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Scholarship Search

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

Duane Roberts Scholarship

Community Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship Type
Both

Award
Up to $1,200

Deadline
March 1

Scholarship Information

The Duane Roberts Scholarship was established in memory of Duane Roberts, a Kalamazoo Public Schools graduate, community activist, and KPS Board of Education member, to provide scholarship support to KPS minority students.

Eligibility Criteria

Kalamazoo Central High School, Loy Norrix High School or Kalamazoo Public Schools alternative high school graduating senior or graduate of KPS; minority; demonstrate a commitment to social justice and community service. Planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year college/university as either a full-time or part-time student in an undergraduate or graduate program. Able to demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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 two Letters of Recommendation and recommendation forms, completed by adults other than family members, will be required.
  3. An official cumulative high school transcript through the first semester of the senior year including SAT/ACT score(s) or college transcript, whichever is applicable.
  4. This scholarship requires that you demonstrate financial need. Please complete the student section of the Financial Information Summary form and then forward the form to the college financial aid office where you have been accepted. They will complete the form and return it to our office.

 

 


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