14 Oklahoma students receive Sam Noble Scholarships

14 Oklahoma students receive Sam Noble Scholarships

ARDMORE, Okla. — The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation announced the 2020 recipients of the Sam Noble Scholarships, awarding $167,500 in scholarships to 14 southern Oklahoma students.

Sam Noble Scholarships assist both undergraduate and graduate students studying agriculture, and undergraduate students studying technology. The 2020 Sam Noble Scholarship recipients are:

  • Matilyn Allen, Maysville, Oklahoma State University
  • Dalee Barrick, Waurika, Oklahoma State University
  • Krista Carroll, Tishomingo, Oklahoma State University
  • Racelyn Gemmell, Wilson, Oklahoma State University
  • Makayla Green, Maysville, Oklahoma State University
  • Kendall Hays, Ardmore, Oklahoma State University
  • Faith Howe, Sulphur, Oklahoma State University
  • Shyann McWhirter, Maysville, Oklahoma State University
  • Ethan Neble, Ringling, Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
  • Alisa Northcutt, Tishomingo, Oklahoma State University
  • Jentri Rayburn, Ardmore, Oklahoma State University
  • Amanda Upton, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma State University
  • Harlee Wiggins, Elmore City, Oklahoma Panhandle State University
  • Tanner Wofford, Allen, Oklahoma State University

Agriculture undergraduate scholarships are $2,500 per semester for as many as nine semesters, and graduate awards are $3,125 per semester for up to five semesters. Technology students receive scholarships of up to $1,875 per semester for two years.

Sam Noble, for whom the scholarship program is named, bequeathed funding to establish the program in 1992. The first scholarships were awarded in 1999. To date, the Noble Foundation has awarded more than $2,927,500 to 219 students.

Access to the scholarship application for the 2021 application period may be requested through the Noble Foundation website or by calling 580-224-6213. Agricultural scholarships are limited to students pursuing an agriculture-related degree at universities with a separate college or division of agriculture. Technology scholarship applicants must be attending or planning to attend Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee or Oklahoma State University–Oklahoma City.

Applicants for the Sam Noble Scholarship must reside in one of the following southern Oklahoma counties: Atoka, Bryan, Carter, Choctaw, Coal, Garvin, Jefferson, Johnston, Love, Marshall, McCurtain, Murray, Pontotoc, Pushmataha or Stephens. An external committee selects the recipients.

Additional information about the Sam Noble Scholarship Program is available online at www.noblefoundation.org/scholarships.