The nature of our work with students, parents and educators leads us to an abundance of scholarship resources. Use our Scholarship Success Guide below for help with submitting scholarship applications. Keep in mind all scholarship information listed is subject to change.
Are you an Oklahoma's Promise scholarship recipient? If so, we'd love to hear how the program has impacted your life. By sharing your stories, we hope to encourage other students to apply for Oklahoma's Promise and start planning for their futures.
Scholarship of the Week
The scholarship is open nationally to high school seniors who have a hearing loss, which requires the use of hearing aid(s) in their daily life.
The scholarship recipient will receive two state-of-the-art ReSound Hearing Aids which best fit his/her hearing loss, along with a $1,000 scholarship to the student’s college or vocational school of choice.
The essay should highlight the student’s creativity, research and life experiences. It MUST also include, but is not limited to, responses to the following questions that pertain to the student’s situation:
- What is hearing loss?
- How have your peers and teachers supported your academic achievements?
- Explain how your hearing loss has influenced your productivity in school?
- What challenges do you face as a hearing impaired student? How are you overcoming those challenges?
- Do you perceive hearing aids have or will increase your ability to learn?
- List the ways hearing aids will improve your education, work and social goals. Explain what new activities you will engage in or pursue with new hearing aids.
- Upon receiving new hearing aids, how do you expect your life to change? What changes will you hope to achieve? Do you think your interpersonal relationships will be different?
- What are you looking to accomplish with your college degree in your life and how this award will help you achieve your goals for the future?
- How will you advocate change for self-determination for students and individuals who are hearing impaired?
All essays MUST be between 500-1,500 words, single-spaced in 12-point Arial font with 1” margins.
Application Deadline: March 25, 2018