The purpose of our grants is to award $500 to graduating high school seniors from Delton Kellogg, Martin, Thornapple Kellogg, and Wayland Union High Schools.
This should help provide students with hands-on experiences directly related to a specific occupation. At the end of a program, a certificate or diploma should be received after preparation for a licensing exam, or by becoming an apprentice or journeyman in a skilled trade.
Examples of post secondary job trainings are as follows:
Web designers, electricians, dog groomers, CDL truck drivers, culinary school, welders, plumbers, mechanics, nurses’ aides, baker, medical rehabilitation services, cosmetology, masseuse, machinists, medical assistant, dental hygienist, tool and die makers, insulators, HAVC technicians, medical service technicians, medical therapists, gasfitters, linemen, orderlies, carpenters, bricklayers, technicians, etc.
- Applicant must be a high school senior from above listed high schools.
- Applicant must be pursuing an accredited post-secondary school, vocational or technical institute, community college or a certification program.
- Financial need is not a requirement
- Community involvement through non-academic activities, volunteer or work
Grant money is available for: tuition, fees, books, supplies and other expenses incurred for your post secondary job training.