✓ Distinguished academically with overall grade point of 3.0 or above (based on a maximum of 4.0) or its equivalent✓ Current member of the ORPS.✓ Must have at least a junior standing in college work✓ Park or Recreation major and have achieved distinction as a university or college scholar, initiating a desire to become a professional in the field of Park or Recreation, or plan to continue in graduate study in one of these areas✓ Shall have conducted him/herself in a manner that has brought credit to him/herself of their institution✓ Consideration will be given to participation in other campus activities in which he/she has had the opportunity to demonstrate their qualities of leadership and serve as an example to fellow students✓ There are two (2) different forms to be completed:• The student form to be completed and signed by the nominee• The nomination form from faculty member at students university.
✓ In addition to the forms, application must be accompanied by:• Current college transcript
The following guidelines will apply to scholarships:
Should the recipient of the ORPS scholarships for any reason leave the State of Oklahoma to continue his/her education or drop the curriculum area of Parks & Recreation, the ORPS scholarship shall be voided and awarded to the second most outstanding applicant. This scholarship will be awarded at the ORPS Annual Fall Conference. A certificate, suitable for framing, alluding to the achievement of the individual, shall also be presented.
Student scholarship(s): One (1) scholarship cannot exceed $500Alvin Eggling Student Scholarship: One (1) scholarship cannot exceed $1000