Scholarship Directory

The following funds provide educational scholarships and awards. Click on each fund to review the criteria and application process, or to make an online gift.

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95th Division Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by the 95th Division Foundation to benefit graduating high school seniors who are descendants of the 95th Infantry Division soldiers.

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Mike Allen Memorial Education Fund
The fund was established by the Oklahoma City Federation of Teachers in honor of past president Mike Allen. Scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors from Oklahoma City Public Schools.
Aaron Alley Memorial Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by the Woodward High School class of 1993 in honor of classmate Aaron Alley who died of cancer at age 28. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Woodward High School.
Hal Almen West OKC Rotary Scholarship
The scholarship was established through an estate gift from longtime Rotary member Hal Almen. Awards benefit graduating seniors from Oklahoma high schools.
American Society of Civil Engineers Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the organization to benefit civil engineering students at the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University.
American Society of Landscape Architects - Oklahoma Chapter
The scholarship was established by the Oklahoma chapter to benefit students enrolled in a landscape design/architectural program in Oklahoma including Oklahoma State University, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University–Oklahoma City and Langston University.
Andersen-Spraberry - Perry High School Endowment
The scholarship was established by former Perry resident Stella V. Andersen in honor of Mrs. Andersen and her brother, George Spraberry Jr., who was a longtime teacher at Prague High School. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Perry and Prague high schools.
Andersen-Spraberry - Prague High School Endowment
The scholarship was established by former Perry resident Stella V. Andersen in honor of Mrs. Andersen and her brother, George Spraberry Jr., who was a longtime teacher at Prague High School. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Perry and Prague high schools.

