). Requires a minimum GPA 3.70 with 120 completed credits, including 36 credits taken at PSU (by spring term), and financial need.
 
   


Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


PHOTON KINETICS DAVID SVENDSEN SCHOLARSHIP IN PHYSICS

Award:
$6,000 tuition scholarship each to two student recipients 2020- 2021 academic year.
 
Eligibility:
Must plan to graduate in the 2020 - 2021 academic year majoring in Physics. Must have taken PH311 & PH312 (Modern Physics) at PSU, must have at least 8 additional upper division Physics credits, and must be FAFSA eligible.
 
Eligible students will apply using the following guidelines:
  • A letter of interest
  • Include current transcript & academic record – official or unofficial
  • Share 2 letters of recommendation: At least one letter must be from an academic referrer, such as a professor or academic advisor.  Other referrals can be from an employer, advisor, and/or representative of a community or student organization with whom the student is involved.
  • Complete these two essay questions:
  • Question 1: What would receiving this scholarship mean to you? (2 to 4 paragraphs)
  • Question 2: Continuous curiosity and enthusiasm for problem solving are core values at Photon Kinetics. Share how you embrace and demonstrate these core values in your studies as a Physics major at Portland State. You may cite examples of your projects, research, discovery, learning, and future plans (employment and/or continuing education) that illustrate your own curiosity and passion for innovation. (2 to 4 paragraphs)

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 



Phyllis Robideaux Wiener Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: Awarded annually to Political Science major applicants with junior or senior standing in the fall quarter and have at least three terms of full-time study remaining, and graduated from an Oregon public high school.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.

 

 
 


Pi Lambda Theta

Offered by local chapter of Pi Lambda Theta established as endowment through their national office.


Piacentini Scholarship

This scholarship is open to juniors, seniors and Grad students majoring in Studio Art and Graphic Design. One award for Studio Art and one for Graphic Design.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which open in October and are due by February 1 each year.
 


Pivotal Scholars Fund for Math/Science Teacher Education

Admission in a COE teacher preparation program that intendeds to teach math or science with a desire to teach in Oregon; minimum undergraduate and/or graduate GPA of 3.5; strong recommendation from faculty or professionals in area of study as to strong content knowledge in that discipline; demonstrated potential to become an outstanding classroom teacher of math or science; willing to meet with Ecoworks Foundation Board; willing to, upon completion of program, notify COE development when placed in a teaching position, and to provide annual updates as requested.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.

 


President's Equal Access Scholarship

President's Equal Access Scholarship
The purpose of the President’s Equal Access Scholarship is to attract outstanding students from diverse backgrounds and experiences, including racial and ethnic backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in higher education. Portland State University’s President’s Equal Access Scholars maintain good academic standing, contribute to the campus-learning environment, and share their unique strengths and diverse perspectives through their involvement in on-campus activities and participation in community service.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Meritorious academic record, and/or good academic standing;
  • Must be a prospective student who has applied for admission to Portland State and has been admitted, or be currently enrolled for at least 12 credit hours each term.
  • If you are chosen as a recipient of the President’s Equal Access Scholarship you will be required to attend an information session regarding your award agreement and requirements, which include mandatory participation in 1 program per term.  Recipients must also remain in good academic standing with the University by maintaining a 2.0/4.0 GPA for undergraduate students and a 3.0/4.0 GPA for graduate students.

Selection Criteria:
The scholarship is awarded to students who meet the eligibility requirements, submit a complete application, and who best exemplify the goals of the President’s Equal Access Scholarship. Priority for the President’s Equal Access Scholarship is given to students with high financial need as defined by federal guidelines and who are “first-generation” college students.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.

 


Professional Engineers of Oregon Scholarships

Awarded to upper division engineering or computer science majors. Must be an Oregon high school graduate, an Oregon resident, and a U.S. citizen.


Professor Raymond N. and Marilyn L. Johnson Scholarship (GR)

 (GR) Student studying accounting. Demonstrated financial need and high academic achievement. Students with intentions to take the CPA and with career goals in public accounting. Students that demonstrate strong leadership skills, experience, good judgment and strong problem solving skills.




Professor Raymond N. and Marilyn L. Johnson Scholarship (UG, PB)

 (UG, PB) Junior, senior, or post-baccalaureate student studying accounting. Demonstrated financial need. Minimun GPA 3.2. Students with intentions to take the CPA and with career goals in public accounting. Students that demonstrate strong leadership skills, experience, good judgement and strong problem solving skills. Award 1 @ $5000. 




Promising Accountants Scholarships

(UG): Junior-level students in accounting. A minimum GPA of 3.25. Amount: varies, two scholarships will be awarded. DOES NOT REQUIRE SBA ADMISSION. Amount: $1,500




PSU Alumni Scholarship

The Alumni Scholarship Fund is funded by a broad range of PSU Alumni who collectively support the next generation of PSU students to help ensure finances are not a barrier to graduating.

Criteria:
Scholarships shall be given on a competitive basis among qualified applicants enrolled and with good academic standing at PSU and in accorance with PSU's general scholarship selection guidelines and processes to the following criteria:
  • Class Level: Must be current undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Financial Need: Must demonstrate financial need.
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which open in October and are due by February 1 each year.
 


