Activity Awards

Ottawa University’s activity awards are available to students who have demonstrated significant skill or potential in an extra-curricular or co-curricular activity.  A student may receive only one activity award, although they are encouraged to participate in other activities, if they wish.  Amounts vary and continued participation in the activity is required to keep the award; award amount may also be reduced.

Athletic Scholarships - Student-athletes seeking athletic activity awards at Ottawa University should contact the Office of Admissions to learn more.

Non-Athletic Scholarships - Students seeking non-athletic activity awards at Ottawa University should contact the Office of Admissions to learn more.

Some scholarships that are currently available include:

  • Bowling Club Sport - up to $10,000
  • Business Club - up to $11,000
  • Education Club - up to $11,000
  • Engineering Club - up to $12,500
  • Men's Lacrosse Club Sport - up to $10,000
  • Outdoor Adventure Club Sport - up to $9,000
  • Ultimate Frisbee Club Sport - up to $10,000
  • Wolf Pack Fan Club - up to $1,000

Ottawa University Awards

Contact an Enrollment Advisor to learn more, including the amount of these awards.

Ottawa Indian Award - Awarded to admitted members of the Ottawa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma. Documentation of tribal membership must be submitted and verified. Students will receive full tuition, regular fees, and room and board (if residing on campus). Contact an Enrollment Advisor for more details.

COMPETITIVE AWARDS

The following scholarships are awarded to select students who are invited to compete based on the minimum GPA and ACT score requirements as designated below. These scholarships are renewable for up to three additional, consecutive 

Dean Award - Students must have a minimum 3.4 GPA and a cumulative ACT score of 25. In order to maintain and renew the scholarship, selected students must maintain a 2.9 cumulative GPA and be in good standing with the University.

Adawe Award - Students must have a minimum 3.25 GPA and a cumulative ACT score of 23. In order to maintain and renew the scholarship, selected students must maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA and be in good standing with the University.

ENTITLEMENT AWARDS

The following awards may be added to other academic scholarship, activity award or Ottawa University grant for which the student is eligible.

Alumni Award - Awarded to children or grandchildren of Ottawa University graduates.

American Baptist Church Award - Awarded to students who are active members of a church that is a member of the American Baptist Churches of the USA denomination. Requires a completed evaluation from the pastor or church official.

Christian Worker Award - Awarded to children whose parents are employed by a church. Proof of employment is required.

Family Member Award - Awarded to concurrently enrolled immediate family members who are attending any Ottawa University campus/location; retained if family member graduates.

Regional American Baptist Church Award - Awarded to active members of American Baptist Churches of the Central Region (Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas) or Rocky Mountain Region (Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming and Eastern Utah). Students may receive this award in addition to the American Baptist Church award.

Surprise Housing Award - Awarded to students who reside (for more than one year prior to application) in Surprise, Arizona and choose to live in University-sponsored housing; may be renewable if maintaining University-housing requirement.

Surprise Resident Award - Awarded to students who reside (for more than one year prior to application) in or graduated from a high school in Surprise, Arizona.