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Work In Enid Award – Bringing Talent to Work in Enid

This NEW Work In Enid Award is a talent attraction program which will pay student loan balances up to $10,000 for professionals who agree to move to and work in the Enid area.

Criteria:

  • Those not currently living in the Enid area may apply.
  • Applicants must have a degree from either a four-year college or university, or a two-year community college, or received a certificate from a trade program.
  • Applicants must have student loan debt associated with their degree or certificate. Proof of remaining loan balance is required.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a desire to make Enid, Oklahoma their primary residence and find or create employment in the area.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who show a desire for civic engagement.
  • A job commitment letter from an employer within Enid or a full-time remote position in a professional role will be required within 120 days of being selected for this award.

There is no deadline, as applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. The Cherokee Strip Community Foundation will reach out to applicants for further instructions.

Award Size:

Successful applicants will receive up to $10,000, or $1,000 paid quarterly over a 2.5-year period. If an award recipient ceases employment or moves out of the area during the award cycle, they would forfeit all future payments.

The total number of awards will be based on available funding and loan balances of eligible applicants.

This NEW Work In Enid Award is a talent attraction program which will pay student loan balances up to $10,000 for professionals who agree to move to and work in the Enid area. 

This NEW Work In Enid Award is a talent attraction program which will pay student loan balances up to $10,000 for professionals who agree to move to and work in the Enid area. 

Work In Enid Award – Bringing Talent to Work in Enid

This NEW Work In Enid Award is a talent attraction program which will pay student loan balances up to $10,000 for professionals who agree to move to and work in the Enid area.

Criteria:

  • Those not currently living in the Enid area may apply.
  • Applicants must have a degree from either a four-year college or university, or a two-year community college, or received a certificate from a trade program.
  • Applicants must have student loan debt associated with their degree or certificate. Proof of remaining loan balance is required.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a desire to make Enid, Oklahoma their primary residence and find or create employment in the area.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who show a desire for civic engagement.
  • A job commitment letter from an employer within Enid or a full-time remote position in a professional role will be required within 120 days of being selected for this award.

There is no deadline, as applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. The Cherokee Strip Community Foundation will reach out to applicants for further instructions.

Award Size:

Successful applicants will receive up to $10,000, or $1,000 paid quarterly over a 2.5-year period. If an award recipient ceases employment or moves out of the area during the award cycle, they would forfeit all future payments.

The total number of awards will be based on available funding and loan balances of eligible applicants.

Welcome to Enid, Oklahoma, an incredibly vibrant community of amazing people.

As the 9th largest city in Oklahoma, Enid’s population of over 51,000 and trade area of over 150,000 makes it a major center of commerce and life. Enid boasts short commute times, a low crime rate, state-of the-art school facilities, two regional medical centers, new athletic facilities and a thriving public art and music scene. These are qualities that our friends in urban areas can only dream of, and as people are reprioritizing their life post-pandemic, Enid is reaping the rewards.

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  • Vance Air Force Base Contractors & DOD

  • INTEGRIS Bass Baptist Health 

  • Enid Public Schools 

  • St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center 

  • City of Enid 

  • No Man’s Land Foods

  • Marsau Enterprises 

  • Hanor Family of Companies

  • Mid-Continent Packaging

  • Koch Fertilizer

  • PT

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“This is a community where all of us working together create an incredible synergy that makes great things happen.”

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“Enid and the surrounding area provides us with the resilient, flexible workforce to create enduring quality products, and, best of all, a loyal, fulfilling and progressive work culture.” 

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“So many great businesses originated here and became extremely successful, but also stayed true to their roots. Local leaders take pride in creating a supportive atmosphere that encourages others to grow and succeed.”

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Our Family Friendly Community
  • 36.4 is the median age in Enid making for a great place to raise a family 

  • Over 65 pieces of Public Art and Murals throughout the community

  • Vibrant Downtown with plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment

  • Home to Adventure Quest, the World’s Largest Community built playground at Leonardo’s Children’s Museum

  • Walking Trails 

Nationally recognized education institutions 

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  • Enid Public Schools 

  • Chisholm Public Schools

  • Autry Technology Center 

  • Northern Oklahoma College

  • Northwestern Oklahoma State University 

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  • Emmanuel Christian School

  • St. Paul’s Lutheran School

  • St. Joseph’s Catholic School

  • Hillsdale Christian School

  • Oklahoma Bible Academy

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Enid, Oklahoma is a welcoming community and has something for everyone! Whether a young professional, a family, or retiree there are boundless opportunities. Living in Enid, Oklahoma provides a lifestyle that is hard to beat. Over the years, Enid has grown and been forward thinking in creating a place that is for anyone and everyone.

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Resources with Autry Technology Center 
  • FAB Lab

  • Corporate Training Staff 

Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce
  • Strategic and Exclusive Marketing

  • Business Referrals and Connection

  • Provides Representation at the State and Federal Level

Enid Regional Development Alliance 
  • Connection to Resources to Support Growth (Bankers, Realtors, State and Federal Programs)

  • Business Support Programs

  • Host of WorkinEnid.com job board

  • Networking Events

Main Street Enid
  • Connection to Resources to Locate in Downtown Enid

  • Facade Renovation Program

  • Networking Events

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“It’s been great making money on the world stage and bringing it home to a vibrant place like Enid that invests in improvements my kids and grandkids now enjoy”

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