- Research & Experiential Learning
Applications are available throughout the year for experience and research awards. for more inforamtion and a list of these opprotunites visit the research and internships page.
Jim and Dee Davis University Honors College Scholarship
This scholarship was created by long-time UHC supporters James '51 and Dee Davis to provide tuition scholarships for Oregon resident students enrolled in the University Honors College, preferably those with unmet financial need.
Comprised of funds received through annual contributions and long-term pledges, the Dean’s Scholarship is available to both new and continuing UHC students.
Hansell Legacy Scholarship in the University Honors College
Long-time University Honors College supporter John S. Hansell ’72 established this fund to provide scholarships for undergraduate students who are enrolled in the University Honors College and who have financial needs.
Hendricks Scholarship Fund
The "Joe Fund" was endowed by the University Honors College Board of Regents along with generous gifts from alumni and friends to honor the service of University Honors College Emeritus Dean Joe Hendricks. The fund supports scholarship awards for undergraduate students enrolled in the University Honors College.
Glenn Holcomb Memorial University Honors College Scholarship
Endowed by Virginia and Norman V. McKibben ’59, this fund provides scholarships to undergraduate students in engineering who are enrolled in the University Honors College.
Kralj Family Legacy Scholarship
The Kralj Family supports continuing UHC students with junior or senior class standing who have unmet financial need.
Sandra W. and John R. Potter Scholarship
Supported by an endowment established by Sandra W. Potter (retired Professor of Zoology) and John R. Potter (retired plant physiologist, USDA-ARS), long-time supporters of the Honors experience. Scholarships are available to continuing UHC students with unmet financial need. Previous recipients have preference for renewal upon re-application.
Ken and Paula Krane Experiential Learning Scholarship
Established by UHC friends Ken and Paula Krane, this fund supports students participating in experiences out of the classroom such as research or international education.
S-STEM Transition to Honors Transfer Scholarship (S-STEM Application)
This NSF-funded program supports successful transition for qualified science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students from a community college, including any of the seventeen partner Community Colleges in Oregon, to the University Honors College at Oregon State University. Scholars will participate in a program to ease the transition to University life. The Scholarship will be awarded for one year, in the amount of $5,000. Up to 20 scholarships will be awarded annually. Applicants must:
Sally J. Tripp Scholarship Fund
This endowed scholarship fund was established by Ms. Sally J. Tripp to support first-year UHC students with unmet financial need and whose academic major falls within the College of Science or the College of Liberal Arts, excluding psychology or sociology, and excluding students who participate in revenue sports at the university. Preference is given to women who live(d) in a single parent household while in high school. Initial award is for one year but may be renewed by re-application upon satisfactory progress.
von Borstel and Associates Inc. University Honors College Scholarship
This fund was created to honor University Honors College Emeritus Dean Joe Hendricks by Wayne and Marta von Borstel. The fund provides scholarships to graduates of Hood River, The Dalles-Wahtonka, or Sherman County High Schools who are enrolled as undergraduates in the University Honors College. Awardees receive $5,000 in the first year as incoming freshmen, $2,000 is their second years, $1,000 in their third year, and then $2,000 upon completion of the Honors thesis. Students have up to six years to complete the thesis and still remain eligible for the $2,000 award.
von Borstel Family Legacy University Honors College Scholarship
University Honors College alumni Melinda von Borstel Smith ’06 and Donald von Borstel ’06 provide merit-based scholarships to undergraduates enrolled in the University Honors College.
Margaret Lance Walton Endowed Scholarship
Supported by an endowment established by Mrs. Margaret Walton '55. The Walton Scholarship is available to students entering the UHC and OSU from smaller Oregon high schools (graduating classes 125 or less).
Janet Richens Wiesner University Honors College Scholarship for Undergraduate Women in Science
Sue and Martin Koffel have endowed this scholarship fund in honor of Mrs. Koffel’s mother. The fund provides scholarships for undergraduate women in the University Honors College majoring in any branch of science.
Barbara Carlin and Mary Carlin Yates Honors Scholarship Fund
Endowed by the Honorable Mary Carlin Yates ‘68, former US Ambassador and Political Advisor to the US European Commander, this fund provides scholarships for undergraduate students enrolled in the University Honors College.
David Zajicek University Honors College Scholarship
Endowed by Corvallis Radiology P.C. to honor David Zajicek, this fund provides scholarship support to graduates of Benton County high schools who have demonstrated a high level of community service, participated in high school extracurricular activities, and are enrolled in the University Honors College. The fund supports annual awards of $1,000.