Scholarship Funds

Albert T. and Margaret H. Maasberg Scholarship Fund #00296

To provide an annual scholarship award to a high school senior to assist him/her in pursuing higher education.

Alice B. and Earl E. Ziegler Scholarship Fund #00368

To assist with the cost of tuition, books and fees for college students in preparation for a career in early elementary education.

Alpha Kappa Alpha/MAO (Mu Alpha Omega Chapter) Endowed Scholarship Fund #00656

To provide annual scholarship awards to young people of color who are attending a four-year university or college or Delta College (or another approved two-year college in plant communities serving Dow Employees). Eligible candidates for consideration will be descendants of African American, Native American or Hispanic ancestry and will be those with a grade point average of 2.9 or above. In addition, MAO scholars will demonstrate sound character, civic purpose and volunteer service in their school or community and interest in a specified career field. As part of the scholarship application, one of the references must be from a member of the MAO chapter.

Amante’ Young Endowed Scholarship Fund #00751

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior of a Jackpine Conference of a Central Michigan high school who is planning to enroll in post-secondary education, participates in the school wrestling program, and has the highest record of wrestling pins within the conference (the tie breaker shall be determined by grade point average).

American Association of University Women – Midland Branch Endowed Scholarship Fund #00443

Provide an annual scholarship award for higher education to a woman residing in Midland County.

Anne Marie Walsh Endowed Scholarship Fund #00588

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating high school senior, current college student, or student returning to college, including nontraditional students, to pursue a bachelor's degree in nursing or master's degree in nursing.

Annis Closs Horden Memorial Scholarship Fund #00277

To provide an annual scholarship to a Midland or Gladwin County student who is enrolled in a nursing program leading to a baccalaureate degree at an accredited college or university. Previous recipients may apply.

Arthur and Martha McComb Endowed Scholarship Fund #00497

To provide annual scholarship awards to a graduating senior, returning student or a non-traditional student who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to those who are pursuing a course of study in the chemical process technology/chemical process operator or Child Development.

Ashley Sue Adan Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund for Special Education #00474

To provide a scholarship award to Midland County residents who meet the following criteria: a) special education paraprofessionals or Para-educators pursuing a teaching degree in Special Education, or b) graduating high school seniors, college or graduate students pursuing a teaching degree in Special Education.

Axiom Church Scholarship Fund #00528

To provide an annual scholarship award to traditional and non-traditional students pursuing a degree in Christian Theology or a degree that would result in a career in Christian service through an accredited Christian college.

Barbara and Timothy Burdon Memorial Educational Endowment Fund #00225

To provide annual scholarship award(s) to a Bullock Creek High School graduating senior who is pursuing a degree or certification in education, science and/or business.

Ben Walters Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00745

To provide an annual scholarship award to one or more graduating seniors from Clare High School who are pursuing a skilled trades or technical field of study.

Bernie Meister Endowed Scholarship Fund #00517

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior or graduate of a Midland County high school who is pursuing a education in a science or engineering field.

Betty Thompson-Shuler Endowed Scholarship Fund #00556

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior from Meridian High School who is pursuing a teaching degree in English, a general teaching degree or a degree with a major in English.

Beverly Milner Math Scholarship Fund #01041

Provides an annual scholarship award to a current college or university student who is pursuing a degree in a math-related field of study.

Beverly Milner Music Scholarship Fund # 01042

To provide an annual scholarship award to a current college student pursuing an education in a music related field of study or incorporating music as part of their studies.

Beverly Milner Trades Scholarship Fund #01043

Provides an annual scholarship award to a student pursuing an education in skilled trades.

Beverly Milner Veterinary Science Scholarship Fund #01044

Provides an annual scholarship award to a current college student in a veterinary science field of study.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Education Scholarship Fund #00149

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County High School graduating senior or current college/trade school student who is and/or has been a Big Brothers Big Sisters mentee with a minimum GPA or 2.0. Previous recipients may reapply but preference will be given to applicants who have not received the scholarship.

Blystone and Bailey CPAs Endowed Scholarship Fund #01156

To provide an annual scholarship award to a senior or graduate of a Midland, Clare or Gladwin County high school who is pursuing an accounting degree.

Bob Cole Track & Field and Cross Country Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00542

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior of Meridian High School who participated in track & field or cross country for at least two years.

Bob G. Caldwell Memorial Engineering Endowed Scholarship Fund #00228

To provide an annual scholarship to a Midland County resident who is enrolled in an accredited school with a major in chemistry, engineering or business/industrial management who has complete at least two years of college.

Brent L. Romain Endowed Scholarship Fund #00444

To provide an annual college scholarship award, to be used for tuition only, to a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the Boys Varsity Soccer Team at Dow High School.

Bruce Lange Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #01013

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduate of a Midland County or Gladwin County high school with strong preference given to a graduate of Meridian High School or Gladwin High School.

Buell Family Endowed Scholarship Fund for Foster Care Students #00446

To provide a college education for a student who in the current year or previous three years is graduating or has graduated from high school or received his/her GED.

Bullock Creek Alumni Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00461

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Bullock Creek High School graduating senior or Bullock Creek High School Graduate.

Bullock Creek Area Business Association Endowed Scholarship Fund #00504

To provide an annual scholarship(s) award(s) to a graduating senior(s) from Bullock Creek High School who has attended Bullock Creek High School for at least two years who is attending a Michigan college, university, trade or technical school.

Carey Family Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00227

To provide an annual scholarship to a Midland County resident who is graduating from a Midland County Public High School or to a Midland County public high school graduate who is now attending a college or university.

Carole Christenson Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00421

Provide an annual distribution to the "Carole Christenson Memorial Fund" at the University of Michigan.

Chad Schieber Memorial Scholarship Fund #00623

To provide an annual scholarship award to a student pursuing a degree or certification in law enforcement, criminal justice, or traffic safety. Preference will be given to students attending the police academy at Delta College.

Charles E. Pardue Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00738

To provide an annual scholarship award to graduates of Harrison Community High School who are pursuing an education in the Skilled or Advanced Technical Trades which includes but is not limited to welding, engineering, refrigeration, heating and air conditioning, automotive service technology or mechanical or electrical engineering.

Chase Erway Endowed Scholarship Fund #00834

To provide annual scholarship award(s) to Gladwin County graduating seniors, prior year's award recipients, or individuals who have obtained their GED and live in Gladwin County.

Christian T. and Margaret R. Goralski Endowed Scholarship #00610

To provide an annual scholarship award to students who are graduating or have graduated from a Midland County High School.

Christina J. Fisher Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00453

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating high school senior who has been involved with the Midland County 4-H Horse Program.

Christopher Scott Bartos Preschool Scholarship Fund #00194

to provide grants in conjunction with the Read for School preschool scholarship program to the Midland County Great Start Collaborative or other related entity that operates a scholarship program to assist with the cost of preschool education.

Clara Highhill Memorial Scholarship Fund #00278

To provide an annual scholarship award (one each) to a deserving Midland High School student and a deserving H. H. Dow High School student: designated for summer music camp or private study fees and are based upon the recommendation of their music directors.

