scholarship fulbright 2014There are many scholarships available for prospective freshmen, transfer students, current students and continuing students.

The College of Arts and Sciences offers three levels of scholarship competitions:

  1. Students are eligible for College Level scholarships within the College of Arts and Sciences after completing 12 hours at OSU. Some exceptions may apply. See specific scholarships for criteria.
  2. Some Departments offer Departmental Level scholarships for students whose major is housed within that specific department. For a complete list, see below.
  3. At the University Level, students are automatically considered based on their OSU admission application. For current and continuing students, please visit OSU Scholarships and Financial Aid.

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1. College Level Scholarship Competition

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for currently enrolled CAS undergraduates who anticipate continuing as full-time students.

Awards

Individual awards vary in amount. Recipients will receive one-half of the award in the fall, and one-half in the spring, pending continued full-time enrollment in the College of Arts and Sciences. Applicants are considered for all awards, but may receive no more than one award.

Eligibility

  • Students must be pursuing majors in the College of Arts and Sciences. (Minors only are not eligible.)
  • Students must have at least 12 hours completed at OSU prior to the spring semester of freshman year.
  • Students must have at least 28 hours completed by the start of the fall semester of sophomore year.
  • Students must have an OSU (institutional) and cumulative graduation/retention GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Second-year senior students who received a CAS scholarship in a previous year are not eligible.
  • Additional restrictions may apply; please see application form for details.

Applications

Applications will be available in October. Completed applications and faculty letters of recommendation will be due in 213 Life Sciences East no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 1, 2018.

For the summer and fall entry term, apply by the November 1 Early Opportunity application deadline. You must submit all application materials by February 1 for full scholarship consideration.

College of Arts and Sciences

Name

Selection Criteria

Fourjay Foundation Annual Scholarship

The focus of general scholarships funded through the foundation and awarded by the financial aid office are for students in financial crisis who  have exhausted other means of federal aid and scholarships but who still need additional assistance to remain in school, middle-income students whose family income is too high to qualify for grants but not high enough that their family can afford college without borrowing heavily, and students for whom the OSU Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid performs dependency overrides for federal aid (they don't qualify for parent loans/aid). Because Mr. Jackson was committed to helping students find their career path and complete college, the College of Arts and Sciences proposes that the $25,000 gift from the Fourjay Foundation be used for undeclared majors who enroll through the College of Arts and Sciences.

Gabriel Endowed Scholarship

The recipients must be enrolled as full-time students at Oklahoma State University and may be classified at either the undergraduate or graduate level. All recipients must show evidence of financial need, exhibit strong leadership ability as well as good character, and demonstrate high academic achievement. Two equal awards will be distributed from the Gabriel Endowed Scholarship Fund. One recipient will be selected from the instrumental music department based on the student's instrumental ability and the needs of the department to attract particular instrumentation; one recipient will be selected from the history department based on competitive proposals from the students.

Anne Clark McHale Scholarship

The recipients must be a female student enrolled full-time at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and  Sciences who is completing her junior year with a 3.2 or better grade point average. The recipient must be majoring in chemistry, physics, mathematics, or microbiology. If two or more students have equal qualifications, preference will be given to the one showing greatest financial need. If at any time no suitable candidate is available in any of these fields, the award will be allowed to accumulate and the accumulated sum will be awarded to the next eligible candidate.

Joan Marie Tippeconnie   Endowed Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University and must be majoring in the pre-medicine discipline. The recipient must have a grade point average of at least 2.8 on a 4.0 scale and have documented financial need. Recipients must be students who are enrolled members of a federally recognized American Indian tribe..

A & S Dean's Staff Scholarship

The recipient may be enrolled as a full-time or part-time student at Oklahoma State University. Incoming freshmen, continuing or transfer students may be eligible for the award, provided they are in good standing with the University and have maintained a 3.0 grade point average. The scholarship may be continued for up to three years pending committee approval. Preference shall be given to a child of a current or past Dean's staff member. In the event there are no suitable applicants, the award may be made to a current member of the Dean's staff. The scholarship may or may not be awarded each year.

Rohrberger Endowment

Scholarships for A & S students.

Bellmon Internship Endowment

Applicants must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at Oklahoma State University and scheduled to complete internships at the state or national levels of government. Applicants must have completed at l east 12 hours at OSU prior to application, and preference will be given to upperclassmen. Students will be selected based on their academic record, campus involvement an demonstration of character, values and work ethic as illustrated through a written essay and letters of recommendation.

Fourjay Foundation Scholarship

The recipient must be a full-time student enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma State University. Preference will be given to those (a) who have demonstrated high career potential and (b) show financial need.

Native American Studies Award

Determined by the selection committee.

George A. and Mary Lou Gries Endowed Scholarship Fund

Recipients must be enrolled as full-time students at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and Sciences. Recipients shall have at least a 3.5 grade point average.

Arts and Sciences Alumni Scholarship Account

Determined by the selection committee.

Going Scholarship

Needy and deserving pre-medical students in his or her third or fourth year at OSU.

Rector Scholarship

The recipient of this honor shall be deserving male students at the Oklahoma State University who are intending to go to medical school after completion of their pre-medical studies.

Scales Memorial Scholarship

Outstanding sophomore in Arts and Sciences.

George White Memorial Scholarship

A student who is enrolled in humanities and is outstanding and is also in need of some financial assistance. Candidates nominated by a humanities teacher.

Carpenter Early Intervention Endowment Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma State University. The scholarship will be awarded to a junior, senior, or graduate student pursuing a degree of Speech Pathology. The recipient must have demonstrated effective intervention skills, a minimum 2.8 grade point average, and must exhibit financial need.

Virginia Richmond Scholarship Endowment

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time  student majoring in the sciences at Oklahoma State University. The recipient must be a female incoming freshman and may continue to receive the award for up to four years. The recipient must have a minimum 3.5 high school grade point average and must exhibit significant financial need.

Niblack Research Scholars

Determined by the selection committee.

William Wardrope Scholarship

Determined by the selection committee.

DEQ Environmental Studies Certificate Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the Oklahoma State University, pursuing accreditation through the Environmental Studies Certificate program.

Summer Bridge Program

Determined by the selection committee.

Mark and Susan Miller Scholarship Award in Air Force ROTC

Determined by the selection committee.

Gilbert R. Emde & Robert H. Phillips Endowed Scholarship Fund

Recipients must be regularly enrolled as full-time students at Oklahoma State University. Recipients must be majoring in an Oklahoma State University recognized health sciences program such as pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-osteopathic medicine, pre-nursing, pre-pharmacy, or pre-physician's assistant. First preference shall be given to students who have worked as junior volunteers at Stillwater Medical Center. Second preference shall be given to students who have worked as junior volunteers at their local medical centers. if Stillwater Medical Center ceases to exist or no longer exists as an entity, first preference shall be given to students who have worked as junior volunteers at their local medical centers.

Adam and Alee Gossen   Endowed Scholarship

Determined by the selection committee.

Walter William Killough, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences.  The recipient must be majoring in Political Science or Economics and must have documented financial need.    

Twila Clayton Beyond Borders Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences and must have graduated from a high school located outside of the State of Oklahoma. The recipient must have a grade point average of at least 3.25 on a 4.0 scale. The number of awards and size of the award shall be determined by the selection committee.    

Thad Scott Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student  at the University, pursuing a degree in theatre production and must be classified as a junior year student. The recipient must be an Oklahoma resident and must have a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Selection preference shall be given to students with documented financial need who may not have received any other scholarship support. If the Theatre Department is ever dissolved or disbanded, the award shall e given to a student majoring in fine arts or performing arts, with selection preference given to a student experiencing the disease of Diabetes Mellitus.

Dana G. Waits Memorial Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and Sciences.  The recipient must be enrolled in the Economics Department and must be classified as a Freshman or Sophomore student.     

Richard G Ingham English Graduate Studies Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University. This scholarship is to be available to incoming or continuing graduate students. It shall be unrestricted pertaining to nationality as well as discipline, within the department. The intention is to reward the best candidate who displays high potential or proven track record for success.

Anne Greenwood OSU Marching Band Endowed Scholarship

The Recipient must be a full time undergraduate student at Oklahoma State University and meet the following additional criteria:    ·  Exhibited financial need;    ·  Exhibited leadership and citizenship - as determined objectively by the selection committee according to the criteria below;    ·  Play a woodwind or brass instrument as a current member of the Cowboy Marching Band; and    ·  Cumulative GPA of 2.75.    Leadership and citizenship may be determined by the following criteria:  prior grades received in marching band, band attendance records, participation in pep band volunteer events, playing audition scores, and prior leadership experience within the Cowboy Marching Band.  Preference will be given to a student who also participates in the concert band, symphony band, or wind ensemble.      The scholarship will be awarded for one year.  However, an applicant may be selected for another award if they are the best candidate and otherwise meet the above listed criteria.  The amount of the award and the number of scholarships will be determined annually by the selection committee.  It is the desire of the donor that the award equal at least 25% of the cost of tuition and fees of an instate student taking 14 credit hours.     

Ron and Thora duBois Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship will alternate annually between the Art Department and the Music Department at Oklahoma State University. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University. The art department recipient must be enrolled in the arte department and maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average. The music department recipient must be majoring in piano and maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Preference will be given to students with the greatest financial need.

Jerry Lockwood Endowed Sch.   for American Indian Studies

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences. The recipient must be minoring in American Indian Studies, must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and documented financial need.    

Karen & Daniel Bintz Undergraduate STEM Student Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences, with a study focus in one of the following STEM areas: Chemistry, Computer Science, Microbiology, Integrative Biology, Mathematics or Physics.

Karen & Daniel Bintz Graduate STEM Student Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a graduate student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences, with a study focus in one of the following STEM areas: Chemistry, Computer Science, Microbiology, Integrative Biology, Mathematics or Physics.

