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Calvin J. Peterson Memorial Scholarship

Thank you for your interest in the Calvin J. Peterson Memorial Scholarship. The 2023 application period is now closed. Submissions for the current program are being considered by an objective panel, and recipients will be announced mid to late March—not later than March 31, 2023. We wish you well on your educational journey!

The scholarship program was established in 2008 in honor and memory of Calvin J. Peterson, former Board President and education advocate. See application for complete details, eligibility requirements, and restrictions. Applications will be reviewed by an unbiased committee who will select two winners by March 31, 2023 based on academic record, completed short answer question(s), demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, and his/her statement of goals and aspirations. Thank you for your interest in the Calvin J. Peterson Memorial Scholarship program!

Congratulations to the 2022 recipients!

Congratulations to the 2022 Calvin J. Peterson Memorial Scholarship winners: Gabriella G. (left) and Morgan H. (right)! The recipients, both of Muskegon (MI), were selected by an impartial committee based on academic merit, community involvement, and statement of goals. Best of luck to these students on their continued education!

Past Scholarship Recipients

2021: Grace Sweet (left) and Navarre Klint (right) both of Muskegon (MI)

2020: Ava Bentley of Muskegon, MI (left) and Andrew Schulte of Montague, MI (right

2019: Kassandra Moak of Muskegon, MI (left) and Michael Bernsen of Shell Knob, MO (right)

2018: John Wallis of Neosho, MO (left) and Sarah Karafa of Muskegon, MI (right)

2017: Anthony Arbogast (left) and Elyse Tejchma (right) both of Muskegon, MI

2016: Olivia Mock (left) and Danielle Woodring (right) both of Muskegon, MI

2015: Emery Robinson of Grant, MI (left) and Julia Williams of Stockton, AL (right)

2014: Asia Mahan (left) and Zehrgio Mones (right) 

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