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How To Become A Henderson Scholar

Application Process

There are a limited number of scholarships available through the Henderson Scholars Program. For priority consideration, students should apply by the University of Oklahoma scholarship deadline, no later than December 15th.

Only students admitted to the University are eligible.

Selection Process

Each application is considered and evaluated according to the following general criteria: academic promise, leadership ability, exhibited local and community human relations activities, and community development involvement. These components are evaluated and considered withing the essay component of the application.

*If chosen as a semi-finalist, candidates will be asked to complete the interview process.

The Henderson Scholars Selection Committee will notify students of their award prior to the fall semester.

Amount of the Scholarship

An annual cash award of $2,500 not exceeding 4 years.

If you have any questions about the information above, please contact
Pamela Humphrey at (405) 325-0850 or