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At Oklahoma City University, your application for admission is also your application for scholarships. When completing your application for admission, indicate the types of scholarships for which you would like to be considered.
Students are strongly encouraged to apply for admission and scholarships early while scholarships are most abundant. In most cases, scholarships are stackable, but may not exceed the cost of tuition. Please see each scholarship for individual consideration deadlines.
NOTE: As of their admission date, incoming students who have attempted less than 29 credit hours after graduating high school will be considered for Freshman Merit and Freshman Departmental scholarship eligibility.
Transfer - Academic Scholarships
Based on cumulative college GPA, renewable for a maximum of six semesters. Full-time enrollment of 12 or more hours per semester is required for scholarship.
|Scholarship||Cumulative GPA Requirement||Amount
|Transfer Presidential Award||3.6 - 4.0||$6,500|
|Transfer University Scholarship||3.3 - 3.59||$5,000|
|Transfer Achievement Scholarship||3.0 - 3.29||$3,500|
Priority Deadline for all academic scholarship is June 1 (Fall Entry) and Nov 1 (Spring Entry).
Transfer - Departmental Scholarships (administered by Student Financial Services)
Based on cumulative college GPA, renewable for a maximum of six semesters. These scholarships are for students with majors within Kramer School of Nursing, Meinders School of Business and Petree College of Arts & Sciences. Full-time enrollment of 12 or more hours per semester is required for scholarship.
|Scholarship||Cumulative GPA Requirement||Amount
|Departmental Award||3.6 - 4.0||$3,000|
|Departmental Award||3.3 - 3.59||$2,000|
|Departmental Award||3.0 - 3.29||$1,000|
Priority Deadline for all departmental scholarship is June 1 (Fall Entry) and Nov 1 (Spring Entry).
Transfer - Talent Scholarships
Fine Arts Scholarships are based upon the results of performance auditions or portfolio review. For information about auditions or portfolio review, click on the links below or contact the Office of University Admissions.
Dance Performance and Dance Management Scholarships
Art Scholarships (studio, graphic, or photography)
*Talent Scholarships may be combined with academic scholarships; however, talent scholarships are not stackable with Departmental Awards.
Transfer - Business Students
Herman Meinders Business Transfer Scholarship
For Oklahoma City Community College Students Only
The Herman Meinders Business Transfer Scholarship is a $5,000 per semester award (with a maximum of $10,000 per academic year) for students transferring a minimum of 30 credit hours from the Oklahoma City Community College system (OCCC) into Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business. To receive the award an applicant must be transferring in at least a 2.5 cumulative college GPA on the transferred 30 credit hours.
The Scholarship is renewable for up to six consecutive semesters (a maximum of three years) by maintaining a minimum 2.5 GPA and is stackable with other scholarships. There is no interview or application to complete.
Transfer - Nursing Scholarship
The Kramer School of Nursing provides an automatic scholarship to full-time RN-to-BSN student's meeting admissions requirements, and satisfactory academic progress. This scholarship is not stackable with any other university scholarships.
Transfer - OCULeads: the President's Leadership Class Scholarship
The OCULeads Scholarship is available to students showing strong leadership skills. Students must submit an essay describing a past leadership project, have a minimum of a 3.25 GPA and a 24 ACT or 1110 SAT. Also students will become a part of OCULeads: the President's Leadership Class. Application deadline is January 30, 2014.
Transfer - Phi Theta Kappa
Candidates must be an active member of their Phi Theta Kappa chapter, have 48 semester-quality hours and at least a 3.5 GPA. This scholarship may be combined with other Oklahoma City University institutional scholarships but may not exceed the cost of tuition. For more information call (405) 208-5000.
Transfer - Undergraduate Research Scholarship
The Undergraduate Research Program is open for transfer students who have proven research and academic skills from undergraduate level collegiate experiences. Depending on qualifications, students may be eligible to receive a tuition scholarship for up to 60% reduction in tuition.
The Undergraduate Research Scholarship selection committee will assess multiple criteria, including but not limited to prior undergraduate research activities, collegiate grade point average, letter of recommendation from a teacher or mentor, community involvement and need. Applicants are required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). An interview will be scheduled with selected applicants. Scholarship application deadline is March 21, 2014 with preliminary selections made by April 4, 2014.