Caledonia Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Deadline: Friday, March 19, 2021

To further the Caledonia Area Chamber of Commerce (CACC) mission of supporting economic growth and community enrichment, the Chamber has established a scholarship fund to honor students who demonstrate character and leadership in our community.

Funding for the CACC Scholarship Program is raised through the annual CACC Tee-up for Scholarships Golf Tournament. Scholarships may be used at the university, college, or trade school of the student’s choice.

 

Award Criteria for CACC Scholarships:

  • Applicants must be a current senior in good standing.
  • Applicants must attend Caledonia High School, South Christian High School, or they must be a resident of Caledonia, Michigan to be eligible.
  •  Applicants must plan to attend a technical or trade school or a college or university for a two- or four-year program.
  • Weighted consideration will be given to applicants who (or whose parents/guardians) own or are employed by a member of a local Chamber of Commerce.
  • Weighted consideration is given to applicants who have demonstrated community involvement and volunteer commitments.

 

Scholarship Award:

In 2021, CACC will award four (4) one-time scholarships each valued at $1000.

Application Process:

  • Students must fill out the application form.
  • Students must submit two letters of recommendation: one from a non-relative and one from a teacher/mentor who has a connection with the student’s current activities.
  • All required information must be returned to the Caledonia Area Chamber of Commerce by March 19, 2021.

 

Finalist Interviews:

All scholarship applications will be reviewed by our Scholarship Committee. An interview will be required for successful finalists.