Clare County Junior Livestock Endowed Scholarship Fund #00775

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior who has exhibited a large animal project at the Clare County Fair.

Clare County Kiwanis Career Technical Scholarship Fund #00752

To provide annual awards for graduating seniors of all Clare County accredited High Schools pursuing post secondary studies in Career Technical and Certification programs.

Claxton and Mildred Helms Scholarship Fund #01058

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County graduating senior or current college student that is pursuing a degree in education. Preference will be given to those going into either Library Science or Art Education and students that have financial need. Previous recipients may reapply.

Coleman Community Schools Scholastic Award & Forsberg Endowed Scholarship Fund #00151

To provide an annual scholarship award to graduates of Coleman Community High School.

Colice Pearcy Malek Scholarship Fund #00665

To provide an annual scholarship award for a senior at any Midland County high school or a graduate of any Midland County high school who will be or is attending Central Michigan University and is majoring in education.

Community Outreach Team (COT) Endowed Scholarship Fund #00131

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior, whose parent is employed by the Dow Chemical Company, by another tenant of the Michigan Operations manufacturing site or by a contractor with the Michigan Operations manufacturing site, with preference given to applicants who have been involved in the community.

Connie Keicher Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00506

To provide an annual scholarship award to a senior instrument music student of Midland High School who will be attending the University of Michigan.

Corporal Casey P. Zylman Memorial Scholarship Fund #00501

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior(s) of Coleman High School.

Cristoforo and Alma Zuliani Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00102

To provide an annual scholarship award(s) to a Midland County high school graduate who is pursuing a degree in STEM

Crystal Graham Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00268

To provide an annual scholarship award to Midland County residents who wish to study in the Health Professions field.

Curtis and Barbara Shaffner Family Endowed Scholarship Fund #00500

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduate of Bullock Creek High School who displays a financial need and is pursuing an education in a field supporting the home building industry or commercial/industrial trade industry.

Dale Waller Memorial Scholarship Fund #00361

To provide an annual, nonrenewable scholarship to a graduate of a Midland County high school enrolled in a college vocational curriculum.

Daniel G. and Ida M. Stevens Agricultural Endowed Scholarship Fund #00622

To continue the wonderful work which was accomplished by the Midland/Midland, Alabama Agriculture Scholarship Fund which is no longer viable.

David Grosberg Memorial Fund #00270

To enable residents of Midland County to major in a health field in higher education at the undergraduate level.

Deborah Lynn Hawkins Special Educator Endowed Scholarship Fund #00370

Provide a scholarship award to Midland or Gladwin County residents who meet one of the following criteria: a) college students who are pursuing degrees in Special Education, or b) college students who are pursuing degrees in Occupational, Physical or Speech Therapy but only if their main interest area is working with special education students. Preference will be for the former.

Delia Sandow Memorial Scholarship Fund #00146

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior or graduate of a Midland County or Gladwin County High School with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above who is studying veterinary science or an agriculture-related field of study. Scholarship recipients can reapply for subsequent years.

Della Keyworth Endowed Scholarship Fund #00568

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduate of H. H. Dow High School who is pursuing a teaching degree with a preference to those majoring in math education.

Detective 1st Lt. William L. Burns and Shirley M. Burns Memorial Endowed Family Scholarship #00750

To provide an annual scholarship award(s) to one or more graduating seniors from Clare High School who will be entering a higher education program to study criminal justice or will be entering directly into a law enforcement training program.

Doctors Dale and Lisa Davis Endowed Scholarship Fund #00550

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduate of Midland Public Schools who is pursuing a degree in science such as but not limited to biology, chemistry, medicine or dentistry.

Don Irish Memorial Scholarship Fund #00285

To provide an annual non-renewable scholarship to a graduate of a Midland County high school who has been accepted into an accredited college to prepare for teaching, research, or industrial applications of biology, ecology, biochemistry, wildlife management or forestry.

Donald and Grace Irene Lyons Scholarship Fund #00813

To provide annual scholarship awards to Gladwin High School graduating seniors or Gladwin High School graduates planning to attend an accredited community college, college or university.

Donald R. Weyenberg Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund #00363

To provide scholarships to outstanding graduating seniors in Midland County so they might pursue degrees with majors in the field of chemistry or biochemistry from accredited universities as full-time students.

Donna “Teach” Comfort Endowed Scholarship Fund #00818

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Gladwin County resident to attend an accredited program - college or university, or long- or short-term vocational training program.

Dorman Family Midland Believes Scholarship Fund #01053

The mission of The Dorman Family Midland Believes Scholarship is to provide one or more scholarships in conjunction with the Midland Believes scholarship program, which provides annual scholarship awards to Midland County first generation college-going and economically disadvantaged students with preference given to candidates that have both.

Dorothy J. Baker Memorial Scholarship Fund #00554

To provide an annual scholarship award(s) to a graduate of a Midland County High School who is pursuing and education in fashion/clothing design, retail merchandising or interior design.

Dow Credit Union Employees’ Endowed Scholarship Fund #00578

To provide an annual scholarship award to an employee or dependent of an employee of Dow Credit Union to pursue post high school studies at an accredited community college, college or university.

Dow Credit Union Members’ Endowed Scholarship Fund #00579

To provide an annual scholarship award to a member in good standing with Dow Credit Union to pursue post high school studies at an accredited community college, college or university.

Dr. Albert A. and Caroline Gunkler Scholarship Fund #00536

Provides an annual scholarship award to students who are/have graduated from a Midland County high school who are majoring in math, science or engineering at an accredited university with a grade point average of 3.0 or better.

Dr. David and Colleen Bremer Endowed Scholarship Fund #00722

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Clare High School graduating senior. The most important criteria for the successful applicant will be financial need, limited additional options for assistance, and a true desire to pursue higher education.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Endowment Fund #00301

To provide an annual scholarship to a high school senior who is a resident of Midland, Saginaw, or Bay County.

Dr. Shailer L. Bass Memorial Scholarship Fund #00209

To provide an annual grant to a non-traditional student pursuing post high school studies at a community college, college, or university. Previous recipients may reapply.

Duane Cherkinsky Midland Believes Scholarship Fund #01034

Provides one or more scholarships in conjunction with the Midland Believes Scholarship program.

Duane Cherkinsky Preschool Scholarship Fund #01035

Provides grants in conjunction with the Ready for School Preschool scholarship program.

Duane E. and Barbara J. Bremer Scholarship Endowment Fund #00219

To provide an annual scholarship award to a student at Concordia University who is pursing a career in church work.

Dyste Family Endowed Scholarship Fund #00123

to provide an annual scholarship award to a current Junior or Senior at a Michigan college or university who is pursuing a chemical engineering degree. Previous recipients may reapply.

E.N. (Ned) Brandt Endowed Scholarship Fund #00668

To provide an annual scholarship award to a student majoring in public relations or communications.

Edith Irene ( Stinchcombe) Gieseler Endowed Scholarship Fund #00736

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduate of Farwell Public Schools who is pursuing an education in horticulture, floriculture or floral design or early elementary education.

Edith Irene (Stinchcombe) Gieseler Endowed Scholarship Fund #00512

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduate of Midland Public Schools who is pursuing an education in horticulture, floriculture or floral design or early elementary education.

Elder / Civitan Scholarship Fund #00254

To provide an annual scholarship award to a college student who has some handicap or disability, or who will be studying to work with disabled individuals.

Elena Oreffice Memorial Scholarship Fund #00314

To provide an annual, nonrenewable grant to the graduate of a Midland County high school, and rewards an understanding of and interest in the American free enterprise system

Elloweese Denise Freer Endowed Scholarship Fund #00466

Provide an annual scholarship award(s) to either a graduating high school senior or current college student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or a graduate student pursuing a Master of Nurse Anesthesia, or a graduate student pursuing Veterinary Medicine.

Elwood J. and Helen H. Hunemorder Family Endowed Scholarship Fund #00527

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior from Bullock Creek High School, Midland High School or H. H. Dow High School who has attended this high school for at least two years.

Eric B. Schaper Endowed Scholarship Fund #00502

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduate of Midland Public Schools who is studying engineering and has maintained a 3.0 grade point average.

Ernesto and Virginia Mendoza Endowed Scholarship Fund #00156

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County High School graduate or current college student who is pursuing an engineering or education degree.

Esther and Carl Gerstacker Scholarship Fund #00116

To provide scholarship awards to Junior Achievement and Hiram College.

Eugene B. Skeebo Scholarship Fund #00348

To provide an annual scholarship award to a non-traditional or traditional student (graduating senior or current college student) who is working while attending college.

Eugene C. and Mildred G. Yehle Endowed Scholarship Fund #00404

Provide scholarship awards to encourage Midland County residents to continue their education beyond high school toward a "skilled or technical career".

Eyes Can See Clearly Endowed Scholarship Fund #00113

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County High School graduating senior or current college student who is pursuing an ophthalmology, optometry or optician related field of study at a Michigan educational organization.

F.L. (Larry) and Christine Mieras Memorial Scholarship Fund #01082

To provide an annual scholarship award to a resident of Midland or Gladwin County or a Midland or Gladwin County high school graduate or graduating senior who is pursuing a degree or certificate in architecture or building trades. Preference will be given to students with financial need.

Faith Endowment Fund #00249

To assist with the cost of tuition, books and fees for Meridian High School graduates who have a financial need and wish to pursue studies at an accredited college or occupational program.

Falender Family Meridian High School Endowed Scholarship Fund #00523

Provides an annual scholarship award to a graduating Meridian High School senior each year for up to four years assuming acceptable academic progress is made.

Frank Popoff Family Skilled Trades Scholarship Fund #01138

The purpose of this fund is to provide annual scholarship awards to students pursuing postsecondary education in skilled trades. 

Fred Doherty Scholarship Fund #00704

Provide an annual scholarship award to the Clare High School graduating senior who a) lettered in football during his senior year and b)has the highest GPA on the football team.

Freda and George Hittel Scholarship Fund #00276

To provide an annual scholarship to encourage a student who has completed two years of college studies to continue in a degree program.

Gary J. Stocking Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00739

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Harrison High School graduating senior who is seeking a degree in the field of medicine, nursing or mortuary.

George A. Rapanos Endowed Scholarship Fund #00161

To provide one or more scholarships in conjunction with the Midland Believes scholarship program, which provides annual scholarship awards to Midland County first generation college-going and economically disadvantaged students.

George E. Olson Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund #00321

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland or Gladwin County resident.

Gerald and Phyllis Ilsley Scholarship Fund #00664

To provide annual scholarship awards to a graduating senior, returning student or a non-traditional student who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to those who are pursuing a course of study in the skilled trades or office professions.

Gerhard and Ruth Gettel Scholarship Fund #00264

To provide an annual scholarship to a student graduating from a Midland County high school in the year of the award.

Gladwin Kiwanis Dallas Falls Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00816

To provide annual scholarship awards for post-secondary education.  Scholarship applications will be considered from high school seniors at the following schools: Gladwin, Beaverton High School, Skeels Christian School and Gladwin home schools.

Gladwin Ministerial Association Christian Ministry Endowed Scholarship Fund #00824

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior of any Gladwin County High School who has a GPA or 3.0 or higher and is pursuing a ministry-related field of study

Gladwin Rotary Ken Kerswill Endowed Scholarship Fund #00830

To provide an annual scholarship(s) award to Gladwin County graduating senior.

Glenn Waters Midland Believes Endowed Scholarship Fund #01131

To provide one or more scholarship awards to Midland County first generation college-going and economically disadvantaged students with preference given to candidates that have both. Preference will be given to Midland High School graduating seniors. This scholarship is renewable for a second year and preference will be given to recipients that take advantage of the Midland County Career and College Access Network mentorship program. Recipients must be enrolled or plan on attending a Michigan educational organization.

Grace Yu-Sheng Lo Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00537

Provides an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior from Midland High School and Dow High School who is pursuing a degree in science or engineering.

Great Lakes Safety Training Center Endowed Scholarship Fund #00558

To provide an annual scholarship award to a resident of Midland County or Gladwin County who is pursuing a degree or certification in trades, construction, manufacturing or engineering with an interest in safety.

Greg Roy Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00772

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Harrison High School graduate pursuing trades at Mid Michigan College.

Gustav Dan Hobohm Merrill’s Marauders Endowed Scholarship Fund #00552

To provide an annual scholarship award to children of veterans who have served their country in any branch of the Armed Services.

Gwendolyn Bennett Pike Vocal Music Endowed Scholarship Fund #00414

Provide an annual scholarship award, first to a graduating senior (based on vocal merit rather than financial need) who plans to major in voice performance or music education with a voice/choral major.

Gwendolyn M. Bagley Endowed Scholarship Fund #00391

Provide an annual scholarship award to residents of Midland and/or Gladwin Counties who are either current college students or graduating seniors from public high schools within the two counties. Applicants should be planning a career in teaching in the health/physical education area or a career in nursing.

H. Floyd Andrick Scholarship Fund #00140

to provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County graduating senior or current college student who is studying history or a related field at any Michigan two or four-year accredited college or university. Financial need will be a consideration. Previous recipients may reapply.

Harold and Francine Heinze Endowed Scholarship Fund #00369

Provide an annual scholarship award to an individual graduating from a Midland County High School in the year of the award, or a previous recipient of the award.

Harrison Kiwanis Club Endowed Scholarship Fund #00719

Provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior from Harrison High School who is also a member of the Key Club (as long as the Key Club remains in existence).

Harrison Women’s Association Endowed Scholarship Fund #00731

To provide an annual scholarship award to a female seeking a post secondary education or pursuing a technical training education.

Helen Lucile Doherty Scholarship Endowment for the Fine and Performing Arts #00715

Provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior of Clare High School for the purpose of pursuing higher education for the study of the fine arts or the performing arts.

Herbert D. Doan Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00402

Provide annual scholarship awards to Midland and Gladwin County residents pursuing post high school skilled and technical education in the area of Advanced Construction, Advanced Manufacturing (i.e. chemical process technology), Health or Informational Technology.

Home Builders Association of Midland Endowed Scholarship Fund #00281

To provide scholarships to encourage higher education in fields supporting the home building industry.

Horizon Bank Business Scholarship Fund #00367

To provide an annual award available to either Midland County residents or Wolverine Bank student employees to assist in the study of business at any accredited college or university, as either a full-time or a part-time student.

Hornsby Aviation Education Endowment Fund #00283

To provide assistance with tuition and/or fees for flying lessons and/or pilot ground school to students ages 15 to 22 who are residents of Midland or Gladwin County or to provide a scholarship to a student who is pursuing an education in an aviation related field at a 2 year or 4 year college or university.

House Family Endowed Scholarship Fund #00765

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Harrison Community High School graduating senior with a grade point average of 2.5 or above who is seeking a post-secondary college, university, or technical training education.

Howard G. Swift, III Memorial Scholarship Fund #00352

To provide an annual scholarship award to an individual who is looking for a "second chance" by seeking higher education.

Ira George and Virginia Z. Morrison Scholarship Fund #00312

To provide an annual scholarship award to a high school senior to assist him/her in pursuing higher education.

Irene T. Takahashi Memorial Scholarship Fund #00350

To provide an annual, nonrenewable grant to the graduate of a Midland County high school for the purpose of further study in chemistry or a closely related science.

J. Cecil and Clara DeRemer Memorial Scholarship Fund #00247

To provide annual scholarships to Midland County residents who have been accepted as music majors in a degree-granting college or university.

Jack Redman DDS Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00540

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County high school graduate who has declared a pre-dental college major and has accumulated college credits to have completed their sophomore year.

James Ayre Memorial Scholarship Fund #00206

To provide an annual scholarship to a Midland County resident who should demonstrate financial need and be pursuing a degree in business or real estate from one of the following colleges: Delta College, Northwood University, Central Michigan University or Western Michigan University. The recipient need not have been an above average or excellent student, but should show college potential as determined by school counselors. Available to students pursuing either undergraduate or graduate degrees.

James F. and Mary R. Hopfensperger Endowed Art Scholarship Fund #00490

Provides an annual scholarship to a graduating senior art student(s) or a past graduate of Midland Public School system pursuing an education in the visual arts, art education or visual design.

James Hohmeyer Endowed Music Scholarship Fund #00571

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County high school student or graduating senior involved in instrumental or choral music or who is studying music privately.

James R. and Anita H. Jenkins Endowed Scholarship for African American Students #00597

To provide an annual scholarship award to an African American student from Midland County who is pursuing a college education.

James R. and Anita H. Jenkins Endowed Scholarship for Native American Students #00611

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Native American student from Midland, Bay or Saginaw Counties who is pursuing a college education with priority given to students from the Bay County Indian Education Program

James T. Brooks Memorial Fine Arts Endowed Scholarship Fund #00448

Provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating high school senior from Midland Public Schools.

Jamie A. Blow Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Scholarship Fund #00758

To provide an annual scholarship award to a female graduating senior who is pursuing post-secondary education in a STEM- related field of study.

Jan LaCroix Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00468

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Bullock Creek High School graduating senior.

Jane Catherine Rubens Memorial Scholarship Fund #00340

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County resident.

Janet M. Dean Opera Cum Laude Scholarship Endowment Fund #00407

Provides an annual scholarship award to a deserving graduating senior at Bullock Creek High School in the year of the award.

Jay Weaver Endowed Scholarship Fund #00413

Provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior from Bay City Western High School who will be a business major, who displays financial need, and who will be a commuting student.

Jeanette House Memorial Scholarship Fund #00294

To provide an annual scholarship to a Midland County resident who is enrolled in an accredited college and at the time of receiving the award will have senior class standing with a literature related major in any language.

Jeannette Brandt Memorial Scholarship Fund #00662

To provide an annual scholarship award to encourage and foster study and use of foreign languages with a preference to those studying the French language.

Jenifer Turner Sisco Memorial Scholarship Fund #00126

To provide an annual scholarship award to a senior at Midland High School who motivates others to give back, inspires other students, demonstrates school spirit, participates in extracurricular academic arts programs, and/or achieves success through overcoming challenges.

Jenna Paige Munger Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund #00324

To provide annual scholarships to Level I and/or Level II students enrolled in the Davenport University nursing program. Previous recipients may reapply.

Jessie Maxwell Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00809

To provide one annual scholarship award to a Beaverton High School graduating high school senior and one award to a Gladwin High School graduating senior.

Jim Malek Central Michigan University STEM Endowed Scholarship Fund #00603

To provide an annual scholarship award for a senior at any Midland County high school or a graduate of any Midland County high school who will be or is attending Central Michigan University and is majoring in a STEM-related field of study (science, technology, engineering or mathematics).

Jim Malek Delta College STEM Endowed Scholarship Fund #00642

To provide an annual scholarship award for a senior at any Midland County high school or graduate of any Midland County high school who will be or is attending Delta College and is planning to major in or is enrolled in a STEM-related field of study (science, technology, engineering or mathematics).

Jim Malek Endowed Scholarship Fund #00572

To provide an annual scholarship award for a student majoring in electronic media/broadcasting or enrolled in an electronic media/broadcasting class or actively volunteering in the electronic media/broadcasting department at any accredited community college or university.

Jim Malek Michigan State University Endowed Scholarship Fund #00574

To provide an annual scholarship award for a Midland High School senior or for a Midland High School graduate who will be or is attending Michigan State University and majoring in one of the following fields of study: a chemistry-related field, environmental studies or related field, or other “green” related field of study.

Jim Malek Saginaw Valley State University STEM Endowed Scholarship #00604

To provide an annual scholarship award for a senior at any Midland County high school or a graduate of any Midland County high school who will be or is attending Saginaw Valley State University and is majoring in a STEM-related field of study (science, technology, engineering or mathematics).

Joe and Ethel Simek Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #01038

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County High School graduate or graduating senior who will be or is planning on attending Michigan State University and pursuing a degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related field of study. Preference will be given to students pursuing a natural science degree. Previous recipients may reapply.

Joe Johnston Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00723

To provide an annual scholarship award to a student(s) graduating from Clare High School in the year of the award.

John A. Trumbell Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund #00356

To provide an annual scholarship for a student completing their GED at Education and Training Connection and, if no student is eligible, then the scholarship would go to a Bullock Creek graduate.

John and Bev Schwartz Endowed Scholarship Fund #00657

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Bullock Creek High School senior or graduate with a cumulative high school GPA of 3.2

John and Judith Ann Rapanos Family Endowed Scholarship Fund #01153

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County student pursuing a degree at Northwood University.

John C. Eckhold III Endowed Scholarship Fund #00410

Provide an annual scholarship award to a resident of Midland County who either a graduating senior or current college students.

