Currently Open Scholarships
The 2013 MICAPP Endowment and Study Aboard Scholarships are now available on the MICAPP website at http://www.micapp.org/Scholarships.htm. All application documents and supplemental materials are due by Friday, November 22, 2013 at 11:59 PM.
Make sure to check out the Application Instructions for the scholarship. If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, you will need to work with your TRiO SSS advisor. The advisors will be able to go over the requirements to ensure that you qualify for the scholarship and you will also need a recommendation from your advisor to qualify. So, if you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please contact our office to make an appointment ASAP to get the process started.
TRiO Scholars AwardAll TRiO SSS students are eligible for this scholarship. Awards will be offered during Fall, Winter and Spring/Summer semesters of $750/full-time students and $500/part-time.
The application for the Winter 2014 TRiO Scholars Award is now available! You can find printed copies of the application on our Information Stand outside of Student Services or from any TRiO SSS staff. A copy is also attached to this email that you can print and fill out. Applications are due by 4:00PM on Thursday, December 5th.
Make sure to read the WHOLE application and instructions to ensure that you are eligible for this award. There are several requirements including completed contacts & workshop, GPA, an essay, and 2 letters of recommendation (printed on official letterhead). A minimum of 21 points on your application is required to be eligible for a scholarship based on the rubric included in the application packet, so make sure to look at the rubric to ensure you earn as many points as possible. The number of scholarships awarded each semester is based on the number of eligible applications turned in compared to the funds available. For more details, see the application.
If you have any questions about your eligibility or the application, please see any TRiO SSS staff.
Campus Explorer Exclusive Scholarship
is a monthly $1,000 giveaway, designed to help students pay for their higher-education expenses. Every month, Campus Explorer will announce a new scholarship – and a new way to win. A winner will be randomly selected from the entrants.
Glen Oaks Foundation Scholarships
The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Scholarship Application is available for the 2013-2014 academic year. Applicants must also complete a 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) located on-line at www.fafsa.gov.
All Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Scholarships can be used for education related expenses and consider academic ability, financial circumstances, and career goals in the selection of the recipients.
The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Scholarship Application is available in the Glen Oaks Financial Aid Office on campus or online.
To browse the available scholarships go to the GOCC Foundation Scholarship page.
Albion College Transfer Scholarship
In order to provide an incentive for outstanding transfer students to consider Albion College as the institution for completion of their bachelor degree requirements, a Distinguished Albion College-Glen Oaks Community College Transfer Scholarship has been established. This scholarship is offered to the top qualifying applicant from Glen Oaks Community College. Please contact the Glen Oaks Financial Aid Office for eligibility criteria and application. The deadline will be April 1st of each academic year.
GOCC Institutional Scholarships
Art Scholarship - Awarded to students showing potential in the area of art. Recipients must complete at least two art studio courses each semester and maintain a t least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average to renew the scholarship. Recipients must enroll full-time. Students will need to contact the art department for more information (ext. 227).
Athletic Scholarship - Awarded to students showing potential in athletics. Recipients must maintain eligibility requirements set forth by the N.J.C.A.A. Recipients must maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average and enroll full-time. Students need to contact the athletic department for more information (ext. 215).
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholarship - Requires a minimum high school grade point average of 3.0 in an occupational field. Instructors will select recipients. Recipients must enroll half-time.
Dean’s Scholarship - This scholarship is intended to attract recent area high-school graduates who have potential for outstanding achievement while attending Glen Oaks. Recipients must enroll full-time. Student will need to contact high-school guidance counselor to confirm they will be on the mailing list. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required to apply for this scholarship.
Presidential Scholarship - Awarded to graduating area high-school seniors who have an excellent academic record in high school and who have potential for outstanding achievement while attending Glen Oaks. The scholarship will cover all educational costs up to award amount. Recipient must enroll full-time. A minimum 3.5 GPA is required to apply for this scholarship. Student will need to contact high-school guidance counselor to confirm they will be on the mailing list.
Science Scholarship - Awarded to student(s) following the Natural Science or Engineering Associate Degree curriculum. Recipient must meet all general requirements standard to the college, declare a Math or Natural Science major and place in college level courses for Math, Natural Science and English on ACT Placement test. Student must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Student must enroll full-time. Student will need to contact science department for more information (ext. 348).
TRiO Scholars Award
All TRiO SSS students are eligible for this scholarship. Awards will be offered during Fall, Winter and Spring/Summer semesters of $750/full-time students and $500/part-time. Students must also meet certain criteria.
