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Endowments

Endowment Application

Priority deadline to apply is March 1, 2015

Scholarships | Financial Aid

Rogers State University Foundation Endowments provide more than 140 scholarships annually. These scholarships are made possible by generous contributions of alumni, friends, foundations, corporations and area businesses.

Scholarship Endowment recipients must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 2.75 GPA in addition to the criteria established by the donor(s) of each scholarship endowment. Criteria for each endowment is outlined below in Types of Endowments.

If you would like to be considered to receive one of these important scholarships, please complete the online application today.

For assistance or more information, please contact:

  • Michelle Harper, Development & Scholarship Officer | 918-343-8357 | mharper@rsu.edu
  • Olga Kitkaeva, Financial Aid Counselor/Scholarships | 918-343-7542 | okitkaeva@rsu.edu

Types of Endowments:

Liberal Arts | Business and Technology | Mathematics, Science, and Health Sciences | Academic | General Education

 

Liberal Arts
Endowment Name Established By Criteria
The Gary Lee Cook Memorial Endowment Mrs. Juanita Cook, Mr. Lowell Brown, Mr. George Cook • Students majoring in Criminal Justice
• Documented financial need
The Marian M. Cunningham Memorial Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cunningham • Students majoring in Fine Arts
• Demonstrating academic achievement
• Financial need
• Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
• Effective communication skills
• Community involvement
The Timothy Donovan Memorial Endowment Dr. Donald K. and Mrs. Marion Routh • Students majoring in Social Sciences-History
• Full-time
Taylor Erwin Faulkner Memorial Endowment Donee Farbro and Barry A. Farbro • Financial need
• Students majoring in Arts and Humanities
• Academic achievement
George J. Mitchell Sr. and George A. Price Endowment William Stuart Price, Linda Mitchell Price • Students majoring in English
• Maintained 3.5 GPA in prior scholastic experience
• Scored 21 or higher on ACT
• Student required to maintain 3.5 or higher
• Community involvement
• Effective communication skills
• Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
The Cosette Moeller Endowment Mr. Gary Moeller • Students majoring in the Liberal Arts, preferably Fine Arts
• Demonstrate academic achievement in prior educational experience
• Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
• Financial need
• Effective communication skills
• Community involvement
The Everett E. Newell Memorial Endowment Donald K. and Marion Routh • Students majoring in Liberal Arts – English
RCB Bank Endowment I Mrs. Irene Ward, Dana M. Ward • Documented financial need
• Single head of household
• 2.75+ cumulative GPA
Amos G. Ward Scholarship Endowment Mrs. Irene Ward, Dana M. Ward • Students majoring in Political Science or Criminal Justice
• Full-time
The Oklahoma Military Academy 1960's and 1970's Decade Endowment in Memory of Those Killed in Action B.G. Jones • Demonstrated academic achievement
• Full-time
• Majoring in Military History or RSU ROTC program

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Business and Technology
Endowment Name Established By Criteria
AT&T Scholarship Endowment AT&T • Demonstrated academic achievement
• Majoring in Business Information Technology
• Full-time
Preston L. and Jill W. Doerflinger Scholarship Endowment Preston and Jill Doerflinger • Oologah High School Graduate
• Seeking degree in Business and Technology
• Demonstrates academic achievement
• Demonstrates leadership in entrepreneurship
Carl G. and Gladys L. Herrington Endowment Carl G. and Gladys L. Herrington • Students majoring in Business Administration
• Full-time
• Documented financial need
• Preference to incoming freshman for a two year period or a sophomore for a one year period
• Scholarship will be granted for a two year period with review each semester
The J.O. “Bill” and Betty J. Holman Scholarship Endowment Bill and Betty Holman • Students majoring in Business and Technology
The Oscar H. Holman Memorial Endowment Mr. J.O. “Bill” and Mrs. Betty J. Holman • Students majoring in Business Administration
• Demonstrates average or above academic achievement
Col. John E. Horne Scholarship Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Dave Faulkner • Student in the RSU Honors Program
• Students majoring in Business and Technology
• Demonstrate academic achievement
• Full-time
The Jack Kissee Memorial Scholarship Endowment Steve and Lisa Kissee, Mrs. Frances Kissee, Ron and Cindy Sullivan • Students majoring in Business and Technology
• From Rogers County
Frank and Roxey Podpechan Endowment Mr. Frank and Mrs. Roxey Podpechan • Students majoring in the Business and Technology
• From Rogers County
• Demonstrates academic achievement
• Preference to full-time
The Lt. William E. Potts Endowment Lt. Gen. William E. Potts • Students majoring in Business Information Technology - Computer Network Administration
• Demonstrates academic achievement
• Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
• Effective communication skills
• Financial need
• Community involvement
Nick and Alma Robson Endowment Frank C. and Ludmila Robson • From Rogers County - preferably Claremore area
• Documented financial need
Robert F. and Virginia A. Sherrer Scholarship Endowment Robert F. Sherrer and Virginia A. Sherrer • Majoring in Business and Technology
• Full-time
The Stanleys Rent to Own Scholarship Endowment RCB Bank

