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Scholarships 2021-2022 
Updated 08-06-2021

Scholarships are listed by the date they are due and will be added to the list as they become available. Deadline dates are subject to change, so please check the scholarship links for updated information. 

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Scholarship Resources

10 Best Scholarships in Oklahoma

OCCF Scholarship Program
Multiple scholarship program. Deadlines vary

OCCF Scholarship list 



American Indian College Fund

US News Scholarship Tips and Guides

Varsity Tutors Scholarship
Monthly essay contest

Discover Scholarship Program

SAE International Scholarship Program




OK 4-H Horseman of the Year Scholarship
Deadline: September 15, 2021

The purpose of this scholarship is for the Oklahoma Horse Program to recognize and promote the total involvement and development of the youth horse project member in all aspects of the Oklahoma youth Horse programs.  It will not be an award strictly for show activities.  Qualifications:      1) Youth must be currently enrolled in 4-H (unless they are graduated seniors) Participation is limited to grades 9-12.  2) Must have completed at least freshman year of high school and completed at least two years in the horse project including current year.  Previous winners will be ineligible to compete.  The three finalists will be invited to interview in person. Time and location TBD.
Application: OK 4-H Horseman of the Year document




AES Engineering Solutions
Deadline: October 5, 2021
AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post-secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?  What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey? Amount of award: $500.00. Submit essay to:


Horatio Alger Oklahoma Scholarship Program 
Deadline: August 1 – October 25, 2021
The Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.
 In order to be considered, your application and all required materials must be uploaded to your online application by 5:00 p.m.. Eastern Time on October 25.
Website: Horatio Alger Scholarship  





Modern Woodmen of America Scholarship
November 1, 2021 – February 8, 2022

At Modern Woodmen of America, we believe in making an impact. That’s why we reward member students each year through Make An Impact Scholarships. High school seniors can apply for the annually awarded scholarships. Two types of scholarships allow members to find the path that’s right for them. Scholarship option 1: Volunteer experience + academic achievement; Winners are chosen based on volunteer experience and academic achievement. Structured as a competition, Modern Woodmen awarded six $10,000 scholarships, six $7,500 scholarships, six $5,000 scholarships and 12 $2,500 scholarships this school year. Scholarship option 2: Volunteer experience; Winners are chosen based on volunteer experience. This year, 90 member students were awarded with $1,000. Modern Woodmen divides the country into six regions. Although the regions are not equal in geographic size, they have been carefully established so that the number of eligible students in each region is approximately equal.
 Modern Woodmen Impact Scholarship


Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition 
Deadline: November 15, 2021
Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply. Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. High school graduates are not eligible to apply. Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify. Selection criteria: Leadership; Academic achievements and records; Community involvement; Financial need
Website: Elks MVS 


$ The Hagan Scholarship Foundation
Deadline: September 1 – November 15, 2021

The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship. Recipients must graduate from a public high school located in a county in the United States having fewer than 50,000 residents. The scholarship provides up to $6,000 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters. Over six hundred Hagan Scholars from 37 states will attend 236 colleges and universities the fall semester of 2021. Eligibility: Must be a U.S.. Citizen; Must attend an Eligible Public High School; Must be a student in the 2022 high school graduating class; Must have achieved a high school CumGPA of 3.50 or higher; Must have scored 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score) or 1,200 on the SAT; Must enroll at an eligible four-year college the first semester following high school graduation; Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college; from August 2021 to August 2022; Must complete the FAFSA in 2021 using 2017 tax return information; the EFC must not exceed $6,500; Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants; Must not have been convicted of a felony. The intended recipient of a Hagan Scholarship is a high achieving self-motivated student in need of financial assistance in order to attend college.
Website: Hagan Scholarship 






$ Oklahoma Youth Expo Scholarship (OYE)
December 1, 2021
Multiple scholarship program. 
Website: OYE Scholarship Program


National Honor Society Scholarship (NHS)
December 1, 2021

High school seniors who are active National Honor Society (NHS) members in good standing of an affiliated NHS chapter are eligible to apply for the scholarship. There are no limits to the number of applications per chapter. Students’ NHS membership must first be verified by their adviser after the member creates a student account on the NHS website. After verification, members use their login to access the NHS Scholarship application.
Website: NHS Scholarship Program  NHS Scholarship FAQ


$ Academic All-State Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence 
Deadline: December 1, 2021

Academic All-State Nomination Criteria: Currently enrolled Oklahoma public high school seniors who meet any one of the five criteria listed below are eligible for this award. 

