Curtis Rexford Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was set up in memory of Curtis Rexford and will be offered to high school seniors who are planning to attend college and who have been active in their local church.  Applications can be downloaded here.  The deadline for applying is April 30, 2017.


Korean War Veteran Scholarship

The Korean War Veterans Association (Dale H. Williams Post #1996) is pleased to announce their scholarship to high school seniors.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  The deadline for applying is May 20, 2017.


Robotics Scholarships

There are scholarships available for students involved in Robotics.  Visit for more information.


McBain PTO Arts & Science Scholarship

The McBain PTO is offering a $500 scholarship to students planning to attend a summer camp, class or course in the Arts/Sciences field.  Applications can be downloaded hereThe deadline for applying is May 1, 2017.


Helen and Harvey Pell Fund for Education Scholarship

The Cadillac Area Community Foundation is offering two scholarships to students in the Wexford-Missaukee ISD.  Applications can be downloaded hereThe deadline for applying is April 15, 2017.


McBain Parent-Teacher Organization Scholarship for a Graduating Senior

The McBain Parent-Teacher Organization is pleased to offer their scholarship for a graduation senior.  The applicant must be planning to pursue post-secondary education, be active in volunteer activities, and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Applications can be downloaded hereThe deadline for applying is May 1, 2017.


William R. Peterson Scholarship

The Wexford-Missauakee Bar Association and the William R. Peterson Scholarship Committee are pleased to announced a scholarship in the memory of William R. Peterson.  This $1000 scholarship is available to high school seniors who are planning to pursue an education and career in the area of law, history, political science, or other suitable liberal arts program.  Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have scored at least a 20 on the ACT or a 900 on the SAT.  Other requirements for applicants are listed on the application, which can be downloaded hereThe deadline for applying is April 15, 2017.


W.R. Angell Scholarship and Peta Williams Memorial Scholarship

Northwestern Michigan College Science and Math faculty are announcing their W.R. Angell Scholarship and Peta Williams Memorial Scholarship.  Applicants must be planning to attend NMC and major in one of the following fields:  Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physics, or other related specialties in the Natural Sciences.  For more information on this scholarship, visit deadline for applying is Wednesday, April 5, 2017.


McBain Rural Agricultural Schools Foundation

The MRASF is pleased to offer their Foundation Scholarships to McBain High School seniors.  The minimum GPA to apply is 2.5 and applications and scholarship details can be downloaded by clicking on the following links.  The deadline for applying is the Friday before Spring Break.


Daniel Bachman Scholarship

Bouwma Memorial Scholarship

Darnell Scholarship

Elenbaas Scholarship

Herweyer Scholarship

Meyering Family Scholarship

Mys Family Scholarship

Todd Seelye Scholarship

MRAF Scholarship – This scholarship will be awarded by the MRAF.  Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Please follow the Elenbaas Scholarship guidelines to be eligible.


Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship

The Michigan Retailers Association is offering their annual scholarship to high school seniors whose parent(s) are employed at a business that is a member of the MRA.  Approximately 17 $1500 scholarships are planned to be awarded this year.  For more details and to apply, visit hereApplications must be requested by March 15 and submitted by April 1, 2017.


Osceola County Farm Bureau Scholarship

The Osceola County Farm Bureau is pleased to offer their scholarship to high school seniors.  Applicants’ parents must be members of the Osceola County Farm Bureau.  The scholarship will be no less than $250 and multiple scholarships may be awarded.  Applications can be downloaded hereThe deadline for applying is April 1, 2017.


Chemical Bank Meekhof Scholarship

Chemical Bank is offering their Meekhof Scholarship to McBain High School Seniors.  A 2.5 GPA is required to apply.  Applications can be downloaded hereThe deadline for applying is February 28, 2017.


Dolly Sprague Allied Health Field Scholarship

The Cadillac Woman’s Club is pleased to announce their Dolly Sprague Allied Health Field Scholarship for students planning to pursue a career in the health field.  Applications can be downloaded hereThe deadline to apply for this scholarship is March 31, 2017.


