Undergraduate Scholarships

Bradley N. Horner Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship you must have declared yourself as a major in Criminology and Criminal Justice at PSU, be in a junior standing, have an interest in pursuing a career in law enforcement, and demonstrate financial need.

Carl Campbell Award
Criteria: The Carl Campbell award honors another previous member of the PSU economics faculty. Professor Campbell, a mathematical economist and poet, taught at Carleton College, Whitman College, and the University of Massachusetts before coming to PSU in 1963. This award is intended to recognize an undergraduate student for distinguished achievement.

Harold Goodhue Vatter Award
Criteria: This award honors the distinguished Harold Vatter who devoted a lifetime of scholarly teaching, research and writing in the field of economic history. The award is intended to recognize an undergraduate student who has demonstrated excellence in the field of economics and exemplifies the scholarly values of Professor Vatter, who taught in the PSU Economics Department until his death at 89 in 2000.

Joseph Blumel Scholarship
Criteria: The Joseph Blumel Scholarship is for undergraduate students within the Economics Department in PSU's College of Urban & Public Affairs.  Criteria include:  major is Economics, Jr or Sr class level, preference for students studying Quantitative Economics, and preference for students who want to pursue doctorate in Economics.

Linda Nettekoven Public Involvement Scholarship
Criteria: This scholarship is awarded to any undergraduate student in the College of Urban and Public Affairs with an interest in Public Involvement. Students must be a first generation student enrolled in an undergraduate degree program within the College of Urban & Public Affairs who have a 3.0 GPA, are entering their Junior or Senior year, demonstrate financial need, and seek a career in public service. Preference will be given for single parents.

Oregon Consular Corps Scholarship Fund
Criteria: The Oregon Consular Corps Scholarship Fund was established in 2013 to provide annual awards in support of International and Global Studies students. General criteria and considerations include: minimum of eight credit hours international coursework; accepted into International Studies major; junior class standing; and full-time student status during the academic year of the award. The OCC awards two scholarships of $2,500 each year to students from four of Oregon’s leading academic institutions, including Portland State University.

Phyllis Robideaux Wiener Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded annually to Political Science major applicants with junior or senior standing in the fall quarter and have at least three terms of full-time study remaining, and graduated from an Oregon public high school.

Yaden Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship you must be a full time undergraduate student in the College of Urban and Public Affairs with a 3.0 GPA and financial need.

Apply for any of the above scholarships using the online PSU scholarship application.