Available Scholarship Funding

There are several types of scholarships available to Fisheries and Wildlife graduate students. Each type is administered by a different entity through Corvallis Campus. Please review the following for information on how to finance your education. If a scholarship is dispersed into a student account, that funding will be applied toward any balance owed to the University and then the student can request any remaining balance as a personal check.

Graduate School Scholarships

The Graduate School offers Scholarships that require a nomination by the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. Students are selected for nomination by the Department Head after a review of applications by the Department's Scholarship and Graduate Committees. For more detailed information, visit the Scholarships webpage.

For questions regarding the Graduate School Scholarships application process, please contact fw.gradadvising@oregonstate.edu.  

College of Agricultural Sciences Scholarships

The College of Agricultural Sciences has many opportunities to help fund your education through their annual scholarship awards. Typically the deadline for scholarships is mid-February, but students can start applying mid-November by using the link above. 

For information on how to apply, deadlines, and for any other questions please contact CAS scholarships: casstudy@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-2211.

Departmental Scholarships

These are available for current graduate students (those matriculating Winter 2020 or earlier) and will be awarded beginning Fall term 2020. Students graduating prior to Fall 2020 are not eligible. The application is available through a Qualtrics survey that will be available here in February and is due Friday, April 3, 2020 by 11:00PM. For a detailed list of available scholarships and their criteria, see the table below.


HMSC Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards

The Hatfield Marine Science Center administers multiple scholarships, fellowships, and awards annually. Graduate students are eligible for financial support that can cover housing expenses for residency at HMSC during summer coursework, travel expenses to attend a professional conference, and projects/research that contribute to fisheries development, marine education, shellfish aquaculture, fisheries ecology and many more marine-related studies. For more information about when and how to apply, please reference the HMSC Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards website.