Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities

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The Gifted Oklahomans (GO) Foundation Teacher Scholarship

What is better than going to fast paced conferences that give you tons of resources, but over a short amount of time?  Taking classes in gifted and talented education.  These classes are paced, so the learning will stick with you. New concepts can be applied in your teaching as you learn, and there is a support system for other students as well as the instructor. The challenges of a university class will activate your own intellect and will keep you sharp and engaged. You will find a community of other GT teachers to share ideas, swap lesson plans, and keep each other on the cutting edge.

The Gifted Oklahomans (GO) Foundation and Oklahoma Association of the Gifted, Creative & Talented (OAGCT ) application is a scholarship for teachers of gifted students to pursue college course work or a master’s or doctorate degree in the field of gifted education. The scholarship is awarded with several provisions. Teachers must complete the course work with a B or above. Additionally, the recipient is willing to submit a syllabus and transcript and turn in a copy of the grade or a letter from the professor with a grade. Finally, to be awarded a scholarship, the applicant must be working or planning to work in an Oklahoma school in gifted education and is willing to present at the OAGCT spring state convention with other scholarship recipients.                                           

Applications are accepted through the second week of the semester for which you are applying for a scholarship. Email completed applications (linked here) to vanemli@tulsaschools.org.

The Beverly Riggs Summer Camp Scholarship was created in honor of Beverly Riggs, a longtime GT teacher in Tulsa and Stillwater.  It reimburses up to $500 toward summer camp attendance for Oklahoma students who are identified as gifted. The camp must be in the gifted areas of academic, artistic enrichment, leadership, and/or acceleration.

The Advocacy Award is presented in recognition of public support for Oklahoma’s gifted and talented students to the Legislature, colleges, universities, local school districts, or the Oklahoma State Board of Regents. Anyone who is actively involved in a personal effort to improve gifted and talented education is eligible to receive this award. Anyone may submit a nomination for this award.

The Oklahoma Association for the Gifted, Creative and Talented  Cheryl Kennedy Award is a $500 grant awarded to educators for financing a research project or training in gifted and talented education, such as Confratute or National Association of Gifted Children. 

The Nicholas Green Distinguished Student Award, a $500 award, is designed to recognize excellence in young children and is awarded to one student in each state who is in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6 and has distinguished themselves in academics, leadership, or the arts. Originally the award program was established through funds provided by Maggie and Reg Green in honor of their seven-year-old son Nicholas. The Greens feel it is important to recognize gifts and talents in children who are now at Nicholas's age when he died.

 

JIFFY LUBE SCHOLARSHIP

Tulsa area Jiffy Lube owners are offering one $4,000 scholarship award and now three $1,000 scholarship awards  to 4 local high school students – students simply have to write about “What Drives You?” – no grade point or test score requirements!   We need essays, and there is a great chance of winning!
 
Students attending high school in the greater Tulsa area can apply directly online NOW at: https://yourturn2apply.com/tulsa.htm 

CCOSA SCHOLARSHIP

CCOSA Student Scholarships. CCOSA proudly hosts an annual Senior Scholarship Program, awarding exceptional Oklahoma students a college scholarship. Children of active CCOSA members (not including Associate, Business, or OARSA members) are eligible and encouraged to participate.

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BOB MOONEYHAM SCHOLARHIP

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Did you Know?

The state of Oklahoma has specific financial waivers and programs for our students to receive monies to assist with college. You just need to help your students on the track to finding them. Here are just a few named below:

 

 

Oklahoma State Regents Academic Scholars Program

Oklahoma Future Teachers Scholarship Program

Oklahoma Independent Living Act (Foster Care Tuition Waiver)

Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant (OTAG)

Oklahoma Tuition Equalization Grant Program (OTEG).

Eskridge Auto Group and Prosperity Bank (together, “Program Sponsors”) are awarding a “Free Ride” college scholarship worth up to $25,000 and a new 2022 Honda Civic LX Sedan CVT to one graduating senior at a central Oklahoma Area High School! 

The Program Sponsors together with KOCO 5 are also teaming up to award scholarships worth up to $5,000 to four graduating seniors. 

For more information, click here

Oklahoma Edge 

OKedge.com offers Financial Aid & Scholarships resources to help connect students to financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

Oklahoma CareerTech

Students may apply for several types of aid including scholarships, grants, long-term loans, and work-study assistance. For more information, visit: Scholarship Collection.

