There are many OU scholarships in the Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub (CASH). The 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, and are for international students.
These scholarships must be applied for individually.
International students from Denmark, Finland, Norway or Sweden
Deadline: April 1
|Farzaneh Family Scholarship for Iranian Students|
Iranian students with a significant financial need
*Essay required with application*
Deadline: April 1
|International Student Emergency Relief Scholarship||(See full description below)|
|OU International Student Pandemic Scholarship||(See full description below)|
The International Student Emergency Relief Scholarship is administered by the David L. Boren College of International Studies to provide emergency assistance to international students who have experienced emergencies leading to unexpected financial obligations they are unable to meet with their available financial resources. This scholarship is awarded once to a qualified individual during their academic career at the University of Oklahoma. This scholarship is granted on a rolling basis.
Funding is granted to students on the basis of documented, unforeseen financial need. This includes:
This does not include:
Applications are reviewed by a committee comprised of the ISS Assistant Director of International Student Programs, the CIS Associate Dean of Student Services, and the CIS Dean with notification typically in a week. For cases determined to merit assistance, the committee will award 3/4 of the amount needed up to $1,000. We encourage students to set up a payment plan for medical or other bills where that is possible in order to ease the stresses associated with pending bills.
For more information, contact Robyn Rojas at email@example.com.
*Offered while funds are available*
This scholarship is designed to provide relief to international students who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 or COVID-related closures. Up to $1,000 will be given to individuals who can demonstrate their need and its relation to the current global pandemic. This grant, available to students on any of OU’s campuses, will be given on a rolling basis. A committee will determine eligibility and amount of the award.
Potentially covered costs:
Does not include:
Applications are reviewed by a committee with notification typically within a week. For cases determined to merit assistance, the committee will award up to $1,000. We encourage students to set up a payment plan for medical or other bills where that is possible in order to ease the stresses associated with pending bills.
For more information, contact Rebecca Cruise at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Norman Lions Club International: International Student of the Month
The Norman Lions Club provides a $200 scholarship to an exceptional international student from the University of Oklahoma during the months of October, November, February, March and April. The goals of this program are to increase the diversity of the Norman Lions Club weekly meetings and ensure that international students become exposed to one of a number of service clubs that represent a unique aspect of American culture. Contact Hannah Musselman for more information at email@example.com.