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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, 2018 for early scholarship consideration. The regular deadline for full scholarship consideration is Feb. 1, 2019.
The final deadline for OSU freshmen admission is July 1, 2019.
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, 2018.
The final deadline for freshman admission at OU is February 1, 2019.
To apply visit the Common Application website.
Formerly known as ROOTs, Youth Leadership Greater Enid, is a youth leadership program for high school juniors and seniors. Established in 1996, the program aims to show students and young adults the career and life opportunities Enid has to offer. This fast-paced, behind-thescenes look at their hometown will open their eyes to the possibilities around them. They will be encouraged, applauded and inspired as they kick-off their senior year or begin their next chapter of life after graduation. Follow this link for more information for this year’s application and more information about the program.
Spring Into Success with These Scholarship Opportunities!
In reality, we know that money doesn't ACTUALLY grow on trees, but that shouldn’t stop you from planting your scholarship seeds for success this spring to receive a bountiful award next fall! It’s been 50 years since Ross Hutchinson opened his first truck stop in Sayre, Oklahoma, and the upscale convenience stores and travel stops are now scattered throughout western Oklahoma. To show their appreciation for the communities who have supported them over the years, the family-owned company established TWO scholarships to benefit graduating seniors in communities where Hutch Convenience Stores and Truck Stops operate, as well as Hutch employees and dependents of employees. Apply today!
Milburn E. Carey Tri-State Music Festival Scholarship
The Phillips University Alumni and Friends Association will be providing a scholarship to an outstanding college-bound musician who is a senior in good standing at a high school in the Greater Enid area. The scholarship will represent and continue Phillips University’s original sponsorship of the Tri-State Music Festival. Please direct any questions to Lori J. Hunter at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for a link to the application!
JWL Gentry Neal Scholarship of Volunteerism Committee
The Junior Welfare League of Enid is offering a $1,000 scholarship for a senior in Garfield County. All applicants must meet the following requirements: be a high school senior, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, attend a high school in Garfield County, exhibit a commitment to volunteerism, and must enroll as a full-time student in any public or private post-secondary institution in the upcoming school year. Click the following link to download an application: http://www.jwlenid.com/uploads/3/9/4/8/3948052/gentry_neal_scholarship_application.pdf
Ann Wade Strength in Education Scholarship
A one-time $2,000 per year ($1,000 per academic semester) scholarship to a student who plans to pursue a certified degree in education or in an occupation that directly supports the educational system. Applicants should meet the following criteria: be a graduating high school senior, be a resident of Oklahoma, plan to pursue a degree in education or directly support the educational system, have a letter of recommendation, and letter of application. Click the following link to download an application:
Allen Family Memorial Scholarship
The Cherokee Strip Community Foundation in conjunction with the Allen Family Charitable Foundation is proud to offer a scholarship that will assist Enid students achieve their dream of earning a college degree, especially those who would be the first generation in their family to do so.
The scholarship, established by the Allen Family Charitable Foundation, will be for seniors from Enid High School, Chisholm High School, Pioneer High School and Oklahoma Bible Academy who will be attending a two-year community college or four-year university as a full-time student. The Foundation’s selection committee will choose four students each January to receive a $10,000 scholarship annually for up to four years.
Delta Theta Chi Sorority, a national non-collegiate educational sorority, is accepting applications for two scholarships, in the amount of $2,400 each.
Requirements call for the student to reside in the United States, have a high scholastic average, show evidence of financial need, and are currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college. Applicants also need to submit an application form, with attachments as specified by the National Executive Council. These scholarships are awarded annually to students of promise and distinction.
All applications must be completed and returned by February 1, 2019 in order for the winning applicants to be notified May 2019. Please contact Sharon West of the Okla Delta chapter to obtain an application. Application forms are availabe on the Delta Theta Chi website www.deltathetachi.org. All applications must be submitted and accepted through a chapter of Delta Theta Chi Sorority.
The following is Sharon West of the Okla Delta chapter’s contact information: 4310 Oakcrest Ave. Enid, OK. 73703. 580-747-7172
All juniors and seniors attending a Northwest Oklahoma high school or career tech are eligible to apply for a $1000 award. The award will be paid directly to the college or university selected by the recipient student. Deadline for application is April 6, 2018.
Click the following link to download an application: http://nwoof.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/scholarship-ap.doc
5th Annual Drive Smart Contest
In OK, crashes involving a distracted driver were highest among drivers in the 16-25 year-old age group (45.0%)! 1
The Drive Smart Contest, sponsored by CTIA Wireless Foundation, is looking for entries from Oklahoma! Students can create and enter an original digital short about the dangers of distracted driving. Entrants will compete for a grand-prize $10,000 scholarship and other prizes. Students can also download our form to help them earn community service hours for their work.
Who: 13 to 18-year-old residents of the U.S., D.C. and Puerto Rico.
What: Create an original 15 to 60 second digital short
When: Now through January 6, 2019
How: Students register, create and submit their digital short online and may submit multiple entries.
Why: Over $26,000 in prizing for students and teachers/mentors.
Follow this link to learn more and register: https://drivesmartnow.com/
The East Central University Foundation Scholarship Application is now OPEN for the 2019-2020 academic year.
**The deadline is February 1st to be eligible.
Please visit https://www.ecok.edu/donate/ways-give/foundation-scholarship-information for the online application.
**No paper applications will be accepted.
Everyone (except International Students) must complete the FAFSA before filling out scholarship applications.
All students must be admitted to ECU before being awarded any Foundation scholarship.
All students need to check with the department of their chosen major for departmental scholarship opportunities!!!
Each year (April) $1,000 grants will be awarded to graduating high school seniors in the United States, who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The number of grants awarded annually will be at the discretion of the United States JCI Senate Foundation. They must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study. Checks awarded will be made out in the name of the recipient and the educational institution of their choice.
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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 priority deadline 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.
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.
Subject: GCRWC Scholarship
Garfield County Republican Women’s Club
Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 1744
Enid, OK 73702-1744
Include the following:
FARM CREDIT of ENID
Farm Credit of Enid will be awerding serveral scholarships for 2018.
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
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.
Lucyann Harjo, Norman PS Indian Education Program
4100 North Flood
Norman, OK 73069
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.