Walter D. "Buddy" Gaster Endowed Scholarship

1) This scholarship is for incoming freshmen students accepted into the Honors Program who are members of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma and who graduated from an Oklahoma high school. Recipients must be enrolled full-time, have a minimum 23 ACT or SAT equivalent, and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference given to students who graduated from Carter, Murray, Marshall, Love, Garvin, or Johnston counties. This is a four-year award and recipients must meet the requirements each semester to continue receiving the scholarship.

2) This scholarship is also for transfer students from Murray State College. Recipients must be enrolled full-time, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, an associate’s degree, and be an enrolled Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma member.

Friends of Walter D. "Buddy" Gaster
Honors Students-$3,000 per semester (renewable for 8 semesters) and one-year room; New Transfer Students-$1,000 per semester (renewable for 4 semesters)