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Freshman Scholarships

If students wish to be considered for academic, leadership or community service scholarships (linked below) they must submit their application for admission by December 15. 

Resident Freshman Scholarships

ScholarshipAward AmountQualifications 
National Merit Finalist$68,500 National Merit Finalist
National Merit Semifinalist$16,000
($4,000 x 4 years)
Be named a National Merit Semifinalist and have a 3.5 GPA. Students who advance to Finalist standing and name OU as their college choice by April 30 are eligible to be upgraded to the National Merit Finalist package.
Oklahoma State Regents' Academic Scholars Program$43,150ACT/SAT scores in top one half of one percent for OK residents.
Award of Excellence$16,000
($4,000 x 4 years)
31 ACT or 1390 SAT (or greater) and 3.5 GPA or top 10% class rank.
Distinguished Scholar$12,000
($3,000 x 4 years)
29-30 ACT or 1330-1380 SAT and 3.5 GPA or top 10% class rank.
University Scholarship$10,000
($2,500 x 4 years)
28 ACT or 1300-1320 SAT and 3.5 GPA or top 10% class rank. 
Academic Achievement$8,000
($2,000 x 4 years)
24-27 ACT or 1160-1290 SAT and 3.25 GPA or top 10% class rank. 
Sower Award$4,000 ($1,000 x 4 years)3.5 GPA or top 10% class rank.

Academic Major of Interest

Depending on your selected major of interest in the OU admissions application, you may have additional scholarship opportunities. If applicable, the application will prompt you to complete a short essay. 

Leadership, Development & Community Involvement

To receive consideration, answer the short essay questions in your OU admission application regarding your involvement in these activities. 

Valedictorian

Oklahoma residents who are ranked 1 or 2 in their class are considered for a $10,000 tuition waiver ($2,500 x 4 years). Due to limited funding, ACT/SAT scores may be used to make final selections. Does not stack with automatically awarded academic scholarships.

Non-Resident Freshman Scholarships

ScholarshipAward AmountQualifications
National Merit Finalist$121,500 National Merit Finalist
National Merit Semifinalist$56,000
($14,000 x 4 years)
Be named a National Merit Semifinalist and have a 3.5 GPA. Students who advance to Finalist standing and name OU as their college choice by April 30 are eligible to be upgraded to the National Merit Finalist package.
Award of Excellence$56,000
($14,000 x 4 years)
31 ACT or 1390 SAT (or greater) and 3.5 GPA or top 10% class rank.
Distinguished Scholar$52,000
($13,000 x 4 years)
29-30 ACT or 1330-1380 SAT and 3.5 GPA or top 10% class rank.
University Scholarship$36,000
($9,000 x 4 years)
28 ACT or 1300-1320 SAT and 3.5 GPA or top 10% class rank.
Academic Achievement$32,000
($8,000 x 4 years)
26-27 ACT or 1230-1290 SAT and 3.5 GPA or top 10% class rank. 
Honor Award$28,000
($7,000 x 4 years)
26 ACT or 1230 SAT (or greater) and 3.25-3.49 GPA
Merit Award$24,000
($6,000 x 4 years)
24-25 ACT or 1160-1220 SAT and 3.5 GPA or top 10% class rank. 
Sower Award$8,000 ($2,000 x 4 years)3.5 GPA or top 10% class rank.

Academic Major of Interest

Depending on your selected major of interest in the OU admissions application, you may have additional scholarship opportunities. If applicable, the application will prompt you to complete a short essay. 

Leadership, Development & Community Involvement

To receive consideration, answer the short essay questions in your OU admission application regarding your involvement in these activities. 

Legacy Students

OU offers a one-time, $1,000 award to all admissible non-residents whose parent or grandparent graduated from OU. Additional awards may be available from the Alumni Office on a competitive basis.

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