Oakland Community College
& Volunteering

Community Service Scholarships

Check out These Scholarship Opportunities that involve Community Service and Civic Engagement!

City Year - Volunteer for America
City Year, a proud member of AmeriCorps, is a national service organization that brings together young adults, ages 17 to 24, from diverse backgrounds for a demanding ten months of full-time community service, leadership development, and civic engagement. What could you accomplish in one year?

Change the World! Scholarship
The "Change the World!" Scholarship is available to students who have an idea of how to change the world. You must answer the questions listed on the sponsor's website in under 250 words per question.

General Motors Minority Dealers Association Scholarship
The General Motors Minority Dealers Association Scholarship is open to minority students who will be enrolled or are currently enrolled full time in an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university in the United States. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate academic excellence and outstanding community service through activities, volunteerism, and work experience to be eligible for this award. U.S. citizenship or the eligibility to work in the U.S. is also required.

This program has been on hiatus for the past year, but please check the following link for updates.

Do Something! BRICK Award
The Do Something BRICK Awards are available to students age 18 and under and 19-25 who are outstanding leaders. You must use your talents to take action that measurably strengthens your local community in areas of community building, health, or the environment.

The Echoing Green Fellowship
The Echoing Green Fellowship is open to emerging social innovators who have an individual project that tackles seemingly unsolvable social challenges. You must be at least 18 years old to qualify for this award. Your project must be original, independent, autonomous, and in a start-up phase. The plan must also result in a sustainable organization. Applicants must make a full-time commitment to the project's development for two years. Applicants also do not need to be U.S. citizens.