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Bank of Oklahoma Scholarships
The scholarship was established by the Bank of Oklahoma to benefit graduating seniors of Oklahoma City public high schools.
J. Edward Barth Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports a Community Foundation Scholar Award at Casady School.
The John Barresi Memorial Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by the Barresi family to benefit graduating seniors of Harding Charter Preparatory School.
Mary Ann Bauman Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
The Bennett Family Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by Phyllis Bennett and family to benefit graduating seniors from single-parent homes pursuing studies in education, science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
Black Mesa Scholarship Fund
Established in 2007, Black Mesa was first conceived of by four friends as a way of giving back to the community and furthering the business environment in Oklahoma.
John Blaess Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by friends and family of Mr. Blaess to benefit graduating seniors of Edmond Memorial High School.
Carrie Ann Nix Blakey Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by family in memory of Tuttle resident Carrie Ann Nix Blakey to support awards for graduating high school seniors from Tuttle, Blanchard, Chickasha, Minco, Bridge Creek, Newcastle, Amber-Pocasset or Mustang.
Patrick S. Bonds Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Bonds family in memory of 1989 Del City High School valedictorian Patrick Bonds. Awards benefit graduating high school seniors and teachers in the Mid-Del Public School System.
April Bowman & Samantha Bowman Fiscus Scholarship for Northwest Classen High School
The scholarship was established by Sam Bowman to give back to the school that contributed to the education of his daughters, April and Samantha. Awards support college studies or career readiness activities for graduating Northwest Classen High School seniors.
Vinita F. Boyer Scholarship
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative’s Oklahoma Youth With Promise program that provides scholarships and assistance to students who have aged out of the state’s foster care system.
Alberta Brannon Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by family in memory of Mrs. Brannon, a longtime Oklahoma City caterer and restaurant owner. Awards benefit students pursuing education in the culinary, hospitality or food service industry.
Dr. Eugene Briggs Memorial Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by the Lions Clubs of Oklahoma in honor of Dr. Briggs, a past president of Lions Clubs International. The statewide award benefits Oklahoma residents who are graduating or have graduated from an Oklahoma high school.
Jennifer Lea Briggs Community Foundation Scholars Award Fund
The fund was established in memory of Guthrie teacher Jennifer Briggs to support awards for Guthrie High School graduating seniors through our Community Foundation Scholars program.
BSO Ivy Foundation Fund
The scholarship was established by the BSO Ivy Foundation, the charitable arm of Oklahoma City’s Beta Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Oklahoma City area high schools.
Mike Buchwald Costume Design Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by University of Oklahoma professor Mike Buchwald to benefit students attending the university’s school of drama.
Frank & Merle Buttram String Awards
The fund was established by Dorsey Buttram in memory of his parents, Merle and Frank Buttram, to support awards for students competing in the stringed instruments division of the Oklahoma City Orchestra League Music Competition.
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Capitol Hill High School Award
The scholarship was established by Capitol Hill High School alumnus John E. Orr through a challenge to his fellow alumni. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Capitol Hill High School.
Elizabeth E. Carlson Scholarship
The scholarship was established through a gift from the estate of longtime Putnam City High School teacher Elizabeth Carlson. Awards benefit Putnam City School District graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in education.
Duane & Villa Rae Carter Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established through a gift from the estate of Duane Carter, a longtime certified public accountant and tax attorney. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Chickasha High School.
Casady Class of 1996 Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by the Casady graduating class of 1996 and is awarded through the general scholarship program at Casady School.
Central High School Alumni Association Scholarships
The scholarship was established by Central High School alumni and awards are made through our Community Foundation Scholars program.
Central Oklahoma Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
The scholarship was established by the Central Oklahoma Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers. Awards benefit students who are enrolled in an Oklahoma college and pursuing an engineering degree related to the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration industry.
Lonnie & Nancy Childress Scholarship at Oklahoma Panhandle State University Fund
The scholarship was established by Guymon resident and Oklahoma Panhandle State University alumnus Lonnie Childress and his wife, Nancy. Awards benefit student athletes entering their fifth year who have completed their athletic eligibility at Panhandle State University.
Civil Engineering Scholarship Foundation Jim Clark Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
Kimberly Kay Clark Memorial Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by the Naval Reserve Association in memory of Kimberly Kay Clark, a U.S. Navy Reserve officer who was killed in the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building. Awards benefit enlisted Naval Reservists who are pursuing a college degree.
Classen ‘55 Scholars Fund
The fund was established by the Classen High School class of 1955 and other donors. Scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors of Classen School of Advanced Studies.
Classen Awards Foundation
Originated by Anton H. Classen in 1926, the fund was transferred to the Oklahoma City Community Foundation in 1998. The faculty-nominated awards benefit graduating seniors of Classen School of Advanced Studies and Northwest Classen High School.
Classen Class of 1945 Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Classen High School class of 1945 to benefit graduating seniors of Classen School of Advanced Studies who demonstrate leadership and participate in extracurricular activities.
Classen Class of ‘54 Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Classen High School class of 1954 to benefit graduating seniors of Classen School of Advanced Studies who are nominated by school faculty.
Classen High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by the Classen High School Alumni Association to benefit graduating seniors of Classen School of Advanced Studies School of Fine Arts.
Ralph Clinton Sales and Marketing Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Sales and Marketing Executives organization in honor of past president Ralph Clinton. Awards benefit enrolled college students pursuing a sales or marketing degree.
Nancy Coats-Ashley Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
James D. & LaVerna L. Cobb Scholarship for the OSU School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The scholarship was established by James and LaVerna Cobb to benefit undergraduate students who are enrolled in the OSU School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Commander Family Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by family in memory of A.C. Commander to benefit a graduating high school senior from central Oklahoma.
Community Foundation Scholars
A Trustee Scholarship Initiative program funded from unrestricted scholarship endowment funds and gifts from donor advised funds.
Brad R. Corbett Memorial Academic Trust
The fund was established by family and friends in memory of Brad Corbett to support academic competition teams at Edmond Memorial High School.
Harley Custer Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by friends and family of Oklahoma Livestock Marketing Association executive Harley Custer. Awards benefit participants in the Oklahoma Youth Expo 4-H and FFA junior livestock show.

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DANA Corporation Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was originally established by the DANA Corporation to benefit dependents of employees at its Oklahoma City manufacturing plant. Since the facility’s closure in 2015, the fund continues to support scholarships for local students.
James R. Daniel Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
Steven C. Davis Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
Dortha Dever Business Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Dortha Dever to benefit female students in their third or fourth year at Oklahoma City University who are pursuing a degree in finance, accounting, management or economics within the Meinders School of Business.
Douglass High School Class of 1967 Scholarship
The scholarship was established by members of the class of 1967 to benefit graduating seniors from Douglass High School.
Paul W. Dudman Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
Durant Community Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by an anonymous donor to benefit graduating seniors of Durant High School.
Durrell Public Law Research Award Fund
The fund was established by Roderick and Julia Durrell to support an award for a student at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, the Institute for the American Constitutional Heritage at the University of Oklahoma or the Oklahoma City University School of Law.
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Early Childhood Association of Oklahoma Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the association to benefit individuals working in early childhood care or family services who are pursuing a degree in early childhood education or child development/family studies.
Alice Everett Cello Scholarship
The scholarships were established by Dr. Mark A. Everett, a longtime physician and professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. More than 20 awards annually benefit students studying medicine, the performing arts, visual arts and English at various schools.
Mark Allen Everett Graduate Scholarship
The fund was established by friends and colleagues in memory of Dr. Everett and supports a fellowship for a graduate student studying string performance at the University of Oklahoma School of Music.
Mark R. Everett Fund for Medicine & Science
The scholarships were established by Dr. Mark A. Everett, a longtime physician and professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. More than 20 awards annually benefit students studying medicine, the performing arts, visual arts and English at various schools.
Executive Women International

