Secondary Education

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Scholarship Opportunities

Clutch Prep STEM Scholarship

Clutch Prep is proud to support future STEM professionals. As a company that was founded by STEM scholars to help college students succeed in their studies, we recognize the rigorous academic and financial requirements that come with pursuing the degree. As a result, we are proud to offer a $1,500 scholarship to one student who shows passion & extraordinary commitment to the STEM field.

Eligibility
  • Currently enrolled in a 2-4 year accredited college or university
  • Pursuing STEM degree as defined here
  • Submit Application by April 30th, 2018 11:59pm.
  • Full Official Rules & Eligibility

Islamic Center of America Scholarships

The Islamic Center of America Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to college-bound high school seniors from Michigan based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, community service and an expressed interest in improving and enhancing Islam’s Image of peace.

Description and instructions.

Amicus Leadership Scholarship – Dearborn, Edsel and Fordson High School students only

A $500.00 scholarship will be awarded each year to high school seniors graduating from a Dearborn Public Schools high school.  One award recipient will be selected from the applicants at each of the following high schools: Dearborn High School, Edsel Ford High School, and Fordson High School.  Application-Amicus Scholarship (1)

  1. The students must have documented financial need.  A completed FAFSA or parents’ signed tax return(s) for the previous year must be attached to the application.
  2. The students must demonstrate through the application process that they are self-starters and proven leaders.
  3. Students must submit applications indicating leadership roles, both inside and outside of school.  
  4. Applicants must submit a 250-word essay explaining their post secondary goals and how leadership in high school has contributed or prepared them for life after high school.

Friends of Polish Art Scholarship

Friends of Polish Art is announcing, that applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Frank Filipek and the Lillian & Chester Mitchell Fine Arts Scholarships beginning January 1 until April 15, 2018.

Through the generosity of the late Frank Filipek of Battle Creek, Michigan, five scholarships are available for academic studies in areas including, but not limited to: law, medicine, architecture, engineering sciences, and liberal arts.  The amount of each scholarship is $2,500.

Additionally, two $2,500 scholarships for the Lillian & Chester Mitchell Fine Arts Scholarships are available for students pursuing studies in painting, sculpture, music, drama, theatre, dance and other forms of creative expression as well as history, literature, religion, philosophy, and Polish Studies.

All applications and required documentation must be received no later, than April 15, 2018.  Previous recipients as well as non-Michigan residents are not eligible. Award-winning recipients will be notified on or before May 1, 2018.  Awards will be made payable to the individual. All scholarships will be presented at the Friends of Polish Art General Membership Meeting scheduled for May 18, 2018.  

http://www.friendsofpolishart.org/scholarships/

Lusk Albertson LAunch Scholarship

The law firm of Lusk Albertson (LA) is currently accepting applications for its LAunch Scholarship.

This year, LA will award four (4) scholarships,each in the amount of $2,500.

The deadline is April 9th, 2018.  Click here for more information.  Click here for more information.

 

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Deadline: 4/15/18 Award Ceiling: $10,000 Eligibility: young leaders between the ages of 8 and 18

Summary: The Barron Prize honors outstanding young leaders who have made a significant positive impact on people, their communities, and the environment. Each year, up to twenty winners each receive $10,000 to support their service work or higher education.

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP – COHEN & JAFFE, LLP – LAW FIRM LOCATED ON LONG ISLAND, NY

The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP Scholarship Program is designed to help high school students (upon graduation from high school) or college students who are interested in attending an institution of higher education. We value education as a vital foundation for creating fulfilling, advantageous careers. We are proud and excited to help students achieve their goals of furthering their education.  For more information, go to https://www.cohenjaffe.com/college-scholarship/

ELIGIBILITY – APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent U.S. resident.
  • Be accepted to an institution of higher learning.
  • Be graduating high school or receiving GED within 9 months.
  • Scholarship program available to students entering their first year of undergrad only.
  • Employees of the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP, Consultwebs.com, Inc., their boards of directors and immediate family members are not eligible for this essay contest.

Completed applications must be submitted no later than April 2, 2018. Application materials should be emailed in .pdf, .doc or .docx format only to Richard Jaffe at Scholarship@cohenjaffe.com.

Redefining Ready National Scholarship 2018

The Redefining Ready! National Scholarship 2018 lets America’s graduating seniors tell the world how they are college, career and life ready beyond a single test score. Examples include completion of an internship, AP or dual credit classes while in high school; near-perfect attendance; or participation in clubs, sports and school activities. The story must be told via a 30-second video posted online.

Information on criteria and where to send scholarship application videos will be posted by February 14, 2018. Deadline for 2018 submissions will be Monday, April 2, 2018. Winners will be announced in May 2018.

This opportunity is brought to you by Hobsons, and it is only open to high school graduating seniors.

