BACF Out County Scholarships






Bay Area Community Foundation Out County Scholarships

For additional information about scholarships at Bay Area Community Foundation or to apply, visit the BACF website.


Auburn Jaycees Educational Scholarship

Criteria: Resident in the Bay City Western High School district; diploma or G.E.D.; full- or part-time student at any Michigan university or college; minimum 2.5 GPA. It is a requirement for applicants to volunteer at an Auburn Jaycees event or an event hosted by one of the surrounding Jaycee chapters (Bay City, Saginaw or Midland), or attend an Auburn Jaycee General Membership Meeting. The volunteer thank you letter or letter of volunteer confirmation should be turned in with the application as verification of volunteering. To find event information and meeting locations visit Auburn Jaycees or Michigan Junior Jaycees Chapter.


Bay Area Runner’s Club Scholarship

Criteria: Arenac, Bay, Huron, Midland, Saginaw or Tuscola County resident; high school senior; minimum 2.5 GPA; full-time student; financial need; two years of track and field or cross country. Student demonstrates a commitment to do their personal best academically and athletically. One letter of recommendation from track coach/staff.


Bay Area USBC Bowling Association – Wallace E. Matthew

Criteria: Bay, Arenac or Tuscola county resident. Applicant must be a senior in high school and accepted as a full-time student at an accredited college or university. The applying student must be: a current member of the Bay Area USBC Association, a member of the Bay Area USBC Association for at least two of the last four seasons, the child of a member of the Bay Area USBC Association or a member of their high school bowling team for at least two years.


Applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given in the following order: current USBC members who are children of members, followed by current members, high school bowlers, and children of current members.


Dow Corning Employees Educational Scholarship

Criteria: Arenac, Bay or Tuscola County resident. High school senior. Minimum 2.5 GPA in all required core courses. This award is based on merit and may be used for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university.


Fraternal Order Of Police, Lodge #103 – Jack Sebald Scholarship

Criteria: Child or grandchild of an active, retired or deceased Bay City police officer. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Former applicants may reapply.


GMPT Bay City Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: An employee, spouse, child or grandchild of an active, retired or deceased employee of GM Powertrain Bay City. Employee does not have to be a Bay County resident. May reapply in future years.


The F.P. Horak Company – Frederick Douglas And Natalia Ruth Horak Memorial Scholarship Fund

Criteria: Must be a child or grandchild of an employee or spouse of an employee of F.P. Horak Employment Services, Inc. reporting to The F.P. Horak Company or Digital Imaging Center located in Bay County, Mich. Minimum GPA 2.5.


Michigan Trucking Association Equipment & Maintenance Council Tri-City Chapter Scholarship

Criteria: Bay, Midland, Saginaw, Arenac, Gladwin, Shiawassee, Lapeer, Tuscola or Genesee County resident. Applicant must be enrolled in a two-four year program in the diesel equipment technology field. Minimum 2.5 GPA.