Scholarships

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Oklahoma College Scholarship Corner-okcollegestart.org

  • Check back every month for updated scholarships.

Oklahoma State Resident Scholarships Scholarship engine

Sallie Mae  Scholarship engine

Scholarships 4 School  Scholarship engine

  • Over a 1,000 scholarships available.

Scholarship America  

  • Over 15 different scholarships available for 6th grade-undergrad students available.

Scholarships.com  Scholarship engine 

Scholarship Info for Miltary Dependents 

Various deadlines:

Accounting Scholarships

  • Must become a member of Oklahoma Society of CPS's to apply

American Indian Chamber of Commerce 

  • Several different scholarships for different tribes

Area and National Scholarships  This list is organized by due dates.

Catching the Dream  Resources for Native Americans

Chickasaw Foundation Scholarships  Various deadlines.  Check website.

Dream Institute Scholarship

  • For students with physical and/or learning disabilities.

Financial Aid Web Sites

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship  Different scholarships have different deadlines.  See website.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship Program Various scholarships have different deadlines.  See website.  Anyone with MS or a child of someone with MS

OK-AHEAD

  • Scholarships for students with disabilities.

Oklahoma School of Welding

Western Oklahoma Electrical Apprenticeship & Training

  • This is an Electrical Apprenticeship Program

  • Both males and females are encouraged to apply

  • Applicants must be at least 17 to apply and 18 at the time of apprenticeship

  • Requirements-valid driver's license, high school diploma or GED, and have had a passing grade in Algebra I

September Scholarships:

Duncan Regional Hospital Scholarships Due in September.

  • Students attending RRTC Health Careers and/or students pursing a health-related field in college.

OK Heritage Association Scholarships

October Scholarships:

College Jumpstart Scholarship Oct. 17th.

Dr. Pepper Scholarship Due Oct. 17th.

​Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship Due Oct. 29th.

The Sleep Judge State of Sleep Scholarship Due Oct. 30th.

Carid Scholarship Program Due Oct. 31st.

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Due Oct. 31st.

Masonic Senior Essay Contest  Due Oct. 31.

  • Essay required

  • $100 to $2000

  • A local winner in the Men's Division and in the Women's Division will be recognized with a certificate

Pinot's Palette Scholarship Application Due Oct. 31st.

VFW Voice of Democracy  Must submit to the local VFW post before October 31st.

  • Audio essay required

  • $75 to $5000

  • Open to grades 9-12

Oklahoma City Community Foundation Opens Oct. 1st.  Due dates range from Feb-April.

  • Hutch Scholarship

  • McAlester Scottish Rite Scholarship

  • Many scholarships available on this site.

     

November Scholarships:

Oklahoma State University Early Opportunity deadline Nov. 1st.

  • Scholarship application is combined with their application for admission, so be sure and do your best on the essay questions on the admissions application.

University of Science and Arts Priority deadline is Nov. 1st.

  • Scholarship application is combined with their application for admission, so be sure and do your best on the essay questions on the admissions application.

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Due Nov. 5th.

  • Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need

  • National winners awards range from $1000-$12,500 per year

     

The Prudential Spirit of Community Award Due Nov. 5th.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship Due Nov. 13th.  On the common app.

  • Must have a 26 on ACT.

Hagan Scholarship Foundation Due Nov. 15.

  • Helps rural students graduate college debt-free

  • Up to $40,000- for 4 years

  • GPA 3.75 or higher

  • ACT 24

  • Other eligibility restrictions-see website

December Scholarships:

Edwards Law Firm  Due Dec. 1st.

  • All majors may apply

  • Apply in the fall after you are enrolled in college

  • $1500 toward any Oklahoma college

Oklahoma Youth Expo Due Dec. 1st.

  • Must show at OYE

AXA Foundation  Due December 15th.

Burger King Scholars Due Dec. 15th.

University of Oklahoma Due Dec. 15th.

  • Scholarship application is combined with their application for admission, so be sure and do your best on the essay questions on the admissions application.

January Scholarships:

Gates Millennium Scholarship Due in January.

  • African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American/Pacific Islander or Hispanic American

Oklahoma JCI Senate  Due January 11th.

OK Law Day Contest Due January 11th.

  • PK-12th grades

Community Foundation of Oklahoma

Opens January 12th.  

  • Sign up and apply for the McCasland, Leesha Ahuna, and Imo Scheidt scholarships on this site. 

  •  Must create an account.

Mensa Education and Research Foundation  Apply between Sept 15 and Jan 15

Coolidge Scholars  Due January 16th.

  • Open to Juniors only

  • Full-ride scholarship to any accredited US college

Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship  Due Jan 17th.

