Glen Oaks Community College is now accepting applications for the Presidential and Dean Scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.

To be eligible for these scholarships students must be a 2018 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 up to $4,000 per year. For the Dean 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 one 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 per each high school in the county, two for students attending a private high school in St. Joseph County, plus two 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 glenoaks.edu/student services/financial aid/Types of Aid and select Scholarships from the list on the left. The scholarship descriptions and application are listed under Currently Open Scholarships.

2) To have the scholarship descriptions and application mailed, faxed, or emailed to you please contact the Glen Oaks Financial Aid Office at (269) 294-4260 or financialaid@glenoaks.edu.

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. 16.

Glen Oaks Community College is a quality provider of education programs serving the needs of residents and businesses of St. Joseph County and beyond. The College, established in 1965, sits on 320 acres of land in rural Centreville, Mich. GOCC offers 16 associate degree programs and 18 certificate programs. The student-to-faculty ratio of 20:1 affords students personal attention and provides opportunities to accomplish their goals and grow and succeed in a supportive, ethical and academic environment.