  • composite ACT score of at least 30
  • combined SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing and Math score of at least 1370
  • National Merit Scholarship Program semi-finalist
  • National Achievement Scholarship Program semi-finalist
  • National Hispanic Scholar Awards Program semi-finalist

In addition to the minimum criteria, students will be evaluated on the basis of their leadership abilities, motivation, academic achievement and character as maximized within each student’s learning environment.
Website: OFE





Sutton Avian Research Center Award 
Deadline: January 9, 2022

The Sutton Award is free to enter and open to Oklahoma High School students grades 10-12 (public, private or homeschool). In addition to the artwork, each student submits a 250 word essay that explains how his or her work communicates information about a current conservation issue.  Each submission is judged 2/3 on artwork and 1/3 on essay. Categories:  2D, 3D, mixed media, photography‚Äč
Website: Sutton Scholarship Program


*TCEC Leadership Summit
Deadline: January 11, 2022 (opens December 2nd)

Two high school seniors are selected from the TCEC service area to join other delegates from Oklahoma for a day conference, in OKC, designed to excite and motivate high school students to become leaders of their communities. Students will receive a $500 scholarship for attending the leadership summit. Applicant criteria: current high school seniors attending a school in the TCEC service area whose parents or guardians are members of the cooperative.  Selected students must attend the leadership summit to receive the scholarship award. 
Website: TCEC Leadership Summit Application


$*National FFA Scholarship Program 
Deadline: January 14, 2022
Students may receive one scholarship as a high school senior and one while in college for a maximum of two scholarships during their academic career. Students who have already received two scholarships through this program are not eligible to apply. 


Oklahoma Daughters of the American Revolution 
Deadline: January 15, 2022
To qualify, the applicant must be attending the 2021 Fall semester in an Oklahoma University or College (high school senior concurrent students are eligible) and have plans to attend an Oklahoma University or College in the Fall semester of 2022.  Applicants must be sponsored by an Oklahoma DAR Chapter.  Contact Mrs. Morris for local DAR Chapter sponsorship information. 
Website: Oklahoma DAR Scholarship Program Information


JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest 
Deadline: January 15, 2022
The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born
Eligibility:  The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; U.S. students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. territories; and U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. Past winners and finalists are not eligible to participate. Employees of John Hancock Financial Services and members of their families are not eligible to participate.
Website: JFK Courage Essay Guidelines


$ *Northeast Panhandle Teacher Federal Credit Union
Deadline: January 31, 2022
Membership must have been obtained prior to May 1st of your junior year of high school. 
NPTFCU Application 2022


$*PTCI Scholarship
Deadline: January 31, 2022
Any graduating senior who resides with and is the child, adopted child, step-child, or full dependent ward of a parent or parents in the certified service area of Panhandle Telephone Cooperative, Inc., may apply for one of the scholarships available in his/her appropriate service area.

Website: PTCI Scholarship Application


$*Seaboard Foods Scholarship
Deadline: January 31, 2022

Seaboard Foods High School Scholarship Program applications are available for students graduating in communities where Seaboard Foods does business and where our employees live. Learn more about how Seaboard Foods is supporting our communities through our scholarship programs and apply online.
Seaboard Foods Scholarship Program





*Harley Custer Memorial Scholarship Program (OYE) 
Deadline: February 1, 2022

This application is to be accompanied by a 300-400 word typewritten essay (Times New Roman, 12 point font, and double-spaced), on your personal experiences and point of view on the following subject: THE JUNIOR LIVESTOCK SHOW PROGRAM – HOW IT HAS HELPED ME GROW AND DEVELOP

Website:  Harley Custer Memorial Scholarship Application


*Max and Dorothy Baggerly Scholarship
Deadline: February 8, 2022
Beaver or Texas County, Oklahoma Residents or Hansford or Ochiltree County, Texas Residents.
Website: Baggerly Scholarship General Information  Application


Folds of Honor Foundation
Deadline: February 1st – March 31st 
Provides post-secondary educational scholarships for children and spouses of military service men and women.
Website: Folds of Honor Scholarship 


*North Plains Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Deadline: February 12, 2022

Three $1000 at-large scholarships will be available to graduating seniors from one of the high schools within the NPEC service area. These include Higgins, Follett, Booker, Perryton, Canadian, Spearman, Darrouzett, Ft. Elliott, or Gruver High Schools.
WebsiteNorth Plains Electric Cooperative, Inc. Scholarship Program


Oklahoma Restaurant Association Scholarship 
Deadline: February 14, 2022
The Oklahoma Restaurant Association is pleased to present the following instructions for the state scholarship application process. This process has been streamlined in order to save you time and to help you meet the application deadline. Scholarships are offered to current culinary students and high school students. Scholarships are open to people who are enrolled in or currently enrolling in one of the following college hospitality industry programs: Hospitality Management, Hotel and Restaurant Management, and Culinary Arts Education in the state of Oklahoma. The scholarship is to be used toward the pursuit of undergraduate, master's degree or continuing education at a post-secondary accredited institution. Certified ProStart students may qualify if they are enrolled in a post-secondary program. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to qualified applicants. 


