Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work & Criminal Justice

Varner Hall, Room 518
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)
(248) 370-2420
fax: (248) 370-4608
socansw@oakland.edu

Social Work
512 Varner Hall
(248) 370-2371

Search Oakland University scholarships available for current OU students. Additional scholarships may be available through various academic departments and units on campus. OU offers and renews awards at its sole and absolute discretion; offers and renewals are contingent upon the availability of funds and continuation of the programs. For a complete list of university-wide scholarships click here


The department recognizes outstanding student achievements in scholarship and leadership with three annual awards, described below. All department majors are eligible for these awards, which are presented each spring at the department's annual awards luncheon. To view our department awards click here.

Scholarships

Scherer Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

  • major in Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work or Criminal Justice
  • Good academic standing with a 3.0 overall GPA
  • Junior class standing at the time of application
  • Demonstrate financial need

Amount: varies

Application: To apply for the Scherer Scholarship, click here

Selection Process: Awarded by a department-wide committee

Renewal: Not eligible for renewal.

Deadline: March 16

Contact Information:

  • Terri Orbuch
  • orbuch@oakland.edu

Lauren Kathryn Roche Social Work Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Undergraduate students
  • Declared social work major
  • Preference may be given to students who display commitment to public service

Amount: varies

Application: To apply for the Lauren Roche Scholarship (for social work majors only), click here

Selection Process: Awarded by a social work committee

Renewal: Not eligible for renewal.

Deadline: February 15

Contact Information:

  • Maria Beam
  • devoogd@oakland.edu