Nancy Charlene Malkenhorst Endowed Scholarship

The Fund will be used to provide scholarships to students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences who are first in their family to attend college.

Africana Studies Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at the University.  The recipient must be pursuing a minor in Africana Studies

Chesapeake Energy Corporation Math & Science Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and Sciences. Four (4) awards of equal value will be made to recipients majoring in Math, Chemistry, Statistics or Physics.

Orlando E & Velda Gayle Hazley Academic Scholarship for A&S

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences and must have a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Paul Bradley Wilds Memorial Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University majoring in the sciences, specifically botany, chemistry, microbiology and molecular genetics, physics or zoology, with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Preference shall be given to a qualifying student from El Reno High School. Financial need should not be a consideration.

Victoria Dorothy Knoll, M.D. Scholarship Endowment

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences and must have graduated from a high school located in the State of Kansas.  The recipient must be majoring in mathematics or a science field including zoology, microbiology, botany, chemistry or physics.  The award is renewable provided the recipient maintains a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.    

L.E. "Dean" Stringer Endowment for Phi Beta Kappa

Determined by the selection committee.

Mike and Nancy McDowell Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences.  The recipient must have documented financial need.    

Sarah Sinichi Memorial Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and Sciences. The recipient may be an undergraduate or graduate student, and must have an expressed interested in cancer research or currently conducting research in this area and actively involved in children's research. If there is not a candidate who satisfies the aforementioned criteria, selection preference shall be given to a student with an expressed interest in cancer research, a student who is currently conducting research in this area or a student who is actively involved in children's outreach activities.

Paul A. Montemurro Scholarship in Music Education Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time junior, senior or graduate student at Oklahoma State University. The recipient must be an instrumental music education major in the College of Arts and Sciences pursuing certification in teacher education and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Financial need shall be a strong consideration during the selection process. As an incentive to upper brass students to pursue a career in music education, preference shall be given to upper brass students.

Sharon L. Daniel Annual Scholarship in Math & Computer Science

The recipient must have a minimum grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Patrick, Margaret and R.A. Ward Endowed Scholarship Fund

Recipients must be enrolled as full-time students in the College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma State University and must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in the life sciences, physical sciences, or a combination of both.  Recipients must be graduates of a public high school in Oklahoma.

Charles E. Waite Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in Oklahoma State University, be a legal resident of the State of Oklahoma and live on the Stillwater campus. Preference shall be given to graduates of Shawnee High School and/or Stroud High School if they qualify, who intend to major in History, Sociology or English, and then to others. Scholarships are to be awarded to students with a cumulative grade point average of not more than 3.0. A primary consideration is that these scholarships are to be awarded to students whose own, and family, situation is a lack of money to enable the student to go on to college. This scholarship is to be given to an incoming freshman, and is to be renewed as long as the student's grades and hours completed are sufficient to allow him/her to remain in school and making reasonable progress to graduate in four years. However, the limit for these scholarships to one student is four consecutive years (or eight consecutive semesters). In the event a student drops out or does not keep his or her grade level acceptable for graduation in four years, he or she will lose this scholarship. It will then be awarded to an incoming freshman under similar conditions. The scholarship award is to be used first to defray the costs of tuition and books, and then applied to room and board expenses. Every recipient is to receive, and be requested to read, the brief autobiography of Charles Waite, as well as his obituary, in order that they may know who is responsible for their receiving this money. Also, they are to read the autobiography Mr. Waite sent to OU. Additional scholarships may be awarded if the endowment increases to the extent that it generates spendable earnings that will pay at least 30% of the expected costs of one-year's expenses for each recipient.

2. Departmental Level Scholarship Competition

Aerospace Studies

Name

Selection Criteria

Air Force ROTC Alumni Scholarship Fund

Determined by the selection committee.

Air Force ROTC Special   Programs Fund

Determined by the selection committee.

Ozment Scholarship

The following criteria will be used when selecting a recipient: 1) Must be a junior AS 300 pilot candidate in POC. 2) Cadet must possess individual characteristics contributing to future success in the Air Force, such as: officer potential, positive attitude, personal attributes, courtesy and personal appearance. 3) Must have demonstrated financial need. 4) May not be receiving the AF ROTC College Scholarship.

William R. Schwertfeger Award   of Excellence Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University and must be a Senior Cadet in the Department of Aerospace Studies and attending pilot training. High academic achievement as defined by the Selection Committee as well as other scholarship aid received by recipient will be taken into consideration during the selection process. Selection preference will be given to students who exhibit a desire to fly fighter planes.    

Neil Bynum Memorial Award of Excellence Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University and must be a Junior Cadet in the Department of Aerospace Studies and attending pilot training. High academic achievement as defined by the Selection Committee as well as other scholarship aid received by recipient will be taken into consideration during the selection process. Selection preference will be given to students who exhibit a desire to fly fighter planes.    

Cal Waller, Jr. Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University.  The award will be given annually to the top Arnold Air Society cadet for outstanding contributions to Arnold Air Society and community service.    

Art, Graphic Design & Art History

Name

Selection Criteria

Green Country Watercolor Society Art Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled at Oklahoma State University as a full or part-time student, classified as either a Junior or Senior, majoring in Art with a painting focus. Selection preference will be given to an Oklahoma resident with documented financial need, and a water media painting focus. The recipient must make a presentation of his/her work to the Society, either personally or digitally at the end of the scholarship period.

Richard A. Bivins Scholarship Fund in Ceramics, Sculpture or Metal

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the Department of Art at Oklahoma State University. Scholarships should be awarded to students in the 3-D areas who have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average and who are classified as sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Art Scholarship Fund

Determined by the selection committee.

Lyn Gunter Memorial Art Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the Department of Art at Oklahoma State University. The recipient must be pursuing a degree in Studio Arts. The recipient must be a sophomore or above, have attained an overall grade point average of 3.0, and have a grade point average in the studio art major of 3.5. Applicants must have successfully completed 32 semester credit hours by the end of the summer session preceding the award period. The period of the award is the academic year following the application. The scholarship will be granted on the basis of strong performance as defined by transcripts of college-level work, plus letters of recommendation from the Department of Art faculty or others who may be familiar with applicant's work and capabilities. Financial need is not necessarily a consideration for this scholarship, which is made primarily on the basis of achievement.

Oscar & Ethel Hurst Scholarship   for Art

Determined by the selection committee.

Art Scholarship Endowed Fund

Determined by the selection committee.

Wayman R. and Donna C. Spence Endowed Art Scholarship

Scholarship recipients must be full-time students majoring in Art in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Dana, Lisa and Chris Tiger Endowed Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a part-time or full-time student at the University and must be an Art Department major or minor. Preference shall be given to students who are actively engaged in the Native American community. Consideration may be given to advancing the educational goals of diversity and cultivating a rich campus environment at the Oklahoma State University, including but not limited to considerations of a candidate's economic disadvantages, neighborhood and community circumstances, and the impact of a candidate's cultural experiences, backgrounds, and special talents. Such considerations shall be made on an individualized basis and not on assumptions based on gender, race, ethnicity, or national origin.

J. Jay McVicker Endowed Scholarships in Art

Scholarship recipients must be full time students at Oklahoma State University who are studying art. Scholarship is not restricted solely to art majors. Selection will be based on academic and artistic achievement and promise for continuing successes in these areas. Based upon the recommendation of the selection committee, the scholarship may be renewed.

Bank SNB Freshman Recruitment Scholarship in Art

The recipients must be enrolled as incoming freshman students at the University in the Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History. The number of awards and size of the award shall be determined annually by the selection committee.

Carson Scott Endowed Scholarship in Art

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the Department of Art.  The recipient must have documented financial need.

B.J. Smith Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full time junior or senior at Oklahoma State University.  The recipient must also be a studio art major and must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Frickenschmidt Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time 3rd or 4th year Studio Art Major in the College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma State University.

Art Department Exhibition Fund

The purpose of the Fund shall be to provide unrestricted financial support for expenses related to art exhibitions held in the Gardiner Art Gallery located in the Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts at Oklahoma State University. Inaugural expenditures from the fund will be made to support the Harjo Exhibition. Student scholarships may also be supported with excess funds at the discretion of the Head of the Art Department.

Sarah J. Clark Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the Department of Art at Oklahoma State University. The award shall be given to a deserving senior who is majoring in studio art (first preference) or graphic design (second preference) who is involved in activities both in an outside the art field, and who strives to encourage individuals of all ages to discover and nurture a passion for art.

Chemistry

 Name

Selection Criteria

Shively Scholarship

1) Recipients must be incoming freshmen enrolled full-time (12 credit hours) at OSU. 2) Recipient must have displayed academic achievement in high school. 3) Need may be a consideration.

Dr. Tom E. Moore Chemistry Scholarship

The recipient of said scholarship will be a declared undergraduate chemistry major who displays high academic achievement, and who is enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University. Persons at the Junior and Senior level are eligible for consideration.

John & Mildred Skinner Chemistry Fellowship Endowment

The Fund will be used to provide financial support for fellowships in the Department of Chemistry. All other qualifications being equal, financial aid may be considered. Based on satisfactory academic progress, as determined by the selection committee, recipient s are eligible to receive a fellowship for more than one year.

John & Mildred Skinner Chemistry Scholarship Endowment

The Fund will be used to provide financial support for scholarships in the Department of Chemistry. Recipients must be enrolled as full-time students working towards a degree in   Chemistry. Qualified candidates shall have demonstrated outstanding scholastic ability. All other qualifications being equal, financial need may be considered. Preference shall be given to students in their sophomore, junior or senior year of study. Based on satisfactory academic progress, recipients are eligible to receive the scholarship for more than one year.

Lionel Raff Scholarship for Physical Chemistry

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at Oklahoma State University. The recipient must have demonstrated academic excellence in Physical Chemistry.

O.C. Dermer Scholarship Fund

The recipient shall be a chemistry graduate student with an excellent record of academic achievement and who is or will be enrolled in the graduate program in chemistry at Oklahoma State University. A second criteria, after excellence in academics, will be financial need by a graduate student. If a qualified recipient cannot be identified for the fall term in any year, the scholarship may be postponed to the spring term or delayed for one year without penalty.

