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2016-17 Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Scholarship application now available

The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation is accepting scholarship
applications from new and returning Glen Oaks students for the 2016-17 academic year.

Through philanthropic efforts of the Foundation, charitable cash gifts have provided many
students the opportunity of an education that will in turn help change their lives in a positive
way.

“Last year, 58 students received over $53,000 in scholarships,” said Pam Hughes, executive
director of the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation. “Additionally, the athletic program
received a $25,000 grant to award scholarships to student athletes who are participating on
one or more of the Viking sports teams. Students can use the award money for education
related expenses. Selection of the recipients is based on academic ability, financial
circumstances and career goals.”

The GOCC Foundation Scholarship application is on the Glen Oaks website at:

glenoaks.edu/financialaid/pages/scholarships.aspx, and is listed under Currently Open
Scholarships. Scholarship applications with all required materials must be submitted by 4 p.m.,
Friday, Feb. 12, 2016.

Contact the GOCC Financial Aid Office with questions by calling (269) 294-4260. Office hours are
8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Thursday and Friday, and 8:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and
Wednesday.

To browse the available scholarships, visit the link listed above. Persons wishing to learn more
about establishing a scholarship fund or contributing to an existing fund, should contact Hughes
at (269)294-4384.

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