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In-state Institutional Nominee


 Oklahoma State University may 40 in-state and out-of-state new freshmen for the Academic Scholar Program of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education (OSRHE). We offer a very competitive scholarship package to these students, known as Institutional Nominees. All freshmen who apply for admissions/scholarships at OSU, and who are nominated by OSU are guaranteed the following cash and tuition scholarships for 2019-2020 once they are confirmed as Academic Scholars by OSRHE. The minimum criteria to be considered for an Institutional Nominee scholarship require either (1) at least a 32 ACT composite score (or 1420 SAT) on a national test, AND a 3.5 unweighted high school GPA; or (2) at least a 3.9 unweighted high school GPA AND top 2 percent ranking in your high school graduating class AND at least a 30 ACT composite score (or 1360 SAT).

 

Award Description Amount
OSRHE Institutional Nominee Award
  • Funds are used to pay for books, fees, housing, etc. 
  • Enroll  full-time
  • Maintain a 3.25 cumulative GPA
  • Must earn 24 credit hours by the end of the spring term each year. 
  • You may request a 5th year of cash award from OSRHE in your senior year. 
$2,800 per year cash scholarship for four years
Tuition Scholarship
  • Full waiver of in-state tuition for up to 5 years of undergraduate and some graduate study
  • Actual value varies, depending on tuition rates and number of hours attempted
  • Enroll full-time
  • Must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA
$5,360 per year for up to five years (estimated)
Total   up to $38,000*

The tuition scholarship may be used in undergraduate and graduate school but cannot be guaranteed for students in the OSU Center for Health Sciences or the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CHS and CVM students may request tuition scholarship from those colleges). The tuition scholarship normally applies to fall and spring terms only. Some restrictions, terms, and conditions apply. 

*Scholarships awarded by other offices or organizations may be added to this total package, increasing your total scholarship award up to the cost of attendance. A student may only have one tuition scholarship in effect at any time. 

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