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100% Tuition Grant

Description
This grant covers up to 100% of tuition minus gift aid and the expected family contribution (EFC).  Continuous full-time enrollment in OU credits is required each fall and winter semester. The award is renewable by maintaining continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, demonstrate financial need as established by completion of the FAFSA by July 1, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements. Students may use scholarships for the fall, winter, and summer semesters in the single academic year designated by the university, not to exceed eight semesters total. Awards are made by Financial Services automatically and require completion of the FAFSA.
Amountvaries
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Academic Achievement Award

DescriptionAwarded to entering freshmen with a high school GPA of 3.50 or higher and an ACT composite score of 24, OR with a high school GPA of 3.50-3.79 and an ACT composite score equal to 25 or 26, OR with a high school GPA of 3.50-3.69 and an ACT composite score of 27 or higher.  Continuous full-time enrollment in OU credits is required each fall and winter semester. The award is renewable by completing 28 OU credits during the fall and winter semesters of the first year, maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.   Students may use scholarships for the fall, winter and summer semesters in the single academic year designated by the university, not to exceed eight semesters total. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 
Amount$8,000 for eight semesters ($2,000 per year)
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Anibal, Benjamin Scholarship

DescriptionRecognizes high academic performance of entering high school students. Students must have a minimum 3.50 high school GPA and 23 ACT. Requires full-time enrollment.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.25 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Anibal-Burgum Scholarship

Description

Recognizes high academic performance of entering high school students. Students must have a minimum 3.50 high school GPA and 23 ACT. Requires full-time enrollment.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.25 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Athletic Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded to student athletes with ability in one of the intercollegiate sports offered at OU. Scholarship amounts vary.  Awards are made by the Office of Athletics.
AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Athletic Tuition Differential

Description

Awarded to athletes who are not residents of the state of Michigan.  The award provides the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition.  Full-time enrollment is required. Awards are made by the Office of Athletics.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Auburn Hills Scholarship

Description

Awarded to entering high school students who are residents of Auburn Hills with a 3.00 high school GPA and 23 ACT.  Requires full-time enrollment.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 2.50 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

BRUCE STUCKMAN ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionThis scholarship will be given to an incoming freshman graduating from a Michigan high school with a minimum high school GPA of 3.5 and be enrolled in the School of Engineering and Computer Science pursuing a degree in electrical and computer engineering.  Students must reapply each year for renewal consideration.

Deadline to apply: March 31, 2014


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*This scholarship requires an application.
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Carmen Etienne
(248) 370-2201
etienne@oakland.edu

Campbell-Ewald Scholarship Fund

Description

Awarded to a high school student who is academically promising.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

CHRISTINE AND IVAN WILCOX MERIT SCHOLARSHIP

Description

This scholarship will be given to incoming freshmen, with a minimum 3.0 GPA, majoring in engineering with preference to those majoring in mechanical engineering.  Awards are given for merit and achievement without regard to financial need.  This scholarship is renewable for 4 years by maintaining a minimum 3.0 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, and completion of full-time credits. 

Deadline to apply: March 31, 2014



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*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
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Carmen Etienne
(248) 370-2201
etienne@oakland.edu

Chrysler-Plymouth Dealers Association of Greater Detroit Endowed Scholarship

Description

Awarded annually to an employee or a child or grandchild of an employee of one of the dealerships.  Full-time enrollment is required.  Applications may be obtained through the dealerships or the OU Financial Aid Office.  Awards are made by the Office of Financial Aid.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
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Office of Financial Aid
(248) 370-2550

Consolidated Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded to an entering high school student who is academically promising.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters.  Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

Cross (Milo J.) Memorial Scholarship

Description

Awarded annually to a high school student in recognition of academic excellence. Preference is given to the children, grandchildren or spouses of employees of the former Pontiac State Bank. Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters.  Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Detroit Compact Scholarship

Description

Awarded to graduating Detroit Compact high school seniors who have met Detroit Compact criteria which includes a 3.00 high school GPA and a composite score of 21 on the ACT. Awards are for up to 30 credits in the fall and winter semester.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 2.50 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters.  A completed FAFSA  is required.  Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Distinguished Scholar Award

DescriptionAwarded to entering freshmen with a high school GPA of 3.80-3.89 and an ACT composite score of 27 or higher, OR high school GPA of 3.90 or higher and an ACT composite score of 27-30. Continuous full-time enrollment in OU credits is required each fall and winter semester. The award is renewable by completing 28 OU credits during the fall and winter semesters of the first year, maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.   Students may use scholarships for the fall, winter and summer semesters in the single academic year designated by the university, not to exceed eight semesters total. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 
Amount$20,000 for eight semesters ($5,000 per year)
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Donald (Robert) Memorial Schlarship

DescriptionAwarded to an entering high school student.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Amountvaries
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
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Office of Undergraduate Admissions
248-370-3360

Education: Lewis N. Pino Memorial Scholarship in Science Education

DescriptionIn order to qualify for the $1,000 (amount may vary) award, you must be an Elementary or Secondary Education student at Oakland University with an endorsement in Chemistry, Physics or Integrated Science. An award committee will select the awardee and notify the recipient. Recipients are eligible to reapply in subsequent years.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • undergraduate student enrolled in the elementary or secondary education program
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • commitment to the study and education of chemistry, physics or integrated science; and
  • submit an essay of 500 or more words detailing your interest in the field of education and chemistry, physics or integrated science

Applicants applying for other awards in the School of Education and Human Services are eligible to apply for the Lewis N. Pino Memorial Scholarship as well. Students can apply for and be considered for more than one award from the School of Education and Human Services.

Apply online using this form.

Application deadline is the first Friday in February (2/6/2015).
Applicants are notified at the end of the term prior to the term in which award is to be used.

AmountApproximately $1,000 (may vary year to year)
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
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Education Advising
(248) 370-4182
sehs@oakland.edu

Education: Meemic Insurance Company Scholarship for Teacher Education

DescriptionOn April 7, 1950, seven teachers formed Meemic Insurance Company based on their belief that they could provide an invaluable service to their fellow educators by offering high-quality, affordable insurance protection. Over fifty years and more than 150,000 policyholders later, Meemic is a Michigan-based company that proudly reflects its roots in the educational community by supporting educational causes. 

Meemic Insurance Company has made a generous gift to provide an award to an undergraduate student pursuing his/her degree in education. This non-renewable awards of approximately $1,500 will be given annually, although this may vary year to year. Eligible students are enrolled in the department of Teacher Education and Educational Studies.


Additional requirements include:

  • Enrolled as an undergraduate in the Teacher Development and Educational Studies department of the School of Education and Human Services
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrate financial need, as defined by Oakland University's Financial Aid office

Applicants applying for other awards in the School of Education and Human Services are eligible to apply for the Meemic Insurance Company Scholarship for Teacher Education as well. Students can apply for and be considered for more than one award from the School of Education and Human Services.

Apply online using this form.

Application deadline is the first Friday in February (2/6/2015)
All applicants are notified at the end of the winter semester.
AmountApproximately $1,500
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
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Education Advising
(248) 370-4182
sehs@oakland.edu

Education: SEHS Keane/Demarest Endowment

DescriptionThe Keane/Demarest Oakland University Endowment for Berkley School District Students, created by Dr. William Keane and his wife Geraldine Keane, benefits incoming freshmen from the Berkley School District. This award may be renewed for up to four years if the recipient continues to meet the criteria.

Eligibility Requirements: 
  • a graduate of the Berkley School District
  • a full time undergraduate student planning to major in education
  • have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • maintain a GPA at Oakland University of 3.0 or higher
  • submit an essay of no less than 500 words detailing the development of your interest in elementary education
Apply online using this form.

Application deadline is the first Friday in February (2/6/2015).
Applicants are notified prior to the term in which award is to be used.
Amountapproximately $4,000 a year
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information


sehs@oakland.edu

Ganfield Scholarship

Description

Awarded to a high school with a 3.00 GPA who does not live on-campus. Preference is given to students living in Orion or Oxford and working or participating in community service for at least 30 hours per week.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements. Students cannot live on-campus.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters.  Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Gardner (George H.) Scholarship

Description

Awarded to a high school student who is academically promising.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Geographic Region Award

DescriptionAwarded to entering freshmen with a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher residing in Michigan counties outside of Macomb, Oakland or Wayne who wish to live on campus. Students receiving this award are required to live in university housing.  Continuous full-time enrollment in OU credits is required each fall and winter semester. The award is renewable by completing 28 OU credits during the fall and winter semesters of the first year, maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.   Students may use scholarships for the fall, winter and summer semesters in the single academic year designated by the university, not to exceed eight semesters total. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 
Amount$8,000 for eight semesters ($2,000 per year)
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Golden (Donald and Norma) Scholarship

