Senior Scholarships and Other Senior Information

Academic All-State

In order to be nominated for Academic All-State, you must have taken your ACT by December 1st.  That means you must have taken the ACT by the October date and meet the requirements which include a 30 on the ACT.  Please let me know ASAP if you meet these qualifications.

Oklahoma Academic Scholar

To qualify for this award, you must attain a 3.7 g.p.a. and score at least a 27 on your ACT.  This award is turned in around March 1st.  Please let me know if you meet these qualifications.

Senior Honor Student

In order to qualify to be an honor student at Allen HS, you must maintain a 3.50, meet the State Regents college entrance requirements and either take an extra math or science.  This info is more detailed in your handbook.  Please let me know if you have met these qualifications.

Parentinn's Scholarship 2016

Parentinn's Scholarship 2016 has achieved a major impact on raising awareness of Cyberbullying to all students, we decided to increase the prize pool up $2500 this year.

In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, we have created the “Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship” for High school students.

Award: $2500 ($1250 for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students - $1250 for High School students).

Deadline: Feb 28th, 18 - We run this scholarship annually.

Please check our scholarship page for more information.

Link to our Scholarship page

College Athletics--NCAA and NAIA

If you are planning to participate in athletics in college, now would be a good time to check out the NCAA website to find out what you must do to gain entry.  It is your responsibility to inform us of your intentions at an early age.  It is imperative that I know as your counselor to make sure you take the right classes.  Go to to find out what you need to do to qualify and to enroll in the program for NCAA.  For NAIA go to  If you are going to play sports in college at an NCAA or NAIA school, you must register at the appropriate site.  Make sure you inform me that you have registered.  They do not tell me.

Chickasaw Scholarships/Grants

I have downloaded information for scholarships for Chickasaw students.  You can pick up the applications from me or you can click on the following link and apply online:

More Scholarship Links

10. John Wright Memorial Scholarship - May 15, 2017 (1 Award - $2,000)

1.  Brower Youth Award - May 15, 2017 (6 Awards - $3,000)

2. Sovereign Grand Lodge Scholarship - May 15, 2017 (15 Awards - $3,000)

3. NAGE Scholarship - May 20, 2017 (50 Awards - $500)

4. DISH Promotions Scholarship - May 31, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000)

5. VIP Scholarship - May 31, 2017 (1 Award - $5,000)

6. SP Scholarship - May 31, 2017 (10 Awards - $10,000)

Random Scholarships

1.  The first scholarship is the "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.

2.  The 2nd scholarship was started late last year and is being offered again this year.  "Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.

The deadline for both scholarships is June 1, 2017.


Welcome to the Cowboy Connection!

It's time for the May edition of Cowboy Connection from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Oklahoma State University.

Apply in July

Students graduating May 2018 can be first in line to join their class at OSU. Plus, they get an exclusive, free T-shirt!

All they have to do is apply to OSU in July and be admitted by August 31 and they'll receive email instructions about how to claim their shirt.

Tell them not to miss out!



Event Schedule 2017-2018

Oklahoma State University hosts numerous events throughout the year to give students a better look at the university and what it offers. We also host daily campus tours that give students the opportunity to preview being part of the Cowboy family.

Fall 2017

Saturday, July 15

Saturday Campus Tour

Saturday, August 5

Saturday Campus Tour

Saturday, September 16

Saturday Campus Tour

Tuesday, September 19

Principal & Counselor Conference

Friday, September 22

Orange Friday

Saturday, October 7

Saturday Campus Tour

Friday, October 13

Orange Friday

Monday, October 16

Scholars Day

Monday, October 30

OSU Up Close

Friday, November 3

Orange Friday

Saturday, November 11

Saturday Campus Tour/Oklahoma's Promise Tour

Friday, November 17

Orange Friday


Spring 2018

Saturday, January 20

Senior Day

Saturday, February 17

Saturday Campus Tour

Saturday, March 17

Saturday Campus Tour

Saturday, April 21

Junior Day

Saturday, May 19

Saturday Campus Tour

Saturday, June 16

Saturday Campus Tour

Saturday, July 14

Saturday Campus Tour


Continuing Academic Excellence at OSU

OSU students continue to receive national recognition for their hard work inside and outside the classroom.

Nicholas Nelsen, an OSU Honors College junior in a triple degree program, was recently named a Goldwater Scholar. He is the 20th student from OSU to be given this award.

Sydney Stewart is one of three OSU students who has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to conduct research in Germany during her 2017-2018 academic year.

These are just two outstanding examples from our student body who prove that no matter what your students' dreams and aspirations are, they can achieve them here at OSU.

Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Scholarship

OSU’s Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology will offer five scholarships for freshmen enrolling in the fall 2017 semester. The scholarships will provide each awardee with $6,500 in funds and unique educational experiences within the department. The scholarships will be renewed each year with adequate academic progress for a full four years. In addition, the group of five students will travel to Panama to visit research facilities and examine tropical biodiversity. Students must major in Entomology and be Native American to be eligible. Interested applicants should contact Dr. Wyatt Hoback at prior to June 1.

Opportunities for Students Interested in Medicine

The OSU Center for Health Sciences is invested in providing learning opportunities for Oklahoma youth interested in pursuing a career in medicine.

Operation Orange is a one-day camp hosted at six locations across the state. Students will participate in hands-on activities similar to what they would experience at medical school.

Tuesday, June 6


Oklahoma Panhandle State University

Wednesday, June 7


Oklahoma State University

Friday, June 9


Northwestern OSU

Tuesday, June 13


Southeastern OSU

Wednesday, June 14


Sequoyah High School

Thursday, June 15


Cameron University


Registration is free but closes May 11th. Click here to register.

For students enrolled in FFA, OSU-CHS provides a three-day, on-campus experience called FFA Medical Immersion July 26-28. This program allows students to live first-hand the lifestyle of medical students and provides a focused learning experience tailored to what a primary care physician would experience in rural Oklahoma. For more information and to register, please click here.

OSU's Center for Sovereign Nations

Attached is an information sheet on OSU's Center for Sovereign Nations. It provides great information on the group's purpose and mission on campus.

Follow Us on Social Media

If you don't already, please follow us on our social accounts by searching Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat for BeAnOSUCowboy. We update often and it's another great source of information about what's happening on campus.

2017 Important Dates

July 1: OSU's Final Scholarship Deadline for updated transcripts & test scores for Senior Class 2017
July 1: Application opens for students about to begin their senior year of 2018

Share This Newsletter

Know someone who should be receiving this newsletter or want to add yourself? Submit the contact information for principals or counselors online and we'll add them to our mailing list!


Oklahoma State University Admissions Website

Be An OSU Cowboy Facebook

Be An OSU Cowboy Twitter

Be An OSU Cowboy Instagram

Be An OSU Cowboy Snapchat

Email Us!


Black Note’s Scholarship

As part of Black Note’s goal of giving back to the community, we award scholarships of $2,000 per student on an ongoing basis. To be considered, students must meet our eligibility requirements, complete an online application and submit an essay that impresses us.

You can find more information on our on $2,000 Get a Boost Scholarship page here


Nursing Student Scholarship—Got an email-just sharing it

I'd like to make your students aware of a scholarship opportunity. Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:

+ A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare 

This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2017. 

Interested students may visit and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form. 

We welcome you to include information about our scholarship competition on your school's website. Please feel free to spread the word via social media as well. 

Your students may also find our website a helpful starting point for their college search. We provide the Web's most comprehensive and analytical resource for selecting a nursing school. I've included below a link to our research on your state. Feel free to post this among your online college counseling resources if it's helpful:

Please let me know if you have any questions, and many thanks for your help! 

Shawn Harrell
Outreach Manager
Nursing Schools Almanac

Three new scholarship opportunities

These scholarships range in the value from $1,000- $5,000. The requirements are a little different for each one, but most just require the student's to write a short essay.

If you have any other questions or concerns about these three opportunities, please do not hesitate to reach back out to me.

Thank you again for sharing these opportunities!

 Have a great day!


Michelle Owen

For essay topics and more detailed information on the scholarships, check out these sites:

·       Nitro College Scholarship (3 $5,000 scholarships available); Deadline- Multiple


·        Rocket Lawyer Entrepreneur Contest; Deadline- May 31, 2017



·    Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship; Deadline- June 15, 2017


- Waterlogic's Clean Water Scholarship; Deadline- June 1, 2017

Michelle Owen
Seer Interactive

p:  (215) 967-4461

1033 North 2nd Street

Philadelphia, PA 19123



Preview The 2017 College Finder

These aren’t the college rankings you’re used to. Schools are grouped by unique strengths and characteristics, not just “the top 10.” This way, students have more—and better—college options. So they can find multiple schools that fit their needs, wants, and budget.

These lists come from the tireless research and expertise of Steven R. Antonoff and his book The College Finder. He revised this groundbreaking book for 2017, and we’re giving you a sneak peek!

Colleges That Are Great Values
Colleges That Students Rave About
The Best Undergraduate Colleges
Colleges That Have Become More Selective

Whether you’re a longtime fan of The College Finder or this is your first time hearing about it, we hope you and your students find these college lists helpful. And stay tuned for updates on the release of the 2017 edition of The College Finder from our friends at Wintergreen Orchard House!

