Scholarship Criteria

Graduating high school senior; participation in varsity-level high school sports; full-time or part-time enrollment at a college/university.

Type of Student

  • Graduating High School Seniors
  • Part-time Student

Award Amount Range


Required to Demonstrate Financial Need


Residence Eligibility

Kalamazoo County resident

High School Eligibility

  • Kalamazoo County High School

Scholarship Information

Duane Young, a graduate of Kalamazoo Central High School and Michigan State University as well as a professional football player, established this fund in 1994 to provide scholarship assistance to student athletes who have the desire and the skills necessary to participate in athletics while attending a college/university in pursuit of a post-secondary degree.