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Local scholarships for LGHS seniors

Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative Scholarship

Criteria: All applicants must reside in a household served by NEOEC, be in the top one-third of his/her graduating class, submit two letters of recommendation (one school source & one character reference) and submit an official copy of their high school transcript.  Applications for the Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative college scholarship can be found in Mrs. Graves office.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline March 15, 2019

Northeast Oklahoma Board of Realtors Scholarship

Criteria: Applicant must have a minimum un-weighted GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.  Applicant must be accepted as a full-time student at a college or university ofr the upcoming academic semester by the time scholarship funds are distributed. Scholarship applicants must provide completed application form, official high school transcript, a letter of academic references from a guidance counselor or teacher.  Proof of acceptance at college, University or Technical School by the time Scholarship funds are disbursed.  Applications for the Northeast Oklahoma Board of Realtors Scholarship can be found in Mrs. Graves office.

Amount: not yet determined

Deadline: March 29, 2019

Monday Forum Scholarship

The Monday Forum Scholarship is for female high school seniors. Students will need to fill out the application and mail the application to the address on the applications.  Applications for Monday Forum are available in Mrs. Graves’ office

Deadline April 1, 2019

DuPont Nutrion & Health

To be a recipient of the Dupont scholarship you must be graduation this spring, attending a university, college in the Fall of 2019, and be a dependent of an employee of DuPont Nutrion & Health (Pryor Site).  Forms are available in Mrs. Graves’ office.  Scholarship forms and attachments must be turned into Mrs. Graves by April 15, 2019.

Deadline: April 15, 2019

Oklahoma Rural Rehabilitation Corporation

Criteria: The Oklahoma Rural Rehabilitation Corporation is a grant for graduating senior for their first year of advanced education.  Oklahoma Rural Rehabilitation corporation provides this grant for one year only.  The eligibility and amount given will be based on the net worth of property owned by me & my parents & the income that will be available to us.  Scholarship are available to residents of Oklahoma only and student must obtain education & training in Oklahoma. Applications for Oklahoma Rural Rehabilitation Corporation Scholarship can be found in Mrs. Graves office or website:

Amount: $200-$500

Deadline: April 15, 2019

Oklahoma Association of Minorites in Career & Technology Education 

The OAMCTE Scholarship is awarding two $1,000 scholarships to minority students who plan to enroll full-time at an Oklahoma Career and Technology Center OR as full time student in an accredited institution of higher learning for the Fall Semester of 2019 and the Spring Semester of 2020. Applications can be picked up in Mrs. Graves' office.

Deadline: May 3, 2019

Locust Grove Family Physicians

Locust Grove Family physicans will award a $500 scholarship to one LGHS student that is interested in the field of medicine.  LG Family Physicans scholarship forms are in Mrs. Graves office.  The scholarship consist of filling out a form and essay.  Forms must be turned in by May 3, 2019.

Deadline May 3, 2019

Bank of Locust Grove 

Forms for the Bank of Locust Grove scholarship are available in Mrs. Graves’ office.  Scholarship consist of filling out a form along with two recommendations.  Form and recommendations need to be turned in to Mrs. Graves no later than May 6, 2019

Deadline: May 6, 2019


Scholarship Websites: - This website allows you to earn scholarships to certain colleges. RSU and OU are the only two in Oklahoma that this website connects with. Check it out.

Quest Bridge (National College Match)
Going Merry has national, local, and school-specific scholarships so you don’t need to spend time browsing dozens of random sites.

Oklahoma City Community Foundation Scholarships
Applications open October 1st!!

Specific Scholarships for LGHS Seniors

AXA Achievement Scholarship

The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school.

Application Due for AXA Achievement is December 14, 2018

Sutton Scholarship Award

The Sutton Scholarship consists of writing an essay, submitting an entry form and art piece.

Please see Mrs. Graves if you would like to do this scholarship for more details.

Sutton Scholarship is due January 10, 2019

Mensa Foundation's College Scholarship Program
Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date. Applicants must submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals. Essays must be no longer than 550 words. Applicants need not be Mensa members.
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Deadline: January 15, 2019

Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917.
First-place: $10,000 
The contest deadline is January 18, 2019.

Oklahoma JCI Senate Club
Application Due January 19, 2019
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C-SPAN's Student Cam
Each entry should reflect this year's theme: What does it mean to be American? Applicants will choose a constitutional right, national characteristic, or historic event and explain how it defines the American experience. The entry must be the original work of the student(s). This competition is open to entrants currently enrolled in middle or high school in any state in the United States, the District of Columbia, or U.S. territories. Students may be enrolled in public or private schools, or be home-schooled. Students in grades 6-8 will be considered "middle school" entrants; grades 9-12 will be considered "high school" entrants. A grand prize of $5,000 for the student(s) and $750 for the teacher/school will be awarded to the best overall entry in either the high school or middle school category. 149 other prizes ranging from $125 to $3,000 will be awarded based on category and region.

