Scholarships

Scholarships 2018-2019 
Updated 12-13-18

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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*Local Scholarships (maroon, bold, and italic text that is marked with an asterisk (*)

 

Scholarship Resources

OKCollegeStart.org

OCCF Scholarship Program
Multiple scholarship program. Deadlines vary
OCCF Scholarship list 

Scholarships.Com

Fastweb.Com

UNIGO.com

American Indian College Fund

US News Scholarship Tips and Guides

Varsity Tutors Scholarship
Monthly essay contest

USA Scholarships.com

Discover Scholarship Program

SAE International Scholarship Program

ZipRecruiter Scholarship Search

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Ayn Rand: Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Deadline: September 19, 2019
Eligibility: 12th Graders, College Undergraduates, and Graduate Students. 1st place $20,000 (1 Winner), 2nd place $2,000 (3 Winners), 3rd place $1,000 (5 Winners), Finalists $100 (25 Winners), Semifinalists $50 (50 Winners). Essay must be no fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words in length, double-spaced. Spelling errors and/or written corrections (by anyone) found on the essay will count against the final grade and should be omitted before submission.
Website: Altas Shrugged Essay Contest

 

Vic Jackson Memorial Aviation Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2018
Each year the Oklahoma Pilot's Association awards an aviation scholarship for a minimum amount of $2000. Any private pilot meeting the eligibility requirements listed below may apply for this scholarship.
Eligibility Requirements: State of Oklahoma resident for at least six months prior to postmarked date of application. (If your parents claim you as a dependent for income tax purposes and they reside in a state other than Oklahoma, you are a resident of that state, not Oklahoma.) Proof of U.S.. Citizenship. Financial Need. Two letters of recommendation, one which must be signed by a local person actively working in or directly involved with aviation education. Private Pilot at least 18 years of age with a current medical certificate. Application and letters of recommendation must be postmarked no later than midnight, September 30, 2015. Minimum Grade Point Average of 2.80.
Website: HTTP://OPA.LINK/SCHOLARSHIPS.HTML

 

 


OCTOBER SCHOLARSHIPS 

 

AES Engineering Solutions
Deadline: October 6, 2018
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: scholarships@aesengineers.com
Website: HTTP://WWW.AESENGINEERS.COM/SCHOLARSHIPS.HTM

 

Modern Woodmen of America Scholarship
Deadline:
October 15, 2018

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.
Website:
 Modern Woodmen Impact Scholarship

 

Dr. Pepper Scholarship
Deadline: August 15 – October 15, 2018
Since 2008, Dr Pepper has awarded over $7,000,000 in tuition. Submit your One of a Kind goal for a chance to compete to win up to $100,000 in tuition. Go to the Website. Connect with your Facebook account and authorize the Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway application. Ensure your full profile is completed by updating your profile with your most current city, major and university on your personal Facebook page. Create your goal ("Goal") by answering "What is your One of a Kind goal and how do you plan to make an impact on the world?" Participants can change or modify his/her goal up until the point he/she receives 50 votes, after which point the goal is locked. You can also nominate someone else who meets the Eligibility requirements above by answering the question above about the person you want to nominate, and providing the person's name, major, name of their current school or school he or she wishes to attend. You must obtain permission from the person (and from the parent/legal guardian if the person is under the age of majority in his/her state of residency) whose goal you submit to use their name, school and reason why he or she deserves to win tuition.
Website: Dr. Pepper Scholarship More information: Dr. Pepper Scholarship Official Rules 

 

College JumpStart Scholarship
Deadline: October 17, 2018
The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition -- financial need is not considered -- that is open to 10th-12th graders, college students and non-traditional students. The main requirement is that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education. The first place prize is a $1,000 scholarship to help cover educational expenses. This award can be used at any college or university in the United States

Website: HTTP://WWW.JUMPSTART-SCHOLARSHIP.NET

 

Horatio Alger Oklahoma Scholarship Program 
Deadline: August 1 – October 25, 2018
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  More Information: State Scholarship  Career Tech Scholarship

