MARSP Foundation Awards Scholarships to Public School Staff

MARSP Foundation Awards Scholarships to Public School Staff Across Michigan

Each year, the MARSP Foundation awards scholarships to advance their career in the public school arena. Scholarships can go towards:

  • Four-year degree program
  • Community college
  • Technical/vocational institution in Michigan
  • Seminars/workshops from Michigan professional organizations

This year, the MARSP Foundation awarded scholarships to eight public school staff from across Michigan for a total of $5,250 in awards.

A map of Michigan indicating where recipients of the 2023 MARSP Foundation Scholarships are from
A map of scholarship recipients for 2023

“We appreciate the hundreds of MARSP members who make these scholarships possible through their donations,” says Marie Wilkerson, Foundation Board Chair,  “As retirees, we understand the needs that working school personnel have to develop their skills and how financially challenging it can be to obtain additional education.”

Scholarship Recipients:

  • Abigail Osborn, Comstock Public Schools
    High School Science teacher pursuing a Masters of Art in Learning, Design, and Technology 
  • Madelynn St. Peter, Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate Schools
    Payroll Specialist pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
  • Jason Horricks, St. Ignace Schools
    Former PGA Golf Director pursuing certification in secondary education
  • Heather Mitchell, Sault Area Public Schools
    Health/P.E. teacher pursuing K-12 Physical Education certification
  • Sarah Schroeder, Kalkaska Public Schools
    Paraprofessional pursuing professional development opportunity in behavioral health
  • Michelle Visser, Brimley Area Schools
    Biology/Chemistry teacher pursuing Integrated Science certification
  • Cierra Lowe, Godwin Heights Public Schools
    Youth Development Coordinator pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice
  • Tracy McCord, Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate Schools
    Grants Coordinator pursuing Masters in Business Administration

Share the MARSP Foundation Scholarship with Working Friends and Family

Scholarship applications are accepted from January through April. Be sure to share this opportunity with your friends and former colleagues by directing them to and sharing our printable flyer (click here). 

Golfing to Support Career Advancement for Public School Staff

If you’d like to support the Foundation Scholarship Fund, consider signing up for MARSP’s upcoming annual golf outing! The 12th Annual Bruce H. Moeggenborg Memorial Golf Outing will be held Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at the Brookshire Inn and Golf Club in Williamston, MI. Learn more and register here!


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