OKcollegestart.org

OKcollegestart.org offers a Find Scholarships database and Scholarship Corner for students to find financial aid and monthly scholarship opportunities.

Scholarships.com

Scholarships.com offers over 3.7 million college scholarships and grants. You can even search for scholarships by month. To search scholarships by deadlines, click here.

Indian Education Grant/Scholarship Resources

YEAR AROUND SCHOLARSHIPS

American Indian College Fund
Deadline: Various
The American Indian College Fund was established in 1989 to provide scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native students attending tribal colleges, and to fund and create awareness about the community-based accredited tribal colleges and universities that offer students access to knowledge and skills alongside Native culture, language, and values. The American Indian College Fund also provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students attending any other accredited public and non-profit private college all across the United States.
Website: http://collegefund.org/student-resources/scholarships/new_window

American Indian Science And Engineering Society
Deadline: Various
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) helps students move forward in their educational journeys by providing a wide range of programs and scholarship opportunities.  AISES scholarships help students acquire skills and training that will help them meet the unique STEM needs of our communities.  We highly encourage you to apply for all the scholarships you are eligible for!
Website: http://www.aises.org/scholarshipsnew_window

Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation
Deadline: Various
CKSF offers a wide variety of scholarship quizzes throughout the year for U.S. high school, college, and graduate students. We even have some scholarships that parents can win for their children. Award amounts range from $250 to $2,500.
Website: http://www.cksf.org/index.cfm?Page=Scholarshipsnew_window

Eskridge Auto Free Ride College Scholarship
Deadline: Year Round
Eskridge Auto Group and Prosperity Bank (together, "Program Sponsors") are awarding a "Free Ride" college scholarship worth up to $25,000 and a new 2016 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ to one graduating senior at a central Oklahoma Area High School! The Program Sponsors together with KOCO 5 are also teaming up to award scholarships worth up to $5,000 to four graduating seniors. The terms and conditions of participation in this program (the "Program") are explained on the website.
Websitehttp://www.koco.com/freeridenew_window

Folds of Honor Foundation
Deadline: Year Round
Provides post-secondary educational scholarships for children and spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled while serving our great nation.
Website: www.foldsofhonor.org/scholarshipsnew_window

Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships for Migrant Students
Deadline: Various
The Geneseo Migrant Center administers a variety of scholarships, linked below, to offer financial assistance to migrant students who want to further their education.
Website: http://migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/index.htmnew_window

McNair Scholars Program
Deadline: Year Round
Scholarship program is designed to prepare students for careers as graduate students, professors or professional researchers. Must be full time student, with 42 hours or more completed, 3.0 GPA & first generation college student or student from an underrepresented ethnic group.
Website: http://mcnairscholars.com/resources/new_window

Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Deadline: Various
If you're looking for scholarships, don't forget to visit OCCF.org. There you'll find an abundance of scholarship opportunities for students right here in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is home to more than 120 scholarship funds established by individuals, organizations and companies. These funds share the common goal of helping to make a difference in the lives of others. The foundation is now able to receive your transcripts electronically if your high school participates in this free service. Please see website for details on the list of scholarships.
Website: www.occf.org/new_window

SMART
Deadline: Various
Part of the National Defense Education Program, science, math, and research for transformation. Open to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Website: http://smart.asee.org/new_window

Tuck Sleep Scholarships
Deadline: Various
Many scholarships today are geared toward specific candidates, including those who struggle with sleep-related issues. Tuck.com provides you with more than $500,000 in scholarship funding for undergraduate and graduate students. Some of these awards target sleep-deprived individuals, while others are available to students pursuing degrees in sleep science and other areas of psychology and mental health.
Website: https://www.tuck.com/sleep-scholarships/new_window

UCanGo2.org
Deadline: Various
Check out UCanGo2.org for numerous scholarship opportunities for middle school, high school, college and adult students. We provide you with links to scholarships by deadline and by category, as well as a new scholarship of the week each Monday. UCanGo2 also offers free information on college planning and financial aid. Visit our website to find these helpful tools!
Website: http://ucango2.org/Scholarships.htmlnew_window

Varsity Tutors Scholarship
Deadline: Monthly
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship.
Website: www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarshipnew_window

Raise Me Scholarship
Deadline: Year-round
Any students, 9th grade and up, who qualify for free and reduce lunch, and are interested in attending OU, apply for OU's "raise me" scholarship, in which you can earn up to $6,000 during high school to put towards your tution!     
Register here: http://www.raise.me

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