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 meet a minimum 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. GPA may vary based upon Donor criteria and other related standards.

If you would like to be considered to receive one of these important scholarships, please complete the online application today. Note: The priority deadline to apply for the 2017-2018 academic year Endowments is April 1, 2017.

For assistance or more information, please contact:

Kelli Nidey
Development and Scholarship Officer

Olga Kitkaeva
Financial Aid Counselor/Scholarships

Types of Endowments

Liberal Arts | Business & Technology | Mathematics, Science, & 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 • Major in Criminal Justice 
• Documented financial need
The Marian M. Cunningham Memorial Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cunningham • Major in Fine Arts
• Demonstrate 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 • Major in History
• Full-time
Taylor Erwin Faulkner Memorial Endowment Donee Farbro and Barry A. Farbro • Financial need
• Major in Arts/Humanities
• Academic achievement
George J. Mitchell Sr. and George A. Price Endowment William Stuart Price, Linda Mitchell Price • Major in English
• Maintained 3.5 GPA in prior scholastic experience 
• Score 21 or higher on ACT
• 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 • Major in 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 • Major in 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 • Major 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 • Demonstrate academic achievement
• Full-time 
• Major in Military History or RSU ROTC program

 

Business and Technology
Endowment Name Established By Criteria
AT&T Scholarship Endowment AT&T • Demonstrate academic achievement 
• Major in Business Information Technology
• Full-time
Preston L. and Jill W. Doerflinger Scholarship Endowment Preston and Jill Doerflinger • Oologah High School Graduate 
• Major in Business and Technology 
• Demonstrate academic achievement 
• Demonstrate leadership in entrepreneurship

Allie L. Harris and Jack E. Harris Scholarship Endowment

Jack E. Harris

• Academic achievement
• 1st preference Business & Technology
• 2nd preference Math, Science, Health Sciences
• Documented financial need
• Preference to full-time; may be prorated

C. Earl Harris and Irene Harris Scholarship Endowment Jack E. Harris

• Academic achievement
• 1st preference Business & Technology
• 2nd preference Math, Science, Health Sciences
• Documented financial need
• Preference to full-time; may be prorated

Carl G. and Gladys L. Herrington Endowment Carl G. and Gladys L. Herrington • Major 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 granted for two year period with review each semester
The J.O. “Bill” and Betty J. Holman Scholarship Endowment Bill and Betty Holman • Major in Business and Technology
The Oscar H. Holman Memorial Endowment Mr. J.O. “Bill” and Mrs. Betty J. Holman • Major in Business Administration
• Demonstrate average or above academic achievement
Col. John E. Horne Scholarship Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Dave Faulkner • RSU Honors Program
• Major 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 • Major in Business and Technology
• From Rogers County
Frank and Roxey Podpechan Endowment Mr. Frank and Mrs. Roxey Podpechan • Major in Business and Technology
• From Rogers County 
• Demonstrate academic achievement 
• Preference to full-time
The Lt. William E. Potts Endowment Lt. Gen. William E. Potts • Major in Computer Network Administration
• Demonstrate 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 • Major in Business and Technology 
• Full-time
The Stanleys Rent to Own Scholarship Endowment RCB Bank • Major Business Information Technology
• Graduate of Claremore High School
• Demonstrate 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 • Major in Business preferably Accounting
• Full-time 
• Resident of Claremore, OK 
• Attend Claremore campus
• Demonstrate high academic achievement
The Phillip H. Viles Memorial Endowment Phillip H. Viles, Jr. • Major in Business
• Demonstrate high academic achievement 
• Outstanding leadership ability
Helen Robson Walton Endowment Frank C. and Ludmilla Robson • Major in Business or Nursing
• Graduate of a Rogers County high school 
• Maintain 2.75 GPA or higher 
• GED students may apply
The Lew and Myra Ward Scholarship Lew Ward • Major Business Information Technology
• Full-time
John and Penny Williams Scholarship Endowment Mr. and Mrs. John Williams • Major Business Information Technology
• From Rogers County 
• Demonstrate academic achievement

