Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Scholarships

General Scholarships

Warren Wilson Memorial Scholarship: The fund was established in memory of Dr. Warren Wilson to recognize his outstanding contributions as an educator and former Director of Financial Aid at Southwestern. The fund provides scholarship assistance for students with a rural Oklahoma background who could not attend Southwestern without financial assistance.

Cecil and Imogene Rounds Scholarship: A scholarship program established by Imogene Rounds in honor and memory of Cecil Rounds. The fund provides scholarship assistance to residents of Baptist Boys Ranch Town or other students in Oklahoma Baptist Child Care or residents of child care in Oklahoma who plan to attend Southwestern.

George Robertson Scholarship: The fund was established by George Robertson in order to provide assistance to students who graduated from a Custer County high school. This scholarship is based on work performance and need, not academic merit.

Paul and Dottie Flick Scholarship: A fund established by Paul Flick, Jr., a western Oklahoma business leader, to assist talented students with financial need. There are four awards and recipients must be from Clinton High School, Elk City High School, Hammon High School, and Sayre High School (to attend on Sayre Campus).

Ottis and Buena Ballard: This scholarship is for a full time student and Biology major that has completed 60 semester hours. Financial need and academic merit are considered.

Wheeler Brothers And Sisters Scholarship: A Trust fund donated by H. N. Wheeler in memory of his brothers and sisters, the children of B. B. and Miriam Wheeler, who attended Southwestern. Proceeds from the fund are used for tuition scholarships.

Merle K. and Hazel E. Exline Scholarship: A fund established by the Estate of Hazel E. Exline. The scholarship is to provide assistance to a student in the Language Arts Field. The recipient must be a graduating senior from Seiling, Laverne, Sharon Mutual, Beaver, or Woodward Public Schools.

Ertis and Lilla Sasseen Scholarship: A fund provided by Lilla Sasseen in memory of her husband. Recipients chosen on the basis of need and scholarship.

Travis L. Harris Scholarship: The scholarship program was established in recognition of Travis Harris work with the blind. He was the first blind graduate of Southwestern (1947). The scholarship program provides assistance for blind students attending Southwestern.

Grace Crump Boal Scholarship: A fund established by Mrs. Boal to assist students with strong financial need.

Melda and Dick Moore Scholarship: Established by Richard W. Moore, Jr. and Steven E. Moore in honor of their parents. The scholarship will be awarded to full time students in good standing that are U.S. Citizens and residents of Oklahoma.

Dawning Place Scholarship: A scholarship fund established by the Dawning Place, Inc. in order to provide financial assistance to students based on financial need and academic merit. Preference is given to graduates of the Western Oklahoma Vocational-Technical School.

Wayne and Joi Dell Salisbury Scholarship: A scholarship fund established by Regent Wayne Salisbury and Joi Dell Salisbury to provide scholarship assistance for students in education, pharmacy, and arts and sciences.

Glenn and Anna Albright Memorial Scholarship: This annual scholarship is given in memory of the late Glenn Albright, an outstanding Oklahoma citizen and farmer. This is a continuing scholarship for those who maintain a specified grade point average in at least twelve hours. The Albright scholarship provides $750 per semester for four years. Custer County high school seniors with financial need and an agricultural background are eligible.

Marcrum-Leonard Memorial Scholarship: A fund established by Eva Leonard in memory of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Marcrum and her husband, Bill Leonard. Annual scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, financial need, and commitment to American ideals.

Margaret Renz Replogle Scholarship: Awards are given each year on the basis of academic ability and financial need. The fund was established by Margaret Renz Replogle, a member of Southwestern’s Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.

Carl Hickerson Scholarship: Established by Carl Hickerson, a lifelong educator, to assist Southwestern Oklahoma State University students from western Oklahoma.

Edith Patterson Barnett Scholarship: This scholarship was established in memory of Lucille Wheeler by her daughter Edith Patterson Barnett for Oklahoma residents.

Shriner/Smith Scholarship Fund: A scholarship fund established by the late Gladys Shriner and Geraldine Shriner-Smith to provide assistance to a graduating senior of Hobart High School.

First National Bank Scholarship Fund: Established by the First National Bank and Trust Co. of Weatherford for full time students in good standing. Will be awarded based on financial need and academic merit. Must be a U. S. Citizen.

Donald and Jean Hamm Scholarship Fund: This scholarship fund was established by the children of Donald and Jean Hamm. Southwestern students who are active in the Church of Christ Student Center in Weatherford, in good standing, with a 3.0 GPA, are eligible to apply.

Dr. John and Shirley Huser Scholarship: Established by Dr. John and Shirley Huser to provide financial assistance to upper classmen majoring in pre-medicine.

General Thomas P. Stafford Scholarship Fund: General Thomas P. Stafford, a Weatherford native, established this fund in order to financially assist students from Weatherford High School that will enter Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

Ed and Winnie Ola Berrong Scholarship: Senator Ed and Winnie Ola Berrong established this scholarship fund to provide assistance to students with a financial need.

R/B/G Kobel Memorial Fund: Established by Cecil Pettle, Executor of Estate of Glenna Kobel, according to her will. The earnings of the fund are to be used to fund a scholarship to a student in the home economics field. However, these are requests only and not mandatory restrictions on the Trustee.

Millie Alexander Thomas Memorial Scholarship Fund: A fund established by Goldie Alexander Friedrich and Arch Alexander in memory and honor of Millie A Thomas. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has completed a minimum of 90 credit hours, with a home residence in Custer, Beckham, Washita, Dewey, Roger Mills, Greer, Kiowa or Caddo County.

Shannon Little Bird Memorial Scholarship: Established by Dutch and Sandy Little Bird as a memorial to their son, Shannon, to be awarded to deserving students that have participated in high school wrestling or football.

