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Scholarships

Applications open January 7, 2019 - February 1, 2019

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College of Liberal Arts Scholarships

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

Dean’s Office Scholarships (open to all CLA Disciplines)

  • 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 Dr. Matt Moore, Director 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

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

  • Dr. Carl H. Guild Jr. & Dr. Thomas E. Guild Endowed Scholarship
  • 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 Award
  • 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