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Student Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities in Michigan's Copper Country

Copper Shores Community Health Foundation is committed to providing local individuals and students throughout Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties with scholarship opportunities to help them continue their education after high school. Reinvesting money through college scholarships is one way Copper Shores believes it can uphold its Strategic Goals & Objectives, positively affect the health of the region, and attract and retain future healthcare leaders.

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All Copper Shores Scholars are invited to provide us an update on what they've been up to recently. The update could be as long or as short as you want it to be, and could include anything from graduating from your program, a recent job you've taken, a professional accomplishment, publication or recognition.

Active Scholarship Opportunities

Kirkish Phi Kappa Tau Scholarship

Copper Shores will award two (2) $2,500 scholarships to members of the Gamma Alpha Chapter of Phi Kappa Tau. The scholarship is a one-time award to be expended in the 2023-2024 academic year. Applications must be postmarked, emailed or delivered to Copper Shores no later than March 8, 2024, to be considered.

Previous Scholarship Opportunities

Joseph B. Kirkish, Ph.D. Phi Kappa Tau Educational Scholarship

Copper Shores Community Health Foudation has established the Joseph B. Kirkish, Ph.D. Phi Kappa Tau Educational Scholarship award for eligible Brothers of the Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Houghton, Michigan / Michigan Technological University Chapter. Copper Shores will award two (2) $2,500 scholarship to members of the fraternity. The scholarship is a one-time award to be expended in the 2023-2024 academic year. The successful recipient will meet the below-referenced criteria and submit their application to PHF who will anonymously review the finalist applications to make an award decision. Applications were due March 17, 2023.

Copper Shores Community Health Foundation Scholarships

Copper Shores Community Health Foundation is pleased to announce the following $1,000 scholarship offerings. The scholarships are one-time awards to be expended in the 2023-2024 academic year. The applicant must meet the referenced criteria in the application, and submit their application to Copper Shores Grants Management Committee who will anonymously review the finalist applications to make an award decision. Each scholarship will have one award at the listed public high school in Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw or Ontonagon counties. A full list of eligible schools can be found on the application. The student must submit a completed application to the Copper Shores. Applications must be postmarked, emailed or delivered to Copper Shores office no later than March 3, 2023, to be considered.

Three Scholarships

  • Copper Shores Educational Scholarships - The student must be intending to seek a post-secondary degree or certification in any field of study.
  • Copper Shores Health Career Scholarship - The student must be intending to seek a post-secondary degree or certification in a health career related field.
  • Copper Shores-KEDA Career and Technical Scholarship - The student must be intending to be enrolled in a certificate program or an associate degree in a skilled trades or career technical education program.

Joseph B. Kirkish, Ph.D. Educational Scholarship

Copper Shores Community Health Foundation has established the Joseph B. Kirkish, Ph.D. Educational Scholarship award. Copper Shores will award a $2,500 scholarship to two (2) graduating seniors from the listed public high schools in Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw or Ontonagon counties. The scholarship is a one-time award. Copper Shores Community Health Foundation’s intention is that recipients use the scholarship to help pay for education costs at a post-secondary school of their choosing. The applicant must meet the below-referenced criteria and submit their application to Copper Shores Grants Management Committee who will anonymously review the finalist applications to make an award decision. The student must submit a completed application to the Copper Shores Community Health Foundation. Applications must be postmarked, emailed or delivered to Copper Shores Office no later than March 3, 2023 to be considered.

Joseph B. Kirkish, Ph.D. Congregational Educational Scholarship

Copper Shores Community Health Foundation has established the Joseph B. Kirkish, Ph.D. Congregational Educational Scholarship award. Copper Shores Community Health Foundation will award one (1) $2,5000 scholarship to two graduating high school seniors or currently enrolled college / university students from our service area of Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw or Ontonagon counties. The scholarship is a one-time award to be expended in the 2023-2024 academic year. The successful recipient will meet the referenced criteria and submit their application to Copper Shores who will anonymously review the finalist applications to make an award decision. At the donor’s request, the student must be a congregation member of St. Ignatius Loyola and/or St. Albert the Great Churches located in Houghton, Michigan, and a letter of recommendation from the parish clergy needs to be included with application; The student must submit a completed application to the Copper Shores Community Health Foundation. Applications must be postmarked, emailed or delivered to Copper Shores Office no later than March 3, 2023 to be considered.

McIntyre Family Educational Scholarship

Copper Shores Community Health Foundation has established the McIntyre Family Educational Scholarship award. Copper Shores will award a $2,000 scholarship to two (2) graduating seniors from Ontonagon High School. The scholarship is a one-time award to be expended in the 2023-2024 academic year. Copper Shores Community Health Foundation’s intention is that recipients use the scholarship to help pay for education costs at a post-secondary school of their choosing. The applicant must meet the below-referenced criteria and submit their application to Copper Shores Grants Management Committee who will anonymously review the finalist applications to make an award decision. The student must submit a completed application to the Copper Shores. Applications must be postmarked, emailed or delivered to Shores Office no later than March 3, 2023 to be considered. 

 

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Undergraduate Scholarships at Michigan Technological University

Many additional opportunities at Michigan Technological University are also available, especially for those from our four-county community. If a student is interested in these scholarships, they are urged to contact the financial aid office at Michigan Tech

Partnership Opportunities

If you are an educational institution interested in creating a scholarship program with us or an individual interested in becoming a scholarship donor, please contact the Copper Shores Community Health Foundation office at 1 (906) 523-5920 or info@coppershores.org. We are always happy to answer any questions you may have and explore partnership opportunities with you.

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