Hinkle Memorial Scholarship: Established by Edna Hansen in memory of her son-in-law, Leland Hinkle for a student from Watonga. The award is based on good grades, and financial need. Preference is given to a history major.

Eugene and Vera Stewart Scholarship: Scholarship funded by Eugene and Vera Stewart in order to provide assistance to incoming freshmen from Southwestern Oklahoma.

Jerry W. Grizzle And Shawn L Grizzle Endowment Fund: Established by Jerry W. and Shawn L. Grizzle, the income to be used for a scholarship awarded to the School of Business and the Department of Biology. Must be a full-time student, a U.S. citizen and credit to financial need may weigh in student evaluation.

Truman Smith Scholarship: Established by Truman Smith for a full time student in good standing that is a U.S. Citizen. Financial need will be considered.

W.D. and Bess Hibler Memorial Scholarship: A cash award established by Dr. Joe Anna Hibler in the memory of her parents, who were educators. The recipient must be a full time student, a U.S. citizen from Oklahoma, and be accepted into the School of Education. It will be funded on the basis of academic merit and need. The scholarship shall be funded to the student during their professional semester.

Harry and Lonetta Patterson Scholarship: Established by Shirley Patterson Hollingsworth Harrison in honor of Harry O. and Lonetta H. Patterson to be awarded to a Weatherford High School graduate. The scholarship is based on academic merit and need, and not to be used for athletic purposes.

Nadine Kaiser Memorial Scholarship: Annual scholarship awards are given in memory of Nadine Kaiser, a home economist and educator.

Brenda Lumpkin Memorial Scholarship: This fund was established by family and friends in memory of Brenda. This will be awarded to a history major.

Gary Russi Scholarship: This scholarship fund was established by Gary Russi. It is awarded to a pharmacy student who has been admitted to the School of Pharmacy. Must have a home residence in Oklahoma.

Don Weeks Fund: pending

Dr. Albert H. Gabriel Scholarship: This scholarship fund was established to commemorate the significant contributions of Dr. Gabriel to the School of Business and his leadership role in the development and organization of the MBA Program at SWOSU. It is awarded to a student who has been admitted into the MBA Program.

E. Friedrich III Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship fund was established by Goldie Friedrich. It is awarded to a Clinton High School senior.

Pansy Freeman Scholarship: This scholarship fund was established through the estate of Pansy Freeman in memory of Pansy, Orville, Charley and Lucille Freeman. This scholarship will be funded on basis of merit and need.

Telly Gatewood Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship fund was established in memory of Telly by his parents, Linda and Jimmy Gatewood. It will be awarded to a student from Jones High School; applications will be handled through that school.

Marion R. Dawson Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Marion Dawson Estate. It will be awarded to a student who is a U.S. citizen with home residence in Oklahoma. It will be funded on the basis of academic merit and need.

William (Bill) Bennett and Jim D. Jones Memorial Fund: This scholarship fund was established by Linda Bennett and Ron Polston. It will be awarded to a student who in involved in campus organizations, a U.S. citizen with home residence in Western Oklahoma (west of Interstate 35), with preference given to students from schools classified as 2A or smaller. It will be funded on the basis of academic merit and need.

Nelson and Jane Sims Scholarship Fund: pending

Ann Gillingham Memorial Teaching Scholarship: A fund established by David L. (Red) Gillingham, husband of educator. To be awarded by the Classroom Teachers Association of the Hydro Eakly Public School to an elementary teacher, through grade eight, that has less than 10 years experience. Recipient to be randomly selected. It must be used within one year of the date of the award.

Burch (F.C., Emagene & Barbara) Memorial Scholarship: A fund established by Fred Burch, to be awarded to a full time student with a home residence in Oklahoma. The student must have a 3.0 GPA or better. It will be funded on the basis of academic merit and need.

Mark Berrong Family Scholarship: A fund established by Mark Berrong, to be awarded to a full time student. It will be funded on the basis of need or academic merit.

F.K. Buster Scholarship: A fund established by Eddie Tom Lakey to be awarded to a high school graduate of Cheyenne, Reydon or Hammon Schools of Roger Mills County that will be enrolling in the health or medical field. It will be funded on basis of academic merit and need.

Randy Beutler Scholarship: A fund established by Randy Beutler to be awarded to a full time history or history education major who is performing satisfactory work toward a degree.

Orbie Wilburn Memorial Scholarship: A fund established by Gary and Linda Wilburn in memory of their son to be awarded to a Weatherford High School graduate who has been an athlete. It will be funded on the basis of academic merit and need.

John W. Donley History Scholarship: A fund established by John W. Donley to be awarded to a full time student in good standing performing satisfactory work toward a history or history education degree.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation Scholarship: A fund established by Chesapeake for high school graduates from western and northwestern Oklahoma. The students must have a 3.0 GPA and exhibit academic and leadership qualities.

Great Plains National Bank Scholarship: A fund established by Great Plains National Bank to be awarded to high school graduates from Elk City, Mangum, Burns Flat and Cordell MidFirst Bank Scholarship: A fund established by MidFirst Bank to be awarded to a junior or senior earning a degree in business, preferably in finance. It must be awarded to a U.S. citizen with a home residence in Oklahoma and will be funded on the basis of merit and need.

Mark Mouse Memorial Scholarship: A fund established by Sheila Mouse in memory of her husband. It is to be awarded to an incoming freshman whose parent, grandparent or legal guardian is presently employed or retired as an Oklahoma public school employee. It must be awarded to a U.S. citizen and funded on academic merit and need.

Weatherford Community Scholarship: A fund established with sales tax dollars from the City of Weatherford. It is to be awarded to transfer students with a 3.25 GPA wo have completed an associate degree. Financial need may be a factor in the selection.