OSU students interested in one of three prestigious scholarships for the 2017-18 school year have until the end of October to submit an application.
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship was created for those interested in pursuing careers in public service. Students must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national and possess a record of public and community service. The $30,000 scholarship is available to current juniors who have a good GPA and plan to attend graduate school in public service areas. Public service areas include any level of government employment, uniformed services, public-interest organizations, non-governmental research or educational organizations, public and private schools and public-service-oriented nonprofit organizations, such as those primarily focused on serving the needy or protecting the environment. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Oct. 30. For more information, visit the Truman Scholarship website.
The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, created in honor of Sen. Barry M. Goldwater, is aimed at students in science, engineering, math or computer science. The $7,500 scholarship is for current sophomores or juniors who have a high GPA and plan to attend graduate school. Students with a strong record of undergraduate research in one of the fields are encouraged to apply. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Oct. 30. For more information, visit the Goldwater Scholarship website.
The Morris and Stewart Udall Scholarship, honoring former Rep. Morris K. Udall and his brother Stewart, is open to undergraduates committed to careers related to the environment or to Native American and Alaska Native students who intend to pursue careers in native health care or tribal public policy. The $7,000 scholarship is for current sophomores or juniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Oct. 31. To learn more about the Udall scholarship, visit the Udall Scholarship website.
All applications should be emailed to Jessica Sullins, director of the Henry Bellmon Office of Scholar Development and Undergraduate Research in Stillwater. Applicants should send a follow-up email to ensure the materials were received. For more information about each scholarship, view the office website or contact Sullins by email or phone at 405-744-7313.