Our Opportunities

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Bruce Bradshaw Men's Basketball Scholarship
Established in memory of former outstanding men’s basketball player, Bruce Bradshaw, who passed away following an accident while playing for the...
Established in memory of former outstanding men’s basketball player,...
  • Questions: 0
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  • Award: varies
varies None
Leah Trutna Memorial Scholarship
Award to a female cross country/middle distance runner, quality student, GPA of 3.0 or above, who is a junior or higher class/eligibility at the...
Award to a female cross country/middle distance runner, quality student,...
  • Questions: 0
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  • Award: varies
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Men's Basketball Association Scholarship
Awarded to a member of the WOU Men’s Basketball Team.
Awarded to a member of the WOU Men’s Basketball Team.
  • Questions: 0
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  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 None
Windermere Real Estate, Monmouth, Athletic Scholarship
Grantors operate the Windermere Real Esate office in Monmouth, and as members of the community with an interest in WOU Athletics, wish to aid...
Grantors operate the Windermere Real Esate office in Monmouth, and as...
  • Questions: 0
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  • Award: varies
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Adolph and Phyllis Scharff Scholarship
Established in 2007. Awarded to any deserving incoming WOU student.
Established in 2007. Awarded to any deserving incoming WOU student.
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Alumni Association Scholarship
Re-established in 1992, the Alumni Association scholarship is funded by the generosity of ONS, OCE, WOSC and WOU Alumni. Besides receiving certain...
Re-established in 1992, the Alumni Association scholarship is funded by...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Andersen Music Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1977 by Peter M Andersen in memory of his mother Frances Andersen. Peter’s wife renamed the scholarship upon...
This scholarship was established in 1977 by Peter M Andersen in memory...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
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Centennial Scholarship
Established by the WOU Foundation in honor of Oregon’s Centennial Year of Oregon becoming a state. Awarded on merit to any incoming Freshman.
Established by the WOU Foundation in honor of Oregon’s Centennial Year...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Cornish Family Presidential Scholarship
Dick and De Etta Cornish, as friends of WOU, have supported many programs at WOU and in the community over the years. Dick served on the Foundation...
Dick and De Etta Cornish, as friends of WOU, have supported many...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended $500.00 None
David S. Brody Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1995 by Dr. Richard W. Woodcock and Dr. Ana F. Munoz-Sandoval, in memory of David S. Brody. Dr. Woodcock is a former faculty member...
Established in 1995 by Dr. Richard W. Woodcock and Dr. Ana F....
  • Questions: 4
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Full tuition, fees, books, room and board (minus any other grants/scholarships)
4 Ended Full tuition, fees, books, room and board (minus any other grants/scholarships) None
Diversity Commitment
At WOU, we believe a diverse campus community will improve the overall quality of education our students receive by offering a mix of experiences,...
At WOU, we believe a diverse campus community will improve the overall...
  • Questions: 3
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,000.00
3 Ended $4,000.00 None
Dr. Thomas D. and Norine Rowland Memorial Presidential Scholarship
Established in 1991 by the Rowland family in honor of Dr. Thomas Rowland, professor emeritus of education, and his wife, Norine. Dr. Rowland...
Established in 1991 by the Rowland family in honor of Dr. Thomas...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Guy H. and Catherine L. Rooth Scholarship
Established in 2004 by an emeritus professor of geology, Guy Rooth, and Catherine Rooth (class of ’78). It was their desire to continue helping to...
Established in 2004 by an emeritus professor of geology, Guy Rooth, and...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended $1,500.00 None
Kirby Scholarship
Established in 1978 by the family of Dorothy M. Kirby, former WOU professor of French. Awarded to incoming students with a High School GPA of 3.75...
Established in 1978 by the family of Dorothy M. Kirby, former WOU...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Swenson Presidential Alumni Scholarship
Established in 1985 in memory of Richard Irving Swenson, a 1925 alumnus of Oregon Normal School. He served for two years as the business manager...
Established in 1985 in memory of Richard Irving Swenson, a 1925 alumnus...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended $2,000.00 None
US Bank Presidential Scholarship
Established in 1984 by U.S. Bank in continued support of higher education. Awarded to incoming students with a High School GPA of 3.75 or higher; a...
