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 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 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 Dental Society Scholarship
To assist students at Southern Oregon University who are intending to further their studies in Dentistry. Must be a resident of Oregon. Must be...
To assist students at Southern Oregon University who are intending to...
  • 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
Varies The Burton David Scholarship Fund
Must be a resident of Jackson County, Oregon. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 from high school or another institution of higher...
Must be a resident of Jackson County, Oregon. Must have a minimum...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies The Edouard & Rhoda Seidler French Students Study Abroad Endowed Scholarship
To pay tribute to Edouard Seidler, internationally renowned French author and sports journalist, and his wife Rhoda by assisting SOU students to...
To pay tribute to Edouard Seidler, internationally renowned French...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies The Ellis H. Bremer Memorial Scholarship Award
To honor the legacy of Ellis H. Bremer by providing scholarship support for a Sophomore studying criminology or philosophy at Southern Oregon...
To honor the legacy of Ellis H. Bremer by providing scholarship support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies The Leon Mulling/Emeritus Scholarship for Communication
To support and encourage exceptional students of Communication programs, and to promote recruitment and retention of said students. The recipient...
To support and encourage exceptional students of Communication programs,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies The Norma S. Curtis Memorial Scholarship
To serve as a memorial to Norma S. Curtis by providing scholarship support to one or more women graduate students who have demonstrated an interest...
To serve as a memorial to Norma S. Curtis by providing scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies The SOU Retirees Association Scholarship
To provide assistance to entering and continuing SOU students and to honor the Emeritus Faculty and Retirees of Southern Oregon...
To provide assistance to entering and continuing SOU students and to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Tom Bulger Memorial Award
To honor the memory of Tom Bulger, to aid and assist deserving SOU students in business and marketing. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.25. Must...
To honor the memory of Tom Bulger, to aid and assist deserving SOU...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Trauffer-Polich Environmental Education Scholarship
To support Graduate students pursuing a degree in Environmental Education at Southern Oregon University. Must be a Graduate student pursuing a...
To support Graduate students pursuing a degree in Environmental...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Walter L. and Brigitte E. Gesicki Study Abroad Scholarship
To assist students in pursuing the opportunity to study abroad. Must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at Southern Oregon...
To assist students in pursuing the opportunity to study abroad. Must...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Will M and Margaret Dodge Memorial
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 William J. Gaboury Scholarship
To provide financial aid to a deserving student majoring in one of the Social Sciences who plans to use his/her education to enhance the quality of...
To provide financial aid to a deserving student majoring in one of the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jerry and Jeanne Taylor Scholarship
An applicant must: be an undergraduate at SOU seeking first Bachelor’s degree in Business have a minimum GPA 3.00 for all college work expect a...
An applicant must: be an undergraduate at SOU seeking first Bachelor’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Ralph and Mary Herbold Scholarship
An applicant must: be a sophomore or junior at SOU seeking first Bachelor’s degree in Science have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for all college...
An applicant must: be a sophomore or junior at SOU seeking first...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended