Scholarships are one way the Community Foundation is impacting our community on the road to Goal 2025.

We award hundreds of scholarships each year to high school students, medical school students, and adult students. The online application system is also used for scholarships from Lake, Mecosta, and Osceola county community foundations.

High school students

  • Students in this group live in or attend a high school in Newaygo County
  • Three scholarships are also open to students attending Holton High School
  • View our scholarships
  • Application open from October 1 to March 1. Apply now

Timeline

October 1 Application available online
March 1 Application deadline
May–June Awards presented at school scholarship assemblies

Medical School Students

  • Students in this group live in Newaygo County or graduated from a Newaygo County high school and have been accepted into an accredited medical school
  • Application open from October 1 to March 1.

Adult Students

  • Students in this group are adults who live in Newaygo County or a Newaygo County-based school district. They have typically been out of high school for two years and/or have a gap in their post-secondary education.
  • Am I an adult student? Find out more
  • Applications will be approved/denied by the last day of the month following submission (i.e. June applications will be approved/denied by July 31)
  • Application open year-round. Apply now

Ready2Work Award and Graduation Award

  • People who received a scholarship from the Community Foundation from May 2010 to present and have earned a higher education degree, certificate, or credential may be eligible for one of two cash awards from the Community Foundation.
  • Am I eligible? Find out more
  • Applications will be approved/denied by the last day of the month following submission (i.e. June applications will be approved/denied by July 31)
  • Application open year-round. Apply now