Counseling Office and Scholarships

LHS Counseling Department Website (click to visit full website)

 

College Search Engines:  

 

Scholarships:

Scholarships are listed in order of deadline.  They are marked (LOCAL) if they are available for Lincoln High School or Ypsilanti-area students.  

 

Margrette Ann Taylor Scholarship (LOCAL)

This scholarship is being distributed to three African-American female students in Ann Arbort/Ypsilanti and Benton Harbor area.  Student must meet the following other requirements:

  • 2.8 minimum grade point average
  • complete a 500 word essay detaing their scholarstic/career goals, current community involvement and long-term plan to give back to the community.

Award Amount:  $750 per student

Click here for the scholarship application.

Deadline:  February 18, 2018

 

 

University of Michigan Telluride Association Free Room & Board Scholarship

To apply and for more information, click here.

If you have any questions about the application process, please email:  mbta.apply@tellurideassociation.org

Deadline:  February 21, 2018

 

 

Palm Leaf Club of Ypsilanti Scholarship (LOCAL)

For the past 75 years, The Plam Leaf Club has awarded at least two scholarships to graduating African American seniors in the Ypsilanti Community and Lincoln School Districts.  

To be considered for one of the scholarships you must have attained a GPA of 2.5 or better by the end of the first semester of your senior year.  You will also need to attend a 15 minute interview with club members on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 beginning at 6 pm.  You will be notified of the time and location by phone.

Please send your completed application to Ms. Constance Mason-Taylor, 880 Desoto Ave., Ypsilanti, Michigan 48198.  

Deadline:  February 26, 2018

 

 

Society of Women Engineers College Scholarships

SWE Detroit annually awards scholarships to exceptional high school senior women who intend to pursue a college degree in engineering. 

Click here for the scholarship application.

 
SWE, at a national level, also has many scholarships for outstanding high school female students.  This application form can be found on the National SWE website: www.swe.org.

Deadline:  March 1, 2018

 

 

FoxyTrades Scholarship Program


I am sincerely happy to announce that Foxy Trades LLC is launching a scholarship program for undergraduate students in the finance and business fields of study. 
We are giving out an annual scholarship of 1000$ in April 2018. The students would have to submit an essay on the topic of "Why I Decided to Study Finance". 
The winner will be announced based mainly on the essay submissions. There are other conditions that apply. You can read more about the program over at https://foxytrades.com/scholarship/
 

Deadline:  March 1, 2018
 

 

Lynda Andrus Memorial Scholarship Fund (LOCAL)

Lynda Andrus Memorial Scholarship Fund: $500 award

Established in 2000 with the support of Lynda’s family, friends and colleagues, this scholarship fund creates a permanent legacy in her memory. Lynda battled cancer for 15 years before passing away in 2000. At the time of her death, Lynda was near graduation from Eastern Michigan University’s nursing program.

The Fund’s purpose is to provide scholarship awards at Eastern Michigan University for students enrolled in the College of Health & Human Services, Department of Nursing. 

Number of Available Awards:  One

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Will be attending and enrolled in Eastern Michigan University's Nursing Program (Undergraduate or RN to BSN)
  • Financial need will be a consideration
  • Non-smoker

Click here to download the Lynda Andrus Memorial Scholarship Application

Deadline: March 13, 2018

 

 

Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation Scholarships (LOCAL)

Thanks to the generosity of our donors who care deeply about the future of Washtenaw County youth, the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation annually awards over $250,000 across 40+ scholarship funds to help students continue their post secondary educations at schools throughout the nation.

The majority of these scholarships use the online scholarship application which allows students to submit a single application for all of the scholarships they are eligible for. The online Scholarship Application consists of the online portion (including two essays), the Scholarship Recommendation Form, and the transcript. There are ten scholarships which, in addition to these items, also have other requirements.

AAACF Instructions for Applying

Deadline:  March 13, 2018

 

 

2018 Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship (LOCAL)

The Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Scholarship Program is designed to assist qualified high school seniors planning to attend institutions of higher education. In June 2018, the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti- Inkster Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi will award thirteen
(13) $1,000.00 scholarships to eligible graduating seniors in the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti- Inkster area.  Minimum 2.50 GPA to apply.  

The scholarship award will be given to students who best exemplify the fundamental purpose of Kappa Alpha Psi: ACHIEVEMENT.  

Please complete the application and personal statement of academic and career goals. As a part of the application process you will need two (2) written recommendations. One of the two recommendations must come from a counselor. Please type or print legibly and complete all items as accurately as possible.

Click here for the scholarship application.

