EOSC awards over $450,000 in scholarships

WILBURTON – Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced recipients of scholarship funding for the 2020-21 academic year.

Eastern awarded $101,751 in academic-based institutional scholarships and tuition waivers to 95 students. The Eastern Development Foundation provided $361,601 to 164 students. Scholarships are typically split across the fall and spring semesters, assuming minimum requirements are maintained.

“Thank you to the individuals, businesses and organizations that made this a possibility,” said Teresa Brady, executive director of the EOSC Development Foundation. “Your gifts helped make the dream of attaining a college degree a reality for our most-deserving students.”

Brady explained that the Development Foundation is primarily funded through endowments made by generous donors. Endowments are an everlasting source of scholarship funding as the funds awarded come from the accrued interest. Scholarships are typically awarded based on students’ academic excellence, major or financial need.

For more information on how to establish an endowment or make a donation to be used for student scholarships, contact the Eastern Development Foundation at 918-465-1761.

Eastern’s 2020-21 scholars from LeFlore County are listed in alphabetical order by hometown.

Dacey Hadley-Cloud, Cameron — Frank and Grace Marie Cirar, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

Talon Cogburn, Hodgen — Eastern Opportunity Scholarship, Dr. Lloyd E. Church Endowed Scholarship, Otha H. Grimes Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Rachel Beames, Howe — Otha H. Grimes Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Carson Cheek, Howe — Dallas Herzer Endowed Scholarship

Cassidy Waddles, LeFlore — Otha H. Grimes Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Ciara Johnson, Shady Point — Dolly Hughes Harrison Endowed Scholarship

Hannah Maxwell, Talihina — Otha H. Grimes Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Madison Wall, Talihina — I.C. Gunning Annual Scholarship

Heather Truitt, Wister — Eastern Opportunity Scholarship, Dolly Hughes Harrison Endowed Scholarship, Otha H. Grimes Foundation Endowed Scholarship


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