Established in 1984 by U.S. Bank in continued support of higher...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended $2,000.00 None
WOU Binney Scholarship
Awarded to any returning WOU student with financial need.
Awarded to any returning WOU student with financial need.
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended Varies None
A. Jane Berry-Eddings Scholarship in Communication Studies
Scholarship was established by former Western Oregon University professor Dr. Dennis Eddings and his wife Ms. Jane Berry-Eddings ’75. Jane...
Scholarship was established by former Western Oregon University...
  • Questions: 5
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
5 Ended $1,000.00 None
Administrative Support Council Scholarship
Established in 2002 by the Administrative Support Council (serving at the request of, and in service of, the president of the university) to help...
Established in 2002 by the Administrative Support Council (serving at...
  • Questions: 4
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
4 Ended $1,000.00 None
Albert and Martha Hoffman Scholarship
Established in 1991 by Albert (class of ’41), and his wife, Martha, who both taught throughout their careers. They taught in Oregon for many years,...
Established in 1991 by Albert (class of ’41), and his wife, Martha, who...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended varies None
Albritton Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1984 in memory of Dr. Robert Albritton, professor of Elementary Education between 1965-1984. For a full time returning Junior or...
Established in 1984 in memory of Dr. Robert Albritton, professor of...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
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Anton and Mildred Postl Scholarship
Established in 1996 by Dr. Anton Postl, professor of chemistry and physical science, and his wife, Mildred. Dr. Postl was instrumental in planning...
Established in 1996 by Dr. Anton Postl, professor of chemistry and...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
ASTAR Scholarship
Established in 2015, by Anne Scheck to support sculpture students. ASTAR stands for her family members’ names and what she believes all people...
Established in 2015, by Anne Scheck to support sculpture students. ASTAR...
  • Questions: 2
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
2 Ended varies None
Bi-Mart Scholarship
Established in 2004 by Bi-Mart. Bi-Mart hosts events to raise money to be distributed to a limited number of colleges and universities in the form...
Established in 2004 by Bi-Mart. Bi-Mart hosts events to raise money to...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Biology Scholarship
Awarded to returning Biology Majors.
Awarded to returning Biology Majors.
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Blanche Rust Presidential Scholarship
Established by Blanche Rust, classes of 1925, 1929, and 1954. Awarded to any returning needy student who is a U.S. citizen. This is a Presidential...
Established by Blanche Rust, classes of 1925, 1929, and 1954. Awarded to...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended $2,000.00 None
Caneen-Camber Scholarship
Originally established by the estate of Elizabeth S. Caneen in 1986 in memory of her grandfather, Albert Whitfield Lucas, one of the founders of...
Originally established by the estate of Elizabeth S. Caneen in 1986 in...
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  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
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Carla Anne Stokes Dance Scholarship
Established in 2002 in memory of Carla Anne Stokes. Carla danced from the age of 4 until she died of cancer at age 13. Her parents James & Betty...
Established in 2002 in memory of Carla Anne Stokes. Carla danced from...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Cathy Morgan Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1984 by the parents of Cathy Morgan, an alumna of Oregon College of Education, class of 1977. Awarded to returning Deaf and...
Established in 1984 by the parents of Cathy Morgan, an alumna of Oregon...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Charles R. Gengler Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1989 in memory of Dr. Charles Gengler, a professor of elementary education at WOU. Dr. Gengler was truly committed to educating...
Established in 1989 in memory of Dr. Charles Gengler, a professor of...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Charlie Dolezal Math Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1999 by Charles Dolezal, class of 1979. Charlie was a manager for the football program and played tennis for...
This scholarship was established in 1999 by Charles Dolezal, class of...
  • Questions: 5
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
5 Ended varies None
Christy Scholarship
Established in 1979 in memory of Oscar Carl Christensen by his family. He was a professor of social sciences from 1934-1965 and could be found on...
Established in 1979 in memory of Oscar Carl Christensen by his family....
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Class of 1955 Scholarship
Established in 1995 by Chuck Keaton, Don Wickstrand, and other alumna of the class of 1955. Awarded to any WOU student with financial need.
Established in 1995 by Chuck Keaton, Don Wickstrand, and other alumna of...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Computer Science Scholarship
Scholarship for students of the Computer Science Department.
Scholarship for students of the Computer Science Department.
