Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Presidential Scholarship

Presidential scholarship awards are given to the brightest students of the state and this award is provided annually. These scholarships are funded by the contributions that are given to the University of Oregon Scholarship Fund generously by the donors. There are certain specific eligibility requirements that need to be fulfilled and you are also supposed to meet the expectations of the sponsor in order to win the scholarship award money. College education is expensive and majority of the students depend on outside funding to achieve higher educational degrees.


There are varieties of scholarship program and you can apply for all those that you qualify. Make sure you meet all the prerequisites and you are in a position to submit all necessary documents along with the duly filled application form before deadline.

Remember, every scholarship program has a specific application procedure and a deadline that has to be taken care of while applying for that particular scholarship program. Every sponsor has an intention behind offering funds for the support of education for any student. You need to find that out.


You can apply for presidential scholarship program online also. Here they will ask to complete the charts that solicit your activities and talents, work and volunteering experience and you will have to answer three questions that are short essay types.

These are evaluated along with your transcript and the test scores that you achieve in your UO Undergraduate Admissions Application. This scholarship can be renewed provided you pay attention to your grade point average and maintain the minimum required grade. The recipients of this scholarship are informed by a specific date.


Scholarships are available for different types of students and most often these awards are offered to academically excellent and needy students. Just keep in mind that these financial aid programs are free and you do not have to repay the money. What you need to do is to analyze whether you are eligible for the presidential scholarship program or not and then fulfill the requirements properly. Recheck the application form before submitting and see whether there are any mistakes or miss outs that need second attention.