Durrell Public Law Research Award


  • The Durrell Public Law Research Award will be awarded to a student enrolled and pursuing a degree from the College of Law at The University of Oklahoma, enrolled and pursuing a degree in a concentration in Constitutional Studies or pursuing a minor in Constitutional Studies at the Institute for the American Constitutional Heritage (IACH) at the University of Oklahoma, or enrolled and pursuing a degree from the School of Law at Oklahoma City University.

Funds may be used for tuition, fees and book expenses. Payments are made directly to the school.

The Durrell Public Law Research Award is to encourage people to study public or state and local government law, including the Constitution of the United States of America, or the financing of government entities to further the knowledge of constitutional or public law and to promote the values of justice, fairness, professional commitment and civics among individuals.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Submit a proposal, a synopsis of a planned research paper or a completed research paper. This material can be from a university course or independent study credit work.
  2. Submit the name and email address of a faculty or departmental member at the OU College of Law or OCU School of Law who can provide a letter of reference on your behalf. Please be sure to follow up with your reference to make sure they received the email request. Contact scholarships@occf.org for questions.