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Alicia Calavan, HS Counselor

 

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Scholarships

 Where to Start Looking: 


American Indian Scholarship Resources:

https://collegefund.org/student-resources/scholarships/scholarship-programs/


September

OppU Achievers Scholarship

  • Deadline: September 30
  • $2500
  • Be enrolled fulltime in High School or at least part time in college, graduate, professional or trade school.  Also, must be a U.S. Citizen and have a GPA of 3.0-4.0
  • For more information go to: https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Decisions are based solely on applicant’s essay response.

October

Wendy’s High School Heisman

Horatio Alger Scholarship

  • National Scholarship that gives awards ranging from $6,000-$25,000
  • Students may apply online Aug.1-Oct.25 at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/
    • ​Requirements:
      • ​Full Time High School Senior planning to attend an college in the fall
      • Demonstrate Financial Need ($55,000 or lower adusted gross family income)
      • Involved in co-curricular and community service activities
      • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
      • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0
      • Be a US Citizen
      •  

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship 

College and Career Readiness Student Champion Scholarship


2019 Most Valuable Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 15, 2018
  • Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.
  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

  • Deadline: November 15, 2018 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

Real World Design Challenge Scholarship

​Points Scholarships 


December

OppU Achievers Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31
  • $2500
  • Be enrolled fulltime in High School or at least part time in college, graduate, professional or trade school.  Also, must be a U.S. Citizen and have a GPA of 3.0-4.0
  • For more information go to: https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Decisions are based solely on applicant’s essay response.

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

  • Be entering college in the Fall of 2019 as a Freshman at a four-year school for an undergraduate degree.
  • Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community based sports.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident (you will be asked to prove citizenship and age if you win).
  • Not be an employee, officer or director of Foot Locker, Inc., or any of its subsidiaries, or a member of the immediate family of such an employee, officer or director.
  • https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/

January

United States JCI Senate Scholarship


February

2019 Scholarship Award Sweepstakes 

Discover Student Loans is giving away a $5,000 scholarship each month this year! The earlier your college bound students and parents enter, the more chances they have to win 1 of the 12 scholarships available. Families can visit Scholarship.CollegeCovered.com to enter today. Sweepstakes are open from February 2, 2019 through January 31, 2020.

Carolyn Watson Opportunities Scholarship

  • Deadline: 2/1/2019
  • $10,000
  • Must be resident of rural Oklahoma county.
  • Must have GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Exceptional ability and excels beyond the local high school environment in one of the following areas must be demonstrated by the nominee: (1) arts and humanities, (2) science and engineering or (3) community leadership
  • https://occf.academicworks.com/opportunities/2316

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

  • Deadline: February 1, 2019
  • Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.
  • To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:
    • Be a graduating high school senior
    • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
    • Show leadership potential
    • Demonstrate a dedication to community service
    • Present evidence of financial need
    • Be a United States citizen
    • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
    • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.
  • www.jackierobinson.org/apply/

GPACAC Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: February 15, 2019
  • $500-$1000
  • Students must meet all the following scholarship requirements listed below:
    • be a May/June 2019 high school graduate
    • attend high school / homeschool in Nebraska, Kansas, or Oklahoma
    • have an ACT Composite score of 21 or higher (or SAT equivalent)
    • have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • To apply for the 2019 scholarship:

    -Complete the 2019 application form
    -Upload a resume or activities list
    -Upload an original essay on one of the two topics provided (500 word maximum)

  • https://www.gpacac.net/student-scholarship1

GPACAC Paul Max Scholarship

Deadline: February 15th, 2019

-$1000

Students must meet all the following scholarship requirements listed below:
-be a May/June 2019 high school graduate
-attend high school/homeschool in Nebraska, Kansas, or Oklahoma
-have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 and above (or equivalent)
-have completed a minimum of 100 community service hours from freshman year to date of application

To apply for the 2019 scholarship:
-Complete the 2019 application form
-Upload a resume or activities list
-Upload an original essay on one of the two topics provided (500 word maximum)

https://www.gpacac.net/paulmaxscholarship

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Organization of Rural Oklahoma Scholarship

  • Deadline: Submit to Mr. Calavan by February 20th for consideration.  Deadline for entry to OROS: March 1, 2019
  • Only one applicant’s scholarship submission may be chosen from each school
  • See Mrs. Calavan for Application 

March

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships​

Payne County Bank Scholarship

  • Postmarked no later than March 15
  • Scholarship awards are $2,500.  The awards may be renewed at the same amount for an additional three years by maintaining a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale and full-time enrollment in an undergraduate program.
  • Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the fall following graduation.
  • See Mrs. Calavan for your application.

