Financial aid and planning can help you to achieve your career and college goals. 

Financial aid can help you afford your education after high school. Current or future Oregon students can apply here for grants and scholarships, get help completing financial aid applications, and learn about preparing for college, training, and careers. The HECC Office of Student Access and Completion administers financial aid and college and career access programs for the State of Oregon.


OSAC administers a number of unique grants to help you fund your postsecondary education. Learn how to apply now on our grants page.


Choose from more than 600 scholarships and apply for multiple scholarships at once using the OSAC Scholarship application. The 2024-25 application is due April 1, 2024.


The 2024-25 FAFSA and ORSAA will open by December 31, 2023. Submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Oregon Student Aid Application (ORSAA) is the first step to access financial aid.


ASPIRE is Oregon’s statewide career and college readiness program that offers education, resources, and mentoring for students. 

Publications and Outreach Events

OSAC supports students, families, and communities in Oregon through career and college information, planning, and guidance. You can request presentations, order publications, attend webinars, and volunteer with us. 

Other HECC Career and College Resources

The Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) has a number of resources to help youth and adult learners access and succeed in career and college training programs.

Important Updates

2024-25 FAFSA and ORSAA Delayed Open Date

The 2024-25 FAFSA and ORSAA will open by December 31, 2023 (instead of Oct. 1, 2023). Check back often for updates on the open date and resources.


Oregon Promise Grant

The application for students who graduate between July 1, 2023* and June 30, 2024 is open - APPLY NOW. Deadline varies by graduation date for new students. Renewal students simply submit the 2024-25 FAFSA or ORSAA by June 1, 2024.


Oregon Tribal Student Grant 

The 2023-24 application for the Oregon Tribal Student Grant is open for both new and renewal students planning to attend college in the 2023-24 academic year can apply now. Deadline is April 5, 2024.