Oakland Community College
Resources & Scholarships

Contributed Scholarships Currently Available

 

DEADLINE DATE EXTENDED TO JULY 14, 2015

 

 FALL 2015 FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Complete an application for each scholarship for which you are qualified.  Read each posting carefully to determine if you are qualified before you apply.  If your qualifications do not match the criteria listed on the scholarship posting, please do not apply; you will not be eligible.  NOTE:  UND and NDS are not approved majors.  Guest students may not apply for Foundation Scholarships.  

You will notice that some of the scholarships have similar names.  Please be sure to type in the correct scholarship name on your application. 

The scholarship application (see link below) is a writeable form; you may type your information directly on the application.  Please submit your scholarship application(s) to the campus at which you have your financial aid.  Be sure your applications are LEGIBLE, complete, and accurate.

EXPRESS YOUR GRATITUDE!  If you are selected to receive a Foundation Scholarship, you will be required to write a thank-you letter to the donor of the scholarship in order to receive the award.  Letters to potential scholarship recipients will be mailed shortly after the committee has made its selections.  Foundation Scholarships will be awarded after thank-you letters have been received.

 

click here for:  Foundation Scholarship Application

 

SCHOLARSHIP NAME DEADLINE
AAUW Birmingham Excellence Award July 14, 2015
AAUW Farmington Branch Scholarship July 14, 2015
AAUW Northville/Novi Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
"Anonymous" Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Barbara F. Ball Scholarship July 14, 2015
Clifford & Jeanne Benson Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Joseph Bolinger, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Bryan A. Bowden Memorial Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Cervantes-Paramo Scholarship July 14, 2015
CIS Scholarship July 14, 2015
Roscoe J. Dann Family Scholarship July 14, 2015
Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship - John Sackett Chapter July 14, 2015
Ivy C. Davis Memorial Scholarship July 14, 2015
Dell Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Delta Kappa Gamma International - Beta Eta Chapter July 14, 2015
Delta Network Services Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Mark R. Dolan Memorial Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Farmington Rotary/Lydia Silvani-Foley Endowed Memorial Scholarship July 14, 2015
Susan & Dennis Fiems Endowed Scholarship for Textbooks July 14, 2015
Frey/Thines Health Sciences Annual Scholarship July 14, 2015
Dr. Patsy Fulton-Calkins Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Harriet Heiden Gabori & Richard Frederick Gabori Scholarship July 14, 2015
David W. Hackett Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Dave Hamilton Construction Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Vaughn Hayes Memorial Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Don & Marie Huey Memorial Fund July 14, 2015
Kelly Services Scholarship July 14, 2015
Lillian & Victor Kelmenson Memorial Scholarship July 14, 2015
Gregory A. Kozell Memorial Endowed Fund July 14, 2015
Edward J. Kuhn Oakland Community College, Highland Lakes Campus Scholarship July 14, 2015
James & Emma Mae Lorencz Family Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Joseph & Mary Lorencz Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Virginia McGill & Fay DeLeonardis Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Michigan Women Psychologists Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Doris & George Mosher Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Murdock/Langeland Annual Scholarship July 14, 2015
Murdock/Langeland Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
New Horizons Through Education Endowed Scholarship Fund July 14, 2015
Noordhoorn Family Endowment July 14, 2015
Association of Retired Personnel of OCC (OCC ARP) Scholarship July 14, 2015
OCC Gala Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
OCC "Golf for Scholarships" Endowment July 14, 2015
OCC Management Staff Excellence Award July 14, 2015
Oakland County Dental Society Scholarship July 14, 2015
Parent Family Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Fraser E. Pomeroy & Margaret T. Pomeroy Endowed Scholarship Fund July 14, 2015
Arthur Pyrros Scholarship July 14, 2015
Nicholas A. Pyrros Scholarship July 14, 2015
David Randall Endowed Math Scholarship July 14, 2015
Robert Roelofs Endowed Memorial Scholarship July 14, 2015
Royal Oak Foundation for Public Education - Dan Champagne Memorial Scholarship July 14, 2015
Blinn B. Rush & Barbara Ann Rush Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Dr. LeRoy & Carol Salowich Endowed Veterans Scholarship Fund July 14, 2015
Paul & Marlene Serwinek Foundation Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Dorene Hope Shank Memorial Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Soldan Family Endowed Book Scholarship July 14, 2015
Dr. Mary S. Spangler Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Mildred C. Storch Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Rex Strong Memorial Scholarship July 14, 2015
William & Judith Stuart Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Tamar Y. Susskind Endowed Science Scholarship July 14, 2015
Gail Taylor Memorial Scholarship July 14, 2015
Richard & Nancy Thompson Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Dennis Toffolo Emerging Sectors Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Van Hoy Family Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Maria Rodriguez Velasquez Scholarship July 14, 2015
Lila E. Wasson Endowed Memorial Scholarship July 14, 2015
Womencenter Annual Scholarship July 14, 2015
Womencenter Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Shane Alan Wright Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Robert B. & Jean A. Zemke Emeritus Endowed Scholarship July 14, 2015
Joyce Keil Zurel Scholarship July 14, 2015
   
Auburn Hills Campus Scholarship July 14, 2015
Highland Lakes Campus Scholarship July 14, 2015
Orchard Ridge Campus Scholarship July 14, 2015
Royal Oak Campus Scholarship July 14, 2015
Southfield Campus Scholarship July 14, 2015

     

 

Scholarship Name:  AAUW Birmingham Excellence Award Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • Students who can demonstrate need and who have struggled to return to education due to circumstances such as domestic violence, divorce, economic hardship, lack of spousal support, difficult life-changing transitions.  Students who are reentering the workforce after a period of no employment or under-employment due to family circumstances, such as caring for children or aging parents.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Applicant must be willing to be contacted by a representative from AAUW Birmingham.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  AAUW Farmington Branch Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST be enrolled at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST designate Orchard Ridge as home campus.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST be a resident of Farmington/Farmington Hills.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  AAUW Northville/Novi Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • Students who can demonstrate need and who have struggled to return to education due to circumstances such as domestic violence, divorce, economic hardship, lack of spousal support, difficult life-changing transitions.  Students who are reentering the workforce after a period of no employment or under-employment due to family circumstances, such as caring for children or aging parents.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST designate Orchard Ridge as home campus.

  • MUST be a resident of Farmington or Farmington Hills.

  • Applicant must be willing to be contacted by a representative from AAUW Northville/Novi.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  "Anonymous" Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Preference given to single heads of household.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Barbara F. Ball Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen. 

  • MUST be pursuing a declared major in an Associate degree program at OCC.

  • MUST NOT be receiving other educational assistance or financial aid.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Preference given to Pontiac Central High School (currently Pontiac High School) graduates.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Clifford & Jeanne Benson Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.

  • MUST designate Royal Oak/Southfield as home campus.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Preference given to working parents and others with special circumstances.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Joseph Bolinger, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • MUST be enrolled in a Manufacturing or Design curriculum at the Auburn Hills campus.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full- or part-time in your program of study

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Scholarship Name:  Bryan A. Bowden Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed  between 12 and 90 credit hours of instruction at OCC.  Transfer credit hours are counted toward maximum eligibility.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST be enrolled full- or part-time in the Landscape Design or Landscape Horticulture program at OCC.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and other educational expenses.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full- or part-time in your program of study

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Scholarship Name:  Cervantes-Paramo Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST designate Auburn Hills as home campus.

  • MUST submit documentation of demonstrated volunteer activities; may include letters to support past volunteer work.

  • MUST NOT be eligible for a Pell Grant.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Preference will be given to students from Spanish-speaking households.

  • Award shall be used for tuition, fees, and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  CIS Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST be enrolled in the CIS (Computer Information Systems) program or certificate at OCC>

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST designate Auburn Hills as home campus.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and fees.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       2   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Roscoe J. Dann Family Scholarship

Award Amount:  $250

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a cumulative grade point average between 2.5 and 3.0.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST be a resident of Oakland County.

  • MUST designate Royal Oak as home campus.

