Our Opportunities

Deadline for this year’s application and materials is February 1, 2019
Students must have a university issued student ID number in order to apply.
Students who will not be enrolled for a full academic year are ineligible to apply
Please email finaidschol@sou.edu with questions!

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Brewold-Teigen Scholarship
To honor Johan Breivoll, Alf Brewold, Beret Teigen Brewold, and Erling Brewold, and to encourage good teachers. Must be a student accepted into...
To honor Johan Breivoll, Alf Brewold, Beret Teigen Brewold, and Erling...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Catherine Reese Peterson Scholarship
To encourage excellence in the field of primary education. Must be admitted to the Early Childhood Education/Elementary cohort or the...
To encourage excellence in the field of primary education. Must be...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Ed & Mary Memorial Scholarship
To honor the legacy of Ed and Mary by providing scholarship support for a graduate student enrolled in the Masters of Teaching program at Southern...
To honor the legacy of Ed and Mary by providing scholarship support for...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Frances E. Treadwell Endowed Scholarship
To encourage excellence in the field of junior high school teacher education. Must be enrolled in the teacher education program at SOU. Must...
To encourage excellence in the field of junior high school teacher...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies James A. and Mary Helen Gwinn Scholarship
To provide scholarships for deserving full-time students in need who are admitted to the Education Program at Southern Oregon University. Must be...
To provide scholarships for deserving full-time students in need who are...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies John and Lillian R. Conway Memorial Scholarship
To provide financial assistance in the form of a scholarship to a deserving person planning a career in teaching. Must show high academic...
To provide financial assistance in the form of a scholarship to a...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Madge F. & Ernest H. Bearrs Trust Memorial Endowed Scholarship
To honor the memory of Madge Bearrs, who graduated from Southern Oregon State with a teaching degree in 1929. She taught second graders throughout...
To honor the memory of Madge Bearrs, who graduated from Southern Oregon...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Marioni Memorial Endowed Scholarship
To honor the memory of Joan Marioni who was a professor at Southern Oregon University in the School of Education. The recipient must display a...
To honor the memory of Joan Marioni who was a professor at Southern...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Raymond & Luella (Wickstrom) Morris Endowed Scholarship
To help students with financial need to attend the teacher’s licensure program at Southern Oregon University. Primary selection criteria will be...
To help students with financial need to attend the teacher’s licensure...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Teacher Education Scholarship
Must be admitted to the Teacher Licensure program at Southern Oregon University. Must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA in the last 90 quarter hours and...
Must be admitted to the Teacher Licensure program at Southern Oregon...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies The William and Carolyne Ruck Scholarship
To assist students admitted to the Elementary/Middle School/Senior High School Education program at Southern Oregon University. Must be admitted...
To assist students admitted to the Elementary/Middle School/Senior High...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Zinn Memorial Endowed Scholarship
To honor the memory of Dr. Wilkins-O’Riley Zinn, a professor of Education at Southern Oregon University. The recipient must be a non-traditional...
To honor the memory of Dr. Wilkins-O’Riley Zinn, a professor of...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
$0.00 Anna B. Fisher History Scholarship
To provide hands-on experience in learning about the historical significance of Jacksonville to Southern Oregon and the Rogue Valley. Must be a...
To provide hands-on experience in learning about the historical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Varies Alice J. Rutter Memorial Scholarship
For Southern Oregon University students who are pursuing a degree in Counseling. Must be a student that is re-entering college. Preference will...
For Southern Oregon University students who are pursuing a degree in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Elenore H. & Donald J. Schofield Memorial Scholarship
To provide support for an SOU student with a vision or hearing impairment Must be pursuing a degree granted by Southern Oregon University. Award...
To provide support for an SOU student with a vision or hearing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Foreign Languages Scholarship
To assist students studying Foreign Languages at Southern Oregon University. Must be a full-time incoming or current student at SOU. Must have a...
To assist students studying Foreign Languages at Southern Oregon...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Front-Line Memorial Scholarship
To provide scholarship to Southern Oregon University students-initiated in honor of lives lost on August 5, 2008. *Must have and can demonstrate...
To provide scholarship to Southern Oregon University students-initiated...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies The Cow Creek Umpqua Tribe Scholarship
To provide support for first generation Oregon students to attend SOU Must be a graduate of an Oregon high school Must be a returning student of...
To provide support for first generation Oregon students to attend...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Bi-Mart Corporation Scholarship
To assist deserving SOU students pursuing a career in business. Must be pursuing a career in Business. Must show an interest in retail. Must...
To assist deserving SOU students pursuing a career in business. Must...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies AAUW Ashland Branch, Annual & Endowed Scholarship
To women in obtaining a degree from Southern Oregon University Must be female. If an undergraduate, must be a full-time senior at SOU during the...
To women in obtaining a degree from Southern Oregon University Must be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies AAUW, Medford Branch Scholarship
To assist students who are residents of Jackson County, Oregon, in obtaining a degree from Southern Oregon University. Preference will be given...
To assist students who are residents of Jackson County, Oregon, in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alumni Association Graduate Scholarship
The Alumni Association is committed to enhancing the achievement of our alumni body by offering scholarships to SOU alumni who desire to progress...
The Alumni Association is committed to enhancing the achievement of our...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alumni Association Undergraduate Scholarship
To provide financial assistance in the form of a scholarship to deserving students at Southern Oregon University. Must have completed two years...
To provide financial assistance in the form of a scholarship to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Aneta and James McIntyre Chemistry Scholarship
To honor Aneta and James McIntyre and support students studying chemistry at SOU. *Must be pursuing a degree in chemistry at SOU *Full-time or...
