PLUS Junior Scholarship

The PLUS Junior scholarship is a two-year program. For incoming juniors during the 2019-2020 academic year, the scholarship will provide recipients with a full tuition waiver for up to 18 hours per semester, a double room waiver, and a $500 second-year stipend (for students in good standing).

Selection of PLUS JUNIOR Scholarship Recipients

To be considered for the PLUS Junior Scholarship, an applicant must :

  • Be a resident of Oklahoma
  • Have completed two full years of undergraduate education and have junior standing as of the fall semester for which the application is submitted
  • Have a cumulative college GPA of at least 3.0
  • Possess outstanding leadership qualities and potential as demonstrated by the applicant’s resume, essay and three letters of reference (see application for specific requirements)

Applicants must meet the criteria above and complete the following no later than 11:59 p.m., July 1 of the year preceding the year to which the scholarship application is submitted:

  1. Apply for admission to Cameron University and pay application fee, unless you are a current Cameron University student. 
  2. Submit current college transcripts for all college work attempted
  3. Submit a scholarship application:
    • Include a Resume, Essay and Email Addresses for three references. Additional documents may be submitted with the scholarship application or any time before the deadline. (Refer to instructions on the General Scholarship web page).
      • Resume - describe extracurricular activities, leadership positions held, and a listing of honors received throughout high school and college
      • Essay - one page, typed essay describing your most meaningful leadership experience and how it will help you to contribute to the PLUS program at Cameron
      • Letters of Reference -provide email addresses for three references:
        1. administrator at the college you attended during first two years
        2. college instructor
        3. someone (not a relative) who can detail your leadership potential or experience

        Cameron University Office of Admissions will email each reference a link with instructions on how to submit a Reference Letter on your behalf.

Following the deadline, a committee will review the applications and select finalists for interviews. Following the interviews, the committee will recommend approximately eight students to receive the transfer PLUS Junior Scholarship.

For more information about applying for the transfer PLUS Junior Scholarship, please call 580.581.2282.

PLUS Junior Scholarship applicants - The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. July 1, 2019.