Rita H. Lottinville Prize
Scholarship Description:

The Rita H. Lottinville Prize was established in 1952 and endowed in 1982 by the late Savoie Lottinville, who was director emeritus of the OU Press and Regents' Professor emeritus of history. 
The purpose of the Rita H. Lottinville Prize is "to encourage undergraduate scholarship in the University of Oklahoma, to recognize moral force of character and the willingness to lead and help one's fellows, and to stimulate qualities of truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship".

Application Requirements:

Applicants must have been a freshman undergraduate student at the University of Oklahoma for 2018-2019, regularly enrolled in a minimum of twelve (12) semester hours and have achieved a grade point average of 3.8 or better for both the Fall and Spring semesters (not cumulative). 

Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation (preferably from a University of Oklahoma faculty member who knows them personally), a copy of their most recent official transcript, and a personal essay describing why they feel they are an appropriate candidate for the award, keeping in mind the purpose of the award as outlined, and drawing exclusively from experiences at the University of Oklahoma. Applicants should describe leadership and service experience and how they relate to the qualities outlined by Savoie Lottinville. Only PDF documents may be uploaded.


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