Art Reach of Mid Michigan

111 E. Broadway Street * Mt. Pleasant MI  48858


Folkert and GFWC Scholarship:  $500

This scholarship is a partnership with the General Federated Women's Club of Mt. Pleasant (GFWC) in memory of Kendall Folkert and offers $500 towards one two-week summer session at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. The scholarship is available to any student entering ninth grade in the fall. The applicant must demonstrate enthusiasm, ability and passion in instrumental music, choir, theatre, dance or visual arts.Students must exhibit proof of acceptance to Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp.  

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Stephenson Creative Writing Award:  $300
This creative writing award was established in memory of Jo Stephenson through Art Reach. Stephenson was a professional journalist employed with Central Michigan University until her death in 1991. The $300 award may be used in any way that will benefit the recipient's writing ability. Scholarship partner: Betty Stephenson.  

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Youth Class Scholarships:

Scholarships for up to $50 are available for youth (age 18 and younger) to help defray the cost of an art class.  Limit of one class scholarship per person per calendar year.  Submit a written request indicating the amount of the scholarship you are requesting and an explanation of your need to:  Art Reach of Mid Michigan, 111 E. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant MI  48858 or email or  

Art Reach reserves the right to grant scholarships for amounts from $5 - $50, assuming funds are available at that time.


MCACA Minigrant Program:

The Regional Re-granting Minigrant Program is a grants-giving partnership funded by the State of Michigan through the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) and administered by agencies in each region of the state. 

The Regional Re-granting agency for Region 5 is the Saginaw Arts and Enrichment Commission. 

Contact Nancy Koepke at or call 989-759-1496 for more information.