About LAD Scholarships
Oregon Tech awards Leadership and Diversity (LAD) Scholarships each year to students who meet the application criteria. Students must not have a bachelor's degree in order to receive an LAD Scholarship. LAD Scholarship recipients are expected to fulfill ten service hours each term, providing leadership and/or promoting diversity in some way at Oregon Tech or in the community.
Leadership and Diversity Scholarships are $2,000 per year for Oregon residents or those attending under the Western Undergraduate Exchange and $3,000 per year for non-residents.
The following criteria are taken into consideration:
- Whether the applicant brings a diverse perspective to the Oregon Tech community.
- The applicant's history of involvement and leadership.
- Whether the applicant is a first-generation college student.
- The applicant's grade point average.
- The applicant's financial need.
- The applicant must not have received a bachelor's degree.
- The applicant must have 90 or fewer Oregon Tech credits at the time of application.
Applicants must be accepted for admissions by the Oregon Tech priority deadline of March 1 for the following Fall term. Students must not have already received a prior Bachelor's Degree. They must apply by March 1st through the Oregon Tech Foundation Scholarship application www.oit.edu/otfscholars