News & Updates


UO Sophomore Awarded Boren to Study National Security and Linguistics in China
University of Oregon sophomore Erik Thorbeck has been awarded a prestigious study abroad scholarship that focuses on national security and linguistics. As a David L. Boren Scholar, Thorbeck will study in China from January to September 2015, spending one semester at Nanjing University and another semester completing an internship in the country. Read more on Around the O...

Andrew Lubash

UO's First Truman Scholar in 22 Years Aims for Public Service Career
Andrew Lubash already knew he wanted a career helping others, but he didn't expect to get so much help himself along the way. Lubash added to an already stellar academic career Monday when, in a surprise announcement, he learned he had become only the eighth University of Oregon student to win a prestigious Truman Scholarship. Read more on Around the O...

Loveprit Singh

UO Chemistry and Biochemistry Undergrad Receives Goldwater Scholarship
Loveprit Singh has been named as a 2014 recipient of the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Singh, a junior at the UO, is pursuing a double-major in Chemistry and Mathematics. The Goldwater Scholarship will support his senior year of undergraduate study. Read more on CAS Essential Elements...

About National & International Distinguished Scholarships

As a University of Oregon student, you have access to a world class education. You also have an opportunity to enhance that education by applying for a distinguished scholarship.

Winning a prestigious, intensely competitive award such as a Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Fulbright, Goldwater, or Churchill scholarship opens many doors. The application process itself is a wonderful opportunity to challenge yourself, to work closely with key faculty, to focus your scholarship, and to learn a lot about yourself. Regardless of the outcome, it is well worth the effort.

You will find here information and advice on applying for distinguished scholarships, meeting important deadlines, and locating where to go for help. Explore the possibilities and reach out to your advisors, counselors, and department faculty. We are all committed to helping you succeed.


David R. Hubin
Senior Assistant to the President
University of Oregon