Brian Thiele Memorial Scholarship

Kalamazoo Community Foundation

The Brian Thiele Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior from Kalamazoo County. Applicant must be member of high school soccer team for four years

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Graduating high school senior who is a Kalamazoo County resident or who attends a high school within Kalamazoo County
  • Financial Need:
    Not Required
  • Residence:
    Kalamazoo County resident (or who attends a high school within Kalamazoo County)
  • School:
    Who attends a high school within Kalamazoo County (or Kalamazoo County resident)
  • College:
    Planning to pursue a certificate or two- or four-year degree full time
  • Athletics:
    Four years of participation on a soccer team during the four years of high school
  • Miscellaneous:
    Can demonstrate his/her efforts to give back to the community by helping others; and can describe adversity and/or obstacles he/she has overcome in his or her lifetime

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    Essay typed into the text box in the eGRANT application addressing why you merit consideration for this scholarship. Include how extracurricular activities volunteer experiences and leadership roles have helped to prepare you for your choice of study. Include information about any challenges you have overcome in your life and how you overcame them and/or information about how your motivation and achievement during high school increased. In addition please include: 1) What person or situation has had the greatest impact on your life? 2) How you have contributed to society and helped others 3) What one word that best defines you.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Two copies of the Scholarship Recommendation Form and Letters of Recommendation completed by adults other than family members.

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