Educator's Resources

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/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. Students are highly encouraged to apply for all the scholarships they are eligible for!
Website:
http://www.aises.org/scholarshipsnew_window

 

BestColleges.com
Deadline: Various
The goal of BestColleges is to help students maximize free money for college by providing them with updated and accurate scholarship information. They have compiled an extensive list of scholarships for criminal justice majors, including criminal justice scholarships and criminal justice grants specifically for undergraduates, graduate students, minorities, and women.
Website:
http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/criminal-justice-scholarships/new_window

McNair Scholars Program
Deadline: Year-Round
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.
Website:
https://mcnairscholars.com/resources/new_window

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/new_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 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. 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




June Scholarships

J.B. and Betty Smith Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2019
Two scholarships are awarded to a high school senior boy and girl in the amount of $1,000 each. Applicants must have a parent or grandparent who is an active member of the Oklahoma CattleWomen's or Oklahoma Cattleman's Association. Applicants must also be residents of Oklahoma and a high school senior. There is no special area of study required, but interest in agriculture is a plus. Scholarship funds will be awarded based on residency, financial need, school and community involvement and academic achievement.
Website: https://okcattlewomen.org/scholarships/ new_window

Pureland Supply Vocational and Skilled Trade Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2019
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 $1000.00 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.aspx new_window

Duck Tape: Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Deadline: June 3, 2019
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: http://stuckatprom.com/ new_window

Jane Austen Society of North America Essay Contest
Deadline: June 3, 2019
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

Kids' Chance of Oklahoma Scholarship
Deadline: June 7, 2019
To be eligible for a Kids' Chance of Oklahoma, Inc. scholarship, applicants must have a parent who has been seriously or fatally injured in a workplace accident in the state of Oklahoma. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and meet the following requirements: (1) Must be between the ages of 17 and 25 at the time of disbursement of the scholarship award; (2) Reside in the state of Oklahoma; (3) Have a high school diploma, GED or be a high school senior. Academic achievement, student government involvement, aptitude, extracurricular activities and community service of the applicant are considered; (4) Maintain a GPA of 2.5; (6) Must be enrolled as a full- or part-time student at an accredited institution in the United States. The amount of each Kids' Chance of Oklahoma, Inc. scholarship award is decided by the Scholarship Committee and Board of Directors. The award will be paid directly to the education institution. The award is contingent upon available funds.
Website: https://www.kidschanceok.org/scholarship-application/ new_window

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship
Deadline: June 14, 2019
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 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.htm new_window

BigSun Scholarship
Deadline: June 19, 2019
The BigSun Organization is proud to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do their part, they are offering a 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. The number and value of awards may vary each year.
Website: http://www.bigsunathletics.com/ new_window

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2019
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

Life Parts Express Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2019
Going to college is a big financial commitment. To apply for this scholarship, 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 with your schooling. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 21, must be attending school in the fall of 2019, have a 3.0 GPA or above and be a US or Canadian resident. One applicant will receive a $500 scholarship.
Website: https://forkliftpartsnewjersey.com/forkliftparts.php new_window


July Scholarships

Oklahoma's Promise
Deadline: July 1, 2019
Students must apply in the 8th, 9th or 10th 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 $55,000 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

Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association Scholarship
Deadline: July 8, 2019
The Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association (MFMA) offers five annual scholarships in the amount of $1,000 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.aspx new_window

The American Legion Baseball Scholarship
Deadline: July 15, 2019
In 2016, The American Legion awarded $22,000 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/baseball new_window

BankMobile Scholarship
Deadline: July 19, 2019
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 personal essay. If applicants are not current college students, they must provide proof of enrollment/acceptance.
Website: https://www.bankmobile.com/scholarship new_window

Educational Research Center of America's Scholarship Program
Deadline: July 26, 2019
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: (1) describe a personal achievement story (2) determine and explain instances of struggle or adversity, (3) and display how they overcame adversity to reach their goals. One winner will receive a scholarship of $15,000. One second place award of $5,000 and two third place awards of $2,500 each will also be awarded.
Website: https://www.studentresearchfoundation.org/college-scholarship/ new_window

American Association of State Troopers
Deadline: July 31, 2019
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-information new_window

CardRates Financial Futures Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2019
CardRates is proud to offer the Financial Futures Scholarship to future and current college students majoring in business, accounting, finance, mathematics, management and other areas that will prepare them for a career in the personal finance industry. Applicants will be judged based on outstanding academic achievement and submission of an essay. The scholarship award amount is $1,000.
Website: http://www.cardrates.com/scholarship/ new_window