John M. Hoy/Arline Kroeger Endowed Scholarship Fund #00279

To provide an annual scholarship award to assist a student in completing a degree program in either music education, history or early childhood education.

John Mullally Family Endowed Scholarship Fund #00310

To provide an annual scholarship award to assist a Coleman High School graduating senior to attend the college of their choice.

John W. and Joan W. Ryan Endowed Scholarship Fund #00637

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior of a Midland County High School or current college student who will be completing a chemistry class at Delta College and is planning to pursue a chemistry related field of study.

Judge James E. “Pinky” Wilson Endowed Scholarship Fund #00411

Provide an annual scholarship award to graduates of Midland County high schools (public or private/parochial) or those who have been Midland County residents for at least a year.

Katherine Kirk Lee Memorial Meteorology Endowed Scholarship Fund #01094

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior or current college student pursuing a degree in meteorology.

Ken and Gina Pederson Low Brass Scholarship Fund #01132

To provide an annual scholarship award to a low brass student to attend camp, take private lessons or purchase a low brass instrument.

Ken and Irma Wildes Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund #00365

To provide financial support for a person earning a degree as a registered nurse. Graduating high school seniors and previous recipients of the award may apply.

Kenneth J. Dubiel Memorial 4-H Endowed Scholarship Fund #00807

To provide annual scholarship award(s) to Gladwin High School and/or Beaverton High School graduating high school seniors for the purpose of attending an accredited post-secondary educational institution.

Kent S. Dennis Memorial Scholarship Fund #00602

To encourage and enrich the musical education of present and future church or synagogue organists by providing a scholarship for beginning or further study of the organ.

Kinne-Millard Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00730

To provide an annual scholarship award in memory of Gladys Kinne and Margaret Millard to a graduate of Harrison High School who had a 3.0 grade point average or better and displays a financial need and is attending a state supported Michigan college or University.

Kinne-Millard Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund for Gladwin High School #00505

To provide a annual scholarship award in memory of Gladys Kinne, Margaret Millard and Rosalie Kinne-Millard to a graduate of Gladwin High School who achieved a 3.0 grade point average or better and displays a financial need and is attending a state supported Michigan college or university.

Kinne-Millard Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund for Gladwin High School #00811

To provide a annual scholarship award in memory of Gladys Kinne, Margaret Millard and Rosalie Kinne-Millard to a graduate of Gladwin High School who achieved a 3.0 grade point average or better and displays a financial need and is attending a state supported Michigan college or university.

Kirsten Beth Triebes Memorial Scholarship #00355

To provide an annual scholarship to encourage a college student to complete preparation for a career in engineering or in a health field.

Kristina Garafalo, A Person of Excellence, Memorial Scholarship #00823

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Gladwin County High School graduate who is pursuing a degree in a medical-related field with preference given to those studying neuroscience or psychology.

Larry C. Smith Family Scholarship Fund #00349

To provide an annual scholarship award to an intermediate, middle school, or junior high school student in the Midland Public Schools to attend the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp.

Laur Family Endowed Scholarship Fund #00287

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Meridian High School graduating senior who does not smoke, drink or use illegal drugs, and who plans to attend a college (preference for Michigan public colleges) which does not issue charters for charter schools.

Laurence C. and Janet Glover Lang Endowed Scholarship Fund #00393

Provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County resident who is either a graduating high school senior or current college student in the year of the award, and whose field of study is pharmacy. Financial need will be a consideration.

Lawrence G. and Eleanor Matthews Endowed Scholarship Fund #00521

To provide and annual scholarship award to students graduating from high school in Midland County and that special consideration be given to students from Meridian and Coleman High School.

Lena True Memorial and Kevin and Jennifer Kendrick Endowed Scholarship Fund #00685

To provide one or more scholarships in conjunction with the Midland Believes scholarship program, which provides annual scholarship awards to Midland County first generation college-going and economically disadvantaged students with preference given to candidates that have both.

Lesh Legacy through Leadership Bullock Creek Endowed Scholarship Fund #00695

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Bullock Creek graduating high school senior who practices philanthropy, is committed to making the world a better place, and is pursuing post-secondary education.

Loretta G. Lee Endowed Scholarship Fund #00376

Provide an annual scholarship award to Midland County residents who have the objective of becoming a registered nurse. Applicants should show financial need.

Louis “Bud” C. Rubens Endowed Scholarship Fund #00644

Provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County high school graduating senior or current college student who will be or is currently pursuing a chemistry, physics or biology related field of study.

Lowry Family Endowed Scholarship Fund #00135

To provide an annual scholarship award to Midland County High School graduating senior or current college student who is pursuing an engineering degree at Michigan State University.

Lucas Hammar Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund #00271

To provide an annual scholarship to a graduating senior from Marion High School, Marion, Michigan.

Lyle and Delbert Pevitt Memorial Scholarship Fund #00320

To provide an annual scholarship to encourage a person who is preparing for a career in a human health field.

Marcia and Wendell Dilling Agriculture and Chemistry Endowed Scholarship Fund #01093

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County high school graduate or graduating senior pursuing a degree in chemistry or agriculture.

Mark E. Carlstrom Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00741

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior at Harrison Community Schools who has been in a leadership position sometime during his/her high school career and has exhibited good character and sportsmanship.

Mark Hayes Career Technical Education Endowed Scholarship Fund #00840

The purpose of this fund is to provide an annual scholarship award(s) to a Beaverton High School or Gladwin High School graduating senior pursuing a degree or certification in skilled trades at an educational organization.

Marty and Jan McGuire Endowed Scholarship Fund #00507

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior of a Midland County High School who played high school softball for at least three years and displays leadership qualities by serving in a capacity such as class officer, student council or captain of the softball team.

Mary McDonough Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00557

To provide an annual scholarship award to single mothers of Midland County who are raising a family on their own and pursuing a college education.

Matthew J. Reinke Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00728

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior at Harrison Community Schools who has achieved a 3.0 grade point average or better and plans a career in teaching at the elementary or secondary level.

Matthew W. Shephard Endowed Scholarship Fund #00549

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior from Meridian High School who participated in the band program with a GPA of 3.0 or better.

Maureen Wright King Endowed Scholarship Fund #00433

Provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland or Gladwin County resident who did not finish traditional high school, but rather earned a GED.

Maxwell Robert Muessig & Lynne Dion Morrison Endowed Scholarship Fund #01112

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County Public School graduate or graduating senior of outstanding character and who is an inspiration to others.

Meridian Scholarship Fund #00304

To provide annual scholarship(s) for students graduating from Meridian High School.

Michael and Debra Hayes Endowed Scholarship Fund #00698

Created to provide an annual scholarship award to Midland County High School graduates who have completed at least one year of college and maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5 while pursuing their undergraduate degree. Preference will be given to students with financial need. Scholarship recipients may reapply.

Michael and Janet Leslie Memorial Youth Fund #00286

The Michael and Janet Leslie Memorial Youth Scholarship is an award to be used to promote youth leadership and citizenship within the community.

