In 2001, the Lawton Community Foundation launched its Scholars Award program to raise the expectations and commitment of area high school students to pursue educational opportunities beyond high school. Since its inception, the program has awarded more than $125,000 in scholarships to worthy students. In 2012, 11 students each received a $1,500 award.
The application for this scholarship is available online. Click here for information.
|Award Status||One Year Award Only|
|Sponsor||A scholarship initiative of the Lawton Community Foundation, an Affiliated Fund of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.|
|Academic Requirements||Unweighted GPA between 3.00 and 3.79|
|High School Criteria||Graduating seniors of the following high schools are eligible to apply: Cache, Duncan, Elgin, Frederick, Lawton High School, Lawton Eisenhower, and Lawton MacArthur.|
|College Criteria||Any accredited public and private (not proprietary) educational institution in the United States including technology centers.|
|Other Criteria||Participation in at least one extra-curricular activity or community service program.|
|For further information, contact:||The guidance counselor at one of the high schools.|
Make an online credit card donation to this permanent endowment fund through the secure online giving service provided by the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.