Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation Scholarships Each year, AAACF Scholarship Funds award nearly 140 scholarships to local area students. Applications for Scholarships that use an online application unless otherwise noted. http://www.aaacf.org/.
We are pleased to announce that the Community Foundation has moved-up the launch of our online application portal open December 1, 2016 and the submission deadline to March 14, 2017 @ 5 PM. The great news about the adjusted timeline is that students will receive scholarship decisions much sooner!
See below for AAACF - Instructions for New Applicants.pdf.
James K. Stringwell Scholarship Fund - $1,000 award Need-based scholarships for students graduating from public high schools in Washtenaw County who will be attending a public college or university in Michigan.
Welcome Home Scholarship Fund - $800 award For men and women returning home from active duty deployment in Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom and honorably discharged within the last three years.
AAACF Scholarship Awards that do not have an application:
Joseph J. KEELEY Memorial Scholarship - $100. For a graduating senior who excels in academics and athletics (swimming, water polo or softball). here is not a student application process. Selection is made by a committee.
For Huron High School students, these awards are to recognize special members of the cheerleading squad, the women’s varsity tennis and soccer teams in honor of Taylor Elizabeth-Blair Calhoun. There are no student application processes for these awards. Selection is made by the cheerleading and team coaches.
Taylor Calhoun Cheerleading Award - $300 - for a cheerleader of 2 seasons
Taylor Calhoun Sunshine Awards - $300 each - for 2 student athletes, one each from the Women’s Soccer and Tennis Teams
Taylor Calhoun Individual Assistance Awards - up to $_000 total – Award amounts vary to enhance the high school experience for students in need. There is no student application process. Selection is made by teacher and coach referral to student counselors.
Alpha Phi Alpha - Theta Zeta Lambda Chapter For the first time on record, Alpha Phi Alpha - Theta Zeta Lambda Chapter will award up to seven $1000 scholarships to deserving high-school seniors planning to attend college in the upcoming year. Strong candidates will have demonstrated improved self-esteem, academic performance, social awareness, problem-solving and decision-making skills during their high-school careers.