Thank you for your interest in scholarship opportunities through the College of Education and Professional Studies. Scholarships are funds that are awarded to students to help them with the costs of their education, and scholarships do not have to be repaid. A student may receive a scholarship because of academic merits, financial need, or for other criteria set forth by scholarship donors.

UCO will consider students for several scholarships at the time of admission (freshman and transfer students). These automatic scholarships are awarded on the academic merits on which a student was admitted to the University through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Additionally, students may apply for competitive scholarships to help pay their education costs.

Unfortunately, the general scholarship application period for the 2016-2017 academic year is now closed. Scholarship award letters will be sent to students via their UCONNECT email address in the following weeks. Please see below for specific scholarship opportunities that are still available for this academic year.

Departmental Tuition Waivers

Some academic departments award students with tuition waivers. Students should contact their department to inquire about tuition waiver opportunities for their major. Because an additional application may be required for these waivers, students should inquire with their departments as early as possible.

Available Scholarship Opportunities

Virginia Peters Freshman Physical Education Undergraduate Scholarship

Return application and supplemental materials to:

Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies
University of Central Oklahoma
Attention: Dr. Debra Traywick
100 N. University Dr., Box 189
Edmond, OK 73034-5209

College of Education and Professional Studies’ Special Circumstance Aid

Scholarship Mission: These funds are awarded to students facing financial hardship or extenuating circumstances as they try to reach their educational goals. CEPS students may apply for emergency aid for textbooks,tuition and fees, and other related expenses not funded by traditional student support. This application is NOT for general scholarship requests.

Return application and supplemental materials to:

UCO Foundation
Attention: Ms. Michelle Moseley
100 N. University Dr., Box 133
Edmond, OK 73034-5209
Telephone: 405-974-2763
Fax: 405-974-3833

Future Teacher Scholarship

Return application and supplemental materials to:

Jan Anderson
Future Teacher Scholarship Coordinator
Teacher Education Services
University of Central Oklahoma
100 N. University Drive
Edmond, OK 73034

Other Resources

UCO Institute of Hope Scholarship

Geneva Johnston Hudson Scholarship Fund at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation

Scholarship and Incentive Programs for Teachers

Office of Student Financial Services

Frequently Asked Questions

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