Berrien Community Foundation Scholarship Opportunities


Berrien Community Foundation is pleased to be able
to offer scholarship opportunities throughout
Berrien County!

BCF has provided more than $2.3 million in scholarships and that amount continues to grow!

To find the scholarship you are eligible for, select the link to your high school. If your school is not listed, select the link for scholarship opportunities for ALL Berrien County Students. There are also scholarships available for Adult/Returning/Non-traditional and Returning Students as well as opportunities for students outside of Berrien County. 

If you have any questions after reading through the application, email Program Manager Susan Matheny at
susanmatheny@BerrienCommunity.org or call 269-983-3304.
Also check out our Scholarship Application Tips by clicking here.
ALL students MUST submit a copy of their FAFSA determination letter/email including their EFC with their application.

Scholarship Applications Will Open in Mid to Late December.

Please click here for a list of our 2018 winners.

 

ALL Berrien County High School Students
Adult/Returning/Non-Traditional/Current College Students
Benton Harbor High School
Berrien Springs High School
Brandywine High School
Bridgman High School
Buchanan High School
Coloma High School
Hartford High School
Lake Michigan Catholic High School
Lakeshore High School
New Buffalo High School
Niles High School
River Valley High School
Saint Joseph High School
Watervliet High School
Outside of Berrien County Students

 
For a list of other scholarship opportunities please click here.

 

All Berrien County High School Student Scholarship Opportunities

All God’s Children Community Choir Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 for a graduating senior who has participated in All God’s Children for at least two years and meets all other requirements. It was established in 2016.
Click Here to Apply

The Arlene B. Porritt Memorial Scholarship for Curious Kids'
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating senior who has volunteered at the Curious Kids' Museum for a total of at least 10 hours from 8th grade to junior year and meets all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Arlene, who passed away in May of 2005. Arlene felt great satisfaction seeing her grandchildren challenge their brains and have fun at the museum.
Click Here to Apply

The 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.
Click Here to Apply

The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for graduating seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan. Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 
Click Here to Apply

The Heart of Cook Scholarship Program
This is a scholarship for up to $5,000 awarded over four years for graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or another technical discipline and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students who do not already have an immediate family member working at AEP.
Click Here to Apply

Ronald H. Miller Journalism Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors pursing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students with financial need planning to attend an accredited school in Michigan, Indiana, or Illinois.
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
Click Here to Apply

Trefz Family Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship of up to $1,500 for a graduating high school senior of Berrien County who shows financial need and demonstrates community service. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in volunteer activities.
Click Here to Apply

     

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Adult/Non-Traditional Students

Arthur and Bonna Vanderlyn Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for Hartford High School graduating seniors or Hartford High School graduates who are returning to school after a significant gap and meet all other requirements. It was established to provide educational opportunities to Hartford High School graduates.
Click Here to Apply

The Dunn Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $5,000 for women who are part or full-time in their undergraduate studies who demonstrate financial need and meet all other requirements. It is meant to support women in transition who are returning to college as adults. It was established by Ed and Jeanne Dunn in Jeanne’s memory.
Click Here to Apply

The Felland Scholarship
This is a non-renewable up to $5,000 scholarship for women who are part or full-time in their undergraduate studies who demonstrate financial need and meet all other requirements. It was established by Judy Felland to assist women in transition.
Click Here to Apply

The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for current college students working toward their bachelors degree or graduating high school seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan. Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 
Click Here to Apply

The John E.N. and Dede J. Howard Instrumental Music Scholarship
This is a non-renewable up to $2,000 scholarship for current college students pursuing a degree in instrumental music and meet all other requirements. It was established by John and Dede Howard to show their support for students pursuing their love in instrumental music.
Click Here to Apply

The Rodney Weir Coloma Marching Band Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 scholarship for current year high school seniors and current college students who graduated from Coloma High School who will participate in marching band in college.  It was established in 2017.
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
Click Here to Apply

     

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Benton Harbor High School Scholarship Opportunities

 

 

Bryce Boothby Family Scholarship
This is a non-renewable up to $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors who show interest in volunteer and community activities as well as plan on attending a 2 or 4 year college or university, or a vocational or technical institute. It was established by Bryce to encourage students to look outside the typical college career path.
Click Here to Apply

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.
Click Here to Apply

Welch Family Scholarship – Benton Harbor
This is a non-renewable up to $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors who meet all requirements. It was established to provide deserving students with educational opportunities.
Click Here to Apply

All God’s Children Community Choir Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 for a graduating senior who has participated in All God’s Children for at least two years and meets all other requirements. It was established in 2016. 
Click Here to Apply

The Arlene B. Porritt Memorial Scholarship for Curious Kids'
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating senior who has volunteered at the Curious Kids' Museum for a total of at least 10 hours from 8th grade to junior year and meets all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Arlene, who passed away in May of 2005. Arlene felt great satisfaction seeing her grandchildren challenge their brains and have fun at the museum. 
Click Here to Apply

The 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. 
Click Here to Apply

The Heart of Cook Scholarship Program
This is an up to $5,000 scholarship awarded over four years for graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or another technical discipline and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students who do not already have an immediate family member working at AEP. 
Click Here to Apply

Ronald H. Miller Journalism Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students with financial need planning to attend an accredited school in Michigan, Indiana, or Illinois. 
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
Click Here to Apply

Trefz Family Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship of up to $1,500 for a graduating high school senior of Berrien County who shows financial need and demonstrates community service. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in volunteer activities.
Click Here to Apply
 
The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for graduating seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan . Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 
Click Here to Apply
 

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Berrien Springs High School Scholarship Opportunities

 

 

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. 
Click Here to Apply

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

All God’s Children Community Choir Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 for a graduating senior who has participated in All God’s Children for at least two years and meets all other requirements. It was established in 2016. 
Click Here to Apply

The Arlene B. Porritt Memorial Scholarship for Curious Kids'
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating senior who has volunteered at the Curious Kids' Museum for a total of at least 10 hours from 8th grade to junior year and meets all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Arlene, who passed away in May of 2005. Arlene felt great satisfaction seeing her grandchildren challenge their brains and have fun at the museum. 
Click Here to Apply

The 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. 
Click Here to Apply

The Heart of Cook Scholarship Program
This is an up to $5,000 scholarship awarded over four years for graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or another technical discipline and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students who do not already have an immediate family member working at AEP. 
Click Here to Apply

Ronald H. Miller Journalism Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students with financial need planning to attend an accredited school in Michigan, Indiana, or Illinois. 
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship  
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking.  Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
Click Here to Apply

Trefz Family Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship of up to $1,500 for a graduating high school senior of Berrien County who shows financial need and demonstrates community service. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in volunteer activities.
Click Here to Apply

The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for graduating seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan . Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 
Click Here to Apply

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Brandywine High School Scholarship Opportunities

 

All God’s Children Community Choir Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 for a graduating senior who has participated in All God’s Children for at least two years and meets all other requirements. It was established in 2016. 
Click Here to Apply

The Arlene B. Porritt Memorial Scholarship for Curious Kids'
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating senior who has volunteered at the Curious Kids' Museum for a total of at least 10 hours from 8th grade to junior year and meets all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Arlene, who passed away in May of 2005. Arlene felt great satisfaction seeing her grandchildren challenge their brains and have fun at the museum. 
Click Here to Apply

The 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. 
Click Here to Apply

The Heart of Cook Scholarship Program
This is an up to $5,000 scholarship awarded over four years for graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or another technical discipline and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students who do not already have an immediate family member working at AEP. 
Click Here to Apply

Ronald H. Miller Journalism Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students with financial need planning to attend an accredited school in Michigan, Indiana, or Illinois. 
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
Click Here to Apply

Trefz Family Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship of up to $1,500 for a graduating high school senior of Berrien County who shows financial need and demonstrates community service. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in volunteer activities.
Click Here to Apply

The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for graduating seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan . Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 
Click Here to Apply

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Bridgman High School Scholarship Opportunities

 

Jeffery Evan Demko Scholarship
This is a non-renewable up to $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. 
Click Here to Apply

All God’s Children Community Choir Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 for a graduating senior who has participated in All God’s Children for at least two years and meets all other requirements. It was established in 2016.
Click Here to Apply

