SCHOLARSHIPS!

CADILLAC ELKS LODGE SCHOLARSHIP FUND & LEONARD WRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Cadillac Elks Lodge Scholarship Fund will award up to six $500 academic or vocational scholarships. The Leonard Wright Scholarship Fund will award $1,000 to one student for an academic or vocational scholarship. Completion of one form/application will enter you into both scholarships offered.

Eligibility

  • Any student graduating in 2019 from Cadillac, Heritage Christian, Home School, Lake City, Manton, McBain, Mesick, NMC, or Pine River
  • Must be accepted by an accredited licensing/certification program or a bachelor’s/associate degree program

Deadline for applications is April 1st, 2019. More information and applications click here

 

NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE- W.R. ANGELL SCHOLARSHIP & PETA WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship is worth a total of $2,000 ($1,000 each semester). Scholarship funds will be awarded to students who demonstrate a strong scholastic ability and interests in the sciences. These scholarships are merit based and are renewable for a second year of study at NMC.

Eligibility

  • Intended major for Angell Scholarship: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physics, or other related specialties in the Natural Sciences
  • Intended major for Williams Scholarship: Biology and Environmental Science
  • Take a full time class schedule (minimum 12 credits)

Deadline for applications is April 3rd, 2019. More information and applications click here or the link below

https://www.nmc.edu/programs/academic-offices/science-math/scholarships.html

 

THE WEXFORD-MISSAUKEE BAR ASSOCIATION WILLIAM R. PETERSON SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship is anticipated to be a minimum of $1,000. Three personal references of good character/sportsmanship and a copy of your high school transcript must be attached to the application.

Eligibility

  • Must be a student who is interested in a curriculum of prelaw, history, political science, or other suitable liberal arts program
  • Maintained at GPA of 3.0 or higher as well as a minimum of 900 SAT
  • Must have participated in two or more school activities

Deadline for applications is April 15th, 2019. More information and applications click here

 

MICHIGAN RETAILERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

For the 2019-20 school year, there will be 21 awarded scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $1,500. Consideration will be given to those who rank in the top of their class academically as well as your extra curricular activities.

Eligibility

  • Must be HS senior or college freshman/sophomore/junior
  • Student must have a parent employed at a business that is a member of the Michigan retailers Association

Online applications are available through the link below. Deadline for applying is April 1st, 2019. 

https://www.retailers.com/member-benefits/scholarship-program/

 

OSCEOLA COUNTY FARM BUREAU 2019 SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarships will be NO less than $250 & multiple scholarships may be awarded. Scholarship money will be awarded after the student has completed your first semester of the 2019-2020 school year while maintaining at least a 2.0

Eligibility

  • A parent must be a member of the Osceola County Farm Bureau
  • Must attend a post secondary educational institution or vocational program
  • May reapply each year

Deadline for applications is April 1st, 2019. More information and applications can be found here

 

CADILLAC WOMEN’S CLUB- DOLLY SPRAGUE ALLIED HEALTH FIELD SCHOLARSHIP 2019

The Cadillac Women’s Club is offering a scholarship for the 2018-2019. This scholarship is available for students interested in nursing or health related occupations.

Applications and reference letters must be received no later than March 25, 2019. Applications can be found here

 

MICHIGAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

There are two $500 scholarships available. Criteria of selected winners includes: academic achievement, school/community service, extracurricular activities, and application content. Winners will be notified in March.

Eligibility

  • At least one parent or legal guardian MUST be an MEA member in good standing and be employed in a MEA 15-B Coordinating Council District
  • High school senior or a graduate of a high school or an undergraduate student who graduate from a high school and is currently attending college
  • Will attend, or currently attending, a public community/junior, degree granting institution or vocational training institution in Michigan, that grants a degree, certification or license.

Paper applications are available and must be postmarked no later than February 28, 2019. See Mrs. Schwartz or Drew Bronkema for an application.

 

SCHOLARSHIP: FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES

Scholarship winners will receive scholarship money after they have completed their first semester of college. You must submit a copy of your report card and have record that you’re are enrolled for second semester.

Eligibility

  • EVERYONE!

Paper applications are available and due before the last day in February. See Mrs. Schwartz or Drew Bronkema for an application.

