Stephen Thomas First Responder Scholarship

The Stephen Thomas First Responder Scholarship is named in honor of the late Stephen Thomas, who served on the MSGCU board for 21 years. He was a Vietnam War Veteran, a retired Sergeant of the Macomb County Sheriff Department, and retired as the Administrator of the Special Investigation Unit for Michigan Basic Property Insurance Association. The scholarship is offered to cadets enrolled in the fire and police academies at Macomb Community, Oakland Community, and Schoolcraft Colleges.

MSGCU annually awards $24,000 to students enrolled in the fire and police programs at Macomb Community College, Oakland Community College, and Schoolcraft College. To learn more about this scholarship, please contact the program directors of the following academies: