Michigan Scholarships

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.

"I Matter" Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The VILLA "I Matter" Scholarship will provide tuition assistance to graduating seniors enrolling in an accredited undergraduate program in the fall. The recipients of this scholarship are selected based on the applicant's demonstrated academic achievement, community service involvement, verbal communication skills, resume, and reference letter.
    Eligibility:
    -Current high school seniors [...] More

Anna Frutiger Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/8/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Anna Frutiger will always be remembered for her dedication to her friends and family, her education and her love for serving her community. She graduated from Alma High School in 2005 as a valedictorian of her class and went on to receive her Bachelor of Science degree in molecular biology at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio in 2009. Anna had just completed her first year of dental school at [...] More

AQHA Dr. Gerald O'Connor Michigan Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: $8,000
  • State and local support of the horse industry is vital. That's why the Foundation offers scholarships to reinforce the importance of our youth affiliate ambassadors. Youth leaders who are actively involved through their state affiliate may be eligible for scholarships supported by Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia (Canada), Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarship Option winners receive:
    -Tuition or room and board support
    -Additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment
    -A monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year that increases each year based on your Military Science Class
    -Pay for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of college
    -If qualified, [...] More

Army ROTC Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the college elective for undergraduate and graduate students that provides unrivalled leadership training for success in any career field. If you have a passion for it, you can find a place to fit in the Army as an officer and get the training you need to turn that passion into a career.The Four-Year High School [...] More

Ashton B. Joseph Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Allstate Insurance states that nearly 6,000 teenagers are killed annually in car crashes. Unfortunately, this fairytale turns into a nightmare. On April 20, 2006, Ashton's well-lived life was cut short. In the spirit of Ashton, his family, who will always love and miss him, are pleased to endow this scholarship to be given annually to a graduating senior from Heritage High School who has [...] More

Ave Maria University Michigan Homeschooled Faith Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $7,000
  • A limited number of scholarships have been made available through the generosity of a donor who wants to applaud the efforts of Catholic Homeschooling families throughout the state of Michigan, and believes that students who have been homeschooled in committed Catholic families will thrive at Ave Maria University. Therefore, this scholarship is intended for students who have been homeschooled for [...] More

Bernie Smillie Memorial Scholarship - Medical

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Bernie Smillie Memorial Scholarship was established in 2010, in memory of Freeland resident and business owner Bernie Smillie. Bernie passed away in 2000, due to complications from a lung transplant he had received in 1994. In 2005, family and friends of Bernie established the Bernie Smillie Memorial Golf Outing. Proceeds of this outing have helped to promote organ donor support and awareness [...] More

Bernie Smillie Memorial Scholarship - Michigan Student

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Bernie Smillie Memorial Scholarship was established in 2010, in memory of Freeland resident and business owner Bernie Smillie. Bernie passed away in 2000, due to complications from a lung transplant he had received in 1994. In 2005, family and friends of Bernie established the Bernie Smillie Memorial Golf Outing. Proceeds of this outing have helped to promote organ donor support and awareness [...] More

Casting Your Future - UAW Local Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in North America and is committed to improving the lives of working men and women around the globe. Here in Saginaw, Amalgamated UAW Local 668 proudly represents the hourly employees at the General Motors Saginaw Metal Casting Operations plant and [...] More

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/20/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship is for students for all majors who are preparing to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university.

    Eligibility:
    -U.S. citizen or have permanent U.S. residency status
    -Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student [...] More

CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/29/2017
  • Amount: $3,000
  • This award is for full-time students with majors in the performing arts including, but not limited to, drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.

    Eligibility:
    -U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    -Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    -Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
    -Pursuing a major and career in a [...] More

CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/29/2017
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship is for students with majors in the visual arts including, but not limited to, architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production and other decorative arts.

    Eligibility:
    -U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    -Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming [...] More

Church's Chicken Community Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Church's Partners Foundation, Inc. established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors residing in 16 eligible states who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for part-time or full-time study at an accredited U.S. institution of the student's choice.

