Areas of Support

Scholarships – currently over 250 scholarships are offered annually to OPSU students. These scholarships cover a wide range of criteria with varying degrees of restrictions. Application period is December 1st through March 1st annually.

Student-Teacher scholarships – OPSU student-teachers receive a scholarship through the Foundation to help assist with the various costs occurred during their semester of student-teaching.

OPSU General Scholarships – Panhandle State Foundation annually pledges funds to OPSU to help cover the cost of the general scholarships it awards. The students selected for these academic and activity scholarships are actually receiving scholarships funded by Panhandle State Foundation.

Faculty/Staff Professional Development Grants – Panhandle State Foundation administers around $5,000 annually in professional development grants to OPSU faculty or staff.

Masonic Endowment for Cultural Enrichment Grants – Panhandle State Foundation funds various events and programs that are inspiring and educational both for OPSU and the surrounding communities. The total available annually is approximately $4,800.00.

Campus Club or OPSU organization Funds – Panhandle State Foundation administers and services funds for various campus clubs and OPSU organizations (football, rodeo, choir, Images Art Club, Student Nurses Association, etc.). Currently Panhandle State Foundation holds 43 of these funds.

Campus Projects