James Stawara Memorial Scholarship

The James Stawara Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Culinary Arts was established to honor the memory of Culinary Arts Faculty at the Orchard Ridge Campus.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST have completed between 12 and 90 credit hours of instruction at Oakland Community College. Transfer credit hours are counted toward the maximum eligibility.
  • MUST have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • MUST be enrolled full-time in the Culinary Studies (CUL.AASX, CUL.HMM.AAS, CUL.RMP.AAS OR CUL.RMP.AASX) program at Oakland Community College.
  • MUST submit 3 letters of reference that describe the applicant’s demonstrated leadership skills.
  • MUST be used for tuition only
  • 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

James Stawara memorial (by Brian & Michelle Walsh)
Supplemental Questions
  1. The scholarship requires that the applicant submit 3 letters of reference describing your demonstrated leadership skills.