Diversity Scholarships

Diversity Excellence

Diversity Excellence Scholars receive $6,500 per year, renewable for up to four years as long as the student maintains full-time student status, a minimum 3.0 University of Oregon grade point average, and meets regularly with their scholarship advisor.

  • Academic performance and participation in community activities
  • Preference for students from underrepresented racial or ethnic minorities
  • Preference for Oregon residents
  • Preference for first generation college students and students with demonstrated financial need
  • Requires a separate application

Erickson Scholarship

The Robert J. Erickson Kaiser Permanente Scholarship awards $5,400 per year, renewable for up to four years as long as the student is on track to graduate in four years, and maintains a 3.3 University of Oregon grade point average.

  • Available to Oregon residents and Non-residents
  • Academic accomplishment, demonstrated financial need, and a record of community service
  • Preference for students who are Black/African-American, Hispanic, or Native American
  • Requires a separate application

RJ Hoyman

The RJ Hoyman Scholarship is a one-time award of $2,500.

  • Available to Oregon residents and Non-residents
  • Demonstrated commitment to the LGBTQ community
  • Preference for academic achievement, and first generation college students
  • Requires a separate application

Hesser

The Myrtle Hesser Memorial Scholarship awards $8,000 per year, renewable for up to five years based on continued eligibility.  Contact the Accessible Education Center for further information.

  • Available to Oregon residents and Non-residents
  • Physical disability that significantly impacts the student’s ability to work and attend school, or that incurs significant expense
  • Preference for academic achievement, and demonstrated financial need
  • Requires a separate application