Scholarships for Business Majors

Bob G. Caldwell Memorial Engineering Endowed Scholarship Fund ($1,000)

Provides 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 completed at least two years of college.  When all criteria are equal, the award will go to a student needing financial assistance.

James Ayre Memorial Scholarship Fund ($500)

Provides 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.

Christian T. and Margaret R. Goralski Endowed Scholarship Fund ($1,000)

Provides an annual scholarship to students who are graduating or have graduated from a Midland County High School.  Applicants will be majoring in science, engineering, mathematics, or accounting at an accredited college or university and maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or better.  The applicant must have achieved a 3.0 GPA in high school, be active in the community and their church, and demonstrate financial need.  While all criteria must be met, financial need should be a strong priority.  Previous recipients may reapply if they are full time students who are majoring in the above fields of study and have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA.

Wolverine Bank Business Scholarship Fund ($2,000)

Provides 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.  The term "business" includes management, finance, marketing, retailing, and other business fields.  The successful applicant may be either a graduating high school senior or a current college student and must have maintained a minimum of a 3.0 GPA as a high school or college student.  The applicant must demonstrate financial need and personal efforts to finance college.  The essay for the scholarship should describe plans, career goals, and specific interests and qualifications in the selected business field.

Dorothy J. Baker Memorial Scholarship Fund ($10,000)

Provides an annual scholarship award(s) to a graduate of a Midland County High School who is pursuing an education in fashion/clothing design, retail merchandising or interior design.  The applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or better and must communicate their passion and commitment to the industry in the essay.

Jay Weaver Endowed Scholarship Fund ($500)

Provides 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.

Carey Family Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund ($750)

Provides 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.  Previous recipients are welcome to reapply.  Preference will be for Meridian High School graduating seniors or graduates who are studying business, environmental science or education.

Pendell Family Scholarship Endowment Fund ($1,500)

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

Herbert D. Doan Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund ($2,500)

Provides annual scholarship awards to Midland and Gladwin County residents pursuing post high school skilled and technical education the area of Advanced Construction, Advanced Manufacturing (i.e. chemical process technology), Health or Information Technology.  Educational opportunities can be taken at a community college, university, trade or technical school, or through an industry-recognized certification program.  Graduating high school students, current college students, adult and non-traditional students will be eligible.  Financial need is not a consideration.  The essay for this scholarship should describe motivation for choosing skilled and technical training, personal background, personal achievements, education or work experience and personal career goals.

Eugene B. Skeebo Scholarship Fund ($2,000)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a non-traditional or traditional student (graduating senior or current college student) who is working while attending college.  Non-traditional students may be beginning or continuing post-high school education after being in the workforce for a number of years.  Applicants may plan to attend college on a full or part-time basis, including both day and/or night classes.  Preference will be given to those working toward a business degree with an emphasis in finance, accounting or banking.

Sharon Tomzcak Memorial Scholarship Fund ($750)

Provides an annual scholarship to encourage a person who is pursuing an office professional program or a business program.  The term "office professional" includes, but is not limited to, such programs as secretary, medical secretary, legal office professional, administrative assistant, office clerk or stenographer.

John and Bev Schwartz Endowed Scholarship Fund ($5,000)

To provide an annual scholarship award to a Bullock Creek High School senior or graduate with a cummulative high school GPA of 3.2.  The applicant must be pursuing either an education degree in one of the STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) fields or an accounting degree at a Michigan two or four year college or university.  Previous recipients may reapply.