Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 40

Thanks to the generosity of our donors who care deeply about the future of Washtenaw County youth, AAACF awarded over $250,000 in 2018 across 40+ scholarship funds to help students continue their post-secondary educations at schools throughout the nation.

AAACF Community Scholarship Fund - $1,500 & $3,000 awards
For students who are economically disadvantaged, youth of color, and/or first generation college students.

AWC Scholarship Fund for Women in Computing - $2,000 award
For female students studying technology and/or computing.

Cathy Allor Mathematics Scholarship Fund - $500 award
For graduating female seniors at Skyline High School interested in mathematics.

Josee L. Alvarez Memorial Fund - $1,500 award
For graduating seniors at Chelsea High School.

Ann Arbor Ad Club Scholarship Fund - $1,000 award
For Washtenaw County residents studying advertising, communications, public relations, marketing, journalism, or a related field.

Walter & Florence E. Aupperle Scholarship Fund - $2,000 award
For German Studies students at University of Michigan or Eastern Michigan University.

Morse B. Barker Memorial Scholarship Fund - $2,000 award
For Washtenaw County residents attending Washtenaw Community College or Cleary University.

Bruce & Merlee Bartman Memorial Fund - $1,000 award
For graduating seniors at Community High School.

Burt Black Memorial Fund - $1,000, $1,500 and $2,000 awards
For students with disabilities at Huron High School, Washtenaw Community College & University of Michigan.

Community Financial Scholarship Fund - $1,000 award
For Community Financial members.

Joseph & Yvonne Dulin Scholarship Fund - $1,400 award
For African-American graduating seniors at any county public school.

Gamma Rho Boule Education Fund - $1,000 award
For graduating African-American male high school seniors graduating from a public or private high school in Washtenaw County.

Nathan Lyndell Hall Memorial Scholarship Fund - $500 award
For graduating seniors at Pioneer OR Community OR alumni of Ypsilanti Junior Football and Cheerleading (YCJAA).

Starr D. Kohn, Ph.D, PE Memorial Scholarship Fund - $2,000 award
For undergraduate students at University of Michigan studying civil engineering.

Kenneth W. Kramer, PE Memorial Scholarship Fund - $2,000 award
For undergraduate or graduate students pursing studies in Civil Engineering with a focus on geotechnical or pavement studies at a Michigan ABET accredited university.

Richard D. & Grace P. Leslie Scholarship Fund - $1,000 award
For Washtenaw Community College students studying retail or business.

Andrew J. Lum Scholar Athlete Award Fund - $1,000 award
For graduating seniors from the Huron High School Varsity Huron Football team with a commitment to athletics and academics.

Beth Moffat Memorial Scholarship Fund - $2,500 award
For graduating seniors who are female student athletes at Hartland High School.

NuStep Scholarship Fund - $2,000 award
For NuStep employees' children, step-children, and grandchildren.

Josephine C. Otto Memorial Scholarship Fund - $1,000 - $3,000 award(s)
For members of Dexter's St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Gene & Jane Overholt Kiwanis Scholarship Fund - $750 award
For students at a public or charter high school in the Plymouth-Canton School District who have shown leadership through volunteerism in the community.

Pipe Dream Fund - $2,000 award
For students attending University of Michigan or Eastern Michigan University who are Polish nationals on a valid visa OR who have parents that are from Poland.

Erin Ryan Kiwanis Clubs of Plymouth Scholarship Fund - $1,000 award
For graduating seniors from a high school located in Plymouth or Canton who have demonstrated a passion for community service and leadership as a member of the Key Club.

Silver Maples Employee Educational Fund - $2,000 award
For full or part-time employees of Silver Maples of Chelsea.

Silver Legacy Scholarship Fund - $3,000 award
For full or part-time students who have been employed as wait staff at Silver Maples of Chelsea for at least six months.

Linda Grasselli Sprankle Scholarship Fund - $3,000 award
For African-American, Latino/Hispanic, and/or students who will be first generation in their family to attend college.

James K. Stringwell Scholarship Fund - $1,000 award
Need-based scholarships for students graduating from public high schools in Washtenaw County who will be attending a public college or university in Michigan.

Rachael Townsend Memorial Scholarship Fund - $1,500 award
For women majoring in a degree in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan OR senior female student athletes at Saline High School.

Trigon Scholarship Fund - $1,000 award
For all male undergraduate students at the University of Michigan.

Butch Warren Memorial Scholarship Fund - $2,000 award
For graduating seniors at Pioneer High School OR any child of a former D&C employee attending a Michigan public university or college OR Michigan technical school full-time.

Welcome Home Scholarship Fund - $1,400 award
For men and women returning home from active duty deployment in Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom and honorably discharged within the last three years.

Richard Weldon Memorial Scholarship Fund - $500 award
For graduating seniors that have lettered (athletics, theater, music) at Pioneer High School and have been employed for at least 12 consecutive months while in high school.

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