President's Leadership Class applications due Feb. 26

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President's Leadership Class applications due Feb. 26

January 26, 2010

Incoming freshmen students who plan to attend Northwestern Oklahoma State University in the fall can apply to the President’s Leadership Class (PLC) and earn up to $1,750 in scholarship funds. Students must meet specific requirements in order to apply.

Applications may be found online at and may be hand-delivered no later than 5 p.m., on Friday, Feb. 26. If mailed, it must be postmarked no later than Friday, Feb. 26.

Students should send a seven-semester transcript and ACT scores with the application, and must meet all standard admission requirements to Northwestern.

Applications must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation and a pink scholarship application form, obtainable from Northwestern’s Office of Financial Aid.

One letter of recommendation must be from a high school teacher, high school principal, high school counselor or other faculty member or member of administration. The second letter should be from another person such as a minister, family friend or employer. Letters of recommendation should include the name, position and relationship to you of the person writing the recommendations.

All applicants should have a pink scholarship application on file at the Northwestern Scholarship Office.

Selected finalists will be interviewed in March, and notified by phone and/or mail about the interview.

Recipients of the the PLC Scholarship will be notified in April. The scholarship will cover freshman year only, and will consist of a tuition waiver of $1,000 and $750 to be applied to other university expenses.

Each year, the PLC class takes a trip to Boston with Dr. Janet Cunningham, university president. While in Boston, the group visits museums and other fun sights.

All application materials should be mailed to Matt Adair, director of recruitment, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Office of Recruitment, 709 Oklahoma Blvd., Alva, OK 73717. Contact Adair with questions at or (580) 327-8545.