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SCHOLARSHIP CORNER

This page is a simple and quick way to find exciting financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Check back regularly because you never know what will become available next!


American Indian College Fund
Deadline: Various
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.
Website: http://collegefund.org/student-resources/scholarshipsnew_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. Students are highly encouraged to apply for all the scholarships they are eligible for!
Website: http://www.aises.org/scholarshipsnew_window

McNair Scholars Program
Deadline: Year-Round
The McNair Scholars Program is a federal TRIO program funded at 151 institutions across the United States and Puerto Rico by the U.S. Department of Education. It is designed to prepare undergraduate students for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities. McNair participants are either first-generation college students with financial need, or members of a group that is traditionally underrepresented in graduate education and have demonstrated strong academic potential. The goal of the McNair Scholars Program is to increase graduate degree awards for students from underrepresented segments of society.
Website: https://mcnairscholars.com/resources/new_window

OERB Scholarship
Deadline: Various
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).
Website:
https://oerb.com/education/undergraduate-scholarship-and-application/new_window

Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Deadline: Various
The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is home to more than 200 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. Please see OCCF's website for details about each scholarship.
Website: https://occf.org/scholarships/new_window

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.htmlnew_window

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-scholarshipnew_window

 

May Scholarships

Leavitt Machinery (LM) Scholarship Program
Deadline: May 1, 2022
To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled or expect to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years in length or greater) by September. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be a U.S. resident or Canada resident and must also attend a school in Canada or the US. Applicants must submit an essay outlining a situation they have been involved in or someone they know has been involved in where better safety procedures would have prevented injury. They must explain, in detail, what safety procedures should have been in place and how they would have prevented the injury.
Website: https://forklifttraininginseattle.com/apply.phpnew_window

Pureland Supply Vocational and Skilled Trade Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2022
Pureland Supply has been selling high quality replacement projector lamps to various universities, schools, and government entities since 1997.  We understand the importance of skilled trades in our society and appreciate those who learn and perform specific trade, craft or labor occupations. The $500.00 Pureland Supply Scholarship is available to students who have been accepted to an accredited trade school, vocational college, technical school or community college for the study of trade, craft, or labor occupations. Recipients are chosen on their ability to describe how their chosen trade or field plays an important role in today's world and why this is the path they have chosen.
Website: https://www.purelandsupply.com/t-scholarship.aspxnew_window

Society of Women Engineers Incoming Freshmen Scholarship
Deadline: May 2, 2022
The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women studying baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2021, SWE awarded nearly 290 new and renewed scholarships valued at more than $1,000,000.
Website: https://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.aspnew_window

OSLS Scholarship Program
Deadline: May 15, 2022
The Oklahoma Society of Land Surveyors Scholarship program will provide financial assistance to those applicants who are seeking a career as a Registered Professional Land Surveyor. Scholarships will be awarded to successful applicants who have demonstrated talent and achievement in the areas of leadership, citizenship and genuine interest in land surveying. The amount of the scholarship awarded may vary depending on number of applicants.
Website: https://www.osls.org/page/Scholarshipsnew_window

Student Award Search Aid: B. Davis Scholarship
Deadline: May 21, 2022
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any postsecondary institution. There is no age restriction. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded. Applicants must submit a short essay describing the three characteristics of leadership they value most.
Website: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htmnew_window

Fifth Month Scholarship
Deadline: May 31, 2022
One is the loneliest number. Three is a crowd. Then there is five. What's so special about five? Well, for starters, this lucky number could help you win a $1,500 scholarship. Applicants must be 14 years old and be a legal resident of the U.S. They must submit an essay of 250 words or less explaining why the number 5 is important. The essay can be serious or funny.
Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/fifth-month-scholarshipnew_window

 

