Scholarships Available

Osceola County
4-H Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship of $900 to a graduating senior of an Osceola County high school or a graduating senior who resides in Osceola County

  • ACT score must be listed
  • Financial need is NOT a criterion
  • Active member of the Osceola County M.S.U. Extension 4-H
Grant High School
A.J. and Carolyn McKinley Scholarship

Donor intends the A.J. and Carolyn McKinley Scholarship to be awarded to a graduating senior from Grant High School.

  • Preference to applicants pursuing a career in the medical field
  • Applicants pursuing a career as a paramedic will be given special consideration
County Wide
Agricultural Scholarship

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

  • Seeking a career in agriscience, or a discipline supporting agriculture. For example, an applicant seeking a degree in biology with the intent of working in animal husbandry, or an applicant seeking a business degree with the intent of returning to the area to pursue a career in agriculture management.
  • Graduating Senior from a Newaygo County high school or home school
  • Students must attend an accredited four-year college or university, community college, or technical/trade program
  • Participate in AgriScience Education through their local district or the NC Career –Tech Center
  • Demonstrate leadership, particularly in their FFA chapter
  • Possess a grade point average of 2.5 or higher
  • Demonstrate potential for future success, as evidenced by agriculture related achievements or recognition
Current College Students, Mecosta County
Alice Stephenson Schuberg Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior, a currently enrolled college student, or a continuing education student who has graduated from a Mecosta County high school and plans to attend Ferris State University

  • Pursue a career in education
  • Intend to teach in the Mecosta County area after graduation
  • Have realistic career goals and a plan to achieve them
  • Demonstrated academic achievement and experience in chosen/related field with GPA meeting the standards set by the program the student desires to pursue
  • Potential for future success
Osceola County
Amy Hinkley Gregory Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Evart High School excelling in the visual arts

County Wide
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
Hesperia High School
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
Fremont High School
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
Mecosta County
Babb Ford Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a student graduating from a Mecosta County high school

Lake County
Baldwin Congregational Church Cornelius Scholarship

Scholarships to graduating senior(s) who are part of Baldwin Congregational Church

Lake County
Baldwin Rotary STRIVE Scholarship

Non-renewable scholarship(s) to graduating senior(s) from Baldwin High School

  • Preference given to students participating in the STRIVE program
  • Selection factors are to include academic achievement, superior personal character, leadership ability, and potential for future academic success
Mecosta County
Barry Barratt Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Big Rapids High School

  • GPA of 2.5 or better on 4.0 scale
  • Financial need
  • Strong desire to attend college
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities, community, and/or volunteer service
Newaygo High School
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
Newaygo High School
Bill and Judy Johnson Scholarship Fund

Awarded to students from Newaygo High School

Osceola County
Bill Porteous II Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Reed City High School

  • Major in natural science or engineering
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Demonstrated academic success, ranking among the top 20 percent of his/her class
  • Plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year Michigan college or university
Lake County
Brail Health Care Scholarship

Non-renewable scholarships to graduating seniors from Baldwin High School pursuing a career in health care

  • Selection factors are to include academic achievement, superior personal character, leadership ability, and the potential for future academic success
  • Scholarships may be given on a renewable basis, but preference should be given to applicants in the most recent graduating class of Baldwin High School
County Wide
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 Hillsdale College.

  • Financial need
  • Academic achievement
  • Abstention from illegal substances
Western Michigan Christian
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
Newaygo County Career-Tech Center to apprenticeship or career
Brianna Joy Nelson Scholarship

The Brianna Joy Nelson Scholarship will reimburse students for eligible academic and career expenses. For example: the purchase of field specific footwear and/or uniforms, tools, and state certification fees.

Fremont High School
Cameron Beattie Scholarship

One, non-renewable award of $500 to a graduating senior from Fremont High School.

  • Applicants who are not necessarily top academic students
  • Applicants who have participated in high school sports
Hesperia High School
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
Osceola County
Carolyn McLachlan Curtin Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Evart High School

  • Preference to students planning a career in health care or education

Newaygo County Career-Tech Center to apprenticeship or career
Cathy and Larry Kissinger Fund

The Cathy and Larry Kissinger Fund will reimburse students for eligible academic and career expenses. For example: the purchase of field specific footwear and/or uniforms, tools, and state certification fees.

