The Sharyn Weisbaum Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Sharyn Weisbaum Memorial Endowed scholarship was established in memory of ESL faculty member Sharyn Weisbaum. It is also to recognize scholastic achievement, encourage continued progress, and provide financial assistance to students.

To be eligible for this award, the applicant:

  • MUST have completed at least 8 credit hours of instruction at OCC. Transfer credit hours count toward eligibility.
  • MUST have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • MUST be enrolled in the English as a Second Language (ESL) program.
  • MUST take ESL classes at the Royal Oak/Southfield campus.
  • MUST write a personal statement explaining how the scholarship would help.
  • 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

Sharyn Weisbaum memorial (by Charles Weisbaum)
Department awarded scholarship
Supplemental Questions
  1. Must explain your educational goals and reasons for applying for this scholarship.