Deadline: January 20, 2019

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative
The Andrew Lloyd Webber initiative provides students at all levels with enhanced theatre education to initiate meaningful relationships with theatre in childhood and open doors for pursuing theatre as children become young adults. By fostering lifelong engagement with theatre through educational avenues, they provide diverse young people across the nation newfound access to industry success. The initiative is how they rebuild the established path to working in the theatre industry. They reach students across the nation at an early age to make theatre transcend background, creating access to industry opportunities for all who seek them. The 4-Year University Scholarship provides financial support to select students pursuing theatre studies at the University level. 
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Deadline: January 25, 2019

RiSE Scholarship Foundation
Current high school students with a diagnosis of a learning disability or ASD/PDD are welcome to apply for the RiSE Scholarship Foundation, Inc. Awards. There will be five $2,500 award winners in the LD and Autism category. There will be 10 $500 Honorable Mention award winners in both categories. Applicants must have a 2.50 GPA or higher and be a U.S. citizen.
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Deadline: February 1, 2019

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program is designed to address the financial needs of minority college students and provide comprehensive mentoring services through its 42 Strategies for Success Curriculum. Once chosen from a national, selective process, "Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars" receive a generous four-year grant to assist with the costs of attending the college or university of their choice and are enrolled in JRF's celebrated mentoring curriculum. JRF's four-year curriculum enables students to navigate the college environment effectively, explore career options, develop leadership skills and embrace a commitment to service. Throughout the four-year program, JRF also promotes the values and character traits embodied in the heroic life of its namesake. The JRF scholarship is awarded to outstanding high school graduates who plan to earn a baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year college or university. Additional fellowships are given to JRF Scholars to pursue opportunities to work and study abroad, and for post-graduate education.
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Deadline: February 1, 2019

OMRF: Fleming Scholar Program
To be eligible for the Fleming Scholar Program, applicants MUST be: An Oklahoma resident at the time of high school graduation, at least 16 years of age, and classified as a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior at the time of application submission. Applicants must also be a United States citizen or permanent resident or have unrestricted employment authorization in accordance with applicable Immigration and Naturalization Service regulations (example: J-2 - with Employment Authorization Document). Applicants with an H-4 visa are not eligible. Students must be willing and able to commit to the program's entire eight-week time frame, which begins the first Monday following Memorial Day. Scholars are selected based on aptitude and interest in science and math, academic standing, essays and recommendation letters written as part of the application process.
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Deadline: February 1, 2019

Delta Theta Chi Sorority
Accepting applications for two scholarships in the amount of $2,400 each.  Requirements: reside in US, have high scholastic average, evidence of financial need, and planning to enroll in accredited college.  Application forms and attachments must be submitted by deadline of February 1st, 2019.

Deadline February 1st, 2019

AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2019
Alzheimer's disease doesn't just affect the people who have been diagnosed with it; it also affects their loved ones, caregivers and people of all ages, including children. Each year, AFA holds a scholarship essay contest which asks students to describe how Alzheimer's disease changed or impacted their lives. Whether they've had a loved one with the disease, volunteered or worked as a caretaker or are just passionate about the cause, the next generation of leaders in the fight against Alzheimer's have a story to tell. All high school seniors who are US citizens or permanent residents and plan to enter a four year college/university in 2019 are invited to take part in the contest. The grand prize is a $5,000 college scholarship. Scholarships will also be awarded for first runner-up ($2,500), second runner-up ($1,500), third runner-up ($1,000), fourth runner-up ($750) and honorable mention ($500).
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The WEOKIE Foundation will award 25 graduating seniors a scholarship of $2,000 each for a total of $50,000.
Rules: Essay and application must be submitted electronically. 
Topic: Identify an opportunity to improve things in your community and describe solutions.
Deadline: Essay and application must submitted electronically by January 31, 2019. 

National FFA scholarship program

National FFA scholarship program closes February 6, 2019

Daughter’s of the American Revolution

Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship

Application is due February 15th, 2019

Levin Firm Scholarship
At The Levin Firm, their car accident attorneys value education and helping those in need. They also understand that school can be a significant expense and know how hard it can be for students and their families to make ends meet. Between housing, tuition, books, and school supplies, the cost of attending college or graduate school can easily rise into the tens of thousands of dollars, if not more. In an effort to make things a little easier for students and their families, they are pleased to offer a bi-yearly $1,000 scholarship to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending an accredited United States college or graduate school in the near future.
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Deadline: February 15, 2019

AFSA Scholarship High School Senior College Scholarship

The AFS scholarship deadline is April 1st, 2019

Dr. Eugene S. Briggs Memorial Scholarship


  • Students who are residents of Oklahoma and are graduating, or have graduated, from an Oklahoma high school.
  • Must have a financial need.
  • Academic achievement, community service and need will all be reviewed in the application process.
  • Recipients of this scholarship must be enrolled full time in a course of study leading to a degree or certification at an academically accredited nonprofit institution in the United States.

Funds may be used for tuition, fees and book expenses; payments are made directly to the school. Awards must be used within the immediate academic year after the award is granted.

The Lions of Oklahoma established this memorial trust fund to perpetually memorialize and show appreciation to a fellow Oklahoma Lion, Dr. Eugene S. Briggs. He was the former president of Phillips University and a past international president of Lions Clubs.

Apply at :

Deadline 03/01/2019

Robyn's Way Scholarship


  • Applicants must be a graduating high school senior from any Oklahoma high school who have been impacted by cancer or are from a single parent home.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  • Preference for applicants who have been (1) treated for cancer, (2) is a cancer survivor, or (3) has lost a parent to cancer.
  • Preference will be given to students who have volunteered or are actively volunteering for a cancer-related organization/events.

The Robyn’s Way Scholarship is a one-time award.

Funds may be used for tuition, fees, and books at any academically accredited two-year or four-year institution in the United States. Payments are made directly to the school.

The Robyn’s Way Scholarship fund was established in memory of Robyn Schmid Tiffie by her family. Robyn lost her battle with cancer in 2017. This scholarship encourages graduating high school seniors to pursue post-secondary education. This is an endowed scholarship fund of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.

Deadline for Robyn’s Way Scholarship is 03/01/19

Truman P. Picard Scholarship

Deadline is March 15, 2019, 5:00 p.m. PST.

American Indian Scholarship Fund

May 10, 2019

Lift Parts Express Scholarship

Deadline: JUNE 30th, 2019





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