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National Co-Op Scholarship Program

Sponsor: WASE

Amount: Variable

Closing Date: February 15, 2018

Description: Students are encouraged to apply for the ninth annual National Co-op scholarship. To qualify, students must: have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better and complete all the required admissions applications materials and be accepted for the 2017-2018 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions (Drexel university, Johnson & Wales University, Kettering University, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Cincinnati, University of Toledo) To apply, complete an on-line application at

The Telluride Scholarship

Sponsor: The Michigan Branch of the Telluride Association (MBTA)

Amount: Full room and board at The University of Michigan

Closing Date: February 21, 2018

Description: The MBTAis a residential scholarship house at the University of Michigan operating on the three pillars of intellectual inquiry, community service, and self-governance. Made up of 23 undergraduate and graduate students and 3 faculty fellows from diverse backgrounds, and academic disciplines. The scholarship covers food and housing and is renewable for up to five yearsHousemembers actively participate in the governance of the house through various house committees, regular meetings and a democratic process of decision making. They alsoengage in various service projects in and around Ann Arbor. For more information

MEA Scholarship

Sponsor: Michigan Education Association (MEA)

Amount: Variable

Closing Date: February 22, 2018

Description: Several scholarships will be awarded to young men and women that are a dependent of MEA member or MEA-Retired member in good standing and a graduate of a Michigan public high school or private high school that has an MEA bargaining unit. Student must have plans to attend an undergraduate program of a Michigan public community/junior college, four-year degree-granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a degree, certification or license. Those attending the following private institutions ONLY are also eligible: Baker College-Flint/Owosso; University of Detroit–Mercy; Adrian College; Finlandia University; and Albion College. (The aforementioned private institutions are existing local MEA affiliates.) Priority is given on the basis of: Academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, school and community service, and students from lower income households.

Society of Women Engineers- Detroit Scholarship

Sponsor: SWE- Detroit Section

Amount: $ 1,000 - $15,000 Variable

Closing Date: March 1, 2018

Description: Must be a female in their senior year of high school in Michigan and enrolling at a university or college for fall term 2018. Must pursue an engineering degree at a university or college with an ABET accredited engineering program. Must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0. Must submit entire application postmarked by, or sent per email by 5:00 p.m. on March 1, 2018. Applications postmarked or sent after the due date will not be considered. not send certified mail. Applications for this scholarship, and many more can be found at

Shelby Lions Club Academic and Community Service Scholarships

Sponsor: Shelby Lions Club

Amount: Four $2,000 scholarships available

Closing Date: March 1, 2018

Description: Four $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to students who meet the following eligibility requirements and are selected by the Shelby Township Lions Scholarship Committee. Student must be a graduating HS senior with a 2.5 GPA or higher, reside in Shelby Twp. and attend public school. Students must be a U.S Citizen, have documentation of acceptance to a post-secondary educational/technical/vocational institution. Visit website for the application and additional details.

Erin Teirney Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor:

Amount: Two $750 scholarships will be awarded to a male and a female senior from Eisenhower High School.

Closing Date: Applications must be submitted to Mr. McEvoy by 3:00 p.m. Friday March 2nd, 2018.

Description: Must be a full-time student and have attended at least one full year at Eisenhower High School. Must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA and able to demonstrate above average citizenship and attendance. Two letters of recommendation are required: one from an Eisenhower teacher and one from a non-family member who has worked or volunteered with the student outside of school. Essay required. Applications are available to download on Naviance.

Lois Holtgren-GorblickiSchoalrship

Sponsor:

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: Applications for the Lois Holtgren-Groblicki Scholarship will be accepted until 1:00 PM on Monday, March 5, 2018.

Description: This scholarship is for Eisenhower High School female seniors ONLY. The candidate must be a female senior who has attended one full year at Eisenhower High School at the time the application is submitted. Student must be majoring in mathematics, science or related field, live at home while attending a local community college or university, and have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 grading scale with no failing semester grades. Student selected for the scholarship must be agreeable to submit a photo and interview with a local newspaper if the Foundation can make arrangements. Applications are available to download on Naviance.

Friends of Macomb Scholarship 2018

Sponsor: Macomb Community Foundation

Amount: Six $1,000 onetime only scholarships

Closing Date: Completed application must be received no later than 6:00 pm on March 14, 2018

Description: This scholarship is available to graduating seniors who are currently residents of Macomb Township. Students must have a 3.0 GPA, community service record and 2 letters of recommendation. Applications are available to download on Naviance. Additional copies can be found in the counseling center.

