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Scholarships

You have the power to do anything you want to do. We’ve awarded scholarships through the Lake Trust Foundation since 2013 to help you reach your career aspirations.

New Beginnings Scholarship

There’s a shortage of skilled trade workers in Michigan and we want to help revitalize these career paths. If you’re interested in pursuing a career in a trade by attending a career technical education program, we want to help you get a fresh start.

Our 2019 scholarship applications are closed. Thank you for your interest!

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Apply for one of four scholarships worth up to $2,500

  • Use for tuition costs and tools for your trade, like professional fees or dues

Must attend a career technical education program or trade school in the next 12 months

Must be a resident in the state of Michigan and eligible for a Lake Trust Credit Union membership

An essay talking about your future career plans is required

Immediate relatives of Lake Trust Credit Union employees or board members are not eligible

See scholarship guidelines for more information about eligibility

Community Impact Scholarship

We hope to support local entrepreneurs and reinvigorate our communities through our relationship with Cleary University. If you currently own a business or want to start a company in Michigan in the future, this scholarship may be for you.

Our 2019 scholarship applications are closed. Thank you for your interest!

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Five full-tuition scholarships to Cleary University are available

Use for continuing undergraduate or postgraduate tuition only at Cleary University, either on-campus or online

Must be a resident in the state of Michigan and eligible for a Lake Trust Credit Union membership

An essay talking about your business or plans for opening a business is required. Tell us how your business is/will make a positive impact on your community.

Immediate relatives of Lake Trust Credit Union employees or board members are not eligible

See scholarship guidelines for more information about eligibility

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