Scholarships will be awarded in the following categories:

  • One (1) National First Place Winner ($5000)
  • One (1) National Runner-Up ($2500)
  • Seven (7) Regional Winners, representing each AASA region ($2000)
  • Seven (7) Regional Runner-Ups, representing each AASA region ($1000)

https://www.redefiningready.org/national-scholarship/

Metro Bureau Scholarship

Students can also complete and submit the application electronically at www.metrobureau.orgMetro Bureau Scholarship Application 2018

Applications must be submitted or postmarked by March 2, 2018.

To be eligible students must:

  1. Be a graduating senior from a high school of a Metro Bureau member school district.
  2. Intend to enroll at one of the following Metro Bureau Member Colleges/Universities:
  • Henry Ford College
  • Oakland County Community College
  • Oakland University
  • Wayne County Community College District
  • Wayne State University

Scholarship award amount will be $1,000.00.  A matching amount may be made by the college/university for those students entering the field of education.  Recipients will be required to provide proof of acceptance at one of the institutions listed above.

Successful scholarship recipients will receive their scholarship award in their local school district this spring.

LAHC-Leaders Advancing and Helping Communities

LAHC-Leaders Advancing and Helping Communities is happy to announce the open enrollment for its 2018 scholarship program. Those eligible to apply for the scholarships include senior high school students, undergraduate and graduate students.

The amount of the scholarship varies from one academic institution to another, ranging from $1,000 all the way up to $16,000 per student, some of which are renewable up to eight semesters. Interested students must submit their applications online before the deadline of March 26th, 2018 by visiting: http://lahc.org/scholarship-program. Qualified students need to maintain a minimum G.P.A of 3.5 while attending college full time.

 The Helen Abbott Community Service Award

Arab American Institute is looking for candidates who are:

  1. Currently enrolled in High School; or as an undergraduate in a college or university program
  2. U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents that are of Arab descent
  3. Have a minimum 3.0 grade point average verified by either an official or unofficial transcript

A flyer that includes all of the requirements of the scholarship as well as the application page can be found on  at http://www.aaiusa.org/scholarships_aai under the AAIF Youth Leadership Scholarship heading.

The deadline for applications is March 1, 2018.

Rosa Parks Scholarships

The application for the 2018 Rosa Parks Scholarships ($2,000) is now available on our web site:   rosaparksscholarship.org

This is an annual scholarship, and we would encourage your school to make sure our web site (scholarship) is included on a master list of scholarships.

The application is also available (you can copy/paste into your browser) at:

http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4070976/RP-Application-2018-Master

The deadline for filing is March 1, 2018.  Approximately 40 scholarship winners will be announced in mid-May.

If you have questions or problems concerning the application, please email us at: info@rosaparksscholarship.org

Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarship

  • 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
  • High school seniors with a minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA may apply online in August of their senior year until the October 31 deadline.

Gates Millennium Scholars Program and The Gates Scholarship

  • Gates Millennium Scholars Program supports the cost of education by covering unmet need and self-help aid for outstanding minority students with significant financial need. Founded in 1999, this program is scheduled to conclude in 2019.
  • The Gates Scholarship is a full college scholarship for Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. Scholarship recipients will support each other through technology-enabled communication. The first awards will be disbursed in 2018.

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarships

  • Recipients are awarded a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years (up to $40,000 total per recipient).
  • Scholarships recipients are U.S. citizens who “demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.”

Goizueta Foundation Scholarship

  • Every year, 25-26 Goizueta Scholars of Hispanic/Latino origin attending Georgia State University receive $10,000 per year toward college, or a full scholarship with housing and stipend, depending on the type of award.

Jack Kent Cook Foundation College Scholarship Program

  • 30-40 students with financial need receive up to $40,000 per year (up to four years) to pursue any area of study at a four-year institution

Questbridge

  • Through the National College Match application, Questbridge helps “outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to some of the nation’s most selective colleges.”
  • In a unique model, Questbridge empowers youth to apply to highly selective colleges but does not supply the scholarship funds – instead, funding comes from the colleges themselves.

Western Union Scholars Program

  • WU Scholars receive $2,500 toward tuition or school fees for a degree program in STEM or business.

American Legion Scholarships

The American Legion, Department of Michigan offers scholarships to students who are descendants of war time era veterans.  http://www.michiganlegion.org/scholarships

Dearborn Rotary Scholarships

Dearborn Rotary offers 4 scholarships to graduating students.  There are 23 awards ranging from $2,000 to $8,000.  The Scholarships and eligibility are:

Dearborn Area Schools: Dearborn High School, Edsel Ford High School, Fordson High School, Henry Ford Early College, Divine Child High School, Henry Ford Academy, and Advanced Technology Academy.

