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2017-2018 Scholarships

Funding for the 2017-2018 academic year is now available for two scholarships! 

Please apply by April 30, 2017.

Grace Miller Economics Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to encourage and support an academically strong UO undergraduate economics major who is an Oregon resident and who has demonstrated an interest in teaching. The scholarship is $2,500 and may be used for all standard educational expenses including tuition, fees, books, miscellaneous supplies, and room and board.  Up to four awards may be given in any academic year.

The selection of the recipient(s) shall be based on the following criteria:

  • Oregon resident undergraduate student(s) majoring in Economics
  • Student(s) successfully demonstrating an interest in teaching
  • Special consideration shall be given to women

If no eligible student interested in teaching applies to receive the award, then any undergraduate student majoring in economics is eligible to receive an award from the Fund.

The donor has a strong interest in providing financial assistance to students from diverse backgrounds. Given this interest, the donor recognizes that the awards from this Fund will help support the University’s commitment to a diverse student population, one that includes individuals of varying ages, genders, races, national origins, talents, etc., and those from underrepresented populations and/or economically disadvantaged background.

To apply for the Grace Miller Economics Scholarship, please do both of the following:

  • Complete the online application
    (please indicate for which scholarships you’re applying)
  • Upload a 1-2 page personal statement that describes your background and your interest in teaching.

Alanson H. Kleinsorge Economics Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to support and encourage economics students who face academic challenges in their college careers. The scholarship of $1,500 will be applied to the recipient’s UO tuition and fees for the following academic year.

The selection of the recipient(s) shall be based on the following criteria:

  • Low income individual eligible for financial aid and have a FAFSA on file with the Office of Student Financial Aid by application deadline.
  • Student who has had academic difficulties at some point in their career (high school or college) and who has now made significant and sustained improvements in their academic performance.
  • Have attended at least two terms at the university
  • Must be enrolled at the University of Oregon when s/he applies, an Economics Major and must attend the university in the academic year immediately following awarding of the scholarship.

To apply for the Kleinsorge Economics Scholarship, please upload/provide the following information:

  • Complete the online application
    (please indicate for which scholarships you’re applying)
  • Upload a 1-2 page personal statement that describes some of the academic challenges you’ve faced, and how you overcame them.
  • You must also upload a current copy of your transcript.

Other Scholarships

To apply for other scholarships in the College of Arts and Sciences,click here.

For general University of Oregon scholarship information please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships.