Scholarships

All Local Scholarships are listed below.  For a complete list of other scholarships that we get information on in the counseling office, do the following:

  1. Visit the LHS Naviance Student website:  student.naviance.com/lincolnshs
  2. Log in using the same username and password as your powerschool account.
  3. Click on "Colleges", "Scholarships and Money", and "Scholarship List".
  4. Click on each scholarship to read more about it and see if you are eligible, find the website and/or application.  
  5. Pay attention to the deadline.
  6. See your school counselor if you have questions.

Other Scholarship Search Engines:  

LOCAL Scholarships

These are scholarships available to LHS students only or for students in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Area.  See your school counselor or Mrs. Baker if you have any questions.

 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated Scholarship

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Ann Arbor Alumnae Chapter requests your assistance in identifying students who qualify for our annual scholarship awards. We are seeking candidates who meet the following requirements:

  • ▲ African-American female
  • ▲ Graduating high school senior
  • ▲ Grade point average of 2.75 or greater
  • ▲ Exhibits leadership abilities
  • ▲ Engages in community service
  • ▲ Participates in extracurricular activities
  • ▲ Plans to attend an accredited college or university beginning Fall Semester 2019
  • ▲ Resident of and attends school in Washtenaw County

Click here for 2019 High School Scholarship application, or visit the LHS Counseling Office.  

Deadline:  April 12, 2019

 

 

John Weir Academic Scholarship for College-Bound Seniors with Disabilities

The Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (Ann Arbor CIL) awards the annual John Weir Academic Scholarship to outstanding students with disabilities. One-time scholarships range from $200-$500.

Eligibility

Eligible students for the John Weir Scholarship must:

  • Be a high school graduating senior;
  • Have a significant disability of any kind – for example, physical, visual, developmental, cognitive, hearing, learning, emotional, or other;
  • Live in Washtenaw, Livingston, or Monroe County, Michigan;
  • Plan to attend a 2– or 4-year college, university or a trade school; and

Instructions

  • Complete the Online Application Form at the bottom of this page, including essays. OR download the Paper Application Form and mail your application and essays to the Ann Arbor CIL.
  • Provide one letter of recommendation from a teacher or a school counselor.

http://www.annarborcil.org/how-we-help/youth/academic-scholarships/

Mail it to: Ann Arbor CIL, John Weir Scholarship, Attn: Anna Dusbiber, 3941 Research Park Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Deadline:  Materials must be post-marked no later than April 6th, 2019  to be considered.

 

 

African American Authors Book Discussion Group Scholarship

The African American Authors Book Discussion Group will be awarding book scholarships to area high school seniors who plan to attend college/trade school in the fall.  

Applicants must have a 2.5 gpa or higher in addition to other requirements.

Click here for the application or visit the LHS Counseling Office.

Deadline:  April 12, 2019

 

 

Dallas-Plangetis Scholarship

Under the Beyond Type 1 umbrella, the Diabetes Scholars Foundation recognizes incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. There is one application to be considered for any and all of the scholarships. This year, there is also a $1,000.00 scholarship specifically for a student with type 1 diabetes residing in Washtenaw  County, Michigan (Dallas-Plangetis Scholarship).

Apply at http://diabetesscholars.org/college-scholarship/

Deadline:  Midnight (CST) on April 15, 2019 

 

 

National Association of Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Scholarship

The National Association of Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club (NABSMC) of Michigan is pleased to announce the Chapter’s 2019 scholarship program. Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors to aid in their educational pursuits at a college or university of their choice. We invite you to apply!

To qualify for a scholarship, you must submit a completed application packet to include the following:

  1. A completed Application Form and Check-List.
  2. A written response to all essay questions on application form.
  3. A copy of your high school transcript, which verifies a 2.5 grade point average or higher.
  4. A resume that highlights your work experience and any extracurricular activities at school, in your community and/or church.
  5. One (1) letter of reference from a teacher or high school counselor.

10 $10,000 scholarships will be awarded.

