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Petroleum Scholar Program

The Oklahoma Energy Resources Board is proud to announce a new scholarship opportunity with Oklahoma City University. Every year, the OERB awards up to $500,000 to deserving students majoring in petroleum-related fields. The awards are made at the sole discretion of the selection committee and board. To become and remain an OERB Petroleum Scholar, a student must meet the following criteria.

Scholarship Criteria

  • Applicant must be a current resident of the state of Oklahoma
  • Applicant should have sufficient need for financial assistance
  • Be enrolled in the Petroleum Land Management Certification program

If you meet the above criteria, contact:

Melissa Cory
Director of Communications & Continuing Professional Education
Oklahoma City University
2501 N. Blackwelder Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
[email protected]

Deadlines to Apply: March 1, Aug. 1 and Dec. 1

Program Budget Limitation

It is understood that the scholarships offered and subsequent program development are subject to the OERB’s annual student education budget and any modifications thereof. The student education budget and total amount of funding is dependent upon a voluntary assessment based on variable oil and natural gas prices and OERB refunds.

OERB Scholarship

This scholarship is available for PLM students who are Oklahoma residents. The application is open from Nov. 1 to March 1 and is available online here.

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