Scholarship and Financial Aid Workshops

Northwestern Michigan College is offering workshops to assist families who are navigating the college entrance process and trying to understand financial aid and scholarship information. Please see the link below for specific dates and times. Note: You do not have to be attending NMC next fall in order to utilize these resources.

NMC Workshop

Current Scholarships for Fall 2020


Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to high school students across the United States through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts by October 31, 2020, at 5 p.m. Eastern.

MICHIGAN MASONIC CHARITABLE FOUNDATION. Applicants will be required to submit the following: 1. Official Transcript 2. ACT or SAT scores 3. Two letters from school personnel 4. Two letters from non-school personnel 5. A completed application . Turn in all materials to Mrs. Podsaid by December 4th.

ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS (NATIONAL). Applicants will be judged on Academics, Leadership, Financial Need, and Service. Over 2.44 Million Dollars will be awarded. A total of 500 four-year scholarship awards will be given out this year!   Eligibility

  • Any senior who is a U.S. citizen
  • DO NOT have to be a member of the Elks

Applications can be found at deadline is NO LATER than November 5, 2019.

NATIONAL SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. Applicant must be an outstanding person in the senior class who demonstrates qualities of a good citizen. The Marie Terese Cadillac DAR Chapter will honor the senior, who is judged as having the best essay with a $100 award. This senior’s essay will be forwarded to the State level for competition with other winning essays in the State for a chance at an additional scholarship amount.

You will also be required to provide a cover sheet (Mrs. Podsaid has a copy), a copy of your transcript, and two letters of recommendation. If you are interested in participating please contact Mrs. Podsaid by October 28th.

NORTHERN MICHIGAN MENSA. Applicants are required to submit a 550-word essay online at between now and January 15th, 2021.