Fremont High School
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
County Wide
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
Lake County
Charles Coykendall Scholarship

Non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Baldwin High School

  • Selection factors are to include academic achievement, superior personal character, leadership ability, and the potential for future academic success
  • Scholarships may be given on a renewable basis, but preference should be given to applicants in the most recent graduating class of Baldwin High School
Current College Students
Charles Reefman Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduate of Fremont High School.

  • Preference given to applicants who are pursuing a degree in automotive, building trades, or special education
Hesperia High School
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
White Cloud High School
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.
Fremont High School
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
Grant High School
Cheri Wood "Kids Come First" Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship awarded to a graduating senior from Grant High School

  • Preference to applicants pursuing a career in education
Grant High School, Newaygo High School
Chesley Family Scholarship

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

  • Preference to students pursuing an entrepreneurship or small business degree
  • Secondary preference to students pursuing a business degree
Fremont High School
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
Fremont High School
Clarence “Bud” Somers Scholarship

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

Osceola County
Class of 1954 Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to graduates of Reed City High School

  • Preference given to graduates exhibiting potential for success in their post-secondary educational pursuits
  • Preference given to graduates with demonstrated involvement in a variety of extracurricular activities both at school and in the community
Mecosta County
Class of 1974, Linda Willette Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Big Rapids High School

  • Preference to students who are not eligible for other scholarship awards
  • Participation in Equestrian Club (or cheerleader, if no Equestrian Club)
  • Participation in community and volunteer service, particularly scouting
  • Rank among the top 30 percent of his/her class
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Financial need
Mecosta County
Class of 1983 Scholarship

Scholarship to a Big Rapids High School graduating senior

  • Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need
  • One or more scholarships will be awarded to individuals who are well-rounded students (e.g., have demonstrated persistence in academics; teamwork in co-curricular or extra-curricular activities; and/or have served others by participating in community or volunteer activities)
Newaygo High School
Coville Scholarship

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

Fremont High School
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
Hesperia High School
Dan and Eileen Homan Scholarship

One, renewable scholarship awarded to a graduate of Hesperia High School.

  • Applicants shall have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Applicants shall have participated in athletics
Osceola County
Dan Johnson Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Pine River High School

  • Strong work ethic
  • GPA of 3.2 or better
  • Worked during school
  • Participates in community and/or school activities
Osceola County
Dave Porteous Scholarship

Two, non-renewable scholarships to graduating Osceola County high school seniors or Osceola County high school graduates

  • Demonstrated academic success, ranking among the top 20 percent of his/her class
  • Participation in community and volunteer service
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Must attend Michigan State University
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
Grant High School
David and Lynne Robinson Family Scholarship

One, four-year renewable scholarship awarded to a graduating senior from Grant High School

  • Preference to applicants with a GPA below 3.9
  • Preference to applicants attending a Michigan college, university, community college, technical or trade school, either private or public
  • Financial need is not a criterion
Newaygo High School
David R. Christensen Memorial Scholarship

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

White Cloud High School
DeShano Family Scholarship

Awarded to students from White Cloud High School

  • Preference to students with financial need
  • Preference to students that are pursuing a career in environmental sciences or conservation
  • Secondary preference to students that are pursuing a career in law enforcement
Osceola County
District 4-H Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior residing in Mecosta, Missaukee, Osceola, or Wexford County

  • ACT score must be listed
  • Active member of the County M.S.U. Extension 4-H
  • Financial need is NOT a criterion
County Wide
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
Current College Students
Don and Deborah Powers Scholarship

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

  • Pursuing an education degree
Current College Students, Mecosta County
Don and Jean Hitzemann Family Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a Mecosta County student

  • Applicants need to be a graduate of a Mecosta County high school
  • Applicants can be a traditional or non-traditional student
  • Preference for financial need
County Wide
Don and Sue Farmer Family Scholarship

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

  • Preference to students pursuing a business or education degree
  • Preference to graduates of Fremont High School or Hesperia High School
  • Preference to students attending Central Michigan University
  • Preference to students involved in extracurricular activities
Home School
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
Osceola County
Dorald L. Giddings Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarships to a graduating senior at Marion High School

