Student Academic Grants and Awards

Student Academic Grants & Awards

Welcome! In these pages we will introduce you to a myriad of opportunities, and provide a range of resources to help you decide where you are going and how to get there. Here you'll find information on a variety of competitive grants and scholarships, links to scholarship foundation home pages, and plenty of practical advice from programs and past applicants to help you put together an outstanding application.

Whatever your goals may be, a scholarship is a small part of the journey you are taking through Willamette, and beyond.

How can we help?  Here at SAGA we can work with you to:

  • Identify your career goals
  • Clarify your values and interests
  • Improve your writing and interviewing skills
  • Move toward planning for graduate school and life after graduation

What can we offer you?

  • Help identifying which program might be a good 'fit' for you
  • Essay feedback and editing
  • Practice interviews for scholarships or graduate and professional school
  • Feedback from the selection committees and foundation representatives on your application

Find out more about what we do.

National Scholarship Winners

2015 Winners of Awards requiring University Nominations

  • Isabel Seiden
    Alternate
    David L. Boren National Security Education
    Tejeswara Reddy '12
    Fulbright Grant
    Elisa Ahern '15
    Fulbright Grant
    Christian Oldham '15
    Luce Scholars Program
    Rebecca Brownlee
    Finalist
    Harry S. Truman Scholarship
    Maya Kaup
    Honorable Mention
    Morris K. Udall Scholarship

Other 2015 National Award Winners

  • Maria Hernandez
    Alternate
    CORO Public Affairs Fellowships
    Martha Sonato
    Alternate
    CORO Public Affairs Fellowships
    Christina Johnson '14
    National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellowship Program
    Theresa Barosh '14
    Honorable Mention
    National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellowship Program
    Lindsay Holden
    Honorable Mention
    National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellowship Program
    Grecia Garcia '16
    Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institutes
    Julian Juarez '16
    Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institutes

Internal Scholarship Winners

2015 Presidential Scholarship

  • Ninon Becquart
    Daniel Whitney

2015 Carson Scholarship

  • Luther Caulkins
    Caroline Fowler
    Elena Hinckle
    Edna Htet
    Maya Kaup
    Hania Marien
    Naomi Morgan
    Taylor Saunders
    Lark Smith
    Hailee Vandiver
    Margaret Woodcock and Evann Zuckerman
    George Zenker

2015 College Colloquium Student Research Scholarship

  • Emily Buchi
    Theo Humphreys
    Daphne Jacobsen
    Erendira Oropeza
    Jared Tupuola
    Natalie Zhang