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P.O. Box 875
Saugatuck, MI 48453
WHAT WE DO: In its simplest terms, the Saugatuck Scholarship Foundation receives gifts, large and small, from individuals, families, businesses and other organization to award scholarships and grants. Professional investment managers invest the assets of the SSF.
MISSION STATEMENT: To provide financial assistance to Saugatuck Public Schools students, staff and graduates in recognition of their academic and community achievements.
The following scholarships have been established through the SSF. A volunteer board oversees the scholarship and grant process, while the Allegan County Community Foundation oversees the administrative and investment management.
Scholarships are available for all Saugatuck High School seniors meeting the 2.5 GPA requirement. The exceptions are the Trade & Tech Scholarship which requires a 2.0 GPA, the West Shore Aware Scholarship, the SSF Renewable Scholarship and the Dr. John Clinger Renewable Scholarship - all of which require a 3.0 GPA.
SSF Renewable Scholarship and the Dr. John Clinger Renewable Scholarship - 3.0 GPA required and finalists will be invited to an interview with members of the Scholarship Committee.
General Saugatuck Scholarship Foundation Non-Renewable Scholarships - 2.5 GPA required with awards for the freshman year only
Butler Business Scholarship (renewable) - Declaration of intent to pre-major or major in business required. Renewable for three years with a continuing interest in the field of business, maintaining a minimum 2.0 GPA and continuing status as a full-time student.
Saugatuck Douglas Garden Club Scholarship (renewable) - Botany, Agriculture, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Grounds Management, Horticulture or any science field related to Horticulture. Recipient will meet the Saugatuck Douglas Garden Club members during a July luncheon.
Trade and Technical Scholarship - Enrollment in a post-secondary Trade and Technical accredited program or Community College program. Requires a 2.0 minimum GPA
Mary Wark Memorial Scholarship (renewable) -- Declaration of intent to obtain a teaching degree is required and must continue in teaching program to be eligible for a renewal scholarship. The dollar amounts awarded for this scholarship increase as the student progresses towards their teaching degree.
Alice Clark Memorial Scholarship (renewable) - Citizenship essay required and renewal requires maintaining a 2.0 GPA and continuing status as a full-time student.
West Shore Aware Scholarship (renewable) - Financial need is a priority. West Shore Aware is a philanthropic organization of gay men and women and their allies living in Saugatuck/Douglas and the greater West Lakeshore community.
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Allegan County Community Foundation
524 Marshall Street
Allegan, Michigan 49010