  • Scholarship is for a student attending a college or university and is enrolled in a four-year degree program, pursuing a career in mathematics
  • Applicants must complete at least seven of the designated college preparatory mathematics and science courses including: algebra one and two, geometry, pre-calculus, biology, chemistry, physiology, and physics
  • Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
White Cloud High School
Doran and Margaret Stuthard Ditlow Scholarship

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

Newaygo High School
Doris Adama Memorial Scholarship

Renewable scholarship awarded to a graduate(s) of Newaygo High School

  • Preference for applicants pursuing a career in the medical field
  • Preference to applicants involved in extracurricular activities
  • Preference to applicants with financial need
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must maintain a minimum of 2.5 GPA in an accredited certificate program, trade program, college, or university
County Wide
Dorsey and Sally Leckrone Family Scholarship

Awarded to Newaygo County residents or students who graduate from a Newaygo County high school

  • Preference to students pursuing an education degree
  • Preference to graduates of Fremont High School
  • Preference to students attending a college or university that accepts federal funds and is covered by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
Grant 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
Fremont High School
Durkee Music Scholarship

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

  • GPA of 3.00 on 4.00 scale
  • Participation for at least 3 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
Current College Students
Eddie Bell Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduate of 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
Mecosta County
Edward Jones Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a Mecosta County high school senior or a high school senior residing in Mecosta County

Grant High School
Elizabeth "Ibby" Cave Scholarship Fund

Awarded to a graduating senior from Grant High School

  • Preference to applicants pursuing a career in education
Grant High School
Emily Jane Jensen Scholarship
  • Awarded to a graduating senior from Grant Public High School
  • Preference to applicants that have participated in the arts
Newaygo High School
Emma L. Graham Scholarship

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

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 Michigan State University
First Reformed Church
First Reformed Church of Fremont

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

  • Preference given to student pursuing some type of Christian service such as mission work, seminary, pastor, youth pastor, administrator, teaching, Christian counseling, etc.
  • Must enroll full time (12 credit hours or more) at an accredited post high school educational institution
  • Must be an active member of First Reformed Church of Fremont, MI and/or have an established relationship with FRC, as discerned by the Endowment Board
  • Must be of good moral character
  • Must demonstrate potential for future academic success
  • Must be personally interviewed by the First Reformed Church Endowment Board
Fremont High School
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
Osceola County
Fred and Anna Smith Scholarship

Renewable scholarships awarded to graduating seniors from Evart High School

  • Applicants shall demonstrate academic achievement and potential for success but highest-class ranking is not a requirement
Fremont High School
Fremont High School Chapter of National Honor Society Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a student from Fremont High School

  • Must be a member of Fremont High School National Honor Society in good standing verified by the school’s National Honor Society Advisor
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
Fremont High School
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 High School
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 – at least 3.0
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

Mildred/Don Vanderwerp Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Fremont High School pursuing future educational goals in the area of political science or teaching.

  • GPA of 3.5 or above
Fremont High School
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
Fremont High School, Holton High School
Fremont Regional Digester Community Advisory Council Scholarship

Two, 4-year renewable awards to graduating seniors from Fremont High School and/or Holton High School:

$250 freshman and sophomore years
$500 junior and senior years if student declares major as agriculture or another STEM field

  • Preference to students pursuing a career in agriculture or another STEM field
  • Preference to students with financial need
Hesperia High School
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
Osceola County
Geraldine L. Anderson Scholarship

One, four-year renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Reed City High School attending an accredited two- or four-year college

County Wide, Holton High School
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.)
Lake County
Gerl Foundation Scholarship

Non-renewable scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Baldwin High School. Students must demonstrate:

  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need
  • Superior personal character
  • Leadership ability
  • Potential for future success
White Cloud High School
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.

Osceola County
Godfrey T. Norman Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduate of Reed City High School who intends to pursue study in pre-med, pre-dental, or nursing

  • Academic achievement with a GPA of 3.5 or higher on 4.0 scale
  • 3.5 GPA or higher in science courses
  • History of service to community through school, church, or other service
  • Four-year college or university in Michigan
Newaygo County Career-Tech Center to apprenticeship or career
Hair Station Scholarship Fund

The Hair Station Scholarship Fund will be awarded to students working towards their cosmetology state certification at Newaygo County Career-Tech Center.

