Scholarships and Grants
Oklahoma Promise 2021-2022: Applicants must be Oklahoma residents, 8th, 9th, 10th, or 11th grade students, parents' federal adjusted gross income does not exceed $60,000, and students who promise to meet the reqirements of the program. Apply online at www.okpromise.org or get an application form Mrs. Stephens in the high school advisor's office. Once a student has been accepted into the program, please notify Mrs. Stephens.
Guide to Scholarships for Future Teachers: The TeacherCertification.com team recently developed a comprehensive guide to scholarship opportunities for the future teacher community. Our aim is to highlight the best scholarships and advice in order to take some of the financial pressure off of students as they make their college plans and begin their studies.
Our Guide to Scholarships for Future Teachers offers in-depth information in several areas, including:
- Scholarship basics; dos and don'ts
- General qualifications for applying for education scholarships
- A list of scholarships for different student populations
- An outline of other funding options for teaching and education students
Caring.com- Scholarships for students that are care-givers.
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.
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.
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!
Unigo.com - Check out Unigo.com for several scholarship opportunities each month ranging from $500 to $25,000. https://www.unigo.com/
ACT Scholarship - Register for ACT - Drawing held in Oct., Dec., Feb, Apr, Jun, and Jul. http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/act-scholarship-giveaway.html
American Indian College Fund
Deadline: The American Indian College Fund (AICF) was established in 1989 to provide scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native students attending tribal colleges. The AICF is devoted to funding and creating 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 or 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. Students are highly encouraged to apply for all the scholarships they are eligible for!
McNair Scholars Program
This scholarship program is designed to prepare students for careers as graduate students, professors or professional researchers. Applicants must be full-time college students, have completed 42 hours or more, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and be a first generation college student or a student from an underrepresented ethnic group.
Oklahoma Energy Rescources Board (OERB) awards up to $500,000 to students majoring in petroleum-related fields. Maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.75 (on a 4-point scale) and be enrolled full-time in one of the following undergraduate petroleum-related programs: Petroleum Engineering, Geoscience or Energy Management at University of Oklahoma (OU), Oklahoma State University (OSU) or Univerity of Tulsa (TU); or Petroleum Land Management at Oklahoma City University (OCU).
Varsity Tutors Scholarship
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $200 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 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 $200 college scholarship.
C-SPAN's Student Cam
Deadline: January 20, 2022
Each entry should reflect this year's theme: "How does the federal government impact your life?" Your video should analyze the current or historical significance of your chosen issue and include differing points of view. The entry must be the original work of the student(s). This competition is open to entrants currently enrolled in middle or high school in any state in the United States, the District of Columbia, or U.S. territories. Students may be enrolled in public or private schools, or be home-schooled. Students in grades 6-8 will be considered "middle school" entrants; grades 9-12 will be considered "high school" entrants. A grand prize of $5,000 for the student(s) and $750 for the teacher/school will be awarded to the best overall entry in either the high school or middle school category. 149 other prizes ranging from $125 to $3,000 will be awarded based on category and region.
APIA Scholarship Program Deadline: January 26, 2022 The Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Scholarship Fund awards range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards. APIA provides scholarships to underserved APIA students. They place a special focus on those who live at or below the poverty level, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status, are the first in their families to attend college, are representative of the APIA community's diversity, geographically and ethnically, especially those ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity, and have placed strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement.
National Eagle Scout Association Scholarships Deadline: January 31, 2022 There are three types of Eagle Scholarships: academic, merit, and field study. Eligibility requirements vary for each type of scholarship. Students must be a member of the National Eagle Scout Association. Scholarship amounts range from $2,000 to $50,000.
WEOKIE Foundation Scholarships Deadline: January 31, 2022 The WEOKIE Foundation will award 25 graduating high school seniors scholarships for $2,000 each. Applicants must be a graduating senior from an accredited high school or home school program located in one of the following counties in which WEOKIE serves: Canadian, Cleveland, Grady, Lincoln, Logan, McClain, and Oklahoma. Students must submit an application and write an essay using the following prompt: If you had the opportunity to enhance your school in a positive way, what specific changes would you make? How would you make these changes? How does this impact students, teachers, and administration?
Daughters of the American Revolution
Deadline: January 31, 2022
All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee.
Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards - $4,000 (300 Awards) Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members. Eligibility requirements are outlined below. Who is Eligible? A) For the 2022... Deadline: Feb 07 2022 Click on title for application.
Society of Manufacturing Engineers Scholarship- $10,000 (200 Awards)The SME Education Foundation annually awards millions of dollars in scholarships to graduating high school seniors, undergraduates and graduate students pursuing two-year,...Deadline: Feb 01 2022
McDonald's HACER National Scholarship - $100,000 (30 Awards) HACER stands for Hispanic American Commitment to Education Resources. Your generation is making the world a better place, and McDonald's wants Hispanic students to be front and... Deadline: Feb 07 2022
SEMA Memorial Scholarships-Deadline: Mar 01 2022 $5,000 (40 Awards) Every year SEMA helps students pay for their college tuition and SEMA Members pay off their student loans. Students from all academic and technical disciplines that lead to careers...
Avomeen Minorities in STEM Scholarship- $2,500 (2 Awards) We value the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our staff, and the diversity of our team is a big part of what makes Avomeen's company culture so fantastic. Nearly half of our... Deadline: Apr 01 2022
Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes 10,000 (25 Awards) ELIGIBILITY The Barron Prize welcomes applications from public-spirited young people who are, on our April 15 deadline: A) Between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19) B)...
Deadline: Apr 15 2022
Lift Parts Express Scholarship - $500 (1 Award) 1. To be eligible for the Lift Parts Express Scholarship you must be either: A) A Current Senior in High School or B) A Freshman or Sophomore in College/University 2. Be a...
Deadline: Apr 30 2022
Odenza Vacations College Scholarship- $500 (1 Award) To be considered eligible for the Odenza Vacations College Scholarship you must: 1) Be between the ages of 17 and 24 on September 1st, 2022. 2) Submit an answer to the essay...
Deadline: May 01 2022
LM Scholarship Program- $500 (1 Award)The LM Scholarship Program provides a $500 scholarship to a deserving student who is: 1. Currently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years of length or...
Deadline: May 01 2022
Got a Spine Scholarship- $500 (1 Award) To be eligible for the Arctic Chiropractic "Got a Spine Scholarship" a student must: 1) Be attending college or university no later than October of 2022. 2) Be attending... Deadline: May 02 2022
Review It Scholarship - $1,000 (1 Award) Dr. Gabriel and Christine Chiu are active philanthropists who avidly support a variety of organizations such as: Children Mending Hearts, Cedars Sinai, the American Red Cross, St....
Deadline: May 15 2022
Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship- $500 (1 Award) Eligibility: To be eligible for the "Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship" a student must: 1) Be attending college or university no later than January of 2023. 2) Be...Deadline: Aug 31 2022