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Gene Belcher Scholarship

Award Amount: $1000 each semester

In order to apply for these scholarships, students must submit an application with a cover letter explaining their need for the scholarship, a resume, at least one letter of recommendation, and their current high school or college transcript. All New Applicant information is due March 1st for fall applications and November 1st for spring applications.  Continuing Scholarships deadlines for Transcripts and grades are September 1st for fall  and February 1st for spring . Checks will be written to the schools on February 15th and September 15th . At this time No Summer Scholarships will be awarded

https://www.genebelcherfoundation.com/


2020 YF&R Scholarship

The Oklahome Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee is now accepting applications for its annual $1000 scholarship for high school seniors who will pursue a higher degree in agriculture after graduation.

Nine $1000 scholarships, one from each OKFB district, will be awarded to high school seniors pursuing a career in agriculture at an Oklahoma institution of high learning as a full-time student.

Applications must be postmarked no later than April 2, 2020. 

Applicants must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:​

  • Must be a graduation high school senior.
  • Must enroll full time in an agriculture program at an accredited Oklahoma institution of high learning.
  • Must be a member of a Farm Bureau family (father, mother, or legal guardian memberships qualify; grandparents’, siblings’, or other realtives’ memberships may not be used.) Membership must remain in good standing for the duration of the scholarship.
  • Children of paid employees of Oklahoma Farm Bureau and Affiliated Companies are not eligible.

Applicants must also provide the following materials along with the scholarship application:

  • A copy of the applicant’s official high school transcript.
  • A copy of the applicatn’s resume with activities and honors listed.
  • Two character reference letters.
  • Three essays (500 words maximum), double-spaced, typed in Times New Roman, 12-pt font.
    • No 1: Explain your preferred career and describe why you have chosen it.
    • No 2: How can Farm Bureau encourage young people to engage in agriculture?
    • No 3: Explain how receiving this scholarship will help you achieve your educational goals.

Application: apply HERE

For more information, contact OKFB YF&R Coordinator Zac Swartz at (405) 525-2300.


 

·         Three essays (500 words maximum), double-spaced, typed in Times New Roman, 12-point font.

o    No. 1: Explain your preferred career and describe why you have chosen it.

o    No. 2: How can Farm Bureau encourage young people to engage in agriculture?

o    No. 3: Explain how receiving this scholarship will help you achieve your educational goals.

The application can be found on the OKFB website at okfarmbureau.org/applications. For more information, contact OKFB YF&R Coordinator Zac Swartz at (405) 523-2300.


Western Oklahoma Building Trades Scholarship

Eligibility:

1.       Applicants must be one of the following (1) graduating Oklahoma high school senior that is presently concurrently enrolled at any accredited, not-for-profit, vocational technical, or two or four year institution, OR (2) students continuing academic study after high school with one year of completed college (age 23 or younger), OR (3) a non-traditional student must be 20 years of age or older.

2.       A birth child or legally adopted child who is a tax dependent and currently eligible to be on a union member’s insurance.

3.       A child is defined as a birth child or legally adopted child who is a tax dependent and currently eligible to be on a union member's insurance.  A dependent who is eligible at the age of 23 remains eligible to apply if they are continuously enrolled in college.

Award $1,500. Previous applicants may reapply.

Deadline: April 1st, 2020

Application: https://occf.academicworks.com/opportunities?utf8=%E2%9C%93&term=Western+Oklahoma+Building+Trades+Scholarship


2019 El Dabe Ritter Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2020
Award Amount: $1,500
Application: https://www.personalinjurylawyerslosangeles.com/#scholarship


OSAG Board Unanimously Approves Increase to Annual Gene Keith Scholarship Awards


The OSAG Gene Keith Scholarship Fund was formed in 2004 in memory of Mr. Eugene V. Keith, OSAG's founding director.  All funding placed in the Gene Keith Scholarship Fund is raised by hosting an annual golf tournament, with proceeds invested into the fund.

During our regularly posted annual board meeting in September 2019, the OSAG Board of Trustees unanimously approved to increase the annual scholarship awards as follows:
 

1 - $5,000 Scholarship
 4 - $2,500 Scholarships

 

The $5,000 Gene Keith Scholarship is awarded to an Oklahoma graduate who meets g.p.a. requirements, and is seeking a degree in education.  The four $2,500 Gene Keith Scholarships are awarded to a qualifying Oklahoma graduate from each state quadrant.  ALL Oklahoma public schools can apply for this scholarship, without an OSAG membership requirement.