Description

Awarded to high school student graduating from a Wayne, Oakland, or Macomb County high school with a 3.00 high school GPA with demonstrated financial need as determined by the FAFSA.  The Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) is required. Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is not renewable. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Gustafson Scholarship

Description

Awarded to a high student who is academically promising.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters.  Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

Hall (Stephen K.) Scholarship

Description

Awarded to high school student with a 3.30 high school GPA majoring in Occupational Safety and Health Student must demonstrate financial need.  The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required.   Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements, and continue to demonstrate financial aid with the annual completion of the FAFSA by May 1 of each year.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

Handleman (David and Marion) Honors Scholarship

Description

Awarded to a high school admitted to the Honor College Students must demonstrate financial need. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.50 cumulative OU GPA, continue to be a member of the Honors College, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements, and continue to demonstrate financial need by the annual completion of the FAFSA by May 1 of each year.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters.  Awards are made by The Honors College.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of The Honors College
(248) 370-4450

Handleman (David and Marion) Scholarship

Description

Awarded to high school students who exhibit academic promise and financial need. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements, and continue to demonstrate financial need by the annual completion of the FAFSA by May 1 of each year.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters.  Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

Harlan (C. Allen) Scholarship Fund

Description

Awarded to a high school student who is academically promising.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters.  Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

Honors College Housing Award

DescriptionAwarded to incoming freshmen, who have been admitted to The Honors College, agree to live on campus in the Honors College Residence Hall, do not have any other housing support and demonstrate leadership and/or need. Students must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and have achieved a 25 or above on the ACT. Awards are $2,000 or $4,000 for the first year.  (Deadline for 2014-2015 academic year, March 7, 2014)


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Amount$2,000 or $4,000
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
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The Honors College
(248) 370-4450
hc@oakland.edu

HRD: Barbara and Allen Gough Scholarship

Description

Barbara and Allen Gough have made a generous gift to provide a scholarship to a student enrolled in the Human Resource Development program at OU. This award is approximately $8,500 and may be renewed if the student recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements. The scholarship may be used for tuition and books.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Undergraduate students in Human Resource Development department
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Have previously had their studies interrupted for 2 years or more
Examples of Interrupted Studies:

Students may have many reasons and examples of interrupted studies. Interruptions may occur in the completion of high school, delay in post-secondary education or completion of college. To clarify what is meant by "interrupted studies", several examples follow. Please note that there are many more examples of interrupted studies that would be relevant, and as a result this list is not exhaustive.
  • Graduating from high school, moving on to the military for two years or more and then enrolling at Oakland University sometime later.
  • Graduating from high school and enrolling at Oakland University at least two years later.
  • Completing a GED as an adult and continuing on to study at Oakland University.
  • Completion of an associate's degree and enrolling at Oakland University at least two years later.
  • Beginning undergraduate work at Oakland University or another four-year institution, discontinuing studies for two years or more and returning to complete an undergraduate degree at Oakland University
Application for this scholarship does not need to occur at the beginning of the student's time at Oakland University. Students may have been enrolled for some time and should be currently enrolled at OU.

Apply online using this form.
Application deadline is the first Friday in February (2/6/2015).
Applicants are notified at the end of the term prior to the term in which award is to be used.
Amount$8,500
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Human Resource Development Advising
(248) 370-4182
sehs@oakland.edu

Hunt (Ormond E.) Scholarship

Description

Awarded to high school student interested in majoring in engineering.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters.  Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

International First-time Undergraduate to Oakland University Scholarship

DescriptionScholarship applicants must be newly admitted to Oakland University as first-time, undergraduate, international students, who intend to be F-1 or J-1 visa holders. (Transfer students currently in the United States are eligible.)  

Students must have a minimum, equivalent GPA of 3.0 from a previous institution. Applicants must demonstrate active involvement in community service activities in their home countries or previous institutions, such as student leadership roles, student advocacy, organizing and planning school or community programming, and improving the overall quality of life in their communities. Scholarship recipients are required to contribute in meaningful ways to campus activities at OU during their first semester. 

