Annual awards for minority nontraditional students from the Battle Creek, Michigan area who are planning to attend a postsecondary institution. Students must have been living independently from parents or out of school for a minimum of five years. Consideration given to students who have demonstrated they are making a positive change in the direction of their lives. Due date may vary. An essay and a photo must be included with application packet. Nonrenewable. Contact student's guidance counselor or the Foundation for more information and/or application.