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Updated April 1

Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Township Scholarship Fund
The Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Township is offering various scholarships to high school seniors. No minimum GPA or ACT scores for this scholarship. You don’t need to be a member of Kiwanis Club to apply. Special consideration will be given for Key Club members. *Although you don’t need letters of recommendation, you can submit them. Applications can be found in the counseling office. 
Deadline:  April 01, 2014

The Shelby Community Foundation Scholarship
SCA is awarding a number of $1000 scholarships for high school seniors that are residents of Shelby Township that can go toward college or trade school in the fall. Scholarships will be based on financial need and community service. A 1-2 page essay is required. You may find the application and more information at  
Deadline:  April 01, 2014

Rosa Parks Scholarship
Four $500 scholarships are available for high school students with a 3.0 GPA or better that plan on continuing their education.  A 500-word essay on “how the actions and legacy of Rosa Parks are relevant in today’s society and what lessons can be used in
the current civil rights challenge,” should be submitted with the application, which is available in the counseling office. 
Deadline: April 02, 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
Deadline: April 2, 2014

Joe Hadeed Memorial Scholarship
1 $1,000 scholarship is being offered for graduating seniors that have completed a Debate or Forensics class during high school.  A completed application and essay are required for this scholarship; available in the counseling office.
Deadline:  April 02, 2014

Harold I. Gach Memorial Scholarship
The Office of Admissions at Michigan State University is providing educational support for incoming freshman who, like Mr. Gach, battled cancer or who like Mr. Gach’s children, have had a parent struggle with cancer. This scholarship is intended to help students achieve educational goals that are motivated and take the initiative to seek opportunity to further their progress. Applications are available in the counseling office.
Deadline: April 15, 2014

The Carl LaRock Memorial Scholarship
Old Settlers Veterans of Foreign Wars are pleased to offer 3 $1,000 scholarships to students with a 3.0 GPA or higher.  If the student is a child or grandchild of a veteran, they will receive an additional .25 boost in GPA.  Email Bill Dobbie for an application at  or see your counselor. 
Deadline: April 21, 2014

Bloomfield Hills Financial Stock Challenge
Students interested in this $500 scholarship need to write a 400-1000 word essay answering a question on business.  Information on the essay question and where to submit the completed draft is available in the counseling office.
Deadline: April 22, 2014

Dr. James Langeveld Memorial Scholarship
Seniors at Utica High School students interested in a degree in the medical field are eligible to submit a 1-page essay on why they chose the medical path to pursue. One $1,500 scholarship will be awarded during Honor’s Night.  Applications are available in the Utica High Counseling Office   
Deadline: April 22, 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

The Peter J. Lucido “Brighter Tomorrow Scholarship” - The Peter J. Lucido “Brighter Tomorrow Scholarship” is open to high school seniors attending Utica, Henry Ford, Eisenhower, and Stevenson High Schools.  Students must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Applications are available in the school office.
Deadline: May 1, 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
Deadline: May 01, 2014

Jeptha Wade Schureman Scholarship Program
10 scholarships of $7,500 will be awarded to graduating seniors that demonstrate a financial need and are pursuing a career in law, nursing, medicine, or dentistry (priority given to students that are fatherless).  Criteria for applying can be found at
Deadline:  May 01, 2014

Detroit Economic Club Scholarship Program
Students entering college in the fall that have overcome specific hardships to achieve their personal and educational goals can apply for a $2,000 renewable scholarship.  Students must demonstrate a financial need through completion of the FAFSA.  Information regarding this scholarship can be found at
Deadline:  May 01, 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
Deadline:  May 05, 2014

B. Davis Scholarship
Students that plan on attending a post-secondary institution have an opportunity to apply for $1,000 scholarship.  This award is not merit based; for more information. Http://
Deadline: May 26, 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

BigSun Scholarship
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:// for more information.  
Deadline: June 20, 2014

Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association
Any graduating senior who will be attending a college or university in the State of Michigan and plans to major in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) field is eligible for the renewable $500 scholarship. Teachers must nominate students at, Selection is not based on need or merit.
Deadline: Lottery Draw June 27 & June 28

AES Engineers Scholarship
This $500 scholarship is open to all high school seniors. You don’t need to be interested in engineering to apply! Awarded based on character, as determined by a 500-1000 word essay you must write. More information can be found at:
Deadline:  October 6, 2014

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