Take Advantage of Your Scholarship Fund Now.

Congratulations! If you applied for the Future for Frontliners scholarship program on or before December 31, 2020 and were successfully accepted, it’s time to take advantage of your free, in-district tuition.

Missed out? There are still scholarship opportunities for students who missed the Future for Frontliners deadline or were ineligible. You are strongly encouraged to apply for Michigan Reconnect.  This new scholarship program provides the same in-district tuition guarantee to all qualified Michigan residents 25 years and older regardless of job status.

Dream bigger. Achieve more.

Ready to start? Heres what you need to know:

  • Students must have ONLY ONE eligible program of study on record.
  • Students must complete at least six-credit hours in a semester and earn a minimum of 12 credit hours in a 12-month period.
  • Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA in courses that count toward your certificate or associate degree as part of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
  • Students must continue to be Michigan residents.
  • Students must reapply for Financial Aid starting October 1 each year.
  • Students must complete at least 12 credits every year thereafter to maintain eligibility.

Already started? Heres what you need to know to continue:

  • Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA in courses that count toward your certificate or associate degree as part of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
  • Students must continue to be Michigan residents.
  • Students must reapply for Financial Aid starting October 1 each year.
  • Students must complete at least 12 credits every year thereafter to maintain eligibility.

Continuing Your Future for Frontliners Scholarship Opportunities at Universities

Many of you plan to continue your studies after earning your associate degree at OCC. To help lower tuition costs, we have partnered with local universities to provide additional scholarship funding to qualified Futures for Frontliners who plan to transfer to a four-year university after graduation. The following schools are offering additional scholarship opportunities for students participating in OCC’s Future for Frontliners Program:

FAQ

All in-district tuition and eligible fees NOT covered by Financial Aid will be paid by Future for Frontliners. Books and course supplies are not covered by the scholarship.

Yes. But the student is responsible for paying any cost above the in-district tuition rate and eligible fees not covered by Financial Aid and Future for Frontliners scholarship.

Yes. Everyone participating in the Future for Frontliners Program is required to complete a FAFSA application each year of participation.

Yes. Future for Frontliners Scholarship funds can ONLY pay for in-district tuition and eligible fees. It CANNOT be used towards any other costs including books and supplies. Therefore, it is designated as “restricted.”

No. Future for Frontliners Scholarship Recipients will not be required to complete the SAP appeal.

FINANCIAL AID OFFICES

Auburn Hills Campus
2900 Featherstone Road
Room B-227
Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2845
Phone: 248.341.2240
Fax: 248.341.2250

Orchard Ridge Campus
27055 Orchard Lake Road
Room M-207
Farmington Hills, MI 48334-4579
Phone: 248.341.2240
Fax: 248.341.2250

Royal Oak Campus
739 South Washington
Room  B-104
Royal Oak, MI 48067-3898
Phone: 248.341.2240
Fax: 248.341.2250

Virtual Services
Phone: 248.341.2240

Service Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 5 pm