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.



Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence./HTMLCHUNK_4/ Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected [...] More

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.
Application Deadlines: Varies
Carson Scholars Fund, Inc. aims to recognize and reward students in grade 4-11 who have earned the highest level of academic achievement. Emphasis is placed on students' performance and desire to maintain a strong academic record, as well as humanitarian qualities that have a positive impact on society. /HTMLCHUNK_4/ To be considered for nomination, students must: - be enrolled in grades [...] More

WMU Nontraditional Student Scholarship
Application Deadlines: Varies
Eligibility Criteria:/HTMLCHUNK_4/ Born before January 1, 1977 Admitted to WMU in a degree granting or graduate certificate program U.S. citizen or permanent resident Michigan resident since July 1, 1999 Filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to application deadlines Enrolled on a part-time basis Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 for undergraduates or 3.2 for graduate [...] More

WMU Charter Township of Kalamazoo Scholarship
Application Deadlines: Varies
Eligibility Criteria/HTMLCHUNK_4/ -Be a high school senior who has lived in the Charter Township of Kalamazoo during your junior and senior year of high school (with certification by a high school official of your address during your junior and senior year) -Be admitted to WMU by June 1 as a freshman in a degree granting program for fall -Have a junior and senior year cumulative GPA of 3.0 or [...] More

AQHF Dr. Gerald O'Connor Michigan Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
Ideal candidates have been a member of AQHA or AQHYA for at least one year and are from Michigan. Members must apply during their senior year of high school or while enrolled at an accredited college, university or vocational school. Recipient must maintain a cumulative 2.5 grade point average. Current or previous AQHF scholarship recipients are not eligible to receive this scholarship. Funding [...] More

The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
Application Deadlines: Varies
In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit http://www.heidelberg.edu/financialaid/futurestudent/scholarships [...] More

University of Michigan Grand Rapids Alumnae Trust Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student is a female student entering the second year or above at the University of Michigan, with a permanent residency (three-year minimum) in Kent County or adjoining counties of Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo or Ottawa. Must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information, please visit our [...] More

GRCF Patricia & Armen Oumedian Engineering Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a full-time student at Kettering or transferring from Grand Rapids Community College to Kettering. Must be a resident of West Michigan or currently be employed by a West Michigan Kettering Co-op employer, demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 3.0 [...] More

GRCF Grand Rapids Combined Theatre Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a full-time theatre arts major at an accredited college/university with theatre experience at one of the local community theatres. Must provide three letters of recommendation and have financial need./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information about this award, please visit our [...] More

GRCF Mathilda & Carolyn Gallmeyer Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a Kent County resident (five-year minimum) pursuing undergraduate studies in painting/fine arts. Must demonstrate artistic talent, have financial need and a minimum 2.75 GPA./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information on this and other GRCF scholarships, please visit the Grand Rapids Community Foundation [...] More

GRCF Melbourne & Alice E. Frontjes Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a Kent County resident (three-year minimum) pursuing an undergraduate degree at Central Michigan University, Western Michigan University, GRCC, University of Michigan or Michigan State University. Must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 2.75 GPA./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information about this award, please visit our [...] More

GRCF Audrey L. Wright Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a Kent County resident (three-year minimum) pursuing an undergraduate degree in foreign language or education. Must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. /HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information on this and other Grand Rapids Community Foundation scholarships, please visit our website. [...] More

GRCF Guy D. & Mary Edith Halladay Graduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a Kent County resident (two year minimum) and a graduate-level student at a Michigan college. Must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information on this and other GRCF scholarships, please visit the Grand Rapids Community Foundation [...] More

GRCF Mildred E. Troske Music Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a Kent County resident (two-year minimum) studying music at a camp or an undergraduate music major. Must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information about this award, please visit our [...] More

GRCF Harry & Lucille Brown; Jack Family; & Robert & Hilda Mitchell Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a resident of Kent County (three-year minimum) pursuing an undergraduate degree at any accredited college in the U.S. Must have financial need and a 3.3 minimum GPA./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information on this and other GRCF scholarships, please visit the Grand Rapids Community Foundation [...] More

