The Graduate School, in partnership with Oregon State Ecampus, has set aside funding to assist online students who are experiencing unexpected financial hardship that interferes with academic progress. This funding is being provided to help ensure that Ecampus students with demonstrated financial need are able to continue their education at OSU.

Award Details

Award amounts vary based upon hardship and need, but will not exceed $1500 per academic year.


Visit the Ecampus Financial Hardship Grant site for specific eligibility requirements.

Request Period

Requests will be accepted any time throughout the academic year, until all available funds are distributed.

Request process and timeline

Requests must be submitted by the student directly through the online application form on the Ecampus site. 

Award distribution

Applicants will be notified within 7 – 10 business days of the final decision and any necessary next steps. Visit the Ecampus Financial Hardship Grant site for more award process information.

Request Form

Graduate application

Nomination form overview