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Zeta Psi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship

Eligibility: Any 2020 Female Graduate

Deadline: April 1, 2020

See Mrs. Rider for an application


 

Kenneth L. Short Memorial Scholarship


Deadline for submission: April 3, 2020

See Mrs. Rider for an application

A one-year scholarship in the amount of $1000 will be awarded to one 2019-20 graduating high school senior from a school district currently served by Opaa! Food Management.  To be eligible for this scholarship, you must enroll in an accredited college or university and demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the food service/hospitality industry.  Selection criteria for this scholarship include academic achievement; work experiences; and participation in student, school, and community activities.  




Oklahoma Rural Rehabilitation Corporation Scholarship

Deadline: Completed applications due April 6th IN the Woodward FSA office.

Woodward County FSA

Attn: Kim White

3300 Oklahoma Ave., Suite 700

Woodward, OK  73801


The Oklahoma Rural Rehabilitation Corporation (ORRC) scholarship program continues to offer (one-time) scholarships to Oklahoma High School Seniors to attend college or tech school in Oklahoma.  This one-year scholarship may be used at any public or private college or university or vocational training school in Oklahoma.  

Website:  http://www.orrcinc.com


 

May T. Henry Scholarship

Deadline: 4/1/2020
Amount: $1000 - $4000
State: Oklahoma

This scholarship is for students "who are deserving and show a willingness to work hard".The scholarship may be renewed annually (for a maximum of four years) while the student remains in good academic standing.  The scholarship is for Oklahoma residents who are planning to attend a college, university or technical school in the state of Oklahoma.

To qualify, you must...
      
have gone to school in Oklahoma
     be applying to Oklahoma
     be a resident of Oklahoma
     currently be a High school senior or Undergraduate freshman
For full details, and to apply see https://stridebank.com/scholarships.html
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Southwest Cowboy Poetry Assoc. & Nara Visa Poetry Gathering

Southwest Cowboy Poets Association and Nara Visa Cowboy Poetry Gathering (SWCPA/NVPG) consist of ranch and farm minded individuals who strive to preserve the western heritage. This partnership is committed to accomplish that goal with cowboy poetry and cowboy music.  See Mrs. Rider for an application.  

Offering scholarships to area students who share that goal is an effective instrument to insure that the cowboy heritage will be preserved. These scholarships are available to anyone who have a love for the western way of life and are committed to a higher level of knowledge. Members from SWCPA/NVPG will select the scholarship winners.

 SCHOLARSHIP RULES

  1. Applicants must be high school seniors who are eligible to enroll and attend an institution of higher education or vocational/technical school or to college students who plan to continue their education at a college or vocational/technical school.
  2. Applicant must be a legal U.S. resident, 21 years of age or less, and reside within the geographic boundaries of Texas, Oklahoma or New Mexico.
  3. Each year, at least two $600 scholarships will be awarded to area students who are involved with the ranch/farm lifestyles.
  4. The recipient must complete the school year or semester with at least a 2.0 Grade Point Average.
  5. The scholarships funds will be payable to the recipient immediately after the next semester is completed and upon delivery of grades to SWCPA/NVPG. These scholarship funds are to be used at the sole discretion of the recipient.
  6. The school chosen by the scholarship recipient must be an accredited college or technical school.
  7. The Scholarship Application form must be completed and submitted to SWCPA/NVPG no later than May 1, of the school year.  
  8. All completed applications are to be delivered to: SWCPA/NVPG,  9425 W. Costley Rd,  Amariillo, TX  79119.
  9. Questions about this scholarship can be sent to the above address or emial to: swcpaamarillo@gmail.com. 




The Frances Koop Parsons/AT&T Pioneers Memorial Scholarship 
 (Administered by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education)

This scholarship program has been established through the AT&T Pioneers to assist Oklahoma students in obtaining their education goals. The recipients of this scholarship will receive a $1,000 cash award to be used at an eligible Oklahoma career technology center, two-year college, or four-year university.  
See Mrs. Rider for a scholarship application. 

