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.

Isabella Bank Scholarship Fund

Whether it is a donation of time, money, or manpower, Isabella Bank and their employees look beyond their offices to define what it means to serve customers and support communities.

Learning is a life-long process.  Isabella Bank firmly believes that educating young people is a crucial part of providing opportunities for personal growth and advancement. It is Isabella Bank's belief that service to one’s community is an important component of the education process.

Eleven scholarships are awarded annually by Isabella Bank as follows: 1 - Beal City High School, 1 - Chippewa Hills High School, 1 - Clare High School, 1 - Farwell High School, 1 - Greenville High School, 1 - Lakeview High School, 1 - Montabella High School, 2 - Mt. Pleasant High School, 1 - Sacred Heart Academy, 1 - Shepherd High School 

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

  • Demonstrate financial need, as expressed in the applicant's written essay.

  • Demonstrate community involvement through service/volunteerism.

  • Be a graduating senior from one of the high schools listed above.

  • Be pursuing a two or four year degree and be accepted to a university, college or school of higher education, including industrial, technical or vocational school.

  • Not be an immediate family member (sibling, parent, spouse or child) of an Isabella Bank employee or board member.

  • Have a 3.0 or greater GPA.


  • The student’s degree of involvement in and service to his/her community.

  • Leadership shown during his/her involvement in and service to his/her community.

2019 Scholarship Award: 11 - $750

Application Deadline: March 8, 2019