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Application deadline for GOCC President’s and Dean’s Scholarships is Mar. 1

Area high school students are reminded that the deadline to apply for the Glen Oaks President’s and Dean’s scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year is March 1.

To be eligible students must be a 2021 graduate from a public or private high school in St. Joseph County or a public high school within the Glen Oaks service area (Cass County residents attending Three Rivers, Constantine or White Pigeon High Schools; students attending high schools in Branch County in Michigan; and students attending high schools in LaGrange, Elkhart, Steuben and St. Joseph Counties of Indiana).

For the Presidential Scholarship students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 to be eligible for up to $4,000 per year. For the Dean’s Scholarship, worth up to $2,000 per year, students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Students must meet the minimum GPA requirement after the first semester of their senior year.  Both scholarships may be renewable for a second year.

“A Glen Oaks Presidential Scholarship will be awarded to one student from each of the eight high schools in St. Joseph County, one scholarship for a student attending a private high school in St. Joseph County, and two additional scholarships will be awarded to students residing in the Glen Oaks Service Area,” said Jean Zimmerman, director of financial aid. “For the Dean’s Scholarship, we will award two students from each high school in the county, two students attending a private high school in St. Joseph County, plus two scholarships for students residing in the Glen Oaks service area.”

To access the scholarship descriptions and application please go to: glenoaks.edu/current-students/financial-aid/Types-of-Aid and select Scholarships. The scholarship descriptions and the link to the application are listed under Currently Active Scholarships.

To be considered for these awards, all application materials must be received in the Glen Oaks Financial Aid Office by 4 p.m. on March 1, 2021.

Contact the GOCC Financial Aid office with questions by calling (269) 294-4260 or email financialaid@glenoaks.edu.  Office hours are 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday with the college being closed between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. due to current limited staffing.

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