Robert Austin Memorial Scholarship

Robert (Bob) Austin was employed as an adjunct faculty member at Oakland Community College at the Highland Lakes Campus, teaching Accounting and Finance. After he retired from the family business, he continued teaching and began tutoring accounting students in the Access and ASC Departments at the OCC Orchard Ridge campus.

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants:

  • MUST have completed 12 credit hours or more at OCC.
  • MUST have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • MUST be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-U.S. Citizen.
  • MUST be pursuing a degree in Accounting or Finance
  • MUST designate Highland Lakes or Orchard Ridge as “home campus.”
  • 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

Preference given to students who provide documentation of leadership skills, to students who are 25 years or older, and to students employed for three years or longer who are returning to school to further their career. A written explanation of your situation is required.

Robert Austin memorial (by his family)