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Oakwood University

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Huntsville, AL

University Website:  www.oakwood.edu
Apply Online:  https://my.oakwood.edu/ICS/Admissions/

Oakwood University is a private university located in Huntsville, Alabama, United States. It is owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. A group of College constituents made the decision on December 2, 2007, to change the school's name from Oakwood College to Oakwood University.

Oakwood University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Department of Education of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists to award the associate, baccalaureate, and master's degrees. The first master's degree offered by the University was the Master of Pastoral Studies Degree (January 2008). The first graduate students were conferred degrees on May 9, 2009. Oakwood also conferred its first honorary doctorate on May 9, 2009, to Wintley Phipps, internationally renowned musician and the 2009 Commencement speaker. Oakwood University has been a member institution of the United Negro College Fund since 1964.

The University has performed well in external rankings, having listed among the Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the Southern Region (#31) and #28 on the list of Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities by the U.S. News & World Report, tied with Alabama A&M University (also in Huntsville) and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The University is also listed on a regular basis among the top 20 institutions of higher learning that provide African-Americans to medical schools.

Oakwood University owns and operates the Christian radio station WJOU 90.1 FM, formerly WOCG.

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Premier Scholarship

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Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

$10,000 October 18, 2019 See Details

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

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$10,000

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October 18, 2019
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Prestige Scholarship

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Prestige Scholarship

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Achievement Scholarship - Oakwood University

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Achievement Scholarship - Oakwood University

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Incentive Grant - Oakwood University

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Incentive Grant - Oakwood University

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$3,000

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Alabama Education Grant Program

Alabama Commission on Higher Education

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Alabama Commission on Higher Education

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National Merit Scholarship - Oakwood University

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National Merit Scholarship - Oakwood University

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Women's Ministries Scholarship

North American Division Women's Ministries

Varies October 15, 2019 See Details

Women's Ministries Scholarship

North American Division Women's Ministries

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October 15, 2019
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Christopher Lamont Cosper Scholarship

Christopher Lamont Cosper Foundation, Inc.

Varies November 16, 2019 See Details

Christopher Lamont Cosper Scholarship

Christopher Lamont Cosper Foundation, Inc.

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November 16, 2019
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UNCF General Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

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UNCF General Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

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March 27, 2020
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