Janice Simmons Memorial Endowed Nursing Scholarship

The Janice Simmons Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established to recognize scholastic achievement, encourage continued progress, and provide financial assistance to students pursuing a Nursing degree.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST have completed a minimum of 8 credit hours of instruction at Oakland Community College. Transfer credit hours are counted toward a maximum of eligibility.
  • MUST have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8
  • MUST be enrolled and accepted into the Nursing program
  • MUST be a U.S. Citizen
  • MUST demonstrate qualities of leadership (Requires written documentation of demonstrated skills; short essay or letter (s) of recommendation)
  • MUST demonstrate financial need (determined by OCC Office of Financial Assistance and Scholarships)
  • MUST be a resident of Oakland County
  • MUST use for tuition and books
  • 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

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

Janice Simmons memorial (by her family and friends)
Department awarded scholarship