Click here for a copy of the application, or visit the LHS Counseling Office.

Deadline:  April 30, 2019

 

 

Tammy Sperle Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Students must attend a college or university in the following year.
  • Students must have at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  • Athlete must have participated in at least one Lincoln sport per year for all four years.
  • Athlete shall have no infractions per Athletic Code.

Click here to fill out the application online.

Deadline:  May 7, 2019

 

 

Libbey-Lowden One-Room Schoolhouse Scholarship

 

This scholarship is available to a 2019 Lincoln High School graduating senior.  Hard copies are also available in the counseling office.

Criteria:
1. Must be admitted to Eastern Michigan University.
2. Must be pursuing a degree in teaching.
3. Must have a minimum of a 2.5 high school g.p.a.
4. Must provide an essay about why you want to pursue teaching as a career.
5. Include community and school activities.
6. Provide two written recommendations from Faculty and/or community people.

Deadline:  May 10, 2019
 

 

Orlo H. Wright Scholarship

 

  1. You must be a member of the current graduating class of Lincoln Consolidated High School, with a cumulative grade point average of 2.3 or higher. 
  2. You will attach a copy of your transcript to this application
  3. You may attach additional sheets if needed.
  4. You must be planning to attend an institution of higher learning, whether university, college, or trade school, which is located in the United States of America.
  5. You must agree that the decision of the Committee is final.
  6. The recipient(s) of the scholarship will be announced at Honors Convocation.

Click here for a copy of the application or visit the LHS Counseling Office.

Deadline: May 10, 2019

 

 

2019 Jerry Kruger Athletic Scholarship

The Jerry Kruger Athletic Scholarship was started in 2005. We gift at least $500 to a selected Lincoln High School (Ypsilanti MI) scholar-athlete in recognition of their accomplishments on the field of play and in the classroom.  Any Lincoln High School (Ypsilanti, Michigan) senior is eligible to apply for this scholarship, and one student athlete is chosen as a recipient, each spring.

Click here for the application or visit the LHS Counseling Office.

Deadline:  May 16, 2019 (subject to change)

 

 

LINC Parent Senior Award

This is a $150 award for Lincoln High School students only.  It is not exclusive to those seeking higher education. 

Essay prompt (400 words or less):  "Which teacher or staff member has had the most positive influence on you during your time at Lincoln High School?"  Please go into detail about this person and how he/she has influenced you.

Click here for the form or stop by the LHS Counseling Office.

Please return your completed essay to Mrs. Baker in the LHS Counseling Office.

Deadline:  May 16, 2019

 

 

Frank Nichols Scholarship

Two $500 scholarships will be awarded -- one each to an LHS female and male senior athlete.

Click here for a copy of the application or visit the LHS Counseling Office.

Completed applications are due to Mrs. Baker.

Deadline:  May 17, 2019

 

 

Ileen Pickrem Memorial Scholarship

Ileen Pickrem was a 1927 LHS graduate.  She served her country as a member of the Women's Army Corps in World War II and a registered electrolysist.  She was a volunteer at the railroad museum.  She passed away at the age of 90 in 2009 and left her life savings to be used as scholarship money for students.  LHS offers a $1000 scholarship to the LHS senior who best exemplifies her spirit.

Click here for the scholarship application or visit the LHS Counseling Office.

Deadline:  May 17, 2019

 

 

Dejanovich Scholarship

Qualified applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA and attend a post-secondary college or trade school in the fall 2019.

Return this application (applications can also be found in the counseling office) with the following to Mrs. Baker in the LHS Counseling Office:
1) Letter of recommendation from one teacher.
2) A letter to Mr. Dejanovich or an essay outlining career goals after high school.
3) A acceptance letter from the college/university you plan on attending.

Deadline:  May 17, 2019
 

 

ADK Scholarship 

The Beta Zeta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, an honorary educator's sorority, is offering a $1000 scholarship to a graduating senior who is planning to enter the filed of education in the fall of 2019.  

