High School Specific Scholarships

These scholarships are listed in alphabetical order by High School. To download the application simply click the name of the scholarship. Don't forget you can apply for the county wide scholarships as well! Those are listed here.
Please mail your completed application to:

Berrien Community Foundation

Scholarships

2900 South State Street

Suite 2 E

Saint Joseph, MI 49085

If you have any questions please email us at bcf@berriencommunity.org or give us a call 269-983-3304.

Benton Habor

Berrien Springs

Brandywine

Bridgman

Buchanan

Coloma

Hartford

Lake Michigan Catholic

Lakeshore

New Buffalo

Niles

River Valley

Saint Joseph

Watervliet

Benton Harbor High School Specific Scholarships

Bryce Boothby Family Scholarship

This is a non-renewable $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors who show interest in volunteer and community activities as well as plan on attending a vocational or technical institute. It was established by Bryce to encourage students to look outside the typical college career path.

Insurance Management Service Scholarship for Benton Harbor Football

This is a renewable scholarship for graduating seniors who have participated in high school football and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage success in further education.

Welch Family Scholarship – Benton Harbor

This is a non-renewable $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors who plan to attend Lake Michigan College and meet all other requirements. It was established to provide deserving students with educational opportunities.

 

Berrien Springs High School Specific Scholarships

Cora B. Parkhurst Memorial Scholarship

This is a renewable up to $1,500 scholarship for graduating seniors who exemplify leadership skills, volunteer/community involvement, and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage student volunteerism.

Edna Bender Scholarship

This is a non-renewable scholarship for graduating students who are members of the National Honors Society, pursing a degree in business, and meet all other requirements. It was established by former high school teacher Edna to provide educational opportunities for honors students.

Wayne K. Wright Scholarship

This is a non-renewable up to $850 scholarship for graduating seniors planning to pursue a teaching degree in the K-12 area and meet all other requirements. It was established by Wayne and Hazel Wright to encourage students with financial need to pursue teaching degrees.

 

Brandywine High School Specific Scholarships

See the Michigan Gateway Foundation

 

Bridgman High School Specific Scholarships

Jeffery Evan Demko Scholarship

This is a non-renewable $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors who exemplify the traits of an EAGLE – education, athletics, good citizenship, leadership, excellence, and meet all other requirements. It was established by Dr. Jeffrey Demko and Margaret Mills to honor Jeffrey.

 

Buchanan High School Specific Scholarships

See the Michigan Gateway Foundation

See also Buchanan Promise

 

Coloma High School Specific Scholarships

The Jon Jollay Scholarship

This is a non-renewable up to $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors who show educational promise, exhibit all-around accomplishments, and meet all other requirements. It was established in 1988, to enhance post-secondary education.

 

Hartford High School Specific Scholarships

Arthur and Bonna Vanderlyn Scholarship

This is a renewable up to $3,000 scholarship for graduating high school seniors who are graduating from Hartford High School and meet all other requirements. It was established to provide educational opportunities to Hartford High School Graduates.

 

Lake Michigan Catholic High School Specific Scholarships

Bryce Boothby Family Scholarship

This is a non-renewable $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors who show interest in volunteer and community activities as well as plan on attending a vocational or technical institute. It was established by Bryce to encourage students to look outside the typical college career path.

Carol A. Oehlhaffen Lake Michigan Catholic Scholarship

This is a renewable up to $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors with a career goal in elementary or special education, nursing, or occupational therapy and meet all other requirements. It was established by Miss O to honor deserving students.

Sondra J. Kaminski Scholarship

This is a non-renewable up to $2,500 scholarship for graduating seniors who have financial need, demonstrate good citizenship, and meet all other requirements. It was established by Sondra and Kenneth Kaminski to give back to the community.

 

Lakeshore High School Specific Scholarships

Drews Scholar

This is a renewable up to $2,500 scholarship for graduating seniors planning to attend a Big Ten caliber school, demonstrate high personal expectation, and meet all other requirements. It was established by David and Lisa Drews to honor David’s parents.

Jameson Matthew Gargano Memorial Scholarship

This is a non-renewable $1,000 scholarship for Lakeshore high school graduating seniors who demonstrate community involvement and meet all other requirements. It was established by Charles and Nancy Gargano in loving memory of their son who battled cancer and constantly reminded them to not forget the children.

Lora Wile-Miller Memorial Scholarship

This is a non-renewable up to $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors who are pursing a degree in elementary education and meet all other requirements. It was established in memory of Lora who was a former teacher at Roosevelt Elementary.

Welch Family Scholarship – Lakeshore

This is a non-renewable up to $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors planning on attending Lake Michigan College then transferring to a technical degree program or the University of Michigan and meet all other requirements. It was stabled by the Welch family to encourage good character and a determination to succeed.

 

New Buffalo High School Specific Scholarships

Terrence Joseph Mulvihill Scholarship

This is a renewable up to $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors who are involved in community and volunteer opportunities as well as meet all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Terrence who loved his community in New Buffalo.

 

Niles High School Specific Scholarships

See the Michigan Gateway Foundation

 

River Valley High School Specific Scholarships

David A. Hicks Scholarship for the Arts

This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors who are pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in the Arts and meet all other requirements. It was established by David’s family to celebrate his life, fight with cancer, and love for the arts.

 

Saint Joseph High School Specific Scholarships

Sondra J. Kaminski Scholarship

This is a non-renewable up to $2,500 scholarship for graduating seniors who have financial need, demonstrate good citizenship, and meet all other requirements. It was established by Sondra and Kenneth Kaminski to give back to the community.

See the St. Joseph Public Schools Foundation

 

Watervliet High School Specific Scholarships

Leonard and Marion Krall Family Memorial Scholarship

This is a non-renewable up to $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors who have high moral character, community involvement, and meet all other requirements. It was established by Thomas and Pamela Leonard to honor Pam’s parents.

Terry Richcreek Memorial Scholarship