Lila E. Wasson Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The Lila E. Wasson Endowed Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Lila E. (Jenkins) Wasson. The scholarship recognizes scholastic achievement, encourages continued progress, and provides assistance to students in financing their education.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST enrolled at least part-time (six credit hours or more) at any OCC campus
  • MUST have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • MUST have completed a minimum of 8 credits at Oakland Community College
  • MUST have a declared program of study
  • MUST submit a personal statement explaining why they are passionate about education.
  • 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 will be given first to prior applicants, and then to new applicants who have completed at least six (6) credit hours at OCC, who demonstrate financial need as determined by the College, and who demonstrate a passion for education.

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

Lila E. Wasson memorial (by her family and friends)