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Michigan scholarships are one potential source for funding your education and ensuring you are not drowning in debt once you graduate. Like students across the nation, those residing in or attending college in Michigan will need some form of financial aid to help them get through college. By using their state as one of the search criteria, Scholarships.com will help Michigan students find the money they need to obtain a postsecondary education. Below are a few examples of Michigan scholarships students may find at our site. By conducting a free scholarship search, students can find additional information about these and other scholarships based on location or additional criteria.

Ave Maria University Michigan Homeschooled Faith Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $9,000
  • This scholarship is intended for students who have been homeschooled from 9th to 12th grade and who wish to attend Ave Maria University. Applicants must be Michigan residents and first-time college freshmen with a high school GPA of 2.8 (unweighted) or above; and an ACT score of 23 or above, or a SAT score of 1140 or above, who have been accepted for admission at Ave Maria University for the fall [...] More

AWS William B. Howell Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The William B. Howell Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year degree in a welding program at an accredited university. Must be enrolled at least part-time, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and be at least 18. Priority will be given to those individuals residing or attending school in the states of Florida, Michigan and Ohio. For more [...] More

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Seeing an educational need in their congressional districts, the CBC Spouses Education Scholarship was established by the spouses of Congressional Black Caucus members in response to federal cuts in spending for education programs and scholarships, which disproportionately affect people of color. This opportunity awards scholarships to academically talented and highly motivated African-American [...] More

CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship was established to ensure that African-American or Black students pursuing a degree in the performing arts receive financial assistance. Performing arts includes theater, drama, comedy, music, dance, opera, marching bands, etc. Selected applicants will be constituents of a CBC member’s district. Qualified applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in [...] More

CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to African-American or Black students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts. Visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc. Selected applicants will be constituents of a CBC member’s [...] More

Grattan and Stephen T. Gray Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/21/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Endowed by the employees of the Monroe Evening News at the time of the completion of their buyout of the paper, this fund provides scholarships to graduates of Monroe County High Schools and high schools in Gibralter, New Boston, Huron, Milan or Flat Rock who are entering the field of journalism. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

GRCF Achille & Irene Despres, William and Andre Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Achille & Irene Despres, William and Andre Scholarship, students must be of Mexican heritage, reside in Kent or Ottawa counties, be attending an accredited college/university for undergraduate studies, have financial need and have a minimum GPA of 2.75. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Altrusa International of Grand Rapids Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Altrusa International of Grand Rapids Scholarship, students must be from Kent, Allegan, Ionia, Ottawa, Montcalm or Muskegon counties (six-month residency minimum) and returning to college or entering college after sitting out of school for at least two years. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and provide two letters of recommendation. For more information or to [...] More

GRCF Armando "Frank" Quaglia Veteran's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Armando "Frank" Quaglia Veteran's Scholarship, students must be from Kent or Ionia County and are a veteran or family member (spouse, child, or step-child) of a veteran of the United States Armed Forces attending an accredited four-year college or university full-time majoring in engineering or a medical/healthcare field. Applicants must have financial need and a minimum [...] More

GRCF Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids Minority Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids Minority Scholarship is open to students of color (African-American, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander) attending a non-profit public or private college/university majoring in fine arts, including all visual and performing arts. Applicants must have financial need, be a Kent County resident, and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. For more [...] More

GRCF Audrey L. Wright Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Audrey L. Wright Scholarship, students must be Kent County residents (three-year minimum) pursuing an undergraduate degree in foreign language or education. Applicants must have financial need and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Black Men Building Resources Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career. To be eligible for the Black Men Building Resources Scholarship, students must be African American students with financial need residing in Kent County who graduated or received a GED from a Grand Rapids area high school. For [...] More