  • Harry A. Sisson Scholarship: One $8,000 award.
  • Hugh Archer Scholarship: Two $4,000 awards

Dearborn Public Schools including the Early Henry Ford Early College:

  • Past-President’s Scholarship: Four $3,000 awards
  • Otto Rowen Scholarship: Up to sixteen $2,000 awards

Some important dates to be aware of for 2017/18:

  • Application deadline: The deadline date is Friday 1/12/2018 for the Sisson, Archer, and Past-Presidents Scholarships and Friday 1/26/2018 for the Rowen Scholarship.
  • Celebration Event: All 23 of the award winners will be recognized in one event tentatively scheduled for Tuesday 4/17/18.

For more information, please click on the  “Scholarship” tab on our web site www.dearbornrotary.org.

Postive Athlete Scholarships

WHAT IS POSITIVE ATHLETE?

Positive Athlete is a movement by high-character athletes tied to professional and collegiate sports teams to celebrate young athletes who have overcome difficult circumstances, given back to their communities, or have an infectious attitude that positively affects those around them. Led by Former Super Bowl MVP Hines Ward, we are opening up our program to the State of Michigan for the first time this year, where we will be recognizing the state’s most positive student-athletes and coaches.

How do I nominate?

All Nominations are made online at www.PositiveAthlete.org

Who can I nominate?

Any high school student athlete or coach, male or female, in any grade and in any boys or girls sport

Who can make nominations?

Anyone can nominate! (Parents, Coaches, Teachers, Administrators, Fans, etc.)

When can I nominate?

The nominations window is open from November 1st  until May 4th

Is there a limit of people that can be nominated?

There is NO limit to the amount of nominations a school can have or a person can make!

 

Dearborn Rotary Scholarships:

Dearborn Rotary annually offers 24 scholarship awards generated from 5 different scholarships.  Eligibility for these scholarships is:

Dearborn Area Schools (Dearborn H.S., Edsel Ford H.S., Fordson H.S., DPS Early College and Collegiate Academy Programs, Divine Child, Henry Ford Academy, and Advanced Technology Academy)

  • Sisson Scholarship: Each School can select up to 5 candidates for consideration. See your Counselor if you think you meet the “Award Criteria” listed in the Sisson Scholarship Description.  For additional information – Sisson Scholarship Information. For the application, click Harry A. Sisson Application 2017

Dearborn Public Schools

  • Past-Presidents Scholarships: A graduating student from Dearborn High School, Edsel Ford HS, Fordson HS, or Early College Program who is planning to attend a Michigan University or College is eligible to pull down the application from the Dearborn Rotary website and submit. For more information, click Past Presidents Scholarship Info 2017 . For the application, click Past Presidents Scholarship App 2017
  • Otto Rowan Scholarships: A graduating student enrolled in either the CTE (Career Technical Education),  ECP (Henry Ford Early College Program), and CTE Programs at the Henry Ford Collegiate Academy can use the CTE Web-based process to apply. For additional information – Click Here.

Henry Ford College

  • HFC Nursing Scholarship: A student in the HFC Nursing Program can apply using the HFC web-based Scholarship System. For additional information – Click Here.

If you have been notified that you are a recipient of one of our scholarships, you will need to fill out the Scholarship Fund Request Form   in order to obtain the money.

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ACT Student Champion Award

Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place.

ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition.

Please encourage students in the graduating class of 2018 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria to apply:

  • A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
  • Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
  • Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.

Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due December 31, 2017, and champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018. If applicants are under the age of 18, they must complete this form in addition to the application.

All questions may be directed to ccrc@act.org.

Dearborn Education Foundation Scholarships -due March 31, 2018.

Dearborn Education Foundation Scholarship Page

Please visit the Dearborn Education Foundation’s scholarship page for additional scholarship opportunities identified for Dearborn High School, Edsel Ford High School and Fordson High School.

Dearborn High School

Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors Scholarship

Feldco is currently offering a $1,000 scholarship in the form of an essay contest. It’s a bi-annual scholarship with the ending dates of January 15th and June 15th of each year indefinitely.

 

For more information about our scholarship, you can visit this page:

http://www.4feldco.com/scholarship

Requirements for the scholarship:

  • Acceptable essays will be between 700-1,000 words that answer: “How has your family contributed to who you are today?”
  • A legal U.S. resident
  • A current undergraduate college student or a high school student that will be enrolled in a college/university
  • Proof of enrollment or acceptance must be provided with your email submission

American Association of Yemeni Students and Professionals Scholarship – due April 21, 2017

2017 AAYSP Scholarship Flyer

Dearborn Education Foundation Scholarships -due April 30th, 2017.

Dearborn Education Foundation Scholarship Page

Please visit the Dearborn Education Foundation’s scholarship page for additional scholarship opportunities identified for Dearborn High School, Edsel Ford High School and Fordson High School.

Dearborn High School

Lusk Albertson Launch Scholarship

Lusk Albertson (LA) formed the LAunch Scholarship in November 2012 to support outstanding students in our client districts.  Recognizing the escalating costs of higher education and the need for resources that all students share, we committed to provide scholarships annually to deserving students who are graduating at the end of the current academic year.  Winners of the LAunch Scholarship demonstrate high academic achievement, significant community involvement, and a personal commitment to excellence.

