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Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarships

The Financial Aid Office at Kalamazoo Valley processes numerous scholarships each year. Funding for scholarships is provided by Federal, State, Institution, private sources, and the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation.

Applications for scholarships listed below will be accepted only when funds are available and during the application period. The application period for the scholarships located in the Kalamazoo Valley Scholarship Brochure are usually promoted twice a year, usually in September/October for the fall semester and February for the winter semester. An email will be sent to all registered students once the Financial Aid Office is actually promoting these scholarships.

Kalamazoo Valley Foundation‑Sponsored Scholarships

▼ JANET G. ALIKINS MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP ▲ JANET G. ALIKINS MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be enrolled in the Business Administration program and have completed a minimum 24 credit hours at KVCC with a 2.5 GPA. Documented need required.

▼ ANDERSON GRANT ▲ ANDERSON GRANT Eligible applicants must be enrolled at least three-quarter-time (minimum of 9 credit hours) and have completed a minimum of 6 credit hours at KVCC with at least a 3.0 GPA. Documented need required.

▼ ARCADIA ALES BREWING SCHOLARSHIP ▲ ARCADIA ALES BREWING SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be enrolled full-time in the Sustainable Brewing Program and have completed a minimum of 6 credit hours in the brewing program. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Documented need required.

▼ RACHAL J. BADRA MEMORIAL KVM INTERN STIPEND ▲ RACHAL J. BADRA MEMORIAL KVM INTERN STIPEND Open to all college students who have at least a high school diploma or its equivalent. Preferred academic interest in museum studies, history, science, education, graphic and computer arts, but all disciplines considered based on project needs and long-term goals of the Museum. Must be self-motivated independent worker able to conduct research and write on related projects. Most internships are structured around one major project with the expectation that the project shall be completed at the conclusion of the internship. Preference given to a Kalamazoo Valley student.

▼ NONA & RICHARD BARRON MARKETING ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ▲ NONA & RICHARD BARRON MARKETING ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP A scholarship funded by Nona and Dick Barron for business students studying marketing. Mr. Barron is a retired faculty member of Kalamazoo Valley.

▼ RAYMOND E. BATTILANA ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ▲ RAYMOND E. BATTILANA ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP Funded by and named for Raymond E. Battilana, a trustee of the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation from 1990 to 1999.

▼ SCOT BEYERSTEDT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ▲ SCOT BEYERSTEDT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be accepted in the Police Academy. Pre-service academy status required, and must achieve an outstanding rating from the Academy pre-admissions oral interview. Must be a permanent resident of Kalamazoo County or Van Buren County. A minimum B band score is required on the MCOLES pre-employment test.

▼ EDWARD AND CLAUDIA BLAHNIK SCHOLARSHIP ▲ EDWARD AND CLAUDIA BLAHNIK SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must not be "Kalamazoo Promise" eligible. Must be enrolled in a drafting or technology-related program. Must be enrolled at least half-time (minimum of six credit hours) and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must have successfully completed the first semester of their program.

▼ BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE, INC. SCHOLARSHIP FUND ▲ BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE, INC. SCHOLARSHIP FUND Funded by Bridgestone/Firestone Trust Fund. To aid students enrolled in the Automotive Technology Program.

▼ LEONARD L. BRIDGE MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ▲ LEONARD L. BRIDGE MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP A scholarship named in memory of a former Kalamazoo Valley coach and faculty member to support an athlete at Kalamazoo Valley.

▼ BRONSON EMPLOYEES' EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND ▲ BRONSON EMPLOYEES' EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND This scholarship program is designed to assist eligible Bronson employees with documented costs associated with attending Kalamazoo Valley.

▼ CHAR AND TOM BROUWER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ▲ CHAR AND TOM BROUWER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP A scholarship named in memory of a Kalamazoo Valley employee and her husband. This scholarship is funded annually by friends and loved ones in their memory. Eligible applicants must be Michigan residents and admitted to the Level II Nursing program. Applicants must be enrolled for at least three credit hours and have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicants must document current community/volunteer activities, including the dates of activities. Financial need must be described on the scholarship application. Documented need required.

▼ THE BURDICK-THORNE SCHOLARSHIP FUND ▲ THE BURDICK-THORNE SCHOLARSHIP FUND A scholarship to benefit students demonstrating financial need, who are enrolled at least half-time.

