Foundation Scholarships

The scholarship application period is open. Applications are due by April 30, 2021.

The Jackson College Foundation has numerous academic scholarships available to students on an annual basis.

If you have questions about applying for scholarships through the Jackson College Foundation, please Cindy Gilmore or call at 517.787.0244.

Group of Supplemental Instructors

  • Step 1. View Available Scholarships
    Albert and Margaret Krieger ScholarshipChemistry or Engineering3.5
    Allaire George ScholarshipAny2.5
    Allan R. and Virginia P. Wright ScholarshipAny2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Allegiance Hospital ScholarshipMedical2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    American Ass. Of University Women ScholarshipAny2.5Lenawee County
    Art Willard Memorial ScholarshipAny3Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Arwin A. Stead ScholarshipAny2Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Austin D. Fountain Memorial ScholarshipAny2
    Barbara Herman Memorial Fund for EchocardiographyEchocardiogram3.5
    Bill "Mooch" Richmond ScholarshipAny3.2Jackson, Hillsdale or Lenawee County
    Captain Jeff Haney Memorial ScholarshipAny3Jackson County
    Charles Leonard & Lawrence Hitchingham ScholarshipPhysics or Engineering Science3
    Citizens Patriot Snowflake ScholarshipAny3Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Commonwealth ScholarshipAny2.5
    Country Club of Jackson Dr. George Hoaglin ScholarshipJackson Country Club Caddy2.5Jackson
    Derrick and Kelly Crum ScholarshipSisters of Strength or Men of Merit2.5
    Donal Staake Endowed Scholarship in Computers, Mathematics, and EngineeringEngineering, Mathematics or Computer Technology 2.5Michigan Resident
    Dorothy Schultz Chemistry ScholarshipChemistry3.3United States Residents
    Dr. Ralph Muhich NursingNursing3Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    El Camino ScholarshipAny2.5
    Eli Rentfrow Memorial ScholarshipNursing or Sonography3
    Elmae Wendt Nursing ScholarshipLPN, AND or Nursing3
    Ervin Industries ScholarshipAny2.5Lenawee County
    Evelyn Jones Vocal Music ScholarshipMusic/Voice3Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Frank & Shirley Dick Annual Educational ScholarshipEducation3Lenawee County
    Fred and Loraine J. Stephens Endowed ScholarshipAny3
    Gene Klotz ScholarshipAny3.2Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Gerald A. Lang Memorial ScholarshipEducation2.5
    Gerald B. Kratz Intermediate School District Special Education Teacher ScholarshipSpecial Education2.5Jackson County
    Gerald L. Barnett Memorial ScholarshipBooks Only2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Guenther Dental Hygiene ScholarshipDental Hygiene2.5
    Hazel E. Bowles Memorial ScholarshipEducation2.5
    High D. and Gloria Bliss Federer Memorial ScholarshipAny2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Howard T. Virginia M. Siefen Scholarship in memory if Professor Paul V. ClarkChemistry3
    Jackson Are Dentists ScholarshipDental3Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County or Calhoun County
    Jackson College Foundation Memorial ScholarshipAny2.5
    Jackson College Recognition of ExcellenceAny3
    Jackson District Nurse's AssociationNursing2.5Jackson County
    Jackson Host Lions Club Karl M. Sorrick ScholarshipAny2.5Jackson County
    Jackson Women's City Club SholarshipAny2.5Jackson County
    James E. Rice Memorial ScholarshipCorrection / Law Enforcement / Education3
    Jennifer Lynne Murphy ScholarshipAny2.5Addison Highschool
    John and Sara Perkin ScholarshipAny2.5
    Joseph Vainner Jr. ScholarshipBusiness3.5
    Judith Brown Cremeans Memorial ScholarshipAny2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Julia B. Baughman ScholarshipNursing or Arts and Humanities2.5Jackson County
    Kaley Rose Brooks ScholarshipAny2.5Jackson
    Kathryn Matthews ScholarshipLPN Program2.5Michigan Resident
    Kathryn R. Curfman Memorial ScholarshipAny3.2Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Kenneth D. Erwin Memorial ScholarshipAny3
    Laverne Leece American Legion ScholarshipAny2.5
    Leon and Claudia Burzynski EndowedAny3Jackson County
    Lois Ethridge and Wanda Lake Nursing ScholarshipNursing2.5
    Looking Forward ScholarshipInmate (Cooper or Cotton)2
    Margaret and Ward Preston ScholarshipEducation or Ass. of Arts3Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Margaret Griggs Nursing ScholarshipNursing2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Margaret Meade Stack ScholarshipNursing / ADN Program2.5
    Mary Elizabeth Johncox Endowed ScholarshipAny2
    Mary Fleming-Doris Lane ScholarshipAny2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Mary L. Boyers Music ScholarshipMusic2.5
    Maxwell and Lucille Brail ScholarshipHistory, Business and Aviation2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Medlar Medical Endowed ScholarshipBio-medical Science3.2Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale or Calhoun County
    Megan Tipton Memorial ScholarshipEducation3
    Mervin J. and Mary O. Ganton Nursing ScholarshipNursing2.5Michigan Resident
    Munith Fitchburg Veterans Memorial ScholarshipAny2.5
    Nels & Gertie Lundberg ScholarshipAny2.5
    Officer James Bonneau Memorial ScholarshipCriminal Justice3Jackson County
    Patricia A. Chriswell Nursing ScholarshipNursing3
    Patricia Anderson Business ScholarshipBusiness Pathways2.5
    Peggy A. Dotterweich Student ScholarshipAny2.5Jackson County
    Philicia Teamer Nursing ScholarshipNursing3
    Quillen Holdings ScholarshipAny3.7
    Randy Eicher ScholarshipAny2Vandercook Lake High School
    Rawal Family Endowed ScholarshipAny2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Richard and Janet Wendt Science ScholarshipBiology / Science2.5
    Richard Gieske Memorial ScholarshipAny2.5Northwest or Leslie (Henrietta Township)
    Richmond Brothers "First Generation" ScholarshipScience3.2Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Robert Vainner Memorial ScholarshipElectrician2.5
    Rutan Family Agriculture Scholarship FundAgriculture Technology2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Sales and Marketing Executives Association ScholarshipMarketing3Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Sam and Edith LaZebnik Endowed Scholarship for the ArtsArt3
    Sophie Tomasik Gerisch ScholarshipArts and Humanities3Jackson County
    Stasia Taylor Memorial ScholarshipHuman Services, Education or Health2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Student Nurses Association ScholarshipNursing2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Susan Bickel Music ScholarshipMusic2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    TAC Manufacturing Inc. ScholarshipTechnology2.5Michigan Resident
    The Audrey Wiggins Memorial ScholarshipHealth Care3.5
    The Crist Family ScholarshipBusiness Pathways2.5
    The Erma E. Biederman Scholarship of the Comerica Legacy FoundationAny2.5Jackson County
    The Forty & Eight Nursing ScholarshipNursing3
    The George and Barbara Raven Student Aid Fund ScholarshipEngineering, Mathematics, Physical Science or Natural Science2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    The Hopes and Dreams Scholarship FundAny2.5Jackson County
    The JC Cares ScholarshipAny2.5
    The John and Mary Blivin ScholarshipApplied Industrial Technology2.5
    The Michigan Automotive Compressor, Incorporated ScholarshipEngineering or Technology3.2Michigan Resident
    The Randi O'lone Nursing ScholarshipNursing3.2
    The Rehmann ScholarshipAny3
    The Ronald J. Martoia Memorial ScholarshipAutomotive3
    The Stanton Foundation Educational ScholarshipAny3
    The Sue & Richard Dodge ScholarshipMathematics, Engineering, Science, or Education2.5Jackson County
    The Victor F. Marquardt STEM ScholarshipScience, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)3.2Jackson County
    Velda Clute ScholarshipNursing3
    Vera A. Bassett Nursing ScholarshipNursing2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Victor Marshall Science ScholarshipBiology / Science2.5
    Vogelsang - Vandercook Lake High School ScholarshipAny3Vandercook Lake High School
    W.A Foote Memorial Hospital School of Nursing Alumni / Mercy Hospital School of Nursing ScholarshipNursing3
    White-Smith Legacy ScholarshipCommunication or Public Relations2.5
    Wiliam and Mary Lee Maher Aviation ScholarshipFlight/Aircraft2Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale or Eaton County
    William and Frankie Lou Natho Endowed ScholarshipAny3.5Michigan Resident
    William and Marian Ogden ScholarshipAny2.5Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County
    Woodrow Wilson Jr. ScholarshipAny2.5
    Yeakey ScholarshipAny2.5Jackson County
  • Step 2. Review Application Process

