Scholarships Available

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White Cloud High School

Scholarship
Requirements

Charles William Davidson Memorial Scholarship

One two-year renewable award to a graduating senior from Newaygo High School and White Cloud High School.

  • Aiming for the “well-rounded” student
  • Demonstrated academic achievement by having a GPA in the range of 2.0-3.0
  • Participation in school related sports activities, such as track, softball, etc.

Doran and Margaret Stuthard Ditlow Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating senior from White Cloud High School.

Eric W. Rudert Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating senior from White Cloud High School.

  • Has GPA of 3.0 to 3.7 on 4.0 scale
  • Involved in school, community, or volunteer activities
  • Preference to students attending Ferris State University or Michigan State University

Glen and Arah Beach Scholarship

Multiple one-time scholarships to all White Cloud High School graduating seniors continuing his or her education at an accredited institution.

Hendrick Jones Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating senior from White Cloud High School.

  • Must have been a member of White Cloud community
  • Completed eight semesters of high school at White Cloud
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale
  • Be involved in school and community activities

Jack D. Jones Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating senior from White Cloud High School.

  • Must have been a member of White Cloud community
  • Completed eight semesters of high school at White Cloud
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale
  • Be involved in school and community activities

Kristy Auw Couch Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a White Cloud High School student whose life interests and activities parallel Kristy’s.

Interests:

  • Music
  • Scouting
  • Softball
  • National Honor Society
  • Drama Club
  • Kristy attended FSU

Retired Sheriff Robert Hart Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a White Cloud High School graduating senior.

  • Must attend an accredited four-year college or university
  • Demonstrated academic achievement

White Cloud Rotary Club Scholarship

Two, non-renewable awards to graduating high school seniors from White Cloud High School.

  • Maintained a good school attendance record
  • Has a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Candidates should exemplify community service

Western Michigan Christian

Scholarship
Requirements

Breuker Family Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a Newaygo County resident and graduating high school senior from WMCHS with preference to students attending colleges affiliated with Christian Reformed Church or Reformed Church of America such as Calvin College or Hope College.

  • Committed to Christian education, including having attended Fremont Christian Schools and Western Michigan Christian High School
  • Participation in community and volunteer activities
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Demonstrated academic success ranking among the top 50% of his/her class

Scholarship
Requirements

Hertel Family Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to one graduating high school senior who is a Newaygo County resident who will attend Calvin College.

  • Demonstrated academic achievement by maintaining a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Preferences to students with financial need
  • Participation in school and community activities

St. Bartholomew Church

Scholarship
Requirements

T.R. and Bonnie Deur St. Bartholomew Church Scholarship

Available to students who attend St. Bartholomew Church in Newaygo, MI.

  • Active registered member of St. Bartholomew’s Church in Newaygo, Michigan for three or more consecutive years
  • Must have received the Sacraments of Baptism, First Communion, and Confirmation
  • Must have participated in Religious Education Classes and Youth Ministry through the 12th grade (must have a 75% attendance rate at these activities per year)
  • Must enroll full time (12 credit hours or more) at an accredited post high school educational institution
  • Must have a grade point average of C or greater
  • Scholarship is available for undergraduate study

Newaygo County Career-Tech Center

Scholarship
Requirements

Newaygo County Career-Tech Center Scholarship

*Contact NCCTC for any supplemental information required from you when you begin to apply for the following scholarship.

 

Up to 20, non-renewable awards to Newaygo County graduating high school seniors attending the NCCTC. Students attending schools outside of Newaygo County are not eligible for this award.

  • Maintain a 3.0 or better overall GPA based on 4.0 in a program or cluster of programs at the NCCTC
  • Attend a Newaygo County high school or reside in Newaygo County and attend the NCCTC
  • Involvement in community and/or school activities
  • Preference given to students who are NOT eligible for other FACF scholarships
  • Ability to relate well to others, constructive attitude, well-adjusted and demonstrate good moral character

Newaygo High School

Scholarship
Requirements

Berger Family Scholarship

Two, non-renewable scholarships to one student from Grant High School and one student from Newaygo High School.

