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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 1, 2016


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

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 1, 2016



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

Durwood B. "Woody" Varner Endowed Scholarship

DescriptionPurpose
To provide scholarships to incoming outstanding students in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Criteria for Eligibility
Applicants must be an incoming student entering the College of Arts and Sciences
Applicants must be an incoming freshman
The award is renewable as long as the student maintains full-time student staus and has a GPA of at least 3.0

G.P.A. Requirement

Applicants must have an exceptional high school record and achievements

Application/Nomination Process
Contact the College of Arts and Sciences

Award Amount
Covers full tuition and fees during undergraduate career at OU for a maximum of four years
AmountCovers full tuition and fees during undergraduate career at OU for a maximum of four years
*This scholarship requires an application.
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College of Arts and Sciences
(248) 370-2140

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 February 10, 2017.
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.
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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 February 10, 2017
All applicants are notified at the end of the winter semester.
AmountApproximately $1,500
*This scholarship requires an application.
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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 February 10, 2017.
Applicants are notified prior to the term in which award is to be used.
Amountapproximately $4,000 a year
*This scholarship requires an application.
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sehs@oakland.edu

Honors College Freshman Housing Award

Description$2,000 or $4,00 awards given to incoming freshmen who:

  • Have attended an info session and been admitted to The Honors College
  • Agree to live on campus in the Honors College Residence Hall
  • Do not have any other housing support, including the OU Geographic Scholarhship
  • Demonstrate leadership and/or need.
  • Meet/exceed our minimum requirements:  3.7 GPA and a 27 on the ACT.
*Awards are not renewable

*The 2016-17 application deadline has passed.
-Check back for the 2017-2018 application in January of 2017.
Amount$2,000 or $4,000
*This scholarship requires an application.
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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 February 10, 2017.
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.
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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.
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International Students and Scholars
(248) 370-3358
isso@oakland.edu

Jones (J. Alford) Memorial Scholarship

Description$1,000 or $2,000 Awards given to incoming Freshmen or current Honors College students:
  •  Incoming Honors College freshmen must have a minimum 3.70 grade point average, and a composite score of 27 or above on the ACT
    • Must have attended an info session and been admitted to the Honors College
    • Show leadership and financial need
  • Sophomore, Junior and Senior Honors College student must be in good standing in the Honors College and have a minimum 3.5 GPA
    • Show leadership and financial need
    • Some preference will be given for student involvement/leadership within the Honors College

  *Recipients must demonstrate financial need by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  - Awards are made by the Honors College and are not renewable. 

*The 2016-17 application deadline has passed.
-Check back for the 2017-2018 application in January of 2017.


Amount$1,00-$2,000
*This scholarship requires an application.
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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 1, 2016


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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 OaklandUniversity 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 3.4 to 3.89 and an ACT composite score of 23 to 30 (SAT score of 1130 to 1410), as noted on the admissions application to OU. This award is not automatic; recipients are selected by an alumni committee. Application deadline is March 1, 2017.


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

MERITOR SCHOLARSHIP (NSBE)

DescriptionOpen only to members of the National Society of Black Engineers. Open to freshmen and sophomore Mechanical Engineering students. Students must reapply each year for renewal consideration.


Deadline to apply: March 1, 2016


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Carmen Etienne
(248) 370-2201
etienne@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 1, 2016


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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’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.
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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 February 10, 2017
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.
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sehs@oakland.edu

Sharp (James A. and Tessie Baltrip) Endowed Fund for Study Abroad

Description
The James A. Sharp and Tessie Baltrip Sharp Scholarship Award program recognizes the tremendous academic and career benefits of learning about other cultures. In partnership with Oakland University, the $500 awards for study abroad encourage students to take advantage of this opportunity to enhance their understanding of the global economy and the many peoples of the world.


 




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Amount$500
*This scholarship requires an application.
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International Education Office
248-370-2889
ie@oakland.edu

The Hailey Brouillet Study Abroad Scholarship

DescriptionThe Hailey Brouillet Study Abroad Scholarship provides two scholarship awards annually in memory of Hailey Brouillet, a promising student enrolled in the School of Health Sciences who passed away in a tragic car accident after another driver lost control. She planned to pursue a degree in physical therapy, and through her studies she had the opportunity to study abroad in London and Amsterdam.  These meaningful experiences inspired her love of travel and changed her entire outlook on life, which Hailey’s parents, Lori and Wayne Brouillet, would like to share with future study-abroad students. The exact amount of the award will depend on the amount available in the fund, but is approximately $1,000.

For more information about the Hailey Brouillet Study Abroad Scholarship, click on the link below.


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International Education
(248) 370-2889
ie@oakland.edu