▼ CHEMICAL BANK SCHOLARSHIP ▲ CHEMICAL BANK SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be enrolled at least half-time (minimum of six credit hours) and have completed at least 36 hours at Kalamazoo Valley with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must not be on satisfactory academic progress suspension status. Applicant must submit a statement regarding the Importance of Community Volunteerism and two letters of recommendation. Documented need required.

▼ R.M. AND JOHN COLLINS ENDOWED NURSING SCHOLARSHIP ▲ R.M. AND JOHN COLLINS ENDOWED NURSING SCHOLARSHIP Funded by the family to establish an endowed nursing scholarship in memory of Rena Marceil Collins. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in the Nursing program and have completed at least 12 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be currently enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours. Documented need required.

▼ H.P. & GENEVIEVE CONNABLE SCHOLARSHIP ▲ H.P. & GENEVIEVE CONNABLE SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours. No minimum GPA is required, however, a 2.0 GPA is required for applicants reapplying for a continuing award.

▼ NORMA B. CONANT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ▲ NORMA B. CONANT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP The family and friends of Norma B. Conant have established this memorial award for Dental Hygiene students.

▼ CONSTRUCTION FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION OF SW MICHIGAN ▲ CONSTRUCTION FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION OF SW MICHIGAN Eligible applicants must be pursuing a program related to the construction trades and have a minimum 2.8 GPA.

▼ JANIS SCOTT CRANDALL DENTAL HYGIENE SCHOLARSHIP ▲ JANIS SCOTT CRANDALL DENTAL HYGIENE SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must have successfully completed the first year of the Dental Hygiene Program, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

▼ MATT CYGAN MEMORIAL AITP SCHOLARSHIP ▲ MATT CYGAN MEMORIAL AITP SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be a member of AITP and must attend the annual AITP conference. Must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours. Applicants will need to submit an essay summarizing their experience at the AITP conference.

▼ MARY AND ELLIOTT DEMEYER FUND FOR EDUCATION ▲ MARY AND ELLIOTT DEMEYER FUND FOR EDUCATION This fund is available to meet the unforeseen needs of students. Preference is given to students residing within the Kalamazoo Valley service district.

▼ PAUL AND HEATHER ELWELL SCHOLARSHIP ▲ PAUL AND HEATHER ELWELL SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be enrolled in a transfer program and plan to transfer to a 4-year college or university and plan to major in finance or economics. Applicant must be currently enrolled full-time, have a minimum 2.0 GPA based on a minimum completion of 12 credit hours, and be in good standing. Must be a Michigan resident. Documented need required.

▼ RICHARD M. EUSTICE FAMILY EDUCATIONAL FUND ▲ RICHARD M. EUSTICE FAMILY EDUCATIONAL FUND Eligible applicants must be enrolled in a health-related program. Must have completed at least 24 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be a Portage Public School graduate with preference given to Portage Northern.

▼ CHARLES W. AND MARJORIE EWALD SMITH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ▲ CHARLES W. AND MARJORIE EWALD SMITH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP This endowed scholarship was established by Charles W. and Marjorie Ewald Smith in memory of Donald Francis Smith. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in one of the following programs: Business, Health Careers, Human and Public Services Careers, Technical and Industrial Careers or Elementary Education. Applicants must be enrolled at least half-time (six credit hours) and have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Preference will be given to Van Buren County residents. Documented need required.

▼ FINAL GRAVITY SUSTAINABLE BREWING SCHOLARSHIP ▲ FINAL GRAVITY SUSTAINABLE BREWING SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be a first-year student enrolled in at least one class in the Sustainable Brewing Program. Applicants must submit an essay of 500 words or less stating why they chose the Kalamazoo Valley Sustainable Brewing Program. Documented need required.

▼ GARY SISTERS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP ▲ GARY SISTERS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship is funded by a bequest from three sisters who were concerned about education in Kalamazoo. Eligible applicants must have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Non-traditional students and students with special circumstances are encouraged to apply.

▼ GIL AND SYLVIA GOLDE ART SCHOLARSHIP ▲ GIL AND SYLVIA GOLDE ART SCHOLARSHIP Current Kalamazoo Valley students must be enrolled in the certificate or associate degree in Illustration or Animation programs. High school students must have intention of enrolling in the Kalamazoo Valley Illustration or Animation program and must provide a letter of recommendation from their high school art instructor. All applicants must upload a digital portfolio consisting of six to12 pieces of art. Applicants must also submit a 750 word or less essay answering these questions: What are your goals? What is your inspiration? Why are you following the Illustration, Animation or Fine Arts for your transfer path?

▼ GONZO'S BIGGDOGG BREWING SCHOLARSHIP ▲ GONZO'S BIGGDOGG BREWING SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be enrolled full-time (12 credit hours) in the Sustainable Brewing Program. Must have completed a minimum of 4 credit hours in brewing/culinary programs and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit essay (200 words or less) stating: "Why are you applying and what would receiving this scholarship mean to you?" Documented need required.

▼ FRANK A. HEATH AND JANE S. HEATH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ▲ FRANK A. HEATH AND JANE S. HEATH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP A scholarship awarded in memory of Dr. Frank Heath and Jane Heath to an outstanding dental hygiene student.

▼ STANLEY & BERTHA HOGARTH ANNUAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP ▲ STANLEY & BERTHA HOGARTH ANNUAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship is funded through a gift from the Bertha Hogarth Estate. The Nursing Department selects the recipient for this annual scholarship based on the following criteria: student must have completed the first year of the Kalamazoo Valley Nursing Program, be enrolled in the second year of the Kalamazoo Valley Nursing Program, have a high GPA and be in good standing. Preference will be given to the candidate that demonstrates excellence in pursuit of a nursing degree.

▼ HOUSING RESOURCES, INC. SCHOLARSHIP FUND ▲ HOUSING RESOURCES, INC. SCHOLARSHIP FUND A scholarship funded by Housing Resources, Inc. for their clients to attend Kalamazoo Valley Community College.

▼ THERESA HOLLOWELL AND FRIENDS DENTAL HYGIENE SCHOLARSHIP ▲ THERESA HOLLOWELL AND FRIENDS DENTAL HYGIENE SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program and have successfully completed 16 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley. Applicants must provide an essay of 500 words or less as to what the award would mean to them. Documented need required.

▼ PAUL AND MARY JACKSON ACHIEVEMENT AWARD ▲ PAUL AND MARY JACKSON ACHIEVEMENT AWARD The family of Paul D. and Mary G. Jackson have established this award for their parents, grandparents and great-grandparents in recognition of Mr. Jackson's long affiliation with Kalamazoo Valley as a founder and original board member.

▼ PAUL AND MARY JACKSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ▲ PAUL AND MARY JACKSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship is named after Paul D. Jackson who is one of the founders of Kalamazoo Valley and served as treasurer on the original Board of Directors at the College. His two children gifted the scholarship funds donated by family and friends as a 50th year wedding gift to their parents.

▼ KALAMAZOO ANTIQUE AUTO RESTORERS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP ▲ KALAMAZOO ANTIQUE AUTO RESTORERS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be enrolled in the Kalamazoo Valley Automotive Technology program. Must have a 2.5 or higher GPA. Must have at least 12 credit hours in the Automotive Technology program completed and be enrolled in at least one automotive class for the semester.

▼ KALAMAZOO VALLEY FACULTY ASSOCIATION-AAUP SCHOLARSHIP ▲ KALAMAZOO VALLEY FACULTY ASSOCIATION-AAUP SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship award is given by the Kalamazoo Valley Faculty Association to assist an eligible student with direct college costs. Eligible applicants must have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley, and be currently enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours for the winter semester. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. In addition to completing a scholarship application, applicants must also submit one letter of recommendation from a Kalamazoo Valley faculty member or non-family member, and submit a scholarship project. The scholarship project is to address "The Importance of Education Today." It may be done in any format (written essay, artwork, audio-visual material or a combination). It is a means for the applicant to express his/her viewpoint on this important topic.

▼ KALAMAZOO VALLEY FOUNDATION STUDENT ASSISTANCE GRANT ▲ KALAMAZOO VALLEY FOUNDATION STUDENT ASSISTANCE GRANT The Kalamazoo Valley Foundation established this fund to provide financial assistance to students.

▼ JOHN LASOTTA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ▲ JOHN LASOTTA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Funded by memorial gifts from family, students and colleagues in honor of John LaSotta, former Dean of General Studies. Eligible applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Documented need required.

▼ ROSALIE CLAUWAERT LLOYD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR NURSING EDUCATION ▲ ROSALIE CLAUWAERT LLOYD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR NURSING EDUCATION A scholarship awarded annually to nursing students showing compassion, sensitivity and commitment to the ideals of the profession of nursing.