Walter Hamilton Endowed Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University with a declared major being Chemistry. The recipient must also have earned at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average to receive this annual award.

A. Merill & Winona M. Schnitzer Mem. Fund for Chemistry Research

The recipient must be enrolled as either a full-time or part-time student at the University in the Department of Chemistry. Selection preference shall be given to graduate students. This award is to be given to a student(s) to facilitate continuing chemistry research in faculty laboratories.

Oliver & Joy Kerfoot Endowed Fund for Chemistry Research

Determined by the selection committee.

Distinguished Chemistry Professors Endowed   Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences and must be majoring in chemistry.

Chemistry Teacher Scholarship Fund

Criteria Maintained by the University: 1) Recipients should have a GPA of 3.0, currently full time enrolled undergraduate chemistry major with a commitment to become a chemistry teacher. 2) Recipient must be citizens of the United States/permanent resident. 3) Preference should be given to students with demonstrated financial need when deciding between equally-qualified candidates. 4) Selection shall be made without regard to gender, color, race, creed or national origin. 5) This scholarship is renewable at $6000 per year through the teaching credential program, given the at the student remains at the university from where this scholarship was first received. 6) The University will provide the Donor a written report annually describing the status of the scholarships that have been awarded which will include names, email addresses, photo, one paragraph biography to be used on our website, in conjunction with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and must demonstrate continuing progress toward chemistry teacher licensure by providing a short statement of intent addressing their aspiration to make a contribution to the teaching profession by October 1, 2007. 7) If the University is unable to find students to fill both scholarship spots, the funds will be held toward the following academic year's two scholarship spots. Criteria Maintained by the Scholarship Recipient (Communicated by the University): 1 Scholarship recipients must respond annually to our foundation with a very brief one to two sentence statement of their career status for the first six years after graduation. This can be sent to in the forma of a letter, email, or phone call.

Ernest and Betty Hodnett Memorial Scholarship in Chemistry

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences.     

Sigma-Aldrich Fellowships

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and Sciences.  The recipient must be majoring in Chemistry.

Theodore and Anna Schiefelbusch Memorial Scholarship

The Fund will be used to provide scholarships for graduate students in the Department of Chemistry. The scholarship fund is established in memory of Theodore and Anna Schiefelbusch.

Gary S. Smith & Soon M. Han Chemistry Scholarship Endowment

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the Department of Chemistry at Oklahoma State University.

Oliver C. and Joy P. Kerfoot Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at Oklahoma State University, classified as either a Junior or Senior student.

Beth McGraw Hixon Scholarship Fd Memory Dr. Henry P. Johnson

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time sophomore, junior or senior chemistry major at Oklahoma State University. The recipient must have a minimum 3.25 grade point average and must have demonstrated the necessary skills for professional development in a chemistry career.

Communication Sciences & Disorders

Name

Selection Criteria

Communication Science & Disorders Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship is awarded to an entering graduate student.

Leone L. and William H. Monroe Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a second year graduate student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Oklahoma State University. Selection criteria will include academic record and practicum performance.

Jana Loomis Eaton Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Arts and Sciences, with a preference for students interested in fluency and the Stuttering Prevention Workshop at Oklahoma State University. The student will receive $1,000 annually beginning Fall 2003.

Jill Dimond Moore Endowed Scholarship for Speech Pathology

The recipients must be enrolled as full-time students at the OSU Stillwater campus in the College of Arts and Sciences. Recipients must be classified as senior level students, must have documented financial need and a grade point average of at least 3.4 on a 4.0 scale. Recipients must be majoring in Speech pathology. At least two awards of equal value will be made annually. Donor intends for the amount of each scholarship to be meaningful in size which shall be interpreted to mean that each scholarship shall equal the amount of annual tuition and fees minus any additional scholarship funds received by the recipient.    

Computer Science

Name

Selection Criteria

Fisher Computer Science Scholarship

The recipient of said scholarship will be a full-time graduate student at OSU majoring in Computing and Information Sciences. To be considered, a student must have completed at least twelve credit hours of CIS courses at OSU at the 5000 level or above and must be  making reasonable progress toward a graduate degree by completing at least six hours per semester during the semester which contributed to the twelve credit hours mentioned above. Selection will be based upon outstanding academic achievement, personal integrity, and demonstrated ability to contribute to the field of computing and information sciences.

Computer Science Fellowship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at the University in the Department of Computer Science.

Computer Science Endowed Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in computer science.  The recipient must have a grade point average of at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale.  The award is not available to freshmen students.    

Devon Computer Science Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the Department of Computer Science. Qualified students shall be defined as all United States citizens or permanent residents who have achieved a minimum grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Scholarships in an amount determined by the Donor will be awarded for the academic year to qualified students as above described.

Charles B. Brown Endowed Scholarship in Computer Science

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and Sciences.  The recipient must be majoring in computer science, have a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and documented financial need.    

English

Name

Selection Criteria

English Department Scholarship

The selection committee will establish criteria for selection of award recipients.

Clinton C. Keeler Fellowship in English

1. Recipients must be a Ph.D. candidate.    2. Award will go to an outstanding student in English studies who bet 3exemplifies the qualities shown by Dr. Keeler.    3. First preference shall be given to American Literature students.

Gladys Burris Creative Writing Fellowship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a first-year graduate student in the Department of English at Oklahoma State University. The recipient's portfolio in fiction, poetry or screen writing should indicate great promise.

Mary Lou Sare Endowed Scholarship in English

The recipient must be enrolled as a  full-time student  at the  University  in the College of Arts and Sciences. The recipient must be a junior or senior majoring in English. If the chosen recipient is a junior, the scholarship may be renewable for his/her senior year.  The recipient must have at least a 3.0 overall GPA, at least a 3.0 GPA in liberal arts courses and at least a 3.5 GPA in English courses. Students planning to teach in the secondary or elementary schools shall also be eligible for this scholarship if they are enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences and meet the other requirements.

Marye Lynn Cummings   Graduate Sch in Creative   Writing

The recipient i) must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student in English for Creative Writing at Oklahoma State University and, ii) must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must have a passion for writing and plan to make writing their life's work. Therefore, all applicants must submit a writing sample demonstrating their writing ability to be considered for this scholarship.

Audre Chapman Scholarship Fund

1) Recipients will be a student who is enrolled as a full-time student at OSU. Preference shall be given to students from Southwestern Oklahoma who are majoring in English Literature Education. 2) If a qualified student from Southwestern Oklahoma can not be found, selection may be made from applicants from the state of Oklahoma majoring in English Literature Education. 3) Selection shall be based on academic achievement.

Gladys S. Lewis Literary Studies Endowment Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as full-time graduate students and majoring in English at Oklahoma State University. Awards are to be made to students writing the best essay in the subject matter specialty of the faculty member in whose honor the award if offered.

Ruth Bullock Ward English Endowed Scholarship

Determined by the selection committee.

Evelyn Burris DeBenning Memorial Scholarship in English

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences. The recipient must be majoring in English and must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The award is renewable with maintenance of the selection criteria.

EGSA Professional Development Scholarship

Graduate students in English at Oklahoma State University that have their professional career through avenues appropriate to their fields.

Robert & Jill Foster Award of Excellence End Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the English Department of the College of Arts and Sciences. In order to attract the highest caliber of English major students to Oklahoma State University's English program, the recipient must have a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale and have an expressed desire to teach English in a public secondary school. A written faculty recommendation shall be required to describe the student's desire to teach or, alternatively, the student shall be required to write a paper slating his/her career goals.  The scholarship shall be renewable with maintenance of the selection criteria.    

Ravi Sheorey TESL Award for Research

This award is to be given annually to graduate students/students in the Department of English to assist them with expenses involved in attending:         1. the TESOL annual convention for presentation of his/her paper. Selection preference will be given to students who submitted a paper to the Higher Education Special Interest Group of the TESOL.    2. the OKTESOL Annual Convention; or     3.Overseas TESL Conferences.         Recipients must have submitted a paper that is selected for presentation at the final program of the meeting. The purpose of the award is to assist the recipients with conference-related expenses such as airfare, hotel accommodations for the duration of the conference, conference registration fees and meals.  The award amount will vary in accordance with the conference venue, being local, national or international, to be determined by the Department. All awards will be deposited into the recipient's University bursar account. In years when no one is deemed qualified to receive the award, or should the Department of English no longer offer a TESL program, "no award" will be declared. If circumstances arise in the future resulting in the Foundation and Department of English determining that it is not viable to give TESL awards, then the Sheorey family should be approached at that time to make amendments to the award guidelines.

The Poet Ai Memorial Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the Department of English. This award is given in honor of the Poet Ai.

Deanne Dyer Garrison Scholarship

Determined by the selection committee.

Foreign Languages & Literatures

Name

Selection Criteria

Foreign Languages Scholarship Fund

Determined by the selection committee.

Dostoevski Award Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Oklahoma State University. First preference shall be given to a continuing student pursuing a degree in Russian language with at least ten (10) credit hours of completed foreign language study in this area an "proven" competency, as determined by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. If no Russian language students apply, the scholarship should be made available to other foreign language students, based on the above criteria. Students may receive the scholarship more than once, provided they reapply each year.

Dutreau Scholarship Fund

This award is to be used to assist foreign language majors at Oklahoma State University to study abroad. Applicants will submit an outline of their proposed plan of study while abroad to the Scholarship Committee, and must agree to returning to Oklahoma State University for at least one semester after completing their study abroad.

John E. Sadler and Mary Jane Wolever Sadler Endowed Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student studying foreign languages at Oklahoma State University and must have demonstrated academic excellence, especially in the field of language study. This award is intended to help defray a student's educational expenses.

Ray Scholarship

The recipient of the William J. Ray Scholarship must be students at Oklahoma State University, who are majoring in Spanish and are admitted to Teacher Education. They must be committed to teaching Spanish in the public school. Preference will be given to students who are juniors. An award of $500 will be presented to each recipient. One half of the annual stipend shall be made available to the recipient each semester. As net earnings become sufficient the Department Head may increase the amount of the stipend or the number of awards.

Buck & C.A. Aldrich Endowed Scholarship in Foreign   Language

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the OSU Stillwater Campus. The recipient must be enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, with a study focus in foreign languages. The scholarship is intended to help cover the travel costs for a student who wishes to travel nationally or internationally and gain experiences directly related to their major.

Hilde Wohlert Memorial Endowed Award

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences. The recipient must by completing a major or second major in foreign language.

Geography

Name

Selection Criteria

Dr. Robert E. Norris Memorial Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a first-year graduate student at Oklahoma State University in the Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences.    

Robert C. and Lucy Fite Scholarship Fund

Recipient must be students at OSU who are majoring in geography.

Rooney Scholarship

Recipients must be students at OSU who are majoring in geography.

Tweedie Award Fund

Annual Award of $500.00 for student travel related to study in Geography for graduates or undergraduates pursuing a degree in Geography.

Mark and Susan Miller Scholarship Award in Geography

The recipient must be enrolled as a student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences and must be seeking a Master's degree in Geography.  The recipient must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  The number of awards and size of the award shall be determined annually by the selection committee.

Susan Shaull Memorial Scholarship in Geography

All Geography graduate teaching assistants or associates who have taught at least two semesters in the department and who are currently teaching will be eligible, except for the previous year's recipient, and the award will be made in late spring of each year.

Jerry Croft and Family Award in the Teaching of Geography

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University and a graduate student. The recipient must have an expressed interest in the teaching of geography and must be in good academic standing.  Candidates for the award shall provide a 2 to 3 page summary of their ideas for teaching Geography as part of the application process. Preference will be given to students studying from a social science tradition of geography rather than an earth science tradition of geography.    

Alyson L. Greiner Undergraduate Travel Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student  at the  University  in the College of Arts and Sciences.    

Boone Pickens School of Geology

Name

Selection Criteria

Gary F. Stewart Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the School of Geology. Selection preference will be given to students classified as either a sophomore, junior or senior student, working toward a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Geology, with a petroleum focus. The recipient must possess a 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, be active in student professional and/or service organizations and have documented financial need. Further, the recipient is eligible to receive the scholarship on a continuing basis during his/her studies upon evidence of an increasing grade point average.

David Murphy Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be an outstanding student enrolled in the Oklahoma State University School of Geology who is classified as a Junior and has displayed high achievement during his/her Freshman and Sophomore years at Oklahoma State. The recipient must also be an Oklahoma High School graduate.

Alumni Geology Scholarships

Criteria is to provide scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students in the School of Geology.

Geology Scholarship

Determined by the selection committee.

Ross Geology Scholarship

1) Recipient must be a full-time OSU student working toward a degree in geology. 2) Must display high academic achievement.

Monnett Geology Scholarship

Determined by the selection committee.

Skinner Geology Fellowships

1) Recipients must be working toward degree in the T. Boone Pickens School of Geology. 2) Qualified candidates shall have demonstrated outstanding scholastic ability. 3) All other qualifications being equal, financial need may be considered. 4) Based on satisfactory academic progress, as determined by the selection committee, recipients are eligible to receive a fellowship for more than one year.

Skinner Geology Scholarship

1) Recipients must be working toward degrees in the T. Boone Pickens School of Geology. 2) Recipients must enroll in a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours each semester. 3) Qualified candidates shall have demonstrated outstanding scholastic ability. 4) All other qualifications being equal, Financial need may be considered. 5) Preference may be given to sophomores, juniors and seniors. 6) Based on satisfactory academic progress, as determined by the selection committee, recipients are eligible to receive a scholarship for more than one year.

Richard Dick W. Petrie Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the Boone Pickens School of Geology and must be planning a career in the field of Geology.  Selection criteria shall include academic achievement and need for financial assistance.  Candidates shall also be evaluated on their personal characteristics including dedication to excellence in their studies and professional careers, a dedication which Dick Petrie exemplified during his tenure with Mesa, Inc.    

Rumsey Bissell Marston Scholarship Fund

The recipient(s) must be enrolled as a graduate student in the School of Geology at Oklahoma State University. Recipient must be pursuing a masters thesis centered in geomorphology or hydrology. The thesis project must involve a significant level of well-conceived fieldwork. Preferably, the project should explore one of the following two themes: 1) separate human effects on the environment from changes that would have occurred without human interference; and/or, 2) explain the integration between geomorphology, hydrology and other biophysical processes. The lack of other sources of direct financial support for the student's thesis should also be considered.

Arthur Cleaves Geology Field Camp Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the School of Geology at Oklahoma State University. The recipient will be selected based on academic performance and financial need. The scholarship should be applied toward tuition and fees for the School of Geology summer field camp.

Boone Pickens Scholars Fund

Recipients must be enrolled as full-time incoming students in the School of Geology at Oklahoma State University. Recipients may receive the funds for up to four years of undergraduate study, provided they maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

Oklahoma Energy Resources Board Fund

The number and amount of Fund Scholarships awarded by the Fund Scholarship Selection Committee shall be subject to, and limited to, the total amount of money available in the Fund. The OERB will have sole discretion concerning any subsequent contributions to the Fund and the timing of any such contributions by the OERB.        The Foundation will provide the OERB with the total student enrollment of the School at the beginning of each academic year. The enrollment numbers will be set forth by year (freshman, sophomore, etc.).        No Individual members of the OERB or his or her family members or the Staff of the OERB shall be eligible under any circumstances whatsoever to apply for, or receive a Fund Scholarship. All other full­ time, regularly enrolled undergraduate students in the School are eligible to apply for a Fund Scholarship (the "Eligible Students"). Any Eligible Student is qualified for either an initial Fund Scholarship and/or a subsequent Fund Scholarship if, in the opinion of the Fund Scholarship Selection Committee(s),  the Eligible Student is making satisfactory progress toward graduation and the Eligible Student needs supplemental financial assistance and is in good standing with Oklahoma State University and the School For purposes of a Fund Scholarship, "satisfactory progress" shall be deemed to be the achievement of and maintenance of at least a 2.75 overall grade point average on a 4.0 scale. It is the OERB's preference that Fund Scholarship Recipients 1) declare a petroleum-related field as his/her primary area of study; 2) understand  and support the mission of OERB; 3) be an advocate for the petroleum industry. Participation or non-participation in these OERB preferences could determine scholarship awards in future years. The OERB also encourages Fund Scholarship recipients to participate in available summer internship opportunities in the oil and gas industry, preferably in Oklahoma, and participation in the OERB sponsored programs, such as the Petro Pros Program.    

Patricia & Lawrence Walker Geology Scholars Endowed   Fund

The recipient(s) must be enrolled as either a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences and must be majoring in geology. Recipients who are undergraduate students must be working in a faculty laboratory in the School of Geology and involved in active research in conjunction with a faculty member. Funds may also be used to award scholarships for student travel to assist the recipient with expenses involved in attending a national conference/meeting in order to exhibit a poster or other presentation.

Zuhair Al-Shaieb Memorial Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the Boone Pickens School of Geology. The recipient must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and must be from a single parent home. Selection preference will be provided to students who have a family legacy of Oklahoma State University alumni or is the child of a present or former University faculty member.

Devon Energy Graduate Fellowships in Geology

The fellowship shall be awarded to a graduate student. The recipient must: (i) be a full time graduate student at the Boone Pickens School of Geology of Oklahoma State University pursuing an advanced degree in Geology and have an interest in the petroleum industry; (ii) have an undergraduate cumulative grade point average of at least 3.4; and (iii) have actively participated in one or more student professional and service organizations. To retain the Devon Energy Fellowship, a recipient must: (i) make satisfactory progress toward an advanced degree in Geology each academic semester; (ii) maintain at least a 3.5 cumulative grade point average each academic year in coursework toward the degree; and (iii) participate actively as a member in one of the geoscience student professional organizations.

R. E. and K. R. McPhail Geology Fellowship

The recipient of said fellowship will be a post-baccalaureate student who displayed both high academic achievement and outstanding leadership ability during his or her undergraduate education and who is enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University. Recipients will be selected from candidates pursuing advanced degrees in petroleum geology with a GPA of 3.25 or above. Preference shall be given to those applicants based equally on merit and financial need. This fellowship is to be granted for a period of one to three years, depending on the recipient's course of study and subject to an annual review by the Foundation to determine if the recipient is in compliance with the criteria upon which the fellowship was granted.

Erik Mason Graduate Fellowship in Geology Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at Oklahoma State University in the Boone Pickens School of Geology.

Matt and Amy Huhnke Geology Scholarship Fund

Each recipient shall be in his/her senior year with a 3.5 or lower cumulative grade point average or a graduate student, both wishing to pursue a graduate degree in petroleum geology. Preference shall be given to United State Citizens as well as students in need of financial assistance.

Rick and Sharrie Ely Endowed Fellowship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and Sciences.  The recipient must be majoring in Geology.  The recipient must have a petroleum focus.    

John W. Shelton Graduate Fellowship in Geology

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at Oklahoma State University in the Boone Pickens School of Geology.     

BP America Endowed Scholarship for Geology & Petroleum Engineering

Determined by the selection committee.

Geology Advisory Board Graduate Fellowship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at Oklahoma State University in the Boone Pickens School of Geology.

John W. Day Memorial Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time junior or senior student majoring in Geology at Oklahoma State University. Preference shall got to students in financial need who are hard working and have demonstrated the ability to be a student leader. This scholarship may be renewed annually.

