OCC "Gala" Endowment

The “Gala” Endowment was established to recognize scholastic achievement, encourage continued progress, and provide financial assistance to students working toward an approved degree or certificate.

To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

  • MUST have completed a minimum of 6 credit hours of instruction at Oakland Community
  • MUST have a declared program of study
  • MUST have a 2.5 to 3.0 GPA
  • MUST have financial need
  • MUST use for tuition and other educational expenses
  • MUST write a thank-you letter
  • 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

Renewal criteria: This scholarship can be renewed if recipient still meets criteria. Renewal is subject to funding availability.