Scholarship Funds

Scholarship Funds give donors the opportunity to provide educational support for students at any level of education. Donors may designate a particular field of study, a specific educational institution, and/or eligibility requirements.

Scholarship Fund Guidelines

Current Scholarship Funds

STEVE & PATRICIA BACCUS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Ottawa County Community Foundation also supports student education through The Twin Valley Education Foundation Designated Fund. Student scholarships are awarded through the Twin Valley Education Foundation and are funded through the fund at OCCF. For more information about those scholarships, visit the Twin Valley Education Foundation website or contact them at 785-488-3325.

Ottawa County Students may also qualify for several grants held at the Greater Salina Community Foundation. Click here to learn more.

Questions? Contact Scholarship Coordinator, Jessica Fuller, at 785-823-1800 or jessicafuller@gscf.org.

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