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Scholarship Type Amount  Requirements How to Apply Priority Date
1800wheelchair Established in 2006, the 1800wheelchair scholarship fund awards two $500 awards each year. In the past, we've asked applicants to explore mobility issues on campus, overcoming personal challenges, and much more. $500

Participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S.
  • Enrolled at the undergraduate level or your final year of high school
  • Age sixteen (16) years or older
  • Carry a status of “Good Standing” - i.e. currently enrolled
  • Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (or equivalent)
  • Postmarked by May 5, 2014

Please submit a 'visual' poem, in a style of your choosing, on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge. Limit your 'visual poem' to an 8.5in x 11in piece of paper. You can choose to represent words, images, or both. It can abstract or representational. Please include a personal statement that gives us an idea of who you are and how your poem relates to a challenge you've faced. The poem and essay (combined) should be between 500 and 1,000 words, but feel free to write a little more or less.

For application instructions and mailing instructions please visit http://www.1800wheelchair.com/scholarship/.

More Info on 1800wheelchair
Postmarked by May 5, 2014
Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Scholarship Up to $1000

Applicants will be high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com. Applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions.

Every generation faces new challenges and new problems. What do you think is the biggest difference between your generation and older generations? How do you think these differences will affect the future of our country and/or your career choice?

More Info on Abbott & Fenner Scholarship
Deadline: June 14, 2014
AES Engineers Award $500

Must be a high school senior or any student attending a post
secondary educational facility . You are NOT required to be taking
engineering courses in order to be eligible for this award.
A recipient will be chosen based on character and their response
to an essay question.

Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

Reflecting on your personal experiences and/or circumstances, tell us something about yourself that distinguishes you as a potential scholarship candidate.

Submit essay to: scholarships@aesengineers.com

Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.
There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.

October 4, 2013
American Indian College Fund Scholarship Varies

High school senior or tribal college student

Digital photo

Complete application

Must apply online at http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/how_to_apply.

January 1 to May 31 for the 2013-2014 school year
Army Emergency Relief (AER) Award Varies

spouses and dependent children of soldiers

See website at http://www.aerhq.org/dnn563/Scholarships.aspx

March 1 - Annually
BigSun Scholarship The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. $500

All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.

Please remember to include your name and the name of the school that you are attending.

Write a short essay answering the following 3-part question on the effects of sports in your life:
How has your participation in sports affected:

1. Who you are;

2. How you relate to others;

3. Your personal relationships with peers and others?

All essay submissions should be emailed to: athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com.

More Info on BigSun Scholarship
June 20, 2014
BrainTrack Scholarships Award 1st Place-$1,000/2nd Place-$500
  1. Must be majoring in business, computer science, nursing or teaching.
  2. Must have completed at least 1 semester of studies.

 

braintrack.com

Nov. 1 & Mar.1 Annually
Brazos $50K Giveaway Scholarship Sweepstakes Award 2-$5K Scholarships & 16-$2500 Scholarships

Applicants must be first year students enrolled
in an accredited U.S. Department of Education
college or trade school for the Fall 2008 semester.

More Info on Brazos $50K Giveaway Scholarship Sweepstakes October 1-May 31- Annually
Campbell Family Scholarships Award Various

1. Undergraduate
2. Full-time
3. Must have pet care experience
(paid or volunteer)
4. Interested in making life better
for pets & their families.

banfieldcharitabletrust.org/
programs/
campbell-family-scholarships

June 30, 2012
Cancer for College Scholarship $250-$16,000
  • Must be a US resident.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited university or community college.
  • Must be a cancer patient, cancer survivor and/or amputee.
More Info on Cancer for College April 1, Annually
College Access Challenge Scholarship One-Time Award $500 - $1,000

Must have a FAFSA on file and be Pell eligible for the 2013-2014 school year

Must be near completion of a baccalaureate or associate degree (e.g. within 30 credit hours of completion or one year of full-time study)

Preference will be given to students who have prolonged their college education due to financial need

Submit your application to:

Financial Assistance,

North Shepler, 3rd floor, room 301

 

January 22, 2014
Courage to Grow Scholarship Award $500

1. Must have a 2.0 GPA (minimum).

2. Must submit a 250 word essay.

3. Must be a legal US resident.

4. Open to undergraduate & graduate students.

Click here to apply

 

 

 

 

May 31, 2012
CU Alumni Association Scholarship One year $1000 per year to be awarded over a two-semester period.

Full-time juniors and seniors, 3.0 GPA, all majors

See more info for link to online application.

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March 1, Annually
CU International Club Student Scholarship Non-institutional award $500/semester, $1000/year
  1. International students enrolled full-time at Cameron University
  2. International students in good standing
  3. Students who will have completed at least two semesters by completion of the spring semester
  4. Active paid members of the CU International Club

Complete the application and submit with all required documents to the International Student Office no later than the last Friday in July.

No later than last Friday in July
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) National Society award Varies

Pursuing an undergraduate degree in one of the following areas: history, political science, government, economics or nursing.