  • For students with a documented learning disability.

FFA Scholarships Due January 23rd.

  • Various requirements, including being an FFA member unless stated otherwise

Lynn Colbert Scholarship For Murray State College only.  Due January 31st.

  • Stephens County Seniors Preferred

  • Covers room and board at Murray State University

  • Valued at $6200

  • Application is through Murray State College

  • Must already be admitted and fill out general scholarship application first

Murray State College Scholarships Due February 28th.

  • Must already be accepted before you can apply

Public Housing Authorities Directors Association Due January 31st.

  • Must live in public or assisted housing with a PHADA agency.

February Scholarships:

Cameron University Scholarships Due February 1st.

  • Must already be accepted before you can apply

Cameron PLUS Scholarship Due February 1st-firm!

  • This is a leadership scholarship which requires additional documentation, such as an essay, resume, and letters of reference, so give yourself plenty of time.

  • Must already be accepted before you can apply

Harley Custer Memorial Scholarship Due February 1st.

  • Must show at OYE

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Due February 1st.

  • Must have at least a 21 on ACT

  • Must show leadership potential and dedication to community service

  • Must demonstrate financial need

Southwestern Oklahoma State University Presiden't Leadership Class Due February 1st-firm!

  • A four year leadership program with a $1000 scholarship per year

University of Central Oklahoma Due February 1st-firm!

  • Scholarship application is combined with their application for admission so be sure and mark "yes" you want to be considered for scholarships and do your best on the essay questions on the application for admission.

  • Must complete FAFSA

DAR Scholarship  Due February 10th.

Bill of Rights Institute Due February 14th.

Stossel in the Classroom  Essay Contest for students ages 12-18 Due February 17th. 

Buick Achievers Due February 27th.

Epsilon Sigma Alpha Scholarships  Applications open October-February

  • Over 40 scholarships to apply for.

Oklahoma Schools Insurance Group Due February 21st.

  • Will provide 3 scholarships to students in this quadrant of the state.  Award amounts will be (1st) $2,000; (2nd) $1,500; (3rd) $1,000

  • Turn in to counselor's office by February 21st

  • Selection is based on academic excellence, leadership in school activities and/or work experience, and community service.

  • Applicants will need 3 letters of recommendation from responsible adults who have observed their growth and development over a period of time.  One should be by a teacher that is familiar with the applicant's school accomplishments.

BigRentz Trade School Scholarship Due February 28th.

  • Currently pursuing or planning to pursue a trade program or accredited trade certification

  • Essay

March Scholarships:

Mark Mouse Memorial Scholarship-for Southwestern Oklahoma State University Due March 1.

  • For Southwestern Oklahoma State University

  • For first time freshmen whose parent, grandparent, or legal guardian is presently employed, or has retired as an Oklahoma public school employee.  This includes teachers, administrators, and public school staff.

Sam Noble Scholarships  Due March 1st.

  • Sam Noble Agriculture Scholarship:  $2,500. per semester for up to 9 semesters..  Applicants must be planning to pursue a degree in an agriculture-related field.  Must attend OSU-Stillwater,  Panhandle State University, Texas Tech, or Texas A&M.

  • Sam Noble Technology Scholarship:  $1,875 per semester for up to 6 semesters, depending on the program and institution.  Applicants must be planning to attend either OSU Institute of Technology in Okmulgee or OSU/OKC to pursue an associate degree or program certificate.

  • Over 15 different scholarships available for 6th grade-undergrad students available.

Southwestern Oklahoma State University Due March 1st. 

  • Scholarship application is combined with their application for admission so do your best on the essay questions on the application for admission.

  • If you want to apply to the Presidential Leadership Class the due date for it is February 1st and you must be fully admitted before applying!

Imo Scheidt Memorial Scholarship Due March 12th.

  • Must have a miniumum 2.5 cumulative GPA

  • be/have been in the foster care system or intend to major in social services

  • provide a letter of recommendation from the counselor and/or principal

  • maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA to receive 2nd semester payment

  • preference will be given to students who are or have been in the foster care system

McCasland Foundation Scholarship  Due March 12th.  Application opens January 12th.

OK Heritage Association Scholarships

AT&T Pioneers Memorial Scholarship-Frances Koop Parsons- Due March 26th.

Oklahoma State Fair Scholarship

  • Applications due March 26th

Chisholm Trail Arts Council Scholarship Due March 31st.  We have not received updated forms for this year.

  • $500

  • Must have a 3.0 GPA and be pursuing a visual or performing arts degree.

Goodwill Maximum Independence Scholarship Due March 30th.

  • Have documented 15 hours of community service

  • ​​Have a documented disability, a demonstrated financial need, or both. 

