Scholarship Programs

The Gerber Foundation offers competitive scholarships for students graduating from select high schools in Newaygo, Muskegon, or Oceana Counties in West Michigan.

The Daniel Gerber, Sr. Medallion Scholarship

The Daniel Gerber, Sr. Medallion Scholarship is available to students graduating from select school districts in Newaygo County, Michigan. School districts include Fremont, Grant, Hesperia, Newaygo and White Cloud. GPA must be 3.71 or higher. Home schooled students within these districts are eligible.

Click here for additional information on the Medallion scholarship.

For students who received a Medallion scholarship prior to 2017, obtain your renewal form here.

The Gerber Foundation Merit Scholarship

The Gerber Foundation Merit Scholarship is available to students graduating from select school districts within each county as indicated below. GPA must be between 2.00 – 3.70.

Newaygo – Fremont, Grant, Hesperia, Newaygo, White Cloud, or home-schooled students

Muskegon – Holton, Muskegon, Muskegon Heights, Ravenna

Oceana – Hart, Pentwater, Shelby, Walkerville

Click here for additional information on the Merit scholarship.

The Gerber Foundation Career –Tech Scholarship

The Gerber Foundation Career –Tech Scholarship is available to students graduating from one of 12 programs at the Newaygo County Career-Technical Center (see pamphlet for programs)

Click here for additional information on the Career-Tech scholarship.

Additional eligibility requirements and limitations for all of the above scholarships:

  • Students must be a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the US and planning to attend a college, university or post-secondary program within the US
  • Foreign exchange students are not eligible
  • Students planning to attend one of the four U.S. military or maritime academies are not eligible