Info & Requirements

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

To be eligible for the John Thompson Leadership Program, the following requirements must be met:

  • Apply for admission to Oklahoma Christian University by February 15, 2016.
  • Submit the John Thompson Leadership Program application by February 15, 2016.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and/or ACT score of 21.
  • Complete the FASFA by February 15, 2016.
  • Eligibility is restricted to domestic minority students.

PROVISIONS:

  • FTC Students
    • The scholarship amount will be $4,000.
    • Applications for this scholarship submitted after February 15 will not be used to increase financial aid award packages.
    • This scholarship will not combine with an OC discount (All discounts are listed at www.oc.edu/scholarships), with the exception of the Children of Minister’s Discount. Students who qualify for both the Children of Minister’s Discount and the John Thompson Leadership Program will receive a total of $6,000 for both awards.
    • The scholarship will combine with an academic scholarship, performance award, and/or Biblical Studies endowed scholarship.
  • Transfer Students

    • The scholarship amount will be $7,000, and will be inclusive of all other OC awards.
    • Applications for this scholarship submitted after February 15 will not be used to increase financial aid award packages.
  • Additional Information

    • Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA, comply all Ethos requirements, and comply with all John Thompson Leadership Program requirements.
    • Award is renewable for four years.

SELECTIONS & ACCEPTANCE:

  • Recipients will be selected following an interview process.
  • Applicants will be notified of selection within two weeks of receipt of all application requirements and interview.
  • The award must be accepted within three weeks of the offer.
  • Total recipients will be no more than 10 students per year.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Complete and sign the application.
  • Attach a resume.
  • Attach two recommendation letters.
  • Request that a copy of your transcript be sent Oklahoma Christian University.
  • Complete an interview with Gary Jones, Multicultural & Service Learning Coordinator.