Funding agency: 
Oregon State University Graduate School

These non-need-based loans are available on a one-time basis to enrolled graduate students to assist with educational and/or research expenses associated with their advanced degree. Loans up to $5,000 are anticipated, and will be dependent upon the merits of the case, the loan demand, and the current balance available in the loan fund. Requests exceeding $5,000 will be considered on an exception basis. 

It is anticipated that up to three awards will be given. 

Eligibility Criteria
  • Students in graduate degree-seeking status
  • US citizen and international graduate students
  • Academic merit as demonstrated by graduate GPA and satisfactory and timely degree progress
  • Enrollment in a minimum of 3 credits
Terms and Conditions
  • 5% annual interest rate
  • Loan period not to exceed 10 years
  • $40/month minimum monthly payment
  • Repayment begins 9 months after student ceases to be enrolled for at least 3 credits in OSU graduate program, or on an approved leave of absence from OSU graduate program, or enrolled at least half-time at another institution of higher education
  • NOTE: Receipt of this loan will impact a student's federal financial aid package. If you have financial aid assistance, please contact the Financial Aid Office to determine how this loan program will affect your financial aid package.
Nomination Deadline

Nominations must be received in the Graduate School by 5PM October 23, 2017. Awards will be determined in November 2017 (tentative).

October 23, 2017
Funding type: 
Graduate students