Deceased or Disabled Public Safety Officer Grant (ID 1085)
- Start Date:
- By statute (ORS. 348.270) the amount of the annual grant at public 2- and 4-year colleges may not exceed the standard cost of tuition and fees levied by the institution they are attending. The amount of the annual grant at private four-year non-profit colleges may not exceed the cost of tuition and fees at the University of Oregon.
- Applicants for awards must be dependents of a public safety officer in the state of Oregon, as defined by ORS 237.610, who was killed or isabled in the line of duty. Eligible dependents include the child or tepchild of eligible public safety officers.
Eligible public safety officers include:
•State Fire Marshal, chief deputy fire marshal and deputy state fire marshals
•Police chiefs and police officers
•Sheriffs and deputy sheriffs
•County adult parole and probation officers
•Investigators of the criminal justice division of the Department of Justice
Applicants must be Oregon residents, enrolled or planning to enroll as full time undergraduate students and determined by the Oregon Student Assistance Commission to have financial need.
- Oregon Student Assistance Commission Public Programs
- 1500 Valley River Drive Suite 100
- (541) 687-7443
- Toll Free:
- (800) 452-8807
- When Should I Apply?
Applicants are encouraged to apply at the same time they file their FAFSA. You may contact the Oregon Student Access Commission for more information.
- Special Criteria:
- How Can I Apply?
Complete the Application and Certification of Eligibility for the Deceased or Disabled Public Safety Officer Grant: DDPSO-Flyer-and-Fillable-Application.pdf (PDF)
This is a fillable PDF document which you will not be able to save, so be sure to print it out before closing. After completing, printing out and signing the form, have the supervisor of the deceased or disabled public safety officer complete the certification section at the bottom.
You also must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) need analysis form for the academic year for which you are applying as soon after January 1 as possible.