Apply for scholarships here. Deadline February 21 to school counselors and February 28 to Community Foundation.
Scholarship Funds can be established by any person who would like to support the education of a student or students at any level. Scholarships are the only grants the Community Foundation makes to individuals.
Ahadi Women in Science Scholarship. Endowed by Dr. Soudabeh Ahadi, this fund provides an annual scholarship to a female graduating senior of any Monroe County high school who is entering any field of science.
Airport Community Schools Scholarship Fund. Endowed by Airport Community Schools, this fund will provide scholarships to graduates of Airport High School.
Brent Ansted Memorial Scholarship Fund endowed by the Ansted and Uller family to provide scholarships to graduating Seniors of Bedford High School pursuing a degree in the Liberal Arts anywhere within the US. Preference will be given to those students pursuing the following fields: Computer Design, Graphic Design, Culinary Arts, Photography and Music. A sample portfolio should be included with the essay.
Geri Antonelli Scholarship Fund. Endowed by the Antonelli Family, this fund will provide scholarships to students from St. Charles Grade School grades 1-7 are welcome to complete an application.
Bare-Walworth Scholarship Fund. Endowed by Richard and Judith Bare, this fund supports other scholarship programs.
Robert and Luella Breitner Scholarship Fund Endowed by the Breitner family, this fund will provide a scholarship to a senior at Summerfield High School that has been accepted at a college or community college on a full time basis, of good moral character and has at least a 3.0 grade point average.
Christy Carducci Memorial Scholarship Fund. MPS graduating Senior and participated in the music dept for at least two years. Also allows MPS Music Dept to attend the Toledo Opera.
Nicholas B. Clemens Scholarship Fund The non-endowment, created by Robert and Janice Clemens, will provide a scholarship to an Airport High School senior who is enrolled in a college or a community college and selected by the Airport High School scholarship committee.
Community Foundation of Monroe County Scholarship. This fund was endowed by the people of Monroe County, and provides annual scholarships to outstanding graduates of Monroe County high schools who have demonstrated community service.
Thomas and Rosella Day Memorial Scholarship Endowed. Endowed by Airport Community Schools to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Airport High School.
Jonna D. Dusseau Memorial Scholarship. This fund was endowed by Monroe Cablevision, Inc., and grants an annual scholarship to a graduating senior of any Monroe County high school pursuing a degree in broadcast communications or journalism.
Mary Daume Scholarship Fund. Endowed by the Monroe County Library System in honor of Mary Daume to provide scholarships to Monroe County residents. Student must be pursuing a degree in library science.
Rich Duvall Memorial Scholarship Fund. Endowed by the family of Rich Duvall to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Flat Rock High School.
Thomas Fox Scholarship Fund. Endowed by Thomas Fox, this fund provides a scholarship to a graduating senior of any Monroe County high school who plans to study computer science or computer information technology.
Grattan & Stephen T. Gray Scholarship. Endowed by the employees of the Monroe Evening News at the time of the completion of their buyout of the paper, this fund provides scholarships to graduates of Monroe County High Schools and high schools in Gibralter, New Boston, Huron, Milan or Flat Rock who are entering the field of journalism.
Ida High School Alumni Scholarship.
Endowed by gifts from Ida High School graduates, this fund provides scholarships to graduates of Ida High School who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, leadership and character and have been accepted to pursue a degree at a college, university, or community college.
Dr. Annetta Kelley Scholarship Fund. Endowed by Dr. Kelley, this fund provides scholarships to 8th grade graduates from St. John’s School who will be attending S.M.C.C. High School in Monroe. Recipients shall be based on their grade scores and leadership qualities, resulting in achievement potential.
Milt & Sally Knabusch Ministerial & Parochial School Teacher Endowed Scholarship Fund endowed by Milt Knabusch for those students in Monroe County who have expressed a desire to pursue full-time careers working in churches and schools of any Lutheran denomination as Pastors, Teachers, Deaconess, Family Life Minister, Directors of Christian Education or Parish Lay Specialist, Assistant or Minister.
Thelma M. and Joseph N. LaHood, Sr. Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund. Endowed by Dr. Barbara J. LaHood, this fund provides scholarships to St. Mary’s Catholic Elementary School.
LaRocca Family Scholarship Fund. Endowed by the LaRocca Family, this fund provides scholarships to graduating Seniors at Summerfield High School.
The Marilyn Iott Memorial Scholarship Fund. This fund was endowed by the family of Marilyn Iott. The fund awards annual scholarships to graduating seniors of Deerfield and Summerfield High Schools.
B.D. & Jane E. McIntyre Scholarship. This fund was endowed by the foundation of the same name and Mr. Charles E. McIntyre III. The fund awards annual scholarships to graduates of Monroe County high schools who have been accepted by and are attending Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan.
Merel F. Keck and Maggie M. Keck Scholarship Fund. Endowed by Merel and Maggie Keck, this fund provides scholarships to female grads attending MCCC nursing program, graduating seniors pursuing a finance degree from a University of Michigan, and a male grad entering into the Southern Baptist Seminary.
Monroe County Bar Association Scholarship. This fund was endowed by the Monroe County Bar Association. The fund provides scholarships to Monroe County graduates and/or residents who have been accepted by and are attending an accredited school of law in the United States.
