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    Academic Merit Scholarship

    The Academic Merit Scholarship is designed to support working adults and or single parents who want to go back to school to finish an associate degree.


    Academic Scholars

    In addition to a tuition waiver, students receive additional funding to help with fees and books. This funding is provided by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

     




    Academic Scholars Tuition Waiver

    New Academic Scholars must have:

    • A composite ACT score of 29 or higher or has a cumulative GPA of 3.7 or higher and first or second in their graduating class.
    • Must be a graduating high school or home school senior.
    • Be an Oklahoma resident
    Returning Acacademic Scholars must have:
    • A cumulative gpa of 3.25 or higher
    • Have earned at least 24 credit hours for the academic year.

    The Academic Scholars Scholarship includes the following:

    • A tuition waiver from Rose State College up to 21 credit hours per semester plus an additional $900.00 per semester from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education for fees and books.
    • Depending on high school participation in clubs and activities, recipients may be invited to participate in the Rose State College Leadership program.

     

     




    Advantage Bank Book Scholarship

    The Advantage Bank scholarship is a book stipend for first-time students entering Rose State College who are also eligible for Ticket to Rose or other financial assistance. Qualified applicants to be considered are Oklahoma residents who graduate from Carl Albert High School, Choctaw High School or Star Spencer high school and who have a 2.50 or higher high school GPA.

    Recipients of this scholarship are members of the the Rose State College President's Leadership Class.  As a member of the President's Leadership Class, you will be invited to participate in activities throughout the year.

    This scholarship was specifically designed to assist Ticket to Rose eligible students. Please DO NOT FORGET to complete all of your Ticket to Rose requirements so you may receive your entire benefit.




    Alice Cannon McWaters

    This endowed scholarship was established in 1995 by Frances Cannon to honor charter Humanities Division faculty member Alice Cannon McWaters. Ms. McWaters completed 31 years as a faculty member at the College. The first award was made in the fall 1999 semester.
     




    AllianceHealth Nursing Scholarship

    The AllianceHealth Nursing Scholarship is sponsored by AllianceHealth in Midwest City, OK.  

    Individuals who are formally admitted to the RSC Nursing Science Program are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

     




    Amelia Earhart Scholarship

    The Amelia Earhart Society established this scholarship in 2006 to be awarded to a qualified incoming or current Rose State College student.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the Rose State College President's Leadership Class. As a member of the President's Leadership Class, you will be invited to participate in activities throughout the year. A Student Services representative will contact recipients regarding additional information associated with your commitment to the Leadership Program.

     




    April Primo Social Science

    April Primo,a graduate of Rose State College and wife of Vice President of Information Technology John Primo, passed away in 2004. This scholarship was established by her family in honor of her memory so that others might receive an education.
     




    Art Talent Tuition Waiver

    Students with exceptional art talent will be considered to receive this tuition waiver. Other fees, supplies, and books are not covered. This is an annual award and will waive up to 9 credit hours of tuition per semester for fall and spring semesters.
     


    Athletic Summer Tuition Waiver

    Available to athletes.


    BancFirst Book Scholarship

    The BancFirst Scholarship is a book stipend is for first-time-students entering Rose State College who are also eligible for Ticket to Rose or other financial assistance. The most qualified applicants will be Oklahoma residents who attended Carl Albert, Midwest City, or Del City high school and graduate with a 3.00 or higher high school GPA.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the Rose State College President's Leadership Class.  As a member of the President's Leadership Class, you will be invited to participate in activities throughout the year.

    This scholarship was specifically designed to assist Ticket to Rose eligible students. Please DO NOT FORGET to complete all of your Ticket to Rose requirements so you may receive your entire benefit.




    Betty Price Scholarship

    The Betty Price Scholarship was established in recognition of Mrs. Price’s lifetime of work for the arts in Oklahoma. A former Rose State College Foundation President, Betty Price has continued her commitment to Rose State College after her retirement through generous donations from her family, friends, and the many community relationships she has built over the years. Mrs. Price and her husband, Norris, were recipients of the Rose State College Tower Award in 2013 in recognition of their contributions to the College.

