The Chafee Education and Training Grant in Oregon provides up to $5,000 annually for qualified foster youth to cover any portion of their total Cost of Attendance not covered by Federal or State Grants or tuition waivers. Unlike the Oregon Promise grant, the Chafee Education and Training Grant can be to applied to room and board, fees, and other non-tuition costs.
Yes. If a student is eligible for the Tuition and Fee Waiver, the waiver comes into effect if
tuition and fee costs still remain after all grants and scholarships have been applied, including
For students whose tuition and fees are fully covered by the Federal Pell Grant and the Oregon
Opportunity Grant, the Tuition and Fee Waiver would not apply. They would be eligible to
receive $1,000 under Oregon Promise for other educational expenses (if attending full-time, full
For students who do not receive sufficient Federal Pell Grant or Oregon Opportunity Grant funds
to cover their tuition, the Oregon Promise grant would cover most or all of their remaining
tuition costs. In that case, the Tuition and Fee Waiver could be applied to their student fees or
any tuition costs that exceed the amount covered by Oregon Promise.