▼ DAVID B. AND JEANNE M. LONG SCHOLARSHIP ▲ DAVID B. AND JEANNE M. LONG SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship is funded by David and Jeanne Long and is available to non-traditional students enrolled at least half-time, who demonstrate financial need.

▼ LYNCH SCHOLARSHIP ▲ LYNCH SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship was developed in support of a student with the desire to work in the area of Industrial Trades/Engineering, Design & Manufacturing Technology. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in the Industrial Trades/Engineering, Design & Manufacturing Technology program. Must have completed at least 12 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley and not be on financial aid suspension. Applicant must submit an essay of 500 words or less stating why they chose the trades program. Documented need required.

▼ RICHARD MARGELIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ▲ RICHARD MARGELIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be enrolled in a Science or Health-related Program. Must be enrolled full-time and have completed at least 12 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Documented need required.

▼ CAROLL F. & LUNA P. MARQUARD MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP ▲ CAROLL F. & LUNA P. MARQUARD MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be in their second year of the Kalamazoo Valley Nursing program. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate superior clinical skills and consistency in providing compassionate care for patients.

▼ MILLER-DAVIS COMPANY ENDOWED ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP ▲ MILLER-DAVIS COMPANY ENDOWED ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants may be pursuing any program of study, but consideration will be given to students taking engineering technology programs and/or planning to transfer to Western Michigan University's Civil Engineering or Construction Engineering programs. Must be a Michigan resident and have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be enrolled full-time. Documented need required.

▼ HARRY AND RHODA MOHLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ▲ HARRY AND RHODA MOHLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP An endowed scholarship funded in memory of Harry and Rhoda Mohler by their family. Recipient must be pursuing a health-related field. Documented need required.

▼ MOL-SON, LLC & WESTERN DIVERSIFIED PLASTICS, LLC SCHOLARSHIP ▲ MOL-SON, LLC & WESTERN DIVERSIFIED PLASTICS, LLC SCHOLARSHIP A scholarship funded annually by the two companies for a student in a Technical and Industrial Career program (CAD Design, CAD-CAM Design, Machine Tool Automation or Mechanical Engineering Technology). Must be a Michigan resident who has completed at least 21 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley and be enrolled for a minimum of nine credit hours for the semester. Preference is given to non-traditional students currently working full or part time. Documented need required. Recipients of this scholarship are required to set up a company visit.

▼ JOANN NEMECEK MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP ▲ JOANN NEMECEK MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP A scholarship for students who have successfully completed the first semester of the nursing program.

▼ THE NOVA STAR SCHOLARSHIP ▲ THE NOVA STAR SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be at least 24 years old and be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours. Must have completed at least six credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must submit an essay explaining their need for this scholarship. Documented need required.

▼ THOMAS OBERLINK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ▲ THOMAS OBERLINK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be in-district students pursuing a Liberal Arts Degree and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must have completed at least 12 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley, and be currently enrolled full-time. Documented need required.

▼ RICHARD A. OLIVANTI ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ▲ RICHARD A. OLIVANTI ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP A scholarship named and funded in honor of the retirement of the Vice President for College Relations by friends, family and business associates.

▼ ONE WELL BREWING SCHOLARSHIP ▲ ONE WELL BREWING SCHOLARSHIP A scholarship for students who are enrolled full-time (12 credit hours) in the Sustainable Brewing Program. Applicant must have completed a minimum of six credit hours in the brewing program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Documented need required.

▼ KATIE AND FRED OPPEL SCHOLARSHIP ▲ KATIE AND FRED OPPEL SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be a learning different student and must self-report the learning difference and provide official documentation of the learning difference. Applicant must provide a brief biography identifying their learning difference and include strategies and accommodations they have used in the past to help them succeed and what makes them a candidate for this award. Student should have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Preference will be given to a student athlete first, and then preference to student with financial need.

▼ OSHTEMO ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP ▲ OSHTEMO ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship is funded by the Oshtemo Rotary Club. Eligible applicants must be enrolled at least half-time and must have completed at least 12 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must also be a resident of Oshtemo Charter Township. Documented need required.

▼ PERKEY INTERN SCHOLARSHIP ▲ PERKEY INTERN SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship was established to assist students with expenses while participating in internships at Kalamazoo Valley. Eligible applicants must be currently enrolled in an internship course through Kalamazoo Valley. Applicant must have completed at least 42 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley with a minimum 2.5 GPA and be enrolled in at least six credit hours.

