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The following awards are listed for the 2020-2021 academic year and are subject to change. Scholarships are given based upon merit and awards that do not need to be repaid. We offer a premier opportunity to receive full tuition through our Graduate Quest Fellowship and Scholarship Program. Spots are limited to residential programs and available as vacancies occur. 

 Click below to learn more about ORU's graduate scholarship opportunities.

The following awards are listed for the 2020-2021 academic year and are subject to change.

Premier Scholarships
   
Award Name Amount Additional Benefits
Graduate Business Fellow* 100% tuition coverage (year-round when enrolled full-time) Includes a $15,000 annual stipend
Graduate Business Champion Scholarship* 100% tuition coverage (fall and spring semesters) Includes assistantship as a Graduate Business Representative
Dean's Scholarship $10,000 tuition scholarship ($5,000 for the fall semester and $5,000 for the spring semester) Includes assistantship for office duties


*These awards are offered as a part of the Graduate Quest Fellows and Scholarship Program, each award requires full-time enrollment and cannot be stacked with other Graduate Business Scholarships. Please see below for more information on this opportunity.

Graduate Business Fellow Scholarship Program

This unique program awards one President's Fellow, three Dean’s Fellows and additional scholarships to qualified students. A Fellow is a one-year, renewable award that includes full-tuition and a $15,000 assistantship stipend. Also, the President's Fellow receives on-campus room and board. Opportunities for Fellow awards are offered as vacancies occur and are selected by the Graduate Business Department.

Academic Scholarships

The following academic scholarships are annual awards ranging from $1,000 - $2,200. These may be pro-rated for part-time enrollment. Students not awarded an academic scholarship upon admission to the graduate program will be eligible for a $1,000 annual scholarship awarded after the successful completion of 12 graduate (master's not leveling) hours with a 3.2 GPA.

College GPA       Annual Scholarship Amount     Renewal GPA
3.9 - 4.0   $1,000 + ($1,200 if Index Score of 150)*   3.5
3.8 - 3.89   $1,000 + ($1,000 if Index Score of 145)*   3.5
3.7 - 3.79   $1,000 + ($800 if Index Score of 140)*   3.5
3.65 - 3.69   $1,000 + ($650 if Index Score of 135)*   3.5
3.6 - 3.64   $1,000 + ($500 if Index Score of 130)*   3.2
3.5 - 3.59   $1,000 + ($200 if Index Score of 125)*   3.2
3.2 - 3.49   $1,000   3.2


*The Index Score Calculation = 100 (GPA - 3.00) + Percentile score on ETS MFT (or GMAT/GRE Convert Equivalent). For example, a 3.75 GPA and a percentile score of 50 = an index score of 125.

Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to graduates of Oral Roberts University and will not be pro-rated for part-time enrollment.

Eligibility      Scholarship Award Amount     Renewal GPA
ORU Graduate       $500 per full-time semester 3.0

Military Discount

The Military Discount Scholarship may be pro-rated for part-time enrollment.

Eligibility     Scholarship Award Amount    Renewal GPA
Active Duty Military      $1,000 3.0

Additional Scholarships 

Gradschools.com

Gives information to those wanting to study at the graduate level in the US.

The Council of Graduate Schools

This includes a section on graduate schools with information on choosing a graduate school, financing graduate education, receiving financial aid through fellowships, and gives other sources of information on graduate programs and applying to graduate school.

FastWeb

Scholarship search engine with information on universities links to university web pages and additional information on financial aid and college admissions.

FinAid!

Includes information on scholarships and grants for graduate school and works in conjunction with FastWeb.

The Scholarship Page

Provides free searches for scholarships by field of study and keywords.

Access Group

Provides educational financing to a broad range of eligible students, influences positive educational financing practices, and provides services valued by students and schools.

Scholarships.com

Free college scholarship search and financial aid information.

Additional Scholarships - Hispanic Scholarships

Hispanic College Fund

This scholarship is awarded to students with a Hispanic heritage who have demonstrated financial need and who are seeking an undergraduate degree from an accredited university or college. The scholarship amount ranges from $500 to $10,000 annually.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Provides the Latino community more college scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country. This fund offers many different types of scholarships to Hispanic students pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

National Society of Hispanics MBAs

Provides an established scholarship program to assist qualified Hispanics to pursue their MBAs. Scholarship amounts range from $2,500-$10,000 per year and are offered each year for full- and part-time study at an accredited institution of the student's choice.

Additional Scholarships - African American Scholarships

National Black MBA Association

Provides more than $500,000 annually in scholarships to undergraduates, graduates and doctoral students pursuing careers in business.

Elevate Black Entrepreneurs Scholarship

Each year, we award a $2,000 scholarship to high-achieving, Black students who are currently building or who aspire to build a new business. We created the Elevate Black Entrepreneurs Scholarship to empower the next generation of Black entrepreneurs.