Ban R Barbat, DDS-PC Scholarship 2018

Sponsor:

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: Completed application must be returned to Mrs. Dunn no later than March 16, 2018

Description: For students interested in pursuing a career in a health-related field. Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.8 (please attach transcript), verification that student has been accepted by a college or university, minimum two letters of recommendation at least one of which must be from a current teacher. Applications are available to download on Naviance.

The David Barns Scholarship

Sponsor: David’s Faith & Hope for Life Foundation

Amount: Two $2,500 awards

Closing Date: March 16, 2018

Description: David’s Faith & Hope for Life Foundation is pleased to offer high school seniors attending high school in Genesee, Lapeer, Oakland, or Macomb counties in Michigan our fifth annual scholarship created in honor of David. The David Barns Scholarship will be awarded to a male and female high school senior that best represent David’s academic excellence, athletic prowess, and commitment to the community. The scholarship will provide $2,500 of financial assistance for college tuition. Additionally, the scholarship is eligible for renewal for three years, assuming good academic standing, continued community involvement, and a service commitment to the Foundation.

Application is available online at and on Naviance.

The Shelby Township Oratorical Contest

Sponsor: Shelby Township Area Optimist Club

Amount: Three- $2,500 award, possible entry in World Championship award of $22,500

Closing Date: March 18, 2018

Description: Shelby Twp. Area Optimist Club is sponsoring an Oratorical Contest for students under 18 years old.

Students compete with a 3-5-minute speech on the Optimist International 2018 topic of “Where Are My Roots of Optimism?”There is a cash award for top three places at the local level and opportunities to advance to Districts for a $2500 college scholarship, which past local winners have achieved. World Championship awards are possible up to $22,500.00.Competition will be Monday, March 26, 2018, in Shelby Township. Registration will be 6-6:15, with contest beginning at 6:30.Applications are available to download on Naviance. Submit applications to .

Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Scholarship

Sponsor: Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby

Amount: $1,000 award to cover room/board expenses

Closing Date: April 1, 2018

Description: Open to students residing in Utica-Shelby area who plan to enroll in college in the fall of 2018. Completed application must be mailed to the address listed at the top of the application and post-marked no later than April 1st for consideration. Applications are available to download on Naviance.

Shelby Community Foundation Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Shelby Community Foundation

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: April 1, 2018

Description: Award must be used towards a community college, university or trade school. Open to Shelby Township residents who demonstrate financial need, and community service. Applications are available online and on Naviance at

Credit Union One William G. Coyne memorial Scholarship

Sponsor: Credit Union One

Amount: Variable

Closing Date: April 1, 2018

Description: To be eligible, applicants must meet the following requirements: Complete 30 or more hours of documented, qualified community service during Junior/Senior year of high school, Be a 2018 graduating high school senior, Be a member of a family that has belonged to Credit Union ONE of Michigan for a minimum of 6 months (in good standing), Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or above, Plan to enroll in, beginning in the fall of 2018, a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or accredited trade or vocational school.

Fred and Lena Meijer Scholarship

Sponsor: Meijer Corporation

Amount:Multiple $3,000 and multiple $10,000 Awards

Closing Date: April 1, 2018

Description:The Fred and Lena Meijer Scholarship is a private scholarship fund established by Fred and Lena Meijer in 1975 for children of Meijer team members and enhanced in 2010 to include Meijer Team Members. The scholarship is for undergraduate study at an educational institution or training school within the United States. Scholarship awards are determined by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, a non-profit agency. To be considered for an award, the application form must be completed and submitted online by 5 PM April 1. Applicants must be a current Meijer team member who has been employed with at least one year of continuous service on the application deadline and will be attending college/university or technical school either full or part time. Applicant may also be a dependent child of a current or former Meijer Team member. Application details can be found at

Michigan Retailers Association College Scholarship Competition

Sponsor: Michigan Retailers Association

Amount: $1000 - $2000

Closing Date: April 1, 2018

Description:19 scholarships ranging from $1000 - $2000 each. Scholarships are not based on financial need. To be eligible, the student or his/her parent must be employed at a business that is a member of Michigan Retailers Association. Apply online at

Detroit Economic Club Scholarship

Sponsor: Community Scholarships for Southeastern Michigan

Amount: $2,000.

Closing Date: April 15, 2018

Description: For graduating seniors in Wayne, Oakland or Macomb counties who have overcome hardships to achieve personal goals.

Robert Holmes Scholarship

Sponsor: Community Scholarships for Southeastern Michigan

Amount: Up to 6 one-time awards of $1,000.

