File the FAFSA or ORSAA

OSAC offers several grants for students - money for college that you do NOT have to pay back. These funds come from the federal and/or state government. Most eligibility for grants is based on your own and/or your family's financial need; some grants consider other factors.

Oregon Opportunity Grant (OOG)

The Oregon Opportunity Grant is the largest need-based grant for Oregon students. Priority is given to students with the greatest financial need.

How to Apply: Submit the FAFSA (or ORSAA) as soon as possible after October 1.

Oregon Promise Grant

Oregon Promise provides tuition funds for Oregon community college students who have recently graduated from an Oregon high school or obtained a GED. Students must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and meet all other eligibility requirements. There are different application deadlines depending on when you will begin community college.

How to Apply: Complete the FAFSA (or ORSAA) and submit an Oregon Promise application in the OSAC Student Portal.

Additional Grants

OSAC also offers targeted grants for:

How to Apply: Complete the FAFSA and submit a separate application specific to the grant in the OSAC Student Portal.