Award amounts will vary depending on where you attend school and degree you are pursuing. Awards will be reduced by state and federal grants, such as the Pell Grant, the Oregon Opportunity Grant, the Oregon Promise Grant, etc. Awards will also be reduced by publicly funded state and federal scholarships. Grants cannot exceed the actual cost of attendance.
Students will be awarded as follows:
Undergraduate Public Colleges or Universities
Award will be calculated based on the school’s average Cost of Attendance (COA)
for 15 credit hours per term and will be reduced by the amount of state and federal gift aid.
Undergraduate Private Universities
Award will be calculated based on the average COA
for 15 credit hours per term at the highest cost public university*
and will be reduced by the amount of state and federal gift aid.
Graduate Student Awards
Award will be calculated based on the average undergraduate COA
at the highest cost public university*
and will be reduced by the amount of state, federal, and institutional gift aid (including assistanceship aid) received by the student.*Highest cost university of the universities listed in ORS 352.002
Grant payments for eligible recipients are disbursed on a term/semester basis provided that you are in good standing in a degree seeking program/certificate. Disbursement is made directly to the college or university, not to you. Award amounts will be pro-rated for half time and three-quarter time enrollment levels. You should contact your school’s financial aid office and OSAC (email@example.com) if you have an outstanding bill.
New applicants are encouraged to complete the Oregon Tribal Student Grant application and 2023-24 FAFSA or ORSAA at the earliest point possible. Renewal applicants (those who received the grant in 2022-23) must log into their OSAC Student Portal account and re-apply for 2023-24 Oregon Tribal Student Grant. Program funding for 2023-2025 will be determined by the Oregon legislature and we encourage all qualifying enrolled members of the 9 federally recognized Oregon Tribes to apply as soon as possible to be considered for the 2023-2024 academic year.