Loren and Becky Roslund Scholarship

 

Scholarship Information

 
 

Loren and Becky Roslund began building their farm in 1977.  As their daughters, Angie and Allison were born, the family farm continued to practice modern technology and efficiency, all the while remembering to keep the family involved.  After growing up with agriculture at their fingertips, the Roslund Family established this scholarship in 2009 to assist other young adults interested in the agricultural or agri-business field. The scholarship is awarded to any graduating high school senior in Gratiot County to pursue a degree in agriculture, engineering, computers, drafting or similar area of study at a university, college or trade school. 

 

Scholarship Criteria

 
  • Must be a graduating senior of a Gratiot County high school pursuing post-secondary education at a college, university or vocational/trade school;

  • Previous recipients may reapply without preference;
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA on 4.0 scale;
  • Preference to students pursuing a career in agriculture, engineering, computer-aided drafting or similar area;
  • Must demonstrate financial need;
  • Must provide a personal letter of reference from a non-family member (such as clergy, teacher or advisor. 

One scholarship available for as much as $1200.

 

Scholarship Recipients

 

2020
Madelyn Cary
Alma High School 


 

Previous Recipients

 

2018
Travis Courter

2017
Mary Beth Mates

2016
Landon Hrabal

2015
Bohdan Hartman

2014
Jorge Benitez

2013
Jessica Poli

2012 
Dirk Stoneman

2011
Jory Purvis
 

Señora Kaufmann Memorial Scholarship

 
   

The Señora Kaufmann Memorial Scholarship was established in November 2020 by the family of Sally Kaufmann to honor her decades of service to teaching and continue her legacy in foreign language and education.  Señora Kaufmann’s passion for teaching Spanish and Hispanic culture, along with her special gift for connecting with her students and colleagues, made her a beloved educator.

Sally Kaufmann was dedicated to helping students further their education, achieve their goals, and literally explore the world.  She was a loyal confidant to countless students with whom she shared her wisdom and listened to their dreams. It is her family’s hope that the Señora Kaufmann Memorial Scholarship will assist Alma High School and other Gratiot County students pursue their passion in foreign language, travel, and international studies. 

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