Garden Party Annual Vocational Education Scholarship

The Garden Party Foundation believe that the purpose of education is to teach students skills allowing them the opportunity to create their own self-sustainable life, and it is the hope that these funds will help accomplish that goal. This scholarship provides financial assistance to students enrolled in a approved program of study.

PLEASE NOTE: You will not qualify for this scholarship if you are a recipient of the Summer Momentum scholarship.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST be enrolled in an OCC eligible program of study (see below), following the standard progression of courses to obtain a post-secondary credential.
  • MUST have completed a minimum of 8 credits at Oakland Community College
  • MUST be currently enrolled at OCC for at least 3 credits
  • MUST maintain a minimum GPA 2.0.
  • MUST be used for tuition, fees, books and other educational related expenses.
  • MUST write a thank-you letter to the Garden Party Foundation.
  • 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

Approved programs of study:

Business, Management, Marketing & Technology
a. Computer Information Systems

2. Engineering, Manufacturing & Industrial Technology
a. Automobile Servicing
b. Collision Auto Repair
c. Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technology
d. Construction Management
e. HVAC and Refrigeration Systems Technology
f. Machine Tool Technology
g. Robotics/Automated Systems Technology
h. Technological Sciences
i. Welding Technology
3. Health Sciences
a. Dental Hygiene
b. Diagnostic Medical Sonography
c. Health Care Administration
d. Medical Assisting
e. Nursing
f. Radiologic Technology
g. Respiratory Therapy
h. Surgical Technology

4. Human Services
a. Culinary Arts
b. Hotel Management
c. Restaurant Management
d. Criminal Justice
e. Emergency Medical Services
f. Fire Fighter Technology
5. Public Services and CREST
a. 911 Academy
b. Police Academy
c. Fire Training Institute
d. EMS Academy

The Garden Party Foundation
up to $1000