Old National Bank is proud to recognize outstanding students by annually awarding $1,000 Community Matters Scholarships for post-secondary education – one in each ofthe regions they serve. To qualify, students must have a Kid$ Start Savings or ONB Student Checking account, and demonstrate a commitment to community service. For full eligibility information, go to oldnational.com/scholarships or contact Joe Kiser, Community Relations Manager at 269- 567-7317. AAA Michigan is pleased to announce the 22 nd annual AAA School Safety Patrol Scholarship Program. Scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to four graduating seniors attending a Michigan public, private or charter high school. Students must show proofof AAA Michigan School Safety Patrol participation in elementary or middle school, good academic standing and a strong record of involvement in the community and/or extra-curricular activities. A personal letter of introduction must be included describing community and extra-curricular activities and what being a Safety Patroller meant to . This application must be returned to the Guidance Office no later than Friday, May 5 th . Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Their website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics, and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare. This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2017. Interested students may visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side ofthe website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and theofficial application form. In an effort to promote interest in the founding of our great nation, the Founders Freedom Scholarship is a one-time, $1776 educational scholarship that will be awarded to the winner of an essay contest based on the founding ofthe United States of America. Any high school senior in Kalamazoo or VanBuren county that will be attending college, trade school, or an apprenticeship in the fall of2017 is eligible to apply. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2017. For more information, please visit www.Foundersfreedomscholarship.org, or see Mrs. Hargarther in the Guidance Office. The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) is proud to announce the 19th year ofthe Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship Program, offering approximately 17- $1,500 scholarships for graduating seniors. The awards are not based on financial need. To be eligible, the student or his/her parent must be employed at a business that is a member of MRA. Students are encouraged to apply online through MRA’s website at www.retailers.com, under the education & events tab, using the access code MIRA. Deadline for submission is April 1, 2017.
Consumers Credit Union’s “Consumer Scholars!” scholarship program will be awarding 20 - $500 student scholarships…with iPads! To qualify, you must be a full-time high school senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and an ACT score of 23 or higher. The student must also be an active member of Consumers Credit Union with their own account. Applications are evaluated on academic achievement, community service and essay content. The topic for this year’s essay is "Describe your biggest ‘Aha’ moment?". For more information and to apply online, please visit www.consumerscu.org/Information/ConsumersScholarships. Deadline to apply is March 19, 2017.