Foundation Scholarships

Foundation Scholarships

Scholarships are available annually for many students who require financial assistance to attend college and have demonstrated above average skills and abilities. A Scholarship Committee is responsible for the selection of students to receive scholarships.

Funds are provided by the Oklahoma State Regents and the CASC Development Foundation, which solicits and accepts contributions from individual and organizational donors. Most scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need; others are awarded for academic achievement or other significant contributions to the College.  All funds are processed through the Business Office.

DAVID AND DEE ABRAMS SCHOLARSHIP — Established by David and Dee Abrams.  LeFlore County High School graduate.

ADAMS ABSTRACT COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP — Established by Adams Abstract Company. LeFlore County High School graduate, 2.5 GPA, 19 ACT, renewable sophomore year.

COLONEL GARY ADAMS, #3 CHIEF OF OKLAHOMA HIGHWAY PATROL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP — Established by Bob and Deanna Reed.  Oklahoma resident. Pre-Law Criminal Justice major. Financial need. Plans to pursue a career as Oklahoma State Trooper.

AES, SHADY POINT LEADER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by AES, Shady Point.  Residential students residing in the Leader Centers, 19 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

AGRI-BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP—Awarded to a student active in FFA or FCCLA with leadership and academic qualities.

JIMMY AND LINDA ALFORD SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Jimmy and Linda Alford.  Red Oak or LeFlore High School graduates.

ALPHA DELTA KAPPA, LEFLORE COUNTY DELTA CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Alpha Delta Kappa.  Sophomore, Education major.

BAYSUL AND ROTHA BALENTINE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Bob Balentine, in honor of his grandparents, long-time LeFlore County educators.  LeFlore County graduate.

NADINE BALESTRIERI SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from Nadine Balestrieri.  3.5 GPA, ACT 22, and leadership and activities.

BILL J. BARBER LEADER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Bill J. Barber.  Residential students residing in the Leader Centers, 19 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

CODY BARLOW MEMORIAL “IMPACT” SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Lee and Jean Ann Barlow in memory of their son.  Heavener High School graduate with 2.5 GPA.

LIN BOHANAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by family and friends in memory of Lin Bohanan, former CASC employee.  3.0 GPA, academic ability, and financial need.

GAIL BOOTH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Michelle White in memory of her mother, former CASC employee.  First generation college student or financial need.

ROBERT BORDEN SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Robert Borden.  LeFlore High School graduate with financial need.

BP AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP—Established by BP America.  LeFlore, Latimer, Haskell, Pittsburg, or Sequoyah County graduates with 3.2 GPA, and majoring in a degree related to Energy, Science, Math or Education.

BRANSCUM, PICKLE, BARBER MATH SCHOLARSHIP—Established to honor Daryl Branscum, Wesley Pickle, and Alma Barber, Pansy Kidd Middle School teachers, upon their retirement. LeFlore County graduate, Math major.

ALBERT H. AND PAT (HICKS) BRIGANCE SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Pat J. Brigance. Scholars Program student from Cameron or Keota with financial need. Student who works toward degree Elementary, Secondary or Special Education is eligible for transfer scholarship to Southeastern Oklahoma State University upon completion of 62 hours at CASC with a 2.8 GPA.

ALBERT H. AND PAT (HICKS) BRIGANCE EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Royce Brigance Jackson. 2.5 GPA, financial need, and pursing a degree in Elementary, Secondary or Special Education.  Student who works toward degree Elementary, Secondary or Special Education is eligible for transfer scholarship to Southeastern Oklahoma State University upon completion of 62 hours at CASC with a 2.8 GPA.

ALBERT H. AND PAT (HICKS) BRIGANCE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Rebecca Brigance. 2.5 GPA with financial need. Student who works toward degree Elementary, Secondary or Special Education is eligible for transfer scholarship to Southeastern Oklahoma State University upon completion of 62 hours at CASC with a 2.8 GPA.

ROBERT AND JEANNE BROOME LEADER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Robert and Jeanne Broome.  Residential students residing in the Leader Centers, 19 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

MARIE BROWN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Bob and Deanna Reed in memory of Marie Brown.  Poteau High School graduate, 2.5 GPA. 

