Shelby High School
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The Albert Lee Wright, Jr. Memorial Scholarship honors a migrant
farmworker student – preferably interested in pursuing a career in
journalism, the teaching g of journalism, or in political science. NASDME
Albert Lee Wright, Jr. intends this scholarship to go to a mobile student or students who have
Memorial Migrant 03/16/2009 attended more than one school in a year and/or who have traveled on
Scholarship their own or with a parent or guardian in pursuit of qualifying agricultural
or agricultural-related work in the summer or regular school term.
Students who haze not moved will not be considered for this scholarship.
See Mrs. Michael for an application.
The American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program is now
accepting applications for the 2009-2010 academic year. This program is
targeted at minority groups considered to be under-represented in the
sciences- African American, American Indian and Hispanic or Latino
students. Award amounts are based on financial need and can be up to
$2500 per academic year for college freshmen, up to $3000 per year for
college sophomores, and up to $5000 per year for college juniors and
The American Chemical seniors. This scholarship is also available to students in two-year
Society (ACS) Scholars 03/01/2009 chemical technology programs. Graduating high school seniors, college
Program freshmen, sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply. The number and
amount of awards are subject to available funding. Students in pre-med,
pharmacy, nursing, dentistry, and veterinary medicine programs are not
eligible for this scholarship. For more information or to apply online, go to
scholars.html. American Chemical Society 1155 16th Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20036 Phone 202-872-6250 Toll-free 1-800-227-5558
Daughters, granddaughters and great-granddaughters or step-of the
aforementioned of any honorably discharged or deceased men/women
veterans of Congress recognized wars, hostilities, or conflicts. Applicant
03/15/2009 must be in her senior year of high school, or freshman/sophomore year
Auxiliary, Dept. of MI
of college, but not over 21 years of age. The $500 grant is for one year,
but winners may reapply for one additional year. Applications can be
downloaded at www.michalaux.org.
The AXA Achievement Scholarship awards $10,000 to students who set
and reach ambitious goals, demonstrate drive, determination and ability
AXA Foundation 12/15/2008 to succeed in college and who have respect for self, family and
community. To learn more and download your application, go to
The Best Buy Scholarship Program rewards students for their volunteer
efforts and work experience in addition to academic achievements.
Best Buy Scholarship 2009 Applications are available online at www.bestbuy.com/scholarships
Applications for the next round of scholarships will be available in
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program awards renewable funding for 5
years of undergraduate (& some graduate) programs to students who
demonstrate significant financial need and are African-American,
Bill and Melinda Gates
01/12/2009 American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, or
Hispanic American. A GPA of 3.3/4.0 is necessary. It is strongly
recommended that scholarship applications be submitted online at
Every year, the BURGER KING® Scholars Program helps graduating
high school seniors build brighter futures. The awards ($1,000 each) are
sponsored annually by the fundraising efforts of Burger King Corporation,
Burger King BURGER KING® franchisees, and our restaurant guests in the United
Scholarship $1000 States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Awards must be used for educational
expenses, such as tuition or required fees and books, and must be used
during the first year of college or post-secondary vocational/technical
school. Applications are available online at www.bk.com/scholars
Students who intend to go to CMU as freshmen and are high academic
achievers (3.5 GPA or better) need to participate in the Centralis
Scholarship Competition. This half-day program includes an hour to write
Central MI University 11/01/2008 an essay as part of the competition. You must reserve your space at the
competition by October 25, 2008. Applications for admission to CMU
must be completed by December 8th for consideration of monetary
The Leader Advancement Scholarship is open to seniors with a minimum
GPA of 3.0, admitted to CMU, and who distinguish themselves through
Central MI University 01/30/2009
their records of leadership and service. Worth $8,000/ $2.000 per year.
Online application can be found at www.cmich.edu/leadership.
