Michigan and Regional Scholarships

Michigan and Regional Scholarships typically start rolling in late December/early January.  Once we receive a scholarship it will be changed to black, the application link will be added and/or available in the OHS Counseling Office.

AAA Michigan
Due Date: April 17, 2021

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,  or here.

AES Engineering Scholarship
Due Date: October 5, 2020
This essay based scholarship will be awards based on character.  Open to all seniors regardless of future educational plans; you do not have to be an engineering major. 

Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: January 29, 2021

Senior woman pursuing an education related to the automotive industry.
Applications available in the Counseling Office or http://awafoundation.org/Scholarships

Bloomfield Hills Financial Stock to Scholarship Challenge
Begins: January 20, 2021  Ends: April 16, 2021

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.

Buell Scholarship - Lawrence Tech
Deadline: February 1, 2021

This is a full tuition scholarship to Lawrence Tech. 

Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan Scholarships
Deadline: Varies, Mostly due March 16, 2021

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, 2022

Based on financial need.  Special consideration for students who have overcome a hardship.  Available in the Counseling Office.

Donley Scholarship - Lawrence Tech
Deadline: February 1, 2021
Student who will be attending Lawrence Tech to study engineering.  Must be first generation college student. Available in the Counseling Office. 


Donovan Xavier Baker Scholarship
Due Date: April 1, 2022

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: March 5, 2021
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.

Enrico & Marie Vespa Scholarship
Deadline: March 16, 2021

Children of employees of English Gardens nursery.
Enrico & Mario Vespa Scholarship

Financial Literacy Art Contest
Deadline: March 19, 2021

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, 2021

Seniors who have been in the foster care systems.

Helen Tallman Scholarship
Deadline: March 16, 2021

Available to students planning to attend Wayne State University pursuing a degree in Engineering or Pre-Med.

Jeptha Wade Schuremen Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 16, 2021

This scholarship was created for students who have lost their father.
https://cfsem.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Schureman-Scholarship-Overview.pdf also available in the Counseling Office

John Luttig Scholarship Fund
Deadline:  April 1, 2021

Awarded to seniors who will be entering the Architecture program at Lawrence Tech.

Kelsey's Law Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2021

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. 

Lapeer County Republican Party
Due Date: February 17, 2021

This scholarship is for graduating seniors who are residents of Lapeer County planning to continue their education at a college or technical school.
Click Here for Application

MEA Scholarship - Michigan Education Association
Deadline: February 18, 2020

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

Metro Bureau Thomas D McLennan Scholarship
Due Date: February 28, 2020

Graduating senior from a high school from a Metro Bureau member school district, whom intends to enroll at one of the following college/universities: Oakland University, Wayne County Community College or Wayne State University.

MHSAA Scholar - Athlete Award
Deadline: December 8, 2020

This scholarships is aimed at Senior athletes, who maintain 3.5 GPA or higher.

Michigan American Legion Scholarships (Multiple Scholarships)
Due Date: Varies
One stop shop for multiple scholarships offered by the Michigan American Legion.

Michigan Competitive Scholarship
Deadline: FAFSA completed by March 1, 2021

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: April 1, 2021

This scholarship is available to students whose parents are MCO members.
Available in the Counseling Office or online at https://www.mco-seiu.org/2020/03/02/apply-now-for-the-2020-mco-scholarship/

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: https://www.mcwt.org/programs/list/University-Initiatives/Scholarship-Program

Michigan Nursing Scholarship
Deadline: Students are advised to talk to their future school's financial aid office. 

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, 2021

Dependent children of owner or MRA member businesses. Applications will be available in the Counseling Office.
Application: Click here for application.

Michigan Schools & Government Credit Union
Deadline: March 5, 2021

Senior who has an account at MSGCU - three different scholarships are offered.
Applications will be available in the Counseling Office or https://msgcu.smapply.org/prog/Educational_Solutions_scholarship/

Michigan State Alumni Club of Oakland County
Due Date: March 26, 2021
Scholarship of $2,000, given to graduating senior accepted to MSU and planning on attending.  Applicants should have a GPA of 3.5 or better.  
Applications are available in the Counseling Office or click here.

Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Due Date: March 1, 2022
Scholarships are available for high school students interested in majors within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, as well as current IAT certificate program, undergraduate and graduate students in majors affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at MSU. 

Applications are available here.

Otis M. Smith Scholarship
Deadline: March 16, 2021

Seniors who are single mothers who will be attending U of M, Columbus College of Law or Wayne State.

For more information visit: https://cfsem.org/scholarships/

Plante Moran Sons & Daughters Scholarships
Deadline: March 15, 2020

This scholarship is available for students who have a parent employeed by Plante Moran.
For more information visit: https://cfsem.org/scholarships/

Robert Holmes Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 15, 2020

Senior who has a parent in the Teamsters Union.
For more information visit: https://cfsem.org/scholarships/

Rosa Parks Scholarship
Due Date: March 2, 2022
The Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation offers a $2,000, 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.  The Foundation was established in 1980 to provide equal-opportunity scholarships to Michigan high school seniors.

SET SEG Foundation - Skilled Trade Scholarship
Due Date: 4/19/2

The SET SEG Foundation is excited to announce our new Skilled Trade Scholarship program. The scholarship opportunity is available to Michigan public high school seniors who have participated in a career and technical education program and are enrolled in, or planning to enroll in, an accredited two-year college, technical school or other accredited technical institute within the next 12 months.

Telluride Association Full Room and Board Scholarship
Deadline: February 12, 2021

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 would like to apply or an interested student has any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out by e-mailing [email protected]https://www.telluride-house.com/student-applications

University of Detroit Mercy College of Business Administration Business Ethics Essay Contest
Due Date: January 15, 2021

The Center for Practice & Research in Management & Ethics (PRIME Center) at the University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Business Administration is pleased to announce a Business Ethics Essay Contest for high school students. The goal of this competition is for future business students to contemplate ethical problems that accompany modern business practices, and clearly articulate potential solutions.

Business Ethics Essay Contest Application
Submission Form

University of Michigan Dearborn Alumni Legacy
Deadline: March 5,  2021
Available to students who are related to a UM-Dearborn Alum.
Applications in Counseling Office or https://umdearborn.edu/alumni/alumni-benefits/alumni-legacy-scholarship

University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit Scholarships
Due Date: February 12,  2021
Twelve outstanding scholarships to incoming freshman at the University of Michigan. Students are encouraged to apply for the scholarship before receiving an acceptance letter, but know that you must be member of the incoming class of Fall of 2020 to be a recipient.  By completing the online application, you will be considered for all of the scholarships listed: Lloyd & Laurie Carr Scholarship, Harold DuCharme Scholarship, David Hallissey Memorial Scholarship, and the Jerry & Anne Hanlon Scholarship.

Western Michigan University MLK G.O.L.D. Scholarship
Due Date: March 15, 2021

Visit the Western Michigan University Scholarship page to see the 46 scholarships offered to incoming freshmen. 
Visit here for the MLK Scholarship Page