    Application Process

    Scholarship applications for the 2020-21 academic year (fall and winter semesters) will be accepted by the Jackson College Foundation from December 13, 2019 through June 15, 2020.

    In order to make the online process proceed as smoothly as possible, students should have electronic copies (attachments) of the following documents when they start. All documents needs to be in a pdf or word document.

    Please do not send pictures of documents. Documents completed via phone will not be accepted.

    Required Documents

    1. Scholarship essay; (minimum of 1 Page).
    2. Confirmation page from Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that includes the student’s estimated family contribution (EFC) amount.
    3. Letter of recommendation; (letter needs to be from someone other than a family member).
    4. High school transcripts; (only for incoming freshman).
    5. ACT and or SAT results displaying composite score; (only for incoming freshman).
    6. DD Form 214 for students who are a veteran, or a spouse, son or daughter of a veteran.
    7. Recent invoice from the Jackson Citizen Patriot if student resides in a household that subscribes to the newspaper.
  • Step 3. Apply for Scholarships through AwardSpring

    Students can apply for scholarship through by creating an account in AwardSpring:

    View Scholarships in AwardSpring

    After completing the application, students can click on the “Submit Application” button and a list of scholarships for which they are eligible will appear. Students must complete the application before they will be allowed to click on the “Submit Application” button.

    Note: all scholarships must be applied for on an annual basis.

  • Additional Scholarship Opportunities

    Many other scholarship opportunities and aid are available to Jackson College students.

    Additional scholarships and aid