Dr. Dennis Sobol Family Endowed Scholarship in Instrumental Music Performance

Dr. Dennis R. Sobol is a retired member and former Chairman of the OCC Orchard Ridge campus Psychology Department. His career at OCC spans from 1968 at the age of 24 until his retirement in 2010, and subsequently as an adjunct professor. His interest in and love for Community College teaching started at the Merritt College Campus of Oakland City College.

Criteria for HIGH SCHOOL Seniors
To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen.
  • MUST have Orchard Ridge campus as home campus.
  • MUST be a high school senior with an over-all minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA.
  • MUST have a declared program of study
  • MUST submit a letter of recommendation from his/her high school music teacher.
  • MUST submit a written essay covering his/her plans for continuing education as a potential Music major or minor, and the importance of Music Performance in their life.
  • 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

Donor
Dr. Dennis R. Sobol
Award
$500.00
Deadline
05/07/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Donor requires applicant to submit a written essay covering his/her plans for continuing education as a potential Music major or minor, and the importance of Music performance in their life.