  • MUST NOT be receiving any financial aid or other scholarships.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Students receiving loans are eligible.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       5   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship - John Sackett Chapter

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Ivy C. Davis Jr., Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST be enrolled in the Hospitality, Culinary Arts, Restaurant Management, or Hotel Management program.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Dell Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition only.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Delta Kappa Gamma International - Beta Eta Chapter

Award Amount:  $500

  • Students who can demonstrate need and who have struggled to return to education due to circumstances such as domestic violence, divorce, economic hardship, lack of spousal support, difficult life-changing transitions.  Students who are reentering the workforce after a period of no employment or under-employment due to family circumstances, such as caring for children or aging parents.

  • MUST designate Orchard Ridge as home campus.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Delta Network Services Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.

  • MUST be enrolled in Information Technology certificate or degree programs.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Mark R. Dolan Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • Preference given to Nursing students or students pursuing a degree in a medical-related field.

  • Preference given to residents of Farmington/Farmington Hills.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time in your program of study

 

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Scholarship Name:  Farmington Rotary/Lydia Silvani-Foley Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST be a student of ACCESS and/or Project Bold.

  • MUST be a resident of Farmington or Farmington Hills.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Susan & Dennis Fiems Endowed Scholarship for Textbooks

Award Amount:  $400

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.

  • MUST be eligible for financial aid.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST designate Highland Lakes as home campus.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for textbooks only.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       5   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Frey/Thines Health Sciences Annual Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Preference given to applicants who are single parents

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and other educational expenses, including books and equipment.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full- or part-time in your program of study

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Scholarship Name:  Dr. Patsy Fulton-Calkins Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $750

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5.

  • MUST attend Fall semester full-time.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Full-time in your program of study

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Scholarship Name:  Harriet Heiden Gabori & Richard Frederick Gabori Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.

  • May be full- or part-time, majoring in any program.

  • MUST submit a brief statement (no longer than one page) outlining applicant's family education history (i.e., highest grade levels achieved by parents, grandparents, and siblings).  Include names of colleges and/or universities attended, number of years completed, and degrees earned, if applicable and known.

  • Preference will be given to those students who are first in their family to attend college.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition, fees, and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  David W. Hackett Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST attend Fall semester full-time.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and other educational expenses.

  • No minimum credit hour or GPA for this scholarship, but applicants MUST attend full-time (12 credit hours or more).

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

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Scholarship Name:  Dave Hamilton Construction Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST be enrolled in the Construction Management program or specific math classes at OCC (must be enrolled in at least one math class with a course number of MAT 1560 through MAT 1740).

  • MUST designate Orchard Ridge as home campus.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST submit written documentation of demonstrated skills (essay, resume, or letter of recommendation).

  • Preference given to students in the Construction Management program.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition only.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Vaughn Hayes Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST be enrolled in one of the Manufacturing or Engineering certificate or degree programs.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and other education expenses.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full- or part-time in your program of study

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Scholarship Name:  Don & Marie Huey Memorial Fund

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • MUST be enrolled in Accounting certificate or degree programs.

  • Applicants MUST explain in writing why they have chosen to major in accounting and articulate their future goals.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Kelly Services Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 18 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST be bilingual in Spanish.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

  • Kelly Services recommends that qualified applicants/recipients send contact information, such as resumes or basic email addresses/phone numbers to Kelly Services, Inc. - Detroit Region, 999 W. Big Beaver Rd., Troy, MI, 48084, for job networking opportunities.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       2   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Lillian & Victor Kelmenson Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • MUST attend Fall semester full-time (be definition of the program).

  • Preference will be given to applicants who have not been in the traditional workforce for at least five years and/or have struggled to find an adequate, wage-earning position due to parenting or childcare responsibilities, eldercare (of parents) responsibilities, or acting as primary caregiver for a significantly mentally challenged, mentally ill, or physically incapacitated spouse or sibling who cannot care for themselves.  Please attach an explanation of your situation.

