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The Community Choice Foundation empowers students to achieve their dreams while remaining in Michigan. When a student receives financial support, they are pledging to use their education to Give Big™ in Michigan by living and working here after graduation. Our goal is to create a diverse talent pipeline for Michigan while making education accessible and affordable.

Diploma iconGraduating High School

Graduating high school is the first step to higher education. Community Choice offers $5,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors with the desire to attend college in Michigan.

Continuing Education iconContinuing Education

We believe that learning is a life-long process. That’s why we are offering $2,500 and $5,000 continuing education scholarships to students looking to further their studies. Scholarship amount is based on pursued program and funds available at time of awarding.

Tools iconSkilled Trades/CTE

Skilled trades will play an important role in Michigan’s future. We offer $2,500 scholarships for students who are seeking vocational training or certification through accredited programs.

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Application is expected to be open in December 2023.

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 Congratulations to our 2023 Scholars

2023 Community Choice Foundation Scholars

Community Choice Scholarship Application Checklist

Get ready to show how you GIVE BIG

— Plan on attending a Michigan college, university, or trade school

— In the credit union spirit of “people helping people”, demonstrate how you GIVE BIG through volunteering in your school or community

— What are your future plans to give back and have an impact in your community after you graduate

— Complete and have a PDF copy of your FASFA ready to upload

— Plan on sharing your household income (you and your family)

— Graduating high school? Share an important teacher or leader that could speak positively about you

— Commit to stay in Michigan, be a part of our great workforce, and make a difference in our beautiful state

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