Ralph Downs Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor the memory of C. Ralph Downs, former Putnam City teacher, counselor, principal and superintendent. The scholarship is awarded yearly to a deserving Putnam City faculty member who wishes to take graduate or undergraduate courses in the following subject areas:

  • Administration
  • Counseling

Scholarship Amount: $500


  • Applications will be accepted from any Putnam City School District career teacher or administrator.
  • Applicants must matriculate in academic courses leading to a specific degree within any Oklahoma accredited four-year college or university.
  • Priority consideration will be given to applicants taking courses in the following priority order:
    1. administration
    2. counseling
  • Nearest to completing either graduate or additional undergraduate degree requirements.
  • Seeking degrees related to the above priority listing of courses.
  • Planning to continue their career in the Putnam City School District.
  • Course registration receipt will be required.