Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan Scholarship

Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization whose mission is to transform the lives of children and adults through community-based programs.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • 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 2.5 GPA or higher.
  • MUST demonstrate financial need.
  • MUST be used for tuition, books and other education expenses (excluding room and board).
  • MUST write a thank-you letter to the donor.
  • MUST have struggled to enter or return to education due to economic hardship, domestic violence, divorce, lack of spousal support, single parenthood, or difficult
    life-changing transitions; AND/OR be reentering the workforce after a period of no employment or under-employment; AND/OR be seeking retraining.
  • 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.