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Updated February 23

UCS Superintendent's Scholarship -

Please note extended deadline!

The 2015 Superintendent’s Scholarship will be awarded to multiple Utica Community Schools graduating seniors who plan to continue their education at a university, community college or technical institution.  These scholarships are made possible by the Utica Community Schools Foundation for Educational Excellence through funds raised from the Arts & Idols Gala and other contributors.  More than $135,000 in scholarships has been awarded since 2009. 
The 2015 Superintendent’s Scholarship candidates, both academic and CTE, must complete the application and submit it along with all other required supporting documents.  Every aspect of the packet you submit will be taken into consideration by the committee.  When your application, essay, appraisal forms and grades have been reviewed, the committee wants to feel like they really know who you are and how your journey has brought you to where you are today, as well as your potential for future success.
The application is available at this link.
Deadline - Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.

NATIONAL CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Students are encouraged to apply for the ninth annual National Co-op scholarship. To qualify, students must: have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better and complete all the required admissions applications materials and be accepted for the 2012-2013 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions (Drexel university, Johnson & Wales University, Kettering University, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Cincinnati, University of Toledo) To apply, complete an on-line application at www.co-op.edu. Deadline is February 15, 2015.

Stephen’s Soldiers Cancer Survivors’ Scholarship – Scholarships are granted for college education of the cancer survivors.  Recipients will be selected by a committee based on the applicants’ personal story and life goals. Applications are available in the counseling office.  Deadline is February 15, 2015.

Stephen’s Soldiers Cancer Survivors’ Scholarship – Scholarships are granted for college education of the cancer survivors.  Recipients will be selected by a committee based on the applicants’ personal story and life goals. Applications are available in the counseling office.  Deadline is February 15, 2015.

Robby Atherton Foundation IKE Basketball Award ~ A $1,200 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified senior on the Eisenhower Varsity Boys Basketball team. Applications are available at www.robbyathertonfoundation.org. Deadline is February 27, 2015.

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.  Apply online at http://www.mea.org.mea-schoalrships Deadline: February 27, 2015.

Kroger I Can Make History Contest in Celebration of Black History Month Open to all Michigan students 4th – 12th grade.  4 categories of competition are ART, ESSAY, MUSIC and POETRY.  All entries must address one of the following themes: (1)Tell us about any African American past or present and why you want to be like that person or (2) How are you making history in your community/neighborhood?   Visit www.icanmakehistory.com for more information and application forms.   Deadline: February 28, 2014.

Friends of Macomb Township:  Will award six - $1,000 scholarships to Macomb Township graduating seniors who have a 3.0 GPA or higher and plan to attend a higher education institution. Applications are available online at www.macombtownshipfoundation.com. Deadline is February 28th.

Shelby township annual academic & community Service Scholarship: Shelby Township Lions Club will provide four - $2,000 scholarships to promising  community service minded Shelby Township Residents entering higher education with a 2.5 GPA or higher. For more information and to obtain an application go to www.shelbylionsclub.org. Deadline is March 1st .

Marine Corps Scholarship - The Marine Corps is proud to announce a series of scholarships. For more information or to apply, visit this link. Deadline is March 1.

STEM Scholarship Program~ The NDIA Michigan Chapter is offering several $1,000 scholarships for high school and college students pursuing education at a Michigan college or university in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). More details and applications can be found online under the initiatives tab at www.ndia-mich.org. Deadline is March 1, 2015.

Rosa parks Scholarship Foundation ~ Award Amount: $2,000. Available to students who graduate before August 2015, have a minimum GPA of 2.5, describe financial need, and can document community involvement. Applications are available in the counseling office or online at rosaparksscholarshipfoundation.orgDeadline is March 2, 2015.

Society of Women Engineers - Detroit Section - Must be a female in their senior year of high school in Michigan and enrolling at a university or college for fall term 2015; Must pursue an engineering degree at a university or college with an ABET accredited engineering program; Must include transcripts with application. Applications without transcripts will not be considered. Do not staple application; Must include academic information completed by high school counselor. Applications without a counselor signature will not be considered. Deadline is March 2, 2015

Sterling Heights Community Foundation  ~ 10 scholarship choices 40 awards for $500 - $1,000 each.  Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, financial need, community service and career goals. Applications available in the counseling office or online at www.sterlingheightscommunityfoundation.com. Deadline: March 12, 2015.

MSGU - In recognition of the value of higher education and its ability to build better futures, the Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union (MSGCU) invites Michigan high school seniors heading for college in Fall 2015, as well as the state’s college students studying Education, to apply for two MSGCU academic scholarship programs. Continuing its mission of serving the community and its members, MSGCU offers the 2015 Rudolph Heino High School Scholarship and the 2015 Larry Swantek Educational Studies Scholarship to help defer the rising costs of obtaining a college degree. Two Larry Swantek Scholarship awards are for high school seniors or college students who plan to study education. Former MSGCU board member Larry Swantek influenced many students over his 25 years as an educator. In his honor, two students will receive a $2500 scholarship to help them reach their educational goals. Students will be selected based on a number of criteria, including a critical thinking essay and academic achievement. Applications will be accepted at msgcuscholarships.org through March 13, 2015.

The David Barns Scholarship ~  $2, 500 renewable scholarship Will be awarded to a high school senior that best represents academic excellence, athletic prowess, and commitment to the community. More information and scholarship application are available online at www.faithhopelife.com. Deadline is March 16, 2015.

Central Macomb Community Credit Union Scholarship ~ 2 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to 2 outstanding Macomb County high school seniors.  Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have been accepted to a qualified educational institution and be members of the Central Macomb Credit Union.  Students applying for the Military Honor Scholarship must show military affiliation.  More information and scholarship applications are available online at www.cmccu.com.   Deadline is March 31, 2015.

The Joann F. Schubert Memorial Scholarship ~ Award Amount: $500. Available to any senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and who is interested in furthering his/her education after high school. In addition to the application form, applicants must submit a 2 – 3 page essay on the following topic: Mrs. Joann Schubert was a beloved English teacher at Eisenhower.  She had a positive influence on the lives of students, teachers, and countless others.  Discuss an event in your own life where you made a tremendous impact on someone else’s life and/or were tremendously affected by someone or something.  How did you change or grow as a result of this experience?  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  Deadline is April 1, 2015

Michigan Retailers Association College Scholarship Competition ~ Award Amount: 30 $1000 scholarships will be awarded this year to members and their employees. Scholarships are not based on financial need.  Apply online at www.retailers.com under the Education and Events tab. Deadline is April 1, 2015.

MICHIGAN OIL & GAS PRODUCERS EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Award amount: $500. Qualified applicants must have been accepted for enrollment at a Michigan university or community college, minimum 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need. Qualified applicants must also be pursuing a degree in a field of study, which will allow them to obtain full time employment in the crude oil & natural gas industry. Applications are available in the counseling office or online at www.mogpef.org. Deadline is April 2, 2015.

American Poliish Engineering Association ~ Will award $1,000 scholarship to one male and one female of Polish decent with a minimum 3.0 GPA  who will be entering the field of engineering or allied sciences.  Applications available in the counseling office. Deadline: April 11, 2015

MSU Harold I. Gach Memorial Scholarship ~ For incoming freshman from Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties who have personally battled cancer or who have been impacted by cancer through a parent who may have suffered with the disease. This scholarship is intended to encourage students who have demonstrated capacity to achieve educational goals, the motivation to achieve these goals and the initiative to seek opportunities to further their progress.  Apply online at MSU.edu and search for Gach Scholarship.  Deadline is April 15, 2015.

Robby Atherton Foundation Eisenhower Varsity Athlete Award ~ A $1,200 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified senior boy or girl athlete playing a varsity sport. Applications are available at www.robbyathertonfoundation.org. Deadline is April 17, 2015.

