You do not have to apply for financial aid to qualify for these scholarships.
Burt Black Memorial Fund
Burt Black was a student at the University of Michigan majoring in Sports Management and Communication. He also attended Washtenaw Community College and was a 1997 Huron High School graduate. Despite significant physical and learning challenges throughout his life, Burt persevered, pursued his dreams and worked diligently toward his goals.
In 2004 a Memorial Fund was established to be awarded to WCC students with learning and/or physical disabilities to help pay for tuition, books, services or equipment directly related to classroom academic achievement. Inquiries about specific needs should be directed to a Program Specialist in Learning Support Services (734-973-3342).
The scholarship includes awards for tuition and books. For more information, print out the Burt Black Memorial Fund Scholarship information form (PDF, 60K).
John Lynch Scholarship
Scholarship award is $1,000.00 per year. Award is given to students attending Washtenaw Community College and who are visually impaired. Inquires should be directed to the WCC Foundation (734-973-3665). You also can fill out a WCC Foundation scholarship application online in MyWCC.
Washtenaw Learning Disabilities Association
This scholarship is available to students attending Washtenaw Community College with documented disabilities, with preference going to high school seniors who expect to graduate at the end of the current year. All candidates must live in the Washtenaw County school district, and have a minimum grade point average of 2.0. The deadline for applying is June 30. The maximum award is $500. Inquiries should be directed to WCC Learning Support Services (734-973-3342). You can also print out a Learning Disabilities Association Scholarship Application (PDF, 31KB).