Summer Events and Contests

Enter to win a $200 scholarship for summer classes

Set your alarm for Monday, May 16, to enter a drawing for a $200 scholarship toward credit-based, on-campus summer classes in Corvallis or at Hatfield Marine Science Center during OSU's 2016 summer term. Some exclusions apply.*

Entries will be accepted beginning at 12:01 a.m. Monday, May 16, through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, May 17. It's simple to enter, and who couldn't use a boost toward tuition?

Check back often for more chances to win a scholarship.

* Scholarship funds cannot be applied toward INTO, veterinary medicine or Pharm.D. courses.

Hear from past winners on how the scholarship helped them pursue their passions.

Enter to win on May 16-17

Warm up to summer with free beverages

Warm up to summer

Summer can't get here quickly enough, so we're speeding up the process – at least artificially. We'll be around campus in the coming months to offer you and your classmates some free refreshments and a chance to help you plan your summer at OSU.

Here's the tentative schedule:

April 5-6

Kelley Engineering Center
Refreshments: Lemonade
2-4 p.m.

April 29 (Mom’s Weekend)

MU Quad (steps)
2-4:30 p.m.

May 16-17

MU Quad
2-4 p.m.

Design our new T-shirt and win a $1,000 summer scholarship

Summer Session T-shirt design contest

If you have skills as a designer or simply like to doodle, then you could be the artist who designs this year's OSU Summer Session T-shirt – and wins a $1,000 summer scholarship in the process.

We're excited to announce our 2016 T-shirt design contest, which is open to all current OSU students. Put your talent to the test and design artwork that could be worn all over campus by your friends and classmates.

Submissions will be accepted through Feb. 28. The winning design will be announced on March 9, and the winner will earn a $1,000 scholarship toward credit-based, on-campus classes in Corvallis or at HMSC during Oregon State's 2016 summer term.

Please read all contest rules carefully before submitting your design(s), and best of luck!

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Photo contest hits it big again

A student lounging across from Reser Stadium

OSU Summer Session reintroduced the popular #myOSUsummer photo contest in 2015, asking students like you to share your scenic campus shots for a chance to win some awesome stuff.

Here's how it worked:

  1. Take a photo on campus
  2. Tag it #myOSUsummer on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook
  3. Wait and see if you win one of nine weekly $25 Visa gift cards and a grand prize iPad Mini

Stay tuned to the contest webpage in 2016 for info on how you can take part next summer. The contest is expected to launch again in June.

More contests and unique scholarship opportunities will be announced in the coming months. If you have any questions about OSU Summer Session contests, contact us at 800-375-9359 or