OK College Start Resources
This web site offers assistance ranging from education and career planning to scholarship searches. Their scholarship listing is available at https://secure.okcollegestart.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/Scholarships/Scholarship_Links.aspx
Please note: Many of the scholarship opportunities posted on this page are offered by organizations outside of our community and school. We encourage students and parents to review privacy policies of each organization before submitting applications.
LOCAL COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP SITES - Google Doc accessible to heavener students
Students grades 8-10 whose parents meet income requirements (currently no more than $55,000 AGI) may apply for Oklahoma’s Promise, a state scholarship program that pays for the student’s tuition costs to attend an Oklahoma college for four years.
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Scholarship Resources
Choctaw Nation Career Development
Choctaw Higher Education
Scholarships with January 2020 Deadlines
THE NATIONAL FFA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (OPENS NOV 1, 2019 AND CLOSES JAN 15, 2020)
If you have been involved in FFA through high school, you should check out the FFA Scholarship Program. On their web site, you'll find an abundance of information and applications for several scholarships specifically for FFA students seeking careers in agriculture related fields.
APIA (Asian and Pacific islander american) Scholarship - deadline january 22, 2020
Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship - Deadline January 30, 2020
Courageous Persuaders Video Competition - Deadline January 30, 2020
Scholarships with February 2020 Deadlines
CASC Scholars Program - deadline february 1, 2020
Organization of Rural Oklahoma schools scholarship - local deadline february 14
Seniors, check your school email for an application
Hispanic Scholarship Fund - Deadline February 15, 2020
This scholarship opportunity is offered to Hispanic students with a minimum 3.0 GPA
LPGA Foundation Scholarships- Deadline Feb. 28, 2020
Scholarships with March 2020 Deadlines
Create a greeting card scholarship - deadline march 2, 2020
Erma Whittet & Lois Henderson Education Scholarship - Deadline March 10, 2020
This scholarship is open to students who want to pursue a degree in the teaching field. Minimum GPA is 2.5. Pick up an application in the counselor's office.
Doodle for Google Scholarship - Deadline March 13, 2020
How about a chance to win $30,000 to go toward your college education by doodling? That's right. The winner of this competition also earns his or her school $50,000 to set up a computer lab.
The Doodle for Google Scholarship is open to students grades K-12 and encourages students "to use their creativity to create their own interpretation of the Google logo."
This year's theme is "I show kindness by..."
For information on how the scholarship contest works, how to enter, and specific contest rules, go to https://doodles.google.com/d4g/how-it-works/
Formswift Scholarship - create an infograph to win - deadline march 15, 2020
Ragland Family Foundation Scholarship - Deadline March 15, 2020 (applications open oct. 1)
Open to Oklahoma students with limited educational funding who want to obtain a college degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math
Scholarships with April 2020 Deadlines
Graphic Communication Scholarship - Deadline April 1, 2020
LOcal: Matt Place Scholarship - Deadline April 11
To apply, you must write an essay that explains why you deserve the scholarship.
The essay must be formatted as follows:
12 point font, double spaced, 3-5 pages with cover page - MLA format
Submit essay to Mplacescholarship@gmail.com
local: Leflore County OHCe (Oklahoma Home Community Education) scholarship - deadline april 13
Pick up applications in your school counselor office.
Local: Joey Beger Memorial Scholarship - $1500 - Deadline April 15
Pick up an application in your counselor's office
Scholarships with May 2020 Deadlines
PB&J Scholarship - Deadline May 31, 2020
This scholarship award is $1000 and seeks applicants who have experienced challenges and who have a drive to succeed. Seniors should see school email for details.
Scholarships with June 2020 Deadlines
Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship - Deadline June 30, 2020
The Silver Law Firm Scholarship
Scholarships with July - August 2020 Deadlines
Stuck at the PROM Scholarship - Watch for this scholarship opportunity to open in April. Applicants create their own prom outfit using duck tape.
MCLEAN DDS MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP - Deadline August 1, 2020
This $1000 scholarship is for students pursuing a medical degree and entering college in the fall of 2020.
Digital Privacy Scholarship - Deadline June 30, 2019
RESUME COMPANION SCHOLARSHIP - DEADLINE JULY 14, 2019
This is an opportunity for students to be creative. Applicants must submit a resume as if it is prepared for a fictional character.
Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys Scholarship - Deadline July 15, 2019
This scholarship is for students currently enrolled at the University of Oklahoma.
GRAPHIC DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP - DEADLINE JULY 31, 2019
Oklahoma Hall of Fame Scholarship - Deadline September 6, 2019 (Requires Nomination - see school counselor)
Don't Text and Drive Scholarship - Deadline Sept 30, 2019
Scholarships with October Deadlines
AES Scholarship - Deadline Oct 6, 2019
This scholarship is "awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted."
AMERICAN MUSCLE SCHOLARSHIP FOR AUTOMOTIVE MAJORS - DEADLINE OCT 15, 2019
Haz la u program - deadline oct. 15, 2019
This organization seeks Hispanic applicants who demonstrate
- Academic excellence
- Dedication to community service
- Leadership in community
Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards - deadline Oct 15, 2019
Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway - Deadline Oct 17, 2019
College Jumpstart Scholarship - Deadline Oct. 17, 2019
$1,000 merit-based award
Horatio Alger Scholarship - Deadline October 25, 2019
This scholarship award ranges from $10,000 to $25,000 and is open to applicants who will graduate Spring 2020, who have an adjusted gross family income (AGI) of $55,000 or lower, and who have United States citizenship.
Coca-Cola Scholarship - Deadline Oct 31, 2019
Unigo's Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship - Deadline Oct 31, 2019
Scholarships with November Deadlines
University of Arkansas Fort Smith Freshman Merit Scholarship - Deadline November 15, 2019
This scholarship opportunity requires early admission of November 15, 2019 and is open to students who have an ACT of 25 or above and a minimum 3.5 GPA.
University of Arkansas Fort Smith Freshman Prestigious Scholarships - Deadline November 15, 2019
These four-year scholarships require ACT scores above 25 (see individual scholarships in the site's drop-down menus) and a minimum 3.5 GPA
THE JAMES ALAN COX FOUNDATION FOR STUDENT PHOTOJOURNALISTS Scholarship - Deadline Nov 15, 2019
Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders - Deadline November 30
Scholarships with December Deadlines
Dell Scholars (for students who have participated in upward bound) - deadline dec 1, 2019
Dirk Derrick car & truck accident injury scholarship
This scholarship application is open to students whose lives have been altered due to a car or truck accident. The deadline is December 15, 2019.
1Dental Scholarship Competition
(survey required - discuss with parents) - Deadline Dec 20, 2019
Community College Scholarship - deadline december 29, 2019
Spotless Cleaning Chicago Scholarship - Deadline December 30, 2019
If you are a dynamic, passionate, hard-working student in high school, college, university, or trade school, create a 2-4 minute video explaining why you think education is the key to a brighter future, and how you can shape society.