    Eligibility:
    -Be living [...] More

Circle Michigan Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Circle Michigan was the first statewide organization, developed in 1981, dedicated to promoting packaged group travel. It remains the longest running statewide Destination Marketing Organization in the United States. Circle Michigan's sole purpose is to create an identity for Michigan as a prime destination for group travel: regionally, nationally and internationally. Among the organization's [...] More

Clifford H. Spicer Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Clifford Spicer, the founder of Spicer Engineering, was a registered professional engineer and professional land surveyor. A member and past president of the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers, Michigan Society of Land Surveyors, Michigan Waterworks Association and Michigan Water Pollution Control Federation, he served also on the Board of Appeals on Zoning for the City of Saginaw for 21 [...] More

Detroit Chapter of ASHRAE's Joseph B. Olivieri Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Detroit Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. will award the Joseph B. Olivieri Scholarship to one student for the upcoming academic year.

    Eligibility Requirements
    - Full-time enrollment in an undergraduate program, at an college or university located within the Michigan counties of Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, [...] More

Dr. Foster B. Gibbs Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Dr. Foster B. Gibbs Scholarship is designed to recognize a young man or woman who has taken full advantage of the educational opportunities offered by the City of Saginaw school district.

    Eligibility:
    - Minimum 2.5 GPA
    - Graduating senior from Arthur Hill High School or Saginaw High School
    - Must have identified and be in the process of completing a senior year program of studies that [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest challenges students to create prom outfits using Duck Tape and wear them to prom for a chance to win scholarship cash. Legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Maryland, Vermont, Colorado and the Province of Quebec, who are at least 14 years of age or older can apply. You must also attend a high [...] More

Frank N. Andersen Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Frank N. Andersen Memorial Scholarship is given in memory of longtime Saginaw philanthropist Frank N. Andersen. As a community benefactor, Mr. Andersen was responsible for many projects that enhance the quality of life throughout the Saginaw area. Community projects such as the Andersen Water Park, Andersen Enrichment Center, Tobico Marsh Wildlife Refuge, and Covenant HealthCare's Andersen [...] More

Grattan and Stephen T. Gray Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • 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: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Altrusa International of Grand Rapids Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Armando "Frank" Quaglia Veteran's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Armando "Frank" Quaglia Veteran's Scholarship, students must be from Kent or Ionia County and is a veteran or family member (spouse, child, or step-child) of a veteran of the United States Armed Forces [...] More

GRCF Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids Minority Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids Minority Scholarship is open to students of color (African-American, Asian, Hispanic, 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: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Audrey L. Wright Scholarship, students must be Kent County residents (3-year minimum) pursuing an undergraduate degree in foreign language or education. Applicants must have financial need and [...] More

GRCF Black Men Building Resources Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 [...] More

GRCF Camilla C. Johnson Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Carolyn Gallmeyer Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Chad Vollmer Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Christine Soper Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Christine Soper Scholarship, students must be residents of Kent County (3 year minimum) who will be attending Aquinas, Calvin, Cornerstone, Davenport, GRCC, GVSU, or Kendall. Applicants must have [...] More

GRCF Darooge Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

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

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Donald & Florence Hunting Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Donald and Florence Hunting Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Donald and Florence Hunting Scholarship, students must be seniors at Rockford High School entering college in the fall and must demonstrate financial need.

    For more information or to apply, please [...] More

GRCF Donald J. DeYoung Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Donald J. DeYoung Scholarship fund was created in 1997 by friends and colleagues of Judge DeYoung to honor his 18 years of service as a probate court judge. The scholarship is designed to assist young people who have had contact with
    the Family Division of the Circuit Court and are interested in pursuing college or vocational education.

