Susan Degen

Oregon Opportunity Grant Administrator
(541) 687-7451

If you think college is beyond your financial means, think again!
Fill Out Your FAFSA!

Grants are the best type of financial aid for college because, unlike loans, you don't have to repay them. Your eligibility for a grant is usually based on your own and/or your family's income, assets, and other factors. Grade point averages and test scores are not a consideration.

Applying for a grant, especially the Oregon Opportunity Grant is easy – just fill out the FAFSA – the Free Application for Federal Student Aid! It's the application for Federal Pell Grants and the Oregon Opportunity Grant. Filing the FAFSA also helps determine your eligibility for Federal Stafford Loans. You need to fill out a Master Promissory Note to apply for a Federal Stafford Loan.

The FSA ID ― a username and password ― has replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN and must be used to log in to certain U.S. Department of Education websites. Your FSA ID confirms your identity when you access your financial aid information and electronically sign Federal Student Aid documents. Click here to learn more!

OSAC also administers grant programs for children of deceased or disabled public safety officers, student-parents , and foster youth. To apply for these special programs, you must complete the FAFSA and a separate application. Follow the links for more information about specific OSAC grant programs.