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Barbara Fagin Spirit of Volunteerism Award
The fund was established by Christmas Connection, an Oklahoma City nonprofit now known as Sharing Tree, in memory of the organization’s founder Barbara Fagin. Awards benefit charitable organizations designated by an outstanding volunteer who is selected by Sharing Tree.
Brunel D. Faris Art Exploration Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Christiane Faris through memorial gifts in honor of her late husband, Brunel Faris, who was a longtime art professor and artist. Awards benefit students studying visual arts at Oklahoma City University and provide assistance with independent art-related projects.
John Meacham Fogg Memorial ScholarshipThe scholarship was established by the family of John Meacham Fogg in appreciation of the care he received at the end of his life. Awards benefit nursing students at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and Oklahoma City University, as well as practicing RNs or LPNs pursuing an advanced nursing degree.
Nell Franklin Scholarship Fund
Established by the Lawton Business Women’s Club through a gift from member Nell Franklin.
Karen Sue Freeman Memorial Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by the family of Karen Sue Freeman to benefit female varsity athletes at Shawnee High School.
Irene P. and Samuel F. Frierson Educational Trust
The Frierson Educational Trust was established through gifts from the estate of Dr. and Mrs. Frierson. Scholarships benefit second, third or fourth-year students attending an Oklahoma college.
Fulmer Trombone and Musicians Scholarship
The scholarship was established by longtime Oklahoma City University music instructor Fred Fulmer and his wife, Ann. Awards benefit graduating high school seniors in central Oklahoma who have participated in band and will be involved in the orchestra or band during their freshman year of college.

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Sybil Irene Gabbard Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by family in memory of Sybil Irene Gabbard to benefit students who graduated high school while in the care of the Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children.
Wauhillau Austin Gale Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by family and friends in memory of longtime Purcell High School art teacher Wauhillau Austin Gale to benefit graduating seniors of the school.
Ema Garcia Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Fred Jones Industries in memory of longtime employee Ema Garcia. Awards are made through our Oklahoma Youth with Promise Scholars Program to benefit students formerly in Oklahoma’s foster care system.
Garner-Stocker Foundation Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by the Garner-Stocker Foundation to benefit employees and vendors of Taco Mayo franchises and their dependents.
E.K. Gaylord Scholarship Fund
The first scholarship endowment at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, the fund was established by Mr. Gaylord before his death and later funded through a gift from his estate. Awards are made through our Trustee Scholarship Initiative.
Elsie Mae ‘Nat’ Glosemeyer Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Mrs. Glosemeyer’s friends and family to benefit graduates or GED recipients from designated high schools in eastern Oklahoma County.
Freda Poole Grayson Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by family in honor of longtime Midwest City teacher Freda Poole Grayson to benefit graduating seniors of Midwest City High School.
Greater Oklahoma City Alumnae Panhellenic Foundation Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Greater Oklahoma City Alumnae Panhellenic Foundation to benefit female graduating seniors from Oklahoma City area high schools.
John E. Green Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
Guthrie Public Schools - Mary & Spencer Sessions Teaching Award
The award was established by family in memory of longtime Guthrie teacher Mary Sessions and her husband, Spencer, who served on the Guthrie Board of Education. Awards benefit outstanding teachers at Guthrie Public Schools who are selected by school faculty.
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Kirkland Hall Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
Harris Harding Scholarship Endowment Fund
The scholarship was established by the Harris Foundation to benefit graduating seniors from Harding Charter Preparatory School.
Mary Louise Hartpence Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established through a gift from the estate of Mary Louise Hartpence to benefit students formerly in Oklahoma’s foster care system.
Geneva Hood Award – Casady School
The award was established by Dr. and Mrs. J. William Hood in memory of Dr. Hood’s mother, Geneva, who was a longtime teacher. Annual awards benefit a Casady School faculty member who is selected by their peers and best exemplifies the commitment and enthusiasm necessary to be an outstanding teacher.
James H. Holloman Jr. Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
Jonas & Mary Beatrice House Scholarship
The scholarship was established by family in memory of Mr. and Mrs. House to benefit black graduating seniors of Douglass High School.
G. Ed Hudgins Oklahoma State University Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by longtime Oklahoma City architect G. Ed Hudgins to benefit a fourth-year architectural design student and a fourth-year architectural engineering student at Oklahoma State University.
Hudiburg Family Scholarship
The scholarships were established by the Hudiburg family to benefit graduating seniors in the Mid-Del Public School System.
Geneva Johnston Hudson Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by family in memory of Edmond Public School teacher Geneva Johnston Hudson. Awards benefit members of the Kappa Kappa Iota organization for professional educators who are pursuing a degree in education at the University of Central Oklahoma.
Hutchinson Scholarships
Established by the Hutchinson family, scholarships benefit graduating high school seniors in specific counties of western Oklahoma and southern Kansas, as well as Hutchinson Oil Company or Hutch C Store employees and their dependents.