Click on Scholarship Saturday for Scholarships

Scholarship Saturday

Upcoming scholarships


Scholarship: Live Mas Scholarship
Due Date: May 12


Scholarship: Because College is Expensive Scholarship
Due Date: June 30


Scholarship: CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes
Due Date: June 30

Featured scholarships



Featured Scholarship

Featured Scholarship


Featured Scholarship


Featured Scholarship

Featured Scholarship

Featured Scholarship

Featured Scholarship


Air Force ROTC High School Scholarship Program

- HS seniors can apply starting June 1st (summer before senior year) to December 1st (of senior year) on        Approximately 1500 scholarships awarded nationwide each year

- These scholarships pay tuition and fees (amount based on type of scholarship offered), $600 annually for books, and a tax free monthly stipend of $300-$500

- See the attachment ‘Talking Paper – HS Schol Pgm’ for more information (I have this in my office)

Air Force ROTC

- Air Force ROTC is a three- or four-year program that prepares college students to become officers in the USAF

- Students do not need to be on an Air Force ROTC scholarship to join

- Students can major in any field and be in Air Force ROTC

- Students can participate in the program for up to two years without incurring a service commitment

- In-college scholarship opportunities are available for students who join the program and excel

- See the attachment ‘AFROTC Det 675’ for more information (I have this in my office)

- See the attachment ‘How to Become an Air Force ROTC Cadet’ for instructions on how to join(I have this in my office)

I hope you find this information helpful.  If you have any questions or would like additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me!

Thank you for your time.


Lt Goolsby


Recruiting Flight Commander

AFROTC Detachment 675

334 Cate Center Drive, Cate 4/Rm 405

Norman, OK 73019




OU Debt-Free Teachers

OU's College of Education has a new Debt Forgiveness Program that will benefit education graduates who enter high-need areas in education.  Students will be able to apply for up to $5000 of debt forgiveness per year for four years to help pay for student loans.  For additional information, go to  You may also call 405-325-2238 or email

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

College of Allied Health


405.271.6588 ~~


Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences

Bachelor of Science

Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, Sonography

High School Early Admission Program




The high school early admission option for the nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, radiography, and sonography program at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center was created to offer outstanding prospective students the opportunity to secure a position in one of the Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences programs prior to graduating from high school. 


Admission Requirements – High School Early Admission

To be considered for admission, an applicant must:

  • be in good standing with the high school currently attending;
  • have a minimum grade point average of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale for all high school work attempted;
  • have completed at least 3 high school science credits with grades of B or better;
  • complete and document an interview of a Supervisor in a hospital in the area of interest;
  • have scored at least a 24 on the American Collegiate Testing (ACT) or equivalent SAT-I score of 1090; and
  • complete a minimum of 24 hours of volunteer experience in a health care setting no later than August 1st of the following year. (It is recommended to complete the volunteer experience prior to the application deadline if possible but not required.)

Application Procedure – High School Early Admission

  1. Applicants must submit the following by December 1 of their senior year:
  • a completed University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center online application for Admission;
  • official transcripts from all high schools attended;
  • completed interview of a Supervisor in a hospital in the area of interest;
  • ACT/SAT-I Scores; and
  • a $50 non-refundable application fee.
  1. The applicant will receive an acceptance or denial letter during the latter part of December of the applicant's senior year in high school.
  2. The applicant must accept the position in writing by March 1st of their senior year in high school.

Requirements if Conditionally Admitted

Applicant must complete the following after acceptance into the program:

  1. documentation of a minimum of 24 hours of volunteer experience in the health care setting by August 1st after high school graduation; and
  2. attend the College of Allied Health Open House in November and have attendance verified by a Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences Faculty member.


Admission Contingency:

A student admitted to the program must satisfy all the admission requirements before beginning the program and must maintain at least a 3.25 cumulative grade point average and a 3.25 science grade point average on a 4.0 scale.  Prerequisites must be completed within 2 years after high school graduation but no later than the end of May the year the student enters the program.  Transcripts of all classes taken are required to be submitted at the end of each semester.  Contact the College of Allied Health Office of Academic and Student Services with advisement questions.  Should a student not fulfill the requirements, the early admission is forfeited and the student may apply through the regular admission process.



Contact Information

Allen Public Schools
105 North Denver
Allen, Oklahoma 74825

Office hours 8am – 4pm

Phone: 580-857-2416
Fax: 580-857-2636

District Calendar

Today's Events

Current Weather

Google Safe Search