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Scholarships

The power of education.

Paying for education can be a stressful experience, but it can also be one of your greatest investments. The Lake Trust Foundation is here to help you achieve your dreams with these valuable tools.

Scholarship Programs

Michigan Impact Scholarships

In partnership with Cleary University, we’re offering full-ride scholarships to five qualified students looking to enter impactful careers. We’re seeking individuals hoping to receive an exceptional education at Cleary University — focused on the needs of tomorrow.

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Applicants must be a Michigan resident and a Lake Trust Credit Union member or eligible for Lake Trust Credit Union membership.

Scholarship recipients must be a member in good standing at Lake Trust Credit Union at the time scholarship is awarded.

Scholarship recipients must also meet Cleary University admission requirements at the undergraduate or graduate level and must be enrolled to attend Cleary University for the Fall 2021 academic year.

Scholarship funds will only apply to tuition expenses for undergraduate and graduate programs.

All ages are encouraged to apply, including mid-life career changers, people whose livelihood is affected by COVID, and people who have not previously seen additional schooling as an option.

See scholarship guidelines for more information.

New Beginnings Scholarships

The Lake Trust Foundation celebrates the Michigan work ethic, and our six $5,000 New Beginnings Scholarships can help with tuition, tools, and training in trade careers. We want to set you on your way to a skilled trade — and to remarkable success.

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Applicant must be a Michigan resident and a Lake Trust Credit Union member or eligible for Lake Trust Credit Union Membership.

Must attend a career technical education program, trade school or be enrolled and majoring in a technical field at a Michigan college or university within the 2021 calendar year.

Scholarship funds can be used for tuition costs, equipment for your trade, professional dues and/or certifications.

All ages are encouraged to apply, including mid-life career changers, people whose livelihood is affected by COVID, and people who have not previously seen additional schooling as an option.

See scholarship guidelines for more information.

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Through our partnership with CU Student Choice, members have free access to Edmit, a concierge service that can help you better understand costs, benefits, and possibilities. Give it a try today.

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Start dreaming big.

The world is filled with opportunities. And now it’s your turn to take a chance on the future. So, let’s work together to prepare your finances for school. Through our partnership with CU Student Choice, simple financing options are available. If you’re not sure where you’re attending yet, you can still prepare and apply for a private education line of credit. Then, request the exact amount of funding that you’ll need later. That’s the power of planning ahead.

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