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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

* Please note applicants pursuing a masters degree in Educational Leadership are also required to submit three letters of recommendation, 2 from faculty and 1 from a supervisor. 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 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
    Department of Organizational Leadership
    (248) 370-3070
    sehs@oakland.edu

    HRD: Barbara and Allen Gough Scholarship

    Description

    Barbara and Allen Gough have made a generous gift to provide a $8,500 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. 


    Download Scholarship Information

    Amount$5,000 (amount may vary)
    *This scholarship requires an application.
    Contact
    Information
    Michael Long
    (248) 370-3124
    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 Student Leader Success Scholarship

    DescriptionThe purpose and goal of this award is to recruit first-year undergraduate students from urban settings and urban school districts who have declared elementary education or human resource development as their career interest and program of study. The program will include a mentoring component designed to support students, promote academic excellence, build a sense of community, and develop leadership skills and a sense of professional identity as a teacher. The mentoring program will include topic discussions reflecting current ethical leadership issues that teachers face.

    Eligibility Requirements: 
    • Citizens of the United States of America and residents of the State of Michigan.
    • Accepted to Oakland University directly from high school and who will be in their first year in the Elementary Education or Human Resource Development undergraduate program.
    • Full-time students at the University during the Fall and Winter semesters for which they receive the scholarship.
    • Students who have identified elementary education or human resource development as their career interest and intend to pursue a degree in elementary education or human resource development.
    • Preference will be given to students who attended an urban high school or have a strong affiliation with an urban center.
    • Students who have a recalculated high school grade point average (HS GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. (English, Math, Science, Foreign Language and Social Science).
    • Demonstrated leaders and/or volunteers in extracurricular and work-related activities.
    The application deadline for 2013-14 was May 1, 2013.


    Download Scholarship Information

    Amount$5,000 per year (renewable for up to 5 years)
    *This scholarship requires an application.
    Contact
    Information
    SEHS Advising
    (248) 370-4182
    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


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