Mesothelioma Guide Scholarship
This scholarship is available to students who have had Mesothelioma, might have lost a loved one to it or been affected by it in some way. These scholarships are offered for both Fall and Spring semesters. Deadline date: December 1st, 2017. Visit website: Mesothelioma Guide Scholarship
Kelsey’s Law Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship
For Michigan high school juniors and seniors. The details of our scholarship are included here: http://www.kelseyslaw.com Deadline date: August 31, 2018
Western Golf Association Evans Scholars Foundation
Each year, more than 800 deserving caddies attend college on full tuition and housing grants from the Evans Scholars Foundation. Visit www.wgaesf.org for more information.
College Covered Scholarship
Various scholarships are available for students every year. New scholarships are posted and deadline dates are updated as scholarship applications become available. Visit the tawas.net website under daily announcements for listing of new local scholarships which will trickle in beginning the first of December and later. Visit www.collegecovered.com for more information on scholarships, grants and loans.
The American Legion (Department of Michigan) has opportunities for ALL students to earn scholarships. www.michiganlegion.org/scholarships
The Recreational Boating Industry Educational Foundation Scholarship
If you are interested in the marine or boating industry or have held any position at any marinas around the area you may want to look into this scholarship. Visit: www.mbia.org. Under Programs>Education Foundation. Deadline: May 1, 2018.
Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest
Here is an opportunity to win a $1,000.00 scholarship by participating in monthly essay contests. Visit > http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship for more information.
The Rove Pest Control Scholarship
Offered to graduating seniors for 2018. Although this scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education, special consideration will be given to anyone pursuing a degree in entomology or a related field. http://www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship/ Online application must be submitted by: December 31, 2017.
Groth & Associates Law Firm Scholarship
$1,000.00 Scholarship opportunity through Groth & Associates Law Firm out of Toledo, OH. For information visit: http://www.grothlaw.com/scholarship Deadline for application: July 31, 2018.
Discover Student Loans
Discover Student Loans - is giving away $100,000.00 in scholarships. Students can get tips and resources on paying for college and enter for a chance to win a $2,500.00 scholarship award. No purchase or student loan necessary. Enter now at: CollegeCovered.com/Assist
Community Choice Credit Union Foundation
The Community Choice Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications! High school students who will be graduating in 2018, and will be attending a two or four year program at a Michigan college or university are encouraged to apply. College scholarships of up to $5,000.00 each will be awarded to those who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, involvement in extra-curricular activities, and dedication to community service. Eligible applicants must plan on attending a Michigan college or university, and must pledge to stay in Michigan after college. Applicants will be evaluated based on grade point average, dedication to serving their community and a written essay. Winners of the scholarships will be notified as soon as the final results are determined. Accepting applications through February, 2018. Go to: www.communitychoicecu.com/resources/scholarships.
2017 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
This national program awards college scholarships to high school seniors who embody the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community, in the workplace and at home. Applicants must show Leadership, Drive, Integrity and Citizenship. For more information and application go to: www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships. Deadline date: January 2018.
The Bob Swanson Memorial Scholarship - Tennis
This scholarship was established to commemorate a gentleman that loved the game of tennis. It is offered to high school seniors actively participating in competitive tennis in Northern Michigan. To be considered you must be: a permanent resident of the Northern Michigan District of the USTA/Midwest Section and be actively participating in competitive tennis while in high school. Applicants are not required to play USTA tennis nor are they required to play collegiate tennis. The scholarship selection is not based on level of tennis achieved but on what kind of student/athlete/individual they are. Applications can be found in the Tawas Area High School Counseling Office. Deadline date is: January, 2018.
NFIB – YEF – Young Entrepreneur Foundation
www.NFIB.com/YEA – Are you a young entrepreneur? Graduating seniors who operate their own small business are eligible to receive a 2015 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award from the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation. Visit the website for more information and to apply online between October 1, 2017 and January 2018.
2017 Student-View Scholarship Program
A quick and easy scholarship to apply for $7,000.00 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community college or career school. No minimum ACT score or grade point average, no essay required, no lengthy application forms and no application fees. Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. Scholarship deadline: April, 2018.
Michigan Sugar Scholarships
The Michigan Sugar Queen Scholarship offers one $2,000.00 scholarship and two $1,000.00 scholarships to three top candidates. The scholarships are offered on a competitive basis to females at least 18 years old who has maintained an overall 3.0 grade point average for the past four years and will be continuing her studies at an accredited college in the state of Michigan. Visit: www.michigansugar.com/community/scholarships for more information. Application must be received by April, 2018.
Michigan Retailers Association
The Michigan Retailers Association is offering a $1,500.00 (4 year college) or $1,000.00 (2 year college) scholarship to a student who is employed at a business or whose parents are and that is a member of MRA. Check with employer to see if they are members. Awards are not based on financial need. Applications and information can be found online at: www.retailers.com (under the Education & Events tab). Applications must be requested by March 15 and submitted by April 1, 2018.
AAA Michigan School Safety Patrol Scholarship
The State of Michigan is offering FOUR High School seniors an opportunity for a "AAA Michigan School Safety Patrol" scholarship worth $1,000.00. You must have documented proof of participation in AAA's School Safety Patrol program, good academic standing and a strong record of involvement in the community and/or extracurricular activities. Applications can be found in the counseling office. Deadline to the counseling office: April, 2018.
Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation
This is a $2,000.00 non-renewable scholarship offered to graduating seniors. Winners are selected on the basis of scholarship, leadership, financial need, and dedication to the civil rights principles of Rosa L. Parks, whose historic stand against racial prejudice in 1955 brought her national recognition. Applicants must: Graduate by August 2017, have a 2.5 GPA or above, describe financial need, complete application form and essay, document community activities, confirm admission to university or college, furnish official copies of high school transcript and ACT results and furnish three letters of recommendation. Applications available on website: http://www.rosaparksscholarshipfoundation.org/ Applications must be submitted by: April, 2018.
Michigan Education Association Scholarship
The Michigan Education Association (MEA) offers a scholarship to public high school graduates and returning college students. Must include: Official high school transcript, personal resume and two letters of recommendation. Must plan on attending a Michigan Public community/junior college. Visit website at:http://mea.org/awards/pdf/meascholarship.pdf. Return to address given by: March, 2018.
AXA Achievement Community Scholarship
State and National level scholarship opportunities through AXA Achievement. If you are ambitious, driven and determined to succeed in college than this site may have scholarship opportunities for you! Visit: http://www.axa-achievement.com/ for information. Apply by: December 15, 2017.
Burger King Scholarships
Burger King offers $1,000.00, $5,000.00 and $25,000.00 scholarships to all eligible high school seniors and Burger King employees. Applicants must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher, work part-time, be active in community service and demonstrate financial need. Information is available online at www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram Applications are available online Oct. 15, 2017 - Dec. 15, 2017.
Michigan Society of Professional Engineers
Michigan Society of Professional Engineers has 36 scholarships available to high school seniors! Get online and check them out. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum ACT score of 26. Visit their website at http://www.michiganspe.org/. Deadline is February 2018 to applicants local chapter (Huron Shores).
The American Legion Scholarships
Visit the Michigan American Legion's website for information on Programs such as: Student Trooper, Boys State, Girls State, Baseball Techniques and many more, plus scholarship opportunities. Students must be a son, daughter, grandchild or great-grandchild of a war-time veteran planning to attend any Michigan accredited college or university. Go to: http://www.michiganlegion.org / Details under "Programs"
Medical Career Scholarship
A $500.00 scholarship for men and women pursuing medical careers. Candidates must be a sons or daughters, granddaughters or grandsons of veterans of Foreign Wars ( WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada & Lebanon, Panama, Persian Gulf to present). Deadline Date: Postmarked no later than March, 2018. Information found at: www.michalaux.org
National President's Scholarship
Candidates for this award shall be daughters, granddaughters, sons or grandsons of veterans who served in the Armed Forces ( WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada & Lebanon, Panama, Persian Gulf to present). Applicants must be in their senior year of high school. Applicant must complete 50 hours of volunteer service within the community. An essay is required. Deadline Date: March, 2018. Information found at: www.michalaux.org
High School Senior Scholarship Competition - Rare Everyday Heroes
This scholarship is open to high school seniors who are planning on attending a Michigan college or university. Students must submit an original essay (one-page, single spaced) about someone whom they consider to be an Everyday Hero because, through their life's work, they are making a difference for others. These should be just "regular" people... not celebrities! For more details, official rules, and the online entry form, please visit www.RAREfoundation.org and look for the Writing Scholarships link. Entries must be post-marked by December 1, 2017.
Michigan Oil & Gas Producers Educational Foundation Scholarship
The Michigan Oil & Gas Producers Education Foundation is offering a $500.00 scholarship to a senior that will be pursuing a degree in an energy field of study. A minimum GPA of 3.00 is required and must demonstrate financial need. A scholarship application can be found online at http://www.mogpef.org/ or in the Counseling Office. Deadline date is April, 2018.
Army Scholarship Programs
Visit the www.fastweb.com website to find ASVAB Career Exploration, scholarship opportunities, financial aid and college information for the Department of the Army.
Help Johnny Scholarship
(Deadline: Varies)This $5000 scholarship is available to any student that is 19 years or under, as of October, 2018 and is renewable. Website: http://www.studentscholarships.org/helpjohnny.php
Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship
Will you be a senior during the 2017-2018 school year? Do you participate in at least one sport? Are you a leader in your school and your community? Then don't miss this opportunity to be recognized for everything that you do! Apply for the 2017/2018 Wendy's High School Heisman! Visit: http://www.wendysheisman.com/ for more information and to apply. Register and fill out online application by October.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarships
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) scholarships. Information can be found for "The Voice of Democracy" and "The Patriot's Pen Contest" essay competition in the counseling office or online at: http://www.vfw.org/. Go to programs > VFW scholarship programs. Deadline dates are: November 1, 2017.
MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award
Senior student athletes (male & female) meeting the requirements of: 3.5 GPA and having earned at least one varsity letter in an MHSAA sport can submit an application for the MHSAA Scholar-Athlete. Stop in the counseling office for information or visit: www.MHSAA.com. Applications must be returned to the counseling office by: November, 2017.
AES Engineers Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated essays submitted. You are not required to take engineering courses to be eligible. Submit essays of no more than 1000 words in answer to one of the questions that are posted on website. Full details are available on website at: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships. There is no application packet for this award. Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of your school you are attending and your plans after graduation. Amount of award: $500.00.
Scholarships for Michigan School Districts students:
www.studentscholarships.org - Great site for scholarship, grant and career information!
LM Scholarship Program – http://forklifttraininginsurrey.com – Due May 31, 2018.
Lift Parts Express Scholarship – http://forkliftpartsmichigan.com – Due June 30, 2018.
Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship - http://www.mortgagebrokersburnaby.com - Due April 1, 2018.
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship - http://www.usedforkliftsmichigan.com - Due June 15, 2018.
S.L.A.C. Scholarship Program (1 award) - http://www.studentloanrepaymentprogram.org - Due September, 2018.