Harper Transfer

The Harper Transfer Scholarship application for 2017-2018 has closed! The deadline to apply was March 24, 2017. Please contact the KCC Foundation at 965-4161 for further information.

The Walter and Lucille Harper Transfer Scholarship recognizes outstanding academic and personal achievement, and is awarded to graduating Kellogg Community College students transferring to a baccalaureate degree granting institution of higher learning.

All scholarship applications are given equal consideration by a scholarship committee appointed by the KCC Foundation. The selection committee will review the applicant’s academic records, school, community, and service activities.

Criteria and Guidelines

    • Applicant must be a citizen of the United States or eligible non-citizen.
    • Applicant must graduate from Kellogg Community College during the same academic year as the application submission, and transfer to a baccalaureate degree-granting institution as a full-time student.
    • 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher.
    • Demonstrate leadership experience, community and service activity and school involvement.
    • Applicant must provide an acceptance letter from the college to which they will transfer.
    • Financial need is a requirement for this transfer scholarship.


  • All awards will be sent directly to the baccalaureate degree granting institution.

Application Requirements

  • Submit a completed Harper Transfer Scholarship application by the deadline. Fill in the fields on the application form and print. Answer each question to the best of your ability.
    • Include a copy of your Student Aid Report, if you completed a FAFSA, or complete the financial information section.
    • Include a copy of DD Form 214, if you are a military veteran.
  • Submit an essay at least 150 words, but no more than two pages addressing each of the following:
    • Why you have chosen your field of study; what led you to this decision?
    • Future career goals; the profession or occupation you intend to enter.
    • Describe your leadership experience and what you learned from it.
    • Who influenced you the most while attending Kellogg Community College and why?
  • Attach a copy of your course history (unofficial KCC transcript).
  • Attach a copy of your acceptance letter to the baccalaureate degree-granting institution.
  • Attach a résumé of employment history, school, community, and service activities.
  • Enclose two signed current letters of recommendation from instructors, academic advisors, employers, and/or community members.

If any of the above items are not received by the deadline, the application may not be considered.


The deadline to apply for the Harper Transfer Scholarship has passed. Scholarship application period will re-open in Dec. 2017 for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Faxed applications will not be considered. Applications received or postmarked after this published deadline may not be considered.

Please return completed application and all documents by mail, email or in person to:

Kellogg Community College Foundation
450 North Ave.
Roll Building Room 301
Battle Creek, MI 49017-3397