These are scholarship opportunities available to LHS students. See your school counselor or Mrs. Baker if you have any questions.
Elks National Foundation
Amount: $1,000; $7500; $30000
MHSAA and Farm Bureau Insurance
This scholarship is for the best student-athletes in Michigan. Contact your school’s athletic director to get an Access Code.
Deadline: Friday, Dec. 1, at 4:00 p.m.
The Hagan Scholarship
The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, providing recipients with the opportunity to graduate college debt-free. The scholarship provides up to $7,500 each semester for up to eight consecutive semesters.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Must attend a traditional public high school located in the U.S. that is overned by a school district.
- Must have achieved a 3.50 Cumulative Grade Point Average.
- Must enroll at an Eligible Four-Year College or University the first semester following high school graduation.
- Must maintain a four year or less graduation schedule in college.
- Must work 240 hours from January 1, 2024 until commencement of the 2024 fall semester in college. Work can be performed at recipient discretion. Work must be regularly scheduled employment performed under supervision for compensation.
- Applicant’s Adjusted Gross Household Income reported for 2022 Federal Income Tax Purposes must not have exceeded $85,000. “Household Income” is defined as the total income received by all members of a household living under the same roof.
- Finalists will be notified in February 2024. Finalists must provide a copy of their FAFSA SAR showing their EFC.
- Must apply for Federal and State grants if eligible.
- Must not have a felony conviction.
For more information and to apply, visit the Hagan Scholarship website.
Deadline: December 1, 2023
Top Nutrition Coaching First-Gen Futures Quarterly Scholarship
Eligibility: First-generation college student. Open to all high school senior, undergraduate or graduate students. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident.
Deadline: December 1, 2023
HeySunday Annual Eco-Warrior Scholarship
Eligibility: Believes living sustainably is important. Open to all high school senior, undergraduate or graduate students. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident.
Deadline: December 1, 2023
Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship and Internship Opportunity
Amazon Future Engineer students can boost their future for themselves and their community with the support of college funding, paid internships, and industry mentors.
400 students can receive a scholarship of up to $40,000 (up to $10,000/year) towards an undergraduate degree in engineering or computer science and an offer to complete a summer internship at Amazon!
Applications are now OPEN! Click here to review the eligibility requirements and apply.
Deadline: December 15th at 4:00pm EST
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
The 2024 Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) scholarship application is now open for promising college-bound, minority high school seniors! Click here for more information.
To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:
- Be a graduating, minority high school senior;
- Be a United States citizen;
- Present evidence of financial need;
- Demonstrate a record of academic excellence;
- Demonstrate leadership potential and a dedication to community service;
- Plan to attend an accredited and approved 4-year college/university within the United States or affiliated with a United States-based college or university;
- Have not accrued more than 25% of credits needed to graduate from college.
JRF Scholars receive grants of up to $35,000 over four years to supplement the financial aid they receive from their colleges or universities. In addition, Scholars receive extensive support services, including career guidance and internship placement, and attend JRF’s annual multi-day "Mentoring and Leadership Conference" in New York City and other regional events throughout the year.
JRF Staff will be hosting a Q&A session on Tuesday, November 28 to answer any questions you have about the application process. Drop by any time using this link between 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET.
Deadline: The application closes at 5:00 p.m. ET on January 10, 2024.
NAEFPA Scholarship Program
The purpose of the NAFEPA scholarship program is to promote student access to a variety of post-secondary educational opportunities and mitigate factors that might inhibit students from pursuing their career and life goals. There are four scholarships, each worth a total of $5000, distributed over two consecutive years ($2500 each year). The scholarships are in honor of four NAFEPA members who
provided our Association with valuable leadership, having given time and talents to move our Association forward as a professional organization. Two scholarships are awarded to candidates pursuing a degree, license, or certification in the field of education. The remaining two scholarships are awarded to candidates in any field of study.
The NAFEPA Scholarship Program is open to candidates meeting all the following eligibility criteria:
● High school senior on track to graduate by the conclusion of the 2023-24 school year;
● Enrolled in a public school district or charter school (public school academy) with at least one
current NAFEPA member*; AND
● Pursuing a degree, license, certification, or other professional or vocational endorsement at a
post-secondary institution beginning in 2024-25 and continuing in 2025-26.
● Year two recipients must be in good academic standing. Specific eligibility criteria for Year two will be shared with recipients when they are notified of their awards. *Contact the State NAFEPA Representative, found at ww.nafepa.org/Board-of-Directors, for the State’s NAFEPA membership directory.
Deadline: January 10, 2024
MI/US JCI Senate Scholarship
Each year, the U.S. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation grants $1,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The number of grants awarded annually is at the discretion of the Foundation and must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study. Checks awarded will be made ut in the name of the recipient and the educational institution of the recipient’s choice.
Questions regarding the Scholarship Program, should be directed to your State Chairman or Sheri Menendez via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: Your application must be postmarked no later than January 19, 2024 to the State Scholarship Chairman listed under your state.
ADHDAdvisor.org Quarterly Mental Health Scholarship for Women
Eligibility: Women who prioritize their mental health. Open to all high school senior, undergraduate or graduate students. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident.
Deadline: February 1, 2024
■ 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: 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.
Deadline: February 15, 2024
Washtenaw Community College High School 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 22 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.
- If you miss the March 22 application deadline – then apply by July 15 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.
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.
- Submit one application by March 22 to be considered for the President’s Honor Scholarship, the Procassini Honor Scholarship, and the Excellence Scholarship.
Scholarship application steps
- 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.
- 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.
- Once you receive a letter from WCC with your student information, set up your netID.
- 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.
- 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 email@example.com within one week of the application deadline.
Procassini & President's Honor Scholarship Deadline: March 22, 2023
Excellence Scholarship Deadline: July 15, 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:
- File the FAFSA.
- Create an MiSSG Student Portal account three to five business days after filing your FAFSA.
MICHIGAN ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP WEBINARS
High school students and families interested in learning more about the Michigan Achievement Scholarship are encouraged to register for an informational webinar provided by Michigan Department of Treasury’s MI Student Aid team. Participants will be able to gather the following information:
All sessions are free of charge and open to the public.
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.
DEADLINE: August 31 of senior year.
Other Scholarship Resources
Students with a deceased parent or experienced Foster Care
Scholarships by County in Michigan
Michigan Specific Scholarship Programs
BigFuture (juniors and seniors)
Cappex / College Greenlight: https://cappex.com/scholarships
Specific Identity/Group Websites/Scholarships
Asian American /Pacific Islander
APIA Scholarship Program https://apiascholars.org/
Arab American / Middle Eastern
The Arab American Institute https://www.aaiusa.org/scholarships
ADC https://adc.org/arab-american-scholarships/ (Michigan)
Black / African American
United Negro College Fund https://uncf.org/
Hispanic Scholarship Fund https://www.hsf.net/
Point Foundation Scholarships https://pointfoundation.org/scholarships
League Foundation Scholarships https://www.leaguefoundation.org/
Native American/ American Indian
American Indian College Fund https://collegefund.org/students/
American Indian Education Fund http://www.nativepartnership.org/
Golden Door Scholars https://www.goldendoorscholars.org/
The Dream.US National Scholarship https://www.thedream.us/scholarships
Michigan College and University Scholarship Pages