Oregon Resident Opportunity Scholarship

The Oregon Resident Opportunity Scholarship is a school-funded, need and merit based grant for resident, freshman students. 

The annual scholarship amount ranges from $300 - $5,616. The level of the award varies depending on final high school GPA, Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) as determined by the FAFSA, other types of aid a student is expected to receive and the student's annual cost of attendance. This scholarship may be renewed for up to 4 consecutive, academic years from the student's original fall term admission. Annual limits apply and this scholarship is not available during summer term.


  • Current resident of Oregon
  • Admissible to PSU as a freshman student
  • Submit the FAFSA by February 1
  • Eligible to receive a federal Pell grant as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Have 2.5 cumulative, unweighted final high school GPA
  • Enroll full time (12-15 credits per term) in fall term
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress and meet all registration deadlines

Additional Information

The Oregon Resident Opportunity Scholarship is only offered to freshman students who start at PSU in fall term. If you have questions about this grant, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships.