How to Get Financial Aid

  1. Fill out the FAFSA or ORSAA to apply for financial aid such as the Oregon Opportunity Grant.
    Fill out after: Oct 1st, each year
  2. Fill out the OSAC Scholarship Application to apply for OSAC scholarships.
    Deadline: March 1, 2015
  3. Search for other grants and scholarships.
  4. Talk to your student counselor or financial aid advisor.

Financial Aid Tips

  • Exhaust all your financial aid possibilities first like scholarships, grants, and work-study before you take out student loans.
  • Talk with your parents about your financial options as well as theirs.
  • Learn about 529 Plans.
  • Start saving early! Check out which states have prepaid tuition programs.
  • Look for scholarships as soon as you can. The earlier you start, the more you will be able to find.

Learn More

Financial Aid Checklist

How is financial need determined?

Calculating College Costs

OSAC Grants

OSAC Scholarships