    This scholarship is for first-time-students entering Rose State College. The most qualified applicants will be Oklahoma residents who graduate with a 3.00 or higher high school GPA.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the President's Leadership Class Program.  As a member of the President's Leadership Class, you will be invited to participate in activities throughout the year.  If not already receiving a tuition waiver, you may be eligible for a 16 hour tuition waiver.   A Student Services representative will contact recipients regarding additional information associated with your commitment as a member of the President's Leadership Class.




    Business Division Community

    The Business Division Community Scholarship was established by a retired Rose State College professor, Peter van der Goes.  Professor van der Goes and Mr. Garry Cannon have continued to contribute to this scholarship in order to make a college education more obtainable for a qualified candidate seeking an Associate of Science degree in the Business and Information Technology division.




    Business Division Faculty/Staff

    The faculty and staff of the Business and Information Technology Division took the initiative many years ago to establish the first division scholarship. This particular scholarship is designed to assist a student who has completed at least 24 college credit hours with a minimum of 12 college credit hours from Rose State College. Faculty and Staff continue to support division scholarships.
     




    Business Division Scholarship

    Business Division General Scholarships are partially supported through generous donations from faculty and staff members with the Business and Information Technology Division.




    Business Division Tuition Waiver

    Students majoring in one of the Business and Information Technology degree programs will be considered to receive the Business Division Tuition Waiver. Students must be an Oklahoma resident, have a cumulative gpa of 3.0 or higher, and has completed at least 12 credit hours at the time of application. Other fees, supplies, and books are not covered. This is an annual award and will waive up to 12 credit hours of tuition per semester for fall and spring semesters. Student must enroll in at least 6 credit hours per semester.
     


    Charles and Lola Howard Scholarship

    The Charles and Lola Howard Scholarship was established in 2000 by Gladys Emily Howard VanSant in memory of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Howard were one of the pioneer families in the Mid-Del area and were involved in the development of the Sooner community.

    This is one of several scholarships selected to be included in the Rose State College Leadership program.  If not already receiving a tuition waiver through the Ticket to Rose program, you may be eligible to receive one as a member of the President's Leadership Class. 




    Clarence and Nancy Weisang Business Scholarship

    The Clarence and Nancy Weisang Business Scholarship was established by the Phillip and Leonah Hein family; including their children, Linda, Matthew, Benjamin and Leslie along with their respective families. The Hein family set up this scholarship in loving memory of Clarence and Nancy Weisang, who with no children of their own, spent endless hours playing in the yard with the children of their friends and neighbors. By establishing this scholarship, the Hein's hope the legacy of caring for the children of friends and families by Mr. and Mrs. Weisang continues through educational assistance.




    Class of 2018 - Ticket to Rose

    Ticket to Rose Scholarship




    Classified Staff Association Scholarship

    The Rose State College Classified Staff Association established a scholarship fund through money raised by Association projects.  Individuals contribute to the fund on a regular basis, and the Association endowed the fund in 2007.  Currently, two scholarships are awarded each semester. Preference is given to RSC employees and their relatives who are degree seeking.




    Craft Designers Association

    Members of the Craft Designers Association of Midwest City established this scholarship in 2005 to assist students majoring in art.




    David and Jo Anne Fox Scholarship

    David and Jo Anne Fox have been long-time members of the Rose State College Foundation.  Mr. Fox is a descendant of one of the first families in the area and has been involved in recording and maintaining some of the history of the Sooner community.  Mr. & Mrs. Fox established this scholarship to perpetuate their belief in the importance of education to the citizens of this community. This is one of several scholarships selected to be included in the President's Leadership Class.   




    Dr. Jim Cook Health Sciences Scholarship

    This scholarship was named in honor of former Rose State College President, Dr. Jim Cook. This is a Health Sciences Division General Scholarship partially supported through generous donations from faculty and staff members within the Health Sciences Division.
     