PSU Financial Need Scholarship

Undergraduate need-based scholarship

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




PSU Women's Association Endowment Scholarship

Criteria: For admitted PSU students who are either US citizens or permanent residents. Students must demonstrate need based on the FAFSA.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Rachelan Stronach Scholarship for Elementary Education

Students preparing to be teachers (teacher prep programs) Elementary Education. Demonstrated Financial Need. Preferance: College of Ed Pathways Programs        

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Ralph & Bunny Schlesinger Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship is for a full-time undergraduate student with financial need who is making satisfactory academic progress.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Ralph and Jean Quinsey Scholarship

Undergraduate MCECS student
GPA 3.0+
Preference given to students who have demonstrated leadership qualities.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Ralph and Pauline Tuchscherer Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is for recent high school graduates who are now full-time undergraduates majoring in a department within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Real Estate Brokers of Portland Metro Scholarship

(UG): Outstanding junior or senior admitted to the School of Business . This scholarship is not major specific, but preference will be given to students with an interest in Real Estate Finance. A minimum GPA of 3.25 is required. Two scholarships will be awarded. Amount: $1,500. Contact mildnerg@pdx.edu for more information.


Renaissance Foundation College of Education Scholarship

Admission into a graduate teacher preparation program. Financial need and merit are considerations (minimum 3.0 GPA). First generation college student, intending to pursue a career as a K-12 classroom teacher, intending to teach in the U.S.  Must provide a carefully written essay that provides insight into their ethics, character and motivations. Preference for applicants who are already employed in a school and/or have demonstrated potential to become outstanding classroom teachers of math or science. May only be awarded to a student once.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Renaissance Scholars application

Renaissance Scholars 2019/20 Application

ELIGIBILITY:
  • Must be the first member of their immediate family to attend a 4-year college or university (applicants who have parents or siblings who have obtained a bachelor’s degree will not be considered)
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and have shown academic achievement
  • Must have demonstrated financial need (Estimated Family contribution (EFC) below $4,000)
  • Must be incoming freshman or sophomore seeking a bachelor’s degree (and not previously have earned a bachelor’s degree)
  • Plan to attend Portland State University on a full-time basis time
  • Have demonstrated good character either through leadership potential (school, home and/or community activities); a concern for others (through contributions to volunteer projects and/or family needs); and/or work ethic (responsibility, initiative and skill-building through paid or unpaid work experiences).

​DEADLINE
All application materials must be submitted by Friday, May 3, 2019 Pacific Standard Time (PST).


TO APPLY
Please fill out the application and attach the following information/documents:
  • High School transcript (unofficial copies are acceptable)
  • College transcripts from all schools attended (unofficial copies are acceptable)
  • SAT/ACT test scores
  • Two letters of recommendation.
    • One Educational Recommendation – Instructor, former principal, counselor, or college success coach who knows you in an academic capacity for at least 1 year, and
    • One Personal Recommendation – anyone who has known you at least two years and is not a family member
Note: If your family does not file taxes, please attach a document explaining the
circumstances in detail.

Write two essays, each 1,000 words or less:
First essay, answer the following topic:
  • Describe a significant personal challenge or problem, how it affected you, how you overcame or tried to overcome the problem, and what you learned about yourself in the process. 

Second essay, answer one of the following topics (your choice):
  • How would your best friend describe your character?  How would your worst enemy describe your character?
  • Outside of your family, who is your primary role model? Why? What have you learned from this person that has shaped your character and goals?
  • Describe your career as you imagine it 10 years from now,
  • Introduce yourself to us so that we may get to know you better—your personality, best and worst traits, future goals and passion around your field of study.
  • Attach a copy of your parent’s most recent Federal Income tax forms including signature or a copy of your FAFSA results including EFC (Expected Family Contribution)
 Applicants must have applied for admission to PSU prior to the scholarship deadline. 


Retirement Association of Portland State (RAPS) Scholarship

Criteria: Admitted/enrolled in good academic standing at Portland State University. Upper division undergraduate students (junior/senior); or graduate students. Full-time enrollment. Interest in and academic study in disciplines related to gerontology. Applicants will describe their interest in the area of gerontology, how their course of study relates to gerontology, and their career aspirations. Financial need, as determined by the PSU Office of Financial Aid. High academic achievement (Minimum GPA 3.0) United States residents. Renewal of the award is allowable on a competitive basis and requires formal application.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Richard Helzer Opera Scholarship

Music major, must participate in opera area.


Richard Kieburtz Memorial Graduate Fellowship

Graduate level student enrolled in Computer Science 
GPA 3.0+
Demonstrated promise in research related to computer science. (Letter of reference should be from faculty who have experienced the student’s capacity for research and recommend them for support.) 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Richard L. and Maurine B. Neuberger Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship is awarded to students who will have achieved sophomore, junior, or senior standing by the time the award is made (fall term). Qualified applicants need a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or above, show potential for civic leadership, and have a proven desire to serve their community.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Richard Muller Endowed Scholarship

This $400 award memorializes the contribution Professor Muller made to Portland's art community and his great love of teaching art students.  This award is made to an Art and Design student who demonstrates financial need as well as academic promise.


