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Scholarships and Awards for All Majors

For questions on OU scholarships listed below contact Patsy Broadway at pbroadway@ou.edu.

OU Scholarships in the Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub (CASH)

There are many OU scholarships at the new Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub (CASH). The new system allows current students to apply for most OU scholarships in one central location, with one deadline.

The following applications will open October 1 and close February 1, unless otherwise noted.
The following scholarships are for all majors.  

SCHOLARSHIP

CRITERIA

Shirley Routt Bomford Endowed Scholarship

Undergraduate students

Philip Farish Scholarship

Priority given to the fields of science, technology, engineering and math

Seymour Feiler Scholarship

Study abroad in Clermont-Ferrand, France

Ambassador Perkins Scholarship

Study abroad in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, South and Central America

Millie Schafer Sitzman Award

Undergraduate students enrolled in a program of international study

Sooner Heritage Scholarship

Awards made based on a student's financial need as determined by FAFSA

Mackey Family Endowed Scholarship

Arabic or Middle Eastern Studies majors; may be used for study abroad

South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center International Studies Scholarship

Study abroad scholarship for students with an interest in (1) weather and climate impacts on society or (2) environmental problem solving

Mehdi Firoozabadi Iranian Studies Language Scholarship

Students seeking to further language education in Parsi, Farsi or other Persian language

OU Scholarships and Awards outside of Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub

These scholarships must be applied for individually.

The Presidential International Travel Fellowship

The Presidential International Travel Fellowship (PITF) is a scholarship created by former OU President David L. Boren to support international travel for study abroad.

Student awards are given on a competitive basis to qualified students who demonstrate a high level of financial need. A selection committee meets each cycle to review PITF applications.

Apply here

The following applications will open October 1 and close February 1.
The following scholarships are for all majors.  

SCHOLARSHIP

CRITERIA

Farzaneh Family Persian Language Scholarship

Students enrolled in a Persian language course

Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation Scholarship

Students participating in the OU in Arezzo program in fall or spring semesters only

Stuart Family Foundation Scholarship

Students participating in the OU in Arezzo program in fall or spring semesters only; preference to IAS majors

Other Scholarships

Scholarship Name

Area Specific

Deadline*

Amount

OU Alumni Capital Club Internship Scholarship

All
Internship in Washington, DC area

April

Varies

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

All
Pell Grant recipients only

Spring/Early Summer: early October
Summer/Fall/Year: early March

Varies

Boren Awards for International Study

World regions deemed critical to US national security that are less frequently studied by US students

January

Up to $20,000

Fund for Education Abroad

All
US undergraduate students only

Fall/Year: January
Spring: September

Up to $10,000

Foundation for Global Scholars

All

Spring: October
Summer/Fall/Year: April

$1,000 - $2,500

Global Studies Foundation

All
Preference for underrepresented destinations

July 1

Varies

Diversity Abroad Scholarships

All

Varies

Varies

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants

All
Open to any undergraduate student with a 3.75 GPA; you do not have to be a member of Phi Kappa Phi

Spring: September
Summer/Fall/Year: February

$1,000

Ashley Soule Conroy Foundation Scholarship

All

Spring: December 1
Fall: July 1

 

$3,000

Study in China Scholarships

China

April 1

$1,000 - $2,000

Confucius Institute Scholarship

China

Late spring

Tuition and fees at Chinese host institute; housing and monthly allowance

Freeman-ASIA Scholarship

Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam

TBA

$3,000 - $7,000

Blakemore Foundation

Asian language study

December

Varies

Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan

Japan

Spring: October
Fall/Year: April

$2,500 or $4,000

JASSO

Japan

Varies

¥80,000/month

Huayu Enrichment Scholarship

Taiwan

March

Monthly Stipend of NTD 25,000

TECRO Taiwan Scholarship

Taiwan

March

Up to NTD 40,000 + a living stipend

Foundation for Asia Pacific Education Scholarships

Asia, Oceania

Spring: December
Summer: April
Fall/Year: August

$500 - $1,500

Turkish Coalition of America Scholarship

Turkey

Rolling Deadlines

$500 - $2,000

The Schusterman Center Study in Israel Scholarships

Israel

Mid-February

$5,000/Summer

$10,000/Semester

American Women’s Club Stockholm

Sweden

April

Helps cover average airfare cost to/from Sweden

BUTEX Scholarships for North American Students

United Kingdom

June

£500

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

Germany

January

€650/month

Black Excel

Scholarship/resource database for African-American students

Varies

Varies

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

All

April 1

Up to $10,000

*please check scholarship website for current deadlines

University

Location

Award

Kyungpook National University

Daegu, South Korea

Housing waiver  

Kyungpook National University Summer Program

Daegu, South Korea

Tuition Plus Housing Waiver (max. 5 awards per year)

Soongsil University

Seoul, South Korea

1 full waiver and 1 half-waiver per semester

University of Sheffield

Sheffield, United Kingdom

£500-£1,000

Scholarship Name

Area(s)

Deadline

Amount

Sungkyunkwan University Summer Program

South Korea

Automatic Award

Tuition Waiver

Arcadia Scholarships

Various

Rolling Deadlines

Varies

CAPA Global Education

Various

Spring: October
Fall: May

Varies

CEA Study Abroad

Various

Spring: November
Fall: April

Varies

CET Academic Programs

Various

Rolling Deadlines

Varies

CIEE Study Abroad

Various

Rolling Deadlines

Varies

ISA Scholarships

Spain

Spring: October
Fall: April

Varies

Semester at Sea

Semester at Sea

Spring: September
Fall: April

Varies

SIT Study Abroad

Various

Spring: November
Fall: April

Varies

The Education Abroad Network (TEAN)

Asia, Oceania

Spring: November
Fall: May

$500 - $5,000

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships

Rotary clubs offer scholarships for secondary, undergraduate or graduate study. These scholarships are given by individual clubs and are open to anyone except Rotary members and their families. Contact your local club for application information and eligibility requirements.