Pioneer Student Scholarships

Select the Fund name below to view the criteria and download an application. Not all student award funds require applications. The criteria and PDF Application (where required) are located at the bottom of each individual Fund Page. You may apply for more than one.

Please carefully follow directions for completion and submission, listed on the application.

Unless otherwise indicated on individual Fund Page, applications can be submitted starting on January 2 of each year. All applications must be submitted by April 15, no later than 5pm.

Questions may be directed to


John_BaublitBAUBLIT Business ScholarshipUp to 2 Scholarships at $2,000 each
For a graduating Pioneer High School Senior(s) who plans to start college or university in the fall of the following school year, and who have completed, or be currently enrolled a business education class.



Yolanda BELL Memorial Scholarship – $400 minimum
For a student with an IEP who plans to attend college or other type of post-school training




Rick BURGESS Jazz Scholarship – $1,200
Junior or senior jazz band student dedicated to the art and creation of jazz music




Kacee CronkKacee CRONK Scholarship – varies, but typically $1,000.00 
For a graduating female who displays dedication to succeed in academic and athletic endeavors




IRIS Scholarship – Amount varies by year 
For up to two graduating students who demonstrate leadership and community service.

Robert E. LEWIS Award – $300
For a graduating student who is a scholar, athlete and student leader

Evy Eugene MAVRELLIS Student Leadership Award – $500
For a graduating female displaying leadership through community service, academic achievement and commitment to education and  human service.

Emilie PFISTERER Scholarship – 2 Scholarships at $500/each
For one graduating male and one graduating female attending U of M (Ann Arbor), EMU, Concordia or WCC with high academics and financial need.

Dorothy M. RUSSELL Scholarship – $500

For a graduating senior who plans to attend college and major in education