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.  

 

WCC President's and Procassini Scholarships (LOCAL)

Scholarships are awarded to six students from each Washtenaw County public high school.  That means 6 students from LHS will attend WCC for free!

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

If you receive a scholarship, you must take at least 12 credit hours at WCC each semester. To receive the second half of the award for the Winter semester, you must make progress on your program during Fall Semester.

The President’s and Procassini scholarships have different 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 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 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, 2018

 

 

Ypsilanti Kiwanis Award for Leadership and Service (LOCAL)

Each year the Ypsilanti Kiwanis Club honors one male and one female student from Lincoln High School for their Leadership and Service with a monetary award to be used toward their college education.

Click here to download a copy of the application.

Completed applications should be returned to Mrs. Baker in the counseling office.

Deadline:  April 3, 2018

 

 

2018 Pearls and Ivy Foundation Scholarship (LOCAL)

The members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Delta Psi Omega Chapter are pleased to announce its 2018 Pearls and Ivy Foundation Scholarship.  Scholarships will be awarded to graduating African American female students to assist in their educational pursuits.  

To qualify for a scholarship, you must complete the application and submit a sealed copy of your high school transcript that verifies a 2.5 grade point average or above.

To access the application, either use this link http://bit.ly/2FoOPOM.

Should you have any questions or need further information, please contact Ms. Kay Wade via telephone 734-761-7411 or email wadek7@gmail.com or Ms. Laverne Sommerville via telephone 734-434-2097 or email Lavernelees1548@gmail.com.

Deadline:  April 4, 2018

 

 

John Weir Scholarship (LOCAL)

The Ann Arbor CIL invites all high school seniors with disabilities to apply for the John Weir Academic Scholarship.  The scholarship ranges from $200-500.

An eligible student for the John Weir Scholarship must:  be a high school senior graduating with the class of 2018; have a significant physical, visual, hearing, developmental and/or cognitive disability, or have a mental health condition or a chronic health concern, such as cancer.  

Click here for a copy of the application.

Deadline:  April 6, 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

 

 

African American Authors Book Discussion Group Textbook Scholarship (LOCAL)

The African American Authors Book Discussion Group is offering a $300 textbook scholarship to a 2018 graduating senior who meets the following qualification requirements:

  • Submit the completed application by the deadline
  • Must be a 2018 high school graduate
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Must submit an official high school transcript
  • Must submit two letters of recommendation
  • Must submit one to two page essay

For a complete list of instructions and qualifications and to download the application, click here.  There are also printed copies in the counseling office.

Deadline:  April 11, 2018

 

 

OHM Diversity Scholarship (LOCAL)

OHM Advisors is committed to the academic success of women and minority students.  That is why they offer a scholarship that awards $1000 to qualified women and minorities that are currently enrolled or plan to enroll in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) program or other field of practice of OHM Advisors.  

Click here for a complete list of requirements and details and to download a copy of the application.   You may also pick a copy in the LHS Counseling Office.

Deadline:  April 15, 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

 

 

Tammy Sperle Memorial Scholarship (LOCAL)

Since 1997, funds have been raised at the annual Tammy Sperle Memorial Golf Scramble for a scholarship in her name. Each year a $1000 scholarship is awarded to one male and one female scholar athlete based on academics and athletics. The scholarships are given by friends and family to honor Tammy's love and dedication to Lincoln Athletics. 

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. 


Requirements:

  • Students must attend a panel interview. (You will be contacted for a date and time)
  • An essay describing- "How high school sports have affected you life". (1 page min-3 page max)
  • Provide a current copy of PowerSchool with your cumulative GPA (min 3.0)
  • A letter of reference from a current teacher. (Student must currently be attending the teachers class this semester and shall be from an English, Science, Math, or Social Studies department. (specialty teachers and staff, counselors, coaches, and club sponsors will not be accepted).

Click here to fill out the online application.

Applications will not be accepted without all requirements met. 

Deadline:  Complete online application and turn in essay no later than May 1 @ 3PM to the Athletic Office. 

 

 

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

 

 

Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship (LOCAL)

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 field of education in the fall of 2018.  

Click here for a copy of the application.

Any questions may be directed to Sandra Riley at:  sbutler1953@hotmail.com.

Deadline:  May 20, 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

 

 

Divorce Matters Scholarship


This scholarship is available high school seniors and current college students who have either had parents go through a divorce or who have gone through a divorce themselves.  Divorce Matters understands how difficult it can be to pay for college after being involved in a divorce and want to help someone afford a better education.

