West Shore Bank offers scholarship to WSCC students

March 6, 2015

LUDINGTON – West Shore Bank has announced it will be awarding four Making a Real Difference scholarships to West Shore Community College students, worth $2,000 each, for a total of $8,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year.

The scholarships will be awarded to four students selected by a West Shore Bank committee. To be eligible for the Making a Real Difference scholarship, applicants must be pursing full-time study with a business-minded major at WSCC, maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA, and reside in Mason, Manistee or Oceana counties. The scholarship funds will be disbursed $1,000 for each semester (fall and winter) and must be used for tuition and books.

“At the core of West Shore Bank’s values is our deeply-rooted commitment to the communities we serve – the Making a Real Difference scholarship supports both the academic program at West Shore Community College as well as students who aspire to build careers in business,” said Ray Biggs, president & CEO. “This scholarship program reinforces our commitment to education and allows us to invest in our future business leaders. Supporting and promoting education remains one of the most impactful ways we can invest in our communities.”

Scholarship applications will be available at West Shore Community College offices, at West Shore Bank branches and online at www.westshorebank.com/scholarship. Completed applications must be received by April 17, 2015 at WSCC’s Financial Aid Office.  For additional information, call WSCC’s Financial Aid Office at 231-843-5518.

 

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