Scholarships

State Scholarship Link 

This link takes you to the okcollegestart.org website scholarship link list.https://secure.okcollegestart.org/Home/Educators/Scholarship_Corner.aspx

NEWLY ADDED SCHOLARSHIPS: 

Junior League of Tulsa Founder’s Scholarship Application: Requirements, Female with at least a 3.0 GPA and a commitment to volunteerism. Deadline November 30.

Tulsa Engineering Foundation Hujsak & Kilmer Scholarship- For students pursuing a degree in Engineering. Deadline Feb 1st. 

University of Tulsa- Presidental Scholarship- The deadline for students to apply is January 15, 2020. Students can apply using this special application, which can also be used to apply for the Honors ProgramGlobal Scholars, the Presidential Leaders FellowshipEarly Careers in Community Medicine and the Presbyterian Leaders & Scholars Program. Interested students will also need to have completed the TU application or the Common App by January 15.

Presidential Scholarship Requirements
To be considered for the Presidential Scholarship, applicants must meet one or more of the following eligibility requirements.

 Academic Scholars-http://www.ok.gov/sde/academic-scholar-recognition-program 

To qualify for the Academic Scholars Program, the applicant must meet the criteria outlined below.

Fight Hunger Scholarships from the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation
The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships, funded by the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation, recognize student innovation and youth-led solutions to fight hunger across the country. Applicants must have demonstrated ongoing commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months. Students between the ages of five and 25 are eligible to apply. The winners receive a $5,000 scholarship, as well as a $5,000 grant made in their name to the hunger-related charity of their choice in their local community. In addition, regional honorees Stop Hungerreceive a $1,000 grant made in their name to the hunger-related charity of their choice. Applications may be submitted through December 5, 2019. Visit the Foundation’s website to review the Official Rules and Factsheet, and to access the online application.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation: Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships

 

Oklahoma League of Woman Voters Shelia Swearingen Memorial Scholarship

The League of Women Voters is offering the Shelia Swearingen Memorial Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Sheila Swearingen Scholarship program seeks to identify students who will make a significant contribution to society. Applicants must demonstrate leadership potential and have made an impact on the community though service to others. The scholarship consists of $1,500 each semester, awarded upon proof of enrollment. Applicants should be a junior or senior undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at an Oklahoma institution studying in a field related to public policy, government or environmental studies. If the awardee is near one of the local league chapters in the state - Bartlesville, Lawton, Norman, Oklahoma City, Stillwater or Tulsa - they will be invited to serve as an intern on the Board to become acquainted with the mission of the LWV. If that is not convenient, the awardee will be asked to conduct a voter registration or education event, of course they will receive coaching and support from an experienced League member. The application period opens October 1, 2019 and closes December 20, 2019. A committee made up of members of the League of Women Voters will chose the recipient from the qualified applicants. The recipient will be selected by February 21, 2020 and announced at the League’s annual fundraiser in April or May 2020. Applications and questions may be submitted to lwvscholarship@gmail.com, or via mail to the League of Women Voters, 1910 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa OK 74104.

Democracy 2020 Youth Film Challenge - Do You Care About…? 

https://civiclifeproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/civic-life-logo-white-lg.jpgStudents can share their voice on an issue they care deeply about in the 2020 election. Their film should have the power to convince young people like them of the importance of the issue, the reason to get involved and to engage their audience to go to the polls and vote. The Civic Life Project presents Democracy 2020 Youth Film Challengea national film competition for 15 - 25 years old to produce public issues oriented videos that ultimately create a groundbreaking movement for young Americans to get engaged in our Democracy and to vote. Enter and win up to $5,000.  More Information and Application

Jiffy Lube Scholarship

https://www.yourturn2apply.com/tulsa.htm
The Jiffy Lube "What Drives You?" High School Scholarship program is a unique opportunity to pursue your interests, goals and ideas. A simple 500 words about what drives you? Finalist essays will be selected from the 500 word “What Drives You?” essays. Each finalist will be guaranteed a minimum $1,000 award if they create and submit a unique 1-2 min. video that expands on their essay in their own candid words, visuals, etc. The overall $4,000 scholarship winner will be chosen from these videos

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

This year we are participating in a hassle-free fundraiser called Shoparoo. Nationwide, 7,000+ schools are already fundraising through Shoparoo and we see it as great opportunity for us to make a difference this year.

All you need to do is take pictures of your grocery receipts with the Shoparoo app made for your smartphone. It doesn’t matter where you shop or what you buy - every receipt submitted results in a donation to our school!

So, what are you waiting for? Simply download the free app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store by searching ‘shoparoo’ and then select our school as your chosen cause. Since there is no limit to how much money we can raise with Shoparoo, be sure to invite your friends and neighbors to join in – every receipt counts!

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