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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.


Adrian College Full Tuition Scholarship for Washtenaw County Students

Adrian College is excited to announce that we will be offering one eligible 2021 senior from Washtenaw County, Michigan a full tuition scholarship to attend Adrian College. This scholarship is worth $37,000 per year and $140,000 over the four years at Adrian!

How to qualify for the scholarship:

1) Be accepted to Adrian College with a 3.5 GPA by November 30th.  Apply here:  https://apply.adrian.edu/undergraduate-application

2) Visit campus -  we are doing in-person visits! They can sign up at this link here: https://adrian.edu/campus-visit/

3) File FAFSA and add Adrian College:  https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

4) Submit an essay to Kevin Johnson by February 1.  kjohnson@adrian.edu

Click here to view the flyer.

DEADLINE:  Must apply to Adrian College by November 30, 2020


Liv Más Taco Bell Foundation Scholarship

The 2021 Live Más Scholarship application period is now open! This year, we’re giving away more than $7.5 million in scholarships to fund the educational goals of students passionate about creating a better world for all. 

Whether you’re planning on attending a 4-year university, community college or a 2-year vocational school, this scholarship is for you! To apply, simply create a 2-minute video that tells us what your passion is and how you’ll use it to make a difference—no grades, essays or test scores required! 

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If selected as a recipient, you’ll join a community of passionate scholars who are driven to use their passion to ignite change in their communities and beyond. You’ll also receive access to unique opportunities and connections to help you impact the world. 

DEADLINE:  January 20, 2021 at 5:00 PM PST. 


United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

Click here for the Scholarship Application

Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors in the United States, where that state has an active JCI Senate program (see www.usjcisenate.org [under scholarship tab] for a listing of eligible states).  You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this scholarship.

DEADLINE:  January 22, 2021


Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarships

DAR is offering 27 scholarships for a wide range of fields including history, economics, law, political science, medicine, nursing, occupational and physical therapy, elementary and secondary education, chemistry, math, science and English.

Here is the link to the scholarship section on the DAR website:  https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships

Here is a link to the individual scholarships: https://dar.academicworks.com/

DEADLINE: January 31, 2021


Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides four-year scholarships of $30,000 and extensive support services, including career guidance and internship placement, to highly motivated African American students who have maintained a 98% college graduation rate. 

Click here for more information and to apply.

DEADLINE:  5:00 pm ET on February 1, 2021


1 for 2 Education Foundation Scholarship

Click here for the scholarship application:  1 for 2 Education Foundation Scholarship

$25,000 - 2-10 winners 
 
This scholarship is all about paying it forward. Applicants must have a 3.7+ GPA and pledge to pay for a comparable scholarship grant for two people (not related to them), over the course of their lifetime.
 
DEADLINE:  February 16, 2020 or when they receive 500 applications (whichever comes first - so don't procrastinate this one!)
 

University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit Scholarship

The U of M Club of Greater Detroit is offering 12 outstanding scholarships to incoming freshmen at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  Students are encouraged to apply for the scholarships before receiving an acceptance letter, but know that you must be a member of the incoming class of Fall of 20201 to be a recipient.  By completing the online application, you will be considered for all of the scholarships listed.

If you meet one of the following requirements you can log on to:  https://alumni.umich.edu/communities-clubs/detroit/scholarship-application/ to start the application process.

Eligibility Criteria (Must meet 1 of the 4 criteria):

  1. GPA (unweighted) of 3.8 or
  2. ACT: Minimum score of 31 or
  3. SAT: Minimum score of 1430 or
  4. Top 1% of graduating class

Once you are logged in, go to the Scholarship tab to get access to the application.

Should you have any questions on the process please email scholarships@umclubgreaterdetroit.org.

DEADLINE:  February 12, 2021 by 5:00 pm


Michigan Education Association 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).

Selection Criteria

Priority is given on the basis of:

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

Eligible applicants should go to https://mea.org/mea-scholarship/ to access the application. The application can be typed into or filled out by hand. However, we are no longer requiring applicants to mail their documents. Instead, applicants will need to send their application documents to me in PDF format by email at bhitchcock@mea.org.

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

DEADLINE:  Thursday, February 18, 2021 – this is the date that applications need to be received by MEA. No applications will be accepted after the deadline. Please stress the timely submission of the application to students and school personnel. There will be no extensions granted due to weather delays, snow days or power outages.


Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Detroit Scholarship Program

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Detroit Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to Michigan women admitted to accredited baccalaureate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.
APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be in your senior year of high school in Michigan and enrolling at a university or college for fall term 2021.
  • Must pursue an engineering degree at a university or college with an ABET accredited engineering program.
  • Must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0.
  • Must be a woman or other underrepresented gender in engineering and technology.

The application and detailed criteria can be found at http://www.swedetroit.org/scholarships.html

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

DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2021

New Beginnings Scholarship

The New Beginnings Scholarship is available for up to six individuals who are interested in pursuing a skilled trade or technical career. Each New Beginnings Scholarship is worth up to $5,000 each. Funds can be used for tuition toward a career technical education program or trade school in Michigan, tools for a trade, professional fees, or dues. 

For more details and to apply, visit https://www.laketrust.org/Foundation/scholarships.

DEADLINE:  March 12, 2021


Michigan Impact Scholarship

In partnership with Cleary University, we’re also offering up to five full-tuition Michigan Impact Scholarships. These scholarships can be used for any on-campus or online program at Cleary University for both graduate and undergraduate degrees. People who are interested in joining the Michigan workforce after graduation and who are committed to encouraging economic growth in our state should consider applying for this opportunity.

For more details and to apply, visit https://www.laketrust.org/Foundation/scholarships.

DEADLINE:  March 12, 2021


Dr. Lynne Boyle/John Schimpf UNDERGRADUATE Scholarship

Let NATAS-Michigan help you pay for some of your tuition & books for college. We offer $2,500 scholarship to students planning to major in journalism, broadcasting or video production at an accredited post-secondary educational institution. 

Scholarships are open to high schools and college/university sophomores, juniors and seniors or graduate students living or attending school in the Michigan area.

Qualifications:

  • Student must be in good standing (not on academic probation) enrolled or accepted at a college or university with a minimum 3.0 GPA, and having already completed sophomore* status hours, or more, by Fall Term 2021. 
  • Student must be a resident of the State of Michigan and must maintain Michigan residency during the course of his / her studies.
  • Student’s field of concentration must be Television, Film, Broadcast Journalism, or other related field of media study. Proof of registration / acceptance to the accredited institution is requested, with a declared goal of seeking an associate or baccalaureate degree in that major / discipline.

Application:  https://natasmichigan.org/files/2021/01/2021-Undergraduate-Application-Filliable.pdf

DEADLINE:  March 15, 2021


 

Washtenaw Community College High School Honors Scholarships

WCC offers three types of scholarships that are only available to graduating high school students: the President’s Honor Scholarship, the Procassini Honor Scholarship, and the Excellence Scholarship.

If you will graduate from a Washtenaw County public high school, apply by March 15 for the President’s and Procassini Honor Scholarships. If you do not receive either of these scholarships, you will still be considered for the Excellence Scholarship.

President’s and Procassini Honor Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded to six students from each Washtenaw County public high school.

These scholarships pay full tuition for two consecutive semesters (fall and winter). They also provide a $300 bookstore credit each semester the scholarship is awarded.

The President’s and Procassini scholarships have different selection criteria:

  • The President’s Honor Scholarship is based on academic achievement: applicants must have at least a 3.2 grade point average. Scholarships may be renewed for a second year if recipients complete at least 24 credit hours (during fall and winter semesters) with a 3.0 GPA.
  • The Procassini Honor Scholarship is based on academic achievement and/or outstanding accomplishments in high school. Scholarships may be renewed for a second year if recipients complete at least 24 credit hours (during fall and winter semesters) with a 2.3 GPA.

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.  finaid@wccnet.edu

DEADLINE:  March 15, 2021


AAYI Foundation Scholarship

This year the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti-Inkster Kappa Foundation is honored to have both Lincoln and Ypsilanti Community High School participate in this process. For your information, the minimum GPA for participation is 2.5. This year we will award fifteen $1000 scholarships. Eligible applicants can access the application online at www.aayikf.org

Scholarships will be awarded during our virtual Kappa Foundation Scholarship Program that will be held on June 12, 2021. Should you have additional questions, please contact James Hawkins, Ph.D. @ 734-544-5918

DEADLINE:  April 2, 2021


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.

 
APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS
  • 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 http://www.swedetroit.org/scholarships.html

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

 
DEADLINE: APRIL 14, 2021

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, baker@lincolnk12.org with any questions you may have.

DEADLINE: May 3, 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


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 bit.ly/pbjscholarship2021

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 traven@pbjscholarship.org

DEADLINE:  May 31, 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.  finaid@wccnet.edu

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.