Michael F. Freeland Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund #00406

Provide an annual scholarship award to a deserving student-athlete who is a graduating senior at Bullock Creek High School in the year of the award.

Michigan Blood – Ernie Wallace and Howard Ode Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00485

To provide an annual scholarship(s) to individual(s) who are continuing their education in a health-related field.

Midland (MI) Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc Endowed Scholarship Fund #01150

To provide an annual scholarship award to graduating African American Midland County high school senior(s) or current college student(s) with and interest in social justice and/or service to underserved communities who exhibits leadership in school and community through initiatives supporting diversity and multicultural programs.

Midland Believes Endowed Scholarship Fund #00673

To provide annual scholarship awards to Midland County first generation college-going and economically disadvantaged students with preference given to candidates that have both.

Midland County Medical Society Alliance Scholarship Endowment Fund #00298

To assist Midland County residents financially toward careers in the health field.

Midland High School Chemics Class of 1984 Endowed Scholarship Fund #01166

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior of Midland High School who exemplifies the "Chemic Spirit" defined as being active in school activities and community service.

Midland Lions Club Roger Maier Endowed Scholarship Fund #01104

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduate of a Midland County high school or a current Midland County resident pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in the field of vision care, audiology, or special education

Midland Rotary Preschool Scholarship Endowment Fund Fund #01100

To provide grants in conjunction with the Ready for School Preschool scholarship program to the Midland County Great Start Collaborative or other related entity that operates a scholarship program to assist with the cost of preschool education.

Midland Section American Chemical Society Endowed Scholarship Fund #00399

Provide financial support to college students seeking academic degrees in the chemical sciences at colleges and universities in the state of Michigan.

Midland-Interlochen Scholarship Fund #00282

To provide scholarships for Midland County residents to attend Interlochen Fine Arts Academy.

Miracle League Scholarship Fund #01096

To provide scholarships to help athletes with financial need participate in Miracle Field activities through the City of Midland.

Miriam Pillos Memorial Scholarship Fund #00154

This fund provides an annual scholarship award to a high school student who is living in or studying dance in Midland County to attend lessons or camps.

MyMichigan Medical Center – Midland Volunteers Scholarship Fund #00307

To provide a college scholarship for students who have completed at least the equivalent of one academic year in an accredited post secondary educational institution or have been accepted into a post graduate medical curriculum.

Nancy and Parke Brown Scholarship #00221

To provide an annual scholarship award to a current student at Lawrence Technological University (LTU) or a graduating high school senior or transfer student who is planning to attend LTU. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate financial need. Previous recipients may reapply.

Nancy Pollack Memorial Scholarship Fund #01103

To provide an annual scholarship award to Gladwin or Midland County High School graduate or current college student that has a passion for music and has participated in or been a member of their school orchestra, band or choir. Preference will be given to students that are pursuing a musical field of study.

Nichole Shuff-Balint Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00771

To provide two annual scholarship awards to Clare County High School seniors who are pursuing a post-secondary education in health occupations or criminal justice.

Noah Elliott Cummings Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00561

To provide an annual scholarship award to traditional or non-traditional students seeking a two or four year degree at an accredited college or university or a certification in the trades.

Northwood University Scholarship Endowment Fund #00316

To provide annual scholarships to support students attending Northwood University.

O. James Clark Endowed Scholarship Fund #00663

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland Public School graduate who is currently enrolled in college and is a junior or senior with preference given to those with financial need and a GPA of 3.0 or above.

Oscar Hahn Construction Trades Scholarship Fund #00686

The Oscar Hahn Scholarship Fund provides an annual award to Midland and surrounding area high school student(s) desiring to participate in post high school graduate studies in the Construction Trades industry.

Paesens Family Memorial Scholarship Fund #00767

To provide an annual scholarship award to one or more graduates from Farwell Area Schools who have earned a varsity letter and who demonstrate leadership and moral character.

Pamela J. Rowe Endowed Music Scholarship Fund #00494

To provide an annual scholarship award to a flute student to attend camp, take private lessons, purchase a flute or attend college studying music with an emphasis on flute.

Pat Bywater Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund #00224

To provide an annual scholarship for a graduating senior from either Midland High or H.H. Dow High School in the year of the award, or for a previous recipient of the award.

Paula Sullivan Memorial Scholarship Fund #00749

To provide an annual scholarship award to one or more graduating seniors from Farwell High School who is entering into a higher education nursing program.

Peele Family Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00576

Provides an annual, nonrenewable scholarship to a student athlete who demonstrates financial need and who graduates from a high school in the city of Midland in the year of the award.

Pendell Family Scholarship Endowment Fund #00319

To provide Midland county residents the opportunity to earn a business degree at Northwood University, Midland, Michigan.

Pete & Patt Marsh Endowed Scholarship Fund #00525

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior varsity baseball player from Midland or Dow High School who is pursuing a college or vocational education.

R. William and Janice Horwood Family Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00748

To provide an annual scholarship award to one or more graduating seniors from Clare High school who have demonstrated activity and participation in the community outside of school, successful academic performance, and participation in school extracurricular activities (i.e. sports, fine arts, BPA, FCA, FFA, etc.)

Ralph and Faye Prescott Memorial Scholarship Fund #00315

To provide an annual college scholarship for "Midland County high school graduates who seek a degree in scientific disciplines such as chemistry, physics, biology and the like.

Randy and Joyce Howard Midland Believes Endowed Scholarship Fund #01134

This fund aims to provide one or more annual scholarship awards to Midland County first-generation college-going and economically disadvantaged students, with preference given to candidates that have both.

Randy and Joyce Howard Ready for School Preschool Scholarship Endowment Fund #01135

The purpose of this fund is to provide support for preschool scholarships to the Midland County Great Start Collaborative or other related entity that operates a scholarship program to assist with the cost of preschool education. 

Ray and Flora Hart Scholarship Endowment Fund #00275

To provide an annual scholarship to seniors graduating from either Midland High School or HH Dow High School in the year of the award and who will be attending Delta College.

Reed Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund #00640

To provide an annual scholarship award for post-secondary education to a Bullock Creek High School senior or Bullock Creek High School graduate who has been involved in High School athletics with preference given to those with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and participation in leadership activities.

Reine M. Doherty Scholarship Fund #00705

Provide an annual scholarship award to the Clare High School graduating senior who a) lettered in softball during her senior year and b) had the highest GPA on the softball team.

Richard & E. Mair Alsgaard Scholarship Fund #00168

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior, current college/technical school student or nontraditional student who is planning to pursue a course of study in welding or other areas of the skilled trades.

Richard and Evelynn Fay Koontz Endowed Scholarship Fund #00735

To provide one or more annual scholarship award(s) to a graduate of Clare High School who will be pursuing a degree or certification form a university, community college or trade school.

Richard E. Woodward Family Endowed Engineering Scholarship Fund #00563

To provide an annual scholarship award to a resident of Midland or Gladwin County that has completed at least two years of college, pursuing a bachelor’s or graduate degree in engineering; including but not limited to chemical, mechanical, industrial or electrical engineering.

