Scholarship Funds

Albert T. and Margaret H. Maasberg Scholarship Fund #296

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 #368

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

American Association of University Women – Midland Branch Endowed Scholarship Fund #443

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

Anne Marie Walsh Endowed Scholarship Fund #588

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 #277

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 #497

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior, returning student or a non-traditional student who demonstrates financial need.

Ashley Sue Adan Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund for Special Education #474

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.

Barbara M. Burdon Memorial Educational Endowment Fund #225

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Bullock Creek High School senior who is pursuing a degree in secondary education.

Bernie Meister Endowed Scholarship Fund #517

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 #556

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.

Bob Cole Track & Field and Cross Country Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #542

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 #228

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 #444

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.

Buell Family Endowed Scholarship Fund for Foster Care Students #446

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 #461

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 #504

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 #227

The Carey Family Memorial Scholarships provides an annual award 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 #421

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

Charles E. Pardue Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #738

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.

Christina J. Fisher Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #453

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

Clara Highhill Memorial Scholarship Fund #278

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.

Colice Pearcy Malek Scholarship Fund #665

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 #131

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 #506

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 #501

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

Crystal Graham Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #268

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 #500

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.

D. B. Carlsen Family Scholarship #230

To provide an annual scholarship at the undergrad level to a Midland County resident, at least 28 yrs of age, whose formal education has been delayed.

Dale Waller Memorial Scholarship Fund #361

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 #622

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 #270

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 #370

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.

Della Keyworth Endowed Scholarship Fund #568

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.

Doctors Dale and Lisa Davis Endowed Scholarship Fund #550

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 #285

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 #582

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 #363

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 #818

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.

Dorothy J. Baker Memorial Scholarship Fund #554

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.

Dorothy W. and Elton K. Morris Endowed Scholarship Fund #308

To provide scholarships to Midland County residents who will use this scholarship at a Lutheran Missouri Synod college or university (preferred) and additional criteria will include a balance of academics, financial need, school and church activities/work/community service.

Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union Employees Endowed Scholarship Fund #578

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

Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union Members Endowed Scholarship Fund #579

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

Dr. Albert A. and Caroline Gunkler Scholarship Fund #536

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 #722

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 #301

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 #209

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 E. and Barbara J. Bremer Scholarship Endowment Fund #219

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

E.N. (Ned) Brandt Endowed Scholarship Fund #668

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

Edith Irene ( Stinchcombe) Gieseler Endowed Scholarship Fund #736

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 #512

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 #254

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 #314

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 #466

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 #527

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 #502

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.

Esther and Carl Gerstacker Scholarship Fund #116

To provide scholarship awards to Junior Achievement and Hiram College.

Eugene B. Skeebo Scholarship Fund #348

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 #404

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

Faith Endowment Fund #249

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 #523

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.

Fred Doherty Scholarship Fund #704

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 #276

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 #739

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 E. Olson Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund #321

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

Gerald and Phyllis Ilsley Scholarship Fund #664

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 #264

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 #816

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.

Grace Yu-Sheng Lo Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #537

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 #558

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.

Gustav Dan Hobohm Merrill’s Marauders Endowed Scholarship Fund #552

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 #414

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 #391

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.

Harold and Francine Heinze Endowed Scholarship Fund #369

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 #719

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 #731

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 #715

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 #402

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 #281

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

Hornsby Aviation Education Endowment Fund #283

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.

Howard G. Swift, III Memorial Scholarship Fund #352

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 #312

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 #350

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 #247

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 #540

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 #206

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.

James F. and Mary R. Hopfensperger Endowed Art Scholarship Fund #490

To provide an annual scholarship to a graduating senior art student(s) in the Midland Public School system who will pursue an education in the visual arts, art education or design (including but not limited to interior, fashion or graphic design) degree at an institution of higher education.

James Hohmeyer Endowed Music Scholarship Fund #571

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 #597

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

James T. Brooks Memorial Fine Arts Endowed Scholarship Fund #448

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

Jan LaCroix Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #468

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

Jane Catherine Rubens Memorial Scholarship Fund #340

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

Janet M. Dean Opera Cum Laude Scholarship Endowment Fund #407

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 #413

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 #294

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 #662

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.

Jenna Paige Munger Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund #324

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 #480

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 #603

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 Endowed Scholarship Fund #572

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 #574

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 #604

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 Johnston Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #723

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

John C. Eckhold III Endowed Scholarship Fund #410

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

John Mullally Family Endowed Scholarship Fund #310

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

John W. Ryan Endowed Scholarship Fund #637

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 #411

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.

Ken and Irma Wildes Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund #365

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 #467

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.

Kimberly Featherly Memorial Scholarship Fund #257

To assist qualified Midland County residents in the pursuit of post-high school studies in the commercial art field at an accredited college, junior or community college, university or art school.