Applications must be returned to the International Students and Scholars Office in person, 157 North Foundation Hall. This scholarship is awarded in both fall and winter semesters, with two winners per semester. Please see the application for specific deadlines. 
Amount$1,000
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
International Students and Scholars
(248) 370-3358
isso@oakland.edu

Jones (J. Alford) Memorial Scholarship

Description

Awarded to students entering the Honors College. Applicants must have a minimum 3.50 grade point average, a composite score of 25 or above on the ACT examination, and be recommended by the Honors College Director and Council. The amount of the scholarship is $2,000. Recipients must demonstrate financial need by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Awards are not renewable.  Awards are made by the Honors College. (Deadline to apply for the 2014-2015 academic year is March 7th, 2014)


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Amount$2,000
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Office of The Honors College
(248) 370-4450

JUDITH TINOR SCHOLARSHIP

Description

This scholarship will be given to students majoring in engineering.  Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA for consideration.  Students must reapply each year for renewal consideration.  Incoming freshmen and current students may apply.

Deadline to apply: March 31, 2014


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*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Carmen Etienne
(248) 370-2201
etienne@oakland.edu

Kendall (Kurtis) Memorial Scholarship

Description

Recognizes achievement in the sciences for high school students with goals of research in medical areas. Students must have a minimum 3.40 high school GPA. The amount of the scholarship is $2,000. Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Amount$2,000
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

Legacy Scholarships

DescriptionThis is a $12,000 scholarship ($3,000 per year for four years). Applicants must be the child, grandchild, sibling, niece or nephew  of an Oakland University alumnus or alumna (an individual who received a degree or academic certificate from OU). Applicant must be a high school senior who plans to attend Oakland University in the fall semester immediately following the application deadline.  Applicants must have a cumulative high school GPA of at least a 3.4 and an ACT composite score of at least 23, as noted on the admissions application to OU. Application deadline has been extended to Monday, January 6, 2014.


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Amount$12,000
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Office of Alumni Engagement
(248) 364-6130
ouaa@oakland.edu

Lewis (Dorothy and Walton) Scholarship

Description

Awarded to an academically promising high school student from Detroit who demonstrates financial need. The Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements, and continue to demonstrate financial need by the annual completion of the FAFSA by May 1 of each year.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

Macauley (Lori A.) Athletic Scholarship Endowed Fund

Description

Awarded to a student-athlete participating in the Division I men’s basketball program at Oakland University. Student must be in compliance with NCAA rules and may have freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior class standing.  Awards are made by the Athletic Department.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Athletics
(248) 370-3190

McCree (Wade) Scholarship

Description

Awarded to high school seniors who have participated in the Wade McCree Incentive Scholarship Program during high school and who have a 3.00 high school GPA and a composite score of 21 on the ACT. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required.  The McCree Scholarship is for a maximum of 30 credits per academic year. Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 2.50 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements, and the annual completion of the FAFSA by June 1 of each year.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters.  A completed FAFSA is required.  Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

McLean Macomb Town Hall Scholarship

Description

Awarded to a high school student who is a resident of Macomb County  with a 3.50 high school GPA.  Full-time enrollment is required.   The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters.   Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

Non-Resident Award

DescriptionAwarded to entering freshmen who are not Michigan residents. Citizens of Canada and Mexico also qualify. Students must meet Oakland admission criteria and live in University Housing for their first two years. The scholarship allows students to pay in-state tuition rates and applies to fall, winter and summer semesters. Continuous full-time enrollment in OU credits is required each fall and winter semester. The award is renewable by completing 28 OU credits during the fall and winter semesters of the first year, maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.   Students may use scholarships for the fall, winter and summer semesters in the single academic year designated by the university, not to exceed eight semesters total. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 
AmountCovers the difference between out-of-state and in-state tuition charges
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

O.E. HUNT SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionThis scholarship will be given to students majoring in engineering.  Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA for consideration.  Students must reapply each year for renewal consideration.  Incoming freshmen and current students may apply.

