Need help paying for your degree? OU Extended Campus wants our programs to be accessible to as many students as possible, and scholarships are a great way to reduce your costs. If you’ve been admitted to the University of Oklahoma, you may be eligible for a scholarship.

Scholarships for Extended Campus students range from $750 to $1,900 per semester and are based on financial need, academics, and emergency assistance. 

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION SCHEDULE

  • Fall applications open July 28 and close September 7
  • Spring applications open December 15 and close February 2
  • Summer applications open May 15 and close June 1

*NOTE: Individual scholarships have varying deadlines and requirements. Please read the scholarship description thoroughly before you apply.

 

Find the Scholarship that is Right for You

Please note all scholarships listed below are  only available for undergraduate students enrolled in an OU Extended Campus School of Aviation Studies degree program. 

Students must meet all listed criteria to be eligible for these scholarships. 

Applications are accepts September 7 for Fall Semesters and December 15 for Spring Semesters.

Scholarship amounts range from $500 to $1500

Tom Clark Scholarship

Criteria: 

  • Minimum Overall 2.50 GPA.
  • Must be a Full-Time OU Aviation Major enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours
  • Leadership Activities and Need will be a factor when selecting the awardee.
  • No Scholarship can be awarded to or for the direct benefit of the Donor or any member of the immediate family of the Donor.

Application Process:

  • Submit a resume (pilot’s format) and Cover Letter including your overall GPA.
  • Submit a brief narrative no longer than two typewritten pages expressing your aviation goals, career objective, why you feel you deserve the award, and how you will use it. 

Joe Coulter Scholarship

Criteria: 

  • Minimum Overall 2.80 GPA.
  • Declared Aviation Major for one year at OU.
  • Display leadership and initiative as evidenced by extracurricular activities, awards, & honors.
  • Flight fees cannot be covered by another scholarship.

Application Process:

  • Submit a resume (pilot’s format) including your overall GPA.
  • Submit a brief narrative expressing your aviation goals, career objective, why you feel you deserve the award and how you will use it.

Marie Richinson Women's Aviation Scholarship

Criteria: 

  • Must be a female student enrolled in the OU Aviation Program
  • Must be a holder of a Class III Medical at time of application
  • Must have completed a solo flight
  • Must not be the Donor or an immediate family member of the Donor

Application Process:

  • Submit a one to three page letter addressed to the “Margie Richison Women’s Aviation Scholarship Selection Committee” detailing your aviation goals and aspirations as well as any  other academic, athletic, career, professional, or other achievements to date. Please include any aviation experience and note why you feel deserving of the award and how it will be used.
  • Submit three letters of personal recommendation that attest to your character, integrity, and experience and be sure to include areas other than aviation. 

Flight Time Scholarship

Criteria: 

  • Have completed one full year as an OU Aviation major
  • Be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.50 overall GPA, and a 3.00 major GPA
  • Sophomore through senior standing
  • High moral character with history of integrity
  • Flight fees cannot be covered by another scholarship or program
  • Professional Pilot or Aviation Management student currently enrolled in a credit flight course

Application Process:

  • Submit Pilot resume and one page essay describing why you wish to be a career pilot, and what you are passionate about outside of aviation.
  • Written letter from President of a student or volunteer organization you are currently involved with that describes the contributions you have made to that organization and how long you have been an active member.

Van Horn Scholarship

Criteria: 

  • Minimum Overall 2.80 GPA.
  • Declared Aviation Flying Major for one year at OU, and enrolled in a credit flight course at time of application.
  • Display leadership and initiative as evidenced by extracurricular activities, awards, and honors.
  • Flight fees cannot be covered by another scholarship.

Application Process:

  • Submit a resume (pilot’s format) including your overall GPA.

Winifred Adams Holland Scholarship

Criteria: 

  • Minimum Overall 2.80 GPA, and a 3.00 Major GPA
  • Declared Aviation Major (flying or non-flying) for one year at OU.
  • Display leadership and initiative as evidenced by extracurricular activities, community service, awards and honors.

Application Process:

  • Submit a cover letter and resume including your overall GPA.
  • Submit a brief narrative detailing why you chose Aviation as your major and what short-term and long-term career goals are.
  • Provide at least three references and their contact information that can attest to your leadership potential and integrity.