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LOCAL Scholarships

These are scholarship opportunities available to LHS students.  See your school counselor or Mrs. Baker if you have any questions.

Children of Veterans Tuition Grant

Provides tuition assistance to the children of qualified Michigan veterans who are deceased, totally and permanently disabled due to a service-connected injury or illness, or missing in action.

Click here for more information on this scholarship and how to apply.

DEADLINE:  Eligible students must apply and receive benefits prior to age 26.

Police Officer's and Fire Fighter's Survivor Tuition Grant

Provides a waiver of tuition at a Michigan community college or public university for children and surviving spouses of Michigan police officers and fire fighters killed in the line of duty.

Click here for more information on this scholarship and how to apply.

DEADLINE:  Eligible students must apply and receive benefits prior to age 26.

College Board Opportunity Scholarship

Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. This scholarship program is open to all students and it doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships.

Click here to learn more.

Josie Rewald Memorial Community College Scholarship

In September 2016, our dear friend and SWE Life Member, Josie E. Rewald, passed away unexpectedly. Everyone who knew Josie is saddened by the passing of a wonderful leader and mentor in SWE Detroit and General Motors. Josie was committed to excellence, and her record of accomplishment during her career was stellar. She was very interested in mentoring students and early career engineers, in particular women. She served as a mentor to many at GM and SWE Detroit, as well as those in and outside of her community.

In Josie’s honor, SWE-Detroit has endowed the Society’s first scholarship specifically for community college students.

  • Must be entering or enrolled in a full- or part-time community college program, studying engineering, engineering technology or computer science, OR another program intending to transfer to a degree in engineering, engineering technology, or computer science.
    • Note: a duel-enrollment high school program does not meet this requirement.
  • Must be a Michigan resident.
  • Must be a woman or other underrepresented gender in engineering and technology.

The application and detailed criteria can be found at

SWE, at a national level, also has many scholarships for outstanding students.  This application form can be found on the National SWE website:


Michigan Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Scholarship

The National Association of Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club (NABSMC) of Michigan is pleased to announce the Chapter’s 2021 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 requested essay questions.
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.

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Dr. Loretta Woodard, Scholarship Committee Chairperson, by telephone (313) 942-9692 or e-mail

DEADLINE: April 15, 2021

The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc. Ann Arbor, MI Club Scholarship

African-American graduating seniors of the Lincoln High School class of 2021 are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.

Click here for the NANBPWC Ann Arbor Scholarship Application.

The following documents must be submitted with your application to be considered:

  • Two (2) recommendations (one from a school staff member)
  • Official copy of high school transcript
  • Official copy of ACT or SAT results
  • Essay -- a statement of 150-200 words about your extra-curricular activities, school and community activities, and your educational and career plans.

Please complete the entire application and return to Dianne J. Curry, 855 Desoto Avenue, Ypsilanti, MI  48198.


SET SEG Skilled Trades Scholarship

The SET SEG Foundation believes in supporting Michigan public school students in the pursuit of enrichment opportunities that advance learning and create opportunities. With the shortage of skilled trade workers in Michigan, we want to help revitalize these career paths and support students in their professional pursuits by giving scholarships in the amount of $500.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a Michigan resident
  • Must be a high school senior attending a Michigan public school
  • Must have been enrolled in a Career and Technical Education Program (and provide transcript)
  • Must be enrolled in or plan to enroll in an accredited two-year college, technical school, or other accredited technical institutes in the next 12 months


  • Scholarships in the amount of $500 will be awarded
  • Awards must be used for school tuition costs or certification program costs

Click here to learn more and apply!

DEADLINE:  April 19, 2021

Comprehensive Dentistry Scholarship for LHS Students

$1000/year and renewable for a total of 4 years

We are excited to give a scholarship to one student who has proven to be someone with integrity who wants to have an impact on others.  This student will have a very strong academic record and will have been involved in activities outside the classroom as well.  We are looking to provide this scholarship to someone who wants to use healthcare, engineering or the sciences to impact people in a positive way.

Scholarship Committee:
1.  Dr. Colleen Bullard (Will present at awards night)
2.  Bill Bullard
3.  One person from our company
4.  Counselor chooses the top 5 candidates for us to interview

1.  LHS student with Grade point average over a 3.5
2.  Two character references 
3.  Field of study - Health Science, Science, Technology, Engineering
4.  Renewable scholarship for a total of 4 years with the following requirements:
          a.  Above a 3.2 GPA
          b.  No legal issues
          c.  No school probation

Apply online using this form:  Comprehensive Dentistry Scholarship 2021


The Donovan Xavier Baker Scholarship

A scholarship offered to African-American males ages 17-22 to assist in post high school education, the Donovan Xavier Baker Scholarship Fund was created as a way to honor the short but beautiful life of Donovan X. Baker.

