Deadline: April 23, 2012
The Michigan Sugar Queen Scholarship offers one $2,000 scholarship and two $1,000 scholarships to three top candidates. The scholarships are offered on a competitive basis to females at least 18 years old (by end of June, 2012) and not older than 23 (during her reign), who has maintained an overall 3.0 grade point average for the past four years and will be continuing her studies at an accredited college in the state of Michigan.
Candidates must submit a completed application form, a current picture and two written recommendations. Recommendations could be from teachers, counselors, pastor, employer or other respected business officials. Applicants must be a resident of a county where sugarbeets are grown; Arenac, Bay, Clinton, Genesee, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Ionia, Iosco, Isabella, Lapeer, Midland, Montcalm, Ogemaw, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, St. Clair and
Selected top candidates will be required to participate in a personal interview conducted by the Michigan Sugar Queen Scholarship Selection Committee to be held on May 19, 2012. The recipients of this scholarship will be selected by the Michigan Sugar Queen Scholarship Selection Committee according to the guidelines and will be expected to commit to serve as the Michigan Sugar Queen or Court attendant for a full year from crowning. Candidates must
never have been married, have no minor dependents, and must remain single for her entire reign.
Money received from this scholarship is to be applied to tuition and books only. Any expenses incurred during the year’s commitment should be used for automobile maintenance and expenses. Scholarship recipients will be required to attend a certain number of parades, events, and social commitments requested by Michigan Sugar Company. In addition, the following year’s
Michigan Sugar Queen Judging Luncheon, Michigan Sugar Queen Crowning Event, and the Sugar Festival Parade the next day as past year’s queen and court.
Withdrawal from college nullifies the terms of this scholarship to the extent that it requires the recipients to reimburse Michigan Sugar Company for the full amount received. Applications can be mailed to Barb Wallace, Queen Coordinator, Michigan Sugar Company, 2600 S. Euclid Ave., Bay City, MI 48706, by April 23, 2012.
If you have any questions, please call 989-686-0161 or email Barb.Wallace@MichiganSugar.com.