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Ironworkers Local 584 Harvey A. Swift Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Ironworkers Local 584 trade association and is named in honor of the group’s longtime business manager, Harvey A. Swift. Awards benefit graduating high school seniors whose parents or grandparents are members of the association.

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Virgil and Pauline Jackson Scholarship Fund for Langston University
The scholarship was established by Mrs. Jackson in memory of her husband to benefit students at Langston University.
Dennis James Scholarship Award - Deer Creek Baseball
The scholarship was established by family and friends in memory of Dennis James, a supporter of the Deer Creek baseball program. Awards benefit Deer Creek High School graduating seniors who have played baseball at the school.
Jane Jayroe Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
Miles Jenkins Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by friends and family in memory of Deer Creek teacher Miles Jenkins. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Deer Creek High School.
Kay Jewell Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established to honor the 2004 Putnam City High School Teacher of the Year, Kay Jewell. Awards benefit Putnam City High School graduating seniors with a specific Individual Education Plan (IEP).
William & Janet Johnson Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established through gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Johnson’s estate to benefit graduating seniors of Minco High School, as well as the Oklahoma City Community Foundation’s Nurse Education Program.
Jones High School Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by community volunteers to benefit graduating seniors of Jones High School.
Fred Jones Oklahoma Heritage Scholarship Friends of Kim Jones Shelton Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by friends and family in honor of Oklahoma City civic leader Kim Jones-Shelton to benefit graduating seniors from central Oklahoma.
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Dorothy Detrick Kendall Piano Scholarship
The scholarship was established by family in memory of Dorothy Detrick Kendall, a classically-trained pianist who played beautifully by ear and provided a lifetime of musical pleasure for family and friends. Awards benefit faculty-nominated students attending the University of Oklahoma School of Music.
Dr. Edith King Mental Health Scholarship
The scholarship was established in honor of Oklahoma City psychologist and mental health advocate Dr. Edith King to benefit a graduate student pursuing specialized education in mental health.
Rev. Kenneth King Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by family in honor of Rev. Kenneth King, a retired Roman Catholic priest who dedicated his life to serving rural churches in eastern Oklahoma. Awards benefit graduating seniors from rural high schools.
Martha King Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by Oklahoma City Community Foundation Trustees in appreciation of Martha King’s 20 years of volunteer service on our Trustee Scholarship Initiative committee and as a Disaster Relief Fund trustee. Awards are made through our Community Foundation Scholars program.
Kirschner Trust Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the E. Phil & Roberta L. Kirschner Foundation and is awarded through our Oklahoma Youth with Promise Scholars Program to benefit students formerly in Oklahoma’s foster care system.
Donna Vandiver Knapp Piano and Vocal Music Education Fund
The fund was established by Donna and Bobby Knapp to benefit students majoring in music education with an emphasis in piano or vocal music at the University of Oklahoma.
Valerie Koelsch Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Sheet Metal Workers International Association in memory of Valerie Koelsch, a local union member’s daughter who was killed in the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building. Awards benefit local union members, spouses and dependents.
Donna and Harry Kornbaum Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by Mrs. Kornbaum to benefit students formerly in Oklahoma’s foster care system who plan to attend the University of Oklahoma.
Larry J. Kramer, 1959, U.S. Grant High School Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by Larry J. Kramer, a 1959 graduate of U.S. Grant High School, to benefit female graduating seniors of his alma mater.

