Academic scholarships and grants are awarded to students based on their academic achievement. The awards are not based on financial need and are renewable provided the student maintains a 2.0 College GPA.
|Scholarship||Four-Year Award||Annual Award||GPA or TEST SCORE|
|Academic Grant||$40,000||$10,000||GPA: 3.24 or below*
ACT: 18 or below or
SAT: 999 or below or
CLT: 63 or below
|President's Academic||$44,000||$11,000||GPA: 3.25–3.49 or
ACT: 19–21 or
SAT: 1000–1099 or
|Trustee's Academic||$48,000||$12,000||GPA: 3.5–3.74 or
ACT: 22–24 or
SAT: 1100–1199 or
|Founder's Academic||$60,000||$15,000||GPA: 3.75–4.0 or
ACT: 25+ or
SAT: 1200+ or
* Must be admissible to the University
Full-Tuition Academic Scholarships
These full-tuition scholarships are made to incoming full-time freshman. Students must have at least a 29 ACT or 1330 SAT or 89 CLT with a 3.5 high school GPA to apply.
Allen Academic Scholar
This full-tuition scholarship is awarded to a student from Western Oklahoma who has at least a 27 ACT or 1270 SAT or 84 CLT and a 3.5 GPA.
Martin Academic Scholar
This full-tuition scholarship is awarded to an Oklahoma resident Choctaw student who is recognized by the Choctaw Nation as being Choctaw with at least a 25 ACT or 1190 SAT or 78 CLT and a 3.0 GPA.
Oklahoma Regents Academic Scholars Program
The Academic Scholars Program, established by the state Legislature and governor in 1988 and operated by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, provides scholarships to academically outstanding students who attend an Oklahoma college or university. Academic Scholars receive a $4,000 scholarship to help cover the cost of room, board, tuition, books and incidental fees for up to eight semesters. To qualify for the scholarship, students must first be an Oklahoma Resident and a National Merit Scholar or be an Oklahoma resident and achieve an ACT or SAT composite scores in the 99.5 to 100th percentile.
Need-Based Scholarships and Grants
OBU Bison Grants or OBU Endowed Scholarships: Amounts Vary
Need-based grants awarded based on unmet demonstrated need and other financial aid student is receiving.
Allen Scholarships: $1,000 to $5000
Need-based scholarships awarded to students from Western Oklahoma based on unmet demonstrated need and other financial aid student is receiving.
Martin Scholarships: $1,000 to $5000
Need-based scholarships awarded to Oklahoma resident Choctaw students recognized by the Choctaw Nation as being Choctaw based on unmet demonstrated need and other financial aid student is receiving.
Air Force ROTC Dorm Room Scholarship
This scholarship is for recipients of Air Force ROTC Type I or Type II Scholarships who are active in OBU's cross-town ROTC program at OU. Scholarship covers OBU room charges (does not apply to private room charges). Present documentation of ROTC participation to your Student Financial Services counselor in order to receive the scholarship.
OBU Engineering Scholarship
Oklahoma Baptist University students enrolling in the University’s new engineering program will receive a $3,000 scholarship, beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year. Students must be admitted to the University and pursuing a major of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or systems engineering.
* Scholarships listed are applicable for students entering OBU for the first time during the 2023-24 academic year. Students must enroll full-time to qualify. Some scholarships may not be applicable for student athletes, full-tuition scholarship recipients, or students currently receiving the employee education benefit.