Deadline to apply is March 31, 2022
Empowerment and increased self-esteem are just two of the many benefits Sydney Lawson described when receiving a scholarship from Oakland Community College. The scholarship was a significant part of her OCC experience that led to her love for education.
Many Oakland County high school seniors, including Lawson, have benefitted from one scholarship in particular: OCC’s Chancellor Scholarship. This annual scholarship covers full tuition and fees for the first academic year and is awarded to qualifying high school seniors and graduates of qualified adult and alternative education programs in Oakland County.
“Like Sydney, I also received a scholarship toward college and know the impact it can make,” said OCC Chancellor Peter Provenzano. “It is an honor to offer this potentially life-changing opportunity to amazing students in Oakland County.”
To qualify for the Chancellor’s Scholarship, students must be a high school senior
graduating from a public, private, charter or home school program in Oakland County
with a minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA). Adult and alternative public or private
graduating high school students in Oakland County qualify with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Individual awards equal $3,500 ($1,750 for the fall semester and $1,750 for the winter semester). Recipients must attend OCC at least full time (12 credit hours minimum) for both fall and winter semesters. If the student does not attend classes, the scholarship is forfeited.
The deadline to apply is March 31, 2022. Eligibility criteria and applications are available online at Chancellor's Scholarships.
Offering nearly 100 degrees and certificates, OCC is Michigan’s largest multi-campus community college and No. 1 transfer institution in the state. The College provides academic, career training and enriching experiences, designed to empower students to reach their potential and enhance our community. 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. Mission statement: OCC is committed to empowering our students to succeed and advancing our community. Learn more at oaklandcc.edu.
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