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LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS 

 

The Following Local Scholarships are available for seniors in the Counseling Office. Please be aware that there may be different deadlnes for each. Amounts may change. Please  continue to check this web site as other scholarships may be posted at a later date.

THE ROCK CF SCHOLARSHIP - $500
ELIGIBILITY: Be a community minded student who has demonstrated a commitment to make the world a better place by helping others. DEADLINE: APRIL 28, 2017

GROSSE ILE HISTORICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP - $500
Application is available in the Counseling Office. Deadline for applying is  APRIL 28, 2017

HENRY FORD WYANDOTTE HOSPITAL MEDICAL STAFF FUND SCHOLARSHIP
1 @ $500
This scholarship is for students who plan to attend college in the fall to pursure a medical career. DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017

THE JOSEPH MILLER SCHOLARSHIP - Amount to be determined

The sole purpose of this fund shall be the awarding of scholarships for post-high school education or vocational training to a resident of the Township of Grosse Ile who may have financial need. The fund was established to honor Joseph Miller, past fire chief and school board member. The scholarship may be used for in-state or out-of-state, public or private school. DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017

ROTARY "SERVICE ABOVE SELF" AWARD - $2,500
ELIGIBILITY: 2015 Graduate of Grosse Ile High School. Student must show demonstration of voluntary contribution of time and energy toward the unselfish acts of helping others. Examples can be of a personal nature (one-on-one) or as part of a group activity such as the blood drive, hospital service, senior citizen helper, church work, UNICEF, etc. Service above self is the key phrase.
DEADLINE: APRIL 28, 2017

KIWANIS CLUB CITIZENSHIP SERVICE AWARD - 2 @ $500
Each year the Kiwanis Club of Grosse Ile selects and honors two graduating seniors for being involved and for participating in school activities. These students need to demonstrate citizenship to the community of Grosse Ile. DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017

 LIGGETT TRUST AWARD - Amount to be determined
The Liggett Award results from a request made by Louis G. Liggett to the Trenton and Grosse Ile School districts. Mr. Liggett established a trust fund that is to be used to provide financial aid for students who have a need. Applicants will be judged on financial need, sincerity of purpose in continuing their education and demonstrated service to school and/or community. DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017

THE MEMORIAL ART SCHOLARSHIP IN MEMORY OF NICOLE CRYDERMAN-MOHAMMED, BRAD MOHAMMED AND KEVIN MOHAMMED 1 @ $1,500)
DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017

1) Letter of recommendation from a teacher or adult community member

           2) 3 or 4 samples of art work and statement of why you like them

           3) Letter of application indicating need and future art training plans

GROSSE ILE SOCCER ASSOCIATION - 2 @ $500 - 1 male, 1 female
GISA will award two awards to a male and female student/athlete who participated in the GISA program as a player or referee. All applicants must write an essay explaining the impact that participating in soccer had on their academic career.   APRIL 28, 2017

GIYRA SCHOLARSHIP (GROSSE ILE YOUTH RECREATION ASSOCIATION)
5 @ $500

Outside committee choice for students who were active in GIYRA sports.
DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017

GROSSE ILE HIGH SCHOOL THESPIAN SCHOLARSHIP - 1 @ $600
Applicants must be a member of troop 2860 and have demonstrated commitment and dedication to excellence in the theatre. No application is needed. See Ms. Kimberly Linton with any questions. DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017

GROSSE ILE GARDEN CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
Applicants can be a current or past GIHS graduate who have demonstrated active community service. Financial need will be considered. DEADLINE: MAY 4, 2016

STEVE SIMS LEADERSHIP AWARD - 1 @ $2,000
The Steve Sims Leadership Award will be awarded to a senior girl who has participated in Basketball and/or Track and Field and who has demonstrated the outstanding leadership qualities that were valued by Steve Sims. Applicants must plan on attending college, have earned a Varsity letter in Girl's Track & Field and/or Girl's Basketball, complete all paperwork associated with the application, demonstrate competitive spirit, sense of fairness, humility, integrity, love of life, sense of humor, giving spirit, and the ability to motivate. DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017

