To be eligible for a scholarship in their first term at OSU, students must:

  • be admitted to OSU as an undergraduate student seeking their first bachelor’s degree;
  • be declared as a pre-major in the College of Business;
  • be declared as a Corvallis campus or Corvallis E-Campus student;
  • register for a START session; 
  • have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)*, as verified by a pdf upload of the Student Aid Report (SAR); and
  • complete the COB Incoming Freshmen Scholarship Application before the deadline noted for their first term of enrollment.

*It is strongly recommended that FAFSA applications include OSU as an institution of intended enrollment.

To remain eligible for scholarship funding, students must also complete START and enroll full-time at OSU for the term of application.

Deadlines & Application Link

Term of enrollment Open Deadline
Fall 2020* December 1 February 15, 2020

*Students who have applied to fall term and are admitted prior to February 15 should fill out the OSU Scholarship Application with COB extension (not the link above)!


Up to $5000 to be disbursed equally over the academic school year (fall, winter, spring).


Email Susan Howard, COB Scholarship Coordinator, if you have questions or problems.