CAREER TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP
The Career Training Scholarship is available to Osage students enrolled in a program that awards a license or certification at a state or nationally accredited training facility. Students must maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and be in good standing to remain eligible for scholarship awards. Students may not receive the Osage Nation Higher Education Scholarship and Osage Nation Career Training Scholarship simultaneously.
OSAGE NATION HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Osage Nation Higher Education Scholarship is awarded to Osage students pursuing post-secondary education at the associate level or beyond. A wide range of educational choices is supported, including associates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs at accredited schools. Students must maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and be in good standing to remain eligible for scholarship awards. Students may not receive the Osage Nation Career Training Scholarship and Osage Nation Higher Education Scholarship simultaneously.
The deadline dates are slightly different than published in the 2015-16 Osage Nation Higher Education Handbook. The initial qualifying application for the 2016-17 academic year has been extended to July 5, 2016 by midnight. (Terms: Fall '16. Winter'17, Spring '17, & Summer '17)
Link to the Scholarship America Application https://www.scholarsapply.org/osagenation (Electronic and printable PDF application)
ON Scholarships Policies and Procedures Student Handbook 2015-2016 - Read before applying
ON Scholarships Policies and Procedures Student Handbook 2016-2017 - Read before applying
EUGENE DANIELS SCHOLARSHIP
The Eugene Daniels Scholarship is awarded to two Osage students every year. Students must be enrolled in a degree/certificate program at an accredited college or technical school and major in a medically related field. Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 to remain eligible for scholarship funding and must be enrolled full time.
MORRIS E. & ETHEL CARLTON WHEELER SCHOLARSHIP
The Morris E. & Ethel Carlton Wheeler Scholarship is available to Osage students and adopted children (Indian or Non-Indian, legally adopted via a court of competent jurisdiction) of original Osage allottees who are furthering their education. Students must provide verification of financial need (FAFSA), maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA, and be enrolled full-time.
JOHN L. RUBEL SCHOLARSHIP
The John L. Rubel Scholarship is awarded to Osage students attending Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, or Tri-County Technology Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at OSU-Institute of Technology or be enrolled in a program that is no less than 220 clock hours at Tri-County Technology Center. Students need to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 to remain eligible for scholarship funding.
Stole/Commendations are available to Osage students who will participate in higher education commencement ceremonies after successful completion of a degree program.
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
Certification & Licensure assistance is available to Osage tribal members for one certification/licensure fee. (i.e., Bar Exam, CPA, CNA, CLEET, EMT, Real Estate License, and Teacher Certification)
The Osage Nation Education Department supports Osage students participating in a degree or certification program through the provision of our Internship Program. This program is designed to provide Osage students with work experience in their chosen field of study to better prepare them to enter the workforce upon graduation.
ACADEMIC COUNSELOR SUPPORT SERVICES
The Academic Counselor provides a student-centered approach to academic success and self-care in the challenges of transitioning to higher education. If you are in need of assistance, please contact Electa Redcorn, Academic Counselor, by phone at (918) 287-9788 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OTHER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
- Lt. William J. Scott Scholarship
- Mae Lasley 2014 Application
- OTEC 2014 Initial Application
- OTEC 2014 Renewal Application
- 2015 Intertribal Timber Council Research Scholarship and Truman Picard Scholarship
- Wah-Tiah-Kah Scholarship Application
- DOE Scholars Program
- Virginia Leflore Marshall Foundation Scholarship