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STEM Grants

STEM Contest/grants



The OERB is looking four star students to win the “STEM Student Spotlight” at a Thunder game this season. The students that are chosen for this award go above and beyond in the classroom and are passionate about STEM. We want to hear about your star student! To nominate a student, please fill in the information below and email [email protected]. We appreciate you taking the time to give a student this fun and exciting opportunity. They will receive four tickets to the Thunder game and will be presented with a gift from the people of Oklahoma Oil & Natural Gas on the court.

  • Name
  • Grade
  • School
  • Short bio of the student
  • Why are you nominating the student
  • How they go above and beyond in STEM

STEM Program grant

The OERB is partnering with OU and OSU men’s basketball teams to contribute $2 dollars for every point scored during the season to two to four deserving STEM programs in Oklahoma. Depending on the number of points scored and the number of schools selected, these grants could be valued up to $8,000.

We will select the winning schools based on their STEM programs that they either want to create or need funding to maintain. The winning schools will be recognized at the OU or OSU final home men’s basketball game. Please nominate your program or school by emailing [email protected] with the answers to the questions below.

  • Name/phone number
  • School
  • Subject/grade
  • Why is your school deserving of the donation?
  • What will your school do with the donation?

Harlan Krumme energy education grant

2020 Appliciation 

The OERB/Harlan Krumme Memorial Energy Education Grant accepts applications each year for funding of energy education programs that teach students about energy usage (specifically oil and naturgal gas), efficiency, conservation and its importance im Oklahoma state history. 

Our goal is to reward innovative teaching techniques and to develop energy education resources for Oklahoma educators. The grant winner will receive $500 for classroom materials and an additional $500 for personal use. 

applicants must be Oklahoma teachers who have attended at least one of OERB's curricula workshops: Little Bits, Fossils to Fuel, Fossils to Fuel 2, Petro Active, Rockin' Ratios or CORE Energy. 

To find out more information, or learn the status of your application, please contact:
Carla Schaeperkoetter, OERB Education Director
[email protected]

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