Lapeer County Community Foundation
               

Lapeer County
Community Foundation

264 Cedar Street
Lapeer , Michigan 48446
Office: 810-664-0691
Email:
awhite@lapeercountycommunityfoundation.org

 

Scholarships

The Lapeer County Community Foundation is dedicated to attracting and managing permanently endowed funds serving a wide range of charitable purposes in order to strengthen the quality of life in Lapeer County.  As part of the Foundation's focus on education, we maintain a growing scholarship program.



Scholarship Information

  1. Applications are available at area schools, on our website, or by contacting the Foundation office. Be sure your application states “Updated February, 2014” on the bottom of page 2.
  2. An application will not be considered unless all questions are completed and all required information is furnished.
  3. Students should be prepared to participate in a brief interview should the scholarship selection committee so desire.
  4. All applications are due Friday, March 31, 2014 unless specified otherwise.
  5. If selected for any scholarship, students are expected to assume the following obligations:
    1. Maintain the minimum grade-point average requirement of your scholarship, if directed by the scholarship.
    2. Notify the Foundation of any change in college plans including interruption of attendance, transfer to another college, or dropping enrollment.
    3. Furnish the Foundation with an official statement of admission from the new institution if transferring schools.

For more information, contact Executive Director Ashley White at 810-664-0691 or awhite@lapeercountycommunityfoundation.org


The Lapeer County Community Foundation is pleased to offer the three following 2014 general application scholarships, found on one “General” application.


Ross P. Broesamle Education Fund - Assists students seeking post-secondary education and residing in Almont Township or the Village of Almont, Dryden Township or the Village of Dryden.  Must be accepted and enrolled in an accredited degree granting institution.  Awards are based upon financial need and scholastic record.  Award – minimum $500.00.

Wayne Hildebrant Police Scholarship Fund -  in memory of Wayne Hildebrant, long-time Metamora police chief.  Provides scholarships to students accepted into and enrolled in an accredited police academy or college/university law enforcement program.  Applicants must be residents of Lapeer County, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and show financial need.   

Lapeer County Medical Fund
- established to promote various medical related purposes, including scholarship. Applicants must be residents of Lapeer County, at least a second year-enrolled college student in a pre-science medical professional career such as medical, dental, nursing, or physician’s assistant program; and maintain a 3.2 GPA. Preference is given to applicants based on financial need. Award – minimum $500.00

You may also download and mail the general scholarship application form located here.

This file is in Adobe .PDF format and must be opened with the Acrobat reader. You may download this software here:


http://www.lapeercountycommunityfoundation.org/IMG/getacro.gif

The general application is also available in MS Word by contacting the Foundation office.


Individual Scholarships

The Lapeer County Community Foundation is pleased to offer the following 2014 individual scholarships for graduating high school seniors in Lapeer County.

Clarke Adams Memorial Fund - Created in memory of Clarke Bevan Adams. The Fund also includes a memorial for Clarke's friend, Richard (Dick) Allen Rickett. Both Clarke and Dick grew up in Lapeer and graduated from Lapeer High School.

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Lapeer East or Lapeer West High School. Preference given to applicants who have lost an immediate family member (please include any pertinent information in your application); however, all students are encouraged to apply. Check with the counseling office for the 2014 application and deadline. Award: (5) - $1,000 scholarships

Daley Acres Agricultural Memorial Scholarship In memory of J. Clifford “Kip” Daley and Thomas J. Daley, the fund awards scholarships to Lapeer County students pursuing a career in agriculture.  Applicant must be a resident of Lapeer County.  This scholarship application is available in MS Word by contacting the Foundation office

You may also download this application form located here.

This file is in Adobe .PDF format and must be opened with the Acrobat reader. You may download this software here:


http://www.lapeercountycommunityfoundation.org/IMG/getacro.gif

Jack and Carolyn Griffin Memorial Scholarship Parts 1 and 2. Established as a living tribute to Walter and Fern Griffin by son and daughter-in-law Jack and Carolyn Griffin.  Preference will be given to students who exhibit excellent attendance, honesty, and sensitivity and service to others.  Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 required for secondary studies. Applicant must be a resident of Lapeer County
.

Part 1
applicant must be a graduating North Branch High School senior.  Award: 5 - $1,000.00 scholarships.

Part 2 applicant must be a past Griffin awardee.  Award: 2 - $1,000.00 scholarships.  
This scholarship application is available in MS Word by contacting the Foundation office
.

You may also download this application form located here.

This file is in Adobe .PDF format and must be opened with the Acrobat reader. You may download this software here:

http://www.lapeercountycommunityfoundation.org/IMG/getacro.gif

Philip Hart Scholarship –The Philip Hart Scholarship Fund honors the life and work of Michigan’s U.S. Senator Philip Hart, who served from 1959 to 1976. Known as the “Conscience in the Senate,” he was a leader in the fight for the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and other progressive legislation of his era.  The Philip Hart Scholarship is offered at both Lapeer East and Lapeer West. Half of the awards ($2,000 for a Lapeer East student and $1,000 for a Lapeer West student) will be issued at the beginning of freshman year. The balance will be paid in the fall of the second year, following satisfactory completion of the first year. Applicant must be a resident of Lapeer County. Check with the counseling office for the 2014 application and deadline.