THE JUDY JOHNSON DOYLE ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SOFTBALL - 1 @ $2,000
The Judy Johnson Doyle Athletic Scholarship Fund was established in 2011 in honor of Judy, a 1983 graduate of Grosse Ile High School and a varsity letter athlete in softball. Applicants must be a female graduating senior from GIHS attending a four-year college or university; be a softball player who has earned at least two varsity letters in softball; have a GPA of 2.75 or above. DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017

GROSSE ILE NATURE AND LAND CONSERVANCY SCHOLARSHIP - 1 @ $500
Applicants must be a graduating senior from Grosse Ile High School; have a GPA of 2.5 or above through fall semester of senior year; provide a one-page typed essay highlighting their high school academic achievements and extracurricular activities including a description of their participation in any projects or activities associated with protecting or enhancing the natural environment.
DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017

THE GROSSE ILE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (G.I.E.A.) - 2 @ $500, 1 @ $1,000
The G.I.E.A. wishes to award up to three $1,000 awards to a graduating senior who wants to further his/her education. The money will be awarded when the committee receives a receipt of registration or show of enrollment at a college or university. DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017

GROSSE ILE ROWING SCHOLARSHIP - 2 @ $250
BY NOMINATION. A scholarship will be awarded to one male and one female graduating senior who were active in Grosse Ile High School rowing.

THE MILDRED AND LAWRENCE SAWITZKY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP-
Minimum 1@ $350

This scholarship is determined by teacher nomination.

THE M.A.R.I.E. SCHOLARSHIP - 1 @ $1,000
This is a character driven scholarship not dependent on a particular G.P.A. but intended for a college bound senior who has made a commitment to future academic success in college. The winner will be nominated by an employee of Grosse Ile High School.

MARJORIE AND DONALD TREADWELL SCHOLARSHIP  - 1 @ $2,500
Must be a graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 3.5, who shows extra-curricular and community involvement. You must write an essay explaining why you are deserving of the scholarship and how you will use the money.
DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017

GROSSE ILE MUSIC BOOSTERS' - JOHN BISHOP INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP - 1 @ $1,000
Applicant must submit a letter of interest. Criteria: student's participation in the Instrumental music program, attitude, performance and financial need; student must be enrolled in a music class during their senior year.
DEADLINE: APRIL 10, 2017

GROSSE ILE MUSIC BOOSTERS VOCAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP -
1 @ $1,000

Applicants must participate in the High School's Vocal Music program and show achievement in Vocal Music and provide a resume describing what they have done in school and outside of school in regards to Vocal Music, school and community activities they are involved in, what they will do with the scholarship, and why they deserve to receive this award. Financial need may be taken into consideration. DEADLINE: APRIL 10, 2017

GROSSE ILE MUSICALE SCHOLARSHIP- 1@ $1,000
Contact the High School Music Department for more information

THE CHRISTOPHER PALAZZOLA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - 1 @ $1,000
Students who have actively participated in athletics and music. Winner is determined by teacher and coach nomination.

THOMAS E. GUNNELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES - 1 @ $1000
This $1,000 scholarship was established in 2007 to honor a student who demonstrates a strong interest in the biological sciences. Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0; plan on attending a community college or university; has chosen a career in the Biological Sciences (Biology, Science Education, Pre-Vet, Pre-Med, Pre-Dental, Zoology); a signature endorsement from a Grosse Ile School Science teacher; and applicants must submit a typed essay describing why they are deserving of this scholarship.
DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017

                THE DOUG YARDLEY “GOLDEN RULE” SCHOLARSHIP – 1 @ $1,000

Applicants must exhibit the qualities of kindness, empathy and compassion through school activism, athletics or community involvement. Students must be in good academic standing. This scholarship is based less on GPA and more on the character of the person applying.  DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017



THE FOLLOWING AWARDS ARE LISTED UNDER GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND CAN BE APPLIED FOR WITH ONE APPLICATION. THE APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE IN THE COUNSELING OFFICE.
DEADLINE:  APRIL 28, 2017

CLEMENT CHANG MEMORIAL AWARD - 1 @ $250
Applicant must have participated in Grosse Ile athletics; made a significant contribution to the improvement of school community; demonstrated service and good citizenship

MILDRED SAWITZKY - 1 @ $500
Applicant must be admitted to a four year Michigan college or university.

