The Sue Nelmes Scholarship

Kalamazoo Community Foundation

The scholarship was established by a Portage Central alumnus in honor of retired Portage Schools Social Studies teacher, Sue Nelmes. It is available to all female graduating seniors of Portage Central High School who excelled in history class and will take a major or minor in history in a four-year college.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Gender:
  • Age/Grade Level:
    Must be graduating high school senior
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    Must excel in history classes
  • School:
    Must be graduate of Portage Central High School
  • College:
    Must be planning to enroll in a four-year college
  • Major/Career:
    Must be planning to take a major or minor in history

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Provide your response to the following two questions (your answer to both questions cannot exceed 4000 characters); 1) What influenced you to choose an area of study in business, science, education, psychology, law or medicine?; 2) What has been your most meaningful volunteer or work experience and how has it helped to develop your leadership skills?
  • Other Materials:
    Must submit FAFSA

Contact Information