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A College Admissions and Financial Aid Guide For All Students, published by MIT

 

Scholarship Announcements:

OU and OSU have preferred deadlines to maximize your chances of getting a university based scholarship.

Oklahoma State University encourages incoming freshment to apply by November 1, 2017 for early scholarship consideration.  The regular deadline for full scholarship consideration is Feb. 1, 2018.

The final deadline for OSU freshmen admission is July 1, 2018

In order to be eligible for general freshman scholarships at the University of Oklahoma you will need file your application and supplemental scholarship questions by December 15th, 2017.

The final deadline for freshman admission at OU is February 1, 2018.

To apply visit the Common Application website.

https://apply.commonapp.org/Login

 

Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU – Weatherford, OK)

SWOSU announces a new path to college graduation at SWOSU – The HONORS Program.

To qualify for admission into the SWOSU Honors Program, a student must meet these three requirements: 

• a minimum composite score of 28 on the ACT or a SAT score of 1250,

• have a 3.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 grading scale

• and have been admitted into SWOSU.  

The prioritydeadline for applying to the SWOSU Honors Program is March 1st, and a separate application must be submitted.

The application process consists of:

•   A completed Honors Program application (Part 1 and 2). Link to Part 1 http://www.swosu.edu/academics/honors/form-one.aspx

•  a resume,

•  contact information for two academic references,

•  and a 500 - 750-word essay in response to one of the following prompts:

1) The etymology of the word “education” includes the Latin root “educare,” which translates as “to lead out” and “to raise up or bring up.”  What do these meanings have to do with your concept of education?

2) A Nobel Laureate observed a few years ago that “Humanity's top 10 problems for the next 50 years are (in descending order) these:  Energy and water, food, environment, poverty, terrorism, disease, education, democracy and population.”  Which one of these future challenges do you want to address and how?

3) According to historic records, “Honors” means distinction in scholarship.  What distinction in scholarship would you foster as an active member of the SWOSU Honors Program?

 

Lastly, applications received by the March 1st deadline will also be considered for the SWOSU’s Guaranteed Scholarships (see this website for additional information http://www.swosu.edu/administration/sfs/scholarships/guaranteed.aspx)

 

NOC President's Leadership Council
There are 3 scholarships listed in the flyer. The Presidential Leadership Scholarship, NOC.OSU Gateway Ambassadors Scholarship and the State Regents Academic Scholarship.

To complete a scholarship application visit www.noc.edu/scholarships

If you need more information please see your counselor.

 
Garfield County Republican Women’s Club
 
Instructions:

Applications must be complete to be considered.  The application must be scanned and emailed or mailed and received on or before Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

 

            gcrw.scholarship@gmail.com

            Subject:  GCRWC Scholarship

 

            Garfield County Republican Women’s Club

            Attn:  Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 1744

            Enid, OK 73702-1744

 

Include the following:

  • Application Cover Sheet and Form
  • High School Transcript (through December 2017)
  • ACT and/or SAT Score Report
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
  • Essay
  • You may include additional sheets if necessary

 

  

JRF Introduces the Class of 2021


The Jackie Robinson Foundation is pleased to present the Class of 2021. The new class is comprised of 59 Scholars hailing from 23 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Combined, JRF is supporting 216 undergraduates this school year.

 

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Online Application Now Available!

 

We are pleased to inform you that the online application for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is now available at www.jackierobinson.org. The JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the Foundation’s namesake, Jackie Robinson. The deadline to submit the application for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is February 1, 2018 by 5:00 pm ET.

 

 

About the Jackie Robinson Foundation

 

Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) is a public, not-for-profit national organization founded by Rachel Robinson in 1973 as a vehicle to perpetuate the memory of Jackie Robinson and his incredible achievements. Serving as an advocate for young people with the greatest need, the Foundation assists increasing numbers of minority youths through the granting of four-year college scholarships and comprehensive practical support. The Jackie Robinson Foundation is distinctive for providing much more than financial support. While each Jackie Robinson Scholar receives up to $28,000 over four years in direct support, they also become an active member in the Foundation’s unique Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, which is an extensive mentoring program that includes practical skills-building and exposure through attendance at conference workshops, the assignment of peer and professional mentors, assistance with internship and employment placement, and a myriad of other networking opportunities.

 

 

Eligibility

 

To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating, minority high school senior
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Show leadership potential
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service
  • Present evidence of financial need
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

We are happy to provide you with Frequently Asked Questions about the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship. We have compiled a listing of the queries we most often receive into one easy to read document for you and your students. To download click here


 

2017- 18 Application Process Timeline

  • November 1, 2017
    JRF Scholarship Application opens
  • February 1, 2018
    JRF Scholarship Application due
  • April 30, 2018
    Notification of Application Status
  • June 15, 2018
    Final selections announced
     
 
 
 

Junior Welfare League of Enid Scholarship

The Junior Welfare League of Enid will award one $1,000 scholarship which may be used for any accredited college, university, or technical school. All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

Be a high school senior
Have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
Attend a high school in Garfield County
Exhibit a commitment to volunteerism
Must enroll as a full-time student in any private or public post-secondary institution in the upcoming school year.

To apply pick up an application from the Guidance Office.

Northwest Oklahoma Osteopathic Foundation Scholarship:

If you are intered in in medicine as a career, stop by the counseling office to pick up an application.

Deadline:  April 6th

OSIG

The Oklahoma Schools Insureance Group (OSIG) will be awarding twelve scharships to twelve graduating seniors who attend OSIG members schools.  The tree finalists from each state quadrant (As defined in the scholarship guidelines) will be bying for a $2000, $1500, or $1000 scholarhsip.

PLEASE see your counselor for an applications.

DEADLINE:  February 26th, 2018.

 

 
       
 

FARM CREDIT of ENID

Farm Credit of Enid will be awerding serveral scholarships for 2018.  

Eligibility:  

Applicant is a high school senior planning to enroll the fall after graduation in a full-time course of study at an accredited two- or four year college, university, or vocational-technical school.  Applicant may pursue any field of study.

Applicant is a son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter of a Farm Credit of Enid, ACA stockholder.

 

For more information and APPLICATION stop by the Counseling Office.

Deadline:  April 1, 2018.

 

Northwest Oklahoma DAV
2018 Scholarship Application

DEFINITION:
1. Cash Award for one academic year. 

ELIGIBILITY & REQUIREMENTS:

1. Applicant must be a 
a. Veteran, active duty member, or dependent (spouse or child as defined by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs) residing or attending school in northwest Oklahoma (Alfalfa, Beaver, Blaine, Cimarron, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Grant, Harper, Kay, Kingfisher, Logan, Major, Noble, Payne, Texas, Woods, and Woodward counties) or a
b. Full-life paid member of Northwest Oklahoma DAV Chapter 66, their spouse, child, or grandchild.
2. Applicant must have a High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate. If applicant has neither, a detailed explanation of their plans and goals must be submitted.
3. Applicant must show proof of acceptance, or intent to apply, to a specific program (degree, certificate, etc.) at an accredited college, technology center, or training institution.
4. Enrollment must be for at least one-half time for each enrollment session. Enrollment can include remedial, refresher and deficiency type course work.
5. Prerequisite course work, training experiences, and regular course work must be towards a specific degree or program.
6. Dropped course work or complete withdrawal from session will require reimbursement of scholarship funds unless acceptable mitigating reasons are given in writing to the NWOKDAV Scholarship Committee.
7. Grade point average must be equivalent to a "C" or higher average.
8. Other tuition/fees, waiver funds or other scholarships will not disqualify the recipient from this scholarship.
9. Recipient may apply for this scholarship for multiple years. However, reapplication is not a guarantee that a past year recipient would be selected. 


SCHOLARSHIP USES & DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS:
1. Recipient will be awarded a one-time payment before September of the year of entrance in a qualified program.
2. Award can be used for student fees, P.E. fees, lab fees, music fees, books, materials, supplies, equipment, or necessary uniforms.
3. Award can be used for all time periods - semesters, trimesters, training time period, etc.
APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
1. Completed scholarship application form. (A digital application form is available upon request.)
2. Proof of qualifying veteran status (Copy of DD-214, DoD or VA ID card, or other documents)
3. Proof of dependent status.
4. Copy of latest school transcript
5. Copy of School program acceptance letter, when received
6. Letters of recommendation (at least three; may not be from a relative)
a. One must be from your school counselor
b. One must be from someone other than a school employee
c. Letters must include signatory’s name and phone number.
The scholarship selection committee may conduct a candidate interview in person, video chat, or by phone.

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
COMPLETED APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED OR POSTMARKED
NO LATER THAN APRIL 13, 2018.
Any questions or actions not covered by all previous instructions should be brought to the attention of the Northwest Oklahoma DAV. Contact info: 580-242-3808.

See your counselor for the application!

 

 

Oklahoma Indian Student Honor Society (OISHS)

Application is due next Friday March 9.  Please see attachment for the OISHS Nomination Application.

Contact Information:

Lucyann Harjo, Norman PS Indian Education Program

4100 North Flood

Norman, OK 73069

Email: Lharjo2@norman.k12.ok.us

If you have questions or need more information, call: 405-366-5809.

 

 

AICCO OKLAHOMA CITY CHAPTER Indigenous Collegiate Scholarship Guidelines is due by April 30.  Please see attachment for the AICCO OKC Chapter Indigenous Collegiate Scholarship. 

 

Contact Information:

Ayla Medrano, 

aylacmedrano@gmail.com

 

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March 5, 2018

Dear AASA Members and Friends,

We know students are more than a score, and now we're asking them to tell us how.

As part of the Redefining Ready! movement, AASA is partnering with Hobsons to offer the 2018 Redefining Ready! National Scholarship. The scholarship contest allows America's graduating high school seniors the opportunity to tell the world how they are college, career and life ready.


Sixteen scholarships will be awarded to high school graduating seniors, including a grand prize of $5,000. Winners will be based on a 30-second video entry and a short essay (under 250 words) on readiness. Creativity counts, but so does honest, authentic and compelling content.


The scholarship contest is now open and closes on Monday, April 2, 2018. For more information and official contest rules, visit www.redefiningready.org/national-scholarship.

We hope you will promote this to your staff, parents and students. To download sample communication templates for these stakeholders, please visit www.redefiningready.org/communications-toolkit.

Thank you,

Mort Sherman
AASA Associate Executive Director

David Schuler
AASA Past President

 

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FOLDS of HONOR Scholarship 

 

The Folds of Honor Oklahoma City Chapter is seeking applicants for their 2018 scholarship funds. The deadline is March 31. Scholarships of up to $5,000 are available to assist with tuition, books, room and board and other items. Applications can be found online at https://www.foldsofhonor.org/resources/scholarships/.

 

Please share with your networks and encourage folks to apply.

 

Sarah Ashmore | Oklahoma Works Coordinator

Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development

O: 405-945-3372 | C: 405-255-7375

www.oklahomaworks.gov

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