Community Foundation Scholars
NOTE: To apply for this scholarship, please complete all of the components of the (1) General Application and then (2) the Senior High School Student Application. Meeting the eligibility criteria and submitting all required components/fields on the Senior High School Student Application will automatically move an applicant into the Community Foundation Scholars applicant pool.
The Community Foundation Scholars applicants must be graduating seniors of a high school that participates in the Central Oklahoma Guidance Counselor Network. Selection is based on applicant’s commitment to education and community (demonstrated extracurricular activities and community service). The Community Foundation Scholar award is a one-year award of $2,000 and can be used at any academically accredited public or independent/private, nonprofit educational institution in the United States including vocational/technical centers. Funds may be used for tuition, fees and book expenses; payments are made directly to the school.
- Graduating senior of a high school that participates in the Central Oklahoma Guidance Counselor Network.
- Student has unweighted GPA between 3.25 and 3.79.
- Student’s application and letter of reference must demonstrate and describe the applicant’s commitment to education and commitments to community (extra-curricular activities and community service).
- Submit a photo on the Senior High School Student Application.
In 1997, the Oklahoma City Community Foundation’s Trustee Scholarship Initiative was established to encourage more students in central Oklahoma to further their education after high school.