Mecosta County
Harold Boerma Eagle Scout Scholarship

One, renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Mecosta, Newaygo, or Osceola County who has been a member of Boy Scout Troop 114

  • Active member of Troop 114 for at least the past three years (active meaning participating in at least 30 percent of weekly meetings, campouts, and special events)
  • Earned rank of Eagle Scout prior to application date
  • Preference shall be given to most active applicant from the Troop
  • Preference shall be given to applicants who have held Scout leadership positions
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
Fremont High School
Heger Vissia Soccer Coaches Scholarship Fund

Two, non-renewable scholarships awarded to a member of both the boys and girls varsity soccer teams from Fremont High School

  • Must be a member of a Fremont High School varsity soccer team as a junior and senior as verified by the school’s boys and girls varsity coaches
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Preference to applicants with a GPA of 3.7
  • Preference to applicants showing positive leadership on and off the field
  • Preference to applicants showing consistent work ethic to improve individual and team performance
County Wide
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
Current College Students
Henderika Ashcroft Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduate of Fremont High School pursuing a business degree with preference to those entering accounting or bookkeeping career.

  • Financial need
White Cloud High School
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
Western Michigan Christian
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
Hesperia High School
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
Grant High School
Horrisberger Family Scholarship Fund
  • Reviewed by the Kenneth and Pauline Bull Family Scholarship Committee
  • Awarded to a graduate from Grant Public High School
  • Preference for 3.0 GPA
  • Preference for student not in the top 5% of graduating class
  • Preference for student attending public college or university
Mecosta County
Horticulture and Technology Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a student attending Ferris State University

  • The scholarship will be awarded to a FSU College of Technology or Horticulture student
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Financial information is required, but will not be the final determinant in awarding a scholarship
County Wide
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
County Wide
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
Osceola County
Industrial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from an Osceola County high school

  • Demonstrated academic success, ranking among the top 20 percent of his/her class
  • Participation in community and volunteer service
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Financial need is NOT a criterion
County Wide
Jack and Mary Butterick Scholarship

A four year, 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
White Cloud High School
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
Mecosta County
Jacob and Gertrude VanDyke Scholarship

Four, non-renewable scholarships to graduating high school seniors or college students accepted at an accredited college in a health-related field of undergraduate or graduate study

  • Graduates of a Mecosta County high school
  • Academic achievement
  • Realistic goals for a career in the health field as well as a plan for achieving these goals

Financial need when that can be determined

Fremont High School
James and Jamie King Scholarship

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

  • Preference to applicants pursuing a career in math or science
Osceola County
James F. McLachlan Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Evart High School

  • A vocational education student who shows potential for future success
  • Participation in school and/or community
County Wide
Jane Reath Scholarship

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

County Wide
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
Grant High School
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
Osceola County
Jason D. Hardy Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to graduates of Evart High School

  • Preference for applicants to be graduates of Evart High School
  • Preference for applicants going into a music related field
  • Preference for applicants going into the skilled trades
Osceola County
Jason Proefrock Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship awarded to a graduating senior and/or graduate of Reed City Public Schools

  • Applicant(s) shall be graduating seniors and/or graduates or Reed City Area Public Schools
  • Applicants shall plan to attend, or be attending Ferris State University
  • Applicants shall have demonstrated commitment to community through community service
  • Preference given to applicants pursuing information systems or information technology
  • Preference given to applicants that were/are members of Boy Scouts of America
Newaygo High School, Skilled Trades/Apprenticeships
Jeff Cronk Scholarship

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

Osceola County
Jennie P. Opper Scholarship

Up to two non-renewable scholarships awarded to a graduating senior(s) at Marion High School

  • Applicants shall have maintained a GPA of 2.8 or higher during high school through the first semester of their senior year at Marion High School
  • The annual available to spend amount may be split up to two ways to provide two students with a scholarship award
Mecosta County
Jerome A. Conrad Family Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a Big Rapids High School graduating senior

  • Realistic career goals and a plan to achieve those goals
  • Participation in community/volunteer service
  • Preference to students planning on entering a teaching field
  • Preference to students attending Aquinas College
Fremont High School, Grant High School, Ravenna High School
Jerry and Jane Arends Scholarship

Non-renewable awards to students from Fremont High School, Grant High School, or Ravenna High School

  • Preference to students pursuing a career in agriculture
Fremont High School, Newaygo High School
Jim and Karen Brouckman Scholarship Fund

Two, two year renewable scholarships awarded to a graduating senior from Fremont High School and Newaygo High School.

