Serve, Earn and Learn (SEAL) Scholarship Program


The Serve,Earn and Learn (SEAL) Scholarship Program offers OCCC students financial assistance in exchange for service to OCCC.  The scholarships will provide an on-campus educational service assignments for selected students.

• Assignments are for the academic year and typically consist of three terms (Fall, Winter, & Spring).

• The assignment will not exceed a total of 56 hours per term for a scholarship award of $550 per term.  Students working fewer hours will receive a pro-rated scholarship award.

• Each student is assigned a mentor and will work with their mentor each term to establish a work schedule that fits with their class schedule.

• Students will average 6-7 hours per week and are typically not expected to work during the first week of the term or during finals week.

• Scholarship recipients are also required to complete an online learning module as part of their Serve, Earn and Learn experience.

SEAL Students may request a specific assignment via the application form.  However, the final assignment will be based on an interview and selection process by the designated mentor.

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Guidelines for writing scholarship essays can be found here.

Current Openings

Facilities Clerk:

Student will learn the skills necessary to perform small maintenance tasks and data entry.  The student may also assist with clerical tasks and perform basic research.

Office Assistant:

Student will learn the skills necessary to assist with clerical tasks, including keyboarding, filing, record/file maintenance and operating office machines (fax, scanner, printer).  Some student/public contact may be required.  Student may be asked to assist with basic research.  Tasks will vary based on assigned area.

Office assistant positions are available in the following areas:

  • Academics & Workforce
  • Finance & Operations
  • North County Center (Lincoln City)
  • Student Services: Financial Aid