UOTeach is committed to removing barriers and providing teacher candidates with an affordable pathway to teacher licensure and Master’s in Education teacher salary track. UOTeach is typically experienced as an intensive full-time, four term program, as such we are committed to economizing students’ tuition and maximizing campus and community resources.
We encourage applicants to be proactive and explore all available financial aid,scholarship, and funding options provided below. Our application timeline is set up to coincide with most financial aid and scholarship deadlines.
All U.S. citizens and permanent residents interested in financial aid must complete and submit a Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA)or the Oregon Student Aid Application (ORSAA)in order for the UO Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships to process your applications. Financial Aid is the primary source of financial assistance for most graduate students and helps to determine financial need and eligibility for various financial aid opportunities.
The following questions on both FAFSA's should be answered as follows:
- Student’s Grade Level in College: 1st year Graduate/Professional Degree
- Type of Degree/Certificate: Graduate/Professional Degree
- Working on Master’s or Doctorate?: Yes
- University of Oregon university code: 003223
First step in qualifying for the Federal Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program.
International students and those not able to file a FAFSA are eligible for College of Education scholarships and, while not required, are encouraged to establish financial need by submitting a financial resources form to the Office of International Affairs.
The College of Education provides a number of scholarship and funding opportunities in an effort to offer students support in pursuing their degrees and professional futures by removing as many barriers to those goals as possible.
If selected, scholarship recipients must:
- Maintain good academic standing
- Serve as representatives of the college
- Meet with the dean, development officer, and scholarship committee as requested
- Maintain contact with living donor (if applicable)
You are not required to be accepted to the UOTeach to apply for scholarship consideration. New University of Oregon students may, however, be required to first submit their UOTeach application to receive a Dashboard login. Scholarship decisions will be made prior to the end of March.
Additional Scholarships and Funding Resources
- Sapsik‘ʷałá (Teacher) Education Program (for American Indian/Alaska Native Scholars) — embedded in UOTeach application.
- Logan Graduate Teacher Scholarship Program — established to benefit financially needy students seeking a degree in education with the intention to teach in public schools.
- The ESPRIT UOTeach scholarship is a National Science Foundation funded pipeline program for University of Oregon Science majors pursuing K–12 science teaching careers.
- Lane Regional Teacher Pathways Program is a district teacher licensure scholarship partnership designed to create a single pipeline capable of producing effective, culturally and linguistically diverse teachers support. Applications due February.
- Oregon Teacher Scholars Program - 772 (March 1 by 5:00 p.m.) Oregon’s new program offers $5,000 scholarships to help Oregon realize the goal of a more diverse workforce. Must enroll in an approved Oregon preliminary teacher licensure program. This program was created by Senate Bill 182, to help develop an educator workforce that better reflects the demographics of Oregon students.
The Oregon Alliance of Black School Educators Scholarship (Application Due April 3, 2022) APPLY HERE: https://www.orabse.org/scholarship
Campus Graduate Employee positions - UOTeach does not offer Graduate Employee (GE) positions. Students interested in pursuing GE positions elsewhere on campus can search for openings at the Graduate School.
Pre-Service Teaching Intern – an alternative way for locally hired district employees on restricted teacher licensure to attend the UOTeach Licensure program employed as a beginning teacher. Candidate must have instructional classroom position in setting related to licensure program, inform UOTeach of district positions, and complete course and internship requirements.
- TEACH Grant - The TEACH Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 a year to students who are completing or plan to complete course work needed to begin a career in teaching.
Tuition and fees are determined annually by the university senate and approved by UO Board of Trustees and State Legislature. Actual per credit hour costs and fees for future academic years will not be available until spring term prior to the start of the program. Estimated costs to attend the university and information about university-wide funding opportunities can be found in the Office of Financial Aid.
UOTeach tuition is categorized by the UO Office of the Registrar as “Graduate / Education / Masters / Supervised” and incorporates all practicum and supervision expenses. Below are links to the estimated graduate tuition and fee rates for the year.