Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Scholarships

 

ART SCHOLARSHIPS

Joslin Memorial Art Scholarship *

Background:
The Joslin Memorial Art Scholarship is being established by Burr and Elizabeth Joslin in memory of Burr’s parents Marion Wakefield and F. Burr Joslin, who were, respectively, a fashion artist, and a residential architect.

The […]

ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Kenneth C. Schuler Memorial Scholarship *

Background:

Kenneth Schuler had an unconditional love for the staff and students at Glen Oaks Community College. He felt very strongly about having a community college in the county, so that students who may not […]

Jim Bishop Memorial Athletic Scholarship *

Background:

Athletics and Glen Oaks allowed Jim Bishop to get the education he so desired. Glen Oaks and the Athletic Department had a special place in Jim’s heart. He played on the first basketball teams […]

Paul P. Clark Golf Scholarship

Background:

The Paul P. Clark Golf Scholarship was established as a memorial to the founder of Sturgis Molded Products, an avid golfer and longtime member of Klinger Lake Country Club. Bitten by the golf bug […]

BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIPS

Armstrong International Business Scholarship

Background:

Armstrong International originated in Three Rivers in 1900 and has offices and manufacturing facilities around the globe. A family-owned company headquartered in the United States, Armstrong provides intelligent system solutions that improve utility performance, […]

Southern Michigan Bank & Trust Business Scholarship *

Background:

Southern Michigan Bank & Trust —- Effective December 1, 2007, FNB Financial Corporation, the parent company of The First National Bank of Three Rivers, one of the oldest banks in Three Rivers, merged with […]

Farmers State Bank Business Scholarship

Background:

The Farmers State Bank Business Scholarship was created to provide scholarship assistance to qualified individuals in the business programs at Glen Oaks Community College. This scholarship is to be awarded to students with financial […]

Century Bank and Trust Business Scholarship *

Background:

Century Bank and Trust has been serving Sturgis and the surrounding communities for over 117 years. Century Bank and Trust is an independent community bank providing a comprehensive range of business, trust and retail […]

Sturgis Bank and Trust Business Scholarship *

Background:

The Sturgis Bank & Trust Business Scholarship was created by the Bank Board and management of Sturgis Bank & Trust Company. The Sturgis Bank & Trust’s goal in establishing this scholarship is to assist […]

Dr. George R. Hoekzema Business Studies Scholarship *

Background:

Dr. George R. Hoekzema created this Fund by establishing a Trust that upon his death, May 12, 2002 at age 94, a portion of his estate would be donated to the Glen Oaks Community […]

Richard M. Bell Banking Scholarship *

Background:

The Richard M. Bell Banking Scholarship was created following his death August 25, 2002. Mr. Bell died while serving as President of the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation. Mr. Bell served as president of […]

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Freiburger-Keller Families Scholarship*

Background:

Anne and Jim Freiburger purchased a summer home in the Colon Community in 1979 and retired there in 2000. It soon became apparent that Glen Oaks Community College provides a tremendous opportunity for area […]

Dr. David H. & Patricia A. Devier Scholarship*

Background:

David and Patricia Devier have benefited greatly from higher education and desire to help future students attend Glen Oaks Community College to provide similar opportunities.

Eligibility:

Any incoming or continuing Glen Oaks student […]

Ernest R. Graham Memorial Scholarship *

Background:

Mr. Graham, resident of the Three Rivers area for 26 years, brought up with a stern understanding from his mother and father that it was very important to get an education. Mr. Graham worked […]

Senator Harry Gast Leadership Scholarship *

Background:

The Senator Harry Gast Leadership Scholarship is being established to honor Senator Harry Gast as he prepares to retire from the Senate of the State of Michigan. Senator Gast has distinguished himself with exemplary […]

LTI Printing Scholarship Program *

Background:

LTI Printing created the LTI Printing Scholarship Fund for employees and their families who further their education by attending Glen Oaks Community College. This scholarship is available to any current full time employee, their […]

Mitchell Baker General Studies Scholarship *

Background:

The Mitchell Baker General Studies Scholarship was established by Sharon Baker in
memory of her son Mitchell Baker.

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support to qualified students in the
general studies or science […]

Gary and Susan Wheeler Leadership Scholarship *

Background:

The intent of this scholarship, in addition to serving as an incentive for attending the college and serving as an acknowledgement of past leadership achievement, is to encourage and support ongoing leadership qualities and […]

Gray Brothers Stamping & Machine Scholarship Fund *

Background:

The Gray Brothers Stamping Machine Company created this Fund for students attending Glen Oaks Community College.

Eligibility:

First consideration will be given to employees and their dependents.
Second consideration will be given to former employees and their […]

Jessie Alice Ray General Studies Scholarship *

Background:

Jessie Alice Ray created this Fund by establishing a Charitable Remainder Trust in her sister Bernice Teal’s name, and upon Bernice’s death December 16, 2003, the remainder was donated to the Glen Oaks Community […]

Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Scholarship

Background:

The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Scholarship was established by the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Board on October 14, 2003 to recognize those students who are deserving of financial support.