Completed applications should be returned to Sandra Riley, 7901 Ann Arbor St., Dexter, MI  48130.

Any questions should be directed to sbutler1953@hotmail.com.

Deadline:  May 20, 2019

 

 

The Hallie Richardson Scholarship


1. Must attend a post-secondary college or trade school during Fall 2019.
2. A letter of recommendation from one teacher and one religious leader.
3. List any service which you have given to the community, such as church, scouts, or any other community/school group(s) you have belonged to.
4. A 400-word essay on The Importance of Community Service.

Return this application with the following items to Mrs. Baker in the Counseling Office.  Copies can also be found in the LHS Counseling Office.

Deadline: May 21, 2019

 

 

WCC Excellence Scholarship

Each year WCC offers Excellence Scholarships worth $3,000 ($1,500 each semester for fall and winter) to graduates of any high school.

This scholarship rewards excellence in any area. For example, you may excel in your classes, in school or community activities, playing a sport, being an artist, helping your family, at overcoming obstacles to achieving your dreams, or another area that’s unique to you.

Scholarship Application Steps

  1. Fill out the free online application for admission to WCC. Do it about 2 weeks before the scholarship application deadline to allow time to receive your WCC student information in the mail.
  2. Prepare a statement of no more than 250 words that describes why you want to attend WCC, your college goals, and your activities and honors both in and out of school. You will need this statement for your scholarship application.
  3. Once you receive a letter from WCC with your student information, set up your netID.
  4. Fill out the High School Scholarship Application just once to apply for all the scholarships on this web page. Paste your prepared essay into the application.
  5. Submit at least one letter of recommendation and a copy of your high school transcript. You must send them to WCC’s Financial Aid office within one week of the application deadline.
Deadline:  July 15, 2019

 

 

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

  • 23 Apr
    • College & Career Fair @ Pioneer High School
      Date: Apr 23
      Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Pioneer High School, 601 W Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
      This event is free and open to all students and families in the surrounding counties. Meet with representatives from more than 100 colleges, career, technical & skilled trades!

      For more information visit annarborcollegefair.weebly.com
  • 23 Apr
    thru Apr 24
    • NO ANNOUNCEMENTS/BELLS - Testing Make-Ups
      Date: Apr 23 - Apr 24
      Time: 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
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  • 24 Apr
    • AP Pre-Admin Bubble 8:45 AM to 9:45 AM
      AP Pre-Admin Bubble
      Date: Apr 24
      Time: 8:45 AM to 9:45 AM
      Location: Room 200
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
    • AP Pre-Admin Bubble 12:35 PM to 1:35 PM
      AP Pre-Admin Bubble
      Date: Apr 24
      Time: 12:35 PM to 1:35 PM
      Location: Room 200
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
  • 25 Apr
    • WCC Senior meeting 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
      WCC Senior meeting
      Date: Apr 25
      Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
      Location: Room 200
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
    • College Fair @ Saline High School
      Date: Apr 25
      Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: Saline High School, 1300 Campus Pkwy, Saline, MI 48176, USA
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
  • 1 May
    • Senior Exit Surveys 1:39 PM to 2:36 PM
      Senior Exit Surveys
      Date: May 1
      Time: 1:39 PM to 2:36 PM
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  • 2 May
    • Senior Exit Surveys 8:46 AM to 9:45 AM
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      Date: May 2
      Time: 8:46 AM to 9:45 AM
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    • Senior Exit Surveys 10:58 AM to 11:58 AM
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      Date: May 2
      Time: 10:58 AM to 11:58 AM
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    • Senior Exit Surveys 12:35 PM to 1:32 PM
      Senior Exit Surveys
      Date: May 2
      Time: 12:35 PM to 1:32 PM
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    • Senior Exit Surveys 12:35 PM to 1:32 PM
      Senior Exit Surveys
      Date: May 2
      Time: 12:35 PM to 1:32 PM
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  • 3 May
    • Testing Out 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
      Testing Out
      Date: May 3
      Time: 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
      Location: Room 200
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
  • 6 May