Flavor of the Month Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2019
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 2024) 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-scholarship new_window

Minecraft Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2019
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

Redfin Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2019
Redfin is the next-generation real estate brokerage, combining our own full-service agents with modern technology to redefine real estate in the customer's favor. This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education. Applicants must be legal U.S. residents, 18 years of age or older, and have earned a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
Website: https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship new_window

 

August Scholarships

Straight North STEM Scholarship
Deadline: August 1, 2019
With internet marketing becoming more complex and challenging by the day, successful execution requires a solid education. As an industry leader, Straight North supports students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. Through the Straight North STEM Scholarship, one winning student will receive $1,000 to be used toward his or her degree. In addition, two runners-up will receive a $250 book scholarship. To qualify, undergraduate or graduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study and attending an accredited college or university.
Website: https://www.straightnorth.com/scholarship/ new_window

Devconhomesecurity Annual Scholarship
Deadline: August 15, 2019
Devconhomesecurity.com is pleased to announce an annual $2,500 scholarship for the benefit of an undergraduate or a graduate student. This annual scholarship was created for students who are interested in the study of online marketing; hence students currently studying in the areas of Marketing, Business, IT or Communications might have the greatest interest for this scholarship. Education is the best investment anyone can make; however, the costs can often cause un-necessary financial strain. This $2,500.00 scholarship will be awarded to a new applicant annually and must be used towards the cost of your education. An essay submission is required and the winner will be chosen based on the best submission. Applicants must be full-time undergraduates or graduate students attending a college or university in the U.S., have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be US citizens or permanent residents and at least 18 years old.
Website: http://devconhomesecurity.com/scholarship new_window

LawnStarter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship
Deadline: August 20, 2019
The Lawntrepreneur Scholarship is funding tomorrow's entrepreneurs. Applicants must be high school seniors who are going to pursue a college degree or full-time college students. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded based on an essay describing why you're passionate about building a business.
Website: https://www.lawnstarter.com/scholarship new_window

2nd Chance Scholarship
Deadline: August 31, 2019
Enter for the chance to win one of five $1,000 scholarships. The Second Chance College Scholarships Contest is open to citizens and those legally residing in the USA with a high school diploma, GED or equivalent. Scholarship funds are payable to the winner's college/university or certified trade school in the United States; winner must enroll or already be enrolled for spring 2019 session. Winner selection is NOT based on financial need, GPA or demographic criteria.
Website: https://www.afsascholarship.org/secondchance/ new_window

Active Life Scholarship for Political Expression
Deadline: August 31, 2019
This scholarship is designed to encourage students to explore and express their political opinions and become more active in both local and national politics. Applicants must be currently enrolled in college or graduate school or be an adult learner. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.
Website: http://www.getupgetactive.org/active-life-political-awarenes/ new_window

The Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success
Deadline: August 31, 2019
Clubs of America is proud to offer the "Clubs of America Scholarship Award" for students pursuing their career aspirations. This $1,000 annual scholarship will help students consider their aspirations as well as ease the burden of the costs of higher education. Applicants must write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about their career aspirations and how their current course load will help them achieve success in their careers. YouTube submissions are optional. Videos should be no longer than 5 minutes. (Essays submitted via YouTube must also be submitted in writing.) One scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded.
Website: http://www.greatclubs.com/scholarship-award-for-career-success.asp new_window

The Hammock Expert Scholarship
Deadline: August 31, 2019
At The Hammock Expert, they recognize that the investment in knowledge pays the best interest for the future. That is why they are excited to announce their annual college/technical school scholarship for high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Each year they will award up to $6,000 in scholarships, in $1,500 increments, to deserving students that are looking to be successful in life. To be eligible, applicants must have a minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA (high school or university) and submit a 1000-1500 word essay answering the following question: How do you see technology impacting the world around us in the future and where do you see yourself in this future?
Website: http://thehammockexpert.com/scholarship new_window

Press Cleaners Scholarship
Deadline: August 31, 2019
Press loves to see new ideas flourish, and it's one of the main reasons they created their scholarship. They're growing quickly and want to give back to students in need of a little help in their own entrepreneurial ventures. Applicants must submit an essay outlining their business idea, a current schedule or other proof of enrollment and an updated resume. One student will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
Website: https://www.presscleaners.com/scholarship/ new_window

