Sturgis Area Community Foundation

310 N. Franks Ave., Sturgis, MI 49091

(269) 659-8508    Fax (269) 659-4539

Copyright © 2021 Sturgis Area Community Foundation

The Sturgis Area Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) and all donations are tax deductible.

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Scholarships

The Community Foundation administers a variety of scholarships to help individuals, families and businesses create a brighter future by encouraging education.

SACF offers scholarship opportunities for graduating seniors and current college students who graduated from high schools in St. Joseph County, Michigan and are pursuing a college degree (two-year, four-year, and graduate degrees). Students can access 46 different scholarships with just one application.

College Scholarship Applications

SACF's 2021 Scholarship Application opens on January 15, 2021. The application deadline for Sturgis High School seniors is March 25, 2021. All other applications are due by April 2, 2021. If you have questions about scholarships, please contact us at scholarships@sturgisfoundation.org.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be graduating seniors or current college students from high schools in St. Joseph County, Michigan. 

Applicants must have completed the Federal Application for Student Aid.

SACF offers more than just traditional college scholarships. Additional opportunities can be found below for  trade school, business and leadership education, student teachers, and athletics camps. Each scholarship below has its own scholarship application. If you have questions about scholarships, please contact us at scholarships@sturgisfoundation.org.

Other Scholarship Applications

Athletic Camp Scholarships

Athletic camp scholarships offer financial assistance of up to $200 for Sturgis middle school and high school students to cover the costs/tuition of athletic camp and training programs. Applications are due annually on April 1.

FORL Scholarship for Student Teachers

The FORL Fund provides financial support for student teachers who are in the process of completing their student teaching requirement. Applications are due annually on December 1. Awards are announced in early January.

Sturgis Rotary Business/Leadership Education Scholarship

The Sturgis Rotary Fund provides support for scholarships and/or grants to promote leadership and business education in the Sturgis Community. Applications are due annually on April 1.

Austin Stemen Scholarship for the Trades

The Austin Stemen Scholarship for the Trades will be awarded annually to graduating seniors from Sturgis High School who are pursuing vocational or trade school programs. Applications are due annually on April 1