This scholarship is for residents of southwest Detroit, Michigan. "Southwest Detroit" is loosely defined as the area south of I-94 and west of the I-75/I-96 interchange (contact the community foundation or your high school guidance counselor if you are unsure whether you reside or attend high school within this area). To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have attended a high school in southwest Detroit for their entire secondary education and plan to enroll as full-time students at a tax-exempt public or private college or university in the United States. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and a strong academic performance while in high school with an equivalent of a 3.0 GPA or better, or while in college or university with an equivalent 2.5 GPA or better. Applicants must demonstrate civic involvement as evidenced by extracurricular activities, service in school and community, volunteer involvement, and/or paid work experience with an emphasis on demonstrated leadership and character.
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?
This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.