Dorothy and Dick Burgess Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Dorothy and Dick Burgess Scholarship Fund was established to provide deserving young students, who might otherwise be unable to afford it, the opportunity to attend a smaller Michigan college*

*A smaller public Michigan college is defined as a 2 or 4-year College or University whose annual yearly tuition costs do not exceed $17,000. These schools include (but are not limited to) Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, Grand Valley State University, Jackson Community College, Michigan Technological University, or Western Michigan University. Schools that will not be considered include (but are not limited to) the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Hillsdale College, or Spring Arbor University.

Eligibility Requirements:
Proof of financial need.
Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above
Demonstrate good citizenship, high moral character, and potential for leadership and academic success.
Plan to pursue a course of study that leads to a degree in earth science, engineering, premedical, or Christian ministry.
Proof of acceptance to a smaller, accredited   Michigan 2 or 4-year college or university.
Plan to complete a baccalaureate degree within four consecutive years.

Who Can Apply:
Home-schooled students
Graduating high school senior
Previous recipients

Scholarship Criteria:
An interview may be requested at the discretion of the scholarship committee.

Scholarship Award:
Up to $4,000.

Scholarship Use:
Tuition, books, fees, or other academic related costs

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award:

Max Award: 4,000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Jackson Community Foundation
One Jackson Square 100 East Michigan Avenue, Suite 308
Jackson, MI 49201-1406

Contact Person:

Phone: 517-787-1321

Fax: 517-787-4333