Who Can Apply:
- Janice Louise Olach was a beloved mother, daughter, and wife in the Charlevoix and Ellsworth communities of Michigan.
- Jan was an incredible teacher, community activist, and volunteer who led an impactful life. She graduated from Charlevoix High School and Michigan State University with a degree in education. She was a director at the Bergman Center and later taught in Germany. Her greatest strength was how deeply she cared for others. She had a heart of gold which inspired the lives of everyone she touched.
- This scholarship aims to honor the memory of Janice Louise Olach by supporting students from her community who are pursuing higher education.
- Any high school senior, trade school student, or four-year undergraduate student in Michigan who has at least a 3.0 GPA may apply for this scholarship, but applicants from Charlevoix County and Antrim County are preferred.
Submission: To apply, tell us about a hardship or struggle you have faced, and how you overcame it. What impact did this hardship have on your life and what action have you taken to overcome it? How will you use this hardship or struggle to better your life and the lives of others?
Deadline: July 20, 2024