 

 

NOVEMBER SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Adopt A Veteran Scholarship
Deadline: September 1 – November 15, 2018
Find a military veteran that you do not already know and immerse yourself in the veteran's life. Spend time together. Discover the veteran's history, feeling and the impact military service has impacted his/her life. Then document, in essay form, your experience. 
Website: Adopt a Veteran Essay Contest

                                

The Hagan Scholarship Foundation
Deadline: September 1 – November 15, 2018

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 2018. Eligibility: Must be a U.S.. Citizen; Must attend an Eligible Public High School; Must be a student in the 2019 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 2018 to August 2019; Must complete the FAFSA in 2018 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  More Information: Hagan Scholarship brochure

 

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition 
Deadline: August 15 – November 15, 2018
Eligibility: 
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 

 

 

DECEMBER SCHOLARSHIPS


Oklahoma Youth Expo Scholarship (OYE)
Deadline:
December 1, 2018
Multiple scholarship program. 
Website: OYE Scholarship Program

 

Academic All-State Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence 
Deadline: December 1, 2018

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

 

 

JANUARY SCHOLARSHIPS

 

RiSE Scholarship Foundation 
Deadline:  January 2019
The RiSE Scholarship Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit resource and scholarship opportunity for high school students who learn differently. This scholarship opportunity is for current high school seniors that are graduating in 2018 and attending college in the fall of 2018.
Website: RiSE Scholarship Program

 

Sutton Avian Research Center Award 
Deadline: January 10, 2019

ENTRY INFORMATION
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

 

JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest 
Deadline: January 18, 2019
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

 

C-SPAN's Student Cam Competition
Deadline: January 20, 2019
Student Cam is C-SPAN's annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation. This year students in grades 6-12 are asked to create a short (5-6 minute) video documentary on a topic related to the new 2019 competition theme, "What does it mean to be American? Choose a constitutional right, national characteristic, or historic event and explain how it defines the American experience."

Website: HTTP://WWW.STUDENTCAM.ORG/

 

*Northeast Panhandle Teacher Federal Credit Union
Deadline: January 31, 2019
Membership must have been obtained prior to May 1st of your junior year of high school. 
NEPTFCU Application 2019

 

*PTCI Scholarship
Deadline: January 31, 2019
ELIGIBILITY-Oklahoma
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 Information

 

 

FEBRUARY SCHOLARSHIPS
 

*Max and Dorothy Baggerly Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2019
Beaver or Texas County, Oklahoma Residents or Hansford or Ochiltree County, Texas Residents.
Website: Baggerly Scholarship General Information  Application

 

*National FFA Scholarship Program 
Deadline: February 1, 2019
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. 
Website: 
HTTPS://WWW.FFA.ORG/PARTICIPATE/SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Oklahoma Restaurant Association Scholarship 
Deadline: February 1, 2019
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. 
Website: http://www.okrestaurants.com/scholarships.php

 

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.
February 8, 2019

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

 

Daughters of the American Revolution 
Deadline: February 15, 2019
The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education. All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.  DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee. 
Website:HTTP://WWW.DAR.ORG/NATIONAL-SOCIETY/SCHOLARSHIPS/GENERAL-INFO

 

*Tri-Country Scholarships (through OPSU)
Available to college freshmen and college sophomores attending OPSU
Deadline: February 15, 2019
$1,200

Website:
 
https://www.tcec.coop/content/scholarships

 

*Seaboard Foods Scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2019

*All applicants must be graduating high school seniors.
*All applicants must enroll full-time in a higher education institution of their choice (technical school, two-year college, or four-year college) for the 2019-2019 academic year.

