Nickless Family Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to the university that the student is transferring to after leaving Delta College. This scholarship will be awarded to two students. Each scholarship recipient will receive $6,000 to the university they are attending after leaving Delta College. The scholarship will be for $3,000 for fall semester and $3,000 for winter semester.

Student must meet the following requirements to apply:
1) Have earned at least 58 credits at Delta College between December 2021 – August 2022 OR graduated from Delta College between December 2021 – August 2022;
2) Be transferring to a university or college in the State of Michigan;
3) Have a 3.0 grade point average or higher (in some circumstances, students who have lower than a 3.0 grade point average may be given consideration; these students should explain in their application why their grade point average is below a 3.0);
4) Must maintain full-time enrollment at a four-year university during their scholarship year. Full-time enrollment is defined as 12 credit hours per semester;
5) Do not have to demonstrate financial need;
6) Students must request and have two reference letters submitted by the application deadline.

Important Note about Applying: Applicants should give their reference people at least 5 working days to submit their reference; otherwise, if your reference letters are not in by the deadline, your application will not be complete.
Note: Preference will be given to students who have graduated from Delta College between December 2021 – August 2022.

Award
$6,000
Deadline
02/02/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Tell us something about yourself that we can share with the donor. Include information about your educational and career plans, any extra-curricular activities, volunteer or community service work you have done. This is typically equal to a one page, double spaced document.
  2. Please provide the name and email address of your FIRST reference. This reference must be a Delta College faculty or staff member. Your reference person will be sent an email asking them to upload the reference letter. You will receive an email letting you know when the reference person has upload the letter. Please expect AT LEAST a week for your reference to write you a reference letter. The due date for reference letters is February 2, 2022..
  3. Please provide the name and email address of your SECOND reference. This reference should not be related to you. Your reference person will be sent an email asking them to upload the reference letter. You will receive an email letting you know when the reference person has upload the letter. Please give your references AT LEAST a week to write you a reference letter. The due date for reference letters is February 2, 2022.
  4. Will you be graduating from Delta College between December 2021 - August 2022 *OR* will you have earned 58 Delta College credits by August 2022?
  5. Will you be transferring to a college or university in the state of Michigan?