The Public Policy Graduate Program has provided competitive Laurels Tuition Scholarships, McNair Scholarships, and Graduate Teaching/Research Assistantships for most of our PhD students. In addition, many students are funded by faculty research grants such as the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Oregon Department of Forestry, etc.  All funding decisions are based on merit. Applicants interested in funding should submit their applications by the January 20 admissions deadline. 

  • Laurels Graduate Tuition Scholarship
  • Provost's Distinguished Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships
  • Graduate Teaching or Research Assistantship
  • McNair Scholar Incentive Program
  • Prestigious Diversity Fellowship

Funding your graduate education can take different forms. Learn your options by visiting the Graduate School’s financing your education page.