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We've got $1,000 with your name on it.

It won't be long now, you'll be walking across that stage to get your diploma. Congrats! So, what's next? You've probably already chosen your college and started to think about tuition, books, room & board... Wow college can get expensive. Don't worry; Lake Trust is here to help!

We're committed to supporting local high school seniors as they head off to their first year of college. The Lake Trust Credit Union Foundation is awarding 10 Michigan high school students, with a 2.6 or better cumulative GPA, a $1,000 college scholarship.

Each year, our Foundation recognizes outstanding service-minded high school seniors who exemplify our Core Values of:

  • Trust — can hold their peers in confidence
  • Teamwork — knows the value of working collaboratively together
  • Adaptability — hasn't let hardship or challenges create obstacles on their road to success
  • Learning — dedicates themselves to the pursuit of being the best they can be
  • Making a Difference — reaches out to those less fortunate by volunteering their time

It's super easy to apply.

Submit your online application. And brag a little, we want to hear all about the amazing things you've done. In the application you'll have to complete:

    • Activities — Tell us what you've been up to over the last 4 years. (Example: NHS, Volunteer work, etc)
    • Essay — Share how you demonstrate our above Core Values. You can either write or submit a video (put the link to your video in the Essay section)

Almost Done

You'll need to attach the following documents to your submission confirmation email or fax them to 517.827.0824 by March 4, 2014:

    • High School Transcript (most recent)
    • Recommendation Letter (1)
    • College Acceptance Letter
    • And, that's it!

We can't wait to hear all about your accomplishments and get to know you. And, who knows ... one of the $1,000 scholarships may have your name on it!

Thanks for your interest in our scholarship. The application period has ended for this year.

And remember to follow your dreams. A world of bright tomorrows awaits you!

Got questions? Give us a ring at 517.267.7243.

College Scholarships are not open to Lake Trust employees, board members or their immediate families.