Nearly every county in the State of Michigan has a community foundation that provides scholarships to students. Davenport encourages students to research their local community foundation and learn how to apply for these scholarships. The Grand Rapids Community Foundation is an excellent resource. For Good. For Ever is another resource to search for other Michigan Community Foundations.
Kalamazoo Community Foundation-The Women's Education Coalition Grant.
Women residing in Kalamazoo, Barry, Calhoun, Allegan, St. Joseph or Van Buren Counties who are U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident Aliens (green card holders) are eligible for WEC grants. Priority will be given to underemployed, working mothers and those enrolling or enrolled in not-for-profit educational institutions. Applicants must be adult women who have had a significant break in their formal education and can demonstrate how post-high school education will help them reach their goals of increased financial independence. They may enroll in any educational curriculum or program or professional development opportunity that will lead to employment or improved employment. They must have been admitted to the institution of their choice. Both part-time and full-time students may apply for assistance. Deadline for application is May 15.
External Scholarship Searches
Davenport has compiled a list of scholarship search engines that students have used over the past couple of years. The list is located in the menu to the right. Click here to go directly to the list.
Scholarships Advertised at Davenport
NOTE: The scholarships listed below are programs that Davenport has become aware of through students. There are many scholarship programs, and we encourage you to use a free online search engine. The listing of the scholarship below is in no way an indication of Davenport's support for or participation in any of the programs in any way. Students should thoroughly research any scholarship program before applying. Davenport encourages students to be careful when applying and to never pay for a scholarship application or for a scholarship search.
Click on a category to see what is available: