Veterans

Established in July 2015, the OSU Veteran Student Academic Services office aids the transition from military service to the classroom. Programs provide services and support, as well as creating greater recognition and awareness for veterans and military-affiliated students on campus. Training programs for faculty and staff create a culture of trust and connectedness across campus.


Areas of Impact

When you support the Veterans, you help shape the future for Oklahoma State University. By contributing to the fund below, you make our future brighter orange!

Veterans Emergency Fund

20-19650 - This operating fund benefits programs through Academic Affairs.

Veteran Appreciation Scholarship

20-00380 - This scholarship fund benefits students through Academic Affairs.

Student Veteran's Scholarship

20-01130 - This scholarship fund benefits students through the General University.


Established in July 2015, the OSU Veteran Student Academic Services office aids the transition from military service to the classroom. Programs provide services and support, as well as creating greater recognition and awareness for veterans and military-affiliated students on campus. Training programs for faculty and staff create a culture of trust and connectedness across campus.

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Giving Opportunities

  • Veterans Week Events
    Weeklong schedule of events to honor veterans and military-affiliated students, faculty, staff and the community on OSU campus in November. Includes recognition ceremony, awards dinner, scholarships and program. Begins with Veterans Day Flags and Kickoff BBQ.

  • Veterans Day Flags and Kickoff BBQ
    Show of veteran support on OSU campus with nearly 7,000 flags on Library Lawn and celebration BBQ.
    Sponsor kickoff event for $10,000
    Sponsor kickoff and weeklong activities for $20,000

  • Women Veterans Symposium and Luncheon
    Daylong annual forum for networking and educational presentations. In 2016, 67 veteran and military-affiliated participants attended from the region. Spring event with “Challenge Yourself, Continue to Lead” theme and public service focus.
    Annual Sponsorship: $10,000

  • Green Zone Training
    OSU faculty/staff program to create highly trained point people specially identified to communicate, intercede and connect with veteran students to troubleshoot and aid in integration on campus. They create safe zones for veteran students.
    $5,000 per year, up to 5-year commitment

  • Operation Identify
    Provide orange and black paracord bracelets for OSU veteran students, faculty and staff to create visual identity and connection among all veterans on campus.
    $3,000

  • Endowed Scholarship for Veteran or Military-Affiliated Student
    $25,000 minimum

  • Endowed Scholarship for the Spouse of a Veteran or Active-Duty Personnel
    $25,000 minimum

  • Endowed Scholarship for the Child of a Veteran or Active-Duty Personnel
    $25,000 minimum

  • Endowed Graduate Fellowship for Veteran or Military-Affiliated Student
    $50,000 minimum


Engagement/Volunteer Opportunities

  • Veteran Alumni Chapter
    Help guide campus activities for veterans as part of this board.

  • Assisting with Green Zone Training
    Volunteer to help faculty and staff learn to be an advocate and support group for veterans.

  • Veterans Week Events
    Assist with the setup, communication and activities for Veterans Week.


First Veteran Scholarship Fund Established at OSU

An anonymous alumna and her husband have created the Veteran Appreciation Scholarship Fund at Oklahoma State University to benefit veterans and other military-affiliated students on campus. This is the first scholarship fund established specifically to help veterans or dependents who qualify to receive the veteran’s GI Bill benefits.
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