Fifty-nine students from Crawford, Ogemaw and Oscoda Counties are receiving scholarships through the North Central Michigan Community Foundation (NCMCF) this year.
“Students from NCMCF’s service area have received $98,676 in scholarships in 2023 through NCMCF’s scholarship programs,” said CFNEM Program Director Jennifer Dingman. “These students have worked hard and persevered through incredible challenges the last few years, and it is wonderful to see the generosity of people in our communities directly affecting local students as they chase their goals.”
Some students from Crawford, Ogemaw and Oscoda Counties also received awards from funds held by the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan (CFNEM) whose eligibility includes students from those counties.
“All of these scholarship funds reflect someone’s legacy in action,” said CFNEM Executive Director Patrick Heraghty.” Because people who care about our communities and those who live here chose to give back, the Foundation was able to award 200 scholarships this year, including those for Crawford, Ogemaw and Oscoda Counties. This speaks volumes about our communities, our donors, and the incredible gift it is for these students to be cared for in this way by generous people they may never even meet.”
Scholarships for the 2024 season for NCMCF will be open in early January.
The North Central Michigan Community Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization committed to providing people who care about the future of our area with unique and effective ways of supporting their community now, and for generations to come.#####