After years of granting scholarships totaling $5,000 annually, LA is excited to announce that we will be doubling our commitment to the LAunch Scholarship this year, awarding a total of $10,000 in scholarships to the Class of 2017!  LA will be selecting four (4) LAunch Scholarship winners this year, each of which will receive a $2,500 scholarship award.  For more information, go to:  http://www.luskalbertson.com/launch-scholarship/?utm_source=LAunch+Scholarship+2017+Reminder+%232&utm_campaign=LAunch+2017+Reminder+%232&utm_medium=email

Dearborn Federal Credit Union Scholarship

DFCU now has a $2,000 scholarship for students with scholastic and community service. 

Students must be DFCU members. For more information:  https://www.dfcufinancial.com/services/dfcu-scholarship

Islamic Center of America Scholarship

The Islamic Center of America Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to college-bound high school seniors from Michigan based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, community service, and an expressed interest in improving and enhancing Islam’s image of peace.  The Application deadline is April 28, 2017.   For more information:  ICA Scholarship Appl. (1) (1)

 

2017 Metro Bureau Thomas D. McLennan Scholarship Award

Thomas D. McLennan, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Metropolitan Detroit Bureau of School Studies, Inc. from 1989 through 2012, established the Metro Bureau Scholarship Fund in 1990.  To date, 272 students have received scholarship awards through this program.  Dr. McLennan spent over 35 years in public education as a teacher, principal, and superintendent.  He created this scholarship program because he cared deeply about public education and recognized the importance of helping students achieve their future educational goals.

This scholarship is open to students currently attending a Metro Bureau member school district and planning to attend either Henry Ford College, Oakland County Community College, Oakland University, Wayne County Community College, or Wayne State University.
Scholarships applications must be submitted by March 3, 2017.  http://www.metrobureau.org/downloads/announcements/metrobureau_scholarship_app_2017_distributed.pdf

(Note: Depending on your internet browser you may need to click on “Open with Different Viewer” in the top right corner to access the fillable version of the form.)

Once you have completed the application, please print a copy for your records before you click “Submit Application”.   Also, you will need to print and submit a Signature Form.   You can submit the signature form via fax at 313-577-8278, U.S. mail or e-mail to pdenson@wayne.edu. You must complete and submit the signature form before your application is considered complete. ONLY COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED

You can also complete a paper copy of the application and fax (313-577-8278),  e-mail (pdenson@wayne.edu or daberger@wayne.edu),  or mail a copy to us at 391 College of Education, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202.

To be eligible students must:

Be a graduating senior from a high school of a Metro Bureau member school district.

Intend to enroll at one of the folllowing Metro Bureau Member Colleges/Universities:

  • Henry Ford College
  • Oakland County Community College
  • Oakland University
  • Wayne County Community College
  • Wayne State University

The scholarship amount will be $1000.  Recipients are required to provide proof of acceptance at one of the institutions listed above.

Successful scholarship recipients will receive their scholarship award at their local school district this spring.

Rosa Parks Scholarship

The Council of American-Islamic Relations, Michigan chapter will award four $500 scholarships to high school seniors who apply for the Rosa Parks scholarship. Deadline:March 1, 2017Awards will be presented at the upcoming 17th annual banquet, on April 2 at the Burton Manor in Livonia. Winners will be given the scholarship and two tickets to the dinner. 

2017 Metro Bureau Scholarship Application

This scholarship is open to students attending a Metro Bureau member school district.  Scholarships applications must be submitted by March 3, 2017.  The online application can be accessed at http://www.metrobureau.org/2017-scholarship-application/  (or see pdf attachments for fillable application and signature page).

Once you have completed the application, please print a copy for your records before you click Submit.   Also, you will need to print and submit a Signature Form.   You must complete and submit the signature form before your application is considered complete. 

You can also complete a hard copy of the application and fax (313-577-8278),  e-mail (pdenson@wayne.edu ordaberger@wayne.edu),  or mail a copy to us at 391 College of Education, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202.

 To be eligible students must:

   Be a graduating senior from a high school of a Metro Bureau member school district.

  Intend to enroll at one of the following Metro Bureau Member Colleges/Universities:

  • Henry Ford College
  • Oakland County Community College
  • Oakland University
  • Wayne County Community College
  • Wayne State University           

Scholarship amount will be $1,000.00.  Recipients will be required to provide proof of acceptance at one of the institutions listed above. 

Successful scholarship recipients will receive their scholarship award at their local school district this spring.

Lebanese American Heritage Club Scholarships

LAHC is proud and privileged to be recognized as a leading advocate of higher education and to have the distinction of being the largest Scholarship assistance program in the area. Throughout the past twenty eight years, the Arab American Scholarship Foundation Program has awarded over 1,200 students of high academic distinction more than $1.3 million dollars in scholarships.  Deadline to apply: March 17th, 2017

Who may apply?          

