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The power of what's possible.

There’s power in you. In your hopes, dreams, and vision for the future. Explore what’s possible and find a career you love. A career where you thrive. A Lake Trust Foundation scholarship can help you explore what’s possible.

Scholarship Programs

Every year, the Lake Trust Foundation provides scholarship opportunities to help aspiring college students on the path to the career they’ve always wanted. Our scholarship applications are closed for 2024. We plan to notify our recipients in May 2024. Keep an eye out this summer for the official announcement of our winners.

Michigan Impact Scholarships

The Michigan Impact Scholarship was created through a partnership with Cleary University. This year, one Michigan Impact Scholarship is available, and worth full tuition at Cleary University. Students can attend any Cleary University campus (Howell, Ann Arbor, or Detroit) or take classes online. Special consideration will be given to applicants who want to get a job in one of the Michigan’s high-demand careers1 through 2028.

Check out the story on our blog to meet our 2023 Michigan Impact Scholarship recipient

New Beginnings Scholarships

The New Beginnings Scholarship supports those who are interested in pursuing a skilled trade or technical career (ex: electrical, HVAC, construction, welding, plumbing, nursing, EMT etc.). Employers in these categories are facing shortages and jobs are in high demand. This year, up to four New Beginnings Scholarships were available, worth up to $7,500 each.

Read the story on our blog to see how this scholarship helped four individuals pursue their career dreams in 2023.

More funding options to pay for school.

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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