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Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for a scholarship to assist with tuition and books from the Desk and Derrick Educational Trust, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete at least two years or are currently enrolled in the second year of undergraduate study at an accredited college or university
  • Maintain a grade point average of 3.2 or above on a 4.0 grading system
  • Demonstrate need for financial assistance in pursuing a college degree
  • Be a citizen of the United States or Canada
  • Plan a career in the petroleum, energy or allied industry, or research and development of alternative fuels such as coal, electric, solar, wind hydroelectric, nuclear, and ethanol.

Honor Scholarships

Honor scholarships named on behalf of major contributions/memorials:  

      •  Frances C. Hidell (Undesignated, Full-time)
      •  Jean Heinselman/Desk and Derrick Club of Spring Branch Memorial Scholarship (Undesignated, Full-time)
      •  Bettie C. Helis Scholarship - (Designated, Full-time)
      •  Lois G. Johnston Scholarship - (Designated, Full-time)
      •  Edith Snizek Scholarship - (Designated, Full-time)
      •  Gladys Watford Scholarship - (Designated, Full-time)
      •  Educational Trust Founders' Scholarship - (Designated, Full-time)
      •  Helen C. Pryor Scholarship - (Undesignated, Full-time)
      •  Chesapeake Energy Corporation Scholarship - (Undesignated, Full-time)
      •  Paula Mace Scholarship - (Designated, Full-time)
      •  Callie Miller Scholarship - (Undesignated, Part-time)


         Frances C. Hidell Scholarship - Tristan Mikhail Kozel - Marietta College (Petroleum Engineering)      
         Educational Trust Founders' Scholarship - Diana V. McGraw - Marietta College (Petroleum Engineering) 
         Paula R. Mace Scholarship - Elizabeth Michelle Matson - Oklahoma City University (Energy Management)
             Member of the Desk and Derrick Club of Oklahoma City
         Gladys Watford Scholarship - Melanie G. Bowen - Texas A&M University (Geology)
         Lois G. Johnston Scholarship - Bama Mohamed - Texas Tech University (Petroleum Engineering)  
         Bettie Conley Helis Scholarship - Rachael L. Campo - University of Oklahoma (Petroleum Engineering)
         Edith Snizek Scholarship - Amanda Calhoun -University of Tulsa (Energy Management)
         Helen C. Pryor Scholarship - Christopher Jacob Overstreet - Colorado School of Mines ( Petroleum Engineering)
         Chesapeake Energy Corporation Scholarship - Conrad Polkosnik - Texas Tech University (Petroleum                              Engineering)
         Jean Heinselman/Desk and Derrick Club of Spring Branch Memorial Scholarship - GJosiah D. Curley -                    University of Oklahoma (Petroleum Engineering)
          Callie Miller Scholarship - Trent A. Kostenuk - University of Wyoming (Petroleum Engineering)
          Educational Trust - Board of Trustees Scholarship - Andrew R. Wiechman - University of Oklahoma                              (Petroleum Engineering)
         Educational Trust - Board of Trustees Scholarship - Alexander Donald Wilson - University of North
              Dakota  (Petroleum Engineering)