  • Scholar-athlete who demonstrates academic and athletic achievement

Charles William Davidson Memorial Scholarship

One two-year renewable award to a graduating senior from Newaygo High School and White Cloud High School.

  • Aiming for the “well-rounded” student
  • Demonstrated academic achievement by having a GPA in the range of 2.0-3.0
  • Participation in school related sports activities, such as track, softball, etc.

Coville Scholarship

Awarded to a Newaygo High School graduating senior pursuing the study of and a career in mental or physical health

David R. Christensen Memorial Scholarship

One non-renewable award to a deserving graduating high school senior from Grant High School or Newaygo High School.

Don and Deborah Powers Scholarship

One non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Newaygo High School.

  • Pursuing an education degree

Emma L. Graham Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a deserving graduating high school senior from Newaygo High School.

Jeff Cronk Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a deserving graduating high school senior from Newaygo High School.

Kenneth and Pauline Bull Scholarship

Renewable scholarships up to two years to two (2) students from Grant High School and one (1) student from Newaygo High School.

  • Financial need
  • Academic achievement potential for future academic success
  • Applicants must be available for a personal interview

Larry M. and Adele L. Hansen Scholarship

One non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Newaygo High School.

  • Resident of Newaygo in grades 9-12
  • Preference given to students with middle- to low-income

Lou and Angie Spletzer Memorial Scholarship

One two-year renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Newaygo High School.

  • Demonstrates outstanding academic performance with a GPA of 3.75 or higher
  • Participated in extracurricular activities other than athletics

Newaygo Public Schools Educational Advancement Advised Scholarship

Ten, non-renewable awards in the amount of $1,000 to Newaygo High School graduates.

Newaygo Public Schools Educational Advancement Advised Superintendent Scholarship

One, non-renewable award of $500 to a graduating high school senior of Newaygo High School pursing an education or teaching degree.

  • Award will be made the second semester of college after receiving proof of a first semester GPA of 2.5 or higher

Raymond and Dorothy Frankowski Scholarship

One non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Newaygo High School.

  • Preference to a student pursuing a career in veterinary science
  • Financial need
  • GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale

Richard D. Maurer Scholarship

One non-renewable award of $500 to a Newaygo High School graduate.

  • Demonstrated financial need and lack of alternate resources

VanWylen Educational Scholarship

  • Awarded to a graduating senior from Newaygo and/or Grant Public High School(s)
  • Preference to underrepresented applicants (i.e.: those of ethnic, racial minority, and/or disability)
  • Preference to applicants with a G.P.A of 2.5 or above
  • Preference to applicants with financial need
  • Preference to applicants not eligible for Newaygo County Area Promise Zone funds
  • Preference to applicants with good attendance record and citizenship

Medical School

Scholarship
Requirements

Maynard & Lavina DeKryger Scholarship

One, two-year renewable award to a Newaygo County resident or graduate of a Newaygo County high school accepted into an accredited medical school.

  • GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Financial need may be considered

Home School

Scholarship
Requirements

Donald J. Eib Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Newaygo County.

  • Preference is given to students who are academically successful, although not ranking among top performers
  • Come from middle- to low-income household

Head Family Scholarship

One, non-renewable award available to a Newaygo County graduating senior.

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Academic achievement
  • Preference given to students who are members of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Fremont, or St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Newaygo

Hertel Family Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to one graduating high school senior who is a Newaygo County resident who will attend Calvin College.

  • Demonstrated academic achievement by maintaining a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Preferences to students with financial need
  • Participation in school and community activities

Maynard & Lavina DeKryger Scholarship (high school)

One, two-year renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Newaygo County who intends to pursue a career in healthcare.

  • GPA of 3.5 or better
  • Financial need

Nicole Marion Tilley Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a Newaygo County resident or a graduate of a Newaygo County high school.

  • Student pursuing a special education degree

Paul and Jackie Greer Scholarship

Up to three, two-year renewable scholarships for graduating seniors who attend All Saints Catholic Church in Fremont, Michigan.

  • Students must be involved in church, school, and community

Holton High School

Scholarship
Requirements

Gerber Foundation 4-H Scholarship

One award with option of second year renewal, to a graduating senior from a Newaygo County High School or Holton High School.