Richard Sonnen Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship for students in the PSU College of Education, in memory of PSU Special Education Professor Emeritus Richard J. Sonnen.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Robert & Normandie Holmes Endowed Scholarship For FPA Educators

For graduates of the PSU College of the Arts who are pursuing a career as an arts education teacher and have been accepted into the Portland State University College of Education. This award is limited students with undergraduate majors in the PSU School of Art + Design, School of Music, or School of Theater+ Film.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


Robert and Eleanor Lawrence Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to a student 21 years of age or older attending PSU full time and who will be at least a sophomore. The student must be completing an average of 14 credits per term. He or she will be enrolled in a department within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Political Science, or the School of Public Health. The recipient will have a cumulative 3.5 GPA when awarded. Applicants will be able to demonstrate commitment to community volunteerism, civic engagement, and progression towards a degree. Applicants must have financial need as determined by income not more that 150% of the poverty line as measured by the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.




Robert and Rosemary Low Memorial Award

The Robert and Rosemary Low Memorial Award, the gift of the Estate of Robert and Rosemary Low, was established to give special recognition to academically qualified graduate students with physical handicaps.


Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Robert Daniel Walleri Scholarship Award

Criteria: Applicants must be on track to earn at least 60 transferable credits from one of the Consortium Community Colleges: Chemeketa Community College, Clackamas Community College, Mt. Hood Community College, Portland Community College, Clark Community College, Clatsop Community College, and Oregon Coast Community College by the end of Spring term and plan to transfer to PSU in the following Fall. Achievement of a minimum GPA of 2.5 transferable credits. Must enroll in a minimum of 8 credits at PSU during the following Fall term. Financial need as evidenced by EFC and/ or unmet need on FAFSA form.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Robert G. Miller Scholarship

Students enrolled in FILC. Preference for employees or family members of employees at Fred Meyer or in the grocery industry


Robert Garner Cameron Memorial Scholarship

Graduate student who demonstrates commitment to community and ethical business practices, academic achievement and desirable qualities in character and leadership.


Robert W. Rempfer Scholarship

The Robert W. Rempfer Scholarship Award is in memory of our past Department Chair, Prof. Robert W. Rempfer, and is generously provided by the Rempfer Family to encourage promising undergraduate mathematics students.

Eligibility: All declared undergraduate mathematics majors who have taken at least one upper division course (300 or 400 level) in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics. Past winners are not eligible.

Applicants will need to submit a statement in the online application "regarding current work in mathematics, service to the mathematical community, or promising future work in mathematics. Limit the statement to one or two pages.

Number of Awards: One
Each award: $1,000
 
For questions, please contact the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics at: mathstatadvising@pdx.edu.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


Rockie Endowed Geography Scholarship

This scholarship is for declared majors in Geography at Portland State University, with junior, senior, or graduate standing. Undergraduate majors must have completed a minimum of 18 hours of course work in Geography. 
 



Ron Cease Founders Award

Criteria: Ron Cease, PSU Professor Emeritus and founder of the Division of Public Administration, and his wife Jane Cease led active careers as state administrators and as Oregon legislators. These scholarships honor graduate students by providing financial assistance to those who are planning careers in public service and are pursuing on a full-time basis an MPA, MPA:HA or MPH:HMP degree. A GRA position may also be given to Founder's Award recipients depending on the availability of funds.
 
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.

 
 


Rosemary R. Kenney Scholarship for Vocal Performance

This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students in PSU's School of Music.

Criteria:
GPA of 3.0 or better
Field of Study: Vocal Performance - Opera
Audition required



Roslyn Farrington Scholarship

Criteria: Roslyn Farrington lived the ideal of beloved community in her teaching, organization leadership, community work, and spiritual practice. In her honor, this scholarship will support students who intend to use their education in the service of social justice.

The successful applicant will be a person who:

  • Has overcome life challenges that could have derailed their education
  • Is a student for whom receiving the scholarship will be a meaningful affirmation of their ability to succeed academically
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of African American experience
  • Has high financial need as determined by the PSU Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Is an applicant to PSU who is currently enrolled in high school or community college or returning to higher education
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Ruth Renfroe Scholarship

This scholarship is for a MSW student who will be entering the final year of field instruction. The recipient agrees to fulfill a three-term, two-day-a-week field instruction assignment in a practicum setting serving the elderly.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Sandra G. Freels Endowed Scholarship for the Study of Russian

Name: Sandra G. Freels Endowed Scholarship for the Study of Russian
Sponsor: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Russian Flagship Program
Available To: Students admitted to the Russian Flagship Program or Russian majors
Number of Awards: One per year
Amount: $1000 for AY 2021-2022, including summer 2021
Renewable: No
Available: Depending on program
Scholarship Year: 2021-22, immediate summer 2021
Deadline: February 1, 2021

The Sandra G. Freels Endowed Scholarship for the Study of Russian is awarded to Russian Flagship students or Russian majors on the basis of academic performance followed by financial need, and can be used for academic year, semester or summer study abroad on the Russian Overseas Flagship, RLASP programs, or other PSU-approved overseas program for the study of Russian.  The award is not renewable.  Priority will be given to Flagship students who have been admitted to Russian Overseas Flagship; followed by Flagship students admitted to the Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP) for a semester; followed by Flagship students admitted to RLASP for a summer.