*All applicants must have submitted the application online.  No paper applications will be accepted.
Seaboard Foods Scholarship Application 

 

*H.W. Almen West OKC Rotary Scholarship 
Deadline: February 15, 2019
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
Website:
HTTPS://OCCF.ACADEMICWORKS.COM/OPPORTUNITIES/1110

 

Guymon Panhandle Lions Club Scholarship 
Deadline: 
February 15, 2019
A scholarship in the amount of $500 (that is, $250 per semester). In order to qualify for the second semester scholarship, the student must maintain at least a C average in a minimum of 12 solid semester hours in the first semester. The Guymon Panhandle Lions Club Scholarship will be given on the recommendation of the Guymon Panhandle Lions Club Scholarship Committee. Scholarship money will be paid directly to the Panhandle State Foundation. 
Website: http://www.opsu.edu/dwn/PSF_Panhandle_Lions_Scholarship_Application.pdf

 

The Helium Litigation Scholarship Fund, Inc
Deadline: February 15, 2019
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 2019

 

*Seaboard Foods Scholarship
Deadline: February 16, 2019

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

 

 

 

MARCH SCHOLARSHIPS
 

*Golden Spread Electric Cooperative (Tri-County)
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Golden Spread Electric Cooperative Directors' Memorial Scholarship
TCEC is a member of Golden Spread Electric Cooperative which offers a $2,000 scholarship to students who plan to attend a college in Oklahoma or Texas. Scholarship deadline is March 15, 2018, and should be made directly to the Opportunity Plan. The 
application and brochure can be found on Golden Spread's website.

 

Northwest Oklahoma Osteopathic Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: 
March 1, 2019
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



 

OK-AHEAD Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2019
OK-AHEAD offers scholarship money to Oklahoma students with disabilities in post-secondary education. Scholarships can be applied at any Oklahoma technology center, or any two-year or four-year college or university. Up to three scholarships will be awarded: one to a student who will or is currently attending an Oklahoma two-year institution, another scholarship award for a student who will or is attending a four-year institution, and a third scholarship awarded to a student who attends or will attend a Career Tech.

Website:HTTP://OK-AHEAD.ORG/SCHOLAR.HTML

 

KJIL GO Scholarship
Deadline: 
March 31, 2019
KJIL and The Great Plains Christian Radio Board of Directors will award t
wo $1000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who will be a full-time student enrolled at a Christian College or a Christian University. 
Website: KJIL GO Scholarship  (Will update link when information becomes available.)
KJIL GO Scholarship application

 

*Glen Carrier Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2019
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 (Will update link when information becomes available.)

 

*Don and Pam Sherrer Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2019
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.

Don & Pam Sherrer Scholarship Application  (Will update link when information becomes available.)

 

 

APRIL SCHOLARSHIPS
 

*The Bob Drake Memorial Scholarship Fund
Deadline: April 1, 2019

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, 2019

$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.)

 

The Hunter Garner Scholarship: Project Yellow Light
Deadline: April 1, 2019
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. 
Website: HTTP://WWW.PROJECTYELLOWLIGHT.COM/

 

Walmart Dependent Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2019
The Walmart Dependent Scholarship Program awards scholarships of up to $13,000 that can be used over the course of four academic years. Eligible applicants who complete the online application process will be evaluated based on financial need and academic achievement. Approximately 25% of all eligible applicants will receive scholarships

Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria: Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States. Must be the dependent of a Walmart associate (employee) who has been actively employed within any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months as of April 2, 2018. Must be a high school (or home school) senior graduating between August 1, 2017 and July 31, 2018 or a GED candidate earning his or her diploma between August 1, 2017 and July 31, 2018. Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 on a 4-point scale (high school/home school seniors). Must enroll for fall 2018 as a freshman/1st year student in a full-time program of study at a two-year or four-year college or university. The school must be an accredited U.S. institution, and listed on the official website for the U.S. Department of Education (http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx). Military academies are not approved institutions. Must have financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with required documents.
Website: Walmart Dependent Scholarship 

