THE JERRY ERICKSON SCHOLARSHIP. This scholarship is offered through the Northland Area Federal Credit Union. You must be a full time high school student or college student and a Northland member in good standing. Applicants must provide proof of a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Due to address given: April 15, 2016.
THE PHILIP WILSON EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP (4) The Philip Wilson Educational Scholarship is being offered by the family of Philip Wilson, an educator in the Tawas Area Schools for thirty years. To be eligible you must be a senior at Tawas Area High School, plan to study in the field of education, demonstrate good school attendance and maintain a GPA of at least a 3.25. Applications are in the counseling office and due back to office by: March 25, 2016.
TAWAS BRAVES BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
The Tawas Braves Booster Club is offering a scholarship to one female senior athlete and one male senior athlete. Must have been enrolled for four years at Tawas Area High School, played at least two varsity sports in senior year and maintain an overall 2.5 GPA or higher. Applications found in high school counseling office. Deadline date: April 22, 2016.
OSCODA-WURTSMITH AIRPORT STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
In the past this program has been awarded for flight training ground school and flight lessons. Applicants may now utilize this scholarship for tuition assistance at a university, college or aviation training school. All application materials must be submitted to the Airport Authority no later than April 1, 2016.
MCDONALD'S YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
A $1,000.00 scholarship is being offered through McDonald's of Tawas for one area high school senior. This award, named after McDonald's Corporation founder, honors students who demonstrate the exemplified by Ray Kroc- persistence, determination, hard work and all-around excellence. Information can be found in the Counseling Office with a deadline date back to office of: April 2016.
FRATERNAL ORDER OF THE EAGLES SCHOLARSHIP (Two - $500.00) The Fraternal Order of the Eagles #2588 of East Tawas Scholarship applications are now available in the Counseling Office. You must be a graduating senior, have a statement of goals, two recommendation letters from school personnel and two from non-school personnel. Deadline date to the Counseling Office is: NOT AVAILABLE FOR 2015 - 2016 SCHOOL YEAR.
THE HOLY FAMILY COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP ($500.00)
Applicants must be members of Holy Family Church, active in the youth ministry, plan on attending post-secondary institution and carry at least a GPA of 2.5. Applications are available in the Counseling Office and must be returned to the office by: May 8, 2016.
THE THOMAS PINTKOWSKI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
One female and one male will receive a $500.00 scholarship. You must have been a member of at least one varsity athletic team during your senior year, plan on attending a post-secondary institution and carry a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applications are available in the Counseling Office and must be returned to the office by: April 17, 2016.
WHITTEMORE SPEEDWAY SCHOLARSHIP
The Whittemore Racing Club is offering (3) $500.00 scholarships to area high school seniors. Information can be found in the Counseling Office. Applications must be received by May 1, 2016 to address given.
RYAN COLEMAN SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,000.00 scholarship was created to perpetuate the memory of Ryan Coleman, a Tawas High School student who died of cancer. Applicants must be a high school senior who's overall GPA falls between 2.5 and 3.5, however others may apply. Applications are available in the Counseling Office. Completed applications must be returned to the High School Counseling Office by: April 22, 2016.
THE JOSEPH BARKMAN SCHOLARSHIP
The Joseph Barkman Scholarship is available to high school seniors and current college students. Requirements are: (2) letters of reference, personal background paper and paper stating reasons for applying. Applications can be found and returned to the high school counseling office. Deadline date: Friday, March 25, 2016.
TAWAS AREA EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Education foundation covers five different scholarships. Requirements are: one letter of application, two letters of recommendation, SAR report (if necessary) and completed application. Information can also be found in the Counseling office. Deadline to the Counseling Office or TAEF office is: March 25, 2016.
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TAWAS KIWANIS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP (Two - $500.00) The Kiwanis Club of Tawas has scholarship applications available in the counseling office. The scholarship is available to ALL SENIORS accepted to a 2 or 4 year college and should be accompanied by one letter of recommendation from a teacher or school administrator and one other letter of recommendation. Deadline date to the Counseling Office is April 10, 2016.
THE QUOTA INTERNATIONAL CLUB OF IOSCO COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP
This $500.00 scholarship is offered to a high school senior who meets one of these requirements: Has a documented hearing impairment, has a documented speech communicative disorder (or) plan on working with a teaching hearing, speech impaired persons (or) plans on working in the audiology/speech pathology field. Applications are available in the Counseling Office. Deadline to address given is April 2016.
SAND LAKE WOMEN'S AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
This scholarship is available to seniors (male & female) who qualify from Iosco County. This scholarship is dependent upon the student's current GPA, enrollment status, co-curricular as well as extra-curricular activities. Financial need as well as the applicant's intended field of study will be considered in evaluation process. Deadline to address given is: April 1, 2016.
ST. JOSEPH HEALTH SYSTEM COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS
One $400.00 community scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior from any of these districts: Alcona, Arenac-Eastern, AuGres, Hale, Oscoda, Tawas or Whittemore-Prescott and who is pursuing a career in a health care related field. Students must carry a minimum GPA of a 2.0, be involved in extracurricular activities or community volunteerism and (for college student, be enrolled full-time carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours.) Application and information is available in the Counseling Office or by calling the Foundation at: 989-362-0159. Deadline to address given is: April 10, 2016.
ST. JOSEPH HEALTH SYSTEM DEPENDENT SCHOLARSHIP
One $400.00 scholarship will be awarded each year to an eligible candidate who is a dependent of a St. Joseph Health System associate. Application and information is available in the Counseling Office or by calling the Foundation at: 989-362-0159. Deadline to address given is: April 10, 2016.
TAWAS FOOTBALL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Tawas Area Football Alumni Association is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a SENIOR football player who is planning on furthering his education after graduation from high school. Applications are available in the Counseling Office and must be submitted by April 2015 to address given.
THE HELEN LAIDLAW FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Helen Laidlaw Foundation Scholarship application is now available in the counseling office or online at: http://helenlaidlawfoundation.com/ for students pursuing a career in the health field. Nursing students are given first priority with second priority going to students entering a Pre-Med field. You may either mail in application or drop it off at address given. All applications must be received by the foundation by March 15, 2016.
TAWAS AREA FEDERATION OF TEACHERS
Applications for the Tawas Area Federation of Teachers (TAFT) Scholarship are available in the counseling office. Due date: April 15, 2016.
MASONIC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The local Masonic Lodge is offering scholarships for the 2015/2016 school year. Open to all seniors and past graduates. Applications can be found in the counseling office. Deadline to the counseling office is March 31, 2016.
GFWC WOMEN'S CLUB OF TAWAS AREA
The GFWC Women's Club of TAwas Area has scholarship applications now available in the counseling office to ALL SENIORS accepted to a 2 or 4 year college. Deadline date to the Counseling Office is April 1, 2016.
GENERAL FEDERATION OF WOMEN'S CLUBS, ARTS, & NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) Scholarships for students pursuing a career in the Arts or Nursing fields is now available in the Counseling Office. This scholarship is open to ALL SENIORS and past graduates. You must include a statement towards your field of interest and three reference letters. Deadline to the Counseling Office is January 15, 2016.
THE SUNRISE SIDE REPUBLICAN WOMEN'S CLUB ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
Want to learn about Politics? Want to participate and gain experience? The Sunrise Side Republican Women's Club is offering an opportunity to do this and possibly earn a $1,000.00 scholarship. The candidate must be a female U.S. citizen. Open to a graduating senior who has been accepted by a public or private institution of higher learning. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or better and must participate in activities of the Sunrise Side Republican Women's Club. Stop in the counseling office for information on obtaining an application. Deadline date: March 25, 2016.
ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Elks National Foundation Scholarship applications are available in the counseling office or online at http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm where you can submit electronically. A significant component of the scoring system is based on the overall professional appearance of the application. Areas covered are work experience, community service, leadership, extra-curricular activities, honors and awards. Applications must be completed and downloaded from website and must be received to the local Elks Lodge no later than: December 5, 2015.
ELKS GOLD KEY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
This scholarship is intended to aid qualifying applicants, who could not otherwise continue their education or training past high school, and is available for study at an accredited college, university, licensed trade or vocational school. Students must download their scholarship application form the Michigan Elks Association website at: http://www.mielks.org/program/gold.html. Applications must be received to the local Elks Lodge no later than: December 1, 2015.
2016 COMMUNITY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP -Sponsored by The Tawas Area Elks #2525 (Newly Offered!!)
Any high school senior from the following high schools: Alpena, Arenac Eastern, AuGres Sims, Hale, Lincoln-Alcona, Oscoda, Tawas Area and Whittemore-Prescott may apply. The student must be attending one of the following community colleges during the 2016-2017 academic school year: Alpena Community College, Delta Community College and Kirtland Community College. $750.00 will be awarded to the top male and top female. The application must be completed electronically in Word and can be downloaded from website at http://www.elks.org/lodges/LodgePages.cfm?LodgeNumber=2525&ID=15006. The printed application must be submitted to the Tawas Area Elks Lodge #2525 on or before April 30, 2016.
IOSCO COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
THE CARL AND CHRISTINE HUEBNER SCHOLARSHIP FOR MUSIC/CREATIVE WRITING/PERFORMING ARTS
Three eligibility requirements must be met for this scholarship. Graduating senior from within Iosco County , GPA of 2.60 or above and you plan to attend an accredited college or university to major in the field of Music, Writing or the Performing Arts. Applications can be found in counseling office or on website: http://cfnem.org/ICCF/. Deadline date to address given is: April 1, 2016.
THE MICHAEL WENTWORTH SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE ARTS
You are eligible if...you are a resident of Iosco County, you will be participating in any program at an accredited institution to study the arts in the following categories; architecture, design, painting, drawing and/or art history. Applications can be found in counseling office or on website: http://cfnem.org/ICCF/. Deadline date to address given is: April 1, 2016.
THE MARIE SAMUELSON SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is for any student who has ever attended one of these schools: the former St. Joseph Catholic School of East Tawas, the former Immaculate Heart of Mary School of Tawas City or the Holy Family School of East Tawas. The student must be planning on attending or currently attending an accredited college or university to pursue a degree in Education. Submit a letter of application to ICCF, P.O. Box 495, Alpena, MI 49707 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the following information: Name and address, name of college/university you will be or are currently attending (to major in Education), career goals and reasons for applying for this scholarship and a list of school-based extracurricular activities and non-school based extracurricular activities. Deadline date to address given is: April 1, 2016.
THE ELEANOR L. AND JOHN R. HEILMAN NURSING EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Residents of any county (including Iosco County) within the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan and it's affiliates' service area are eligible for this scholarship. Applicants must be studying in the field of Nursing, and have a GPA of 2.8 or higher. Qualifying applicants must visit http://www.cfnem.org/CFNEMScholarships.aspx to apply for this scholarship. Deadline date is: April 1, 2016.