Counseling Office and Scholarships

LHS Counseling Department Website (click to visit full website)

 

SCHOLARSHIPS:  

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

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

Qualifications:
– 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 (www.avemaria.edu/apply)
– Apply early – a limited number of scholarships will be awarded

Apply at:  https://www.avemaria.edu/future-students/scholarships/#michigan

 

 

Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship

Wendy’s is a believer in creating opportunities for people in our communities, especially through high schools. Wendy’s scholarship and awards program celebrates exceptional student-athletes and supports high school education.  In partnership with the Heisman Memorial Trust, Wendy’s High School Heisman awards $150,000 in scholarships annually to students in all 50 states who excel in athletics, academics and community leadership. To-date we’ve awarded more than $1.9 million to support education while honoring more than 600,000 of the nation’s most esteemed high school senior student-athletes.

The 2017 scholarship program is now accepting applications from current juniors. They can learn more and apply at wendysheisman.com.

Deadline:  October 2, 2017

 

 

Horatio Alger National and State Scholarships

The eligibility criteria to be considered for Horatio Alger National and State Scholarships are as follows:

  • Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States with plans to enter college no later than the Fall semester following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the US (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Hold a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0
  • Be a United States citizen

To learn more and apply, visit scholars.horatioalger.org.

Application Deadline:  October 25, 2017

 

 

FuriousGrill Eat Healthy Scholarship


Here is a URL to our Scholarship: http://furiousgrill.com/scholarship/
We are offering a $1000 award to one winner student every year.


Here is a brief list of our requirements:

  • Should be in High School, College or University.
  • Should write a 500-1000 words essay on the topic of "We Are What We Eat".
Deadline:  November 15, 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.

http://www.allied.com/scholarship 

Deadline:  December 15, 2017

 

 

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:

http://www.4feldco.com/scholarship/

Deadline:  January 15, 2018

 

 

Healthcare Leaders Scholarship - Sponsored by Nurse.org

Nurse.org 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

 

 

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.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:

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 http://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html 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: http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship
 

Deadline: Feb. 28, 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:

http://www.4feldco.com/scholarship/

Deadline:  January 15, 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

Upcoming Dates

  • 24 Sep
    • Duke University Visit to Detroit
      Sep 24
      Detroit Marriott Southfield, 27033 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48033, USA
      LHS Counseling
      Duke admissions officers will present information and answer questions about the university, the admissions process, financial aid, and much more. Register to attend at admiss.ugrad.duke.edu/discover-duke
  • 25 Sep
    • CMU Visit at LHS 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      CMU Visit at LHS
      Sep 25
      11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      Room 200
      LHS Counseling
      Central Michigan University representative, Mary Witherspoon, will be here to provide information and answer questions for students who are interested in attending.
  • 26 Sep
    • U of M Flint Visit at LHS 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      U of M Flint Visit at LHS
      Sep 26
      11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      Room 200
      LHS Counseling
      A University of Flint representative will be here to provide information and answer questions for students who may be interested in attending.
    • Tutoring 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Tutoring
      Sep 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.
  • 27 Sep
    • U of M visit to LHS 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      U of M visit to LHS
      Sep 27
      11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      Room 200
      LHS Counseling
      University of Michigan representative, Julie, will be here to provide information and answer questions for students who are interested in attending.
  • 28 Sep
    • Admin/Counseling Team Meeting 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Admin/Counseling Team Meeting
      Sep 28
      11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      LHS room 200
      LHS Counseling
      Weekly Admin/Counseling meetings to discuss Tier 2/3 students, process and procedure for referring Tier 2/3 students, Reach Higher stuff, SEL stuff, timeline for all, etc. I will (eventually) make a google doc agenda that we can all add items to.
    • Marines visit at LHS 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      Marines visit at LHS
      Sep 28
      11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      Main Hall between cafeterias
      LHS Counseling
      Gnry.Sgt. Louis Mena will be here to provide information and answer questions for students who are interested in a military career or an alternative option for earning college scholarships.
    • University of Chicago visit at LHS
      Sep 28
      11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      Room 200
      LHS Counseling
      U of C representative, Justin Klein, will be here to provide information and to answer questions for students who are interested in attending.
    • Tutoring 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Tutoring
      Sep 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.
  • 2 Oct
    • Link Crew Conference 7:00 AM to 1:30 PM
      Link Crew Conference
      Oct 2
      7:00 AM to 1:30 PM
      East Gym
      LHS Counseling
      Link Crew speaker and activities for students.
    • Link Crew Conference 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
      Link Crew Conference
      Oct 2
      8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
      Room 200
      LHS Counseling
      Link Crew Conference - Coordinators breakfast and activies
  • 3 Oct
    • Tutoring 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Tutoring
      Oct 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.
  • 4 Oct
    • U of M Dearborn Visit at LHS 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      U of M Dearborn Visit at LHS
      Oct 4
      11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      Room 200
      LHS Counseling
      A representative from U of M Dearborn will be here to present information and answer questions for any students who are interested in attending.
  • 5 Oct
    • Admin/Counseling Team Meeting 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Admin/Counseling Team Meeting
      Oct 5
      11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      LHS room 200
      LHS Counseling
      Weekly Admin/Counseling meetings to discuss Tier 2/3 students, process and procedure for referring Tier 2/3 students, Reach Higher stuff, SEL stuff, timeline for all, etc. I will (eventually) make a google doc agenda that we can all add items to.
    • Tutoring 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
      Tutoring
      Oct 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.