SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION AND FORMS
The University Center of Southern Oklahoma Scholarship Application
(Please read entire application before completing questions)
The Southern Oklahoma Higher Education was established in 2006 as the supporting foundation for the University Center. The Foundation was established to provide a funding mechanism for capital campaigns to construct new campus facilities and to fund and administer scholarships.
DEADLINE: Monday, Monday, January 20, 2014 EFC#___________
The University Center of Southern Oklahoma
(PLEASE READ ENTIRE APPLICATION BEFORE COMPLETING QUESTIONS)
HOME ADDRESS________________________________ CITY____________________
STATE______________________ZIP________________ PHONE: ( )____________
Funded by private sources, The University Center of Southern Oklahoma scholarship is for financially needy students of southern Oklahoma who have demonstrated motivation to attend school through previous grade-point average or ACT score. The scholarship may be used only at the University Center to pay tuition, fees, and books for courses taken at the center. Students are eligible to apply for the scholarship based on the following criteria:
A student must:
A. Not receive funding for tuition and books from other sources. (Pell, BIA, Voc Rehab, etc…)
B. Be enrolled in six (6) or more undergraduate hours (1000-4000 level) or three (3) graduate hours (5000 or above) for the semester during which a scholarship is received.
C. Be a legal resident of Oklahoma
D. Be in good standing with all higher education institutions previously attended.
E. Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average according to the following scale:
- 0-15 hours – 2.0 GPA
- 16-30 hours – 2.5 GPA
- Over 30 hours-3.0 GPA
- Graduate -3.5 GPA
F. Have completed the application for Federal Student Aid and have received a Student Aid Report (SAR).
NOTE: If you meet the above criteria, the following documents must be attached to this application:
(1) A current Official Transcript of all previous academic work OR an Official ACT score (which ever applies) and (2) a copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) not a summary.(3) A copy of your billing statement. To be considered, applications must be complete and returned to USCO administration office by the final deadline: Monday, August 12, 2013 . Applications that are turned in without proper documentation will not be considered.
1. Home County: 2. Field of Study: 3. Classification
___ Carter _____Freshman
___ Garvin ____________ _____Sophomore
___ Jefferson ____ Junior
___ Johnston _____Senior
___ Love _____Graduate
4. Legal resident of Ok? 5. Sex: .
___ No ______ Male______Female
7. Additional Financial Aid you will receive this term: (check all that apply)
___PELL (Grant) ___ Employer Reimbursement Fees ___ G.S.L. Plus (Loan)
___SEOG (Grant) ___ V.A. Educ. Training Benefits ___ AFDC/ADC
___OTAG (Grant) ___ Private Grant or Scholarship ___ Unemployment
___ B.I.A. (Grant) ___ N.D.S.L. (Loan) ___ Other
___ Vocational Rehab ___ G.S.L. (Loan)
8. Approximate Cumulative G.P.A.: 9. NUMBER of hours you will enroll in
_____ 3.5 to 4.0 this term:
_____ 3.1 to 3.4 _____ Lower Division (1000-2000)
_____ 2.5 to 3.0 _____ Upper Division (3000-4000)
_____ Below 2.5 _____ Graduate (5000)
All the information on this form is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. Attached are an official transcript of all my previous school work and a copy of my Student Aid Report (SAR).
Student’s Signature Date
NOTE: Zero level classes are not covered by this scholarship nor are they considered in calculating total credit hours. This scholarship cannot be used to cover fees paid in advance of the award and is not refundable to the student. It can only be applied to course enrolled at the University Center of Southern Oklahoma. When all criteria are evaluated, applications will be considered in order of date received in the administration office. Recipients who withdraw from a class covered by this scholarship will not be eligible to apply the next semester they enroll at the Center. The financial aid office of the recipient’s home campus will be notified. The amount of a financial aid award may be affected by receipt of this scholarship.
Qualified, completed student applications will be ranked in order of financial need and the date the application is received in the University Center office. All applicants will be notified in writing of acceptance or rejection.
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Institutional Rep. Director
Ada Mae Smith Scholarship
The Ada Mae Smith Scholarship Fund is an endowment managed by the Southern Oklahoma Higher Education Foundation to provide scholarships to assist with the costs of college for African-American students residing in Carter County, Oklahoma, who enroll as students at the Ardmore Higher Education Center. During 2010-11 scholarships were awarded to seven students in the amount of $700 each.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA HIGHER EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Gary W. Farabough
Steven C. Mills, Chief Executive Officer