Scholarships awarded to 67 Oakland County high school graduates for tuition at OCC

Chancellor's ScholarshipOAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan - With the start of fall term right around the corner, 67 recent Oakland County high school graduates will get some help in paying college costs. Each was awarded a $3,500 Chancellor’s scholarship to cover their first academic year at Oakland Community College.

Chancellor's Scholarships are awarded annually to one student from each public or private Oakland County high school and one student from each qualified adult-education or alternative-education center. The award covers full-time tuition and fees for fall and winter semesters following high school graduation.

“It is our vision to be the college of choice for students, and empower individuals in our community to begin their pursuit of a college education at OCC while lessening their financial burden,” said OCC Chancellor Peter Provenzano. “I received a scholarship toward college and recognize the difference that it made in my life.”

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About OCC

With multi campus system in Oakland County, OCC is Michigan’s No. 1 transfer institution, offering nearly 100 degrees and certificates. The College empowers academic and developmental experiences, allowing students to reach their potential and enhance their communities. More than 1 million students have enrolled in the college since it opened in 1965. A seven-person Board of Trustees governs OCC. Board members are elected on a non-partisan, at-large basis, serve as volunteers and are not paid. Learn more at


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