Joseph & Mary Lorencz Endowed Scholarship

The Joseph and Mary Lorencz Scholarship was established to recognize scholastic achievement, encourage continued progress, and provide financial assistance to students. This scholarship is for students pursuing degrees in Business or Accounting and who have designated Royal Oak or Southfield as their home campus. The donor encourages retirees returning for re-training to apply.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours of instruction at Oakland Community College. Transfer credit hours are counted toward the maximum eligibility.
  • MUST have a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.5
  • MUST be currently enrolled part-time (generally 6 credit hours per semester)
  • MUST be enrolled in Business related programs of study (BUS.ABA, MGT.BUS.AAS, ACC.AAS, ACC.ABA, ACC.GA.CT OR ACC.PT.CA)
  • MUST specify Royal Oak or Southfield as your “home” campus
  • 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