Dr. Rosalind Reaves - Africa Legacy Endowed Scholarship

As a teacher in Gambia and Malawi, Dr. Reaves observations taught her that the possibilities are limitless, that we are all capable of much more than we believe, and that academic achievement is attainable under the most adverse circumstances. These profound life lessons serve as the inspiration for the Dr. Rosalind Reaves-Africa Legacy Endowed Scholarship.

Criteria
To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST be a resident or citizen of any African nation or have a parent who is/was a resident or citizen of any African nation
  • MUST have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • MUST submit a personal statement describing how they plan to use their education to help their community
  • MUST be used tuition and other educational expenses
  • MUST have a declared program of study
  • 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 attending OCC on an F1 visa.

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

Donor
Dr. Rosalind Reaves - part 1
Award
$0.00
Deadline
09/04/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. The donor requires that the applicant show proof that they are a resident or citizen of any African nation or have a parent who is/was a resident of any African nation.
  2. Please submit a personal statement describing how you plan to use your education to help your community.
  3. Preference will be given to students attending OCC on an F1 visa. Do you meet this preference?