June Scholarships

Jane Austen Society of North America Essay Contest
Deadline: June 2, 2022
JASNA conducts an annual student Essay Contest to foster the study and appreciation of Jane Austen's work. Several hundred students compete for scholarship awards each year. Three scholarships will be awarded for $1,000, $500, and $250.
Website: http://jasna.org/programs/essay-contest/new_window

Duck Tape: Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest (Virtual Promwear)
Deadline: June 8, 2022
Use your imagination to create Duck Tape prom fashions in either the "Dress" or "Tux" category for a chance to win! One $10,000 scholarship will be awarded to the winner of the Dress Category. One $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to the winner of the Tux Category. Four Dress Category and four Tux Category runners up will each win a $500 cash scholarship and a Duck Brand Prize Pack worth $100.
Website: https://www.duckbrand.com/stuck-at-promnew_window

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship
Deadline: June 12, 2022
Abbott & Fenner are committed to helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited postsecondary institution. To apply for this $1,000 scholarship, applicants must submit 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.
Website: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htmnew_window

BigSun Scholarship
Deadline: June 19, 2022
The BigSun Organization is proud to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do their part, they are offering a $500 scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institution. Applicants must write a short (500-1,000 word) essay on how participating in sports during high school influenced them, if it has influenced their career goals, and has their participation influenced on how they relate to their family.
Website: http://www.bigsunathletics.com/new_window

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2022
The program has specific scholarships for incoming freshmen and upper-level undergraduate students. All of the scholarships are based on financial need 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 master's 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/scholarships/new_window

Oklahoma's Promise
Deadline: June 30, 2022
Students must apply in the 8th, 9th, 10th, or 11th grade, be a resident of Oklahoma, complete a specific high school curriculum, achieve at least a 2.50 GPA both in the curriculum and overall, and abide by certain conduct standards. The federal adjusted gross income of the student's family may not exceed $60,000 at the time of application. In addition, the family income must not exceed $100,000 each year the student is enrolled in postsecondary education (students must complete the FAFSA each year). Oklahoma's Promise will pay resident tuition at a public college or a portion of tuition at private institutions or public technology centers in Oklahoma.
Website: https://secure.okcollegestart.org/applications/oklahoma_promise/apply.htmlnew_window

Babe Ruth League College Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2022
Babe Ruth League established a College Scholarship program to provide financial assistance to former Cal Ripken Baseball, Babe Ruth Baseball and Babe Ruth Softball players looking to further their education beyond high school. Funds for the Babe Ruth League College Scholarship are generated from the annual Babe Ruth League Alumni Golf Outing, along with donations from Babe Ruth League partners K&K Insurance, and Rawlings Sporting Goods. You must complete an application to be submitted to Babe Ruth League, along with a copy of your official high school transcript, 200-word essay, and verification of registration at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university.
Website: https://www.baberuthleague.org/scholarships/babe-ruth-league-scholarship.aspxnew_window

 

July Scholarships

AMVAC Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship
Deadline: July 1, 2022
The scholarships, each worth $2,000, will be awarded to seven qualified students. To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must be nominated by a practicing cotton consultant, have worked for a cotton consultant at some point between 2020 and 2022, and be either a senior in high school or currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate-level agricultural program at an accredited college or university. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and awarded based on the merits of their applications. Two winners are selected from each designated region, plus one winner from either California or Arizona. If not enough qualified entries are received in any of these regions, those scholarships will be opened up to regions with multiple qualified applicants. The 2022 Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship Southwest region includes Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Website: https://www.amvac.com/scholarshipnew_window

Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association Scholarship
Deadline: July 8, 2022
The Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association (MFMA) offers five annual scholarships in the amount of $1,250 each for secondary, advanced or trade school education. Applicants are considered based on academic record, field of study and written essay responses. To apply, students must be a legal resident of the United States and must attend school in the United States. All applicants must submit a 500 word typed essay answering one of several prompt questions.
Website: https://www.maplefloor.org/Programs-Services/Scholarship-Program.aspxnew_window