To honor Aneta and James McIntyre and support students studying...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Anna L. May Scholarship
To provide scholarship for Southern Oregon University accounting students. Must have completed the intermediate series in Accounting Must have...
To provide scholarship for Southern Oregon University accounting...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Arnold D. Wolfe Accounting Scholarship
To enhance the student’s ability to actively pursue their educational experiences as an accounting major in the School of Business at Southern...
To enhance the student’s ability to actively pursue their educational...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Ashland Garden Club Scholarship
To provide financial assistance to a qualified student who has academic interests in Environmental Studies, Environmental Education, or Biology...
To provide financial assistance to a qualified student who has academic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Avista Scholars Scholarship
Intended to promote diversity on campus, important considerations for this scholarship will include ethnic and cultural background. Must be...
Intended to promote diversity on campus, important considerations for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Ben Evans Trust Scholarship
To aid needy students of first, the City of Ashland and the immediate vicinity, and secondarily, other students attending Southern Oregon...
To aid needy students of first, the City of Ashland and the immediate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Bill and Florence Schneider Fine & Performing Arts Endowment (Art)
To assist students of the School of Fine and Performing Arts. Must have completed or be in the process of completing 45 hours in residence at...
To assist students of the School of Fine and Performing Arts. Must...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Blanche and Gilman Plunkett Biology and Botany Scholarship
To provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships to deserving botany students at SOU. Must be a full time SOU student of at least a...
To provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships to deserving...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Brian Campbell Memorial Scholarship
To honor the memory of Brian Campbell, a former SOU Criminology student. Must be majoring in criminology or registered as a pre-criminology...
To honor the memory of Brian Campbell, a former SOU Criminology...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Clifford and Phyllis Chaney Scholarship
To assist deserving students, possibly those who have been out of high school for several years and never attended college, in attending Southern...
To assist deserving students, possibly those who have been out of high...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Clifford B. Cordy Scholarship
To provide financial assistance to a deserving student at Southern Oregon University. Must be an entering student or returning undergraduate...
To provide financial assistance to a deserving student at Southern...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Computer Science Faculty Scholarship
To support Computer Science majors at Southern Oregon University. Must be a part-time or full-time student at SOU and remain so during the period...
To support Computer Science majors at Southern Oregon University. Must...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Cora Styles Memorial
To honor the memory of Cora Styles, a scientist at the Whitehead Institute at MIT. The recipient must be junior or senior student attending...
To honor the memory of Cora Styles, a scientist at the Whitehead...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dawn Grey Memorial Scholarship
To assist students in pursuing a well-defined, career oriented college education at Southern Oregon University. Must be a resident of...
To assist students in pursuing a well-defined, career oriented college...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dean Mary Christlieb Scholarship
To assist deserving student leaders in attending Southern Oregon University. Awarded to a full time student who is a leader in campus activities...
To assist deserving student leaders in attending Southern Oregon...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Diversity Scholarship
Must meet SOU’s regular admission requirements Must demonstrate community involvement and/or a range of interests through leadership, and...
Must meet SOU’s regular admission requirements Must demonstrate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Don't Know Much About Geography Scholarship
To support SOU students interested in pursuing careers in which geography is a major component, thereby ensuring that the dissemination of...
To support SOU students interested in pursuing careers in which...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr James L Welch Memorial Scholarship
To assist students pursuing careers in allied health. Must be pursuing a career in allied health, Pre-Med., Biology or Bio-Chemistry. Must be a...
To assist students pursuing careers in allied health. Must be pursuing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr Reuben Fogelson Scholarship in Memory of Jeffrey Paul Schwartz
Primary consideration will be financial need, as reflected by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or the International...
Primary consideration will be financial need, as reflected by filing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Alvin Fellers Memorial Scholarship at Southern Oregon University
To support and recognize an SOU student(s) who has demonstrated the characteristics and qualities of Dr. Alvin Fellers, exemplifying his warm and...
To support and recognize an SOU student(s) who has demonstrated the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Vic Sims Scholarship in Criminology
To honor the legacy of Victor “Dr. Vic” Sims, Ph.D., emeritus professor criminology at SOU, by supporting students pursuing a degree in Criminology...
To honor the legacy of Victor “Dr. Vic” Sims, Ph.D., emeritus professor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Elmer C. Biegel Family Scholarship
To encourage students of Jackson County, Oregon to attend Southern Oregon University and to aid and assist them financially in obtaining a...
To encourage students of Jackson County, Oregon to attend Southern...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Fred A. Tayler Memorial Scholarship
To encourage students of Jackson County, Oregon to attend Southern Oregon University and to aid and assist them financially in obtaining a...
To encourage students of Jackson County, Oregon to attend Southern...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Gary Prickett Scholarship Award in Accounting
To recognize outstanding students in accounting at SOU; Must be an accounting major. Must be a full time student at SOU entering his/her senior...
To recognize outstanding students in accounting at SOU; Must be an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Gerhard D. Heiter Endowed Scholarship
To assist students in obtaining a degree in Art, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Music and Theatre Arts at Southern Oregon...
To assist students in obtaining a degree in Art, Foreign Languages and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Health PE Emeritus Endowed Scholarship
To help professional students in the School of Health and Physical Education further their education while working for a degree at Southern Oregon...
To help professional students in the School of Health and Physical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Helen M. Johnson and Arthur B. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
To encourage students of Jackson County, Oregon to attend Southern Oregon University, and to aid and assist them financially in obtaining a...
To encourage students of Jackson County, Oregon to attend Southern...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended