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Scholarships and Funding Opportunities

The school annually awards many scholarships to students with superior records to help defray the cost of their education. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and need. Awards range from $200 to $3,500 per year. The new application system allows current students to apply for all OU scholarships in one central location with one deadline.

Online scholarship applications are usually open in late Fall and continue into the early Spring semester. To apply for 2017-2018 scholarships, CASH will officially open on October 1, 2016, and will close on February 1, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Student will only need to file a general application to be considered for the different available funds. To apply, please visit

Please note: This system is for continuing students only. Fall 2017 incoming freshmen must apply for all scholarships through OU's application for admission prior to December 15, 2016.

You can view the ECE Undergraduate Scholarships list for more details about each scholarship.

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering works closely with Career Services to develop opportunities for internships and for cooperative education (Co-Op) programs. Internships with industries throughout the central U.S. are available to qualified students sophomore through senior level. Co-Op activities allow students to alternate working semesters with scholastic semesters throughout their upper-division tenure.

Financial assistance to qualified graduate students is available from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and from other sources. The School awards scholarships, graduate teaching assistantships, and research assistantships. Students desiring financial assistance are encouraged to contact the Graduate Program Assistant of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering for more information.

Awards range from $9,600 to $28,800 per year for half-time (20 hours per week) appointments. Half-time research and teaching assistantships include waiver of out-of-state tuition and waiver of seven hours of in-state tuition. Students must enroll in six credit hours per semester to qualify.

  • ECE Fellowship
  • ECE Research Assistantship
  • ECE Teaching Assistantship, required OU 4x4 ID to apply online