Scholarship Opportunities

It is that time of year for the CCOSA Student Scholarships. Application information can be found here. The CCOSA Student Scholarships are for children of active CCOSA members.

We greatly appreciate the support of our sponsors in making these scholarships possible. Sponsors for these scholarships are:

           Oklahoma School Assurance Group

           Oklahoma School Insurance Group

           Mass Group Marketing

           Renaissance Learning

           Coryell Roofing & Construction

           RedSky Constructors

           Horizon Financial Services

Active CCOSA members with a senior student, please take a look at the application and criteria and submit for one of the nine scholarships that currently exist for CCOSA members. The timelines for submission are included in the scholarship application.

We look forward to receiving your senior student’s application! If you have questions, please contact Lynne White at or Will Parker at or call the CCOSA office at 405-524-1191.

The 2023 HSF Scholar Program Application is now open and closes on 
February 15, 2023, 5:00 PM PT. We encourage you to share this opportunity with students in your network. 

  • Every year, HSF selects 10,000 outstanding students as HSF Scholars from a broad and talented pool of applicants
  • HSF Scholars are a part of an unrivaled group of 25,000+ Scholars from 50 states, and more than 1,200 institutions, who make up the current HSF Scholar network
  • HSF Scholars have access to a network of over 65,000 HSF Alumni. HSF Alumni are leaders in their professions, communities, and the nation; many now serve as HSF mentors, career coaches, and volunteers
  • HSF Scholars have access to a full range of Scholar Support Services, including career services, mentorship, leadership development, knowledge building, and wellness training
  • Career services include access to internships and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners
  • HSF Scholars are eligible to apply for all Scholar Conferences including, the STEM Summit, Finance Conference, Media & Entertainment Summit, Entrepreneurship Summit, Healthcare Summit, and Alumni Symposium
  • Exclusive access to the HSF Insider which shares invaluable information and select career opportunities with HSF corporate partners
  • Finally, and importantly, HSF awards more than $30 million in scholarships annually and, depending upon available funds, HSF Scholars may also be eligible to receive a scholarship, which ranges from $500-$5,000 and awarded directly to students

Deadline: February 15, 2023, 5:00 PM PT


  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students
  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the U.S., for the 2023-2024 academic year
  • Submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms (if applicable)

About HSF:
HSF empowers families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional students as possible.

Founded in 1975, HSF has awarded over $708 million in scholarships. HSF Scholars have access to valuable Scholar Support Services and, as funding permits, scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000.

Additional Important information:

  • It takes an average of 30 minutes for students to complete Phase I of the 2023 HSF Scholar Program Application
  • No essays, recommendations, or document uploads are required in Phase I
  • To get started, visit and log into or create your myHSF profile to access the HSF Scholar Program Application

HSF Scholar Application Timeline:

  • January – Phase I of the HSF Scholar Program application opened January 1 and closes February 15, 2023, 5:00 PM PT
  • Late February– Applicants are evaluated and the most competitive are selected as Finalists 
  • March – Finalists are also announced and asked to submit essays, recommendations, transcripts, FAFSA, and other related documents
  • June – HSF Scholars are announced (including students waitlisted for the HSF Scholar designation)
  • June to December – Final Document Verification (financial aid award letter, enrollment verification, and related documents)
  • December – 10,000 HSF Scholars are confirmed after the verification process is complete
Apply Now!


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High school seniors across the country may apply online to be a part of the milestone 35th class of Coke Scholars at through October 31, 2022, at 5 p.m. Eastern. •

Students are selected based on academics, leadership, and service. Full eligibility requirements are available at • After a three-stage selection process, 150 applicants will be named Coca-Cola Scholars and receive a $20,000 college scholarship.

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program, the largest corporate-sponsored, achievement-based scholarship program in the country, is now accepting applications from high school seniors to become part of the 35th class of Coca-Cola Scholars and receive one of 150 college scholarships worth $20,000. Students with at least a 3.0 GPA may apply at through October 31, 2022, at 5 p.m. Eastern.

Full eligibility requirements can be found at Coke Scholars not only demonstrate excellence in academics, but also serve as leaders in their community and are dedicated to creating positive change. Since inception, the Coca-Cola Scholars Program has awarded more than 6,600 students with over $78 million total in scholarships. A partnership between The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola bottlers across the country, it has invested in visionary leaders who are refreshing the world for more than 30 years. 