TRiO Academic Success Scholarship
This scholarship is only offered for Fall and Winter semesters. Scholarships will be automatically awarded to the two (2) TRiO SSS students with the HIGHEST GPA of the previous semester (Fall or Winter only). The monetary award will be $250/student.
TRiO Achiever Scholarship
This scholarship is only offered for Fall and Winter semesters. Scholarships will be automatically awarded to the two (2) TRiO SSS students who have shown the most improvement during the previous semester (Fall or Winter only). The monetary award will be $250/student.
State of Michigan Scholarships / Grants
Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) - The Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) is an incentive program that encourages eligible students to complete high school by providing tuition assistance for the first two years of college and beyond. To meet the financial eligibility requirement, a student must have (or have had) Medicaid coverage for 24 months within a 36-consecutive-month period as identified by the Michigan Department of Human Services (DHS). TIP provides assistance in two phases. Phase I covers tuition and mandatory fee charges for eligible students enrolled in a credit-based associate degree or certificate program at a participating Michigan community college, public university, degree-granting independent college, federal tribally-controlled college, or Focus: HOPE. Phase II provides a maximum of $2,000 total tuition assistance for credits earned in a four-year program at an in-state, degree-granting college or university.
Michigan Competitive Scholarship - The Michigan Competitive Scholarship program is available to undergraduate students pursuing their first degrees at an approved Michigan postsecondary institution. Students must demonstrate both financial need and merit and eligible applicants must take the ACT and achieve a qualifying score prior to entering college.
Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver (MITW)
Independence Day Scholarship This $5000 scholarship is open to students of all national backgrounds that are currently studying in the United States or in an American military school out of the country.
Campus Explorer Exclusive Scholarship is a monthly $1,000 giveaway, designed to help students pay for their higher-education expenses. Every month, Campus Explorer will announce a new scholarship – and a new way to win. A winner will be randomly selected from the entrants.
Castle Ink's Green Scholarship This $2500 scholarships is for students who are United States citizen or permanent resident with a minimum 2.5 Grade Point Average.
Kristy’s Kids Memorial Scholarship - Awarded to students pursuing a degree/certificate in Early Childhood Education.
MassMutual Scholars A national scholarship program for high-achieving African American, Asian, and Hispanic students interested in careers in the insurance and financial services industry
Midwest Energy Cooperative Adult Scholarship
Adults age 21 years and older who receive monthly electric service from Midwest Energy Cooperative, and whose primary residence is in Midwest’s service area, may apply for one of two $1,000 college scholarships. One scholarship will be awarded for the fall semester and one for the winter semester. Scholarships may be used for tuition, fees and/or book expenses and will be paid directly to the college or university.
Applicants must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credit hours at a community college, a 4-year university or an accredited trade school. Two letters of recommendation from non-family members are required with application submission.
Nursing Student Scholarship The amount of the scholarship for 2012 is $1,000.00. In order to be considered for an award, a candidate must be currently enrolled in a Licensed Practical Nurse, Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree Nursing education program and must have successfully completed at least one nursing course with a clinical component. Successful completion is defined as a grade of a ("C") or better.
Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel Scholarship - Applicants must be a graduate of a St. Joseph County High School and currently reside in St. Joseph County. Recipient must be a 2nd year student at GOCC, and have a 2.5 GPA.
Sturgis Exchange Club Swihart Scholarship Awarded to students pursuing a degree in Health Occupations.
Sturgis Hospital Auxiliary Medical Scholarship Guild- Awarded to students pursuing a degree in Health Occupations. Sturgis Area Community Foundation Student Loan Program
Graduates of Sturgis, Burr Oak and Bronson High Schools are eligible to borrow money to attend an accredited college, university or community college of their choice. Please check http://www.sturgisfoundation.org/scholarships_grants.php for information on this program and other Scholarships & Grants available through the Sturgis Area Community Foundation.
The First National Bank Scholarship/Three Rivers American Legion Student Nurses Scholarship Fund- Awarded annually to a student attending an accredited school of nursing.
The Women’s Education Coalition Grant Program Applicants must be adult women who have had a significant break in their formal education and can demonstrate how post-high school education will help them reach their goals of increased financial independence. Both part-time and full-time students may apply for assistance.
Please contact the Glen Oaks Financial Aid Office at 269-294-4260 with any questions.