Homecoming Court

Applications to 2021 Homecoming Court are now closed. Please check back in April 2022.

Homecoming Court 2021 information: If you love celebrating Beaver Spirit with your fellow students, alumni and friends and are a true Oregon Stater through and through, then being a Homecoming Court Ambassador may be for you. Let Beaver Pride be your legacy at OSU. In celebration of the university’s homecoming events, you can apply to become a 2021 Homecoming Court Ambassador, joining a long line of student leaders who embody the spirit, integrity and achievements of a true Oregon Stater. 

Celebrate Beaver spirit as we celebrate you. Sponsored by the OSU Alumni Association, Homecoming Court Ambassadors are chosen based on their contributions and involvement at OSU. As a leader at OSU, selected ambassadors receive a one-time scholarship of $500 and can share their Beaver pride at university events throughout the year. 

To apply to the Homecoming Court, use the online form to enter your contact information, answer the required questions and upload your résumé (see résumé requirements below). 

For more information, contact Early Engagement Director Mamta Chowdhury

Requirements 

If you meet the requirements below, you’re one step closer to representing your university as a Homecoming Court Ambassador!  

  • Full-time OSU student 

  • Maintained a 3.0 cumulative GPA 

  • Enrolled through spring 2022 

  • In good standing with the university 

  • Not a current Homecoming Court Selection Committee member 

  • Not a past Homecoming Court Ambassador 

The OSU Alumni Association reserves the right to remove any member whose conduct reflects poorly on the university. Please refer to the OSU student conduct code. 

Selection and interview process 

Round 1: All eligible applications submitted no later than May 12 will be reviewed and scored by the Homecoming Court Selection Committee. 

Round 2:  Applicants with the highest scores in round 1 will be invited for interviews with the committee. Interviews will be virtual and held tentatively on May 24 & 25 (through Zoom). 

Final Selection: Final selection will be announced no later than June 1, 2021. The application and interview are weighted equally at 50% each. The top six applicants with the highest combined score will be selected as the Homecoming Court Ambassadors for the 2021-22 academic year. 

Deadlines 

The application opens April 12 and should be submitted no later than May 12, 2021. Applicants will receive an email confirmation upon receipt of their application. Contact Allison Culver with any questions. 

Responsibilities 

Selected Homecoming Court Ambassadors will attend several functions and events throughout the academic year. These appearances are an expectation. By accepting a position on the Homecoming Court, selected ambassadors agree to fulfill these obligations. Exceptions can be made based on circumstances and/or with at least two weeks' notice. 

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made to Mamta.Chowdhury@osualum.com

Required questions 

350-word limit for each 

  1. As a Homecoming Court Ambassador, what will be your message to the world about Oregon State? 

  1. List one social cause you are passionate about. How have you worked on it so far, and what additional steps would you take to further the cause as a Homecoming Court Ambassador? 

  1. How do you see yourself contributing to the community as an alum? 

Résumé requirements 

All résumés must meet these requirements to be considered: 

Please include all activities you have participated in during your time at OSU and specify periods of involvement, extent of participation and outcomes.  

If applicable, please also include the following: academic honors and awards, student organizations you have been a part of participated in, artistic achievements, athletic achievements, community service, volunteering and employment. 
 
There is a two-page limit. Please use Times New Roman font with a type size no smaller than 11-point. Please do not use margins smaller than 0.75 inch. Submit résumés in .doc, .docx or .pdf format. 

Use the online form to enter your contact information, answer the required questions and upload your résumé to be considered for the 2021-22 Homecoming Court.