Enrichment Scholarships

Opportunities for Students & Teachers of All Grade Levels

The Marshall Community Foundation is pleased to announce the offering of scholarships providing enrichment opportunities for students and teachers of all grade levels. The scholarships are funds provided through the generosity of donors, families and friends of the community. Be sure to check the applications for their due date.

Below you can download the complete description and application of each scholarship. Please read each description carefully for specific qualifications. If you need additional information or assistance, contact us.

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Types of Enrichment Scholarships

Student

Dorothy Goddard Capman Poetry Award

The Dorothy Goddard Capman Poetry Award is awarded to Marshall Middle School students. Each contestant may submit up to three (3) entries.

Don and Ruth Chadderdon Music Scholarship

The Don & Ruth Chadderdon Music Scholarship is awarded to Marshall High School instrumental music students, during high school or after graduation, seeking a career in teaching or performance, for music camps, seminars or summer programs in instrumental music,  such as but not limited to the Interlochen Music Camp.

Phillip R. Clissold Vocal Music Scholarship

The Phillip R. Clissold Vocal Music scholarship provides awards to Marshall Public School choir students (Grade 7-11) wishing to attend a Summer Vocal Music Camp/Seminar.  Western Michigan University or Wolverine Camps are preferred but others will be considered. 

Tom and Lucy Franke Education Enrichment Scholarship

The Tom & Lucy Franke Education Enrichment Scholarship for provides support to Marshall Public School students wishing to participate in enrichment programs such as:  Seminars; Fine Arts, Math and Science Camps; Regional, National or International travel for educational purposes and other enrichment opportunities.  The maximum scholarship award is $500.00 per recipient.

Kari Hamaker Performing Arts Scholarship

A scholarship awarded to a student in Marshall, Olivet or the surrounding area, during school or upon graduation, seeking a degree in Performing Arts or for additional enrichment opportunities in performing arts. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. GPA is not a qualifying factor; however, transcripts and test scores are required. Students who receive this scholarship…

Helen Mack Poetry Award

The Helen Mack Poetry Award is awarded to Marshall Elementary School students. Each contestant may submit up to three (3) entries.

Success Fund for MPS Enrichment Scholarship

The Success Fund for Marshall Public Schools Scholarship was established for Marshall Public Schools students seeking assistance with non-school related programs and experiences, such as but not limited to arts and STEM camps and educational travel opportunities.

Sullivan Family Enrichment Scholarship

The Sullivan Family Enrichment Scholarship is awarded to Marshall area students willing to raise half of the necessary funds for participation in an enrichment activity.  The scholarship may support enrollment in activities such as Philmont National, Boy & Girl Scout Camps, Interlochen Music Camp, Close-Up program, educationally related travel, school choir/orchestra/band programs and FFA enrichment…

Educator

Jacob Dannenberg Education Enrichment Scholarship

The Jacob Dannenberg Education Enrichment Scholarship is awarded to Elementary School Educators at Marshall Public Schools seeking to enhance the existing curriculum with: Necessary classroom/additional materials; Student participation in special field trips to exceptional exhibits or involvement in other educationally sound experiences; Guest faculty/speakers.

Tom and Lucy Franke Education Enrichment Scholarship for Educators

Tom and Lucy Franke Education Enrichment Scholarship was established for Educators seeking to enhance the existing curriculum with: Creation of special units in Science, Math, the Arts; Necessary classroom/additional materials; Students participation in special field trips to exceptional exhibits or involvement in other educationally sound experiences; Guest faculty/speakers.

Marshall Music Fund

The Marshall Music Fund is for Educators in the Marshall Public Schools seeking to enhance Music Programs for 5th through 12th grade. All music fields, including instrumental and vocal, are eligible to apply. Funding supports programming up to one year. Grants awarded to educators will vary with the program relative to the educators’ proposals, the…

Success Fund for MPS Enrichment Scholarship for Educators

The Success Fund for MPS Scholarship was established to support Educators seeking assistance with new and innovative programs that directly impact the student experience.   Awards will be renewable for educators up to three times per Scholarship requirements, or as determined by the Scholarship Committee.  For scholarship renewal, applicant must prove previous success and continued need.

James Tarmnel Memorial Scholarship

The James and Linda Tarmnel Enrichment Scholarship provides assistance to Mar Lee School and Marshall Public Schools Educators to assist students grades K – 12 who exhibit financial need, to participate in academic, extra-curricular and co-curricular experiences within the schools and community.  This scholarship is available only by nomination from the student’s teacher and/or other school…