LHS Counseling Department Website (click to visit full website)

 

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.

 

OHM Diversity Scholarship

OHM Advisors is committed to the academic success of women and minority students.  That is why we offer a Scholarship that awards $1,000 to qualified women and minorities that are currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a STEM program or other field of practice of OHM Advisors.  We want to encourage eligible students to apply prior to each academic year.  The Scholarship may be awarded to students for multiple years, and will require students to re-apply each year.  Multiple students from LHS have been awarded this Scholarship in previous years.

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

Deadline:  February 15, 2019

 

 

University of Michigan LEAD Scholarship

The LEAD Scholarship is a special scholarship offered by the U-M Alumni Association to admitted African American, Latino/a and Native American U-M students. We offer this as part of the LEAD Scholars program, which we established to help create a more diverse campus. 

Depending on which campus you will attend, the scholarship award is as follows…

  • University of Michigan–Ann Arbor--A minimum of $20k, or $5,000+ each year for four years
  • University of Michigan–Flint or Dearborn--A total award of $20k @ $5,000 each year for four years

The application can be found at umalumni.com/applyforLEAD.

 
Deadline:  February 18, 2019 for students admitted early; and March 25, 2019 for all others

 

 

2019 MIS Cares Scholarship

MIS Cares is the official charitable foundation of Michigan International Speedway and is a donor advised fund of The NASCAR Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit entity. Our mission is to assist and inspire youth within our community. 

To help assist the youth in our community, MIS Cares is giving away at least 10 $1,000 scholarships in 2019.  The scholarships will be given to graduating seniors in Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale or Washtenaw County (New this year).  To qualify for one of these scholarships the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Graduating senior attending school in Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale or Washtenaw County
  • Going into a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or Mathematics) related field
  • Attending a college, university or trade school in the State of Michigan 

Click here for a copy of the application.  The application can also be found at www.MISCares.com or by visiting the LHS Counseling Office.

Deadline:  February 22, 2019

 

 

Rosa Parks Scholarship

The application for the 2019 Rosa Parks Scholarships ($2,000) is now available at the following website:   rosaparksscholarship.org

The Rosa L. Parks Scholarship Foundation is dedicated to awarding scholarships to Michigan high school seniors who hold close to Mrs. Parks' ideals while demonstrating academic skills, community involvement and economic need.  You must also have a cumulative gpa of 2.5 or higher.

If you have questions or problems concerning the application, please email us at:  info@rosaparksscholarship.org

Deadline:  March 1, 2019

 

 

Ann Arbor Area Foundation Scholarships

 

AAACF Community Scholarship Fund - $20,000 total for up to 5 years
For students who are economically disadvantaged, youth of color, and/or first generation college students.

Gamma Rho Boule Education Fund - $1,000 award For graduating African-American male high school seniors graduating from a public or private high school in Washtenaw County.

Linda Grasselli Sprankle Scholarship Fund - $3,000 award
For African-American, Latino/Hispanic, and/or students who will be first generation in their family to attend college.

James K. Stringwell Scholarship Fund - $1,000 award
Need-based scholarships for students graduating from public high schools in Washtenaw County who will be attending a public college or university in Michigan.

Visit https://www.aaacf.org/scholarships to apply today!

Additional resource:  How to Begin an AAACF Scholarship Application

Deadline for all AAAFC Scholarships:  March 12, 2019 @ 3 pm

 

 

Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) Scholarship

Amount:  $1,000 - $1,500

Eligibility:  The student or his/her parent must be employed at a business that is a member of MRA.  To find out if you are eligible, check with your employer or call MRA's Rachel Schrauben at rshrauben@retailers.com or call 800.366.3699, ext. 346.

To applybit.ly/mrascholarships

Deadline:  Request application by March 15 and submit by April 1, 2019.

 

 

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:  March 22, 2019

 

 

Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship 2019

The Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity will award thirteen (13) $1000 scholarships to successful graduating seniors who best fulfill their scholarship criteria. The minimum GPA for consideration is 2.5.  Students must   This local scholarship is available to students in the Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, or Inkster area.

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

Applications can be returned to Mrs. Baker in the counseling office or mailed to Dr. James Hawkins, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, 2144 Collegewood St., Ypsilanti, MI 48197.