The Arlene B. Porritt Memorial Scholarship for Curious Kids'
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating senior who has volunteered at the Curious Kids' Museum for a total of at least 10 hours from 8th grade to junior year and meets all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Arlene, who passed away in May of 2005. Arlene felt great satisfaction seeing her grandchildren challenge their brains and have fun at the museum. 
Click Here to Apply

The 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. 
Click Here to Apply

The Heart of Cook Scholarship Program
This is an up to $5,000 scholarship awarded over four years for graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or another technical discipline and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students who do not already have an immediate family member working at AEP. 
Click Here to Apply

Ronald H. Miller Journalism Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students with financial need planning to attend an accredited school in Michigan, Indiana, or Illinois. 
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
Click Here to Apply

Trefz Family Scholarship 
This is a renewable scholarship of up to $1,500 for a graduating high school senior of Berrien County who shows financial need and demonstrates community service. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in volunteer activities.
Click Here to Apply

The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for graduating seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan. Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 
Click Here to Apply

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Buchanan High School Scholarship Opportunities

 

 

All God’s Children Community Choir Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 for a graduating senior who has participated in All God’s Children for at least two years and meets all other requirements. It was established in 2016. 
Click Here to Apply

The Arlene B. Porritt Memorial Scholarship for Curious Kids'
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating senior who has volunteered at the Curious Kids' Museum for a total of at least 10 hours from 8th grade to junior year and meets all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Arlene, who passed away in May of 2005. Arlene felt great satisfaction seeing her grandchildren challenge their brains and have fun at the museum. 
Click Here to Apply

The 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. 
Click Here to Apply

The Heart of Cook Scholarship Program
This is an up to $5,000 scholarship awarded over four years for graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or another technical discipline and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students who do not already have an immediate family member working at AEP. 
Click Here to Apply

Ronald H. Miller Journalism Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students with financial need planning to attend an accredited school in Michigan, Indiana, or Illinois.
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
Click Here to Apply

Trefz Family Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship of up to $1,500 for a graduating high school senior of Berrien County who shows financial need and demonstrates community service. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in volunteer activities.
Click Here to Apply

The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for graduating seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan. Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 
Click Here to Apply

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Coloma High School Scholarship Opportunities

The Rodney Weir Coloma Marching Band Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for current year high school seniors and current college students who graduated from Coloma High School who will participate in marching band in college.  It was established in 2017.
Click Here to Apply

The Jon Jollay Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 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. 
Click Here to Apply

All God’s Children Community Choir Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 for a graduating senior who has participated in All God’s Children for at least two years and meets all other requirements. It was established in 2016. 
Click Here to Apply

The Arlene B. Porritt Memorial Scholarship for Curious Kids'
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating senior who has volunteered at the Curious Kids' Museum for a total of at least 10 hours from 8th grade to junior year and meets all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Arlene, who passed away in May of 2005. Arlene felt great satisfaction seeing her grandchildren challenge their brains and have fun at the museum. 
Click Here to Apply

The 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. 
Click Here to Apply

The Heart of Cook Scholarship Program
This is an up to $5,000 scholarship awarded over four years for graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or another technical discipline and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students who do not already have an immediate family member working at AEP. 
Click Here to Apply

Ronald H. Miller Journalism Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students with financial need planning to attend an accredited school in Michigan, Indiana, or Illinois. 
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
Click Here to Apply

Trefz Family Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship of up to $1,500 for a graduating high school senior of Berrien County who shows financial need and demonstrates community service. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in volunteer activities.
Click Here to Apply

The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for graduating seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan. Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 
Click Here to Apply

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Hartford High School Scholarship Opportunities

 

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. 
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
Click Here to Apply

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Lake Michigan Catholic High School Scholarship Opportunities

 

 

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. 
Click Here to Apply

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. 
Click Here to Apply

All God’s Children Community Choir Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 for a graduating senior who has participated in All God’s Children for at least two years and meets all other requirements. It was established in 2016. 
Click Here to Apply

The Arlene B. Porritt Memorial Scholarship for Curious Kids'
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating senior who has volunteered at the Curious Kids' Museum for a total of at least 10 hours from 8th grade to junior year and meets all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Arlene, who passed away in May of 2005. Arlene felt great satisfaction seeing her grandchildren challenge their brains and have fun at the museum. 
Click Here to Apply