Deadline to apply: March 31, 2014


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*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Carmen Etienne
(248) 370-2201
etienne@oakland.edu

Oakland University Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver

Description

The Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver program is administered by the Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR).  Application information can be accessed on MDCR website, or by contacting MDCR at 110 W. Michigan Avenue, Suite 800, Lansing, MI 48933, or at (231) 439-5247.  The MDCR notifies Oakland University of student eligibility.  Oakland University will verify the following: The student must be admitted to an Oakland University degree seeking undergraduate or gradute/professional program; and the student must provide adequate proof of Michigan residency for not less than 12 consecutive months; and awards are only applicable to registered Oakland University courses which are part of the degree program (excludes credit be exam, auditing, CLEP, consortium credits, continuing education, professional development, guest, high school, non-degree, etc.); and the student meet the requirements of the Oakland University Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy (SAP).  Awards are made by the Office of Financial Aid.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Financial Aid
(248) 370-2550

Oakland University Trustee Academic Success Scholarship

Description

Awarded to  students entering college for the first time with a 3.00 high school GPA and 21 ACT or new transfer students with a 3.00 GPA.  Full-time enrollment is required.  Awards are renewable by maintaining a 2.50 OU cumulative GPA, completion of 28 credits in the academic year, enroll in COM101, meet once a week with peer mentor and meet biweekly with a Center for Multicultural Initiatives staff member.  Awards are made by the Center for Multicultural Initiatives. 

Amount$1,000 to $3,000
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Center for Multicultural Initiatives
(248) 370-4404

OU Academic Grant

DescriptionStudents with a high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, an ACT composite score of 20 or higher or SAT equivalent, and demonstrate financial need as established by FAFSA are awarded up to $20,000 for four years depending on financial need (maximum $5,000 per year). Continuous full-time enrollment in OU credits is required each fall and winter semester. The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 2.50 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, earn at least 28 Oakland University credits over fall and winter semester of your first year, demonstrate financial need as established by completion of the FAFSA no later than July 1, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements. Students may use scholarships for the fall, winter and summer semesters in the single academic year designated by the university, not to exceed eight semesters total. Awards are made by Student Financial Services.
Amount$20,000 for eight semesters ($5,000 per year)
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

OU Housing Grant

DescriptionStudents with a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, an ACT composite score of 20 or higher, or SAT equivalent, demonstrate financial need as established by FAFSA, and indicate on-campus housing plans on FAFSA are awarded up to $20,000 for four years depending on financial need (maximum $5,000 per year). To receive this award, students are required to live in on-campus housing and have on-campus housing charges not covered by another housing award. Continuous full-time enrollment in OU credits is required each fall and winter semester. The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 2.50 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, earn at least 28 Oakland University credits over fall and winter semester of your first year, demonstrate financial need as established by completion of the FAFSA no later than July 1, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements. Students may use scholarships for the fall, winter and summer semesters in the single academic year designated by the university, not to exceed eight semesters total. Awards are made by Student Financial Services.
Amount$20,000 for eight semesters ($5,000 per year)
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

OU Recognition Award

DescriptionAwarded to entering freshmen with a high school GPA of 3.40-3.49 and an ACT composite score of 23 or higher, OR with a 3.40 or higher high school GPA and ACT composite score equal to 23. Continuous full-time enrollment in OU credits is required each fall and winter semester. The award is renewable by completing 28 OU credits during the fall and winter semesters of the first year, maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.   Students may use scholarships for the fall, winter and summer semesters in the single academic year designated by the university, not to exceed eight semesters total. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 
Amount$6,000 for eight semesters ($1,500 per year)
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

PLEX SYSTEMS, INC. SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionAwarded to incoming freshmen who have declared computer science his or her major. Eligible students will have to submit a creative essay for consideration that highlights their unique outlook on how they plan to excel in the field.

Deadline to apply:
March 31, 2014


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*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Carmen Etienne
(248) 370-2201
etienne@oakland.edu

Pontiac Public School District

Description

Awarded to a graduate of a high school in the Pontiac Public School District with a minimum 3.00 high school GPA and a minimum 23 ACT.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

Presidential Scholar Award

DescriptionEntering freshmen with a high school GPA of 3.90 or higher and an ACT composite score of 31 or higher are awarded tuition for four years. Continuous full-time enrollment in OU credits is required each fall and winter semester. The award is renewable by completing 28 OU credits during the fall and winter semesters of the first year, maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  Students may use scholarships for the fall, winter and summer semesters in the single academic year designated by the university, not to exceed eight semesters total. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 
AmountFull tuition for eight semesters
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Quesada, Vicente Fox

