NOVEMBER IS SCHOLARSHIP MONTH!
November has officially been declared scholarship month in Michigan. All month long, MI Student Aid will be actively posting on social media to celebrate. They will be highlighting their own scholarship database, compiled of Michigan scholarships, where students can submit a request and get scholarships sent right to their email inbox. They will have tips and tricks for filling out the perfect scholarship application in order to help students with their search. They will also discuss the various scholarship and grant programs provided by the State of Michigan as well as other resources, beyond scholarships, that can help make college "accessible, affordable and achievable" for Michigan students and families. Follow them on social media accounts @mistudentaid.
ELKS FOUNDATION MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
The Elks National Foundation awards over 2 million dollars in college scholarships to 500 high school seniors nationwide through its Most Valuable Student contest. To be eligible, you must be a high school senior and a U.S. Citizen. Applications must be downloaded on line at www.enf.elks.org/mvs. Deadline to apply is on or before November 27, 2017.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN CLUB OF GREATER DETROIT
The University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit is sponsoring twelve unique scholarship opportunities for quality citizen-students who will be an incoming Freshman in the Fall of 2018. Students can apply to the scholarships before acceptance to U of M but must be part of the incoming class of the fall of 2018. To view and apply for the scholarships go to www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org. Eligibility criteria: ACT minimum score of 31 or SAT score of 1430 or be in the top 1% of your graduating class. Application deadline is January 19, 2018.
NFL ALUMNI - DETROIT CHAPTER STUDENT ATHLETE SCHOLARSHIP
The NFL Alumni - Detroit Chapter is sponsoring two unique scholarship opportunities for student athletes. Each scholarship awards a $2,500 scholarship to one female and one male high school student athlete. Please visit their website at https://nflalumnidet.org/. Application deadline is March 2, 2018. Note: Children of current or former NFL players are not eligible.
MICHIGAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Last year the MEA awarded 41 scholarships totaling $47,250 ($1,500 to 22 new winners and $750 to 19 returning college students). Priority is given on the basis of academic achievement; extra-curricular activities; school and community service and students from lower income households. To access the application go to www.mea.org/mea-scholarship.
THE AVE MARIA FOUNDATION "MICHIGAN SCHOLARSHIP"
Ava Maria University is offering the Michigan Scholarship of $28,000 ($7,000/year for 4 years) for qualified Michigan resident students to attend this University. Criteria: must be a resident of the state of Michigan; applicant must be a first-time college freshman with a high school GPA of 2.8 or above; have an ACT score of 22 or above or SAT score of 1100 or above; maintain a university GPA of at least a 2.5 to keep the scholarship. Apply online at www.avemaria/apply.
NATIONAL WACE CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
WACE will award up to 160 merit co-op scholarships for a total value of $4,200,000. These merit scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and transfer students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of their partner institutions. (University of Toledo, Rochester Institute of Technology, Clarkson University, Merrimack College, Oswego State University of New York, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, and Wentworth Institute of Technology). To qualify, students must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better and apply to one of the above listed WACE partner institutions. For more information go to www.waceinc.org. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2018.
NALS OF MICHIGAN SCHOLARSHIP
NALS of Michigan is offering one annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to an individual enrolled or planning to enroll in a school of advaced education pursuing a degree in the legal field. High school seniors as well as college students are eligible. Applications are in the counseling office. Deadline to apply is January 15, 2018.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN DEARBORN ALUMNI LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP
In 1997, the University of Michigan-Dearborn Alumni Society established the Alumni Legacy Scholarship. The scholarship is appropriately named, as it will perpetuate the legacy of the University of Michigan-Dearborn tradition by providing scholarships to academically talented students with familial or other significant relationships to UM-Dearborn graduates (i.e. child, sibling, grandchild, spouse, stepchild, niece, nephew or cousin). Deadline to apply is February 5, 2018 and applications can be downloaded from the following website: https://umdearborn.edu/alumni/alumni-benefits/alumni-legacy-scholarship
COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN SCHOLARSHIPS
The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan offers dozens of scholarship funds for graduating high school seniors. Students only need to submit one application through the general application link to be considered for any scholarship for which they are eligible. Learn more about the scholarships and apply at CFSEM.org/Scholarships. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2018.
AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIPS
The American Legion, Department of Michigan, offers high school students several opportunities to gain valuable experience and at the same time, earn money for college. To see what scholarships are available go to www.michiganlegion.org/scholarships.