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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.

The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Scholarship 

Eligibility requirements are:

  • Current Michigan resident
  • United States citizen
  • Female student with a GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Enrolled (or will be enrolled) full-time in a Michigan university

Any student interested should visit the link for more information and to apply!

Deadline:  January 31, 2023

Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of our donors who care deeply about the future of Washtenaw County youth, AAACF has awarded over $550,000 in 2022 across 60 scholarship funds in support of students as they continue their post-secondary educations at schools across the nation.

Scholarship applications are now open!

About the Online Scholarship Process

The majority of our scholarships use the online Scholarship Application which allows students to submit a single application for all of the scholarships for which they are eligible. The online Scholarship Application consists of:

Scholarships LHS students are Eligible for!



Deadline:  February 9, 2023 @ 3 pm

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Scholarships

Now through March 15th, students can submit ONE application to be considered for any scholarship for which they are eligible. Students must register an account within our scholarship portal before applying.

Students can learn more and register to apply at

For assistance please contact Karen Gartrell, Program Assistant & Scholarship Coordinator at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, at or 313-961-6675.

More information is available at

Deadlines:  The deadline to register for the scholarship portal is February 15, 2023.  The deadline for applications is March 15, 2023.

2023 MEA Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

  • Dependent of an MEA member or MEA-Retired member in good standing
  • Graduate of a Michigan public high school or private high school that has an MEA bargaining unit.
  • Will attend or is currently an undergraduate student of a Michigan public community/junior college, four-year degree-granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a degree, certification or license. Those attending the following private institutions ONLY are also eligible: Baker College-Flint/Owosso; University of Detroit–Mercy; Adrian College; Finlandia University; and Albion College. (The aforementioned private institutions are existing local MEA affiliates.)
  • Note: Children of MEA officers, fund trustees, and MEA staff are not eligible.
    (A child of an MEA, MESSA or MEA-FS staff person is eligible if the other parent is an MEA member in good standing).
  • Beginning in 2022-2023, MEA will offer an additional scholarship meant to encourage and support the continued education of members of the BIPOC (African American/Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic/Latinx) community to further the belief that a diverse society enriches all individuals. Applicants for the BIPOC Scholarship must identify as a member of a defined BIPOC group as listed above.

 Selection Criteria

Priority is given on the basis of:

  • Academic achievement
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • School and community service

Last year, MEA awarded 49 scholarships totaling $56,800 ($1,600 scholarships to 22 new winners and $800 scholarships to 27 returning college students). We have not yet determined the number and amount of scholarships for 2023.

Please direct eligible applicants to to access the application. The application can be typed into, saved and then printed for signature to be mailed with the required documentation. If applicants are unable to fill out the application electronically, legible handwritten applications are acceptable. Applicants may also email all materials in a PDF format.

If you have any questions regarding the application or scholarship, please contact Barb Hitchcock at or 517-333-6276.

Deadline:  February 16, 2023

LOCAL:  MI Masonic Charitable Foundation Scholarship

The Lodge awards $1000 scholarships to students in the Ypsilanti and Lincoln School Districts each year.  You do not need to be affiliated with the Masons to apply.

Desktop Application:

Mobile Application:

Deadline:  April 1, 2023

The Voyager Scholarship for Public Service

Applicants must meet all of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Plan to enroll full-time in their junior year of study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States in Fall 2023. Eligible students are:
  • Finishing sophomore year in Spring 2023. Applicants should be considered “juniors” based on the total number of earned credits at their institution by Fall 2023.
  • Or transferring from a two-year to a four-year college for their 2023-2024 junior academic year
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent
  • Have demonstrated a commitment to public service
  • Plan to pursue a career in public service upon graduation
  • Be a United States (US) citizen, US permanent resident (holder of a Permanent Resident Card), or an individual granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA)

Click here for more information and to apply!

Deadline:  March 22, 2023

ACF Visionary Scholarship

Our Visionary Scholarship is now a bi-annual award. There are five (5) awards given with each bi-annual deadline - with a total of ten (10) college scholarships awarded for each school year. Awards range from $1,000 to $2,500 each and may be used at any institution of higher education in the US.

All high school students are eligible to apply – classes of 2023, 2024, 2025, and 2026. Financial need is NOT considered. The application process is free, quick, and easy.

Please visit our ACF Visionary Scholarship Page to apply now!

2023 - 2024 Visionary Scholarship Informational Flyer

DEADLINE:  June 1, 2023

Michigan Achievement Scholarship

Starting with the high school class of 2023, students will be eligible for more financial aid from the State: 

  • Up to $2,750 if they attend a community college, per year
  • Up to $5,500 if they attend a public university, per year
  • Up to $4,000 if they attend a private college or university, per year

Students will be eligible if their family demonstrates financial need* when they complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

*Financial need is defined as an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $25,000 or less.

High school seniors can get started by following these steps: 

  1. File the FAFSA.
  2. Create an MiSSG Student Portal account three to five business days after filing your FAFSA.

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.