ChoiceOne Bank is pleased to announce the annual ChoiceOne Scholarship Program designed to provide needs-based scholarships to graduating seniors in the local communities served by the Bank.
As a local community bank, ChoiceOne wants to encourage and reward graduating seniors who are motivated to pursue a degree. ChoiceOne will award 12 one-time scholarships of $1,000 to each recipient in their first year of college. Six winners will be selected from the western and eastern Michigan markets served by the bank.
“We are committed to families and young people in our communities across Michigan. Our high school seniors are the next generation of leaders, and we believe it is important for them to recognize the benefits of education in a caring community,” said Michael J. Burke, Jr., president of ChoiceOne Bank. and supportive.”
“We hope the students will go back to their roots to raise their families And grow their business Our societies thrive on their outstanding education. “
Scholarship Essay Contest
The ChoiceOne Bank Scholarship Program will be accepting applications beginning January 14, and will remain open until Friday, March 18. Subscribers, who benefited from the service and what personal achievements they got from helping their community. Students must submit their application and supporting documents such as their completed online application, high school/home school transcripts, or GED documents, by the deadline date. See Choiceone.com/scholarship to complete your scholarship application.
Previous winners of a renewable scholarship from Lakestone Bank & Trust in 2019, can complete a scholarship extension application at Choiceone.com/extension. This scholarship will be paid directly to the College via ChoiceOne Bank.
Who is eligible?
Eligible candidates include high school seniors, GED recipients in the current calendar year who have not commenced college classes, home school students with high school equivalency documents and college eligibility in the communities served by ChoiceOne Bank, and planning to attend two-year accredited or four-year college in Michigan at Fall 2022. ChoiceOne Bank serves communities in Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, Newaigo, Lapierre, St Clair and Macomb counties.
“We find helping children in our communities is critical,” Burke said. “We hope that students will go back to their roots to raise their families and grow their businesses and that our communities will thrive with their outstanding education. Writing this article for a potential scholarship helps our youth understand the importance of community service.”