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Millie Schafer Sitzman Award

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The Millie Schäfer Sitzman Award

This scholarship is to honor the memory of Millie Schäfer Sitzman, whose interest from early years focused on missionaries in Africa. The scholarship is provided for University of Oklahoma students in a program of international study.

The award is given on a competitive basis to qualified undergraduate and graduate students. The recipient should demonstrate (1) high academic achievement, (2) participation in campus activities and (3) involvement in the community at large.

Scholarship applicants must meet the following specific criteria:

  • Must be a full-time, regularly enrolled student in a program of international study
  • Must maintain at least a 3.0 overall grade point average on a 4.0 scale
  • Students wiil be judged on academic achievement, participation in campus activities and community involvement
  • Qualified students may be considered for either an initial award or a subsequent award if, in the opinion of the selection committee, said student is making satisfactory progress toward graduation and needs supplemental financial assitance.

Deadline: February 1.


Any student unable to complete the program will be required to return the full amount of the award to the College of International Studies.