ELIZA KINKEAD BULGIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from Katherine B. Johnson in memory of her mother.  Minority or financial need.

CHARLES E. AND MYRTLE BURNETT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from W. Kathlyeen Burnett, a retired teacher, in memory of her parents.  Preference is given to: (1) graduates of Spiro, Heavener or Sallisaw High Schools with Cherokee or Choctaw descent with CDIB card; (2) graduates of Spiro, Heavener or Sallisaw High Schools; (3) students pursuing health-care related careers, and (4) students with financial need.

CASC CONCERT CHOIR SCHOLARSHIP—CASC student participating in CASC Concert Choir.

CASC EDUCATIONAL TALENT SEARCH SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Educational Talent Search employees.  Meets criteria established by ETS.

CASC GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND—Established and sustained by ongoing contributions from individuals, businesses and CASC Foundation events to provide scholarships for CASC students.  Open to all applicants.

CASC NURSING FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP—Established by the CASC Nursing faculty.  Nursing program.

CASC PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT AWARD—Established by donors to the Physical Therapy Program. Awarded annually to the outstanding PTA student.

CASC STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Student Support Services employees.  SSS eligibility.

CASC UPWARD BOUND SCHOLARSHIP—Established through the Upward Bound Program.  Participant in Upward Bound, 2.5 GPA and financial need.

CASC VIKE HIKE SCHOLARSHIP—Established by the CASC Vike Hike Committee. 2.5 GPA.

KATHRYN M. CARROLL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Bill Carroll, CASC faculty member, to honor the memory of his mother.  Academic ability, and financial need.

VICTOR CARY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from Victor Cary. Open to all applicants.

CHOCTAW NATION OF OKLAHOMA LEADER SCHOLARSHIP— Established by Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.  Residential students residing in the Leader Centers, 19 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

ERNEST AND D’OLUS COGGINS SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Ernest and D’Olus Coggins. LeFlore County graduate with financial need.

SAM COGGINS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Helen Lenn in memory of her father.  2.5 GPA.

THE COMMUNITY STATE BANK LEADER SCHOLARSHIP— Established by The Community State Bank.  Residential students residing in the Leader Centers, 19 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

ALLENE CONN MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP—Established by the family of Allene Conn in her memory.  Nursing students.

VICKIE CONN SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Vickie Conn.  LeFlore or Sequoyah County graduate, Education major.

RAY AND KATIE CORN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Kenneth Corn in memory of his parents.  Pursuing a career in public service.

DWIGHT CRAIG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Paula and Richard Reif in memory of their son.  Poteau High School graduate.

TYLER SETH DAVLIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Gean and Susan Davlin in memory of their son. 2.5 GPA, 19 ACT and pursing a degree in the medical field, such as Nursing, Physical Therapy, Pre-Med, etc.

BROOKLYN ELAYNA DELEPLANK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Bill Deleplank in memory of his daughter. LeFlore County High School graduate with 2.5 GPA, 19 ACT and pursuing a degree in the medical field, such as Nursing, Physical Therapy, Pre-Med, etc.

DELTA KAPPA GAMMA BEATRICE BLANKENSHIP SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Bea Blankenship, retired CASC English instructor, and added to annually by Delta Kappa Gamma.  Sophomore, female, Education major.

DICKERSON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Dee Ann Dickerson.  Open to all applicants.

GLEN L. DOWDEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Hal and Pat Dowden in memory of Hal’s father.  Heavener High School graduate.

EARLY ACCESS SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Linda Holton.  Concurrent high school students in LeFlore County with financial need.

EASTERN OKLAHOMA RESOURCE SCHOLARSHIP—Established from residual funds in a class action settlement Cecil vs. BP. Students from Eastern Oklahoma with financial need.

DAN FALKNER MEMORIAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP—Established by family and friends in memory of Dan Falkner, former CASC music instructor.  Visual and Performing Arts Majors and/or Show Choir or Concert Choir Participants.

