Carolyn Watson Opportunities Scholarship

Application Process
The application for this scholarship is available online. Click here for information.
Award Amount Varies up to $10,000.00 per academic year; maximum of four years.
Award Status Renew Process
Sponsor An endowed scholarship fund of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.
Academic Requirements 3.5 or greater with exceptional ability in one of the following areas: arts and humanities, science and engineering, community leadership.
Written Requirements Applicant’s Plan for educational or professional goals.
Financial Need Required
High School Criteria Seniors and graduates of rural Oklahoma high schools (excludes the Lawton, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa metropolitan statistical areas as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau)
College Criteria Any academically accredited non-for-profit educational institution in the United States.
Other Criteria Nomination by a teacher or professional who can document the applicant’s ability or commitment to excellence.
Deadline For details, see https://occf.academicworks.com/.
Notes This scholarship was established in 2009 by Carolyn Watson to provide scholarship support for students in rural Oklahoma.

2016 Recipients

Recipient School Will Attend Major
Maegann Brandly Canton High School University of Oklahoma Undecided
Hayden Crow Chattanooga High School Oklahoma State University Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
Chillie (C.J.) Bills Coalgate High School Oklahoma State University Engineering
Bridget Tolle Duncan High School Austin College English
Olivia Harris Fairview High School Cornell University Pre-Law Studies
Hunter Tolliver Healdton High School Oklahoma State University Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pre-Medicine Studies
Andrew Coakley Hobart High School Oklahoma State University Animal Sciences and Husbandry, Veterinary Studies
Benjamin Hodges Marlow High School Oklahoma State University Engineering, Sciences and Mechanic
Lori de Boer Morrison High School University of Arkansas Pre-Medicine Studies
Jace Jordan Poteau High School Oklahoma City University Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pre-Medicine Studies

Make an online donation to this organization’s permanent endowment fund at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.

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