Welcome to National and Global Scholarships Advising!

We are here to help you explore select competitive national and international scholarships. Our office is passionate about supporting the aspirations of all Oregon State candidates: undergraduate, graduate, and alumni, and applying for these awards can be a gateway to new experiences, new opportunities, and new successes. 

Start by making an appointment with us to talk about your interests, ask questions, match with scholarships, and plan your applications.

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Scholarship Opportunities

The select scholarships in our advising portfolio create opportunities for:

  • Research
  • Cultural exchange & study abroad
  • Language study
  • Graduate study
  • Support for your niche interests
  • And more!


Support from Our Office

At National and Global Scholarships Advising, we provide you with support from scholarship exploration to application and beyond. We're here to answer your questions no matter what stage you're at and you don't need to know what you want when you make an appointment. Here are the services we provide:

  • Advise one-on-one
  • Match interests to scholarship opportunities
  • Support and provide feedback for select competitive applications
  • Practice interviews

We advise undergraduate students, graduate students, and OSU alumni


Our Mission

At National and Global Scholarships Advising, we want students to gain transferable skills from applying for competitive scholarships. Applying can help students clarify priorities and goals and make meaningful connections to their campus community.

Writing applications makes students more prepared and stronger communicators for careers, applications, and personal aspirations.

  • Communication
  • Career
  • Community

3 From OSU Named 2024 Goldwater Scholars

Oregon State University’s National and Global Scholarships Advising office is pleased to announce that three students from OSU have been named Goldwater Scholars for the 2024 Barry Goldwater Scholarship competition. Madalyn Gragg, Jose Naranjo Mendez, and Roberto Ponce Velez, all juniors, represent the colleges of Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, and Science. In addition, Madalyn Gragg represents the OSU Honors College. Congratulations to these hardworking researchers and scholars!

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Congratulations 2024 OSU Fulbright Students and Alternate!

Oregon State University’s National and Global Scholarships Advising office is pleased to announce that 4 students and recent graduates have been named finalists for the 2023-2024 Fulbright  U.S. Student Program by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, and 1 student has been named an Alternate. 

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2 OSU Students Recognized by the Udall Foundation for Environmental Leadership and Tribal Public Policy

Roberto Ponce Velez, an OSU junior in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences has been named a 2024 Udall Scholar in the Environment category.  Also a 2024 Goldwater Scholar, Roberto is the first OSU student to receive both national honors.  Additionally, Eliza Porter has been recognized by the Udall Foundation with an Honorable Mention in the Tribal Public Policy category. Eliza is a junior majoring in Environmental Sciences.

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Did you miss the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session? Never fear, find the recording here!

Are you curious about the opportunity to go abroad for a year to teach English, do research, or participate in graduate study? Tune in to the recording of our May 2 Fulbright U.S. Student Program information session. Catch up here, and view all the other resources the Fulbright program can offer you.

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Jennifer Parker in Sussex

An Interview with Gilman Scholar, Jennifer Parker

Jennifer Parker, OSU student and Gilman Scholar, recently returned from her semester study abroad program in Sussex, England with the support of the Gilman Scholarship. National and Global Scholarships Advising interviewed Jennifer about her experience.

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12 OSU Students Awarded Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad

National and Global Scholarships Advising at Oregon State University is pleased to announce that 12 OSU students are among the American undergraduate students from colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad during the 2024-2025 academic year. 

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Barometer Feature: OSU pilot passport program provides opportunities for Beavers beyond the dam

National and Global Scholarships Advising is embarking on a pilot program with the Institute of International Education Passport Project and the OSU Internationalization Grant for students in the College of Agricultural Science and the College of Forestry to get a passport free of charge. The goal of the program is to encourage more students to consider education abroad experiences, and help make it possible for them to do so. 

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Additional Resources at OSU

National and Global Scholarships Advising provides support for students and alumni seeking to apply for specific national opportunities that provide unique experiences to enhance your studies. Check out these other OSU departments for other scholarships-related inquiries that may also suit your needs.

Scholarship Office: Find help with the ScholarDollars system and scholarships within this purview.

Financial Aid: Understand federal and state financial aid options, such as available grants and loans.

Scholarships for International Students: Find support as an international student at OSU. 

Graduate School: OSU's Graduate School can help OSU graduate students find support for their studies at OSU and beyond.

CAFE: OSU's financial education and literacy center can help students with financial planning and wellness, as well as locating additional resources to help with college funding.