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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Program

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.

2021 Scholarships

  • BAE Systems – The Company is awarding two $1,000 scholarships to Sterling Heights area students pursuing undergraduate degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics curriculums.
  • General Dynamics Land Systems - The Company is awarding two $1,000 scholarships to Sterling Heights area students pursuing undergraduate degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics disciplines.
  • Macomb County Chiropractic Association- The Association is awarding five $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing a career in chiropractic health care.
  • Mayor Richard J. Notte Scholarship for Public Service - Is awarding one $1,000 scholarship to a Sterling Heights college student pursuing a college degree in government public service.
  • Professional Public Management Education Scholarship – One (1) $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a Sterling Heights area high school senior or current college student who is pursuing a degree in in public administration.
  • Ronald Himmler Science Scholarship – Is awarding two $1,000 scholarships to Sterling Heights High school students pursuing a college or vocational degree in a science related field.
  • Rotary Club of Sterling Heights - Is awarding two $1,000 scholarships to Sterling Heights residents who are either high school seniors or college students.
  • Selfridge ANG/Base Community - The council is awarding two $1,000 scholarships to children of military personnel attached to Selfridge Air National Guard Base attending college or vocational training.
  • Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation - Is awarding three $1,000 scholarships to Sterling Heights area students pursuing college degrees or vocational training.
  • Vibe Credit Union - Is awarding one $1,000 scholarship to Sterling Heights area students graduating high school and pursuing an education at a university, college or technical school.

“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.

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