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 e-mail Cindy Gilmore or call at 517.787.0244.
Step 1. View Available Scholarships
Scholarship Major GPA County Albert and Margaret Krieger Scholarship Chemistry or Engineering 3.5 Allaire George Scholarship Any 2.5 Allan R. and Virginia P. Wright Scholarship Any 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Allegiance Hospital Scholarship Medical 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County American Ass. Of University Women Scholarship Any 2.5 Lenawee County Art Willard Memorial Scholarship Any 3 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Arwin A. Stead Scholarship Any 2 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Austin D. Fountain Memorial Scholarship Any 2 Barbara Herman Memorial Fund for Echocardiography Echocardiogram 3.5 Bill "Mooch" Richmond Scholarship Any 3.2 Jackson, Hillsdale or Lenawee County Captain Jeff Haney Memorial Scholarship Any 3 Jackson County Charles Leonard & Lawrence Hitchingham Scholarship Physics or Engineering Science 3 Citizens Patriot Snowflake Scholarship Any 3 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Commonwealth Scholarship Any 2.5 Country Club of Jackson Dr. George Hoaglin Scholarship Jackson Country Club Caddy 2.5 Jackson Derrick and Kelly Crum Scholarship Sisters of Strength or Men of Merit 2.5 Donal Staake Endowed Scholarship in Computers, Mathematics, and Engineering Engineering, Mathematics or Computer Technology 2.5 Michigan Resident Dorothy Schultz Chemistry Scholarship Chemistry 3.3 United States Residents Dr. Ralph Muhich Nursing Nursing 3 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County El Camino Scholarship Any 2.5 Eli Rentfrow Memorial Scholarship Nursing or Sonography 3 Elmae Wendt Nursing Scholarship LPN, AND or Nursing 3 Ervin Industries Scholarship Any 2.5 Lenawee County Evelyn Jones Vocal Music Scholarship Music/Voice 3 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Frank & Shirley Dick Annual Educational Scholarship Education 3 Lenawee County Fred and Loraine J. Stephens Endowed Scholarship Any 3 Gene Klotz Scholarship Any 3.2 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Gerald A. Lang Memorial Scholarship Education 2.5 Gerald B. Kratz Intermediate School District Special Education Teacher Scholarship Special Education 2.5 Jackson County Gerald L. Barnett Memorial Scholarship Books Only 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Guenther Dental Hygiene Scholarship Dental Hygiene 2.5 Hazel E. Bowles Memorial Scholarship Education 2.5 High D. and Gloria Bliss Federer Memorial Scholarship Any 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Howard T. Virginia M. Siefen Scholarship in memory if Professor Paul V. Clark Chemistry 3 Jackson Are Dentists Scholarship Dental 3 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County or Calhoun County Jackson College Foundation Memorial Scholarship Any 2.5 Jackson College Recognition of Excellence Any 3 Jackson District Nurse's Association Nursing 2.5 Jackson County Jackson Host Lions Club Karl M. Sorrick Scholarship Any 2.5 Jackson County Jackson Women's City Club Sholarship Any 2.5 Jackson County James E. Rice Memorial Scholarship Correction / Law Enforcement / Education 3 Jennifer Lynne Murphy Scholarship Any 2.5 Addison Highschool John and Sara Perkin Scholarship Any 2.5 Joseph Vainner Jr. Scholarship Business 3.5 Judith Brown Cremeans Memorial Scholarship Any 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Julia B. Baughman Scholarship Nursing or Arts and Humanities 2.5 Jackson County Kaley Rose Brooks Scholarship Any 2.5 Jackson Kathryn Matthews Scholarship LPN Program 2.5 Michigan Resident Kathryn R. Curfman Memorial Scholarship Any 3.2 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Kenneth D. Erwin Memorial Scholarship Any 3 Laverne Leece American Legion Scholarship Any 2.5 Leon and Claudia Burzynski Endowed Any 3 Jackson County Lois Ethridge and Wanda Lake Nursing Scholarship Nursing 2.5 Looking Forward Scholarship Inmate (Cooper or Cotton) 2 Margaret and Ward Preston Scholarship Education or Ass. of Arts 3 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Margaret Griggs Nursing Scholarship Nursing 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Margaret Meade Stack Scholarship Nursing / ADN Program 2.5 Mary Elizabeth Johncox Endowed Scholarship Any 2 Mary Fleming-Doris Lane Scholarship Any 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Mary L. Boyers Music Scholarship Music 2.5 Maxwell and Lucille Brail Scholarship History, Business and Aviation 