The International Achievement Scholarship is awarded to new international undergraduate students, on the basis of their academic achievement. Moreover, students who maintain high academic standing may receive renewed funding, for up to four years.
Portland State University is a public research university in Portland, Oregon, founded in 1946. It has evolved into a four-year college over the following two decades and was granted university status in 1969. Located in a large city, it is the only public urban university in the state of Oregon and is governed by a board of trustees. The university is categorized as an R2: Doctoral University – Higher Research Activity in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Master’s and PhD (doctoral) applicants may be eligible for this scholarship.
Field of Study:
up to $4,500 annually
All International students.
- Eligible students typically have entering grade point averages (GPA) of at least 3.5 out of a possible 4.0 grading scale.
- Students who have not yet met the TOEFL/English Language Proficiency requirement are eligible for this scholarship; however, activation of the scholarship will be delayed until after the ESL restriction has been lifted and the students are fully eligible for unrestricted enrollment in academic classes.
- The International Achievement Scholarship is restricted to new applicants only for up to 12 terms for freshmen and six terms for transfers. Students already enrolled at Portland State are not eligible.
- Master’s and doctoral applicants may be eligible for this scholarship depending on funding availability.
Applying Procedure Instructions:
All admitted students automatically will be considered for the scholarship. You are not required to submit a scholarship application.