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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.

LOCAL:  The Ileen Pickrem Memorial Scholarship

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.

Click here to review the scholarship application and apply today!

DEADLINE:  MAY 19, 2023

LOCAL:  LEA Scholarship for LHS Seniors

Please complete this form to apply for the Lincoln Education Association Scholarship.  There will be 2 awards of $500 given to Lincoln High School seniors only.  Thank you.

Deadline:  May 19, 2023



To be eligible for the Pittman Scholarship, you must be entering Eastern Michigan University this coming Fall Semester after commencement.  Two $800 scholarships will be awarded to LHS students.

Click here for a copy of the scholarship application.

Deadline:  May 19, 2023

LOCAL:  Tammy Sperle Memorial Scholarship for LHS Seniors

This scholarship is given to Lincoln High School seniors by friends and family to honor Tammy’s love and dedication to Lincoln Athletics.  


  • 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". (1 page min - 3 page max)
  • A letter of recommendation from a teacher.

Click here to apply today!

DEADLINE:  May 20, 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

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.

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 at within one week of the application deadline.

Deadline:  July 15, 2023

Baker and Cook Fellowship

Annual Fellowship Sponsored by Atomic Object

The Baker and Cook Fellowship will help support a graduating senior BIPOC student who is enrolled in a high school in Washtenaw County who intends to major in Computer Science or is currently enrolled in Computer Science courses in high school.

Click here for more information and to apply now.

The deadline is not listed on their website, so apply asap!

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.