Dr. Kathleen J. Lorencz Endowed Scholarship

Dr. Kathleen Lorencz taught business at Oakland Community College for 41 years, from 1969 through her retirement in 2010. She earned her Bachelor Degree at Michigan State University and her Master and Doctorate at Wayne State University.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-U.S. citizen
  • MUST have completed at least 12 credits at Oakland Community College; transfer credit hours count toward eligibility
  • MUST NOT have already earned an Associate or higher degree
  • MUST be enrolled part- or full-time
  • MUST have declared a program of study in Business or Computer Information Systems (ACC.ABA, BUS.ABA, MGT.BUS.AAS, CIS.AAS, or ICM.INT.AA)
  • MUST have Royal Oak or Southfield as home campus
  • 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.