Applicants are also eligible to be selected for the Pam Williams Memorial Award, a $1,000 scholarship given in honor of lifelong educator Pam Williams. Tell us what makes America the Land of Opportunity in an essay, poem, video, painting, or other creative work. All high school, college, home school, or vocational students who either reside or attend school in Oakland County are eligible to apply. Additional qualification information can be found in the scholarship terms and conditions.
President Abraham Lincoln once proclaimed, “My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth”. Today, over 150 years later, this patriotic belief remains ingrained in the very fabric of our republic.