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Speech and Debate Scholarships

We have a rich history of helping students achieve their dreams of pursuing an education at OCU. We offer generous scholarship support for team members, whether they participate in debate, competitive speech, performance, or a combination of events.

Debate/Crossover Scholarships

Ranging from $2,000-$6,000 annually.

Speech Scholarships

Ranging from $1,500-$4,500 annually.

Students in Arts and Sciences, Business and Nursing can add these awards to University Merit Scholarships and Freshman Departmental Awards.

Students in the Performing Arts can add their award with University Merit Scholarships and Talent Awards.

Speech and Debate Awards cannot be combined with other competition awards from the university.

University scholarships can only be stacked up to the tuition block (12-16 hours). Scholarships are only applicable toward tuition and do not cover fees, room or board.

  • For inquiries concerning grants and scholarships, please contact us for more information.
  • To be considered for a scholarship, you must complete the team application on this site.
  • The priority deadline for applications is March 1st. We do accept applications on an ongoing basis, but cannot guarantee the availability of funds after March 1st.