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CNS George R. and Helen Klein Memorial Scholarship

DescriptionBarry Klein, a 1968 graduate of Oakland University, established the George R. and Helen Klein Memorial Scholarship in 1997 in honor of his parents. He credits OU for teaching him to think critically and question why things are the way they are.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Graduate students enrolled in the Counseling program
  • Maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Have a primary interest in addictions counseling, education and/or treatment
  • Financial need may be considered
Apply online using this form.
Application deadline is the first Friday in February (2/6/2015).
Applicants are notified by the end of the semester prior to the term in which the award is to be used.
Amount$1,000 - $2,000 (amount may vary)
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Department of Counseling
(248) 370-4179
sehs@oakland.edu

CNS Student - Faculty Collaborative Research Award

DescriptionOakland University's School of Education and Human Services has established a Student-Faculty Collaborative Research Award for degree-seeking students in a Counseling program. The award supports collaborative projects between graduate students and faculty. Funds may also be used for graduate student research, conference presentations and publications on topics related to counseling. 

Eligible students are . . . 
1. Enrolled in a SEHS Counseling program
2. Have completed one full semester in their Counseling program prior to submitting an application
3. Have an OU faculty member who will work with student(s) on a collaborative project and/or supervise the research

Apply online using this form.
Application deadline is the first Friday in October (10/3/2014) and the first Friday in February (2/6/2015).
All applicants are notified in writing after the committee reviews all applications.
Amount$500 (amount may vary)
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Department of Counseling
(248) 370-4179
sehs@oakland.edu

Ed Leadership Jacqueline I. Lougheed Endowed Scholarships

Description

Dr. Jacqueline I. Lougheed made generous gifts to provide annual awards to one or more graduate students in Educational Leadership. An award committee will select the awardee(s) based on exemplary student achievement, dedication to educational leadership, and personal and professional goals. This non-renewable scholarship is approximately $1,000 - $2,000 and may vary year to year. 

Awards may be used for payment of the following:
  • tuition, books, and fees at the University, including registration fees for professional development courses at the University;
  • travel and related expenses for attending professional conferences related to educational leadership; and/or
  • expenses related to completion of a Master's or Education Specialist action research project, or Ph.D. dissertation.
Eligibility Requirements:
  • graduate students enrolled in the Educational Leadership program
  • maintain a GPA at Oakland University of 3.0 or higher
Applicants in the Education Specialist, doctoral or post masters programs in Education Leadership

  • Only complete the application form
  • Recommendation forms are not required. 
  • The application deadline is the the first Friday in February (2/6/2015).

Applicants in the Master of Education Program in Educational Leadership

Please note applicants pursuing a masters degree in Educational Leadership are required to submit three letters of recommendation, 2 from faculty and 1 from a supervisor, in addition to the online application form. The recommendation letters can be mailed to the department office at the following address:

   Department of Organizational Leadership
   Attention: Lougheed Educational Leadership Award
   480D Pawley Hall
   2200 N. Squirrel Road
   Rochester, MI 48309-4401

Apply online using this form.
Application deadlines for Master of Education in Educational Leadership students are Friday, October 10, 2014 and Friday, February 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 - $2,000 (amount may vary)
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Department of Organizational Leadership
(248) 370-3070
sehs@oakland.edu

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
Information
Education Advising
(248) 370-4182
sehs@oakland.edu

Education: Mary Joyce Pagano Memorial Award

Description
Mary Joyce Pagano was a member of the 1963 Charter Class of Oakland University. She taught physics and chemistry at Pontiac Northern High School for 17 years and was a role model for young teachers. This is a non-renewable award.
Eligibility Requirements: 
  • Undergraduate students enrolled in Elementary or Secondary Education
  • Select a student teaching placement in Pontiac or another urban setting
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Financial need is considered, but not a requirement for this award
Applicants applying for other awards in the School of Education and Human Services are eligible to apply for the Mary Joyce Pagano Memorial 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.
AmountApproximately $1,000 (may vary year to year)
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
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
Information
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

Elem Education: Louise Coallier Memorial Endowed Fund

DescriptionThe family and friends of Louise Coallier made a generous gift to provide an annual award to a student enrolled in Elementary Education at Oakland University. Non-renewable awards of approximately $1,000 will be given annually, although the amount may vary year to year.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Enrolled in Elementary Education
  • Specializing in Language Arts, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Integrated Science or Social Studies
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • While it is not required, preference is given to students who have received their high school diploma from a Chippewa Valley School District high school
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
Information
Education Advising
(248) 370-4182
sehs@oakland.edu

Gerald Pearsall Memorial Travel Award

Description
The Gerald Pearsall Memorial Travel Award program recognizes the tremendous academic and career benefits of learning about other cultures. In partnership with Oakland University, the award of up to $250 is designed to support students traveling to enhance their understanding of the world by paying for their accommodations in hostels during their travel. 