  • MUST be accepted into one of the following Health programs:  Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Health Care Administration, Hospital Pharmacy Technology, Medical Transcription, Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy, Dental Hygiene, Medical Assisting, Exercise Science, Health Professions/Technologies, Massage Therapy, Surgical Technology, or any other program falling under the category of Health Professions or Technologies.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time in your program of study

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Scholarship Name:  Gregory A. Kozell Memorial Endowed Fund

Award Amount:  $750

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST be working toward an approved degree or certificate from OCC.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Edward J. Kuhn Oakland Community College, Highland Lakes Campus Scholarship

Award Amount:  $2,000

  • MUST be a graduating high school senior entering Oakland Community College for the first time.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST exhibit outstanding character.

  • May be full- or part-time, majoring in any program.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and educational expenses.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       2   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  James & Emma Mae Lorencz Family Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST be enrolled in a business curriculum.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Preference given to students aspiring to be entrepreneurs.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Joseph & Mary Lorencz Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $750

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5.

  • MUST designate Royal Oak or Southfield designated as home campus, and be enrolled in the BIS, BUS, or ACC curriculum areas.

  • Retirees returning for re-training are encouraged to apply.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Virginia McGill & Fay DeLeonardis Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $750

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST be enrolled in the Nursing program at OCC.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.6.

  • MUST be enrolled full- or part-time at OCC.

  • MUST submit documentation of demonstrated community service; may include letters to support past community service.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Michigan Women Psychologists Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST designate Highland Lakes as home campus.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and other educational expenses.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Doris & George Mosher Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and other educational expenses.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       2   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Murdock/Langeland Annual Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST be an Oakland County resident.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST designate Highland Lakes as home campus.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Murdock/Langeland Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST be an Oakland County resident.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST designate Highland Lakes as home campus.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  New Horizons Through Education Endowed Scholarship Fund

Award Amount:  $750

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5. (college or high school)

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST be eligible for financial aid.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST designate Orchard Ridge as home campus.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Noordhoorn Family Endowment

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 25 credit hours at Oakland Community College that will be counted toward eligibility when the student transfers to a four-year college or university, i.e., courses currently numbered above 1510.

  • MUST demonstrate scholastic achievement with a minimum grade point average of 3.25 at OCC.  This GPA must be earned in credit hours that are eligible to transfer to a four-year college or university.

  • MUST plan to transfer to an accredited four-year college or university.

  • MUST be enrolled in the Liberal Arts curriculum at the Highland Lakes campus.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full- or part-time in your program of study

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Scholarship Name:  Association of Retired Personnel of OCC (OCC ARP) Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST be working toward an approved degree or certificate from OCC.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and course-related textbooks.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       2   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  OCC Gala Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a cumulative grade point average between  2.5 and 3.0.

  • MUST be eligible for financial aid.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST be working toward an approved degree or certificate at OCC.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition only.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       2   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  OCC "Golf for Scholarships" Endowment

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5.

  • MUST be working toward an approved degree or certificate from OCC.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition only.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       37   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  OCC Management Staff Excellence Award

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5.

  • MUST be working toward an approved degree or certificate at OCC.

  • MUST attend Fall semester full-time.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       2   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

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Scholarship Name:  Oakland County Dental Society Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • MUST be enrolled in Dental Hygiene (DHY) program at OCC.

  • MUST designate Highland Lakes as home campus.

  • MUST submit a brief statement (one page or less) regarding reasons for applying for this scholarship.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Parent Family Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $750

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5.

  • MUST attend Fall semester full-time in your program of study.

  • Preference given to students who designate Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, or Southfield as their home campus.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time in your program of study

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Scholarship Name:  Fraser E. Pomeroy & Margaret T. Pomeroy Endowed Scholarship Fund

Award Amount:  $500

This scholarship comes from someone who did not have a college education, and who worked hard for what he achieved.  At some point in the recipient's life, the donor expects the recipient to help another student in the same way.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full- or part-time in your program of study

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Scholarship Name:  Arthur Pyrros Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 (8 in Nursing)  credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Nicholas A. Pyrros Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 (8 in Nursing)  credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  David Randall Endowed Math Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • Preference given to students who submit a letter of recommendation from a Highland Lakes math faculty member.