The 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. 
Click Here to Apply

The Heart of Cook Scholarship Program
This is an up to $5,000 scholarship awarded over four years for graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or another technical discipline and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students who do not already have an immediate family member working at AEP. 
Click Here to Apply

Ronald H. Miller Journalism Scholarship 
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students with financial need planning to attend an accredited school in Michigan, Indiana, or Illinois. 
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
Click Here to Apply

Trefz Family Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship of up to $1,500 for a graduating high school senior of Berrien County who shows financial need and demonstrates community service. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in volunteer activities.
Click Here to Apply

The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for graduating seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan . Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 
Click Here to Apply

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Lakeshore High School Scholarship Opportunities

Drews Scholar 
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 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. 
Click Here to Apply

Jameson Matthew Gargano Memorial Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable up to $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. 
Click Here to Apply

Lora Wile-Miller Memorial Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable up to $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors who are pursuing 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. 
Click Here to Apply

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 established by the Welch family to encourage good character and a determination to succeed. 
Click Here to Apply

All God’s Children Community Choir Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 for a graduating senior who has participated in All God’s Children for at least two years and meets all other requirements. It was established in 2016. 
Click Here to Apply

The Arlene B. Porritt Memorial Scholarship for Curious Kids'
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating senior who has volunteered at the Curious Kids' Museum for a total of at least 10 hours from 8th grade to junior year and meets all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Arlene, who passed away in May of 2005. Arlene felt great satisfaction seeing her grandchildren challenge their brains and have fun at the museum. 
Click Here to Apply

The 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. 
Click Here to Apply

The Heart of Cook Scholarship Program
This is an up to $5,000 scholarship awarded over four years for graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or another technical discipline and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students who do not already have an immediate family member working at AEP. 
Click Here to Apply

Ronald H. Miller Journalism Scholarship 
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students with financial need planning to attend an accredited school in Michigan, Indiana, or Illinois. 
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
Click Here to Apply

Trefz Family Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship of up to $1,500 for a graduating high school senior of Berrien County who shows financial need and demonstrates community service. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in volunteer activities.
Click Here to Apply

The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for graduating seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan . Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 
Click Here to Apply

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New Buffalo High School Scholarship Opportunities

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 of New Buffalo. 
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All God’s Children Community Choir Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 for a graduating senior who has participated in All God’s Children for at least two years and meets all other requirements. It was established in 2016. 
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The Arlene B. Porritt Memorial Scholarship for Curious Kids'
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating senior who has volunteered at the Curious Kids' Museum for a total of at least 10 hours from 8th grade to junior year and meets all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Arlene, who passed away in May of 2005. Arlene felt great satisfaction seeing her grandchildren challenge their brains and have fun at the museum. 
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The 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. 
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The Heart of Cook Scholarship Program
This is an up to $5,000 scholarship awarded over four years for graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or another technical discipline and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students who do not already have an immediate family member working at AEP. 
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Ronald H. Miller Journalism Scholarship 
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students with financial need planning to attend an accredited school in Michigan, Indiana, or Illinois. 
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The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
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Trefz Family Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship of up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior of Berrien County who shows financial need and demonstrates community service. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in volunteer activities.
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The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship 

This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for graduating seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan . Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 
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Niles High School Scholarship Opportunities

 

All God’s Children Community Choir Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 for a graduating senior who has participated in All God’s Children for at least two years and meets all other requirements. It was established in 2016. 
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The Arlene B. Porritt Memorial Scholarship for Curious Kids'
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating senior who has volunteered at the Curious Kids' Museum for a total of at least 10 hours from 8th grade to junior year and meets all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Arlene, who passed away in May of 2005. Arlene felt great satisfaction seeing her grandchildren challenge their brains and have fun at the museum. 
Click Here to Apply

The 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. 
Click Here to Apply

The Heart of Cook Scholarship Program
This is an up to $5,000 scholarship awarded over four years for graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or another technical discipline and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students who do not already have an immediate family member working at AEP. 
Click Here to Apply

Ronald H. Miller Journalism Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students with financial need planning to attend an accredited school in Michigan, Indiana, or Illinois. 
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
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Trefz Family Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship of up to $1,500 for a graduating high school senior of Berrien County who shows financial need and demonstrates community service. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in volunteer activities.
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The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for graduating seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan . Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 
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River Valley High School Scholarship Opportunities

