The College of Liberal Arts awards many student scholarships each year; scholarships within your academic program(s) of study are often also available, check their websites for more specific details.

College of Liberal Arts Undergraduate Scholarships

The following scholarships (and more) are likely to be offered for the 2018-2019 year, but scholarship offerings are subject to change.

  • Kelly G. Bacon Scholarship
  • George and Louise Beaudreau Scholarship
  • Dean's Scholarship
  • Tom and Pat Gallagher Scholarship
  • Genevieve Andrews Pershke Scholarship
  • Florence Gradon Ragen and Louis Brooks Ragen Scholarship
  • Nicholas J. and Thea Yonker Scholarship


To be considered for a CLA scholarship you must submit an online application, which includes a resume, personal statement, and recommendation letters. Some scholarships will also require supplemental questions.

Please check the list of scholarship descriptions and criteria below to determine which you would like to apply for. 

***Applications for College of Liberal Arts Undergraduate Scholarships are now closed. Please contact or 541-737-0561 if you have any questions.***


Once you submit an application, you can return to edit your answers at any time until the deadline. Students, please ask those who are writing you recommendation letters to send them to with your full name as the subject line. 

The deadline for scholarship applications is 5pm on Friday, March 16th.

Please contact or 541-737-0561 if you have any questions. 



Other Scholarships

  • You can also inquire or check the website of your Major department to see if they have additional scholarships that you may be eligible for. Deadlines may vary.
  • Additionally, you can visit the two Financial Aid “Related Links” below for OSU scholarships and a more extensive searchable Scholarship Database

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