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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

  

ONGOING SCHOLARSHIPS

  

LOCAL COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP SITES - Google Doc accessible to heavener students

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1h5CBkF2_OI4w44G8OVROxO4hj5Q6MXNu/view?usp=sharing

  

OKLAHOMA'S PROMISE

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.

https://www.okhighered.org/okpromise/ 

 

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Scholarship Resources

 

Choctaw Nation Career Development

https://www.choctawnation.com/tribal-services/education/career-development

 

Chahta Foundation 

https://chahtafoundation.com/scholarships/

 

Choctaw Higher Education

https://www.choctawnation.com/higher-education-0

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. 

Scholarships with April 2020 Deadlines  

  

Kiamichi Electric operation roundup scholarship - deadline april 1, 2020

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a1315519f07f556a56a6884/t/5e2a18ee83e9c52fc881f527/1579817199499/ScholarshipHSAPp.pdf

  

Graphic Communication Scholarship - Deadline April 1, 2020

https://pgsf.org/application-information-instructions/

  

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

  

We the Students Essay Contest - Deadline April 15, 2020

Essay Prompt: What does civil discourse mean to you? Submit essays to

https://billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/?utm_source=NEWSLETTER&utm_medium=EMAIL&utm_campaign=GENERAL&utm_term=GENERIC

Scholarships with May 2020 Deadlines

Scholarship for students with Autism - Deadline May 4, 2020

https://researchautism.org/how-we-help/scholarships/

  

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

  

Oklahoma Youth With promise scholarship - deadline June 1, 2020

This scholarship opportunity is open to applicants who have been in  Oklahoma DHS custody foster care  or have aged out at time of high school graduation or GED completion. 

https://occf.academicworks.com/opportunities/2888

Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship - Deadline June 30, 2020

http://endcyberbullying.net/scholarship/

The Silver Law Firm Scholarship

https://www.esilverlaw.com/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. 

https://www.duckbrand.com/stuck-at-prom

  

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.

https://www.mclean-dentist.com/scholarship/

The following scholarship opportunities have expired.

Digital Privacy Scholarship - Deadline June 30, 2019

http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/digital-privacy-scholarship

 

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.

https://resumecompanion.com/scholarship/

 

Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys Scholarship - Deadline July 15, 2019

This scholarship is for students currently enrolled at the University of Oklahoma.

https://www.getcolbert.com/colbert-cooper-hill-attorneys-scholarship/

   

GRAPHIC DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP - DEADLINE JULY 31, 2019

https://www.nonstopsigns.com/graphic-design-scholarships/

Oklahoma Hall of Fame Scholarship - Deadline September 6, 2019 (Requires Nomination - see school counselor)

https://oklahomahof.com/scholarships

   

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship - Deadline Sept 30, 2019

http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship

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."

http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php

 

AMERICAN MUSCLE SCHOLARSHIP FOR AUTOMOTIVE MAJORS - DEADLINE OCT 15, 2019

https://www.americanmuscle.com/scholarships.html  

  

Haz la u program - deadline oct. 15, 2019

This organization seeks Hispanic applicants who demonstrate

- Academic excellence
- Dedication to community service
- Leadership in community

https://www.colgatepalmolive.com/en-us/core-values/community-responsibility/make-the-u

  

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards - deadline Oct 15, 2019

https://hhfawards.hispanicheritage.org/2019/forms/welcome.php

 

Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway - Deadline Oct 17, 2019

https://www.drpeppertuition.com/

  

College Jumpstart Scholarship - Deadline Oct. 17, 2019

$1,000 merit-based award

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

   

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. 

https://scholars.horatioalger.org  

  

Coca-Cola Scholarship - Deadline Oct 31, 2019

https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

  

Unigo's Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship - Deadline Oct 31, 2019

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship

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.

https://admissions.uafs.edu/financial-aid/merit

  

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

https://admissions.uafs.edu/financial-aid/prestigious

 