Criteria: One scholarship will be awarded to a student who meets the following minimum criteria:
  • Admitted to the Russian Flagship Program and/or majoring in Russian
  • 2.87 overall GPA
  • 2.87 GPA in RUS and WLL classes
  • Financial need
  • Attendance in one of the following study abroad programs:
    • Russian Overseas Flagship;
    • Semester-long Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP);
    • Summer RLASP;
    • Any other PSU-approved overseas program for the study of Russian

Application Process: Fill out and submit the completed on-line application form, including the Personal Statement and Financial Circumstances, along with unofficial transcripts for all post-secondary institutions attended.


Selection/Award Process:
  1. Submit completed on-line application
  2. Recipient will be notified by May 15
  3. Funds will be available during summer 2021 and the 2021-22 academic years
  4. Award will be presented at the Russian Flagship Awards ceremony and acknowledged at the WLL spring graduation/award ceremony in June.

Contact: 
Department of World Languages & Literatures
(503) 725-3522
world@pdx.edu

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Sandy Kaplan Endowed Scholarship

Admission into a COE teacher education program, financial need and academic merit are considerations. Preference given to students with extensive multicultural experience and/or any student preparing to work with children and youth for whom English is a second language. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Sara Glasgow Cogan Memorial Scholarship

The Sara Glasgow Cogan Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to full-time Portland State University undergraduates who undertake credit-bearing internships in local Jewish communal and cultural organizations. The scholarship is open to students of all backgrounds who are pursuing the major or minor degree in Judaic Studies. Applicants will be selected on the basis of academic performance in general and within the Judaic Studies program in particular, recommendations from faculty, and a statement of interest.

The internship generally runs during Winter and Spring terms, at three credits per term and with the expectation of six hours per week of on-site activity plus supplemental work with the faculty advisor. Most students have undertaken their internships at the Oregon Jewish Museum, assisting with all aspects of the museum’s work, but other types of internships with other organizations (such as the Oregon Area Jewish Committee and Cedar Sinai Park) have been undertaken and are possible. 

The scholarship was established by Professor Emeritus Nathan Cogan in memory of his wife Sara Glasgow Cogan, who was active in Jewish communal activities in Portland for many decades.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Schnitzer A+D Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate PSU Art+Design majors.

Apply by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


School of Art + Design Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate PSU Art+Design majors.

To apply submit the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Applications, which open in October and are due by February 1 each year.


School of Social Work Scholarship

Scholarship for any student in the School of Social Work, undergraduate (BSW or CFS) or graduate. Financial need a consideration.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which open in October and are due by February 1 each year.
 


School of Social Work Scholarship (UG pool)

Scholarship for any student in the School of Social Work, undergraduate (BSW or CFS) or graduate. Financial need a consideration


Schwenn Family Scholarship


Criteria: Applicants must be graduates of high schools in Hillsboro, Forest Grove, or Banks school districts. Applicants must submit the FAFSA and must have financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships. Applicants must be first generation college students (neither parent having earned a 4-year college degree). High school seniors must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.40, and current college students must have a minimum 3.20 cumulative college GPA.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


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Criteria: Applicants must be graduates of high schools in Hillsboro, Forest Grove, or Banks school districts. Applicants must submit the FAFSA and must have financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships. Applicants must be first generation college students (neither parent having earned a 4-year college degree). High school seniors must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.40, and current college students must have a minimum 3.20 cumulative college GPA.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Security Traders Association of Portland

Student must be Junior level or above. Must have declared Finance as their major. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated desire to pursue a career in Finance. Students must have a GPA of at least 3.5.




Sheldon Maron Endowed Scholarship

Admission to COE Special Education Program. Financial need is a consideration. Preference given to applicants preparing to work with the visually impaired. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Shigenori and Matsumi Shinoda Memorial Scholarship

High School senior and undergraduate students may apply. Financial need based on FAFSA information.


Shirley Buxton Endowed Scholarship for Social Work in Health Care

This scholarship is an annual scholarship for MSW students in their second year of placement who are pursuing a social work career in health care.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Solie Bassoon Endowed Scholarship - Grad pool

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Special Education Scholarship

Students must be admitted to a COE Special Education Program. Financial need is a consideration. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Stanley I. Winkel Sales Award

Undergraduate marketing student with demonstrated interested in pursuing a career in sales or sales management.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




State Treasurer Urban Pioneer Award Scholarship - graduate

Criteria: The State Treasurer's Urban Pioneer Scholarship will support undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Urban & Public Affairs who are first generation college students or returning students with financial need who plan to pursue a career in public service. Students must be at least at a sophomore level, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a US Citizen or resident alien, and have submitted the FAFSA form. Graduate students must be enrolled at least 6.0 credit hours per term.
 
