Hensley Transfer

The Virginia M. Hensley Education or Health Care Two-Year Transfer Scholarship recognizes outstanding academic and personal achievement, and is awarded to a graduating Kellogg Community College student transferring to one of the following Michigan Public Colleges or Universities, which offer baccalaureate degrees in Education or Health Care.

  • Central Michigan University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Ferris State University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Lake Superior State University
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Oakland University
  • University of Michigan
  • Wayne State University
  • Western Michigan University

The recipient(s) of the Hensley Transfer Scholarship will receive $12,000 for each of two years, for a total of $24,000

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

Criteria and Guidelines

  • Applicants must be a citizen of the United States or eligible non-citizen.
  • Applicants must graduate Spring 2014 from Kellogg Community College, and transfer to a Michigan Public College or University which grants a baccalaureate in Education or aHealth Care field and be a full time student.
  • 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher.
  • Demonstrate leadership experience, community and service activity and school involvement.
  • Applicants must provide an acceptance letter from the college to which they will transfer.
  • All awards will be sent directly to the baccalaureate degree granting institution.

Recipient Responsibilities

  • Maintain 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher.
  • Remain a full-time student Fall and Spring semesters.

Applicants Must

  • Submit a completed Virginia M. Hensley Education or Health Care Two-Year Transfer Scholarship application by March 14, 2014. (Answer each question to the best of your ability.)
  • Submit an essay with 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 from KRIS (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 three signed letters of recommendation from professors, academic advisors, employers, and/or community members.

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


For the 2014-15 academic year, the deadline was 5 p.m. March 14, 2014.

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

Please return completed application and all documents to:

Kellogg Community College Foundation Scholarship
450 North Ave.
Battle Creek, MI 49017-3397