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
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

National Scholarship Winners

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