Lansing Public Schools Educational Advancement Foundation - Dr. E. Sharon Banks Education Scholarship Fund

Established by the Lansing Educational Advancement Foundation in 2010 in honor of Dr. E. Sharon Banks, who retired after serving seven years as superintendent of the Lansing School District.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

-- Student must be a current graduating senior attending a Lansing School District High School

-- Student must provide a high school transcript, personal statement, career goals, an acceptance letter from an accredited 2-year or 4-year community college, college or university

-- Provide a list of extracurricular activities and pertinent background and financial information

-- Provide at least two letters of recommendation

-- Student must fill out the LEAF Scholarship application and submit all materials by the printed due date

-- Submissions will be considered for all appropriate/qualified scholarships using a rubric scoring grid

-- Student will be awarded $1,000

-- Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

-- Additional consideration will be given to those students pursuing a career in the field of education

To apply, please contact: LEAF, (517) 755-3177 or