    Dr. Jim Cook Scholarship

    President Emeritus, Dr. James Cook, presided over Rose State College during 2000-2006. He initiated the President’s Leadership Class Scholarship program and continues to support Rose State College through his time and resources.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the Rose State College President's Leadership Class. As a PLC Scholar, you will be invited to participate in activities throughout the year. 

     




    Dr. Terry Britton Scholarship

    Former President, Dr. Terry Britton, presided over Rose State College after Dr. Cook’s retirement and continued the effort in providing leadership opportunities in the President's Leadership Class along with the initiation of many other Leadership Scholarships.  Dr. Britton has always been a strong financial supporter of these leadership scholarships that meant so much to him.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participate in the Rose State College President's Leadership Class Leadership Program. As a member of the President's Leadership Class, you will be invited to participate in activities throughout the year.

     




    Elizabeth DeCarlo Memorial Scholarship

    The Elizabeth J. DeCarlo Memorial Scholarship was established in 1991 by Leonard J. DeCarlo, M.D., to honor his late wife, Betty DeCarlo.  Betty attended Oscar Rose Junior College, graduating in 1981 with an Associate in Arts degree with a major in political science and prelaw.

    This is one of several scholarships selected to be included in the Rose State College Leadership program. 




    Engineering and Science Division

    Engineering and Science General Scholarships are partially supported through generous donations from faculty and staff members with the Engineering and Science Division.




    Engineering and Science Division Tuition Waiver

    Students majoring in one of the Engineering and Science degree programs are considered to receive this tuition waiver. Other fees, supplies, and books are not covered. This is an annual award and will waive up to 12 credit hours of tuition per semester for fall and spring semesters.
     


    Erma Jean Newman Nursing

    The Erma Jean Newman Nursing Scholarship was endowed by her brother, Lloyd Eisenhour, in honor of dedication to her work as the Rose State College Director of Diatec Technology.  Erma Jean Eisenhour-Newman served the College from August 1975 until her death in September 1980. Individuals who are formally admitted to the RSC Nursing Science Program are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
     




    Faculty Memorial

    The Rose State College Faculty Association established a scholarship fund in memory of their colleagues who died while in service to the College.  Money has consistently been added to the fund from faculty and from the Association.  One scholarship is awarded each semester to a returning Rose State College student.




    FNB Community Bank Scholarship

    FNB Community Bank and the Croak family have served Rose State College for many years.  Through their leadership and financial support through fundraising efforts, the Croak family has made an impact in the scholarship support they have provided and will continue to provide the College for years to come.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the Rose State College President's Leadership Class Leadership Program. As a member of the President's Leadership Class, you will be invited to participate in activities throughout the year.

     




    Frances White Hughes Scholars

    Available to students majoring in one of the fine arts, arts management, or art librarian areas. To qualify for this scholarship you must major in one of the following: Art, Library Technical Assistant (Emphasis in fine arts), Photography, Music, Music Engineering and Industry Option, or Theatre. The Frances White Hughes Scholars program:

    • Provides the RSC leadership development course, leadership conferences, and culturally enriching experiences.
    • Is funded by a gift from the estate of former Rose State College Regent, Dr. Frances White Hughes.
    • Requires each member to complete 90 hours as an intern in the RSC Performing Arts Theatre or Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall equivalent environment each semester.
    • Requires each member to complete an approved business course each semester.

    Those chosen to be a part of the Frances White Hughes Scholars program:

    • Have earned and maintained a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA (high school or college).
    • Enroll in at least 12 credit hours per semester at Rose State College.

    10 students per year are awarded the Frances White Hughes Scholars scholarship which includes $2,000 per semester and may be used toward tuition, fees, books, and other approved related expenses.




    G.L. "Shep" Sheppard Memorial

    The G.L. “Shep” Sheppard Memorial Scholarship was established March 28, 2008, in memory of G.L. “Shep” Sheppard, husband of long-time Rose State College employee Gerry G. Sheppard.  The scholarship continues to be supported by generous donations from many Rose State College Operations staff members.




    General Summer Tuition Waiver

    Available to returning or transferring students who have completed at least 12 credit hours of college courses.


