How To Apply

About This Scholarship
  • As a non-profit organization, OSPSP funding is made possible through the generosity of individuals, private foundations, and corporate donors.
  • Applicants who are selected as OSPSP scholars will be eligible to receive $1,000 for the semester. Funds may be used for tuition, textbooks, rent, mortgage, utilities, transportation, medical, groceries, diapers, childcare, and membership dues to professional organizations. (It is expected the Pell grant will pay for most or all of your tuition.)
  • In addition to the funds awarded, OSPSP scholars may be required to participate in workshops or mentoring activities as offered. Information will follow to scholarship recipients.
Scholarship Criteria
  • Be a resident of Oklahoma
  • Be the custodial parent of at least one child under the age of 18 living in a single-parent household without assistance of a “significant other” living in the home
  • Be a full-time student at a non-profit college or university located in Oklahoma, Logan, or Cleveland County working toward a degree. Fulltime is defined as enrolled in 12 or more credit hours OR students accepted into one of these programs may be eligible if enrolled in 9 or more hours: Nursing; Anesthesia Technology; Emergency Medical Science; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Physical Therapy Assistant; Respiratory Care Therapist; Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
  • Have completed at least one semester
  • Not hold a Bachelor’s degree. Applications who hold a professional certification or an associate’s degree will only be considered eligible if they are pursuing a degree at the next level. 
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA in the most recent semester and cumulatively
  • Be eligible to receive federal Pell Grant
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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    FAQs

    Check out some of our frequently asked questions to learn more about our scholarship.

    Who is Eligible?
    • Be the custodial parent of at least one child under the age of 18 living in a single-parent household without
      the assistance of a “significant other” living in the home
    • Be a full-time college student at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC), Langston University – Oklahoma City (LU-OKC), Rose State College, Oklahoma City University (OCU), University of Oklahoma (OU), Oklahoma State University – Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC), Southern Nazarene University (SNU), or the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) who is working toward a degree and has completed at least one semester at either of these institutions. Fulltime is defined as enrolled in 12 or more credit hours OR students enrolled in one of these programs may be eligible if enrolled in 9 or more hours: Anesthesia Technology; Emergency Medical Science; Nursing; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Physical Therapy Assistant; Respiratory Care Therapist; Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA in the most recent semester and cumulatively
    • Be eligible to receive federal Pell Grant
    Do I have to have applied for financial aid?

    Yes. You must have a completed FAFSA and a copy of your latest income tax return.

    What’s the Scholarship?

    $1000 per semester

    May I reapply?

    Yes! The scholarship is given out every fall and spring semester.

    What’s the Catch?

    We ask you to touch base with a mentor once per month and attend our scholarship ceremony