MARSP accepting scholarship applications

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel Foundation has awarded scholarships of up to $1,000 since 1996 to working members of the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System (MPSERS) who want to improve their position in the workforce through continuing education at four-year institutions, community colleges, technical or vocational schools, or seminars or workshops from Michigan professional organizations.

Scholarships are available for all public school employees, no matter what their current position is, as long as they are furthering their education in an area that will be beneficial to working in the public school arena.

Scholarships applications are accepted until April 1. Scholarship are to be used for the academic year July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.

Information can be found at

The application may be submitted online or by mail and is found at

Interested applicants may call the MARSP Office with any questions at 888-960-4022 or may contact Jan Van Gasse, Dickinson County MARSP school liaison, via email at