    Young people currently residing in the West [...] More

GRCF Dorothy B. & Charles E. Thomas Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Dorothy B. & Charles E. Thomas Scholarship, students must be residents of Kent County (3 year minimum) who will be attending Aquinas, Calvin, Cornerstone, Davenport, GRCC, GVSU, or Kendall. Applicants [...] More

GRCF Dorothy J. Thurston Graduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Dorothy J. Thurston Graduate Scholarship, students must be Kent Count residents (two-year minimum) pursuing full or part-time graduate study at any accredited school in Michigan with financial need [...] More

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

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Dr. Patricia E. Newby Close Up Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Dr. Patricia E. Newby Close Up Scholarship Fund, applicants must be Grand Rapids Public School students planning to attend the Close Up program in Washington and/or its international affiliation. [...] More

GRCF Dr. William E. and Norma Sprague Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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, [...] More

GRCF Economic Club of Grand Rapids Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Edwin E. Doyle Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2018
  • 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 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 in March by contacting the Lowell High [...] More

GRCF Elmo Wierenga Alumni Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Englehardt Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2018
  • 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.

    The Englehardt Scholarship is for a senior attending Lowell High School (no residency limitation) or senior attending any public, private, charter, or home-based school and resides in the City of Lowell, Township of Lowell, [...] More

GRCF Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship, students must be Meijer Team Members or children (natural, legally adopted, or step-child) of Meijer Team Members who have been employed for at least one year by the [...] More

GRCF Gerald M. Crane Music Award Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Gerald M. Crane Memorial Music Scholarship Fund was established in 1997 by caring people who wish to honor Mr. Crane's devotion to the musical arts and his commitment to music education. The scholarships provide high school music students in the West Michigan area with a cash award ranging from to further pursue their musical endeavors. Applicants may seek a scholarship for a variety of [...] More

GRCF Geraldine Geistert Boss Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Geraldine Geistert Boss Scholarship, students must be enrolled full-time with financial need residing in Kent County (5 year minimum) and pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited college in [...] More

GRCF Grand Rapids Combined Theatre Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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. It is supported by ongoing contributions from individuals in the community, and by annual support from Actor's Theatre, Community Circle Theatre, Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, Heritage Theatre, Jewish Theatre, Master Arts Theatre and from proceeds from the [...] More

GRCF Grand Rapids Scholarship Association

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 a Grand Rapids Scholarship Association scholarship, students must be a resident of Kent County (3-year minimum) who will be attending Aquinas, Calvin, Cornerstone, Davenport, GRCC, GVSU, or Kendall. [...] More

GRCF Grand Rapids University Prep Founders' Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Guy D. & Mary Edith Halladay Graduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Guy D. & Mary Edith Halladay Graduate Scholarship, students must be Kent County residents (two-year minimum) and a graduate-level student at a Michigan college. Applicants must have financial need and [...] More

GRCF Guy D. and Mary Edith Halladay Music Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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. [...] More

GRCF Hackett Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Hackett Family Scholarship, students must be seniors at, or have graduated from any Grand Rapids public high school and is an undergraduate attending an accredited college/university or skilled trade [...] More

GRCF Harry and Lucille Brown Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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 Harry and Lucille Brown Scholarship, students must be residents of Kent County (three-year minimum) pursuing an undergraduate degree at any accredited college in the U.S. Applicants must have [...] More

GRCF Harry J. Morris, Jr. Emergency Services Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • 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: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Jack Family Scholarship, applicants must be undergraduate students residing in Kent County (3 year minimum) demonstrating financial need and a minimum 3.3 GPA.

    For more information or to apply, [...] More

GRCF Jackie Klinesteker Minority Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • 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.