• Students majoring Business Information Technology
• Graduates of Claremore High School
• Demonstrates high academic achievement
• Outstanding leadership abilities during their High School education
• Full-time
• Second year students may apply if they have met above criteria during freshman year

The John B. and Sue E. Stizza Schoalrship Endowment Mr. Bill B. and Sue E. Stizza GOLD Program, Military History or other related military fiields
The A. Eltinge Streeter Endowment Richard H. Streeter • Students majoring in Business, preferably Accounting
• Full-time
• Resident of Claremore, OK
• Attending the Claremore campus
• Demonstrates high academic achievement
The Phillip H. Viles Memorial Endowment Phillip H. Viles, Jr. • Students majoring in Business
• Demonstrates high academic achievement
• Outstanding leadership ability
Helen Robson Walton Endowment Frank C. and Ludmilla Robson • Students majoring in Nursing or Business
• Graduate of a Rogers County high school
• Maintaining a 2.75 GPA or higher
• GED students may apply
The Lew and Myra Ward Scholarship Lew Ward • Students majoring in Business and Technology
• Full-time
John and Penny Williams Scholarship Endowment Mr. and Mrs. John Williams • Students majoring in Business and Technology
• From Rogers County
• Demonstrates academic achievement

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Mathematics, Science, and Health Sciences
Endowment Name Established By Criteria
The Lori Hrdlicka Memorial Endowment Dr. Larry and Mrs. Fran Hrdlicka, Family and friends of Lori Hrdlicka Bieligk • Enrolled at RSU Claremore Campus
• Students majoring in Nursing
The Eva J. Bryant Memorial Endowment Mrs. Vivian S. Godfrey • Students majoring in Nursing
• Have demonstrated average or above academic achievement
• Financial need
• Have effective leadership and communication skills
• Community involvement
The Barbara Cobbs Burns Nursing Scholarship Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Burns • Full-time
• Students majoring in Nursing
• From Bartlesville or immediate area
• Student must agree to commit to return to Bartlesville to work at Jane Phillips Hospital (student may already work at Jane Phillips Hospital)
• Student will sign a letter of intent with Jane Phillips (agreement is not binding)
The Bob and Linda Corlett Scholarship Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Bob Corlett • Students majoring in Nursing
• Demonstrates academic achievement
• Preference to full-time
The Colonel Lee and Doris Gilstrap Scholarship Endowment W. Hays Gilstrap and Suzanne Gilstrap • Students majoring in Nursing
• Full-time
Dorothy Carr Memorial Scholarship Endowment Hugh and Angela Miller • Students majoring in Medical/Molecular Biology
• Demonstrates academic achievement
Cary Family Scholarship Endowment John Cary • Students majoring in Medical/Molecular Biology
• Demonstrates academic achievement
• Financial need
Claremore Regional Hospital Auxiliary Endowment Claremore Regional Hospital Auxiliary • Second year Nursing students
• Maintain a 3.0 GPA
• Demonstrates academic achievement
• Financial need
The Curtis and Catherine Farrar Health Sciences Endowment Dr. Curtis and Mrs. Catherina Farrar • Attending Claremore campus
• Students majoring in Nursing
• Demonstrates academic achievement
• Financial need
• Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
• Effective communication skills
• Community involvement
The Flanagan Family Endowment Mrs. Ilene Flanagan • Students majoring in Nursing
• Demonstrates academic achievement
• Documented financial need
• Outstanding leadership skills
• Effective communication
• Involvement in the community
The Truman S. And Jetta Lou Gilbert Memorial Endowment Mr. and Mrs. J.O. “Bill” Holman • Students majoring in Nursing
• Prefererence to full-time
• Academic achievement
Elizabeth K. Gordon Memorial Endowment Bank of Oklahoma-Claremore, Family and friends of Mrs. Elizabeth K. Gordon • First year Nursing student
• Full-time
The Bill B. and Dena D. Harris Scholarship Endowment Bill B. Harris • Students majoring in Nursing
• Academic achievement
The Gladys L. Herrington Endowment Fund Carl G. and Gladys L. Herrington • Students seeking an associate degree in Health Science
• Demonstrating academic achievement
• No less than 2.75 highs school or college GPA
• Scholarship will be granted for a two year period with review each semester
The Katherine A. Holman Endowment Mrs. Katherine A. Holman • Students majoring in Nursing
• From Collinsville, OK
Alva N. and Ethel M. Loshbaugh Endowment Alva N. and Ethel M. Loshbaugh • Students majoring in Mathematics or Sciences
• Full-time students
The E.W. and Marcelle Luker Endowment Ted and Terry Wright E.W. and Marcelle Luker • Students pursuing a career in medicine or related field
• Have financial need
• Leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
• Effective communication skills
• Community involvement
• Academic achievement
The Jack and Ruby Marshall Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Jack Marshall • Students majoring in Nursing
• Demonstrates academic achievement
• Financial need
• Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
• Effective communication skills
• Community involvement
The Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Nurses Endowment Fund Collinsville Hospital Auxiliary • Students majoring in Nursing
• Maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher
• Graduates of Collinsville, Oologah, Vera, Skiatook, Ramona, Avant, or Owasso high schools
The Palluconi Memorial Scholarship Endowment Mattie S. Palluconi • Students majoring in Nursing
• Graduate of Oologah High School
• Junior or Senior
Bill and Donna Ramsey Scholarship Endowment Bill and Donna Ramsey • Students majoring in Nursing
• Academic achievement
• Preference to full-time
Frank C. Robson and Ludmilla Robson Endowment Frank C. and Ludmila Robson • Students majoring in Nursing
• Full-time
• Graduate of a Rogers County high school
• Incoming freshman
• Demonstrating high academic achievement
• Outstanding leadership abilities during their high school education
• Financial need
Nick and Alma Robson Endowment Frank C. and Ludmila Robson • Students majoring Nursing or Business
• Graduate of a Rogers County high school
• Maintained a GPA no lower than 2.75
• Scholarships will be granted for a two year period with review each semester
Stanford Robson Endowment Frank C. and Ludmila Robson • Students majoring in Nursing
• Full-time
• Graduate of a Rogers County high school
• Maintained a GPA no lower than 2.75
• GED students may apply
The Sanders/Bryson Scholarship Endowment Mrs. Wanda Sanders • Students majoring in Nursing
• Graduate of a Rogers County high school
• Single head of household
• Financial need
• Preference to full-time
• GPA no lower than 3.0
Dr. Logan Spann Scholarship Endowment Mrs. Erma Spann • Students majoring in Pre-Med, Paramedic, or Nursing
• Full-time
• Demonstrating academic achievement
Helen Robson Walton Endowment Frank C. and Ludmilla Robson • Students majoring in Nursing or Business
• Graduate of a Rogers County high school
• Maintaining a 2.75 GPA or higher
• GED students may apply
The Mary Jeanette Wigger Nursing Endowment Elmer Burns Barbara Cobb-Burns • Students majoring in Nursing
• Full-time
• Resident of Bartlesville, OK
• Have personal commitment of returning to Bartlesville upon graduation and work for Jane Phillips Hospital
• Students must have at least a 2.75 GPA
• Students presently employed in the Jane Phillips Hospital are eligible to apply
• Recipients shall indicate their intent to work in the Jane Phillips Hospital by signing a letter of intent prepared by the RSU Foundation
Paul E. and Clarice C. Vandervoort Scholarship Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Nick Vandervoort • Attend Pryor campus
• Majoring in Math or Applied Science
XTO Energy Inc. Endowed Scholarship  

• Student must be a member of the President’s Leadership Class
• Must be obtaining degree through School of Mathematics, Science, and Health Science majoring in Environmental Conservation, Engineering/Physics/Math or Geology
-- OR --
• Must be obtaining degree through school of Business and Technology majoring in Business Information Technology, Business Administration, Organizational Leadership, Accounting, Applied Technology, or Computer Science