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


 
 


State Treasurer Urban Pioneer Award Scholarship - undergraduate

Criteria: The State Treasurer's Urban Pioneer Scholarship will support undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Urban & Public Affairs who are first generation college students or returning students with financial need who plan to pursue a career in public service. Students must be at least at a sophomore level, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a US Citizen or resident alien, and have submitted the FAFSA form. Graduate students must be enrolled at least 6.0 credit hours per term.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.

 
 


Stephen & Sharon Loaiza Endowed Music Scholarship

any music student



Stephen and Ferne Epler Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship is for a student entering the senior year, who plans to enter a career in teaching, primarily at the K-12 level, and is based on academic performance and financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Stoll Family Public Service Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student who is planning a career in public service, non-profit, or government work. Recipients will be selected based on financial need, academic merit, and career promise. Preference will be given to students currently working in the public service, non-profit, or government sectors.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


String Scholarship

This scholarship is for PSU undergraduate and graduate Music majors in the string area.
 


Structural Engineers Association of Oregon Scholarships

Awarded to students specializing in strucural engineering with a 3.00+ GPA who have completed their junior year in June of the application year. Applications must have been Oregon residents for four years prior to the award, be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and demonstrate a financial need. Please contact the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering for scholarship applications and deadlines. 1930 SW 4th Ave. Suite 200 (503) 725-4282 www.cee.pdx.edu email at ceedept@cecs.pdx.edu


Stuart & Barbara Hood Family Scholarship

The Stuart & Barbara Hood Family Scholarship is for full-time undergraduate students with at least junior status who are majoring in PSU's College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.  Recipients must be eligible for the federal Pell grant and have an EFC of $3500 or less.  Priority is given to US Military Veterans.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Sue Grady Jazz Piano Scholarship

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Sumner Sharpe/Margaret Strachan Returning Student Scholarship

Criteria: To be awarded to a student accepted into the Master and Urban Studies and Programming and is committed to pursuing a career as a practicing planner.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.

 

 


Susan J. Lenski Curriculum & Instruction Dissertation Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship to assist emerging education scholars who are researching literacy-related topics with tuition and fees at the dissertation level.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Sustainability Scholars Scholarship for University Honors College Students

The Sustainability Scholars program offers competitive awards of $5,000 for four consecutive years to incoming freshmen in the University Honors College who are interested in pursuing undergraduate research with a focus on urban sustainability. 
  • Sustainability Scholars will be active members of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions and the Urban Honors communities.
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 3.25
  • Complete at least 12 credits each term of the academic year (fall through spring).
  • Complete 10 hours of outreach/community service related to sustainability.
  • Attend four meetings/events each year.
  • Sustainability Scholars will be supported to pursue an Honors internship in their junior year connected to an issue on sustainability. This internship will meet part of their Honors requirements.
  • Sustainability Scholars will pursue a senior thesis connected to a topic on sustainability.
 



Tax Executive Institute (TEI) Scholarship

Enrolled as a full-time student in Masters of Taxation (excpetion to full time is every winter term when MTAX students are enrolled in 8 credits to allow them to work during the winter term). Student must be pursuing a career in tax and demonstrate financial need.




Tektronix Computer Science/Electrical and Computer Engineering Scholarships

Full time junior CS or ECE major admitted by Fall GPA min 3.2


The Academy of American Poets Award

This writing award is open to all current PSU undergraduate and graduate students, without regard to major.  Applicants submit a portfolio of up to three poems through the online PSU undergraduate and graduate scholarship applications.


The Anita Dawson Business Scholarship

(UG): Outstanding senior-level business major. Based on demonstrated financial need and academic merit. Amount: $1,000. Must complete gender diversity essay. 




The Beetham Family Scholarship

This scholarship is available to undergraduate students majoring in the sciences who are pursuing their first Bachelor's degree and are enrolled at PSU at least half-time.  Applicants must submit a FAFSA and preference will be given to applicants with specifc levels of Expected Family Contribution and federally-defined need.  Recipients must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or greater.  It is important to the donors that students work while enrolled in school.  Preference is given to Oregon residents.  This scholarship may be awarded to cover full tuition or an amount to fill the gap in tuition need.  It may not be used for books, meals, lodging, etc.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


The Clark and Shirley Chow Scholarship

The Clark and Shirley Chow Scholarship is a $25,000 per year scholarship for an international student who has graduated from Pui Ching Middle School (PCMS), Hong Kong, Sar, China. 

 

Criteria:

  • Class level: Recipient must be admitted as a freshman international student to PSU, with a 3.0 GPA or higher from PCMS, and must have demonstrated major academic improvement in the last three years. A transfer student enrolled at a university in the U.S. or Canada, who is an alumna or alumnus of PCMS, and who meets PSU international admission requirements, is also eligible to apply for this scholarship. A transfer student may apply during their sophomore or junior year to enroll at PSU.
  • Field of study: Open to any undergraduate major or field of study at PSU
  • Financial need: Demonstrated financial need as determined by PCMS staff
  • The student will enroll at 45 credits per academic year at PSU.
  • This scholarship is renewable and the per-student award will not exceed four years in total or $100,000 in total for four years. The student must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher for renewal each year.
  • Applicants will write an essay in English to explain why the student chose to attend PSU; types of service work the student volunteers with; employment the student has held during the school year or the summers; clarification of financial need; and academic and career plans.
 



