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WELCOME

Oklahoma City University is committed to the recruitment and retention of National Merit Finalists, National Achievement Scholars and Gates Millennium Scholars. Most of our merit scholar students have two Oklahoma City University counselors to help make the transition from high school to college as seamless as possible.

Choose one to learn more:

National Merit Finalist
National Achievement Scholar
Gates Millennium Scholar

For more Information:
Matt Ellison, Admissions
(405) 208-5292
mellison@okcu.edu

Suzan Flipping, Financial Aid
(405) 208-5204
sflipping@okcu.edu


National Merit Finalists

Merit Scholar Benefits

  • Oklahoma City University offers a four-year, full-tuition scholarship for students named National Merit Finalists. The scholarship is renewable for four years by maintaining a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Application and program advisement from Star Scholar Counselor


Important Deadlines

In order to receive your scholarship, please adhere to the deadlines listed below:

December 1, 2015:

  • Notify the National Merit Scholarship Corporation of your plans to enroll at Oklahoma City University.

May 1, 2016:

  • Complete and submit the Oklahoma City University National Merit Intent to Study Form.
  • Submit National Merit Finalist Letter from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions
  • Sent a copy of your National Merit Achievement Finalist letter from the National Achievement Scholarship Program.

National Achievement Scholars

Achievement Scholar Benefits

  • Oklahoma City University offers a four-year, full-tuition scholarship for students named National Achievement Finalists. The scholarship is renewable for four years by maintaining a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Application and program advisement from Star Scholar Counselor


Important Deadlines

In order to receive your scholarship, please adhere the deadlines listed below:

December 1, 2015:

  • Must be academically admitted to Oklahoma City University.

March 1, 2016:

  • Submit National Achievement Finalist Letter from the National Achievement Scholarship Program to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Gates Millennium Scholars

Oklahoma City University is committed to supporting the Gates Millennium Scholars Program in its goal of providing educational opportunities and reducing financial barriers for outstanding minority students.

To qualify students must:

  • Have a cumulative, unweighted 3.3 grade point average
  • Be a member of a qualifying minority population
  • Meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility. To learn more about Pell Eligibility, go to FAFSA Forecaster or call the Oklahoma City University Office of Student Financial Services at (405) 208-5211
  • meet all requirements as listed on the Gates Millennium Scholars Program website.


Important Dates

August 1, 2015: Application Opens

January 13, 2016: Application Closes
*It is advised that students have their application complete by December 15th to allow for delays in the postal service, holidays, weather, etc. There are no exceptions made for submissions received after January 13, 2016.

For application and program advisement, contact OCU's Star Scholar Counselor.