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Discover Manufacturing 2023 Scholarship Application

Discover Manufacturing will award up to $10,000 in scholarships from $500 to $2,000. To apply for Discover Manufacturing scholarships, please complete the application.

Please note:
  • Your application must be received by Friday, April 14, 2023.
  • Students residing in Kent, Ottawa, Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Montcalm, or Muskegon counties will receive additional points in scoring.  Students from surrounding areas may be considered with a strong statement of connection to West Michigan or attending school in West Michigan.
  • Scholarships are renewable up to $1000 for prior recipients based on their completing an application and an interview by the selection committee. The essay requirement is waived for recipients seeking renewals. Scholarship is available for maximum of 2 years.
  • Scholarships available for graduating high school seniors and current college students pursuing a degree in a manufacturing-related program.
  • Scholarships are also available for skilled trades technical training including trade schools, continuing education for adults and apprentices.
  • Scholarships will be awarded in person May 3, 2023.  Scholarship recipients and their spouses or parents/ guardians will be invited to attend a reception. 
This question requires a valid email address.
6. Are you applying to renew your Discover Manufacturing scholarship?  *This question is required.Essay requirements are waived for recipients seeking renewals.
8. Please indicate your intended pursuit of a future in manufacturing. *This question is required.
Please upload your 500-word essay.  *This question is required.