MARSHALL, Mich.—The Marshall Community Foundation offers scholarships for adult students pursuing education and or technical training beyond high school. These opportunities are made possible by the generosity of donors, family and friends of the community.
Following are brief summaries of the 2023 Non-Traditional Scholarships offered by the Foundation with a deadline of May 1.
The Clyde & Marian Connelly Music Scholarship is available to former graduates of Branch, Barry, Calhoun, Eaton, Ingham, Jackson, and Kalamazoo counties who are in their third through fifth year of college. Applicants must show continued education in music, with a preference given to those with a music related major or minor. Previous recipients are eligible to reapply, but no more than three annual awards per person. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required.
The Marshall Community Foundation Scholarship: Awarded to non-traditional student(s), defined as adults who are returning or have returned to college after a lapse of one or more years. Eligible applicants must reside in the Marshall area, prove financial need, and demonstrate leadership skills, strong work ethic and a proven desire to be active members of their communities. A minimum 2.0 GPA is required. Previous recipients are eligible to reapply.
Network Vivian Lusch Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to non-traditional student(s), defined as adults who are returning or have returned to college after a lapse of one or more years. The recipient may be pursuing a degree, classes to enhance current employment opportunities, or professional development activities, such as: workshops, seminars, trade classes, etc. Eligible applicants must reside in the Marshall Library District or have a child attending MPS, exemplify positive character traits, prove financial need, and be goal oriented. Previous recipients are eligible to reapply; a 3.0 GPA is required.
The Foundation is proud of its focus on education and the scholarships it administers. Complete descriptions and eligibility requirements are outlined in greater detail on our website, www.marshallcf.org, or can be obtained by contacting the Marshall Community Foundation at (269) 781-2273 or email [email protected].
The Marshall Community Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving quality of life in Marshall, and throughout Calhoun County. The Foundation holds permanently endowed funds from a range of donors, and serves as a conduit for special projects and the distribution of grants in support of innovative programs. For more information about the Foundation, visit www.marshallcf.org.