Weokie Scholarship Essay Instructions For 1040

I have information in counselor office for two scholarships for students planning on attending Seminole State next year

Deadline is April 15

 

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. See Mrs. Auld for the2018 application. Please contact Linette McMurtrey, Scholarship Programs Coordinator, at 405-225-9131 if you have any questions. 

Oklahoma Indian Student Honor Society (OISHS) Application is due next Friday March 9.  Please see attachment for the OISHS Nomination Application.

Contact Information:

Lucyann Harjo, Norman PS Indian Education Program

4100 North Flood

Norman, OK 73069

Email: Lharjo2@norman.k12.ok.us

If you have questions or need more information, call: 405-366-5809.

AICCO OKLAHOMA CITY CHAPTER Indigenous Collegiate Scholarship Guidelines is due by April 30.  Please see Mrs. Auld for the AICCO OKC Chapter Indigenous Collegiate Scholarship

aylacmedrano@gmail.com

 The Hughes County Farm Bureau Scholarship is open to graduating seniors of Hughes County Farm Bureau members and is due in April 5th.  The OFB YF&R scholarship is open to graduating seniors of Farm Bureau members of any county in Oklahoma and it needs to be postmarked no later than March 13th.

NWOSU President’s Leadership Class Scholarship -Application Deadline March 9 apply at www.nwosu.edu/plc

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Insights from the December 2017 ACT 

 

the scholarships below are accepting applications between February 20th, 2018 and March 11th, 2018.  For more details about each scholarship and the eligibility requirements, read the details below carefully.

 Scholarship Deadlines:

Current Scholarships Available

Scholarship information is posted on the  wall outside the counseling office. Apply for most scholarships online. If not, the application will be in the counseling office. In addition, a list of scholarships by month is posted outside and also printed in the counseling office.

Application Process

Award Amount$2,500
Award StatusOne Year Award Only
SponsorA scholarship fund of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.
Academic RequirementsApplicants must be eligible to apply for Community Foundation Scholars (unweighted GPA between 3.0 and 3.79).
Written RequirementsEssay
College CriteriaPublic or private (non-proprietary) academically accredited institutions in Oklahoma
Other CriteriaStudent must have documentation of work history.
DeadlineFeb 15, For details, see https://occf.academicworks.com/.

 

NEW:  Seniors Only:  Due April 21st, 2018

The MacDowell Club of Alllied Arts, OKC is offering three scholarships of $500. each to deserving graduating high school seniors who meet the following qualifications:

1. Will major in a field of the arts on a college or university level.

2. Has a need for help with private lessons, music, instrument, art, supplies, etc

3. Has participated in school and community services.

4. Has shown that they are a good citizen of their school and community.

Please stop by the counseling office for an application.

NEW:  Seniors Only: Due Feb. 1, 2018 to ENHS Counseling Office. Scholarship Paycom BarryCladinos

The Edmond Public Schools Foundation is honored to partner with Paycom to memorialize Edmond North alumni Barry Cladinos through the Barry Cladinos Memorial Perseverance Scholarship.  “Perseverance” is a character trait that Barry defined personally and professionally.  Paycom wishes to award a graduating senior at Edmond North a one-time $1,500 scholarship who has demonstrated the ability to overcome and conquer great challenges.

NEW:  Shelter Insurance Foundation Scholarship:  Due March 30th

Scholarships will be awarded annually to graduating seniors.  The scholarships will be in the amount of $2,000. A local selection committee will consider applicants’ scholastic achievement, participation and leadership in school and community activities, citizenship and moral character and educational goals.

www.okcollegestart.org  Please follow the link below to view the updated scholarships for January- March 2018:

https://secure.okcollegestart.org/Home/Educators/Scholarship_Corner.aspx

https://www.raise.me partners with colleges and universities to offer students scholarships starting in the 9th for everyday things they do while in high school.  On RaiseMe, students can track their high school progress, earn scholarships, and develop a clear path to college.  Raise.Me – this link provides a parent letter with more information.

NEW:https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/   —-

Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.

Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.

www.tuitionfundingsources.com

http://occf.org/scholarships/

http://www.ucango2.org

http://www.fastweb.com

 

FEBRUARY SCHOLARSHIPS

Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship – www.DAR.org

(12th grade) – $1,000

Must demonstrate financial need

Must be accepted and enrolled in an accredited nursing program

 

Delta Sigma Theta Academic Scholarship

(12th grade, female) – Various amounts between $500-$1000

Extra-curricular or community involvement

Recent W-2 from parent or guardian and front page of IRS 1040

Typed autobiographical sketch between 150-300 words including why you need the Delta scholarship to attain your goal

Three letters of recommendation

When available, pick up in counseling office

 

Daughters of the American Revolution National Society Scholarships – www.DAR.org

(12th grade) – various renewable amounts

Multiple scholarships based on area of study

Must obtain a letter of sponsorship from a local DAR chapter

 

Dr. J. Michael & Kathryn Steffen Dental School Fund

(12th grade) – Four $500 scholarships

Must be pursuing a career as a dentist

Official transcript, an essay on why you are choosing dentistry, & an interview with Dr. Steffen

When available, pick up in counseling office

 

Executive Women International Scholarship

(12th grade) – male or female; Up to $10,000

Must attend a 4-year college program

Nomination by counselor-see counselor if interested

 

Jimmie Dean Scholarship

OK Resident for the last 6 years; Minimum ACT 20

Apply

GPA/ACT looked at closely; up to $10,000 awarded

 

Kohl’s Kids who Care Scholarship Program – www.kohls.com

(13-18 years old) – Three winners’ levels up to $5,000 scholarship, plaque, featured in Kohl’s back-to-school ad, mentioned on poster

Must be nominated online

Must have volunteered in his/her community. Efforts should have resulted in a positive community outcome and must have occurred in the last 12 months

 

MG James Ursano Scholarship – www.aerhq.org

(12th grade) – various amounts

Must be a dependent of US Army soldier (active, retired, or deceased)

2.0+ GPA

Full-time undergraduate student

 

OU/OKC Thunder Scholarship
www.nba.com/thunder  – click on community then scholarship
Must be on OK resident, admitted to OU for the upcoming fall semester
Seniors only-Apply online

 

PEO Chapter D Scholarship

(12th Grade, Girls)-$1,000

Scholarship, Leadership for one senior girl in the Edmond area

When available, pick up in counseling office

 

Phi Delta Kappa International Award – www.pdkintl.org

(12th grade) –  Four $1,500 scholarships

Must be pursuing a degree in Education

Awards based on academics, personal essay, letters of recommendation, school activities, and community activities

 

Shelter Insurance Foundation Scholarship

(12th grade) – $1,500 scholarship awarded

May be used at any college or university for any major

Selection Committee will consider applicant’s Scholastic achievement, participation and leadership in school and community activities, citizenship and moral character and educational goals

When available, pick up in counseling office

 

Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship OSU

(12th grade, male) – $500-$2000

Must attend OSU

Judged on academic excellence, selfless leadership, community service, and healthy lifestyle

NO requirement for affiliation with Sigma Phi Epsilon or any other fraternity.  When available, pick up in counseling office

 

Tinker Officers’ Spouses’ Club – www.tinkerosc.org

(12th grade) – up to $15,000

Applicant is a dependent of a U.S. Military member – active duty, deceased, or retired

3.5+ GPA, or 880+ SAT, or 22+ ACT

Have applied as a full-time student at an accredited college or university

One-page essay

Photocopy of your current military dependent ID card

 

United States Tennis Association (USTA) Serves Scholarships – www.usta.com

(12th grade) – up to $15,000

7 different scholarship opportunities. Check site for individual requirements

Must have tennis coach or athletic director endorsement

Can NOT be combined with an athletic scholarship from a college or university

 

Will Rogers Elementary School PTO Scholarship

(12th grade) – $1000

Must have attended Will Rogers Elementary School for one year or more, including the 5th grade year

Typed one or two page essay about a memorable event, teacher, or staff member from your year(s) at Will Rogers

Must attend an event near end of school year

When available, pick up in counseling office

 

DECEMBER-JANUARY SCHOLARSHIPS

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship – www.automotivehalloffame.org

(12th grade) – various awards Must be entering field of study directly related to an automotive career

3.0+ GPA, Must already be accepted to a college or university

Two letters of recommendation referring to your interest in the automotive field

 

https://scholarshipamerica.org – various scholarships

 

Delta Theta Chi Scholarship – www.deltathetachi.org

(12th grade, female) – two awards of $2600.00 each

High scholastic average, Financial need, Enrolled in or planning to attend accredited college or university.

