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Berrien Community Foundation Scholarships

Offered by Berrien Community Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Feb 16, 2024
Multiple awards worth

$500 - $15,000

Grade level

High School Seniors & College Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

February 2025

Scholarship Overview

Are you a current or incoming college student residing in Berrien, Cass, Van Buren, or St. Joseph County, Michigan? Alternatively, are you a graduate of Hartford High School in Hartford, Michigan? If either applies, you may be eligible for some of the many Berrien Community Foundation (BCF) Scholarships! There are a variety of scholarships available, offering between $500 and $15,000 each to winning applicants. While the scholarships are generally open to current and incoming college students from Berrien, Cass, Van Buren, and St. Joseph County, Michigan, some specific scholarships offered have additional eligibility criteria. To find out more about each scholarship’s specific requirements, we recommend checking out their profiles on the BCF website.

If you do fit the criteria for any of the scholarships, we encourage you to apply!

About Berrien Community Foundation

The Berrien Community Foundation is an innovative means by which concerned citizens can put charitable dollars to work for the benefit of Berrien County, Michigan residents. It is a union of numerous gifts, bequests, and other contributions that form endowments and other funds. The spendable portion of the Foundation's endowments are used to make grants to agencies and institutions serving the residents of Berrien County.

Eligibility information

There are 50+ types of Berrien Community Foundation Scholarships available. Bear in mind that the eligibility requirements listed below reflect the requirements for all the types of scholarships. Thus, students do not need to meet every requirement below to be eligible.

Grade Level

High School Seniors & College Students

Other Category

Adult

State

Michigan

County

Berrien County, Cass County, Van Buren County, St. Joseph County

High School

Hartford High School

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Essay

Academic transcript

Letters of Recommendation

FAFSA

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Scholarship FAQ

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Berrien Community Foundation Scholarships winner will be announced: May 2024.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Berrien Community Foundation at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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