James C. LaPrairie Memorial Scholarship

Bay Area Community Foundation

The James C. LaPrairie Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student with parent or sibling undergoing cancer treatment. Applicants must be a resident of Bay county with minimum 3.0 GPA.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    Minimum of 9 credit hours the proceeding fall.
  • Residence:
    Bay County resident
  • School:
    Have attended one of the following Bay County schools for all 4 years of high school: All Saints Central High School, Bay Arenac Community High School, Bay City Central High School, Bay City Western High School, Garber High School, John Glenn High School, Pinconning Area High School, Wenona Center
  • College:
    Attend either Delta College or Saginaw Valley State University for a minimum of 9 credit hours the proceeding fall.
  • Miscellaneous:
    Who has a parent or sibling undergoing cancer treatment.Be a first-generation student (neither parent nor legal guardian that the student lives with has obtained a Bachelors Degree)Have been a resident of Bay County for 6 years

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    Write an essay describing your most meaningful achievement(s), how they relate to your future goals, and why you are deserving of a scholarship. Essay must be between 2,500-3,000 characters (spaces do count).
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Two letters of recommendation at least one letter must be school-related and one letter may be personal or professional.
  • Other Materials:
    A portrait of the applicant.

Contact Information