Daniel W. Doidge Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Daniel W. Doidge graduated from OCC in April, 1989 in liberal Arts. He transferred to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and completed a bachelor’s degree in psychology. As part of his course work at Michigan, he began internships and work experience in early childhood education. He loved children and especially enjoyed working with preschoolers. Following graduation, he worked in several different early childhood education centers in southeast Michigan until his untimely death in 2007.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST have completed a minimum 12 credit hours of instruction at Oakland Community College. Transfer credit hours are counted toward the maximum eligibility.
  • MUST a demonstrated cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • MUST be enrolled in the Early Childhood Education (ECE.AAS or ECD.AAS)
  • MUST a demonstrated financial need (as determined by OCC Office of Financial Assistance and Scholarships)
  • 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

Preference given to non-traditional student enrolled in ECE.

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

Daniel W. Doidge memorial (by his family)