    The Jackie Klinesteker Minority Scholarship is awarded to students of color (African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander) residing in West Michigan with a declared major in a mental health-related [...] More

GRCF Jacob R. & Mary M. VanLoo & Lenore K. VanLoo Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Jacob R. & Mary M. VanLoo & Lenore K. VanLoo Scholarship, students must be residents of Kent County (3 year minimum) and will be attending Grand Rapids Community College or Grand Valley State [...] More

GRCF John T. and Frances J. Maghielse Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Josephine Ringold Scholarship, students must be residents of Kent County (3 year minimum) and will be attending Aquinas, Calvin, Cornerstone, Davenport, GRCC, GVSU, or Kendall. Applicants must have [...] More

GRCF Keith C. VanderHyde Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Keith C. VanderHyde Scholarship, students must be a senior or graduate of Ottawa Hills High School pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree, have financial need, and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    For more [...] More

GRCF Ladies Literary Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Lavina Laible Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Lavina Laible Scholarship, applicants must be female students entering the third year or above of undergraduate studies at University of Michigan. Students must be Kent County residents, have [...] More

GRCF Llewellyn L. Cayvan String Instrument Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Margery J. Seeger Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Margery J. Seeger 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 [...] More

GRCF Mathilda & Carolyn Gallmeyer Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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, [...] More

GRCF Melbourne & Alice E. Frontjes Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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, [...] More

GRCF Michael J. Wolf Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Mildred E. Troske Music Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Mildred E. Troske Music Scholarship, students must be Kent County residents (two-year minimum) studying music at a camp or be an undergraduate music major. Applicants must have financial need and a [...] More

GRCF Miller Johnson West Michigan Diversity Law School Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Grand Rapids Community Foundation administers and awards the following Law Scholarships to students of color (African
    American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander).

    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 a law degree at [...] More

GRCF NAIFA West Michigan Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Orrie & Dorothy Cassada Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Orrie & Dorothy Cassada Scholarship, students must be residents of Kent County (3 year minimum) and will be attending Aquinas, Calvin, Cornerstone, Davenport, GRCC, GVSU, or Kendall. Applicants must [...] More

GRCF Patricia & Armen Oumedian Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Patricia & Armen Oumedian Scholarship, applicants must be full-time students at Kettering or transferring from Grand Rapids Community College to Kettering. Students must be residents of West Michigan [...] More

GRCF Paul Collins Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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.

    The Paul Collins Scholarship is for undergraduate level students studying fine or applied arts at Aquinas, Calvin, GVSU, GRCC or Kendall. Must be a resident of Kent County, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, have financial need, and [...] More

GRCF Reach for Your Goal Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Robert L. & Hilda Treasure Mitchell Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship, students must be seniors at South Christian High School entering a full-time program in the fall at any accredited college, university, vocational, [...] More

GRCF Ronald T. Smith Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Rosemary Cook Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Rosemary Cook Education Scholarship, students must be Kent County residents and a graduate of a Grand Rapids Public High School pursuing an undergraduate degree in Education full-time at any accredited [...] More

GRCF Sherman L. & Mabel C. Lepard Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Sherman L. & Mabel C. Lepard Scholarship, students must be Kent County residents (3 year minimum) pursuing an undergraduate degree at any U.S. college. Applicants must have financial need and minimum [...] More

GRCF Stephen Lankester Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Stephen Lankester Scholarship, students must be Kent County residents (3 year minimum) attending an undergraduate program at a Michigan college. Applicants must have financial need minimum 3.0 GPA. [...] More

GRCF Thomas D. Coffield Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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. [...] More

GRCF Violet Wondergem Health Science Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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. [...] More

GRCF Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 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 [...] More

GRCF Vivian M. Kommer Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Vivian M. Kommer Scholarship, students must be a senior at West Catholic High School entering undergraduate studies in business or pre-law. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have a [...] More

GRCF Warner Norcross & Judd Law School Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Grand Rapids Community Foundation administers and awards the following Law Scholarships to students of color (African
    American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander).

    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. Applicant must be a current or former resident of [...] More

GRCF Warner Norcross & Judd Paralegal and Legal Secretarial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Grand Rapids Community Foundation administers and awards the following Law Scholarships to students of color (African
    American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander).

