Eleanor Marecki Balchan Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family, friends, and colleagues of the late Eleanor Marecki Balchan, a former professor at Macomb Community College. The scholarship provides financial assistance to students interested in speech and pursuing a speech or teaching degree.

  • 24 semester hours or more completed at the time of award
  • half-time enrollment (6 credit hours or more) each semester of award
  • minimum GPA 3.2 each semester of award
  • award is for tuition, fees, and/or books, and/or expenses to compete in speech competitions sponsored by the College
  • brief summary of educational goals in pursuing speech or a teaching degree
  • nominated by a Macomb speech professor; letter must accompany application (student cannot be related
    by blood or marriage to nominator)
  • preference to students 24 years of age or older at time of nomination, raising a family, and seeking
    a college degree to improve their ability to provide for their family as a secondary wage earner.
  • documentation to support these situations must be submitted with application.

Award
Varies
Deadline
05/31/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you 24 years of age or older, raising a family, and seeking a college degree to improve your ability to provide for your family as a secondary wage earner?
    • If yes, have you included documentation to support your situation?
  2. Are you pursuing a speech or teaching degree?
  3. Please provide a brief summary of your educational goals in pursuing speech or a teaching degree.
  4. Please enter the name and email address of a MCC speech professor (not related to you by blood or marriage) to submit a reference on your behalf.