Pursuing a graduate degree is a big decision both professionally and financially. Students in COE programs have access to a variety of funding options including scholarships and financial aid. 

Program cost

Visit COE Estimated Program Cost to get an idea of the total tuition and fees for our programs.


The COE awards over 50 scholarships annually to students in master's, doctoral, and/or licensure programs. Learn how to get started by completing a single application prior to the Feb 1 deadline.

Financial aid

Learn more about the PSU financial aid office and how they can help guide you through the process of applying for aid. 

Statewide grants and scholarships for Oregon residents

The Higher Education Coordinating Commission, Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) encourages students statewide to apply now for grants and scholarships at OregonStudentAid.gov. OSAC awards more than $100 million each year in state-funded grants and privately funded scholarships to help students meet their college expenses.

OSAC SCHOLARSHIPS: Oregon students may explore over 500 privately-funded scholarships and apply for up to 40 with one application, and there is no cost to apply. Scholarship funds are available for graduating high school seniors, college undergraduate and graduate students, GED and homeschooled students, community college and vocational school students, single parents returning to school, and more. Students must apply online at OregonStudentAid.gov and submit a completed OSAC scholarship application and all other required materials by March 1 at 5:00 p.m. Students who submit their applications by February 15 at 5:00 pm may be entered in a drawing to win a $1,000 OSAC Early Bird scholarship.

Other funding opportunities

Explore other funding resources available to COE students pursuing a degree in education or counseling.