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:
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.
BEAUTY & WELLNESS PROFESSIONALS SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded by: BeautySchoolsDirectory.com
Deadline: September 1st & March 1st
Who's eligible: Any student, including DACA recipients, who is pursuing a career in the beauty industry
Apply here: https://www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/cosmetology-school-scholarships
The amount awarded for the scholarships is $500 each. The deadline to apply for the CNA Classes Near Me scholarship is on September 21, 2021, and CNA Free Training scholarship is April 2, 2021. For more information, click on the corresponding links:
OKedge.com offers Financial Aid & Scholarships resources to help connect students to financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
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 offers a Find Scholarships database and Scholarship Corner for students to find financial aid and monthly scholarship opportunities.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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!
Varsity Tutors Scholarship
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
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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