The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is keen on supporting students and contributing to the growth of states. If you are attending college in the states of Arkansas or Oklahoma, then there is an excellent chance you should not miss on. The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is pleasingly inviting applicants for its valuable OGE Positive Energy scholarship. Eligible applicants must be a graduating high school senior living in the OG & E derives area in Oklahoma and western Arkansas. The OGE Positive Energy Scholarship was established in 2018 by the OGE Energy Corp. Foundation. This scholarship encourages worthy students from the OG&E service territory to pursue a degree in higher education. This is an endowed fund of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.
The goal of the program is to advance the states with the help of education. It wants to make education accessible to students who are struggling with paying their educational debts. It encourages the students to work and turn their dreams into reality. The foundation has designed this scholarship to provide substantial financial support to the deserving candidates and motivate them to advance the fields and their careers with higher education. The foundation understands it’s not easy for all the students to complete their higher education and make it possible this program is initiated.
The Oklahoma City Community Foundation values integrity, stewardship, and collaboration. We strive to be enlightened leaders with a long-term perspective of community issues and opportunities, and we encourage and assist donors’ philanthropy for the benefit of the community. In accepting a contribution to any fund, the Trustees of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation commit to the donor that the contribution will be protected for the charitable purpose originally intended. Funds received by the Oklahoma City Community Foundation are subject to Variance Power, described by U.S. Treasury Regulations as the power of the governing board to modify any donor restrictions as to distributions if they determine them to become unnecessary, incapable of fulfillment, or inconsistent with the charitable needs of the community.
Check the table below to know everything about the scholarship:
|Organization||Oklahoma City Community Foundation|
|Educational Level||Graduating high school students|
|Number of Awards||One|
|Nationality||Domestic and International|
|Application Deadline||February 15, 2022|
Who May Be Eligible?
Take a look at eligibility requirements set by the foundation, mentioned below:
- Eligible applicants must be a graduating high school senior living in the OG&E service area in Oklahoma and western Arkansas. Check the list of eligible cities.
- OGE Energy Corp. Foundation Scholarship recipients must attend college in the states of Oklahoma or Arkansas.
- Preference will be given to STEM majors.
- The fellow should have an unweighted cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.25.
- Candidates should have an ACT score greater than or equal to 25 and/or SAT score greater than or equal to 1200.
- Preference for students pursuing a degree that promotes and leads to a future career in the energy field.
- Candidates should demonstrate some financial need.
How to Apply
Candidates need to apply the foundation’s official portal. Fellows should first login using their credentials, and they do not have one they can create a new account. All the required details should be provided with concern. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for the program. Applicants should provide all the required materials to be considered. The foundation will entertain no incomplete materials.
- A fully completed application form should be submitted.
- Please upload a copy of your household’s OG&E electric bill to show that you currently live in an OG&E service area. OG&E must be your electric service provider.
The selected student will receive the award of $15000. The award may be used for tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board. Payments are made in two installments (fall and spring semester) each academic year directly to the student’s school after proof of enrollment has been provided to the Oklahoma City Community Foundation. Payments are issued in the following academic year. No more than six credit hours may be completed online each semester.
The last date to apply for the program is February 15, 2022.