    The Warner Norcross & Judd LLP Paralegal or Secretarial Scholarship is awarded to students of color residing in Michigan
    pursuing paralegal or legal secretarial studies at an accredited program located in [...] More

Handley School Foundation Alumni Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Handley School Foundation was established in 2000 to make dollars available annually, for special programs and materials not possible through the annual Handley PCAT budget. The Handley Foundation exists "to fund programs and processes that promote and develop critical thinking, compassion and contributing global citizens among children and the broader community." The Handley School [...] More

Heritage Academic Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Saginaw Community Foundation accepts donations in the name of Heritage High School to help provide a graduating senior a scholarship. The Heritage Academic Scholarship reached its endowment goal and awarded its first scholarship in 2006. This scholarship will be awarded to a student that is not a current recipient of any other Heritage High School administered [...] More

Horizons - Michigan Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 9/15/2017
  • Amount: $3,500
  • History
    Women In Defense Michigan established the HORIZONS-Michigan Scholarship in 2009 to encourage women to pursue careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States, and to provide development opportunities to women already working in these fields. From program inception to date, $78,000 in scholarships have been awarded.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a citizen of the [...] More

James Gaertner & Anne Marks-Gaertner Fine Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • When Jim and Anne married in 2007, they created The Gaertner Fine Arts Scholarship and encouraged guests to contribute to the scholarship fund for students at Nouvel Catholic Central High School where Jim taught theatre and hosted annual New York City theatre trips. Their shared love of theater, music and the arts continues to enrich their lives as they hope they will enrich the lives of students [...] More

Jerrold E. Potts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Jerry was a caring, compassionate person who supported many causes, often anonymously. When establishing the Jerrold E. Potts Scholarship, Jerry indicated that the primary scholarship beneficiaries should be the children and grandchildren of IBEW 557 members because "I started there." He also wanted the scholarship to "make the difference between going to school and not going to [...] More

Judith Heavenrich Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Judith Heavenrich Memorial Scholarship was established to assist single, low-income mothers return to school to earn a degree or trade. Applicants must be a female Saginaw County resident and a low-income, single mother. Must be a non-traditional student (out of high school for at least six months with no academic experience or out of college for two consecutive semesters or more before [...] More

Katherine Mullinax Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/8/2018
  • Amount: $2,100
  • Betty's goals for this scholarship were to define broad criteria so as to make it available to most any student in Gratiot County who had the desire to pursue post-secondary education. The first scholarship was awarded in 2007, nearly 100 years following Mrs. Mullinax's birth. This scholarship will continue for generations to come supporting Gratiot County youth in achieving their goals of [...] More

Kelsey's Law Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 8/31/2017
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Kelsey Raffaele, 17, of Sault Ste. Marie, tragically died in a cell phone-related automobile crash in 2010. This scholarship has been created in her honor to inspire change in teens who drive distracted and help prevent car accidents.

    In October, $5,000 worth of scholarships will be awarded to Michigan students. Applicants are asked to submit a persuasive message that shows how you would [...] More

Kids' Chance of Michigan

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • At Kids’ Chance of Michigan we’re 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. Our mission is to raise funds to provide need based scholarships to qualifying kids ages 17-22 to pursue their educational dreams at a college, community [...] More

Kreager Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • This scholarship was established in 2001 by the Kreager family to provide financial assistance to college-bound graduating high school seniors. 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; planning to attend an accredited institution for [...] More

Leadership Speech Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2017
  • 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: 3/8/2018
  • Amount: $800
  • Loren and Becky Roslund began building their farm in 1977. As their daughters, Angie and Allison were born, the family farm continued to practice modern technology and efficiency, all the while remembering to keep the family involved. After growing up with agriculture at their fingertips, the Roslund Family established this scholarship in 2009 to assist other young adults interested in the [...] More

Mary J. Szczepanski "Never Give Up" MS Scholarship Foundation

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Mary J. Szczepanski "Never Give Up" MS Scholarship Foundation is starting its 16th year and offers annual scholarships to seniors at Catholic Central, Kenowa Hills, Covenant Christian and Northview High Schools in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area for using their creativity and raising funds for multiple sclerosis. The inaugural year of the program was the fall of 2000. This unique and [...] More

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • MetLife Foundation was created in 1976 to continue MetLife's long tradition of corporate contributions and community involvement.