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Academic
Endowment Name Established By Criteria
Anthony J. LaMonica Scholarship Endowment   • Graduate of Catoosa High School
• Attend the RSU Claremore campus
• Contact the Catoosa High School Counselor or Michelle Harper for more information
The Jim Barker Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Jim Barker • Students who have demonstrated academic achievement
• Financial need
• Must have maintained 3.0 in high school or have previous college hours
Helen Canova Memorial Scholarship Endowment L. Jack and Belle S. Harris • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at RSU Pryor Campus
• Demonstrate academic achievement
• Financial need
• Students must be working adults 23 years or older
• Obtained a 3.0 GPA
The Clint Cox/Warehouse Scholarship Endowment Mr. Clint Cox, Warehouse Market • Full-time
• Graduate from a Rogers County high school
• Demonstrate academic achievement
Charles Bussey Scholarship Endowment Charles Bussey • Preference to full-time
• Graduate of Wagoner, Inola, or Mayes County high schools
• Demonstrate academic achievement
The Char and Ted Scarlett Scholarship Endowment Laura Bottoms • Full-time
• Member of President's Leadership Class and/or Honors Program
The Georgea M. (Melton) Cox Scholarship Endowment Mrs. Georgea M. (Melton) Cox • Full-time
• Graduate of Claremore High School
• Demonstrates academic achievement
The Forrest Cross Endowment Forrest Cross • Students demonstrating academic achievement
Charles E. Cummings Endowment Mr. Charles E. Cummings • 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 Mrs. Cooleela Faulkner • Students of Cherokee decent
• Demonstrating academic achievement
• Must maintain a 2.75 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 The Estate of Mrs. Vera Gay • Students from Rogers County
• High school diploma or equivalency
• Demonstrating academic achievement
• Financial need
• Must possess leadership skills, effective communication skills, and be involved in the community
The Lake Tunnell Henry/Margie M. Tunnell Markart Scholarship Endowment Mr. Gary Henry • Full-time
• Demonstrating academic achievement
The Michael Lee and Carol Marie Henry/Perry Family Scholarship Endowment Mr. Michael Lee Henry and Mrs. Carole Marie Henry • Students within the Perry Family, the Tulsa Boys Home or a member of the GOLD Program
• Full-time
• Demonstrating academic achievement
George Hudman Endowment Carl G. Herrington • 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 Dr. M. Jane Johansson

• 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 at the RSU Pryor Campus

The P.H. Kelley Memorial Endowment Col. John Horne, the Oklahoma Military Academy Alumni, the family of P.H. Kelley • 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 Leon Lloyd • 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 Leon Lloyd • Financial need
• Maintain a 3.0 or higher
• Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
• Effective communication skills
• Community involvement
Rotary Club of Claremore Scholarship Endowment Mr. Richard Lundy

• Demonstrate academic achievement
• Honors Student
• Financial Need
• Full-time
• Claremore High School graduate

Junior Ocieleta – Ocie Mayberry Scholarship Endowment Junior Ocieleta, Claremore • Student must have/maintain 3.0+ GPA
• Female students only
• Graduated from a Rogers County High School
• Financial need
• Sophomore status
• Enrolled full-time
• Demonstrated academic achievement
Ted. A. and Dianna L. McGuire Endowment Ted A. and Dianna L. Mcguire • Students who are single heads of households
• Documented financial need
• Student required to maintain 2.75 cumulative GPA or higher
The Lloyd L. and Patsy R. Melton Scholarship Endowment Mr. Lloyd Melton and Mrs. Patsy R. Melton • Students who graduated from Claremore High School
• Full-time
• Demonstrating academic achievement
The J.C. Mitchell Scholarship Endowment Mr. J.C. Mitchell • Students qualifying for RSU Honors Program
• Demonstrating academic achievement
The Jim and Norma Morrison Scholarship Endowment Jim and Norma Morrison • Students who have demonstrated academic achievement in prior educational experience
• Student in the RSU Honors Program
The Jim and Ronnie Swank Scholarship Endowment Jim and Verona "Ronnie" Swank • Financial need
• Full-time
The Michael A. O’Bannon Memorial Endowment the Estate of Michael A. O’Bannon Endowment • Demonstrate academic achievement
• Financial need
• Leadership skills
• Preference to older students
The OMA Fifties Alumni endowment The Oklahoma Military Academy Fifties Decade Alumni • Students demonstrating academic achievement
• Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
• Effective communication skills
• Financial need
• Community involvement
The JC Penney Endowment Scholarship Mr. W.R. Howell, Jr., the JCPenney Company, Inc. • 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 Warren and Pat Pixley • Students displaying exceptional academic achievement
• From Rogers County
• US citizen
• Full-time
RCB Bank Endowment II RCB Bank • Students who are single head of household
• Financial need
The Carroll Reddic/Coca-Cola Foundation Endowment Mr. Carroll Reddic, the Coca-Cola Foundation • 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 the A.E. and Juanita Richardson Charitable Foundation • Students from Nowata County
• Demonstrating financial need
• Full-time
• Student must maintain 2.75 cumulative GPA or higher
Leland Stanford Robson, Jr. Memorial Endowment the Walton Family Foundation, Inc. • Graduate from a Rogers County high school
• Demonstrating academic achievement
• Financial need
• Leadership skills
• Maintaining a GPA no lower than 2.75
• One male student and one female student
The Edwin and Mildred Siever Scholarship Endowment Mr. Robert J. Waters • Demonstrate academic achievement
• Full-time
Matthew Casey Simpson Memorial Scholarship Memorial Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Harry Simpson • Graduates of Oologah High School
• Demonstrating academic achievement
Troop 40, OK. Military Academy Calvary Endowment the Oklahoma Military Academy Forties Decade Alumni • Descendants of OMA Alumni or previous military service
• 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 Bob and Carolyn Wright • Students qualifying for the RSU Honors Program
• Demonstrating academic achievement

