News & Events

2015 Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program
The Rangel Program is pleased to announce the opening of its application period and an expansion to thirty fellowships for 2015. The Fellowship welcomes applications from individuals who want to make a difference in the world through service as Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State. Information and application materials can be found at The application deadline is January 14, 2015. The Program is funded by the U.S. Department of State and managed by Howard University.



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.


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