Scholarships are an excellent way to make college affordable. Several opportunities are available through the college and the Redlands Community College Foundation.
Review scholarship guidelines. Application deadline March 1
Redlands Foundation scholarships are awarded based on specific criteria set forth within each scholarship’s guidelines. Scholarships are available to new and current students as well as to students graduating and transferring to a four-year university. We use a single online application for Foundation scholarships, and you will be prompted to apply for specific scholarships based on your eligibility. The online application is available in November, and the deadline for most scholarships is March 1. The deadline for Nursing scholarships is May 31.
Concurrent Enrollment Scholarships
Fall 2023 Concurrent Scholarship Application - Deadline August 18 .
High school juniors and seniors are able to take college courses tuition free, but they are still responsible for fees associated with the classes. The Redlands Foundation has established a scholarship to help cover the costs associated with concurrent classes which could allow these students to take completely FREE classes.* Scholarships are available each semester, so apply today!
Notification letters will be mailed by the end of August for the Fall semester. Concurrent fees must be paid before students can enroll for the next semester.
*The scholarship does not cover the cost of textbooks or course materials.
Priority application deadline is March 1.
Freshman Tuition Waivers are scholarships applied toward the cost of tuition. Applications for tuition waiver scholarships will also be considered for the Regents and Presidential Scholarships. Recipients of the Presidential and Regents scholarships will receive funding for 16 hours of tuition, $400 for fees and $500 for textbooks for each Fall and Spring semester. With approval from the State Regents for Higher Education, the Regents Scholarship can be transferred to a four-year institution. Selection criteria for these waivers include GPA, ACT score, class rank and financial need. All other tuition waivers range between $250 to $1,000 per academic year. Recipients of Freshman Tuition Waivers must maintain a 2.5 GPA, and recipients of the Regent and Presidential Scholarships must maintain a 3.0 GPA to keep these scholarships each year. Applications are due March 1. For questions, please contact Admissions and Advising at 405.422.1417 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Returning Student Tuition Waivers are scholarships applied toward the cost of tuition. Selection criteria for these waivers include GPA, ACT score, class rank and financial need. To receive the tuition waiver each semester, recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA. Tuition waivers range between $250 to $1,000 per academic year. Applications are due March 1. For questions about Returning Student Tuition Waivers, please contact Admissions and Advising at 405.422.1417 or Admissions@redlandscc.edu.
The Glen D. Johnson Leadership Tuition Waiver was established to honor Dr. Johnson upon his retirement as Chancellor of the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education. The tuition waiver is awarded to a student who has completed at least 30 hours of college coursework/credits and will be classified as a sophomore, junior or senior. Recipients must be an Oklahoma resident with a 3.0 GPA and enrolled full time with a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester. Selection criteria for the Glen D. Johnson Leadership Tuition Waiver include leadership experience; demonstrated interest in public service, community engagement and civic participation; a short essay on the importance and value of public service; and a letter of recommendation from an individual who can attest to the student’s leadership potential and commitment to public service. Applications are due February 1. For questions about Glen D. Johnson Leadership Tuition Waiver, please contact Admissions and Advising at 405.422.1417 or email@example.com.
The Redlands Community College Foundation offers transfer scholarships to graduating students. The application for a transfer scholarship is available along with other Foundation scholarships November 1 and due March 1. Review scholarship guidelines. For questions about the Foundation Transfer Scholarships, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are graduating from Redlands and plan to attend one of the universities listed below in the Fall, you may be eligible for a special transfer scholarship. This scholarship is limited to Redlands students who will be transferring to one of these institutions. All of these scholarships are renewable for a second year for recipients who maintain good academic standing.
Cameron: Five scholarships of $1000 ($500/semester) to Oklahoma residents with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
OPSU: Five scholarships of $1000 ($500/semester) to Oklahoma residents with a GPA of 2.5 or higher who are majoring in Agriculture, Art, or Business.
UCO: Five scholarships of $1000 ($500/semester) to Oklahoma residents with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to Phi Theta Kappa members.
(Nursing students interested in an OPSU scholarship should contact OPSU directly.)
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Flegal-Smallwood by phone at 405.422.1247, or email your questions to Transfer.Scholarships@redlandscc.edu.
The following institutions also offer transfer scholarships. If you have any questions about the opportunities below, please contact the universities directly.
NWOSU: Students must complete the Transfer Scholarship Application by July 15 and provide verification of your cumulative grade point average for best consideration. As a transfer student, you must have completed 24 credit hours in the prior year at the school from which you transferred for scholarship purposes.
- Transfer Degree Scholarship - $1,900 toward tuition, 1/2 cost of semi-private room, one academic year. Associates degree and 3.5 to 4.0 CGPA. Must establish residency in Alva during academic year.
- Transfer Degree Scholarship - $1,400 toward tuition, one academic year. Associates degree and 3.0 to 3.49 CGPA. Must establish residency in Alva during academic year.
- Transfer Academic Scholarship - Up to $1,500 toward tuition, one academic year. Have a minimum 3.5 CGPA.
- Spring Showcase - $500 for attending Spring Showcase during the spring semester. Will need to attend classes at the Alva Campus and either live in the residence halls or establish Alva residency.
USAO: Up to $5,000 for two years ($2,500/semester) to graduates with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Click here for more information.