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Scholarship Type Amount  Requirements How to Apply Priority Date
1800wheelchair Established in 2006, the 1800wheelchair scholarship fund awards two $500 awards each year. In the past, we've asked applicants to explore mobility issues on campus, overcoming personal challenges, and much more. $500

Participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S.
  • Enrolled at the undergraduate level or your final year of high school
  • Age sixteen (16) years or older
  • Carry a status of “Good Standing” - i.e. currently enrolled
  • Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (or equivalent)
  • Postmarked by May 5, 2014

Please submit a 'visual' poem, in a style of your choosing, on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge. Limit your 'visual poem' to an 8.5in x 11in piece of paper. You can choose to represent words, images, or both. It can abstract or representational. Please include a personal statement that gives us an idea of who you are and how your poem relates to a challenge you've faced. The poem and essay (combined) should be between 500 and 1,000 words, but feel free to write a little more or less.

For application instructions and mailing instructions please visit

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Postmarked by May 5, 2014
Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Scholarship Up to $1000

Applicants will be high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: Applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions.

Every generation faces new challenges and new problems. What do you think is the biggest difference between your generation and older generations? How do you think these differences will affect the future of our country and/or your career choice?

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Deadline: June 14, 2014
AES Engineers AES Engineering is pleased to offer scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. This scholarship is intended for future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. $500

Must be a high school senior or any student attending a post
secondary educational facility. You are NOT required to be taking
engineering courses in order to be eligible for this award.  Recipients will be chosen on the basis of character as determined by essay evaluation.

Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life 30 years from now, what will it take for you to consider your life successful?  What people, things and accomplishments do you need?

Submit essay to:

Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.
There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.

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October 6, 2014
American Indian College Fund Provides scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native students attending tribal colleges and other accredited public and non-profit private colleges across the United States. Varies
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Full time enrollment
  • Registered as a member of a federal or state recognized tribe or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled member

For a complete list of available scholarships and eligibility requirements, click here.

Must apply online.

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January 1 to May 31 each year
Army Emergency Relief (AER) Award Varies

spouses and dependent children of soldiers

See website at

May 1 - Annually
BigSun Scholarship The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. $500

All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.

Please remember to include your name and the name of the school that you are attending.

Write a short essay answering the following 3-part question on the effects of sports in your life:
How has your participation in sports affected:

1. Who you are;

2. How you relate to others;

3. Your personal relationships with peers and others?

All essay submissions should be emailed to:

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June 20, 2014
Campbell Family Scholarships The Banfield Charitable Trust Campbell Family Scholarships program helps cover the cost of tuition for undergraduate students pursuing pet-related careers. Varies

Student must:

  • Be high school graduate or about to graduate from high school
  • Have attained a GPA of at least 2.75
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be enrolled or admitted as a full-time undergraduate student in an accredited college, university, trade, or business school
  • Pursuing a pet-related career
  • show that you have worked with or interacted with pets and families

See complete list of eligibility requirements in the application packet.

June 30, 2014
Cancer for College To provide hope and inspiration to cancer survivors and amputees by providing college scholarships. $250-$16,000
  • Must be a US resident attending school in the US and Puerto Rico.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited university or community college.
  • Must be a cancer patient, cancer survivor and/or amputee.
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College Access Challenge Scholarship One-Time Award $500 - $1,000

Must have a FAFSA on file and be Pell eligible for the 2013-2014 school year

Must be near completion of a baccalaureate or associate degree (e.g. within 30 credit hours of completion or one year of full-time study)

Preference will be given to students who have prolonged their college education due to financial need

Submit your application to:

Financial Assistance,

North Shepler, 3rd floor, room 301


January 22, 2014
Courage to Grow Scholarship Growing Success through Courage and Education - The "Courage to Grow Scholarship" was created to help students realize their college dreams. Today's economy is hard enough on a family, it is our desire to ease some of the financial burden that a college education can put on individuals and their families. $500 awarded each month

1. Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

2. Must submit a 250 word essay.

3. Must be a U.S. Citizen.

4. Must be a junior or senior high school student.

Click here to apply.




