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Northwestern Outstanding Senior Application Deadline Extended


Edits to this article have been made since it was originally published on 2/28/20. Changes are related to the recent outbreak of COVID-19. 


The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is preparing to once again recognize outstanding seniors. Traditionally, outstanding seniors are recognized at Spring Alumni Reunion. Due to public health concerns, Spring Alumni Reunion 2020 is canceled.  Outstanding seniors selected in 2020 will be honored at Spring Alumni Reunion 2021.


Seniors who graduated in December 2019 or are set to graduate in spring 2020 are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have the following qualifications:


  • Minimum 60 hours completed at Northwestern Oklahoma State University
  • Have a 3.5 cumulative grade point average or higher at time of graduation
  • Were not subject to academic or disciplinary action


Application packets must be received in the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association office via mail or email by Wednesday, April 15 end of the business day. Packets should be addressed to Haylie Pegelow, 709 Oklahoma Blvd., Alva, OK 73717. Emails may be sent to Application materials include the following items:


  • Résumé
  • One to three letters of recommendation
  • Current photo
  • Official transcript


After review and selection by the Outstanding Seniors Selection Committee – composed of Northwestern Alumni Board members – applicants will be contacted. 


If you have questions, please call Haylie Pegelow at (580) 327-8593.




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Phone: (580) 327-8593
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709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717

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