THE JAMES ALAN COX FOUNDATION FOR STUDENT PHOTOJOURNALISTS Scholarship - Deadline Nov 15, 2019

https://www.jamesalancoxfoundation.org/apply/

  

Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders - Deadline November 30

https://www.ushli.org/dr-juan-andrade-scholarship-for-young-hispanic-leaders/

Scholarships with December Deadlines

   

Dell Scholars (for students who have participated in upward bound) - deadline dec 1, 2019

https://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship/

  

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.

https://www.derricklawfirm.com/library/scholarship.cfm

    

1Dental Scholarship Competition
(survey required - discuss with parents) - Deadline Dec 20, 2019

https://www.1dental.com/scholarship/

  

Community College Scholarship - deadline december 29, 2019

https://www.sreducationgroup.org/scholarships/community-college-scholarship

  

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.

https://www.spotlesscleaningchicago.com/scholarship/

  

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.  

https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/scholarships/

  

APIA (Asian and Pacific islander american) Scholarship - deadline january 22, 2020

https://apiascholars.org/scholarship/apia-scholarship/

 

Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship for Students with Documented learning Disabilities (Two-year college or vocational training) - Deadline January 31, 2020

https://www.ncld.org/what-we-do/scholarships/allegra-ford-thomas-scholarship/

  

The Anne Ford Scholarship ($10,000) for Students with Documented learning Disability and/or ADHD - Bachelor's Degree Pursuit - Deadline January 31, 2020

https://www.ncld.org/what-we-do/scholarships/allegra-ford-thomas-scholarship/

  

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship - Deadline January 30, 2020

http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/technology-addiction-awareness-scholarship

 

Courageous Persuaders Video Competition - Deadline January 30, 2020

https://courageouspersuaders.com/

Scholarships with February 2020 Deadlines

  

CASC Scholars Program - deadline february 1, 2020

https://www.carlalbert.edu/casc-scholarship-application/

 

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

https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

  

CENTER FOR CYBER SAFETY AND EDUCATION: SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FOR STUDENTS PLANNING A DEGREE IN THE INTERNET SAFETY FIELD - DEADLINE february 24, 2020

https://iamcybersafe.org/scholarships/undergraduate-scholarships/

  

LPGA Foundation Scholarships- Deadline Feb. 28, 2020

https://lpga.fluidreview.com/

Scholarships with March 2020 Deadlines

  

American chemical society scholarship - deadline march 1, 2020

Applicants must be African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian student majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science AND planning to pursue a career in a chemistry-related science

https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars/apply.html

  

Bennett family scholarship for children of single parents - deadline march 1, 2020

https://occf.academicworks.com/opportunities/2724

  

Life lessons scholarship - deadline march 1, 2020

This scholarship is open to students who have experienced the death of a parent. Students may choose an essay or video submission. 

https://lifehappens.org/life-lessons-scholarship-program/

  

Create a greeting card scholarship - deadline march 2, 2020

https://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm

 

America's 911 Foundation Scholarship - Deadline March 9, 2020

https://www.americas911foundation.org//scholarship/scholarship_main.html

  

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.

 

Morelli Foundation Scholarship for students who have a demonstrated learning challenge (disability) of dyslexia, dysgraphia and/or dyscalculia - Deadline March 13, 2020

https://morelli.foundation/scholarship-applications.htm

  

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

https://formswift.com/startup-scholarship

 

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

https://www.raglandfamilyfoundation.com/what-we-do

 

Oklahoma State Fair Scholarship - Deadline March 20, 2020

https://okstatefair.com/osf-gives-back/scholarships

  

The C Robert Reed Scholarship - deadline march 31, 2020

https://www.thecommunitysb.com/files/CRReed_Sch_Application_2020.pdf

  

Scholarship for Students with blindness or vision loss - Deadline March 31, 2020

https://www.lighthouseguild.org/patients-families/scholarships/