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Presidential Scholars

Your determination for success has no bounds. As a Presidential Scholar at Oakland University, your experience in the Honors College will include support to enhance academic, research and professional leadership skills. You will achieve the abilities and experiences necessary to gain a competitive edge in your professional career, graduate or professional school, and all of your future life goals.

The Presidential Scholarship is just one component of the Presidential Scholar experience at Oakland University. The Presidential Scholar experience includes support from the Honors College to enhance academic, research and professional leadership skills. The Honors College supports Presidential Scholars throughout their undergraduate career and aims to provide a competitive edge for students entering graduate school or the job market.

*Presidential Scholars: Stay tuned for monthly PS Announcements with information and updates! PS Announcements will be sent to your OU email.

Students who complete the following requirements will graduate with recognition as Presidential Scholars and receive the Presidential Scholar Medallion to wear at commencement.

  • Meet the Presidential Scholarship renewal criteria as outlined by Student Financial Services.
  • Meet the Presidential Scholar yearly requirements as outlined by the Honors College.
  • Maintain good standing as outlined by the Honors College.
  • Graduate from the Honors College.