The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, full scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible,…
He owned interior design studios in Kalamazoo and Fort Wayne, Indiana and was a member of the American Society of Interior Designers. This scholarship was established in Myer's memory in 1996 to provide financial assistance to individuals who have been orphaned, abused, abandoned or neglected as children, and who desire to pursue education beyond high school.
Kalamazoo County resident while attending high school or a student enrolled in or graduated from a high school within Kalamazoo County. Kalamazoo County residents who have earned their GED also are eligible. Must have been orphaned abused abandoned or neglected as a child according to legal documentation. Planning to pursue vocational or technical training or a two- or four-year degree. May be a part- or full-time student. Must be able to demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Fostering Success Michigan is a statewide initiative that aims to increase access and success in higher education and post-college careers for youth with experience in foster care. Learn how you can contribute to building a holistic network that insulates (i.e., strengthens protective factors and reduces risks) the education to career "pipeline."Make a Donation