The Promise

Upon completion of the program's requirements, you will earn:

The scholarship amount does not cover fees, books, supplies, or room and board.


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Oklahoma's Promise (OHLAP)

High School Requirements

*If you don't qualify for this program, see your counselor for information on additional scholarships, grants and student loans, or visit Oklahoma's higher education website

Who may apply

Applicants must be:

*Special income provisions apply to certain adopted children and children
in the custody of legal guardians.



Required Courses

4 English (grammar, composition, literature; courses should include an integrated writing component)

3 Lab Science (biology, chemistry, physics or any lab science certified by the school district; general science with or without a lab may not be used to meet this requirement)

3 Mathematics (from Algebra 1, Algebra 2, geometry, trigonometry, math analysis, pre-calculus [must have completed geometry and Algebra 2], calculus, Advanced Placement [AP] statistics)

3 History and Citizenship Skills (including 1 unit of American history and 2 additional units from the subjects of history, economics, geography, government, non-Western culture)

2 Foreign or Non-English Language (two years of the same language)
Computer Technology (2 units in programming, hardware and business computer applications, such as word processing, databases, spreadsheets and graphics, will qualify. Keyboarding or typing classes do NOT qualify)
(1 foreign language and 1 computer course will NOT meet this requirement)

1 Additional Course (of any of the subjects listed above)

1 Fine Arts (music, art, drama) or Speech

17 Total Units
*Homeschool students or students graduating from a high school not accredited by the Oklahoma State Board of Education or a recognized accrediting agency must also achieve a composite ACT score of 22 or higher.

College Requirements

*Students on active military duty may be eligible for certain waivers of these requirements.

How to apply and get more information: