About the Scholarship

Graduating high school senior students who lost their parent or parents through death or abandoned after infancy are offered financial assistance through the Kreager Family Scholarship program, established by the Kreager Family.

The scholarship program is administered by the Community Foundation of Kalamazoo, available to students who are enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited university or college for postsecondary education.


Kreager Family Scholarship Awards

  • The scholarship program awards more than one eligible recipients up to $2000 per year.

  • The scholarship amount can be used to pay the tuition and fees and other educational expenses that are approved by the sponsors.

  • The applicants must be enrolled for undergraduate or any postsecondary education as full-time or part-time.


Kreager Family Scholarship Application

  • The recipients of the scholarship are selected by the scholarship committee on the basis of certain eligibility criteria.

  • The eGRANT scholarship application must be completed and submitted in order to know if you are eligible to be a recipient.

  • The applicants must send two copies of the Scholarship Recommendation Form after submitting the eGRANT application.

  • Two letters of recommendation, one evaluating the abilities and skills of the student and one verifying if the student is eligible according to the criteria given, must be submitted.

  • The official cumulative high school transcript must be attached to the application.

  • The applicant must submit the Financial Information Summary Form in order to demonstrate financial need.


Kreager Family Scholarship Application Deadline

The applications inclusive of all the important documents must be submitted to the scholarship committee by March 1st without fail.

Any applications that are incomplete or received past the deadline will be disqualified.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a Kalamazoo County resident.

  • The applicant should be a graduating high school senior.

  • The applicant must be enrolled for vocational/technical training or a two or four-year degree at an accredited institution.

  • The student must have suffered the loss of a parent or parents through death or abandonment after infancy.

  • The applicant must display financial need.