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:
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.
The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation Inc. (noblefoundation.org), headquartered in Ardmore, Oklahoma, continues the philanthropic legacy of Lloyd Noble by funding agricultural research and making charitable grants that cultivate good health, support education and build stronger communities.
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