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Scholarship Opportunities


This site has multiple scholarships. Please check it monthly.


What: Imo Scheidt Memorial Scholarship applicant must

- be a high school graduating senior in the U.S.
- have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA
- be/have been in the Foster Care System or intend to major in Social Services
- provide a letter of recommendation from the counselor and/or principal
- maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA to receive 2nd semester payment

- preference will be given to students who are or have been in the foster care system

When: March 12, 2020



What: Waylan Loring Scholarship


  • Graduating senior of Velma-Alma High School
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Must demonstrate motivation for self-improvement
  • Must not have amassed a large amount of scholarship funds (i.e. Oklahoma State Regents of Higher Education Academic Scholarship or it's equivalent)
  • May attend college or university of student's choice offering a four year curriculum, enrolled as a full-time student. Student may start their college career in a two year institution but must be planning to continue and complete their education at a four year institution

When: March 12, 2020



What: Velma Alma Fountain of Knowledge Scholarship


  • Graduating senior of Velma-Alma High School
  • Minimum ACT score of 22 and high school GPA of 3.25
  • Applicant must demonstrate leadership potential and involvement in school and extracurricular activities

When: March 12, 2020



What: McCasland Foundation Scholarship


  • Must attend high school at a Stephens County, Oklahoma high school
  • Must have an overall GPA of at least 2.5
  • Must demonstrate character, leadership, participation in school activities, and motivation for self-improvement
  • Must attend college/university of your choice offering a four-year curriculum and be enrolled as a full-time student each semester. (Student may start at a two-year institution but must be planning to continue at a four-year institution.)

When: March 12, 2020



What: Oklahoma Schools Insurance Group Scholarship for $1000

Who: Students who attend school at a OSIG school (Velma-Alma is an OSIG member)

How: Pick up an application from Mrs. Justus

When: Feb. 25th


What: Pete and Lela Stravros Scholarship for $1000

Who: Graduating Oklahoma seniors who are children or relatives of Oklahoma firefighters who are active or retired members of the Oklahoma State Firefighters Association.

When: April 1, 2020

How: After the application is submitted, see Mrs. Justus for supplemental questions.


What: The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Scholarship

Who:The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities. Students must have a 3.0 GPA.


When: January 3, 2020


What: PB&J Scholarship

Who: Students who have experienced challenges in their life and who have a drive to succeed.


When: Priority deadline is December 16, 2019. Applicants who apply before this date will be considered for an award of $500. The deadline for the main scholarship of $1,000 is May 31st.



What: Rural Electric Cooperative Scholarship will award 2 – $1500 scholarships and 8 – $1000 scholarships

Who: The applicant’s parents or legal guardian must be a member of Rural Electric Cooperative of Lindsay and be receiving electric service. The student must have a 2.5 GPA.

How: Pick up applications in Mrs. Justus’ office

When: Deadline is January 20, 2020



What: Jimmie L Dean Scholarship 

Who: Students attending 4 year colleges who have a 25 on the ACT or students attending OSUIT who have a 17 on the ACT. Also, this scholarship is for students who want to make or build things or serve in the health service field. 

When: April 15, 2020



What: Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship Program

Who: 18 year olds who have a high school diploma or GED.

How: An application may be found on:



What: Western Oklahoma Electrical Apprenticeship

Who: Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, a valid driver’s license, and have a passing grade on Algebra I.

How: Call (405)672-7600 or email


What: Time Clock Go Scholarship, $2500

Who: Time Clock Go hopes to help students further their education by providing a scholarship for those who are passionate about effective communication practices. The scholarship is open to all students attending college in Spring 2020.

How: To apply, students must provide proof of their college enrollment and a 750-word essay discussing a life experience that has led to personal development. Visit the website at:

When: November 30, 2019



What: Kingsley & Kingsley Winter Scholarship - $1000

Who: Students who are interested in a career in the legal field.

How: Eligible students can apply by submitting a 1,000-word essay that answers the following question:

When:  November 30, 2019



What: UCO Counselor’s Day Scholarship

Who: Velma-Alma student who has been admitted to UCO by Feb. 3rd.

How: Write in your own handwritting why you are going to UCO. Typed responses will not be considered.

When: February 21st.


What: Hagar Scholarship Foundation, up to $6000 per semester

Who: Students must have a 3.75 GPA, 24 on the ACT and must have an EFC less than $6500 on the FAFSA.


When: November 15th



What: Oklahoma City Community Foundation Scholarships has numerous scholarships available.

Who: Oklahoma seniors

How: Create an account at  and students need to have completed their FAFSA. For a list of scholarships, see Mrs. Justus.

When: Scholarships open on Oct. 1st




What: Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Video Contest

Who: High school students

How: Make a 25-45 second long video that conveys that littering is costly.

When: Register by Nov. 15th and submit the video by Dec. 3rd




What: Chancellor Hans Brisch Scholarship

Who: Students who have outstanding leadership skills and have numerous volunteer hours. Community service is 2/3 of the nominee’s score. The high school can only submit one applicant.

How: See Mrs. Justus for the application.

When: Deadline is December 6, 2019


What: Horatio Alger Scholarship, ranging from $10,000 to 25,000

Who: Students who have a 2.0 and demonstrate financial need (parent income is $55,000 or less)

How: Apply at

When: October 25


What: Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Who: Students in grades 5-12 who have engaged in a volunteer activity at least in part after Sept 1, 2018.

How: Students much complete an application and submit it to a school official to be validated. Apply online at

When: November 5, 2019



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