Decker Dawson Graduate Fellowship in Geophysics Endowed Fund

Post-baccalaureate full-time students displaying high academic achievement and leadership    Must be pursuiing advanced degrees in geophysics    Must have GA of 3.25    Preference given to those based on merit and financial need            Selection Committee    Appointed by the Head of the Boone Pickens School of Geology    

Newfield Exploration Annual Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University majoring in one of the geosciences with a cumulative 3.2 or higher grade point average. Half of the award should be dispersed in the fall semester and half in the spring semester beginning in the fall 2007 semester.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation Geology Scholarship

Determined by the selection committee.

Chesapeake Energy Geology Scholars Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University. The governing criteria are contained on Exhibit A attached hereto and made a part hereof. Selection Criteria: Classified as junior or senior majoring in Geology or a graduate student in Geology; Pursue a full-time schedule (minimum of 12 hours/semester for undergraduates and 9 hours/semester for graduate students) of courses toward a degree in Geology each semester at Oklahoma State University; Maintain a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA each academic year in coursework; Participate actively in Chesapeake Geology Scholarship Program events; Participate actively as a member in one or more recognized Geology student organizations; Pursue one or more leadership opportunities available through University organizations. Retention Requirements: Pursue a full-time schedule ( minimum of 12 hours/semester) of courses towards a degree in geology each semester at Oklahoma State University; Maintain a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA each academic year in coursework; Participate actively in Chesapeake Geology Scholarship Program events; Participate actively as a member in one or more recognized Geology student organizations; Pursue one or more leadership opportunities available through University organizations; Undergraduates must undertake a senior research project and present it at a national scientific meeting (this may be done the Fall Semester following the senior year). Graduate students must complete a M.S. thesis project and present it at one or more national or international scientific meeting.

Herbert G. and Shirley A. Davis Endowed Graduate Fellowship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at the University and must be enrolled in the Boone Pickens School of Geology.    

Dr. Wayne Pettyjohn Hydrogeology Endowed Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences, Boone Pickens School of Geology.      

QEP Resources Graduate Fellowship Fund in Geology

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University.

Presidential Petroleum Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at Oklahoma State University. The recipient must have been a recipient of the OERB Petroleum Scholars Scholarship at Oklahoma State University as an undergraduate student. In the event the OERB Petroleum Scholars program no longer provides undergraduate scholarships, recipients must have been enrolled full time in one of the following undergraduate petroleum-related programs: Petroleum Engineering, Geosciences or Energy Management. The recipient must have documented financial need, a declared major of Geology, and a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The recipient must understand and support the mission of the OERB and be an advocate for the Oklahoma petroleum industry. No individual members of the OERB or his/her family members of the staff of the OERB shall be eligible under to apply for, or receive, a Presidential Scholarship.

Martin Family Graduate Fellowship Fund in Geology

The recipient(s) must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and Sciences. The recipient(s) must be seeking a Master of Science or Ph.D degree in Geology, with the intention of working in the oil and gas industry or conducting research in an area related directly to the oil and gas industry. The recipient(s) must have documented financial need.

Michael and Susan Gaskins Geology Graduate Fellowship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student in the Geology Department at Oklahoma State University.

Arthur W. Cleaves Graduate Fellowship in Petroleum   Geology

The recipient must be enrolled as a graduate student at the University in the Boone Pickens School of Geology and must be conducting research related directly to petroleum geology.    

SM Energy Endowed Excellence Fund in Geology

The recipient  must  be  enrolled  as  a  full-time  student  at  the  University  in  the Boone Pickens School of Geology.  Recipients must be pursuing a degree in Geology and must be the equivalent of at least a first semester undergraduate senior at the time of the initial distribution of the scholarship award. Recipients must be eligible to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship and must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. First selection preference will be given to students pursuing a career in the oil and gas upstream industry. Second selection preference will be given to students involved in community outreach, service or stewardship activities. The scholarship may be renewed provided the recipient maintains the selection criteria and completes the application process.

Alumni Geology Graduate Fellowship

Determined by the selection committee.

Devon GeoScience Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the Boone Pickens School of Geology at Oklahoma State University and must be majoring in Geology or Geophysics or enrolled as a full-time graduate student in the Boone Pickens School of Geology. Qualified students shall be defined as all U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Jim Higgins Memorial Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the Boone Pickens School of Geology.

Equal Energy Award

The recipient must be enrolled as a student at Oklahoma State University, pursuing a graduate degree in geology and conducting research with an emphasis in the energy field as his/her master's thesis project.

BP Endowed Graudate Scholarship in Geology

Determined by the selection committee.

History

Name

Selection Criteria

Dr. Berlin B. Chapman Endowed Scholarship

The recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student who is working toward a degree in history at Oklahoma State University. Priority consideration may be given to students whose main focus of study is Oklahoma history. The Department of History may establish selection criteria.

History Scholarship Fund

Determined by the selection committee.

Homer Knight Scholarship

Currently awarded to one undergraduate and one graduate student.

Thomas M. Steele Research Scholarship in History

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time junior or senior student in the Department of History at Oklahoma State University. The recipient will work with one or more History Department faculty members as a research assistance. The type of research can be in any field of history and will be jointly decided by the student (depending on his/her interests) and the faculty member(s) to whom the student is assigned.

LeRoy H. Fischer Scholarship in History

The recipient must be a graduate student enrolled full-time in the masters or doctoral program in History at Oklahoma State University. Primary consideration will be given to scholarly excellence, with preference given to graduate scholars with similar interests to those of Dr. Fischer, that is, Oklahoma history or Civil War history.

John & Cindy Dobson Endowed Scholarship in History

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences.  The recipient must be majoring in History, have documented financial need and high academic achievement.    

Raymond Estep History Scholarship Fund

The scholarship is restricted to Oklahoma natives who are majoring in history at Oklahoma State University. Preference shall be given to candidates whose emphasis of study is in the following areas (preference given in order shown): 1) American Economic History. 2) Oklahoma History. 3) Indian History (as it pertains to Oklahoma). 4) Western Frontier in American History. 5) Latin-American History. 6) Southwest History. Selection shall be based on academic achievement and potential for success in graduate studies. Candidates for the award will submit their written application and a transcript to the chairman of the selection committee. The number of awards and stipend amount shall be established by the committee based on the amount of available earnings as determined by the OSU Foundation. The recipient will be announced on/or about the end of the academic year preceding the academic year for which the award is made. The scholarship will be granted for one year and is non-renewable. One-half of the scholarship stipend will be distributed to the Bursar for the account of the recipient at the beginning of the fall semester and one-half  will be distributed at the beginning of the spring semester. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in order to receive the scholarship. Should any recipient vacate his/her scholarship, the committee will select an alternate from among those previously considered. Should no qualified candidates exist, the earnings will be added to the principal of the Fund. Should a recipient cancel his/her enrollment at any time during the semester, efforts will be made to recover any monies not applied to the recipient's OSU expenses.

Raymond Estep Doctoral Fellowship Endowment

Preference will be given, but not limited to first year students. Recipients must be enrolled in the doctoral program in the Department of History with a specialization in Western or Native American History. The award may be renewed up to three years as long as the student retains a 3.0 GPA in graduate studies and remains in good standing as defined by the Department of History.

Raymond Estep Undergraduate Scholarship

The recipient must be graduating from an Oklahoma High School and have been accepted for admission at Oklahoma State University.  The purpose of the award is to recruit and reward high performing high school seniors to study in the Department of History, and preference shall be given to incoming freshman. Secondary preference will go to freshmen who have shown exemplary performance in their first year of course work. Candidates should have high academic credentials as evidenced by their high school GPA, college entrance exam sores, and a written essay describing their interest in and special qualifications for the field. Awards will be renewable for up to three years as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA, and remains as a full time student and majoring the History Program.    

Dr. Sara L. Sale Endowed Scholarship in History

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and Science and must have graduated from an American high school. The recipient shall be pursuing a major in United States History, must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and documented financial need. This award is renewable through undergraduate and graduate studies with maintenance of the selection criteria.

Integrative Biology

Name

Selection Criteria

Sterling Burks Endowed Memorial Fund in Integrative Biology

The recipient must be enrolled as a graduate student at the University in the Department of Integrative Biology.

Integrative Biology Scholarship

The recipient shall have a minimum grade point of 3.0. Sex, race, or creed shall not be considerations in the selection of the recipient, but consideration will be given to leadership as demonstrated in worthwhile out-of-class activities. Need also may be considered a factor.

Integrative Biology Graduate Scholarship

The recipient must be a graduate student enrolled in the Department of Integrative Biology. Sex, race, or creed will not be considerations in the selection of the recipient, but consideration will be given to leadership as demonstrated in worthwhile out-of-class activities. Need also may be considered a factor.

Wilhm Integrative Biology Teaching Assistant Award

The purpose of the Fund is to provide awards for two teaching assistants in the Department of Integrative Biology. Each year, one award will be given to the outstanding M.S. Graduate Assistant and one to the outstanding PhD. Graduate Assistant. The recipients must exhibit outstanding performance in his/her teaching assignment, have a minimum grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and be making satisfactory progress in pursuing his/her degree. Recipient participation in departmental, college, university, and/or community scholarly activities and committees; presentations or publications of papers; and attendance at departmental seminars will be taken into consideration during the selection process.

Wilhm Integrative Biology Graduate Student Travel   Award

This award is to be given annually to one or two graduate students in the Department of Integrative Biology at the University to assist them with expenses involved in attending a national/international meeting.  The student must present a paper at the meeting, preferably an oral presentation.  The recipient must have a minimum grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and be making satisfactory progress in pursuing his/her degree.  Selection preference shall be given to student unlikely to obtain travel support from other sources.  Recipient participation in departmental, college, university and/or community scholarly activities and committees; presentations or publications of papers and attendance at departmental seminars will be taken into consideration during the selection process.      

Dr. Ray Dixon Scholarship in Rural Health

Determined by the selection committee.

Hepner Family Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences. The recipient must be majoring in the Intergrative Biology department with pre-medicine plans (all majors included) and have documented financial need.