▼ PATCHELL FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP ▲ PATCHELL FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be enrolled in an Education program of study (Elementary, Secondary or Special Education). Must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Documented need required.

▼ PNC CULINARY SCHOOL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ▲ PNC CULINARY SCHOOL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship is available to eligible applicants who are enrolled in the Culinary School program. Applicants must submit a 300 word or less essay summarizing why they are enrolled in this program, and the obstacles or challenges facing them while enrolled.

▼ RENE (BILL) PENNY MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP ▲ RENE (BILL) PENNY MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship is available to students enrolled in the second year of the Nursing Program.

▼ DR. CALVIN PETERS SCHOLARSHIP ▲ DR. CALVIN PETERS SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be pursuing a program of study in one of the following areas: Human Services, Social Work, Teaching, Health Careers. Applicants must have completed at least 24 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference given to students pursuing a bachelor's or higher degree. Documented need required.

▼ CONNIE AND GENE PHIPPS ENDOWMENT FUND ▲ CONNIE AND GENE PHIPPS ENDOWMENT FUND Eligible applicants must be enrolled in the LPN or RN nursing program in the fall. Applicants must show compassion and sensitivity, and are truly dedicated to the nursing profession. Preference will be given to students whose GPA is 3.5 or below. Documented need required.

▼ PILOT MALT HOUSE SCHOLARSHIP FOR SUSTAINABLE BREWING ▲ PILOT MALT HOUSE SCHOLARSHIP FOR SUSTAINABLE BREWING Eligible applicants must be enrolled in the Sustainable Brewing Program. Documented need required.

▼ CARL RASMUSSEN VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP ▲ CARL RASMUSSEN VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP This endowed scholarship is funded by Kalsec, Inc. Eligible applicants must be pursing an AAS degree in one of the following careers: Business, Human and Public Service, Health, or Technical and Industrial. Eligible applicants must be in-district and be enrolled full-time, have completed a minimum of 24 credits at Kalamazoo Valley, and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicants must submit an employment resume and two letters of recommendation (letter from a faculty member and another non-family member).

▼ WILLIAM F. AND JEAN E. REEVES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ▲ WILLIAM F. AND JEAN E. REEVES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP An endowed scholarship funded in honor of his parents, by Frederick Reeves, a Trustee of the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation.

▼ FRED AND VELMA REYNOLDS SCHOLARSHIP ▲ FRED AND VELMA REYNOLDS SCHOLARSHIP This award recognizes a student interested in improving self, who was unable to enroll in college without community college-related services (assessments, tutoring, counseling, developmental courses, etc.), and who is determined and committed to complete his/her program. Eligible applicants must have completed a minimum 24 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley, be enrolled in a transfer program. A letter from a Kalamazoo Valley official verifying need and use of community college services is required. Documented need required.

▼ RILEY-SHURTE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ▲ RILEY-SHURTE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP An endowed scholarship funded by the estate of Patricia Riley. This scholarship is available to students enrolled at least half-time and have at least a minimum 2.0 GPA.

▼ ALFRED AND MARY SAGAR SCHOLARSHIP ▲ ALFRED AND MARY SAGAR SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be a non-U. S. citizen or non-resident.
(Not for students of foreign origin who are on immigrant visas). Must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours or plan to finish a program of study.

▼ KATHRYN AND OLIVER SHIELDS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ▲ KATHRYN AND OLIVER SHIELDS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP A scholarship to benefit students demonstrating financial need in the career-vocational programs.

▼ SOUTHERN MICHIGAN BANK & TRUST SCHOLARSHIP ▲ SOUTHERN MICHIGAN BANK & TRUST SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled full-time in a program within Accounting, Business, or Computer Information Systems. Must have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Documented need required.

▼ TERRY AND CYNTHIA STEWART FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ▲ TERRY AND CYNTHIA STEWART FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be at least 24 years of age at time of application and be an in-district, U.S. citizen. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley with a minimum 2.0 GPA, and be currently enrolled for a minimum of 6 credit hours. Documented need required.

▼ STONER/SCHMIEGE WIND TURBINE TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY ▲ STONER/SCHMIEGE WIND TURBINE TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY Eligible applicants must be enrolled in the Wind Turbine Technology Academy. Student must be highly motivated and show early dedication and commitment to the program. Student must submit a 100 word or less essay summarizing why they are enrolled in this program, and the obstacles or challenges facing them while enrolled in the academy. Documented need required.