    General Tuition Waiver

    Available to returning or transferring students who have completed at least 12 credit hours of college courses.


    Health Sciences Division

    Health Science Division General Scholarship is partially supported through generous donations from faculty and staff members with the Health Science Division.




    Health Sciences Division Tuition Waiver

    Students majoring in one of the Health Sciences degree programs are considered to receive this tuition waiver. This is a tuition waiver only and other fees, supplies, and books are not covered. This is an annual award and will waive up to 12 credit hours of tuition per semester for fall and spring semesters.
     


    Humanities Division

    Humanities Division General Scholarships are partially supported through generous donations from faculty and staff members with the Humanities Division.




    Humanities Division Tuition Waiver

    Students majoring in one of the Humanities degree programs will be considered to receive this tuition waiver. Other fees, supplies, and books are not covered. This is an annual award and will waive up to 12 credit hours of tuition per semester for fall and spring semesters.
     


    J.R. “Bob” Hoover Scholarship

    Faculty and friends established the J.R. “Bob” Hoover scholarship in memory of long-time chemistry professor Bob Hoover. Professor Hoover’s family, friends and current faculty members in the Engineering and Science Division continue to support the scholarship in Bob Hoover’s memory.




    Joe and LaFern Barnes Book Scholarship

    Joe B. Barnes, former Rose State College Regent and Foundation Trustee, established this scholarship as the “LaFern Barnes Scholarship” to be awarded to a Carl Albert High School graduate as a tribute to his wife, LaFern Barnes. After Mr. Barnes passed away in 2013, his name was added to the name of the scholarship as a tribute to what both Mr. and Mrs. Barnes have meant to Rose State College and the surrounding community.

    This is one of several scholarships selected to be included in the Rose State College Leadership program.This scholarship was specifically designed to assist Ticket to Rose eligible students. Please DO NOT FORGET to complete all of your Ticket to Rose requirements so you may receive your entire benefit.




    Joe W. Davis Memorial Scholarship

    The Joe Davis Memorial Scholarship was set up in loving memory of Joe W. Davis. Mr. Davis served as a Foundation Trustee for several years and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees from 1998-2000. Mr. Davis and his wife, Eugenia, were both very active in the community before he passed away in 2011 and were recognized as one of the first Rose State College Tower Award Recipients in appreciation of their service to the College and community.  Mr. Davis’ family continues to support the Foundation through their time and resources. Eugenia Davis currently serves the College as a member of the Foundation’s Board of Governors while their daughter, Lucinda Mikeman, is the Executive Director of the Foundation and Resource Development at Rose State College.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the Rose State College Leadership Program. As a member of the President's Leadership Class, you will be invited to participate in activities throughout the year.




    Joseph Wendell Atkinson Scholarship

    The Rose State College Classified Staff Association established a scholarship fund through money raised by Association projects.  Individuals contribute to the fund on a regular basis, and the Association endowed the fund in 2007.  Currently, two scholarships are awarded each semester. Preference is given to RSC employees and their relatives who are degree seeking.




    Joy Rupp Scholarship

    The Joy Rupp Scholarship was established in honor of Ms. Rupp’s 30 years of service and dedication to Rose State College. Ms. Rupp was one of the original staff members of the College known as the Mid-Del Junior College in 1970. The RSC Office of Human Resources launched the scholarship fund drive through the Rose State College Foundation upon Ms. Rupp’s retirement. Although the fund fell short of reaching an endowment status, the fund has been turned into a temporary scholarship in honor of Ms. Rupp and will be distributed until depleted. Anyone interested in making donations to support the continuation of any of our scholarships may do so through the Rose State College Foundation.

    This scholarship is for first-time-students entering Rose State College. The most qualified applicants will be Oklahoma residents who graduate with a 3.00 or higher high school GPA.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the President's Leadership Class.  As a member of the President's Leadership Class, you will be invited to participate in activities throughout the year.  




