Sarah Weiner Keidan Endowed Paralegal

The Sarah Weiner Keidan Endowed Paralegal Program Scholarship was established in honor and memory of Sarah Weiner Keidan who was instrumental in seeking and acquiring American Bar Association approval/accreditation for the Paralegal Program. Sarah Weiner Keidan served as Director of the Program from 1990 to 2001. She also was dedicated to OCC as a professor of Political Science (for more than three decades) as well as an individual interested in furthering the College’s continuing commitment toward providing a quality education to its students.

To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

  • MUST have completed a minimum of 6 credit hours of instruction at Oakland Community
  • MUST have a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • MUST be a U.S. Citizen
  • MUST be enrolled either full or part-time
  • MUST be enrolled in the Paralegal Program
  • MUST designate Orchard Ridge as home campus
  • MUST demonstrate qualities of leadership and an interest in a Paralegal career (Requires written documentation of demonstrated skills; either an essay, resumé or letter(s) of recommendation.
  • MUST be used 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

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