The Jason C. Wagner Foundation Scholarship Application
Deadline: May 15, 2017
The Jason C. Wagner Foundation was established in 2007 to honor the life and legacy of Jason Christopher Wagner. Jason was a much-love father, husband, son and Oklahoma attorney who strongly valued education and all of its inherent attributes. The Foundation's primary focus is to award college scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the state of Oklahoma who reside in the counties Jason represented in his legal practice. Scholarships are awarded to applicants who, in the Foundation's view, most exemplify the characteristics Jason had in life: integrity, intelligence and kindness. To date, Foundation has raised and awarded close to $60,000 in college scholarships to Oklahoma students. At the time of application, an Applicant must: (i) be a resident of the State of Oklahoma; (ii) be attending a public, state-accredited high school in the State of Oklahoma; (iii) be a high school senior in good standing; (iv) be under the age of twenty (20) years old; (v) be fully qualified to graduate from such public high school in the spring of the 2016-2017 academic year; and (vi) have applied and/or be enrolled in an accredited institution for higher learning in the State of Oklahoma.
Technical Generation Scholarship
Deadline: May 18, 2017
Our education and scholarship programs aim to inspire and help students become future leaders by breaking down the barriers that prevent them from entering their respective fields. The Technical Generation Scholarship was established to help aspiring students become leaders in their field of interest. Selected students will receive 2,000 USD for the 2017-2018 school year. Scholarships are available for high school, undergraduate and graduate students.
BestMattressReviews.com Sleep Scholarship
Deadline: May 19, 2017
Amount Awarded: $1,000. At BestMattressReviews.com, we value education highly and want to give back to our community at large. We are also passionate about promoting sleep awareness and created this scholarship to both help further that cause and to help students pay for the increasing costs of higher education. This scholarship is intended to be used for tuition during the 2017-18 school year. Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school seniors attending school in the United States OR current college students already studying at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Applicants must be anticipating completion of high school diploma at time of application or already in possession of high school diploma / GED. Applicants must be planning to or already currently pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. Applicants must be carrying a minimum 3.0 GPA currently or at the end of their senior year.
Student Award Search Aid: B. Davis Scholarship
Leavitt Machinery (LM) Scholarship Program
Deadline: May 31, 2017
Scholarship value: $500. Eligibility: Currently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years in length or greater) by September. A student must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. A student must be a US resident or Canada resident and must also attend a school in Canada or the US. Essay Topic: Write an essay about a situation you have been involved in or someone you know has been involved in where better safety procedures would have prevented injury. Explain in detail what safety procedures you believe should have been in place to prevent the injury and how they would have prevented the injury.
Deadline: May 22, 2017
Award Value: $1,000. This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
Dr. Edith King Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2017
Award Amount: $2,000. The Dr. Edith King Scholarship Fund was established in 2002 to honor the lifetime commitment and leadership of Dr. King to the field of mental health services in central Oklahoma. Funds may be used for educational-related expenses such as tuition, fees and books at any academically accredited four-year nonprofit university in Oklahoma. Payments are made directly to the school. Open to all: (1) Oklahoma resident, (2) Pursuing a graduate degree that will further a career in mental health services, (3) Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment to working with juveniles and/or applicants who are pursuing degrees or certification at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
Garner-Stocker Taco Mayo Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2017
The Garner-Stocker Foundation, Inc. established the Taco Mayo Scholarship Fund at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation with the purpose of benefiting individuals associated with Taco Mayo Franchise Systems, Inc., and assisting them in the pursuit of a college-level education. Award Amount: $1,000. Funds may be used for tuition, fees and book expenses at any accredited institution of higher education for degree or certification programs. Payments are made directly to the school.
Oklahoma Goodwill Industries Abilities Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2017
Award Amount: $1,000. The Abilities Scholarship was established in 2006 by Oklahoma Goodwill Industries. The mission of this scholarship is to encourage individuals with disabilities to pursue their educational goals; to build a base of trained, skilled workers for a future workforce; and to increase community awareness of the commitment Oklahoma Goodwill has to the employment of persons with disabilities.
Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship
Deadline: June 12, 2017
Award Amount: $1,000. The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution. Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay over the following topic: describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org . The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions.