  • Preference will be given to students entering an agricultural-related or education field of study (e.g. Ecology, Environmental, Science, Conservation, Plant and Animal, or food science program)
  • Participation in 4-H activities (years involved, project, etc.)

Wesley L. and David J. Zerlaut Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Holton High School.

  • Preference to students pursuing a technical or industrial arts career
  • Student shows an aptitude to succeed while not necessarily being the top student in the class

Hesperia High School

Scholarship
Requirements

Anna Mills Ashcroft Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating senior from Hesperia High School.

  • Demonstrated academic improvement from first half of school to second half of high school
  • Member of a Christian church

Carl & Viola Smith Scholarship

Four, four-year renewable awards to graduating high school seniors from Hesperia High School.

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be involved in community and/or school activities
  • Demonstrate leadership ability

Charles W. Hazen Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Hesperia High School.

  • Pursuing a degree in Business or Art
  • If there are no applicants in any given academic school year pursuing a degree in Business or Art, any graduating senior from Hesperia High School may apply for this scholarship as long as they have financial need

Gary Woods Scholarship

  • Graduating senior from Hesperia High School
  • Preference is for award amount to be $1,000
  • Preference to students pursuing education
  • Secondary preference to students pursuing a vocational trade
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Exemplifies good citizenship and strong school spirit

Hesperia Teachers’ Scholarship

  • Awarded to graduating senior from Hesperia High School
  • For students pursuing further education and a postsecondary degree, credential, certificate, or apprenticeship
  • Financial need may be a consideration but is not a requirement
  • Preference to students attending Hesperia High School for four years
  • Preference to students that have demonstrated academic improvement during high school
  • Preference to students not receiving other scholarships
  • Preference to students who are not pursuing a four year degree

John and Clara Dailey Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Hesperia High School.

  • GPA of 2.0-3.0
  • Must have been active in the athletic program in high school or as a participant in a sport, assistant to a coach, or interest in home economics

Max and Yvonne Lee Scholarship

One, two-year renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Hesperia High School.

  • Intend to pursue a career in education
  • Financial need alone shall not determine the award, but it may be considered

Nancy M. Myers Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Hesperia High School.

  • Preference to applicants pursuing a degree in culinary arts. If there are no qualifying applicants, preference is given to applicants pursuing a criminal justice degree
  • Preference to applicants with financial need 

Perry Booher – Hesperia Education Association Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Hesperia High School.

  • Pursing a secondary education degree or any education degree
  • If no Hesperia graduating seniors are pursing an education degree, then any graduating senior from Hesperia High School may apply for this scholarship

Grant High School

Scholarship
Requirements

Berger Family Scholarship

Two, non-renewable scholarships to one student from Grant High School and one student from Newaygo High School.

  • Scholar-athlete who demonstrates academic and athletic achievement

Brianna Joy Nelson Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Grant High School.

  • Involvement in church activities
  • Involvement in music (choir, band, etc.)
  • Preference to applicants pursuing a career in special education
  • Preference to applicants with a visual impairment

David R. Christensen Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a deserving graduating high school senior from Grant High School or Newaygo High School.

Duane and Jennifer Jones Family Scholarship

One, nonrenewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Grant High School.

  • Preference to a well-rounded, deserving student, who has interests besides academics, and who although perhaps not at the top of the class, shows potential for academic success and good citizenship
  • Financial need may be a consideration

Emily Jane Jensen Scholarship

  • Awarded to a graduating senior from Grant Public High School
  • Preference to applicants that have participated in the arts

Janet R. Caldwell Scholarship

One, four-year renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Grant High School.

  • Preference given to children of Grant Public Schools staff
  • Academic achievement by maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Leadership skills
  • Involvement in school and community activities
  • Must attend an accredited Michigan two- or four-year college

Kenneth and Pauline Bull Scholarship

Renewable scholarships up to two years to two (2) students from Grant High School and one (1) student from Newaygo High School.

  • Financial need
  • Academic achievement potential for future academic success
  • Applicants must be available for a personal interview

Leatrice Brydges Memorial Scholarship

One, two-year renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Grant High School.

