March 1, 2020 is the deadline to apply for Kalamazoo Community Foundation (KZCF) scholarships for graduating high school seniors, current college students, and non-traditional students.

KZCF has over 60 scholarship funds with a variety of eligibility criteria. Awards range from $500 to $7,500 and are based on merit and/or financial need, with some being renewable. The majority of scholarships are for Kalamazoo County residents or for students graduating or having graduated from a high school in Kalamazoo County (including public, private, alternative schools or home-schooled). Each year, KZCF awards approximately $1 million in scholarships to 350 area students, with almost $30 million in scholarships awarded over the years. Scholarship applications are available online at

Not a student? Volunteer on one of our scholarship committees as an application reviewer! Learn more by connecting with our Scholarship team at

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