Gary Moe Memorial Scholarship Fund
Gary Moe called Mt. Pleasant home for fifty years. He graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School, received his bachelor's degree from Central Michigan University, and obtained a Master's degree in Social Work from Michigan State University.
Gary dedicated his life's work to better the lives of the clients at the Mt. Pleasant Regional Center. His favorite work assignment was as Director of Training. He thrived on the knowledge that learning opportunities enhanced employee skills and improved their ability to meet the needs of their clients.
In honor of the opportunities Gary had throughout his life, his family wants to continue to honor his strong belief in educational opportunities. The Gary Moe Memorial Scholarship Fund awards a scholarship to a graduating senior from Mt. Pleasant Oasis High School who plans to attend an accredited post-secondary college, university, or vocational school.
Scholarships are awarded for a two-year period. Students must remain enrolled and in good standing with the college or university to receive the second year scholarship.
Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:
- Student must be graduating from an alternative education program in Isabella County.
- Student must be continuing his or her education at an accredited post-secondary college, university, or vocational school.
- Student must share progress toward specific academic goals in the written essay.
- Priority will be given to a student who demonstrates evidence of perseverance in overcoming obstacles to success as expressed in the written essay.
2013 Scholarship Award: $2,000 ($1,000 per year for 2 years)
Application Deadline: March 13, 2013
Download an application for the Gary Moe Memorial Scholarship