October Scholarships

  • What: Christina Brooks Memorial Scholarship $2000  UPDATED FORM!

    Who: Duncan seniors

    When: Application open September through March 31  of your senior year

    How: Please read Christina’s bio and provide an essay describing your view of her life and accomplishments. Then complete the application. Please ask your counselor to print your transcript.

    Application: Download application as a .pdf here!

     

    What: US Presidential Scholars Award 

    Who: Scholars will be selected based on outstanding leadership in academic achievement, community involvement and positive character.

    When: Submit on or before October 8

    How: Complete this form to apply

     


    What:
    NHS Scholarship

    Who: Senior members in good standing of an active NHS chapter. Eligible members must request application procedures from their NHS adviser.

    When: Applications open in October and are due in December

    How: Scholarship FAQs         NHS Scholarship Search

     

    What: Oklahoma State Scholars Society

    Who: OSU recognizes and rewards Oklahoma’s highest achieving students

    When: Apply for admission by the Nov. 1 Early Opportunity Scholarship Deadline to be considered for scholarships like the Oklahoma State Scholars Society

    How: Apply here!

     

    What: Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway

    Who: Students ages 18-24

    When: October 17

    How: Apply here

     

    What: Coca-Cola Scholarships for various amounts

    Who: High School seniors

    When: October of your senior year

    How: http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/the-process/

     

    What: The Coolidge Full-Ride Scholarship

    Who: Juniors

    When: Opens in October. Due in January.

    How: Find out more here

     

    What: Beacon Scholarship for Rural America $1000 each semester

    Who:  College-bound graduating seniors who are low-income and living in rural areas

    When: October 31

    How: Apply here

     

    What: Zach Taylor First Ammendment Essay Contest

    Who: Students grades 9-12

    When: Not offered in 2019. Check back in 2020!

    How: Find out more here!

     

    What: Tobacco-Free Life Scholarship for $1000

    Who: Students who are 14 years old  and up

    When: October

    How: http://tobaccofreelife.org/scholarship/

     

    What: Ayn Rand Essay Contest

    Who: High school seniors and college students

    When: October of your senior year

    How: http://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests

     

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    What: Comanche Nation of Oklahoma College Scholarship

    Who:  Comanche Tribal Members who are High School Seniors and College Students

    When:  Fall Semester- June 1st, Spring Semester- October 1st.

    How: Find out more here

     

    What: Horatio Alger Association Scholarship ranging from $7,000-$25,000.

    Who: High School seniors who have a financial need ($55,000 or less) and who have been involved in community and school activities. Students must also display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity and maintain a 2.0 GPA.

    When: October of your senior year

    How: http://scholars.horatioalger.org

     

    What: Masonic Charity Foundation scholarship ranging from $2000 to $100.

    Who: Oklahoma seniors

    When: October of your senior year

    How: http://www.mcfok.org/programs/on-behalf-of-the-fraternity/senior-essay-contest/

     

    What: Oklahoma City Community Foundation Scholarships

    Who: Seniors need to look through the scholarships and see which ones apply to them.

    When: Application opens October 1. Due dates range from February through April.

    How: http://occf.academicworks.com

    https://occf.org/scholarships/

     

    What: Communities Foundation of Oklahoma Scholarships

    Who: Seniors need to look through the scholarships and see which ones apply to them. The Duncan Public Schools Foundation scholarships are hosted on this site.

    When: Application opens October 1. Due dates range from February through April.

    How: http://www.cfok.org/Scholarships/Available-Scholarships

      

    What: Military Academy Nominations

    Who: Students seeking entrance into the US Service Academies

    When: October 4, 2019

    How: Complete application here

     

    What: VFW Voice of Democracy Contest

    Who: Students in grades 9-12

    When: October 31

    How: Download application on this page

    Bring your entries to your HS counselor by the deadline. Local prizes are $100 for 1st place, $75 for 2nd, $50 for 3rd.

     

    What: VFW Patriot's Pen Contest

    Who: Students in grades 6-8

    When: October 31

    How: Download application at the bottom of this web page

    Bring your entries to your MS counselor by the deadline. Local prizes are $100 for 1st place, $75 for 2nd, $50 for 3rd.

     

    What: Wichita State University

    Who: Students applying to attend WSU

    When: Apply to attend by October 15. Apply for scholarships by Nov. 1.

    How:  wichita.edu/apply

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    What: ZipRecruiter $3000 Scholarship  NEW DEADLINE!

    Who:  Seniors

    When:  Opened in February. Due in October.

    How: Click here to apply!

     

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