Battle Creek, Mich., January 14, 2011 – The scholarship deadline for all Kellogg Community College Foundation scholarships other than the Gold Key scholarships is February 28, 2011 (postmarked).
Since the KCC Foundation was established in 1998, generous donors have made it possible to help hundreds of students realize their dreams of higher education. Applications submitted by this deadline will be reviewed for the 2010/2011 Kellogg Community College academic year. Funds will be awarded beginning with the fall semester.
The KCC Foundation Scholarships are available to students who plan to enroll or are currently attending KCC. Students who received KCC scholarships in 2009/2010 may reapply for scholarships by submitting a new application. Scholarship awards are based on academic achievement, financial need, or special circumstances. Scholarship committees appointed by the KCC Foundation review all scholarship applications and match students with specific criteria from over 100 individual scholarship funds.KCC Foundation Scholarship Booklets with applications and instructions are available on KCC’s Battle Creek campus at the KCC Foundation (Roll Building) and in the Financial Aid, Advising, and Student Services departments.
Scholarship applications are also available on KCC’s regional campuses. Local high school counseling departments provide students with KCC’s scholarship booklets upon request, as well. Scholarship applications may be printed from the KCC Foundation web site at www.kellogg.edu/foundation. For more information, please call the KCC Foundation at 269-965-4161.
The KCC Foundation was founded in 1998 by the college to seek private funding to assist students with various needs. A non-governmental, nonprofit 501(c)(3) with its own funds, the KCC Foundation is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
Working together with area individuals, organizations and businesses, the KCC Foundation is able to help many students achieve their academic aspirations. Last year, the KCC Foundation awarded over 200 scholarships totaling just over $282,000 to individuals with unmet financial need and to students exhibiting a high degree of academic excellence and leadership ability.
For additional information, or to set up a scholarship fund, please contact Ginger Cutsinger, KCC Foundation executive director, at (269) 965-4161.