  • Involvement in the field of agriculture
  • Involvement in school and/or community activities

Nellie F. Taylor Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Grant High School.

  • Demonstrated academic achievement by maintaining a 3.2 GPA or above on 4.0 scale

Norie McKinlay Brown Memorial Scholarship

Two, four-year renewable awards to graduating high school seniors from Grant High School.

  • Proven academic success, having achieved a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Financial need, particularly if student may not otherwise be able to afford to attend college

Robin and Terry Sharp Leadership and Academic Scholarship

Three, non-renewable scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Grant High School.

  • Demonstrate academic achievement with a minimum GPA of 2.5 based on 4.0 scale
  • Leadership qualities
  • Involvement in community, school, and extracurricular activities
  • Preference given to applicants who have been involved in student government and members of the Foundation’s YAC

Russell VanSingel Memorial Scholarship

Two, non-renewable awards to graduating high school seniors from Grant High School.

  • 3.0 GPA or better
  • Preference is given to students pursuing an agricultural career
  • Preference is given to students pursuing a four-year college degree
  • Preference is given to students not receiving other scholarship awards
  • Participation in school and/or community activities

Fremont High School

Scholarship
Requirements

Arlene & Al Pugno Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School.

  • Financial need
  • GPA of 2.7 or better
  • Works outside of school (paid employment, family farm, etc.)
  • Participates in community and/or school activities

Cedric Lynair Ashcroft Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School.

  • Demonstrated academic achievement from first half of high school to second half of high school
  • Member of a Christian church
  • Two varsity letters in track or two years participation in track (if no letters awarded)
  • Preference to mile or distance runner

Charles Reefman Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School.

  • Preference given to applicants who are pursuing a degree in automotive, building trades, or special education

Chase Curtice Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School.

  • GPA above 3.25 on 4.00 scale
  • Must have played two varsity sports as a senior
  • Must be active in the student section
  • Students in need preferred

Clare and Pearl Harnden Scholarship

Two, non-renewable scholarships to one male and one female graduating high school senior from Fremont High School.

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 or higher on 4.0 scale
  • Participation in at least two high school organized sports over their last three years in high school
  • No athletic suspensions
  • Leadership

Clarence “Bud” Somers Scholarship

One non-renewable award to a Fremont High School graduating senior

Dakota Murphy Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School.

  • Must be an active member of the arts (theater, band or orchestra)
  • Must be positive
  • Must have an outgoing, inclusive nature
  • Strong work ethic
  • A history of exceptional community service

Durkee Music Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School.

  • GPA of 2.0 on 4.0 scale
  • Participation for at least three years in music classes at the high school level
  • Preference given students who intend to major or minor in music
  • Preference given to students who have financial need 

Eddie Bell Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School

  • Preference given to applicants who are special education students or applicants who are pursuing a degree in special education, nursing, or science

Francine L. Kimmel Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School pursuing a career in the field of health care, with preference to applicants entering dentistry or nursing programs.

  • Demonstrate potential for future success, although not ranking among the top academic performers in his/her class

Fremont Music Boosters Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School with preference to those planning to major or minor in music.

  • Participation for at least four years in music classes at the high school level
  • Participation in Solo/Ensemble Festival and/or NCCS music scholarship audition in high school
  • Demonstrated academic success, ranking among the top 30% of his/her class

Fremont Public Schools Advised Fund Scholarships

Fremont Public Schools has advised funds administered by the Foundation consisting of the following:

About Face Scholarship

Two, non-renewable scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Fremont High School.

  • Students must show great improvement in academic and attitude with preference to those students who have raised their cumulative GPA of at least one point from the end of their freshman year to the end of the second trimester of their senior year
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 for seven semesters’ work is necessary

Academic Achievement Scholarship

Non-renewable scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Fremont High School.

  • All students earning a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above after seven semesters
  • And who have not received another school-related scholarship, a value greater than or equal to $500 via the selection process

Academic Excellence Scholarship

Two, four-year renewable scholarships to two graduating high school seniors from Fremont High School or future graduate of Fremont High School within six months from the date of making application.

  • Excellent GPA
  • Worthy citizen
  • Plan to attend a four-year institution

Attitude, Aptitude and Achievement

One, year non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Fremont High School who has made an effort to gain the most from their experience at FHS.