▼ STUDENT CAFE AND RESTAURANT CULINARY SCHOLARSHIP ▲ STUDENT CAFE AND RESTAURANT CULINARY SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship was established by the Culinary AAS program and students operating the Havirmill Cafe and 418 Restaurant. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in the Culinary Arts and Sustainable Food Systems Program and have completed a minimum of 20 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Documented need required.

▼ JAMES WM TAYLOR RESPIRATORY CARE SCHOLARSHIP ▲ JAMES WM TAYLOR RESPIRATORY CARE SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be enrolled full-time in the Respiratory Care Practitioner Program. Must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Documented need required.

▼ DIXIE THOMAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ▲ DIXIE THOMAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship is designed to assist students in a health-related program with books and supplies.

▼ TOWERPINKSTER ARCHITECTS/ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP ▲ TOWERPINKSTER ARCHITECTS/ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours - includes transfer credits. Must be enrolled full time and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference given to in-district students and preference to those students enrolled in the following programs: Architecture Associate of Science, Engineering Associate of Science, CAD Specialist Certificate, Computer-Aided Design Associate of Applied science or Engineering Technology Associate of Applied Science. Documented need required.

▼ TRACY EMS SCHOLARSHIP ▲ TRACY EMS SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be enrolled in the EMS Health Sciences program full-time. Must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit essay of 100 words or less addressing prior experience as a healthcare provider and how they want to make a difference in emergency settings as a healthcare provider. Preference will be given to those with prior experience as a healthcare provider.

▼ VAN BUREN F.O.P. SCHOLARSHIP ▲ VAN BUREN F.O.P. SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be a Van Buren County resident and be accepted into the Police Academy. Must achieve an outstanding rating from the Academy pre-admissions Oral Interview and have a minimum B band score required on the MCOLES pre-employment test.

▼ EDWARD AND VIRGINIA VANDALSON SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND ▲ EDWARD AND VIRGINIA VANDALSON SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND Eligible applicants must have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Must be currently enrolled in at least six credit hours. Documented need required.

▼ RICHARD VANVRANKEN MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ▲ RICHARD VANVRANKEN MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be Galesburg-Augusta High School graduates, enrolled at least half-time for the fall semester. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley with a minimum 3.2 GPA. Preference will be given to students currently employed a minimum of 15 hours a week. Documented need required.

▼ SPASA AND SLAVA VOYNOVICH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ▲ SPASA AND SLAVA VOYNOVICH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP This endowed scholarship is funded by Mr. Spasa Voynovich. Applicant must submit an essay on "The Development of Society" to be judged by a Scholarship Committee.

▼ WEBER SPECIALTIES COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP ▲ WEBER SPECIALTIES COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be in a Welding or Machine Tool program and have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicants must also indicate if they have a parent employed at Weber Specialties.

▼ MARION M. & LEO F. WERNER ENDOWED NURSING SCHOLARSHIP ▲ MARION M. & LEO F. WERNER ENDOWED NURSING SCHOLARSHIP This award established in honor of Marion M. Werner, is made available to assist eligible nursing students with the semester cost of books and supplies.

▼ WESTERN MICHIGAN MOPAR CLUB SCHOLARSHIP ▲ WESTERN MICHIGAN MOPAR CLUB SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be enrolled full-time in the Automotive Technology program and have completed at least 24 credits that include a minimum of 5 classes in the Automotive Technology program. Must be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipient of scholarship should also plan to attend the Kalamazoo Valley Automotive Department Open House. Documented need required.

▼ ANNA WHITTEN HUMANITARIAN SCHOLARSHIP ▲ ANNA WHITTEN HUMANITARIAN SCHOLARSHIP Eligible applicants must be a resident of Kalamazoo or Port Huron, Michigan. Must have completed at least 24 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must summarize and provide their community and/or volunteer service. Documented need required.

▼ WILLETT MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ▲ WILLETT MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP This endowed scholarship was established by a family member to honor her brother who was visually impaired. This scholarship is available to students who are enrolled at least half-time and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students who are visually impaired and have demonstrated financial need.

▼ H. LORRAINE AND SHARON K. ZIMMERMAN MEMORIAL FUND ▲ H. LORRAINE AND SHARON K. ZIMMERMAN MEMORIAL FUND Eligible applicants must be in their first year of the nursing program, and have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at Kalamazoo Valley with a 3.0 GPA. Must be currently enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours. Documented need required.