Other UO Funding Opportunities

Fee Waivers l UO Grad School l Graduate EmployeeUndocumented & DACA Student Resources l Other Resources

Application Fee Waivers

The Graduate School offers graduate application fee waivers for applicants who meet specific criteria. All fee waivers are requested and approved through the online Graduate School application in GradWeb.

UO Graduate School Funding and Awards

The university’s Graduate School offers many fellowship and award opportunities , special assitance funds, and tools for finding scholarships on your own. Below are just a few of the opportunities available.

for environmental conservation
available to members of a federally recognized tribe of Oregon
unique enrichment opportunities in the summer
assist with financial harships relating to a qualifying event (new child, medical issue, or childcare expenses)
need-based for students pursuing studies that emphasize communication
work related to preserving culture, language, and/or artifacts of northwestern Native Americans
research that has potential for significant societal impact
research about Southeast Asia
special opportunitites to advacne or present your research

Graduate Employee (GE) Positions

GEs can help lighten your financial load and provide valuable hands-on experience. GE work is divided into three categories; administrative, research, or teaching. GEs include a tuition waiver, stipend and medical benefits. GE selection processes are competitive; we recommend applying to multiple positions and checking the postings often.

GE Job Openings

Undocumented and DACA Student Resources

We encourage you to explore the UO Dreamers for funding opportunities and an alternative to the FAFSA for Oregon residents.

Other University Resources

reimburses a percentage of childcare expenses for lower-income student parents
offered by the UO Business Affairs Office
graduate fellowships, scholarships and grants
Produce Drop, Ducks Feeding Ducks, SNAP, Student Food Pantry, Ducks Leftover Textover, and cooking classes
Creating Change Conference scholarship, John R. Moore scholarship, and RJ Hoyman scholarship
explore using your educational benefits