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Engineering Scholarships

The Gallogly College of Engineering offers a wide range of scholarships for all students, including freshmen, transfer students, and students who are currently enrolled. The scholarship requirements vary from merit based to financial need.

To be considered for scholarships from the Gallogly College of Engineering, you must apply for admissions to the University of Oklahoma by December 15, 2017. Scholarships are competitive for students demonstrating strong academic merit, leadership, community service, co-curricular activities, financial need, etc.

The National Merit Finalist Scholarship is the top merit-based scholarship awarded at the University of Oklahoma.  National Merit Finalists are not eligible for additional awards from the Gallogly College of Engineering during their first year, but can apply for scholarships in subsequent years.  

The Diversity & Inclusion Program Scholarship Committee selects freshman students with the potential to contribute to the diversity in the Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP) of the Gallogly College of Engineering. This is a competitive scholarship with academics as the main criteria for selection. Those selected will receive a scholarship for their freshman year (award varies). Once students are chosen as MEP Scholars, they must enroll in ENGR 1411/1510, the MEP Orientation class, for both semesters of their freshman year. The deadline to apply is December 15.

To be considered for scholarships from the Gallogly College of Engineering, you must apply for admissions to the University of Oklahoma by March 1, 2018.  Scholarships are competitive for students demonstrating strong academic merit, leadership, community service, co-curricular activities, financial need, etc.

The Tomorrow's Engineers Scholarship is a competitive, financial need-based award for students currently enrolled in the Gallogly College of Engineering. The scholarship amount varies. This scholarship is a one-year award.  Applications to reapply will be available each year through the Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub (CASH). The deadline is February 1.

Scholarships at OU

All undergraduate and graduate engineering students can apply for scholarships through the Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub (CASH) at ou.edu/scholarships. The deadline is February 1, 2018, for all 2018-2019 scholarships.

The Diversity & Inclusion Program selects upperclassmen who contribute to the diversity in the Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP) of the Gallogly College of Engineering. This is a competitive scholarship with essay responses and academics as the main criteria for selection. The scholarship amount varies. You must reapply for this scholarship every year to be considered. Applications to reapply will be available each year through the Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub (CASH). The deadline is February 1.

The William H. Barkow Scholarship is a competitive award for students with a declared Electrical or Computer Engineering major. The students must have completed 30 credit hours and maintain a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship amount varies. This scholarship is a one-year award. 

Applications to reapply will be available each year through the Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub (CASH). The deadline is February 1.

The S.C. Reed Scholarship is a scholarship for one engineering student that meets the following requirements:
a) Gallogly College of Engineering major; 
b) full-time UNDERGRADUATE student that has completed at LEAST one semester at OU;
c) have at LEAST a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher; 
d) must be working/employed while taking classes; 
e) must have completed successfully all or part of the Calculus 1-4 series;
f) and must be self-motivated, demonstrate strong leadership qualities, and be of high moral standards.

Applications to apply will be available each year through the Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub (CASH). The deadline is February 1.

The Sooner Engineering Education (SEED) Center of the OU Gallogly College of Engineering encourages undergraduate and graduate engineering students to apply to be named a Boggs Family SEED Scholar. This award includes a $1000 scholarship for the Fall 2019 semester.

Qualities demonstrated by the successful applicant through his or her application include

  • Ability and experience teaching or mentoring younger students or peers
  • Initiative and leadership for completing tasks without constant supervision
  • Dependability
  • Attention to detail
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Effective time management
  • Strong sense of responsibility to a team work group

Schools within the Gallogly College of Engineering offer scholarship awards. Incoming freshmen should still fill out the University Scholarship application, and then check with your department to see if they offer freshman awards - not all do.

All of the departments offer upperclass scholarships. Please see your department's scholarship web page below for more information:

Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Scholarship Coordinator: Bethany Burklund

Biomedical Engineering
Scholarship Coordinator: Shayla Glover

Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering
Scholarship Coordinator: Madena McGinnis

Civil Engineering and Environmental Science
Scholarship Coordinator: Molly Smith

Computer Science
Scholarship Coordinator: Virginie Perez-Woods

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Scholarship Coordinator: Stephanie Gill

Engineering Physics
Scholarship Coordinator: Dr. Mike Santos

Industrial & Systems Engineering
Scholarship Coordinator: Kristi Wilson

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

From The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Website

Application Process 

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation only accepts nominations for the Astronaut Scholarship from its affiliated and participating universities. If a student is interested in being nominated, they should contact a member of their university’s faculty regarding consideration. Students may also contact the university liaison for more details regarding the internal process.

Students nominated for the scholarship will need to assist the nominating faculty member with the following: 

  • Ensure eligibility requirements are met,
  • Provide two letters of recommendation,
  • Provide a personal statement,
  • Provide a copy of academic transcripts,
  • Provide a copy of birth certificate, naturalization form, or U.S. passport to authenticate and confirm,
  • Provide a C.V. or resume.

The deadline for liaisons to submit nominations for the 2019 Astronaut Scholarship is February 15, 2019.

The Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub (CASH) is open October 1 – February 1 each year.  CASH includes financial need-based scholarships, merit-based scholarships, college-wide scholarships, general OU scholarships, departmental scholarships, many study abroad scholarships, Campus Awards, Work Assistance, among many others.  To apply on CASH, please visit http://www.ou.edu/scholarships.html.  

Lisa Morales

Lisa Morales
Director of Diversity and MEP

865 Asp Ave., Felgar Hall 112
Norman, OK 73019-1052
(405) 325-0095
(800) 522-0772, Ext. 0095