Closing Date: April 15, 2018

Description: For graduating seniors who are children of eligible Michigan Teamsters members. Student must have strong scholastic performance while in high school or significant academic improvement in each successive year, achieving the equivalent of a B average at graduation. Student should demonstrate exemplary qualities of leadership in school, extra-curricular activities, and the community. Class rank is an important factor in the selection process. However, extenuating circumstances are also considered. Application or acceptance as a full-time, first-year student at an accredited post-secondary educational certificate/degree program; e.g., a four-year or two-year public/private college or university, a two-year technical college, or other accredited educational institution located in Michigan.

Jeptha Wade Schureman Scholarship

Sponsor: Community Scholarships for Southeastern Michigan

Amount: Up $7,500.

Closing Date: April 15, 2018

Description: For fatherless children (either through death or permanent termination of parental rights) who are residents of Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Lenawee, Monroe, Livingston, Washtenaw or St. Clair counties and want to pursue majors or careers in nursing, law, dentistry or medicine. Applicants must demonstrate strong scholastic performance while in high school or college with an equivalent of a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale). Applicants must demonstrate leadership and character through extracurricular activities, service in school and community, volunteer involvement and paid work experience.

Helen Tallman Fund Scholarship

Sponsor: Community Scholarships for Southeastern Michigan

Amount: Variable

Closing Date: April 15, 2018

Description: Through her estate gift, Ms. Tallman requested that a portion of awards from the Fund support scholarships for Wayne State University students who are majoring in engineering fields or pre-medical/medical fields. Student should demonstrate exemplary desire, ability and good grades. Student should demonstrate leadership and character through extracurricular activities, volunteer involvement and work experience in school and the community. Applications are available online at

Robby Atherton Foundation IKE Basketball and Varsity Athlete Scholarships

Sponsor: Robby Atherton Foundation

Amount: $2,000

Closing Date: April 23, 2018

Description: The Robby Atherton Foundation Scholarship has been established in memory of Robby Atherton, IKE Class of 2004. The Robby Atherton Foundation has established two (2) $2,000.00 scholarships to help deserving IKE student-athletes continue their academic careers. The scholarships will be awarded to players who strive to obtain the highest level of performance – on and off the court/field – through dedication, perseverance, sportsmanship, leadership and teamwork. The two scholarships are:

  • The Robby Atherton Foundation IKE Basketball Award - One (1) $2,000.00 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified senior on the Eisenhower Varsity Boys Basketball team. Application due February 23, 2018.
  • The Robby Atherton Foundation Eisenhower Varsity Athlete Award - One (1) $2,000.00 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified Eisenhower senior boy/girl athlete playing a varsity sport. (Varsity Boys Basketball excluded).

The application can be found at

We Are The Independents Scholarship

Sponsor: Michigan Colleges Alliance

Amount: four $2,000 awards EACH MONTH November - May

Closing Date: May 31, 2018

Description:Michigan Colleges Alliance will award four “We Are The Independents” scholarships of $2,000 each month to high school juniors and seniors (on top of the numerous financial aid opportunities you’ll already receive from Michigan’s top 15 independent colleges and universities).Simply provide some basic information in the form below and you’re enrolled in a chance for a scholarship. There’s a drawing every month, so you’ll have dozens of opportunities to win. You can increase your chances by touring any of the 15 Michigan Independent Colleges. Takea selfie and post it to Twitter along with the hashtag #wearetheindependents and you’ll receive another entry into the We Are The Independents scholarship drawing. The 15 Independent Michigan Colleges are: Adrian, Alma, Aquinas, Hope, Madonna, Sienna Heights, U of D-Mercy, Calvin, Albion, Anderews, Hillsdale, Kalamazoo, Olivet and Spring Arbor. Apply at

Homer J. Hollenbeck Schoalrship

Sponsor: Homer J. Hollenbeck Foundation

Amount: $2,500.

Closing Date: May 31, 2018

Description: Applicants must attend a Macomb county high school, maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher, demonstrate a hardship which could otherwise prevent you prevent from attending college and attend college full-time in the fall of 2018. Applications are available to download on Naviance.

Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law and Justice Scholarship

Sponsor: HBO Law Firm

Amount: $750.

Closing Date: May 31, 2018

Description:This scholarshipis for all first-year college freshman who will be attending an accredited College/University during the 2018-2019 school year (current seniors). Applicant must be enrolled in and plan to attend a college/university during the 2018-2019 school year, have proof of enrollment to an accredited college/university and a minimum 3.0 GPA required. Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at:

Big Sun Scholarship

Sponsor: Homer J. Hollenbeck Foundation

Amount: $500.

Closing Date: June 19, 2018

Description:The successful applicant will be a high school senior or will be attending a post-secondary institution and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community. For more information go to

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