Established in 1977, the Washtenaw 100’s Scholarship Program provides financial education assistance to children (natural and adopted) of active Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters throughout Washtenaw County. Funded through donations, fundraising events and committed giving, the Washtenaw 100 has awarded over $390,000 since the program began.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include: high school seniors pursuing a course of study beyond high school, current undergraduate student at an accredited college or university or a student enrolled in a Trade School for a specific occupation. Applicant must be child (natural or adopted) of an active Washtenaw County Law Enforcement Officer or Firefighter. Applicant must enroll in twelve credit hours. Previous recipients not eligible.
DEADLINE: Applications for the 2021 Scholarship Program are no longer being accepted.
AWARDS: Ten $2,000 scholarships awarded. Scholarship Selection Committee selects the winners in June. The Committee evaluates the applicants’ demonstrated accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, volunteer activity, leadership and future goals. Recipients are recognized at the Washtenaw 100 Annual Dinner held in October.
PAYMENT OF FUNDS: Funds will be issued directly to the recipient. Funds may be used for tuition, books, fees and/or housing. Funds are issued in July/August pending successful return of required documentation.