About the Scholarship

This scholarship is given by the organization Office of International Programs, Southern Oregon University. This SOU Cascade & Siskiyou International Student Scholarships are coming under The International Student Scholarship (ISS) and was set up by the Oregon public universities to involve international students in the educational programs of Oregon communities and at the same time to assist them in meeting the costs of attending university in Oregon. SOU also strives to maintain a broad cultural and national representation in both programs. 


How to apply for the scholarship?

  • Applications are available on the official website Office of International Programs, Southern Oregon University and all the applicants must access the online application in order to apply for this scholarship.

  • A student must submit a personal letter about why he/she is applying for this scholarship.
  • A student must submit the Official scorecards of ACT/SAT to demonstrate the completion of the graduation semester as well as academic performance.

  • A student must also submit two reference letter, one must be from a faculty member, administrator, chapter advisor or employer. And another must be from an industry professional for whom he/she has worked.

  • He/she has to submit all the college transcripts.
  • All the official transcripts and documents should be submitted before the deadline.


    The awarded amount for the scholarship:

    The amount awarded for this scholarship is $1,000 to $13,000 per year and is renewable. The number of the award given to the eligible candidates per year varies depends on the number of eligible candidates applied for this scholarship and availability of the fund amount. But approximately the number of this award is seven.


    Deadline for the scholarship:

    The deadline for this scholarship is the 1st of April.


Eligibility Criteria

The students who applied for this scholarship must be a current high school senior or current degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student.

He/she must be a resident of the U.S.

The candidate must complete a full course of study each term. Undergraduates and post-baccalaureates must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours each term, and graduate students must carry at least 9 credit hours.

The candidate's grade point must be an average of 2.75 or higher for an undergraduate student, or 3.0 or higher for a graduate student.


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