Sechrist Family Endowed Scholarship

For travel enhanced courses. Criteria: 1. Student must have completed at least 24 credit hours at OCCC with a 2.0+ GPA; 2. Student must be enrolled in travel-enhanced course for credit. 3. Student must submit an essay detailing why he/she wants to take a travel-enhanced course and how he/she thinks this will benefit him/her. 4. student must provide two faculty letters of recommendations; 5. funds are to be used ONLY for OCCC travel-enhanced courses, and students must be enrolled for credit in the course.
Students are eligible for one travel scholarship per calendar year.

Supplemental Questions
  1. How many credit hours have you completed, included this semester?
  2. What is your GPA?
  3. Are you enrolled in a class associated with a trip?
  4. Essay: (250 - 500 words) Answer the following questions: 1) Why do you wish to take a travel-enhanced course? 2) How do you think this will benefit you?
  5. This scholarship requires two (2) faculty recommendations. If your general application references are NOT faculty members at OCCC, please specify faculty references below. Please note that you are required to ensure that your reference providers have complied with your request to submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf no later than one week after the deadline of the scholarships to which you are applying.

    You are able to check whether a reference letter has been submitted through this system by clicking on "References" in the top navigation menu above once you have completed your application. You are encouraged to communicate directly with your specified reference providers outside of this system to ensure they have received an invitation for submitting your references.
    • Faculty Reference