SCHOLARSHIP CORNER

Varsity Tutors Scholarship
Deadline: Monthly
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship.
Website: www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarshipnew_window

American Indian Students
Here are some scholarship opportunities for Native American Students!
Website: www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2012/10/04/4-scholarships-for-american-indian-students new_window

Culinary Scholarships
Are you planning to attend a culinary school? If so, check out these scholarships!
Website: www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2012/07/05/culinary-scholarships-serve-up-varied-career-opportunitiesnew_window

Students with Disabilities
With Learning Disabilities
Websites:

5 Scholarships for Students with Learning Disabilities (Various)

1.  www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2012/10/25/5-scholarships-for-students-with-learning-disabilitiesnew_window‚Äč

Disabilities (Various)

  1. http://ok-ahead.org/scholar.html

Scholarships for Volunteers Reward Students Who Give Back
Deadline: Various
There are local and national funds available to students volunteering in their communities.
Website: www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2012/12/06/scholarships-for-volunteers-reward-students-who-give-backnew_window

OCCC ACT NOW Scholarship
Deadline: Various
The ACT NOW scholarship is offered as an automatic merit-based tuition waiver program for the 2016 graduating class of high school students. The waiver amounts are based on the student's composite score on the national ACT. Students who score a 21 are eligible for a 3 hour credit tuition waiver. Scores of 22 - 23 receive a 6 hour credit tuition waiver, scores of 24-26 will receive a 9 hour credit tuition waiver, and scores of 27-30 will receive a 12 hour credit tuition waiver. Students with exceptional scores a 31 or higher will receive a 15 hour credit tuition waiver. All waivers are per semester; freshman year only.
Website: http://www.occc.edu/admissions/act-now.htmlnew_window

Folds of Honor Foundation
Deadline: Accepted Year Round
Provides post-secondary educational scholarships for children and spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled while serving our great nation.
Website: www.foldsofhonor.org/scholarshipsnew_window

 

McNair Scholars Program
Deadline: Year Round
Scholarship program is designed to prepare students for careers as graduate students, professors or professional researchers. Must be full time student, with 42 hours or more completed, 3.0 GPA & first generation college student or student from an underrepresented ethnic group.
Website: http://mcnairscholars.com/resources/new_window

Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Deadline: Various
If you're looking for scholarships, don't forget to visit OCCF.org. There you'll find an abundance of scholarship opportunities for students right here in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is home to more than 120 scholarship funds established by individuals, organizations and companies. These funds share the common goal of helping to make a difference in the lives of others. The foundation is now able to receive your transcripts electronically if your high school participates in this free service. Please see website for details on the list of scholarships.
Website: www.occf.org/new_window

SMART
Deadline: Various
Part of the National Defense Education Program, science, math, and research for transformation. Open to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Website: http://smart.asee.org/new_window