Roy Edward & Darlene Young Thornton Scholarship

  • Applicants must be a graduating senior from a Mid-Del Public School; in the event of a tie preference will be given to students graduating from Midwest City High School. Two males and two females will be selected each year.
  • Applicants must have an unweighted GPA greater than or equal to 2.5; exceptions may occur for qualified candidates who have a GPA below 2.5 and can demonstrate future academic and career goals.
  • Applicants must show plans to attend a college or university as a full-time student (minimum of 12 credit hours).
  • Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to community service.

Funds may be used for tuition, fees and book expenses; payments are made directly to the school. No more than six credit hours may be completed online each semester.

The Roy Edward & Darlene Young Thornton Scholarship Fund was established in 2014 to encourage high school graduates to from a Mid-Del Public School to pursue a degree at an accredited college or university offering a two-year or four-year degree. This is an endowed scholarship fund of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Describe one leadership or community service activity or experience outside of the classroom that you value. Explain how this activity/experience motivates you to desire a college education. (Please limit to 500 words.)