FAQ

OSAC Scholarship Application

Completing the Application

How do I apply for OSAC scholarships?
When should I apply?
How do I tell if my application is complete?
How can I find out about the status of my OSAC scholarship application?
What can I do to improve my chances of receiving scholarships?
What happens after I submit my application?
I am home-schooled. Can I still qualify for OSAC scholarships?
I'm having problems maneuvering in Scholarship Application (the screens aren't working right). What's wrong?

Awarding

How money is awarded and what costs scholarships cover

If I am awarded a scholarship, when will I be notified?
If I’m awarded, how do I receive my scholarship funds, and when; are there any other requirements?
Do you offer financial aid for graduate students?
Do you have grants for cosmetology or beauty school?
Do you offer financial aid for international students?
I am attending a community college and want to transfer to a 4-year school. Do you offer financial aid for transfer students?
I am interested in scholarships for correspondence/online courses. Would this be considered a USA college if it is not through a specific university or college?

Citizenship and Residency

Eligibility and Residency

I am NOT a U.S. citizen. Can I still qualify for OSAC scholarships?
I am NOT an Oregon resident. Can I still qualify for OSAC scholarships?
I haven’t lived in Oregon for 12 months; can I still apply for an OSAC scholarship?
I am an Oregon resident planning to attend an out-of-state college. Can I still qualify for OSAC scholarships?

FAFSA, ORSAA, and Financial Aid

Financial aid as it relates to the Scholarship Application

How do I file a FAFSA or ORSAA?
What is the FAFSA for?
What am I applying for when I file a FAFSA?
FAFSA - When will I find out how much aid I will receive?
Why should I file the FAFSA/ORSAA so early?
What is a SAR (Student Aid Report)?
What do I need to know about borrowing money for college?
What federal loan forgiveness programs are available?
Where do I go to find information about financial aid?

Other Questions

Other

How do I know if a scholarship offer is legitimate?
I've forgotten either my Scholarship Application user name or password, what do I do?
Is this website secure?
My school did not assign letter grades. What should I put for GPA?
What if my school wants proof I’ve been awarded?
What information can you provide about the Oregon College Savings Plan?
What is my Dashboard page?
Where do I find more information about available scholarships and their eligibility criteria?

Contact Us

Scholarship Application Assistance
(541) 687-7400
Scholarship Application Help

Assistance for Award Recipients
AwardInfo@hecc.oregon.gov