ELIGIBILITY FOR SCHOLARSHIP
High school seniors who attend an Oklahoma public, private, charter or homeschool may be considered for this scholarship. One student will be selected annually to receive this scholarship. Nominations will be considered by a committee of Oklahoma Hall of Fame Members, and the top five candidates may be asked to participate in interviews with the scholarship committee.
TERMS OF THE SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be in the amount of $6,000, to be dispersed over four years at $1,500 per year. The recipient's academic performance will be reviewed annually by the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Students will not be restricted in the selection of major courses of study, and the scholarship may be used at any institution of higher education in Oklahoma. To qualify for scholarship renewal, the recipient must have been a fulltime student during the previous academic year and must maintain a 3.5 GPA. Scholarships for students who fail to meet these standards will lose eligibility for all remaining scholarship payments.
CRITERIA FOR SCHOLARSHIP
This merit scholarship will be based on: student's academic achievements, leadership roles, civic/community involvement, and knowledge learned from researching members of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame and pride of our great state. All of the student's activities from the time they entered school as related to these subjects will be considered.
The person submitting the nomination for the student should have knowledge of, and the ability to verify, the student's performance in the criteria listed above. That person should be a teacher, administrator, mentor, coach or community leader not related to the student. The nomination form should be completed by the person nominating the student and attached to all other required materials listed below.