Birmingham Public School

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Birmingham Public School

550 W Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009
Ph: (248)203-3000
E-mail: [email protected]
URL:http://www.birmingham.k12.mi.us

Birmingham Student Scholarship Fund Association (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide college financial assistance for students who reside within the boundaries of the Birmingham School District upon high school graduation. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have their primary residence within the boundaries of the Birmingham Public School or private school district during that year. Criteria: Scholarship grants are based on a variety of factors including family financial need, student's academic performance, school or community activities, employment experience, educational goals, and enrollment at a Michigan college, as well as counselor recommendations and other student and family circumstances. In addition, some of the scholarship grants may consider other factors prescribed by a benefactor, including student gender, performance in a particular field of study or a student's school attendance area.

Funds Avail.: $750-$2,000. Number Awarded: Varies To Apply: Applicants must submit completed application to the student's high school counselor prior to the filing date set by the Scholar Board each year. The application must be signed by both the student and one parent certifying the truth of the application. The application requires student's and parents' current income tax information, as well as information regarding family housing, Unless there is independent written verification of an established pattern of non-support by a parent; scholarship grants will be reduced by 50 percent if information is not received from both parents. The application and instructions can be printed from the web page. Deadline: March 1. Contact: BPS at the above address (see entry 1716).

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