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Scholarships are listed in order of deadline.  If the scholarship is marked (LOCAL), that means that it is given to a Lincoln or Ypsilanti area student.

Michigan Scholarships and Grants

2014-15 SSG Programs At A Glance 

MI Student Aid website

Need some help? With MI Student Aid’s new scholarship database containing thousands of scholarships for Michigan students, MI Student Aid can now conduct a scholarship search for you.  MI Student Aid’s scholarship database, developed by AmeriCorps VISTA Michelle Danaj, contains scholarships with a Michigan place-based component.  That means the scholarships are set aside specifically for students from a particular region, county, city, or high school. 

Just call MI Student Aid at 1-888-447-2687 or fill out our new online scholarship search form. Our team uses this information to search a database of scholarships from every county in the state and compile for you a list of scholarship opportunities. 

Please DO NOT include information such as a SSN or driver’s license number, as this is confidential information and will not be utilized in a scholarship search.


Ave Maria University Michigan Scholarship

$7,000 ($3,500 per semester)
Type: Renewable up to 4 years

– Must be a resident of the state of Michigan
– Applicant must be a first-time college freshman with a high school GPA of 2.8 (unweighted) or above; and an ACT score of 22 or above, or a SAT score of 1100 or above, who is accepted for admission at Ave Maria University for Fall 2017. (may NOT be a returning AMU student)
– Applicant must be a practicing Catholic (endorsement letter from parish)
– Recipient must maintain a University GPA of 2.5 to keep the scholarship.
– Must complete Ave Maria University’s online scholarship application (
– Apply early – a limited number of scholarships will be awarded

Apply at:



WCC STEM Scholars Program

National Science Foundation, Michigan Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (NSF MI-LSAMP)

  • For underrepresented minority students seeking a STEM degree
  • Research and scholarship opportunities
  • Participation will significantly increase the probability of transferring into the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Western Michigan University and Wayne State University
  • Students selected will participate in a comprehensive program of support at Washtenaw Community College and at the university

National Science Foundation, S-STEM program (NSF S-STEM)

  • For economically disadvantaged students (PELL eligible) seeking a STEM degree
  • Full scholarship funding at Washtenaw Community College and Michigan State University
  • Research opportunities
  • Students selected will participate in a comprehensive program of support at Washtenaw Community College and at the university

Visit the link and fill out the form for more information:



VFW Voice of Democracy Writing Contest (LOCAL)

This is for students in the 9th through the 12th grades with a potential of winning a large amount of scholarship funds.  This year's Voice of Democracy writing theme is on "American History:  Our Hope for the Future".

The rules are simple.  The applicant submits a written essay and an oral recording of that essay on a CD.  For the complete letter, rules and eligibility, click here.

To review the past year's Voice of Democracy winners and link to the 2017-18 Voice of Democracy essay program, is


MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award
Due in Athletic Office by November 28.

Wittenberg University Bill Martin Scholarship

This scholarship has been funded due to the generosity of William C. and Sally A. Martin who reside in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Mr. Martin's generosity has made it possible that one full-tuition scholarship, renewable for four years, is awarded per year to a student who will be enrolling at Wittenberg in the 2018-2019 academic year. In order to be eligible for this scholarship students must:

  • reside in either Washtenaw County, Houghton County or Keweenaw County, Michigan. 
  • be an incoming student in the Wittenberg Class of 2022.
  • submit the Application for Admission (including all transcripts, standardized test scores, letters of recommendation, or any additional documents) in full by theEarly Action I Deadline of December 1. 
  • submit the Bill Martin Scholarship Application no later than the Early Action I deadline of December 1 (see below).
  • demonstrate financial need by submitting the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) prior to the priority deadline of March 1 in order to be considered for this scholarship.

Please direct any questions to the Office of Admission at or 877-206-0332.

Deadline:  December 1, 2017



Boston University Trustee Scholarship Competition

Earn a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to BU.

For more information:

Deadline:  December 1, 2017



Lexus Eco Challenge STEM Scholarship Competition

Since 2006, students and teachers have been making a difference in the eco health of our planet through the Lexus Eco Challenge, a national STEM competition for grades 6–12.

The Air & Climate challenge is open NOW—are you ready?

Teams of 5-10 students create practical solutions while competing for amazing prizes—up to $500,000 in scholarships and grants are awarded each year to eligible teachers, students, and schools.

That's more than 10 years and HUNDREDS of winning projects. Will yours be next?

Deadline:  December 11, 2017



Allied Van Lines Logistic Scholarship

This is a continual scholarship with a scheduled due date in the fall semesters. All students majoring in logistics, business, or management can apply for this scholarship. In summary, the scholarship will award three students with $1,000 each to the school of their choice. There are a few entry and eligibility requirements, all of which can be found under link below. If any student decides to participate, this is also where they would go to attach and submit their information. 

Deadline:  December 15, 2017



2018 Michigan Student Broadcast Awards

For contest information, contest rules, and a complete list of television and radio categories, visit

Deadline:  December 19, 2017



2017 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

This is a general scholarship which will award each of the selected applicants with a scholarship award of $2,000. 

The annual scholarship award is for three (3) students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Applicants must include a 250-word maximum introductory bio with their 500-750 word essay and sign the Scholarship Award Agreement.

A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to three (3) individual students who write the most compelling essay as judged by staff.

Click here for a complete list of applicant guidelines.

Submission Deadline: December 31, 2017



Video Game Design Scholarship

To further opportunities and assist students with their educational goals, undergraduate and graduate students who will be attending an accredited university or college are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Award Amount: $1000

Number of Awards Available: 1

How to Apply: Write an essay (800-1500 words about what you perceive to be the most revolutionary development in the gaming industry since the turn of the century)

Where to Apply:

Eliibilty: All prospective and currently enrolled undergraduate students are eligible to apply for this award. Prospective students must possess proof of acceptance to an accredited US college, university or vocational/trade school.

Deadline: December 31, 2017



GE-Reagan Scholarship Foundation

High school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2018 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond.

Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online:

Deadline:  January 4, 2018 



United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship 

Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors in the United States, where that state has an active JCI Senate program (see  [under scholarship] or  for a listing of eligible states).  You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this scholarship.

This package contains information and directions for applying to the United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Program.

Each year (April) $1,000 grants will be awarded to graduating high school seniors in the United States, who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The number of grants awarded annually will be at the discretion of the United States JCI Senate Foundation. They must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study. Checks awarded will be made out in the name of the recipient and the educational institution of their choice.

Deadline:  January 5, 2017



NALS of Michigan Scholarship 2017-18

NALS of Michigan Scholarship Fund shall present one (1) $1,000 non-renewable tuition/books-only scholarships available to those enrolled in a school of advanced education in the legal field. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholastic or legal career achievements, future career goals, demonstration of financial need and leadership ability. The scholarship award may be granted to any qualified applicant in the legal field.

The candidate must:

1.         Be a high school senior or enrolled in a school of advanced education (including the current school year).

2.         Be a resident of Michigan and be enrolling in a Michigan school of advanced education in the legal field.

3.         Have at least a B average, or if percentile system is used, not below 90 percent.

4.         Be in need of financial assistance.

5.         Be able to enroll in the fall term (2017). Candidates nominated in prior years who meet current qualifications are eligible for renomination.

The application and all required attachments must be submitted on the forms provided to the NALS of Michigan Scholarship Fund Chairman and must be postmarked no later than Jan. 15, 2018.

Deadline:  January 15, 2018



Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors Scholarship

We have decided to continue our $1,000 scholarships bi-annually. 

The link to our scholarship can be found here:

Deadline:  January 15, 2018



Nurse Scholarship

The Scholarship is open to anyone enrolled at or admitted to an accredited nursing degree program in the United States.

Award amounts vary but are between $1000 to $5000 and we will be selecting and announcing scholarship grant recipients every semester (Spring, Summer and Fall).

More details and an application are available at

Deadline:  January 15, 2018



Healthcare Leaders Scholarship - Sponsored by is seeking applications for the Healthcare Leaders Scholarship. To be eligible for the $1000 award, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above, be pursuing a degree related to healthcare, and submit a 600-1000 word essay. The scholarship is offered once a year and award is paid directly to the student.

Visit our website for full scholarship details and online application.

Deadline:  January 29, 2018



HonorsGradU Design A Better Future $10,000 Scholarship


Whether through essays or multimedia, students have used their voices to share visions for a better world. So here's their chance to put them to action! We're asking high school seniors to submit a proposal for how they'll better thier communities. Because this will be a much more rigorous process with multiple rounds, we're also raising the bar for tuition awards: from five $1,000 tuition awards to five $10,000 tuition awards! We will also fund the top project up to $5,000.

Visit their website for more information:

Deadline:  February 11, 2018



WACE National Co-op Scholarship Program

These merit co-op scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and transfer students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of the following Partner Institutions:  Clarkson University, Drexel University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, and Wentworth Institute of Technology.

To qualify for this scholarship, students must: 

• Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. 

• Apply for the 2018-2019 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed.

Visit for more info and to apply.

Deadline:  February 15, 2018



Parentinn's Scholarship 

In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, we have created the “Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship” for High school students.
Award: $2500 ($1250 for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students - $1250 for High School students).

Please check our scholarship page for more information.
Link to our Scholarship page:

Deadline: Feb. 28, 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

Deadline:  March 1, 2018


University of Michigan Free Room and Board Scholarship

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 24 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 five years.

How does this work with University of Michigan's process? U of M's Office of Admissions has a mantra: apply early. Students who do so are in a better position to capture financial aid and make important decisions that impact their college applications. 
The University of Michigan has a rolling admission process, meaning that they evaluate applications as they arrive. This system is independent from Telluride Association. We strongly encourage high school seniors interested in our scholarship to apply to U of M before the Early Action deadline of November 1, 2017.

MBTA's application period opens to incoming first-year university students in spring of 2018.  Join our mailing list to be notified of important application deadlines and information about future recruitment events.

Deadline:  Spring 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.


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: along with your name, mailing address, and telephone number.

Complete information about the scholarship can be found here-

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.



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 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

Upcoming Dates

  • 28 Nov
    • Tutoring 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Nov 28
      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.
  • 30 Nov
    • Admin/Counseling Team Meeting 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Admin/Counseling Team Meeting
      Nov 30
      11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      LHS room 200
      LHS Counseling
    • Tutoring 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Nov 30
      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.
  • 5 Dec
    • Tutoring 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Dec 5
      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.