Community foundation receives $38,000 grant - WNEM TV 5

Community foundation receives $38,000 grant

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The Bay Area Community Foundation was awarded a $38,000 grant.

The grant, from the Meijer Foundation, is being put toward the Bay Commitment First-Generation Scholarship program.

The scholarship program provides 100 scholarships worth $2,000 to students are the first generation in their family to attend college, and will attend either Delta College or Saginaw Valley State University.

To be eligible, students must have lived in Bay County for six years and be graduating from a Bay County high school.

Applications for 2016 Bay Area Community Foundation scholarships will be available on the foundation’s website starting Dec. 1, 2015.

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