GRCF Violet Wondergem Health Science Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a resident of Kent or Ottawa counties in Michigan majoring in a health service related field at any accredited Michigan college or university. Must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information about this award, please visit our [...] More

GRCF Hackett Family Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a senior at or have graduated from any Grand Rapids public high school in Grand Rapids, Michigan and is an undergraduate attending an accredited college/university or skilled trade school of their choice. Preference is given to women of color./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information, please visit our [...] More

GRCF Elmo Wierenga Alumni Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a senior at Ottawa Hills HS pursuing full-time undergraduate studies at any two- or four-year accredited school in the U.S. Must have financial need and a minimum 2.5 GPA./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information about this award, please visit our [...] More

GRCF Camilla C. Johnson Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a senior at Union High School in Grand Rapids Michigan entering college full time in the fall. Must demonstrate financial need and a minimum 2.6 GPA./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information on this and other Grand Rapids Community Foundation scholarships, please visit our [...] More

GRCF Vivian M. Kommer Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a senior at West Catholic HS in Grand Rapids, Michigan entering undergraduate studies in business or pre-law. Must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 3.0 GPA./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information on this and other GRCF scholarships, please visit our [...] More

GRCF Walter C. Winchester Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a senior graduating from a Grand Rapids, Michigan public high school, demonstrate need and have a minimum 3.3 GPA./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information about this award, please visit our [...] More

GRCF Keith C. VanderHyde Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be a senior or graduate of Ottawa Hills HS in Grand Rapids, Michigan pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree, have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information, please visit our [...] More

GRCF Paul Collins Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must be an undergraduate-level student studying fine arts or applied arts at Aquinas, Calvin, GVSU, GRCC or Kendall. Must be a resident of Kent County (Michigan), have a minimum 2.5 GPA, have financial need and demonstrate artistic talent./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information on this and other GRCF scholarships, please visit the Grand Rapids Community Foundation [...] More

GRCF Altrusa International of Grand Rapids Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student 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. Must demonstrate financial need and provide two letters of recommendation./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information on this and other Grand Rapids Community Foundation scholarships, please visit [...] More

GRCF Dr. William E. and Norma Sprague Ohio University Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Student must have a permanent residence in the Michigan counties of Kent, Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo or in Athens counties in Ohio, and be pursuing a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree at Ohio University. Must have financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information on this and other Grand Rapids Community Foundation scholarships, please visit [...] More

GRCF Miller Johnson West Michigan Diversity Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Students of color accepted to or presently attending an accredited law school within the U.S. with a permanent residence in Michigan. Must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. /HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information, please visit our [...] More

MGMA Midwest Section Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
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./HTMLCHUNK_4/ To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be: - [...] More

North American International Auto Show High School Poster Contest
Application Deadlines: November 22, Annually
The Annual NAIAS High School Poster Contest is open to all Michigan residents enrolled in grades 10 through 12. /HTMLCHUNK_4/ This year, the NAIAS will choose winners in 16 categories. Posters must be original artwork, 25" x 21" in size, two-dimensional and camera ready. The poster theme must be automotive related and any mixed media suitable for reproduction as a poster is allowed, including [...] More

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals is a full-year work-study fellowship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange. CBYX annually provides 75 young Americans with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. The program begins in July and includes two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior [...] More

Michigan Youth Livestock Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
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. They must be a resident of Michigan and a youth exhibitor at the Michigan State Fair for a minimum of three years prior to the year of application./HTMLCHUNK_4/ All questions on the application must be answered to [...] More

GRCF Englehardt Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Englehardt Scholarship is for students who are:/HTMLCHUNK_4/ - Seniors attending Lowell High School (no residency limitation) - Seniors attending any public, private, charter or home-based school and reside in the City of Lowell, Township of Lowell or Township of Vergennes - Full-time undergraduates at accredited four- or two-year colleges, or approved technical schools - Posessing a [...] More