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Amount$250
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Office of International Education
(248) 370-2889
ie@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

HRD: Gina and Jeff Petherick Endowed Scholarship Award

DescriptionThe Gina and Jeff Petherick Endowed Scholarship was created to help those pursuing a Human Resource Development degree, whose lives are guided by strong values and principles, and who possess a desire to love and serve others less fortunate as they journey through life. This non-renewable award is approximately $1,000-$2,000 and may vary year to year. The scholarship may be used for tuition and books.

Eligibility Requirements:

 

  • Full or part-time undergraduate student with a declared major in the Human Resource Development program.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher overall as well as in coursework in the declared major.
  • In the application essay, describe community service activities and detail one's interest and professional objectives in Human Resource Development. Include one's perspective on the importance of being guided by a strong sense of ethics, compassion and community and professional service.
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-$2,000 (amount may vary)
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Human Resource Development Advising
(248) 370-4182
sehs@oakland.edu

HRD: Jeff Dupuis Award in Human Resource Development

DescriptionThe Jeff Dupuis Award in Human Resource Development emphasizes and supports the opportunities for students to engage in theoretical and practical learning experiences in the area of labor and employment relations. Awardees will be selected based on their minor course of study, GPA, and essay. Full- and part-time students are encouraged to apply. Successful recipient(s) will be notified of the award by mail. Award recipients who continue to meet the award requirements are eligible to reapply for future awards.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • OU undergraduate student with a declared minor course of study in Labor and Employment Studies or Employment Studies and Standards
  • a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Submit a written essay of between 500 and 750 words discussing the applicant's career goals and/or accomplishments as they relate to the study of labor and work in conjunction with the facilitation of the success of the American worker

 

Recipients can reapply for the Jeff Dupuis Award if the student recipient continues to meet eligibility requirements (amounts may vary from year to year). As many as two awards will be given per academic year.

Applicants applying for other awards in the School of Education and Human Services are eligible to apply for the Jeff Dupuis 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 (amount may vary)
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Human Resource Development Advising
(248) 370-4182
sehs@oakland.edu

HRD: Ken Morris Center for the Study of Labor and Work Scholarship

DescriptionThe endowment supports the Ken Morris Center and the labor relations program, as well as scholarships for students studying labor relations.

Eligibility Requirements: 
  • undergraduate student with Labor and Employment Studies declared as minor
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Have at least 12 credit hours remaining to be completed before graduation
  • Be nominated by two active labor union members using the nomination form
  • An essay of between 500 and 750 words describing your career goals and/or accomplishments as they relate to the study of labor and work and facilitation of the success of the American worker.
As many as two awards will be given per semester. Recipients can reapply for the Ken Morris Scholarship in future years.

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. 

Nominate a student by clicking on the informational link below. 


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Amount$5,000 (amount may vary)
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Michael Long
(248) 370-3124
sehs@oakland.edu

Jacqueline I. Lougheed Research Award

Description

The purpose of the Jacqueline I. Lougheed Research Fund is to provide annual cash awards to full-time tenured faculty, tenure-track faculty, and doctoral students throughout Oakland University to support research related to Women in Education or Women in Leadership. Preference will be given to applications from the School of Education and Human Services. However, applications will be accepted from all disciplines.

The School of Education and Human Services Research Support Committee will select the most qualified candidate(s) for the award according to the rubric


Apply online using this form.

Application deadline is October 15, 2014 at 5 pm.

Award notification will be in writing by early December 2014.


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Amount$500 - $2,000 annually and are renewable
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
School of Education and Human Services Research Support Committee

sule@oakland.edu

RDG: Harry Hahn Reading Endowment Award

DescriptionThe Harry Hahn Reading Award may be used to pursue scholarly, teaching or service activities in reading, writing and language arts. Amounts awarded will vary based on needs as outlined in the proposal; the maximum amount awarded in any one year is $1,500.

Eligible students for the Harry Hahn Reading Endowment Award are Ph.D. students or full or part-time faculty members in the Department of Reading and Language Arts.

