Scholarships

Scholarships

All Local Scholarships are listed below.  For a complete list of other scholarships that we get information on in the counseling office, do the following:

Visit the LHS Naviance Student website:  student.naviance.com/lincolnshs

Log in using the same username and password as your powerschool account.

Click on "Colleges", "Scholarships and Money", and "Scholarship List".

Click on each scholarship to read more about it and see if you are eligible, find the website and/or application.  

Pay attention to the deadline.

See your school counselor if you have questions.

Other Scholarship Search Engines:  

MI Scholarship Search

Sallie Mae College Scholarship Search

College Greenlight

Scholarships A-Z

Naviance

Mega List of Scholarships You Should Apply For

 

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.


2021 Horatio Alger Scholarship 

DESCRIPTION

As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.

REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible to apply for any of the Horatio Alger Undergraduate Scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:

Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation

Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)

Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)

Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities

Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and

Be a United States citizen

Click here to apply online.

Deadline: October 26 2020 at 12:00 PM EDT (Noon)


Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to high school students across the United States through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts.

Find details at Cokeurl.com/scholarships.

Deadline:  October 31, 2020, at 5 p.m. Eastern


WiseGeek Women in STEM Scholarship

This scholarship is for female high school students who are planning to pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math.

Amount: $500

https://www.wisegeek.com/wisegeek-women-in-stem-no-essay-scholarship.htm

Deadline: December 31, 2020


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.