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The Cheryl Marie Bauer Memorial Scholarship

The Cheryl Marie Bauer Memorial Scholarship Fund will award college scholarships of $1,500 for the upcoming school year to a handful of students reminiscent of our 21-year-old daughter, Cheryl Bauer, and her energetic, positive outlook on life. Cheryl, a UCO student as well as a Putnam City High School and OSU/OKC graduate, died as a result of a random workplace accident in March 2011 in Oklahoma City.

To be eligible for this award, applicants must be seniors graduating Putnam City High School and planning on attending an accredited college or university in the U.S. full-time next year - OR - students currently attending/planning on attending Oklahoma State University/OKC or the University of Central Oklahoma full-time next year. Applicants must also meet the following criteria:
- Under 25 years of age (may be asked to provide proof)
- Have a minimum 3.25 GPA (must provide official transcript)
- Provide a compelling 300- to 500-word personal statement giving evidence of either a generous, giving spirit or persistence in achieving goals
- Provide a second 300- to 500-word statement demonstrating a strong artistic/creative side; applicant is encouraged to provide some concrete evidence supporting this statement (i.e., photos, audio, video, website, etc.)
- Provide recommendation letter from responsible adult in applicant’s life
- Have total family income of not more than $75K/year, as evidenced by official document (relevant page of Income Tax Return, W-2, letter from state, etc.)

All of the above should be assembled in a packet and mailed to:
The Cheryl Marie Bauer Memorial Scholarship
c/o Eric and Niki Bauer
8501 NW 88th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73132

Please include a cover sheet stating your full name, date of birth, permanent mailing address, email address, two phone numbers, school currently attending, school planning on attending next year and a short paragraph telling us a few key things about yourself.

The scholarships are for one year. They are to be used towards college tuition & fees, and will be paid by the Fund directly to the school. Deadline for accepting applications is April 30th. Recipients will be notified in May.

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