  • Student must be under an Individual Education Plan (IEP) and receive services of Special Education personnel
  • Completed at least three of their four or five years at FHS. Student may not actually be graduating, but continuing at Neway Center
  • Student has demonstrated exceptional involvement and interest in the life of FHS by participating in clubs and school activities
  • Student has demonstrated efforts “beyond his or her ability”

Excellence in Education

Two, four-year renewable scholarships to two graduating high school seniors from Fremont High School or future graduate of Fremont High School within six months from the date of making application.

  • Excellent GPA
  • Worthy citizen

Excellence in Education/Arts Scholarship

One, four-year renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School or future graduate of Fremont High School within six months from date of application who has plans to pursue education in the arts.

  • Excellent GPA – at least 3.0
  • Plan to attend a four-year institution

Excellence in Education/Scholar-Athlete Scholarship

One, four-year renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School or future graduate of Fremont High School within six months from date of application who has plans to pursue education in the arts.

  • Excellent GPA – at least 3.0
  • Plan to attend a four-year institution
  • Minimum of two sports during each year of the last three years of high school and no athletic suspensions during their high school career

Excellence in Education/Vocational Area Scholarship

One, four-year renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School or future graduate of Fremont High School within six months from date of application who has plans to pursue education in the vocational field.

  • Completed eight credits in the vocational area
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Plan to attend a two- or four-year institution

Fremont Graduating Class Scholarship

Non-renewable scholarship(s) is available to graduating high school seniors from Fremont High School.

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and community service activities
  • Have not received other major FPS scholarships
  • Attended FHS for junior and senior year

Charles Gerber Scholarship

One, four-year renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School or future graduate of Fremont High School within six months from the date of making application.

  • Excellent GPA – at least 3.0
  • Plan to attend a four-year institution

Gussie Gerber Scholarship

One, four-year renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School or future graduate of Fremont High School within six months from the date of making application.

  • Medical-related careers are not eligible for this scholarship
  • Excellent GPA – at least 3.0
  • Plan to attend a four-year institution

Jason Horvath Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School.

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Positively contributed at Fremont High School

Quest Scholarship

Three, non-renewable scholarships to students attending Quest School.

  • Applicants must be high school seniors
  • Must show improvement in GPA from time of enrollment to graduation

Mildred/Don Vanderwerp Scholarship

Two, non-renewable awards to two graduating high school seniors from Fremont High School pursuing future educational goals in the area of political science or teaching.

  • GPA of 3.5 or above

Fremont Public Schools Education Association

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School pursuing an education degree.

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Attend a Michigan college or university
  • Scholarship will be paid in the student’s third year of college/university after verification that the student has been accepted to and is pursuing an education program

Henderika Ashcroft Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School pursuing a business degree with preference to those entering accounting or bookkeeping.

  • 2.0 GPA on 4.0 scale
  • Member of Christian church
  • Financial need

John Kingsnorth Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School.

  • Active member of a Christian Church
  • Must have played one varsity sport as a senior preferably basketball
  • Positive disposition and active in the student section
  • Students in need preferred

Karnemaat Family Scholarship

One non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School who is pursuing a career in the field of ministry, conservation, or a food-related career (such as agriculture, nutrition, food processing, food distribution, etc.).

  • Member of a Christian church

Karsten Family Scholarship

One, two-year renewable award to a Fremont High School graduating senior.

  • Preference given to applicants who have not received another scholarship

Maxwell and Arletta Hamilton Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School preparing for a career in the field of health care, education, or ministry.

  • Church member
  • Resident of Fremont area for at least three years
  • Be in the top 25% of his/her class
  • Demonstrate financial need

Richard and Carole Tompkins Scholarship Fund

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School.

  • Applicant attending Michigan State University
  • Preference to applicant who has participated in Fremont track and/or cross country and whose application meets generally accepted standards

Ron & Edythe DeKuiper Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School attending Hope College or Calvin College.

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • If no current graduating high school senior is attending either of these colleges, the scholarship may be awarded to a past Fremont High School graduate who is an upperclassman at either of these colleges

Susan L. Head Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating senior from Fremont High School.

