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Scholarships are a form of aid (free money) to help you invest in your future. Portland State offers many scholarship choices for undergraduate, post baccalaureate and graduate students. No matter what your level of education is, it's a good idea to apply for scholarships at the same time as you apply for admission to PSU.

Incoming Freshman Scholarship Application 

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The deadline for incoming freshman applicants to submit the online application is December 1, 2016. 

PSU Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Applications

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The online scholarship applications for continuing and transfer undergraduates and graduate students is now available. The deadline for incoming transfer and continuing applicants to submit the online application is February 1, 2017. Scholarships awarded in this process will be available to students the following (2017-2018) academic year. 


Upcoming Scholarship Workshops - All workshops are in Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 238.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM. To RSVP, click here 

Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM. To RSVP, click here  

Monday, November 07, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM. To RSVP, click here 

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM. To RSVP, click here  

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM. To RSVP, click here  


Additional Scholarship Information 

Consider applying for the following scholarships available at Portland State University through the online scholarship applications:

 President's Equal Access Scholarship

Diversity Enrichment Scholarship

Irving Levin/Stephanie Fowler Scholarship

Nancy Ryles Scholarship 

Green Building Scholars

Diversity Enrichment Scholarship


Many additional scholarships (academic departmental scholarships) can be found and applied for individually by searching the Scholarship Database.


External Scholarship Opportunities  

Scholarships are offered by outside organizations too. Consider applying for these scholarships.

Office of Student Access & Completion (OSAC) - Oregon State Scholarships

FINAID Nationwide Scholarship Search

Sallie Mae's Wired Scholar Website

FastWeb Scholarship Database 

Scholarship America