RentHop's College and University Scholarship Program
Deadline: August 31, 2019
The RentHop Apartment Scholarship awards up to $2,000 a year to eligible undergraduate students in bachelor and associate degree programs in the US who demonstrate the ambition, diligence, leadership, and entrepreneurial spirit that is central to their company culture. Applicants must apply using their school email address. If their school does not provide one, then they may still apply using their personal email and include a PDF file of their acceptance letter to an undergraduate program. One winner will receive a cash scholarship of $1,000 and an optional part-time or full-time internship with RentHop.
Website: https://www.renthop.com/college_scholarship new_window

 

September Scholarships

Love Your Career Scholarship
Deadline: September 10, 2019
The founder of JonesTshirts is a firm believer in the importance of loving your career. It affects every aspect of your life. Your family can see a difference when they know you don't dread going to work every day. You're happier and those around you are happier. It's important to start thinking about this concept early! Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university at the time of application. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.
Website: https://www.jonestshirts.com/scholarship new_window

Cameron Impact Scholarship
Deadline: September 13, 2019
The Bryan Cameron Foundation awards four-year, full-tuition, merit-based undergraduate scholarships to exceptional high school students who have demonstrated excellence in academics, extracurricular activities, leadership, and community service. The foundation is looking for students who aspire to make a positive change in their community and in the world at large. To apply, students must complete the online application and submit two letters of recommendation as well as their most recent transcript. 10 to 15 high school seniors will receive scholarships worth $20,000 - $50,000 each over four years of college. The scholarship is intended to cover tuition, fees, course-related expenses, books, supplies, and equipment.
Website: https://www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org/cameron-impact-scholarship new_window

Vitality Medical's Student Disability Scholarship Program
Deadline: September 15, 2019
Vitality Medical's Student Disability Scholarship Program is designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard and want to make a significant impact in their school and community. Applicants must submit a visual poem on the theme of "how using disability aids has added vitality to your life". Students must also submit a personal statement with their poem. Each winner will receive $500.
Website: https://www.vitalitymedical.com/scholarship new_window

GoSkills Scholarship for Women Who Want to Be the Boss
Deadline: September 15, 2019
GoSkills is eager to offer a scholarship exclusively for women who want to execute their business ideas. Any female high-school or college student who wants to start her own online business is eligible to apply for this $2,000 award. Applicants must submit an application and provide their business plan.
Website: https://www.goskills.com/scholarship new_window

We the Future Contest
Deadline: September 17, 2019
Contest categories include elementary, middle school, high school and college students. Within each grade range, students may submit entries in various categories. One winner will be chosen in each category, in each grade level. Winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship and may be chosen to appear publicly to promote their contest entry.
Website: https://constitutingamerica.org/contest-categories-2/# new_window

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Deadline: September 19, 2019
Students in 12th grade, college or graduate school may apply. Awards include: One 1st Place award of $25,000; three 2nd Place awards of $2,500; five 3rd Place awards of $500; and 50 Finalist awards of $100. Students must select from one of three topics listed on the website to 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 Atlas Shrugged.
Website: https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#atlasshrugged-1 new_window

DDSRank Dental Scholarship
Deadline: September 22, 2019
DDSRank understands the value of investing in the future of dentistry. To help students pursue a career in dentistry, they're awarding one $500 scholarship to help cover tuition or the cost of books. Applicants must submit an essay describing how the internet will reshape - or already is reshaping - the field of dentistry.
Website: https://www.ddsrank.com/scholarship/ new_window

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2019
The purpose of this scholarship is to help students understand the risks of texting while driving. Applicants must be high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors or current or entering college or graduate school students of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens or legal residents. To apply, complete the application form including a 140-character message about texting while driving. 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 texting while driving. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
Website: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship/new_window

Nitro College Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2019
The $2,000 Nitro Scholarship Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States. Applicants must be 17 years old or older at the time of entry and be high school seniors or college students in the US. Parents of high school seniors and current college students may also apply.
Website: https://www.nitrocollege.com/nitro-scholarship-application new_window

Shout It Out Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2019
Have something on your mind? Let it out, or better yet SHOUT it out. Give your thoughts a voice and earn free college money at the same time. Unigo's Shout It Out Scholarship committee wants to know what you have to say. Whether it's a message for the world or just a quick "hi mom," this is your opportunity to speak up and win money for college. They're listening! Let your keyboard be your megaphone, and shout out your message. This unique scholarship gives you the platform to speak up - and cash in. The "loudest" applicant will receive the $1,500 Shout It Out Scholarship reward. Applicants must be 13 years of age or older at the time of application, be legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.
Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/shout-it-out-scholarship new_window