Scholarship Applications open October 1!

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Scholarship Information

The Shiawassee Community Foundation annual scholarship cycle opens October 1 and closes January 31 each year. Nearly 100 scholarship funds are available through our online application system, AwardSpring. Graduating seniors, fifth year students, continuing education, and non-traditional returning students are welcome to apply. Students attending college, university, trade, or vocational school could be eligible for the funds. There is one application and based on the fund requirements, you will see which scholarships you qualify for after submitting. Instructions for the 2022 scholarship process can be found here!


In addition to these funds, we have a few scholarships that are accepted through a paper application. They are listed below.

Mackenzie L. Watts Memorial Fund- Choir

Mackenzie L. Watts Memorial Fund- Soccer

Mackenzie L. Watts Memorial Fund- Swimming

Special Scholarships for Band or Music Camp, FFA, and Golf

The scholarships listed below are not part of the online application system and are open to apply from October1-March 15 each year. 

Drew Decker Memorial Band Camp Scholarship

Cheryl Gapinski Memorial Music Camp Scholarship

Harry W. and Olive E. Harder Memorial Scholarship for Band Camp and FFA

Raymond McLaughlin Memorial Scholarship and Robert McAlpine Memorial Scholarship

John F. Northway Memorial Youth Golf Scholarship


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Lora Phelps at (989) 725-1093 or [email protected].


The Board of Directors of the Shiawassee Community Foundation reserves the right to extend any scholarship deadline at their discretion and to not award any scholarship in any given year.