BankMobile Scholarship
Deadline: July 15, 2022
BankMobile Foundation is offering a $1,500 scholarship to one excellent undergraduate or graduate student who is blazing a trail and shaking things up in the world of financial empowerment. Applicants must be citizens of the United States, attend an accredited institution, maintain a 3.0 GPA and submit a complete application, transcript and creative video explaining the importance of financial empowerment to their life and career. If applicants are not current college students, they must provide proof of enrollment/acceptance.
Website: https://www.bankmobile.com/scholarshipnew_window

The American Legion Baseball Scholarship
Deadline: July 15, 2022
Each year, the American Legion awards between $22,000 - $25,000 in scholarships to deserving players. Each Department Baseball Committee may select a player from their Department to receive this scholarship. The American Legion will award several scholarships this year depending on the number of applicants and interest earned from the trust fund. Students must submit an official high school transcript, showing the student has graduated high school. They must be on a current roster (American Legion National Baseball Electronic Registration Form) filed with National Headquarters. They must also be part of a team affiliated with an American Legion post. Each applicant should submit three letters of testimony with the application. Each Department Baseball Committee will select an American Legion player who best meets the qualifications as the American Legion Baseball Scholarship winner. Each department winner will receive a scholarship from The American Legion of $500. Nine applicants will be selected for additional scholarships of $2,500 and $5,000.
Website: http://www.legion.org/scholarships/baseballnew_window

Educational Research Center of America's Community Contribution Scholarship Program
Deadline: July 26, 2022
The Student Research Foundation Personal Achievement Scholarship Competition is open to all high school students who are legal residents of the United States. Applicants must provide a short essay. Essay must: (1) have recognized a need or a problem in their community, (2) have determined a way to address this need or solve this problem, (3) have developed an action plan so as to address the need or solve the problem. Ten (10) scholarships, totaling $25,000, will be awarded to 10 Finalists/Winners as follows: One (1) First Place Award of $7,000; One (1) Second Place Award of $5,000; One (1) Third Place Award of $2,500; Seven (7) Fourth Place Awards of $1,500 each.
Website: https://www.studentresearchfoundation.org/srf-community-contribution-scholarship/new_window

American Association of State Troopers
Deadline: July 31, 2022
The American Association of State Troopers Foundation, Inc. accepts scholarship applications from the dependents of trooper members for assistance with their post-secondary education expenses. Dependents are defined as: child by natural birth, child legally adopted, stepchild, or child raised as a member's own (claimed as a dependent on income tax). Students can be eligible to reapply each year for a total of four scholarships ranging from $500 - $1,000 each.
Website: https://www.statetroopers.org/scholarship-requirements-informationnew_window

Flavor of the Month Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2022
Winning scholarships can be sweet - especially with this special a la mode award for scholarship seekers who love ice cream. Are you simple and sweet like vanilla, classic yet unpredictable like chocolate chip, or a little nutty like pistachio? Whatever the flavor or reasons may be, Unigo wants to know what ice cream flavor best reflects your personality and why. July is National Ice Cream Month, and they need a little help picking out a "Flavor of the Month" for their famous ice cream scholarship. Applicants must:
Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia; be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2027) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. To apply, submit an online written response of 250 words or less answering the prompt: "Summer and ice cream go hand-in-hand. In fact, July is National Ice Cream Month, and that's the inspiration behind this award. We think people are very similar to ice cream; some are nutty, others a little exotic, while some are very comforting. If you were an ice cream flavor, which would you be and why?" One $1,500 scholarship will be awarded.
Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/flavor-of-the-month-scholarshipnew_window

Minecraft Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2022
Apex Minecraft Hosting is proud to offer a scholarship to enable students to focus on their studies and career goals. Students may apply for the $2,000 scholarship which can be used toward tuition for their next semester at college. All interested students must submit a short essay expressing their opinion on how Minecraft can be a positive influence within their education and career development.
Website: https://apexminecrafthosting.com/minecraft-scholarship/new_window