BRAD FIELDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Dr. and Mrs. Bob Fields in memory of their son.  Wister High School graduate.  Scholar/athlete.

L. A. AND EVA FRENCH MEMORIAL SCHOLARHIP—Established by Representative Jim Hamilton and his sister, Jane Hamilton, in memory of their grandparents.  Financial need.

GUS E. FULLBRIGHT JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by family and friends in memory of Sallisaw Fire Chief Gus E. Fullbright Jr.   Preference to firemen’s children in the Sallisaw area.

J.P. (JACK) GAITHER AND EVA M. GAITHER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from Eva Gaither.  Heavener High School graduate with financial need.

WILLIAM L. GANN TELECOMMUNICATIONS SCHOLARSHIP—Established by William L. (Bill) Gann, faculty member.  Business or Technology major, 2.5 GPA.

MOLLY GEDOSH MEMORIAL TUITION WAIVER—Established by Dr. and Mrs. E. A. “Jack” Gedosh in memory of his mother.  Sophomore, Nursing students.

SENATOR CLEM AND MRS. CECIL HAMILTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Representative Jim Hamilton and his sister, Jane Hamilton, in memory of their parents.  Heavener graduate, 2.5 GPA and financial need.

HAMILTON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Representative Jim Hamilton and his sister, Jane Hamilton, in memory of their parents, Senator and Mrs. Clem Hamilton.  Panama graduate, 2.5 GPA and financial need.

JERRY AND GEORGIA HETHERINGTON SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Georgia Hetherington.  Sequoyah County graduate attending CASC Sallisaw.

TULA HIMES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from Tula Himes, a retired teacher.  Preference to Hispanic student residing in dormitories with financial need.

GENEVIEVE HOLTON MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP—Established by the family of Genevieve Holton to honor her. Visual and Performing Arts Majors and/or Show Choir Participants residing in the dormitories with 2.8 GPA.

STEVE AND PAM HOLTON HISPANIC STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP—Established Steve and Pam Holton.  Hispanic students with 3.2 GPA; Preference to Health Science fields.

LATTIE HOYLE LEADER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Lattie Hoyle.  Residential students residing in the Leader Centers, 19 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

NELL AND LATTIE HOYLE MEMORIAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from Lattie Hoyle. Visual and Performing Arts Majors and/or Show Choir Participants.

EVELYN M. HUTCHINSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from Evelyn M. Hutchinson. 19 ACT.

EVELYN M. HUTCHINSON MEMORIAL LEADER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from Evelyn M. Hutchinson.  Residential students residing in the Leader Centers, 19 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

GARRY M. AND PAM IVEY SCHOLARSHIP—Established by former CASC President and Mrs. Garry M. Ivey.   Open to all applicants.

JACK AND KATHERINE JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Jack & Katherine Johnson.  Open to all applicants.

J. F. AND KATHRYN JOHNSTON SCHOLARSHIP—Established by J.F. and Kathryn Johnston.  Heavener High School graduate and participant in varsity sports.

FRIDA KAHLO ART SCHOLARSHIP—Established by the Sugarloaf Art Association.  Art major with 2.5 GPA.

KAREN KELLOGG-SHAW SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Walter and Marguerite Kellogg in memory of their daughter.  Cameron High School graduate with financial need.

TONY KERBOW SCHOLARSHIP—Established by family and friends in memory of Tony Kerbow. LeFlore County graduate with 2.5 GPA; Preference to Poteau High School graduate.

KIAMICHI ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Kiamichi Electric Cooperative, Inc.  Parents/student customer of Kiamichi Electric Cooperative, Inc.  Attach copy of Kiamichi Electric monthly bill.

BOB LEE KIDD MEMORIAL JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Virginia Kidd in memory of her husband, former editor/publisher of Poteau News. Journalism major.

LEFLORE COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS SCHOLARSHIP—Established by the LeFlore County Retired Teachers.  Sophomore, LeFlore County graduate, Education major and financial need.

G. B. AND HELEN LENN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Helen Lenn in memory of her husband. Visual and Performing Arts Majors and/or Show Choir Participants with 2.5 GPA.

