Educator's Resources


SCHOLARSHIP CORNER


As a counselor, you know how important it is to stay on track with what's current in financial aid and college prep. This page is a simple and quick way to find some exciting financial aid and scholarship opportunities for your students. Check back regularly because you never know what will become available next!


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.

Website: http://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

The Molly Brotman Future Leaders through Education Scholarship
Deadline: Year Round
Brotman Law is a firm believer in the value of education as a platform to achieving personal, professional, and financial goals. We believe that education is the foundation that leads to people realizing their full potential and making a difference in the world. Every day, bright minds go off to institutions of higher education and those minds will be the platform for our future success as a nation. In an effort to make the financial burden of higher education a little easier and to facilitate big ideas, we are offering an annual $500 scholarship to students currently attending or planning on attending college during the next academic year. This can be used toward the cost of education, educational materials, or travel associated with higher learning or professional development.

Website: http://info.sambrotman.com/scholarshipnew_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


June Scholarships

Annual CGTrader Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2017

CGTrader is the largest 3D model marketplace backed by the strong designer community of more than 500k members. CGTrader was founded with the goal to ensure fair marketplace conditions for 3D designers. Each semester CGTrader challenges students to dig into the field of technology writing an essay on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. Write and submit an original essay (500-1000 words) on the topic: "The future of technology in education". Enter the CGTrader Scholarship 2017 challenge to win $3,000 for your education bills. The best submission will be awarded $2,000 while the two runners-up will receive $500 each. Eligibility: (1) Minimum 2.5 GPA (2) High school senior, undergraduate or graduate student (3) Full-time enrolled in academic institution Jan 1, 2017 - May 31,2017.

Website: https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarshipsnew_window

Dr. Edith King Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2017
Award Amount: $2,000. The Dr. Edith King Scholarship Fund was established in 2002 to honor the lifetime commitment and leadership of Dr. King to the field of mental health services in central Oklahoma. Funds may be used for educational-related expenses such as tuition, fees and books at any academically accredited four-year nonprofit university in Oklahoma. Payments are made directly to the school. Open to all: (1) Oklahoma resident, (2) Pursuing a graduate degree that will further a career in mental health services, (3) Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment to working with juveniles and/or applicants who are pursuing degrees or certification at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
Website:
https://occf.academicworks.com/opportunities/1450new_window

Garner-Stocker Taco Mayo Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2017
The Garner-Stocker Foundation, Inc. established the Taco Mayo Scholarship Fund at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation with the purpose of benefiting individuals associated with Taco Mayo Franchise Systems, Inc., and assisting them in the pursuit of a college-level education. Award Amount: $1,000. Funds may be used for tuition, fees and book expenses at any accredited institution of higher education for degree or certification programs. Payments are made directly to the school.
Website:
https://occf.academicworks.com/opportunities/1691new_window

Oklahoma Goodwill Industries Abilities Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2017
Award Amount: $1,000. The Abilities Scholarship was established in 2006 by Oklahoma Goodwill Industries. The mission of this scholarship is to encourage individuals with disabilities to pursue their educational goals; to build a base of trained, skilled workers for a future workforce; and to increase community awareness of the commitment Oklahoma Goodwill has to the employment of persons with disabilities.
Website:
https://occf.academicworks.com/opportunities/1570new_window

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship
Deadline: June 12, 2017
Award Amount: $1,000. The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution. Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay over the following topic: describe your educational career and life goals.  Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at:
scholarships@abbottandfenner.com . The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions.
Website:
http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htmnew_window

HORZIONS Scholarship
Deadline: June 12, 2017

Through the HORIZONS Scholarship, established in 1988, Women In Defense encourages women to pursue careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States and to provide development opportunities to women already working in national security and defense fields. The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to further educational objectives of women who are U.S. citizens either employed or planning careers in defense or national security areas. (Not law enforcement or criminal justice.) The amount of the scholarships varies each year. Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria
. No exceptions will be considered. (1) Be a female currently enrolled at an accredited university or college, either full-time or part- time. (2) Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible; undergraduates must be at least junior level status(60 credits). (3) Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career related to national security or defense. (4) Demonstrate financial need. (5) Have a minimum grade point average of 3.25. (6) Be a citizen of the United States.
Website:
http://wid.ndia.org/horizon/Pages/default.aspxnew_window

USbundles.com Scholarship

Deadline: June 14, 2017
Win $1000 toward your tuition with the USbundles.com Scholarship! How to enter: Do some research into the past and present search trends to understand the future of search. Create an original, creative infographic on how technology may negatively impact today's students. Paste or write your article in the form, and fill out all the fields listed below. Submit your entry before
June 14, 2017. Don't forget to hit submit.
Website:
http://www.getcenturylink.com/college-scholarshipnew_window


BigSun Scholarship

Deadline: June 19, 2017
Award Amount: $500. The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute.
Website:
http://www.bigsunathletics.com/new_window

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2017
The program has specific scholarships for incoming freshmen and upper-level undergraduate students. All of the scholarships are based on financial needs and with the usual minimum GPA requirement of 3.0. To be eligible for a scholarship you must: (1) Submit a completed application form indicating a sincere interest in an automotive career. (2) Provide an official transcript of all academic work. (3) Submit two letters of recommendation supporting your automotive interests. (4) Submit a letter of acceptance for an associate, bachelor, or masters program. (5) Be accepted at an accredited college, university or trade school within the United States at the time of application. (6) Students attending a technical training school may also apply (trade school should equal a two-year associate program). (7) Student must be a United States citizen or in the United States on a Student Visa. (8) Must be enrolled full-time. (9) Must have 3.0 GPA or higher.
Website: http://www.automotivehalloffame.org/educationnew_window

BBG Communications Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2017
Value: $500. The BBG Communications scholarship is designed for students between the ages of 16 and 21 who are currently in or will be attending an institution of higher education in the Fall of 2017.
To be considered eligible for the BBG Communications Scholarship you must: A) Be between the ages of 16 and 21 on June 30, 2017. B) Submit answers to the two essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 30, 2017 deadline. C) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award. D) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. E) Be a citizen of the United States or Canada.
Website
: http://www.breylancommunications.com/bbgcommunications/new_window

Life Parts Express Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2017
Value: $500. Eligibility: A) Students must be between the ages of 16-21. B) Students must be attending school in the fall of 2017. C) Students must write an essay on this years topic. D) Students must have a 3.0 GPA or above. E) Male or Female Students are both eligible. G) Must be a US or Canadian Resident. Essay Topic:
Going to college is a big financial commitment. Write an essay that outlines how much you expect to spend to finish your schooling, how you intend to pay for your schooling, and what you expect your job to be once you are finished your schooling. There is no word limit for the essay.
Website:
http://www.forkliftpartsnewjersey.com/forkliftparts.phpnew_window