News & Events

Three Ducks Earn Fulbright Grants to Teach and Research Abroad
Three Ducks will be making a trek across the pond soon — two to Germany and one to Iceland — to teach and research as part of the U.S. Fulbright Grant Program.

The 2015 University of Oregon Fulbright grant recipients are recent graduates Shireen Farahani and Sarah Martin, along with doctoral student Jerilynn “M” Jackson of the UO Department of Geography. Read more on Around the O...

Six UO Students Awarded Gilman Scholarships; UO Now 11th Nationally
Six University of Oregon students have received Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships for fall and year-long study abroad, earning them up to $5,000 to help cover the cost of studying, researching or interning in another country. Read more on Around the O...



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...


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.


Dr. David R. Hubin
Office of Academic Affairs
University of Oregon