SCHOLARSHIPS

Thanks to our generous donors, Tuscola County Community Foundation awards scholarships each year to students pursuing post-secondary education certificates or degrees. 

Scholarships are awarded competitively based on criteria set by donors. These criteria could include financial need, the school the applicant is attending, academic achievement, as well as personal or career goals. 

Scholarship Application Information

How to Apply

Scholarship Applications are available through the guidance office at each high school within the Tuscola Intermediate School District.  Applications are due postmarked by March 16, 2020.

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

No matter if you’re a graduating senior or if you’re already in college, you’ll need to submit the FAFSA to be considered for federal student financial aid.

To fill out the form, you and your parent will need to create a FSA ID. For help on either creating an ID or filling out the form, you can go to www.studentaid.gov, call 1-800-4-FED-AID or email studentaid@ed.gov.

Important Dates

February
Scholarship application period opens early February

March
Applications must be postmarked by March 16, 2020

April
Scholarship applications reviewed

May – June
Notification of scholarship awards

July – October
Scholarship awards mailed

Scholarship Funds

 ALL TUSCOLA COUNTY (TISD DISTRICT) SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

Donald D. & Sara J. Dost Memorial Scholarship – Established in 2009 to provide scholarships to Tuscola County students who will be attending Michigan State University and planning a career in the College of Agriculture.

Kenna Lynne Peet Memorial Scholarship  Established in 2008 to provide scholarships to Tuscola County students who are or have attended the Tuscola Technology Center’s Child Services program and plans to pursue a career in teaching special education.

Olaf A. Goodell Scholarship  Established in 2004 to provide scholarships to Tuscola County students who will be entering a medical field.

Tuscola County Community Agricultural Scholarship  Established in 2010 to provide scholarships to Tuscola County students who will be attending Michigan State University and planning a career in the Department of Agriculture.

Fullmer Family Scholarship  Established in 2017 to provide scholarships to Tuscola County students who will be attending Michigan State University and planning a career in the field of Agri-science or Veterinary Medicine.

Ralph & Marceline Bublitz Scholarship for Registered Nurses  Established in 2014 to provide scholarships to Tuscola County students pursuing a career as a Registered Nurse.

Houghtaling Family Scholarship – Established in 2014 to provide scholarships to Reese High School students.

Tuscola County Republican Party Scholarship  Established in 2009 to provide scholarships to Tuscola County students.

Kiwanis Club of the Caro Area Fund – Established in 2005 to support charitable activities in Tuscola County with preference given to activities benefiting residents of the Caro area.

Bruce J. Dunn Memorial Scholarship  Established in 2000 to provide scholarships to Tuscola County students.

INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOLARSHIPS

Akron-Fairgrove Schools (Vikings)

  • Scears Foundation of Akron Michigan Scholarship  Established in 2012 to provide scholarships to Akron-Fairgrove & Caro High Schools students.
  • Justin Reder Memorial Scholarship – Established in 2015 to provide scholarships to Akron-Fairgrove High School students.
  • Joy McCreedy Scholarship  Established in 2014 to provide scholarships to Akron-Fairgrove High School students. (Unendowed) 

Caro Community Schools (Tigers)

  • Scears Foundation of Akron Michigan Scholarship  Established in 2012 to provide scholarships to Akron-Fairgrove & Caro High Schools students.
  • Bob Moore Memorial Scholarship  Established in 2015 to provide scholarships to Caro High School students.
  • Anthony Scott Walker Memorial Scholarship – Established in 2019 to provide scholarships to Caro High School students who are pusuing post-secondary education in the area of Business.
  • Caro Rotary Scholarship  Established in 2004 to provide scholarships to Caro High School students.
  • Clare McDurman Scholarship  Established in 2007 to provide scholarships to Caro High School students.
  • Donald Carr Scholarship   Established in 2008 to provide scholarships to Caro High School students.
  • Earl and Mary Branding Scholarship – Established in 2007 to provide scholarships to Caro High School students.
  • Dorothy Van Allen Scholarship – Established in 2008 to provide scholarships to Caro High School students who are planning a career in the field of Education.
  • Frank Walden Memorial Scholarship  Established in 2011 to provide scholarships to Caro High School students. First preference given to members of the First Presbyterian Church of Caro.
  • Francis S. Freville Memorial Scholarship – Established in 2014 to provide scholarships to Caro High School students.
  • Harold Gates Guy Way Scholarship – Established in 2014 to provide scholarship to Caro High School students.
  • Harry J. Bastone Memorial Scholarship  Established in 2008 to provide scholarships to Caro High School students.
  • Rolka Scholarship Foundation  Established in 2009 to provide scholarships to Caro High School students.
  • Stamats Scholarship Fund  Established in 2008 to provide scholarships to Caro High School students.

