Departmental Scholarships

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Scholarship Name Eligibility Requirements Deadline & Contact
Adult Education & Safety Sciences Tuition Waiver

* Adult Education & Safety Sciences major
*Enrolled in at least 6 hours

Deadline: March 1
Contact Dr. Candy Sebert at (405) 974-5780
Band * Must plan to be enrolled in university band
*Merit and Financial Need Based
Deadline: May 1
Contact Brian Lamb at (405) 974-5686
Biology Tuition Waiver * Currently enrolled in major offered through Biology Dept Deadline: March 1
Contact Biology Dept at (405) 974-5017
Broadcasting Tuition Waiver * Broadcasting major Deadline: middle of March & middle of November
Contact Communications Dept at (405) 974-5303
Chemistry Tuition Waiver * Chemistry or Forensic Science major Deadline: February 1
Contact Chemistry Dept at (405) 974-5018
Choral Scholarship * Admission to UCO Deadline: Open until filled (must audition)
Contact Music Dept at (405) 974-5004
Coffey Scholarship * Art or Mathematics major Deadline: March 1
Contact Art & Design Dept at (405) 974-5201 or Math Dept at (405) 974-2461
College of Education and Professional Studies Scholarship * Must be a College of Education and Professional Studies major
Deadline: Febuary 15
CEPS Scholarships
Dance Majors Tuition Waiver
 
*Talent
*Financial Need
*GPA & ACT Reviewed
Deadline: Must attend spring auditions on     April 3.
Contact at (405) 974-5511
Debate Scholarship * High school debate experience Deadline: Middle of March & Middle of November
Contact Matthew Moore, Director of Debate, at (405) 974-5564 or mmoore3@uco.edu
Debate Tuition Waiver * Active in competitive debate Deadline: Middle of March & Middle of November
Contact Matt Moore, Debate Coach, at (405) 974-5564
Environmental Tuition Waiver *Interested in an environmental ecological field Deadline: March 1   Contact Biology Dept at (405) 974-5017
Fetterman Scholarship * Enrolled in a major offered through the Dept of Physics & Engineering Deadline: March 1
Contact Engineering & Physics Dept (405) 974-5016
Freshman Art Scholarship * Art major Deadline: February 28
Contact Art Dept at (405) 974-5201
Freshman Dance Scholarship * Incoming Freshman Deadline: must audition in April
Contact at (405) 974-5511
Freshman Formation Arts Scholarship * Formations Arts Major Deadline: February 28
Contact Art Dept at (405) 974-5201
Freshman Photographic Arts Scholarship * Photographic Arts major Deadline: March 1
Contact Art Dept at (405) 974-5201
Funeral Service Tuition Waiver * Currently enrolled in Funeral Service Deadline: March 1
Contact Funeral Service Dept at (405) 974-5001
Future Teachers Scholarship Program * Declared major in shortage area of education, as indicated by the Oklahoma Board of Regents Deadline: Contact Karrie Terrell at (405) 974-5701
Graphic Arts Scholarship * Graphic Arts major Deadline: February 28
Contact Art Dept at (405) 974-5201
History and Geography Tuition Waiver * Enrolled in a minimum of six hours of Geography -              * Undergraduate & Graduate students eligible      *Oklahoma Residency *Incoming freshman &  transfer students are not eligible until they are on campus. Deadline: early November  & early April
Contact History & Geography Dept at (405) 974-5277
Iowa Funeral Director’s Scholarship * Funeral Service major from Iowa Deadline: March 1
Contact Funeral Service Dept at (405) 974-5001
Journalism Tuition Wavier * Journalism major Deadline: Middle of March & Middle of November
Contact Communications Dept at (405) 974-5303
J. Paul Norwood Scholarship * Funeral Service major Deadline: March 1
Contact Funeral Service Dept at (405) 974-5001
Kaleidoscope Dancers Tuition Waiver * Must be a member of the UCO Kaleidoscope Dancers Deadline: Must attend spring auditions April 3.
Contact Jamie Jacobson at (405) 974-5231
Kaleidoscope Scholarship * Must demonstrate talent and academic achievement Deadline: Must audition
Contact Dept of Dance at (405) 974-5511
Kansas Funeral Director’s Scholarship * Funeral Service major Deadline: March 1
Contact Funeral Service Dept at (405) 974-5001
Kinesiology & Health Studies Departmental Tuition Waiver * Education/Health, Exercise/Fitness Management, Recreation Management, or Community Health major Deadline: March 1 & November 1
Contact Kinesiology & Health Studies Dept at (405) 974-5230
Kinesiology & Health Studies Scholarship * HPERD major Deadline: March 1 & November 1
Contact Kinesiology & Health Studies Dept at (405) 974-5230
Lorraine Remell Watson * Dance major Deadline: Must attend spring auditions Saturday, March 26.
Contact at (405) 974-5511
Math Tuition Waiver * OK Resident                       * Math Major Deadline: March 1
Contact Math Dept at (405) 974-2461
Missouri Funeral Director’s Scholarship * Funeral Service major from Missouri Deadline: March 1
Contact Funeral Service Dept at (405) 974-5001
Modern Languages Departmental Scholarship * Must be a French, German or Spanish major Deadline: March 30
Contact Modern Languages Dept at (405) 974-5647
Modern Languages Tuition Waiver * Must be a French, German or Spanish major Deadline: March 1
Contact Modern Languages Dept at (405) 974-5647
Music Theatre Tuition Waiver * Music major with financial need
*GPA & ACT reviewed
Deadline: must audition by May 1
Contact Music Dept at (405) 974-5743
Performing Dance Cash Scholarship * Available to UCO dance majors Deadline: varies
Contact Dept of Dance at (405) 974-5511
Physics Alumni Scholarship * Enrolled in a major offered through the Dept of Physics & Engineering Deadline: March 1
Contact Engineering & Physics Dept (405) 974-5016
Physics Tuition Waiver * Enrolled in a major offered through the Dept of Physics & Engineering Deadline: March 1
Contact Engineering & Physics Dept (405) 974-5016
Piano Tuition Waiver * Financial need Deadline: May 1
Contact at (405) 974-5004
Psychology Tuition Waiver

* Psychology majors only
* Juniors, Seniors, or Graduate Students

Deadline: March 1
Contact Psychology Dept at (405) 974-5707
Radio Tuition Waiver * Broadcasting Major Deadline: Middle of March & Middle of November
Contact Communications Dept at (405) 974-5303
Symphony String Scholarship * Enrolled in applied strings for majors                 *Participation in orchestral activities Deadline: Open until filled
Contact Music Dept at (405) 974-5004
Television Tuition Waiver * Broadcasting major Deadline: Middle of March & Middle of November
Contact Communications Dept at (405) 974-5303
Theatre Scholarship * Theatre Arts major   *Audition &/or interview is  required Deadline: April 1
Contact Dept of Dance at (405) 974-5511
Theatre Tuition Waiver * Theatre Arts major   *Audition &/or interview is  required Deadline: February 28
Contact Dept of Dance at (405) 974-5511
Tom & Mary Kate Aldridge Foundation Bob Palmer Scholarship for Visual Arts & Design * Available to any art student Deadline: March 1
Contact Art Department at (405) 974-5201
Virginia Peters Freshman Scholarship * Freshman, Female    *Physical Education/Health major

Deadline: June 1
Contact Kinesiology & Health Studies Dept at (405) 974-5230