Statement of Purpose

The purpose of the Edwardsburg Public Schools Foundation Keith Kirkdorfer Memorial Scholarship is to recognize students who demonstrate significant improvement in academic performance while attending Edwardsburg High School and plan to pursue post secondary training in the following areas:

Highest level of consideration given to students pursuing a career in farming which would include:

Agri-business. Agronomy, Animal Science, Entomology, Environmental Studies, Food Industry Management, Food Science, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Technology Systems, Crop and Soil Sciences, Trades focusing on Mechanics, Marketing, Veterinary Medicine, Research in areas of bio-fuels, crop or pest management, and Student from a Farm Family.

Also considered in the scholarship award will be his/her educational commitment, and involvement in school and community activities.


General Guidelines

  • The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior of Edwardsburg High School.
    Applicants cannot be part of the Early Middle College program offered through the Edwardsburg High School.

  • Scholarship applicants must be enrolled full-time in a college, university or post-secondary vocational school for the upcoming fall term. The scholarship award will be paid to the institution and is to be used for tuition, room and board or other related college/university expenses.

  • The recipient must exhibit academic improvement in their high school career to qualify for the scholarship.

  • The Scholarship Committee of the Edwardsburg Public Schools Foundation will decide who is to receive the scholarship based on the attached application information.

  • A representative of said committee will announce the winning senior at the Honors Convocation, with the actual scholarship funds received for the following fall semester.