The University of Oregon, US, is offering a number of undergraduate and graduate scholarships to international students who apply to the university for the 2014-2015 academic session. Some of the international scholarships are listed below with their application deadlines. Some scholarships are specifically for Africans while others are open to all international students including Africans.
Specific Scholarships for Africans at the University of Oregon
John Haines African Student Scholarship: Established by Dr. John Haines, a Eugene ophthalmologist with a keen interest in international students, scholarships of approximately $3,000–$5,000 each may be awarded for each academic year. New and continuing students may apply, with preference given to students from Africa.
Dr. Dapo and Mrs. Lillie Popoola African Student Scholarship: Established by UO alumnus Dapo Popoola ’71 and his wife Lillie. One scholarship of approximately $1,000 may be awarded each academic year. New and continuing students from Africa may apply.
International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) Tuition Scholarships
- The ICSP scholarship awards 30–40 competitive scholarships to international students each year.
- Worth of Awards: Scholarships apply to tuition only and range from $7,000–$27,000 per year.
- Applicants may be new or current UO students. New students must apply for admission to UO by January 15, 2014. Current students must be enrolled in a full-time course of study at the UO with a nonimmigrant visa (F-1 or J-1) and have a minimum UO grade point average of 3.0 for all students.
- Deadline: January 15, 2014.
International Dean’s Excellence Award (IDEA) for New International Students
- The IDEA scholarship is a merit-based, partial-tuition scholarship awarded to new international undergraduate applicants entering in the fall (September) 2014.
- Worth of Awards: The scholarship is valued at $6,000–$8,000 each and is renewable based on academic performance.
- Applicants must be new international students admitted for fall term (September) only.
- How to Apply: To be considered for the IDEA scholarship, applicants must apply for admission to the UO before the priority admissions deadline. There is no separate scholarship application required.
- Deadline: January 15, 2014
International Student Work-Study Program
This program grants more than 50 work-study awards, ranging from $500–$3,000 each year, to eligible international students with financial need. Students who receive these awards can compete for on-campus work-study jobs during the academic year.
Deadline: Complete the application by April 15, 2014.
Graduate Teaching Fellowships
Graduate Teaching Fellowships (GTFs) provide a tuition waiver and a stipend (salary) for the academic year. GTFs can include teaching, research or administrative positions. These awards are subject to United States income taxes.
How to Apply
You should check out their website and complete the application forms online. For more information, and to submit your application online, click here.
Specific information for completing the International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) is available here