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Oregon State University International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) Scholarships 2019/2020

Oregon State University is offering scholarships to international students in exchange for cultural service to OSU, academic colleges, and the surrounding communities. The goal of the ICSP program is to increase cultural awareness and understanding throughout the local region and the state of Oregon.

Application Deadline: 1st February, 2019

Offered Annually: Yes

About the Award: The International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) which began at OSU in 1983, has attracted many outstanding students from countries around the globe.

International students who demonstrate financial need and exceptional merit may apply for the International Cultural Service Program (ICSP). Selected ICSP students receive a tuition-waiver scholarship ranging from $7,500 – $30,000. ICSP students agree to complete 80 hours per year of cultural service as required by the program. Cultural service can include speaking or giving demonstrations to schools or community groups about the heritage and culture of your country or participating in international events on campus.

Type: Undergraduate, Masters

Eligibility: 

  • Applicants must be admissible or fully admitted to the University of Oregon. New students must apply for admission to the UO for 2019-20 by January 15, 2019. To apply for admission click here.
  • Applicants cannot be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, or eligible to receive U.S. federal financial assistance.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need and meet the minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA requirement.

Selection Criteria: 

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Experience participating in cultural activities
  • Demonstrated performance and presentation skills
  • Strong academic records
  • Strong communication skills

Value of Award: $7,500 – $30,000

Number of Awardees: 10-20

How to Apply: Incoming freshmen and new transfer, new graduate and new post baccalaureate applicants

  • YOUR FIRST STEP: You must apply for Admission to the University of Oregon before you can apply for scholarships.
  • Watch your email for an invitation to enter the UO Scholarship Dashboard. This happens within a week of submitting your application for admissions.
  • Log in to the UO Scholarship Dashboard and submit the General Application, ISSS Endowed Scholarships Application and the ICSP Scholarship Application.  You must apply for admission prior to this step
  • All applications and Reference Letters must be submitted by February 1, 2019 by 4pm Pacific Standard Time.
  • GOODLUCK!

It is important to go through the Application Requirements before applying.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for Details

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