KCC Foundation

KCC Foundation Scholarship guidelines and a PDF version of the 2018-19 scholarship application are below. Please read through the following carefully prior to completing the application. The scholarship application has fillable fields. To enable the fillable fields, right click on the pdf file, save the file and then open it. Once you complete the application, save it. Send your application and all required documents according to the instructions on the application.

Scholarship applications are no longer being accepted for the 2018-19 academic year. Be on the lookout for the 2019-2020 scholarship application, coming soon. If you are looking for scholarships for Spring 2019, please contact us at 269-965-4161 to inquire if there are funds available.

You must have an Admissions Application on file with the KCC Admissions Office prior to completing the scholarship application. You are required to provide your KCC student ID number on the application.

The KCC Foundation provides scholarship assistance to Kellogg Community College students. A variety of Foundation scholarships are available based on financial need and/or academic achievement and/or field of study. All scholarship applications are given equal consideration by a scholarship committee appointed by the KCC Foundation. Scholarship committees will make the final determination of scholarship awards by matching students with specific criteria.

Criteria and Guidelines

  • Applicant must be a citizen of the United States or an eligible non-citizen.
  • Applicant with a least a 2.5 cumulative GPA will be given preference. Applicant with less than a 2.5 may be considered with a recommendation from an instructor and/or academic advisor.
  • An applicant who has received an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree may not be considered for a scholarship unless the applicant can demonstrate special circumstances.
  • Scholarship funds will be credited to the student’s KCC financial aid account. Scholarship awards can be used for KCC tuition, fees, and/or books only. Unused funds will not be refunded or forwarded to the following academic year.
  • Scholarship funds cannot be used at a different college or university.
  • KCC employees, spouses and dependents are not eligible.
  • Scholarships are awarded on a year-to-year basis. Students must re-apply every year by submitting a new application with all the required documents.

Scholarship Recipient Responsibilities

  • Write a thank you note to the donor of your scholarship.
  • Successfully attend classes.
  • Maintain a GPA specific to the scholarship criteria.
  • Follow the KCC Student Code of Conduct, as specified in the Student Handbook. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of the scholarship.
  • Register for no less than the number of credit hours required for the scholarship.
  • Notify the Foundation prior to any change in the number of credit hours taken.

Application Requirements

  • Submit a completed KCC Foundation Scholarship Application by March 1, 2018. Download and print the application. Answer each question to the best of your ability.
    • Include a copy of your Student Aid Report, if you completed a FAFSA, or complete financial information section.
    • Include a copy of DD Form 214, if you are a military veteran.
  • Submit an essay of at least 150 words but no more than two pages addressing all of the following:
    • What college(s) you plan to attend after KCC.
    • 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.
  • Attach a high school transcript (if under the age of 25) and transcripts from all colleges attended, including KCC.
    • Transcripts must be submitted with this scholarship application, even if you previously submitted them to the KCC Foundation or any other KCC office.
    • All transcripts submitted can be unofficial.
  • Applicants with 24 or more college credits must submit transcripts from all colleges attended, including KCC.
    • Transcripts must be submitted with this scholarship application, even if you previously submitted them to the KCC Foundation or any other KCC office.
    • All transcripts submitted can be unofficial.
  • Attach a résumé of employment history, education, school and community service activities and volunteer experiences.
  • Enclose two signed current letters of recommendation from teachers/instructors, counselors/academic advisors, employers and/or community members.

Click on the Scholarship Packet of Tips & Tools for helpful information in completing your application.


The deadline to apply for a 2018-19 KCC Foundation Scholarship was March 1, 2018. 

Please submit only one application. View the KCC Foundation Scholarship Application for the guidelines and application form. Faxed applications will not be considered. Applications received or postmarked after this published deadline may not be considered.

Mailing Address

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