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Scholarship Spot


For a list of scholarships and infomration please click on the links below.


Applications are due postmarked December 1, 2022.

2022 OYE Scholarship Interview Date for those selected to interview:
January 19, 2022, hosted at the Oklahoma Youth Expo office.



Applications are due no later than February 1, 2023.

Please note: this scholarship is a separate process than the OYE Scholarship Program.


Oklahoma City Community Foundation Scholarships – Various deadlines

Oklahoma City All Sports Association Scholarship Fund – The scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors from a high school in the greater Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area who participated in high school athletics.   

H.F. and Mary Ellen Virgin Scholarship – The scholarship was established to encourage graduating seniors from Grady County to pursue a post-secondary education at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) in Chickasha.

Oklahoma Christian University New Student Biblical Studies Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Oklahoma Christian University applicants interested in becoming Bible majors are encouraged to apply for College of Biblical Studies endowed scholarship awards. Award amounts vary based on academic profile and demonstrated financial need. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s [...] More

Oklahoma Independent Living Act Tuition Waivers

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Independent Living Act was established by the 2000 Oklahoma Legislature to ensure that eligible individuals who have been or are in the foster care program of the Department of Human Services receive services that include housing, medical coverage and education. Applicants must be a resident of Oklahoma and must have graduated within the previous three years from a State Board of [...] More

Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant Program (OTAG) is a need-based grant program for Oklahoma residents who attend eligible colleges, universities, and career technology centers in Oklahoma. Awards are approved for full-time or part-time undergraduate students. Application is made through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available through high school counselors, the financial aid [...] More

Oklahoma Tuition Equalization Grant Program (OTEG)

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Oklahoma Tuition Equalization Grant program is a need-based grant program that awards grants to Oklahoma residents enrolled as full-time undergraduates at qualified Oklahoma not-for-profit, private/independent institutions of higher education.
    Applicants must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and report Oklahoma as their state of legal residence. Applicants must have a [...] More

Oklahoma Future Teachers Scholarship Program

The Future Teachers Scholarship Program was established by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

The main aim of this award is to encourage the preparation of teachers in critical shortage areas in the public schools of Oklahoma.

Full Description

Recipients may receive the scholarship for not more than four years, or the equivalent of four years, of full-time study.

An award amount for each nominated student will be determined by the college the student attends.

The current award limits are as follows:

  • full-time students with 60 or more hours completed toward a bachelor’s degree can receive a maximum of $1,500;
  • full-time students with less than 60 hours completed can receive up to $1,000;
  • part-time students with 60 hours or more can receive up to $750;
  • and part-time students with 60 hours or less can receive up to $500.

Who's eligible?

It is very important that you meet the eligibility criteria prior to your application submission, so as not to be rejected.

The student applicant must be a resident of Oklahoma.

The student must be nominated by the college in which they are enrolled on the basis of cumulative high school GPA ranking in the top 15% of his or her high school graduating class; ACT or SAT score ranking in the top 15% for high school graduates of the same year; admission to a professional education program at an accredited Oklahoma institution of higher education; an undergraduate record of outstanding success, as defined by the institution.

He/she can be either a full-time and part-time student, but the highest priority will be given to full-time students

Once you get the award, you have to fulfill some requirements related to the scholarship recipients.

You must maintain no less than a 2.5 cumulative GPA and must agree to teach in a shortage area in Oklahoma public schools for a minimum of three consecutive years upon graduation and licensure as a teacher

How to Apply

Students who are in a degree program working toward Teaching Certification in one of the identified critical shortage areas and who meet the eligibility requirements listed above may fill out an application.

Eligible Critical Shortage Areas are the following:

  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Foreign Languages
  • Social Studies
  • Early Childhood Education  Library Sciences
  • Arts and Music
  • Career and Technical Education Physical Education
  • Special Education Business
  • English/Language Arts Elementary Education School Counselor  Health Education  Humanities Computer Science

Scholarship search sites

GoingMerry  (You will be able to apply for multiple scholarships at one time. Your basic information will automatically pre-fill into the applications, cutting down the time it takes to complete scholarship applications. (When available, local scholarships for only Tuttle students can be found here.)

OKCollegeStart – click on Financial Aid Planning