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UCO COVID-19 protocols remain in place for the spring 2021 semester. Masks are required on campus when around others.

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Incoming Fall 2021 Class: Automatic Academic 4-year Scholarships!

Incoming freshman students who apply and submit all admission documents prior to the Feb. 1, 2021, incoming freshman scholarship priority deadline will be guaranteed an academic scholarship if they meet the eligibility criteria. All applications received after the priority deadline through 5 p.m. April 1, 2021, will be awarded while funding is available. Scholarships are awarded based on the point system below and take into consideration GPA and ACT scores.

Automatic Scholarships

Fall 2021 incoming freshmen: See what scholarship you automatically qualify for by entering your ACT and GPA here!

*SAT scores are accepted for scholarships consideration and are converted to the ACT equivalent for awarding purposes. Email scholarships@uco.edu to get your SAT scores converted to the ACT equivalent.

 

 Scholarship Calculations

(High School GPA x 25) + (ACT Composite Score x 2.78)*
*SAT scores are accepted for scholarship consideration and are converted to the ACT equivalent for awarding purposes.
 

Name

Amount

Eligibility

Duration

Freshman Academic Achievement

$2,000 per year

169 and up point total

4 Years

Freshman Academic Honors

$1,500 per year

163-168.999

4 years

Freshman Academic Distinction

$1,000 per year

149-162.999

4 years

Scholarships for ACT-Optional Admission

 

Name

Amount

Eligibility

Duration

Freshman Academic Distinction

$1,000 per year

3.5 Unweighted HS GPA and 70th Percentile or Higher in HS Class

4 Years

Eligibility Requirements: Must meet university admission standards (additional scholarship programs at UCO may have additional criteria to qualify and may not be awarded automatically).  More scholarship details can be found by clicking the Scholarship Guide links below.

Deadline: Priority deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 1, 2021. All applications received after the priority deadline through 5 p.m. April 1, 2021, will be awarded while funding is available. (online application, official high school transcript and ACT scores must be received in office by deadline)

 

How to apply for Incoming Freshman Scholarships:

Step 1: Apply for both admission and scholarships online at apply.uco.edu by 5 p.m. Feb. 1, 2021. Scholarship essay questions on the application for admission are used to award academic, leadership and Oklahoma State Regents scholarships.

Step 2: Submit your official high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores by 5 p.m. Feb. 1 to:

University of Central Oklahoma
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
100 N University Drive, Box 151
Edmond, OK 73034

Step 3: For questions regarding your application for admission contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by email at onestop@uco.edu or by phone at 405-974-2727.

How do I know I am being considered for scholarships?

Once an incoming freshman student receives their acceptance packet to the University of Central Oklahoma they are automatically considered for all scholarships they meet the minimum eligibility for as long as the deadline listed above is met. 

FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE

If you are a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, Refugee, Asylee, Undocumented, or DACA, click the button above. 

Non-Resident Freshmen Scholarship Guide

You are considered a Non- Resident if you are a US non-immigrant visa holder (F-1, J-1, H1-B, etc); or non-US citizen; or non-US Permanent card holder.