“My career goal is to help design and manufacture the cars of the future, and I want to give back to my community however I can,” says Bryan Gregorio-Torres.
He is pursuing his dream of becoming a mechanical engineer with the help of a scholarship through the Catalyst Scholars Program. He is one of the more than 800 students who receive financial support from the College of Engineering, in addition to aid available from the university.
Get the most out of your education
Maybe you are trying engineering for the first time, or perhaps you have participated in robotics competitions since middle school. Wherever you are, we’re here to help you gain the knowledge you need to achieve your dreams.
- Your academic advisor will meet with you on a regular basis to help you get the most out of your education.
- Free tutoring is available in engineering, math, science, writing, and general academic coaching.
- The LSAMP — Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation — provides traditionally underserved students with financial, academic, social, and professional assistance.
- You can access to smaller class sizes and thesis research mentorship through the Honors College.
- Get a head start by taking upper division courses early. There are no restrictions as long as you meet the prerequisites.
- More options: Explore the pathway to Oregon State by starting at a community college, or check out our online Ecampus degree programs.
Ongoing scholarship support
The Oregon State University Scholarship Office and the College of Engineering offer a variety of scholarships. Throughout your time here, you can apply for new scholarships or renew existing scholarships.
Launch your career
Experiences in and out of the classroom will prepare you for your next step.
- Connect with alumni who are doing every kind of job you can imagine (and some you have never heard of) at events designed for first-year students.
- Gain critical job experience and network through internships or working with campus organizations.
- Advocate for a more just world with the support of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion.
- Make lasting connections with industry representatives through networking opportunities organized by Oregon State Career Development Center, College of Engineering Career Development Center, individual schools within the college, and student clubs.
- Expand your opportunities through research mentorship from world-class faculty.
“The College of Engineering has done a fantastic job funneling us into career fairs and setting up events for us to interact with local contractors.” — Tausha Smith, construction engineering management ’22
Tausha landed a job as a project engineer with Gerding Builders in Corvallis after doing an internship there.