Jackson Wilhite #LoveTheKicker Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements of Application:
• First priority is for Norman North or Norman High School graduates attending Division II colleges to play football as a kicker.
• Second priority is for Oklahoma high school graduates attending Oklahoma Division II colleges to play football as a kicker.
• Third priority is for Oklahoma high school graduates attending Oklahoma Division II colleges to play football on special teams.
• Fourth priority is for Oklahoma high school graduates attending Oklahoma Division II colleges to play any football position.
• Fifth priority is Oklahoma high school graduates attending any college to play football.

Other Criteria: Applicants will be required to have a minimum 2.20 GPA to apply, with a preference for students with higher GPAs.

The award may be used for tuition, fees, housing, books, equipment and/or supplies. Payments are made directly to the college after proof of enrollment has been provided to the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.

Mission Statement: The Jackson Wilhite #LoveTheKicker Memorial Scholarship was established as a memorial gift in 2019 by Jackson’s family and friends. This scholarship will be awarded annually to football players attending college in Oklahoma, preferably kickers attending Division II Oklahoma colleges. Jackson began playing football in 6th grade, specializing as a kicker. His academic, athletic, and leadership talents were recognized in high school, and he earned a full-ride scholarship to Southwestern Oklahoma State University. He worked hard his freshman year and earned a starting kicking position for the Bulldogs. Jackson was known for his character, wit, and intelligence.

Award
$2,000
Deadline
03/01/2023
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you committed to playing college football in Fall 2023?
  2. If you answered "yes" to the question above, what position will you play in college?
  3. Where have you committed to play?