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Debbie Blanke Scholarship
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Oklahoma Women in Higher Education is dedicated to increasing the number and effectiveness of women in Oklahoma higher education leadership. The organization is proud to announce the annual Dr. Debbie Blanke Scholarship. This $500 scholarship is open to individuals enrolled as a graduate student (master’s or doctorate) in a higher education-related degree program at an educational institution based in Oklahoma.

  • Individuals also must have already attended at least one OKWHE conference.

Preference is given to applicants who have earned at least 12 credit hours toward a graduate degree, worked at least three years in a higher education institution, and intend to pursue a career in higher education.

The Dr. Debbie Blanke Scholarship recipient will attend the annual OKWHE conference (fee waived) and is encouraged to present at an OKWHE conference during the award year. The recipient may also attend the next scheduled career development workshop (fee waived).

Application Deadline: April 30

Recipient Notification: June 30


  • Can I be awarded the scholarship more than one time? Yes. As long as, you actively attend OKWHE Conferences. 

Need more information about the Debbie Blanke Scholarship?
Debbie Blanke, Ed.D., Scholarship Chair
Term: 2021-2024 (3rd term)
Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Phone: 405-225-9145