Oklahoma Baptist University

2014-15 Federal and Oklahoma Grants

Grant eligibility is determined by the results of your FAFSA. Some grant programs are limited, so it is very important that you file the FAFSA as early as possible.

FEDERAL

  • Pell Grant: Up to $5,645
    • This federal grant is for students who demonstrate exceptional need.
  • Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG): Up to $1000
    • This federal grant is for students who demonstrate exceptional need and qualify for a Pell Grant.
  • TEACH Grants: $4,000 per year
    • For education majors who agree to teach in specific fields in high need schools teaching Math, Science, Foreign Language, Bilingual Education, Special Education, Reading Specialist or another field documented as high need by the federal government, state government or local education agency and approved by the department of education. Student must teach in high need field at high need school for 4 of the first 8 years after graduation or the grant funds will become an unsubsidized stafford loan.
  • College Work Study: Up to $2,000
    • It is the student's responsibility to make application for available positions upon arrival on campus and jobs are not guaranteed.

OKLAHOMA GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant (OTAG): Up to $1,300
    • Oklahoma residents with lower- to middle-level income may qualify for this grant. Students who complete the FAFSA after March 15 rarely receive funds from this program.
  • Oklahoma Tuition Equalization Grant (OTEG): $2000
    • Oklahoma residents with family incomes of $50,000 or less. Grant is awarded to students who have received OTEG previously first and then remaining funds are awarded to new students based on greatest need.
  • Oklahoma Promise (OHLAP): Approximately $132 per credit hour
    • For students who applied, were accepted, and who met OHLAP requirements as stated by the Oklahoma State Regents. The application process takes place when the student is in the 8th, 9th or 10th grade.
  • Oklahoma Regents Academic Scholars: $4,000
    • For National Merit Scholars or Oklahoma residents with ACT or SAT composite scores in the 99.5 to 100th percentile.

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