Dr. Claude Arnold Scholarship Award


  • Must be enrolled at the University of Central Oklahoma.
  • Must be a Classical Literature or English Major; preference may be given for those studying with an emphasis in Old English, Medieval or Renaissance literature.
  • Applicants must have a minimum GPA equal to or greater than 3.5 in their English courses and an overall GPA greater than or equal to 3.0.

Financial need is considered.

The Dr. Claude Arnold Scholarship Award is a one-time award. Funds must be used at the University of Central Oklahoma for the cost of tuition, fees, required books and supplies. Payments are made directly to the school. Payments are issued in the following academic year.

The Dr. Claude Arnold Scholarship Award is made possible by Dr. Mark Allen Everett; this scholarship honors a student who achieves in the classroom and who shows excellent research ability and potential in their field. The Everett Family Fund was established at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation by Dr. Everett, father of Howard Dean Everett. Dr. Mark A. Everett died in 2006.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a 12-15 page research paper that you have submitted in an academic course within the last two semesters.
  2. Many human beings throughout history have found inspiration and joy in literature and works of art. What book, play, poem, or short story has been especially meaningful for you? (Please limit to 500 words.)
  3. Did you submit your household's FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) for the coming year when you completed the General Application? (NOTE: If you answered "no,” please know that financial need may be considered for this scholarship. To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to return to the General Application and attach a FAFSA or a 1040 if you cannot complete the FAFSA.) If you cannot complete the FAFSA, please indicate your financial circumstances on your General Application under the particular circumstances question.