Oregon State Financial Aid: Grants & Scholarships

Finding and applying for Oregon financial aid is easier than you think. Once you know the financial aid available to you, you need to meet the eligiblity requirements and submit your application. If you’re not sure what your Oregon state financial aid options are, we’ve gathered some below.

First Apply for FAFSA®

The first step in applying for Oregon state financial aid is to file your FAFSA®. If you haven’t already done so you can get started with Frank and finish in less than 7 minutes. Our financial aid experts will help you through the process and answer any of your questions.

  • Apply for Oregon Financial Aid

Oregon state has numerous financial aid options to help you pay for your education. To be eligible, you must fill out any applications and meet all requirements. Keep reading for more information on aid programs and scholarships.

Oregon Student Aid Application (ORSAA)

Similar to the FAFSA®, the ORSAA is a state-based aid application that allows undocumented college students to apply for state-funded aid. That includes students who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status or Temporary Protected Status (TPS). By filing the ORSAA, eligible undocumented and DACA students in Oregon can get help paying for college through grants, scholarships, and tuition reduction. After you file the ORSAA, be sure to contact the financial aid office at your college to find out how to apply for the school’s additional financial aid opportunities.

OSAC Scholarship Application

The OSAC Scholarship application allows students to apply with a single application for hundreds of Oregon-based scholarship opportunities. To take advantage of this application, click the link below and submit your application.

Chafee Education & Training Grant

If you’re a current or former foster student that needs additional aid for your education, the Chafee Education and Training Grant is here to help. This Oregon-based financial aid option assists with thousands of dollars towards your education each year.

Oregon National Guard State Tuition Assistance (ONGSTA)

The Oregon National Guard State Tuition Assistance (ONGSTA) program is to provide funding for tuition, at in-state residency rates, for Oregon community colleges (up to 90 credits) and public universities (up to 180 credits) for current Oregon National Guard members.

Oregon PROMISE Grant

For recent Oregon high school graduates and GED recipients who enroll in an Oregon community college within six months of graduation.

Oregon state-based financial aid is available to many students in the state pursuing higher education. Be sure to check with your financial aid office if you have any questions about eligibility or the application itself.