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456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
248 370 3050

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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
  • demonstrate financial needs, as determined by Oakland University’s Office of Financial Aid
  • 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.


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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.