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Scholarships

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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.


The Heisman High School Scholarship

The Heisman High School Scholarship presented by Acceptance Insurance is proud to continue its 27-year tradition of honoring the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors and supporting high school academic and athletic programs across the country. The program recognizes and rewards high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field, and most importantly, within their communities.
 

Winners from every school and scholarships from $1,000 to $10,000.

Winning a Heisman High School Scholarship presented by Acceptance Insurance requires a weighted GPA of 3.0 or better, participation in at least one sport, and demonstrated leadership at school and in the community.

 

Visit www.heismanscholarship.com to apply today!

DEADLINE:  October 19, 2021


The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 33rd class in 2021, the Foundation has provided over 6,450 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $75 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.

https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

DEADLINE:  October 31, 2021, at 5pm Eastern


The NHS Scholarship

Since 1946, more than $19 million in scholarships has been awarded to outstanding NHS senior members. The scholarship program is supported by the parent organization of NHS, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).

The 2021–22 NHS Scholarship application process will open on Friday, October 1. Eligible senior NHS members must have a verified NHS student account in order to apply for the scholarship. Learn more about student accounts, review our FAQs and review the Application Guides below to familiarize yourself with the application process.

https://www.nhs.us/students/the-nhs-scholarship/

Timeline:

NHS Scholarship Student webinar: Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 7 p.m. (ET).

NHS Scholarship application process opens: Friday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (ET).

DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. (ET)


WiseGeek Scholarships

 

WiseGeek Nursing No-Essay Scholarship

Eligibility: Current graduate or undergraduate student in a nursing program or a high school senior who has plans to study nursing. Must be a US Citizen or permanent legal resident.

Amount: $500

https://www.thehealthboard.com/scholarship-for-nursing-students.htm


WiseGeek Community Service No-Essay Scholarship

Eligibility: Current graduate, undergraduate, or high school senior who has an outstanding record of community service. Must be a US Citizen or permanent legal resident.

Amount: $500

https://www.homequestionsanswered.com/community-service-scholarship.htm 


WiseGeek Cosmetology No-Essay Scholarship

Eligibility: Currently enrolled or planning on enrolling in cosmetology school. Must be a US Citizen or permanent legal resident.

Amount: $500

https://www.beautyanswered.com/scholarship-for-cosmetology-students.htm 


WiseGeek Law No-Essay Scholarship

Eligibility: Current graduate or undergraduate student in a law program or a high school senior who has plans to study law. Must be a US Citizen or permanent legal resident.

Amount: $500

https://www.mylawquestions.com/scholarship-for-law-students.htm

DEADLINE:  December 1, 2021


MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award

For 33 years, the MHSAA and Farm Bureau Insurance have honored the best student-athletes in Michigan. Again this year they will award 32 students with $2,000 scholarships based on achievement and leadership in athletics and activities, as well as responses to short-answer and essay questions. In many ways, this is the most prestigious honor the MHSAA awards annually.

AM I ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
Seniors with an unrounded 3.50 or better GPA who have an earned a varsity letter in an MHSAA-sponsored sport are eligible to apply.

HOW DO I APPLY?  Go to mhsaa.com/scholarship

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, Contact Paige Winne at the MHSAA: paige@mhsaa.com or 517-332-5046.

DEADLINE:  December 3, 2021 @ 4 pm


The MEA Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Dependent of 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. (Diploma must be received in the year of application.)
  • 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).

Selection Criteria--Priority is given on the basis of:

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

For more information and to apply, visit:  https://mea.org/mea-scholarship/

Deadline:  February 17, 2022


Create a Greeting Card Scholarship

https://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm

DEADLINE:  March 2, 2022


Avomeen STEM Scholarships 

Avomeen is a contract research organization located in Ann Arbor, MI and we are offering two scholarship opportunities annually to students pursuing an undergraduate degree in a STEM discipline. Our annual scholarship opportunities are:

  • Women in STEM (1 scholarship: $2,500)
  • Minorities in STEM (1 scholarship: $2,500)

Students can apply via the Avomeen website here.

DEADLINE:  April 1, 2022


ACF Visionary Scholarship

https://americancollegefoundation.org/college-planning-visionary-scholarship-details/

Deadline:  May 1, 2022


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.