  • Preference to students with GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Preference to students with financial need
Fremont High School, Newaygo High School, Skilled Trades/Apprenticeships
Jim and Karen Brouckman Skilled Trades Scholarship Fund

One, non-renewable scholarship to students of Fremont High School and Newaygo High School

  • Preference to students pursuing a skilled trade
  • Preference to students with financial need
White Cloud High School
Joan L. Johnson Richards Scholarship Fund

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

Hesperia High School
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
Fremont High School
John and Jane Corrado Scholarship

Four-year renewable scholarship to be awarded to a graduating senior from Fremont High School

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Must maintain a minimum of 2.5 GPA in an accredited certificate program, trade program, college or university
Osceola County
John and Mabel Outen Scholarship

Twelve, non-renewable scholarships to Osceola County high school graduates

  • Demonstrated academic success, ranking among the top 20 percent of his/her class
  • Participation in community and volunteer service
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
Fremont High School
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
Osceola County
Johnson Scholarship Fund

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior of an Osceola County high school or a graduating senior who resides in Osceola County

  • ACT score must be listed
  • Participation in extracurricular and community activities
Osceola County
Joseph L. Curtin Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to deserving graduating seniors of Evart High School or graduates of Evart High School that are in their first year of college

  • Preference for a student pursuing a degree in the education field
  • Preference for financial need
County Wide, Western Michigan Christian
Jud and Evie Afman Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduate from a high school that is a member of Christian Schools International (i.e. Western Michigan Christian High School).

  • Newaygo County resident
  • Preference to a student pursuing a health related career
  • Secondary preference to a student pursuing a business degree
Christian Schools International
Jud and Evie Afman Scholarship

One, award to a Newaygo County resident who graduates from a high school that is a member of Christian Schools International

  • Newaygo County resident
  • Graduating senior from a member high school of Christian Schools International
  • Preference to a student pursuing a health related career
  • Secondary preference to a student pursuing a business degree
Mecosta County
Judy and Rod Shroyer Family Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduate of a Mecosta County high school

  • Applicants need to have a GPA of 2.60
  • Preference given to students attending a university or four-year college in the state of Michigan
  • Preference given to students who demonstrate financial need
  • Preference given to applicants pursuing studies in the following fields: education (K 12), business, or healthcare (excluding laboratory technicians)
  • Applicants need to have realistic career goals and plan to achieve them
Fremont High School
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
Fremont High School
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
Mecosta County
Ken and Aletha Sutherland Family Scholarship

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

  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need
Newaygo High School
Kenneth and Pauline Bull Scholarship

Renewable scholarships up to four 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
Kent City High School
Kent City Schools Alumni Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating senior from Kent City High School

White Cloud High School
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
Newaygo High School
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
Grant High School
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
Current College Students, Skilled Trades/Apprenticeships
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
County Wide
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
Newaygo High School
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
Fremont High School, White Cloud High School
Lou and Paula Meeuwenberg

One, non-renewable scholarship to students of Fremont High School and White Cloud High School.

  • Preference to students with a GPA of 3.0 or above
Current College Students
Lynn & Gary Trimarco Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship awarded to a graduate of a Mecosta County high school and entering their junior or senior year at Ferris State University

  • Applicants need to have a current GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Applicants must have financial need
  • Preference give to students that work or take an internship opportunity during the summer semester
Osceola County
Mable Porteous Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Reed City High School

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Demonstrated academic success, ranking among the top 20 percent of his/her class
  • Plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year Michigan college or university
Kent City High School
Mariel Rose Hawley Scholarship