    Katherine Joan Hardin Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 1984 in memory of Katherine Joan Hardin, wife of former Rose State College Regent Ray Hardin. Friends and family established the fund in her memory. Her husband, Ray Hardin, currently serves as a member of the Foundation Board of Governors and continues to develop and fund the scholarship so that it can be awarded annually to a first-time college student.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the Rose State College Presiden'ts Leadership Class. As a member of the President's Leadership Class, you will be invited to participate in activities throughout the year. If not already receiving a tuition waiver, you may be eligible for a 16 hour tuition waiver.




    Larry and Jean Nutter Health Science Scholarship

    This scholarship was named in honor of former Rose State College President, Dr. Larry Nutter and his wife, Jean. The scholarship is partially supported through generous donations from faculty and staff members within Health Sciences Division.
     




    Larry and Jean Nutter Humanities Scholarship

    This scholarship was named in honor of former Rose State College President, Larry Nutter and his wife Jean. The scholarship is partially supported through generous donations from faculty and staff members within the Humanities Division.




    Leadership MWC Social Science Scholarship

    The Leadership MWC Scholarship was started by the Leadership MWC Class of 2014.  The Leadership MWC classes had been known to make small donations each year toward Rose State College Foundation Scholarships in the past but this particular class decided to make a commitment to begin and then continue to support a named scholarship in the Social Science Division.  The Social Science Division was selected due to the Oklahoma Reach Higher Degree offered within the division.  Leadership MWC class members feel strongly that it is never too late to "finish what you start" and get a degree at Rose State College.




    Leadership Summer Tuition Waiver

    Available to students who are currently in the Leadership Program.


    Lt. Vernon R. Butler U.S. Navy Memorial Scholarship

    Established by the Military Officers Association in 2007, this scholarship is to be awarded to a military dependent in memory of the many years of service provided by Lt. Butler in the Navy followed by his commitment to sailors and Marines through his retirement.
     




    Marie Jordan Scholarship

    Marie Jordan is a former Regent of Rose State College and currently serves on the Rose State College Foundation Board of Governors. Marie Jordan and her former husband, Tom Jordan, established this scholarship in recognition of the financial needs of students who are single parents. Tom and Marie Jordan have both been supporters of the Rose State College Foundation since its inception in 1977.
     




    Mary Lou Hawkins/MWC Lions Club Scholarship

    The Midwest City Lions Club established this scholarship to honor Mary Lou Hawkins for her many civic contributions, especially to the service projects of the Midwest City Lions Club; and to encourage civic contributions by college students.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the Rose State College Leadership Program. As a member of the President's Leadership class, you will be invited to participate in activities throughout the year. If not already receiving a tuition waiver, you may be eligible for a 16 hour tuition waiver.




    Mass Communication Talent Tuition Waiver

    This is an annual award and will waive up to 9 credit hours of tuition per semester for fall and spring semesters.  Other fees, supplies, and books are not covered. Recipient must be an Oklahoma resident, have a high school or college gpa of 3.00 or higher, and enroll in a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester.
     


    Melanie Marie Eisenhour Salter Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 2014 in memory of Melanie Marie Eisenhour-Salter, daughter of Lloyd and Glenda Eisenhour. Mr. and Mrs. Eisenhour are leaders in the community and have shown their support of higher education at Rose State College through the establishment of two endowed scholarships. Honoring Mr. Eisenhour’s sister, Erma Jean Newman with a Health Science scholarship and then with this General scholarship in memory of their beloved daughter, Melanie Marie.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the Rose State College President's Leadership Class. As a member of the President's Leadership Class, you will be invited to participate in activities throughout the year.

     

     




    Michael Freeman CIT Scholarship

    The Michael Freeman CIT Scholarship was established in memory of a well respected Rose State College Information Technology employee.  When he passed away, his peers decided to honor his memory by contributing to a scholarship in his name that would benefit Rose State students who shared his passion of computer information technology.


    Music/Choir Talent Tuition Waiver

    Students with exceptional talent in Music/Choir will be considered to receive this tuition waiver. Other fees, supplies, and books are not covered. This is an annual award and will waive up to 9 credit hours of tuition per semester for fall and spring semesters.
     