OppU Achievers Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 31
  • $2500
  • Be enrolled fulltime in High School or at least part time in college, graduate, professional or trade school.  Also, must be a U.S. Citizen and have a GPA of 3.0-4.0
  • For more information go to: https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Decisions are based solely on applicant’s essay response.

Payne County Pork Producers Association

  • Deadline: TBA
  • $500
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA
  • Must list activities, organizations, accomplishments, and leadership roles you are involved in related to the swine industry.
  • Applications are available in the counseling office.

April

Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Scholarship

  • $1,000
  • Deadline: April 2, 2019
  • ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
    • Must be a graduating high school senior.
    • Must enroll full time in an agriculture program at an accredited Oklahoma college, university
      or technical school.
    • Must be a member of a Farm Bureau family (father, mother or legal guardian memberships qualify;
      grandparents’, siblings’ or other relatives’ 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.
  • http://www.okfarmbureau.org/userfiles/ApplicationsCenterPDFs/2019OKFBYFRScholarshipApplication.pdf

Drumright Dental Scholarship

Oklahoma Rural Rehabilitation Corporation

  • Deadline: April 15, 2019
  • Must be a Graduating Senior.  “The eligibility and amount given will be based on the net worth of property owned by me and my parents and the income that will be available to us.  Scholarships are available to residents of Oklahoma only and student must obtain education and training in Oklahoma.
  • The scholarship program has been in effect since 1968. It is a one-time scholarship available to rural high school* graduates entering any private or public college or technical school in Oklahoma. The amount of this scholarship is based on the number of applications received and financial need of the student. The amount of scholarships will generally range from $200 to $500. We attempt to give the maximum available.
    
  • www.orrcinc.com/scholarships.html

The Jimmie L. Dean Foundation Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 15, 2019
  • Up to $10,000
  • First time applicants must be:
  • A continuous resident of the state of Oklahoma for the past six (6) years,
  • A graduate from an Oklahoma High School or have completed the Oklahoma High School requirements through Homeschool activities,
  • Entering an accredited Oklahoma College, University or Technical school from the list on the application page on a full-time basis for the first time in the Fall of 2019 in pursuit of a 4 year undergraduate degree from the College or University or an appropriate degree from a Technical school such as Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology,
  • Graduate students and less than full time students are NOT eligible for an award.
  • https://jimmiedeanfoundation.org/apply

2019 Judge R.L. Hert Memorial Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 15, 2019 (return to Mrs. Calavan and she will hand deliver them to the law office)
  • $1,000
  • A student need not have an interest in the study of law to qualify for the scholarship.  The scholarship requires only that the applicant graduate from a Payne County high school with the intention to pursue higher education at an accredited college or university.  
  • The Payne County Bar Association Scholarship Committee will be searching for an applicant who shows a well-rounded scholastic experience with outstanding citizenship, leadership, scholarship and need.
  • Found on the Student S Drive: 2018-2019 Senior Scholarships or see Mrs. Calavan

American Petroleum Institute Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 18, 2019
  • $1,000
  • Must be a Graduating High School Senior
  • They wish to extend this scholarship to students who have an interest in the petroleum industry, but this is not mandatory.
  • GPA of 2.5 and wish to help students who are financially disadvantaged.
  • Found on the Student S Drive: 2018-2019 Senior Scholarships or see Mrs. Calavan

Margaret Williamson Memorial Scholarship Award for Language Arts

  • Deadline: April 30, 2019
  • This award will be presented to a Ripley Senior for Achievement in Literature, Writing, and English Skills.
  • Found on the Student S Drive: 2018-2019 Senior Scholarships or see Mrs. Calavan for Scholarship Application

Ripley Former Student & Teacher Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: April 30, 2019
  • Presented to a Ripley Senior
  • Found on the Student S Drive: 2018-2019 Senior Scholarships or see Mrs. Calavan for the Scholarship Application

May

June

OppU Achievers Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 30
  • $2500
  • Be enrolled fulltime in High School or at least part time in college, graduate, professional or trade school.  Also, must be a U.S. Citizen and have a GPA of 3.0-4.0
  • For more information go to: https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Decisions are based solely on applicant’s essay response.

July