March 17 Deadline to Apply for Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation (AAACF) Scholarships

January 27, 2015

The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation’s (AAACF) online scholarship application system is now accepting applications.  All applications are due on March 17, 2015 (unless otherwise noted on the AAACF website).  In 2014, the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation scholarship funds awarded $181,264 to help 156 local students continue their education.

There are a number of scholarships available to high school and college students in Southeastern Michigan, including the ones below.  Please click on the individual scholarship name to be linked to more information about the scholarship (criteria, requirements, etc.)

High school counselors can  help with the application process by either of these two methods:

  • Counselors email the student’s transcript and/or letter of recommendation to and AAACF will upload the documents to the profile
  • Counselors log into the student’s account (with student’s permission) and upload the transcript and/or letter of recommendation directly to the student’s application

Students can also apply on their own.  To apply, a students obtains his or her transcript and letter of recommendation and uploads it directly to the application. Click below for instructions, helpful screenshots and a sample application.

For more information, look at the AAACF website, or contact Maryellen Ferro at

Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation
301 N. Main Street, Suite 300 |  Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1133
734-663-0401 (ph)  |  734-663-3514 (fax)


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