THINGS YOU WILL NEED TO DO TO APPLY FOR CAS SCHOLARSHIPS:
Resume: All undergraduate applicants must complete and upload an Arts and Sciences Scholarship Resume to the application. Current freshman applicants may include high school activities, awards, etc. All graduate applicants must also complete the resume. The resume must be saved as a .pdf document. Please click here for instructions.
Vitae: Any graduate applicants who have a working curriculum vitae can upload a vitae in lieu of the resume. The vitae must be in .pdf format.
Essay: All applicants must compose an essay of 500 words or more in Microsoft Word or similar program for copying and pasting into the application. Scholarship Essay Topic: How has your experience at OU affected your view of the world? How has your view of the world affected your experience at OU?
Optional Essays: Students who would like to apply for the Jim Sullivan Endowed Scholarship, the Ruby Brakebill Scholarship, the Charles C. and Ernestine York Cowden Scholarship, or the Corinne Price Scholarship must compose an essay of 250 words or more in Microsoft Word or similar program for copying and pasting into the application. Please check the scholarship criteria above to verify you are eligible for consideration for these scholarships.
Sullivan Scholarship Essay Topic: Affection between human beings, however transitory, however qualified, is the closest we can come to paradise.
Brakebill Scholarship Essay Topic: Describe the ways your activities support your strong social conscience and dedication to peace and social justice.
Price and York/Cowden Scholarships Topic: Describe the jobs you have held to earn money for your college expenses, how much of your college costs you have been able to cover yourself and describe any challenges you have faced in trying to pay for college.
International Students: To be considered for the A&S financial need-based scholarships, you must compile your financial information, e.g., school and living costs and income for the 14-15 academic year for use in the International Student Financial Information section.
Native American Students: Scan and save a copy of your CDIB card for uploading to the application. This can be a .pdf or .jpeg document.
Male students, 3.0 GPA or above, who work to afford college: Obtain a dated letter from your employer that states the number of hours you work per week for uploading to the application. The letter can be in .jpeg or .pdf format.