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 Irene Hollenbeck Senior Fellowship in Biology
To provide an in-state tuition scholarship to a qualified biology major for their senior year at Southern Oregon University. Must be a senior...
To provide an in-state tuition scholarship to a qualified biology major...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Isabel Meyn Scholarship
Must be a registered SOU student at the time of the award. Completion of English 301 and one additional 300 or 400 level English course. Must...
Must be a registered SOU student at the time of the award. Completion...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jack D. Thorsen Memorial Endowed Scholarship
To provide financial assistance to Education or Psychology majors at Southern Oregon University. Must be an Education or Psychology major. Must...
To provide financial assistance to Education or Psychology majors at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies James and Betty Akerill Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of the James & Betty Akerill Memorial Scholarhip is to provide financial assistance to Southern Oregon University students who...
The purpose of the James & Betty Akerill Memorial Scholarhip is to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies James and Violet Atchison Scholarship
To support students studying at Southern Oregon University. *Must be enrolled as a full-time student at Southern Oregon University. *Must have a...
To support students studying at Southern Oregon University. *Must be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Janet K. and David F. Williams Memorial Scholarship
To support and encourage exceptional students at SOU. Preference given to students in Theatre Arts, Music or Shakespeare Studies Program, but...
To support and encourage exceptional students at SOU. Preference given...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jeanne D. Tyran Memorial Scholarship
To financially help female students majoring in Business at Southern Oregon University. Preference will be given to a female undergraduate or...
To financially help female students majoring in Business at Southern...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jesse G. and Calla E. Anderson Scholarship
To assist one needy, worthy student in attending Southern Oregon University. Must be a student at Southern Oregon University. Must be determined...
To assist one needy, worthy student in attending Southern Oregon...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jim and Harriet Johnston Rogue Credit Union Scholarship
To assist members of Rogue Credit Union or their immediate families in attending Southern Oregon University. Must have a continuous, current...
To assist members of Rogue Credit Union or their immediate families in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies John Smith Burley Memorial Scholarship
To provide scholarships for students majoring in English at SOU. Awarded to admitted English majors. Must show outstanding academic merit. ...
To provide scholarships for students majoring in English at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies John W Bodilly Scholarship in Management
To support SOU business majors. Must be of at least junior standing. Must be admitted to the School of Business. Must have a GPA of at least...
To support SOU business majors. Must be of at least junior...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Karen Gernant Endowed World History Scholarship
To help Southern Oregon University history students fulfill their educational goals. Must be a history major at SOU with coursework in Asian or...
To help Southern Oregon University history students fulfill their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Knife Rivers Materials, An MDU Resources Company
To support SOU business majors. Must be a graduate of a Jackson County, Oregon high school Applicant must be admitted to the SOU School of...
To support SOU business majors. Must be a graduate of a Jackson...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Konaway Nika Tillicum Student Scholarship
To provide educational assistance to an SOU student who has attended Konaway Nika Tillicum. The scholarship is to be awarded to a student who has...
To provide educational assistance to an SOU student who has attended...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Lloyd & Hazel Pennington Memorial Chemistry Scholarship
To honor the memory of Lloyd and Hazel Pennington, and to support SOU Chemistry majors who have demonstrated interest in community service and the...
To honor the memory of Lloyd and Hazel Pennington, and to support SOU...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Lon Collier Memorial Scholarship
To assist deserving students of average ability in attending Southern Oregon University. Must be a full time student and remain so during the...
To assist deserving students of average ability in attending Southern...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Margaret D. Stephen Scholarship
To provide financial aid to students majoring in one of the Social Sciences or Education. Eligible applicants must be majoring in one of the...
To provide financial aid to students majoring in one of the Social...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Margaret Fuller Endowed Scholarship
Open to female students, sophomore level and above, of all majors Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or better Academic achievement will be the...
Open to female students, sophomore level and above, of all...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Marie and Harlan Bosworth Memorial Scholarship
To provide financial assistance in the form of a scholarship to a Jackson County high school graduate, who lives in Jackson County, and is planning...
To provide financial assistance in the form of a scholarship to a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Martin J. and Ella Elle Memorial Scholarship
To provide scholarships for graduate students majoring in Psychology at Southern Oregon University. Must be a full time student majoring in...
To provide scholarships for graduate students majoring in Psychology at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Mary Snider Greenman Scholarship
To provide financial aid to a non-traditional students who find it necessary to return to college and to the work force. Preference given to a...
To provide financial aid to a non-traditional students who find it...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Moss Adams Accounting Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for a student majoring in accounting at Southern Oregon University. Junior or senior student enrolled full-time at...
To provide scholarship support for a student majoring in accounting at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Moss Adams 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 NAIFA Educational Scholarship Sponsored by the Rogue Valley Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
To provide financial assistance to qualified students from rural southern Oregon communities who are pursuing a business or education degree at...
To provide financial assistance to qualified students from rural...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Nancy Peterson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
To encourage SOU women to study Political Science and to seek careers in politics/public service. Must be a female student of junior or senior...
To encourage SOU women to study Political Science and to seek careers in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Native American Student Union (NASU) Scholarship
To provide educational assistance to a Native American student attending Southern Oregon University. Must be a Native American student and...