Richard G. Waterman Endowed Scholarship Fund #00589

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior or a graduate of a Midland County high school who is pursuing an education in a science or engineering field.

Rick and Jan Reynolds Family Endowed Medical Scholarship Fund #01147

To provide an annual scholarship(s) to individual(s) who are continuing their education in the medical field with the end goal of working in a hospital.

Rick Foley Scholarship Fund #01049

The mission of The Rick Foley Scholarship Fund is to provide an annual scholarship award to Meridian High school graduates or graduating seniors who attend or are planning on attending a public university or college and are involved in community service. Preference will be given to students that are going into teaching and have financial need. Previous recipients may reapply. The purpose of the Fund is to finance The Rick Foley Scholarship.

Risha and Julius (Jay) Grosberg Fund #00272

To enable residents of Midland County over the age of 25, whose formal education has been interrupted or delayed, to re-enter a formal educational program at the undergraduate level.

Robert and Barbara Stoppert Endowed Scholarship Fund #00428

Provide an annual scholarship award to a junior or senior in college who has been admitted to a College of Education and plans to become an educator.

Robert and Mary Lou (Krchmar) Ames Endowed Scholarship Fund #00218

To provide annual scholarship awards to graduating seniors from both Marion High School and Clare High School.

Robert B. Reinhart and Jean W. Reinhart Endowed Scholarship Fund #00440

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County high school graduate or graduating senior (I.e. from any high school located in Midland County) who is enrolled in or planning to enroll in any college or university in the state of Michigan.

Robert Dean Snedeker and Judith Mieras Snedeker Endowed Scholarship Fund #01142

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland or Gladwin County high school graduating senior, graduate, or resident who is pursuing a degree or certificate in packaging science or materials management.

Robert E. and Beverly V. Erickson Endowed Scholarship Fund #00255

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County resident pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing. Must have completed at least their sophomore year in college.

Robert F. and Irene W. Fleming Endowed Scholarship Fund #00648

To provide an annual scholarship award of up to $5,000.00 to a student planning to attend or attending a four year accredited college affiliated with either: a) the Lutheran Church (ELCA or Missouri Synod); or b) the Presbyterian Church; with preference given to those who are pursuing either: a) a degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering or math); or b) in music.

Robert Neal Hieb Endowed Scholarship Fund Fund #01117

To provide an annual scholarship award(s) to a graduate of a Midland County high school or a current Midland County resident. Applicants should be at least a third-year student pursuing their bachelors or master's degree in biology, environmental science or a related field of study with preference given to students pursuing a degree in wildlife biology, conservation or management. Preference will be given to student that have financial need.

Robert W. and Veronica M. Cermak Endowed Scholarship Fund #00670

To provide an annual scholarship award to a student pursuing post high school studies at accredited trade or technical schools, community colleges, colleges or universities.

Robert W. Cermak Engineering Scholarship #00232

To provide an annual scholarship award to an engineering student to assist him/her in pursuing higher education.

Roger and Suzanne Jennings Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00553

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior of Midland High School or Dow High School who is pursuing a bachelor degree or equivalent at a four year college or university.

Roger Asiala Scholarship Fund #00159

To provide and annual scholarship award to a Midland or Dow High School graduating senior who is going into a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related field of study including medicine and the trades. Preference will be given to students who have financial need.

Rotary Club of Midland Morning Preschool Scholarship Endowment Fund #01079

To support early childhood development in Midland County, in alignment with Rotary International's key areas of giving and the Club's designated focus on early childhood development.

Rupprecht Family Endowed Scholarship Fund #00653

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County or Dow College Opportunity Program graduate who is currently a junior or senior-level college student pursuing a STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) related field of study.

Sadie Wolf Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00679

To provide an annual scholarship award to a nurse who has completed an associate's degree and is pursuing a bachelor's degree. In addition, this can also be used by a bachelor's degreed nurse who is pursuing a master's degree.

Sarah Keishian Dergazarian Vocal Music Education Endowment Fund #00246

To provide an annual scholarship award to a vocal music education student who will be either a college junior, senior or graduate student in the year of the award.

Sarah Kowalski Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #01087

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Michigan resident that is pursuing their Bachelors Degree in Nursing with preference given to MyMichigan Health employees.

Sharon Brady Michigan Technological University Alpha Delta Alpha Sorority Endowed Scholarship Fund #00493

To provide an annual scholarship award to a female student attending Michigan Technological University and is a member of the Alpha Delta Alpha Sorority with a preference to applicants of Midland and Gladwin Counties.

Sharon F. Kalina Scholarship Endowment for Special Services Graduates #00397

The Sharon F. Kalina Scholarship for Special Services Graduates provides an annual scholarship award for graduating Midland Public Schools high school seniors or those who have graduated from the following programs: Learning Disabled (LD), Emotionally Impaired (EI), Educable Mentally Impaired (EMI), Physically or Otherwise Health Impaired (POHI), or Speech. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or Speech.

Sheriff John S. Reder Endowed Scholarship Fund #00436

Provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating high school senior of a Midland County high school with preference to a student from Bullock Creek, Coleman or Meridian high school.

Stafford/Rusch Medical Scholarship Fund #01118

Purpose: To provide an annual scholarship award(s) to Midland County graduating seniors or current post-secondary students who are pursuing a degree or certificate in a medical or health related field of study. Traditional and non-traditional or alternative fields of study may be considered. Preference will be given to students who have financial need and are attending Delta College.

Stafford/Rusch Midland Believes Scholarship Fund #01055

The mission of The Stafford/Rusch Midland Believes Scholarship Fund is to provide annual scholarship awards to Midland County first generation college-going and economically disadvantaged students with preference given to candidates that have both. Preference will be given to students who have attended a Midland County High School for a minimum of two years, have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and have demonstrated community leadership or community service activities. This scholarship is renewable for a second year and preference will be given to recipients that maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher and also take advantage of the Midland County Career and College Access Network mentorship program. Recipients must be enrolled or plan on attending a Michigan educational organization. The purpose of the Fund is to finance the Midland Believes Endowed Scholarship.

Stafford/Rusch Preschool Scholarship Endowment Fund #01056

The mission of The Stafford/Rusch Preschool Scholarship Preschool Scholarship Endowment Fund is to provide grants in conjunction with the Ready for School preschool scholarship program to the Midland County Great Start Collaborative or other related entity that operates a scholarship program to assist with the cost of preschool education. The purpose of the Fund is to finance the Stafford/Rusch Preschool Scholarship Preschool Scholarship in conjunction with the Ready for School Preschool Scholarship Fund.

Stanford H. Rowe Endowed Music Scholarship Fund #00196

To provide an annual scholarship award to a low brass student to attend a camp, take private lessons, purchase a low brass instrument or attend college studying music with an emphasis on low brass.

Stephen D. Redman, M.D. Memorial Scholarship Fund #00332

To provide an annual scholarship for a resident of Midland County who has been attending college and is a student preparing for a career in human health.

