Available Scholarship Funding

There are several types of scholarships available to FWCS graduate students. Each type is administered by a different entity at Oregon State University. Please review the following for information on how to finance your education. If a scholarship is dispersed into a student account, that funding will be applied toward any balance owed to the University and then the student can request any remaining balance as a personal check.

Graduate School Scholarships

The Graduate School offers Scholarships that typically require a nomination by the FWCS Department. Students are selected for nomination by the FWCS Department Head after a review of applications by the Department's Scholarship and Graduate Committees. For more detailed information, visit the Scholarships webpage.

For questions regarding the Graduate School Scholarships application process, please contact  

College of Agricultural Sciences Scholarships

The College of Agricultural Sciences has many opportunities to help fund your education through their annual scholarship awards. Typically the deadline for scholarships is mid-February, but students can start applying mid-November by using the link above. 

For information on how to apply, deadlines, and for any other questions please contact CAS scholarships: or 541-737-2211.

Departmental Scholarships

These are available for current graduate students and are awarded each Fall. Students graduating before each Fall term are not eligible. The application will be available in February and will be due in April each year.


HMSC Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards

The Hatfield Marine Science Center administers multiple scholarships, fellowships, and awards annually. Graduate students are eligible for financial support that can cover housing expenses for residency at HMSC during summer coursework, travel expenses to attend a professional conference, and projects/research that contribute to fisheries development, marine education, shellfish aquaculture, fisheries ecology and many more marine-related studies. For more information about when and how to apply, please reference the HMSC Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards website.