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Endowments

Academic

The following academic endowments have been established.

  • Anthony J. LaMonica Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by:
    • Criteria:
      • Graduate of Catoosa High School
      • Attend the Claremore RSU campus
  • The Jim Barker Endowment
    • Established by: Mr. and Mrs. Jim Barker
    • Criteria:
      • Students who have demonstrated academic achievement
      • Financial need (must fill out FAFSA to determine)
      • Must have maintained a 3.0 in high school or have previous college hours
  • Helen Canova Memorial Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: L. Jack and Belle S. Harris
    • Criteria:
      • Enrolled at RSU Pryor Campus
      • Demonstrate academic achievement
      • Financial need
      • Students must be working adults of 23 years or older
      • Have taken at least 6 credit hours
      • Obtained a 3.0 GPA
  • The Clint Cox/Warehouse Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: Mr. Clint Cox, Warehouse Market
    • Criteria:
      • Full time student
      • Graduate from Rogers County High School
      • Demonstrate academic achievement
  • Charles Bussey Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: Charles Bussey
    • Criteria:
      • Full-time student
      • Graduate of Wagoner, Inola, or Mayes County High Schools
      • Demonstrate academic achievement
  • The Char and Ted Scarlett Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: Laura Bottoms
    • Criteria:
      • Full-time student
      • PLC student
      • Honors student
  • The Georgea M. (Melton) Cox Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: Mrs. Georgea M. (Melton) Cox
    • Criteria:
      • Full time student
      • Graduate of Claremore High School in Claremore, OK
      • Demonstrates academic achievement
  • The Forrest Cross Endowment
    • Established by: Forrest Cross
    • Criteria:
      • Students demonstrating academic achievement
      • Part time students will be Pro Rated
  • Charles E. Cummings Endowment
    • Established by: Mr. Charles E. Cummings
    • Criteria:
      • High School Graduate
      • 2.75 or higher GPA
      • Demonstrate interest in one or more service areas to include, conservation of natural resources, public service, wild life preservation, and/or environmental concerns
      • Returning adult students, either GED or high school graduate, must maintain a 2.75 GPA in their first semester of college
  • The Foreman Faulkner Endowment
    • Established by: Mrs. Cooleela Faulkner
    • Criteria:
      • Students of Cherokee decent
      • Demonstrating academic achievement
      • Must maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA
      • A letter from the Cherokee Nation attesting to the student’s heritage and bearing the official seal of the Cherokee Nation is required.
  • The Gay Family Memorial Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: the Estate of Mrs. Vera Gay
    • Criteria:
      • Students from Rogers County
      • High School Diploma or Equivalency
      • Demonstrating academic achievement
      • Financial need
  • The Lake Tunnell Henry/Margie M. Tunnell Markart Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: Mr. Gary Henry
    • Criteria:
      • Full time student
      • Demonstrating academic achievement
  • The Michael Lee and Carol Marie Henry/Perry Family Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: Mr. Michael Lee Henry and Mrs. Carole Marie Henry
    • Criteria:
      • Students within the Perry Family
      • Full time
      • Demonstrating academic achievement
  • George Hudman Endowment
    • Established by: Carl G. Herrington
    • Criteria:
      • Must be pursuing an Associate degree in a Health Science Field
      • Financial need
      • Must have achieved 2.75 GPA or higher if a recent High School Graduate
      • GED or returning adult student must receive 2.75 GPA or higher their first semester of college course work
  • David H. Johansson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
    • Established by: Dr. M. Jane Johansson
    • Criteria:
      • RSU Pryor Campus student
      • Maintained a 3.0 in their past High School
      • Documented community service efforts
      • Students must maintain 3.0 GPA and take at least 6 credit hours per semester
      • GED students are eligible to apply
  • The P.H. Kelley Memorial Endowment
    • Established by: Col. John Horne, the Oklahoma Military Academy Alumni, the family of P.H. Kelley
    • Criteria:
      • Students must display academic achievement
      • Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
      • Effective communication skills
      • Financial need
      • Community involvement
  • Leon and Nita Lloyd endowment
    • Established by: Leon Lloyd
    • Criteria:
      • Financial need
      • Maintain a 3.0 or higher
      • Outstanding Leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
      • Effective communication skills
      • Community involvement
  • Olen and Dora Lloyd Endowment
    • Established by: Leon Lloyd
    • Criteria:
      • Financial need
      • Maintain a 3.0 or higher
      • Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
      • Effective communication skills
      • Community involvement
  • The Richard Lundy Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: Mr. Richard Lundy
    • Criteria:
      • Demonstrate academic achievement
      • Honors Student
      • Financial Need
      • Full-time student
      • Claremore High School graduate
  • Junior Ocieleta – Ocie Mayberry Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: Junior Ocieleta, Claremore
    • Criteria:
      • Student must have/maintain 3.0+ GPA
      • Female students only
      • Graduated from a Rogers County High School
      • Financial need
      • Sophomore status
      • Enrolled full-time
  • Ted. A. and Dianna L. McGuire Endowment
    • Established by: Ted A. and Dianna L. Mcguire
    • Criteria:
      • Students who are single heads of households
      • Demonstrating financial need
      • Student required to maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher
  • The Lloyd L. and Patsy R. Melton Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: Mr. Lloyd Melton and Mrs. Patsy R. Melton
    • Criteria:
      • Students who graduated from Claremore High School in Claremore, OK
      • Full time
      • Demonstrating academic achievement
  • The J.C. Mitchell Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: Mr. J.C. Mitchell
    • Criteria:
      • Students qualifying for RSU Honors Program
      • Demonstrating academic achievement
  • The Jim and Norma Morrison Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: Jim and Norma Morrison
    • Criteria:
      • Students who have demonstrated academic achievement in prior educational experience
  • The Jim and Ronnie Swank Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: Jim and Verona "Ronnie" Swank
    • Criteria:
      • Financial need
      • Full-time student
  • The Michael A. O’Bannon Memorial Endowment
    • Established by: the Estate of Michael A. O’Bannon Endowment
    • Criteria:
      • Demonstrate academic achievement
      • Financial need
      • Leadership skills
      • Preference to older students
  • The OMA Fifties Alumni endowment
    • Established by: The Oklahoma Military Academy Fifties Decade Alumni
    • Criteria:
      • Students demonstrating academic achievement
      • Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
      • Effective communication skills
      • Financial need
      • Community involvement
  • The JC Penney Endowment Scholarship
    • Established by: Mr. W.R. Howell, Jr., the JCPenney Company, Inc.
    • Criteria:
      • Students displaying average or above academic achievement
      • Financial need
      • Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
      • Effective communication skills
      • Community involvement
  • Pixley Excellence in Education Endowment
    • Established by: Warren and Pat Pixley
    • Criteria:
      • Students displaying exceptional academic achievement
      • From Rogers County
      • US citizen
  • RCB Bank Endowment II
    • Established by: RCB Bank
    • Criteria:
      • Rogers County Resident
      • Maintained a GPA of “C” or above
      • Financial need
  • The Carroll Reddic/Coca-Cola Foundation Endowment
    • Established by: Mr. Carroll Reddic, the Coca-Cola Foundation
    • Criteria:
      • Students demonstrating academic achievement
      • Financial need
      • Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
      • Effective communication skills
      • Community involvement
  • The A.E. and Juanita Richardson Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: the A.E. and Juanita Richardson Charitable Foundation
    • Criteria:
      • Students from Nowata County
      • Demonstrating financial need
      • Full time
      • Student must maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Leland Stanford Robson, Jr. Memorial Endowment
    • Established by: the Walton Family Foundation, Inc.
    • Criteria:
      • Graduate from a Rogers County High School
      • Demonstrating academic achievement
      • Financial need
      • Leadership skills
      • Maintaining a GPA no lower than 2.5
  • The Edwin and Mildred Siever Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: Mr. Robert J. Waters
    • Criteria:
      • Demonstrate academic achievement
      • Full-time student
  • Matthew Casey Simpson Memorial Scholarship Memorial Endowment
    • Established by: Mr. and Mrs. Harry Simpson
    • Criteria:
      • Graduates of Oologah High School
      • Demonstrating academic achievement
  • Troop 40, OK. Military Academy Calvary Endowment
    • Established by: the Oklahoma Military Academy Forties Decade Alumni
    • Criteria:
      • Descendants of OMA Alumni
      • Demonstrating academic achievement
      • Financial need
      • Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
      • Effective communication skills
      • Previous military service and any local, state or national community projects
  • The Verna J. Wright Scholarship Endowment
    • Established by: Bob and Carolyn Wright
    • Criteria:
      • Students qualifying for the RSU Honors Program
      • Demonstrating academic achievement