Edwin Chappabitty, Jr. M.D. School. in Integrative Biology

Determined by the selection committee.

Bob and Julia Bollinger Field Research Award

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student in the Department of Integrative Biology at Oklahoma State University and must not have completed the required fieldwork for his or her degree. This is a grant in aid of research and not an award to cover expenses already incurred. Recipient must be conducting field research (or have a field component) on a non-game species. If the study involves vertebrates, it must be a non-destructive study.

Dr. Ronald E. Austin Integrative Biology Endowment

Determined by the selection committee.

Lori D. Sparkman-Key Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student in the Intigrative Biology program at Oklahoma State University. Preference will be given to a student who is committed to furthering the understanding and preservation of a specific animal or animal community. The recipient must have documented financial need an maintain a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. The scholarship is renewable with meeting the criteria until the recipient graduates.

Dr. G. Michael Steelman Endowed Scholarship In Integrative Biology

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time junior or senior student in the Department of Integrative Biology at Oklahoma State University and must be majoring in either Integrative Biology or Physiology. The recipient must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Dr. Bryan Glass Student Scholarship/Fellow in Integrative Biology

The recipient(s) must be enrolled as either a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences.  The recipient(s) must be enrolled in the Department of Integrative Biology and making positive progress toward attaining their degree as determined by the Department Awards Committee. Recipient(s) must be incorporating/have incorporated experience with the Oklahoma State University Collection of Vertebrates as part of their academic program.            

Mathematics

Name

Selection Criteria

Hamilton/O.H. Scholarship

Recipients must be students at OSU who are majoring in mathematics.

McLachlan Scholarship

Recipients must be a full-time senior or graduate student enrolled at Oklahoma State University with a major in mathematics.

Jobe Graduate Mathematics Fellowship Fund

A Fellowship will be awarded to an outstanding mathematics student to help fund his/her first year of graduate study of mathematics at Oklahoma State University. Strong English speaking skills are required either as a native speaker or through proficiency provided by an acceptable TSE test score.

Department of Mathematics General Scholarship

Scholarships for undergraduate math majors.

Jeanne LeCaine Agnew   Fellowship

The recipient must be enrolled as a graduate student in the Department of Mathematics at Oklahoma State University. Fellowship may be used to support research activities to encourage recipients to present results at a professional meeting.

Hazel Bucy Endowment Fund

The recipient must be a full-time student enrolled in Mathematics at Oklahoma State University.

Sharon Daniel Endowed Scholarship in Mathematics

The recipients i) must be enrolled as a full-time student within the College of Arts & Sciences at Oklahoma State University, ii) must maintain an overall GPA of 3.5 of higher. In order to increase diversity in the field of mathematics at Oklahoma State University, first preference shall be given to female students.

Emeriti Scholarship for Outstanding Math Education Student

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the Mathematics Department of the College of Education at Oklahoma State University and must have a desire to become a math educator. Each year, the first award made from the fund shall be for an undergraduate student.

Carolyn Rhodes Koslow & John Koslow Memorial Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University, in the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematics and must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Litchenburg Family Scholarship for Mathematics

The recipients must be enrolled as full-time students at Oklahoma State University with a declared major of mathematics. Each year, the committee shall select two (2) students to receive awards in the amount of $1,000.00 each. The recipient(s) must be classified as a Freshman student at the time of application and as a Sophomore student at the time of receiving the award, and must have a grade point average of at least 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be provided to students who have documented financial need. The award is renewable for an additional two years as long as the recipient continues to meet the criteria set forth herein.  The award is not available to Freshman students.

Microbiology & Molecular Genetics

Name

Selection Criteria

Kidd-Ferrell-Sims Endowed Scholarshp in Microbiology

Determined by the selection committee.

Military Science

Name

Selection Criteria

Maj. Scott A. Hagerty Endowed ROTC Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University. This scholarship is to provide financial support to cadets enrolled in the OSU Army ROTC program.

George Schwarzkopf Memorial Scholarship Fund

The recipient will be an outstanding Junior Army  ROTC Cadet entering their senior year.

Drummond Saber Award Fund

Determined by the selection committee.

David A. Peters Memorial ROTC Leadership Award

Determined by the selection committee.

Douglas O. Dollar OSU Army ROTC Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the Military Science Department Army ROTC program and must utilize the award to help with educational expenses.  The number of awards and size of the award shall be determined annually by the selection committee.    

David and Grace Helmer Army ROTC Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University.  The recipient must be classified as a junior or senior, enrolled in the Military Science Department Army ROTC program and must utilize the award to help with educational expenses.

Mike Sloniker Endowed Fund for Army ROTC Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled  as a full-time student at the University in the ROTC program. The recipient must be classified as a junior level student with documented financial need.  Selection preference should be given to a student who is not in a position to receive significant scholarship aid.

Army ROTC Student Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the Army ROTC Program.

Music

Name

Selection Criteria

Wayne Galleher Music Scholarship

Recipients must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate students in the Department of Music at Oklahoma State University with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. This award shall be based equally on merit and financial need. Preference shall be given to students not receiving other financial awards. This scholarship may be renewed provided the above criteria are maintained.

William Harvey & Maude Frost Pasley Memorial Endowed Fund-Music

Income from this fund shall be used to provide: Scholarships for students pursuing a career in Agriculture and for students pursuing a career in the field of Music, as well as research activities related to land usage and economic development. Whenever possible an equal number of stipends will be awarded to both agriculture and music students. Remaining funds will be used for Agriculture research activities. Scholarship recipients must have and maintain a 2.5 GPA and remain in good standing with the University. Recipients may receive this scholarship for a period of not more than four years. Renewal will be subject to an annual review to determine if all necessary criteria is being met.

Betty J. Foster Piano Scholarship

The recipient must be a full-time student at Oklahoma State University who is working toward a degree in music. Preference shall be given to students who demonstrate superior ability and interest in piano and organ.

Hiram Henry Scholarship Endowment

Awarded to an incoming freshman low brass student. Recipient may not be related to any member of the selection committee and/or a member of the OSU Alumni Band Association Board of Trustees.

Greta J. Eisenbraun Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as full-time students at Oklahoma State University majoring in Music with a concentration in Piano. The recipients of this scholarship must have earned meritorious achievement in the music curricula as determined by the Piano Faculty of the Department of Music, selection is not based on financial need.

Junior & Margaret Jennings Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the Department of Music at Oklahoma State University. Selection shall be based solely upon excellence in music and shall be awarded to an incoming freshman. The scholarship is to be granted for a period of four years, provided the student maintains a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Music Department Scholarship

Enclosed you will find a check from the St. Cecilia Music Club for $200 for two (2) $100 scholarships to be awarded, through the Music Department, to two upper-class music majors.

OSU Marching Band

Determined by the selection committee.

Stillwater Boys Choir Association Scholarship Fund

The recipient i) must be enrolled as a full-time junior or senior student majoring in elementary music education at Oklahoma State University, ii) must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and iii) must be involved in an Oklahoma State University choral group.

Wentz Music Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a student at Oklahoma State University in the Department of Music.  Recipients must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.    

Melvin L. & Margaret S. Keeney End Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the Department of Music at Oklahoma State University and must be pursuing a degree in Music, with preference given to an undergraduate student. The recipient must exhibit financial need and must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average. The recipient may continue to receive the scholarship for multiple years, provided he/she continues to maintain the required grade point average and full-time enrollment status.

Dr. Max A. Mitchell Endowed Scholarship in Music Exc Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a student at Oklahoma State University and must display musical excellence in vocal or instrumental music, as defined by the Head of the Department of Music.

Dennis Mack Jones Endowed Scholarship

The intent of the Donor is that the scholarship benefit serious students who are musically talented and will be members of the Oklahoma State University Concert Band and Marching Band, playing a wind, horn or percussion instrument. The recipient(s)  i) must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student(s) at Oklahoma State University, ii) must have a graduated in the top twenty percent 20% of their high school class and must have been at least all-district band. Preference shall be given Craig, Mayes, Ottawa, rogers and Tulsa Counties; provided that if there are more scholarships than eligible students, then applicants from other Northeastern Oklahoma counties may be considered, and then finally, from anywhere in Oklahoma. The scholarship may be renewed if the student maintains at least 2.75 GPA.

Eileen Edmonson Smith   Endowed Music Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and Sciences.  The recipient must have a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.  In order to encourage completion of his/her degree, the recipient must be classified as a junior or senior student.  First selection preference shall be given to students who graduated from the Medford, Oklahoma high school.  If there are no students who qualify, then second selection preference shall be given to students who graduated from a high school located in Grant County, Oklahoma. Third selection preference shall be given to students who graduated from a high school located in the State of Oklahoma. In the event no students are identified and eligible for the award(s), the committee shall select otherwise qualified students who are majoring in music.  The number of awards and size of the award shall be determined by the selection committee.    

Wind Ensemble Fund

Determined by the selection committee.

Richard D. Niswonger Endowed Scholarship in Music

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the Department of Music.

Pete & Kathy Sawatzky Marching Band Scholarship

The recipients must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at the University.  The Donors will make an annual donation from which each bass drum player will receive $100.00.  The remaining funds from this annual donation will be placed into the endowed Fund which will be fully funded at $25,000.00.  Once the Fund is fully funded, each bass drum player will be awarded an equal amount from the generated interest.    

Gerald Frank Friends of Music Endowed Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at Oklahoma State University. Recipients shall be an organ major in the Oklahoma State University Department of Music.

Edmonson Family Endowed Music Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and Sciences in the Music Department. The recipient must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The award is renewable for up to four years so long as the recipient continues to meet the selection criteria.

Dr. Frank Hladky/Gibson Family Endowed Scholarship Fund For Music

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University. Recipients shall be music majors whose primary interest is an orchestral stringed instrument.