Deadline:  March 23, 2018

 

 

Soma Weight Loss Health & Wellness Scholarship

Important points to know:

  • Grades: There is no minimum SAT/ACT or GPA required
  • Residency requirement: United States resident
  • School year and college: Must be an undergraduate or graduate student (any age) in an accredited U.S. education institution
  • Major: Must be a major in any of the healthcare fields that promote achieving and maintaining a healthy weight
  • Essay: Explain, in a 500 to 1,000-word essay, why you are studying your chosen field and what good health means to you
  • Transcripts: You must upload a copy of your transcripts displaying your name, school name and degree program
  • Amount: $1,000 (each scholarship)

Click here to apply:  https://www.somabariatrics.com/weight-loss-resources/announcing-the-soma-weight-loss-health-wellness-scholarship/

Deadline: First scholarship: March 31, 2018
                 Second scholarship: September 30, 2018

 

 

2018 Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship

Eligibility

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 full-time 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 1 of the year in which the scholarships are awarded.
  • Part-time employees of MRA member businesses who are full-time students. Part-time employees must have been employed by a Michigan Retailers Association member firm for at least six months as of January 1 of the year in which the scholarships are awarded.

Scholarship Awards

Nineteen scholarships will be given out in 2018. These awards are for one year and are not based on financial need. Applicants may apply each year they are eligible. There is a new competition for these awards each year. Winning a scholarship one year does not necessarily mean that a recipient will win a scholarship the following year. The scholarships will be applied to educational expenses at accredited, nonprofit colleges, universities, or approved educational and professional training institutes in the United States. A student may change colleges and retain the award.

Click here to learn more and apply.

Deadline:  April 2, 2018

 

 

2018 OMACCS LEADS! Scholarship Program

The Ohio-Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools is offering more than 100scholarships.  The primary objective of these scholarships is to provide students with the education and training necessary to obtain a job in an Ohio or Michigan business or industry and encourage students to learn more about leadership in their communities.

These scholarships are available to any current high school senior graduating from any Ohio or Michigan High School by June of 2018.  The applicant needs a "C" average or better ato apply.  Students do not have to demonstrate financial need.

For more information on the scholarships and how to apply, visit https://omaccs.org/scholarships/ or pick a packet from Mrs. Baker in the counseling office.

Deadline:  April 6, 2018

 

 

Auto Loan Scholarship Program

One scholarship worth $1000 will be awarded to help a student achieve his goals of furthering his education. Selection of the recipient is based on the creative video entry.

HOW TO APPLY:

Create your video(2-5 minute video in which you explain how new ideas will shape the world around us, and why education is the key to creating a brighter future).
Upload your video to YouTube and title it “Auto Loan Scholarship Program by ”.  Once your video has been uploaded, email the active YouTube link to: scholarships@auto.loan along with your name, mailing address, and telephone number.

Complete information about the scholarship can be found here- https://auto.loan/scholarship/

Deadline:  April 30, 2018

 

 

American College Foundation $5000 Visionary Scholarship


Students are now invited to apply for our 2018 - 2019 Visionary Scholarship.

All high school students (grades 9-12) are eligible to apply.

There is absolutely no cost to apply and a student does not need to demonstrate financial need in order to be eligible. 

2018 - 2019 Visionary Scholarship Informational Flyer

You may also visit our Visionary Scholarship page for complete details!


Deadline:  May 1, 2018

 

 

HBO Law Scholarship

We are excited to offer your students the Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship. This scholarship is for all first-year college freshman who will be attending an accredited College/University during the 2018-2019 school year (current seniors). 
Requirements:
- Applicant must be enrolled in and plan to attend a college/university during the 2018-2019 school year.
- Proof of enrollment to an accredited college/university.
- Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Award Amount: $750
 
Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at: http://hbolawfirm.com/law-justice-scholarship/

Deadline:  May 31, 2018

 

 

AreaVibes Scholarship

AreaVibes is offering a $2500 essay scholarship.  You can find information on our scholarship here - http://www.areavibes.com/scholarships/

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a legal resident of the United States.
  • Must be 16 - 25 years old.
  • Must be currently attending a High School, University or college during the 2017 calendar year.
  • Provide your 250 word essay (How does Livability play a factor in selecting a college?) before the deadline.
Deadline:  May 31, 2018

 

 

Groth & Associates Scholarship


The Lawyers here at Groth & Associates are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for any individuals who qualify. To qualify for this scholarship:

  1. Must have a G.P.A. of 3.0+
  2. Fill out the form with your contact information
  3. Attach school transcript to verify enrollment or submit any document to help us know you are currently enrolled or have been accepted to a college or university in the United States.
  4. Attach a 500-word essay about difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome

Qualifying students can apply here:  http://www.grothlaw.com/scholarship/

Deadline:  July 31, 2018

 

 

UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship

I'm pleased to announce the UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. This scholarship is available to any High School senior nationwide, and we would like to invite your students to apply.