GRCF Camilla C. Johnson Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Camilla C. Johnson Scholarship, students must be seniors at Union High School in Grand Rapids Michigan entering college full-time in the fall. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 2.6 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Carolyn Gallmeyer Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Carolyn Gallmeyer Scholarship, students must be residents of Kent County pursuing an undergraduate degree at any U.S. college. Applicants must have financial need and a minimum 2.75 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Chad Vollmer Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Chad Vollmer Scholarship, students must be seniors at Central High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan and plan to attend Grand Rapids Community College. Applicants must have financial need, a 2.3 minimum GPA to renew the scholarship, and have an acceptable work history. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Darooge Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Darooge Family Scholarship, students must be high school seniors residing in Kent County and entering college to pursue an undergraduate degree in a construction-related field of study at an accredited two or four-year college/university/trade school in Michigan. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

GRCF Dave & Laurie Russell Family Scholarship for Habitat for Humanity of Kent County Families

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Dave & Laurie Russell Family Scholarship for Habitat for Humanity of Kent County Families, students must be Habitat for Humanity of Kent County home owners or an immediate family member (spouse/partner, child, step-child) residing in the home pursuing an undergraduate degree or certification at an accredited vocational trade program, two-year or four-year college or [...] More

GRCF Donald & Florence Hunting Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Donald & Florence Hunting Scholarship, students must be seniors at Rockford High School entering college in the fall. Applicants must have financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Donald and Florence Hunting Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Donald and Florence Hunting Scholarship, students must be seniors at Rockford High School located in Kent County Michigan entering college in the fall and must demonstrate financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Donald J. DeYoung Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The GRCF Donald J. DeYoung Scholarship is designed to assist individuals who have had contact with the Family Division of the Circuit Court and are interested in pursuing college or vocational education. Residents of the West Michigan area who are wards of the court or previously have been a ward of the court and have been discharged successfully are eligible to apply for the Donald J. DeYoung [...] More

GRCF Dorothy B. & Charles E. Thomas Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Dorothy B. & Charles E. Thomas Scholarship, students must be a Challenge Scholar at Union High School. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Dorothy J. Thurston Graduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Dorothy J. Thurston Graduate Scholarship, students must be Kent Count residents (two-year minimum) pursuing full or part-time study at any accredited school. Must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Dr. Noyes L. Avery, Jr. & Ann E. Avery Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Dr. Noyes L. Avery, Jr. & Ann E. Avery Scholarship, students must be enrolled full-time and from Kent County (3 year minimum) attending University of Michigan for a medical doctor degree (undergraduate or graduate level). Applicants must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Dr. William E. and Norma Sprague Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Dr. William E. & Norma Sprague Scholarship, students must be full-time with permanent residency in the Michigan counties of Kent, Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo or Athens County, Ohio, pursuing a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree at Ohio University. Applicants must have financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please [...] More

GRCF Economic Club of Grand Rapids Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Economic Club of Grand Rapids Scholarship, students must be undergraduate students pursuing a degree in business and residents of Kent or Ottawa counties (three-year minimum) with financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Edwin E. Doyle Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Edwin E. Doyle Scholarship, students must be high school seniors at Lowell High School with financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applications are available by contacting the Lowell High School Student Services Office. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Elmo Wierenga Alumni Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Elmo Wierenga Alumni Scholarship, students must be seniors at Ottawa Hills High School pursuing full-time undergraduate studies at any two- or four-year accredited school in the U.S. Applicants must have financial need and a minimum 2.5 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Gerald M. Crane Music Award Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the GRCF Gerald M. Crane Music Award Scholarship, applicants must be high school music student in Kent or Ottawa County requesting money for music lessons, seminars, workshops, summer enrichment programs, music concerts, instruments, books, vocal music lessons or any other kinds of musical materials. The award money may not be used for undergraduate college tuition. For more [...] More

GRCF Geraldine Geistert Boss Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Geraldine Geistert Boss Scholarship, students must be a Challenge Scholar at Union High School with a minimum grade point average of 3.0. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Grand Rapids Combined Theatre Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Grand Rapids Combined Theatre Scholarship Fund was founded in 1985 to award college scholarships to students pursuing study in theatre arts. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited college or training program with preference being given to theatre arts majors. Applicants must have experience in any Grand Rapids area community theatre venue. Finalists may be contacted for an [...] More

GRCF Grand Rapids University Prep Founders' Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Grand Rapids University Prep Founders' Scholarship, students must be seniors at Grand Rapids University Prep Academy pursuing an undergraduate degree or certification at an accredited two or four-year college/university or trade school program located within the United States. Applicants must have financial need and a minimum 2.5 GPA. For more information or to apply, [...] More

GRCF Guy D. & Mary Edith Halladay Graduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Guy D. & Mary Edith Halladay Graduate Scholarship, students must be Kent County residents (two-year minimum) and a graduate-level student. Applicants must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Guy D. and Mary Edith Halladay Music Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Guy D. and Mary Edith Halladay Music Scholarship, students must be Kent County residents (two-year minimum) and a graduate or undergraduate student majoring in music at any college in the U.S. Applicants must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Hackett Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Hackett Family Scholarship, students must be seniors at, or have graduated from any Grand Rapids public high school in Grand Rapids Michigan and will be an undergraduate student attending an accredited college/university or skilled trade school of their choice. Preference is given to women of color. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Harry J. Morris, Jr. Emergency Services Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Harry J. Morris, Jr. Emergency Services scholarship, students must be a resident of Kent, Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Ottawa, Montcalm, Muskegon, or Newaygo County pursuing an undergraduate certificate or degree at an accredited education program in Michigan in the field of emergency medical technician, paramedic, or firefighter training. Must have a 2.5 cumulative grade point [...] More

GRCF Jack Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Jack Family Scholarship, applicants must be a a Challenge Scholar at Union High School. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF John T. and Frances J. Maghielse Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career. To be eligible for the John T. and Frances J. Maghielse Scholarship, students must be graduates of a Grand Rapids Public High School, residents of Kent County, and currently pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree in the [...] More

GRCF Josephine Ringold Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Josephine Ringold Scholarship, students must be a Challenge Scholar at Union High School attending a local college/university within a 50-mile radius of Grand Rapids. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Keith C. VanderHyde Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Keith C. VanderHyde Scholarship, students must be a senior or graduate of Ottawa Hills High School in Grand Rapids Michigan pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree, have financial need, and a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Ladies Literary Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Ladies Literary Club Scholarship, students must be a resident of Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, Allegan, Montcalm or Barry counties in Michigan majoring in literary arts at any accredited Michigan college or university. Applicants must also have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Lavina Laible Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Lavina Laible Scholarship, applicants must be female students entering the third year or above of undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan. Students must be Kent County residents, have financial need, and a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Llewellyn L. Cayvan String Instrument Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Llewellyn L. Cayvan String Instrument Scholarship, students must be undergraduate or graduate-level students studying the violin, viola, violoncello or the bass viol. There are no residency or financial need requirements for this award. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Margery J. Seeger Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Margery J. Seeger Scholarship, students must be a Challenge Scholar at Union High School. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Mathilda & Carolyn Gallmeyer Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Mathilda & Carolyn Gallmeyer Scholarship, students must be Kent County residents (five-year minimum) pursuing undergraduate studies in painting/fine arts. Applicants must demonstrate artistic talent, have financial need, and a minimum 2.75 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Melbourne & Alice E. Frontjes Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Melbourne & Alice E. Frontjes Scholarship, students must be Kent County residents (three-year minimum) pursuing an undergraduate degree at Central Michigan University, Western Michigan University, GRCC, University of Michigan or Michigan State University. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 2.75 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit [...] More

GRCF Michael J. Wolf Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Michael J. Wolf Scholarship, students must be seniors graduating from a Grand Rapids Public Schools High School, residing in the City of Grand Rapids, pursuing an undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Mildred E. Troske Music Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Mildred E. Troske Music Scholarship, students must be Kent County residents (two-year minimum) studying music at a summer camp program or be an undergraduate music major. Applicants must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Miller Johnson West Michigan Diversity Law School Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Grand Rapids Community Foundation administers and awards the following Law Scholarships to students of color (African American, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander or Alaskan Native). The Miller Johnson West Michigan Diversity Law School Scholarship is awarded to students of color currently residing in Michigan (with preference given to West Michigan residents) pursuing [...] More