Kinne-Millard Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #730

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 #505

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 #355

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

Larry C. Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund #349

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 #287

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 #393

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 #521

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 #685

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.

Loretta G. Lee Endowed Scholarship Fund #376

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 #644

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 #135

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 #271

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

Lyle and Delbert Pevitt Memorial Scholarship Fund #320

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

Mark E. Carlstrom Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #741

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.

Marty and Jan McGuire Endowed Scholarship Fund #507

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 #557

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 #728

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. If there is no qualifying applicant in this curriculum then the field of education is open.

Matthew W. Shephard Endowed Scholarship Fund #549

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior from Meridian High School who participated in the band program with a GPA of 3.5 or better.

Maureen Wright King Endowed Scholarship Fund #433

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

Meridian Scholarship Fund #304

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

Michael and Janet Leslie Memorial Youth Fund #286

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 #406

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 #485

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

Midland Believes Endowed Scholarship Fund #673

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 Christian Church Endowed Scholarship Fund #528

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.

Midland Christian School Endowed Scholarship Fund #396

Provide tuition assistance for students attending Midland Christian School based on financial need.

Midland County Medical Society Alliance Scholarship Endowment Fund #298

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

Midland Section American Chemical Society Endowed Scholarship Fund #399

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 #282

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

MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland Volunteers Scholarship Fund #307

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.

Miriam Pillos Memorial Scholarship Fund

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.

Nancy and Parke Brown Scholarship #221

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.

Noah Elliott Cummings Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #561

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 #316

To provide annual scholarships to support students attending Northwood University.

O. James Clark Scholarship Fund #663

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 #686

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.

Pamela J. Rowe Endowed Music Scholarship Fund #494

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 #224

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.

Peele Family Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #576

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 #319

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

Pete Marsh Endowed Scholarship Fund #525

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.

Ralph and Faye Prescott Memorial Scholarship Fund #315

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.

Ray and Flora Hart Scholarship Endowment Fund #275

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 #640

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 #705

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

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 #735

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 #563

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 #589

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.

Risha and Julius (Jay) Grosberg Fund #272

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 #428

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 #218

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 #440

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 E. and Beverly V. Erickson Endowed Scholarship Fund #255

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 #648

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 W. and Veronica M. Cermak Endowed Scholarship Fund #670

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 #232

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

Roger Jennings Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #553

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduate of Midland High School or Dow High School with a grade point average of 3.0 or better who is pursuing a bachelor degree or equivalent at a four year college or university.

Rupprecht Family Endowed Scholarship Fund #653

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 #679

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 #246

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.

Sharon Brady Michigan Technological University Alpha Delta Alpha Sorority Endowed Scholarship Fund #493

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 #397

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.

Sharon Tomzcak Memorial Scholarship Fund #328

To provide an annual scholarship to encourage a person who is pursuing an office professional program or a business program.

Sheriff John S. Reder Endowed Scholarship Fund #436

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.

Stephen D. Redman, M.D. Memorial Scholarship Fund #332

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 #266

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 #667

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 #650

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.

Sue “Dominowski” Schindler Endowed Scholarship Fund #454

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

Susan Olney Cozat Endowed Scholarship Fund #471

To provide an annual scholarship award to single mothers pursuing a college education.

Talisa J. Waterman Endowed Scholarship Fund #590

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 #351

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

Terry and Carleen Moore Endowed Scholarship Fund #733

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 Beaverton Lions Club Endowed Scholarship Fund #495

The mission of The Beaverton Lions Club Endowed Scholarship Fund is to provide an annual scholarship(s) award to a graduating senior of either Beaverton High School or Gladwin High School with a cumulative grade point average of 2.25 or higher.

The Glenn R. Garrison Endowed Scholarship Fund #487

To provide annual scholarship awards to Midland County residents.

The Larry and Anne Smith Endowed Scholarship Fund #727

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 Women in Business Endowed Scholarship Fund #475

To provide an annual scholarship award for higher education to a woman residing in Midland County, and who has a vision of remaining in or returning to Midland County following completion of her education.

The Sons of The American Legion Squadron 404 Endowed Scholarship Fund #732

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.

The Zonta Club of Midland Endowed Scholarship Fund #660

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

Thomas L. Staples Endowed Scholarship Fund #395

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 #435

Provide an annual scholarship award to a Midland County resident.

Tom Gilstad Bullock Creek Endowed Scholarship Fund #534

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

Tom Holder “Keep Your Beak Down” Golf Scholarship Fund #692

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.

Turner Alfrey, Jr. Scholarship Fund #205

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 #243

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

W. Herman Gieseler Endowed Scholarship Fund #516

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 #515

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 #226

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 #362

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 #330

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 #252

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 H. Schuette Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund #346

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.

Wolverine Bank Business Scholarship Fund #367

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.