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.

Emerson W. Green Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Emerson W. Green Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Shepherd Pharmacist Emerson Green by his wife Marie and their four children. Mr. Green was an active member of the Shepherd community, serving as President of the Shepherd Board of Education and the Chamber of Commerce as well as being active in St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church. He encouraged and supported young people to pursue their goals through higher education. This encouragement and support was given to all in whatever career goal they endeavored and began with his own four children.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

  • Student shall be a graduating senior from Shepherd High School.

  • Must be interested in pursuing a career in the health-related fields and have been accepted to a university or college that grants degrees in health-related fields.

  • Student must demonstrate academic ability with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

  • The required essay should describe the student’s outstanding attitude and involvement towards Shepherd Public Schools and the Shepherd Community.


During the process of selecting a scholarship recipient from the eligible applicants, reviewers will give preference as follows:

1st Priority - Given to students accepted into a School of Pharmacy
2nd Priority - Given to students accepted in a Nursing program
3rd Priority - Given to students entering other health-related fields
4th Priority - Given to students entering advanced science majors (biology, chemistry, and physics) 

2019 Scholarship Award: $1,000

Application Deadline: March 8, 2019