Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships by Grade Level > High School Scholarships > Oklahoma Independent Living Act Tuition Waivers

Oklahoma Independent Living Act Tuition Waivers

See Description For Amount

Deadline Varies

Awards Available: See Description

  • Scholarship Description
  • The Independent Living Act was established by the 2000 Oklahoma Legislature to ensure that eligible individuals who have been or are in the foster care program of the Department of Human Services receive services that include housing, medical coverage and education. The first recipients of the tuition waivers were 1999-2000 high school graduates.

    Applicants must be a resident of Oklahoma and must have graduated within the previous three years from a State Board of Education-accredited high school, the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics or a high school bordering Oklahoma as approved by the State Board of Education or the student must have completed the General Educational Development (GED) requirements. Tuition waivers are available to students up to 21 years of age who have been in DHS custody for at least nine months between the ages of 16 and 18. Must be enrolled in a public college or university or certain programs at technology centers. Tuition waivers will be made available to eligible students up to 26 years of age or upon completion of a baccalaureate degree or program certificate, whichever comes first. A resident tuition waiver covers the cost of resident tuition for all courses for which resident tuition is charged. The student is responsible for all other fees: special course fees, student activity and facility fees, assessment fees and others. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • P.O. Box 108850
  • Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
  • studentinfo@osrhe.edu
  • 800-225-9239

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

Comments (0)

expand_more

Care to comment?
Go ahead - we're listening! Did you apply for this scholarship? Why? Why not? Maybe you even won!
Your comments could help fellow Scholarships.com members.


If you can read this, don't touch the following fields


Latest College & Financial Aid News

Wrap up May with these Memorial Day Scholarships

May 22, 2020

by Izzy Hall

Time to break out the white pants, beach chairs and barbeque sauce! It’s Memorial Day weekend and we’re excited for the (unofficial) start of summer. But there’s still almost a week left of May, and plenty of scholarships to consider before we jump into June. So, enjoy your three-day weekend – and set aside some time to apply to these scholarships. [...]

What Will College Look Like Come Fall Semester 2020?

May 21, 2020

by Susan Dutca-Lovell

As much uncertainty looms around the future of college openings and instruction, one thing is certain: The college landscape won't quickly and easily return to what it was pre-COVID-19...at least for a while. Here's a glimpse as to what college may look like in the near future and what students are hoping to experience in their upcoming semesters. [...]

Harvard Medical School Goes Virtual for First-Year Students

May 19, 2020

by Izzy Hall

You’ve heard of telemedicine. Now get ready for… telemedicalschool? [...]