Graduating high school students have until Friday April 28, to apply for one of many scholarships from the Michigan Youth Appreciation Foundation. The Foundation will recognize the scholarship recipients at the 35th annual Metro Detroit Youth Day(MDYD) event on Belle Isle Wednesday, July 12.
Students graduating from a public, parochial, private or charter school who have been accepted into a four year university or college or a two year community college program and have confirmed attendance for fall enrollment are eligible to apply for a MDYD scholarship.
Applicants can download the application and submission instructions at www.metrodetroityouthday.org.
Since 1991, MDYD has awarded more than 1,200 scholarships to deserving students who submitted an application along with an essay to be considered, according to Ed Deeb, founder and chairman.
To donate funds for Metro Detroit Youth Day scholarships, send a check to “Michigan Youth Appreciation Foundation” by mail to 27700 Hoover Road, Ste 200, Warren, MI 48093.