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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.

Many of the scholarships listed here are for high school seniors, but there also are several for students already enrolled in college and non-traditional students. The descriptions shown are a summary and may not provide complete eligibility requirements. All Kalamazoo Community Foundation scholarships (those denoted by ) may be used for tuition and fees, room and board, books, transportation and personal expenses associated with the cost of education.

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Scholarship Details

David and Barbara Kruse Paw Paw High School Scholarship

Community Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship Type
Undergrad/Post-Secondary Education

Award
Up to $2,000

Deadline
March 1

Scholarship Information

This scholarship was established by Barbara Kruse and the late David Kruse to provide meaningful financial support to Paw Paw High School graduating seniors or graduates of Paw Paw High School, who are planning to pursue training in technical fields.

Eligibility Criteria

Graduating high school senior or graduate of Paw Paw High School (including Michigan Avenue Academy). Enrolled or planning to enroll full- or part-time in an accredited vocational or technical school or two- or four-year college or university. Enrolled in a course of study that will lead to a career in the field of technology (e.g. auto technician, graphic design, information or manufacturing technology). Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Must demonstrate work experience, and extracurricular or community volunteer activities.

Application Requirements

  1. eGRANT scholarship application: Complete and submit one eGRANT scholarship application. We will match you to the Kalamazoo Community Foundation scholarship(s) that you are eligible for.
  2. If you are matched to this scholarship we will notify you, via email, that at least one, but not more than two, copies of the Scholarship Recommendation Form and Letters of Recommendation completed by adults other than family members who know you and your technology-related skills.

  3. An official cumulative high school or college transcript through the most recent term. Or an official training school transcript through the most recent term/semester.


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