The Gerber Foundation Dan Gerber Sr. Medallion Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
The Gerber Foundation Dan Gerber Sr. Medallion Scholarship is a competitive scholarship program established to recognize and honor academic excellence among graduating seniors from each of the five school districts in Newaygo County, Michigan./HTMLCHUNK_4/ Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.71. The scholarship provides $8,000, in aggregate, to be applied to tuition, fees, and books over [...] More

The Gerber Foundation Merit Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
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 [...] More

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More

Michigan Competitive Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Michigan Competitive Scholarship is a program funded by the state of Michigan and is based on both financial need and merit. Students may use Competitive Scholarship funds at degree-granting Michigan public and independent postsecondary institutions. /HTMLCHUNK_4/ Awards are restricted to the cost of tuition and fees. Student must take the ACT test prior to entering college and achieving [...] More

Michigan Tuition Grant Program
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Michigan Tuition Grant is a program funded by the state of Michigan and is based on financial need. The Tuition Grant is intended to provide students with increased access and choice to attend independent, degree-granting, nonprofit Michigan postsecondary institutions. Awards are restricted to the cost of tuition and fees./HTMLCHUNK_4/ Students must file a Free Application for Federal [...] More

Rosa L. Parks Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Rosa L. Parks Scholarship Foundation is dedicated to awarding scholarships to Michigan high school seniors who hold close to Mrs. Parks' ideals while demonstrating academic skills, community involvement and economic need./HTMLCHUNK_4/ To qualify for the Rosa L. Parks Scholarship, applicants must be Michigan high school seniors with GPAs of 2.5 or better. Each scholarship is $2,000, [...] More

Saginaw Community Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The Saginaw Community Foundation offers a wide variety of scholarships for students continuing their education at an accredited college or vocational school. The purposes of these scholarships are diverse, fulfilling the wishes of donors who want to provide financial support to promising students./HTMLCHUNK_4/ In an effort to make applying for scholarships easier, the Foundation offers a common [...] More

Sault Tribe Higher Education Scholarships
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
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. /HTMLCHUNK_4/ The Grant Program deadline is July 1. Students maybe awarded up to $500 for [...] More

Michigan Retailers Association Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Those eligible to apply are high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are:/HTMLCHUNK_4/ - Dependent sons and daughters of owners of MRA-member businesses or of regular employees of Michigan Retailers Association member firms. The parent-employee must have been employed by a Michigan Retailers Association member firm for at least one year as of January 1st of the year [...] More

GRCF Chad Vollmer Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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. Must have financial need, a 2.3 minimum GPA to renew and have an acceptable work history./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information, please visit our [...] More

GRCF Dorothy J. Thurston Graduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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 and a minimum 3.0 GPA./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information about this award, please visit our [...] More

GRCF Guy D. and Mary Edith Halladay Music Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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. Must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 [...] More

GRCF John T. and Frances J. Maghielse Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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 field of education at any Michigan public or private college or university. Students must also have financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information about [...] More

NTA New Horizons - Kathy LeTarte Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
To be eligible for the NTA New Horizons - Kathy LeTarte Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: /HTMLCHUNK_4/ - Citizen or permanent resident of the United States - Permanent resident of Michigan - Full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study - Enrolled at a college or university in the United States [...] More

GRCF Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
To be eligible for the Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship, students must be seniors at South Christian High School 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 [...] More

GRCF Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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./HTMLCHUNK_4/ For more information about this award, please visit our [...] More

GRCF Warner Norcross & Judd LLP Legal Studies Scholarship for Minorities
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
You may apply for a Warner, Norcross, & Judd LLP Legal Studies Scholarship for Minorities if you are a student of racial and ethnic minority heritage pursuing studies in law (one law school, one paralegal and one legal secretarial scholarship awarded each year.) You must either have a permanent residence in Michigan or be attending a Michigan law school and demonstrate financial [...] More

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