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AXA Achievement Scholarship
Students that are active in their community, have led a project that benefits others, or have overcome a personal challenge can apply for the AXA Achievement Scholarship. State and national winners will be awarded amounts ranging from $10,000 - $25,000. To apply, visit www.axa-achievement.com
Deadline: December 15, 2013
National Wild Turkey Federation: Beard & Spurs Chapter
Students can compete for this scholarship at local, state, and national levels. Applicants are judged on their scholastic achievements, leadership abilities, community, & outdoor involvement. Scholarships of $500, $2000, or $10,000 will be issued. Applications are available in the counseling office.
Deadline: January 01, 2014
2014 Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Students are encouraged to participate in the 2014 John F. Kennedy profile in courage essay contest. This involves submitting an original essay on the following topic:
1,000 words or less, describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. official who served during or after 1956.
One winner will receive $10,000, a second place winner will receive $1,000 and 5 finalists will receive $500.
President John F. Kennedy admired individuals that risked their political career by taking public stands. For information on where to submit the essay visit www.jfklibrary.org
Deadline: January 06, 2014
The Burger King Scholars program
Any high school senior that is an employee of Burger King or has a family member employed by the organization can apply for this scholarship. Up to $50,000 in scholarships will be awarded. A student must have a 2.5 GPA or better. To apply, please visit www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram
Deadline: January 10, 2014
U of M: Scholaship Opportunities
The University of Michigan is offering twelve different scholarships for students to receive additional funding for U of M. Stop by the counseling office or visit www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org for more information.
Deadline: January 17, 2014
SCAD Challenge (The University for Creative Careers)
Students that have a unique artistic vision could earn a scholarship to SCAD. Submission guidelines and winners gallery can be viewed at www.scad.edu/scadchallenge
Fashion, January 24, 2014
Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) Foundation
One high school female senior will have the opportunity to be awarded $20,000 for college ($5,000 a year renewable for 4 years). To be eligible a student must be a US Citizen, have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and plan on enrolling in an Information Technology Program next fall. For more information or to apply visit http://www.mcwt.org/University_Programs_195.html.
Deadline: January 31, 2014
The Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Students that have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the cause of positive race relations have an opportunity to apply for a $1,000 scholarship and an expense paid weekend to Princeton. To apply, visit www.princeton.edu/pprize. Examples of activities other students engaged in to increase understanding and mutual respect among all races is available on this website.
Deadline: January 31, 2014
Lawrence Technological University
Students attending this school have an opportunity to earn up to $4,000 per year for 4 years. After applying to Lawrence Tech, write a 500-word response to: Choose a person whose innovations have inspired you. Explain why that person was successful and how his or her innovation is helpful to society. Write characteristics of the innovator you would like to incorporate into your own life. Email essay (include name, phone number, & intended major) to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, call 248-204-3185
Michigan Education Association (MEA)
Several scholarship of $1,500 will be awarded to young men and women that are graduates of a public high school and plan on attending an educational institution in the fall. Applications are available in the counseling office or visit http://www.mea.org.mea-schoalrships
Deadline: February 28, 2014
Central Macomb Credit Union Military Honor scholarship
Two high school seniors will have the opportunity to be awarded $1,000 each. To be eligible a parent needs to be a member of Central Macomb Credit Union, in active military, reserve, or a veteran, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and accepted to an educational institution. Visit www.cmcuu.com to apply.
Deadline: March 31, 2014
William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship Program (Credit Union One)
Graduating seniors who have a family member that belongs to Credit Union One (in good standing) may apply for this scholarship opportunity. The student must have completed 20 hours of documented community service (junior or senior year) by May 01, 2014, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and plan on attending college in the fall. To apply visit http://www.cuone.org/about/scholarships.aspx
Deadline: May 01, 2014
Michigan Oil & Gas Producers Education Foundation
Students that have been accepted at a Michigan University or Community College, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need and are pursuing a degree in the oil and natural gas industry would qualify for this scholarship. Numerous scholarships of $500 will be paid directly to the university or college where the applicant is enrolled. Applications are available in the counseling office or visit www.mogpef.org
Deadline: April 2, 2014
AAA Michigan’s School Safety Patrol
Four graduating seniors from Michigan Schools have an opportunity to receive $1,000 each in scholarship award. To be eligible, a student must have documented proof of participating in Michigan School Safety Patrol program in elementary or middle school. The student also needs to be in good academic standing and have a record of community involvement. Applications are available in the counseling office.
Deadline: April 30, 2014
Shelby Township Clerk Stanley Grot: Responsible Government Scholarship
Three $300 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school students from Eisenhower, Utica, or Henry Ford II that plan on attending college full-time after graduation. Applicants must maintain a 2.5 GPA and submit a 250-word essay explaining: How they view the importance of the U. S. Constitution and the best avenue for citizens to get involved in the democratic process.
Applications are available in the school counseling offices.
Deadline: May 02, 2014
Eastern Michigan University Alumni Association Scholarship
Any senior that has been admitted to EMU, has a 3.2 GPA or better, and has a relative that is an Alumni of Eastern Michigan University is eligible for this $1,250 renewable for 4 years. To apply, please visit emich.edu
Deadline: May 05, 2014
Homer J. Van Hollenbeck Foundation
This scholarship is applicable to hardworking students in the Macomb County area. The student must maintain a 2.5 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and begin college full-time in fall 2014. Copies of the application are available in the counseling office.
Deadline: May 31, 2014
This $500 Scholarship is available for young athletes that wish to attend a post secondary institute and are involved in a sport at that institution or within the community. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of the sport they are active in.
Visit http:// www.bigsunathletics.com for more information.
Deadline: June 20, 2014
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