Neal Shine Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Neal Shine, Detroit Free Press reporter, editor and publisher, to provide scholarship assistance to students taking a Composition, Communications, English or Journalism class at Macomb Community College. It is directed to students who appreciate the written word for its advancement of communicating ideas and influencing others in a positive way.

  • full-time enrollment (12 credit hours or more) each semester of award
  • minimum GPA 3.0 each semester of award
  • award is for tuition, fees and books
  • Macomb County resident
  • essay addressing the topic “Why We Write”; scholarship will be granted to the students submitting the best essay

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you enrolled in a Composition, Communications, English, or Journalism class at Macomb?
  2. Please submit an essay addressing the topic "Why We Write".