Description

This award was established to honor Vicente Fox Quesada, President of Mexico and Mexico’s rich culture and history. Awarded to students seeking continuing education opportunities at Oakland University, or students pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees at the University, or to students seeking international study or cross-cultural opportunities in Mexico or the United States. Eligible applicants may be full-time or part-time students and must be enrolled at and in good standing with Oakland University. Undergraduate students must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA and graduate students must maintain a minimum of 3.0 GPA and demonstrate the ability to successfully complete their educational program. Application information is available through the Provost’s Office in Wilson Hall.  Awards are made by the Office of The Provost.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
International Students and Scholars
(248) 370-3358

Renaissance Scholars Program

Description

A scholarship established for graduating seniors of Renaissance High School.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

SEHS Marjorie K. Simmons Endowed Fund

Description

Marjorie K. Simmons, a member of the School of Education and Human Services Resource Development Board, established an endowed award in 2008 to benefit undergraduate students in the School. By creating the award to be renewable for up to 5 years, Ms. Simmons has a lasting impact on the recipient of the Marjorie K. Simmons Endowed Fund. The recipient has a consistent award to rely on each year while financing his or her college education.

The Marjorie K. Simmons Endowed Fund is $1,000 per year for up to five consecutive years to any undergraduate student in the School of Education and Human Services who has demonstrated leadership skills.

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • OU undergraduate students in the School of Education and Human Services
  • Leaders in their community, demonstrated by taking on leadership roles in high school and/or college student organizations, athletics, etc.
  • Students with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Have financial need as determined by Oakland University’s Financial Aid office

There is no application for this award. Recipients are chosen by the Financial Aid office.

Amount$1,000
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information


sehs@oakland.edu

SEHS Study Abroad Award

Description

The Study Abroad Award is for students interested in studying abroad through an Oakland University travel abroad program. This award is available to students in the School of Education and Human Services.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a student in the School of Education and Human Services
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Preference is given to those students who have not yet traveled abroad.
Applicants applying for other awards in the School of Education and Human Services are eligible to apply for the Study Abroad Award as well. Students can apply for and be considered for more than one award from the School of Education and Human Services.

Apply online using this form
Application deadline is the first Friday in February (2/6/2015)
Applicants are notified at the end of the term prior to the term in which award is to be used. 
Amount$1,000 award for an undergraduate student and $1,000 for a graduate student
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information


sehs@oakland.edu

Sharf (Stephan) Scholarship

Description

Awarded annually to an employee or son or daughter of an employee of DaimlerChrysler Corporation.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters.   Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

Sharp (James A. and Tessie Baltrip) Endowed Fund for Oakland University

Description

Awarded each year to students who (a) may need emergency student loans; or (b) are underrepresented and demonstrate financial need to pay for costs associated with undergraduate research, or with international educational opportunities. Apply for emergency loans in the Center for Multicultural Initiatives. Apply for financial assistance with undergraduate research in the Office of Academic Affairs.  Apply for financial assistance with international study opportunities in the Office for International Education. The research and international study awards are limited to $500.  Awards are made by the Office of The Provost.

Amount$500 Maximum
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
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Office of The Provost
(248) 370-4955

Sherman (Carrell T.) Scholarship

Description

Awarded to an entering high school student from Macomb County with a 3.50 high school GPA who demonstrates financial need. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements, and continue to demonstrate financial need by the annual completion of the FAFSA by May 1 of each year.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters.  Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

Talented Scholar Award

DescriptionAwarded to entering freshmen with a high school GPA of 3.70-3.79 and an ACT composite score of 27 or higher, OR with a high school GPA of 3.80 or higher and an ACT composite score equal to 25 or 26.  Continuous full-time enrollment in OU credits is required each fall and winter semester. The award is renewable by completing 28 OU credits during the fall and winter semesters of the first year, maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.   Students may use scholarships for the fall, winter and summer semesters in the single academic year designated by the university, not to exceed eight semesters total. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 

Amount$12,000 for eight semesters ($3,000 per year)
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.

Wagner (Ruth) Scholarship

Description

Awarded to an entering high school student.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

Wilson (Glenn) Scholarship

Description

Awarded to an entering high school student.  Full-time enrollment is required. The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360

Wilson (Thomas E.) Scholarship

Description

Awarded to an entering high school student.  Full-time enrollment is required.  The award is renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.00 cumulative OU GPA, continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment in the fall and winter semesters, completion of full-time credits, and meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.  The maximum award is eight consecutive fall and winter semesters. Awards are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

AmountVaries from year to year
*Award is made automatically and does not require an additional application.
Contact
Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(248) 370-3360