Scholarships

The Oakland Schools Technical Campuses provide several career and educational scholarship opportunities for our students. Explore the information below and contact your career counselor with any questions.

Oakland Schools Education Foundation's Scholarships for Success

Scholarships awards range between $500 and $7,500, and apply to the following school year.  Awards are based on interest and participation in career technical education, academic achievement and career goals. Students who are awarded a scholarship are honored in February of each year at an award breakfast held at Oakland Schools.  

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Tom Cain Scholarship

The Tom Cain Scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors enrolled at OSTC. This scholarship rewards students based on the quality of a written essay in combination with teacher and counselor recommendations. 

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Oakland Community College Chancellor's Scholarship

The Oakland Community College Chancellor's Scholarship is awarded to one senior enrolled at each Oakland Schools Technical Campus.

The award is for $3,500 ($1,750 for the fall semester and $1,750 for the winter semester), is non-renewable, and is good only for the first academic year following the student's high school graduation.

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Oakland County Technical Education Association Scholarship (OCTEA)

The OCTEA awards two scholarships to seniors graduating with at least a 2.0 GPA who participated in a career and technical education program. Contact your campus career counselor for more information.

 

Michigan Career Placement Association Scholarship 

The Michigan Career Placement Association (MCPA) provides services to professionals hosting students involved with work-based learning experiences. MCPA established a scholarship to recognize and reward a graduating senior who has demonstrated extraordinary efforts and realized success from placement in a work-based learning opportunity. 

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