MEA 15-B Scholarship

The MEA 15-B Coordinating Council is awarding 6 scholarships in the amount of $300.  Three scholarships will be awarded to a child or dependent of a 15-B support Staff (ESP) Bargaining Unit member.  The other three scholarships will be awarded to a child or dependent of a 15-B Teacher (EA) Bargaining Unit member.  Applications can be downloaded hereThe deadline for applying is February 24, 2017.


Nursing Scholarship

Nursing Schools Almanac is proud to announce our third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. We will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:

  • A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
  • A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

Competition eligibility
This scholarship competition is open to all U.S. high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.  Applicants must be in good academic standing and on track to graduate from high school at the conclusion of the 2016-17 academic year. Only one application entry is accepted per student.

Important dates
June 30, 2017: Submission deadline for scholarship applications is 11:59pm PT.
July 2017: Scholarship committee will meet to review all applications received.
August 2017: Winner will be notified and $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.

Application form
Interested students may find the complete scholarship application form here. We recommend composing the 500-word essay in your favorite word processor and then pasting the finished product into this form.

Terms and conditions
One scholarship winner will be selected to receive a one-year, non-renewable $1,000 scholarship. Scholarship recipient will be chosen at the sole discretion of the Aspiring Nurse Scholarship committee.  Scholarship funds may be used to pay for tuition, books, supplies, or any other direct education expenses. Scholarship recipient must provide proof of enrollment in an accredited U.S. nursing program.  Once submitted, all essays are property of Nursing Schools Almanac and may be published at its discretion. Nursing Schools Almanac will announce the scholarship winner on its website and through its media outlets.  All personally identifiable information is collected solely to conduct the scholarship competition. Student information will never be used for marketing purposes or shared with any third party.

For more information, visit


Lem Tucker Scholarship (CMU)

For students interested in broadcasting, journalism, public relations, or a related field, CMU offers one of the most comprehensive media programs in the country. Whether it’s television, radio, print, or public relations, you’ll be involved on a national scale with award-winning hands-on experiences.  CMU’s broadcast and cinematic arts program is the only one of its kind with two student-run radio stations providing you with irreplaceable experience in running a radio cluster.  Students have won multiple state, regional and national awards, including 13 consecutive designations as College Television Station of the Year from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters.  CMU has one of just two accredited journalism programs in Michigan.  CM-Life, the student-run newspaper, annually earns national awards for top advertising, public relations, marketing, design and social media from the College Media Business & Advertising Managers.  For more information and to apply, visit
Application materials must be postmarked by February 17.


MARSP Scholarship

The Wexford/Missaukee Chapter of MARSP will offer two (2) Five hundred dollar ($500) scholarships each year to Wexford and Missaukee County public school students who are enrolled in a program leading to a degree from a recognized college, university, trade or technical school.  Applications can be downloaded hereThe deadline for applying is February 15, 2017. 


Laker Distinction Scholarship – Mid Michigan Community College

For graduating seniors that have a high school GPA of 3.5 or higher, Mid Michigan Community College is looking for students to compete in its Laker Distinction Scholarship.  Each year, MMCC offers 8 awards for either 31 or 62 credits at MMCC.  The estimated value of these awards are up to approximately $15,000.  The competition will be held on November 12th.  Find out more information and RSVP online at
Michigan Education Association Scholarship

The Michigan Education Association announces their 2017 scholarship available to high school seniors planning to attend a public Michigan community college or university.  Last year, they awarded 34 scholarships totaling over $30,000.   Read below for more information or visit their website at

Eligibility Criteria
  • Dependent of MEA member or MEA-Retired member in good standing.
  • Graduate of a Michigan public high school or private high school that has an MEA bargaining unit.
  • Will attend or is currently an undergraduate student of a Michigan public community/junior college, four-year degree-granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a degree, certification or license. Those attending the following private institutions ONLY are also eligible: Baker College-Flint/Owosso; University of Detroit–Mercy;  Adrian College; Finlandia University;  and Albion College. (The aforementioned private institutions are existing local MEA affiliates.)
  • Note: Children of MEA officers, fund trustees, and MEA staff are not eligible. (A child of an MEA, MESSA or MEA-FS staff person is eligible if the other parent is an MEA member in good standing.)
  • The scholarship will not be awarded for the purpose of working on a post-baccalaureate degree.
Selection Criteria

Priority is given on the basis of:

  • Academic achievement
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • School and community service
  • Students from lower income households

Applications can be completed online at deadline for applying is February 23, 2017.