General Scholarship Information ➢ This scholarship is a one-time award worth $1,000 and is paid in equal $500 portions for fall and spring semesters.

➢ The family income of applicants may not exceed $75,000. ➢ The scholarship is open to first-time freshmen only with at least a 3.0 high school 

grade point average. ➢ Applicants must be Oklahoma residents. ➢ Recipients must enroll full-time at an eligible Oklahoma postsecondary institution. ➢ Preference will be given to students with a strong volunteer and leadership 

background. ➢ Recipients agree to allow AT&T Pioneers to use photos, likenesses and name for publicity purposes.


Jimmie L. Dean Scholarship Foundation

by Jimmie L. Dean Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

Deadline: 4/15/20 Amount: varies State: Oklahoma This scholarship is awarded to Oklahoma residents who will be pursuing their degrees within the state of Oklahoma. To qualify, you must... have lived in the state of Oklahoma for at least six years have gone to school in Oklahoma be applying to Oklahoma be a resident of Oklahoma be applying to a 4-year study currently be a High school senior have done community service For full details, and to apply, see https://jimmiedeanfoundation.org/requirements.

Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Deadline: Various
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 OCCF's website for details about each scholarship.
Website: https://occf.org/scholarships

 

Tuck Sleep Scholarship Deadline: Various Many scholarships today are geared toward specific candidates, including those who struggle with sleep-releated issues. Tuck. com provides more than $500,000 in schiolarship 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 UCanGo2.org
Deadline: Various
Check out UCanGo2.org for numerous scholarship opportunities for middle school, high school, college and adult students. They 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 their website to find these helpful tools!
Website: http://ucango2.org/Scholarships.html
Varsity Tutors Scholarship
Deadline: Monthly
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
Website: https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

VFW Auxiliary's Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest
Deadline: March 31, 2020
Each year, more than 4,000 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary's Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. The contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and-coming artists and encourage patriotism in youth. This scholarship is open to any student in grades 9-12 who is enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States. The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $31,000. Website: 
https://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest

 

AFSA High School Senior College Scholarship Contest
Deadline: April 1, 2020
This scholarship is open to 2019-2020 high school seniors who want to pursue a college degree or trade school education. Home schooled students may apply as long as their course of study is equivalent to that of a senior in high school. Students may enter for the chance to win one of 10 $2,000 college scholarships. The American Fire Sprinkler Association created the college scholarship program to help with the educational and training pursuits of students just like you. In addition, AFSA wants to educate the public at-large about the life-saving properties of automatic fire sprinklers. So, if you meet the contest requirements and want to learn a little during the process, please enter and good luck! Relatives of AFSA staff or National AFSA board members may not enter the contest. Website: https://www.afsascholarship.org

Project Yellow Light - Hunter Garner Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2020
Project Yellow Light is a scholarship competition designed to bring about change. As an applicant you have one clear mission: encourage your peers to develop and embrace safe driving habits. Too apply, you must create a video or radio spot designed to motivate, persuade and encourage your peers to not drive distracted. You have a unique opportunity to play a key role in spreading this important message. You can speak to your peers on this subject in a way that adults cannot. The more lives you can impact, the more lives you can save. For the video competition, in both the high school and college categories, the first-place winner will receive a scholarship in the amount of $5,000. Second-place finisher will receive $2,000. Third-place finisher will receive $1,000. For the radio competition, first place will receive $2,000. Website: https://www.projectyellowlight.com

Oklahoma Association of Minorities in Career and Technology Education - Renae Washington-Lorine DuBose Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: April 3, 2020
OAMCTE provides two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to deserving minority students who plan to continue their education. Applicants must plan to enroll in a full-time program at an Oklahoma Career and Technology Center or as a full-time student in an accredited institution of higher learning for the fall semester of 2020 and the spring semester of 2021. Website: https://www.oamcteok.org/what-we-do/scholarships?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=

