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Scholarship Information

Take advantage of multiple scholarship opportunities, both at the university level and within the College of Engineering.

As a new first-year students, you are automatically considered for all available scholarships when you complete the scholarship application included with the undergraduate admission materials. All OSU engineering programs offer scholarship support through generous donations from alumni and industry sponsors.

Undergraduate Financial Support in the College of Engineering

This page describes the College’s scholarship support options and application processes for incoming freshmen, transfer students, and current engineering students. For additional potential funding sources, please consult the OSU Financial Aid and Scholarships page at http://oregonstate.edu/financialaid/scholarships.

CoE Scholarships Available to Incoming First-year Students

ALL COE MAJORS:

A merit-based, competitive Dean’s Scholarship of $1,800/academic year for Oregon residents and $3,600/academic year for out-of-state students is available to incoming first-year engineering and computer science students who (1) meet the minimum criteria noted below, and (2) complete the OSU application for Undergraduate Admission, including the OSU Scholars section, by the priority deadline of February 1.  Eligibility for the Dean's Scholarship is evaluated at the time of OSU Admission.

Dean’s Scholarship Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • First-year engineering or computer science student
  • Entering fall term
  • Admitted to OSU on or before February 1
  • Meet one of the following qualifications:
    • Have a high school GPA of 3.90 or higher and a combined SAT math and reading score of 1400 or higher OR
    • Have a high school GPA of 3.90 or higher and a composite ACT score of 32 or higher

Dean’s Scholarships are renewable for up to three additional academic years. To be eligible for scholarship renewal for the next academic year, a current recipient’s cumulative OSU GPA at the end of spring term must be 3.75 or higher. 

Note: The Dean’s Scholarship is not available to students transferring into OSU after their first freshman term; nor is it available to first-year students entering OSU winter, spring, or summer term.

FIRST Robotics & FIRST Tech Challenge Participants ONLY:
The College of Engineering sponsors five (5) one-time $1,200 scholarships available to incoming first-year engineering and computer science majors who participated in either FIRST Robotics or FIRST Tech Challenge in high school.  More information: http://www.usfirst.org/scholarshipsearch.aspx

 

CoE Scholarships Available to Incoming Transfer Students

Undergraduate students transferring into the OSU College of Engineering from another university or community college are encouraged to complete the online College of Engineering Scholarship Application, which is available annually, from December 1 until February 15, at http://oregonstate.edu/scholarships/app/. (Note: You can access and complete the application ONLY during this time frame. We do not accept applications at any other time.)
Your application will be reviewed by both the College and your specific program to see if you are eligible for scholarship funds within the College for the following academic year.

CoE Scholarships Available to Current Undergraduates

Current OSU engineering students are encouraged to complete the online College of Engineering Scholarship Application, which is available annually, from November 15 until February 15, at http://oregonstate.edu/scholarships/app/.  (Note: You MUST complete the application during this time frame. We do not accept applications at any other time.)
Your application will be reviewed by both the College and your specific program to see if you are eligible for scholarship funds within the College for the following academic year.