Hillsdale, Michigan – October 17, 2019

The Hillsdale County Community Foundation’s 13th annual Hillsdale County College Fair took place on Monday, October 14th at the Margot V. Biermann Athletic Center on the campus of Hillsdale College.

The event included 36 colleges and universities from the tri-state area and representatives from the armed forces, I Challenge U, the Health Department and CHBW and County National Bank provided financial and loan information. While at the college fair, students from the Hillsdale County area had the opportunity to speak with and receive information from the attending representatives from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.

In addition to speaking with college representatives, the fair was the first opportunity for those interested in scholarships administered by the Foundation to receive the 2020 Scholarship Book and application information. The Scholarship Book outlines all available scholarships and eligibility requirements. The Foundation currently holds over 120 scholarship funds from which students can apply for assistance. In 2019, the Foundation awarded scholarships valued at $214,130 to area students to assist with their educational endeavors.

Along with the Foundation, this event was sponsored by CHBW & Co., Gem Asset Management, Hillsdale College, and County National Bank.

The deadline for scholarship applications is March 2nd. If scholarship applicants have any questions, they may contact the HCCF at 517-439-5101 or visit the office, located at 2 South Howell Street in downtown Hillsdale. Information is also available online at www.abouthccf.org.