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Scholarships

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Incoming Freshmen

Incoming freshmen who are legal residents of Oklahoma and have financial need and/or scholastic achievement are eligible to apply. Scholarships for scholastic achievement are based on ACT scores and GPA.

Scholarship Awarding Requirements:

  • Students must be U.S. citizens
  • Students must be Oklahoma residents
  • Students must be enrolled Full-Time at Rogers State University
  • Students must be first-time incoming Freshman
  • Students must fill out and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Students must meet all scholarship requirements to be awarded.

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship
    • Award amount: $2,000 per year ($1,000 per semester)
    • Eligibility: Students must receive an ACT score of 26 or 27 and have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher. Giving to students with outstanding academic achievement and who demonstrate potential for success in college.
    • Requirements: This scholarship is used toward tuition only and is awarded for a period of 4 years pending eligibility.
  • Academic Merit Scholarship
    • Award amount: $1,500 per year ($750 per semester)
    • Eligibility: Students must have achieved a 24 or 25 on the ACT and have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher. This scholarship honors a student’s hard work and academic achievement in high school. 
    • Requirements: This scholarship is used toward tuition only and is awarded for a period of 4 years pending eligibility.
  • Freshmen Departmental Scholarship
    • Award amount: Varies based on high school class rank
    • Eligibility: Awarded to outstanding students who have graduated in the top 20%, 10%, or 5% of their high school class. 
    • Requirements: All recipients must also have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The Freshman Departmental scholarship is used towards tuition only and is awarded for a period of two years. After the two year period students will be eligible to apply for another scholarship.
  • Freshman Progressive Scholarship
    • Award amount: Varies based on ACT score
    • Eligibility: Students who score a 19-21 on the ACT and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Requirements: The Freshman Progressive scholarship is used toward tuition only and is awarded for a period of two years pending eligibility. After the two year period students will be eligible to apply for another scholarship.
  • General Academic Scholarship
    • Award amount: $1,000 per year ($500 per semester)
    • Eligibility: Students must score a 22 or 23 on the ACT and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Requirements: This scholarship is used toward tuition only and is awarded for a period of 4 years pending eligibility.
  • President's Scholarship
    • Award amount: Up to 2,500 per year (up to $1,250 per semester)
    • Offered by: The president of the university
    • Eligibility: Student must have an ACT score of 28 or 29 and a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • Requirements: The President’s Scholarship is used toward tuition only and is awarded for the period of 4 years pending eligibility.
  • Salutatorian Scholarship
    • Award amount: $1,500 per year ($750 per semester)
    • Eligibility: Awarded to students who have graduated Salutatorian of their class.
    • Requirements: The Salutatorian scholarship is used toward tuition only and is awarded for a period of two years pending eligibility.   After the two year period students will be eligible to apply for another scholarship. 
  • Valedictorian Scholarship
    • Award amount: $2,000 per year ($1,000 per semester)
    • Eligibility: Awarded to students who have graduated Valedictorian of their class. 
    • Requirements: The Valedictorian scholarship is used toward tuition only and is awarded for a period of two years pending eligibility. After the two year period students will be eligible to apply for another scholarship. 
  • Honor's Program
  • President's Leadership Class

Regents' Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen

  • Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Academic Scholars (Automatic Qualifier)
    • Award Amount: $4,000 from the Oklahoma State Board of Regents and a tuition waiver from Rogers State University of up to $3,000 per year (up to $1,500 per semester)
    • Offered by: The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and Rogers State University
    • Eligibility: students must score in the 99.5 percentile or above on the ACT or achieve status as National Merit Scholars, National Merit Finalists, or Presidents Scholars
    • Requirements: Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25+ and complete at least 24 college credit hours per year, 30 college credit hours if taking the option of summer funding.  This scholarship is awarded for four years pending eligibility.
    • Transferable: This award may be transferred from four-year institution in Oklahoma to another four-year institution in Oklahoma after one year; or from a two-year institution in Oklahoma to a four-year institution in Oklahoma after completion of an associates degree or at least 48 credit hours within their first two academic years at any combination of two-year colleges in the State System.
    • Apply: To apply, please submit a Scholarship Application by March 1st with your official ACT scores and high school transcript.
    • Separate application required to be considered, application available on the Oklahoma State Board of Regents website.
  • Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Academic Scholars
    • Award Amount: $2,000 from the Oklahoma State Board of Regents and a tuition waiver from Rogers State University of up to $3,000 per year (up to $1,500 per semester)
    • Offered by: The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and Rogers State University
    • Eligibility: Students who receive a National ACT score of 30+ or who achieve a GPA of at least a 3.8 and a class rank in the top 4%
    • Requirements: Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25+ and complete at least 24 college credit hours per year.  This scholarship is awarded for four years pending eligibility.
    • Transferable: This award may be transferred from four-year institution in Oklahoma to another four-year institution in Oklahoma after one year; or from a two-year institution in Oklahoma to a four-year institution in Oklahoma after completion of an associates degree or at least 48 credit hours within their first two academic years at any combination of two-year colleges in the State System.
    • Apply: To apply, please submit a Scholarship Application by March 1st with your official ACT scores and high school transcript.
  • Regional University Baccalaureate Scholarship
    • Award Amount: $3,000 from the Oklahoma State Board of Regents and a tuition waiver from Rogers State University of up to $3,000 per year (up to $1,500 per semester)
    • Offered by: The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and Rogers State University
    • Eligibility: Students with superior academic performance receiving a National ACT score of 30+, be a National Merit Semifinalist, or Commended Student.
    • Requirements: Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25+ and complete at least 24 college credit hours per year.  This scholarship is awarded for four years pending eligibility.
    • Non-transferable: This scholarship may only be used at the university making the award.
    • Apply: To apply, please submit a Scholarship Application by March 1st with your official ACT scores and high school transcript.