The David Evans and Associates Civil and Environmental Engineering Scholarship

Criteria:
  • Field of study: student must be admitted to the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
  • Class level: junior or senior level undergraduate students
  • Academic record/GP A: 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need: Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference: Leadership roles in student groups or organizations
  • Preference: focus in practical engineering
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


The Duncan Carter Writing Award

Applicants for this writing award will submit one piece of writing completed in a composition class (including WR 200, 211, 222, 300, 323, 324, 400) through the PSU Online Undergraduate Scholarship Application.  The award is open to current PSU undergraduates of all majors.


The Frank Andrew Clarke and Helen Clarke Memorial Award

Applicants for this writing award will submit one scholarly or critical essay completed as a regular course assignment in an ENG, WR, or Writing Intensive (WIC) course through the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application.  The award is open to current undergraduate PSU students of all majors.


The James and Shirley Rippey Family Foundation STEM Scholarship

To support STEM majors winthin the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science


The Jimmy Mak's Musical Inspiration Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduate PSU music majors in the jazz area.


The Joseph and Alice Savel Scholarship

Criteria: This fund will provide a PSU graduate student a scholarship who is pursuing a career related to long-term care of the elderly. The family created this scholarship in an effort to promote the principles of person-centered care provided with dignity and respect for all elders, regardless of the elder’s degree of disability or dependence.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


The Linda Nettekoven Public Involvement Scholarship

Criteria: The Linda Nettekoven Public Involvement Scholarship supports a first generation student enrolled in an undergraduate degree program within the College of Urban & Public Affairs, have a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and seek a career in public service. Preference will be given for single parents.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.

 
 


The Marilyn Folkestad Graduate Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Graduate
  • Amount: $1,000
The Marilyn Folkestad Graduate Scholarship is awarded to a graduate student who has returned to university study after a break, and who wishes to pursue a career in literature or creative writing. Candidates are required to demonstrate academic promise and writing talent. 
 


The Marilyn Folkestad Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Undergraduate
  • Amount: $1,000
The Marilyn Folkestad Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who has returned to university study after a break, and who wishes to pursue a career in literature or creative writing. Candidates are required to demonstrate academic promise and writing talent.
 


The Marvin and Betsy Kaiser Endowed Scholarship

Fund purpose: To provide financial assistance to students in the CLAS who are engaged in services learning activities.  

Competitive process required to award funds. Final choice of recipient made by CLAS Scholarship Committee acting upon recommendations made by PSU. Selection made in Spring to disburse in Fall. 

Apply by submitting the onlinePSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.


The Phillip Ford Graduate Award

Applicants for this award will submit through the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application one piece of original scholarship or criticism written for graduate credit in an English course (designated by "ENG").  This award is open to graduate students of all majors.


The Portland State University Bookstore Scholarship

Criteria: Scholarship recipients will be full-time PSU students who have completed 36 or more college credits and have a GPA of at least 3.0 earned at PSU. They will demonstrate academic excellence and commitment to community service and involvement in student activities/groups at PSU.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship Application, which open in October and are due by February 1 each year.
 




The Roy Lambert and Mary Maxwell Endowed Scholarship

Mary Maxwell and Roy Lambert each attained undergraduate and graduate degrees.  The financial suport of their respective families and the financial aid and loans provided by their schools allowed them to enjoy lives which exceeded their dreams.  Mary and Roy hope that PSU student will have at least some of the advantages that they have enjoyed.  Funding a scholarship is intended to "pay it forward" to deserving students.

Scholarship criteria:
  • Financial need: Yes
  • Academic record/GPA: 3.0
  • Class level: Undergraduate
  • Preference: For single parents, first time students, non-traditional students, and students returning to school after a break
To apply for this scholarship, submit the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1.
 


The Shelley Reece Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Type: Poetry
  • Amount: $1,500
The Shelley Reece Scholarship  in poetry is given to an undergraduate or graduate student interested in pursuing a career in the field of writing. The recipient must have completed a minimum of one year of coursework at PSU and will be selected for achievement, interest, and talent in the field of poetry writing, as well as demonstrated financial need.
 


The Tolerance Scholarship

  • Financial need: Yes
  • Academic record/GPA: 3.0
  • Class level: Undergraduate or graduate
  • Other criteria: First generation in one’s family to attend college or graduate school.
  • Other criteria: Individuals who have overcome substantial education or economic obstacles.
  • Preference: For students researching the causes and impacts of bigotry and discrimination and developing effective strategies for their prevention and amelioration through education of individuals and society.
Apply for this scholarship by submitting either the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application or the PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which open in October and are due by February 1 each academic year.


The Tom and Phyllis Burnam Fiction Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Undergraduate 
  • Type: Fiction
  • Amount: $1,250
The Tom and Phyllis Burnam Fiction Scholarship is given to one undergraduate student for a piece of fiction prose written in a writing class (designated by "WR").