  • Senior High School Students
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students

Do I have to be of Arab descent to qualify?  No. This program is open to all students regardless of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.

Click here for more information.

Many scholarship opportunities can be found here:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/

Community Choice Scholarship Program

Michigan high school seniors have the opportunity to win one of 20 $5,000 scholarships through the annual Community Choice Scholarship Program, one of the largest scholarship programs in the credit union industry both in Michigan and nationally.

To be eligible, applicants must live in Michigan, plan on attending a Michigan college or university and must pledge to stay in Michigan after college.  They also must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have a strong record of giving back to their community through volunteerism or public service.

Students are being encouraged to apply now.  Applications are being accepted online at CommunityChoiceFoundation.com through Wednesday, February 1, 2017.  The 2017 scholars will be welcomed to the group during an award presentation in April.

The Michigan Association of State and Federal Specialist Scholarships

The Michigan Association of State and Federal Specialists (MAS/FPS) will award three state scholarship awards ($1500, $1000, and $500) this year .  Selections will be based upon the NAFEPA application.  The applications of the  top 2 awardees will be sent on to NAFEPA for consideration for the four (4) NAFEPA Scholarships. Each of the NAFEPA Scholarship awards is $2500  So, one application will afford you the opportunity to be considered for 2 scholarship awards.  2017masfps-scholarship-directions

National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators

The purpose of the scholarship program is to financially support post-secondary education for qualifying seniors or high school graduates who attending their first year of college. Two scholarships are for students pursuing a degree in Education. The other two scholarship winners can pursue a degree in Education or any other major.

Eligibility

Candidates for the NAFEPA scholarship will be selected by the NAFEPA affiliate state organization or representative. Each state may select one candidate for the national scholarship program. States with more than 100 members may nominate two candidates for each award.  nafepa-scholarship-program-2017

Dearborn Rotary Scholarships:

Dearborn Rotary annually offers 24 scholarship awards generated from 5 different scholarships.  Eligibility for these scholarships is:

Dearborn Area Schools (Dearborn H.S., Edsel Ford H.S., Fordson H.S., DPS Early College and Collegiate Academy Programs, Divine Child, Henry Ford Academy, and Advanced Technology Academy)

  • Sisson Scholarship: Each School can select up to 5 candidates for consideration. See your Counselor if you think you meet the “Award Criteria” listed in the Sisson Scholarship Description.  For additional information – Sisson Scholarship Information. For the application, click Harry A. Sisson Application 2017

Dearborn Public Schools

  • Past-Presidents Scholarships: A graduating student from Dearborn High School, Edsel Ford HS, Fordson HS, or Early College Program who is planning to attend a Michigan University or College is eligible to pull down the application from the Dearborn Rotary website and submit. For more information, click Past Presidents Scholarship Info 2017 . For the application, click Past Presidents Scholarship App 2017
  • Otto Rowan Scholarships: A graduating student enrolled in the ECP (Henry Ford Early College Program), and CTE Programs at the Henry Ford College CA (Collegiate Academy) program can use the CTE Web-based process to apply. For additional information – Click Here.

Henry Ford College

  • HFC Nursing Scholarship: A student in the HFC Nursing Program can apply using the HFC web-based Scholarship System. For additional information – Click Here.

If you have been notified that you are a recipient of one of our scholarships, you will need to fill out the Scholarship Fund Request Form   in order to obtain the money.

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AAA Michigan School Safety Patrol Scholarship Program 

Scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to four graduating seniors attending a Michigan public, private or charter high school.  Students must show proof of AAA Michigan School Safety Patrol participation in elementary or middle school, good academic standing and a strong record of involvement in the community and/or extra-curricular activities.  A personal letter of introduction must be included describing community and extra-curricular activities and what being a Safety Patroller meant to them.

Please be aware that AAA Michigan will accept only one 2016-17-mich-safety-patrol-scholarship-app-final.  Please be sure that the Principal or Counselor signs the application selected.  Applications lacking this signature will not be processed.  The deadline for submission of your school’s applicant is Friday, May 12, 2017.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email me at  Scholarships@aaamichigan.com.

American Legion Scholarship Opportunities

The American Legion offers several scholarship opportunities.  Please go to http://www.michiganlegion.org/scholarships.html for more information.

NHS Scholarship Program

A total of 1 million dollars will be awarded to 400 seniors this year.  Applicants must be seniors and NHS members in good standing.  For more information:  https://www.nhs.us/advisers/the-nhs-scholarship?SSO=true

SP Scholarship – $10,000 – 10 Awards (Deadline:  November 15, 2016)

To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must:

YDI Scholarship – $1,000 – Award (Deadline:  October 29, 2016

To be eligible, a student must:

Coca-Cola Scholarship- $20,000- 1400 awards (Deadline:  October 31, 2016

To be eligible, a student must:

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards were created in 1995 to recognize students in middle and high school grades who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.  These prestigious awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), are presented annually on the local, state and national level.

