August 15, 2012

Kelvin W. Scott Memorial Scholarship

Kelvin W. Scott, an outstanding member of the basketball and track teams at Arthur Hill High School, set remaining track records before graduating in 1980. Kelvin continued on to be a Big Ten champion and record setter in indoor and outdoor track at Michigan State University on the 1 mile, 1,600 meter and the 4×400-meter relay teams in 1982 and 1983. After graduating from MSU in 1984, Kelvin went on to receive a Juris Doctorate degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1987. An attorney in both corporate and governmental fields and a member of various legal organizations, Kelvin served as the director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights at the time of his passing where he championed the rights of people without full equality in Michigan.


  • Minimum 3.2 GPA
  • Graduating senior from Saginaw United High School or Saginaw Arts & Sciences Academy
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in pre-law
  • Minimum 1-year participation in high school track
  • Ethnic minority 

Evaluation Criteria

  • Athletic ability in track
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Community service
  • Financial need
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Career goals as demonstrated in essay
  • Academic record; extracurricular/school activities