To Qualify for a Scholarship, Applicant must at a minimum:
Have graduated (or will graduate within 6 months of application deadline) from a high school located in the State of Oklahoma with at least a cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.5 or above.
Have been accepted by and will attend one of the colleges or universities that are part of The Oklahoma State System of Higher Education, on a full-time basis.
Will pursue a degree with a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) major*.
Be a United States citizen and a legal resident of the state of Oklahoma.
Will demonstrate financial need by supplying a copy of the applicant’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.
Will provide an essay describing the applicant’s educational goals, future career plans, the level of demand for the applicant’s planned career and potential starting salary (must be a minimum of 500 words).
Will provide a resume, along with their transcript, and three (3) letters of recommendation with at least one being from a business professional and one from a school official. The letters of recommendation should be from individuals who have known the student long enough to have some understanding of his or her character and abilities.
Conduct themselves in a manner that should not bring the recipient into public disrepute, contempt, scandal, or ridicule, or which might tend to reflect unfavorably on the Foundation.
*While we have high regard for these fields of study, our scholarship program is not intended for degree programs in the medical services field (including, but not limited to, veterinary medicine, nursing, dermatology, speech therapy, physical therapy and/or nurse practitioners). However, medical research fields such as biomedical chemistry are included. If you have a question regarding whether your particular field of study is included in our scholarship program, please feel free to send us an inquiry through our “Contact Us” page.