Board of Trustees Scholarship
The Board of Trustees Scholarship is $1,000 per semester for up to four consecutive semesters. The scholarship begins in fall semester; summer enrollment is optional. All awards are based upon available funding.
Students who will be enrolling at Owens in the fall semester immediately after graduating from a high school in the Owens legal district, and who have a high school GPA of 3.7 or above, must submit official high school transcripts on or after January 1 of their senior year to be considered.
In addition, students who meet one of the following qualifications may apply for the scholarship by submitting the Board of Trustees Scholarship -- Nomination Form.
A high school senior attending a high school located in the Owens legal district, who has a high school GPA of 3.0 - 3.69, demonstrates student motivation, and enrolls in the fall semester immediately following high school graduation.
A high school graduate, who has not been in high school for at least one year, or a GED recipient (applicants may not have attended Owens for at least one year); resides in the Owens legal district; demonstrates motivation through exceptional work or public/community service (including military service), academic performance, other demonstrated leadership, or other experience as related to a career path; and enrolls for the fall semester immediately following the award of the scholarship.
All recipients must meet the following criteria:
Apply for admission to Owens as a regular student
Pursue a degree or certificate with the intent to complete at Owens Community College
Maintain full-time enrollment at a minimum of twelve credit hours each semester
Maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average to continue eligibility for each semester at Owens, for a maximum of four total consecutive semesters (summer optional)
Note: This program replaces the Academic Excellence Scholarship and Academic Achievement Scholarship Programs. Students who were previously awarded the Academic Excellence Scholarship or Academic Achievement Scholarship Program should refer to their scholarship award notification for information on how to continue eligibility for the 2017-2018 academic year.