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Scholarship Funds

We're proud to support our community's students and their educational endeavors by offering numerous scholarships. Our program includes financial aid opportunities for students of all ages who are at different stages in their educational pursuits, as well as a number of different areas of study.

Our online scholarship application opens in early January and remains open until mid-March.  Scholarships recipients are notified in late April; and funds are sent directly to schools for the fall semester.

A description of each scholarship offered through the Community Foundation of Plymouth is listed below. 



These scholarships are open to students who have had their own personal Community Financial Credit Union account opened for at least 6 months prior to applying for the scholarship and who can demonstate the credit union's "people helping people" philosophy.  Applicants must have been accepted at or applied to an accredited college, university or trade school full- or part-time for the upcoming fall semeser.  Awards will be based on academic performance, community service, extra-curricular activities, letter of recommendation, job/employment history, financial need and the essay. 

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Thanks to the generosity of the Dul family, this scholarship is open to current employees of Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center or Clips & Clamps Industries who have worked a minimum of 400 hours during the preceding calendar year.  It is also available to children, stepchildren, legal dependents or spouses of qualified employees.

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, current college student or non-traditional student.  (A non-traditional student is defined as someone who is starting or returning to college after an extended absence from school.)  Applicant may be planning to attend school either full or part time and may attend any university, college or trade school with any major.  Applicant may also be pursuing their LPGA or PGA certification through Keiser University.

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This scholarship is available to all graduating seniors from any high school in Plymouth or Canton, Michigan.  Applicants must have a passion for their community, be Key Club members, and have demonstrated leadership in Key Club.

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This scholarship is available to all graduating seniors within the Plymouth/Canton school district (public, private or charter) who have demonstrated leadership through volunteerism in the community.

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This scholarship is available to students from the greater Plymouth and Ann Arbor areas who are pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering at any Michigan ABET accredited university. 

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This scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating high school senior who has played for Plymouth Reign Soccer Club for either the previous 3 consecutive years or a total of 5 years overall. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Financial need is not a consideration. Applicants will be asked to write an essay stating, in addition to learning how to be a team player and the importance of hard work, how they feel the Plymouth Reign Soccer Club has helped them as individuals. 

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This scholarship was created in memory of Shannon Smith - a life-long native of Cheboygan, Michigan, whose passions were hunting, fishing, dog training, along with many other outdoor activities.  She was admired for her vast knowledge of northern living regarding her love of nature, horses and her dogs.  She was a graduate of Cheboygan Public Schools; and advanced her education first with a certificate in Cosmetology before becoming a Registered Dental Hygienist ... whose smile would light up any room.

This scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating high school senior from Cheboygan High School or a non-traditional alumni from Cheboygan High School.  (A non-traditional student is someone who is choosing to return to school after an extended absence.)  Applicants may attend any college or university and must be majoring in either Dentistry or a health-related field of study.  

Applicants will be asked to write an essay about their favorite season in Michigan and why they chose it.

Financial need will be considered.

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This scholarship is available to current undergraduate students at University of Michigan majoring in Civil Engineering.  Primary consideration will be given to students focusing on geotechnical, pavement or pavement-related fields of study.

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