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PFC Anthony Adam Landers “Zero To Hero
The scholarship was established in memory of PFC Anthony Adam Landers to benefit young adults who need academic tutoring to qualify for specific career training through Armed Services Vocational Battery.
Sally Jo Clark Langston Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Betty Wooldridge in honor of her mother, Sally Jo Clark Langston. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Classen School of Advanced Studies who wish to pursue a degree in dance or music.
Wann & Clara Langston Scholarship
The scholarship was established through a gift from the estate of longtime University of Oklahoma College of Medicine faculty member Wann Langston and his wife, Clara. Awards support graduate nursing students at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
Last Frontier Council Eagle Scout Project Scholarship Fund
This scholarship provides an annual scholarship award to each of the 11 individual Eagle Scouts in the districts of the Last Frontier Council who have completed an Eagle Scout Project within the year, and whose project has been selected by the Eagle Board Coordinator for that District as the Top Scout Project.
Lawton Community Foundation Scholars
A scholarship initiative of the Lawton Community Foundation, an Affiliated Fund of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.
Lawton Noon Lions Club Scholarship Fund
Established to provide a four-year, $1,500 per year scholarship for a student attending Cameron University, Lawton, OK.
Learning with Love’s Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Love family to honor the entrepreneurial spirit and unending quest for learning exemplified by Tom and Judy Love. Awards benefit employees of Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores and their dependents.
Mike Little Memorial Scholarship Fund Judy Love Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.

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Albert and Freda Marottek Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Marottek in memory of her husband, Albert, to provide tuition assistance scholarships for students attending St. James Catholic School in Oklahoma City
G. Stephen Mason Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
Tommy & Jackie Maxon Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Maxon family in memory of Tommy and Jackie to benefit graduating seniors of Cashion High School.
Charles B. McCauley Memorial Community Foundation Scholars Award Fund
The fund was established in memory of longtime public education advocate Charles B. McCauley to support awards for graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in education. Scholarships are awarded through our Community Foundation Scholars program.
June Mitchell McCharen Scholarship
The scholarship was established by family in memory of Mrs. McCharen to benefit graduating seniors of Harding Charter Preparatory High School who are nominated by school faculty for their persistence amid challenging circumstances.
McGee Foundation Scholarship Fund
The scholarship fund was established by the McGee Foundation, a private foundation created by one of our original Trustees Dean McGee. Awards are made through our Trustee Scholarship Initiative to benefit students formerly in Oklahoma’s foster care system and students who will be the first in their family to attend college.
McMahon Legacy Scholarship
The fund was established by the Comanche County Saddle & Sirloin Club to benefit graduating high school seniors from Comanche County who participated in 4-H or FFA and exhibited at the Comanche County Livestock Show.
Janet McNutt Harding High School Music Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by Harding High School alumna Janet McNutt to benefit graduating seniors from Harding High School who are pursuing a degree in music, education or music education.
Frank McPherson Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
Gene & Sylvia McPherson Agricultural Scholarship
The scholarship was established in memory of Gene and Sylvia McPherson to benefit graduating seniors of Washington High School who participate in FFA.
Benny McReynolds Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established through a gift from Mr. McReynolds’ estate to benefit graduating seniors from Frederick High School who will attend Western Oklahoma State College.
Melton Art Reference Library Scholarship Melton Art Scholarships
The fund was established by the Melton Art Reference Library to benefit art students pursuing a degree in higher education.
Ruth Mershon Scholarship
The scholarship was established through a gift from the estate of longtime physician Ruth Mershon. Awards benefit graduating seniors in central Oklahoma who demonstrate exceptional academic performance.
Harry Merson Community Foundation Scholarship Fund
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
Charles C. and Mary Lou Miles Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by family in honor of longtime educators Charles and Mary Lou Miles to benefit graduating seniors in central Oklahoma.
Michael Neal Minter Sr. Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by friends and family in memory of Mr. Minter to benefit graduating seniors of public high schools in Oklahoma County.
Richard Moesel Scholarship
The scholarship was established by family in honor of Richard and Marjorie Moesel’s contributions in establishing the horticulture technologies program at Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC). Awards benefit students pursuing a degree in horticulture technologies at OSU-OKC.
Dr. Gary M. Moore Dance and Arts Management Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Oklahoma City University alumnus Dr. Gary Moore to benefit students studying dance or arts management at the school.
Gary Moore Great Plan Scholarship
The scholarship was initially established by Dr. Moore and later funded through a gift from his estate to benefit students with financial need attending Oklahoma City University Petree College of Arts and Sciences.
Moore High School Alumni Association Hoby and Anita Horn Scholarship Fund Moore High School Alumni Association Music Scholarship Fund Moore High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund Moore High School Alumni Association Bennie Raine Scholarship Fund Moore High School Alumni Association George and Doral Hopper Scholarship FundBack to top

