SCHOLARSHIPS

 

SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Saginaw Spartans Alumni Club has established a scholarship fund that is administered by the Saginaw Community Foundation.  Candidates are selected by a committee from the Saginaw Community Foundation and the Saginaw Spartans Alumni Club.  Incoming freshmen at Michigan State University are eligible to apply for the scholarship based on the criteria listed below. 

 

ACADEMICS

The candidate should be in at least the top 10% of their class. College preparatory curriculum is preferred, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale as a benchmark. 

 

LEADERSHIP ACADEMICS

There should be evidence of leadership ability in the candidate. Leadership within an organization, such as class officer, co-captain of an athletic team, or leader of music groups, or clubs, would serve as indicators of leadership desire or ability.

 

MSU Student

SERVICE

Participation and organization of worthwhile activities outside the classroom should be evaluated. The candidate should be a meaningful contributory to the community at large. Some form of volunteer activities should be listed on the nomination form.

 

 

Winner of the "Outstanding Junior Award" receives added consideration in the selection process. 

 

JUNIOR AWARDS

The intent of the award is to honor an outstanding high school junior from Saginaw County. The individual is recommended by high school counselors and administrators from all 17 school districts, with a focus on academic achievement and community involvement.  Winners are recognized at a dinner with a certificate and gift card.  Criteria for the Junior Awards nominees are listed below.

 

ACADEMICS

The candidate should be in at least the top 10% of their class. College preparatory curriculum is preferred, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale as a benchmark. 

 

LEADERSHIP ACADEMICS

There should be evidence of leadership ability in the candidate. Leadership within an organization, such as class officer, co-captain of an athletic team, or leader of music groups, or clubs, would serve as indicators of leadership desire or ability.

Saginaw Spartan Junior Awards

SERVICE

Participation and organization of worthwhile activities outside the classroom should be evaluated. The candidate should be a meaningful contributory to the community at large. Some form of volunteer activities should be listed on the nomination form.

The incoming MSU freshman who receives the scholarship of $1,000 - $3,000 is selected by a committee from the Saginaw Community Foundation and the Saginaw Spartans Alumni Club.

2021 JUNIOR AWARDS HONOREES

Arthur Hill High School - Elvis Machul Jr.

Birch Run High School - Sydni Mudge

Bridgeport High School - Matthew Carleton

Carrollton High School - Kaylie Feldotte

Chesaning Union High School - Hayden Williams

Frankenmuth High School - Collin Fall

Freeland High School - Allison DeLeeuw

Hemlock High School - Jacob Shelagowski

Heritage High School - Samha Amin

Mackinaw High School - Alicia Ostrander

Merrill High School - Linzi Wiley

Nouvel Catholic Central High School - Joseph Tunney

Saginaw Arts and Sciences Academy - Aliyah Spears

Saginaw High School - Desmond Wesley

St. Charles High School - Alex Suppes

Swan Valley High School - Trevor Grandy

Valley Lutheran High School - Emma VanTol