Dortha Dever Business Scholarship


  • A graduate of an Oklahoma high school with a collegiate GPA ≥ 2.8.
  • A U.S. citizen.
  • Applicants must be female, upper-level students pursuing a degree at Oklahoma City University Meinders School of Business (apply as sophomores and juniors for awards in the junior and senior years).
  • Preference will be given to finance, accounting, management, or economic majors.

Renewable for up to $5,000 in the senior year.

Recipients are recommended by a committee to include the Dean of the Meinders School of Business at OCU. Funds may be used for tuition, fees and book expenses. Payments are made directly to the school. Transfer students are eligible to apply.

The Dortha Dever Business Scholarship is an endowed scholarship fund of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation that Dortha Dever established to support and encourage Oklahoma City University female students committed to a professional career in business.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Did you graduate from a high school in the state of Oklahoma?
  2. Are you a United States citizen?
  3. Please submit a copy of an essay, research paper or project which you have submitted in an upper-level business course completed at Oklahoma City University.