West Branch Business & Professional Women's Club offers two scholarships.

The two scholarships are:

  • Dorothy Reed Scholarship (Dorothy Reed is the deceased mother of a BPW charter member, Judy Lezotte) - awarded to an Ogemaw Heights High School Senior, must be attending an accredited college.
  • Transition Scholarship - awarded to a female 25 years of age or older, who resides in Ogemaw County, and is going back to college. Must be attending an accredited college.

The current contact person is Jeanie Deckert, Treasurer 989-615-2046 or

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Eaton Rapids Busines and Professional Women’s Scholarship.


  • 2018 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION This scholarship is for $1,000 payable by the term/semester. To be eligible you must be a female at least 24 years of age, a resident of the Eaton Rapids area school district, and have maintained a minimum C average in an accredited college or vocational program. Also required with the application is a copy of your most recent transcript. The scholarship money will be sent directly to the school. Scholarship funds must be used by the end of the 2018-2019 academic school year.

Complete application with essay on career goals, copy of transcripts and e-mail to: or mail to: Nancy DeFrance, 114 South River Street, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827

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