OCC Winter Scholarships Deadline Extended

The Oakland Community College Foundation* is awarding 25 scholarships totaling $18,950, for the (current) Winter 2016 semester. One, or more, of these awards could be yours!

Scholarships range from $200-$3,000 and are available for incoming, transfer and current students to help with textbooks or tuition. The application deadline has been extended to Friday, February 26, 2016.

Don’t miss this opportunity to apply!

Once you have filled out the online application, you may submit your completed form(s) to the Financial Aid Office at any OCC campus. 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.

Here is just one of 25 Scholarships available:

Böllhoff, Inc. Robotics Scholarship – $3,000

  • MUST be enrolled in the Robotics curriculum 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 attend winter semester full-time.
  • MUST have demonstrated math/science aptitude or strong recommendation from OCC faculty or high school college level preparation courses/Robotic/Automotive/Welding or classes supporting the Technological Science-Mechatronics curriculum will be considered.
  • MUST submit a written paper outlining the reasons you should be selected for this scholarship and the reasons you are selecting this program at Oakland Community College.
  • Preference will be given to students who attended one of the Oakland County Tech Schools.
  • Credit hour enrollment required: Full-time – 12 credit hours or more.

For a complete listing of all scholarships available, go to our scholarship page.

*The OCC Foundation was formed in 1979 to receive private contributions from members of the community, corporations, philanthropic foundations and alumni to provide opportunities for students and to enhance the quality of education at the college.  Gift dollars support scholarships and special programs.

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