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The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation Announces Student Living Scholarship Program For The 2023 24 Academic Year

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The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation announced today that its scholarship application process for its Student Living Scholarship program for the 2023-2024 academic year is now open. The program is specifically designed for students who reside in on- or off-campus student living communities that are owned or managed by The Michaels Organization. Undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate students are eligible to apply.

The Michaels Student Living Scholarship Program, now in its eighth year, is offered through The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation, a non-profit affiliate of The Michaels Organization, established to administer scholarships to Michaels residents. Since its inception in 1991, the Foundation has awarded $14 million in scholarships to scholars residing at Michaels-owned and managed communities. Earlier this year, $1.8 million was awarded to residents living in Michaels’ affordable and military communities.

“We are incredibly proud to support our residents in their journeys to educational success,” said John O’Donnell, CEO of The Michaels Organization. “At Michaels, we are firm believers that providing access to education and ideal living-learning environments go hand in hand when it comes to our mission of Lifting Lives.”

All Educational Foundation funds are raised through voluntary contributions by companies and private individuals throughout The Michaels Organization’s business network. All donations are then matched $2 for every $1 by The Michaels Organization’s founder and chairman, Michael Levitt and his wife, Pat Levitt.

Applications for the Michaels Student Living Scholarship Program are available now on Michaels’ website. The application process will remain open until Monday, October 16, 2023. All applicants will be notified of the outcome status of their application by November 24, 2023. 

Important dates and deadlines: 

August 31: Application forms are available online.

October 16: Final deadline for all parts of the application for a 2023 Michaels Student Living Scholarship Grant. Mail the grade transcripts to Dr. Bruce W. Johnson, Michaels Student Living Scholarship Program, P.O. Box 740, Washington Crossing, PA 18977.

November 24: All applicants notified of the outcome status of their application.

December 15: Scholarship checks, made payable to post-secondary institutions, will be sent directly to the post-secondary institution via U.S. mail on behalf of the scholarship recipient to help pay for the student’s 2023-24 school year costs.  

About The Michaels Organization

The Michaels Organization is a national leader in residential real estate, offering full-service capabilities in development, property management, construction, and investment management. Serving more than 175,000 residents in more than 500 communities across 39 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Michaels is committed to crafting housing solutions that jumpstart education, civic engagement and neighborhood prosperity, and to creating Communities That Lift Lives.

About The Michaels Educational Foundation

The Michaels Educational Foundation is a non-profit affiliate of The Michaels Organization, established to administer scholarships to Michaels residents. The scholarship program was the first of its kind in the affordable housing industry when it was created and since its inception, the program has expanded to include residents of Michaels’ military and student living communities and is monumental to The Michaels Organization’s mission of Creating Communities that Lift Lives.

Shared August 30, 2023.

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