Lee S. Peel Speech Endowed Scholarship

This fund will recognize the academic achievement of OCC Students in Speech, theater and Forensics. Mr. Peel believed that these areas contributed greatly to scholars seeking a fulfilled life.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST be registered at Oakland Community College.
  • MUST be enrolled part-time with 6 credits or more per semester.
  • MUST have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • MUST be actively involved in the OCC Forensic Program.
  • MUST be used for tuition, books and/or other educational expenses
  • MUST have demonstrated qualities of forensic competence via written documentation from a former forensic teacher, an example speech that is accepted by the current OCC Forensic coach, or the recommendation of
    the current OCC forensic coach.
  • 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 will be given to students who are actively involved with the Forensic Team.

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