CMU Leadership Scholarship

Scholarships for Leaders


You served on the student council, were a member of the honor society, led the band as a drum major, or were the captain of an athletic team. Leadership doesn’t end with high school, that was only the beginning. Central Michigan University offers more scholarships for leadership than any college or university in the Midwest.


The Leader Advancement Scholarship is awarded each year to 40 outstanding high school seniors who have distinguished themselves through a record of leadership and service. The scholarship provides $2,000 for each academic year. The four-year value of the scholarship is $8,000.

To be eligible for the Leader Advancement Scholarship you must have a 3.0 high school grade point average and be admitted to Central Michigan University.

Leader Advancement Scholars reside in the Leadership Residence Hall, Barnes Hall, enroll in general education courses with a leadership emphasis, and complete the Leader Advancement Scholarship Protocol.

For more information, visit


Fraternal Order of Eagles #3884 Scholarship

The Lake City Fraternal Order of Eagles #3884 announces their scholarship opportunity for area high school seniors.  The application can be downloaded here.  All applications must be submitted to the Lake City Eagles club by the end of February.  If you are one of the chosen finalists, you will be invited for an interview.  The deadline for applying is February 28, 2017.


University of Michigan Scholarship

The University of Michigan is committed to making an outstanding college education affordable and accessible to all qualified students throughout the state. In that spirit, we are pleased to announce a new scholarship available to all admitted high school seniors from your school.

The Michigan Alumni Scholarship is a $2,500 one-time, non-renewable scholarship that will be awarded to all admitted high school seniors in 23 northern Michigan counties that are historically underrepresented at the University of Michigan. These counties include Alcona, Antrim, Arenac, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Crawford, Emmet, Gladwin, Iosco, Kalkaska, Lake, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Osceola, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, and Wexford counties.

We hope you will apply to U-M by our Early Action deadline of Nov. 1 or our regular deadline of Feb. 1.


Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship

Created in 1994 by Wendy’s and the Heisman Memorial Trust, the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship recognizes outstanding high school seniors nationwide who excel in athletics, academics and community leadership. Since then, Wendy’s has awarded nearly $2 million to support education while honoring more than 600,000 of the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors. And new this year, Wendy’s is awarding 100 scholarships ranging from $1,000 up to $10,000 to senior scholar-athletes.

Students of the graduating class of 2017 have until October 3rd to complete the application by visiting More than 5,000 of the best high school seniors will be recognized for their accomplishments with five phases of awards, ranging from School Winners to State Winners to National Finalists.

For more information about the program and to complete the online application, visit

The deadline for applying is October 3, 2016.


Elks National Foundation Scholarship

The Cadillac Elks Lodge #680 are pleased to announce the Elks National Foundation Scholarship.  This scholarship is available to high school seniors and applications will be judged based on Scholarship, Leadership, and Financial Need.  Applications are available online only.  The deadline for applying is November 30, 2016.



CMU is seeking 150 top high school seniors to comprise the incoming Centralis Honors Scholar class for fall 2016. Registration is required to compete for a spot in the prestigious Honors Scholar Program and earn one of 150 Centralis Scholarships that range from full-tuition to full-ride. Competition spots are limited.

Who is eligible for the Centralis Scholarship Competition?
How to participate

1. Register for the competition. 

  • Register by Oct. 21
  • Space is limited and registrations will close once the event reaches capacity.

2. Apply for admission to CMU (

  • Apply by Oct. 21
  • A completed admissions application includes official high school transcripts, ACT/SAT score, and the $35 application fee.

3. Complete the Centralis Honors Scholar Competition Application

  • A link to this application will be emailed to you once your application has been reviewed and your qualifying GPA and test score have been confirmed. 
  • Submit your completed competition application at the event.

**Deadline for applying is October 21, 2016.  FOR FULL DETAILS, VISIT

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