GRCF NAIFA West Michigan Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the NAIFA West Michigan Scholarship, students must be residents of Kent or contiguous counties pursuing a full-time undergraduate (third-year or above) or graduate degree as a business/financial major at a Michigan public or private college/university. Applicants must have financial need and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

GRCF Orrie & Dorothy Cassada Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Orrie & Dorothy Cassada Scholarship, students must be a Challenge Scholar at Union High School. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Patricia & Armen Oumedian Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Patricia & Armen Oumedian Scholarship, applicants must be full-time students at Kettering University or transferring from Grand Rapids Community College to Kettering University. Students must be residents of West Michigan or currently be employed by a West Michigan Kettering Co-op employer, demonstrate financial need, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to [...] More

GRCF Paul Collins Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Paul Collins Scholarship is for undergraduate level students studying fine or applied arts. Must be a resident of Kent County, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, have financial need, and demonstrate artistic talent. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Reach for Your Goal Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Reach for Your Goal Scholarship, students must be residents of Kent County and a high school senior who has been accepted into an accredited Michigan trade school, college or university. Applicants must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Robert L. & Hilda Treasure Mitchell Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Robert L. & Hilda Treasure Mitchell Scholarship, students must be residents of Kent County (3 year minimum) pursuing an undergraduate degree at any accredited college in the U.S. Applicants must have financial need and a minimum 3.3 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship, students must be seniors at South Christian High School located in Grand Rapids Michigan entering a full-time program in the fall at any accredited college, university, vocational, or technical school and majoring in healthcare, education, or business. Applicants must also have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. For [...] More

GRCF Ronald T. Smith Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Ronald T. Smith Family Scholarship, students must be an employee of or spouse/domestic partner or child (natural, legally adopted, or step-child) of an employee of Bodycote Grand Rapids or Holland Plants (formerly known as Specialty Heat Treating Inc.) pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at any accredited college/university or trade school in the U.S. Applicants [...] More

GRCF Rosemary Cook Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Rosemary Cook Education Scholarship, students must be a Challenge Scholar at Union High School planning to pursue an undergraduate degree in Education full-time at any accredited Michigan public or private college/university. Must have financial need and a minimum 2.75 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Sherman L. & Mabel C. Lepard Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Sherman L. & Mabel C. Lepard Scholarship, students must be a a Challenge Scholar at Union High School. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Stephen Lankester Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Stephen Lankester Scholarship, students must be a Challenge Scholar at Union High School. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Thomas D. Coffield Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Thomas D. Coffield Scholarship, students must be seniors at Central High School entering a two- or four-year accredited college/university. Applicants must have financial need and a minimum 2.5 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF U-M Alumnae Club (University of Michigan) Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Applicants for the U-M Alumnae Club (University of Michigan) Scholarship must be a female undergraduate or graduate level student entering the 2nd year or above at the University of Michigan, with a permanent residency (3 year minimum) in Kent or adjoining counties of Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, or Ottawa. Must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more [...] More

GRCF Violet Wondergem Health Science Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Violet Wondergem Health Science Scholarship, students must be residents of Kent or Ottawa counties majoring in a health service-related field at any accredited Michigan college or university. Applicants must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship, students must be full-time undergraduate students pursuing a degree in dietetics, nutrition, education or general human services. Applicants must also be residents of Kent County, have financial need, and possess a 3.4 minimum GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Vivian M. Kommer Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Vivian M. Kommer Scholarship, students must be a senior at West Catholic High School located in Grand Rapids Michigan entering undergraduate studies in business or pre-law. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Warner Norcross & Judd Law School Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Warner Norcross & Judd Law School Scholarship is awarded to students of color pursuing a law degree at any accredited law school in the United States. The applicant must be a current or former resident of Michigan if they are not currently attending a school in Michigan. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