See more info for complete rules and an application

More Info on Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) National Society
February 1-April 15 Annually
DegreeDirectory Academic Business Scholarship Award $1000
  1. Academic history
  2. Extracurricular activities
  3. Employment history
  4. Financial need is not considered
  5. Eligible students must be full-time students

Go to DegreeDirectory web page.

April 1--Annually
Disabled Veterans scholarships fellowships Varies veteran or veteran's family More Info on Disabled Veterans
DREAM Institute Scholastic Awards Awards $1000 - $7000

High school seniors with physical and/or learning disabilities applying for college in next academic year

See website for details.

More Info on DREAM Institute Scholastic Awards
May 2-Annually
Duncan Chisholm Trail Kiwanis Club Award 3-$1000 Awards

Scholarships available to Stephens County residents with a sophomore or higher status (not including graduate students).

 

More Info on Duncan Chisholm Trail Kiwanis Club
June 1-Annually
Education-Portal.com Award $500-$1000

Undergraduate/Graduate
Pursuing a degree in one of the following areas:
-Criminal Justice
-Liberal Arts
-Architecture & Drafting
-Computer Science and Computer Engineering

www.education-portal.com

April 1 Annually
Entre Nous Study Club of Lawton Award $300
  1. Upper level student
  2. Language arts/humanities major
  3. 3.0 GPA (minimum)
  4. Essay describing applicant's achievements, goals, and activities

Completed applications may be turned into 
Financial Assistance, 301 North Shepler.

 

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March 1, Annually
Fern Brown Memorial Fund Scholarship Established by the Living Trust Agreement of Fern Brown, created to provide assistance to students who demonstrate an above average aptitude for college work and have financial need. Varies

Attending or eligible to attend an Oklahoma 4-year college or university and demonstrate financial need.

Submit an application to the Office of Financial Assistance.

More Info on Fern Brown Memorial Fund Scholarship
April 1-Annually
Folds of Honor Foundation Scholarship Scholarship Various

Must be a spouse or dependent currently attending or accepted into a four-year or two-year degree program at an institution of higher education, OR a vocational, technical or other certification program. Eligible applicants will be attending a post-secondary educational institution Fall 2011-Spring 2012.

See attached PDF file.

More Info on Folds of Honor Foundation Scholarship
May 31, 2012
Foreclosure.Com Scholarship Scholarship $1,000-$5,000

1. Must be an undergraduate student. 

2. Must respond to an essay question.

More Info on Foreclosure.Com Scholarship Dec 1, 2012
Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship Scholarship $5000

1. Must be a first year college student.

2. Must be under 25 years of age.

3. Must answer both essay questions.

http://www.rcc.edu/services/
studentFinancialServices/files/
HealthyLifestyles.pdf

May 30, 2012
Heroes at home-Scholarships for Women Veterans Award 4 scholarships up to $2500 each

1. Female veteran
2. Enlisted personnel, officers, and those who have completed their service.
3. Demonstrated leadership
4. Community involvement

1st-Log onto

www.royalneighbors.org


2nd-Click"Your Membership

Benefits"

3rd-Select "Scholarships"

April 15-Yearly
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Awards $500 - $10,000

Hispanic, US citizen or legal permanent resident

Minimum 3.0 GPA

More Info on Hispanic Scholarship Fund TBD
Lawton Noon Lions 4-yr Scholarship Scholarship $6,000

1. Must be a first-time freshman attending Cameron University Fall 2014.

2. Must be pursuing a baccalaureate degree.

3. Scholarship committee will evaluate applicants based on academics, ability, and civic activities.

Submit a Lawton Noon Lions Club Scholarship Application

April 1, Annually
Lawton Noon Lions Club Semester Scholarship Scholarship $150 - $500 per semester

Strong commitment to assisting the visually impaired and promoting visual health and research

Must be enrolled full-time at either Cameron University or Great Plains Technology Center

Essay of approximately 300 words describing the applicant's knowledge of the Lions Club and their activities.

Application deadline for Fall semester is July 1st, deadline for Spring semester is December 1st

Submit a Lawton Noon Lions Club Semester Scholarship Application.

More Info on Lawton Noon Lions Club Semester Scholarship
July 1 & Dec 1
MassMutual Scholars The MassMutual Scholars program is funded by the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and is focused on expanding access and opportunity of higher education and employment to students who reflect the rich cultural diversity of our nation. We seek to increase the number of students completing college nationally, raise awareness of careers in financial services, and recruit and retain the top talent touched by our programs. $2500 or $5000
  • Show proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired).
  • Be admitted full-time to a degree-seeking program.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Be entering your sophomore, junior, senior or 5th-year senior year in pursuit of an undergraduate degree (any major will be considered) for the 2014-2015 academic year.
  • Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry.
  • Demonstrate leadership and participation in extracurricular activities.
  • Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Applicants will submit an online application at www.act.org/massmutual.

May 2, 2014