Purpose and Mission
Launch Manistee will build, coordinate and promote
pathways to prepare its residents for school, college,
other postsecondary options, and career.
LAUNCH MANISTEE WINS PRESTIGIOUS FLAGSHIP AWARD
Michigan College Access Network Honors Launch Manistee
Join the Launch Manistee Team !!
Manistee Commitment Scholarship Program Coordinator
The Manistee County Community Foundation and Launch Manistee are seeking a part-time (30 hours per week) program coordinator position to lead implementation of the Manistee Commitment Scholarship Program. The mission of the Manistee Commitment Scholarship Program is to provide financial, academic, and social support for students to be successful in continuing their education after high school. Manistee Commitment Scholars receive a full tuition scholarship for up to three years and/or 60 credits to West Shore Community College. In addition to scholarship support, ongoing programs and activities to help students be successful on their journey to college will be provided throughout their high school career. The Manistee Commitment Scholarship Program Coordinator will oversee and evaluate all aspects of the program and work within the program’s mission to develop, coordinate and perform all major tasks of the program.
Additional information and application instructions can be found in the Position Description
Please refer to Launch Manistee Initiatives page for more information about the Manistee Commitment Scholarship Program http://www.launchmanistee.org/initiatives/manistee-commitment-scholarship/
Find out more! Watch this amazing video presentation of what it means to be an AmeriCorps VISTA member at Launch Manistee: AmeriCorps VISTA Video
Are you a parent who recently became an “empty nester”? Are you a recent graduate that isn’t sure where to go or what to do for the next year? Do you know of someone looking to grow their resume and make community connections?
If so, consider lending a hand here in Manistee County as an AmeriCorps/VISTA member to support Launch Manistee, a broad initiative designed to support student success.
This member will be involved with:
Development and assistance in providing financial aid opportunities for low income students here in Manistee County.
Assisting with spreading the word about local scholarships to high school seniors in the county and also for preschool and/or childcare.
Assist with development of programs to expose career choices and post high school education options to low income students.
Help increase access to preschool experiences and programs for low income children and families.
Develop a preschool scholarship program available to low income families.
All this and many more rewarding experiences while working with a dedicated team of professionals that you will engage with and build skills for the future.
Scholarship Time is here!
View the Initiatives page for updated scholarship information.
New This Year
Launch Manistee has purchased 100 codes for students to access the Scholly scholarship matching and management platform and shared them with area counselors. Please see your school counselor for information. Visit https://myscholly.com/ for more information.
View the 2015 Annual Report
Launch Manistee is pleased to share their accomplishments for the 2014-15 year. This past year brought about innovative and exciting collaborations and growth in Manistee County.