Each year, the Rockford Chamber of Commerce awards the businesses that stand out in the Chamber and Community. These businesses are nominated by their peers and are usually awarded at the Annual Meeting of the Membership in January. This year, we improvised. See the...
Start of Summer Celebration: June 11-13, 2021 The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is excited to host the 52nd Annual Start of Summer Celebration this year in downtown Rockford featuring all the favorites from years past including a carnival, parade, food & craft...
Join us for the St. Patrick's Day Celebration in Rockford! We will have a full schedule of events for the entire family to enjoy! All of March: Leprechaun Hunt in Rockford March 5-17: Spend $20 at local businesses, and get a gold coin to be entered into the Luck of...
The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) wants to promote education in the local area. Each year the chamber offers area students the opportunity to vie for a scholarship to further their education, this year the RCC will award 4 – $1,500.00 scholarships. The scholarship awards may be used for public, private or community colleges, universities and specialized schools or trades programs directly following the student’s graduation from high school.
To apply for the scholarship a student must do the following:
- Complete the RCC Scholarship Application Form.
- A letter of reference from a high school administrator, coach, teacher, instructor, or Rockford Chamber of Commerce member. This is limited to a one page, typed double-spaced and must be signed by the referring individual.
- A response to the essay theme:
Applicants may download the application below. After completing the above, please send to: Linda Southwick, Executive Director, 17 S Monroe Street, Rockford, MI 49341, or to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed applications and essays must be received at the Chamber Office no later than midnight Friday, February 26, 2021.
The RCC Scholarship winners will be notified by March 26, 2021. A certificate will be presented to the winner by a member of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce board at their high school honors convocation.
Scholarship Details Scholarship Application