Kalamazoo, MI Area Scholarships

Kalamazoo /ˌkæləməˈzuː/ is a city in the southwest region of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is the county seat of Kalamazoo County. As of the 2010 census, Kalamazoo had a population of 74,262. Kalamazoo is the major city of the Kalamazoo-Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 335,340 as of 2015. Kalamazoo is equidistant from the major American cities of Chicago and Detroit, each less than 150 miles away.

One of Kalamazoo's most notable features is the Kalamazoo Mall, an outdoor pedestrian shopping mall. The city created the mall in 1959 by closing part of Burdick Street to auto traffic, although two of the mall's four blocks have been reopened to auto traffic since 1999. Kalamazoo is home to Western Michigan University, a large public university, Kalamazoo College, a private liberal arts college, and Kalamazoo Valley Community College, a two-year community college.

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Kalamazoo, MI Area Scholarships

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Peter and Esther Westra Family Honors Scholarship

Calvin College

$2,050 Varies See Details

Peter and Esther Westra Family Honors Scholarship

Calvin College

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$2,050

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Kalamazoo Scholars Recognition Scholarship

Western Michigan University

$1,000 Varies See Details

Kalamazoo Scholars Recognition Scholarship

Western Michigan University

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$1,000

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Charter Township of Kalamazoo WMU Scholarship

Western Michigan University

$400 Varies See Details

Charter Township of Kalamazoo WMU Scholarship

Western Michigan University

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$400

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Charles L. and Lita K. Wimbley Scholarship

Aquinas College

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Charles L. and Lita K. Wimbley Scholarship

Aquinas College

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Kalamazoo Scholars Honors Scholarship

Western Michigan University

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Kalamazoo Scholars Honors Scholarship

Western Michigan University

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F.W. and Elsie L. Heyl Scholarship

Western Michigan University

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F.W. and Elsie L. Heyl Scholarship

Western Michigan University

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Schools in and around Kalamazoo, MI

Western Michigan University
Four or more years; Public; $13,776 average out-state tuition; $11,020 average in-state tuition
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,260 average out-state tuition; $5,415 average in-state tuition
Kalamazoo College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $46,350 average out-state tuition; $46,350 average in-state tuition
Everest Institute-Kalamazoo
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
Four or more years; Private not for profit
West Michigan College of Barbering and Beauty
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Ross Medical Education Center - Kalamazoo
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit