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Scholarship search simplified for OU students

NORMAN – A new website can help University of Oklahoma students find scholarships that meet their specific needs and interests.

The website is for students currently enrolled at OU. Incoming freshmen will continue to apply for scholarships through the university admission process.

OU students who complete a brief questionnaire can look for information and links that direct them to the Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub – or CASH.

For example, a student who identifies as a botany major with financial need who is member of the Pride of Oklahoma marching band and wants to study abroad in spring 2016 would instantly see scholarship opportunities that meet each of those criteria. A nontraditional student who is a single parent and studying accounting would be directed to a list tailored to those characteristics.

Alison Baker, director of the OU Scholarship Office, said the system matches students to every scholarship opportunity for which they might be eligible — from general scholarships offered by the university to ones that target a very specific type of student, like a retired police officer, a members of a federally-recognized American Indian tribe or a family member of victims or survivors of the 1995 Murrah Federal Building bombing.

Go to to apply or for more information.

K.S. McNutt

Kathryn McNutt covers higher education for The Oklahoman and NewsOK. Since joining the staff in August 2000, she also has worked as the Breaking News editor, Metro editor and assistant Local editor. A native of Oklahoma City, she graduated from... Read more ›