Opportunities

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The College provides many opportunities for students, from leadership training to study abroad programs. Take a moment to see what the college can do for you!

Davis Prize for Peace:

One hundred $10,000 prizes are awarded to students around the globe for their projects that promote peace.  For more information, follow this link.

Scholarships:

Many need- and merit-based scholarships are available through the College of Arts and Sciences.  For more information, click here.

Leadership Scholars:

Students in the college with a 3.25 or greater GPA and sophomore to senior standing may apply for the college's outstanding leadership group.  For more information, click here.

Dean's Student Advisory Committee

Students are selected from each of the departments and programs in the college to discuss issues and concerns directly with the dean.  For more information, contact Associate Dean Kyncl.

Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest scholastic honor society, was founded on December 5, 1776, at the College of William and Mary. Since then, Phi Beta Kappa has evolved to become the nation's leading advocate for the liberal arts and sciences at the undergraduate level.  For more information, click here.

College of Arts and Sciences International Programs

This office within the college is for students interested in studying abroad with classes led by OU professors.  For more information, click here.

Travel Assistance Program

The College of Arts and Sciences and Vice President of Research provide funds to support undergraduate and graduate student travel for research, presentation of research, or other educationally valuable purposes.  For more information click here.

2016 Outstanding Senior Award

Apply now through February 12, 2016, for the 2016 Outstanding Senior Award from the College of Arts and Sciences. Each year, we select one outstanding student from each of the four CAS divisions (Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Professional Programs). The Outstanding Senior Award is the highest honor we bestow each year on a graduating senior in each of these divisions. Each winner receives a cash award of $1,500, and is recognized at both the Campus Awards Ceremony and the CAS Scholarships and Awards Ceremony. For more information, click here.

2016 Multidisciplinary Studies Outstanding Senior Award

Apply now through Feb. 12, 2016, for the 2016 Multidisciplinary Studies Outstanding Senior Award. Each year the university offers an award for Multidisciplinary Studies seniors. This award recognizes one graduating MDS senior, and it comes with a cash award of $1,500. Applicants are evaluated on academic achievement, excellence of character and service to the college and university. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be full-time, regularly enrolled students pursuing an MDS degree. Because there is no graduation criteria tied to this award, both students who are graduating in December 2015 or Spring 2016 may apply, although December graduates must be available in the spring for interviews and award ceremonies. For more information, click here.