Scholar’s App

Clarence & Ruth Cole Memorial Scholarship


Clarence and Ruth Cole maintained a life-long interest in the education of young people in the community and helping them develop to their full potential. They realized that by giving to others, it would come back in abundance. Eligible applicants are African American Battle Creek Central High School graduates with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who are in their junior or senior year of an undergraduate degree and are pursuing a degree in a career helping others, such as: nursing, teaching, law enforcement, social work, etc. Recipients must exhibit financial need, will be committed to furthering their education, and will demonstrate service to others through volunteerism. Former recipients may reapply.