Graduate Start-up Scholarship Criteria

Students must meet all criteria to be eligible for consideration.

  • First semester in PACS graduate program
  •  Enrolled during awarding semester
  • Must have a minimum 3.25 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need

Required Application Materials

Application materials should be four to six pages.

  1. Completed Graduate Startup Application form
  2. Statement of purpose (one to two pages), responding to the following questions:
    • What are your educational interests and goals?
    • Why do you want to obtain a degree from the University of Oklahoma and from OU Extended Campus?
  3. Letter describing financial need (one page). This letter should address how the scholarship is significant to you and/or how it would benefit your continuing progress
  4. Resume (one to two pages). There is no one correct resume format; however, your resume should include information about, but not limited to, the following categories that are applicable to you: education, community involvement, extracurricular activities, work experience, internships, honors, awards, scholarships, and any additional pertinent information

*If you have already received this scholarship you are not eligible to receive it again.