The Gladwin County Community Foundation offers several scholarships. The deadline for most applications is early March. All recipients must be from Gladwin County. To learn more about Gladwin County Community Foundation Scholarships, please speak to your local high school counselor.
List of GCCF Scholarships:
The Beaverton Lions Club Endowed Scholarship
To provide an annual scholarship(s) award to a graduating senior of either Beaverton High School or Gladwin High School with a cumulative grade point average of 2.25 or higher.
Terry and Eileen Brokoff Scholarship Fund
To provide two annual scholarship awards to Gladwin High School graduating seniors who have financial need, a grade point average of 3.0 or above with one scholarship for a student who is pursuing a bachelor's degree in human medicine and one scholarship to a student who is pursuing a bachelor's degree in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field with a preference to those studying engineering.
Kenneth J. Dubiel Memorial 4-H Endowed Scholarship
To provide annual scholarship award(s) to Gladwin High School and/or Beaverton High School graduating high school seniors for the purpose of attending an accredited post-secondary educational institution.
The Gladwin Kiwanis Dallas Falls Memorial Scholarship
To provide annual scholarship awards for post-secondary education. Scholarship applications will be considered from high school seniors at the following schools: Gladwin, Beaverton High School, Skeels Christian School and Gladwin home schools. If there is not a qualified applicant at each of these schools then more than one scholarship can be offered to the other schools. Preference will be given to applicants with a cumulative GPA of 2.25 or higher who is involved in community service activities. The essay for this scholarship application should describe the applicant’s community service activities and should be no longer than 400 words.
Donna "Teach" Comfort Endowed Scholarship
To provide an annual scholarship award to a Gladwin County resident to attend an accredited program - college or university, or long- or short-term vocational training program. The recipient would have graduated from high school or obtained the GED prior to using this scholarship. Recipients may reapply in one subsequent year provided they demonstrate at least a 3.0 GPA and absences of three days or less.
Donald and Grace Irene Lyons Endowed Scholarship
To provide annual scholarship awards to Gladwin High School graduating seniors or Gladwin High School graduates planning to attend an accredited community college, college or university. Selection will be based on academic achievement and financial need.
Jessie Maxwell Memorial Endowed Scholarship
To provide one annual scholarship award to a Beaverton High School graduating high school senior and one award to a Gladwin High School graduating senior. The successful applicants must a) be a resident of Gladwin County, and b) have at least a 3.0 GPA.
Kinne-Millard Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Gladwin High School
To provide an annual scholarship award in memory of Gladys Kinne, Margaret Millard and Rosalie Kinne-Millard to a graduate of Gladwin High School who achieved a 3.0 grade point average or better and displays a financial need.
Kristina Garafalo, A Person of Excellence, Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide an annual scholarship award to a Gladwin County High School graduate who is pursuing a degree in a medical-related field with preference given to those studying neuroscience or psychology. Applicants should have a minimum 3.5 GPA. Preference will be given to students who have worked a job during their high school years and to those who have been in dance. Previous recipients may reapply.