Scholarship Opportunities for Upper Peninsula Seniors

Up to Full-Tuition

Upper Peninsula students can earn non-competitive Albion scholarships of up to $112,000 awarded at up to $28,000 per year. These scholarships are based on academic achievement and are awarded at the time a student is accepted for admission. Additionally, there are two major, competitive, Albion scholarships which Upper Peninsula students may receive.

James A. and Verle A. Klungness, ’50 Scholarship

Each year, three students from the Upper Peninsula will be selected to receive a James A. and Verle A. Klungness, ’50 Scholarship. Each scholarship, when combined with any Michigan and federal grant to which a student is entitled, covers the full cost of tuition, at Albion College. Preference in the competition is given to students from Iron Mountain or Kingsford High School and secondary preference is given to students from Dickinson County or elsewhere in the Upper Peninsula.

William H. Anderson ’37 and Clifford G. Anderson ’37 Scholarship

Each year, one student from the Upper Peninsula will be selected to receive a William H. Anderson ’37 and Clifford G. Anderson ’37 Scholarship. Each scholarship when combined with any Michigan and federal grants and other scholarships to which the student is entitled covers the full cost of tuition at Albion College. Preference in the competition is given to students from Ewen-Trout High School with secondary preference given to students from elsewhere in the Upper Peninsula.

Selection Process

  • By email or phone call, notify your enrollment counselor - Corey Grazul (517) 630-1811 - that you wish to be considered.
  • Apply for admission  before December 1, 2016.
  • Before December 1st, prepare and submit to Corey Grazul an essay of 400-500 words in which you describe how living in the Upper Peninsula has shaped your life.
  • Before December 1st request and submit a recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or community leader highlighting your character, academic and co-curricular activities.
  • Before December 1st complete a campus visit and participate in a scholarship interview with members of the Albion College Admission Committee.
  • If you have been selected to receive the scholarship, expect to be notified no later than January 31, 2017.
  • Indicate your acceptance of the scholarship and commitment to attend Albion within two weeks of notification.