Undergraduate Scholarships

The application process for 2019-2020 scholarships and fellowships has closed. Please check back in December 2019 for the 2020-2021 application.

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Scandinavian Scholarship

The application deadline for the Anderson Scandinavian Studies scholarship is April 8, 2024. Please apply by filling out the online application: CLICK HERE

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German Scholarships

 For need-based scholarships, you must have an up-to-date FAFSA on file at the UO Financial Aid Office.

  • The Plant German Undergraduate Scholarship I is awarded to one or more undergraduate students who are majoring in German. Recipients will be selected by a committee based on academic merit and financial need.
  • The Plant German Undergraduate Scholarship II honors especially committed and dedicated student-scholars. It may be awarded for up to three years to a well deserving student scholar. Students with a German Major should apply as freshmen or beginning sophomores to receive a $1000 scholarship for every year in the department, up to $3000. Recipients will be selected by a departmental committee based on academic merit.
  • Philip and Teresa Hansen Germanic Languages and Literature Scholarship is awarded annually to one or more undergraduate students.
  • Herbert Merker Scholarship in German and Scandinavian is annually awarded to one or more undergraduate majors in the Department of German and Scandinavian. Criteria include overall quality of academic work, a demonstrated commitment to learning, and financial need. Recipients are selected by a departmental faculty committee.
  • The Beth Maveety Study Abroad Scholarship is an annual award for outstanding students majoring in German at the University of Oregon, preferably those intending to teach German, to study abroad in Germany.
  • Leona M. Kail Scholarship: One or two scholarships will be awarded to continuing students majoring in German, German Studies, or Scandinavian and with junior or senior standing. Offered every other year. Outstanding academic work and financial need will be considered.



CAS Scholarships

Scholarships awarded by the College of Arts & Sciences

  • Mildred Braaten Archibald Scholarship Fund in Science and Mathematics
  • Mary Chambers Brockelbank Endowed Assistance Fund
  • Hazel Leonard Buck Scholarship
  • College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship
  • Clarence and Lucille Dunbar Scholarship
  • Henry V. Howe Scholarship
  • Hildegard Kurz Foreign Language Scholarship
  • Everett D. Monte Scholarship
  • Steve and Sherry Schroeder Scholarship
  • Joames and Dorothy Whitman Scholarship
  • Susan A. Winn Memorial Scholarship

Please visit http://cas.uoregon.edu/cas-scholarships/ for more information on each scholarship’s criteria, average award amounts, and a link to the online application materials. The application deadline is Monday, February 26, 2018.



Affiliate Scholarships

  • The German Chancellor Fellowship of the Humboldt Foundation is targeted at university graduates from the United States, the Russian Federation, the People’s Republic of China, Brazil and India who have an international outlook and initial leadership experience. More Info
  • The Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) promotes international academic relations and cooperation by offering mobility programs primarily for students and faculty, but also for administrators and others in the higher education realm. More Info
  • The Freie Universität Berlin invites applications for its undergraduate FU-BEST program. More Info
  • The German Bundestag, the German Parliament, offers young people the opportunity to get to know the German parliamentary system and political decision-making processes and to gain practical experience of parliamentary work during a 15-week work placement with a Member of the Bundestag.
  • The College of Arts and Sciences offers a number of fellowships to continuing students. More Info
  • The Center for the Study of Women in Society offers several grants and fellowships. More Info