Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation

For good. For ever.

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Isabella County, now and for generations to come, by attracting and holding permanent endowed funds from a wide range of donors, addressing needs through grant making and providing leadership on key community issues.

Donna J. and W. Larry Collins/GFWC Scholarship Fund

The Donna J. and W. Larry Collins/GFWC Scholarship goes to students entering their junior or senior year of college or a graduate program in art, art education, design, fibers, sculpture or public administration. 

Donna Collins loved to teach and encouraged students to express themselves creatively.  She also felt a calling to community service and her involvement in the General Federation of Women’s Clubs was a source of great pride to her.  Larry Collins feels that public administration training in government or non-profit organizations is a rewarding way to be of service to humankind.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant shall be going into their junior or senior year of college, or accepted into a graduate program.

  • Demonstrate academic ability with a minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA.

  • Applicant shall be a declared major including, but not necessarily limited to: Art, Art Education, Design, Fibers, Sculpture; or Public Administration with an intention to serve in local government.

  • Parents or guardian shall reside in Isabella County.

2019 Scholarship Award: $900

Application Deadline: March 8, 2019