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General- Large Pools Scholarships

George L. and Julia E. Graves Scholarship

The George L. and Julia E. Graves Scholarship was funded in 1974 by Mrs. Blanche Sterling in honor of her parents. Mrs. Sterling was a graduate of Northwestern and taught school in the Hardtner, KS area. Mrs. Sterling served for several years on the board of directors of the Northwestern Alumni Association.

Ellen McHugh Scholarship

A 1931 graduate of Northwestern, Ellen McHugh left all of her Oklahoma property to the Northwestern Foundation. The income from the 360 acres is earmarked for academic scholarships for continuing students. Ellen McHugh was reared in the Capron area and after graduation taught school for a few years. She later worked in business in Anthony and Wichita.

Earl Middleton Scholarship

Academic scholarships for continuing students are being funded through the trust provided by Earl Middleton, Alva area farmer and rancher. This fund is held in trust for the Foundation at Alva State Bank with the interest earned used to provide the scholarships.

Millennium Club Scholarship

The Millennium Club Scholarship serves as a general scholarship endowment for continuing students. Funding for the endowment comes from Millennium Club members and others who make gifts to continuing student scholarships at Northwestern, including those who make donations during the annual scholarship drive.

Louise Glaser Wethington Scholarship

Louise Glaser Wethington was born in Alva in 1906 and died in Enid in 1983. This scholarship was endowed in 1997 from a will bequest by her husband W.O. Wethington. Mrs. Wethington attended Alva schools and Northwestern and completed graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley. She taught school at Belva, Alva High School and Emerson Junior High in Enid. The Wethingtons were married in 1933 and farmed and ranched near Nash until moving to Enid in 1971. This scholarship is available to all Northwestern students from Woods, Alfalfa, Grant and Garfield counties. The recipients must meet admission and retention standards set forth by Northwestern.

Northwestern Academic Scholarship

Academic scholarships for continuing students require the recipient to have a 3.5 CGPA and have completed twenty-four hours.

Valedictorian Scholarship

The funding for this scholarship is provided by the Alva economic development sales tax incentive. The recipients must be awarded the designation of valedictorian from their high school in order to receive this scholarship. They must also meet admission standards set forth by Northwestern Oklahoma State University. This scholarship can be awarded for up to eight semesters as long as renewal requirements are satisfied.

Salutatorian Scholarship

The funding for this scholarship is provided by the Alva economic development sales tax incentive. The recipients must be awarded the designation of salutatorian from their high school in order to receive this scholarship. They must also meet admission standards set forth by Northwestern Oklahoma State University. This scholarship can be awarded for up to eight semesters as long as renewal requirements are satisfied.

John F. Kennedy Memorial Award

The John F. Kennedy Memorial Award, established in 1964, is awarded to students who display leadership, academic focus and service to college, community and country. The selected senior displays characteristics that represent the legacy of John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States. The recipients are selected by the Northwestern Student Government Association.

Northwestern Transfer Academic Scholarships

Academic scholarships for continuing students require the recipient to have a 3.5 CGPA and have completed twenty-four hours.

Regional Baccalaureate Scholarship

Funding for this scholarship is by special allocation of state monies. The scholarships are awarded to academically promising Oklahoma students enrolled in a baccalaureate program. Applicants must be an Oklahoma resident, have an ACT composite score of at least 30, a 3.0 grade point average and class rank that is exceptional. These scholarships can be awarded for up to eight semesters as long as renewal requirements are satisfied.

NWOSU Honors Program

Acceptance into the program will rest on the student’s ACT test score (composite 27 or greater), an essay that is written to accompany the application, and a letter written on the student’s behalf by a person who has served in a mentoring capacity to that student. It is the intent that about 24 students will be accepted into the program with each entering class.

Presidential Partners Scholarship

Funding for these academic scholarships is made possible through the generous giving of Northwestern’s “Presidential Partners”. Awarded to sophomore students, the purpose of this scholarship is to honor academic achievement from previous years' members of the Presidential Leadership Class.

Northwestern Academic Scholarship - Out of State

Academic scholarships for continuing students require the recipient to have a 3.5 CGPA and have completed twenty-four hours.

President's Leadership Class

The President’s Leadership Class was formed in 2001 with financial assistance from the Presidential Partners Program. This program is funded through donations to the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation as well as scholarship assistance from Northwestern Oklahoma State University. The inaugural class was chosen for the 2001-2002 school year and each year will provide the students with an educational trip, leadership activities, the opportunity to assist the President and his staff in hosting dignitaries on campus, and assisting in selected recruitment activities.

President's Honors

The Honors Program at Northwestern has been designed by a faculty committee, with input from current honor students and administration, to provide intellectual stimulation in a challenging and supportive environment. Students in the Northwestern Honors Program will enroll in four Honors classes during the first two years of course work at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. They will complete additional projects during the junior and senior years.

Extraordinarily Talented Award (E.T.)

Extraordinarily and Exceptionally Talented Award (E.E.T.)
These freshman awards are among the most prestigious offered to students at NWOSU. A composite ACT score of 26, 27 or 28 is required for the E.T. and a score of 29 or higher for the E.E.T. Both awards are reserved for students with a CGPA of 3.0 or higher and credentials that show an involved, well-rounded student and citizen who is committed to excellence. These awards are funded so as to provide in-state tuition plus a portion (for E.T.) or all (for E.E.T.) double occupancy room costs for the two-semester freshman year. Selection is made by University Deans.

Northwestern Freshman Academic Scholarship

Academic scholarships for continuing students require the recipient to have a 21-25 ACT score and a minimum 3.0 high school CGPA.

Northwestern Freshman Academic Scholarship - Out of State

Academic scholarships for continuing students require the recipient to have a 21-25 ACT score and a minimum 3.0 high school CGPA.

 

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