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There are literally thousands of scholarships available to students today. We want to help you find and take full advantage of all the opportunities available to you. This scholarship search tool focuses on the sources of aid available in Kalamazoo County, including scholarships offered by the Kalamazoo Community Foundation.

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Scholarship Details

Benjamin and Cherie Gubin Scholarship

Community Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship Type
Graduate Education

Award

Up to $2,000
Non-renewable

 


Deadline
March 1

How To Apply

Scholarship Information

The Benjamin and Cherie Gubin Scholarship was established in 2005 through a bequest from the Benjamin Gubin estate to provide funding for graduate education.

Eligibility Criteria

Kalamazoo County resident during senior year in high school or graduate of a Kalamazoo County high school. Must be enrolling or enrolled full time in an accredited master's, Ph.D. or professional degree program such as law or medicine. Must demonstrate academic achievement and potential for success at the graduate level with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must demonstrate financial need.

Application Requirements

The following must be electronically submitted to the Kalamazoo Community Foundation:

  1. eGRANTscholarship application. .
  2. Essay typed into the text box in the eGRANT application addressing why you merit consideration for this scholarship. Include how extracurricular activities,  volunteer experiences and leadership roles have helped to prepare you for your choice of study. If you have overcome challenges or improved in motivation and achievement during high school and/or college please provide this information also.

The following must be received by the Kalamazoo Community Foundation by March 1:

  1. Two copies of the Scholarship Recommendation Form and Letters of Recommendation completed by adults other than family members.
  2. One copy of the most recent official transcript.

The following must be sent to your college financial aid office:

The Financial Information Summary Form


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