LPN NURSING SCHOLARSHIP—Established by anonymous donors.  Nursing students who have completed the LPN Transition Program and are entering the CASC RN Program.  

PATRICK LYNCH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by James and Jean Lynch in memory of their son.  Poteau High School graduate, Education major with 2.8 GPA.

GEORGE AND ROSEMARY McBEE LEADER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by George and Rosemary McBee. Residential students residing in the Leader Centers, 19 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

ELIZABETH MCDOW SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from Elizabeth McDow.  Cameron High School graduate with scholastic achievements.

JAMES DWAINE MCKENZIE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Rebecca McKenzie in memory of her husband.   Psychology-related field or student pursuing a career working with disabled individuals.

DAVE AND BEVERLY McMILLEN LEADER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Beverly McMillen in memory of her husband.  Residential students residing in the Leader Centers, 19 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

MIKE MILLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Miller in memory of their son, former CASC Music instructor. Visual and Performing Arts Majors and/or Show Choir Participants.

HARRY R. AND MAY MCTIER MILLFORD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Jeanne Reed in memory of her childhood neighbors. Visual and Performing Arts Majors and/or Show Choir Participants.

MISS CASC SCHOLARSHIP—A full-tuition waiver scholarship and a $1,000 cash award is given to the winner of the Miss CASC Pageant. A $500 cash scholarship is awarded to the first runner-up.  A $200 cash scholarship is awarded to the second runner-up.  A $100 cash scholarship is awarded to the third runner-up.

MISS CASC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP—Winner of Miss CASC Pageant is awarded $300 scholarship.

DELORES MITCHELL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Delores Mitchell.  Attending CASC Sallisaw, 2.5 GPA and financial need.

DELORES MITCHELL NON-TRADITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by the Sallisaw Committee for Excellence.  Non-traditional student attending CASC Sallisaw, 3.0 GPA and 19 ACT.

DR. JOHN MONTGOMERY SCHOLARSHIP—Established in honor of Dr. John Montgomery, retired LeFlore County veterinarian. LeFlore or Sequoyah County high school graduate with 2.5 GPA and 19 ACT. Preference to minorities. Renewable sophomore year if complete 30 hours and maintain 2.8 GPA.  Eligible for transfer scholarship to UAFS upon completion of 60 hours at CASC with a 2.8 GPA.

FLOYD AND ERNESTINE MORRIS SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Floyd Morris, retired chairperson of the CASC Science Division.  Science major.

PAULA NIETO TWIN SCHOLARSHIP—Established by family and friends in memory of Paula Nieto, a twin.  Sophomore twins.

OG&E SCHOLARSHIP—Established by OG&E.  2.5 GPA.

DR. FREDERICK AND MARJORIE OLIVER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Marjorie Oliver in memory of her husband.  Nursing program, CASC Sallisaw.

GEORGE OLLIE, JR. LEADER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by George Ollie, Jr.  Residential students residing in the Leader Centers, 19 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

LORENE PATTERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from Lloyd Patterson in memory of his wife.  LeFlore County or Haskell County High School graduate. 2.5 GPA.

REVEREND MORRIS AND JENNY PIPKIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by the children of Rev. and Mrs. Pipkin in their honor.  Entering the ministry or music ministry, minimum age 25 years, 2.5 GPA.  Preference to members of the United Methodist Church.

JAMES RAY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by family and friends in memory of James Ray, former CASC student.  Heavener High School graduate.

JEANNE REED LEADER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Jeanne Reed.   Residential students residing in the Leader Centers, 19 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

JEANNE REED NURSING SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Jeanne Reed.  Nursing program.

ROY AND JEANNE REED BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Jeanne Reed in memory of her husband.  Business major.

VERNON ROBERTS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by family and friends in memory of Vernon Roberts, former Chairman of the CASC Development Foundation. Poteau High School graduate.

JULIAN ROTHBAUM AWARD FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE—Established by Julian Rothbaum of Tulsa.  Cash award presented at graduation to CASC’s top academic graduate.