Awarded to graduates of Kent City High School

  • Preference to students who have experienced a personal hardship
  • Preference to students with financial need
Fremont High School, Holton High School, Skilled Trades/Apprenticeships
Mark Houston Scholarship Fund
  • Non-renewable scholarship awarded to graduating seniors from Fremont High School and Holton High School
  • Preference to students attending Muskegon Community College
  • Preference to students not eligible for Promise Zone scholarship
  • Preference to students who have taken vocational classes in high school and are pursuing a skilled trade or vocational trade
  • Preference to students with financial need
  • Demonstrates hard work, honesty and dependability
Lake County
Martin Luther King Scholarship

Non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Baldwin High School

Hesperia High School
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
Fremont High School
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
Current College Students
Maynard & Lavina DeKryger Scholarship

One, two-year renewable award to a graduate of Newaygo County who intends to pursue a career in healthcare.

  • Financial need
Medical School
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
County Wide
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
Tri-County High School
Megan Dill Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship awarded to a graduating senior from Tri-County High School

  • Participation in school related sports activities, such as softball and volleyball
  • Preference to female applicants
  • Preferred GPA of 2.5 to 3.5
County Wide, Skilled Trades/Apprenticeships
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
Osceola County
Millie Jones Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship awarded to a graduating senior at Marion High School

  • Applicants shall have maintained a GPA of 2.8 or higher during high school through the first semester of their senior year at Marion High School
  • Preference to a student pursuing a career in education
Mecosta County
Morley Stanwood Education Association Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Morley Stanwood High School pursuing a degree in education

Mecosta County
MSHS Class of 2020 Scholarship

Non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior(s) of Morley Stanwood High School

Hesperia High School
Nancy and Don 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
County Wide
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)
County Wide
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.

County Wide
NCCA 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)
Newaygo County Career-Tech Center
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
Newaygo Public Schools Educational Advancement Advised Scholarship

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

Newaygo High School
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
Home School
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
Mecosta County
Noah Stauffer Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a Mecosta County High School graduating student

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA on 4.0 scale
  • Demonstrates civic leadership
  • Preference to applicants pursuing electrical engineering
  • Preference to applicants attending Michigan Technological University
Grant High School
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
Osceola County
Osceola Foundation FSU Scholarship

Four, non-renewable scholarships to a transfer student, adult student or graduating high school senior starting their first full year at Ferris State University.

  • Minimum of 2.0 GPA
County Wide, Home School
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
Fremont High School
Paulsen Family Scholarship

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

  • Preference to applicants pursuing a career in sports medicine or athletics
Hesperia High School
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
Osceola County
Pollington Machine Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship awarded to deserving graduating senior(s) from a high school in Osceola County

  • Preference shall be given to Marion High School graduating seniors
  • Preference shall be given to those pursuing a manufacturing field
  • Scholarship can be utilized toward obtaining certification, an associate or bachelor’s degree
Quest
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
County Wide, Skilled Trades/Apprenticeships
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”.

Current College Students
Raymond and Dorothy Frankowski Scholarship

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

  • Preference to a student pursuing a career in veterinary science
  • Financial need
Osceola County
Reed City General Federation of Women’s Clubs Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating female senior of an Osceola County high school

  • Demonstrated academic success, ranking among the top 20 percent of her class
  • Participation in community and volunteer service
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities: school, church, and community
  • Financial need is NOT a criterion
Osceola County
Reed City High School Class of 1958 Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Reed City High School

Osceola County
Reed City Rotary Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from an Osceola County high school

  • Demonstrated academic success, ranking among the top 20 percent of class
  • Participation in community and volunteer service
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Financial need is NOT a criterion
White Cloud High School
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
County Wide
Richard and Carol Dunning Agricultural Scholarship

Awarded to Newaygo County residents or students who graduate from a Newaygo County high school

  • Preference to students pursuing a career in agriculture
Fremont High School
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
Fremont High School, White Cloud High School
Richard and Phyllis Crandell Memorial Scholarship

Two, $500 scholarship awarded to a graduating senior from Fremont High School and White Cloud High School

  • Preference to students in the middle one third of graduating class
  • Students can be pursuing trade school, an associate degree, or a four year college degree
Newaygo High School
Richard D. Maurer Scholarship

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

  • Demonstrated financial need and lack of alternate resources
Mecosta County
Rita and Jerry Conrad Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a Big Rapids High School graduating senior

