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Grants

A grant is a type of gift aid that does not require repayment. Need-based grants are determined by the information you provide to us on the FAFSA. Filing the FAFSA is the only application required to be considered for the specific grant programs. 


Pell Grant

 

SEOG

  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
  • Awarded to students with exceptional financial need
  • Limited funds
  • Pell Grant recipients receive priority
  • Must be enrolled in at least 1  hour each semester

 

OTAG

  • Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant
  • Awarded to students who demonstrate financial need, based on the FAFSA
  • Must be enrolled in at least 6 hours each semester
  • Must have not exceeded the allowable number of semesters for federal Pell Grant eligibility
  • OSRHE criteria

 

Oklahoma's Promise

  • Oklahoma resident
  • Eligibility determined by Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education (OSRHE)
  • Student's must complete their application with OSRHE during their 8th, 9th or 10th grade year
  • Refer to OSRHE for income requirements 
  • OK Promise FAQ

 

Cowboy Covenant 

  • Be fully admitted to OSU
    • Students admitted under the Alternative Admit provision are not considered to be fully admitted for purposes of Oklahoma's Promise or for Cowboy Covenant during their first semester. 
  • Be eligible for Oklahoma's Promise each semester
  • File the FAFSA and demonstrate financial need
  • Enroll as a full-time undergraduate each semester (fall/spring)
  • Additional information 

 

TEACH Grant

  • Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant
  • For students who are/will be taking coursework necessary to become elementary or secondary teachers
  • Must agree to serve, for a minimum of four years (within eight years of completing academic program), as a full-time teacher in a high-need field in a school that serves low-income students
  • Must meet certain academic achievement requirements
  • Failure to complete the teaching service commitment will result in the grant funds being converted to a Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan that must be repaid
  • Click here for next steps

 

Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant

  • You may be eligible to receive the Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant if:
    • you are not eligible for a Federal Pell Grant on the basis of your Expected Family Contribution but
    • meet the remaining Federal Pell Grant eligibility requirements, and
    • your parent or guardian was a member of the U.S. armed forces and died as a result of military service performed in Iraq or Afghanistan after the events of 9/11, and
    • you were under 24 years old or enrolled in college at least part-time at the time of your parent’s or guardian’s death.
  • You must file a FAFSA
  • Award amounts vary
  • Additional information

 

Fallen Heroes Scholarship

  • You may be eligible to receive the Fallen Heroes Scholarship if:
    • you are eligible for a Pell Grant, and
    • your parent or guardian died in the line of duty while performing as a public safety officer, and
    • You were less than 24 years of age or enrolled in a college or university at the time of your parent’s or guardian’s death.
  • You must file a FAFSA
  • Award amounts vary
  • You must provide documentation, please contact our office for more information. 
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