KCC Board of Trustees Scholarship application deadline is March 17

Portraits of the eight 2016 KCC Trustee Scholarship recipients.

The deadline to apply for the Kellogg Community College Foundation’s KCC Board of Trustees Scholarship is 5 p.m. Friday, March 17.

The KCC Board of Trustees Scholarship awards recipients with up to $3,500 for in-district tuition and fees for one academic year at KCC and can be renewed for a second year if the recipient maintains eligibility. Scholarship recipients will also be considered admission into the KCC Honors Program.

To be considered for the Board of Trustees scholarship, applicants must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.2 or higher and demonstrate leadership experience, community service activity and school involvement. Financial need is not a criterion for the KCC Trustee Scholarship, but applicants must be a graduating high school senior from one of the following area schools/school districts:

  • Athens
  • Battle Creek
  • Battle Creek Academy
  • Calhoun Christian
  • Calhoun Community
  • Harper Creek
  • Homer
  • Lakeview
  • Marshall
  • Marshall Academy
  • Pennfield
  • St. Philip Catholic Central
  • Tekonsha
  • Union City

Applications for the scholarship are available online at www.kellogg.edu/kcc-trustee and onsite at any KCC campus location, including at the KCC Foundation office located in room 101 of the C Classroom Building on KCC’s campus at 450 North Ave., Battle Creek. Applications sent through the mail must be postmarked by March 17.

Additional scholarship deadlines

The KCC Board of Trustees Scholarship is the latest of several KCC Foundation scholarships with upcoming application deadlines. The application deadline for general KCC Foundation Scholarships and the KCC Foundation’s three transfer scholarships is March 24.

Scholarship applications, specific recipient criteria and application guidelines for each scholarship are available online at www.kellogg.edu/student-scholarships. KCC Foundation 2017-18 scholarship booklets including all KCC Foundation scholarship information and applications are also available in the KCC Foundation office and in area high school counseling offices.

The KCC Foundation was founded in 1998 by the College to seek private funding to assist students with various needs. A nongovernmental, nonprofit 501(c)(3) with its own funds, the KCC Foundation is managed by a volunteer board of directors.

For more information about the KCC Foundation or the KCC Board of Trustees Scholarships or to contribute to scholarships, please contact KCC Foundation Executive Director Teresa Durham at 269-965-4161 or visit www.kellogg.edu/foundation.

Pictured above are the 2016 KCC Board of Trustees Scholarship recipients.

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