Scholarship Deadlines Approaching for Lawton Area High School Seniors

Application deadlines are quickly approaching for more than $25,000 in Lawton Community Foundation scholarships available to graduating seniors from Lawton and the surrounding area. To apply for scholarships designated for Lawton area students, visit occf.academicworks.com and search by keyword: Lawton.

Lawton Community Foundation Scholar Award
Application Deadline: Feb. 7, 2019
One-year, $2,000 scholarship for graduating seniors in each of the following high schools: Cache, Elgin, Frederick, Geronimo, Lawton, Lawton Eisenhower and Lawton MacArthur.

Nell Franklin Scholarship
Application Deadline: Feb. 7, 2019
One-year, $2,000 scholarship for female graduating high school seniors from Lawton High School, Lawton Eisenhower or Lawton MacArthur who plan to attend Cameron University or Great Plains Technology Center in Lawton.

Lamont N. Wilson ROTC Scholarship
Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
One-year, $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors participating in ROTC at Lawton High School, Lawton Eisenhower or Lawton MacArthur.

Lawton Healthcare Scholarship
Application Deadline: Feb. 7, 2019
One-year, $2,000 scholarship for high school graduates attending or planning to attend Great Plains Technology Center (Lawton campus) to pursue study in a healthcare or medical program.

Frank Curran Memorial/Lawton Noon Lions Club Scholarship
Application Deadline: Feb. 7, 2019
Four-year, $1,500 per year scholarship for graduating seniors planning to attend Cameron University in Lawton.

In addition, more than 140 online scholarships are available for students statewide through the Oklahoma City Community Foundation. In 2018, the Oklahoma City Community Foundation awarded more than $2.2 million in scholarships to students throughout Oklahoma. Application deadlines vary, with most closing January-April 2019. Visit occf.academicworks.com to apply.

The 2018 Lawton Community Foundation Annual Report

Since 1999, the Lawton Community Foundation has simplified charitable giving for generous donors throughout southwest Oklahoma who understand it is up to them to make a difference. By connecting these donors with hard-working charitable organizations dedicated to making life better for those in need, we’ve been able to make a greater impact for our community.

In total, the Lawton Community Foundation has reinvested more than $5.1 million in the community through scholarships, grants and endowment distributions to charitable organizations. This year, we awarded more than $80,000 in community and matching grants to 20 charitable organizations and more than $24,000 in scholarships to 13 Lawton-area high school graduates.

As you read our 2018 Annual Report, we hope you’ll witness the impact our donors and charitable organizations have made and celebrate how hard our community works to take care of each other.