    Eligibility:
    -Pursuing a four-year degree in select areas of agriculture, agribusiness management, communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing, engineering, mechanization, technology, plant pathology, [...] More

MGMA Midwest Section Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • The ACMPE Scholarship Fund Inc. supports and promotes health care leaders' personal and professional growth toward the advancement of the profession. The program supports individuals who, by virtue of experience, current position and plans demonstrate potential for contributing to the medical practice management profession.

    To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be:
    - Enrolled in [...] More

Michael R. Gall Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The loss of Michael Gall has left an enormous hole in every place that he has touched and that he will never be able to touch again. It is the hope of Michael's family, HHS students, HHS staff and his numerous friends that this memorial will help others to remember his unique character and his smile that has always conveyed so much.

    Eligibility:
    - Minimum 2.5 GPA
    - Heritage High School [...] More

Michigan Pagan Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • Michigan Pagan Scholarship Fund is offering a $500.00 Pagan College Scholarship for a rising high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate. All applicants must live in Michigan. Applicants must be 17 years of age or older, have a current GPA of 2.85 or higher, be Pagan, and currently accepted in a full time course of study in any accredited four-year college or university. Applicants must [...] More

Michigan Remembers 9-11 Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 10/7/2017
  • Amount: $250
  • High school juniors and seniors from schools in Michigan (public, private, and home schools) are encouraged to submit an original essay on their reflections and research on the impacts of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington D.C., and Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

    Submission Requirements:
    -Essays can be no more than 1,000 words. Titles, citations, [...] More

Michigan Retailers Association Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Michigan Retailers Foundation, established in 1968, provides college scholarships annually to benefit retailers and their employees and families. The foundation is a nonprofit educational organization established by MRA.

    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 [...] More

Michigan Sugar Company Employee Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Michigan Sugar Company Employee Scholarship was established in 2014 to support and honor our 1,500+ employees and their families. The need to acquire additional skills after high school, be it vocational school or college, is extremely important. Through this scholarship, Michigan Sugar Company hopes to show its commitment to continuing education while encouraging family members of our [...] More

Michigan Tuition Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Michigan Tuition Grant (MTG) was established in 1966, P.A. 313 to provide students with increased access and choice to attend Independent non-profit, degree-granting, Michigan postsecondary institutions. MTG is available to undergraduate students and is based on financial need for use at Independent non-profit degree-granting colleges and universities in Michigan. Awards are restricted to the [...] More

Michigan Youth Livestock Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2017
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Since 2000, the Michigan Youth Livestock Scholarship Fund has been awarding scholarships annually to outstanding youth who exhibit at the Michigan State Fair, Michigan livestock Expo and Michigan Dairy Expo.

    The eligible 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 [...] More

Michmerhuizen Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $900
  • This scholarship was established by Phil and Donna Michmerhuizen in honor of Llewellyn and Catherine Michmerhuizen as a tribute to their strong and faithful commitment to Christian education. The Michmerhuizens are grateful to God for the wonderful blessings he has given to their family. They wholeheartedly support the distinctive Christian and excellent academic education Calvin provides to its [...] More

Mildred Chaffin Portner Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/8/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Gratiot County Community Foundation, incorporated in 1992, is a vehicle for receiving charitable gifts that will remain forever in Gratiot County. As a non-profit corporation, we are classified as a public charity under the Internal Revenue Code, making donors eligible for federal tax deductions and a State of Michigan tax credit. Gifts to the Foundation may be in cash, real estate, [...] More

