In-state scholarships 2020-2021
|Academic Excellence Award||A four-year partial tuition waiver||
$2,000 per year ($8,000 four-year total) OR $2,500 per year * ($10,000 four-year total)
4.0 HS GPA OR first in class on HS transcript;
3.8 HS GPA AND 24 ACT or 1160-1190 SAT;
3.7 HS GPA AND 25 ACT or 1200-1220 SAT;
3.6 HS GPA AND 26 ACT or 1230-1250 SAT;
3.5 HS GPA AND 27 ACT or 1260-1290 SAT;
3.25 HS GPA AND 28-29 ACT or 1300-1350 SAT
All GPAs are considered unweighted.
Regent's Distinguished Scholarship
|A four-year partial tuition waiver||
$2,500 per year ($10,000 four-year total)
$3,000 per year ** ($12,000 four-year total)
|3.0 unweighted HS GPA AND at least a 30 ACT or 1360 SAT|
|Academic Opportunity Award||A four-year partial tuition waiver||
per year ($10,000 four-year total)
|A need-based award, requires 3.0 unweighted HS GPA. Preference is given to students from underrepresented high schools, lower income areas of the state or first-generation college students.|
- ACT and SAT scores are computed without the essay score.
- *Dependent on $2,000 unmet need (as determined by the FAFSA).
- **Dependent on $2,500 unmet need (as determined by the FAFSA).
An Oklahoma's Promise Partnership
|Oklahoma's Promise is a state scholarship program for registered participants that covers tuition at OSU. Cowboy Covenant is a four-year cash award funded by OSU.||Full tuition (Oklahoma's Promise) AND $1,000 ($4,000 four-year total)||
Available to Oklahoma's Promise recipients who are fully admitted or alternatively admitted to OSU and demonstrate financial need (as determined by the FAFSA).
See okhighered.org/okpromise/ for details.
|Oklahoma State Regents' Institutional Nominee (OSRHE)||A five-year full tuition waiver and four-year cash award funded by the state. Limited number available.||Up to $38,000|
State Regents' Academic Scholars (OSRHE)
|A five-year full tuition waiver and four-year cash award funded by the state.||Up to $48,800||Based on ACT/SAT scores at or above the 99.5 percentile for OK residents. Additional criteria set annually by the State Regents. See OSU Academic Scholars information and okhighered.org/academic-scholars for details.|
|National Merit Scholarship||A five-year full tuition waiver and a combination of state, university, and National Merit funding.||Up to $67,800||The National Merit Scholarship Corporation determines requirements and eligibility. National Merit finalists must select OSU as their first choice. See nationalmerit.org and OSU National Merit information for details.|
- Students may only receive the award with the highest value they are eligible for from the University Assured Scholarship or Partnered Scholarship categories. Exceptions include Oklahoma's Promise and Cowboy Covenant, which can be combined.
|Academic College Scholarships||Value and terms vary by academic college and department.||Varied||Based on the major you indicate on your application for admission. Selection may be based on a number of factors, including test scores and GPA, leadership and community service, essays, interviews and/or auditions.|
|President's Distinguished Scholarship||A four-year cash award.||Up to $2,500 per year (Up to $10,000 four-year total)||Highly competitive selection. Requires a minimum 3.75 GPA, a 27 ACT or 1260 SAT score and a strong record of leadership as indicated on the application for admission.|
|President's Leadership Council (PLC) Scholarship||A one-year cash award. Students serve on the President's Leadership Council.||$1,500 total||Highly competitive selection. Requires a strong record of leadership and community service as indicated on the application for admission.|
- If selected, students may receive either the President's Distinguished Scholarship OR the President's Leadership Council Scholarship. Either award may be paired with other university scholarships.