Available Scholarships

AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS

ALPHA GAMMA RHO Winter Bonanza Endowed Scholarship

The Alpha Gamma Rho Winter Bonanza Endowed Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, will be awarded to one 12th grade student who is exhibiting in the 2023 OYE and will be attending Oklahoma State University. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, Winter Bonanza participation, and junior agriculture program participation.

BANCFIRST SCHOLARSHIP

BancFirst will offer a $2,500 Educational Scholarship to a 12th grade student who is exhibiting in the 2021 OYE and will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation.

BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF OKLAHOMA HEALTH & WELLNESS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma will offer four $5,000 scholarships to 12th grade students exhibiting at the 2021 OYE, who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution and who are enrolling in a medical program with the intention of focusing on rural health and wellness. Funds will be dispersed with a $2,500 scholarship during the first semester of the freshman year and the balance dispersed the first semester of the junior year if a student continues to participate in a medical program with a focus on rural health and wellness. Students will be evaluated on academics and community involvement.

CAMERON UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Cameron University will offer two $3,000 tuition waver scholarships to two students entering Cameron immediately following graduation in the fall of 2021. Students must be enrolled full-time (12+ credit hours) each semester to receive the award. Funds will be awarded during the students’ first two years at CU – $1,500 each year divided equally between the fall and spring semesters.

CHICKASAW NATION OF OKLAHOMA SCHOLARSHIPS

The Chickasaw Nation will offer three $2,500 Educational Scholarships to 12th grade students exhibiting in the 2021 OYE who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Eligible candidates must have a Chickasaw Nation CDIB Card and a Chickasaw Nation Membership Card. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation.

CHOCTAW NATION OF OKLAHOMA SCHOLARSHIPS

The Choctaw Nation will offer two $2,500 Educational Scholarships to 12th grade students exhibiting in the 2021 OYE who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Eligible candidates must have a Choctaw Nation CDIB Card and a Choctaw Nation Membership Card. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation.

CLAY REUTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

(In Memory of Clay Reuter, El Reno FFA Member) The Clay Reuter Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $1,500, will be awarded to one 12th grade student exhibiting at the 2021 OYE who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation.

CONNORS STATE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

Connors College will offer two Full-Tuition Educational Scholarships to 12th grade students exhibiting in the 2021 Oklahoma Youth Expo. Eligible candidates must attend Connors State College in the fall of 2021.

DONETTA COTHREN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

(In Memory of DonEtta Cothren) The DonEtta Cothren Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $2,500, will be awarded to one 12th grade student exhibiting at the 2021 OYE who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation.

DAVIS-STEPHENS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

(In honor of Ernest Davis and Mike Stephens) The Davis-Stephens Endowed Scholarship, in the amount of $2,500, will be awarded to one 12th grade student who is exhibiting in the 2021 OYE and will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation.

DIAMOND HATS SCHOLARSHIPS

The sparkling ladies of the Diamond Hats will offer two $1,000 Educational Scholarships to 12th grade female students exhibiting at the 2021 OYE who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation.

DIAMOND HATS - MARILYN HARREL SCHOLARSHIP

The Marilyn Harrel Scholarship, in the amount of $5,000, will be awarded to one 12th grade student exhibiting at the 2021 OYE who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution.

EASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE COLLEGE

Eastern Oklahoma State College will offer two Full-Tuition Education Scholarships to high school seniors exhibiting at OYE. Eligible candidates must attend Eastern Oklahoma State College in the Fall of 2021 and major in Agriculture. Scholarship is contingent on recipient maintaining a 2.5 GPA.

EXPRESS RANCHES SCHOLARSHIPS

** Academic All-State Scholarship **

Express Ranches will offer four $5,000 Educational Scholarships to 12th grade students exhibiting in the 2021 OYE who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution.

FARM CREDIT OF OKLAHOMA SCHOLARSHIPS

Farm Credit of Oklahoma will offer five $1,000 Educational Scholarships to 12th grade students exhibiting at the 2021 OYE who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation.

TED FARISS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

(In Memory of Ted Fariss) The Oklahoma Youth Expo will award a $1,000 Educational Scholarship to a 12th grade student exhibiting in the 2021 OYE who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. The scholarship will be awarded in memory of Ted Fariss, long-time supporter of OYE and Oklahoma’s youth in agriculture.

FUN COUNTRY RC&D SCHOLARSHIP

Available to one student in the following counties: Atoka, Bryan, Carter, Coal, Garvin, Johnston, Love, Marshall, Murray and Pontotoc. The scholarship shall be in the amount of $2,500

JEFF HAYES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

(In Memory of Jeff Hayes) The Oklahoma Youth Expo will award a $1,500 Educational Scholarship to a 12th grade student exhibiting in the 2021 OYE and will be attending Oklahoma State University. The scholarship will be awarded in memory of Jeff Hayes, students will be evaluated in academics, community involvement and junior agriculture program participation with emphasis in beef cattle.
Jeff was known and loved by many in the cattle industry.

BILL LUCE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

The Bill Luce Endowed Scholarship, in the amount of $2,500, will be awarded to one 12th grade student exhibiting swine in the 2021 OYE who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation. In order to receive the Bill Luce Endowed Scholarship, the student MUST have current PQA certification in PQA Plus.

MARTINDALE FEED MILL SCHOLARSHIP

Martindale Feed Mill will offer a $2,500 Educational Scholarship to a 12th grade student from within the Martindale Feeds trade area who is exhibiting in the 2021 OYE and will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation.

MCDONALD'S SCHOLARSHIPS

McDonald’s will offer five $2,000 Educational Scholarships to 12th grade students exhibiting in the 2021 OYE who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation.

MARK McGEE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

(In Memory of Mark McGee) Mark McGee, former agricultural education teacher, FFA advisor and professional rodeo announcer from Valliant, OK, tragically lost his life from a drunk driver. His wife is employed at Idabel Public Schools and their son, Colby, is an FFA advisor at Smithville High School. Mark was a graduate of Eastern Oklahoma State College and Oklahoma State University. This scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a 12th grade student who has been actively involved in FFA and 4-H and will attend EOSC in the fall of 2021. The recipient must major in Agriculture Education at Eastern Oklahoma State College. Preference will be given to students residing in Southeast Oklahoma.

MURRAY STATE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Murray State College will offer one Full-Tuition Educational Scholarship to 12th grade students exhibiting in the 2021 Oklahoma Youth Expo. This scholarship would waive up to 16 credit hours per semester, for up to four semesters, at the MSC Tishomingo tuition rate for one student per academic year in the fall of 2021. The tuition wavier is contingent on the recipient maintaining a 2.5 GPA. The tuition waiver will be available to any full time Murray State College student majoring in Agriculture, Conservation or Wildlife Resources, or Veterinary Technology.

NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA A&M COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

NEO A&M College will offer two, $3,000 tuition waiver scholarships to senior high school students exhibiting in the 2021 Oklahoma Youth Expo. Eligible candidates must attend NEO beginning in the fall of 2021, be enrolled as a full-time student (12 credit-hours minimum) and be pursuing a degree in Agriculture. Each recipient will receive their award in equal amounts ($1,500 / semester) during their first two semesters.

NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will offer two, $3,000 tuition waiver scholarships to senior high school students exhibiting in the 2021 Oklahoma Youth Expo. Eligible candidates must attend NWOSU beginning in the fall of 2021, be enrolled as a full-time student (12 credit-hours minimum), and be pursuing a degree in Agricultural Education or Agriculture. Each recipient will receive their award in equal amounts ($1,500 / semester) during their first two semesters.

OKLAHOMA ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES

Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives will offer two $1,250 Educational Scholarship to 12th grade students exhibiting in the 2021 OYE who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation.

OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

Oklahoma Panhandle State University will offer two (2) $3,000 Educational Scholarships to a 12th grade student exhibiting at the 2021 OYE who will be attending OPSU in the fall of 2021. Funds will be awarded during the student’s first two semesters ($1500 each semester). Students awarded these scholarships must be a full time student, with a course load minimum of 12 semester hours per semester.

OKLAHOMA PORK COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIPS

The Oklahoma Pork Council will offer two $1,000 Educational Scholarships to 12th grade students exhibiting in the 2021 OYE who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation. In order to receive an Oklahoma Pork Council Scholarship, the student MUST have current PQA certification in PQA Plus.

OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

** Academic All-State Scholarship **

Oklahoma State University will offer two $5,000 Educational Scholarships to 12th grade students exhibiting in the 2021 OYE who will be attending Oklahoma State University. The recipients will receive $2,500 per year for two years. Students must attend Oklahoma State University to be eligible for this scholarship.

OSU ANIMAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

OSU Animal Science Department will offer four $1,250 educational scholarships to 12th grade students exhibiting at the 2021 OYE who will be attending OSU in the fall of 2021 and enrolling in Animal Science. The scholarships must be used in the students first semester at OSU.

OSU FERGUSON COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIPS

Oklahoma State University Ferguson College of Agriculture will award two $1,000 scholarships to 12th grade students who are exhibiting in the 2021 OYE. Students must attend Oklahoma State University in both the Fall 2021 and Spring 2021 semesters and pursue a major in agriculture.

OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY - OKLAHOMA CITY

OSU-OKC will award a President’s Leadership Scholarship to two OYE participants who choose to attend OSU-OKC starting the Fall 2021 term. The President’s Leadership Scholarship at OSU-OKC recognizes outstanding students who have demonstrated talent and distinguished achievement in the areas of leadership, citizenship, service and communication. The scholarship is comprised of a full-tuition waiver for up to 15 credit hours each fall and spring semester, including fees and a $500 book stipend.

REDLANDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

Redlands Community College will offer two $4,000 Educational Scholarships to 12th grade students exhibiting in the 2021 Oklahoma Youth Expo. Eligible candidates must attend Redlands Community College. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation.

SOCIAL ATTRACTION SCHOLARSHIP

Social Attraction, a creative marketing agency, will offer one $2,500 scholarship to a 12th grade student exhibiting at the 2021 Oklahoma Youth Expo, who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation. Preference will be given to students residing in Southeast Oklahoma.

SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY

Southeastern Oklahoma State University will offer a tuition waiver the value of the tuition waiver is $5,000.00. Tuition waivers are non-cash awards and will not be applied to enrollment fees or any other educational expenses. One fourth of the total amount ($1,250.00) will be applied to your tuition for the fall 2021 semester. The remaining amount will be applied to the next three consecutive semesters ($1,250 per semester). To receive the award, you must meet or exceed full-time enrollment requirements (12 semester hours) each semester and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA. Students must attend Southeastern Oklahoma State University to be eligible for this scholarship.

SOUTHWEST DISTRICT LIVESTOCK SHOW SCHOLARSHIP

The Southwest district livestock show will offer two $2,500 Educational Scholarship to two 12th grade students who are exhibiting in the 2021 OYE and will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation. Students must have participated in the SWDLS to be eligible for these scholarships.

SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

** Academic All-State Scholarship **

Southwestern Oklahoma State University will offer one $5,000 educational scholarship to one 12th grade student exhibiting at the 2021 OYE who will be attending SWOSU in the fall of 2021.

JUSTIN WHITEFIELD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

** Academic All-State Scholarship **

The Justin Whitefield Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $5,000, will be awarded to one 12th grade student exhibiting at the 2021 OYE who will be attending Oklahoma State University. Students will be evaluated on: academics, community involvement, and junior agriculture program participation. The Justin Whitefield Memorial Scholarship is endowed at the OSU Foundation, thanks to Touchstone Energy and OYE.

WILD BUNCH SCHOLARSHIP

The Wild Bunch Scholarship, in the amount of $1,500 will be awarded to one 12th grade student exhibiting swine in the 2021 OYE who will be attending an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution. The Wild Bunch Scholarship will be given in memory of Red Goodson.

*All OYE Scholarships must be used at an Oklahoma Higher Education Institution and all students applying must be an exhibitor at the 2021 Oklahoma Youth Expo.*