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June 30, 2014
CU International Club Student Scholarship Non-institutional award $500/semester, $1000/year
  1. International students enrolled full-time at Cameron University
  2. International students in good standing
  3. Students who will have completed at least two semesters by completion of the spring semester
  4. Active paid members of the CU International Club

Complete the application and submit with all required documents to the International Student Office no later than the last Friday in July.

No later than last Friday in July
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) National Society The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education. Varies

All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.  DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee.

All applications must be postmarked by February 15. See more info for complete rules and an application.

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Postmark by February 15th annually
Entre Nous Study Club of Lawton Scholarship award presented to a Cameron sophomore or junior majoring in a degree within the School of Liberal Arts $300
  1. Sophomore or Junior level
  2. Enrolled full-time summer 2015 or fall 2015
  3. Pursuing degree within the School of Liberal Arts
  4. 3.0 GPA (minimum)
  5. Essay describing applicant's achievements, goals, and activities

Submit application with essay to the CU Office of Financial Assistance, 301 N Shepler, or 2800 W Gore Blvd, Lawton, OK 73505.

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March 1, 2015
Fern Brown Memorial Fund Scholarship Established by the Living Trust Agreement of Fern Brown, created to provide assistance to students who demonstrate an above average aptitude for college work and have financial need. Varies

Attending or eligible to attend an Oklahoma 4-year college or university and demonstrate financial need.

Submit an application to the Office of Financial Assistance.

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April 1-Annually
Financial Aid for Disabled Students Welcome to our financial aid and scholarship guide for students with disabilities, one of the few comprehensive and simple-to-use directories of its kind. $1000

Financial Aid for Disabled Students is a listing of numerous scholarship options for students with a varied range of disabilities. Requirements are specific to each scholarship listed on the web page.

How to apply

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Specific to each scholarship
Folds of Honor Foundation Scholarship Where sacrifice is honored and dreams are realized. Varies

All applicants must be a spouse or dependent of a service member killed or disabled during service.  Please refer to the General Scholarship Requirements section at

More Info on Folds of Honor Foundation Scholarship April 30, 2014
Foreclosure.Com Scholarship challenges future leaders of America to provide creative solutions/ideas to many of the nation's most critical issues, real estate/housing in particular, which can be used to help turnaround the market. $1,000-$5,000

Currently enrolled college students (graduate students, law students and/or high school seniors are NOT eligible) are invited to apply by submitting an essay. Freshman entering Fall 2014 are eligible once they have received a student ID number.

For scholarship rules and how to apply click here.

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Dec 15, 2014
Hispanic Scholarship Fund The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)offers different scholarship programs for Hispanic American students enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at a U.S. accredited Title-IV eligible institution in the U.S. Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands. During its 29-year history, HSF has awarded more than 68,000 scholarships in excess of $144 million to Latino students. $500 - $2500


  • Be of Hispanic heritage
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (note expired)
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent)
  • Must have applied for federal financial aid.
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LA Kelley Communications Scholarships (multiple listings) LA Kelley Communications was founded in 1990 with the belief that any individual facing hardship, adversity or challenges-when given the right tools-can overcome, triumph, and even grow stronger in character and confidence. Empowering yourself to design and elevate your life requires education. The hemophilia community is fortunate to have abundant scholarships available to current and future college students with bleeding disorders to help them get the education they need to live the lives they dream. specific to each scholarship

See website for details.

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Lawton Noon Lions 4-yr Scholarship The Lawton Noon Lions Club supports students at our local university (Cameron) through its scholarship program. The scholarships will be awarded to those individuals considered by the Scholarship Committee to be most deserving based on academics, ability, and civic activities. $6,000

1. Must be a first-time freshman attending Cameron University Fall 2014.

2. Must be pursuing a baccalaureate degree.

3. Scholarship committee will evaluate applicants based on academics, ability, and civic activities.

Submit a Lawton Noon Lions Club 4-Year Scholarship Application

April 1, Annually
Lawton Noon Lions Club Semester Scholarship Scholarship $150 - $500 per semester

Strong commitment to assisting the visually impaired and promoting visual health and research

Must be enrolled full-time at either Cameron University or Great Plains Technology Center

Essay of approximately 300 words describing the applicant's knowledge of the Lions Club and their activities.