    Northrop Grumman STEM Scholarship

    This scholarship is funded by Northrop Grumman through contributions made by matching the funds of  donations made by their employees.  The Northrop Grumman organization and employees are joining forces to help make scholarships possible for future engineers.


    Parker-Tinker-Wells-Hughes

    Dr. Frances W. Hughes, former Rose State College Regent, established this scholarship to encourage students in pursuit of degrees that combine business and the fine arts.  Dr. Hughes is a member of both the Chamberlain P. Parker family of Oklahoma and the Tinker-Wells family of Louisiana.  Desiring to preserve and perpetuate the memories and traditions of both families, as well as of her late husband, Bernard Hughes, Dr. Hughes established this scholarship.




    PASA

    The Rose State College Professional/Administrative Staff Association (PASA) established this scholarship in 1994 through member dues. In recent years the scholarship fund has grown through the efforts of PASA members and the community participating in fundraising efforts, including the PASA Golf Tournament.
     




    President's Leadership Class

    In addtion to a President's Leadership Class Tuition Waiver, students receive additional funding to help with fees and books if applicable. This funding is provided by Rose State College.

     




    President's Leadership Class Book Stipend

    Students in the President's Leadership Class and receiving Ticket to Rose will receive addition funding to help with books. This funding is provided by Rose State College.

     




    President's Leadership Class Foundation Book Stipend

    Students in the President's Leadership Class and receiving Ticket to Rose will receive addition funding to help with books. This funding is provided by Rose State College Foundation.

     




    President's Leadership Class Foundation Scholarship

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the Rose State College President's Leadership Class Leadership Program. As a PLC Scholar, you will be invited to participate in activities throughout the year. If not already receiving a tuition waiver, you may be eligible for a 16 hour tuition waiver as a PLC Scholar. A Student Services representative will contact recipients regarding additional information associated with your commitment as a PLC Scholar.

     




    President's Leadership Class Tuition Waiver

    Only graduation high school and home school seniors will be considered.

    Those chosen to be a part of the President's Leadership Class program have:

    • Been actively involved in their school or community.
    • Been involved in at least 3 school related clubs and held an officer position.
    • Been involved in one or more community organizations.
    • Attained a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above.
    The PLC scholarship includes a tuition waiver up to 16 credit hours per semester.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the Rose State College President's Leadership Class Leadership Program. You will be expected to participate in various activities throughout the year. First year recipients are expected to include the Lessons in Leadership class as part of their fall schedule.




    Psychology Student Scholarship

    The Psychology Student Scholarship that was originally established through donations of Psychology department faculty members to award to Psychology majors. Since then, the Foundation has established scholarships for each of the five divisions that are funded through monthly donations of faculty and staff members.
     




    Regent Joe Cole Scholarship

    The Regent Joe Cole  Scholarship was established in 2013 in honor of the many years of service Joe Cole has provided Rose State College through his leadership and generous donations to the College. Joe Cole, a retired RSC Regent, continues to serve as a member of the Foundation Board of Governors.

    This scholarship is for first-time-students entering Rose State College. The most qualified applicants will be Oklahoma residents who graduate with a 3.00 or higher high school GPA.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the Rose State College President's Leadership Class.  As a member of the President's Leadership Class, you may be eligible to receive a tuition waiver for up to 16 credit hours.  




    Returning Student Tuition Waiver

    For consideration for the Returning Student Tuition Waiver Scholarship, you must be classified as a returning or transferring students who has completed at least one semester of college and have completed at least twelve credit hours. In addition, recipients must be a resident of the State of Oklahoma.


     


    Robert and Linda Croak Scholarship

    Robert Croak served as a Rose State College Regent until June 2014.  He and his wife, Linda, have supported Rose State College and the Foundation for many years.  As a former Regent, when Robert Croak began his journey into semi-retirement, his family and FNB Community bank decided to honor him and Linda by supporting an endowed scholarship in their name.  Robert Croak continues to serve the College as a member of the Rose State College Board of Governors.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the Rose State College Leadership Program. As a President's Leadership Class (PLC) Scholar, you will be invited to participate in activities throughout the year. If not already receiving a tuition waiver, you may be eligible for a 16 hour tuition waiver as a PLC Scholar. A Student Services representative will contact recipients regarding additional information associated with your commitment as a PLC Scholar.

