Southern Oregon University has many merit-based and need-based scholarships available! To be considered for scholarships at SOU, follow these steps:
- Apply for admission to SOU
Upon admission, you will automatically be considered for Laurels, Churchill, Provost or WUE. Applications received after the February 15th priority application deadline will be considered for these awards based on availability.
- Submit the FAFSA- Free Application for Federal Student Aid, available at fafsa.gov on October 1
Some SOSA scholarships require a FAFSA on file for scholarship consideration.
- Submit the SOSA- Southern Online Scholarship Application- by March 15th. Through the SOSA you will be considered for additional merit and need-based scholarships, including the Diversity Scholarship (listed below).
Determine your merit-based scholarship eligibility with our
Southern Online Scholarship Application
In addition to scholarship opportunities, incoming freshman are also eligible for the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) tuition rate!
* = Renewable. Automatic consideration upon admission to the university.
† = Recipients must maintain a 3.0 SOU GPA and remain enrolled in full time coursework.
Please submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for full scholarship consideration. Some scholarships are mutually exclusive.