To Apply: After reading the descriptions of the available scholarships below, click on the appropriate scholarship link listed below each scholarship type to download the application form or apply online.
The OU Club of Tulsa annually awards more than $20,000 worth of scholarships to Tulsa area students to attend the Norman or Tulsa campuses.
- The Club gives five Northeastern Oklahoma Freshman Scholarships, four totaling $3,000 each ($1,500 in cash and $1,500 in tuition waiver) and one totaling $4,000 ($2,000 in cash and $2,000 in tuition waiver). This larger scholarship the Joe Lawnick Memorial Scholarship, honors a founding member of the OU Club of Tulsa and an executive director of the Chip-in-Club. In 1979 he was inducted into the University of Oklahoma Alumni Hall of Fame. If you are a high school senior in Northeast Oklahoma you are a candidate for the OU Club of Tulsa scholarship. To be eligible, you must apply online to OU as an incoming freshman at www.CommonApp.org/school/university-oklahoma (a link is provided just below this paragraph) preferably by December 15th but no later than February 1st. Your application for admittance to OU includes your application for our scholarship. For any questions about the freshman scholarship applications process, please contact the OU Prospective Student Services Office at 918-660-3800.
- The Club gives four upperclassman scholarships for students attending OU-Tulsa or the Norman Campus. Two OU-Tulsa scholarships are awarded for students at the Tulsa campus. The awards total $3,000 ($1,500 in cash and $1,500 in tuition waiver)
- The Fern L. Holland Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students who are junior level or above and who have demonstrated a desire to make a difference in such areas as community service, democracy, and human rights. This scholarship honors OU graduate and Tulsa native Fern Holland. She worked for the US-led Coalitions in Iraq and drafted the section of the Iraqi interim constitution dealing with women’s rights and giving women a voice in the new government. It was signed the day before she was killed in Iraq in 2004 at the age of 33. This award totals $4,000 ($2,000 in cash and $2,000 in tuition waiver).
- The Wayman Tisdale Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student in the school of music who is junior level or above and studying guitar or double bass with preference for jazz. Wayman, a native Tulsan and graduate of Booker T. Washington High School, was a three time All-American on the OU basketball team, a professional basketball player, and an award winning jazz bass guitarist. This award totals $4,000 ($2,000 in cash and $2,000 in tuition waiver) and the recipient is selected by the OU School of Music.