Scholars are selected based upon academic achievement, capacity to
lead, and hours of dedicated community service. 250 awards of amounts
10/31/2008 of $10,000 and $20,000 will be made. Access the on-line application at
www.coca-colarscholars.org and click on: Coca-Cola Four Year Award
**Ruth & Frans Feuerstein Scholarship
**Helen Hutt Scholarship
**Bert Stevens Scholarship
for Oceana County 03/01/2009
**Robert & Joyce Veltman Scholarship
**Hart Lions Scholarship
**Shelby Area Chamber of Commerce
Apply online at www.cffmc.org
Current Surfaces Track
April 2009 TBA
The Natural Talent Scholarship Styling Contest is open to any senior who
Douglas J. Aveda believes he or she is a natural at styling hair and applying makeup. Five
Institute scholarships will be awarded, with the top prize being a full scholarship to
a Douglas J. Aveda Institute. Go to www.douglasj.com for more details.
The EMU Alumni Association Scholarship is available to children or
grandchildren of EMU alumni enrolling for the fall 2009 semester. This
Eastern Michigan $1,250-scholarship is renewable for 4 consecutive years ($5,000) as long
University as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.2 and is enrolled full-
time. Minimal volunteerism is a requirement. More info. Is available
online at www.emich.edu/alumni/awards/scholar.html.
Family Financial Credit Union is offering an educational scholarship. One
scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $500.00 to an accredited
college/university in Michigan. Applicants must meet ALL of the following
Family Financial Credit criteria: be an active member of FFCU and have a savings account
Union where the student is the primary account holder, must be a graduating
high school senior within our field of membership, must be accepted to a
Michigan college/university, must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Applications and rules are available in the guidance office.
May 2009 TBA
The Gerber Foundation Merit Scholarship, worth $2,000, is available to
students for their freshman year of a vocational/technical program,
The Gerber Foundation 02/28/2009 associate program or a university program. GPA must not be higher than
3.7. Students apply on-line or download a paper application at
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March 2009 Applications available at www.grcc.edu/financialaid
Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000-students must be of Hispanic
heritage, a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, a min. cumulative
Hispanic Scholarship GPA of 3.0, full-time enrollment in 2 or 4 year program during the 2009-
Fund 2010 academic year, and must apply for federal financial aid by
completing the FAFSA. Students and parents need to check out the
other HSF scholarships available by going to www.hsf.net.
Hope College Awards Feb. 2009 Applications available at www.hope.edu/admissions/finaid
Jostens – CollegSTEPS
Program & Scholarship Applications available at www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps
The 2008 KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program is offering $20,000 award
($5,000 per yr.) to a graduating senior who has maintained a 2.75 or
KFC the Colonel’s higher GPA, is enrolled in a public, in-state college or university, is a U.S.
Scholars Program citizen, and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree. Go to www.kfcscholars.org
to complete the on-line application and for more
Russell W.H.O. March 2009 TBA
The McKelvey Foundation Entrepreneurial Scholarship awards to
$10,000 per academic year for 4 years to any Us college. To qualify, a
student must graduate in the spring of 2009, attend a 4-year college, own
and operate a genuine business (nonprofits are eligible) for at least one
McKelvey Foundation 01/25/2009
year, have at least one paid employee, and complete the online
application at www.mckelveyfoundation.org and click on the
Entrepreneurial scholarship section. Awards are based solely on
demonstration of entrepreneurial spirit.
The MEA Scholarship awards money to only public high school students
who will attend a public state institution of higher learning or a few private
institutions listed on the application. Criteria of selection include
02/18/2009 academic achievement, school/community service, extracurricular
activities, and first consideration given to children of MEA members and
students from lower income households. You may can download the
application at ww.mea.org.
This $500.00 scholarship can be used at any MI 2-yr or 4-yr. college by
Michigan Oil & Gas
students who have a min. GPA of 3.0, can demonstrate financial need,
Producers Education 04/01/2009
and will be pursuing a degree in an energy-related field of study.
Applications are available online at www.mogpef.org
MME test www.michigan.gov/promise
The MSPE Scholarship is valued up to $3,000 annually. Interested
Michigan Society of students must have a min. GPA of 3.0 and a min. of 26 composite on the
Professional Engineers ACT. Extracurricular activities will be a consideration as well.
Applications are available online at www.michiganspe.org.
Michigan State Troops
March 2009 TBA
Assistance Fund $1000
The College of Education Alumni Assoc. of MSU is offering $1,000
Michigan State awards to incoming MSU freshmen who is admitted and intends to
University pursue a career in K-12 education. Apply online at www.educ.msu.edu.
Questions? Call 517355-1787.