Deadline: June 14, 2017
Win $1000 toward your tuition with the USbundles.com Scholarship! How to enter: Do some research into the past and present search trends to understand the future of search. Create an original, creative infographic on how technology may negatively impact today's students. Paste or write your article in the form, and fill out all the fields listed below. Submit your entry before June 14, 2017. Don't forget to hit submit.
Deadline: June 19, 2017
Award Amount: $500. The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute.
Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2017
The program has specific scholarships for incoming freshmen and upper-level undergraduate students. All of the scholarships are based on financial needs and with the usual minimum GPA requirement of 3.0. To be eligible for a scholarship you must: (1) Submit a completed application form indicating a sincere interest in an automotive career. (2) Provide an official transcript of all academic work. (3) Submit two letters of recommendation supporting your automotive interests. (4) Submit a letter of acceptance for an associate, bachelor, or masters program. (5) Be accepted at an accredited college, university or trade school within the United States at the time of application. (6) Students attending a technical training school may also apply (trade school should equal a two-year associate program). (7) Student must be a United States citizen or in the United States on a Student Visa. (8) Must be enrolled full-time. (9) Must have 3.0 GPA or higher.
BBG Communications Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2017
Value: $500. The BBG Communications scholarship is designed for students between the ages of 16 and 21 who are currently in or will be attending an institution of higher education in the Fall of 2017. To be considered eligible for the BBG Communications Scholarship you must: A) Be between the ages of 16 and 21 on June 30, 2017. B) Submit answers to the two essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 30, 2017 deadline. C) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award. D) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. E) Be a citizen of the United States or Canada.
Life Parts Express Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2017
Value: $500. Eligibility: A) Students must be between the ages of 16-21. B) Students must be attending school in the fall of 2017. C) Students must write an essay on this years topic. D) Students must have a 3.0 GPA or above. E) Male or Female Students are both eligible. G) Must be a US or Canadian Resident. Essay Topic: Going to college is a big financial commitment. Write an essay that outlines how much you expect to spend to finish your schooling, how you intend to pay for your schooling, and what you expect your job to be once you are finished your schooling. There is no word limit for the essay.
Follow the links below to learn more about college scholarships in Oklahoma.
The Foundation’s main purpose is to support industry education, as well as offering scholarships to students who are pursuing a career in printing technology/management. Since its inception, the Foundation has provided over $180,000 in scholarships to students in Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri. Scholarship amounts range from $500 (freshman) to $2,500 (seniors) per year and are based on t... more
Scholarships awarded to one professional level student and technical level student within the state of Oklahoma. Scholarship amount TBD.
The scholarship shall be awarded to a junior or senior collegian member of Beta Zeta/Oklahoma State University who will pursue an undergraduate degree during the academic year for which the scholarship is awarded, or a senior collegian member of Beta Zeta who will pursue a graduate degree during the academic year for which the scholarship is awarded. 2. Should no applicants meet the criteria sti... more
The Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant Program (OTAG) is a need-based grant program for Oklahoma residents who attend ELIGIBLE COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES AND CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTERS in Oklahoma. Awards are approved for full-time or part-time undergraduate students. APPLICATION Application is made through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available through high school counselors, the fin... more
The Future Teachers Scholarship Program was established by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education as an incentive to encourage the preparation of teachers in critical shortage areas in the public schools of Oklahoma. ELIGIBILITY The student must be a resident of Oklahoma. The student must be nominated by the college in which they are enrolled on the basis of one of the following criteri... more
This scholarship enables 11 participating public universities to provide up to four years of scholarship support to academically-promising Oklahoma students enrolled in a baccalaureate program. Each participating institution may nominate up to 15 awardees per year. REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES Cameron University, East Central University, Langston University, Northeastern State University, Northwestern ... more