Application deadline for Fall semester is July 1st, deadline for Spring semester is December 1st

Submit a Lawton Noon Lions Club Semester Scholarship Application.

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July 1 & Dec 1
MassMutual Scholars The MassMutual Scholars program is funded by the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and is focused on expanding access and opportunity of higher education and employment to students who reflect the rich cultural diversity of our nation. We seek to increase the number of students completing college nationally, raise awareness of careers in financial services, and recruit and retain the top talent touched by our programs. $2500 or $5000
  • Show proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired).
  • Be admitted full-time to a degree-seeking program.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Be entering your sophomore, junior, senior or 5th-year senior year in pursuit of an undergraduate degree (any major will be considered) for the 2014-2015 academic year.
  • Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry.
  • Demonstrate leadership and participation in extracurricular activities.
  • Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Applicants will submit an online application at

May 2, 2014
May T Henry Scholarship May T. Henry was a pioneer Oklahoma educator who believed no student should be deprived of a quality education due to a lack of finances. For this reason, May established the scholarship fund which now bears her name. $1,000

Any student entering any field of study is eligible for the May T. Henry Scholarship.  The student must meet these requirements:

  • Student plans to attend a college, university or technical school supported by the state of Oklahoma.
  • Student has graduated from an accredited high school or equivalent institution.
  • Student is not related to any member of the selection committee.

Download application.  Read application requirements carefully.  Assemble all requested documents. Complete application and submit as instructed on application.

April 1, Annually
Medical Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship As an industry leader, US Medical Supplies recognizes the importance of education and the incredible potential of tomorrow's medical professionals, and rewards this scholarship to a student every year. $500 - $3500

To receive this scholarship each applicant must answer the following question in 500 words or more:

Why did you choose your current field of study, and what do you aspire to accomplish in this field?

  • You must be enrolled full-time in an accredited two-year, four-year school, or a graduate program in the United States.
  • Must have one year of college experience.
  • You must be enrolled in an educational program that is related to the medical field.
  • You must be a legal resident of the United States.
  • You must complete the application and submit your response to the essay question by December 31, 2014.

To apply, you must do ONE of the following: Like us on Facebook, +1 us on Google+, OR follow us on Twitter.

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December 31, 2014
National Federation of the Blind To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind annually offers blind college students in the United States and Puerto Rico the opportunity to win one of thirty merit-based, national-level scholarships worth from $3,000 to $12,000. All scholarships awarded are based on academic excellence, community service, and leadership. Various amounts ranging from $3000-$12000

Must be legally blind. See more info for additional requirements.

Go to:

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March 31-Annually
National Garden Clubs Inc. NGC is proud of its college scholarship program which offers financial aid to students majoring in fields of study related to horticulture and the environment. Applicant must be planning a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design or horticulture. $3500

Eligibility, instructions and guidelines

How to apply

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March 1- Annually
NMFA's Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship The mission of this scholarship program is to help prepare military spouses for meaningful employment and to better contribute to their family’s financial security. $500-$1000

Spouse of uniformed service member (active duty, National Guard and Reserve, retirees, and survivors) pursuing undergrad or grad degree

How to apply

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Dec 1, 2014 - Feb 3, 2015
Nursing Education Scholarship is happy to provide scholarships for qualifying applicants who are applying to a medical related field or who are currently pursuing further education in the fields of nursing and medicine. $1,000

1.  Full-time student

2.  Minimum of 3.0 GPA

3.  Majoring in premed, nursing, or medical technical program

4.  Must submit essay 500 to 1,000 words

Go to:

Jan 10, 2015
OK Association on Higher Edu & Disability Scholarship $300 - $500 scholarships

1. Pursuing an education at an Oklahoma technology center or two-  
  year or four year college/university

2.  Documentation regarding the disability.

3. Enrolled in at least 6 hours of coursework.

4. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Nov.1- Jan. 31 Annually
Oklahoma's Promise/OHLAP Oklahomans want to see deserving students succeed – students who study and work hard, but whose families find it difficult to afford college. Ok's Promise is designed to help these students make it happen financially. Varies

Incoming Freshmen

See website for details.

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