School of Education and Human Services

Pawley Hall
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
(location map)
248 370 3050

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                    Larry Chunovich

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To request a paper application, email or contact the Education Advising office at (248) 370-4182.

Application Deadline
February 9, 2018

Applicants are notified at the end of term prior to term in which award is to be used.

For further information, contact:
  Education Advising Office
  363 Pawley Hall
  Oakland University
  Rochester, MI 48309
  (248) 370-4182

Scholarship Recipients

2017  Carl Rizzi 

Larry Chunovich Legacy Scholarship Endowment

Larry Chunovich Legacy Scholarship Endowment

This fund was established in memory of Larry Chunovich, who devoted his life to education. Chunovich spent most of his career in the Southfield Public Schools, serving as chairman of the math department at Southfield-Lathrup High School. He served as President of the Southfield Education Association and Michigan Education Association. He was a member of the Michigan and National Councils of Teachers and Mathematics, served on the boards of the Michigan Education Special Services Association and the MEA Financial Services Association. Chunovich was the first non-dentist elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Delta Dental Plan of Michigan. In 1986, he was appointed to the Oakland University Board of Trustees by former Governor James Blanchard, where he served until 1994 and was granted emeritus status.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • undergraduate student enrolled in secondary education program, preparing an endorsement in mathematics
  • minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • a preference for students from the Southfield Public Schools

Award Information:

The Larry Chunovich Legacy Scholarship Endowment award is approximately $1,000 each year. Recipients may re-apply in future years.

 Chunovich Scholarship Award Winner

2017 scholarship recipient Carl Rizzi with Keitha Chunovich and Dean Jon Margerum-Leys

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If you would like to help the Larry Chunovich Legacy Scholarship Endowment grow, you can give online or contact the School of Education and Human Services development office at or (248) 370-4233.