Arab American Chaldean Council (ACC)
ACC’s Scholarship Awards Program is available once a year to graduating high school seniors.  Scholarships are based on academic excellence and financial need. Applicants must be a high school senior, who has been accepted to college, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and has demonstrated extracurricular/ volunteer activities. Please visit the counseling office for an application. Deadline is May 01, 2015

Student View Scholarship Program ~Award Amount: $4,000 - $500. This website has information about applying for other scholarships as well.  Visit www.student-view.com for more information and to apply.  Deadline is April 22, 2015.

Credit Union ONE William G. Coyne Scholarship Program ~ To qualify you must be a graduating senior, whose family is a member of Credit Union ONE for a minimum of 6 months, minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed 30 hours of documented, qualified community service during Junior/Senior year.  Applications available in the counseling center and online at http://www.cuone.org/about/scholarships.aspx. Deadline is May 1, 2015.

Eastern Michigan University Alumni Association Scholarship ~ Award amount: $1,250 per year for up to 4 years.  Applicants must be admitted to EMU, have a minimum 3.2 GPA and must be sponsored by a parent or grandparent who is an EMU Alumnus.  Applications are available online at emich.edu/alumni.  Deadline is May 1, 2015.

Detroit Economic Club Scholarship Program ~ Award Amount: 2- $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors.  Scholarships are renewable for up to three years.  Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.2; demonstrate leadership and character through extracurricular activities, service in school and in the community, volunteer involvement and paid work experience, demonstrated financial need based on completion of the FAFSA, and overcoming hardship to achieve both academic and personal goals.  Visit www.cfsem.org, click on scholarships, and scroll to the Detroit Economic Club.  Deadline is May 1, 2015.

Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan ~ A variety of scholarships and awards are available to graduating seniors in Southeastern Michigan.  Visit cfsem.org and click on Scholarships for a list of available scholarships to apply for.  Priority deadline is May 1, 2015.

B. Davis Scholarship ~Award Amount: $1,000. This website has information about applying for other scholarships as well.  Information and application available online at www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm.  Deadline is May 25, 2015.

Homer Van Hollenbeck Foundation
$2,000 scholarships will be awarded to hardworking student in the Macomb County Area. Students interested must have a min. GPA of 2.5; demonstrate a hardship, and plans on attending college full-time beginning in fall of 2015. Please see Dr. Krolczyk in counseling for an application.   Deadline is May 31, 2015

Fashion School; 2 scholarship opportunities
1.  The first scholarship is "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship.  This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link http://www.fashion-schools.org/ and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it. Deadline is June 1, 2015.

Aspiring Animation Professional” Scholarship Program ~ Award amount: $1,000 awarded to a graduating senior interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Apply online at www.animationcareerreview.com/. Look for the scholarship link on the right side of the page. Deadline is June 1, 2015.

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is available to seniors that are current or former athletes.  Students need to write a 400-500 word essay “describing how the lessons you have learned through playing sports have positively impacted you as you pursue your college education.”  Application can be submitted online at http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm
Deadline: June 01, 2015


2.  The 2nd Scholarship is the "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. This is the 4th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/  to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it. Deadline is June 1, 2015.

American Legion Scholarships ~ A variety of scholarships and awards are available to junior and graduating seniors in Michigan.  More information is available online at http://michiganlegion.org/pages/scholar.html or email packet@michiganlegion.org for a packet. 

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship ~ Award amount: up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.  Full details on the essay topic and application are available on line at www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htmDeadline is June 15, 2015.

Big Sun Young Athletes Scholarship ~ $500 scholarship.  All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.  For more information, visit www.bigsunathletics.com. Deadline is June 19, 2015.

AES Engineers Scholarship ~ Award Amount: $500. Scholarship is awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays submitted. Visit www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm for more information and to apply.  Deadline is October 7, 2015. 


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