GRCF Warner Norcross & Judd Paralegal and Legal Secretarial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the GRCF Warner Norcross & Judd Paralegal and Legal Secretarial Scholarship, applicants must be students of color majoring in paralegal or legal secretarial studies at an accredited program. Must be a Michigan resident and demonstrate financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Junior Horizons Award

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Women in Defense Michigan established the Junior Horizon Award in 2009 to encourage high school women to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.) careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States. Applicants must be a female, be a citizen of the United States, be a resident of Michigan, be a high school senior (grade 12) currently enrolled [...] More

Karen George Chicago Speech Therapy Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • In an effort to support the field of speech-language pathology, we are offering a scholarship to select candidates who share our passion for helping children. The scholarship is based on many factors, so do not get discouraged based on your grades or GRE score. Must be accepted and currently enrolled in a graduate program for speech-language pathology, have a clear passion to work with children [...] More

Kids' Chance of Michigan

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Kids’ Chance of Michigan is dedicated to helping Michigan kids who need it most – those who need assistance for college or vocational education because a parent has been killed or catastrophically injured in a work-related accident. Applicant must be a Michigan resident between the ages of 17-22, and must demonstrate financial need related to the parent's injury/death. Funds may be used at any [...] More

Kreager Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Kreager Family Scholarship is offered to students who have suffered the loss of a parent or parents through death or abandonment after infancy. To be eligible, applicants must: be a graduating high school senior who is a Kalamazoo County resident or attends a high school within Kalamazoo County, or a graduating high school senior who is enrolled in South Haven High School or Gull Lake High [...] More

Leadership Speech Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Amount: $5,500
  • Our nationwide speech contest promotes an understanding of Leadership among our nation's high school students, and encourages the development vital communication skills. Students research, write and deliver a four to six minute speech on the topic of Leadership. Speeches will be delivered at an NMA meeting, where cash scholarships will be awarded to the top three contestants. Winner advances to [...] More

Loren and Becky Roslund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/8/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Loren and Becky Roslund Scholarship is awarded to any graduating high school senior in Gratiot County to pursue a degree in agriculture, engineering, computers, drafting or similar area of study at a university, college or trade school. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required and preference is given to students pursuing a career in agriculture, engineering, computer-aided drafting or similar area. Must [...] More

Michigan Pagan Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • The Michigan Pagan Scholarship purpose is to recognize and encourage young Pagans from the state of Michigan. Applicants must be 17 years of age or older, have a current GPA of 2.5 or higher, be Pagan, and currently accepted in a full time course of study in any accredited two- or four-year college or university. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Michigan Retailers Association Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Michigan Retailers Foundation, established in 1968, provides college scholarships annually to benefit retailers and their employees and families. Those eligible to apply are high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are dependent sons and daughters of owners of MRA member businesses, or of full-time employees of Michigan Retailers Association member firms. The [...] More

Michigan Youth Livestock Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/17/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The eligible Michigan Youth Livestock Scholarship Fund applicant must be a graduating high school senior or a high school graduate continuing their education at an accredited institution in the year in which they are applying, and a resident of Michigan. For the MYLSF Scholarship they must be a youth exhibitor at the Michigan State Fair, the Michigan Livestock Expo or the Michigan Dairy Expo for [...] More

Michmerhuizen Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,800
  • Applicants of the Michmerhuizen Family Scholarship must be a graduate of Holland Christian High School entering freshman year at Calvin College and must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher. Preference is given to those who are afflicted with multiple sclerosis, exhibit strong Christian character as demonstrated by their love for God, their family, and for their fellow citizens of God's kingdom. [...] More

MPower Artist Grants

  • Application Deadline: 3/6/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The MPower Artist Grants were launched to empower alumni of the Sphinx Competition, Sphinx Symphony, Sphinx Virtuosi, Sphinx Performance Academy, Sphinx Medals of Excellence and EXIGENCE to achieve their career objectives in classical music through granting competitive scholarships. Grants will range based upon the scope, need and nature of each competitive application. The primary component of [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/9/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation promotes the academic growth of youth throughout the United States and awards scholarships annually at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Convention. The Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. Applicants must be high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic [...] More