Award Amount:  $1000

Application:  https://www.uewhealth.com/eeoicpa-reca/#scholarship-application

Deadline:  July 31, 2018

 

 

Soma Weight Loss Health & Wellness Scholarship

Important points to know:

  • Grades: There is no minimum SAT/ACT or GPA required
  • Residency requirement: United States resident
  • School year and college: Must be an undergraduate or graduate student (any age) in an accredited U.S. education institution
  • Major: Must be a major in any of the healthcare fields that promote achieving and maintaining a healthy weight
  • Essay: Explain, in a 500 to 1,000-word essay, why you are studying your chosen field and what good health means to you
  • Transcripts: You must upload a copy of your transcripts displaying your name, school name and degree program
  • Amount: $1,000 (each scholarship)

Click here to apply:  https://www.somabariatrics.com/weight-loss-resources/announcing-the-soma-weight-loss-health-wellness-scholarship/

Deadline: First scholarship: March 31, 2018
                 Second scholarship: September 30, 2018

 

 

U of M Blavin Scholars Program

The Blavin Scholars Program and Scholarship is designed to promote success for University of Michigan students who were formerly in foster care. 

Visit http://deanofstudents.umich.edu/blavin for more information and to apply.

 

 

Michigan Education and Training Voucher (ETV)

The ETV program provides up to $5,000 per year to students to attend accredited Michigan colleges, universities or trade schools.  Students who have been in foster care on or after his/her 14th birthday due to abuse or neglect, have a high school diploma or GED, and were not adopted from foster care prior to his/her 16th birthday may be eligible.

For additional information about the ETV program, contact your local DHS office or call the ETV coordinator for the state of Michigan, Jennifer Mourer at (877) 660-METV.

 

 

LHS Counseling Department

Emmy Baker (A - G)                        (734) 484-7008 

Karen Nowak-Rochford (H - N)       (734) 484-7009

Janette Shinavier (O - Z)                 (734) 484-7000 ext. 7267

The Dream U.S.: The National Scholarship (Undocumented students can receive up to $14,500 annually to obtain an associate’s degree, or up to $29,000 to get a bachelor’s.)

American Indian Education Fund: Undergraduate Scholarship  (Eligible Native American students can win $2,000 to fund their undergraduate degree.)

The Jackie Robinson Foundation: Scholarship Award  (Leadership-oriented minority students demonstrating financial need are encouraged to apply to receive up to $30,000 over four years.)

Hispanic Scholarship Fund: 2018-2019 Scholarship  (Hispanic high school seniors and current undergraduate students can win scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000 based on merit and financial need.)

Foster Care to Success: Scholarship  (Students who have been in foster care for at least 12 consecutive months are eligible to win $2,500-$5,000 based on need and merit.)

The Point Foundation: Scholarship  (Members of the LGTBQ community who demonstrate leadership skills, academic achievement and financial need can apply for this grant.)

Nitro: College Scholarship  (Students must simply be U.S. residents enrolled in a college or university to be eligible for this scholarship. Awards of $2,018 are given every month.)

 

Upcoming Dates

  • 21 Feb
    • 8th grade scheduling meeting
      Feb 21
      8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
      LHS PAC
      LHS Counseling
    • SAT Prep Class 2:50 PM to 4:00 PM
      SAT Prep Class
      Feb 21
      2:50 PM to 4:00 PM
      Room 200
      LHS Counseling
      U of M students will be working with Juniors to prepare for SAT testing. This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/g.lincoln.k12.mi.us/sat-prep-class?hceid=Zy5saW5jb2xuLmsxMi5taS51c19zbjVtbGx2ZGp2ZXV2bDNvYWNxNDQ1M25mNEBncm91cC5jYWxlbmRhci5nb29nbGUuY29t.0mif7o45a1jhr99k55pgrrk72s&hs=121
  • 22 Feb
    • Online scheduling w/ Gordon 7:40 AM to 12:28 PM
      Online scheduling w/ Gordon
      Feb 22
      7:40 AM to 12:28 PM
      1408 lab
      LHS Counseling
      This event has a video call. Join: https://meet.google.com/vay-erna-vab
    • Health Science Interviews 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Health Science Interviews
      Feb 22
      8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      LHS Counseling
    • Admin/Counseling Team Meeting 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Admin/Counseling Team Meeting
      Feb 22
      11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      LHS room 200
      LHS Counseling
      This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/g.lincoln.k12.mi.us/admin?hceid=Zy5saW5jb2xuLmsxMi5taS51c19zbjVtbGx2ZGp2ZXV2bDNvYWNxNDQ1M25mNEBncm91cC5jYWxlbmRhci5nb29nbGUuY29t.59d8bkutbmvaoioudcrht9s5kr&hs=121
    • Online scheduling w/ Gordon
      Feb 22
      1:39 PM to 2:36 PM
      1408 lab
      LHS Counseling
      This event has a video call. Join: https://meet.google.com/huo-ebeb-bmw
    • Tutoring 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Tutoring
      Feb 22
      2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Media Center
      LHS Counseling
      Free tutoring available for High School Students. Students must come prepared and ready to work. Tutoring runs from 2:45-4:00 and you must arrive on time. Students are required to exit the building when tutoring ends so please be sure to make appropriate transportation arrangements. This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/g.lincoln.k12.mi.us/tutoring?hceid=Zy5saW5jb2xuLmsxMi5taS51c19zbjVtbGx2ZGp2ZXV2bDNvYWNxNDQ1M25mNEBncm91cC5jYWxlbmRhci5nb29nbGUuY29t.2h81v6su5que9b9ajojqpstjiv&hs=121
  • 23 Feb
    • 3rd Annual Sing-A-Thon 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
      3rd Annual Sing-A-Thon
      Feb 23
      7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
      Lincoln High School Performing Arts Center
      LHS Counseling
  • 27 Feb
    • Tutoring 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Tutoring
      Feb 27
      2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Media Center
      LHS Counseling
      Free tutoring available for High School Students. Students must come prepared and ready to work. Tutoring runs from 2:45-4:00 and you must arrive on time. Students are required to exit the building when tutoring ends so please be sure to make appropriate transportation arrangements. This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/g.lincoln.k12.mi.us/tutoring?hceid=Zy5saW5jb2xuLmsxMi5taS51c19zbjVtbGx2ZGp2ZXV2bDNvYWNxNDQ1M25mNEBncm91cC5jYWxlbmRhci5nb29nbGUuY29t.5q9vbqemr059a3q6e0mlncq6fo&hs=121
  • 28 Feb
    • 8th grade scheduling w/ Elstone and Adams
      Feb 28
      7:40 AM to 12:40 PM
      LMS computer lab
      LHS Counseling
      This event has a video call. Join: https://meet.google.com/kzo-bijn-dab
  • 1 Mar
    • 8th grade scheduling w/ Pocock
      Mar 1
      9:45 AM to 12:45 PM
      LMS computer lab
      LHS Counseling
      This event has a video call. Join: https://meet.google.com/twq-jzay-enj
    • Counseling Meeting 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Counseling Meeting
      Mar 1
      11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      LHS room 200
      LHS Counseling
      This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/g.lincoln.k12.mi.us/admin?hceid=Zy5saW5jb2xuLmsxMi5taS51c19zbjVtbGx2ZGp2ZXV2bDNvYWNxNDQ1M25mNEBncm91cC5jYWxlbmRhci5nb29nbGUuY29t.2u0bm1kco93ej5ln4oofvv2fao&hs=121
    • Tutoring 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Tutoring
      Mar 1
      2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Media Center
      LHS Counseling
      Free tutoring available for High School Students. Students must come prepared and ready to work. Tutoring runs from 2:45-4:00 and you must arrive on time. Students are required to exit the building when tutoring ends so please be sure to make appropriate transportation arrangements. This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/g.lincoln.k12.mi.us/tutoring?hceid=Zy5saW5jb2xuLmsxMi5taS51c19zbjVtbGx2ZGp2ZXV2bDNvYWNxNDQ1M25mNEBncm91cC5jYWxlbmRhci5nb29nbGUuY29t.2h81v6su5que9b9ajojqpstjiv&hs=121
  • 6 Mar
    • Tutoring 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Tutoring
      Mar 6
      2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Media Center
      LHS Counseling
      Free tutoring available for High School Students. Students must come prepared and ready to work. Tutoring runs from 2:45-4:00 and you must arrive on time. Students are required to exit the building when tutoring ends so please be sure to make appropriate transportation arrangements. This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/g.lincoln.k12.mi.us/tutoring?hceid=Zy5saW5jb2xuLmsxMi5taS51c19zbjVtbGx2ZGp2ZXV2bDNvYWNxNDQ1M25mNEBncm91cC5jYWxlbmRhci5nb29nbGUuY29t.5q9vbqemr059a3q6e0mlncq6fo&hs=121
  • 7 Mar
    • Washtenaw Community College Visit
      Mar 7
      11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      LHS Counseling
    • SAT Prep Class 2:50 PM to 4:00 PM
      SAT Prep Class
      Mar 7
      2:50 PM to 4:00 PM
      Room 200
      LHS Counseling
      U of M students will be working with Juniors to prepare for SAT testing. This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/g.lincoln.k12.mi.us/sat-prep-class?hceid=Zy5saW5jb2xuLmsxMi5taS51c19zbjVtbGx2ZGp2ZXV2bDNvYWNxNDQ1M25mNEBncm91cC5jYWxlbmRhci5nb29nbGUuY29t.3ummh106eo2b1ta4pa9ujc9i2n&hs=121