SALLISAW COMMITTEE FOR EXCELLENCE—Established by the Sallisaw Committee for Excellence.  Sequoyah County High School graduates (traditional freshmen), attending CASC Sallisaw, 2.8 GPA and/or 19 ACT.

SEQUOYAH COUNTY EARLY ACCESS SCHOLARSHIP— Established by Dr. Sinclair Armstrong, the Jerry and Georgia Hetherington family, Sallisaw Improvement Corporation, and the CASC Development Foundation.  Concurrent high school students in Sequoyah County with financial need.

JEFF SHOCKLEY MEMORIAL LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Matt Webb and the Webb family to honor the leadership legacy of the former Poteau mayor, Jeff Shockley.  LeFlore County High School graduate, 2.5 GPA, and demonstrated leadership in school and community.

ROBERT SMEDLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Gayle Smedley in memory of her son. Visual and Performing Arts Majors and/or Show Choir Participants, 2.5 GPA and 19 ACT. Renewable sophomore year if 2.5 GPA maintained and remain a Visual and Performing Arts Major and/or Show Choir Participant.

BUDDY SPENCER ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP— Established by the Sallisaw Committee for Excellence.  Sequoyah County students attending CASC Sallisaw, 3.2 GPA, 19 ACT.

SPIRO STATE BANK LEADER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Spiro State Bank.  Residential students residing in the Leader Centers, 19 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

SPIRO STATE BANK SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Spiro State Bank.  Spiro High School graduate, 2.5 GPA and 19 ACT.

THE HONORABLE DENNIS M. SPROUSE RECOVERY SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Sequoyah County Drug Court Program to honor the Honorable Dennis M. Sprouse, Sequoyah County Associate Judge. Recovering addict or a child of an addicted parent attending CASC Sallisaw, 2.0 GPA. 

J. T. AND MARY JO STITES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by family and friends in memory of J. T. and Mary Jo Stites, former co-directors of CASC Sallisaw. Sequoyah County graduate attending CASC Sallisaw, GPA 2.5 and ACT 19.   Preference to veterans.

ARTIE STIVERS LEADER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Artie Stivers.  Residential students residing in the Leader Centers, 19 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

ROSS AND ARTIE STIVERS SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Artie Stivers in memory of her husband.  Howe High School graduate, 2.8 GPA and 19 ACT.

LT. GLENN C. AND VERNA TAYLOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from W. Kathlyeen Burnett.  Nursing Program.  Preference to disabled and minorities.

RONNIE LEE TAYLOR II MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by the family of Ronnie Lee Taylor, II in his memory.  Panama graduate, recommended by high school principal and counselor.

DR. HERMAN L. THOMAS NURSING SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from Mary Thomas in memory of her husband.  Nursing program.

TONI FLOYD THOMPSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by Mick Thompson in memory of his wife.  Poteau High School graduate, 2.5 GPA.

MADOLYN TUBBS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from Madolyn Tubbs of Sallisaw.  Sequoyah County graduate, 2.5 GPA.

AUDRA TUCKER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by friends in honor of Audra Tucker and her family.  CASC baseball player, 3.0 GPA.

SCOTT VINCENT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPEstablished by Royce and Judy Vincent in memory of their son, Scott Vincent, a marine, who was killed in action while serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. LeFlore County High School graduate with 3.0 GPA. Preference to student with military service or is family member of a veteran.

THE WALTON FAMILY FOUNDATION LEADER SCHOLARSHIP—Established by the Walton Family Foundation.  Residential students residing in the Leader Centers, 19 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

ELEANOR C. WHITE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from Eleanor C. White.  Education majors.

DR. JOE E. AND MELBA SUE WHITE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP—Established by former CASC President Dr. Joe E. White, family and friends. 3.0 GPA, 19 ACT.

RILLA WYATT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by the family of Rilla Wyatt in her memory.  LeFlore High School graduate, academics and activities.

LYNN AND RUTH YARBOROUGH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—Established by a planned gift from Lynn Yarbrough from Heavener.  Preference to minorities or disabled.