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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.
Contact
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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
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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.
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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 3.2 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.

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
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sehs@oakland.edu

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
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Human Resource Development Advising
(248) 370-4182
sehs@oakland.edu

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
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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
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Carmen Etienne
(248) 370-2201
etienne@oakland.edu

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 is Monday, January 5, 2015.


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

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
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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

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
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Carmen Etienne
(248) 370-2201
etienne@oakland.edu

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‚Äôs 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