  • Realistic career goals and a plan to achieve those goals
  • Participation in community/volunteer service
  • Consideration will be given to those planning to enter pre-med for a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree
  • Preference to students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Preference to students attending Aquinas College
Lake County
Robert and Barbara Radunzel Family Scholarship

Non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Baldwin High School. This scholarship shall be used at the College Bookstore only for books and/or course-required supplies. The following criteria were determined by donors (in order of preference):

  • For one or more Baldwin High School seniors that have been accepted to attend West Shore Community College
  • For a Baldwin High School graduate who is attending West Shore Community College for their second year with a 2.5 or better GPA
  • For Baldwin High School seniors participating in the annual college readiness program in conjunction with Grand Valley State University or a similar college readiness program with another college or university
County Wide
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
Mecosta County
Robert D. Miller Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a high school senior attending the Mecosta-Osceola Career Center (MOCC)

  • Must have attended the MOCC for at least one year
  • Students must complete appropriate application and the following will be considered in selection: MOCC grades, attendance record, school/community service, extracurricular activities, leadership roles, summer/part-time employment, work ethic endorsement, self-inventory summary
Grant High School
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
Osceola County
Rod Keathley Memorial Pop-Warner Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship awarded to a graduate of Evart High School

  • Applicants need to be a graduate of Evart high school
  • Students need to be pursuing a career in a skilled trade, attend a trade school, or participate in an apprenticeship program
  • Scholarship award may be used for certifications or required equipment for the trade
  • Preference given to a student involved in athletics and/or demonstrates community involvement
Fremont High School, Hesperia High School
Roger, Ada, and Jon Sutton Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating senior(s) from Fremont High School and/or Hesperia High School

  • Applicants shall be recent graduate(s) of Fremont High School or Hesperia High School
  • Applicants shall be seeking post-secondary education from a university, college, or skilled trades institution
  • Preference given to applicants with a “B” or “C” grade point average
  • Preference to applicants with financial need
  • Scholarship is a one-time, non-renewable scholarship
Fremont High School
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
Mecosta County
Ronald A. Ham Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a Big Rapids High School graduating senior

  • Preference will be given to students who are interested in pursuing studies in education, humanities (e.g. philosophy, literature, religion, art, music, history or language), performing arts or veterinary science
  • Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need, but not limited to students with financial need
Osceola County
Ross and Leota Babb Family Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from an Osceola County high school

  • Demonstrated academic success, ranking among the top 20 percent of his/her class
  • Participation in community and volunteer service
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
Osceola County
Ross McCauley Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship awarded to Evart High School graduating seniors.

  • Must be an athlete, preference for multi-sport athlete
  • Preference for those entering criminal justice
  • Preference for 2.50 GPA or higher

Grant High School
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
Osceola County
S.J. Martin Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to an Osceola County high school graduate

  • Participation in extracurricular and community activities
  • Rank in the top 25 percent of graduating of his/her class
  • Preference is given to students pursuing a degree in education
  • Preference is given to students entering their sophomore or junior year in college
  • Preference is given to students who show financial need
  • Constructive attitude
  • Ability to relate well to others
  • High moral character
Mecosta County
Sara L. Ham Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship awarded to graduates of Big Rapids High School

  • Preference will be given to students who are interested in pursuing studies in education, with a focus in early elementary educations, reading, speech therapy, or special education
  • Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need, but not limited to students with financial need
  • Preference will be given to students who have regularly served others by participating in school, community, or volunteer activities
Mecosta County
Scott D. Anderson College Scholarship

Two, non-renewable scholarships to students enrolled in Ferris State University’s College of Technology

  • Preference should be given to students enrolled in the manufacturing, design, or graphic arts department
  • Preference to students with a physical disability
  • GPA of 2.5 based on a 4.0 scale
  • Financial need shall be considered but it will not be the final determinant
Mecosta County
Scott D. Anderson High School Scholarship

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

  • Preference is given to students with a physical handicap
  • Students who would not attend if not for this financial assistance
  • At-risk students
  • Academically successful, but not in the top 5 percent of his/her class
  • GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Demonstrated desire and enthusiasm to succeed
Osceola County
Sherman and Betty Holmes Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship awarded to a graduating senior of Pine River Area Schools

