Patrick Baldwin Endowed Scholarship

Patrick Baldwin was a former student of Oakland Community College who lost his life to depression. Patrick was a wonderful young man. He made friends easily and was always there with a ready smile on his face and a helping hand. Patrick was a multi-talented individual, he excelled at whatever he set himself to. He was artistic, athletic, and had a wicked sense of humor. The world lost him far too soon when he succumbed to the depression he had been fighting so valiantly.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST have experienced suicide in their family.
  • MUST have completed a minimum of 8 credits at Oakland Community College
  • MUST be currently enrolled at OCC for at least 3 credits
  • MUST have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • MUST be in the Mental Health/Social Work program or be a self-sponsored “First Responder” student.
  • 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 applicants who demonstrate financial need as determined by OCC Student Financial Resources & Scholarships.

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

Patrick Baldwin memorial (by his family and friends)
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you experienced suicide in your family?