Community Merit Scholarship


  • High school graduates with cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher, or
  • Current OTC students with an established OTC GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Demonstrated volunteerism through school, community or civic involvement


$2000 annually: $1,000 Fall/$1000 Spring or $1000 Spring/$1000 Fall
Award based on credit hours enrolled not to exceed tuition & fees:

  • 12+ hours    =   $1,000
  • 9-11 hours   =   $750
  • 6-8 hours     =   $500
  • 1-5 hours     =   $250

If the A+ Scholarship is paying your tuition and required fees, this award can pay towards
miscellaneous fees not covered by the A+ program.

Renewal Criteria

Renewable for 3rd and 4th semesters with an OTC cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher

Number offered per year



Please visit the OTC Scholarships page to access the application.