Local Scholarships

Local scholarships are ONLY given to students from Constantine High School.

Below are links to each scholarship’s application and requirements. Please read requirements carefully and then print off applications for the scholarships in which you are interested. Descriptions and specific requirements may be listed below each link.

Note that many applications require essays, transcripts, letters of recommendation, and more. All requirements must be submitted at the time of application. Make sure you have everything requested.

Completed scholarship applications are due to the high school office by Thursday, March 29, 2018.


Students may use the Letter of Recommendation Form to request letters from faculty, staff, and community members. It may also be helpful to include information about the scholarship itself. This information will help writers to prepare the best letter possible.


2018 Sturgis Area Community Foundation Application & Constantine Community Foundation Application

Completed Scholarship Applications due Last Friday in March. 

Applicants will complete and submit the entire application, including uploading of required documents, online. Questions may be directed to the Foundation at scholarships@sturgisfoundation.org or by calling 269.659.8508. Applications must be completed ONLINE. A FAFSA is required for application.


Constantine Education Association Scholarship

The local teachers’ union provides the funds for a $500 scholarship. $250 is issued for 1st semester and then the other $250 is for the second semester, if the winner obtains a 3.0 GPA or higher. Your application must include your reason for wanting to continue your education and what it will mean to your future.


American Legion Scholarship: In Memory of Terry B. Thornton, Fred M. Davenport, and Jean Johnson

Applications will be evaluated by a committee of the legion post. Selection is made based on the committee decision, consistent with the interest the legion has in patriotism and community service. Only one application needs to be completed for all three $500 scholarships.  A letter of recommendation and an essay is required.


2018 FABS Scholarship Application, Due on Friday, April 13th

The local parent organization which promotes athletics at Constantine funds this scholarship. They work through out the year raising money for their treasury in order to assist our athletic budget.  

  • Graduating Senior at Constantine High School
  • Volunteered at two Falcon Athletic Booster events during 2017/2018 school year
  • Earned a Varsity Letter
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA at the end of the first semester of your senior year
  • Demonstrate positive-impact involvement and/or significant improvement/success in community

Mary Louise Simmons Memorial Scholarship

This $200-$300 award is given by the American Legion Auxiliary. A committee from the Auxiliary makes the selection based upon the application. An application is required including a 100-250 word essay on “What is my responsibility as an American?”


Constantine McManus-Lake Rotary Scholarship

The $1000 McManus-Lake award has been in existence for several years and is a project of the local Rotary Club. Mr. McManus and Mr. Lake were active members of the community, and this award is a tribute to these gentlemen. The winner of this award is chosen by a committee from the Rotary Club. An application is required which includes an essay (300 words of less) on “Why are you going to college?”

  • Graduate of CHS
  • Show qualities of character, honor, and potential leadership
  • Under 21 years old when starting freshman year of college
  • In need of financial help

Randy Stears Memorial Scholarship

The Randy Stears Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of a former student who was killed in an auto accident shortly after graduation. An application is required which includes a 100 word essay on why you would like to be considered for this scholarship.

  • Member of National Honor Society and/or Student Senate

Nancy Hoopingarner Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is from the American Legion Auxiliary. A committee from the Auxiliary makes the  selection based upon the application. An application is required including a 100-250 word essay on “What United States Citizenship Means to Me?”


Falcon Pride Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by the high school staff to recognize students with exemplary PRIDE in CHS. Applicants must have a 2.0 GPA and include an essay about what school pride means and how he/she exhibited it during high school.