Jacob N. Johnson Memorial Scholarship – Established in 2009 in memory of Jacob Johnson, beloved son of Morris and Suzette Johnson of Lapeer. Jacob attended Lapeer East High School and would have graduated in 2009.

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Lapeer East or Lapeer West and must exhibit excellent characteristics of leadership, community service, and artistic ability.   Preference given to an applicant who is a transplant patient, a transplant donor, part of the immediate family of a transplant recipient, or facing a significant health challenge; however, all students are encouraged to apply.  Applicant must be a resident of Lapeer County. This scholarship application is available in MS Word by contacting the Foundation office.  Award - $500.00.

You may also download this application form located here.

This file is in Adobe .PDF format and must be opened with the Acrobat reader. You may download this software here:


http://www.lapeercountycommunityfoundation.org/IMG/getacro.gif

LakeVille Memorial High School Alumni Scholarship Established by graduates of LakeVille High School, this scholarship is for graduating seniors of LakeVille High School. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.  Volunteer, community, and extracurricular activities are strongly considered.  This scholarship application available in MS Word by contacting the Foundation office.

You may also download this scholarship application form located here.

This file is in Adobe .PDF format and must be opened with the Acrobat reader. You may download this software here:

http://www.lapeercountycommunityfoundation.org/IMG/getacro.gif

John Sak Memorial Scholarship Fund Established in memory of long-time Lapeer educator John Sak and is awarded to a graduating senior or graduate of Lapeer Schools. Cumulative GPA 3.25 or higher required for secondary studies. Financial condition of the applicant also considered.  Must be a resident of Lapeer County. This scholarship application available in MS Word by contacting the Foundation office.  Award - $500.00

You may also download this application form located here.

This file is in Adobe .PDF format and must be opened with the Acrobat reader. You may download this software here:

http://www.lapeercountycommunityfoundation.org/IMG/getacro.gif

Jimmy Thompson Memorial Scholarship –The Jimmy Thompson Memorial Scholarship was established by Sherry Thompson and Friends.  Mrs. Thompson dedicated her life to promote a better quality of life for special needs children. Applicant must be a graduating Lapeer West High School senior. Preference given to applicants with special needs; however, all students are encouraged to apply. Check with the counseling office for the 2014 application and deadline. Award -$500.00

Tracey Thompson Memorial Scholarship –The Tracey Thompson Memorial Scholarship was established by Sherry Thompson and Friends.  Mrs. Thompson dedicated her life to promote a better quality of life for special needs children. Applicant must be a graduating Lapeer West High School senior. Preference given to applicants with special needs; however, all students are encouraged to apply. Check with the counseling office for the 2014 application and deadline. Award - $500.00

 


The Lapeer County Community Foundation is pleased to offer the following 2014 scholarships for individuals entering a third or fourth year of post-secondary studies.

Irma Gelhausen Scholarship -The Irma Gelhausen Scholarship Fund was established in 2005 as a memorial to Irma Gelhausen, life-long educator and volunteer in Lapeer County. Preference will be given to graduates of Lapeer Community Schools and those pursuing a career in elementary education studies, although applicants pursuing a career in secondary education will be considered as well.  Must be a resident of Lapeer County. This scholarship application available in MS Word by contacting the Foundation office.  Deadline April 30, 2014

You may also download the application in.PDF format located here.

The following file is in Adobe .PDF format and must be opened with the Acrobat reader. You may download this software here:


http://www.lapeercountycommunityfoundation.org/IMG/getacro.gif

Hazel Simms Nursing Scholarship Established to provide nursing scholarships for residents of Lapeer County. Applicant must have completed one year or more of college and have been accepted into a nursing program approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing. Awards may be used to pay tuition and textbook expenses.

All blanks must be completed on the application. Write N/A on any blank line. Director/Faculty statement by the member of Nursing Program and required transcripts must be mailed directly to the Lapeer County Community Foundation. Additional information felt to be of interest to the scholarship committee may be included with application.   This scholarship application available in MS Word by contacting the Foundation office.  Deadline April 30, 2014.  Award amounts begin at $500.00.


You may also download this application in.PDF format located here.

The following file is in Adobe .PDF format and must be opened with the Acrobat reader. You may download this software here:


none

Ronald C. Warner Scholarship - The Ronald C. Warner Scholarship Fund was established in 2008 as a memorial to Ronald Warner, whose career in education and active volunteerism spanned over 41 years.  Preference given to students pursuing a career in education and agriculture, and graduates of Lapeer Community Schools.  Students must be in the third or more year of college/university studies and a current resident of Lapeer County.  This scholarship application available in MS Word by contacting the Foundation office.  Deadline April 30, 2014. 

You may also download this application form located here.

This file is in Adobe .PDF format and must be opened with the Acrobat reader. You may download this software here:


http://www.lapeercountycommunityfoundation.org/IMG/getacro.gif

 

 

 

Lapeer County Community Foundation
264 Cedar Street
Lapeer, MI 48446
Hosting and Design by Webworkz Web Design

Office: 810-664-0691
Email:
awhite@lapeercountycommunityfoundation.org