The Tom and Phyllis Burnam Graduate Fiction Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Graduate 
  • Type: Fiction
  • Amount: $1,250
The Tom and Phyllis Burnam Graduate Fiction Scholarship is given to one graduate student for a piece of fiction prose written in a writing class (designated by “WR”). 


The Tom and Phyllis Burnam Graduate Nonfiction Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Graduate
  • Type: Nonfiction
  • Amount: $1,250
The Tom and Phyllis Burnam Graduate Nonfiction Scholarship is given to one graduate student for a piece of nonfiction prose written in a writing class (designated by “WR”). 


The Tom and Phyllis Burnam Graduate Poetry Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Graduate 
  • Type: Poetry
  • Amount: $1,250
The Tom and Phyllis Burnam Graduate Poetry Scholarship is given to one graduate student for a piece of poetry written in a writing class (designated by “WR”). Up to three poems in one combined document may be submitted, no more than 20 pages.  


The Tom and Phyllis Burnam Nonfiction Scholarship

Eligibility: Undergraduate 
  • Type: Nonfiction
  • Amount: $1,250
The Tom and Phyllis Burnam Nonfiction Scholarship is given to one undergraduate student for a piece of nonfiction prose written in a writing class (designated by "WR").


The Tom and Phyllis Burnam Poetry Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Undergraduate 
  • Type: Poetry
  • Amount: $1,250
The Tom and Phyllis Burnam Poetry Scholarship is given to one undergraduate student for a piece of poetry written in a writing class (designated by "WR"). Up to three poems in one combined document may be submitted, no more than 20 pages.


The Tom Doulis Graduate Fiction Writing Award

Applicants will submit through the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application one work of fiction completed in a graduate-level fiction writing course.  This award is open to graduate students of all majors.


Thieman Access and Diversity in Social Studies

Scholarship for exemplary students in the COE Teacher Preparation Program with demonstrated financial need and potential for becoming a great K-12 classroom teacher. Preference will be given to students pursuing an initial secondary teaching license in the social sciences who also do well on the Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice Essay.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year. 


Thomas A. Chambers Endowed Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers

Admission into a graduate teacher preparation program. Financial need and academic merit are considerations. Preference given for students who started their undergraduate in education at an Oregon community college.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


TigerStop Engineering Scholarship

Engineering major (excludes Computer Science)
Junior or senior MCECS student
Demonstrated Financial need
Full-time student 
3.0+ GPA

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Tom Potiowsky Economics Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is for upper-division undergraduate students majoring in Economics.  Applicants should have a GPA of 3.0 or greater and demonstrated financial need.  There is a preferance for students who are the first in their family to attend college.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


University Studies Peer Mentor Program (undergraduate)

University Studies undergraduate peer mentors lead mentored inquiry sessions and attend main sessions for Freshman Inquiry courses. Applicants must have and maintain a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA including transfer credits and be a junior or senior (90 credits or more) by Fall Term 2020. For the complete list of requirements and benefits, please refer to the Peer Mentor Program Web site.

To apply to be a University Studies Undegraduate Peer Mentor, submit the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship, which opens in October and is due for prospective UNST Mentors on Friday, January 17, 2020.




UPA Enterprise Community Investment Fellowship

This scholarship is for a student with a demonstrated interest in the production and stewardship of affordable housing in American communities.


UPA John D. Gray Sustainable Development Scholarship

This scholarship is for students in the Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning with a demonstrated focus in sustainable development.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


UPS Foundation Diversity Scholarship

(UG): For students from diverse backgrounds studying Supply and Logistics Management.


Urban and Public Affairs Graduate Memorial Award

This award is given annually to outstanding graduate students in the College of Urban and Public Affairs.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Urban and Public Affairs Undergraduate Memorial Award

Criteria: This award is given annually to outstanding undergraduate students in the College of Urban and Public Affairs.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.

 


Van Valkenburg/Owren Family Scholarship

This scholarship is for Portland State University undergraduates with demonstrated financial need and a minimum GPA of 3.0.  There is an awarding preference for first generation college or university students who are immigrants or children of immigrants.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the onlne PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, wihich opens in October and is due by February 1 each academic year.


Vatheuer Family Foundation Scholarships

  • Emphasis on infrastructure design
  • Upper-division
  • 3.0 GPA for first two years of college
  • Preference for older student with some work experience in construction, etc.
  • Preference for previous community involvement in diverse fields
  • US Citizen or permanent residency
Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Vera Katz Endowed Scholarship

Criteria: This fund will provide an annual scholarship to a single parent (male or female) who are admitted to a graduate degree program in the College of Urban and Public Affairs (Masters or Ph.D.) and who demonstrate a commitment to public service.
 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Verne & Marjorie Rupp Scholarship (Graduate)

(GR): Applicants must be admitted to the School of Business and submit an essay demonstrating their dedication to gender diversity in their chosen field of study. U.S. citizenship required. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Demonstrated financial need. Amount: 2 @ $2500.




Verne & Marjorie Rupp Scholarship (UG)

Students with financial need and academic merit. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must demonstrate dedication to gender diversity in their chosen field. US citizens and lawful US residents only.




