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.