Ruth and Wayne Galleher Endowed Music Scholarship   Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University. The recipient shall be an Oklahoma student, entering or current music education student at Oklahoma State University, who is experiencing great financial need. The award will be for up to four years provided the student continues to meet the eligibility criteria. The recipient must maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average. If for some reason the student is unable to fulfill this obligation, the selection committee and the department head may consider a period of probation with review should extenuating circumstances be involved.

Hilary Kay Andrews Memorial Scholarship in Music

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at the University and must be actively participating in an OSU Music Department Ensemble.  First selection preference will be given to a student who graduated from Edmond Memorial High School, Edmond, Oklahoma with documented financial need. If no students from Edmond Memorial High School qualify, then second preference is for a student who is a graduate of any high school in Edmond, Oklahoma. In the event no students from these schools are eligible for the award, the committee shall select an otherwise qualified student who is a graduate of an Oklahoma high school. Donors prefer the recipient be a student who has financial need but may not be receiving significant support, a student who otherwise may not have access to sufficient financial resources.

Glenda Jo Krenn Music Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and Sciences. The recipient must have a declared major of music or voice and must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The voice major must participate in choral/choir programs.

Sunny Van Eaton Endowed Scholarship

The Fund will be used to provide scholarships for undergraduate students enrolled full-time in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in vocal performance.

Reneé Hall Ramsey Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University who is studying music and plays the violin. This scholarship shall be available for up to four years, provided that the recipient maintains a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and the above criteria continue to be met. Preference shall be given to an out-of-state student.

Chuck Stewart Orchestra & Wind Ensemble Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and Sciences. The recipient must be majoring in music and be a member of the OSU Symphony Orchestra or the OSU Wind Ensemble. Selection preference shall be given to students who play the French horn.

Barnes Family Award in Memory of Dr. Larry Alan Barnes

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the Department of Music at Oklahoma State University. Preference shall be given to students demonstrating financial need.

David and Grace Helmer Percussion Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University and must be an outstanding percussion student.

Richard & Diane Buchanan Endowed Scholarship in Music

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time sophomore, junior or senior student at the University in any discipline under the Department of Music. The recipient must have a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.25 on a 4.0 scale. The scholarship may be renewed for subsequent years, assuming the student maintains the stated qualifications.

Carol Robinson Marching Band Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a tull-time student at Oklahoma State University and must be a member of the Oklahoma State University marching band.

March Moody and Leslie Dellenbarger Endowed Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences. The recipient must be a violin student in the Department of Music.

OSU Spirit Band

Determined by the selection committee.

Philosophy

Name

Selection Criteria

Lawry Student Fund in Philosophy

Determined by the selection committee.

Physics

Name

Selection Criteria

Friends of the Observatory Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the Department of Physics at Oklahoma State University. An undergraduate student must be a junior or senior whose declared major is Physics, and enrolled in ASTR-4010, Observatory Research. A graduate student must be conducting thesis research at the observatory. Preference will be given to students who exhibit quality in their observatory work and academic record. The scholarship will be awarded during the spring semester of each year.

Earl Lafon Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate student who is majoring in physics, or in a closely related scientific area, as defined by the departmental scholarship selection committee. If, in the judgment of the Scholarship Committee, a student is majoring in a closely related scientific area, the Scholarship Committee may consider and award the scholarship for such a student. No statement herein shall be construed to deny this scholarship to either Robert Lafon or Davy Lafon for the entire undergraduate course of study in whatever field either chooses to pursue.

FAA-APAC Scholarship in Physics

The recipient must be i) enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University with a major in physics, ii) a U.S. Citizen, and iii) must have a GPA of a 3.0 or higher. In order to increase diversity in physics, preference shall be given to an Asian/Pacific Islander undergraduate or graduate student. Preference shall also be given to the applicant with the most financial need. The selection committee may require all applicants to submit a one page essay explaining the reasons they should be selected.

Elton Kohnke Memorial Scholarship

The recipient of the Elton Kohnke Memorial Scholarship must be a full-time student majoring in physics. Selection shall be based primarily on previous academic achievement. Additional factors such as demonstrated leadership qualities, physics-related career goals, and financial need may be considered in the selection process.

Professor Daniel S. Stevens Scholarship Fund

The scholarship shall be awarded to students in the OSU Physics Department according to the qualifications, terms and conditions determined by the committee, in its sole discretion.

Dr. Swamy Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Physics

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences and must be majoring in Physics.  Preference will be given to students who graduated from a high school in India.    

Kathy Watson Endowed Scholarship for Physics

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time junior or senior student majoring in Physics at Oklahoma State University.  Preference shall be given to females.  This scholarship shall be renewable for up to three years.

Paul A. Westhaus Physics Endowed Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Physics at Oklahoma State University.

Dr. William A. Sibley Endowed Graduate Fellowship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences and must have completed the requisite courses in order to complete a PhD research dissertation. The recipient must have an expressed desire to pursue a career in the field of condensed matter/physics/material sciences. In the event there is no clear candidate for the award, selection preference shall be given to the candidate with the greatest financial need.    

ProCure Scholarship Fund

Recipients of the Procure Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) funds must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited university bachelor's degree program in physics or equivalent subject. Recipients of the Procure Graduate Student Scholarships must be enrolled as graduate students in the Department of Physics at Oklahoma State University and must have demonstrated interest in radiation physics.

Plant Biology, Ecology & Evolution

Name

Selection Criteria

Betty and Richard Speairs Jr. Assistantship in Botany

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University . Preference shall be given to a junior or senior botany major who exhibits a high enthusiasm for his/her major, and an intensity of interest in field biology. The student must have the potential an interest to pursue graduate studies and the desire to pursue a teaching career in secondary schools or at the college level. Ability and potential for service should take precedence over need in the selection process. The recipient should be encouraged to seek membership in such organizations as the Oklahoma Academy of Science, the Oklahoma Native Plant Society, the southwestern Association of Naturalists, Phi Sigma and/or Beta Beta Beta. The recipient will be expected to perform a minimum of one-hundred (100) hours per semester or summer school in the herbarium and/or to assist in teaching of systematic botany. The recipient will have the potential to receive up to $1,000 per academic year.

Botany Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student majoring in Botany at Oklahoma State University.

Political Science

Name

Selection Criteria

Franz A. Von Sauer Memorial Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student majoring in Political Science at Oklahoma State University. Although the recipient may study any specialization within the discipline, he/she must be entering his/her junior year of study by the fall semester for which the award is to be received. The first criteria for selection is scholarship while the second criteria is leadership. The scholarship may be renewed for up to one additional year of undergraduate study, pending approval by the selection committee.

Donnell Scholarship

The recipient(s) of this honor shall be full-time students majoring in Political Science or Pre-law at Oklahoma State University. The recipient(s) shall have a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Need shall be a consideration. The recipient(s) shall be selected each spring, with the scholarship stipend awarded the following fall semester.

Harold V. Sare Award in Political Science

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University. He/she must be a junior or senior majoring in Political Science. If the chosen recipient is a junior, the scholarship may be renewable for his/her senior year. The recipient must have at least a 3.0 overall GPA. This stipulation encompasses a requirement of at least a 3.0 GPA in liberal arts courses and a 3.0 GPA in Political Sciences courses. The recipient must have completed a minimum of three courses in the OSU Political Science Department.

Charles D. Swinton Endowed Scholarship in Political Science

Determined by the selection committee.

Raymond and Afaaf Habiby Endowed Scholarship Fund

Students apply during the  sophomore and/or junior years. The recipient must be a junior or senior enrolled as a full-time student and majoring in political science at Oklahoma State University. In selecting recipients, the committee shall give preference to students offering evidence of an interest in the politics of the Arab world. If, in the opinion of the committee, no such student is qualified then preference shall be given to students interested in the politics of Europe or Africa, and if not, to students interested in international relations. Students receiving the scholarship during the junior year are eligible to reapply for the senior year.

Paul W. Matthews Endowed Scholarship

Determined by the selection committee.

Bohannon Political Science Award Endowmen

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time junior or senior at Oklahoma State University majoring in political science, must have maintained an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must have achieved excellence in the study of political science. The recipient must also have demonstrated financial need but is not receiving other awards or recognition. Activity in campus life shall not be a consideration. This award is non-renewable.

Dianne & Stanley Sheldon Scholarship in Political Science

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the College of Arts and Sciences and must be majoring in Political Science.    

Paying It Forward for Political Science Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the Department of Political Science.

Emergency Management Book Award Fund

This Fund shall be utilized to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students working toward a minor in Emergency Management, for master's students with a career track in emergency management and enrolled in the Fire and Emergency Management program and for doctoral candidates taking their area comprehensive exams in Emergency Management. One time awards in the amounts of up to $50.00 each shall be made to recipients for purchase of books. Expenditures from the Fund may be made at the discretion of the Head of the Department of Political Science, or his/her designee.

Psychology

Name

Selection Criteria

Stockton Memorial Scholarship

Use of funds is determined by the faculty and approved by the Head of the Department of Speech.

Summer Research Graudate Fellowship Endowment 

The recipient must be enrolled as a graduate student at the University in the Department of Psychology and must be conducting research during the summer term.

Harland and Beverly Wells Student Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at Oklahoma State University with a study focus in Psychology.    

Vaughn Vennerberg II Psychology Graduate Student Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University with a study focus in Psychology.  Awards will be made based on financial need with a consideration for other need provided by the University.

School of Media & Strategic Communications

Name

Selection Criteria

Joe J. Synar Scholarship Endowment Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as either a full-time graduate or undergraduate student at Oklahoma State University. The recipient must be enrolled in the Journalism and Broadcasting Department.

Love Family Print Journalism Endowed Scholarship

Students must be enrolled in the School of Media and Strategic Communications, focusing on Print Journalism.

Edna Mae Phelps Scholarship Endowment

Determined by the selection committee.

Phillips Memorial Scholarship

Student majoring in radio-tv.

Stone Memorial Scholarship

1) Student must be enrolled in School of Journalism and Broadcasting. 2) Preference given to students who must earn at least part of their way through OSU.

