The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to offer our students annual scholarship support with generous funding from endowments and gifts to the College. The application is available via OSU's scholarship application portal, ScholarDollars.  Before you apply please be sure to read all about eligibility, and the application process below.

While scholarship awards are generally based on academic performance, some are specific to need, degree program, or other criteria set by our donors, so don’t hesitate to apply. New and current students (including post-baccalaureate students) who have been admitted to OSU or are currently enrolled in CEOAS are eligible to apply.

The 2021-22 scholarship application is now closed. Award notifications will be emailed to students in late mid to late May. Thank you.

Please note: You are required to complete both the OSU general application AND the CEOAS application to be eligible for CEOAS scholarship consideration.

How to Apply

  • Log into OSU ScholarDollars using your ONID credentials.
  • Complete both the general OSU application and the CEOAS application.

  • ScholarDollars automatically matches you with scholarships for which you qualify; you may be prompted to answer additional questions for certain scholarships when applicable.

  • Please be sure to finish each step so that you can be sure your application is complete.

  • Questions can be directed to or


The 2021-22 CEOAS scholarship application cycle closes on March 8, 2021.


  • Undergraduate students must register for and maintain at least six (6) credits at OSU per term during the award period; graduate students must register for and maintain at least three (3) credits at OSU per term during the award period.
  • Undergraduate students participating in the Degree Partnership Program must identify OSU as their primary institution. 
  • Make reasonable and continued progress in a CEOAS major/program.
  • Maintain CEOAS as their primary college/program.
  • Maintain high academic standards (generally defined as earning a 2.5 OSU Accumulative GPA each term for undergraduate students and 3.0 for graduate students). 
  • Apply for scholarships each year for continued eligibility.
  • CEOAS scholarships are awarded annually; continuing students should reapply each year for any scholarships for which they may be eligible. 

Additionally, OSU offers a wide range of scholarships and financial aid to incoming and continuing students. OSU is committed to recruiting and retaining motivated, diverse, and driven students, and one of the ways we do so is with our scholarship opportunities. Most university awards are based on a combination of academic merit and financial need. For additional information on scholarship opportunities available through the university, please visit the OSU Financial Aid & Scholarships page.

Learn More About CEOAS Scholarships

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science (CEOAS) scholarship applicants do not need to apply to each individual scholarship opportunity; rather complete the OSU general application and either the graduate student or undergraduate student CEOAS application within the Scholar Dollars portal (that you log into using your ONID credentials) to be considered for a variety of scholarships.  Qualifications are based on your major, GPA, academic interests, etc. as well as the answers you provide to the application questions.

If you wish to search and learn more about CEOAS scholarships please go to the ScholarshipUniverse page and follow these steps:

  1. Scroll down the page until you see the “Filter” icon on the right side of the screen.
  2. Click “Filter”.
  3. You may search by scholarship name if you are seeking information about just one specific scholarship; just enter the name, or key word, of the scholarship in the “Scholarship” field. 
  4. You may search for all CEOAS scholarships by selecting “College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences” in the “Organization” field.
  5. You may further sort your filtered search by one of our academic areas in the “Department” field.
  6. The “Donor” field is not searchable.
  7. To learn more about each scholarship that populates your filtered each click the orange “View” icon on the right side of each scholarship summary.

If you have any questions about CEOAS scholarships, or how to search using the filter option please contact, or 541-737-1238.

Explore Other Scholarship Opportunities

Application deadlines are different for each opportunity listed below. Follow the links to find information about these opportunities and application deadlines.