Campus Closed/Classes Cancelled

OBU is closed and classes are cancelled today, March 4, due to inclement weather.

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 $5,730

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 1 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 $142 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.

*Grants listed are for the 2015-16 academic year