Apply online using this form
Application deadline is the last Friday in February (2/6/15).
Applicants are notified at the end of the term prior to the term in which award is to be used.
Amountvaries
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Reading and Language Arts
(248) 370-3065
sehs@oakland.edu

RDG: Ron Cramer and W. Dorsey Hammond Reading Legacy Fund

DescriptionDr. Ron Cramer and Dr. W. Dorsey Hammond, both professors in Reading and Language Arts, established the Reading Legacy Fund to benefit students earning their doctoral degree in Reading and Language Arts. Dr. Cramer and Dr. Hammond are committed to providing opportunities to expand student learning outside the confines of traditional avenues. Reading Legacy Funds can be used for professional conferences, expenses related to the completion of doctoral dissertations and/or tuition.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Doctoral students enrolled in OU's Reading and Language Arts Department
  • Have a 3.0 or higher GPA and be in good standing
  • Doctoral students in the first 7 years of their program
Apply online using this form.
Application deadline is the first Friday in October (10/3/14).
All applicants are notified of the review committee's decision by the end of the semester.
AmountApproximately $1,000 made twice a year
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information


sehs@oakland.edu

RDG: Toni S. and Kenneth Walters Student Literacy Scholarship

Description

Dr. Toni S. Walters was influential during her Oakland University teaching career. A number of her former students, as a tribute to her influence, celebrated her career and retirement by honoring Dr. Walters with gifts toward a scholarship bearing her and her husband’s name. With those gifts, Dr. Walters is establishing an endowment for an annual tuition award benefiting students studying literacy.

The award can be used for tuition, fees, books and other costs associated with enrollment in the School of Education and Human Services.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Full or part-time undergraduate, masters or doctoral student with a declared major in the Reading and Language Arts program
Please note since there is not an undergraduate Reading and Language Art program currently, the committee has selected to use Reading courses on an applicant’s transcript as evidence of studying literacy when evaluating undergraduate student applications.
  • Maintain a 3.2 or higher GPA.
  • Discussing how they serve one’s community, emphasizing on commitment to ethnically and economically diverse communities in urban/metropolitan educational institutions.
  • Priority will be given for students who have demonstrated service in the field of literacy as an in-service or pre-service teacher, on Oakland University’s campus (which could include a student organization), or through community service.

Students may only receive one Walters Endowed award in each academic year, but are otherwise eligible to apply for Endowment awards in other academic years.


Apply online using this form.
Application deadline is the last Friday in February (2/6/15).

Applicants are notified at the end of the term prior to the term in which award is to be used.

Amountapproximately $1,000
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Reading and Language Arts

sehs@oakland.edu

SEHS Graduate Tuition Award

DescriptionEligibility Requirements:
  • Be a part or full-time graduate student enrolled in a degree-seeking program in the School of Education and Human Services
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Have completed at least one semester at OU
  • Describe interest in graduate studies, professional objectives, relevant work experiences, and relevant community service. 
Applicants applying for other awards in the School of Education and Human Services are eligible to apply for the Graduate Tuition 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 - $1,500 (amount may vary)
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Your Department Chair

sehs@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.
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

SEHS Undergraduate Tuition Award

DescriptionThe School of Education and Human Services Undergraduate Tuition Award committee will select the awardee(s) based on exemplary student achievement, dedicated community service, commitment to your profession, and/or financial need. The winner(s) will be notified of the award by mail.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • A full time undergraduate student in the School of Education and Human Services
  • Cumulative grade point average of at least 2.8
  • Completed at least one semester at Oakland University
  • An essay describing how you have distinguished yourself academically. Describe awards and honors you have received, your involvement in the community, and your professional objectives
  • Financial need, determined by OU's Financial Aid Office, may be considered, but is not required to apply

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 (amount may vary)
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
SEHS Advising
(248) 370-4182
sehs@oakland.edu

Special Ed: Sidney W. Graber Memorial Award

DescriptionThe family of Dr. Sidney Graber has made a generous gift to provide a $1,000 award annually to a student pursuing graduate work in Special Education. The gift was made in memory of Dr. Graber, the founder of the Special Education program at Oakland University. This non-renewable award is approximately $1,000 and may vary from year to year. The scholarship may be used for tuition.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • graduate student in the Human Development and Child Studies department pursuing a degree in Special Education
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • preference given to those students who have completed at least 12 hours of his or her graduate coursework
  • financial need is not required, but may be considered
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 (may vary from year to year)
*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
Information
Human Development and Child Studies
(248) 370-3077
sehs@oakland.edu

The Hailey Brouillet Study Abroad Scholarship

DescriptionThe Hailey Brouillet Study Abroad Scholarship provides one scholarship award 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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*This scholarship requires an application.
Contact
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International Education
(248) 370-2889
ie@oakland.edu