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March 1 deadline is approaching for 2019-20 Glen Oaks Community College scholarship applications

Glen Oaks Community College is accepting applications for over 50 different scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year, and the deadline of March 1 is just around the corner.

“Some scholarships are geared for graduating high school seniors, while others are available for returning students,” said Jean Zimmerman, Glen Oaks director of financial aid. “Glen Oaks is offering the Presidential, Deans, Faculty and CTE institutional scholarships. Students are encouraged to visit the college’s financial aid page to see the eligibility requirements.”

“The Glen Oaks Foundation awards over $90,000 in scholarships from donors and businesses each year,” said Vonda Marrow, executive director of the Glen Oaks Foundation. “Being able to award students scholarships to help achieve their educational goals is the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation’s purpose and our board members look forward to this opportunity each year. The Foundation is so thankful for the many donors who believe in education and provide endowments to make these scholarships available.”

Glen Oaks Community College Presidential and Dean’s Scholarships for 2019 high school graduates
To be eligible for these scholarships students must be a 2019 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).  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.  Both scholarships may be renewable for a second year.

Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Scholarships for 2019 high school graduates AND returning GOCC students
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.  To browse descriptions of the available scholarships, visit the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Scholarship link at

Glen Oaks is also accepting scholarship applications for the Faculty and CTE Scholarships.  To access all of the scholarship descriptions and applications please go to:
The scholarship descriptions with the link to the applications are listed in Currently Active Scholarships under Institutional Scholarships and Foundation Scholarships.

All scholarship application materials must be submitted to the Glen Oaks Financial Aid Office by 4 p.m. on March 1, 2019.

Contact the Glen Oaks 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 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.