Scholarships

Scholarship Winners 2016

In 2016, Michigan First Credit Union awarded $85,000 in scholarships to 40 Michigan high school and college students.

High School Winners

The high school program offers one-time, non-renewable $10,000, $5,000, and $3,000 scholarships to graduating seniors to help pay for college in the fall. Students could either enter by submitting a video or essay.

Top Winners – High School Video Category

Jashan Kishore – $10,000
Justin Woods – $5,000
Debra Turnboe – $3,000

Top Winners – High School Essay Category

Olivia Holt – $10,000
Djimon Clark – $5,000
Sabrina Fergerson – $3,000

An additional 31 $1,000 scholarships were awarded to other deserving applicants.

College

To continue its commitment and expand its reach to assist current college students with their educational pursuits, the Michigan First Foundation created a college scholarship program through the Young & Free Michigan College Scholarship Contest. Top Scholarships of $10,000, $5,000 and $3,000 are awarded each year.

  • Applicants submit videos, which were then voted on by the public.
  • The top ten vote getters move on to the judging phase.

 

Top Winners – Video Category

Alona Morachevska – $10,000
Daijah Hills – $5,000
Chloe Keene – $3,000