William Cunningham Memorial Scholarship

The William J. Cunningham Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship in partner with the Women’s Resource Center. The scholarship is for students in the WRC & NMC Service Area. The Women’s Resource Center has been helping victims of sexual and domestic violence for 40 years. After four decades of service, the WRC is known as the area’s primary service provider for domestic and sexual violence survivors, assisting residential and non-residential clients with support, advocacy and immediate crisis intervention. The agency is also the acknowledged area expert on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking and annually provides approximately 150 public awareness, prevention, education and awareness activities for allied professionals and agencies, civic groups and schools.

To qualify for this scholarship:
- resident of WRC service area (Grand Traverse, Benzie, Leelanau, & Antrim)
- complete the FAFSA

Can be renewed with a GPA of 2.5 or better.

Supplemental Questions
  1. How do you think we could address the issue of domestic and sexual violence in the community?
  2. Please indicate your reasons for needing these funds to meet your educational goal.