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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 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 may be used for tuition and fees, room and board, books, transportation and personal expenses associated with the cost of education.

Click on the name of the scholarship to see detailed information and eligibility criteria. To view information for more than one scholarship, use the check boxes to select the scholarships you are interested in, then click the blue View All Checked button at the bottom of the screen

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Scholarship Details

Bhargava Family Scholarship

Scholarship Type
Undergrad/Post-Secondary Education

Award

$1,000
Multiple Awards


Deadline
March 1

How To Apply

Complete and submit one online scholarship application. We will match you to the Kalamazoo Community Foundation scholarship(s) that you are eligible for.

Click here to apply online


Scholarship Information

This scholarship, established by the Bhargava family, recognizes graduating high school seniors who demonstrate high academic performance as well as involvement in school, community and work activities.

Eligibility Criteria

Graduating high school senior who is a Kalamazoo County resident or attends a Kalamazoo County high school. Must be planning to enroll in an accredited college or university as a full-time student in the fall. Must have a minimum 3.75 GPA and 1310 SAT or 28 ACT. Must demonstrate leadership abilities and commitment to school and community involvement. Preference may be given to applicants who are Asian Indian, attend Portage Public Schools, or attend KAMSC (listed in order of preference) but this is not a requirement for application. Financial need may be a consideration, but is not a requirement for application.

Application Requirements

  1. Complete and submit one online 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 Recommendations and recommendation forms, completed by adults other than family members, will be required.
  3. You will need to provide us with an official cumulative high school transcript through the first semester or trimester of your senior year including SAT/ACT score(s).
  4. Financial need may be a consideration for this scholarship. If you have applied for financial aid by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and are applying for a need-based scholarship, 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 will return it to our office.

 


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