*TCEC OPSU Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: February 16, 2022 (opens December 1st)
TCEC provides eight scholarships valued at $1200 each to OPSU through the Panhandle State Foundation. Scholarship criteria: entering Freshman or returning Sophomores with a min. 3.0 GPA; senior or graduate of a school served by TCEC. 
 Panhandle State Foundation Scholarship Program


*H.W. Almen West OKC Rotary Scholarship 
Deadline: February 28, 2022
The West OKC Rotary established the H. W. Almen Scholarship Fund at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation with the purpose of providing scholarships for students graduating from high schools in Oklahoma. Award amount: $4,000.00


The Helium Litigation Scholarship Fund, Inc
Deadline: February 15, 2022
Recipients must be incoming freshmen pursuing degrees in agricultural, environmental or energy-related fields. Students must be from one of these counties: (Kansas)-Hamilton, Kearny, Finney, Stanton, Grant, Haskell, Stevens, Seward and Morton; (Oklahoma)-Texas, Beaver and Cimarron; (Texas)-Moore, Sherman, Hansford, Ochiltree and Hutchinson. Renewable for four years.
Helium Litigation Scholarship Application 2022  AND  Helium Litigation Reference Form 2022




*Golden Spread Electric Cooperative (Tri-County)
Deadline: March 1, 2022
Golden Spread Electric Cooperative Directors' Memorial Scholarship
TCEC is a member of Golden Spread Electric Cooperative which offers a $2,000 scholarship payable $500 for each of four semesters through the sophomore year to students who plan to attend a college in Oklahoma or Texas.
WEBSITE / APPLICATION: Golden Spread Electric Cooperative Scholarship 


Northwest Oklahoma Osteopathic Foundation Scholarship
April 1, 2022
A scholarship offered to high school seniors who are interested in medicine as a career. In addition to the scholarship, they assist students with job shadowing opportunities and help with medical school applications.
Application: Northwest Oklahoma Osteopathic Foundation Scholarship (Deadline EXTENSION: April 1, 2022 – Updated PDF Link)


Frances Koop Parsons/AT&T Pioneer Memorial Scholarship
March 26, 2022
The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education assists in the administration of the Frances Koop Parsons/AT&T Pioneers Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship program was established through the AT&T Pioneers to assist Oklahoma students in obtaining their education goals. The recipients of this scholarship will receive a $1,000 cash award to be used at an eligible Oklahoma career technology center, two-year college, or four-year university. This scholarship is open to first-time freshmen with at least a 3.0 high school GPA whose family income does not exceed $75,000. 

Application: Frances Koop Parsons/AT&T Pioneer Memorial Scholarship

$ *Glen Carrier Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2022
Students must be a Beaver County resident with a GPA of 3.0 or better.  Post-Secondary Applications are also available.  

High School Senior Scholarship Application (2022 Application) UPDATED – PDF link

Post-Secondary Scholarship Application (2022 Application) UPDATED – PDF link




$ *Masonic Lodge Scholarship (Perryton)
Deadline: April 1, 2022
$500 Scholarship; Include letter of recommendation from a school faculty member and a  senior picture.
Masonic Lodge Scholarship application 
(Will update link when information becomes available.)


*The Bob Drake Memorial Scholarship Fund
Deadline: April 1, 2022

Students attending NWOSU that show good character, excel in academics and sports and be involved in community service.  Students must have a 3.0 GPA and be planning to attend NWOSU.
Bobby Drake Scholarship application 
(Will update link when information becomes available.)


*Beaver County Oklahoma Farm Bureau Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2022

$500 scholarships will be awarded to two graduating high school seniors whose parents/guardians are members of Beaver County Oklahoma Farm Bureau. 
Beaver County Oklahoma Farm Bureau Scholarship application (Will update link when information becomes available.)


Northwest Oklahoma Osteopathic Foundation Scholarship
April 1, 2022
A scholarship offered to high school seniors who are interested in medicine as a career. In addition to the scholarship, they assist students with job shadowing opportunities and help with medical school applications.
Application: Northwest Oklahoma Osteopathic Foundation Scholarship (Deadline EXTENSION: April 1, 2022 – Updated PDF Link)


The Hunter Garner Scholarship: Project Yellow Light
Deadline: April 1, 2022
Award Amount: 1st Place: $5,000, 2nd Place: $2,000, 3rd Place: $1,000. Project Yellow Light is a scholarship competition designed to bring about change. As an applicant you have one clear mission: encourage your peers to develop and embrace safe driving habits. Create a video either exactly 0:25 or exactly 0:55 seconds. Here's what we're looking for. A video designed to motivate, persuade and encourage your peers to not drive distracted. You have a unique opportunity to play a key role in spreading this important message. You can speak to your peers on this subject in a way that adults cannot. The more lives you can impact, the more lives you can save. 


*Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Scholarship Program 
Deadline: April 2, 2022
Must enroll full time in an agriculture program at an accredited Oklahoma institution of high learning and be a member of a Farm Bureau family.

For more information and scholarship application go to: 2021 Young Farmers & Ranchers Scholarship  (Will update link when information becomes available.)


*Oklahoma Rural Rehabilitation Corporation
Deadline: April 6, 2022
Application must be signed by the local FSA office, Rural Development office, or bank to verify the farming and/or ranching operation in a rural area. NOTE: must be recieved in the local FSA office by the above deadline to receive verification. 

Oklahoma Rural Rehabilitation Corporation Scholarship application (2022 Application) UPDATED – PDF link


$ *Jameson Timothy Becker Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: April 7, 2022

Applicant must be a graduating senior or former high school graduate (21 yrs or under) of a Beaver County high school, who is involved in emergency response or whose parents are involved in emergency response in Beaver County. (“emergency response” shall include without implied limitation EMT, law enforcement, fire department, and ER hospital personnel)
Jameson Timothy Becker Scholarship application 


$ *Balko Education Foundation
Deadline: April 10, 2022
Please use the Balko High School General Scholarship Application


$ *Balko Lions Club Scholarship
Deadline: April 10, 2022
Please use the Balko High School General Scholarship Application 


$ *Gray Club Extension Scholarship
Deadline: April 10, 2022
Please use the Balko High School General Scholarship Application


$ *Don and Pam Sherrer Scholarship
Deadline: April 15, 2022
Requirements: Applicants must be a graduating senior of Balko High School in Balko, OK, have a cumulative GPA of 2.5, and plan on attending a college, university or other post-secondary institution. NOTE: The Grade Certification Form and Letter of Recommendation need to mailed and received by TulsaCF by April 3, 2022

Don & Pam Sherrer Scholarship Application  (UPDATED: 2022 Online Application) 


Jimmie L Dean Scholarship Foundation 
Deadline: April 15, 2022
All Scholarship awards are determined by the Foundation at the sole discretion of its Board of Directors.

First time applicants must be: (1) A continuous resident of the state of Oklahoma for the past six (6) years, (2) A graduate from an Oklahoma High School or have completed the Oklahoma High School requirements through Homeschool activities, (3) Entering an accredited Oklahoma College, University or Technical school from the list on the application page on a full-time basis for the first time in the Fall of 2021 in pursuit of a 4 year undergraduate degree from the College or University or an appropriate degree from a Technical school such as Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology, (4) Graduate students and less than full time students are not eligible for an award. The funds for the awards granted will be distributed directly to the College, University or Technical School under the conditions provided during the application process. Only students who have been accepted to the College, University or Technical School will be awarded scholarships but applications will be accepted by the Foundation for consideration prior to acceptance. Please note: To be eligible for an award you must be an Oklahoma resident. Only students who attended an Oklahoma High School or were home schooled while living in Oklahoma will be considered residents by the Foundation.


Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Inc. 
Deadline: April 17, 2022
The Oklahoma City Chapter of The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE OKC) is offering scholarships for graduating high-school seniors to be awarded for the 2021-2022 school year.  The scholarships are divided into two groups:  (1) Qualified, graduating high school seniors in SPE Oklahoma City Section's coverage area, pursuing a Petroleum Engineering Degree, or (2) The Son or Daughter of an SPE Member and enrolled in a math or science program. SPE has distributed these scholarships since 1998 and this program has been a huge success.  We need your help in finding talented young people. Successful candidates will exhibit superior communication skills and display ability in math and the sciences. The awards will be distributed when the recipient is registered and declared as a full time college freshman in an accredited university. 


