Scholarships

Scholarships awarded through the University Foundation are identified with an (F) following the description. Information and applications for Foundation scholarships may be obtained from the Office of Institutional Advancement (Burton House). All other scholarships and awards are administered by organizations, academic departments, and schools. Contact the department chair for additional information.

Claude Hostetter Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship fund established to recognize the distinguished teaching and coaching career of Claude Hostetter. (F)

Dixon McGowan Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Dixon McGowan, outstanding college and professional timed event rodeo athlete. The program will provide scholarship assistance for members of the rodeo team. (F)

D.J. Witherspoon Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded from a fund established by D.J. Witherspoon. Mr. Witherspoon was one of the first elected to the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. (F)

Donald Roush Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship fund established by George Lowry as a memorial to his friend Don Roush. Don was a 1936 graduate of SWOSU and was lost during a World War II bombing mission. (F)

Gorden "Cake" Gore Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship program was established by friends and former teammates to recognize Cake’s outstanding accomplishments as a college and professional athlete. (F)

J. Hamburger Baseball Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established by family and friends in memory of Jerry Hamburger to assist student athletes participating in baseball. (F)

Joe Bailey Metcalf Memorial Scholarship

A memorial scholarship fund recognizing the contributions that Coach Metcalf made as a SWOSU football coach during the 1950’s. (F)

Lester Bond Memorial Scholarship

Established by Ila Bond for a full time student in good standing that is a member of the SWOSU golf team. (F)

L.J. Van Horn Memorial Scholarship

Established by faculty, friends, and former students as a memorial to Dr. Van Horn, a long-time chairman of the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. (F)

Otis Delaporte Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship program was established by family, friends, and former players to recognize Coach Delaporte’s service as an outstanding football and golf coach at SWOSU (1964-1981). (F)

Scott Monroe Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship program was established in memory of Scott Monroe. The program will provide scholarship assistance for members of the rodeo team. (F)

Terry Groce Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship program was established in memory of Terry Groce, a former member of the SWOSU Rodeo Team, and former professional bull rider. The program will provide scholarship assistance for members of the rodeo team. (F)

Other SWOSU Scholarships

For more scholarships available at SWOSU, visit the Student Financial Services site.