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.

2017 Recipients

Recipient School Will Attend Major
Adyson Barber Silo High School University of Oklahoma Pre-Medicine Studies
Merideth Casey Coalgate High School Oklahoma State University Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
William Church Fairview High School Oklahoma State University Pre-Law Studies
Jacob Good Fort Towson High School University of Oklahoma Other/Undecided
Jaxson Oakley Grove High School Out of State Art History
Dylan Portillo Guymon High School University of Oklahoma Pre-Medicine Studies
Riley Raynor Chisholm High School Out of State Other/Undecided
Carter Smith Corn Bible Academy Out of State Performing Arts
Josiah Smith Blackwell High School University of Oklahoma Mathematics & Statistics
Bobby Trousdale Tecumseh High School Oklahoma City University Finance and Accounting

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

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