 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Deadline: April 1, 2019
HSF/General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to: graduating high school seniors, community college transfer students, undergraduate students, & graduate students.Award amounts generally range from $500 to $5,000.
Website: 
HTTPS://HSF.NET/EN/SCHOLARSHIPS/PROGRAMS/GENERAL-COLLEGE-SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Oklahoma City All Sports Association Scholarship 
Deadline: April 1, 2019
The Oklahoma City All Sports Association awards two (2) $1,200 scholarships annually to an outstanding senior girl and senior boy graduating from a high school in the greater Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area (Oklahoma, Canadian, Cleveland, Logan and Pottawatomie counties, Newcastle, Tuttle and Bridge Creek). Applicants must attend a 2-year or 4-year Oklahoma college or university.  A minimum GPA of 3.0 and ACT score of 22 is required. The student must have participated in high school athletics, but must not be receiving a college or university athletic scholarship or participating as a student "walk on" athlete for any given sport. The selection will be based on attributes consistent with the mission of the association including Leadership and Character, Athletic Participation/Accomplishment, School/Civic Activities and Academics. $1,200 scholarship to an outstanding girl and $1,200 scholarship to an outstanding boy. 
Website: http://www.okcallsports.org/scholarship

 

*Jameson Timothy Becker Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: April 7, 2019

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 

 

*Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Scholarship Program 2018
Deadline: April 10, 2019
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: 2019 Young Farmers & Ranchers Scholarship 

 

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

Deadline: April 10, 2019
Four year renewable scholarship for students pursuing a career in an Ag Related Field of Study. 
Louis J. Long Memorial Scholarship application 

 

*Balko Education Foundation
Deadline: April 10, 2019
Please use the Balko High School General Scholarship Application

 

*Balko Lions Club Scholarship
Deadline: April 10, 2019
Please use the Balko High School General Scholarship Application 

 

*Gray Club Extension Scholarship
Deadline: April 10, 2019
Please use the Balko High School General Scholarship Application

 

*Oklahoma Rural Rehabilitation Corporation
Deadline: April 15, 2019
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. 

Oklahoma Rural Rehabilitation Corporation Scholarship application

 

*Masonic Lodge Scholarship (Perryton)
Deadline: April 15, 2019
$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.)

 

Jimmie L Dean Scholarship Foundation 
Deadline: April 15, 2019
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 2018 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.
Website: HTTPS://JIMMIEDEANFOUNDATION.ORG/APPLY

 

Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Inc. 
Deadline: April 17, 2019
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 2018-2019 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. 
Website: http://connect.spe.org/OKC/scholarship-application

 

Ayn Rand: Anthem Essay Contest
Deadline: April 18, 2019
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

 

Ayn Rand: Anthem Essay Contest
Deadline: April 25, 2019
Students in 8th , 9th, or 10th 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

 

Ayn Rand: The Fountainhead Scholarship 
Deadline: April 25, 2019
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: The Fountainhead Essay Contest

 

*First Security Bank
Deadline: April 27, 2019
Return to Counselor’s Office
FSB Scholarship Application

 

*General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) Northwest District
Deadline: April 28, 2019
For high school seniors that will attend OPSU or NWOSU

GFWC Application

 

 

MAY SCHOLARSHIPS
 

*Beaver County Memorial Hospital
Deadline: May 1, 2019
Medical Field Majors
Mail to Beaver County Memorial Hospital, Attn: Karla Leisher, Business Office Manager, P.O.. Box 640, Beaver, OK 73932
Beaver County Memorial Hospital Scholarship app

 

*Panhandle Professional Women of Perryton Scholarship for Balko High School 
Deadline: May 1, 2019

PPW Scholarship application

 

American College Foundation          

Deadline: May 1, 2019 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:  http://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/visionary_scholarship_terms.aspx

 

 *Perryton Elks Lodge Scholarship
Deadline:  May 4, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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: http://osls.site-ym.com/?Scholarships

 

Duck Tape: Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Deadline: May 31, 2019
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 stuckatprom.com 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.
Website: HTTP://STUCKATPROM.COM/

 

 

JUNE SCHOLARSHIPS

Panhandle Promise Scholarship 
Deadline: June 1, 2019
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