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Rick Nagel Family Scholarship for the Boys and Girls Club
The scholarship was established by Rick Nagel and family to benefit graduating high school seniors who participated in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County.
New Opportunities Scholars
A Trustee Scholarship Initiative program of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation and funded from unrestricted scholarship funds and gifts from donor advised funds.
J. Larry Nichols Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
Ronald J. Norick Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
Northwest Classen Class of 1956 Scholaship Fund
The scholarship was established by Northwest Classen High School class of 1956 alumni and is awarded to a graduating senior of the school through our Community Foundation Scholars program.

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Paul B. Odom Jr. Community Foundation Scholar Award
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
The P.B. Odom III Family Scholarship
The scholarship was established by south Oklahoma City developer P.B. Odom III, his wife Beth and their family. Awards benefit graduating high school seniors from south Oklahoma City or Moore public schools, as well as individuals age 45 or younger who live south of Interstate 40 within Oklahoma City or Moore city limits.
OGE Energy Corp. Foundation Scholarship
The scholarship was established by OGE Energy Corp. to benefit graduating high school seniors in the OGE service area.
Oklahoma Academy of Physician Assistants
The scholarship was established by the organization to benefit second-year students enrolled in an accredited Oklahoma physician assistants program.
Oklahoma City University – Richard Kells Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Oklahoma City tax attorney and CPA Rick Kells through a gift in his will. Awards benefit graduate students attending the Oklahoma City University School of Law.
Oklahoma Engineering Foundation Scholarship Oklahoma Fire Chiefs Association - Keith Bryan Memorial Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by the Oklahoma Fire Chiefs Association in memory of Nichols Hills Fire Chief Keith Bryan to support firefighter training.
Oklahoma Goodwill Industries Abilities Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma to benefit Oklahoma graduating high school seniors with disabilities.
Oklahoma Heritage Association Oklahoma Pilots Association Vic Jackson Award Oklahoma State Board of Architecture Path to Licensure Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the board of governors of the Licensed Architects, Landscape Architects and Registered Interior Designers of Oklahoma. Awards benefit third, fourth and fifth-year students accepted to professional architecture, landscape architecture or interior design degree programs in Oklahoma.
OSU Agricultural Education Scholarship Inc. Oklahoma Youth with Promise
One of our Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs, the Oklahoma Youth With Promise Scholarship was initially established through gifts from the Richard Coyle and Carolyn Berry families. Awards benefit students formerly in Oklahoma’s foster care system.
Laurene Ann Opdyke Nursing Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by Richard Opdyke in memory of his wife, Laurene, to honor her 50-year nursing career. Awards benefit third and fourth-year college students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
Orner-Cook Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Robert and Carolyn Orner in memory of Carolyn’s mother, Gretchen Cook. Awards benefit Oklahoma graduating high school seniors pursuing study in languages, international business/economics, petroleum/geology, history, psychology or sociology.

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Deborah R. & Wayne A. Parker Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by Mr. Parker in memory of his wife, Deborah. Awards are made through our Community Foundation Scholars and Oklahoma Youth With Promise Scholars programs.
Patel Engineering Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Dilip and Vibha Patel to benefit Oklahoma graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University or the University of Tulsa.
Patel Math & Sciences Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Dilip and Vibha Patel to benefit Oklahoma graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in math or sciences from the University of Oklahoma or Oklahoma State University.
Senator Homer Paul Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by family in honor of Oklahoma State Senator Homer Paul. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Pauls Valley High School who will attend the University of Oklahoma or Oklahoma State University.
Almeda Kinch Pfleeger Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by Depew High School alumna Almeda Pfleeger through a gift of retirement assets from her estate. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Depew High School.
Pi Beta Phi Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club of Oklahoma City to benefit active Pi Beta Phi members at the University of Oklahoma or Oklahoma State University.
Pilot Club Scholarship Fund
The scholarship fund was established by the Oklahoma City affiliate of Pilot International and supports awards through our Trustee Scholarship Initiative.
Floy I. Pinkerton Vocal Music Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Smith & Kernke Funeral Home and the Kernke family in honor of the company’s longtime soloist and secretary Floy Pinkerton. Awards benefit Oklahoma City University vocal music students who are nominated by school faculty.
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Flavious Richardson Scholarship
The scholarship was established by former students in honor of Hobart math teacher Flavious Richardson to benefit graduating seniors of Hobart High School.
Larry W. Roach Leadership Award
The award was established by the Benham Companies and other donors in honor of Larry Roach, a former senior vice president of the company. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Midwest City High School and Carl Albert High School.
Robyn’s Way Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of Robyn Tiffie, the scholarship will benefit students who have been impacted by cancer or are from a single-parent home.
Jeffry Rogers Education Memorial Fund
The scholarship was established by family in memory of Jeffry Rogers, a U.S. Marine who was killed in Iraq in 2005. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Putnam City North High School.
Will Rogers Air National Guard Retirees Association, aka ‘Gray Eagles’ Anna-Faye Rose Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Oklahoma City Community Foundation Trustees in appreciation of Anna-Faye Rose’s 18 years of service as the scholarship administrator. Awarded through our Community Foundation Scholars program, the scholarship benefits a graduating high school senior who will be the first in their family to attend college.
Mary Baker Rumsey Volunteer Award – Junior League of Oklahoma City
The award was established by Joseph Rumsey in honor of his mother, Mary Baker Rumsey, who was the first president of Junior League of Oklahoma City. Awards benefit charitable organizations designated by a Junior League member who is selected for lifetime service to the community.

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Seay A. Sanders Jr. Scholarship
The scholarship was established in honor of longtime Townsend Elementary principal Seay Sanders to benefit graduating seniors of a Mid-Del high school who attended Townsend Elementary.
Harold W. Schmid Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by the family of Harold Schmid to benefit students formerly in Oklahoma’s foster care system.
Matthew George Scott-Bronco IV Ever Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by family in memory of Matthew Scott, a 2012 Mustang High School graduate who played on the Mustang Broncos basketball and baseball teams. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Mustang High School.
William F. Shdeed Scholarship
The endowment fund supports the Trustee Scholarship Initiative programs.
Lorene Sherman Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established through a gift from Lorene Sherman’s estate to provide tuition assistance scholarships for students attending St. James Catholic School in Oklahoma City.
Willie Elizabeth Shipley Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established through a gift from Miss Shipley’s estate, and awards are made through our Oklahoma Youth with Promise Scholars Program to benefit students formerly in Oklahoma’s foster care system.
Jeannette Sias Scholarship for Oklahoma City University Fund
The scholarship was established by memorial contributions from friends and family of Jeanette Sias. Awards benefit members of the Oklahoma City University chapter of the Sigma Alpha Iota music sorority.
Joe B. Smith Memorial Class of ‘42 Scholarship at Stratford High School
The scholarship was established through a gift from Mr. Smith’s estate to benefit graduating seniors of Stratford High School.
Robert V. and Ruby Mae Smith Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by family in memory of Robert and Ruby Smith to benefit graduating seniors of John Marshall, Oklahoma Centennial, Harding, Northeast, Douglass or Millwood high schools.
St. James School
The following funds provide tuition assistance scholarships for students attending St. James Catholic School in Oklahoma City:

  • Albert & Freda Marottek Scholarship – established by Mrs. Marottek in memory of her husband, Albert.
  • Lorene Sherman Memorial Scholarship – established through a gift from Lorene Sherman’s estate.
  • Tracy Wilson Memorial Scholarship – established by Ken and Thala Wilson in memory of their son, Tracy.
Nevin and Beverly Starkey Edmond Kiwanis Club Scholarship
The award was established in honor of Nevin & Beverly Starkey to benefit graduating seniors of Edmond Memorial, Edmond North, Edmond Santa Fe, Deer Creek or Boulevard Academy who are Key Club members.
Pete & Lela Stavros Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Stavros family and the Oklahoma State Firefighters Association (OSFA) following Pete Stavros’ retirement from the organization. Awards benefit graduating Oklahoma high school seniors whose family are OSFA members.
Horace Stevenson Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by Douglass High School alumnus Horace Stevenson to benefit graduating seniors from Douglass, Capitol Hill, Millwood, Northeast, Southeast or U.S. Grant high schools.
Wendell Steward Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by the Southwest Homebuilders Association in memory of longtime director Wendell Steward. Awards benefit graduating seniors from Moore Public Schools who plan to pursue education leading to a career in the construction industry.
Jason Sublette Heart of a Leopard Memorial Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by friends and family in memory of Lindsay High School graduate Jason Sublette. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Lindsay High School.
Survivors Education Fund
The fund was established following the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building to support scholarships for dependent children whose parents were killed or permanently disabled in the bombing as well as the surviving children in the federal building day care center.
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Jim Thomas/Bertha Teague Scholarship Fund
The fund was initially established in 2004 in honor of Bertha Teague by the estate of Jim Thomas, a longtime supporter of Oklahoma Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) sports. The scholarship benefits student athletes.
Roy Edward & Darlene Young Thornton Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Thornton to benefit graduating seniors of the Mid-Del Public School System.
Troop 193 Leadership Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Scout leaders to further the ideals of scouting and to reward young men and women who excel in leadership. Awards benefit Troop 193 graduating seniors who remain active in the Scouts and Campfire organizations.

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Mary E. Watkins Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by former congressman Wes Watkins in memory of his mother, Mary. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Bennington High School.
Carolyn Watson Opportunities Scholarship
The scholarship was established by longtime chair and CEO of Shamrock Bancshares, Carolyn Watson. Awards benefit graduating seniors of rural Oklahoma high schools who demonstrate exceptional ability and excel beyond the high school environment in arts and humanities, science and engineering or community leadership.
Brian Wechsler Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by family in memory of Brian Wechsler to benefit a graduating senior of Edmond Memorial High School who participates in extracurricular and community-based activities.
Michael Joel Weiss Scholarship - Oklahoma City Public Schools
The scholarship was established in memory of Michael Weiss, co-founder of the national shopping cart supplier Carts and Parts, Inc. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Oklahoma City Public Schools, Carts and Parts employees’ dependents and Emanuel Synagogue students.
Marie Welch Independent Insurance Agents of Oklahoma Scholarship Western Oklahoma Building Trades
The scholarship was established by the organization to benefit members of participating unions, their spouses and dependents.
Westmoore High School Alumni Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Westmoore High School Alumni Association to benefit graduating seniors from the school who demonstrate outstanding community and school service.
James Whitfield Employee Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by Quail Creek Golf and Country Club in honor of longtime employee James Whitfield to benefit club employees.
Dean Wild Memorial Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by family in honor of longtime coach, teacher and administrator Dean Wild. Awards benefit graduating seniors of the schools where Mr. Wild taught including Putnam City West, Frederick, Hollis and Watonga high schools.
Deral E. Willis Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by a gift from the estate of Deral Willis, former valedictorian of Sentinel High School and longtime service member in the U.S. Army. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Sentinel High School.
Florence Ogden Wilson Voice Awards James M. Wilson Scholarship
The scholarship was established by family in honor of longtime agricultural education teacher James Wilson. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Boswell High School.
Lamont N. Wilson ROTC Scholarship Fund Tracy Wilson Memorial Scholarship
Established by Ken and Thala Wilson in memory of their son, Tracy, to provide tuition assistance scholarships for students attending St. James Catholic School in Oklahoma City.
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Kang Yang Memorial Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by the North Oklahoma Chapter of the American Chemical Society to honor the memory of scientist Kang Yang, who lived and worked in Ponca City, Oklahoma. The award benefits graduating seniors from Ponca City High School pursuing studies in chemistry, biology, physics or mathematics.
Mildred and William Young Scholarship Fund
The scholarship was established by the Mahone Family Foundation in honor of their family friends, Mildred and William Young. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Hobart High School.

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Dan Zanowiak Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by family in honor of mathematics teacher Dan Zanowiak. Awards benefit graduating seniors of Edmond Santa Fe High School who plan to pursue an area of study with a focus on quantitative analysis.
Guy G. & Ginger S. Zimmerman OU Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Ginger in honor of her late husband, Lt. Col. Guy Zimmerman, who was a U.S. Army veteran, high school teacher and graduate of the University of Oklahoma. Awards benefit graduating high school seniors attending the University of Oklahoma.
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