 

Mathematics, Science, & Health Sciences
Endowment Name Established By Criteria

Allie L. Harris and Jack E. Harris Scholarship Endowment

Jack E. Harris • Academic achievement
• 1st preference Business & Technology
• 2nd preference Math, Science, Health Sciences
• Documented financial need
• Preference to full-time; may be prorated
C. Earl Harris and Irene Harris Scholarship Endowment Jack E. Harris • Academic achievement
• 1st preference Business & Technology
• 2nd preference Math, Science, Health Sciences
• Documented financial need
• Preference to full-time; may be prorated
The Lori Hrdlicka Memorial Endowment Dr. Larry and Mrs. Fran Hrdlicka, Family and friends of Lori Hrdlicka Bieligk • Enrolled at RSU Claremore Campus 
• Major in Nursing
The Eva J. Bryant Memorial Endowment Mrs. Vivian S. Godfrey • Major in Nursing
• Demonstrate average or above academic achievement
• Financial need 
• Effective leadership and communication skills 
• Community involvement
The Barbara Cobbs Burns Nursing Scholarship Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Burns • Full-time 
• Major in Nursing
• From Bartlesville or immediate area 
• Commit to return to Bartlesville and work at Jane Phillips Hospital (student may already work at Jane Phillips Hospital) 
• Sign a letter of intent with Jane Phillips (agreement is not binding)
The Bob and Linda Corlett Scholarship Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Bob Corlett • Major in Nursing
• Demonstrate academic achievement 
• Preference to full-time
The Colonel Lee and Doris Gilstrap Scholarship Endowment W. Hays Gilstrap and Suzanne Gilstrap • Major in Nursing
• Full-time
Dorothy Carr Memorial Scholarship Endowment Hugh and Angela Miller • Major in Medical/Molecular Biology
• Demonstrate academic achievement
Cary Family Scholarship Endowment John Cary • Major in Medical/Molecular Biology
• Demonstrate academic achievement
• Financial need
Claremore Regional Hospital Auxiliary Endowment Claremore Regional Hospital Auxiliary • Second year Nursing
• Maintain 3.0 GPA 
• Demonstrate academic achievement
• Financial need
The Curtis and Catherine Farrar Health Sciences Endowment Dr. Curtis and Mrs. Catherina Farrar • Attend Claremore campus 
• Major in Nursing
• Demonstrate academic achievement 
• Financial need 
• Outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom 
• Effective communication skills 
• Community involvement
The Flanagan Family Endowment Mrs. Ilene Flanagan • Major in Nursing
• Demonstrate academic achievement
• Documented financial need
• Outstanding leadership skills
• Effective communication skills
• Community involvement 
The Truman S. And Jetta Lou Gilbert Memorial Endowment Mr. and Mrs. J.O. “Bill” Holman • Major 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
• Full-time
The Bill B. and Dena D. Harris Scholarship Endowment Bill B. Harris • Major in Nursing
• Academic achievement
The Gladys L. Herrington Endowment Fund Carl G. and Gladys L. Herrington • Seeking associate degree in Health Science
• Demonstrate academic achievement
• No less than 2.75 high school or college GPA
• Scholarship granted for a two year period with review each semester
The Katherine A. Holman Endowment Mrs. Katherine A. Holman • Major in Nursing
• From Collinsville, OK
Alva N. and Ethel M. Loshbaugh Endowment Alva N. and Ethel M. Loshbaugh • Major in Mathematics or Sciences
• Full-time students
The E.W. and Marcelle Luker Endowment Ted and Terry Wright E.W. and Marcelle Luker • Pursue 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 • Major in Nursing
• Demonstrate 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 • Major in Nursing
• Maintain 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 • Major in Nursing
• Graduate of Oologah High School 
• Junior or senior
Bill and Donna Ramsey Scholarship Endowment Bill and Donna Ramsey • Major in Nursing
• Academic achievement
• Preference to full-time
Frank C. Robson and Ludmilla Robson Endowment Frank C. and Ludmila Robson • Major in Nursing
• Full-time 
• Graduate of a Rogers County high school 
• Incoming freshman
• Demonstrate high academic achievement 
• Outstanding leadership abilities during their high school education
• Financial need
Nick and Alma Robson Endowment Frank C. and Ludmila Robson • Major in Nursing or Business
• Graduate of a Rogers County high school 
• Maintain GPA no lower than 2.75 
• Scholarship granted for a two year period with review each semester
Stanford Robson Endowment Frank C. and Ludmila Robson • Major in Nursing
• Full-time 
• Graduate of a Rogers County high school 
• Maintain GPA no lower than 2.75
• GED students may apply
The Sanders/Bryson Scholarship Endowment Mrs. Wanda Sanders • Major 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 • Major in Pre-Med, Paramedic, or Nursing
• Full-time 
• Demonstrate academic achievement
Helen Robson Walton Endowment Frank C. and Ludmilla Robson • Major in Nursing or Business
• Graduate of a Rogers County high school 
• Maintain 2.75 GPA or higher 
• GED students may apply
The Mary Jeanette Wigger Nursing Endowment Elmer Burns Barbara Cobb-Burns • Major in Nursing
• Full-time 
• Resident of Bartlesville, OK 
• Commit to return to Bartlesville upon graduation and work for Jane Phillips Hospital 
• Must have at least 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 
• Major in Math or Applied Science
XTO Energy Inc. Endowed Scholarship   • Member of President’s Leadership Class
• Major field in School of Mathematics, Science, and Health Science
 or School of Business and Technology

 

Academic
Endowment Name Established By Criteria
Anthony J. LaMonica Scholarship Endowment   • Graduate of Catoosa High School
• Attend RSU Claremore campus
• Contact Catoosa High School Counselor or Kelli Nidey for more information
The Jim Barker Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Jim Barker • Demonstrate academic achievement 
• Financial need
• 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 
• Must be working adults 23 years or older 
• Obtained 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 
• Demonstrate academic achievement
The Forrest Cross Endowment Forrest Cross • Demonstrate 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 
• Demonstrate academic achievement 
• Maintain 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 
• Demonstrate academic achievement 
• Financial need
• Must possess leadership skills, effective communication skills
• Community involvement

The Lake Tunnell Henry/Margie M. Tunnell Markart Scholarship Endowment Mr. Gary Henry • Full-time
• Demonstrate 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 
• Demonstrate 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 
• 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 • 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 • Have/maintain 3.0+ GPA 
• Female students only 
• Graduated from a Rogers County High School 
• Financial need 
• Sophomore status
• Enrolled full-time 
• Demonstrate 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 
• 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 
• Demonstrate academic achievement
The J.C. Mitchell Scholarship Endowment Mr. J.C. Mitchell • Students qualifying for RSU Honors Program
• Demonstrate 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 • Demonstrate 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. • 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 • Exceptional academic achievement 
• From Rogers County 
• US citizen 
• Full-time
RCB Bank Endowment II RCB Bank • Single head of household
• Financial need
The Carroll Reddic/Coca-Cola Foundation Endowment Mr. Carroll Reddic, the Coca-Cola Foundation • Demonstrate 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 
• Demonstrate financial need 
• Full-time 
• 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 
• Demonstrate academic achievement 
• Financial need 
• Leadership skills 
• Maintain 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 
• Demonstrate academic achievement
Troop 40, OK. Military Academy Calvary Endowment the Oklahoma Military Academy Forties Decade Alumni • Descendants of OMA Alumni or previous military service
• Demonstrate 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 • RSU Honors Program
• Demonstrate academic achievement

 

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   • Major in Business
Mildred Smith Endowment David and Francy Freize • RSU Honors Program
• From Pryor, Oklahoma
Nash and Dana Lamb Endowment Nash and Dana Lamb • 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
• Live in Rogers County 
• Must provide a CDIB Card (white card) and a Cherokee Nation Citizenship Card (blue card)
• 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 
• Seeking a bachelor’s degree
William and Edith Chupp Scholarship Endowment