Carol Doman-Wilder Scholarship

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July 12, 2012

The Carol Doman-Wilder Scholarship, established in 1996, is given to assist students starting or returning to college who plan to pursue a career in social work or special education. Graduating from Michigan State University in 1977 with her Master of Social Work degree, Carol has dedicated nearly four decades to working with children, adolescents and adults in her roles as school social worker and psychotherapist.


“I feel blessed and fortunate to love the work I do and thankful to have had the opportunity to attend college in order to achieve my goals,” she said. “It is my hope to assist others in obtaining their educational goals, similar to the support I received through scholarships. My work is more than a job. It is a lifelong passion.”


● Minimum 2.5 GPA
● Saginaw County resident
● Pursuing a degree in social work or special  education at a Michigan college or university
● Part- or full-time enrollment

Evaluation Criteria

Financial need (40); commitment to career goals as demonstrated in essay (30); work experience and/or community service (15); recommendations (15).


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2 Comment(s)

  1. Briyanna

    January 6, 2016 at 10:05 am

    I’m interested in applying for this scholarship, how do I do so?

    • scfoundation

      January 6, 2016 at 10:31 am

      Hi Briyanne! Thank you for reaching out. All of our scholarships use a single online application program. You can begin your application at this page: Applications are due by February 15, 2016. Everything is done online, including uploading any required documents. Your application is then reviewed by teams of volunteers and scored. The scores are averaged together and, based on your scores, our scholarship computer program awards the individual scholarships if you meet the criteria and score the highest. Each scholarship has its own unique scoring criteria. If you have more questions, please feel free to give us a call at (989) 755-0545. Good luck!

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