Additional Scholarships - Women's Scholarships

American Association of University Women

Graduate fellowship with information on advancing the education and rights of girls and women.

The following awards are listed for the 2020-2021 academic year and are subject to change.

Premier Scholarships
   
Award Name      Amount     Additional Benefits
Graduate Theology Fellow* 100% tuition coverage (year-round when enrolled full-time)      Includes a $15,000 annual stipend**


*This award is offered as a part of the Graduate Quest Fellows and Scholarship Program, awards require full-time enrollment and cannot be stacked with other Graduate Theology Scholarships. Please see below for more information on this opportunity

**Stipend is contingent upon 20 office hours a week.

Graduate Theology Fellow Scholarship Program

This unique program awards one President's Fellow, three Dean’s Fellows and additional scholarships to qualified students. A Fellow is a one-year, renewable award that includes full-tuition and a $15,000 assistantship stipend. In addition, the President's Fellow receives on-campus room and board. Opportunities for Fellow awards are offered as vacancies occur and are selected by the Graduate Theology Department.

Academic Scholarships

The following academic scholarships are annual awards ranging from $1,000 - $2,000. These may be pro-rated for part-time enrollment. Student not awarded an academic scholarship upon admission to the graduate program will be eligible for a $1,000 annual scholarship awarded after the successful completion of 12 graduate (master's not leveling) hours with a 3.2 GPA.

College GPA      Annual Scholarship Amount     Renewal GPA
3.0 - 3.39   $1,000    3.5
3.4 - 3.79   $1,500    3.5
3.8 - 4.0     $2,000  3.5

Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to graduates of Oral Roberts University and will not be pro-rated for part-time enrollment.

Eligibility      Scholarship Award Amount     Renewal GPA
ORU Graduate       $500 per full-time semester 3.0

Military Discount

The Military Discount Scholarship may be pro-rated for part-time enrollment.

Eligibility      Scholarship Award Amount         Renewal GPA
Active & Retired Military          $1,000 3.0

Ministry Discount

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be serving full-time as a pastor in a verifiable ministry. This cannot be combined with other Graduate Theology Scholarships and may be pro-rated for part-time enrollment.

Eligibility     Scholarship Award Amount     Renewal GPA
Must be employed in verifiable full-time ministry with the local church. 50% off tuition fee 3.0 
 

*This award is offered to incoming Graduate Theology students who work full-time as pastors. We ask that students send us a letter of verification from their head pastor or board member that confirms their position, as well as elaborate on their duties at the church. Students will need to submit a letter for each semester they intend to receive this award. 


Ph.D. Program

The following awards are listed for the 2020-2021 academic year and are subject to change.

Premier Scholarships
   
Award Name      Amount      Additional Benefits 
Theology Ph.D. Fellows Up to 100% tuition year round as determined by Ph.D. program. As awarded by Ph.D. program.


*This award is offered as a part of the Graduate Quest Fellows and Scholarship Program and cannot be stacked with other Graduate Theology Scholarships. Please see above for more information on the Graduate Quest and Scholarship Program. 

Ministry Discount

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be serving full-time as a pastor in a verifiable ministry. 

Eligibility Scholarship Award amount Renewal GPA
Must be employed in verifiable full-time ministry with the local church.

$1000 per semester with full-time enrollment

$500 per semester with part-time enrollment

3.0


 *This award is offered to incoming Ph.D. Theology students who work full-time as pastors. We ask that students send us a letter of verification from their head pastor or board member that confirms their position, as well as elaborate on their duties at the church. Students will need to submit a letter for each semester they intend to receive this award.

Additional Scholarships 

Gradschools.com

Gives information to those wanting to study at the graduate level in the US.

The Council of Graduate Schools

This includes a section on graduate schools with information on choosing a graduate school, financing graduate education, receiving financial aid through fellowships, and gives other sources of information on graduate programs and applying to graduate school.

FastWeb

Scholarship search engine with information on universities links to university web pages and additional information on financial aid and college admissions.

FinAid!

Includes information on scholarships and grants for graduate school and works in conjunction with FastWeb.

The Scholarship Page

Provides free searches for scholarships by field of study and keywords.

Access Group

Provides educational financing to a broad range of eligible students, influences positive educational financing practices, and provides services valued by students and schools.

Scholarships.com

Free college scholarship search and financial aid information.

Additional Scholarships - Hispanic Scholarships

Hispanic College Fund

This scholarship is awarded to students with a Hispanic heritage who have demonstrated financial need and who are seeking an undergraduate degree from an accredited university or college. The scholarship amount ranges from $500 to $10,000 annually.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Provides the Latino community more college scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country. This fund offers many different types of scholarships to Hispanic students pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

 

 
Additional Scholarships - Women's Scholarships

American Association of University Women

Graduate fellowship with information on advancing the education and rights of girls and women.