This is a $2,500 one-time award.  Applicants must be attending a 4-yr college/university or 2-yr community college for Fall 2018.  Incomplete or Late Applications will not be accepted.  You can view the scholarship and other pertinent information here:  https://www.divorce-matters.com/#divorce-scholarship

Deadline:  May 31, 2018

 

 

2018 Typology Central Personality Type Scholarship

You can find full information on our scholarship here http://www.typologycentral.com/forums/scholarship.php

Amount:                   ($2000/1st prize, $500/2nd prize)
Awards given:          2
Student Type:          Senior High School / Undergraduate/ Graduate students who will be attending an accredited university or college
Area:                         Nationwide
Renewable?             No
Attachments:           1) An essay of at least 1000 words(personal statement about the use of personality type systems) 2)An easily readable copy of your transcript 3) a list of academic and/or non-academic awards and achievements. 
Criteria:                    To further opportunities for those interested in personality type and theory, undergraduate and graduate students who will be attending an accredited university or college are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The scholarship is available to those who have completed at least 15 credit hours. Applications in all major fields of study are eligible.
There is no cost or charge of any kind to apply for this scholarship.

Deadline:  June 23rd

 

 

ZipRecruiter -- $3,000 Scholarship


Scholarship Award: $3,000
Eligibility Requirements: Student must be 18+ years old and enrolled in classes by deadline date
Entry Rules: 500-800 word essay that addresses both prompts
Prompts: Describe a job you previously held - or hold. Describe your ideal post-graduate job

You can visit our Scholarships Page for more information.

Deadlines: June 30, 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

 

 

Newton Baby Scholarship

Newton Baby will be choosing 1 recipient to be awarded $1,000 dollars towards their education. Entry requirements are fairly simple and straight-forward. This scholarship is for any full-time student enrolled (or enrolling) at an accredited college/university within the United States for completion of an undergraduate degree in a health and wellness-related or equivalent field. 

Students need only a 400-800 word essay, a transcript copy, and a letter of enrollment verification from the school. More information about this scholarship can be found here (https://www.newtonbaby.com/pages/scholarship). 


Deadline:  December 14, 2018

 

 

ZipRecruiter -- $3,000 Scholarship


Scholarship Award: $3,000
Eligibility Requirements: Student must be 18+ years old and enrolled in classes by deadline date
Entry Rules: 500-800 word essay that addresses both prompts
Prompts: Describe a job you previously held - or hold. Describe your ideal post-graduate job

You can visit our Scholarships Page for more information.

Deadlines: December 31, 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

  • 23 Apr
    • AP Pre-Administration Meeting
      Apr 23
      8:45 AM to 9:45 AM
      LHS Counseling
    • Baker College Visit 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      Baker College Visit
      Apr 23
      11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      Room 200
      LHS Counseling
      A representative from Baker College will be here to provide information to students who might be interested in attending.
    • Baker College Visit 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      Baker College Visit
      Apr 23
      11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      LHS Counseling
  • 24 Apr
    • Kiwanis Award Interviews 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Kiwanis Award Interviews
      Apr 24
      10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      LHS Counseling
    • Tutoring 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Tutoring
      Apr 24
      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
  • 24 Apr
    thru Apr 25
    • State Testing Make-Up Day
      Apr 24 - Apr 25
      West Gym
      LHS Counseling
      Students who missed the SAT/PSAT and WorkKeys will be testing.
  • 25 Apr
    • P2P EOY Celebration @ Pioneer High School
      Apr 25
      11:30 AM to 2:30 PM
      LHS Counseling
    • EMS Education - Open House 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      EMS Education - Open House
      Apr 25
      5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Huron Valley Ambulance, 1200 State Cir, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
      LHS Counseling
      Spring 2018 open house for student, teachers, parents, and counselors to learn more about EMS as a career or stepping stone to other health care opportunities.

      During the Open House guests will be able to:
      • Tour through the EMS Education Center and learn about our satellite location in Ann Arbor, Jackson, Monroe, and Oakland Counties.
      • Tour the HVA ambulance facility, including our emergency dispatch center.
      • Meet with EMT and Paramedic instructors and have the opportunity to ask any questions.


      RSVP by Friday, April 13th to Oren Jackson at ojackson@emergenthealth.org or call 734-477-6314
  • 26 Apr
    • Admin/Counseling Team Meeting 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Admin/Counseling Team Meeting
      Apr 26
      10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      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
    • Tutoring 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Tutoring
      Apr 26
      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
  • 1 May
    • Tutoring 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Tutoring
      May 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.5q9vbqemr059a3q6e0mlncq6fo&hs=121
  • 2 May
    • P2P Post Survey 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
      P2P Post Survey
      May 2
      12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
      LHS Counseling
      This event has a video call. Join: https://meet.google.com/xar-vsah-kry
  • 3 May
    • Counseling Meeting 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Counseling Meeting
      May 3
      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
      May 3
      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
  • 4 May
    • Prom Fashion Show 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
      Prom Fashion Show
      May 4
      8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
      LHS Counseling