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Application open for 2016-2017 Presidential and Dean’s Scholarships at Glen Oaks Community College

Glen Oaks Community College is now accepting applications for the Presidential and
Dean’s Scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year.

To be eligible for these scholarships students must be a 2016 graduate from a high school in St. Joseph
County or 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 and Steuben Counties of Indiana).

For the Presidential Scholarship students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 to be eligible for this $4,000 per
year award. For the Dean’s Scholarship, worth $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 one year.

“A Glen Oaks Presidential Scholarship will be awarded to one student from each of the eight high schools 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 and scholarships. “For the Dean’s Scholarship, we will
award two per each high school in the county, plus four scholarships to students residing in the Glen Oaks
service area.”

To access the scholarship descriptions and application, do one of the following:

1) Go to and select Scholarships from the list on the left. The scholarship
descriptions and application are listed under Currently Open Scholarships.

2) Contact the Glen Oaks Financial Aid Office at (269) 294-4260.

To be considered for these awards, all application materials must be received in the Glen Oaks Financial Aid
Office by 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19.