Go to http://spirit.prudential.com for more information.  Deadline:  November 8, 2016.

2017 Circle Michigan Foundation Scholarship

The Circle Michigan Foundation will award a $1000.00 scholarship to a student attending a Michigan higher education institution and who is enrolled in a Hospitality and Tourism program. Full or part-time students may apply.

The scholarship is administered by the Saginaw Community Foundation. For application and criteria click here to be directed to the Saginaw Community Foundation Website.  Applications will be accepted by the Saginaw Community Foundation  from November 1, 2016 – February 15, 2017.

Circle Michigan is a membership organization dedicated to the growth and marketing of packaged travel and tourism in Michigan. The company formed in 1981 and was the country’s first marketing organization focused primarily on promoting group travel. It remains the longest running destination marketing organization in the United States. The Circle Michigan Foundation was formed in October 2011 as a way for our membership to give back to the hospitality industry

GE-Reagan Scholarship Program

High school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2017 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships-up to $40,000 total per recipient-and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond.  For more information click here.  Application deadline is January 5, 2017.

2016-2017 Whiston Scholarship

This scholarship was established on behalf of former Superintendent Mr. Brian Whiston. Upon his arrival in 2008, Mr. Whiston embarked on a mission to raise student achievement, improve graduation rates, provide a variety of learning opportunities and ensure the success of all students attending Dearborn Public Schools. One of Mr. Whiston’s goals was to create a program that would provide students with the opportunity to attain both a high school diploma and a two-year Associate Degree in only five years at no cost to the student or parent. The Collegiate Academy was the result of that goal and the first students started in the fall of 2013.

A $500 scholarship will be awarded to one student based on the following criteria: – Letter of acceptance to a college or university – Student must submit a 250 word essay on what the Collegiate Academy meant to the student and their future. – One personal letter or reference and one from either a teacher, or an administrator of the school they attend Please submit the completed application packet by no later than April 30, 2016.

You can mail in your packet to the address below or email it to dbnedfoundation@dearbornschools.org.

Please mail the application packet to: Dearborn Education Foundation (DPSEF) ATTN: Whiston Scholarship 18700 Audette, Rm. 2 Dearborn, MI 48124

Dearborn Education Foundation Scholarship Page

Please visit the Dearborn Education Foundation’s scholarship page for additional scholarship opportunities identified for Dearborn High School, Edsel Ford High School and Fordson High School.

Dearborn High School

Edsel Ford High School

Fordson High School

 

 

The Henry Ford College (HFC) Foundation is pleased to offer students significant scholarship opportunities each year. Scholarships are made possible thanks to the generous support received from donations.

For further information about the HFC scholarship program, contact the HFC Foundation Office: (313) 845-9620 or by email at slstriz@hfcc.edu.

The scholarship application period is open from January through March. Please apply during that time.

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Kelsey’s Law Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship

We are proud to announce the first annual Kelsey’s Law Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship for Michigan high school seniors has launched.   You may be familiar with Kelsey’s Law, which prohibits the use of cell phones for Level 1 and 2 drivers in the state. Our law firm teamed up with Kelsey’s mother, Bonnie Raffaele,  to honor Kelsey, inspire change in teens who drive distracted and help prevent car accidents.

The details of our scholarship are included here (due date August 31, 2016):

http://www.michiganautolaw.com/kelseys-law-scholarship

2015-2016 Brian Whiston Scholarship

This scholarship was established on behalf of former Superintendent Mr. Brian Whiston. Upon his arrival in 2008, Mr. Whiston embarked on a mission to raise student achievement, improve graduation rates, provide a variety of learning opportunities and ensure the success of all students attending Dearborn Public Schools. One of Mr. Whiston’s goals was to create a program that would provide students with the opportunity to attain both a high school diploma and a two-year Associate Degree in only five years at no cost to the student or parent. The Collegiate Academy was the result of that goal and the first students started in the fall of 2013. Whiston front Whiston Back

2015-2016 Robert Cipriano Scholarship

This Scholarship was established in honor of a dear friend of our school district – Mr. Robert Cipriano. For Bob athletics was always a vital component in a child’s educational experience and this fund was established to keep that memory alive in the minds of our students. Taking the top student who exemplifies this in their life is a way to encourage health & wellness as a lifestyle.  Applications are due by April 30, 2016. Robert Cipriano Scholarship Appl Front Robert Cipriano  Scholarship Appl 

2015-2016 Norman Hammoud Scholarship

This scholarship fund was created in honor of Norman Hammound, a former teacher and student of the Dearborn Public Schools. Mr. Hammound was an all star football player at Fordson High School and went on to win two MAC championships at Bowling Green State University. Football helped play an important role in shaping his life and helping him become the man he was. Mr. Hammoud was best known for his strength, dedication, kind and generous personality. His nickname became the “gentle giant” among his peers. After football, Mr. Hammoud became an elementary school teacher in order to help others to have better opportunities. His passion for teaching was obvious to all those that were lucky enough to experience it. Through this scholarship fund, Mr. Hammoud’s dreams of helping students excel in sports and academics will live on.   Applications are due by April 30, 2016 Hammoud front Hammoud Back

