Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous Scholarships

Future Teacher Scholarship

A Hand Up Scholarship

American Association of University Women Scholarship

Muskogee Rotary Club Scholarship

 

Future Teacher Scholarship

Attention/Caution: Funding for the 2017-18 Future Teachers Scholarships is subject to state legislative
appropriations. Due to ongoing state budget reductions, funding for the 2017-18 Future Teachers
Scholarships, if any, may not be known until May 26. If funding is approved, institutions will be
notified of their allocation as soon as possible.

Eligibility
1. The student must be a resident of Oklahoma.
2. The student must be nominated by the college on the basis of one of the following criteria:
a. Cumulative high school grade point average ranking in the top 15% of his or her high school
    graduating class; OR
b. ACT or SAT score ranking in the top 15% for high school graduates of the same year; OR
c. Admission to a professional education program at an accredited Oklahoma institution of
            higher education; OR
d. An undergraduate record of outstanding success, as defined by the institution.
3. Full-time and part-time students are eligible for the scholarship; however, highest priority will be
    given to full-time students.
4. Scholarship recipients must maintain no less than a 2.5 cumulative grade point average.
5. Each recipient must agree to teach in a shortage area in Oklahoma public schools for a minimum of
    three (3) consecutive years upon graduation and licensure as a teacher.
6. Recipients may receive the scholarship for not more than four years, or the equivalent of four years,
    of full-time study.

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

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Please mail your nominations and applications to:
Northeastern State University
717 N Grand Ave
Bagley Hall Rm 220
Attn: Darla Chewey
Tahlequah OK 74464

Full Guidelines for Future Teachers Scholarship (pdf)

Future Teachers Scholarship Application (pdf)

A Hand Up Scholarship

This scholarship is available for a woman, age 21 or over, who might need just that,
"A Hand Up." Possibly someone who previously attended college, but could no
longer continue due to life circumstances, or maybe a woman who has thought of
going to school, but might need a little financial assistance, or even a
woman currently enrolled in school, but is struggling with financial hardship.

To receive an Application and more information on the scholarship,
Please Email: MuOmegaTahlequah@gmail.com

Application Deadline is June 30, 2017

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

The Tahlequah Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has established a $1,000 annual scholarship and one year membership in AAUW for a graduate woman, and a $500 annual scholarship for an undergraduate woman, for use in the 2017-18 academic year at Northeastern State University.

The 100+ year old organization of AAUW promotes equity for women, education and self-development over the life span, and positive societal change.

Conditions of the scholarship are:

Graduate Woman Scholarship:

1. The Graduate Woman scholarship recipient must be pursuing a master’s or doctorate degree at Northeastern State University (any NSU campus);

2. The amount of the Graduate Woman scholarship is $1,000, to be awarded in equal amounts for the fall and spring semesters ($500 per semester), plus a one-year membership in AAUW;

3. Applicants may be enrolled either full-time or part-time;

4. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade average of 3.5 in all graduate course work attempted. (If the applicant has no graduate course work, the undergraduate grade point average must be at least 3.0);

5. The recipient must maintain the required cumulative grade average through the fall semester of the award or the scholarship will be awarded to the alternate applicant.

Undergraduate Woman Scholarship:

1. The Undergraduate Woman scholarship recipient must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree at Northeastern State University (any NSU campus).

2. The amount of the Undergraduate Woman scholarship is $500, to be awarded in equal amounts for the fall and spring semesters ($250 per semester);

3. Applicants may be enrolled either full-time or part-time;

4. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade average of 3.0 in all undergraduate course work attempted;

5. The recipient must maintain the required cumulative grade average through the fall semester of the award or the scholarship will be awarded to the alternate applicant.

Deadline: April 28, 2017

Download the guidelines and application for the AAUW Scholarship(pdf)

Muskogee Rotary Club Scholarship

Recipient must be a sophomore or junior during the 2017-18 academic year. Scholarships will be awarded to those students who best exemplify the Rotary International’s motto: “Service Above Self.” Emphasis will be placed on participation in volunteer activities. Academic performance and financial need will also be considered.
2 awards of $1125 will be given and will apply towards tuition, fees and books only.

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Muskogee Rotary Club Scholarship (pdf)