     




    Rowdy Raider Tuition Waiver

    Students who tryout for Rowdy Raider Mascot will be considered to receive the Rowdy Raider Tuition Waiver. Students must be an Oklahoma resident. Other fees, supplies, and books are not covered. This is an annual award and will waive up to 12 credit hours of tuition per semester for fall and spring semesters. Student must enroll in at least 6 credit hours per semester.
     


    Sarkeys Foundation Scholarship

    The Sarkeys Foundation has partnered with Rose State College (RSC) in support of seven students to begin the 2018-2019 President’s Leadership Class (PLC).  The seven 2018 high school graduates selected will become a part of a 2 year cohort of students involved in the ongoing RSC Leadership Scholarship Program that has proven to provide the support to ensure students persist to graduation and go on to further goals.

     

    The PLC program provides Rose State College with one more important tool to support the hopes and dreams of a diverse student population from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds. The program is truly a “hand up” not a “hand out” for these students and is one of the best investments that Rose State College and the Sarkeys Foundation can make.

     




    Sen. Cliff Aldridge Scholarship

    Senator Cliff Aldridge is supporting this scholarship intended for Political Science majors in support of students who wish to obtain an education to help them persue a valuable career in politics.


    Senior Physicians/Dr. Lee Ison AND Dr. Felix Kay Nursing Scholarship

    Nursing Majors Only

    The Senior Physicians/Dr. Lee Ison AND Dr. Felix Kay Nursing Scholarship was established to honor senior physicians Dr. Lee Ison and Dr. Felix Kay, who have dedicated their lives to providing extraordinary care for patients and families in the Midwest City community.

     




    Social Science Division Scholarships

    Social Science Division General Scholarships are partially supported through generous donations from faculty and staff members with the Social Science Division.




    Social Science Division Tuition Waiver

    Students majoring in one of the Social Science degree programs will be considered for this scholarship. Other fees, supplies, and books are not covered. This is an annual award and will waive up to 12 credit hours of tuition per semester for fall and spring semesters.
     


    Spring Returning Student Tuition Waiver

    For consideration for the Returning Student Tuition Waiver Scholarship, you must be classified as a returning or transferring students who has completed at least one semester of college and have completed at least twelve credit hours. In addition, recipients must be a resident of the State of Oklahoma.


     


    Stacy Messinger Humanities Scholarship

    The Stacy Messinger Scholarship honors former Rose State College Humanities Professor Stacy Messinger.  Established by Messinger’s mother in 2005, the scholarship benefits students in the Humanities Division.




    Stephen and Mikele Leone Scholarship

    This scholarship was established November 21, 2005, in memory of Stephen and Mikele Leone by their parents Dr. Bette Leone and Dr. Joe Leone, former President of Rose State College. This is one of several scholarships selected to be included in the Rose State College Leadership program.

     




    Student Success Tuition Waiver

    The College provides a limited number of tuition waivers to graduating high school and home school seniors to recognize academic success and the promise for continued future success. The award is not renewable and the number of scholarships are based on budget availability. This annual award will waive up to $500 of tuition per semester (fall and spring); fees and books are not covered by this scholarship.

    Those chosen for the Student Success Tuition Waiver must have:
    • Attained a cumulative high school GPA of 3.00 or above
    • Completed an ACT, no minimum
    • Do not attend Carl Albert, Choctaw, Del City, Midwest City, or Star Spencer High Schools
    • Be a resident of the State of Oklahoma



    Susan Loveless Memorial Scholarship

    Established by the Foundation Trustees to honor former Rose State College Foundation Executive Director, Susan C. Loveless. Susan’s passion for the College is still evident in the relationships she built within the community. Susan and her husband, Phillip Loveless, were both retirees of the College.                              

    This is one of several scholarships selected to be included in the Rose State College President's Leadership Class.




