Michigan and Regional Scholarships

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#mi2020 Scholarship
Deadline: Typically Late January
Senior enrolling in a Michigan college or university.  Must create video entry.

AAA Michigan
Deadline: Typically Early May

Four $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors who served as AAA School Safety Patrol members in Michigan.  Applications are available in the counseling office, you can also contact AAA Scholarships directly at scholarships@AAAMichigan.com

Arab American & Chaldean Council
Deadline: May 6, 2017

Senior of Arab/Chaldean descent maintaining a 3.0 GPA
Available in the Counseling Office.

Bloomfield Hills Financial Stock to Scholarship Challenge
Begins: Typically  Late February  Ends: Typically Early May
Each student is given access to a simulated online personal stock trading account where they are provided capital to purchase stocks or mutual funds (no real money is invested). Contestants then work independently to make decisions on which investment they want to buy or sell from their portfolio. The goal is to accumulate more"money" in their account than all other students. The game is quite simple and provides students a no-risk opportunity to gain an understanding of how the market works in a real life situation.

Brian McMillen Scholarship
Deadline: Typically Late March

Brian McMillen, of Adrian, Michigan, was a brother of Alpha Gamma Rho who exemplified the qualities and ideals sought by not only the fraternity, but by all men. While at Michigan State, Brian was a dual major in Chemistry and Environmental Soil Science with a minor in Spanish. As a member of Alpha Gamma Rho, Brian was elected by his peers to the position of Recruitment Chair and Chapter Historian. This scholarship seeks to reward the qualities of leadership, scholarship, responsibility, philanthropy, and commitment to agriculture and the environment, as set forth by brother Brian McMillen.

Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan

Deadline: Varies
Community Foundation is here to make a difference in our region today and forever,
through scholarship and grant programs. There are over 20 unique scholarship opportunities on their website.

Detroit Economic Club
Deadline: March 15, 2017

Special consideration for students who have overcome a hardship.  Available in the Counseling Office.

Donovan Xavier Baker Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2017

This scholarship is for male African-American students who reside in Wayne, Oakland, or Washtenaw county and plan to attend a 2 year college, 4 year university, trade or technical school.
Applications available online http://www.thedonovanxavierbakerscholarshipfund.com or in the Counseling Office.

Educational Solutions Scholarship Program
Deadline: Typically Mid March

You may apply for this scholarship if you, the student, are a member of Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union with an open account in his/her name, as a primary member, at the time of application. If you are not a member of this Credit Union, you may still apply for the scholarship, but must join MSGCU if you are selected as a winner. This program is open to high school seniors who are attending high school or a technical campus in the communities MSGCU serves.

Financial Literacy Art Contest & Art Contest
Deadline: February 26, 2016
Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner is pleased to announce the sixth annual Treasurer Meisner Financial Literacy Multimedia Art Contest for Oakland County high school students. Winners earn college scholarships or prize money and the opportunity to have their work displayed in the Treasurer's Office. 

Fostering Futures Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2016

Seniors who have been in the foster care systems.

Helen Tallman Scholarship
Deadline: March 15, 2017
Available to students planning to attend Wayne State University pursuing a degree in Engineering or Pre-Med.
http://cfsem.org/scholarships also available in the Counseling Office

Jeptha Wade Schuremen Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 15, 2017
This scholarship was created for student who have lost their father.
http://cfsem.org/scholarships also available in the Counseling Office

John Luttig Scholarship Fund
Deadline: March 31, 2017

Awarded to seniors who will be entering the Architecture program at Lawrence Tech.
Click here for more information about the John Luttig Scholarship

Kelsey's Law Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship
Deadline: August 31, 2017
The second annual Kelsey’s Law Distracted Driving Scholarship for Michigan high school juniors and seniors has launched. 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. A total of $5,000 in college scholarships will be awarded among 4 winning student submissions. High school juniors and seniors are eligible. 

LAunch Scholarship
Deadline: April 10, 2017

Lusk Albertson (LA) formed the LAunch Scholarship in November 2012 to support outstanding students in our client districts.  Recognizing the escalating costs of higher education and the need for resources that all students share, we committed to provide scholarships annually to deserving students who are graduating at the end of the current academic year.  Winners of the LAunch Scholarship demonstrate high academic achievement, significant community involvement, and a personal commitment to excellence.

MEA Scholarship
Deadline: February 23, 2017

Available to students planning on attending a Michigan college or university and whose parents are MEA members.

Michigan Competitive Scholarship
Deadline: FAFSA completed by March 1, 2016

The Michigan Competitive Scholarship program is available to undergraduate students pursuing their first degree at an approved Michigan post-secondary institution. Students must demonstrate both financial need and merit. Eligible applicants must achieve a qualifying ACT score of at least 23 (composite) or 90 (scaled score) prior to entering college.

Michigan Corrections Organization Scholarships
Deadline: June 1, 2017

This scholarship is available to students whose parents are MCO members.
Available in the Counseling Office or online at http://www.mco-seiu.org/2017/01/11/college-scholarships/

Michigan Council of Women in Technology
Deadline: Typically Late January
High School Senior, 3.0 GPA, accepted to a Michigan University, Majoring in Information Technology program, US citizen.  
Application:  www.mcwt.org

Michigan Education Association (MEA) Scholarship
Deadline: February 23, 2017
Dependent of MEA member or MEA retired member, high school senior, acceptance to Michigan college.
Application on website: ww.mea.org/mea-scholarship

Michigan Nursing Scholarship

Deadline: Students are advised to contact their college’s financial aid
office for information about how to be considered for the award.
A non-need based award available to Michigan residents enrolled at least half-time at an eligible institution in a program leading to a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) certification, Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), or Masters of
Science in Nursing (MSN).

Michigan Retailers Association
Deadline: April 1, 2017
Parent or student works for a retailer who is a member of MRA.
Applications will be available in the Counseling Office.

Michigan Schools & Government Credit Union
Deadline: March 17, 2017
Senior who has a account at MSGCU - three different scholarships are offered.
Applications will be available in the Counseling Office.

Michigan State Alumni
Deadline: March 17, 2017

Scholarship of $1500 to a student with grade point average of 3.5, student must have been accepted to Michigan State in the Fall. 
Applications will be available in the Counseling Office.

Plante Moran Sons & Daughters Scholarships
Deadline: March 15, 2017
This scholarship is available for students who have a parent employeed by Plante Moran.

The Rudolph Heino High School Scholarship Program
Deadline: Typically Mid March 

You may apply for this scholarship if you, the student, are a member of Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union with an open account in his/her name, as primary member, at the time of application. If you are not a member of this Credit Union, you must open an account and become a member in order to qualify for the scholarship award. Your accounts must be in good standing with this Credit Union (i.e. no delinquent or charged-off loans and a positive balance in all accounts).

Telluride Association Full Room and Board Scholarship
Deadline: Typically Late February
Telluride House (MBTA) is a living community at the University of Michigan founded on the three pillars of intellectual inquiry, community service, and self-governance. Made up of 28 undergraduate and graduate students from all ages, backgrounds, and academic disciplines, all residents are on a full scholarship that covers food and housing, renewable for up to 5 years.  If you or an interested student has any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out by e-mailing mbta.apply@tellurideassociation.org.

University of Michigan Dearborn Alumni Legacy Scholarship
Deadline: February 26, 2017

Available to students who are related to a UM-Dearborn Alum.
Applications in Counseling Office

University of Michigan Alumni Club Scholarships
Deadline: January 3, 2017

Available to Seniors attending U of M who are in the Top 1% of their class.
Information available the Counseling Office or online www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org