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Medlar Medical Endowed Scholarship Bio-medical Science 3.2 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale or Calhoun County Megan Tipton Memorial Scholarship Education 3 Mervin J. and Mary O. Ganton Nursing Scholarship Nursing 2.5 Michigan Resident Munith Fitchburg Veterans Memorial Scholarship Any 2.5 Nels & Gertie Lundberg Scholarship Any 2.5 Officer James Bonneau Memorial Scholarship Criminal Justice 3 Jackson County Patricia A. Chriswell Nursing Scholarship Nursing 3 Patricia Anderson Business Scholarship Business Pathways 2.5 Peggy A. Dotterweich Student Scholarship Any 2.5 Jackson County Philicia Teamer Nursing Scholarship Nursing 3 Quillen Holdings Scholarship Any 3.7 Raiography Radiography 2.5 Randy Eicher Scholarship Any 2 Vandercook Lake High School Rawal Family Endowed Scholarship Any 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Richard and Janet Wendt Science Scholarship Biology / Science 2.5 Richard Gieske Memorial Scholarship Any 2.5 Northwest or Leslie (Henrietta Township) Richmond Brothers "First Generation" Scholarship Science 3.2 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Robert Vainner Memorial Scholarship Electrician 2.5 Rutan Family Agriculture Scholarship Fund Agriculture Technology 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Sales and Marketing Executives Association Scholarship Marketing 3 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Sam and Edith LaZebnik Endowed Scholarship for the Arts Art 3 Sophie Tomasik Gerisch Scholarship Arts and Humanities 3 Jackson County Stasia Taylor Memorial Scholarship Human Services, Education or Health 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Student Nurses Association Scholarship Nursing 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Susan Bickel Music Scholarship Music 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County TAC Manufacturing Inc. Scholarship Technology 2.5 Michigan Resident The Audrey Wiggins Memorial Scholarship Health Care 3.5 The Crist Family Scholarship Business Pathways 2.5 The Erma E. Biederman Scholarship of the Comerica Legacy Foundation Any 2.5 Jackson County The Forty & Eight Nursing Scholarship Nursing 3 The George and Barbara Raven Student Aid Fund Scholarship Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Science or Natural Science 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County The Hopes and Dreams Scholarship Fund Any 2.5 Jackson County The JC Cares Scholarship Any 2.5 The John and Mary Blivin Scholarship Applied Industrial Technology 2.5 The Michigan Automotive Compressor, Incorporated Scholarship Engineering or Technology 3.2 Michigan Resident The Randi O'lone Nursing Scholarship Nursing 3.2 The Rehmann Scholarship Any 3 The Ronald J. Martoia Memorial Scholarship Automotive 3 The Stanton Foundation Educational Scholarship Any 3 The Sue & Richard Dodge Scholarship Mathematics, Engineering, Science, or Education 2.5 Jackson County The Victor F. Marquardt STEM Scholarship Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) 3.2 Jackson County Velda Clute Scholarship Nursing 3 Vera A. Bassett Nursing Scholarship Nursing 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Victor Marshall Science Scholarship Biology / Science 2.5 Vogelsang - Vandercook Lake High School Scholarship Any 3 Vandercook Lake High School W.A Foote Memorial Hospital School of Nursing Alumni / Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Scholarship Nursing 3 White-Smith Legacy Scholarship Communication or Public Relations 2.5 Wiliam and Mary Lee Maher Aviation Scholarship Flight/Aircraft 2 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale or Eaton County William and Frankie Lou Natho Endowed Scholarship Any 3.5 Michigan Resident William and Marian Ogden Scholarship Any 2.5 Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale County Woodrow Wilson Jr. Scholarship Any 2.5 Yeakey Scholarship Any 2.5 Jackson County
Step 2. Review 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.
- Scholarship essay; (minimum of 1 Page).
- Confirmation page from Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that includes the student’s estimated family contribution (EFC) amount.
- Letter of recommendation; (letter needs to be from someone other than a family member).
- High school transcripts; (only for incoming freshman).
- ACT and or SAT results displaying composite score; (only for incoming freshman).
- DD Form 214 for students who are a veteran, or a spouse, son or daughter of a veteran.
- 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