Jackson Legacy Scholarship


The Jackson Legacy Scholarship is an endowment fund from which the Jackson Community Foundation provides scholarships to qualifying Jackson County high school graduates who plan to attend Jackson College, Spring Arbor University, or Baker College of Jackson. Scholarship awards are dependent on the continuing availability of funds. 


Special Application Process: Complete the online JCF scholarship application and the system will determine if you qualify for this scholarship. It will not appear in the drop down list of scholarship choices on the application and does not count toward your 5 scholarships. If you ONLY want to apply for the Jackson Legacy Scholarship, skip the first 5 questions on the JCF online application. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Graduating high school senior or home-schooled student or a 12th grade Jackson County Early College student preparing to enter their 13th year working towards a certification, credential, skill set, or associates degree

  • Living in Jackson County or within the boundaries of a Jackson County school district 

  • Enrolled in a Jackson County school or home school since 8th grade

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 

  • Enroll full-time (12 semester credit hours) at Jackson College, Baker College of Jackson or Spring Arbor University


Scholarship Award: $1,000. Eligible applicants will be selected by lottery drawing.

Scholarship Use: Tuition, fees, books and educational expenses


Recipient Obligation: All recipients will be required to complete 20 hours of community service

DEADLINE: February 14th at 5PM

Jackson Community Foundation

100 S. Jackson Street, Suite 206B

Jackson, Michigan 49201

Ph: (517) 787-1321

email: jcf@jacksoncf.org

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