    Susan Whitson-Rogers Business Division Scholarship

    Due to appreciation for Sue Rogers and her commitment to the Rose State College Foundation, this Business Division General Scholarship was named after Trustee Rogers upon her recognition as a Tower Award recipient in 2011. She has since made the commitment to financially support the scholarship through her own donations. Trustee Rogers has been with the Foundation for many years and serves as the Foundation Treasurer. She is very active in the business community and owns both a Tax Accounting Service and a Tag Agency in Del City.
     




    Terry and Kay Britton Humanities Scholarship

    The Terry and Kay Britton Humanities Scholarship was established through generous donations from Dr. and Mrs. Britton, community members, and many Rose State College employees in honor of the retirement of President Britton. Dr. Terry Britton honorably served Rose State College for over 40 years. Kay Britton served as a former RSC faculty member and as a wonderful hostess during many college events. Through this scholarship, the Britton’s wish to assist a single mother in her goal of completing her college education.




    Theatre Tuition Waiver

    Students with exceptional talent in Theatre will be considered to receive this tuition waiver. Other fees, supplies, and books are not covered. This is an annual award and will waive up to 9 credit hours of tuition per semester for fall and spring semesters.
     


    Tinker Federal Credit Union Civic Leaders

    Thanks to an annual financial commitment from Tinker Federal Credit Union, Rose State College created the Tinker Federal Civic Leaders Program.  This is the first RSC program focused on Tinker Air Force Base military dependents as well as the adult student population in Eastern Oklahoma County.  The Tinker Federal Civic Leaders Program is an intense leadership development program that includes character training, communication skills, teamwork, and much more. Ten scholarships are available for Tinker Air Force Base military spouses between the E-1 and E-6, and ten scholarships are available for adults in Eastern Oklahoma County ages 24 and older.

     




    Tinker Federal Credit Union Civic Leaders Tuition Waiver

    Military spouses (E1-E6) and adult civilians (ages 24 and older) may apply.

    Those chosen to be a part of the Tinker Federal Credit Union Civic Leaders program have:

    • Earned and maintained a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA (high school or college).
    The Tinker Federal Credit Union Civic Leaders scholarship includes a tuition waiver up to 16 credit hours plus $850.00 per semester for fees and books.

    Recipients of this scholarship will also be required to participant in the Rose State College Leadership Program. You will be expected to participate in various activities throughout the year. In addition, recipients are expected to include the Lessons in Leadership class as part of their fall schedule.




    Tinker Leadership Development Association Scholarship

    Tinker Leadership Development Association - The recipient of this scholarship must be an employee, either civilian or military, of Tinker Air Force Base.




    TRIO Student Ambassador Tuition Waiver

    The TRIO Student Ambassador Program is a leadership opportunity for TRIO students who are dedicated to serving and supporting other students. Student Ambassadors provide mentorship, serve as a TRIO representative and perform duties at various events.

    Those chosen for the TRIO Student Ambassador Tuition Waiver must have:
    • Attained a cumulative GPA of 2.70 or above
    • Be a participant in the RSC TRIO program who has demonstrated active involvement
    • Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
    • Be a current RSC student (enrolled during the semesters of service)
    • Be a resident of the State of Oklahoma
    • Exhibit leadership, initiative, dependability, discipline and enthusiasm



    Union Ladies Aid Society of Sooner (ULASS) Book Scholarship

    Since inception in 1906, the object of the Union Ladies Aid Society of Sooner (ULASS) organization was to further religious, social, and educational benefits. After a fire destroyed the old church building in 1972, a scholarship fund was established with the proceeds from the sale of the land to provide books and tuition to high school graduates.

    This is one of several scholarships selected to be included in the Rose State College President's Leadership Class. This scholarship was specifically designed to assist Ticket to Rose eligible students. Please DO NOT FORGET to complete all of your Ticket to Rose requirements so you may receive your entire benefit.

     

     




    Voncille Attebery Winter PhD Memorial

    This scholarship was established June 21, 2010, in memory of Voncille Attebery Winter, Ph.D., by her sister Ms. Edna Ward.