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. 
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All God’s Children Community Choir Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 for a graduating senior who has participated in All God’s Children for at least two years and meets all other requirements. It was established in 2016. 
Click Here to Apply

The Arlene B. Porritt Memorial Scholarship for Curious Kids'
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating senior who has volunteered at the Curious Kids' Museum for a total of at least 10 hours from 8th grade to junior year and meets all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Arlene, who passed away in May of 2005. Arlene felt great satisfaction seeing her grandchildren challenge their brains and have fun at the museum. 
Click Here to Apply

The Heart of Cook Scholarship Program
This is an up to $5,000 scholarship awarded over four years for graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or another technical discipline and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students who do not already have an immediate family member working at AEP.
Click Here to Apply

Ronald H. Miller Journalism Scholarship 
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students with financial need planning to attend an accredited school in Michigan, Indiana, or Illinois. 
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
Click Here to Apply

Trefz Family Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship of up to $1,500 for a graduating high school senior of Berrien County who shows financial need and demonstrates community service. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in volunteer activities.
Click Here to Apply

The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for graduating seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan . Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 

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Saint Joseph Public High School Scholarship Opportunities

 

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. 
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All God’s Children Community Choir Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 for a graduating senior who has participated in All God’s Children for at least two years and meets all other requirements. It was established in 2016. 
Click Here to Apply

The Arlene B. Porritt Memorial Scholarship for Curious Kids'
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating senior who has volunteered at the Curious Kids' Museum for a total of at least 10 hours from 8th grade to junior year and meets all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Arlene, who passed away in May of 2005. Arlene felt great satisfaction seeing her grandchildren challenge their brains and have fun at the museum. 
Click Here to Apply

The 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. 
Click Here to Apply

The Heart of Cook Scholarship Program
This is an up to $5,000 scholarship awarded over four years for graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or another technical discipline and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students who do not already have an immediate family member working at AEP. 
Click Here to Apply

Ronald H. Miller Journalism Scholarship 
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students with financial need planning to attend an accredited school in Michigan, Indiana, or Illinois. 
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
Click Here to Apply

Trefz Family Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship of up to $1,500 for a graduating high school senior of Berrien County who shows financial need and demonstrates community service. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in volunteer activities.
Click Here to Apply

The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for graduating seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan . Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 
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Watervliet High School Scholarship Opportunities

 

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. 
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All God’s Children Community Choir Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $2,500 for a graduating senior who has participated in All God’s Children for at least two years and meets all other requirements. It was established in 2016.
Click Here to Apply

The Arlene B. Porritt Memorial Scholarship for Curious Kids'
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating senior who has volunteered at the Curious Kids' Museum for a total of at least 10 hours from 8th grade to junior year and meets all other requirements. It was established in loving memory of Arlene, who passed away in May of 2005. Arlene felt great satisfaction seeing her grandchildren challenge their brains and have fun at the museum. 
Click Here to Apply

The 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. 
Click Here to Apply

The Heart of Cook Scholarship Program
This is an up to $5,000 scholarship awarded over four years for graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or another technical discipline and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students who do not already have an immediate family member working at AEP. 
Click Here to Apply

Ronald H. Miller Journalism Scholarship 
This is a renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for graduating seniors pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and meet all other requirements. It was established to encourage students with financial need planning to attend an accredited school in Michigan, Indiana, or Illinois. 
Click Here to Apply

The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
Click Here to Apply

Trefz Family Scholarship
This is a renewable scholarship of up to $1,500 for a graduating high school senior of Berrien County who shows financial need and demonstrates community service. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in volunteer activities.
Click Here to Apply

The Frederick S. Upton Foundation Opportunity Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $3,000 for graduating seniors who demonstrate financial need, community service and are planning to attend a 4-year college/university in Michigan . Preference may be given to students who will attend small or private institutions. 
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Outside of Berrien County Students

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. 
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The SW MI Human Trafficking Task Force Scholarship 
This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating high school senior or current college student attending Southwestern Michigan College. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to raising awareness for human trafficking. Students must be either currently attending or planning to attend Southwestern Michigan College and have a GPA that meets the requirements of their degree program and provide evidence of financial need. 
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