The following scholarship and fellowship programs are administered by the Graduate School. In most cases, nominations must be submitted by academic unit administration. Students may review this list for eligibility and then contact their major professor or academic unit for consideration.

Please note, Graduate School awards are typically not a student’s primary funding source. In addition to Graduate School specific awards, students seeking funding for their degree should engage in conversations with their program directors and/or faculty about potential funding opportunities in their program.

Title Award Amount Deadline

Eric Englund Memorial Postgraduate Award

Annual award for advanced study (e.g. masters or doctoral degree) in applied economics, food science and technology, kinesiology, human development and family studies, nutrition, physical therapy, or public health. Applicants must have graduated from any Oregon State University bachelor's or master's degree program to be eligible.

Fellowship (up to $30000); Scholarship ($5000)

Contact department for deadline

Graduate Dean’s Catalyst Fellowship

A pilot program launched for the 2023-2024 academic year to support graduate students nearing completion of their doctoral degrees.

Stipend, plus tuition waiver & subsidized health insurance for one academic term.

Deadlines vary per term; view award webpage for more details

Prestigious Diversity Fellowship

This fellowship is intended to support the recruitment and retention of graduate students from historically underrepresented backgrounds who demonstrate scholarly promise at OSU.

Stipend, scholarship, plus tuition waiver & subsidized health insurance for one year.

February 19, 2024

Promising Scholar Fellowship

This award is intended to support the recruitment of graduate students from historically underrepresented backgrounds who demonstrate scholarly promise at OSU. Eligible nominees must have participated in scholar programs that support undergraduate students from low income, first generation, and/or historically underrepresented backgrounds in their pursuit for graduate education.

Stipend, plus tuition waiver & subsidized health insurance for one year.

February 19, 2024

Provost's Distinguished Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships

The purpose of the Provost’s Distinguished Fellowship and Scholarship program is to support programs in the recruitment of Oregon State’s most meritorious graduate students.

Varies

Contact college or department for deadline

Thurgood Marshall Graduate Fellowship

The Thurgood Marshall Graduate Fellowship is intended to support the retention of meritorious graduate students whose accomplishments and activities demonstrate leadership, service, and commitment to fostering a just and equitable community.

Stipend, plus tuition waiver & subsidized health insurance for one academic term.

March 4, 2024