Scholarships For Science Majors

The following OC scholarships are specifically for science majors:

 

McBroom Scholarship

This scholarship endowment is to be awarded to full-time students of Oklahoma Christian University just completing their junior year of study in one of the following fields; (1) students studying in the field of math or computer science, (2) or students majoring in the field of science.  Student recipients are to be selected by the math and computer science or science faculty and announced on Honors Day. The award criteria should be based upon academic performance, potential for future service, character, leadership, and involvement.

 

Hudkins Family Scholarship

The Hudkins Family Scholarship is awarded to fulltime students pursuing an engineering degree or a degree related to the medical field. This scholarship is designed to provide long-term scholarship support for worthy students of Oklahoma Christian University. Awards will be made each year by the scholarship committee whose chair is the Oklahoma Christian University Director for Financial Services, or his or her designee.  Student recipients must maintain good academic standing, as defined in the Oklahoma Christian University Academic Catalogue, in order to continue receiving funds from this scholarship endowment.

 

Erin Rowlett Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to one or more full-time students.  It is shared between the Chemistry & Physics Department and the Biology Department.  Recipients may receive the scholarship in subsequent years.  Students in good standing who are majoring in a  science related field are eligible.  Recipients must demonstrate good character. Preferences will be given to qualified applicants who have demonstrable financial need. This scholarship is designed to provide long-term scholarship support for worthy students of Oklahoma Christian University.  Awards will be made each year by the scholarship committee whose chair is the Oklahoma Christian University Director for Financial Services, or his or her designee.  Student recipients must maintain good academic standing, as defined in the Oklahoma Christian University Academic Catalogue, in order to continue receiving funds from this scholarship endowment.

 

Riley Sheets Scholarship  

This scholarship gives preference to international students majoring in the field of science.  This scholarship is shared between the Chemistry & Physics Department and the Biology Department.  It is scholarship support for worthy students of Oklahoma Christian University.  Awards will be made each year by the scholarship committee whose chair is the Oklahoma Christian University Director for Financial Services, or his or her designee.  Student recipients must maintain good academic standing, as defined in the Oklahoma Christian University Academic Catalogue, in order to continue receiving funds from this scholarship endowment.

 

Dennis and Bonnie Young Scholarship

This scholarship is for students in good standing who are majoring in a science-related discipline. Furthermore, preference is given to qualified students who are participating in or intend to participate in, OC's drama program during the year of their award. Recipients may receive this scholarship in subsequent years.  Preference is also given to financial need. This scholarship is designed to provide long-term scholarship support for worthy students of Oklahoma Christian University.  Awards will be made each year by the scholarship committee whose chair is the Oklahoma Christian University Director for Financial Services, or his or her designee.  Student recipients must maintain good academic standing, as defined in the Oklahoma Christian University Academic Catalogue, in order to continue receiving funds from this scholarship endowment.

 

Charles and Sylvia Branch Scholarship

This scholarship endowment is designed to provide annual financial scholarship awards to one or more full time college students at OC.  Qualified recipients must be students in good academic standing majoring in either a science or English related discipline, and must also maintain a grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 equivalent scale.  Preference will be given to students hailing from the San Antonio, Texas area.  Preference will further be given to qualified applicants who have demonstrable financial need.

 

National Scholarships and Fellowships  (J. W. Fulbright, Barry M. Goldwater, David L. Boren, Udall, Rhodes)

Students seeking an institutional nomination for a national scholarship or fellowship should mark their calendars and begin planning now for OC’s National Scholarships & Fellowships Committee (NSFC) deadline in September each year.  Each student seeking an OC nomination should submit a curriculum vitae (CV), 500-word personal statement, and a cover letter indicating why you should be OC’s nominee as well as your willingness to work with faculty representatives to submit a quality application for the selected scholarship.??  OC faculty advisors and faculty representatives to the various scholarship foundations will be invaluable mentors. The NSFC is composed of the Honors Director, Faculty Liaison for the scholarship being selected, and the Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs.

 

Keep in mind that periodically announcements are made for science students to submit applications for these scholarships; so, keep alert.  

 

For additional information about the above scholarships and other scholarships available to all OC students, contact:

Carolyn Allen

Scholarship Coordinator

Oklahoma Christian University

405-425-5188