Ayn Rand: Anthem Essay Contest
Deadline: April 18, 2022
Students in 11th & 12th grade must choose from one of three topics listed on the website to write an essay. Essays will be judged on whether the student is able to argue for and justify his or her view-not on whether the Institute agrees with the view the student expresses. Judges will look for writing that is clear, articulate and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of Anthem.
Website: Anthem Essay Contest


*Louis J. Long Memorial Scholarship
C/O Guymon School Education Foundation

Deadline: April 23, 2022
Four year renewable scholarship for students pursuing a career in an Ag Related Field of Study. 
Louis J. Long Memorial Scholarship application 


*Beaver County Memorial Hospital
Deadline: April 23, 2022
Medical Field Majors
Mail to Beaver County Memorial Hospital, Attn: Katy Rigdon, Scholarship Chairperson, P.O. Box 640, Beaver, OK 73932
Beaver County Memorial Hospital Scholarship app


$ *First Security Bank
Deadline: April 28, 2022
Return to Counselor’s Office
Application: FSB Scholarship Application



Officer Justin Terney Scholarship
Deadline: April 26, 2022
A graduating senior who pursues a degree in criminal justice, forensic science, firefighting, or related field. Requirements: HS senior; Minimum GPA 3.0; Minimum ACT 18; plan to attend an accredited education institution full-time
Officer Justin Terney Scholarship Application


*General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) Northwest District
Deadline: April 28, 2022
For high school seniors that will attend OPSU or NWOSU

GFWC Application




*Panhandle Professional Women of Perryton Scholarship for Balko High School 
Deadline: May 1, 2022

PPW Scholarship application


American College Foundation          

Deadline: May 1, 2022 Applicant must be currently enrolled as a High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior; and must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen. Financial need is NOT considered; all income levels are encouraged to apply. Awards range from $1,000-$5,000; with multiple winners to be selected. Each award is a non-renewable, one-time award and is to be used exclusively to offset costs and fees related directly to the student’s first year of higher post-secondary education at an accredited institution of the student’s choosing within in the United States.                                                                      Website:


 *Perryton Elks Lodge Scholarship
Deadline:  May 4, 2022
9 – $1,000 Scholarships will be given to local students.
You must pick up an application at the Elks Lodge in Perryton between the hours of 5-9 pm.


Jason C. Wagner Foundation
Deadline: May 15, 2022
The Jason C. Wagner Scholarship will be awarded to students with a financial need and who, in the Foundation’s view, most exemplify the characteristics Jason had in life: integrity, intelligence, and kindness. Each applicant is required to submit an application and essay to the Foundation. 
Website: Jason C. Wagner Foundation 


OSLS Scholarship Program
Deadline: May 15, 2022
The Oklahoma Society of Land Surveyors Scholarship program will provide financial assistance to those applicants who are seeking a career as a Registered Professional Land Surveyor. To promote the Profession of Land Surveying and increase awareness among those considering the profession of the high standards and integrity of the Land Surveying profession. Scholarships will be awarded to successful applicants who have demonstrated talent and achievement in the areas of leadership, citizenship, and genuine interest in land surveying. Amount of scholarship will vary depending on number of applicants.
Website: OSLS Scholarship Program


Duck Tape: Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Deadline: May 31, 2022
Can you envision yourself wearing duct tape to prom? The Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest challenges students to create and accessorize their prom outfits with duct tape, then wear them to prom for a chance to win scholarship cash prizes. We're getting ready for another year of Duck Tape prom fashion! Entry will be live April 4th through May 31st, and we've updated the Official Rules early so you'll have all the details you need to get started. We'll be making some other big updates to on the official contest start date (don't worry, we won't be changing the Official Rules), so make sure to sign up to our newsletter to receive the latest contest notifications.




Panhandle Promise Scholarship 
Deadline: June 1, 2022
APPLICATION CRITERIA: 1. Must be currently admitted to and enrolled in Oklahoma Panhandle State University with an education degree path 2. Incoming freshmen must have a high school GPA of 2.75; transfer and current students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75. 3. By the application’s deadline, submit a completed FAFSA that includes the OPSU code number and show evidence of application for at least three private scholarships (which may include OPSU Foundation scholarships) 4. Must have received a passing score in the Oklahoma General Education Test (OGET) 5. Must submit three (3) letters of recommendation from teachers, employers, administrators, etc. not related to the applicant 6. Submit an essay that provides background information, future aspirations as an educator, and what it would mean to the applicant to be awarded this scholarship. 7. Must commit to work as a classroom teacher in an Oklahoma Panhandle public school for two years immediately after graduation 

Website: Panhandle Promise Scholarship Information  Application: Panhandle Promise Scholarship
Supplemental Information: OGET Registration