Oregon Opportunity Grant (OOG)
This program is administered by the Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC). It is a need-based program and is available to eligible Oregon residents (a resident of the state of Oregon at least one year prior to the beginning of the academic year) who are enrolled at least half time during fall, winter, and spring terms.
OSAC determines students’ eligibility for this grant based on the student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) information. The award per term varies and students should apply early for consideration of this need-based grant. Check the Oregon Opportunity Grant Estimator for an estimate of your OOG award amount.
This is a need-based program as determined by the student's Expected Family Contribution (EFC) resulting from the FAFSA filing and is prorated for three-quarter time, half time, and less than half time enrollment levels and ranges from $197 - $1,938 per term for the 2015 - 16 award year. Annual awards are disbursed over the equivalent of three, full-time terms.
This is a need-based program available fall, winter, and spring terms. Priority is given to students enrolled at least half time and Pell eligible. Students must demonstrate exceptional financial need to be considered for the FSEOG. The 2016 - 17 award per year ranges from $300 - $900, if eligible.
The Oregon Student Chlid Care Grant Program was established to assist parents enrolled in postsecondary education obtain safe, dependable care that supports their children's development while allowing completion of the parent's academic programs.
The Department of Human Services (DHS) Independent Living Program (ILP) has received Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) funding to help current or former foster care youth with postsecondary education and training. Youth may be eligible to receive up to $3,500 per academic year.
The state is launching its Oregon Promise program -- offering new high school graduates and GED recipients an opportunity to have some or all of their community college tuition covered. Grants are for students entering a community college in Oregon in Fall 2016.