MPower Artist Grants

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The MPower Artist Grants were launched to empower alumni of the Sphinx Competition, Sphinx Symphony, Sphinx Virtuosi, Sphinx Performance Academy, and Sphinx Medals of Excellence (years 2012 and 2013 only) 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 [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2018
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The awards are presented each June of every year at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention. The following regions are:

    -Region I: [...] More

North American International Auto Show Poster Contest

  • Application Deadline: 11/22/2017
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The annual North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) High School Poster Contest is open to all Michigan residents enrolled in grades 10 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 [...] More

Pat Hendrick Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Long-time Saginaw resident Pat Hendrick was a loving wife, mother and friend. She was a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Saginaw and supported Catholic education her entire life – at the primary, secondary, and higher education level. Pat believed in and helped further the cause of Catholic education with enthusiasm and financial support all of her life. To honor Pat, her family and many [...] More

Perceptions of Saginaw Valley Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Perceptions organization was formed in 2002 to provide educational programs, networking opportunities and services for the well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals and their families, allies, and their community-at-large. The scholarship will be awarded to a Michigan resident who has demonstrated a passion for promoting mutual respect and acceptance across borders of [...] More

Reverend William D. Aldridge, Sr., Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Reverend William Desmond Aldridge, the second oldest of five children, was born May 1, 1927, in Europa, Mississippi. The Reverend Aldridge was called to the ministry in 1944 at the age of 17. He completed three years of study at Rusk College before accepting his first pastorship in 1948. The Reverend Aldridge was named pastor of Christ Community Church on Easter Sunday in 1954, making him one [...] More

Robert L. Schulke Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/24/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • These $500 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 semester, and [...] More

Robert R. Robinson Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2017
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Michigan Townships Association administers a scholarship fund established in memory of Robert R. Robinson, former executive director of the association. The purpose of the scholarship fund is to help students in Michigan who are preparing for a career in public administration. The scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis, as determined by the applicant's academic achievement, community [...] More

Rosa L. Parks Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -Graduate by August of the [...] More

Sault Tribe Higher Education Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2017
  • 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.

    The grant program deadline is July 1st. Students may be awarded up to $500 for two [...] More

Senator Philip A. Hart Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $10,128
  • The Philip A. Hart Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to up to three Michigan students whose ideals and goals reflect those of the Senator. The scholarship is a full-time tuition award and is renewable based on meeting the distinguished scholarship renewal criteria.

    Eligibility:
    -Graduates of Michigan high schools or community colleges planning to attend Lake Superior State University are [...] More

Shannon Mayes Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Shannon Mayes Memorial Scholarship honors Shannon Mayes whose life - and that of her sister's - was taken by a drunk driver on October 15, 2000, following homecoming at Heritage High School. Shannon loved being a student at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. She was hoping to study law at Harvard, with the dream of someday becoming a prosecutor or a Supreme Court [...] More

Sons of Italy Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Sons of Italy Scholarship is sponsored by the Sacra Famiglia Saginaw Lodge 2456 of the Sons of Italy. The Sons of Italy is a fraternal organization that promotes Italian heritage, culture, language and the education of its membership.
    The Sacra Famiglia Saginaw Lodge 2456 was formed in March 1980. Lodge 2456 supports many civic events and is especially involved in local charities concerned [...] More

Sons of Italy Scholarship - Frances DiMercurio Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Sons of Italy Lodge 2456 established the Frances DiMercurio Memorial Scholarship in memory of a special woman who played an integral role in the Lodge's early success. As the wife of the Lodge's first president, John DiMercurio, First Lady Frances, better known as Fran, always supported Lodge activities. No student can win more than one Sons of Italy-sponsored [...] More

St. Charles Community Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Established in 2015, the St. Charles Community Foundation Scholarship will provide an opportunity for St. Charles High School graduating seniors to advance their post-graduate training. The scholarship will offer tuition-only support for as many senior graduates from St. Charles High School as can be monetarily funded.

