Karen Sue Freeman Memorial Scholarship Fund

Oklahoma City Community Foundation

The scholarship is designed to help female varsity athlete from Shawnee High School. Applicants must be registered as a full-time student who has an unweighted cumulative GPA >2.5. Preference may be given to female basketball players.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Gender:
  • Age/Grade Level:
    Must be 9, 10, 11 or 12 grade
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    Be registered as a full-time student
  • School:
    Must be a student from Shawnee High School
  • College:
    Must be pursuing a full-time study at any academically accredited (not for profit) two-year, four-year, or vocational-technical institution
  • Athletics:
    Preference may be given to female basketball players

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Please write an essay in which you share information about yourself and your goals: (a) Who and how did someone inspire you to continue your education? (b) Describe a defining moment in your life, and if it was a negative experience, how did you turn it around? (c) Describe a high school classroom activity or assignment that was challenging and gave you a feeling of mastery when completed. (d) Write about an adult you have met through an extracurricular activity who prompted you to consider a career or profession like theirs. Please include reference to your academic/career goals, as well as your extracurricular involvements if applicable. (500 word maximum.); How has athletics impacted your past, present and future? (Please limit to 500 words.)
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Please submit the name and email address of someone--teacher/professor, guidance counselor, principal, community leader, or employer--who can submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf. The person you request a letter from should be able to speak to your abilities and capacity in the areas of education, leadership and community service.
  • Other Materials:
    Attach a photograph (head shot style, no "selfies"); FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)