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Scholarship Newsletter, Feb. 2010 by xyd75631

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									           Scholarship Newsletter
              February 2010
Monica Spicer, Director of Counseling and Pat Kwapis, High School Counselor welcome
you to the Scholarship News letter where we will post any Scholarship information that
comes to our attention. As we receive the information, we will pass it on to you, so keep
checking this site. We recommend that the first step students and parents do in this
process is to conduct a free Internet search for available scholarships through,
www.fastweb.com, www.finaid.org or www.wiredscholar.com www.scholarships.com.

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Students interested in gathering information about
scholarships, particularly about how to avoid scholarship scams, should log on here.
www.ftc.gov

We also suggest that each student create a personal profile with a goal statement in the
form of a short essay. Include lists of organizations, sports, community service etc, as
this information is often required for scholarship applications. It may seem like a lot of
work but after you compile the information it can be used over and over for multiple
applications.

THE DALE CARNEGIE COURSE offers $500 scholarships for Ovid-Elsie students.
For schedule of classes contact 989-862-5507.

KFC COLONELS’ SCHOLARS $5,000 Scholarships available for high school seniors.
Apply online at www.kfcscholars.org. Application period closes February 10, 2010

Shiawassee Family YMCA $1,000 scholarship available to a Shiawassee County high
school senior who is planning to pursue a degree in a community wellness or fitness
related field of study. Applications are available in Student Services and must be
returned to Shiawassee Family YMCA by February 12, 2010

MEA Michigan Education Association is offering scholarships to High School seniors
who will be attending a public state institution of higher education. Applications are
available in the Student Services Office. The application deadline is February 12,
2010.

Norman J. and Rosaline M. Luttig Scholarship The Scholarship fund is awarded to
deserving high school senior graduates residing in Clinton County, Michigan, who have
been accepted into an architectural or engineering college program. Applications are due
February 12, 2010. Apply on line at the website of the Greater Kansas City Community
Foundation: www.gkccf.org
2010 Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship Scholarships for students who are
pursuing a major in Geology, Geophysics, Physics, or Engineering and attend a specific
University. More information available in Student Services. Applications due
February 16, 2010

2010 Shell Minority Scholarship Program Scholarships for underrepresented minority
groups and attend a specific University. More information available in Student Services.
Applications due February 16, 2010.

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Up to $750,000 in Scholarships available.
Download an application for a $2,000 college scholarship at: www.axa-
achievement.com. Apply by February 15, 2010

Michigan Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship available to graduating high
school seniors pursuing engineering degrees. Minimum ACT score of 26. Applications
available in Student Service or at www.michiganspe.org Applications are due
February 15, 2010

Ronald McDonald House Charities U.S. Scholarship Program is offering scholarships
to graduating high school seniors who are role models in their communities and have the
initiative to fulfill their educational goals. Application deadline: February 16, 2010.

Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation Offers a $2,000 non-renewable scholarship who
are selected on the basis of scholarship, leadership, financial need and dedication to the
civil rights principles of Rosa L. Parks. Application available on line at
rosaparksscholarshipfoundation.org or in Student Services. Applications must be
submitted by March 1, 2010.

Elsie Masonic Lodge Scholarships are available for full-time students with a 2.5 or
higher GPA. Scholarships are based on leadership and the appreciation of the value of
an education and who are willing to work to achieve success have a chance to be awarded
this scholarship. Applications available in the Student Services Office and are due
March 3, 2010

Sammy 2010 “Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year Scholarship for outstanding
scholar athletes. Visit bodybymilk.com for complete rules, information and an online
application. Applications are due March 5, 2010.

Michigan Retailers Association Scholarships available for students who are
dependents of members of Michigan Retailers Association. Applications are available on
line at www.retailers.com and must be requested by March 15 and submitted by
 April 1.

Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship Program Scholarship nominations will be
accepted February 1 through March 15, 2010. Materials for the scholarship are
available at www.kohlskids.com and click on the toolkit link.
MOAA Military Officers Association of America College scholarship program open to
children of any Michigan military service member killed or disabled in the line of duty.
The scholarship is a $1,000 grant. Scholarship application forms are available at
www.capitalareachaptermoaa.org and clicking on the word, Forms, beneath the heading.
Application must be submitted by March 15, 2010

Eastern Michigan University Eastern Michigan University Alumni Association
Scholarship for children and grandchildren of EMU alumni. Additional information is
available online at www.emich.edu/alumni/awards/scholar.html. Application deadline
is Friday, March 5, 2010

MICHIGAN STATE TROOPERS The Michigan State Troopers Assistance Fund
offers scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00. Must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher,
Community service, and demonstrated leadership ability. Applications are available in
Student Services. Applications must be postmarked on or before April 1, 2010

AAA SCHOOL SAFETY PATROL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Scholarships of $1,000 will
be awarded to graduation seniors who participated in the School Safety Patrol Program.
Applications available in Student Services. Application due by April 9, 2010 in
Student Services.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Scholarships (5) winners Nationally of $10,000
renewable awards! Designated for students who have lost a parent to breast cancer.
Selection based on scholarship (min GPA 2.8), community service, leadership, and
financial need. Must attend a state-supported college or university. For More info:
http://www.breastcancerinfo.com See link for updated information on deadline and more
important information.

Sigma Phi Epsilon chapter at The University of Michigan offers the Balanced Man
Scholarship. The application is available at http://uofmsigep.com/. All materials are due
by May 14, 2010
Michigan Colleges Offering Scholarships
Michigan State University Scholarships MSU offers several scholarships. Visit
http://admissions.msu.edu/finances/scholarships_merit.asp to apply or to get added to a
mailing list.

Western Michigan University Medallion Scholarship (15) $32,000 renewable awards
per freshman class. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.70 (on a 4.0 scale) or
higher at the end of the junior year and have an ACT composite of 26 or higher or an
SAT score of 1200 or higher (math and verbal). Also there is a competition where the
competitors will take part in essay writing and group problem solving activities.
 http://www.wmich.edu/admissions/medallion/index.html Other
Award programs for top scholars attending WMU are available.

Michigan Tech Scholar Awards Full tuition, room and board and $600 per year,
renewable. Three per incoming freshman class. Must be nominated by a High School
staff person. Competitive GPA / ACT / SAT and demonstrated leadership and
community service. Must pre-register. http://www.sa.mtu.edu/dean/awards/scholar.html
        Also available are the Leadership and Service Awards

Northern Michigan University Academic / Leadership Awards 10 ”Full-ride”
Presidential/Harden Scholarships for 8 consecutive semesters total, as long as student
maintains minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 at NMU. 10 $2000 per year NMU
Leadership Scholarships for 8 consecutive semesters total, as long as student maintains
minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 at NMU. Up to 40 awards of $1000 in wages earned in
Freshman Fellowships doing research with a faculty member during freshman year (2-3
hours average per week). http://www.nmu.edu/firstyear/aaa.htm

Central Michigan University Scholarships Many scholarships are available to CMU
students in recognition of their outstanding academic and/or leadership achievement.
Over 30 scholarships for high school students that will attend CMU. Variety of
scholarships range in price range all the way up to substantial amounts off your tuition
costs. http://www.cmich.edu/admissions/freshmen/payingforcentral/scholarships.asp

Aquinas College Spectrum Scholarships (5) full tuition renewable scholarships per
freshman class. 3.00 min. GPA, leadership, community service ACT /SAT competitive.
Other programs for top scholars. Visit
http://www.aquinas.edu/financialaid/scholarships.htm for more information.

Grand Valley State University Scholarships Various scholarships range from $28,000
to $500 dollar scholarships. Required ACT and GPA scores are needed and applications
are due by December 31. Please see the Mrs. Monica Spicer for information or visit the
website for applications and information.
http://www.gvsu.edu/financialaid/index.cfm?id=000BBD1A-4FAA-1EC5-
ABC380E715660177
Ferris State University Ferris offers several scholarship opportunities to first-time
attending freshmen based on their high school GPA and their ACT scores. Visit the
website at www.ferris.edu for a full listing of scholarships and applications.

								
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