    Eligibility:
    -Must have a minimum 2.75 GPA
    -Graduating high school senior [...] More

Steve Wagner Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Steve Wagner retired as executive director of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/M) in 2003 after 34 years of service. As a member of the Capitol Club and Michigan Society of Association Executives, Steve was well respected by his peers and colleagues and is known for his honesty and integrity. ACEC/M has established this scholarship in honor of Steve Wagner to award [...] More

Sue Dilts Memorial Art Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/8/2018
  • Amount: $800
  • The Gratiot County Community Foundation, incorporated in 1992, is a vehicle for receiving charitable gifts that will remain forever in Gratiot County. As a non-profit corporation, we are classified as a public charity under the Internal Revenue Code, making donors eligible for federal tax deductions and a State of Michigan tax credit. Gifts to the Foundation may be in cash, real estate, [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Are you under 21 years of age and about to start college in the fall? If so, you may be in luck! TCI 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.

    Eligibility:
    -You must be under 21
    -You must be entering college in the upcoming fall
    -You must also meet the TCI [...] More

The Ability Center of Greater Toledo Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -Be an individual with a [...] More

The Douglas MacInnes ALS Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2017
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Steps for Doug, an ALS Foundation, provides a scholarship to a student (high school or college) who has been affected by ALS. If the student can communicate their connection to ALS and how it has influenced their life, Steps for Doug would like to help aid the financial burden of college. Steps for Doug is offering a $1,000 scholarship for two years of higher education (totaling $2,000 in aid). [...] More

The Gerber Foundation Dan Gerber Sr. Medallion Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2018
  • Amount: $10,600
  • The Daniel Gerber, Sr. Medallion Scholarship is available to students graduating from select school districts in Newaygo County, Michigan. School districts include Fremont, Grant, Hesperia, Newaygo and White Cloud. GPA must be 3.71 or higher. Home schooled students within these districts are eligible.

    For more information and to apply, visit the Gerber Foundation website. [...] More

The Gerber Foundation Merit Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • 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: 4/16/2018
  • 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. Verification of enrollment includes: an official letter of acceptance from the college or university, [...] More

The John F. & Edith L. Wilsterman Scholarship Trust

  • Application Deadline: 4/10/2018
  • 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.

    Awardees may receive up to $5,000 annually for up to four years. [...] More

The SET Educational Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Mission: “The SET Educational Fund provides an annual scholarship to financially-needy individuals that have excelled scholastically while volunteering their time to help others.”

    How It Works: The SET Fund gives away 5-percent of its liquid assets every year with the hope that the base amount will grow annually between investments and donations. We have given away nearly $80,000 to [...] More

Thomas W. McDonald Sr. Saginaw Township Business Association Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Thomas (Tom) W. McDonald, Sr. Saginaw Township Business Association Scholarship is offered to promote continued education for students pursuing a degree in a business or business-related field at an accredited Michigan college or university. This scholarship was created to pay tribute to Saginaw Township Business Association (STBA) founder, Saginaw philanthropist, historian and businessman [...] More

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

  • Application Deadline: 2/23/2018
  • Amount: $15,000
  • Learning to drive is one of the coolest times for a teen. But facts have shown it can be extremely dangerous. You have the power to inspire your fellow teens, maybe better than a teacher or a parent can, because you know what messages will be the most powerful. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving and you could win a grand [...] More

Toyoya Motor Sales, USA Inc. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Toyota's philanthropic focus is education, with a strong emphasis on the environment and safety. In 2006, Toyota U.S.A. contributed $41 million to U.S. philanthropic programs. This includes nationwide grant programs for teachers (Toyota International Teachers Program and Toyota TAPESTRY), scholarships through FFA, Hispanic Scholarship Fund, The College Fund/UNCF, and the Toyota Community Scholars [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/23/2017
  • 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

U-M Alumnae Club (University of Michigan) Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 U-M Alumnae Club (University of Michigan) Scholarship, students must be female undergraduates or graduate level students entering their 2nd year or above at the University of Michigan, with a [...] More

Last Reviewed: April 2017

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