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UCO Scholarships Details of the Counselor Scholarship: The scholarship will be each high school in attendance at 11-7-12 event. The scholarship is a tuition waiver in the amount of $1000 ($500 fall, $500 spring) for the Fall 2013 semester. The scholarship should be given to someone you feel will be successful at UCO. This student should: Be an incoming freshmen directly from high school in the Fall of 2013. Have at least a 3.0 GPA and 20 ACT Complete the admissions/scholarship application online at www.uco.edu/apply by May 1, 2013. (Note: Only those applicants who complete the application & scholarship app by February 1, 2013 will be considered for academic & leadership scholarships) www.uco.edu/apply by May 1
UCO Scholarships Counselors: What do you need to do? (FYI: We will email you at least 3 times to remind you of this deadline!) Send Van Porter (firstname.lastname@example.org) an email no later than May 1, 2013 with the following information:email@example.com Name, & date of birth of recipient. Upon request, you can find out which students have applied and are admitted to UCO, just e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. email@example.com
UCO Scholarships General Information: The academic, leadership & regent scholarship is all on one application!.
UCO Scholarships However, if students have special talents like band or dance, they will need to audition/apply for that scholarship Application is online at www.uco.edu/applywww.uco.edu/apply Deadline is February 1 Deferral Program Application - www.uco.edu/counselorwww.uco.edu/counselor
UCO Scholarships Eligibility: The only automatic placement scholarship at UCO is the Academic Scholar Program. Students must apply. UCO’s other scholarships are not guaranteed. Students must meet certain eligibility requirements depending on the scholarship. Students then “compete” for the scholarship with other applicants. Ultimately, the students with higher GPA’s, ACT’s, financial need, or other criteria will be awarded the scholarship first.
UCO Scholarships Scholarships Given: The number of scholarships given at UCO is not unlimited. However, scholarships can be stacked. Why so few? What can you do to help? Other Information: Some candidates being considered for the Baccalaureate & Freshmen Achievement Scholarship may be called for interviews during the month of February or March. Interviews will be held at UCO.
UCO Scholarships Special Situations Undocumented Students can apply for scholarships if they graduated from an Oklahoma high school. Student must complete legal affidavit & application with USCIS for review. Students that are approved for legal, permanent residency are eligible for all type of scholarships and financial assistance.
UCO Scholarships Required Information for all students… We must have an official Six Semester Transcript. No faxes of transcripts, please! ACT scores (National is required for Regents Scholarships, Residual accepted for all other scholarships) FAFSA completed by end of March (FAFSA available January 1 st. Families unable to complete taxes in this turnaround time should estimate by using last years taxes.