  • Academic achievement with a GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale
  • Students should be pursuing a medical related field, preference should be given to students pursuing a career in the nursing field
  • Preference given to students pursuing a medical-related field
  • Involvement in school, community, or volunteer activities
  • Financial need is not a criterion

William & Margaret McKinley Scholarship

One, four-year renewable award to a graduating high school senior of Fremont High School with preference given to applicants attending Alma College or the University of Michigan.

  • Participation in community and volunteer work
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Demonstrated academic success ranking among the top 25% of his/her class

First Reformed Church

Scholarship
Requirements

First Reformed Church of Fremont

Available to students who attend the First Reformed Church in Fremont, MI.

  • Pursuing some type of Christian service such as mission work, seminary, pastor, youth pastor, administrator, etc.
  • Must be an active member of First Reformed Church of Fremont, MI
  • Must be of good moral character
  • Must demonstrate potential for future academic success
  • Must be personally interviewed by the First Reformed Church Board

Countywide Scholarships

Scholarship
Requirements

Agricultural Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a Newaygo County graduating high school senior pursuing a career in agriculture.

  • Preference is given to students with agriculture science coursework
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5 on 4.0 scale

Anderson Brydges Children and Family Scholarship

One, two year renewable scholarship to a Newaygo County graduating high school senior.

  • Preference is given to student entering an arts or culture program

Brenda G. Price Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from a Newaygo County high school who is accepted at Hope College or University of Michigan.

  • Financial need
  • Academic achievement

Charles and Melanie DeKryger Family Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Newaygo County or a West Michigan High School who has also graduated from Fremont Christian School.

  • Pursuing a career in the medical field

Dodge Scholarship

Multiple, non-renewable scholarships for graduating high school seniors from each Newaygo County public high school.

  • Number of awards is based on number of scholarship applicants from each Newaygo County High School
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Academic achievement and potential for future academic success

Donald J. Eib Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Newaygo County.

  • Preference is given to students who are academically successful, although not ranking among top performers
  • Come from middle- to low-income household

Gerber Foundation 4-H Scholarship

One award with option of second year renewal, to a graduating senior from a Newaygo County High School or Holton High School.

  • Preference will be given to students entering an agricultural-related or education field of study (e.g. Ecology, Environmental, Science, Conservation, Plant and Animal, or food science program)
  • Participation in 4-H activities (years involved, project, etc.)

Head Family Scholarship

One, non-renewable award available to a Newaygo County graduating senior.

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Academic achievement
  • Preference given to students who are members of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Fremont, or St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Newaygo

Helen Myers Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a Newaygo County High School graduating senior.

  • Preference to a female applicants pursuing art and/or design

Hertel Family Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to one graduating high school senior who is a Newaygo County resident who will attend Calvin College.

  • Demonstrated academic achievement by maintaining a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Preferences to students with financial need
  • Participation in school and community activities

Huntington Banks 4-H Agricultural Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating Newaygo County senior with preference to students participating in the Newaygo County 4-H and who plan to pursue agricultural science or a related field.

  • GPA of at least a 2.75 on 4.0 scale, ranking among the top 25% of class
  • Extracurricular involvement as it relates to career choice

Huntington Banks Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior from a Newaygo County high school.

  • Participation in community and volunteer service
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Demonstrated academic achievement ranking among the top 25% of class

Jack and Mary Butterick Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a Newaygo County graduating high school senior who has:

  • Demonstrated academic achievement by maintaining a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Involvement in school, community, or church activities
  • Financial need
  • Some form of religious affiliation

Jane Reath Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a deserving Newaygo County High School graduating senior who is seeking post-secondary education.

Janene Hogancamp Memorial Graphic Arts Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Newaygo County and/or the NC RESA Career-Tech Center.

  • Participated in graphic arts at NC RESA Career Tech, or
  • Participated in high school art classes, or
  • Are pursuing graphic arts or art studies in college

Lee and Nancy Deters Family Scholarship

Awarded to a Newaygo County resident or student graduating from a Newaygo County high school.

