The University of Oregon is devoted to educating the whole person, and to fostering the next generation of transformational leaders and informed participants in the global community. Hence the University is pleased to announce the Hesser Memorial Scholarship to students who have a physical disability. The program is available for to freshmen and sophomores who have a minimum 3.2 high school GPA or 3.0 colleges GPA.The scholarship program is renewable for up to 5 years based on continued eligibility and the winners will receive approximately $8,000
The University of Oregon is a public flagship research university in Eugene, Oregon. Founded in 1876, the institution’s 295-acre campus is along the Willamette River. Since July 2014, UO has been governed by the Board of Trustees of the University of Oregon.The University of Oregon is organized into five colleges, seven professional schools, and a graduate school.
- Available to Oregon residents and Non-residents.
- Eligible students must have a physical disability, such that it significantly impacts the student’s ability to work and attend school, or that the student incurs significant expenses that are related to the disability.
- Students must be admitted to or enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program at the University of Oregon. If the student cannot attend full time due to the disability, the scholarship may be prorated for the term or year.
- Preference will be given to freshmen and sophomores with a minimum 3.2 high school GPA or 3.0 colleges GPA.
How to Apply
To apply for the scholarship, the applicant can download application through the given link: https://aec.uoregon.edu/sites/aec2.uoregon.edu/files/hesser_memorial_scholarship_application.pdf
All application materials are must submit to the AEC Office by mail to the Accessible Education Center, 164 Oregon Hall, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, or email uoaec-at-uoregon.edu
The Myrtle Hesser Memorial Scholarship awards $8,000 per year, renewable for up to five years based on continued eligibility.
The application deadline is Friday, June 16, 2017, by 5:00 PM.
If you have any questions or need assistance with applying, call 541-346-1155.