 

Edmond Women’s Club Scholarship

(12th grade – Males and Females) – up to $1000

Must demonstrate a clear financial need

Applications available online at www.ewc.org or in the counseling office Edmond Women’s Club – Learning Disabled High School Scholarship

(12th grade) – $500

Must demonstrate a clear financial need, Letter from counselor or teacher of record verifying Independent Education Plan

Applications available online at www.ewc.org or in the counseling office

 

Greater Oklahoma City Alumnae Pan-Hellenic Scholarship

Apply at www.okcpanhellenic.org  and click on scholarships

(12th grade, females only)

Must enter a university in Oklahoma with National Pan-Hellenic Conference sororities in the fall after graduation. These universities are: Cameron, East Central, Northeastern State, OCU, OSU, OU, UCO, NWOSU, Rogers State and University of Tulsa.

3.25-3.79 GPA and 22+ ACT

Based on academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, citizenship, and financial need.

 

Latino Community Development Agency High School Scholarship – www.lcdaok.com

(12th grade) – various amounts .  Click on programs and youth for scholarship.

Must be Hispanic heritage

2.0+ GPA

Additional essays, recommendations, and documents required

 

NCCE Co-Op Scholarship – www.co-op.edu

(12th grade) – $5,000 renewable

Must plan to participate in college cooperative education

Must be accepted to one of the universities listed

3.5+ GPA

See all rules at the website listed

 

Rotary Club of Edmond Scholarship

(12th grade) – 3 $2,000  scholarships

3.0+ GPA or 20+ ACT

Typed personal letter including significant achievements, personal background information, financial/scholastic need, and educational/career goals

One letter of recommendation (no relation to student)

Application online at www.clubrunner.ca/portal/Home.aspx?accountid=5502

 

Scholarships for Military Children Program – www.fisherhouse.org

(12th grade) – various amounts

Must be a dependent of US Service member (active, retired, or deceased)

3.0+ unweighted GPA

Planning to be a full-time undergraduate student

WEOKIE Foundation Scholarship

(12th grade) 25-$2000 scholarships

Essay – limited to two pages.

Information available at www.weokie.org

Look under Weokie Foundation and link will be available when application opens up

Zonta International Scholarship – Young Women in Public Affairs Awards – www.zonta.org

(12th grade, females) – $1000 for district winner

Must be committed to the volunteer sector

Evidence of volunteer leadership achievements & dedication to the advancement of the status of women

Zonta Club of Central Oklahoma is the local chapter for the application

NOVEMBER SCHOLARSHIPS

Brian Wechsler Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility:

A graduating senior of Edmond Memorial, Edmond Santa Fe and Edmond North High School: A GPA between 3.0 and 3.5.  Demonstrate participation in extracurricular school activities as well as community-based activities.  Financial need is considered.  Fund may be used for educational-related expenses such as tuition, fees and books at any academically accredited two- year, four-year or vocational technical nonprofit institution in the United States. Payments are made directly to the school.  This is an endowed scholarship fund of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation. Award: $2,000

Deadline: 3.1.2018

After completing the General Application/Student Profile, applicants must submit the Supplemental Questions (below) to complete the application:

Briefly describe your future plans. (Please limit to 300 words.)

Submit your household’s 1040 or your FAFSA for the coming year.

Orner-Cook Scholarship

 Eligibility:

·         Graduating seniors of an Oklahoma High School.

·         A cumulative GPA ≥ 3.25

·         Preference may be given for study in languages, international business/economics, petroleum/geology, history, psychology or sociology.

 Financial need is considered.

 Funds may be used for educational related expenses such as tuition, fees and books at any academically accredited two-year, four-year or vocational technical nonprofit institution in the United States. Payments are made directly to the school.

 The Orner-Cook Scholarship is an endowed scholarship fund of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation that was established by Robert and Carolyn Cook Orner.

 Award: $1,500.00

Deadline: 02/15/2018

 After completing the General Application/Student Profile, applicants must submit the Supplemental Questions(below) to complete the application:

1.       Please demonstrate your capacity for leadership by describing one extra-curricular activity you have participated in and explain how it has contributed to your goals.

2.       Did you submit your household’s 1040 or your FAFSA for the coming year when you completed the General Application? (NOTE: If you answered “no”, please know that financial need may be considered for this scholarship, and to be eligible for this scholarship you need to return to the General Application/Student Profile and attach a 1040 or FAFSA.)

