New Horizons Through Education Endowed Scholarship

The New Horizons Through Education Endowed Scholarship was established to recognize scholastic achievement, encourage continued progress, and provide financial assistance to students. This scholarship will give preference will be given to recent high school graduates.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST be a U.S. Citizen
  • MUST designate Orchard Ridge campus as your “home” campus
  • MUST have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • MUST demonstrate a financial need (determined by OCC Office of Financial Assistance and Scholarships)
  • MUST have a declared program of study
  • 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

Renewal criteria: This scholarship can be renewed if recipient still meets criteria. Renewal is subject to funding availability.