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International Scholarship Opportunities

Fulbright Matching Grant

Award amount: $4,500 per year

The Fulbright Matching Grant is available to Fulbright Scholars who are admitted and enroll in Portland State University degree programs. This renewable grant is available to all Fulbright Scholars who begin a degree program at Portland State University.

The grant will match up to $4,500 of Fulbright sponsorship during each academic year of the degree program. This grant is applicable to Portland State University instructional fees in each eligible term of enrollment. A separate application form is not required to receive this grant.

Portland State also waives the application fee for Fulbright scholars who apply for admission. Click here for additional information.

International Achievement Scholarship

Award amount: up to $4,500 per year

The International Achievement Scholarship is awarded to approximately 30 incoming international undergraduate students on the basis of their academic achievement. Students who maintain high academic standing may receive renewed funding for up to four years.

Eligible students typically have entering grade point averages (GPA) of at least 3.5 out of a possible 4.0 grading scale.

Students who have not yet met the TOEFL/English Language Proficiency requirement are eligible for this scholarship; however, activation of the scholarship will be delayed until after the ESL restriction has been lifted and the students are fully eligible for unrestricted enrollment in academic classes.

The International Achievement Scholarship is restricted to new admission applicants only.  Students already enrolled at Portland state are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Master's and doctoral applicants may be eligible for this scholarship depending on funding availability.

No Application Required

All admitted students automatically will be considered for the scholarship.  You are not required to submit a scholarship application form.

Scholarship opportunities in the Office of International Student and Scholar Services

The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) has scholarships for qualified F-1 and J-1 students: the International Cultural Service Program (ICSP), the International Student Retention Scholarship (ISRS), and the Keith Morden Memorial Scholarship. Visit the ISSS website for more information.