Grants

Institutional Grants

  • Legacy Awards - This is a great benefit for alumni whose children have been accepted for enrollment at ORU. The grant is worth $1,250 if either or both of your parents are ORU graduates. 


Federal Grants

  • Pell - Grant is for undergraduate students with need as determined by FAFSA, www.fafsa.gov. Amounts vary from $577 to $5,550 per academic year for full-time students.  Part-time students receive lower amounts.Available only to undergraduate students without a bachelor's degree.
  • Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) - Reserved and awarded only to residential undergraduate students with very high financial need, as determined by FAFSA,  and who have not completed a bachelor's degree. Award is for $750.
  • Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH) - ORU will not be participating in the TEACH Grant this school year.


State Grants

  • Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant (OTAG) - Determined by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education from the results of FAFSA form. Must have been a legal resident of Oklahoma for a minimum of one year. Available to both undergraduate and graduate students, full time and part time. Deadline March 1st
  • Oklahoma Tuition Equalization Grant (OTEG) - Determined by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education from the results of the FAFSA form. Oklahoma residency required.
  • Oklahoma's Promise (formerly OHLAP) - Oklahoma's Promise is a program set up by the Oklahoma Legislature for eighth-, ninth- and tenth-grade students with family incomes of $50,000 or less. Upon acceptance into the Oklahoma's Promise program, students must complete a set of academic courses in high school to qualify for future college tuition assistance.
  • Pennsylvania State Grant - This program allows eligible Pennsylvania residents to obtain financial assistance for undergraduate study. The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) serves as the program's application, and must be received at the state level by May 1 st.
  • Vermont State Grant - This program is for Vermont undergraduate students enrolled in a degree-seeking program with financial need as determined by the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation Grant Program. Grants are awarded for a maximum of ten semesters. Applications are considered on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funding is available.
  • Rhode Island State Grant - This program is for Vermont undergraduate students enrolled in a degree-seeking program with financial need as determined by the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation Grant Program. Vermont State Grants are awarded for a maximum of ten semesters. Applications are considered on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funding is available.