North American International Auto Show Poster Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/19/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The annual North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Poster Contest is open to all Michigan residents enrolled in grades 9 through 12. The NAIAS will choose winners in 16 categories and provide over $6,000 in scholarship money. Winners will be on display at the NAIAS. Posters must be original artwork, approximately 18" x 24" in size and have an automotive, Detroit, or NAIAS related theme. [...] More

Princeton Prize in Race Relations

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Princeton Prize in Race Relations recognizes and rewards high school students who have had a significant positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities through their volunteer efforts. In addition to the cash prize, winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Princeton University to attend the Princeton Prize Symposium on Race. Applicants must be in one of the [...] More

Robert L. Schulke Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/2/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • Robert L. Schulke Memorial Scholarships are awarded to students who are cancer survivors or have an immediate family member that is a cancer survivor or has passed away due to cancer. Special consideration will be given to those students enrolled in a health occupation or law enforcement program. Candidates must be a resident of Alpena County, enrolled at ACC for a minimum of six credit hours per [...] More

Robert R. Robinson Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Michigan Townships Association administers a scholarship fund established in memory of Robert R. Robinson, former executive director of the association. Scholarship recipients are selected from nominees submitted by a Michigan township board that is a member in good standing of the Michigan Townships Association. Scholarship applicants must be juniors, seniors, or graduate students enrolled [...] More

Rosa L. Parks Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation offers a non-renewable scholarship to Michigan high school 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. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

Sault Tribe Higher Education Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Sault Tribe Higher Education Grant Program is for Sault Tribe members attending a Michigan state-supported two- or four-year college or university full-time (12 credit hours or more). Grants are based on unmet financial need as determined by the individual college in which the student is enrolled. Applicants must be attending a Michigan state-supported two- or four-year college or university, [...] More

Senator Philip A. Hart Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/20/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Philip A. Hart Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to up to three Michigan students whose ideals and goals reflect those of the Senator. Applicants must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA as of their current year of study and demonstrate an interest in public service, as reflected through leadership roles and volunteer activities in their school and community. For more information or to apply, please [...] More

Society of Women Engineers - Detroit Section Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • For the Society of Women Engineers - Detroit Section Scholarship, APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS: Must be in your senior year of high school in Michigan and enrolling at a university or college for fall term 2020, must pursue an engineering degree at a university or college with an ABET accredited engineering program, must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0, and
    must be a woman or other [...] More

Steve Wagner Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan established the Steve Wagner Scholarship to award engineering and surveying students who are active in their communities. Applicants must be high school seniors, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be residents of Michigan who are pursuing civil engineering or land surveying majors via full-time enrollment. Extra consideration for an applicant who [...] More

Stuck At Prom Scholarship Contest

  • Application Deadline: 6/8/2021
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Duck Brand's Stuck at Prom will have two grand prize winners. Use your imagination to create Duck Tape prom fashions in either the "dress" or "tux" category for a chance to win $10,000. Applicants must be legal residents of the United States (excluding Maryland, Vermont, and Colorado) who are at least fourteen years of age or older at the time of entry. For more information or to apply, please [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Tall Clubs International annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall. To enter, applicants must be under 21, entering college in the upcoming fall and meet the TCI height requirement minimums: 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men, barefoot. You must also find a local Tall [...] More

The Ability Center of Greater Toledo Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Ensuring that people with disabilities have opportunities to achieve higher education and the accompanying rewards is important to The Ability Center. Therefore, the Center provides college scholarships to area students with disabilities. Last year, The Ability Center and its Auxiliary collaborated to give out several scholarships totaling $20,000.
    Applicants must be an individual with a [...] More

The Gerber Foundation Dan Gerber Sr. Medallion Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2021
  • Amount: $10,600
  • The Daniel Gerber, Sr. Medallion Scholarship is available to students graduating from select school districts in Newaygo County, Michigan. Schools include Fremont HS, Grant HS, Hesperia HS, Newaygo HS and White Cloud HS. Home schooled students within these districts are eligible. Applicants must be a citizens or lawful permanent residents of the US and planning to attend a college, university or [...] More