  • Scholarship is intended to benefit students pursuing a vocational trade with preference to students pursuing training and a career in HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) or health care

LeRoy Zimmerman Scholarship

One, four-year renewable award to a graduating high school senior from a Newaygo County high school with preference to those involved in scouting.

  • Financial need
  • Must be in the top 30% of class
  • Volunteer service and extracurricular activities

Maynard & Lavina DeKryger Scholarship (high school)

One, two-year renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Newaygo County who intends to pursue a career in healthcare.

  • GPA of 3.5 or better
  • Financial need

Maynard & Lavina DeKryger Scholarship (medical school)

One, two-year renewable award to a Newaygo County resident accepted into an accredited medical school.

  • GPA of 3.3 or higher in medical school or your most recent undergraduate study
  • Financial need may be considered

Mighty Lube Systematic Lubrication and OPCO Lubrication Scholarship

  • Awarded to a Newaygo County resident or student graduating from a Newaygo County High School
  • Preference given to students pursuing a vocational trade or skilled trade
  • Preference to students pursuing training in robotics, CAD, mechatronics, or engineering, electronics, or machining
  • Preference to students with financial need
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA

NCAA Ray Jansma Scholarship for Visual Fine Arts

One, non-renewable award available to a Newaygo County resident or a student who attends a Newaygo County high school (other than NCCTC) and plans to major or minor in art studies.

  • Studied art in high school
  • Submit three samples of art work to Newaygo County Council for the Arts (NCCA)

NCCA Gail Johnston Memorial Scholarship for Visual Fine Arts

One, non-renewable award available to a Newaygo County resident or student who attends a Newaygo County high school (other than NCCTC) and plans to major or minor in art studies.

  • Studied art in high school
  • Submit three samples of art work to Newaygo County Council for the Arts (NCCA)

NCCA Mike McDonnell/Bessie Slautterback Scholarship

One, non-renewable award available to a Newaygo County high school senior who shows aptitude in the visual fine arts.

Nicole Marion Tilley Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a Newaygo County resident or a graduate of a Newaygo County high school.

  • Student pursuing a special education degree

Paul and Jackie Greer Scholarship

Up to three, two-year renewable scholarships for graduating seniors who attend All Saints Catholic Church in Fremont, Michigan.

  • Students must be involved in church, school, and community

Randy and Beth McDonald Scholarship

One, two-year renewable scholarship to a Newaygo County High School or home school graduating senior.

  • Students pursing a trade career
  • Preference to applicants with financial need

Donors wish to give examples of what they mean by “trade career.”  The following examples are not meant to be exclusive but are intended to give guidance as to the type of career Donors view as a trade: Automotive service technician, baker, boilermaker, carpentry, cement mason, collision repair technician, cooking, cosmetologist, crane operator, electrician, formwork technician, funeral director, furniture design, geothermal heating technician, grip, heavy equipment operator, industrial instrument mechanics, locksmith, meat cutter, millwright, painter and decorator, pipefitter, rig technician, sprinkler system installer, utility arborist, welder level “C”.

Robert and Elsie Geeting Family Scholarship

Up to five, two-year renewable scholarships to graduating high school seniors who attend a Newaygo County High School.

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Academic achievement
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities or volunteer work

Trooper Kevin Marshall Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a Newaygo County graduating high school senior in the Newaygo County Post area (Newaygo County) who is interested in pursuing an education and career in law enforcement.

  • Exhibits scholastic achievement
  • Community involvement 

Tyler Patrick Slaughter Memorial Scholarship

  • Awarded to a Newaygo County resident
  • Preference to adult applicants with financial need and pursuing a social work degree

Vanderwier Family Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from each Newaygo County public high school.

  • Financial need
  • Demonstrated academic achievement

William & Colleen Mee Scholarship

Two, two-year renewable scholarships to graduating high school seniors from a Newaygo County high school.

  • Must rank in top 20% of class
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities and/or volunteer work

William H. and Edna G. Edbrooke Scholarship

One, renewable scholarship for up to four-years awarded to a graduating Newaygo County high school senior; preference to those pursuing an agricultural or conservation career or work in public administration.

  • Participation in community and volunteer service, such as 4-H or FFA
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Demonstrated financial need