The Dorothy and Dick Burgess Scholarship Fund was established to provide deserving young students, who might otherwise be unable to afford it, the opportunity to attend a smaller Michigan college* "I paid for my own college education and I know the difference it's made in my life, I'd like to help deserving young people in our community do the same." --Dick Burgess
This scholarship is renewable. Previous recipients do not need to submit letters of recommendation. Apply now.
*A smaller public Michigan college is defined as a 2 or 4-year College or University whose annual yearly tuition costs do not exceed $17,000. These schools include (but are not limited to) Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, Grand Valley State University, Jackson Community College, Michigan Technological University, or Western Michigan University. Schools that will not be considered include (but are not limited to) the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Hillsdale College, or Spring Arbor University.
A) Proof of financial need.
B) Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above
C) Demonstrate good citizenship, high moral
D) character, and potential for leadership and academic success.
E) Plan to pursue a course of study that leads
F) to a degree in earth science, engineering, premedical, or Christian ministry.
G) Proof of acceptance to a smaller, accredited Michigan 2 or 4-year college or university.
H) Plan to complete a baccalaureate degree within four consecutive years.
Who Can Apply:
A) Home-schooled students
B) Graduating high school senior
C) Previous recipients
An interview may be requested at the discretion of the scholarship committee.
Up to $4,000.
Tuition, books, fees, or other academic related costs