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Local Scholarships 2020

All Local Scholarships are to to Mrs. Savage by 3:20 p.m. April 1, 2020


November Scholarships

Create and Go Design Your Future Scholarship

The Create and Go team enjoys their dream careers of blogging and wants to help others pursue a career they’ll love as well. The company created a scholarship opportunity for undergraduate students who are in pursuit of an enjoyable career. Students can apply by submitting an essay and proof of their college enrollment.

Award Amount: $2,000

Deadline: November 1, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Create and Go Design Your Future Scholarship.


Flip Flops and Apple Sauce Marketing Scholarship

Flip Flops and Apple Sauce recognizes that marketing has changed over time. Traditional and internet marketing have very different approaches to advertising. That’s why the company is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students who can explain what they believe are the most significant similarities and differences between traditional marketing and internet marketing. All college students are eligible to apply.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: November 15, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Flip Flops and Apple Sauce Marketing Scholarship.


HomeLight Scholarship

If you’re interested in designing homes, building homes, combatting homelessness or studying the housing market, then HomeLight would like to help fund your education. Their $1,000 scholarship is open to talented students with an interest in home building and homeownership. Students can apply by writing an essay that discusses the following questions:

  • Why are you interested in real estate?
  • How will your career help more people find their dream home?
  • What impact have you had on homes or homelessness in your community?

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: November 15, 2019

Learn more and apply for the HomeLight Scholarship.


Huddle to Brighten Someone’s Day

StudySoup is looking for creative students who enjoy helping others. Their scholarship opportunity asks students to develop an activity book for young people who are in the hospital. The organization has a sample template that students can use to create their books. Simply add extra activities to the book and submit an online application in order to apply.

Award Amount: $5,000

Deadline: November 1, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Huddle to Brighten Someone’s Day.


James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarship for Student Photo Journalists

With an aim to provide financial support to student photographers, the James Alan Cox Foundation is offering multiple scholarship opportunities to those with a passion for photography. Students can apply by submitting a video or a few photographs that tell a story. The submissions should focus on photojournalism (storytelling) and not on art. High school students can submit up to five still photographs, while college students can submit a maximum of two three-minute videos.

Award Amount: Multiple Awards, $2,500

Deadline: November 15, 2019

Learn more and apply for the James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarship.


Kingsley & Kingsley Winter Scholarship

Kingsley &Kingsley is proud to announce their scholarship program for students interested in a career in the legal field. Eligible students can apply by submitting a 1,000-word essay that answers the following question:

  • If you could change one law to help those in need, what would it be? How would your solution improve the status quo?

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: November 30, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Kingsley & Kingsley Winter 2019 Scholarship.


Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholarship

The Regeneron Science Talent Search is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science competition for high school seniors. The program provides an important platform for students’ original research to be recognized and reviewed by professional scientists. Students can apply by submitting an original research project along with all supporting documents.

Award Amount: Multiple awards

Deadline: November 13, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholarship.


ServiceScape Scholarship

The editors at ServiceScape have a passion for the art of writing and would like to offer a scholarship to students who also enjoy writing. All college students are eligible to apply. Simply submit an online application along with a 300-word essay that explains the impact of writing in today’s world.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: November 29, 2019

Learn more and apply for the ServiceScape Scholarship.


Time Clock Go Scholarship

Time Clock Go hopes to help students further their education by providing a scholarship for those who are passionate about effective communication practices. The scholarship is open to all students attending college in Spring 2020. To apply, students must provide proof of their college enrollment and a 750-word essay discussing a life experience that has led to personal development.

Award Amount: $2,500

Deadline: November 30, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Time Clock Go Scholarship.


TurnKey Lender Scholarship

TurnKey Lender takes every opportunity to work with those who create positive social change. The company believes education plays a crucial role in changing the world for the better. That’s why it’s offering a scholarship to talented students who are motivated to reach their educational goals and make a difference in their communities. Students can apply by submitting a 1,000-word essay discussing one of the following topics:

  • Fair Lending Globally: A Realist Version of the Future or a Utopian Dream
  • The Future of Lending in the Digital Age
  • Does FinTech Help Move Humanity Forward?

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: November 30, 2019

Learn more and apply for the TurnKey Lender Scholarship.


Oklahoma Scholarships:

Follow the links below to learn more about college scholarships in Oklahoma.


Nolan Moore Memorial Education Foundation Scholarship

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

AOTF Oklahoma Scholarship

Scholarships awarded to one professional level student and technical level student within the state of Oklahoma. Scholarship amount TBD.

Ines Abbott McCrary Scholarship

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

Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant (OTAG)

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

Future Teachers Scholarship

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

Regional University Baccalaureate Scholarship

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

Chiropractic Education Scholarship Program

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

ASHRAE David C. J. Peters Scholarship

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

3 Point Scholarship Program

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

Innovation in Education Scholarship

LA Tutors awards a monthly $500 Innovation Scholarship to high school and college students who showcase their creativity and make a positive impact.

MusicAuthority’s Annual Music Lovers Scholarship

MusicAuthority recognizes the positive impact that music can have on a student’s learning experience. Studies have shown how music can enhance learning- from improving memory performance to relieving anxiety, music can be a great component to aid a student’s college experience. We are proud to offer our $1,000 scholarship to one current or prospective student. We will be offering this scholarshi...   more

Tractor Supply Company Scholarship

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




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UCanGo2.orgnew_window, a division of the Oklahoma College Assistance Program, you'll find helpful information on how to plan, prepare and pay for college, including a scholarship database and scholarship search tips.

U.S. Department of Education Financial Aid Information
Federal Student Aidnew_window 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 Educationnew_window and Federal Trade Commissionnew_window information on scholarship scams in an effort to protect yourself from being victimized.


Coca-Cola Scholars Foundationnew_window
Dell Scholarsnew_window
FormSwift $1,000 Scholarship Contestnew_window
GM Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP)new_window
Regeneron Science Talent Searchnew_window
Varsity Tutors Monthly Essay Contestnew_window
Wal-Mart Associate Scholarshipsnew_window


The Gates Millennium Scholarsnew_window
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundationnew_window
James Madison Graduate Fellowshipsnew_window
Rotary International Scholarshipsnew_window
United States Department of Agriculturenew_window
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Voice of Democracy Scholarshipnew_window


Accounting Scholarshipsnew_window
Actuarial Scholarshipsnew_window
American Psychological Associationnew_window
Educational Foundation for Women in Accountingnew_window
Morris K. Udall Environmental Scholarshipsnew_window
National Federation of Paralegal Associations Scholarshipsnew_window
Teach for America new_window
USDA/APHIS Student Programs new_window
Women in Defense Scholarshipsnew_window


The Center for Reintegrationnew_window
McNair Scholars Programnew_window
National Federation of the Blindnew_window


American Dental Education Associationnew_window
Fleming Scholar Program Oklahoma Medical Research Foundationnew_window
National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Programnew_window
National Research Service Award Grants and Fellowshipsnew_window
National Health Service Corpsnew_window
Providian Medical Scholarshipnew_window
Tylenol Future Care Scholarshipnew_window


Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Scholarshipsnew_window
American Legion Scholarshipsnew_window
Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Scholarshipsnew_window
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (for children of Marines)new_window

Navy/Marines Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Scholarshipsnew_window
Office of Naval Research Young Investigators Programnew_window
VFW's Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarshipnew_window


Amelia Earheart Fellowship Program for Women in Aerospace new_window
Association for Women in Communications, Oklahoma City Chapternew_window
Chickasaw Nation Higher Education Grants, Scholarships and Incentivesnew_window
Choctaw Nation Higher Education Programnew_window
Development Fund For Black Students In Science And Technologynew_window
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Graduate Scholarshipnew_window
Gates Millennium Scholarsnew_window
¡Gradúate! Financial Aid Guide to Successnew_window
Hispanic Scholarship Fundnew_window
Jackie Robinson Foundationnew_window
La Unidad Latina Foundationnew_window
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Scholarshipsnew_window
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineeringnew_window
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)new_window
National Association of Black Journalistsnew_window
Ron Brown Scholar Programnew_window
United Negro College Fundnew_window
Bureau of Indian Affairs Education Financial Aid Programsnew_window


Dr. Debbie Blanke Scholarship (Oklahoma Women in Higher Education)new_window
Jimmie L. Dean Scholarship Foundationnew_window
Oklahoma City Community Foundationnew_window
Stride Bank Scholarshipsnew_window
Tulsa Association for Women in Communicationsnew_window
Tulsa Community Foundationnew_window
WEOKIE Credit Union Scholarship Programnew_window


College Board Onlinenew_window
Colleges, College Scholarships, and Online Degreesnew_window
College Navigatornew_window
Federal Student Financial Aidnew_window
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)new_window
Free-4-U Scholarship Searchnew_window
Peterson's College and Scholarships Searchnew_window
Scholarship News Free-4-U Scholarship Searchnew_window
SallieMae Scholarship Searchnew_window
Scholarships and Grantsnew_window
Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awardsnew_window
Tax Benefits for Higher Educationnew_window


Department of Homeland Security Scholarship and Fellowship Programnew_window
Goldwater Scholars (Math, Science and Engineering)new_window
National Inventors Hall of Fame College Inventors Competitionnew_window
National Physical Science Consortium Fellowshipnew_window
Semiconductor Research Corporation Fellowships and Scholarshipsnew_window
Society of Women Engineers Scholarshipsnew_window


International Education Financial Aidnew_window
International Education of Students (IES) Scholarshipsnew_window
Mitchell Scholarships for Study Abroad in Irelandnew_window
U.S. Department of State Fulbright Scholarship Program to Study Abroadnew_window


Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundationnew_window
American Foreign Service Association High School Essay Contestnew_window
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Programnew_window
Davidson Fellowship Programnew_window
Harvard University Free Tuition for Outstanding, Low-Income Studentsnew_window
Jack Kent Cook Foundation Scholarshipsnew_window
NCAA Scholarships and Grantsnew_window
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americansnew_window
Rhodes Scholarshipnew_window
The Roothbert Fundnew_window
Thurgood Marshall College Fundnew_window
Union-Sponsored Scholarships and Aidnew_window
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowshipnew_window
YesCollege's 200 Weird and Unusual Scholarshipsnew_window

For more information on financial aid opportunities, email 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.

Scholarship Essay Example 1

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.

Scholarship Essay Example 2

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.

Scholarship Essay Example 3

Scholarship Essay Example 4