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Dorothy and Dick Burgess Scholarship

Jackson Community Foundation

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who are attending a high school in Jackson County, Michigan, or who live in Jackson County, Michigan. Home-schooled students and previous recipients are also encouraged to apply. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be accepted into or currently attending an accredited college or university program or vocational/technical institute. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, have a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate good citizenship, high moral character, and potential for leadership and academic success. They must also plan to pursue a course of study that leads to a degree in earth science, engineering, pre-med, or Christian ministry and plan to complete a bachelor's degree within four consecutive years. Applicants must provide proof of acceptance to a smaller, accredited Michigan two- or four-year college/university. (A smaller public Michigan college is defined as a two- or four-year college/university whose annual yearly tuition costs do not exceed $17,000.) An interview may be requested.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

Contact Information



Deadline: Mar 1
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $4,000
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable


GPA: Is this you?
  • 3.0
Financial Need: Is this you?
    Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • Michigan
Location: Is this you?
  • Jackson County
Area Of Study: Is this you?
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies/Technicians
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
  • Theology and Religious Vocations
More Requirements:
    Must attend a smaller Michigan public college.

$1000 Cappex "No Essay" Monthly Scholarship

    Act now as the deadline for this scholarship is April 30, 2014

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