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General Education
Endowment Name Established By Criteria
The Alex and Teresa Adwan Endowment Teresa and Alex Adwan • GED Program Graduate
• Financial Need
• Leadership skills displayed inside and outside the classroom
• Effective Communication Skills
• Community Involvement
Allen and Caroline Cobb, Sr. Endowment Allen Cobb and Caroline Cobb • Financial need
The Alyson Marie Knight Memorial Scholarship Endowment Mr. Alfred B. Knight, Mrs. Margaret Knight • Financial need
The Ambassador James R. Jones Scholarship James R. Jones • Demonstrate academic achievement
• Financial need
• Full-time student
• Actively participate in programs that study internationally
Bank of Inola (RCB Bank) Endowment Bank of Inola, Mr. David Frieze • Students from Inola
Clem McSpadden Scholarship Endowment   • Junior or senior in a baccalaureate degree program
The Gary W. and Carolyn D. Henry Scholarship Endowment Gary and Carolyn Henry • Full time
• Graduate of a Rogers or Mayes County high school
The Hurshell Blackburn Scholarship Endowment Ann Armbruster, Patt Cameron • Demonstrate academic achievement
• Financial need
• Collegiate athlete
Leadership Rogers County Scholarship Endowment Leadership Rogers County Class of 2002-2003 • Graduated from the Leadership Rogers County Program
• Show evidence of Community leadership and service
• Students from Rogers County may also be recommended by a past or present member of Leadership Rogers County
The Margaret J. Herrington Endowment Ms. Margaret J. Herrington • RSU Claremore Campus students
• Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
• Effective communication skills
• Financial need
• Community involvement
• Academic Achievement
The Mark Mooney Memorial Scholarship Endowment • Jack and Bobbye Mooney (parents)
• Rhonda and Jeff Howell (daughter and son-in-law)
• Cindy Mooney (wife)
• Robert and Chapman Mooney (brothers)
• Graduate of Claremore Sequoyah High School
• Full time
• Financial need
The Mary M. Mosier Scholarship Endowment   • Full-time
Mel and Barbara Foster Scholarship Endowment   • Student majoring in Business
Mildred Smith Endowment David and Francy Freize • Students qualifying for the RSU Honors Program
• From Pryor, Oklahoma
Nash and Dana Lamb Endowment Nash and Dana Lamb • Students from Mayes County
• Preference to full-time
• Academic achievement
Paralegal studies or pre-law
ONEOK Foundation Scholarship   • Documented financial need
Pat and Bonnie Jordan Scholarship Endowment   • Documented financial need
R.C. and Gwen Liebl Scholarship Endowment Mr. R.C. Liebl, Mrs. Gwen Liebl • Full-time (part-time students will be pro-rated)
• Employees or members of families of employees of HydroHoist Marine Group, INC. of Claremore, OK
The Robert B. and Ursula Lewis Endowment Robert B. and Ursula Lewis • GED students
• Outstanding Leadership skills inside and outside the classroom
• Effective communication skills
• Financial need
• Community involvement
Rogers County Cherokee Association Scholarship Endowment Rogers County Cherokee Association • Student of Cherokee Heritage
• Living in Rogers County
• Student must provide a CDIB Card (white card) and a Cherokee Nation Citizenship Card (blue card)
• Student must join RCCA for the duration of the scholarship and volunteer 20 hours per semester to the association
• Recipient must attend an RCCA meeting to be recognized
Rogers County Real Estate Association Scholarship Endowment Rogers County Real Estate Association • Member of or affiliated with a member of the Rogers County Real Estate Association
• Full time
The Warnock D. and Gloria Harwell Scholarship Endowment Mr. Warnock D. Harwell • Veterans and students with physical handicap
• Financial need
• Students seeking a bachelor's degree
William and Edith Chupp Scholarship Endowment