To provide educational assistance to a Native American student attending...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Native American Studies Scholarship
To provide scholarship to Southern Oregon University students. Must be pursuing a Native American Studies Minor or Certificate. Must be an SOU...
To provide scholarship to Southern Oregon University students. Must be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Neil K Gibson Scholarship
To provide tuition/fee assistance for full-time Southern Oregon University students who are graduates of Riddle High School (Riddle, Oregon)...
To provide tuition/fee assistance for full-time Southern Oregon...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies North Coast Electric Company Scholarship
To Provide scholarship support for a student studying business management or marketing at Southern Oregon University. *Must be pursuing a degree in...
To Provide scholarship support for a student studying business...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies OLLI Scholarship For SOU Students
To support the education of Southern University students who have demonstrated through studies, work, and/or extracurricular activities a vision of...
To support the education of Southern University students who have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Oregon State Sheriff's Assn Scholarship
To provide a scholarship to a Southern Oregon University full-time second year or higher student in Corrections or Law Enforcement. Must be...
To provide a scholarship to a Southern Oregon University full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Osher Reentry Scholarship
The Osher Reentry Scholarship Endowment is intended to support scholarships for students who have experienced a gap in their education and are...
The Osher Reentry Scholarship Endowment is intended to support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Patricia C. (Patsy) Smullin Scholarship Fund for Southern Oregon University
To award scholarship to students attending Southern Oregon University. Must be a graduate (or the equivalent) of high schools in Coos, Crook,...
To award scholarship to students attending Southern Oregon...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Paul C. and Virginia Lemon Endowed Fellowship for Women in Ecology and Environmental Studies
To assist women pursuing a leadership career in Environmental Sciences/Education or Ecological Studies in obtaining their Master’s degree. Must...
To assist women pursuing a leadership career in Environmental...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies PEO Chapter BN Scholarship
To provide financial assistance to a woman student whose education has been interrupted and who desires to resume studies toward a degree or...
To provide financial assistance to a woman student whose education has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies PEO Chapter CP Scholarship
To assist female students enrolled at SOU. A woman who will be entering her senior year in the fall that the scholarship is awarded or is in...
To assist female students enrolled at SOU. A woman who will be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies PEO Chapter EE Memorial Scholarship
To assist women who are entering their junior or senior year at SOU, or are continuing their education at the graduate level at SOU. Must be a...
To assist women who are entering their junior or senior year at SOU, or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Peter D. Farber Memorial Scholarship for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
To remember Peter Farber in a way that supports learning and growth of students in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Southern Oregon...
To remember Peter Farber in a way that supports learning and growth of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Robert R. Robinson Memorial Biology Scholarship
For Southern Oregon University undergraduate and graduate students in the field of Biology and the area of Environmental Studies. Open to...
For Southern Oregon University undergraduate and graduate students in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Robert Ruhl Learning Fellowship
To provide an opportunity for students to broaden their educational experiences, while further developing skills, creativity and sense of...
To provide an opportunity for students to broaden their educational...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Robert W. and Betty F. Root Scholarship
To financially help Oregon undergraduate students continue their studies at Southern Oregon University, who otherwise would face hardship and...
To financially help Oregon undergraduate students continue their studies...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Rogue Credit Union Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for students studying business at Southern Oregon University. Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in business...
To provide scholarship support for students studying business at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Rogue Valley Physician's Service Endowed Scholarship
To financially assist students pursuing a medically-oriented career. Medically-oriented may be defined as broadly as possible to encourage both...
To financially assist students pursuing a medically-oriented career....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Salkow Graduate Business Endowed Scholarship
To provide a scholarship to an outstanding student enrolled full time in the MBA Graduate Program at Southern Oregon University. Must be enrolled...
To provide a scholarship to an outstanding student enrolled full time in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Sam & Helen Bernstein and Betty LaDuke Scholarship
To provide encouragement and financial assistance in the form of scholarships to deserving students in the Department of Art at Southern Oregon...
To provide encouragement and financial assistance in the form of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Schneider Museum of Art Scholarship
To provide encouragement and financial assistance in the form of scholarships to deserving students in the Department of Art at Southern Oregon...
To provide encouragement and financial assistance in the form of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Selby/Waitt Memorial Endowed Scholarship
To honor the memory of Shirley Selby. Must be an Oregon resident. Financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid...
To honor the memory of Shirley Selby. Must be an Oregon...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Sherm & Wanda Olsrud Endowed Scholarship
To provide financial aid to students in need so that they might pursue their higher education goals at Southern Oregon University. Financial need...
To provide financial aid to students in need so that they might pursue...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Southern Oregon Pride (SO Pride) Scholarship
The purpose of the scholarship is to support students who have demonstrated a commitment to promote equality, peace and inclusion of all people in...
The purpose of the scholarship is to support students who have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,500.00 The Belle Headlee Hewitt ’28 Endowed Scholarship established by her son, Roger G. Hewitt
Created in memory of Belle Headlee Hewitt, a 1928 graduate of Southern Oregon State Normal School. Her son, Roger Hewitt, committed to higher...
Created in memory of Belle Headlee Hewitt, a 1928 graduate of Southern...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended