Scholarships

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2019 Oklahoma Scholarship Competition

The 2019 Oklahoma Scholarship Competition registration is now closed.

If you have registered for the test, be sure to download the study guide below.

The 2019 Test Date is Saturday, March 2nd at locations statewide including; Oklahoma City, Stillwater, Tulsa, Bartlesville, Edmond, Altus, Ada, Ardmore, McAlester, Durant, Lawton and Enid.

We will award scholarship recipients on Wednesday, April 17th.

Each year, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame offers cash scholarships and tuition grants to high school students who have paid attention in their Oklahoma history classes. In the Oklahoma Scholarship Competition, 9th through 12th grade students take a test on Oklahoma history, geography and people. Those with high scores in each county receive a $1,000 cash scholarship or tuition grant to an Oklahoma college or university. All counties have at least seven scholarships available.

Oklahoma Scholarship Competition Guidelines

Please view PDF below of guidelines, including test sites, times, and scholarships available by county.

Download the study guide to prepare for the test.

Questions? Contact Gini Moore Campbell at 405.523.3202 or

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Oklahoma Hall of Fame $6,000 Scholarship Recipient Jayke Flaggert

The 2018 Oklahoma Hall of Fame Scholarship's recipient is Choctaw High School senior Jayke Adam Flaggert, who was recognized at the 2018 Oklahoma Hall of Fame Banquet & Induction Ceremony on Nov. 15 at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center in Tulsa. Flaggert was selected out of 95 applicants from 69 high schools in 40 counties around the state.

To be considered for the scholarship, Flaggert and his fellow nominees had to commit to attending an Oklahoma college or university. Flaggert intends to attend the University of Oklahoma in the fall of 2019 to pursue a B.S. degree in chemical Engineering. He hopes to attend medical school and become a Pediatric Neurologist to help children in Oklahoma.

Flaggert was nominated for the scholarship by Choctaw High School counselor Patrica Dennis who says about him: “To summarize Jayke in three words, I would have to use extraordinary, determined, and passionate. He has stated that it is his priority to change lives and make a difference in this world. I’m convinced he will.”

The 2019 $6,000 Oklahoma Hall of Fame Scholarship will open in June, please check back to download nomination form.

First Awarded in 2011, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame and Gaylord-Pickens Museum award one Oklahoma high school senior the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Scholarship. The $6,000 scholarship, which is dispersed to the winning student over four years, is based on the student’s leadership roles, civic/community involvement, academic achievement and knowledge and pride of our great state. Students must commit to attending an Oklahoma college or university to be considered. Students must be nominated for this scholarship by teachers, administrators or any other adult not related to the student.

Personal donations from Oklahoma Hall of Fame members from across the years made the $6,000 Oklahoma Hall of Fame Scholarship possible. A committee of Oklahoma Hall of Fame members participate in the selection of the scholarship recipient.

For more information about our scholarship opportunities or to donate to our scholarship program, contact Gini Moore Campbell at 405.523.3202 or