The Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation and its 10 scholarship sponsoring partners will award 19 scholarships totaling $32,000 to area college bound high school seniors and current college students living in Sterling Heights and Macomb County.
Applications for each scholarship must be received or postmarked by March 10, 2023. Interested students can apply by visiting sterling-heights.net/communityfoundation and clicking on “scholarships” in the sidebar.
This marks the 25th consecutive year that 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 524 area students totaling $490,000, including the 2023 awards.
The organizations awarding scholarships in 2023 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, the Selfridge Air National Guard Base Community Council, Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation, Sterling Heights City Manager Professional Public Management Education Scholarship, Vibe Credit Union and Wujek Calcaterra and Sons.
“The Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation applauds the continual annual scholarship contributions of our 10 scholarship partners to support Sterling Heights area high school seniors and current college students pursue a college or vocational degree,” said Karl G. Oskoian, Executive Director and President Emeritus of the Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation. “Community leaders, like our 10 scholarship partners, make a difference in the lives of not only the students but the community at large. We and the community are fortunate to have individuals and companies like our scholarship partners come forward annually and make a difference in the lives of so many outstanding students by helping them pursue their professional goals.”