About the Scholarship

The Jimmie L. Dean Foundation Scholarship opportunity is assisting the students economically, who are entering in an accredited Oklahoma College, University or Technical school from on a full-time basis for the first time in the Fall of 2020 in pursuit of a 4 year undergraduate degree from the College or University or an appropriate degree from a Technical school such as Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology. All Scholarship awards are determined by the Foundation at the sole discretion of its Board of Directors.


How to Apply?

  • A student should complete the scholarship application form in order to receive this fund.

  • A student should give a letter of recommendation, a more in-depth 500-word count essay, and an official transcript of college/institution where he/she is studying in.

  • In addition, they will be required to conduct an in-person interview with the Board of Directors.  Each finalist will receive an email with instructions for completing the process.


Award Amount and Deadline:

The scholarship award amount is $10000 given to deserving applicants annually throughout an applicant's graduate study.

The scholarship deadline date is on 15th April 2019. All applicants must apply for this scholarship before the deadline date.



Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a continuous resident of the state of Oklahoma for the past six (6) years.

  • The applicant must be pursuing a 4-year undergraduate degree from the College or University or an appropriate degree from a Technical school such as Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology.

  • A student should have a minimum ACT score of 25 for those planning to attend a 4-year college or University.

  • An applicant must have a minimum ACT score of 17 for those planning to attend the Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee.


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