Margie & Don Arsen Endowed Scholarship

Together, Don and Margie Arsen have worked on and established important programs to advance education. These included Teacher of the Year; Select 50, honoring 25 seniors from Waterford Kettering and Waterford Mott high schools; the Margie Arsen Early Childhood Education Fund; the Globetrotters project, rewarding the most improved students at a Detroit public school; and a program to honor the top 10 students at Waterford Durant High School. This endowed scholarship is established in celebration of the Arsens’ lifelong commitment to advancing our community through education.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST be a graduate of the Waterford Schools.
  • MUST have demonstrated financial need as determined by OCC Student Financial Resources and Scholarships.
  • MUST have a declared program of study
  • MUST be used for tuition, books or other educational expenses
  • 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.

Margie & Don Arsen