  • Preference given to students who have successfully completed two or more math classes (courses numbered 1150 or above) and/or who are declared math majors.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

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Scholarship Name:  Robert Roelofs Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST be enrolled in a technical field, i.e., Automotive, Construction Management, Engineering/Technology, or Manufacturing.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and educational expenses.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Royal Oak Foundation for Public Education - Dan Champagne Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST attend Fall semester full-time.

  • MUST be an Oakland County resident.

  • MUST be a recent graduate from Royal Oak Public Schools with high school diploma (attach copy of diploma to application).

  • MUST demonstrate evidence of community service - requires written documentation of demonstrated evidence of community service, including years of service, services performed, name(s) of organization(s), and a brief verification letter from a coordinator/supervisor/committee head of the community service organization(s).

  • First-year recipient may reapply for this scholarship in their second year, provided the applicant has completed 24 credit hours and maintained a 2.8 or higher GPA at OCC.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time in your program of study

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Scholarship Name:  Blinn B. Rush & Barbara Ann Rush Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have documentation of status as a person on the autism spectrum.

  • MUST have documentation of acceptance or attendance at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a written letter of recommendation from someone other than a family member who is familiar with the individual's potential to complete the required coursework.

  • MUST submit a brief, written description stating your educational goals and reasons for applying for this scholarship (this will be shared with the donors).

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Dr. LeRoy & Carole Salowich Endowed Veterans Scholarship Fund

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST be a Veteran.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Preference given to Veterans or spouse of Veteran with Proof of Active Military Service or Military Discharge (other than dishonorable).

  • Preference given to Disabled Veterans first, then Veterans, and finally, active military.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and fees.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Paul & Marlene Serwinek Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $750

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST be eligible for financial aid.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Dorene Hope Shank Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST be a single parent.

  • MUST be enrolled full- or part-time at OCC.  Preference given to full-time students.

  • MUST be enrolled in a program leading to an associate's degree or certificate.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Soldan Family Endowed Book Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 3 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.

  • MUST designate Orchard Ridge as home campus.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for books only.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Dr. Mary Spangler Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a cumulative grade point average between 2.5 and 3.0.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.

  • MUST be working toward an approved degree or certificate from OCC.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Mildred C. Storch Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST attend Fall semester full-time in your program of study.

  • MUST be enrolled in the  Business Administration program or Business Information Systems program.

  • MUST be a resident of Oakland County.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time in your program of study

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Scholarship Name:  Rex Strong Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in music courses.

  • MUST be enrolled full- or part-time at OCC.

  • MUST be in the Music Curriculum program.

  • MUST designate Orchard Ridge as home campus.

  • MUST have received above a 3.0 in Music Theory 1.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.

  • MUST have completed at least one semester in one of OCC's performance groups (Concert Band, Orchestra, Jazz Band, or Ensemble) resulting in a public performance.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  William & Judith Stuart Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • MUST attend Fall semester full-time.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition only.

  • Prior recipients may reapply for the award each year, provided the student meets the criteria.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Full-time in your program of study

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Scholarship Name:  Tamar Y. Susskind Endowed Science Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • MUST be enrolled in a  science program.

  • Preference given to students taking chemistry classes.

  • Preference given to students who designate Auburn Hills as home campus.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full- or part-time in your program of study

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Scholarship Name:  Gail Taylor Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5.

  • MUST attend Fall semester full-time.

  • MUST designate Highland Lakes as home campus.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

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Scholarship Name:  Richard & Nancy Thompson Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST be enrolled part-time or greater.

  • MUST be ineligible for financial aid, but demonstrate evidence of financial need.  Students receiving loans are eligible.

  • Preference given to adult students working half-time or more, with family responsibilities and no employer-provided support.  Please attach an explanation of your situation.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and educational expenses.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Dennis Toffolo Emerging Sectors Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen.

  • MUST be eligible for financial aid.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST be an Oakland County resident.

  • MUST be enrolled full- or part-time in an Emerging Sectors degree or certificate program at Oakland Community College:  Advanced Electronics and Controls, Advanced Materials and Chemicals, Alternative Energy and Power Generation, Automotive Research and Development, Biotechnology, Communications and Information Technology, Homeland Security, Medical Devices and Instrumentation, Microtechnology/Nanotechnology, Robotics and Automation, or Film Industry Training Program.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and fees.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       2

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Van Hoy Family Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1,000

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a cumulative grade point average between 2.0 and 3.0.

