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Business Scholarships

At the Meinders School of Business, you will find plentiful opportunities for scholarship dollars. 

We invite you to explore the many scholarships offered and schedule a time to speak with a financial aid counselor who who work closely with students and their parents to create personalized financial aid packages.

Freshmen Academic & Departmental Scholarships

Academic scholarships are based on ACT/SAT test scores (excluding writing portion) and high academic ability as indicated by grade point average. 

For a complete list of academic and departmental scholarships, visit the University's Financial Aid Webpage.

Meinders Business Leadership Fellows Program

Full-Tuition Scholarship — The Meinders Business Leadership Fellows Program

The Meinders Business Leadership Fellows Program is a prestigious opportunity for select, high-achieving, first-time, full-time freshmen (direct high school matriculate) students entering the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University during the fall semester. This unique program offers the combined opportunities of (a) a full-tuition scholarship for four years (eight semesters) of study in the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University and (b) participation in an innovative program of co-curricular learning and personal development opportunities.

Application

  • Fall admission only
  • Application form
  • Student essay
  • Quantitative/Logic component
  • Picture of applicant engaged in a service project 

Qualifications

  • First-time, full-time, freshmen (direct high school matriculate)
  • Must fill out a FAFSA
  • ACT score ≥ 28 (or SAT equivalent)
  • Cumulative high school GPA ≥ 3.50
  • Business majors only
  • Four-year (8 semesters) BBA graduation is expected
  • Renewable with a 3.5 cumulative GPA

Co-Curricular Component

  • Personal development programs each year associated with academic class-level
  • Opportunities to meet business leaders at a series of special functions and events
  • Annual group service project

Timeline

  • Early-Action Admission for Fall 2018
    • Early Action Deadline: November 15, 2017
    • Interviews begin December 1, 2017
    • Notifications by January 15, 2018
  • Regular Admission for Fall 2018
    • Application due on or before February 1, 2018
    • Interviews begin February 15, 2018
    • Notifications by March 1, 2018

Applications are still being accepted. Apply Now!

Native American Business Scholars Academy

The Chickasaw Nation has introduced a full-tuition scholarship to study business at Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University.  Five qualified Chickasaw students will enter into the Native American Business Scholars Academy and take part in an innovative, highly engaging academic experience.

Activities

  • Seminars and workshops focusing on Native American business issues
  • Academic internships and mentorships
  • Networking opportunities with local business leaders
  • Community-service activities

Requirements

  • Student must be a Chickasaw citizen
  • Student must meet the OCU admission requirements as a first-time freshman including a 22 ACT or 1020 SAT (excluding the writing portion) and an unweighted 3.0 GPA
  • Student must major in business.

For more information, please contact:

Winter Bass
Education Specialist at the Chickasaw Nation
Division of Education
(580) 421-7711 or winter.bass@chickasaw.net 

Lynette Martin
Director of Student Success
Meinders School of Business
(405) 208-4913 or lmartin@okcu.edu

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McLaughlin Scholarship for Accounting and Finance Majors

The McLaughlin Scholarship is available to students majoring in accounting or finance. To be considered for the McLaughlin Scholarship, students must be admitted to OKCU by February 1 and have indicated finance or accounting as the selected major on the application for admission. 

Select Meinders School of Business faculty members will review the eligible applications in February. The finalists will then be contacted for an in-person or Skype interview with finance and accounting faculty. The number of awards given and the individual amounts awarded will vary. 

For more information, please contact:

Lynette Martin
Director of Student Success
Meinders School of Business 
(405) 208-4913 or lmartin@okcu.edu

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