Donovan graduated from Benjamin O. Davis Aerospace & Technical High School, attended Henry Ford Community College, and was attending Ohio Technical College as a full time student and only had 9 months to completion of his education as an Automotive Technician when his life was cut short.

Award of $2500 to the winning essay to be deposited in the winner's college account.

For more information and to apply go to: or download the application.

Please include an email address or phone number where you can be reached.


Tammy Sperle Memorial Scholarship for LHS Student Athletes

Since 1997 Funds have been raised at the annual Tammy Sperle Memorial Golf Scramble for a scholarship in her name. Each year a $1000.00 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.  

Tammy Sperle Memorial Scholarship Application


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


  • An essay describing how high school sports have affected your life. (1page min-3 page max)
  • Turn in application form and essay to the LHS Counseling office.  Completed scholarship forms and essays may also be emailed to Mrs. Baker,


Betty J. Jones Scholarship for LHS Seniors

Betty Jones taught French and Spanish at Lincoln High School (LHS) from 1964 to 1985. She exemplified the characteristics of a "great teacher" and truly loved to empower students and watch them thrive with the gift of knowledge. This scholarship has been established in loving memory by her friends and family.

To be eligible for the Betty J. Jones Scholarship, you must be entering Eastern Michigan University this coming Fall Semester. A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to one LHS senior who has a strong interest in the field of education.

Click here to submit the application online. 

Email Mrs. Baker, with any questions you may have.

DEADLINE: May 3, 2021

Orlo H. Wright Scholarship for LHS Seniors


  1. You must be a member of the current graduating class of Lincoln Consolidated High School, with a cumulative grade point average of C+ or higher. The only exception to this rule is if you are applying for a second year of the scholarship, in which you must have been a member of the class next preceding.
  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 to download the Orlo H. Wright Scholarship Application

Please submit completed applications to Mrs. Baker,, or drop them off in the LHS Counseling Office.

DEADLINE:  MAY 7, 2021

Libbey-Lowden One-Room Schoolhouse Scholarships for LHS Seniors

This scholarship is available to a 2021 Lincoln High School graduating senior.

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.
7.  Submit application and supporting materials to Mrs. Baker in the LHS Counseling Office or email by May 7, 2021.
8.  Once the high school counseling office has received the application and supporting material it will be forwarded to Daniel Makarewich, President, Lowden Schoolhouse Inc. for review by the committee.

Click here to complete the online application now.

DEADLINE:  MAY 7, 2021

The Dejanovich Scholarship for LHS Seniors

Qualified applicants must be a member of the Lincoln High School graduating class of 2021 and attend a post-secondary college or trade school in Fall 2021.

Return this application with the following:

  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.

Return all requirements to:

  • Email them to Emmy Baker,, OR
  • Drop them off at the Lincoln High School Counseling Office, OR
  • Mail them to:
    • Lincln High School Counseling Office
    • c/o Emmy Baker
    • 7425 Willis Rad
    • Ypsilanti, MI  48197

DEADLINE:  MAY 10, 2021

2020-21 LHS LINC Parent Senior Award

The Lincoln High School Parent LINC group will award five (5) scholarships of $150 each this year to graduating seniors.  This award is NOT exclusive to those students seeking higher education.

Seniors are asked to respond to the following question:  Which teacher or staff member has had the most positive influence on you during your time at Lincoln High School?  In 400 words or less, please go into detail about this person and how he/she has influenced you.  

Students may type their response onto the scholarship form or upload a separate file.  Please email Mrs. Baker with any questions.

2020-21 LINC Parent Senior Award Application

DEADLINE:  May 13, 2021

The Hallie Richardson Scholarship

This scholarship is for Lincoln High School seniors graduating with the class of 2021.  


Submit this application with the following items to Mrs. Baker in the LHS Counseling Office by May 14, 2021.  

1.  Students must attend a post-secondary college or trade school during Fall 2021.
2.  Two letters of recommendation.  One from a teacher and one from a 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".

Click here to view and submit the online Hallie Richardson Scholarship application.

DEADLINE:  MAY 14, 2021

The Ileen Pickrem Memorial Scholarship for LHS Seniors

Ileen Pickrem was a 1927 Lincoln High School graduate.  She served her country as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in World War II and registered electrolysist.  She was a volunteer at the railroad museum.  She passed away at the age of 90 in 2009.  In her honor, LHS is offering a $1000.00 scholarship to Lincoln High School graduating seniors.

Students are asked to provide a letter of recommendation, list of volunteer work and/or community service, acceptance letter from a college, university or trade school, and to describe their educational and career objectives. 

Students should also prepare a short essay in response to the following:  Ileen Pickrem was a member of the Women's Army Corps in WWII.  Members of the WAC were the first women other than nurses to serve within the ranks of the United States Army.  The Army and the American public initially had difficulty accepting the concept of women in uniform.  Describe a time when you may have had a similar experience to Ms. Pickrem.

All LHS seniors are encouraged to apply.  Click here to view and submit the online Ileen Pickrem Memorial Scholarship application.

Questions should be directed to Mrs. Baker,

DEADLINE:  MAY 17, 2021

Frank Nichols Scholarship for LHS Seniors

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

Click here to view the Frank Nichols Scholarship application.

Please return completed scholarship applications to Mrs. Baker in the LHS counseling office or email them to

DEADLINE:  MAY 17, 2021

LEA Scholarship for LHS Seniors

Please complete this form to apply for the Lincoln Education Association Scholarship.  There will be 3 awards of $300 given to Lincoln High School seniors.  Thank you.  

Click here to apply:

DEADLINE:  May 18, 2021 

Alpha Delta Kappa Future Educator 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 field of education in the fall of 2021.  

Click here to download a copy of the application.

Completed applications should be returned to:

Sandra Riley, 7901 Ann Arbor St., Dexter, MI  48130

Any questions may be directed to

DEADLINE:  MAY 20, 2021

Keystone Academy Scholarship

Click here to download the Keystone Academy Scholarship Application.

Award amount: $1000.00

Perseverance is what carries you through to the finishThe determination and persistence involved will help you manifest your ideas throughout life.

Eligibility:  1) Must have at least a 2.5 GPA  2) Completed 8th grade at Keystone Academy.  3) Active in school community and extracurricular activities and must provide documentation.  4) Must have plans to attend a post high school educational institution.

Purpose of scholarship:  This scholarship was established to aid in the expenses of a post-high school educational institution. The scholarship awarded will be paid to the winning applicant when he/she has completed enrollment in a university, college, junior college, community college or technical/trade institute. Certification of scholarship will be presented at the Senior Recognition Night Scholarship Program of your school.

DEADLINE: May 21, 2021 to the LHS Counseling Office

PB & J Scholarship

For students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically (High GPA is not needed to qualify!)

Amount  $500 - $1,000

How to Apply  Visit

Eligibility  Open to high school seniors attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college in the U.S.

What's Needed to Apply?  Application, transcript and 1 letter of recommendation required (2 preferred)

Questions  Contact Traven Watase at (808) 450-9988 or email

DEADLINE:  May 31, 2021

The City of Belleville Fire Auxiliary Scholarship Program

The City of Belleville Fire Auxiliary is pleased to announce our Annual  Scholarship Program. This year (2021) we will award two (2) $500.00 scholarships to two (2) eligible candidates.


  • Must have residence status in the 48111 zip code and permanent residence status in the U.S. Proof Required.
  • Must be completing or have completed High School or attending college with minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must provide proof of complete (20 hours) community service within last 12 months of current calendar year.  ( DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS; THIS REQUIREMENT IS WAIVED)
  • Must be accepted as a full time student at a University, Community College or Trade School for the upcoming fall semester.

Download the application here. Please follow all submission requirements. Any application that is not complete will not be considered.

DEADLINE:  JUNE 30, 2021

Washtenaw Community College 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, school or community activities, playing a sport, being an artist, helping your family at overcoming obstacles to achieve your dreams or another area that’s unique to you.

If you receive a scholarship, you must take at least 12 credit hours at WCC each semester the scholarship is awarded. To receive the second half of the award for the Winter Semester, you must make progress on your program during Fall Semester. The Excellence scholarship is not renewable.

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.
  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 of the high school 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, 2021

Tuition Incentive Program

A program for eligible students who have or have had Michigan Medicaid coverage for 24 months within a 36-month consecutive month period (between age nine and high school graduation) as identified by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).

Note:  TIP expires six years after high school completion or four years if no award is received.

Click here for more application information.

DEADLINE:  August 31 of senior year.