21 $1,000 Scholarships being awarded in 2021.
In May 2021, the Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation and its nine scholarship sponsoring partners will award 21 scholarships totaling $21,000 to area college bound high school seniors and current college students living in Sterling Heights and Macomb County.
This marks the 23rd consecutive year the Foundation has awarded scholarships to area youth pursuing degrees in higher education or vocation training.
The Foundation began awarding scholarships in 1999 and has awarded scholarships to 482 area students totaling $432,000, including the 2021 awards.
The 10 organizations awarding scholarships in 2021 are: BAE Systems, General Dynamics Land Systems, Macomb County Chiropractic Association, Former Mayor Richard J. Notte Endowment for Government Public Service, Ronald Himmler Science Scholarship, Rotary Club of Sterling Heights, Selfridge Air National Guard Base Community Council, Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation, Sterling Heights City Manager Professional Public Management Education Scholarship and Vibe Credit Union.
“The Foundation applauds the continued annual scholarship contributions of our nine scholarship partners to support Sterling Heights area high school seniors and current college students pursuing a college or vocational degree,” said Karl G. Oskoian, Executive Director for the Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation. “Community leaders, like our nine scholarship partners, make a difference in the lives of not only the students but the community at large. We are fortunate to have individuals and companies like our scholarship partners come forward and make a difference.”
Those with questions or those seeking additional information can contact Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation Executive Director Karl Oskoian at 248.928.6788.