Chester Gould Creativity Award

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University. The award should be made at the end of the fall and spring semesters to the student who has been the most creative in his/her work with the Daily O'Collegian. Preference should be given to a student cartoonist. The recipient will correspond with the Donor to express appreciation for the award and to provide the Donor with his/her activities as well as educational and career goals.

Bob & Priscilla Rives Daily O'Collegian Endowed Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University and must be a member of the O'Collegian editorial staff.

Bill Teegins Scholarship Endowment

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in the School of Journalism and Broadcasting at Oklahoma State University. The recipient must be a broadcasting major with preference for a sports broadcasting major. The recipient must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average and must be an Oklahoma resident for at least one year.

Kendall C. Durfey Memorial Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a student in the School of Journalism and Broadcasting at Oklahoma State University. First preference shall be given to a graduate student pursuing a degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis in the Broadcast area. Second preference shall be given to a junior or senior student pursuing a degree in Broadcast Journalism with emphasis in the technical aspect of the degree program. The recipient of the scholarship should possess a strong work ethic, with academics not necessarily the primary factor for selection. The recipient must exhibit financial need. The recipient should also possess a positive outlook on life, treat others as he would want to be treated, and should have a generous spirit and a giving heart.

James Eldon Cates Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in the School of Journalism and Broadcasting at Oklahoma State University. The recipient must be an upperclassman, must have earned a minimum 3.0 grade point average, and must demonstrate financial need. This is a one-year scholarship; however, previous recipients may re-apply for scholarship consideration.

Charles  A. Fleming Endowed Scholarship in Journalism

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at Oklahoma State University in the School of Journalism, as defined by the OSU Graduate College. He/she must maintain a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher. Preference shall be given to those applicants with the most financial need, a demonstrated ability to contribute to the program and/or the promise to greatly impact the quality of journalism in the state.

Elmer L. Woodson Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Journalism and Broadcasting at Oklahoma State University and demonstrate financial need.

Paul Miller Memorial Scholarship

Determined by the selection committee.

Peggy Welch Student Enrichment Endowed Fund

Determined by the selection committee.

Amanda Clinton Sch for Native American Communicators

Determined by the selection committee.

Eric Bost Memorial Scholarship Fund

The recipient i) must be enrolled as a full-time student in the News-Editorial sequence within the School of Journalism and Broadcasting at Oklahoma State University, and ii) must have a 2.75 GPA or better at the time of selection. Preference shall be given to those applicants with demonstrated financial need, a personal commitment to journalism as a profession, involvement with The Daily O'Collegian, and high moral and ethical standards.

OSU Advertising Club Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University and must be an advertising major who demonstrated outstanding scholastic ability and service to the university, school and/or chapter. Preference shall be given to members of the OSU's AAF student advertising chapter. The selection committee shall also consider ability, character and attitude, as well as encouraging diversity.

Ed Paulin Scholarship   Endowment

Determined by the selection committee.

The Bill and Nita Connors Sch in Sports Journalism

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University. The award(s) will be made to students pursuing a degree in journalism, with a minimum 3.0 grade point average, a strong work ethic and a commitment to a career in sports media, with preference given to juniors or seniors.

Bill and Beth Patterson Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences as a full-time undergraduate student at Oklahoma State University and must be classified as an incoming freshman. The recipient must be enrolled in the School of Media and Strategic Communications, with a preference/lead area of focus in multimedia journalism or print journalism.  First selection preference shall be given to students whose permanent residence is located in the greater Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas area; second selection preference shall be given to students whose permanent residence is located in any area of North Texas.

Welden Fairbanks Barnes Scholarship in Journalism

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the School of Media and Strategic Communications, majoring in Journalism.        

Michael R. Dixon Memorial Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University in the School of Media and Strategic Communications.  The recipient must have documented financial need and a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Selection preference shall be given to students who graduate from a high school in Duncan, Oklahoma.  The number of awards and size of the award shall be determined by the selection committee. This scholarship may be renewed for a period of four years at the discretion of the selection committee, subject to the recipient maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0.   Should a recipient fail to meet the required grade point average due to extraordinary circumstances such as loss of an immediate family member or a severe medical condition, the selection committee may waive the minimum grade point average requirement.    

Gayle P. & Patrica A. Lee School   of Media/Journalism School

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University pursuing a degree offered in the School of Media and Strategic Communications in the College of Arts and Sciences.  The recipient must have a high school grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and must maintain a cumulative college grade point average of 2.5 or better. The award is renewable with the maintenance of the selection criteria. Scholarship awards should be an amount equal to the recipient's unmet financial need, but not to exceed 50% of the cost of tuition and required fees for an instate, full-time student.    Preference will be given to students who are incoming freshman and who are from any of the following Oklahoma counties: Adair, Cherokee, Craig, Creek, Delaware, Haskell, Mayes, McIntosh, Muskogee, Nowata, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee, Rogers, Sequoyah, Tulsa and Wagoner.  If no candidates are from the preferred counties or funds still remain after awards have been made to students in preferred counties, then students graduating from any high school in Oklahoma may be considered.     Preference will also be given to students who overcame financial or personal obstacles in obtaining their college degree. Such obstacles may include significant financial need, a disability or lack of family support.          

Joyce Grady Annual Award in Journalism or Public Relations

Donor is establishing this award to help offset the costs of an unpaid summer internship. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate  student  at Oklahoma State University with a declared major of Journalism or Public Relations. Financial need and academic merit may be taken into consideration during the selection process.

Sociology

Name

Selection Criteria

Mabel Dixon Looper Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be an Oklahoma resident who is enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University and working toward a degree in sociology. Criteria for selection include a minimum 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, and demonstrated leadership. The scholarship will be awarded during the recipient's junior year of study. First preference shall be given to female candidates. Subject to the recommendation of the selection committee, the scholarship may be renewed for one year.

Sociology Department Scholarships

Determined by the selection committee.

Duncan Sociology Scholarship

Undergraduate Scholarships: 1) Enrolled as a full-time student majoring in Sociology. 2) Minimum grade point average of 3.6. 3) Demonstrated interest in the programs of the Department of Sociology and indications of professional potential. 4) Consideration given to leadership as demonstrated in both departmental and extracurricular activities. Graduate Scholarships: 1) Enrolled as a full-time student majoring in Sociology. 2) Minimum grade point average of 3.8. 3) Demonstrated interest in sociology, indication of professional potential through seminar work, publications, research activities, and teaching ability.

Richard A. Dodder Endowed Award Fund

The recipient(s) must be enrolled as full-time student(s) in the Department of Sociology at Oklahoma State University. The award(s) shall be given to one or more students to reward excellence and achievement in the Department of Sociology and may be awarded to any student classification level.

Benjamin Gregory Wood Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student majoring in Sociology at Oklahoma State University. The recipient must have an interest in substance abuse counseling and must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average in the major field of study.

Robert D. Bennett Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma State University, with preference given to students studying ethnology and/or archeology of the American West.

Sarah Rachel Belusko Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or post graduate student at Oklahoma State University, majoring in Sociology. Recipient should express a deep passion for sociology and should have documented financial need.

Statistics

Name

Selection Criteria

David L. Weeks Award Fund

Determined by the selection committee.

Marshall Award Fund

Determined by the selection committee.

P. Larry Claypool Undergraduate Statistics Scholarship

Determined by the selection committee.

Robert D. Morrison Scholarship Fund

The recipient will be graduate students in statistics or in another area outside the math sciences. Selection criteria will include overall academic performance with emphasis on academic performance in statistics.

Theatre

Name

Selection Criteria

Donna Roberts Clack Endowed Theatre Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre or a Master of Arts in Theatre. The selection committee can allocate in accordance with greatest needs of the Department. The number of awards and size of the awardd will be determined annually by the selection committee.    

Vivia Locke Scholarship

Determined by the selection committee.

Martin Speech Scholarship

Student or students making most progress in the immediate preceding year.

Sarah K. Hoyt Endowed Scholarship in Theatre

The recipient must be enrolled as a first year student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences and must be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Theatre.  Recipients will be selected based on demonstrated academic merit, financial need and a possible interest in an educational theatre career.  The award may be renewed at the discretion of the Selection Committee provided the recipient maintains a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.     

The Myr-Lou Rollins-Wade Endowed Scholarship Arts & Sciences

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences and must be pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre with preference given to a student whose emphasis on performance. The recipient must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, must be classified as either a junior or senior level student and may have demonstrated interest in creative movement and/or dance.  Financial need will be considered; however, all qualified students are encouraged to apply for the scholarship.

Burris DeBenning Scholarship

The recipient must be enrolled as a first year student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences, pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre. Recipients shall be selected upon demonstrated academic merit, financial need and possible interest in an educational theatre career. The award is renewable and the recipient shall be required to maintain a 3.0 grade point for each academic year.

Billye Sue Harmon Scholarship In Theatre

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Oklahoma State University. This scholarship shall be awarded to the outstanding new student in the Theatre Department for the previous academic year.

Jeanne Adams Wray Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student or a graduate student maintaining a minimum of six credit hours and must be studying in the Theatre Department at Oklahoma State University. The recipient must have current or past experience working in community theatre.

Glen E. Lemon Theatre Scholarship

The recipient(s) must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University in the College of Arts and Sciences. The recipient(s) may be either an undergraduate or graduate student and must be in enrolled in the Department of Theatre, with documented financial need. The award may be used to provide financial support for an annual stipend or for student travel for purposes related to an educational experience. The number of awards and size of the award shall be determined annually by the selection committee.    

Theatre Student Scholarship

The  recipient  must  be  enrolled  as  a  full-time  student  at   Oklahoma  State University, majoring in Theatre.

Richard Melot Endowed Scholarship for Drama Fund

The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at Oklahoma State University. The recipient must be enrolled in the Theatre Department of the College of Arts and Sciences and have a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

3. University Level Scholarship Competition

For current and continuing students, please visit OSU Scholarships and Financial Aid.