 AXA Achievement Scholarship Program – www.axa-achievement.com

(12th grade) – One $10,000 state scholarship, ten $15,000 national scholarships (selected from state recipients)

Must be a U.S. citizen

Must demonstrate ambition and self-drive seen in an activity in school, the community, or the workplace

 

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship – www.axa-achievement.com

(12th grade) – $2,500

Accomplished an outstanding achievement in a non-academic activity or project

Consideration given to other extracurricular activities in school and community, work experience, and academic record over the past four year

More information and to download application go to www.aca-achievement.com

 

Boston University Trustee Scholarship Contest – www.bu.edu/admissions/trustee

(12th grade) – full tuition and fees for 4 years

Must have nomination from school principal or counselor

Must submit the ―Common Application and additional essays by 12/1

 

Elks ―Most Valuable Student Scholarships

Apply at www.elks.org  Click on scholarships

(12th grade) – up to $60,000

Applicants judged on financial need, leadership, and scholarship

To be used at any accredited U.S. college or university

Must advance through local, district, and state competition to reach national competition

Two letters of recommendation, Parental Financial Statement, Essay of 500 words or less

Counselor report, transcript, & SAT/ACT scores

 

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
$24,000 over 4 years
(12th Grade) apply online at http://www.jackierobinson.org
Mensa Scholarship Essay Contest

www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships

(12th Grade) Up to $1000 awarded

See rules and essay topic online.  Apply online

 

Oklahoma JCI (Junior Chamber International) Senate Foundation Scholarship Program

www.usjcisenate.org  Click on Scholarship Programs

(12th grade) – $1,000

Based on scholastic abilities, extra-curricular activities, and financial need

References, Personal Statement, application, and supporting material must be mailed

Applications are online

OK-Ahead Scholarship

(12th Grade)Apply at http://ok-ahead.org/scholar.html

For students with disabilities.  3-$500 scholarships

 

ORU’s Whole Person Scholarship Competition – http://www.oru.edu/whole_person

(12th grade) – various amounts up to $20,000

Multiple competition dates throughout the year

2.6+ GPA, 20+ ACT, & nominated by a school official

Must have a completed ORU application on file

 

OU/OKC Thunder Scholarship
Must be on OK resident, admitted to OU for the upcoming fall semester
Seniors only-Apply online

http://www.nba.com/thunder/community/scholarship/

 

SAE Engineering Scholarship – http://students.sae.org/scholarships/freshman

(12th grade) – Undesignated scholarships ($1,000 – $10,000) and University-sponsored scholarships ($400 – full tuition)

Must intend to earn a degree in engineering or a related science

 

SBO Music Student Scholarship – www.sbomagazine.com

(9th -12th grade) – $1,000 per year and up to $20,000 in products for your school

Click on “Essay contest “

Write an essay over the topic listed on the website

Submit entry online

 

The Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarships

(12th grade) – $1,000 to $20,000 scholarships

Must be U.S. citizen, planning career in government service

3.0+ GPA, transcript, references, & essay

Apply at www.gwcf.org and click on scholarships

 

Wal-Mart Dependent Scholarship – www.walmartfoundation.org

(12th grade) – $3,000

2.5+ GPA – must have high academic and scholastic achievements &Active extracurricular or community involvement

Financial need

Essay Section

Must be the dependent of a Wal-Mart or Sam’s employee

OCTOBER SCHOLARSHIPS 2017

AES Engineers Scholarship – www.aesengineers.com (12th grade) – $500 Submit essay online to scholarships@aesengineers.com

ASHRAE Engineering Scholarship – www.ashrae.org Scroll to the bottom, click on Student Zone, then scholarships and grants (12th grade) – up to $10,000 Entering the field of engineering 3.0 GPA, top 30% of class, 3 letters of recommendation

Coca-Cola Scholars Program – www.coca-colascholars.org (12th grade) – up to $20,000 3.0+ GPA and involved in school activities & clubs Leadership qualities Employment & Community Service

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program Apply online at www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships Various amounts awarded between $10,000-$40, 000 Seniors who display leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship

Harlequin Dance Scholarship Program – www.harlequinfloors.com (15-21 years old) – $250 Must be enrolled in a public or private dance school Submit a video online

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans – scholars.horatioalger.org (12th grade) – various amounts 2.0+ GPA and involved in co-curricular & community activities Financial need U.S. citizen