This scholarship is administered by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Oklahoma State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. The purpose of the Chiropractic Education Scholarship Program is to assist residents of the state of Oklahoma who are pursuing the study of chiropractic at accredited out-of-state schools. ELIGIBILITY The student must be a resident of Oklahoma for at least ... more
A one-year $5,000 scholarship available annually to a qualified undergraduate mechanical engineering student enrolled full-time in a four or five year bachelor degree program at one of the institutions listed below. The scholarship was created by Southland Industries in honor of David Peters, a tireless advocate of recruiting quality and ASHRAE member. California State University (CSU) at Chico ... more
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The “3 Point Scholarship Program” has been designed to assist New York/Tri-State & Tulsa area high school students in their pursuit of a college degree. $2,000 grants will be available to graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time at a two-year or four-year accredited institution during the upcoming academic year. Students who remain in good standing acade... more
ELIGIBILITY: Pursing a four-year degree in any area of agriculture. Applicant must complete financial analysis section of application and exhibit financial need. Resident of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South... more
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in agribusiness or agriculture. Must have demonstrated leadership qualities, exhibit financial need (low to moderate income) and reside within the immediate areas served by Bank of the West, including: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dak... more
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology/breeding/genetics, soil science or soil/water conservation. One scholarship will be awarded to resident of Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan,... more
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in agricultural business/farm/livestock or ranch management or agricultural sales and marketing. Seventeen $1,000 scholarships to a member from Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina; Arkansas, Louisiana or Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; Pennsylvania or New York; Washington, Oregon or Idah... more
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in select areas of agriculture, agribusiness management, communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing, engineering, mechanization, technology, plant pathology, plant/animal breeding and genetics, range/soil science or public service and administration in agriculture. Resident of Alabama, Arkan... more
Eligible students will: Write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about their career aspirations and how their current course load will help them achieve success in their careers. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? Thinking outside the box is encouraged! Email their essay as a .doc or .pdf attachment to: email@example.com YouTube submissions are optional, although not required... more
Graduate or undergraduate; must reside in or attend school in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, or Arkansas
Eligibility:# Open to: Undergraduate and alumnae members of Beta Zeta/Oklahoma State# Additional Criteria: First preference given to junior and senior undergraduate members. Second preference given to alumnae members pursuing a graduate degree. Third preference given to freshman and sophomore undergraduate members.
Graduate or undergraduate either residing in or attending school in Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Arkansas, or Louisiana.
Scholarship Search Web Sites:
OK College Start Scholarships: https://secure.okcollegestart.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/Scholarships/Scholarship_Links.aspx
Catching the Dream: http://catchingthedream.org/forms/find-and-win_scholarships.pdf
Oklahoma Tribes Web Site: http://www.theamericanindiancenter.org/oklahoma-tribes/
American Indian College Fund: http://www.collegefund.org/
Bureau of Indian Education: http://www.bie.edu/ParentsStudents/index.htm
Gates Millennium Scholarship: http://www.gmsp.org/publicweb/AboutUs.aspx
Indian Health Scholarship: http://www.ihs.gov/scholarship/index.cfm
FormSwift Scholarship: https://formswift.com/startup-scholarship
UCANGO2.ORG offers general financial aid information from the Oklahoma College Assistance Program.
U.S. Department of Education Financial Aid Information
FEDERAL STUDENT AID is a site where you can learn how to pay for college, why you should go, what you need to do to get there and how to talk to your family about college.
Note: The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education have provided links to several financial aid websites and hope they are helpful. However, the State Regents cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy or content of these pages or guarantee full access to them. Before starting a scholarship search, we suggest you read the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION and FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION information on scholarship scams in an effort to protect yourself from being victimized.
