Please fill out the form below to apply for the scholarship.

One winner will be chosen from Berrien County and one will be chosen from Cass County.  Winners must attend the United Way Volunteer Recognition Event from 5pm to 7pm on Thursday, July 25th at the Grand Upton Hall at Lake Michigan College's Mendel Center.

Each winner will receive a $1000 scholarship made out to the college on their behalf.  Only current High School Seniors are eligible to apply.

The winning youth volunteer will demonstrate a commitment to volunteerism through: Innovation, Dedication, and Advocacy for Community Improvement

Nomination Deadline: May 4th

Name *
Address *
Phone *
Please list your volunteer activity. Include Name of Organization, Volunteer Activity, Time Frame of Volunteer Activity

Please secure a letter of recommendation and email to or mail to:

United Way of Southwest Michigan

ATTN. Julee Laurent

2015 Lakeview Ave.

Saint Joseph, MI 49085

The letter must be from someone affiliated with your volunteer work.