Prospective Educator Scholarships
Deadline: April 6, 2020
The Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation awards 100 scholarships each year to prospective educators who have a connection to PDK by having a family member or teacher who is a PDK member or through membership in Educators Rising. PDK uses one application for all Prospective Educator Scholarships. Scholarships are available for high school seniors as well as current undergraduate students. Website: https://pdkintl.org/scholarship-overview

The American Legion Legacy Scholarship
Deadline: April 15, 2020
Since the inception of The American Legion Legacy Scholarship in 2001 following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, The American Legion has offered its support to the children of fallen post-9/11 servicemembers through this scholarship. Beginning with the 2017 award year, The American Legion expanded the scholarship to include children of VA-rated, post-9/11 veterans with a combined disability of 50 percent or higher. Their organization remains committed to honoring the memory and service of fallen and disabled comrades by ensuring their children are afforded the best possible educational opportunities. Multiple scholarships of up to $20,000 are awarded. Website: 
https://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy

College JumpStart Scholarship
Deadlines: April 15, 2020 The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition -- financial need is not considered -- that is open to 10th-12th graders, college students and non-traditional students. The main requirements are that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education. The first place prize is a $1,000 scholarship to help cover educational expenses. This award can be used at any college or university in the United States. To apply for the College JumpStart Scholarship you must meet the following requirements: (1) High school 10th-12th grader, college student or non-traditional student; (2) U.S. citizen or legal resident; (3) Attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational/trade school in the U.S.; (4) Be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community. Website: http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net Diabetes Scholars Foundation
Deadline: April 15, 2020
The Diabetes Scholars Foundation's college scholarship program is available to incoming freshmen with Type 1 diabetes who are US citizens or permanent residents seeking a higher education at an accredited four-year university, college, technical, or trade school. This scholarship recognizes students who have high academic performance, are actively involved in the diabetes community, participate in community and/or extra-curricular activities and who have demonstrated that they are successfully managing the challenges of living with diabetes. Diabetes Scholars Foundation scholarships are not based on financial need. Students complete one application to be considered for over 40 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 each. Website: http://diabetesscholars.org/college-scholarship

The Ayn Rand Institute - Anthem
Deadline: April 30, 2020
Students in 11th and 12th grade may participate. Awards include: one 1st place award of $2,000; three 2nd place awards of $250; five 3rd place awards of $100; 50 finalist awards of $25. Students must select from one of three topics listed on the website and write an essay. Essays will be judged on whether the student is able to argue for and justify his or her view - not on whether the Institute agrees with the view the student expresses. Judges will look for writing that is clear, articulate and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of Anthem. Website: https://aynrand.org/students/essay-contests/#tab-3-anthem-topics

E-waste Scholarship
Deadline: April 30, 2020
This scholarship winner will receive a $1,000 award. The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the impact of e-waste and what can be done to reduce e-waste. You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Complete the application form including a 140-character message about e-waste. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about e-waste. Website: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/ewaste-scholarship

Scholars App - Variety of Scholarships Check out the various scholarships for Seniors 2020. https://scholarsapp.com/scholarships/in/oklahoma


 

 

 


 

 




 









 

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The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education assists in the administration of the Frances Koop Parsons/AT&T Pioneers Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship program was established through the AT&T Pioneers to assist Oklahoma students in obtaining their education goals. The recipients of this scholarship will receive a $1,000 cash award to be used at an eligible Oklahoma career technology center, two-year college, or four-year university. This scholarship is open to first-time freshmen with at least a 3.0 high school GPA whose family income does not exceed $75,000. The 2020-21 application is attached and must be postmarked on or before March 27, 2020

Nelson, Lisa via OKEPAS okepas@lists.onenet.net

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The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education assists in the administration of the Frances Koop Parsons/AT&T Pioneers Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship program was established through the AT&T Pioneers to assist Oklahoma students in obtaining their education goals. The recipients of this scholarship will receive a $1,000 cash award to be used at an eligible Oklahoma career technology center, two-year college, or four-year university. This scholarship is open to first-time freshmen with at least a 3.0 high school GPA whose family income does not exceed $75,000. The 2020-21 application is attached and must be postmarked on or before March 27, 2020

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