 

JUNIORS ONLY: The Coolidge Scholarship

The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. This one-of-a-kind scholarship may be used at any accredited college or university in the U.S. Finalists are flown in for a finalist weekend at the Coolidge Historic Site in Plymouth Notch, Vermont where they interview with the Coolidge Scholars Finalist Jury. Finalists who are not named Coolidge Scholars are eligible to receive a smaller, one-time, college scholarship.

Eligibility

  • Must intend to enroll full-time at an accredited U.S. college or university as an undergraduate for the first time in fall 2020
  • Must be citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States of America

Applications are available through the link below. Deadline for applying is Jan. 23, 2019. Applications and letters of recommendation must be received by this deadline in order to be considered.

https://coolidgescholars.org/

 

MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL

The Wexford/Missaukee Chapter of MARSP will offer two (2) Five hundred-dollar ($500) scholarships each year to Wexford and Missaukee County public school senior students who are enrolling in a program, leading to a degree from a recognized college, university, trade or technical school. Only students graduating in 2019 from a Wexford or Missaukee County public high school are eligible to apply.

If interested, see Drew Bronkema or Mrs. Schwarts for the application. 

By February 18, 2019, please send:
1. Completed application. We suggest that you have someone proofread your application before you send it.
2. Your typed essay including information regarding why you should be accepted for this scholarship. It would be wise to also have someone proofread this also.
3. A copy of your high school transcript.
4. A copy of your college acceptance letter.

If you are selected to receive this scholarship you will be required to attend our April meeting, to give a presentation. You will be given advanced notice of this event.

 

CADILLAC INSTITUTE OF COSMETOLOGY

There are two available scholarships for McBain ONLY students attending the Cadillac Institute of Cosmetology. Each scholarship is worth a total of 1,000. To apply, see Drew Bronkema or Mrs. Schwarts for an application.

Eligibility/Requirements

  • Must be a McBain high school senior
  • Must attend Cadillac Institute of Cosmetology
  • Complete the application by March 1

 

2019 MICHIGAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

The amount and number of scholarships offered each year shall be determined by the trustees of the MEA Scholarship Fund. Such scholarships may be offered on a renewal basis limited to four times in a five-year period. Last year 43 total scholarships were given away totaling $47,250. Selection criteria: academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, and school/community service

Eligibility:

  • 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 (Diploma must be received in the year of application)
  • 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

Applications are available through the link below. The deadline for applying is February 21, 2019

https://mea.org/mea-scholarship/

 

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation Scholarship 

The SME Education Foundation’s scholarships offer students a powerful reason to choose a manufacturing focused education. They award our scholarships annually, so students can re-apply every year. Scholarships range from $1,000 – $6,000 and can be used for tuition, books or lab/course fees related to attaining a technical or engineering education.

Eligibility

  • High school seniors
  • Undergraduates
  • Graduate students pursuing degrees in advanced manufacturing and related fields at two- and four-year colleges

Applications are available through the link below. The deadline for applying is February 1, 2019

https://www.smeef.org/scholarships/

 

MENSA EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Mensa Education & Research Foundation college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by the applicants. Consideration is not given to grades, academic program or financial need. Essays must be not more than 550 words explaining their career, academic and/or vocational goals and how they plan to achieve those goals.

Eligibility: 

  • Available for students of all ages
  • Members of American Mensa AND non members are both eligible

Applications are available through the link below. The deadline for applying is January 15, 2019 

https://www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/us-scholarship-process/

 

ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

The 2019 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen.  Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

Eligibility:

  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

Applications are available onlineThe deadline for applying is November 15, 2018.

 

HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

The Purpose of the Hagan Scholarship is to provide each recipient with the opportunity to obtain a four-year college education and graduate debt free. The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship for high achieving, self-motivated students. The scholarship provides up to $6,000 each semester, up to $48,000 over four years.

Eligibility: 

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must attend an Eligible Public High School.
  • Must be a student in the 2019 high school graduating class.
  • Must have achieved a high school CGPA of 3.50 or higher.
  • Must have scored 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score) or 1,150 on the SAT.
  • Must enroll at an eligible four-year college the first semester following high school graduation.
  • Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college; from August 2018 to August 2019.
  • Must complete the FAFSA in 2018 using 2017 tax return information; the EFC must not exceed $6,500.
  • Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony.

Applications are available through the link below. The deadline for applying is November 15, 2018

https://haganscholarships.org/application/

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