  • MUST be working toward an approved degree or certificate at OCC.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Maria Rodriguez Velasquez Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST show qualities of leadership (requires written documentation of demonstrated volunteer activities; may include letters to support past volunteer activities).

  • MUST be eligible for financial aid.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST be from a Spanish-speaking household.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       2  

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Lila E. Wasson Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

  • MUST submit an essay explaining why you are passionate about education.

  • Preference given to students who demonstrate financial need.

  • Preference given to students who have completed a minimum of 6 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition, books, and educational expenses.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Womencenter Annual Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • Students who can demonstrate need and who have struggled to return to education due to circumstances such as domestic violence, divorce, economic hardship, lack of spousal support, difficult life-changing transitions.  Students who are reentering the workforce after a period of no employment or under-employment due to family circumstances, such as caring for children or aging parents.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Womencenter Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • Students who can demonstrate need and who have struggled to return to education due to circumstances such as domestic violence, divorce, economic hardship, lack of spousal support, difficult life-changing transitions.  Students who are reentering the workforce after a period of no employment or under-employment due to family circumstances, such as caring for children or aging parents.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Shane Alan Wright Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • MUST be formerly or currently in a substance abuse recovery program.  Please attach an explanation of your situation.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full- or part-time in your program of study

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Scholarship Name:  Robert B. & Jean A. Zemke Emeritus Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 15 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST be enrolled full-time at OCC.

  • MUST be enrolled in the Restaurant Management or Hotel Management program.

  • MUST designate Orchard Ridge as home campus.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       1   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

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Scholarship Name:  Joyce Keil Zurel Scholarship

Award Amount:  $400

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.

  • MUST be enrolled in the  Library Technician program at OCC.

  • MUST present qualities of leadership (written documentation of skills, essay, resume, or letter(s) of recommendation).

  • Recipient MUST send a thank-you note to the donor.

  • Award shall be used for tuition and books.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       2   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Auburn Hills Campus Scholarship

Award Amount:  $300

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5.

  • MUST not possess a Bachelor's or other advanced degree.

  • MUST designate AUBURN HILLS as home campus.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.  See the Financial Aid office for non-U.S. citizen eligibility requirements.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST be enrolled in an approved degree or certificate program at Oakland Community College.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       3   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Highland Lakes Campus Scholarship

Award Amount:  $325

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5.

  • MUST not possess a Bachelor's or other advanced degree.

  • MUST designate HIGHLAND LAKES as home campus.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.  See the Financial Aid office for non-U.S. citizen eligibility requirements.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST be enrolled in an approved degree or certificate program at Oakland Community College.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       2  

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Orchard Ridge Campus Scholarship

Award Amount:  $325

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5.

  • MUST not possess a Bachelor's or other advanced degree.

  • MUST designate ORCHARD RIDGE as home campus.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.  See the Financial Aid office for non-U.S. citizen eligibility requirements.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST be enrolled in an approved degree or certificate program at Oakland Community College.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       2  

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Royal Oak Campus Scholarship

Award Amount:  $275

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5.

  • MUST not possess a Bachelor's or other advanced degree.

  • MUST designate ROYAL OAK as home campus.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.  See the Financial Aid office for non-U.S. citizen eligibility requirements.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST be enrolled in an approved degree or certificate program at Oakland Community College.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       2   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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Scholarship Name:  Southfield Campus Scholarship

Award Amount:  $275

  • MUST have completed a  minimum of 12 credit hours at Oakland Community College.

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5.

  • MUST not possess a Bachelor's or other advanced degree.

  • MUST designate SOUTHFIELD as home campus.

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.  See the Financial Aid office for non-U.S. citizen eligibility requirements.

  • MUST demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have a completed financial aid file.

  • MUST be enrolled in an approved degree or certificate program at Oakland Community College.

Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015

Number of Scholarships available:       2   

Credit hour enrollment required:    Full-time - 12 credit hours or more

                                                              Part-time - 6-11 credit hours 

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