The Gerber Foundation Merit Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2021
  • Amount: $2,600
  • The Gerber Foundation Merit Scholarship is a competitive scholarship program established to recognize academic achievement among graduating seniors from Newaygo and Muskegon counties in Michigan. Students must have a GPA between 2.0 and 3.7 to apply. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

The Jewel Continuum Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 4/25/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • The Jewel Continuum Foundation Scholarship is a $500 scholarship that will be awarded based on the completion of the current essay topic and the unanimous selection of the review committee. Verification of enrollment in a two-year or four-year institution is required to receive this scholarship. The scholarship is open to any graduating senior from an accredited high school in Oakland, Wayne and [...] More

The John F. & Edith L. Wilsterman Scholarship Trust

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2021
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The John F. & Edith L. Wilsterman Scholarship Trust program is open to all college and trade/vocational students graduating from Genesee County, Michigan public high schools and from Luke M. Powers Catholic High School. The trust seeks candidates with character and the potential for achievement in post-high-school education. Those whose cumulative grades may not reflect their potential because of [...] More

The SET Educational Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2021
  • Amount: $6,500
  • The SET Educational Fund provides an annual scholarship to individuals with financial need who have excelled scholastically while volunteering their time to help others. Students must be able to demonstrate financial need, provide a history of community service, prove residency in Michigan and enrollment at an accredited college/university in Michigan. For more information or to apply, please [...] More

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

  • Application Deadline: 2/26/2021
  • Amount: $15,000
  • You have the power to prevent distracted driving among teens. Make a 30-60 second video that inspires your peers to drive safely, and you'll be entered for a chance to win one of 15 great prizes. Approach your video submission as your chance to find a message that would resonate with you and your peers. If your friends - and teens throughout the United States - were going to watch ONE video that [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/23/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • U.S Army Loan Repayment Program helps servicemen repay qualified student loans. Out of all the service branches, the Army’s CLRP benefits package is typically regarded as the best, since it provides up to $65,000 in lifetime student loan forgiveness. The benefit is doled out on an annual basis, beginning as soon as a Soldier completes his first year of qualifying service, and provided at a rate [...] More

UNCF Jay Charles Levine Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/19/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Jay Charles Levine Scholarship will provide a $3,000 tuition scholarship for college freshmen from the state of Michigan. Applicants must be a resident of Michigan with at least a 2.75 GPA, and must be enrolled at a UNCF member school as a full-time student. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Women Giving to Women Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Women Giving To Women (WGTW) provides intellectual and emotional support for women of diverse backgrounds. WGTW scholarship was established to empower women to complete a bachelor's degree and become leaders in the community. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and are currently enrolled part or full-time at an accredited university or college; residents of Birch Run, Bridgeport-Spaulding, [...] More

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July 10, 2020

by Izzy Hall

With pre-season voluntary football practices leading to alarming numbers of new coronavirus cases, some schools have reconsidered their college athletic programs for the upcoming fall semester. On Wednesday the Ivy League postponed their fall college sports season until 2021, while on Thursday the Big Ten Conference announced that teams would play conference-only schedules should college sports resume in the fall. [...]

Colleges May Bring Students to Campus for Online Instruction

July 7, 2020

by Izzy Hall

With coronavirus cases on the rise in the United States, colleges are reevaluating their plans for the fall 2020 semester. Some schools have decided to bring a percentage of students back to campus – only for those students to engage in the same online learning that their off-campus peers would. [...]

College Admissions Deans’ Hopeful Message to the Class of 2021

July 2, 2020

by Izzy Hall

College admission requirements have already changed for the Class of 2021, as many schools have announced test-optional policies for the upcoming application period in the wake of widespread SAT and ACT test cancellations due to the coronavirus. Now, college admission deans have teamed up to sign a statement of empathy to rising high school seniors. Titled “Care Counts in Crisis”, this statement answers the questions of what college admissions teams are looking for in the applications of students who have been affected by the pandemic. [...]

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