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Financial Resources

A graphic for the University’s Centralized Scholarship Hub (CASH) reminding students to apply by February 1 at CASH. Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub. Apply by Febraury 1. Questions?

The link to CASH opens annually on Oct. 1 for the next academic year and closes on February 1.

Student Financial Center

Currently enrolled A&GS students are strongly encouraged to apply for scholarships through the University’s Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub (CASH), accessible through the Financial Aid Website

In CASH, eligible students can apply for a number of other scholarships specific to the Department of Geography & Environmental Sustainability (DGES) and the School of Meteorology (SoM), as well as:

  • The South Central Climate Science Adaptation Center International Studies Scholarship ($5,000)
  • The John T. Snow Study Abroad scholarship ($1,500)

In addition, the College provides a limited number of tuition waivers for out-of-state students, including incoming freshmen.  Eligible students are selected by DGES and SoM faculty annually.

The College of A&GS offers financial assistance to students traveling to professional conferences. 

Click here to access the AGS Undergraduate Student Travel Award Form (pdf)

A&GS students have the option to check out textbooks for major requirements, for up to four days at a time, thereby saving the cost to purchase a textbook.

The College also strongly encourages sophomores to apply for NOAA’s Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship Program, which provides a number of benefits, including up to $9,500 per year in academic assistance.  This scholarship is open to all A&GS majors.  Here is a link to FAQ.

We encourage all students to meet with an OU MoneyCoach to assist you in your academic financial planning.



Scholarships & Awards

South Central Climate Adaptations Centers's SCHOLARSHIPS! South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center International Studies Scholarship $5,000 scholarship for study abroad Must be enrolled in a University approved Study Abroad Program for the upcoming summer semester Any field of study accepted Must have an interest in weather and climate on society or environmental problem solving. South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center Scholarship $1,000 scholarship to an outstanding undergraduate student within the Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability GPA of 2.5 or higher Preference is given to students demonstrating a financial need. Funded through the SC CASC visit OU.EDU/SCHOLARSHIPS DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1ST



 Attention OU Aviation Majors:

Above is the complete listing of the Fall 2022 OU Aviation Studies Scholarships (pdf). You must meet ALL the stated requirements in order to apply for these scholarships--no exceptions! Incomplete Application Packets will NOT be considered (please read carefully)!

*Though there is some overlap between the various scholarship application requirements, you must complete a SEPARATE PAPER application packet for each scholarship that you wish to apply for!! Please note the name of the scholarship that you are applying for on all application materials. It is your responsibility to ensure that you deliver the required application packets to the Aviation Advising Office prior to the deadline referenced —no exceptions!!