Student Board Application Process: Oklahoma City

To become a member of the Student Board of Director program at the Oklahoma City Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, students should:

  • Currently be a sophomore or junior from an Oklahoma public school  
  • Be in good academic standing prior to and through the duration of the program

Students are selected based on class standing, involvement in extracurricular activities in and out of school, a self-written essay and a letter of recommendation from a teacher or administrator.

Application Requirements
The application includes:

  • Student Information Form
  • Student Essay
  • Teacher/Administrator Recommendation Letter
  • Liability and Image Release Waivers

Student Essay
Write a brief essay detailing either an obstacle you’ve faced and how you have overcome it; or a barrier you faced to your continued education and your plan for overcoming that barrier. Please keep the length of the essay within 200 to 500 words.

Teacher/Administrator Recommendation Letter
Submit a signed recommendation letter from a teacher or administrator who is familiar with you and your work. The recommendation letter needs to be on school letterhead and include the school name, address, and phone number, as well as the teacher/administrator’s name and contact information. 

Liability and Image Release Waivers
These are important legal documents and must be read and signed by you AND a parent/legal guardian.

How to Apply
Fill out your student information and get your application started. Once completed, you will receive instructions to submit your essay, recommendation letter and signed documents. 

Applications will open Spring 2018!

Contact Jessie Blackwell at or 405-270-8619 with any questions.

Learn more about the Oklahoma City Branch Student Board of Directors program.