OKLAHOMA CITY- A national oil company announced that it is donating over a million dollars to Oklahoma colleges and universities.
ExxonMobil and its employees participated in the company’s matching program, raising nearly $1.3 million for higher education institutions across the state.
It’s all part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2012 Educational Matching Gift Program.
Employees raised $324,945 and the company contributed $968,778 to the fund.
The colleges that will receive the funds include the following:
- Cameron University in Lawton
- Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton
- Northeastern State University in Tahlequah
- Northern Oklahoma College in Tonkawa
- Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva
- Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee
- Oklahoma Christian University in Oklahoma City
- Oklahoma State University in Stillwater
- Oral Roberts University in Tulsa
- Southeastern University in Durant
- Southern Nazarene University in Bethany
- Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford
- University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond
- University of Oklahoma in Norman
- University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha
- University of Tulsa in Tulsa
Although the grants are unrestricted, recipients are encouraged to designate a portion to math and science programs.