Bay Commitment Scholarship Information

Posted by Mr. H on Feb 05, 2009 - 07:00 PM  •  Filed under: news  •  4171 reads

Seniors, how would you like to be awarded a $2,000 Bay Commitment Scholarship? This scholarship is available through the Bay Area Community Foundation (BACF) and is available to 2009 graduating seniors from Bay City Public Schools who meet the following criteria:

♦ Student has attended BCPS six or more full years

♦ Neither parent/guardian has earned a four‐year college degree

Students awarded this scholarship must use the funds at Delta College or Saginaw Valley State University. The Bay Commitment application must be accompanied by an essay and two recommendation letters. To apply for the scholarship, visit for complete

details. Applicants will complete the application online.

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The BACF also offers over 75 other scholarships in addition to the Bay Commitment Scholarship! Students/parents should visit the BACF website and review each scholarship’s criteria to determine which other scholarship(s) they are eligible to apply for before completing the online application. Some scholarships require additional application information (ex. essays, recommendation letters, etc.), so be sure to review the criteria carefully. The deadline to submit the BACF and/or Bay Commitment

scholarship application is Monday, March 2, 2009!

If you need help with your application or essay, Sue Murphy, BCPS College Preparation Services, will be hosting sessions at your building in February to answer questions, brainstorm ideas to include in the essay, and assist in proofreading the essay. Mrs. Murphy can also be reached at 671.8108 or via email to