The scholarship portal  is now OPEN!

In 2018, we awarded $61,000 in Jackson Legacy Scholarships and  $116,800 in JCF Competitive Academic Scholarships!

 The JCF Scholarships 


You can complete one online application for up to five JCF scholarships.  Eligibility requirements vary from minimum GPA, area of study, new graduate or returning learner, financial need, etc. 

Deadlines:  Final deadline is February 14, 2020 by 5 PM

Required Documents:

  • 1 Letter of Recommendation

  • Fall High School or College Transcript

  • Proof of completion of FAFSA

QUICK & EASY Scholarship Application for 2020 Graduating Seniors (NO ESSAY)!


Must attend Baker College of Jackson, Jackson College or Spring Arbor University: 

The Jackson Legacy Scholarship 

Minimum GPA of 2.5 

Deadlines:  Final deadline is February 14, 2020 by 5 PM

Required Documents:

  • Fall High School Transcript

  • Proof of completion of FAFSA

Submit by February 1st

for entry into the $500 Early Bird scholarship drawing! 

Congratulations Tera Faber, this years Early Bird winner!

Myer and Lois Franklin Scholarship


For this scholarship, download the application, fill it out and return to our NEW LOCATION: 100 S. JACKSON ST. SUITE 206B (2ND FLOOR OF THE FIELDS BUILDING)  

Deadline: Upon receipt of 250 completed applications or February 14,  2020, whichever comes first.

Required Documents:

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

  • Fall transcript - HS or college 

if Fall transcript is not available, you can submit with most recent transcript until available to hold your spot.


We are no longer accepting applications for the Myer & Lois Franklin Scholarship 



Jackson Community Foundation

100 S. Jackson Street, Suite 206B

Jackson, Michigan 49201

Ph: (517) 787-1321


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