The following awards are listed for the 2020-2021 academic year and are subject to change.

Premier Scholarships
Award Name            Amount    Additional Benefits
Graduate 
Education Fellow*      

100% tuition coverage (year-round when enrolled full-time) $7,000 per year.      

Includes a $15,000 annual stipend
Graduate
Education Champion Scholarship*      
(3,500 for each fall and spring semester).       Available to full-time master's level students enrolled in 9 credits per semester selected by the department; this scholarship serves as payment for an assistantship of 12 hours per week in the fall and spring and 12 hours per week for 8 weeks during the summer.


*These awards are offered as a part of the Graduate Quest Fellows and Scholarship Program and cannot be stacked with other Graduate Education Scholarships. Please see below for more information on this opportunity.

Graduate Quest Fellows and Scholarship Program

This unique program awards one President's Fellow, three Dean’s Fellows and additional scholarships to qualified students. A Fellow is a one-year, renewable award that includes full-tuition and a $15,000 assistantship stipend. In addition, the President's Fellow receives on-campus room and board. Opportunities for Fellow awards are offered as vacancies occur and are selected by the Graduate Education Department.

Academic Scholarships

The following academic scholarships are annual awards ranging from $700 - $1,400. These may be pro-rated for part time enrollment. Students not awarded an academic scholarship upon admission to the graduate program will be eligible for a $1,000 annual scholarship awarded after the successful completion of 12 graduate (master's not leveling) hours with a 3.0 GPA.

College GPA       Annual Scholarship Amount         Renewal GPA
3.8 - 4.0   $1,400      3.5
3.4 - 3.79   $1,000    3.5
3.0 - 3.39   $700  3.5

Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to graduates of Oral Roberts University. This requires full-time enrollment and will not be pro-rated for part-time enrollment.

Eligibility      Scholarship Award Amount         Renewal GPA    
ORU Graduate      $350 per full-time semester 3.0

Military Discount

The Military Discount Scholarship may be pro-rated for part-time enrollment.

Eligibility       Scholarship Award Amount         Renewal GPA
Active Duty Military   $1,000 3.0

Christian School Service Scholarship

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be serving full-time at a Christian school. This cannot be combined with other Graduate Education Scholarships and may not be pro-rated for part-time enrollment.

Degree Program                   

Annual Scholarship Award

Renewal GPA 

Masters & Doctoral Level       $3,000 per year ($1,500 each for fall and spring semester). $400 towards Masters Internship or Doctoral Dissertation  3.5
 

*This award requires that students send us a letter of verification from their school that confirms their position. Students will need to submit a letter for each semester they intend to receive this award.


Additional Scholarships

The Hallberg Family Endowed Scholarship

Provides financial support for ORU Graduate School of Education students. Must meet one of the following criterion: Holds a minimum GPA of 2.7 or higher, actively volunteers, has a military or nursing background, is involved with a Christian church or religious organization, or is a U.S. Citizen from Minnesota or Wisconsin. Contact the College of Education Dean or Graduate School of Education Chair for further information.

Donna & Robert L. Brorein Jr. Graduate Education Financial Assistance Fund

Provides financial assistance specifically to international graduate education students. Contact the College of Education Dean or Graduate School of Education Chair for further information. 

Gradschools.com

Gives information to those wanting to study at the graduate level in the US.

The Council of Graduate Schools

This includes a section on graduate schools with information on choosing a graduate school, financing graduate education, receiving financial aid through fellowships, and gives other sources of information on graduate programs and applying to graduate school.

FastWeb

Scholarship search engine with information on universities links to university web pages and additional information on financial aid and college admissions.

FinAid!

Includes information on scholarships and grants for graduate school and works in conjunction with FastWeb.

The Scholarship Page

Provides free searches for scholarships by field of study and keywords.

Access Group

Provides educational financing to a broad range of eligible students, influences positive educational financing practices, and provides services valued by students and schools.

Early Childhood Education Scholarships

Some of these scholarships will be dedicated to ECE specifically; whereas, others will be dedicated to future teachers in general.

Scholarships.com

Free college scholarship search and financial aid information.

Additional Scholarships - Hispanic Scholarships

Hispanic College Fund

This scholarship is awarded to students with a Hispanic heritage who have demonstrated financial need and who are seeking an undergraduate degree from an accredited university or college. The scholarship amount ranges from $500 to $10,000 annually.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Provides the Latino community more college scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country. This fund offers many different types of scholarships to Hispanic students pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

 

 
Additional Scholarships - Women's Scholarships

American Association of University Women

Graduate fellowship with information on advancing the education and rights of girls and women.

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