Leadership Scholarships

Leadership Scholarships 

Rose State College is proud to offer many scholarships that provide students with opportunities to develop leadership skills as an active component of the program.  Recipients will have demonstrated skills in leadership, citizenship, organization, and communication.

Many scholarships are available, including the President's Leadership Class, Legacy Scholars, and Student Ambassadors, to name a few.  The deadline for these scholarship applications is the first Monday in March for an award effective for the upcoming Fall semester. The online application link at the bottom of this page will be activated and available to students from January 1, 2015 through March 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm.  
View the essay questions from the application.

Details on how to apply are contained in the Admissions & Leadership Scholarship Packet. Admissions & Leadership Scholarship Packet (PDF).  If you have questions, please contact the Student Welcome Center at (405) 733-7372 or visit the Future Students home page. 

Scholarship Information & Criteria

A list of available scholarships is shown below. To make this process easy for you, we have combined several scholarship applications into one for you to complete. The scholarship committee uses the criteria, based on your answers, to match you to a scholarship. To be considered, please complete the entire online application and provide your transcript to the Student Welcome Center by the deadline date. Allow yourself plenty of time to complete the essay questions to ensure you will be considered a viable candidate for one our our scholarship programs. All instructions and information will be listed in the application.

President's Leadership Class 

  • Available to graduating high school or home school seniors.

Legacy Scholars 

  • Available to graduating high school or home school seniors.

Student Ambassadors 

  • Available to all students.

Tinker Federal Civic Leaders 

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

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 indicate your major as one of the following: Art, Library Technical Assistant (Emphasis in fine arts), Photography, Music, Music Engineering and Industry Option, or Theatre.

Chickasaw Nation Native Scholars Program

  • Available to graduating high school and home school seniors with documented membership in a Native American tribe.

Community Scholars

  • Available to graduating high school or home school seniors.

Rising Scholars

  • Available to graduating high school or home school seniors.

Academic Student Success Scholarships 

  • Available to graduating high school or home school seniors.

Additional Information 

To receive a scholarship, the student must be a legal resident of the State of Oklahoma as classified by the Office of Admissions and Records. Scholarships are not available to non-residents. All students are required to enroll in a minimum number of credit hours based upon the award type.

All students receiving leadership scholarships, with the exception of the Academic Success Scholarship, are required to enroll in LEAD 2103, Lessons in Leadership Class during the first fall semester and attend the Leadership Retreat in August. A key component of the course is the application of leadership  theory to "real life" projects. Participants also focus on balancing their time and involvement, developing goals, and learning and practicing communication skills. Other participation required is club participation, service hours, attend meeting, etc. depending on the leadership scholarship received. Scholar-leaders also have one on one case management of their academic plans.

Apply Online

Apply Here   *Please note that the online application will be available January 1, 2015 through March 2, 2015.

Admissions Application and Leadership Packet  (PDF)



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