Cass City Public Schools (Red Hawks)

  • Patricia Krol Memorial Scholarship for Cass City High School  Established in 2011 to provide scholarships to Cass City High School female students.
  • Robert & Marjorie Zander Memorial Scholarship  Established in 2014 to provide scholarships to Cass City High School students.
  • Alison Emmert Memorial Scholarship  Established in 2005 for Cass City High School students.
  • Cass City Rotary Scholarship – Established in 2006 to provide scholarships to Cass City H.S. students.
  • Cory Merz Endowment Fund  Established in 2005 to provide scholarships to Cass City High School students or for the benefit of other students to pursue educational opportunities.
  • Kally Maharg Scholarship – Established in 2005 to provide scholarships to Cass City High School students and/or provide support to 8th grade students attending the summer Washington D.C. field trip.
  • Robert and Barbara Tuckey Education Scholarship  Established in 2017 to provide scholarships to Cass City High School students.
  • Judy and Bonnie Weippert Scholarship – Established in 2014 to provide scholarships to Cass City High School students.
  • Wallace and Helen Zinnecker Scholarship – Established in 2005 to provide scholarships to Cass City High School students.

Kingston Community Schools (Cardinals)

  • Kingston VFW Post 5317 Veteran’s Family Scholarship - Established in 2018 to provide scholarships for Kingston High School students who are a descendant of a member of/or Honorably Discharged Veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
  • Kingston High School Scholarship - Established in 2012 to provide scholarships for Kingston High School students.
  • Marjorie and Allison Green Memorial Scholarship - Established in 2012 to provide scholarships to Kingston High School students.

Mayville Community Schools (Wildcats)

  • Ed-Mar Tree Farm Scholarship - Established in 2012 to provide scholarships to Mayville High School students who are planning to advance their education beyond high school.
  • Edward J. and Alice M. Maier Foundation - Established in 2010 to provide scholarships to Mayville High School students.
  • Loyd and Lula White Memorial Scholarship - Established in 2000 to provide scholarships to Mayville High School students.

Millington Community Schools (Cardinals)

  • Millington High School Class of 1966 Scholarship - Established in 2017 to provide scholarship awards to students graduating from Millington High School who are pursuing trade or vocational school beyond high school.

Reese Public Schools (Rockets)

  • Bender Family Fund – Turn Around Student Scholarship - Established in 2010 to support charitable and educational needs.
  • Tucker Schumacher Miracle Scholarship - Established in 2007 to provide scholarships to Reese High School students.

Unionville-Sebewaing Area Schools (Patriots)

  • Carson Memorial Scholarship - Established in 2004 to provide scholarships to Unionville-Sebewaing High School students.
  • Esther Collon Good Samaritan Scholarship - Established in 2019 to provide scholarships to graduating senior students pursuing post-secondary education in a health related field.

Vassar Public Schools (Vulcans)

    Questions?

    If you have questions about the scholarship application process please call 989.673.8223

    Review Available Scholarships

    Review the lists below to see which scholarships you might be qualified for.

    All Tuscola County School Scholarships

    • Donald D. & Sara J. Dost Memorial  Scholarship
    • Kenna Lynne Peet Memorial Scholarship
    • Olaf A. Goodell Scholarship
    • Tuscola County Community Agricultural Scholarship
    • Fullmer Family Scholarship
    • Ralph & Marceline Bublitz Scholarship for Registered Nurses
    • Houghtaling Family Scholarship
    • Tuscola County Republican Party Scholarship
    • Kiwanis Club of the Caro Area
    • Bruce J. Dunn Memorial Scholarship
    • Dr. Floyd L. Echols Memorial Scholarship

    Akron-Fairgrove Schools

    • Scears Foundation of Akron Michigan Scholarship
    • Justin Reder Memorial Scholarship
    • Joy McCreedy Scholarship

    Caro Community Schools

    • Scears Foundation of Akron Michigan Scholarship
    • Bob Moore Memorial Scholarship
    • Anthony Scott Walker Memorial Scholarship
    • Caro Rotary Scholarship
    • Clare McDurman Scholarship
    • Donald Carr Scholarship
    • Earl and Mary Branding Scholarship
    • Dorothy Van Allen Scholarship
    • Frank Walden Memorial Scholarship
    • Francis S. Freville Memorial Scholarship
    • Harold Gates Guy Way Scholarship
    • Harry J. Bastone Memorial Scholarship
    • Rolka Scholarship Foundation
    • Stamats Scholarship Fund

    Cass City Public Schools

    • Patricia Krol Memorial Scholarship for Cass City High School
    • Robert & Marjorie Zander Memorial Scholarship
    • Alison Emmert Memorial Scholarship
    • Cass City Rotary Scholarship
    • Cory Merz Endowment Fund
    • Kally Maharg Scholarship
    • Robert and Barbara Tuckey Education Scholarship
    • Judy and Bonnie Weippert Scholarship
    • Wallace and Helen Zinnecker Scholarship

    Kingston Community Schools

    • Kingston VFW Post 5317 Veteran’s Family Scholarship
    • Kingston High School Scholarship
    • Marjorie and Allison Green Memorial Scholarship

    Mayville Community Schools

    • Ed-Mar Tree Farm Scholarship
    • Edward J. and Alice M. Maier Foundation
    • Loyd and Lula White Memorial Scholarship

    Millington Community Schools

    • Millington High School Class of 1966 Scholarship Fund

    Reese Public Schools

    • Bender Family Fund – Turn Around Student Scholarship
    • Tucker Schumacher Miracle Scholarship

    Unionville-Sebewaing Area Schools

    • Carson Memorial Scholarship
    • Esther Collon Good Samaritan Scholarship

    Vassar Public Schools

    • Vassar Farm to Table Scholarship for Vassar High School