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					                                 SCHOLARSHIP UPDATE #1
                                    October 10, 2008

Seniors – This is a scholarship newsletter for the 2008-2009 school-year. This letter is updated
frequently. Please pay attention to deadlines. You may pick up applications, which are filed by
number, in the counseling office. Check in the office frequently. Scholarships arrive on a daily
basis. See Mrs. Buhro if you have questions.

** If you have a particular college that you’re planning to attend, check the school’s website for
scholarship information!! **


ROTC Scholarships - Reserve Officer Training: Contact local military recruiters or university.
Scholarships involve a military commitment after graduation.

TIP (Tuition Incentive Program): Student must be receiving Medicaid. Apply before graduation.

AXA Achievement Scholarship
  • Must demonstrate ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals,
     respect for self, family and community, and ability to succeed in college
  • Forms are available at
  • Deadline: 12/15/09

Baker College Career Scholarships
   • Request information from Baker College, and a formal application will be sent
   • Deadline: 5/1/09

Central Michigan University Scholarships
  • Leader Advancement Scholarship
          o Must be admitted to CMU
          o 3.0 GPA minimum
          o Deadline: 1/30/09
  • Centralis Scholarship
          o Must be admitted to CMU
          o 3.5 GPA minimum
          o Competition November 1, 2008
          o Reservation required – phone (989) 774-3076 or email
Coca-Cola Scholarships
  • Must demonstrate leadership, commitment to community, academic achievement,
     and part-time employment
  • 3.0 GPA minimum
  • Visit website: (our school code: 230265)
  • Call: 1-800-306-COKE
  • Deadline: 10/31/08

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship
  • 2.8 GPA minimum
  • Must demonstrate leadership abilities in school activities or through work
  • Must have a strong commitment to and involvement in community service
  • See Ms. Buhro to be nominated
  • Deadline: 12/10208

Conclave Broadcasting & Music Industry Scholarship
  • Visit or
  • Deadline: 2/1/09

Defiance College Scholarships (Ohio)
   • Must attend Defiance College
   • 2.5 GPA minimum
   • 18 ACT minimum
   • Deadline: 11/1/08

Emory University (Georgia) Emory Scholars Program
  • Must attend Emory University
  • Essay – 750 words
  • See Mrs. Buhro to be nominated
  • Deadline: 11/1/08

Gates Millennium Scholarship
   • Must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander
      American or Hispanic American
   • Must be a citizen of the United States
   • 3.3 GPA minimum
   • Must attend an accredited college or university full time in the Fall 2009
   • Must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community
      service, extracurricular or other activities
   • Must meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria (file the FAFSA form)
   • Forms are available at
   • Deadline: 1/12/09
Michigan Tech Leading Scholars Program
   • Must attend Michigan Tech
   • Must have exemplary leadership attributes
   • Teacher nomination & essay response required
   • Form available online at
   • Deadline: 11/1/08

Navy ROTC Scholarship
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must by physically qualified by Navy standards
  • ACT minimum 21 math/22 English
  • Visit website:
  • Deadline: 1/31/09

Northern Michigan University’s Presidential Scholars Competition
   • Must attend Northern Michigan University
   • 24 ACT minimum
   • 3.5 GPA minimum
   • Visit for more information

Oakland University Scholarships
  • Must attend Oakland Universtiy
  • 3.4 GPA minimum
  • 22 ACT minimum
  • Visit

Ohio Northern University Scholarships
   • 3.2 GPA minimum
   • 24 ACT minimum
   • Must attend Ohio Northern University
   • Visit website:

Prudential Spirit of Community Award
   • Must describe a volunteer community service activity performed at least in part
      after September 1, 2007
   • Visit to apply
   • Please notify Ms. Buhro in Counseling Office when you have applied
   • Deadline: 10/31/08

SAE Engineering Scholarships – Undesignated & University Sponsored
  • Must intend to earn a degree in engineering or a related science (math, chemistry,
     physics, biology, technologies, computer science)
  • Varied scholarships
  • 3.2 GPA minimum
  • 23 ACT minimum
  • For full details & application visit
  • Deadline: 12/1/08
Southeastern University (Florida) Scholarships
  • Must attend Southeastern University
  • 3.2 GPA minimum
  • 22 ACT minimum
  • Must file the FAFSA
  • Deadline: 7/1/09

Trine University (Indiana) Scholarships
    • Must attend Trine University (formerly Tri-State University)
    • 3.0 GPA minimum
    • Visit

University of Dayton (Ohio) Scholarships
   • Must attend University of Dayton
   • 3.0 GPA minimum
   • 21 ACT minimum
   • Students are automatically considered for an academic scholarship upon
      admission to UD

University of Indianapolis (Indiana) Scholarships
   • Must attend Indianapolis University, several scholarships available
   • 2.5 GPA minimum
   • For more information call 1-866-421-7173

University of Maryland Meyerhoff Scholarship
   • Must aspire to obtain a Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. in math, science, computer science, or
      engineering and attend the University of Maryland
   • Must be interested in the advancement of underrepresented students in the
      sciences and related fields
   • 3.0 GPA minimum
   • See Mrs. Buhro to be nominated
   • Deadline: 10/15/07

University of Michigan - Dearborn Scholarships
   • Must attend the University of Michigan – Dearborn
   • Visit for more information
   • Deadline: 12/15/08

1. American Legion Auxiliary Memorial Scholarship
   • For daughters, granddaughters, and great-granddaughters of US veterans who
     served during period of war or conflict
   • Application
   • Letters of recommendation
   • Transcript
   • Copy of parent/guardian federal tax return
   • Application available online at
   • Deadline: 3/15/09

2. American Legion – Medical Career Scholarship
   • Must be child, grandchild, or great grandchild of US veteran who served during
     period of war or conflict
   • Must attend college or trade school in Michigan
   • Application
   • Letters of recommendation
   • Transcript
   • Copy of parent/guardian federal tax return
   • Application available online at
   • Deadline: 3/15/09

3. American Legion National President’s Scholarship
   • Must be child or step-child of US veterans who served in the Armed Forces during
     eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion
   • Application
   • Letters of recommendation
   • 50 hours of documented volunteer service minimum
   • Transcript
   • Copy of parent/guardian federal tax return
   • Deadline: 3/1/09

4. Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship
   • Applications judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need
   • Available online at
   • Essay
   • Deadline 1/9/09 to local Elks Lodge (Allen Park)

5. MetroPCS Community Scholars Program
   • Main criteria is exceptional involvement in volunteerism and community service in
      addition to academics and other criteria
   • Applications available online at
   • Deadline: 12/15/08
6. Michigan Education Association Scholarship
   • Criteria for selection: academic achievement, school/community service,
      extracurricular activities
   • All other criteria being equal, first consideration will be given to children of MEA
      members and students from lower income households.
   • Personal resume written by the applicant & letters of recommendation required
   • Counselor’s signature needed on completed application
   • Applications available online at
   • Deadline: 2/18/09

7. NALS of Michigan Scholarship Fund
   • Pre-law student
   • Minimum 3.0 GPA
   • Application, transcript, & two letters of recommendation
   • Statement of financial need &Autobiographical statement
   • Deadline: 1/15/09

8. Rotary Club of Belleville Scholarship
   • Application
   • Must be involved in extra-curricular activities
   • Financial need considered
   • Interview to be scheduled later
   • Deadline: 1/30/09

9. University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit
   • Nine scholarships offered to students attending U of M Ann Arbor
   • 31 ACT or 1400 SAT minimum or top 1% of graduating class
   • Transcript
   • Letters of reference
   • 250 word essay
   • Deadline: 1/16/09