Scholarship Opportunities with Unique Criteria

Outward Adventure Scholarships are available to Greenville High School students to attend one of the following outdoor adventure programs: Outward Bound, Adventure Treks, National Outdoor Leadership School, Wilderness Adventures or Moondance Adventures.  

Edward W. Ellingen Scholarship – One scholarship is available to a Greenville High School student to attend an outdoor adventure program.

Charles J. Gibson, Jr.  Scholarship –  One scholarship is available to a Greenville High School student to attend an outdoor adventure program.

Applications are due on Friday, March 29th and are available here or in the Greenville High School Counseling Office. 

A Summer Music Camp Scholarship is available to Greenville High School underclassmen students.  Applications are available from your high school band/orchestra teacher in February of each year.

Clark & Dorothy Oliver Memorial Music ScholarshipThe purpose is to provide financial assistance to attend summer music camps or institutes to youth attending the school district that serves the Greenville area.  Applicants must have attended Greenville Public Schools at least one year prior to the date of application; must be a 9th, 10th, or 11th grade student at Greenville High School; must be attending a summer music camp or institute endorsed by the Greenville Music Department; must be currently enrolled in a high school band or orchestra class; and must enroll in the high school band or orchestra class the year following the camp experience.  Failure to do so will require return of the scholarship.  Criteria for selection:  applicants must demonstrate outstanding musical ability, special consideration given to applicants majoring in the field of music education or music performance after high school, special consideration given to students who demonstrate financial need.  Interested students should see their band/orchestra teacher for an application, more information and deadline.

Megan Higgins and Jocelyn Holmberg were the first recipients of the Clark & Dorothy Oliver Memorial Music Scholarships. Both students attended Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp this past summer.

Megan Higgins and Jocelyn Holmberg were the first recipients of the Clark & Dorothy Oliver Memorial Music Scholarships. Both students attended Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp this past summer.

The GACF, through the Lakeview Area Community Fund, offers a scholarship for adults:

Lincoln Family Adult Scholarship – The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a community college or university-bound student who previously attended the school district that serves the Lakeview Community Schools and has decided to pursue a higher education.  Applicant must reside in the Lakeview area; must have been out of high school for at least one year; and must have demonstrated need.   Click here for a scholarship application

Chad Lincoln presented the 2018 Lincoln Family Adult Scholarship to Katie Howland.

The GACF, through the Montcalm Panhandle Community Fund, now offers a scholarship for a graduating Tri County senior that must be applied for during their 8th grade year :

Science Excitement @ Tri County (SETC) Scholarship – The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a Tri County Area School’s graduating senior interested in pursuing training at a trade school, college, or university (can include a community college start), who won the SETC contest four years prior (in 8th grade).  Applicants must apply for this award during the second semester of their 8th grade year.  Interested students should see their 8th grade English and Science teachers for an application, more information and deadline.

Two Summer Music Camp Scholarships are available to students in Montcalm County.  Applications are available from your high school vocal or band teacher in March of each year or click here for a copy of the 2019 application for both scholarships.

Alden & Hilda Miller Music ScholarshipThe purpose is to provide funding for the musical advancement of a student from Montcalm County.  This can include but is not limited to Interlochen, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, College or University music camps, etc.  Applicants must apply for this award in March with the money available for summer camps.  Interested students should see their vocal or band/orchestra teachers for an application, more information and deadline.

Gary Wakenhut Memorial Music Scholarship Fund – This endowed scholarship fund was established by Anne Wakenhut and family in memory of Gary, to provide support for a Montcalm County student to attend a non-profit music camp or participate with a music group during his/her undergraduate years.  Applicants must apply for this award in March with the money available for summer camps. Interested students should see their vocal or band/orchestra teachers for an application, more information and deadline.