MSM Scholarship is for St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School grades (K-7) and shall be a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Parish of Erie, MI for one year or has attended the school for one year.
Shannon Revel Scholarship Fund Endowed by Larry and Ila Revel for a senior at a Monroe County public high school that has been accepted in a college in the field of environmental engineering or engineering, has financial need and has at least a 3.5 grade point average.
Rewarding Academic Excellence (RAE) Enrichment Scholarship is for students in grades 3-6 who are interested in pursuing, in greater depth, academic subjects beyond those available in the classroom. Awards of up to $250 per student are available. Students may apply for an opportunity that takes place during the school year or in the summer.
Rewarding Academic Excellence (RAE) Service Scholarship is a $250 college scholarship and a $25 gift certificate to The Book Nook To Be Awarded to up to Two (2) Monroe Public Schools 8th Grade Students who are members of National Junior Honor Society. This scholarship is designed to promote leadership in young students through commitment to service. By contributing 25 hours of time volunteering to help others, students will improve the local community, develop leadership skills, and demonstrate the value of positive role-modeling. At the end of the experience, applicants are expected to write an essay sharing insights.
Rewarding Academic Excellence (RAE) “The Sky’s the Limit” College Scholarship $500 To Be Awarded to One (1) 11th Grade National Honor Society student at Monroe High School.
Roy Sanders Memorial Scholarship Fund. Attending St. Charles Grade School and be a parishioner of St. Charles, St. Anne, or St. Patrick’s Parishes.
Summerfield Scholarship. This fund was endowed by the Petersburg Alumni Association and is awarded annually to outstanding graduates of Summerfield High School.
Spencer and Lucille Wagar Memorial Scholarship Fund. This fund was endowed by Mrs. Christine Stevens to honor her parents. The fund awards annual scholarships to graduates of Monroe High School who have been accepted by and are attending the University of Michigan.
Charles and Virginia Whitten Scholarship Fund This endowed educational fund is awarded to residents of Monroe County who have been accepted at a college or university.
Gregory Wing Memorial Scholarship Fund. This fund was endowed by Edward and Andrea Wing to provide scholarships to students at St. Charles Catholic Grade School (kindergarten thru 8th grade) and the Sacred Heart Major Seminary for ordained priests for student loan debt.
Ryan Wolniewicz Memorial Hockey Scholarship Fund. This fund was endowed by the 2003-04 Bedford Hockey Team, Parents, Alumni & Friends to honor the memory of Ryan Wolniewicz. This fund awards to a Bedford High School varsity hockey player.
Dorothy Manausso-Wuest, Gerald A. Wuest and Jay Wuest Memorial Scholarship. This fund, endowed by Mrs. Dorothy Manausso-Wuest, awards scholarships annually to outstanding graduates of St. Mary Catholic Central High School. Mrs. Wuest passed away in 2000, but the fund will continue to provide annual scholarships.
Recent Scholarship awards
Ahadi Women in Science Scholarship Fund: Two $500 scholarshisp.
Airport Scholarship Fund: Two $250 scholarships.
Brent Ansted Memorial Scholarship Fund: Two $450 scholarships
Geri Antonelli Scholarship Fund: Two $250 scholarships.
Robert J. & Luella B. Breitner Memorial Scholarship Fund: Three $3,500 scholarships
Christy Carducci Memorial Scholarship Fund: One $500 scholarship.
Nicholas Clemens Scholarship Fund: One $500 scholarship.
Community Foundation Monroe County Scholarship Fund: One $500 scholarship.
Thomas & Rosella Day Memorial Scholarship: Four $250 scholarships.
Mary Daume Scholarship Fund: One $750 scholarship.
Jonna D. Dusseau Memorial Scholarship Fund: One $250 scholarship.
Rich Duvall Memorial Scholarship Fund: One $500 scholarship.
Grattan & Stephen T. Gray Scholarship Fund:
Keck Scholarship: One $1,000 scholarship.
Dr. Kelley Scholarship: One $600 scholarship.
Milt & Sally Knabusch Ministerial & Parochial School Teach Endowmed Scholarship Fund: Seven $600 scholarships.
The Thelma M. & Joseph N. LaHood, Sr. Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund: Two $600 scholarships.
LaRocca Family Scholarship: Five $400 scholarships.
Marilyn Iott Memorial Scholarship Fund: Twenty $250 scholarships.
Gregory Wing Memorial Scholarship Fund: Ten $250 scholarships.
Shannon Revel Scholarship Fund: One $500 scholarship.
Rewarding Academic Excellence Scholarship: Six elementary summer program scholarships totaling $400.
One $500 Sky’s the Limit 11th grade scholarship.
One $250 8th grade Service scholarship and One $25 Book Nook gift certificate.
Roy Sanders Memorial Scholarship Fund: Seven $200 scholarships and Two $100 scholarships.
Summerfield Scholarship: Four $300 scholarships.
The Spencer & Lucille Wagar Memorial Scholarship Fund: One $500 scholarship.
Charles & Virginia Whitten Scholarship Fund: Two $3,000 scholarships.
Wuest Scholarship: Two $500 scholarships.