“We believe that identifying these young leaders throughout the country and encouraging their passion for serving others not only empowers the students, but also lifts up those around them.” said Jane Hale Hopkins, President of the Foundation. “The Coca-Cola system is dedicated to giving back to the communities they serve, and the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation is proud to be a part of that commitment.” In addition to receiving college scholarships, Coca-Cola Scholars will participate in a leadership development curriculum and be welcomed into a vibrant and growing family of alumni that have become a powerful force for positive change in the world. Through networking, collaborations, and friendships, the group strives to make a greater impact together. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation empowers visionary leaders who are refreshing the world. With its 34th class of Coca-Cola Scholars, the Foundation has provided more than $78 million in scholarships to over 6,600 program alumni who together have become a powerful force for positive change. Learn more at #

Our commitment to our local schools and communities continues this year with the Jiffy Lube “What Drives You?” Scholarship program.  Your Tulsa area Jiffy Lube owners are offering one $4,000 scholarship award and 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!   

 Students attending high school in the greater Tulsa area can apply directly online NOW at: 

 Program Overview:

Four finalists will be selected from the 500 word “What Drives You?” essays submitted.  Each finalist will be guaranteed a minimum $1,000 award if they create and submit a 1-2 minute 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.  Last year’s scholarship winners and the videos they submitted are posted on our site! 

 Deadline is:  March 10th, 2023

 Please enroll your school and be eligible to receive $500 for submitting the most essays! We have included PDF’s of the poster, and info sheet on the enrollment page below so that you could have all the tools and resources to promote this opportunity to your students. NEW this year a social media asset for you to easily access and post on your school’s social media sites.

As special thanks for supporting this unique opportunity for your students, an Educator VIP Discount is available to all counselors, teachers and administrators in your school.

Please go to:  to enroll , for more information and to receive  your Special VIP Discount. 

We appreciate the effort by counselors, teachers, and administrators, and your commitment to education.  Also remember the school that submits the most essays receives $500! Congratulations to Union High School for the 2021-2022 school year!

Laura Worthe/ /801-566-6083 /Tulsa area  Jiffy Lube “What Drives You?” Scholarship Program /


Each year, the OERB awards up to $500,000 to students majoring in petroleum-related fields at the University of Oklahoma (OU), the University of Tulsa (TU), Oklahoma State University (OSU) and Oklahoma City University (OCU). This includes incoming freshmen. Petroleum-related majors include: Petroleum Engineering, Geosciences, and Energy Management. 

Each OERB Petroleum Scholar has the opportunity to be awarded up to $17,500 in scholarships throughout their college career.

Please join me in helping your high school seniors get the money they need to JUMP-START THEIR FUTURE by encouraging them to apply today at!

The 2023-2024 application is open until March 1st, 2023 and takes less than 30 minutes to complete. Last year nearly 50% of students that applied were awarded scholarships!

OERB's scholarships are sponsored by the 2,500+ producers and thousands of royalty owners in Oklahoma. The industry directly employs 140,000 Oklahomans and has an average salary of $104,000. The next generation of oil and natural gas professionals will continue to help produce the resources that fuel our modern world while finding new ways to reduce the environmental footprint.


he Elks National Foundation (ENF) has kicked off the 2023 Most Valuable Student (MVS) Contest.  The 2023 MVS application can be found online at The application deadline is November 14, 2022.  Here are the details:

The Elks National Foundation (ENF) awards 500 four-year scholarships based on academics, leadership, and financial need. The ENF awards range from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year. The national awards will be announced in April 2023.

Oklahoma Elks Awards of $800 to $1000 are given to high-ranking state applicants who do receive national awards.

Tulsa Elks Scholarships of $1000 or more are awarded to two or more local students.  To be eligible, the applicant must choose Tulsa Elks Lodge 946 as the sponsoring lodge while completing the application.  Applicants from the Tulsa area have the advantage of consideration for this award, even if they win state or national Elks awards.   

MVS scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), at a U.S. college or university next school year.  Please be aware that:

---Current high school seniors (or equivalent) who are United States citizens are eligible to apply.
---Applicants do not have to be related to a member of the Elks.
---Male and female students compete separately.

Legacy Awards – The Legacy Awards program begins on September 1, 2022. Legacy Awards provide $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of dues-paying Elk members. The ENF offers a total of 350 national awards. The application deadline is February 6, 2023. Please visit for more details and the application link.

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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


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.


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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).

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


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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Deadline: Various
If you're looking for scholarships, don't forget to visit 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.

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.

Tuck Sleep Scholarships
Deadline: Various
Many scholarships today are geared toward specific candidates, including those who struggle with sleep-related issues. 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.
Deadline: Various
Check out 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!

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.

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:

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