Eligibility:

Must be enrolled in […]

Elmer Black Community Leadership Scholarship *

Background:

Elmer Black a local to the Three Rivers area has a long history of service to the community.
Beginning his lifelong interest in government at the age of 21, he served as Park Township
Constable after […]

Big Sister Fund

(Contact the Financial Aid Director for more information)

Augspurger Scholarship *

Background:

The Helen Jeanneret Augspurger Scholarship is awarded to a top student in the Sturgis High School graduating class who plans to attend Glen Oaks Community College. Selection is made by the Sturgis High School […]

Indiana Michigan Power Scholars Endowment *

Background:

The Indiana Michigan Power Scholars Endowment was established on April 28, 2003 with the support and assistance of Barry Visel, Community Affairs Manager. Through this scholarship Indiana Michigan Power seeks to assist nontraditional students […]

HEALTH SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIPS

Ron & Keli Lynn Roach Memorial Health Occupations Scholarship *

Background:

The Ron & Keli Lynn Roach Memorial Health Occupations Scholarship was established by Peggy Roach in memory of her husband Ron and daughter Keli Lynn. The scholarship was initially the Keli Lynn Roach Memorial […]

Patricia J. Wortinger Nursing Scholarship *

Background:

The Patricia J. Wortinger Nursing Scholarship is being established by Robert Wortinger in memory of
his wife Patricia J. Wortinger. Patty was a graduate of Glen Oaks Community College from the
Licensed Practical Nursing class of […]

Joan & Richard Jacobs Nursing Scholarship *

Background:

The Joan & Richard Jacobs Nursing Scholarship was established by Joan & Richard Jacobs in memory of Joan’s sister Betty Whistler. Betty was Joan’s oldest sister who spent her entire working career (40 years) […]

Donald & Eloise Wiedenbeck Nursing Scholarship *

Background:

The DONALD & ELOISE WIEDENBECK NURSING SCHOLARSHIP was established by Jo and Skeet Moyer of Three Rivers in 2005 in memory of their dear friends, Donald and Eloise Wiedenbeck. Donald and Eloise were lifelong […]

Dennis & Sharon Baker Nursing Scholarship *

Background:

The Dennis and Sharon Baker Nursing Scholarship was established by Sharon Baker in memory of Dennis Baker.

The purpose of this Fund is to provide scholarship support to qualified individuals in the nursing programs at […]

Runyan Nursing Scholarship *

Background:

The Runyan Nursing Scholarship is being established by Ruth R. Perry in memory of her parents Charles G. and Mildred M. Runyan.

Mildred “Min” and Charles “Chuck” Runyan, lifelong residents of Sturgis, were strong believers […]

Howard & Betty Lambertson Medical Studies Scholarship *

Background:

The HOWARD & BETTY LAMBERTSON MEDICAL STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP FUND is being established by Betty Lambertson in memory of her husband of 54 years, Howard Lambertson. Howard was a prominent and active citizen in the […]

Mary A. Hoffine Nursing Scholarship *

Background:

The Mary A. Hoffine Nursing Scholarship is being established by Phillip L. Hoffine and Pamela A. Hoffine in memory of Phillip’s mother Mary A. Hoffine. Mary was a graduate of the Licensed Practical Nursing […]

Jaffe (Fredrica, Neva, & Abraham) Scholarship *

Background:

Abraham Jaffe created the Fund in his Trust on July 14, 1977, to be known as the FREDRICA, NEVA and ABRAHAM JAFFE SCHOLARSHIP FUND.

Nursing scholarships may be awarded to any nursing student of Glen […]

Dr. Philip G. & Isabel P. Ward / MacMillan Scholarship *

Background:

The DR. PHILIP G. & ISABEL P. WARD / MACMILLAN Scholarship was established by Isabel P. and Dr. Philip G. Ward in memory of Isabel’s parents Angus and Mary MacMillan. Isabel Ward noted that […]

Alice & George F. Field Nursing Scholarship *

Background:

The Alice and George F. Field Nursing Scholarship is to be awarded annually to a student entering Level I and/or Level II.
The purpose of this Fund is to provide scholarship support to qualified individuals […]

HUMAN SERVICES SCHOLARSHIPS

Kenneth “Ken” R. Nelson Scholarship *

Background:

Ken is creating this fund to assist qualified students who have the desire and motivation to pursue a degree in education (at any level). Ken’s relationship with Glen Oaks has been strong, starting back […]

Dr. Philip G. & Isabel P. Ward / MacMillan Scholarship *

Background:

The DR. PHILIP G. & ISABEL P. WARD / MACMILLAN Scholarship was established by Isabel P. and Dr. Philip G. Ward in memory of Isabel’s parents Angus and Mary MacMillan. Isabel Ward noted that […]

Jessie A. Ray Memorial Scholarship *

Background:

Jessie Alice Ray created this Fund by donating property on Hoffman Road in Three Rivers to be sold to establish the Jessie Alice Ray Memorial Scholarship. A Charitable Remainder Trust eventually will add to […]

Bernice L. Strang Memorial Fund *

Background:

Bernice L. Strang created this Fund by donating property on Lake Templene to be sold to establish the BERNICE L. STRANG MEMORIAL FUND FOR HAROLD G. GRADWELL, LEE W. TROUTFETTER AND DEFORREST STRANG.

This Scholarship […]

SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

Professor Emeritus David Gosling Memorial Scholarship Fund

Background:
Among the many accomplishments in his life Dr. David Gosling was the first faculty member hired by Glen Oaks Community College. Pursing his interest in biology and the sciences he taught at the […]

The Donis Armstrong “A Step Up to the Sciences” Scholarship *

Background:

The DONIS ARMSTRONG “A STEP UP TO THE SCIENCES” SCHOLARSHIP was created by Donis M. Armstrong during the Summer of 2005. Mrs. Armstrong indicated her desire that this scholarship be ‘need based’ recognizing Glen […]

*Denotes Endowed Scholarship