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Dahl-Boyd Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1985 by Mrs. Phyllis Boyd Laborde (class of ’93) in memory of her mother, Vera Dahl-Boyd (class of ’24). Awarded to a full-time...
Established in 1985 by Mrs. Phyllis Boyd Laborde (class of ’93) in...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended $1,500.00 None
Dallas Stroudenmire Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2004 from the estate of Frederick A. Meyer of Dallas, Oregon. Awarded to returning undergraduate students with financial need who...
Established in 2004 from the estate of Frederick A. Meyer of Dallas,...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Dance WOU Foundation Scholarship
Established in 2000 as an opportunity for community members who have a place for dance in their hearts, to donate at any level, collaborating to...
Established in 2000 as an opportunity for community members who have a...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended varies None
David & Dennis Eddings Literature Scholarship
David and Dennis Eddings made their careers in literature, David as an author, Dennis as a teacher. David received his BA from Reed College, his MA...
David and Dennis Eddings made their careers in literature, David as an...
  • Questions: 5
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
5 Ended $1,000.00 None
Dennis K. and Janice K. Young Business Scholarship
Established in 2004 by WOU Foundation Board Treasurer, Dennis Young, and his wife, Janice. Both donors wish to assist WOU students who are...
Established in 2004 by WOU Foundation Board Treasurer, Dennis Young, and...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Deshon Family Scholarship
Established in 2003 by Dale Deshon in memory of his wife, Helen Deshon, former WOU employee who died in a car accident, and his mother, Norma...
Established in 2003 by Dale Deshon in memory of his wife, Helen Deshon,...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended varies None
Dickerson Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1989 with a gift from the estate of Charlotte Rudd Dickerson, a 1926 graduate of Oregon Normal School. This...
This scholarship was established in 1989 with a gift from the estate of...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Dr. Denis M. Moran Memorial Scholarship
The Dr. Denis M. Moran Memorial Scholarship was established by the family and friends of the late professor Denis Moran. Professor Moran taught...
The Dr. Denis M. Moran Memorial Scholarship was established by the...
  • Questions: 3
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
3 Ended varies None
Dr. Frank H. and Nancy G. Balke International Studies Program Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2011 by Dr. Frank H. Balke and Nancy G. Balke. During his 33 years teaching German language, literature and culture and...
Established in 2011 by Dr. Frank H. Balke and Nancy G. Balke. During his...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Edward B. Wright Center for Computer Science Scholarship
Edward B. Wright established the Computer Science Department at WOU. Ed grew up in rural Montana and learning in the classroom was a struggle; he...
Edward B. Wright established the Computer Science Department at WOU. Ed...
  • Questions: 1
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
1 Ended $1,000.00 None
Edwin H. & Bernita M. Lorence Scholarship
Established in 2004 by Suzanne Lamon in memory of her mother and step father. Mrs. Lorence resided in Monmouth for many years and was a friend of...
Established in 2004 by Suzanne Lamon in memory of her mother and step...
  • Questions: 3
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
3 Ended $1,000.00 None
Emeritus Society Scholarship
Established in 1989 by the Emeritus Society, a community group sponsored by Western Oregon University Foundation, whose members are dedicated to...
Established in 1989 by the Emeritus Society, a community group sponsored...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
English Writing Scholarship
Established in 2007 by NW Career Management Professionals, a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the education of professionals in the...
Established in 2007 by NW Career Management Professionals, a non-profit...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Ernie and Laverne Cummins Math and Science Scholarship
Ernie Cummins was a math and science teacher at WOU. His wife, LaVerne Cummins, contributed greatly to the Math and Science Scholarship. Because of...
Ernie Cummins was a math and science teacher at WOU. His wife, LaVerne...
  • Questions: 2
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
2 Ended $1,000.00 None
Esther M. Peer Scholarship
Established in 1995 from the estate of Esther M. Peer (class of ’31), by her sister Emma S. Prillaman. Awarded to any needy returning student who...
Established in 1995 from the estate of Esther M. Peer (class of ’31), by...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended $1,000.00 None
Friends of Gentle House Study Abroad Grant
The Friends of Gentle House’s efforts enhance Historic Gentle House as a community landmark, while promoting Gentle family history. In honor of the...
The Friends of Gentle House’s efforts enhance Historic Gentle House as a...
  • Questions: 2
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
2 Ended $1,000.00 None