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College of Liberal Arts Scholarships

College of Liberal Arts Scholarships

The College of Liberal Arts is proud to offer the scholarships listed below; applications for these scholarships, however, are only available once each academic year. 

Please visit the UCO Scholarships Portal to learn more about – and to apply for – any of the following scholarships available to Liberal Arts students:

EXPLORE SCHOLARSHIP Portal

2021-2022 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

College Scholarships (Open to All Liberal Arts Majors)

  • Cully-Peteteketv Endowed Scholarship
  • Dr. Pamela Washington Scholarship for Liberal Arts Outstanding Sophomore
  • Liberal Arts Civic Engagement Scholarship
  • Liberal Arts Honor Society Student Officer Scholarship
  • Nathanial Martinez Endowed Scholarship
  • Liberal Arts Student Organization Officer Scholarship
  • The Panera Bread Liberal Arts Student Organization President Scholarship
  • Textbook Brokers Leadership Scholarships in Liberal Arts

Debate Scholarships

*These scholarships will not be listed on the scholarship portal. For more information on Debate scholarships, contact Shae Bunas, Coach of UCO Debate.  

  • Doug Duke Endowment for Excellence
  • H.B. Mitchell Endowed Scholarship for Debate
  • The Lee Sherman Debate Scholarship
  • The Tyler Henry Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Debate

Criminal Justice Scholarships

  • Dr. Jaime Burns Scholarship in Criminal Justice-Corrections
  • Dr. Sid Brown Excellence in Criminal Justice Award
  • Finney Scholars Scholarship for Criminal Justice
  • W. Roger Webb Endowed Scholarship in Criminal Justice

English Scholarships

  • Adam Luke Worden Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Barbara Kay Gilmore Endowed Scholarships for English
  • Bob Burke Endowed Scholarship in Creative Writing
  • Carol Hamilton Creative Writing Endowed Scholarship
  • Clara Kessler Endowed Memorial Scholarship
  • Dale Edward McConathy Scholarship
  • Danielle Lelene Barnes Endowed Scholarship
  • Dr. Claude Arnold Scholarship
  • Dr. Dean Everett Outstanding English Student Award
  • Dr. Loree M. Rice Endowed Scholarship
  • Finney Scholars Scholarship for English
  • Lorraine K. Bell Scholarship
  • Martin, Wilson, and Associates Endowed Scholarship in Creative Writing

History and Geography Scholarships

  • Caffee Family Scholarship
  • Carolyn Pool Scholarship in Museum Studies
  • Dr. Churchill Gender and Sexuality Student Scholarship
  • Dr. Stan Hoig Endowed Memorial Scholarship in History
  • Emeritus Scholarship for History and Geography
  • Finney Scholars Scholarship for History and Geography
  • John Osburn Scholarship for History and Geography
  • Kenneth Rees Endowed Scholarship in History Education
  • LeRoy Long IV Graduate Student Research Award for History and Geography
  • Pugh Family Pioneer Endowed Scholarship in Geography
  • Russ Goodno History Scholarship
  • Sheryle Marlow Memorial Scholarship in Geography
  • Dr. W. David Baird Scholarship in Oklahoma and Native American History
  • Cordelia Steen Memorial Scholarship

Humanities and Philosophy Scholarships

  • Alumni and Faculty Scholarship for Philosophy
  • Finney Scholars Scholarship for Political Science
  • Richard and Helen Peters' Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Applied Liberal Arts
  • Vivian Lanier Endowed Scholarship

Mass Communication Scholarships

  • Al McLaughlin Scholarship in Mass Communication
  • Barbara Norman Scholarship
  • Daniel Smith Photography Scholarship
  • Dr. Stan Hoig Endowed Memorial Scholarship in Mass Communication
  • Dr. Woody Gaddis Photography Endowed Scholarship
  • Finney Scholars Scholarship for Mass Communication
  • Gean B. Atkinson Scholarship in Advertising Excellence
  • Jack Deskin Professional Media Scholarship
  • Joe Hight Award
  • Media Studies Scholarship
  • Price Lang Scholarship for Communication Excellence
  • Reba Collins Endowed Scholarship
  • Stanley W. Case Endowed Memorial Scholarship in Mass Communication
  • Wendell and Pauline Simmons Memorial Scholarship

Modern Languages Scholarships

  • Cathy Stults Scholarship in French Studies
  • Enes Kanter Turkish Scholarship
  • Finney Scholars Scholarship for Modern Languages
  • Nollert Family Scholarship in German Studies
  • Outstanding French Student
  • Outstanding German Student
  • Outstanding Spanish Student
  • Pandora Tadefa Spanish Education Scholarship
  • Samuel Henry and Elizabeth P. Mitchell Scholarship
  • Steve and Carol Barrymore Endowed Spanish Scholarship

Political Science Scholarships

  • Barbara Webster Endowed Scholarship in Political Science
  • Carl F. Reherman Endowed Scholarship in Political Science
  • Dr. Brett Sharp Scholarship for Public Administration
  • Dr. James Caster Scholarship in Legal Studies
  • Dr. Randall Jones Endowed Outstanding Senior Political Science Student Award
  • Finney Scholars Scholarship for Political Science
  • Joe E. White Jr. Endowed Scholarship in Political Science (Outstanding Junior Political Science Student)
  • Nance Family Scholarship
  • Outstanding 1st Year Graduate Student Scholarship (General, Master of Public Administration or International Affairs)
  • Outstanding 2nd Year Graduate Student Award in General Political Science
  • Outstanding 2nd Year Graduate Student Award in Master of Public Administration
  • Outstanding 2nd Year Graduate Student Award in International Affairs
  • Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society Award
  • Political Science Leadership Award
  • Political Science Paper Awards
  • Professor Leroy Crozier Internship Scholarship (Awarded during summer)
  • Sandra Mackey Endowed Scholarship
  • Undergraduate Transfer Student Scholarship

Sociology, Gerontology, and Substance Abuse Studies Scholarships

  • Department of Sociology, Gerontology, and Substance Abuse Studies Scholarship
  • Edmond Senior Community Foundation Scholarship in Gerontology
  • Finney Scholars Scholarship for Sociology, Gerontology and Substance Abuse Studies
  • Judy Leitner Endowed Scholarship in Gerontology
  • Odom Outreach Scholarship in Sociology
  • Institute of Hope Scholarship