Viking Engineering + Construction Scholarship for MCECS Students

This scholarship is for junior or senior-level undergraduates in the Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science who are working towards a degree in Civil & Environmental or Mechanical & Materials Engineering.  This scholarship is for first generation college students who are immigrants of children of immigrants, with a preference for students who have graduated from the Gresham-Barlow School District and aspire to a career in construction.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Viking Engineering + Construction Scholarship for SB Students

This scholarship is for junior or senior-level undergraduates in the School of Business.  This scholarship is for first generation college students who are immigrants or children of immigrants, with a preference for students who have graduated from the Gresham-Barlow School District and aspire to a career in construction.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Walter D. Hershey Memorial Scholarship

Junior student with financial need and minimum 3.25 GPA.




Walter H. Kramer Fellowship

Dr. Walter H. Kramer founded the first transportation studies center in the Department of Marketing (now School of Business Administration). Focusing on transportation research and education, Dr. Kramer believed that “the actions of an individual, of a college, can determine the future of our cities, our society,” and devoted himself toward bringing “the resources of the faculty to bear on the problems of the community.”

This fellowship is aimed at providing financial support to PSU graduate students enrolled in transportation-related graduate programs and working on multi-disciplinary, multi-modal research connected with making a difference in “our cities, our society, and the community”.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • Be enrolled (full-time or part-time) in one of the programs listed below during the full 2019-20 academic year. Incoming and continuing students may apply.
    • Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)
    • Master of Urban Studies (MUS), Ph.D. in Urban Studies
    • Master in Civil & Environmental Engineering, Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA while receiving the scholarship
  • Demonstrate an intent to pursue a career related to bicycle and pedestrian transportation
 
TERMS
  • The scholarship award will be $2000. The award is made to a student for one year only.
Complete the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application by February 1 to apply for this fellowship.


Walter Hathaway Endowed Scholarship

Students in the College of Education

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Wayne Larson Scholarship

Admission into COE Special Education Program. Financial need is a consideration. 

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Graduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Wells Family Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduates in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, preferably majoring in Mathematics or Economics, who are pursuing a business career & have demonstrated financial need.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 




Wells Fargo Scholarship

(UG): Award to student with academic achievement. 


Wentworth Chevrolet

(UG): Outstanding business student. Amount: $1,000.


Wiewel Presidential Scholarship

This scholarship is for first generation college students, with a preference for entering freshmen.  A minimum GPA of 3.85 is required.  This scholarship may be renewed if the student maintains a minimum 3.85 GPA.

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.
 


Willamette Industries Scholarship

Undergraduate student with SLM major and minimum 3.0 GPA at college level. Financial need is a factor but lack of need should not be a disqualifying factor for an otherwise qualified student.




William Bradford Mersereau Jr. Endowed Scholarship

1.Jazz piano, 
2. jazz instrumental 
3. music composition
Full time music major entering their Sr year
1. letter of recommendation from area faculty member
2.500 word essay addressing the following: "how will the scholarship facilitate your 5 year plan?", "how will you employ 'pay it forward' stewardship principles to give back what you have been given?" and potential for community service or engagement, preferably using musical talent.


Wilma and Robert Sheridan Endowed Scholarship

~ Returning student (attended PSU at least 1 year)
~ Full time
~ US Citizen

-3.0
-3.5 in major
-Music, Theater, Studio Art, or Architecture student 
-JR,SR when awarded


Held in the Dean's Office and rotates between schools. 
"~ Returning student (attended PSU at least 1 year)
~ Full time
~ US Citizen

Rotates between Schools:
Architecture 2021-22

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.




WLL Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarship

Name: WLL Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarship
Number of Awards: 1 per year
Amount: $2000 
Deadline: April 1

Purpose: To support study in a term, semester, or yearlong study abroad program with an explicit language component.

Criteria: One scholarship will be awarded to a student who meets the following minimum criteria:
•    Full-time PSU student
•    Completion of at least 90 credits (junior standing)
•    Completion of at least 12 credits of a world language at PSU
•    3.0 overall GPA 
•    3.4 GPA in all WLL classes
•    Financial need
•    Proposed study abroad program must be approved by PSU Education Abroad Office

Application:
  1. Application is in online PSU Scholarship Application site at www.pdx.edu/scholarships
  2. Transcript of all course work (may be unofficial) uploaded to online scholarship application
  3. Essay to include: language study; international experience to date; plans for study abroad; how study abroad experience will affect future plans.  Completed within online scholarship application.
  4. Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be from PSU language faculty, submitted through online scholarship application
 
Selection/Award Process:
  1. Submit completed application online by April 15th
  2. Recipient will be notified by May 16th
  3. Funds will be available during the following academic year
  4. Award will be presented at WLL spring graduation/award celebration in June



Yaden Family Scholarship UG

Criteria: This fund will provide a scholarship to a full time undergraduate Oregon resident who is a student in the College of Urban & Public Affairs with a 3.0 GPA and has demonstrated financial need.  

Apply for this scholarship by submitting the online PSU Undergraduate Scholarship Application, which opens in October and is due by February 1 each year.

 

 


Zehntbauer Scholarship

Undergraduate student admitted to the SBA with above average GPA. Junior or senior. Prefer interest in entrepreneurship.