Sgt. Patrick J. O'Rourke Memorial Scholarship

The Sgt. Patrick J. O’Rourke Memorial scholarship will financially assist Criminal Justice students and perpetuate Sgt. O’Rourke’s memory for the benefit of his family, friends, and his brothers and sisters in Police service.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours of instruction at Oakland Community College. Transfer credit hours are counted toward the maximum eligibility.
  • MUST have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • MUST be a U.S. citizen
  • MUST be enrolled in the Criminal Justice (CRJ.OPA.CA,CRJ.LAW.AAS, CRJ.COR.AAS, CRJ.GEN.AAS OR CRJ.PET.AAS) program at the Oakland Police Academy
  • MUST be used for tuition and books
  • MUST write a thank-you letter to the donor.
  • MUST NOT be an OCC employee or family member receiving tuition reimbursement
  • MUST NOT be a College guest student, high school guest student or high school dual enrolled student

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