Student at graduation with Graduation Cap

Art Harris Scholarship

Great Plains Bank is pleased to offer an academic collegiate scholarship for graduating high school seniors who would like to pursue a career in banking, within our service area, in honor of former, beloved GPB CEO Art Harris.

Scholarship Opens: Monday January 30, 2023

Scholarship Deadline: Monday April 3, 2023


Students who meet the following criteria are eligible for the scholarship.

  • Applicants must be a graduating high school senior at the time of application.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA.
  • Applicants must express a desire to pursue a career in banking.
  • Applicants must have graduated from a high school within Great Plains Bank’s service area.
  • Applicants must be an Oklahoma or Texas resident at the time of application.
  • Applicants must be a United States citizen.
  • In order to be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must demonstrate financial need:
    • FAFSA Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
    • Please include appropriate documentation for the FAFSA EFC
  • Eligibility for this scholarship includes an assessment of the applicant’s activities during their high school years:
    • Did the applicant have to work a part-time job while enrolled in high school?
    • Did the applicant have to assist with family care?
    • Community involvement
    • Extra-curricular activities
    • Volunteer work
  • Recipient must attend an accredited college/university/vocational school, two or four-year, within the United States.
  • Recipient must be enrolled full-time, each semester and maintain a 2.0 GPA to retain scholarship.
Please find the application and more detailed information about the scholarship at the links below. Please note: All Application requirements are listed on the Art Harris Scholarship Information Sheet. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please submit your completed application and all materials to:

Great Plains Bank
ATTN: Great Plains Bank Scholarship Committee
2850 S. Telephone Road
Moore, OK 73160

Or email completed applications to