THE FREDERICK D. ROBERTSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - 1 @ $500
Applicant does not have to be a top student; must be admitted to a four year university or college; demonstrate leadership and made a significant contribution to school and community. Financial need is a factor.

THE EDWARD MAYNE SCHOLARSHIP HONORING THE CLASS OF 1938 -
Minimum 1 @ $550

Applicant must plan to attend a four year Michigan college of university; does not have to be a top student but have qualities of honesty, leadership, loyalty, integrity, imagination and consideration. Financial need is a factor.

GROSSE ILE HERB SOCIETY (2 @ $1,000 - 1 MALE, 1 FEMALE)
Graduating senior who will be attending college, must be active in community service and show financial need.

THE DOROTHY GAY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (1 @ $500)
Graduating senior attending college in Fall 2017 with a background in music, art and/or English and have financial need.

GIHS FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP ($400)
Graduating senior planning to attend college in Fall 2017

MILDRED A. SABO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ( 1 @ 200)
Graduating female attending a four year college. Factors considered are academic ability, strong character, work ethic and financial need.

THE RAY KROC YOUTH ACHIEVMENT AWARD (1 @ $500)

Graduating senior who demonstrates citizenship, leadership, scholarship and sportsmanship.


THE FOLLOWING TWO ATHLETIC AWARDS ARE BASED ON NOMINATIONS BY HEAD COACHES AND/OR THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
 

JAY TISSOT ATHLETIC AWARD - 2 @ $500 AWARDS: 1 MALE, 1 FEMALE

Nominated by head coaches of male and female varsity teams and the Athletic Director. Recipient must exemplify the qualities of achievement, commitment, sportsmanship and leadership, both academically and athletically.

RON SOLACK ATHLETIC AWARD - 2 @ $500 AWARDS: 1 MALE, 1 FEMALE

Nominated by the Athletic Director and is based on point totals of participation in varsity sports.

 

 

General Scholarships

THE FOLLOWING AWARDS ARE LISTED UNDER GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND CAN BE APPLIED FOR WITH ONE APPLICATION. THE APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE IN THE COUNSELING OFFICE. DEADLINE: APRIL 27, 2015

CLEMENT CHANG MEMORIAL AWARD - 1 @ $250
Applicant must have participated in Grosse Ile athletics; made a significant contribution to the improvement of school community; demonstrated service and good citizenship

MILDRED SAWITZKY - 1 @ $500
Applicant must be admitted to a four year Michigan college or university.

THE FREDERICK D. ROBERTSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - 1 @ $500
Applicant does not have to be a top student; must be admitted to a four year university or college; demonstrate leadership and made a significant contribution to school and community. Financial need is a factor.

THE EDWARD MAYNE SCHOLARSHIP HONORING THE CLASS OF 1938 -
Minimum 2 @ $750
Applicant must plan to attend a four year Michigan college of university; does not have to be a top student but have qualities of honesty, leadership, loyalty, integrity, imagination and consideration. Financial need is a factor.

GROSSE ILE HERB SOCIETY (2 @ $1,000 - 1 MALE, 1 FEMALE) 
Graduating senior who will be attending college, must be active in community service and show financial need.

GIHS FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP ($400)
Graduating senior planning to attend college in Fall 2011

MILDRED A. SABO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (1@ $440)
Graduating female attending a four year college. Factors considered are academic ability, strong character, work ethic and financial need.

THE RAY KROC YOUTH ACHIEVMENT AWARD (1 @ $250)

Graduating senior who demonstrates citizenship, leadership, scholarship and sportsmanship.