2015-16 George T. Darany and Family Future Business Leader Scholarship

This scholarship was established on behalf of Representative Darany and his family. Representative Darany felt called to give back to the community that has given so much to his family. The Darany family created the scholarship in order to honor Representative Darany’s Dad and to thank him for encouraging George to pursue his dreams of owning his own business. Representative Darany first showed interest in entrepreneurship at a young age, he hopes that this award will benefit a student with business aspirations.  Applications are due by April 30, 2016 Darany Front Darany Back

$2,500 Scholarship for Children or Grandchildren of
SAE Detroit Section Members

Established in 2001, this scholarship is to encourage children and grandchildren of current SAE Detroit Section members to pursue careers in engineering or science. SAE anticipates a need for more student candidates in these fields as a shortage of qualified graduates is expected.

Application Deadline Extended: March 14, 2016

Student Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. Resident Child or grandchild of a current SAE Detroit Section member
  • High School graduating senior
  • 3.0 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale (required)
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Enroll full time in a two- or four-year engineering or science program at an ABET accredited college or university

Click here for more information.

Islamic Center of America Scholarships

The Islamic Center of America Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to college-bound high school seniors based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and an express interest in improving and enhancing Islam’s image of peace.

Eligibility Criteria:           

  • Students must be a senior graduating from Michigan and plan on attending college post-graduation
  • Consideration will be given to academic achievement (minimum 3.25 G.P.A.)
  • Financial need
  • Student’s community service record

For more information, see attachment:  ICA Scholarship Appl. (1)  Application deadline is May 1st.

Metro Bureau Scholarship for future teachers:

 

Douglas Whitman, Dean of the College of Education at Wayne State will add $1000 in scholarship money to the award received by any Metro Bureau McLennan Scholarship recipient who enrolls in the College of Education at Wayne State University.

Scholarship applications are available on our website at www.metrobureau.org . Please share this news with all of your perspective teachers.

Detroit News and MDE team up for a scholarship opportunity

The Detroit News, in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Education and professional educational organizations, is searching for the best high school seniors in the state. For 30 years, The Detroit News has recognized the state’s outstanding high school graduates. Beginning in 2003, The Detroit News and CATCH, Sparky Anderson’s Charity for Children, teamed up to enhance the program, adding $1,000 scholarship money for the winning students and contributions to charity.

Selected students will be honored as part of the 31st annual Detroit News Outstanding High School Graduate program. The top two students in each category will be featured in stories and photographs in The Detroit News this spring and will be honored at an awards dinner. Four students in each category will be selected as runners-up, and their names will be published in The News. All nominated students will receive certificates.

http://download.gannett.edgesuite.net/detnews/2015/pdf/grads_application.pdf

The form may be duplicated (limit two students per category). Applications must be completed and returned in duplicate by March 1, 2016, to be eligible.

Metro Bureau 2016 Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students attending a Metro Bureau member school district.  Scholarships applications must be submitted by March 4, 2016.  The online application can be accessed at http://www.metrobureau.org/2016-scholarship-application/  (or see pdf attachments for fillable application and signature page).

  • Be a graduating senior from a high school of a Metro Bureau member school
  • Intend to enroll at one of the following Metro Bureau Member Colleges/Universities:  Oakland County Community College, Oakland University, Wayne County Community College, Wayne State University     
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Lebanese American Heritage Club Scholarships

LAHC is proud and privileged to be recognized as a leading advocate of higher education and to have the distinction of being the largest Scholarship assistance program in the area. Throughout the past twenty eight years, the Arab American Scholarship Foundation Program has awarded over 1,200 students of high academic distinction more than $1.3 million dollars in scholarships.

Who may apply?          

  • Senior High School Students
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students

Do I have to be of Arab descent to qualify?  No. This program is open to all students regardless of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.

Click here for more information.

University of Michigan – STEM Scholarship:

We are pleased to announce a scholarship through the National Science Foundation funded S-STEM program in Manufacturing Engineering Leadership Development at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. This opportunity is available to students who are interested in pursuing an undergraduate engineering degree at UM-Dearborn in mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering, or industrial and systems engineering with a focus on manufacturing. The key objective of this program is the development of highly talented and skilled manufacturing engineering graduates with leadership qualities.  umdearborn.edu/stemscholarship  S-STEM Scholarship Factsheet_Fall2016

The American Legion Department of Michigan- Scholarship Opportunities:

The American Legion has many scholarship opportunities including the list below.  Please go to http://www.michiganlegion.org/scholarships.html for more information.

  • Boys/Girls State-participants who are descendants of war-time veterans could win a $1,000 and/or a $20,000 scholarship.
  • Guy Wilson Scholarship- descendants of war-time veterans could win a $500 scholarships.
  • William D. & Jewell Brewer Scholarship – descendants of war-time veterans could win a $500 scholarship.
  • Oratorical Contest – students compete for $800-$1500 on the Department level and up to $18,000 if they proceed to the National Competition.
  • Michigan State Police Student Trooper –  students could win 1-$1000 or 1 of 3 – $500 awards.
  • Eagle Scout of the Year – An Eagle Scout associated with The American Legion could win a $1,000 scholarship from Dept. of Michigan and a $10,000 National scholarship.
  • The American Legion Baseball Scholarship – Members of Legion sponsored baseball teams have the opportunity to win one of several national awards.
  • The American Legion Department of Michigan Robert Turner Baseball scholarship – Members of Michigan Legion sponsored baseball teams have the opportunity to win a $500 scholarship.

2016 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

This national program awards college scholarships to high school seniors who embody the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community, in the workplace and at home.  Students must exhibit:  leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship.  www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships

The Rudy Anaya Scholarship Sponsored by the Wayne County Detectives Association

The Rudy Anaya Scholarship Grant is to promote the integrity and professionalism developed in the Criminal Justice System, more specifically the Law Enforcement segment; through further development of those skills required as a Police Officer in the State of Michigan. Only high school students graduating with the class of 2016 are eligible.  Scholarship Letter – October 2015 Rudy Anya Scholarship 2016 Application rev

Fourth Annual Essay Writing Contest for 12th Grade High School Students Attending any Dearborn school

Essay Content – Essays are to be based around the topic of The Book That Most Influenced My Life or about one of the stories or poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Poe’s works are the subject of the Big Read Dearborn 2016 sponsored by the Dearborn Public Library.  Copies of The Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe are available at the library.    Essays are to be typed in prose from 500 to 700 words in length. Participation is free.

Eligibility Eligible seniors are those from any Dearborn public, private or charter High School.   Submissions are to be original essays written in English by the participants and not have been previously published in any form, with the exception of school publications. Each participant may submit only one essay.

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Essay Guidelines Oct 2015

National Science Foundation Undergraduate STEM Scholarship – University of Michigan-Dearborn

National Science Foundation Undergrad STEM Scholarship

Dearborn Rotary Scholarships:

Dearborn Rotary annually offers 22 scholarship awards generated from 5 different scholarships.  For the application and more information go to the Scholarship website.  Eligibility for these scholarships is:

Dearborn Area Schools (Dearborn High, Edsel, Fordson, DPS Early College Programs, Divine Child, Henry Ford Academy, and Advanced Technology Academy)

  • Sisson Scholarship: Each High School can select up to 5 candidates for consideration. See your Counselor if you think you meet the “Award Criteria” listed in the Sisson Scholarship Description..
  • Archer Scholarships: A graduating student can pull down the application from the Dearborn Rotary web and submit.

Dearborn Public Schools

  • Past-Presidents Scholarships: A graduating student who is planning to attend a Michigan University or College is eligible to pull down the application from the Dearborn Rotary web and submit.
  • Otto Rowan Scholarships: A graduating student enrolled in the CTE (Career Technical Education) Program can use the CTE Web-based process to apply.

Henry Ford College

  • HFC Nursing Scholarships: A student in the HFC Nursing Program can apply using the HFC web-based Scholarship System.

Stephen’s Soldiers Cancer Survivors’ Scholarship Sponsored by Producers Choice Network (PCN)

This scholarship opportunity is for high school seniors that have also battled cancer and are going on to college.  More information and the application forms can be found on our website at www.stephenssoldiers.org – just go on the site, click on scholarships and then on the application page and requirements.  Please help us by identifying individuals (Michigan residents) that would be eligible to apply and pass this information on to others.  We appreciate your support and hope to find more students this year that our organization can help.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards were created in 1995 to recognize students in middle and high school grades who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.  These prestigious awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), are presented annually on the local, state and national level.

Go to http://spirit.prudential.com for more information.  Deadline:  November 3, 2015.

Fatme Simon Memorial Scholarship  

Presented by her children, Routha, Aishie, Allie & Frieda

This scholarship is in memory of a Muslim mother who struggled to educate her children in hopes that they could make a difference in the world.  Continuing her legacy, we are establishing a scholarship fund to help hard working Muslim students interested in the trade industry, with the hopes that they will in turn contribute to the betterment of society.

Application Timeline:

A complete application must be received on or before April 30th.  Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

Evaluation criteria:

This is a competitive scholarship. Candidates are evaluated based on their involvement in school and community activities, acceptance letter to a trade program, recommendation letters, essay, and financial need.

Scholarship Award Amounts:  Three scholarships, $2,000 each will be awarded each year. 

Award date:  The Scholarship Committee will determine recipients of scholarship awards by May 31st each year. During the first week of June award recipients will be individually notified by mail, and all other applicants will be sent an email with notification.  FatmeSimonScholarship


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