About the Scholarship

The Oklahoma Academic Scholars Program is awarded by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education (OSRHE), an institution that authorizes and grants degrees of higher education, determine operations and study courses at state colleges/universities, and allocates public colleges and universities along with tuition and fees.

The Oklahoma Academic Scholars Program awards eligible candidates with exceptional Oklahoma students with great educational backgrounds. The program prioritized students who're renewing the scholarship above all.


How to Apply?

The application for the Oklahoma Academic Scholars Program can be found online on the official website of OSRHE. Apart from self-application, thy students may be nominated by their educational institutions.

The application, along with the other required documents as mentioned on the website must be mailed to the provided address for verification. 


Scholarship Amount

The scholarship categories for the Oklahoma Academic Scholars Program are as follows:

  • $5500 - if attending University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University or The University of Tulsa
  • $4000 - if attending any four-year public/private college/university in Oklahoma
  • $3500 - if attending any two-year college/university in Oklahoma
  • $2800 - if institutionally nominated in the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University or The University of Tulsa
  • $2000 - if institutionally nominated in any four-year public/private college/university in Oklahoma
  • $1800 - if institutionally nominated in any two-year college/university in Oklahoma

The scholarships are renewable for 4 years, and the number of awards is subject to fund availability and the number of eligible candidates.


Deadline Information

The applications for Oklahoma Academic Scholars Program are accepted all around the year with no fixed deadline date.


Eligibility Criteria

The student applying for the Oklahoma Academic Scholars Program must be a graduating U.S. high school senior, planning to attend a regionally or State Regents accredited public, independent, or proprietary higher education institution full-time in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma residents can automatically qualify for the program by achieving designation as a National Merit Scholar, National Merit Finalist or United States Presidential Scholar or by scoring at or above the 99.5 percentile on the ACT or SAT. Out-of-state students may qualify for the program by achieving designation as a National Merit Scholar, National Merit Finalist or United States Presidential Scholar. Students may also qualify by being nominated by their institution based on criteria established by each institution.


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