  • Average student (1.80 GPA or higher)
  • Preference for those pursuing skilled trades
  • Preference for those with a career focus
County Wide
Sibley Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship awarded to a student graduating from a Newaygo County high school

Grant High School
Stuart and Kay Stone Scholarship Fund

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

  • Demonstrated academic achievement by maintaining a high school GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale and maintaining a college GPA of 2.5 based on a 4.0 scale for renewal.
  • Participation in a school fine arts program such as art, drama, band or choir
  • Use of fine arts skill in extra-curricular activities
  • Highly motivated individual with drive to succeed
  • An ability to relate well to others
  • A constructive attitude
  • Demonstrated high moral character
Mecosta County
Stuart Hamel Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship awarded to a graduating senior that successfully completed at least one year at Mecosta-Osceola Career Center

  • Applicants shall have successfully completed at least one year at Mecosta-Osceola Career Center in one of the following programs: construction trades, welding and fabrication, or innovative engineering
  • Applicants shall be pursuing a career in the professional/skilled trades
  • Applicants shall be pursuing post-secondary training (including apprenticeships) in the professional/skilled trades; or has obtained employment in the professional/skilled trades
Current College Students
Susan L. Head Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduate of Fremont High School.

  • Students should be pursuing a medical related field, preference should be given to students pursuing a career in the nursing field
  • Involvement in school, community, or volunteer activities
  • Financial need is not a criterion
Osceola County
Suzie Neiderheide "Sunshine" Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship awarded to a graduating senior(s) and/or nurses pursuing continuing education in the field

  • Applicants shall be high school graduates going into nursing and/or continuing education as a nurse
  • Applicants shall have a minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Preference given for well-rounded applicants that are/were involved in school and community activities
St. Bartholomew Church
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
Osceola County
Terry & Beulah Forsberg Scholarship for Pine River Area Schools

Two, two-year renewable scholarships and one, non-renewable scholarship to graduating seniors from Pine River High School with financial need, pursuing a career in a trade or a vocational career

County Wide, Oceana County High School
Thomas Jr. and Charlene TenBrink Scholarship

Awarded to a Newaygo and/or Oceana County resident or a student graduating from a Newaygo and/or Oceana County high school

  • Applicants must have a financial need
County Wide, Current College Students
Trooper Kevin Marshall Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a Newaygo County graduating high school senior or graduate of a Newaygo County high school 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
County Wide
Tyler Patrick Slaughter Memorial Scholarship
  • Awarded to a Newaygo County resident
  • Preference to adult applicants with financial need and pursuing a social work degree
County Wide
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
Grant High School, Newaygo High School
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
Osceola County
Vern and Trisha Schooley Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior of Reed City Area Public Schools

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Interest in science and technology
  • Preference given to applicants pursuing an education in engineering
Lake County
Wenger Scholarship

Non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Baldwin High School

  • Selection factors are to include academic achievement, superior personal character, leadership ability, and the potential for future academic success
  • Scholarships may be given on a renewable basis, but preference should be given to applicants in the most recent graduating class of Baldwin High School
Fremont High School, Holton High School
Wesley L. and David J. Zerlaut Scholarship

One, non-renewable award to a graduating high school senior from Holton High School or Fremont 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
Osceola County
White and Helfrich Continuing Education Scholarship

Up to three non-renewable scholarships awarded to a graduating senior(s) at Marion High School

  • Applicants shall have maintained a GPA of 2.8 or higher during high school through the first semester of their senior year at Marion High School
  • The annual available to spend amount may be split up to three ways to provide three students with a scholarship award
  • Scholarships are for students who will be pursuing full-time undergraduate studies
White Cloud High School
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
County Wide
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
Fremont High School
William & Margaret McKinley Scholarship

One, two-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
Mecosta County
William D. Olendorf Memorial Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship awarded to graduating seniors of Big Rapids Public Schools

  • Preference for applicants attending Ferris State University
  • Preference for applicants with perfect attendance

 

County Wide
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
Osceola County
William L. Porteous Scholarship

One, non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior from Reed City High School

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Demonstrated academic success, ranking among the top 20 percent of his/her class
  • Plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year Michigan college or university