Southwest Oklahoma Section of the Society of Petrolem Engineers Must be postmarked by March 31st.  We have not received updated forms for this year.

  •  local students who are interested in studying mathematics, science and engineering (obviously including Petroleum Engineering)

  • $750-$1000

Shelter Insurance Scholarship Due March 31st.

  • Applications available in the counselor's office

April Scholarships:

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Due April 1st.

  • Must be an engineering, computer science, or select other STEM major-see application for full list.

  • Demonstrate financial need

  • See application for full list of eligibility requirements and who preference is given to.

Stephens County Retired Educators' Association Scholarship Due April 1st.

  • Education Majors

  • 2 $500 scholarhips to Stephens County seniors

  • Consideration given to applicant's GPA, ACT, and class rank

Endurance Federal Credit Union Devon Stricklin Memorial Scholarship  Due April 1st.

  • $1000

  • Now called Endurance Federal Credit Union (EFCU)

  • Must have an account-can go open one

  • Must be a currently enrolled senior in high school who is enrolling in an accredited university full time

Jeff Sanders Memorial Scholarship Fund:  

  • Due April 1st

  • Pickup application in Mrs. Minor's room

  • Graduating senior from Comanche High School

American National Bank Due April 2nd.

  • $1000

  • Applications in counselor's office

Walmart  Due April 2nd.

  • Scholarships for Walmart associates and their dependents

Washington Dubose Memorial Scholarship  Due April 3rd.

  • Must be a member of a racial minority

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in a full-time program at an Oklahoma Career Tech Center or accredited instituion of higher learning

Friends and Family of Steve Bolton Memorial Scholarship Due April 9th.

  • $500

  • Graduating senior from Comanche High School

  • Must be enrolling in a public university

  • Typewritten essay of at least 500 words on stated topic

  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA, on a 4.0 scale

American Farmers and Ranchers Due April 15.  Restrictions apply.  See website.

Jimmie Dean Foundation Due April 15th.

  • Must have a minimum of 25 on ACT, or 17 if going to OSU IT.

  • Check website for approved degrees-prefer science related degrees

  • Does not consider income levels

  • Can be up to $10,000 per year and renewable

Oklahoma Rural Rehabilitation Corporation Scholarship Due April 15th.

  • Based on financial need

Comanche Chamber of Commerce Steve Bolton Memorial Scholarship:  Due April 15th

  • Graduating senior from Comanche High School

  • Applications available at both Comanche banks

  • $500

Duncan Regional Hospital Auxiliary Health Careers Scholarship Due April 15th 

  • Must have attended at least one Health Careers Club meeting at DRH

  • Must be planning to pursue a health career related field of study

  • Scholarship app is available at the above link and then can either be scanned and emailed to betty.beck@drhhealth.org or can be mailed to:  Volunteer Services, Duncan Regional Hospital, 1407 Whisenant Drive, Duncan OK  73533 or may be dropped off at our south entrance.

     

Student View Scholarship Due April 22.

An Artistic Discovery   Due April 30th.

  • Art competition sponsored by Oklahoma US Congressman Tom Cole

  • Open to all high school students

Indigenous Collegiate Scholarship Due April 30th.  Has not been updated.

  • Must have CDIB card

  • Must have at least a 2.5 GPA

  • Other restrictions apply, see application

Joe Wood Memorial Scholarship Due April 30th.

  • by Duncan Association of Realtors

  • $1000

  • Applications also available in the counselor's office

  • student should display characteristics portrayed by Joe Wood:  strong character, positive attitude, and community involvement

  • No GPA or ACT requirements

  • Must be a graduating senior from a Stephens County School and be enrolled in college, vocational, or technical school in fall of 2021

May Scholarships:

American Indian Graduate Center  Due May and June.

American Indian College Fund  Applications open Jan-May

Jason C. Wagner Foundation Due May 1st.  Has not been updated.

Masonic Charity Foundation Scholarship  Due May 1st.

Eligibility Criteria:
1.   Must be a member of OK DeMolay, Rainbow, or Job's Daughter
2.   Minimum ACT of 20
3.   2 Letters of recommendation, list of activities and accomplishments, and a transcript.

Visionary Scholarship   Deadline May 1st.

Cody Wayne Mitchell Scholarship  Due May 3rd.

  • $1000

  •  Must be a Comanche senior wrestler or senior FFA member.

Chisholm Trail Soccer Association's 2nd Annual Aimee Greening Memorial Scholarship Due May 7th.

  • For high school seniors who have played soccer for Chisholm Trail Soccer Association

  • Applicant does NOT have to be a current player

  • One $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a boy and one $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a girl

  • Due May 7th-turn in to counselor's office

  • Applications also available in counselor's office

American Legion Scholarships:  Due May 8th

Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys Scholarship Due May 15th

  • $1000

Summer Scholarships:

Comanche Nation of Oklahoma Due June 1.

  • Must be a member of the Comanche Nation

  • Must complete FAFSA as well as a Financial Aide Needs Analysis form they provide

  • Must have financial need

Fashion Scholarship  Due June 1. Has not been updated.

Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship Applications accepted Jan 1 - Jun 1

Specific College Bound Scholarships

Concurrent Enrollment

Concurrent Requirements:  

To be admitted:

Research Universities (OU & OSU):  24 ACT OR 3.0 GPA & top 33% class rank

Regional Universities (this would include Cameron):  20 ACT OR 3.0 GPA & top 50% class rank

Community College (this would include Western & Murray):  19 ACT OR 3.0 GPA

Once you are admitted, you must have a 19 ACT score in the subject area to enroll in a corresponding subject college class.

Tuition Waivers:

Seniors receive 18 credit hours of tuition waivers during the summer prior to, fall, and spring of their senior year.  They will still have to pay for fees and books.  Must maintain 2.0 GPA.

Currently, Cameron and some other colleges are still offering juniors 6 credit hours of tuition waivers per semester for their fall and spring of their junior year. Requirements are the same as for seniors. They will still have to pay for fees and books.    Must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Students may enroll in a combined high school and college courses equal to 19 credit hours.  One half credit of a high school unit is equal to 3 semester credit hours of college work. 

Cameron University

Western Oklahoma State College

Murray State College

Red River Technology Center

RRTC Programs

Student Handbook

Can apply for RRTC during Sophomore year

Applications available in HS Counselor's Office

normally around the first of January 

Must have an ACT score to apply

for the Biomed or Pre-engineering program

Opportunities For 9th-11th Grades

VFW Voice of Democracy  Must submit to the local VFW post before October 31st

  • Audio essay required

  • $75 to $5000

  • Open to grades 9-12

The Prudential Spirit of Community Award Due Nov. 5th.

OK Law Day Contest Due January 15th

  • PK-12th grades

Bill of Rights Institute Due Feb 14th

OK Heritage Association Scholarships

Stossel in the Classroom  Essay Contest for students ages 12-18 Due Feb. 17

Coolidge Scholars  Due January 23rd.

  • Open to Juniors only

  • Full-ride scholarship to any accredited US college

American Legion   A variety of scholarships are available at this link

An Artistic Discovery   Due April 26th

  • Art competition sponsored by Oklahoma US Congressman Tom Cole

  • Open to all high school students

Remediation And Review For Testing

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Math Homework Help

This is a pretty neat website that may be able to help kids with their math homework.  It has various example of different formulas, and math homework help by email.

Math Way

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Math Web

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Quiz Hub

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WolframAlpha

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Apprenticeships/ Leadership Camps

APPRENTICESHIPS AND TRAINING

Plumbers and Pipefitters Training Center

 Western Oklahoma Electrical 

CAMPS/LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

Bezos Scholars Program

Apply during junior year

See website for requirements 

FEMA Corps

OU Precollegiate Programs

There are different camps for 9th-12th grades

There is no tuition cost for the academy camps 

Oklahoma Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain

There is a cost, this is not free

Must audition

Oklahoma Business Week Summer Camp

There is a cost, this is not free

Oklahoma Christian University Honors Summer Academy

There is a cost, this is not free

ACT Requirement

Can receive two credit hours of college credit

HOBY- Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership

SOPHOMORES

Leadership Oklahoma

Students who have completed their Junior year of High School

Deadline December 5TH

Inspiration/Resources/College Prep

Oklahoma's Promise Information

  • A scholarship program for Oklahoma graduates

  • Students whose families make $55,000 or less when they apply, and meet academic and conduct requirements

  • Must apply between 8th and 10th grades

  • Deadline is June 30 of your sophomore year to apply

Oklahoma's Promise Application

  • MUST APPLY IN 8TH -10TH GRADES

  • MAY NOT APPLY AFTER JUNE 30TH OF SOPHOMORE YEAR

YouCanGo!

  • Features video and transcript testimonials of students who, while facing obstacles managed to apply and go to college.

bigfuture

  • This site helps students find out more about the application process, access financial aid tools, explore majors,  and more -- all to help them narrow down their choices and find the right college.

     

Okcollegestart.org

March 2 Success

  • SAT/ACT practice test and flashcards

  • Test preparation

  • Understanding college admission and financing 

Mapping Your Future

Drive of Your Life

A fun online career exploration game that helps middle-school and high school students learn more about themselves, higher education, and careers.

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