For Nominators

Thank you for your interest and investment in a potential McKnight Scholar! Your feedback makes a big difference in our understanding of candidates and their skill set.  

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 Frequently Asked Questions By Recommenders 

How do I access the online nomination form? 

Recommendations are made through the "Nomination" process.  You can simply link through the "Apply or Nominate Now" link in the upper right hand corner of our website or follow the link below.     


When is my nomination form due?

Applications are due by November 1st to be considered for the first round of selections and February 1st for the second round of selections.  Your nomination must be in prior to that deadline to be included.  No exceptions can be made.


What makes a great nomination?

It is very helpful for the selection committee to better understand the leadership ability, character, academic ability and commitment to attending Oklahoma State University.  Speaking to these qualities is always helpful. 


How many nominations can one applicant have?

There is no limit on number of nominations.  We would encourage quality over quantity.  Three to four strong letters is preferred. 

Click here to Nominate a Scholar 





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