Deadline:  March 22, 2019

 

 

Ann Arbor Club of NANBPWC Inc. Scholarship 2019

The Ann Arbor Club of NANBPWC Inc. has scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000 available for the 2018-2019 academic year!  Since 2002, the Ann Arbor, Michigan Club of NANBPWC Inc. has been awarding scholarships to deserving high school seniors in Washtenaw County.  The NANBPWC scholarships are available to any African American student (female or male) attending a public high school in Washtenaw County who has achieved a senior (graduation) status. 

Application Requirements:

  • Completed Application (See attachment)
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation (one must be from a school staff member)
  • Official Copy of High School Transcript
  • Official Copy of ACT or SAT Results
  • Essay Statement (150 – 200 Words)

Primary Award Criteria:

  • Financial need
  • Academic achievement, including grades, rank in class, standardized test scores, and achievement test scores
  • Community/extracurricular involvement
  • Leadership
  • Participation in specific activities
  • Awards and recognition
  • Personal or family attributes

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

Deadline:  March 23, 2019

 

 

WCC High School Scholarships

 

President’s and Procassini Honor Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded to six students from Lincoln High School.

These scholarships pay full tuition for two consecutive semesters (fall and winter). They also provide a $300 bookstore credit each semester.

Selection Criteria:

The President’s Honor Scholarship is based on academic achievement: applicants must have at least a 3.2 grade point average. Scholarships may be renewed for a second year if recipients complete at least 24 hours (during fall and winter semesters) with a 3.0 GPA.

The Procassini Honor Scholarship is based on academic achievement and/or outstanding accomplishments in high school. Scholarships may be renewed for a second year if recipients complete at least 24 credit hours (during fall and winter semesters) with a 2.3 GPA.

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:  March 30, 2019

 

 

Rotary Club of Ypsilanti Scholarship 2019

Each year, the Rotary Club of Ypsilanti awards competitive scholarships to area students who plan to pursue a college degree.  Scholarships are valued up to $1500 and are nonrenewable.  All applicants must live in one of the following school districts:  Ypsilanti Community Schools or Lincoln Consolidated but may attend public school, private school, be home-schooled, or a "school of choice".

Apply online at:  ypsirotary.org/page/scholarships

Deadline:  March 31, 2019

 

 

Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation Scholarship

Applicants do not have to have any Masonic affiliation.  Students from Lincoln High School routinely win this award.

Click here for the complete instructions and application, or visit the LHS Counseling Office.

Deadline:  April 1, 2019

 

 

Ypsilanti Kiwanis Club Award for Achievement and Service

In the past, the Ypsilanti Kiwanis Club has presented this award to 2 students from Lincoln High School.  This award generally goes to those students who have best exemplefied the qualities of achievement, leadership and community service.

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

Applications should be returned to Mrs. Baker in the counseling office.

Deadline:  April 2, 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 

 

 

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

  • 19 Feb
    • 1-1408-Online Scheduling w/ Whitley
      Date: Feb 19
      Time: 7:40 AM to 8:40 AM
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
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    • 3,4,5,6-1408-Online Scheduling w/ Whitley
      Date: Feb 19
      Time: 9:52 AM to 2:36 PM
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
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  • 20 Feb
    • Parent Information Night 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
      Parent Information Night
      Date: Feb 20
      Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: PAC to start
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
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  • 22 Feb
    • 1,2,3,4-1408-Online Scheduling w/ Gordon
      Date: Feb 22
      Time: 7:40 AM to 12:28 PM
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
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    • 6-1408-Online Scheduling w/ Gordon
      Date: Feb 22
      Time: 1:39 PM to 2:35 PM
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
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  • 25 Feb
    • 1-1408-Online Scheduling w/ Elstone
      Date: Feb 25
      Time: 7:40 AM to 8:40 AM
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
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    • 3,4-1408-Online Scheduling w/ Elstone
      Date: Feb 25
      Time: 9:52 AM to 12:28 PM
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    • 6-1408-Online Scheduling w/ Elstone
      Date: Feb 25
      Time: 1:39 PM to 2:35 PM
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
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  • 27 Feb
    • 8th grade online scheduling @ LMS
      Date: Feb 27
      Time: 8:00 AM to 11:55 AM
      Location: LMS computer lab
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
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  • 28 Feb
    • WCA Meeting 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM
      WCA Meeting
      Date: Feb 28
      Time: 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM
      Location: Counseling Office
      Calendar: LHS Counseling
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    • Health Science interviews 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
      Health Science interviews
      Date: Feb 28
      Time: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
      Location: LHS Counseling Office
      Calendar: LHS Counseling