OSAG partners with the Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration (CCOSA), who administers the application process for our scholarship awards.  Applications for the OSAG Gene Keith Scholarship Awards open in December with a March 1st submission deadline.  Please visit the CCOSA webpage, or contact CCOSA at 405-524-1191 with questions about our scholarship application.


Ranger Preview – $600 Scholarship

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 | Registration: 9:00am-10:00am

FREE T-shirt, Football Tickets, Catered Lunch, Application

www.nwosu.edu/ranger-preview


Horatio Alger Assocation

Deadline: Application is available online August 1 – October 25

Since 1984, the Horatio Alger Assocation has awarded over $143 million in college scholarships to derserving students. This program provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have significant financial need and have exhibited integrity and perserverance in overcoming personal adversity. The awards range from $6,000 to $25,000.

Elegibility criteria include: high school graduation in spring/summer, demonstrated critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), and United State citizenship.

www.scholars.horatioalger.org


Hagan Scholarship Foundation

Deadline: November 15, 2019 at 5:00pm CST

The Hagen Scholarship is a nationwise need-based merit scholarship, designed to provide each recipient with the oppurtunity to graduate college debt free. The intended recipient of a Hagen Scholarship is a high-achieving, self-motiviated student who will require financial assistance to attend college. Each award provides up to $6,000 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters and includes a $15,000 Schwab Investment Account and fully paid Study Abroad Award.

www.hsfmo.org


TriState Music Festival

Deadline: April 15, 2019

There are several scholarships available to senior music students (music and non-music majors). These include:

Tri-State Music Scholarship – $500 for one year
Tri-State Music Festival – Band Scholarship – $2000 tuition waiver, awarded annually, to NOC Enid or Tonkawa Campus
Tri-State Music Festival – Vocal Music Scholarship – $2000 tuition waiver, awarded annually, to NOC Tonkawa Campus
Tri-State Musica Festival Band Scholar -$1000 for one year, admission to NWOSU

See Mrs. Baum for applications.


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StudentScholarships.org *Newsletter is available for download here: www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php

Click on the link to view all scholarship applications.


Great Plains Association for College Admission Counseling

GPACAC STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Three $1000 scholarships to students in NE, KS, and OK. Students must meet acadmic & essay requirements.

PAUL MAX SCHOLARSHIP
One $1000 scholarship to a senior in NE, KS, or OK. Student must complete community service hours.

COUNSELOR NOMINATED SCHOLARSHIP
Amount varies. Couselor must be a GPACAC member to nominate a student using the online form.

 

 


Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship Opportunity

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has partnered with the College Board to increase scholarship opportunities for students who’ve taken the PSAT/NMSQT® and PSAT™ 10.

Scholarships can open doors for students who aspire to go to college but don't have the funds. The Cooke Foundation provides one of the largest scholarships in the country for high-achieving students with financial need.

Did you know?

More than half (54%) of the students who won the Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship last year took the PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10 and were discovered through Student Search Service®.

The Cooke College Scholarship seeks out underrepresented students of all races, backgrounds, and ethnicities through the PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10.

The application deadline is November 13, so encourage eligible students to apply soon (exclusively through the Common App) 

 


Lighting the Way to Education…

Sure, OG&E might be helping families throughout Oklahoma light up their homes this holiday season, but they aren’t stopping there. In 2019, they will light three students' way to college with a $15,000 scholarship opportunity encouraging students from the OG&E service territory to pursue higher education! 

Eligibility requirements for the OG&E Energy Corporation Foundation Scholarship include:

 

  • Graduation from a high school in Oklahoma or western Arkansas
  • Unweighted GPA ≥ 3.25
  • ACT score ≥ 25/ SAT ≥ 1200

 

Students must attend a college or university in Oklahoma or Arkansas, and preference will be given to students pursuing a degree that leads to a future career in the energy field as well as to students in need of financial aid.

 

If your students are looking for something to do over winter break, encourage them to begin preparing their application for this opportunity! The deadline to apply for the OGE Energy Corporation Foundation Scholarship is February 15, 2019. 

OG&E Energy Corp. Foundation Scholarship

 

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