Dr. Maurice McCall Annual Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Maurice Henderson McCall was the eldest of six children born in Newport News, Virginia. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Carnegie Mellon University in Music Composition and Theory and his doctoral degree from the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. He eventually would accept the position of Registrar at Virginia State University and then Oakland Community College, where he worked for twenty-one years before retiring in 2011.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST have completed at least twenty-four 24 credit hours at Oakland Community College (transfer credits count toward eligibility)
  • MUST have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • MUST demonstrate financial need as determined by Student Financial Resources & Scholarships
  • MUST be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-U.S. Citizen
  • MUST be working toward a degree in Computer Information Systems: Business Systems Analysis Option (CIS.BSA.AAS), Cybersecurity Option (CIS.CYS.AAS), Information Technology Support Option (CIS.ITS.AAS) or
    Software Engineering Option (CIS.SWE.AAS).
  • MUST be used for tuition and 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.

Dr. Maurice McCall family and friends