Your completed application may be submitted in three easy steps:
1. Complete this application electronically and submit by clicking the "Submit" button on the Finish screen. 

2. If you are currently or have previously been enrolled in a degree or credential-seeking program, you are encouraged to submit your most recent transcript. You may submit it electronically to danielle@oceanafoundation.org, or mail the transcript to the Community Foundation for Oceana County at PO Box 902, Pentwater, MI 49449.

3. Provide the following financial information: If you have completed your FAFSA, please provide the first page of your (SAR) Student Aid Report.  Second, send your financial aid award letter provided to you by your institution of choice. Email BOTH to danielle@oceanafoundation.org, or mail to the Community Foundation at PO Box 902, Pentwater, MI 49449. Please notify the Foundation if you are unable to complete your FAFSA.

If you have any questions or need assistance with the scholarship application process, please contact Danielle Siegel, Scholarship Coordinator at danielle@oceanafoundation.org, or call (231) 869-3377.

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* 1. First Name

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* 2. Last Name

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* 3. Mailing Address (all correspondence will be sent to this address):

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* 4. City

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* 5. State

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* 6. Zip Code

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* 7. County of Residence

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* 8. E-mail

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* 9. Phone Number 

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* 10. Can we send a text message?

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* 11. Last 4 digits of SSN

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* 12. Gender Identity

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* 13. Date of Birth

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* 14. How would you describe yourself

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* 15. Number of people in household, including applicant

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* 16. Have you completed a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)?  If you have, please send the Student Aid Report (SAR) to Danielle Siegel at danielle@oceanafoundation.org

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* 17. If you have not completed the FAFSA, please state why

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* 18. Household Income

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* 19. Do you plan to work in Oceana County in the future?

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* 20. Degrees or Certifications?  Please list any post-secondary (after high school) degrees or certifications you have attained, and the year received.  If none, list "none."

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* 21. Do you have a parent, step-parent, or grandparent affiliated with the Community Foundation? (currently serving as a Trustee, participating on a Foundation Committee, or having a Named Fund at the Community Foundation?"

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* 22. Are you a first generation student?  A first-generation college student means neither of your parents earned a certificate or degree.

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* 23. Have you been accepted into the Futures for Frontliners Scholarship program?

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* 24. Year of high school graduation

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* 25. What high school did you graduate from?

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* 26. School where you will use this scholarship

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* 27. Current Status at this school

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* 28. Will you be a part-time or full-time student?  Part time is 11 credits or less.

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* 29. How many classes do you anticipate taking per semester?

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* 30. Field of Study?

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* 31. When do you anticipate starting classes?  Please list semester or term, and year.  

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* 32. 1,2, or 4 year program?

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* 33. Vocational/technical degree or certificate?

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* 34. Upcoming year at college/university

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* 35. Work history (including job title, listed chronologically starting with the most recent, including any volunteer activities. Example Mcdonalds- Cashier- 5/16-current).

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* 36. Briefly explain your future education and career goals and how you are prepared to achieve these goals

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* 37. What obstacles or barriers might you face that could prevent you from achieving your degree, and what do you have in place to ensure your success? For example, reliable transportation, daycare, balancing demands of work, family, and school, etc.. 

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* 38. Financially, how will this scholarship assist with your degree or credential completion?

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* 39. Please explain any financial factors you believe should be considered by the scholarship Committee in reviewing your application (examples include parenthood, employment status, health issues, housing, etc.)

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* 40. By submitting this application:

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