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North Central Foundation Scholarships

Through generous donations from the community, North Central makes available a variety of scholarships. The Scholarship Committee is dedicated to assessing the qualifications of students seeking scholarship funding. Upon completion of a thorough and unbiased review of applicants' qualifications, the Committee will award scholarships that align with a student's career and academic goals and to those students deemed most deserving.


process for scholarship applications

for 2021-2022

Scholarship Applications for 2021-2022 will only be available between certain dates during the year as shown below.

CYCLE 1 - Open Feb. 1 - Apr. 15

For Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 Awards.

Students awarded do not need to apply for Cycle 2 or 3.

CYCLE 2 - Open Jun. 15 - Aug. 14

For Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 Awards.

Students awarded do not need to apply for Cycle 3. 

CYCLE 3 - Open Oct. 1 - Nov. 30

For Winter 2022 Awards Only.

Click here for the Cycle 3 Scholarship Application.


scholarship eligibility

  • Can be full-time or part-time depending upon the scholarship awarded.
  • Be registered for 3 or more credits.
  • Many scholarships have a need component; therefore, it is highly recommended student complete the FAFSA.
  • Preference given to students with a 2.0 or better grade point average, some scholarships require a grade point average higher than 2.0.
  • Recipients must continue to meet the criteria for the scholarship awarded.
  • Students who have the classification of Guest, Dual Enrolled, Early College, Non-degree Seeking or Personal Interest are ineligible for North Central scholarships.
  • At the end of each open period, any student applications not awarded will be inactive.
  • Students who were not awarded will need to complete another application when the next open period occurs.


By completing the North Central Scholarship application, students will be considered for the following North Central Endowment Scholarships along with Scholarships contributed by annual donors.

North Central Endowment Scholarships

Billiau – Gillies – Bicentennial Fund
Petoskey News Review – Kirk Schaller – Jim Doherty
Thomas F. Schweigert Memorial
James L. Dilworth – North Central Engineering – Technology Scholarship
Dorothy Sergent – North Central Memorial
K. C. Festerling – North Central Trustees Memorial
A. D. Shankland Memorial Scholarship
Jack and Dorothy Harris Scholarship Fund
Kiwanis Club of Petoskey Scholarship in memory of Arnie Wolgast
Merle and Blanche Thompson Memorial
Dr. M. Louise Herlocher Scholarship
Elmer J. and Wilma S. Hanna Memorial Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship
Ron and Lue Newmann Scholarship
Dorothea & Robert Vratanina Memorial
Robert C. Blanz Memorial Scholarship
Hugh Winnell Memorial
Verhelle Memorial
Jack Waldvogel Memorial
Gordon Fearon Memorial
Bertha Lampert Memorial Scholarship
Mary and George Lites Memorial Scholarship
Edward Arnott - Petoskey Lions Club - PHS Latin Club 
Meriam "Mims" Behling
George and Betty Hartman
Alford LaCount Memorial Scholarship
Charles McCune Memorial
Lewis "Louie" Pyjar
Vivian and Reginald Sharkey Memorial
Marjorie Brunet Memorial
Hodulik Scholarship


Nursing Program Scholarships

Borra Pathways Scholarship
Northern Michigan Medical Society Scholarship
H. Carl Spitler Memorial
Bodzick Connaughton Memorial
Dr. Dean C. Burns
Burns Clinic Retired Physicians
Hammontree – Hartsough – Naples
Dr. and Mrs. John E. McEnroe
North Central Nursing Alumni
Offield Family
Roma F. Walstrom-Boline Scholarship
Burns Foundation
Martha Curtis Scholarship
Dr. James S. Keith Jr. M.D.
Susan J. Van Gee and Michael G. Schirk Nursing Scholarship
Linda Beier Nursing