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship (12th grade) –up to $40,000 3.5 or higher, 26+ ACT or 1200+ SAT, Demonstrate financial need http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award—www.NFIB.com/YEA Click on Foundations, then YEF (12th Grade) $1,000 – $10,000 Must own/operate a small business

Oklahoma City Community Foundation: Community Foundation Scholars – www.occf.org (12th grade) – Various amounts awarded GPA between 3.25 and 3.79 (unweighted) Demonstrated commitment to community and education

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards – www.spirit.prudential.com (9th -12th grade) $1000 scholarship for State Honorees, eligible for $5000 national award Honors young people solely on the basis of volunteer work in your community during the past year

Ron Brown Scholar Program – www.ronbrown.org (African-American Seniors) – 10 awards of $10,000 per year for 4 years May be used at any university Must have excelled academically Exemplified exceptional leadership potential Participate in community service activities Demonstrate a financial need Two letters of recommendation & Essay Twenty finalists will be chosen and invited to participate in a weekend selection process in Washington D.C. at the expense of the CAP Foundation

UCO Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) Scholarship, President’s Leadership Council and Emerging Leaders Scholarship (12th grade) – Various amounts Will attend UCO in the fall Get information and apply online https://sites.uco.edu/central/leadership/scholarships/ltc/index.asp

Create Real Impact Scholarship
Deadline: October 6, 2017
Grand Prize: $1500. Distracted and reckless driving is the #1 killer of teens in America. Winning entries will focus on SOLUTIONS and STRATEGIES to stop this deadly epidemic.
Website:https://www.createrealimpact.com/

College JumpStart Scholarship

Deadlines: October 17, 2017
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 requirement is 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.

Website:http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net

The Sleep Judge State of Sleep Scholarship
Deadline: October 30, 2017
The Sleep Judge is pleased to announce our annual State of Sleep Scholarship helping to increase the awareness around the importance of sleep. Each student who is awarded The Sleep Judge State of Sleep Scholarship will be given $1,500 towards their university or college fees. 
Website:
https://www.thesleepjudge.com/scholarship/

 

SEPTEMBER 2017 SCHOLARSHIPS

Alpha Tau Omega Scholarship –The Distinct Advantage Scholarship – http://www.joinato.org/distinct-advantage-form

Any male student entering OSU or UCO in the fall

Two $500 scholarships will be awarded

Membership or interest in a Greek organization is not required to win the scholarship

 

APIASF Scholarship Foundation -AANAPISI Scholarship – www.APIASF.org

(12th grade, Asian or Pacific Islander) – $2,500-$5,000

2.7+ GPA & letter of recommendation

Must be enrolled in an AANAPISI partner college (listed on website)

 

Dr. Pepper Scholarship – www.drpeppertuition.com

(12th Grade) – $2,500 to $100,000

Must submit a video-see all information online

 

Heather Burns Memorial Scholarship Fund

Seniors diagnosed with Sickle Cell Anemia Disease, Lupus, Diabetes or any other life threatening disease.  GPA of 2.5 or higher

Must have a financial hardship and be accepted to a college/university

Apply at www.hbmsf.org

 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund – www.hsf.net , click on scholarships or call 1-877-HSF-INFO

(11th-12th grade) – various amounts ; start your junior year-must be Hispanic to apply

 

Miss Oklahoma Teen USA Scholarship Pageant

(Females 14-18 years old) – $36,000 scholarship – participants – $57,000 scholarships – winners

Begin application process on-line @ www.missoklahomausa.com

 

Oklahoma Hall of Fame Scholarship – www.oklahomaheritage.com

(12th grade) – $5,000

By teacher, counselor, or administrator nomination

Based on demonstrated knowledge and appreciation of Oklahoma history, and on leadership in the community

Student must commit to attending an Oklahoma college or university

 

OK Higher Ed Scholarship – http://www.okhighered.org/tseip/

(12th grade) – various amounts

For students considering teaching math or science in Oklahoma

 

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards – www.artandwriting.org

(7th -12th grade) – $10,000 -Register online and submit works to local agency

30 categories including: Drawing, Painting, Photography, Animation, Video Games, Poetry, Essays, Short Story and Humor.  Deadlines are posted by type of entry.

 

Wendy’s High School Heisman – www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com

(12th grade) -Must have played an approved sport in high school -Must have a 3.0 GPA

 

 

 

 

 

 

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