Local Scholarship Information




    Due dates change annually, so the due date listed may be based on the previous year. We update the dues dates as soon as we receive the new information so check with your counselor and visit this site frequently for updated information. Applications are available online, in the counseling office, or under 'related files' at the bottom of this page. You can turn scholarship applications in to your counselor and we can add a transcript and any other required documentation before submitting. Please submit them to your counselor at least one week before the due date to allow them enough time to gather the necessary paperwork.  



    Girson Family Scholarship

    This is a permanent award of $1,200 given annually to an LHS graduate planning to attend WMU in the fall.  Students should have a GPA of 3.3 or higher, demonstrated leadership and extracurricular activities, community involvement, and an interest in history, government or social sciences.  The application process is now web-based and is available HERE.


    Deadline: April 1




    American 1 Federal Credit Union Community Involvement Scholarship

    This is a $1,000.00 scholarship given to students from Calhoun, Jackson, Washtenaw, and Hillsdale Counties. Applicants must submit an essay discussing thier community involvement. Applications are available HERE.


    Deadline: March 3




    Battle Creek Community Foundation

    The Battle Creek Community Foundation (BCCF) offers more than 200 different community based scholarships. The application process is web-based and is available at www.bccfoundation.org. This scholarship requires a counselor PIN for submission, so students should meet with their counselor well in advance of the due date if they plan to apply for this scholarship. Please note that this application is a requirement for receipt of the Legacy Scholarship.


    Deadline: March 24




    Virginia Winship Scholarship

    Eligible applicants must be in need of financial assistance and have demonstrated potential to succeed in the college curriculum to be pursued.  Considerations are character and citizenship, industry and effort, and ability as indicated by test data and grades received to date in high school and/or undergraduate college work. Applications are available in the Student Services Center or  CLICK HERE for a printable application. Applications must be submitted through the High School Student Services Center/Guidance Office.  


    Deadline: March 8 (Turn application in to the Student Services Center)




    Calhoun Counselors Association

    Lakeview can nominate one senior to be our representative in this competition.  Students who wish to be considered should notify their counselor by March 15.  Academics, community service and need are considered top priorities. 


    Deadline: March 15




    McCurdy/Scofield Scholarship

    This scholarship is for graduating seniors in Calhoun County who will be attending a college or university full time.  The applicant should show initiative and effort through leadership, citizenship, work ethic, community service, and his/her educational record as indicated by test scores and grades received in high school as well as demonstrated financial need.  The grant amount is $2,000 per year for McCurdy and $1,000 per year for Scofield.  Applications are available in the Student Services Center or CLICK HERE for a printable application. Applications must be submitted through the High School Student Services Center/Guidance Office.  


    Deadline: February 22 (Turn application in to the Student Services Center)



    Advia Credit Union (Formerly First Community Federal Credit Union)

    Eligible applicants are Advia Credit Union members with an account in the applicant's name. Applicants also must be accepted for enrollment in a college or trade school. Criteria include community involvement and an essay. The application is available in the Student Services Center or at https://www.adviacu.org/advancinglives/Advia-Foundation-Scholarships/.


    Deadline: March 15




    Bronson Battle Creek Volunteers Memorial Fund Scholarship

    Eligible applicants will be graduating seniors who plan to major in a health science discipline, have a GPA of 3.0 or better, an ACT score of 22 or better, a strong motivation to achieve their goals, have a history of paid work or volunteer activity, and planning a career in a health care field.  There are five scholarships worth $1000 each. Applications are available in the Student Services Center or CLICK HERE for a printable application.

    Deadline: March 18



    Blanche Barr Trone Scholarship Trust

    Blanche Barr Trone  operated a pharmacy in Battle Creek for many years and was interested in helping young people further their education. By her last Will and Testament, she established a Trust for scholarships for students attending college or institutions for advanced training, and who are in financial need.  Preference is given to students who are or will pursue a career in the medical field. Applications are available in the Student Services Center or CLICK HERE for a printable application.


    Deadline:  April 1




    Kalamazoo Valley Blues Association- "Boogie Woogie" Bob Peters Scholarship

    This is a $1000 scholarship. Eligible applicants are high school seniors who have been active in the music program (vocal or instrumental during their high school career (and in the community). Applicants must have been accepted to a college or university (proof of acceptance will be required). An emphasis will be placed on the number of years students have been in music classes and extra endeavors (musicals, special ensembles, music outside of school). Applications are available at https://kvba.org/education/scholarship/.


    Deadline: May 15




    Kellogg Community Federal Credit Union

    Eligible applicants are high school seniors who are a member of Kellogg Community Federal Credit Union, with an account in good standing, and who are planning to attend a college in Michigan (a full list of eligibility requirements can be found on the application. Apply online at www.kelloggccu.org/about-us/kccu-scholarship


    Deadline: April 30




    Marshall Community Foundation

    The Marshall Community Foundation offers a variety of scholarships for graduating seniors, some of which are available to students throughout Calhoun County (which includes Lakeview students). You can view the list, criteria, and get an application at http://marshallcf.wsiefusion.net/graduating-seniors.  There are 3 supporting document links that you will need to download in addition to the download for the specific scholarship application for which you are applying.


    Deadline: March 1 or April 1 (see the specific Scholarship for which you are applying)





    Caesar Sams Scholarship of Academic Achievement

    This scholarship is available to any Post Community Credit Union members who are entering a college, university, or trade school upon graduation. This scholarship is worth $1000 and the application and deadline can be found on their website at https://www.postcommunitycu.com/college-scholarships.


    Deadline: May 20




    Life Care Ambulance Service

    This scholarship is for students who hope to have a career in Emergency Medical Service, or who plan to volunteer in the EMS field in the greater Battle Creek area.  Information can be found at  http://lifecareems.org/scholarship-information/.





    Future Force Scholarship

    Description: This is a full tuition and fees ride to WMU for students who apply and are accepted by the Urban league of Battle Creek. They apply during their freshman year of high school and must be on free or reduced lunch. For more information and an application, call Urban League at 962.5553 ext 15. Applications may be picked up at 172 W Van Buren also.






    Lakeview Schools Educational Foundation (LSEF)

    LSEF offers many scholarships specifically for graduates of Lakeview High School. LSEF Scholarships are a part of the Battle Creek Community Foundation Scholarship Application and can be found on the BCCF website. 




    OMNI Community Credit Union Scholarship

    Three $1,000 scholarships and one $2,000 scholarship will be given to graduating seniors who are members of OMNI Community Credit Union. Criteria included: 3.0 GPA, evidence of community service, and an essay on the benefits of belonging to a credit union. Applications are available in the Student Services Center or at https://www.omnicommunitycu.org/inTheCommunity.php#Two.


    Deadline: April 1




    Michigan Student Service Award

    Students who complete and document 400 hours of non-paid community service over the course of their four years in high school through HandsOn Battle Creek are elgible for this $500 scholarship to apply toward post-secondary education. Students may start earning hours the first day of summer after 8th grade and may continue to log eligible hours through the final month of the school year during their graduation year. For more information, contact HandsOn Battle Creek at  269-966-4189.


    Deadline: Contact HandsOn Battle Creek






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