Active Calendar Scholarship
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
Cox Connects Education Scholarships
FormSwift $1,000 Scholarship Contest
GM Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP)/Body Service Educational Program (BSEP) Scholarships
Intel Science Talent Search
Varsity Tutors Monthly Essay Contest
Wal-Mart Associate Scholarships
The Gates Millennium Scholars
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
James Madison Graduate Fellowships
United States Department of Agriculture
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Voice of Democracy Scholarship
Accounting Software Scholarship by Corcentric
American Psychological Association
AmeriQuest Transportation Services Scholarship
Distinctive Window Treatment Plus Design Your Future Scholarship Contest
Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting
Morris K. Udall Environmental Scholarships
National Federation of Paralegal Associations/West Scholarship
Plant Protection and Quarantine William Helms Scholarship Program
Teach for America
USDA/APHIS Saul T. Wilson Jr. Scholarship (veterinary services)
Women in Defense Scholarships
The Center for Reintegration
DREAM (Disability, Resources, Educational Advocacy, Motivation) Institute
Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation Scholarships for Women with Disabilities
Microsoft Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
McNair Scholars Program
National Federation of the Blind
American Dental Education Association
Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program
Fleming Scholarship Program Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Oklahoma Health Careers
National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program
National Research Service Award Grants and Fellowships
National Health Service Corps
Providian Medical Scholarship
Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Scholarships
American Legion Scholarships
Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Scholarships
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (for children of Marines)
Navy/Marines Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Scholarships
Office of Naval Research Young Investigators Program
A Better Chance
Amelia Earheart Fellowship Program for Women in Aerospace
Aspen Institute's William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students
Association for Women in Communications, Oklahoma City Chapter
Association for Women in Science Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Chickasaw Nation Higher Education Grants, Scholarships and Incentives
Choctaw Nation Scholarship Advisement Program
Development Fund For Black Students In Science And Technology
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics
The Center for Reintegration
Gates Millennium Scholars
¡Gradúate! Financial Aid Guide to Success
Hispanic College Fund
Jackie Robinson Foundation
La Unidad Latina Foundation
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Scholarships
Microsoft Scholarships for Women and Minorities
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
National Association of Black Journalists
Ron Brown Scholar Program
United Negro College Fund
Bureau of Indian Affairs Education Financial Aid Programs
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Scholarship Advisement Program
Dr. Debbie Blanke Scholarship (Oklahoma Women in Higher Education)
Jimmie L. Dean Scholarship Foundation
Mariachi Orgullo de America Music Scholarship to the University of Oklahoma
May T. Henry Scholarship Fund (PDF, 279KB)
Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Oklahoma Business Women's Scholarship
Tulsa Association for Women in Communications
Tulsa Community Foundation
WEOKIE Credit Union Scholarship Program
College Board Online
Colleges, College Scholarships, and Online Degrees
Federal Student Financial Aid
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Scholarship News Free-4-U Scholarship Search
The SallieMae Fund
Scholarships and Grants
Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards
Tax Benefits for Higher Education
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, MATH (STEM)
AT&T Labs Fellowship Program
Department of Homeland Security Scholarship and Fellowship Program
Goldwater Scholars (Math, Science and Engineering)
National Inventors Hall of Fame College Inventors Competition
National Physical Science Consortium Fellowship
Reed Tech STEM Scholarship Contest
Semiconductor Research Corporation Master's Scholarship Program
Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science and Technology
Society of Women Engineers Scholarships
Southland Electrical Supply Scholarship Program
International Education Financial Aid
International Education of Students (IES) Scholarships
Marshall Scholarships to Study Abroad in UK
Mitchell Scholarships for Study Abroad in Ireland
Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarships
U.S. Department of State Fulbright Scholarship Program to Study Abroad
Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation
Bankrate.com Listing of 17 "Bizarre" Scholarships
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program
Davidson Fellowship Program
Harvard University Free Tuition for Outstanding, Low-Income Students
Holocaust Remembrance Project
Jack Kent Cook Foundation - Scholarships for Transfer Students
National Federation of Paralegal Associations/West Scholarship
NCAA Scholarships and Internships
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Presidential Freedom Scholarships
The Roothbert Fund
Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
Union-Sponsored Scholarships and Aid
United States Institute of Peace Essay Contest
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship
For more information on financial aid opportunities, email STUDENTINFO@OSRHE.EDU or call the Student Information Hotline at 800.858.1840 (225.9239 in Oklahoma City).
How To Write A Scholarship Essay:
Scholarship Essays should use this formatting unless specified otherwise:
- Two to three pages in length
- Double spaced
- Times New Roman font
- 12 point font
- One-inch top, bottom, and side margins
These scholarship essay examples are provided for insight on how to write a scholarship essay.
Scholarship Essay Example 1 addresses the following question: "Choose a book or books that have affected you deeply and explain why." In this case, the applicant has chosen the novel Germinal by Emile Zola. The essay is strong and well-written, although not without its flaws.
The scholarship essay example 2 question (Who has been the most influential person in your life?) is a common scholarship prompt. The example posted here is a winning scholarship submission that deals effectively and affectionately with the question.
Essay examples 3 and 4 are in response to (e.g, "Why do you want to go to college" or "Describe a major hurdle or obstacle you've had to overcome".). Both examples deal with the same theme (sick parent) but utilize different approaches. In addition, one is a 500-word response and the other is a 1,000-word response.