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Scholarships

My Road to Graduation Scholarship

Deadline: Complete application packets must be received or postmarked by March 2, 2018

Oakwood will provide up to $3,000 annually ($1,500 per semester awarded at the end of the semester) to assist students who enter Oakwood as first-time freshman and who complete and receive credit for at least 15 earned Oakwood University hours each semester and maintain a 2.0 GPA. Students can receive the scholarship for a maximum of nine semesters.

May not be combined with any other OU scholarships, awards, or discounts

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Valedictorian/Salutarian Scholarship

Deadline: Complete application packets must be received or postmarked by March 2, 2018

Oakwood will provide up to $3,000 annually ($1,500 per semester awarded at the end of the semester) to assist students who enter Oakwood as first-time freshman and who complete and receive credit for at least 15 earned Oakwood University hours each semester and maintain a 2.0 GPA. Students can receive the scholarship for a maximum of nine semesters.

May not be combined with any other OU scholarships, awards, or discounts

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Seventh-day Adventist Church Scholarships

Oakwood University offers the following opportunities as a commitment to supporting a new generation of leaders for the Adventist church.

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Oakwood University will match up to 30% of tuition and matriculation fees ONLY for students receiving 70% subsidies from church- related employers. Thus students could receive a total of 100% free tuition and matriculation fees. Students must have at least one parent who receives NAD tuition assistance (per NAD Working Policy) at 70% Oakwood University’s tuition cost to be eligible. This program is set to begin in the fall of 2016.

Participation in the plan may result in ineligibility for other Oakwood University Scholarships, financial aid, as well as state and federal grants.  Students must reside in an approved Oakwood campus-based residential facility, and purchase an approved meal plan in order to be eligible.

For more information on these scholarships or to apply to attend Oakwood University, please contact Malcolm Taylor, director of Admissions & Recruitment at (256) 726-7356 or email at admissions@oakwood.edu.

*Confirm eligibility by contacting the Financial Aid Office at 256-726-7210. This scholarship requires that at least one parent is currently employed by a Seventh-day Adventist organization and is eligible for the NAD Tuition assistance program (per NAD Working Policy, Y 24 05) at 70% of Oakwood’s tuition cost. Student must reside in one of the residence halls to be eligible. Receiving these scholarships may result in ineligibility for other Oakwood financial aid as well as state and federal grants.

Discounts

Oakwood University offers the following opportunities as a commitment to supporting a new generation of leaders for the Adventist church.

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Oakwood University will match up to 30% of tuition and matriculation fees ONLY for students receiving 70% subsidies from church- related employers. Thus students could receive a total of 100% free tuition and matriculation fees. Students must have at least one parent who receives NAD tuition assistance (per NAD Working Policy) at 70% Oakwood University’s tuition cost to be eligible. This program is set to begin in the fall of 2016.

Participation in the plan may result in ineligibility for other Oakwood University Scholarships, financial aid, as well as state and federal grants.  Students must reside in an approved Oakwood campus-based residential facility, and purchase an approved meal plan in order to be eligible.

For more information on these scholarships or to apply to attend Oakwood University, please contact Malcolm Taylor, director of Admissions & Recruitment at (256) 726-7356 or email at admissions@oakwood.edu.

*Confirm eligibility by contacting the Financial Aid Office at 256-726-7210. This scholarship requires that at least one parent is currently employed by a Seventh-day Adventist organization and is eligible for the NAD Tuition assistance program (per NAD Working Policy, Y 24 05) at 70% of Oakwood’s tuition cost. Student must reside in one of the residence halls to be eligible. Receiving these scholarships may result in ineligibility for other Oakwood financial aid as well as state and federal grants.

Student Training Entrepreneurial Program (STEP)

The Student Training Entrepreneurial Program (STEP) is designed to ensure students develop entrepreneurial skills that will assist them in their matriculation process at Oakwood and aid them as they depart to serve the world-wide community

STEP is designed to help students cover 20% of the cost of attendance at Oakwood University.   Students who commit in writing to participate in Literature Evangelism Training Center (LETC) Campaigns at least three times weekly for 12 weeks during fall 2016 and in the 2016 winter break campaigns can earn a $1 for $1 match up to $2,600.

Oakwood University will contribute up to $2,600 to match the amount of commission students earn in the LETC campaigns for a total contribution of $5,200.

For more information please contact The Office of Spiritual Life at (256) 726-7018

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Student Training Entrepreneurial Program (STEP)

The Student Training Entrepreneurial Program (STEP) is designed to ensure students develop entrepreneurial skills that will assist them in their matriculation process at Oakwood and aid them as they depart to serve the world-wide community

STEP is designed to help students cover 20% of the cost of attendance at Oakwood University.   Students who commit in writing to participate in Literature Evangelism Training Center (LETC) Campaigns at least three times weekly for 12 weeks during fall 2016 and in the 2016 winter break campaigns can earn a $1 for $1 match up to $2,600.

Oakwood University will contribute up to $2,600 to match the amount of commission students earn in the LETC campaigns for a total contribution of $5,200.

For more information please contact The Office of Spiritual Life at (256) 726-7018

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Church Subsidy Matching Scholarship Program

Oakwood University will match up to 30% of tuition and matriculation fees ONLY for students receiving 70% subsidies from church- related employers. Thus students could receive a total of 100% free tuition and matriculation fees. Students must have at least one parent who receives NAD tuition assistance (per NAD Working Policy) at 70% Oakwood University’s tuition cost to be eligible. This program is set to begin in the fall of 2016.

Contact Enrollment Management – Malcolm Taylor at 256-726-7356 for further information.

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Debt Amnesty Program

Many students have exited the University for various reasons and subsequently did not complete their bachelor’s degree. Throughout the years, former students have expressed a desire to return and complete their undergraduate degree, but in some cases aged account balances present a formidable obstacle. Oakwood University will offer financial amnesty or “debt forgiveness” to former students who have not attended Oakwood University in the past five years, and who desire to complete their bachelor’s degree at Oakwood University.

Contact Enrollment Management – Malcolm Taylor at 256-726-7356 for further information.

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