Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Scholarships

Language Arts Scholarships

Ted Ray Pyle Scholarship: This memorial award is presented to a student who has demonstrated outstanding skill in writing. This award honors a former language arts faculty member.

Harry Mabry Forensic Award: A faculty committee selects the student outstanding in public speaking during the year to receive cash given by a former Southwestern Oklahoma State University student and debater.

Mary Hood Memorial Scholarship: Scholarships presented annually to outstanding English majors.

Gerry Henson Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is presented annually to an outstanding English major.

Jo Hill Scholarship: This scholarship is presented to an outstanding English major. This award honors Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Deeds, the parents of Jo Hill.

Cedric Crink Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is presented annually to an outstanding speech-theater major who is active in the forensics program.

Leroy Thomas Scholarship: Established by Mrs. Leroy Thomas in memory of her husband, Leroy. Awarded to an English major that is a full time student and a U. S. Citizen. Academic merit and extra-curricular activities are considered.

Elby Ward Threadgill & Edward Threadgill Scholarship: Established by the Elby Ward Threadgill Estate. The scholarship will be awarded to a full time student with home residence in Oklahoma who is a junior or senior Language Arts major with at least a 2.5 GPA. It will be funded on basis of academic merit and need.

Language Arts Department Scholarship: These scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding students majoring in English.

Molly Strickler Memorial Scholarship Fund: This fund was established by family and friends in memory of Molly. This fund will provide assistance to communication arts majors.