LOCAL STUDENTS EMPOWERED: OCC Chancellor’s Scholarship Awardees Enter First Year of College Debt-Free

OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – Nearly 50 incoming Oakland Community College (OCC) students are getting a head start on their higher education goals. These new students will start their first-year of tuition and fees fully covered by OCC’s Chancellor’s Scholarship award.

Each awardee receives $3,500. To be eligible, students must be a current Oakland county public or private high school or qualified adult education/alternative education student when they applied prior to graduation.

“OCC Chancellor’s Scholarship awardees have a unique opportunity to begin their college experience with greater financial support,” said OCC Chancellor Peter Provenzano. “I am very proud of this long-standing scholarship opportunity through the college’s executive office. I look forward to personally congratulating each these award recipients as we welcome them to OCC and empower them in their education and career goals.” 

The annual Chancellor Scholarship award is available to at least one student from every Oakland County high school and adult education center and designed to help students across the county quickly launch their careers with an OCC degree or certificate, or successfully prepare them for transfer for advanced degrees.

For more information, visit www.oaklandcc.edu/finaid/chancellors-scholarships. In addition, the Oakland Community College Foundation offers a number of scholarships and awards to students. For more information visit: www.oaklandcc.edu/foundation/default.

About OCC - With five campuses in Oakland County, OCC is Michigan’s number one transfer institution, offering nearly 100 excellent degrees and certificates. The College empowers academic and developmental experiences, allowing students to reach their full potential and enhance the communities they serve. More than a million students have enrolled in the College since it opened in 1965. Learn more at oaklandcc.edu.

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Editor's Note: Full list of awardees, by city, available upon request.

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