Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

Applicant Instructions


Before beginning the application process it is recommended that all applicants do the following:


  • Start your application by answering the Prequalifying Questions to determine which scholarship(s) you are eligible for
  • If you have already applied for a scholarship through AAACF in the past, you will need your User Name and Password to Log In. If you can’t recall your User Name or Password, please contact Maryellen Ferro for assistance.  After you complete the registration process you will have the ability  to begin the application
  • Review the list of paper applications to find out if you are eligible for any of them
  • Obtain the completed Scholarship Recommendation Form and upload it to your online application. If your recommender would prefer the document remain confidential they can email it to
  • Obtain your most recent transcript and upload it to your online Scholarship Application
  • Upload additional essays or other documents if required


  • Finish the online portion of your Scholarship Application (including the two essays)
  • Preview a PDF of your application
  • Review your Scholarship Dashboard to make sure you have submitted all the documents needed to complete your application(s) by 5 PM on Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Please contact Maryellen Ferro at 734.663.0401 or with questions.