Scholarship

WMAAA’s Mentorship Scholarship Program is intended to inspire high school seniors and college students to successfully achieve their dreams by offering a support system that is shaped by experience and insight from local working professionals. This program was born with a vision to inspire diverse students to develop and expand a strong professional network, learn excellent communication skills, build self-confidence, promote innovation, foster the entrepreneurial spirit, and give back to the community.

Objective
  • Reach out to local high school seniors and current college students to impress civic and community responsibility.
  • Bridge gaps by connecting college students with local working professionals.
  • Provide experiential learning through informative instruction including but not limited to communication, leadership, professional etiquette, behavior, and getting the most out of networking, events.
Details
  • WMAAA will select up to 3 students for the Mentorship Scholarship Program, and upon successful completion, will award each student with a $1,000 scholarship.
  • WMAAA will select up to 4 community volunteer who each has helped the local community through their dedicated service. Each volunteer award recipient will receive a $500 scholarship.
Qualifications
  • Diverse students and volunteers with academic achievements and/or community involvement.
  • Applicants need to submit a maximum of two-page, double-spaced:
  • Proposal for a local diverse community event/need or
  • Essay related to their personal experiences of diversity and/or volunteerism in their community
  • Submit a resume.
  • Attend a local West Michigan college (include college name, major and GPA) or vocational program.
  • WMAAA Mentorship Scholarship Program Committee and Board will make their judgments on the basis of proposals and essays.
To Apply
  • Please submit your application on WMAAA’s website (www.wm-aaa.org) by March 1st of the current year.
  • The selected individuals will be notified by the WMAAA’s Mentorship
Scholarship Committee.
  • Please visit www.wm-aaaa.org for more information.
Sign up on newsletter to stay updated with our news and events
TOP