02/17/2009 Application available at www.monsanto.com
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April 2009 Applications available at MCC Admissions Office 777-0230
The NALS of Michigan Scholarship Award if offering its annual $1,000
NALS of Michigan award to individuals who are planning to enroll in the fall of 2009 (or are
Scholarship – Legal 01/15/2009 enrolled) in a school of advanced education pursuing a degree in the
Field legal field. To apply, students must have at least a B average (not below
90%). Applications and rules are available in guidance.
The 2008-2009 Young Entrepreneur Award recognizes students who
demonstrate entrepreneur spirit with monies valuing $1,000-$10,000.
NFIB Young Financial need is not a factor. Open only to high school seniors who will
Oct. 15 and
Entrepreneur be attending a 2 or 4 year college or career/vocational program. Student
Dec 15, 2008
Foundation must have started a small business, participate in DECA or FFA, and
work part-time in a family-owned or other small business. To learn more
go to www.NFIB.com/YEA for an application.
The NMU Presidential Scholars Competition is held for incoming
Nov. 9-10, freshmen with an ACT composite of 24 or higher AND a recomputed
Northern MI University 2008 or Nov. (9th-11th grades) high school GPA of 3.5 or higher. 1 of 4 students will
16-17, 2008 receive a scholarship, ranging from a full-ride to $1,000 for the freshman
year. Go to their website: www.nmu.edu/presidentialscholars.
Northwood’s Academic Merit Scholarships include the Presidential (28
ACT/3.8 GPA) for $36,000; the Freedom (25 ACT/3.0 GPA or 23
ACT/3.7 GPA) for $30,000; and the Free-Enterprise Award of $20,000
(20 ACT/2.7 GPA or 19 ACT/3.2 GPA). There are also DECA
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Scholarships which require a student to be involved during his/her senior
year. These are renewable for up to four years if a 2.5 GPA is
maintained. For more information, contact Northwood’s Michigan office of
admissions at 1-800-457-7878.
Oceana Herald-Journal April 2009 TBA
This RMHC Scholarship Program is comprised of 4 individual scholarship
programs, including one for students of Hispanic heritage, one for
African-American or Black Caribbean heritage, and one for students of
Asian heritage. The 4th program is based solely on financial need and
academic standing. Applications are available on the web at
Rosa Parks Scholarship April 2009 TBA
Rotary Scholarship March 2009 TBA
Saginaw Valley State
Applications are available at www.svsu.edu
Sallie Mae Fund
Applications are available at www.salliemaefund.org
25 student-athletes will win a $7,500 scholarship, an all-expense paid trip
Scholar Athlete Milk to Disney's Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Fla. and a spot in a special
Mustache (SAMMY) Milk Mustache ad to run in USA TODAY. Apply online at
The 2009 High School Scholarship Competition will be held on Dec. 6th.
Registration is at 9:30 am, and testing begins at 10:00 am sharp. This
Specs Howard School test covers general aptitude (language, reading comprehension, math).
of Broadcast Arts Two full-tuition scholarships and six partial-tuition scholarships will be
awarded to students pursuing an education in medial arts, including
radio, television/video and graphic design.
SPS Scholarships **Wiard Scholarship $2700
**Griffin Scholarship $1300 (GPA 2.75 or higher)
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**Bradford Scholarship $1400 (Hispanic male)
**FFA Scholarship $500
**VanDuinen Scholarship $500
**Copenhaver Scholarship(2) $500 each
Students must see Mrs. Michael in the Guidance Office for application.
Applications will be available end of February or beginning of March.
The Toyota Community Scholars Program is looking for graduating
seniors who are Making a Difference in their classrooms and their
communities. Only one student from MHS will be selected to represent
our seniors. While academic performance is a prime factor in the
selection process, the distinguishing characteristic will be the overall
impact of the student’s contribution(s) in the area of community service.
Students must notify their Guidance Counselor if they are interested in
being considered a nominee.
Western Michigan This competition guarantees no less than $3,000 Dean’s Scholarship to
University Medallion participants who had all application materials in by Dec. 5, 2008, and
Scholarship meets the criteria: a cum. GPA of 3.7 or higher and an ACT composite of
Competition 26 or higher.
West Shore Community Applications available at the West Shore Community College Financial
College Aid Office. www.westshore.edu
Last updated 2/23/2010