Stephen E. Gorman Memorial Fund #00266

To provide an annual one-time scholarship to encourage a person less than 25 years old to attend a public college as a community student. Financial need will be considered.

Steve Marsh/Terry Stanton Endowed Scholarship Fund #00667

To provide an annual scholarship award to two Midland County high school senior student-athletes, one male and one female, who have demonstrated excellence in competition, in the classroom, and in the community and are planning to continue their education beyond high school.

Steven & Kathleen Dolan Endowed Scholarship Fund #00650

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior of a Midland County high school who is pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, math, healthcare, or arts at an accredited four year college or university.

Steven Lee Grim Family Scholarship Fund #00753

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior at Farwell High School who is pursuing post-secondary education in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) field

Stuart Miller Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00615

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior or graduate of a Midland County high school who is attending Michigan State University and planning to enter veterinary medicine, animal science or a related-field working with animals.

Sue “Dominowski” Schindler Endowed Scholarship Fund #00454

To provide an annual, one-time scholarship award to a graduating senior from a Midland County public high school.

Sue McKinley and Alan Williams Endowed Scholarship Fund #00180

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduate of a Midland County high school who is attending either the University of Michigan or Michigan State University pursuing study in Chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering or pre-medical.

Susan Burgess Memorial Flute Scholarship Fund #01037

Provides an annual scholarship award to a flute student to attend camp, take private lessons, purchase a flute or attend college studying music with an emphasis on flute.

Susan Olney Cozat Endowed Scholarship Fund #00471

Provides an annual scholarship award to a Midland or Gladwin County woman whose education has been delayed or interrupted and is pursuing any post-secondary education.

Susan Sampson Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #01146

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Meridian Early College High School graduate pursuing a continued education including trades.

Suzanne Riley Memorial Scholarship Fund #01083

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Meridian High School graduating senior who is pursuing a degree in education.

Talisa J. Waterman Endowed Scholarship Fund #00590

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior or a graduate of a Midland County high school who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.

Taylor University Endowed Scholarship Fund #00351

To provide an annual scholarship to assist a student to attend Taylor University.

Terry and Carleen Moore Endowed Scholarship Fund #00733

To provide an annual scholarship award to a student who is pursuing an education in the allied health profession and attending Mid Michigan Community College.

The Cartmill Family Scholarship Fund #01140

To provide a merit-based annual scholarship award to a graduating senior or graduate of a Midland Public Schools high school who is enrolled in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) curriculum.

The Dennis and Vicki Begue Endowed Scholarship Fund #01143

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County student who plans to attend or is attending a four-year accredited Michigan public college or university

The Duane and Betty Miller Scholarship Fund #00762

The Duane and Betty Miller Scholarship Fund is to provide a scholarship award to 1+ graduating seniors who have participated in the large animal livestock program and sale at the Clare County Fair for a minimum of three years and are pursuing a degree or certification at an educational or vocational training certified organization.

The Glenn R. and Marilyn F. Garrison Endowed Scholarship Fund #00487

To provide annual scholarship awards to Midland County residents.

The Larry and Anne Smith Endowed Scholarship Fund #00727

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Harrison High School graduating senior who a) has maintained a 2.5 minimum grade point average, b) exhibits an outstanding attitude toward school and community, and c) is pursuing education at an accredited college, university or trade school. Preference will be given to students demonstrating financial need.

The Pilgrim Technology Business Endowed Scholarship Fund #00475

To provide an annual scholarship award for higher education for a Midland County resident. 

The Sons of The American Legion Squadron 404 Endowed Scholarship Fund #00732

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior of Clare, Farwell or Harrison high school who will be attending a college or trade school that has displayed leadership and community involvement at school, church or an organization such as 4-H or Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts.

Thomas L. Staples Endowed Scholarship Fund #00395

Provide an annual scholarship award to an individual graduating from a Midland County public high school in the year of the award who intends to pursue science or engineering in higher education. Financial need is not a factor.

Thurman O. Sr. and Mary E. Armstrong Educational Endowment Fund #00435

Provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County resident.

Tom and Dan Holder “Keep Your Beak Down” Golf Scholarship Fund #00692

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland High School graduating senior or graduate who played at least one year of varsity golf at Midland High School.

Tom Gilstad Bullock Creek Endowed Scholarship Fund #00534

This fund has been established in memory of Tom Gilstad who was a Bullock Creek teacher and administrator for over 30 years.

Turner Alfrey, Jr. Scholarship Fund #00205

To provide an annual, nonrenewable grant to a student demonstrating a career interest in research or teaching in the fields of science or engineering.

Virginia A. (Nicholson) Dent Endowed Fund #00243

To provide scholarships and/or camperships to able and deserving violin students for continuing study of the instrument.

W. Herman Gieseler Endowed Scholarship Fund #00516

To provide and annual scholarship award to a Midland Public High School graduate who is pursuing a degree in Skilled or Advanced Technical Trades Education and Training which includes but is not limited to machine shop, welding, engineering, refrigeration, heating and air conditioning, automotive service technology or mechanical or electrical engineering or someone pursuing and education in teaching in any of these fields.

W. Herman Gieseler Endowed Scholarship Fund for Chippewa Hills High School #00515

To provide an annual scholarship(s) award to a Chippewa Hill High School (located in Remus, Michigan) graduate who is pursuing a degree in Skilled or Advanced Technical Trades Education and Training which includes but is not limited to welding, engineering, refrigeration, heating and air conditioning, automotive service technology or mechanical or electrical engineering or someone pursuing and education in teaching in any of these fields.

Walter and Therese Cepela Endowed Scholarship Fund #00226

To provide an annual scholarship to a Midland High School graduating senior who is in the top 10% of their graduating class, but who has had to work hard for his/her grades and has not been as active in extracurricular or community activities as some.

West Midland Family Center / Dow College Opportunity Endowment Fund #00362

To provide scholarships for participants in the Dow College Opportunity Program to pursue both academic and vocational courses of study.

Weyant M. Pangborn Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund #00330

To provide an annual scholarship to persons who are either City of Midland classified employees or dependents thereof.

Willard H. and Martha P. Dow Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00252

To provide annual scholarship awards to a student graduating from Midland County high schools in the year of the award, pursuing higher education in a humanities-related field such as English, foreign language, art, music, journalism, etc.

William “Bill” & Alice “Marion” Hileman Memorial Scholarship Fund #00756

To provide an annual scholarship award to one or more graduating seniors from Harrison High School who are entering into a higher education within a college, university or trade school.

William H. Schuette Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #00346

To provide annual scholarship award(s) to student(s) graduating from Midland County high schools in the year of the award, pursuing higher education in a science-related field such as chemistry, physics, biology, etc.

Woman’s Study Club 100th Anniversary Endowed Scholarship Fund #00101

To provide a scholarship award for a woman to attend a leadership camp or seminar with preference given to those attending Camp Miniwanca.

Zonta Club of Midland Endowed Scholarship Fund#00660

To provide annual scholarship awards to women of all ages pursuing career goal that till positively impact the status of women.