Scholarships in Michigan

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

Moody's Mega Math Challenge

Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 22

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior who is part of a team working to solve an open-ended, applied math-modeling problem focused on a real-word issue in 14 hours. Teams must be comprised of three to five students.

Out of State Fee Waiver

Award: -, Deadline: Fall

Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA, minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200, and be an incoming freshman student or transfer student.

National President Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Michigan who is a high school senior and the child of a veteran. A minimum of 50 hours of community service, four letters of recommendation, verification of military service or parent, official transcripts, ACT or SAT Reasoning scores, and 1,000-word essay are required.

Harry J. and Lucille B. Brown Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a full-time student, have a minimum 3.3 GPA, and have been a resident of Kent County, Mich. for at least three years. Selection is based upon academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and financial need.

Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a woman between the ages of 16 and 21 who is a Michigan resident attending or planning to attend a Michigan school and who is the daughter, granddaughter, or great-granddaughter of an American Legion Member or of someone who is eligible for American Legion membership. Selection is based upon transcripts, letters of recommendation, and financial need.

President's Honor Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be an outstanding in-district senior who will graduate this year from a public high school in Washtenaw County. Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale.

Medical Career Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a resident of Michigan who ranks in the top quarter of their graduating class, is planning to attend a Michigan school, and who is the child, grandchild, or great-grandchild of an American Legion member or of someone eligible to be a member. Selection is based upon academic ability, financial need, degree of interest in the area of study, and three letters of recommendation.

David Arver Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must attend an accredited vocational/technical school in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin.

Presidential Scholarship for Community College Graduates

Award: -, Deadline: April 28

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA and be a resident of Michigan. Applicant must have an associate's degree and/or a minimum of 50 transferable credit hours from a Michigan community college. Maximum 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) earned at a four-year institution is allowed toward eligibility.

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Gerber Foundation Merit Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a resident and graduate from an accredited high school in Muskegon or Newaygo County, Michigan.

Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a resident of Kent County, Mich., have a minimum 3.4 GPA. Selection is based upon academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and financial need.

Procassini Honor Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a public high school in Washtenaw County. Selection is based upon scholastic achievement and/or outstanding accomplishments in high school.

Daniel Gerber Sr. Medallion Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a resident of Newaygo County, Michigan, attending one of the five district schools in Newaygo County. GPA of 3.71 is required.

Dorothy J. Thurston Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a graduate-level student attending an accredited school in the US, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have been a resident of Kent County, Mich. for at least two years, (at time of application or prior to college study). Selection is based upon academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and financial need.

Paul Collins Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, demonstrate artistic talent, and be a resident of Kent County, Mich. Selection is based upon academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and financial need.

Lloyd Carr Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: Early April

Applicant must be a graduate of a Downriver high school who will be attending the University of Michigan in the fall.

William B. Howell Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a full-time student who is majoring in welding. A minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need are required. Preference is given to applicants from Florida, Michigan, and Ohio.

Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

Award: $500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a Michigan resident who is the dependent of a veteran. Applicant must be a non-traditional student returning to higher education after an interruption, a degree-seeking student over age 22 attending college in Michigan for the first time, or a student over age 22 attending a Michigan vocational or trade school. Selection is based upon academic ability, character/leadership, initiative, and financial need. Transcripts or work history required.

Back to School Nursing Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31; April 30; July 31; October 31

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in the United States (award not open to residents in Florida, New York, Rhode Island or other states/territories). Applicant must be a nursing student. Response to why the applicant decided to pursue a nursing career is required.

Oratorical Speech Scholarship Contest

Award: $1,500, Deadline: First Week of January

Applicant must be a finalist in the oratorical contest.

Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology, psychiatry, or general practice, evidence of good moral character, and attendance at an accredited medical school located east of or contiguous to the Mississippi River.

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

Geographic Region Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be an entering freshman who is residing in Michigan counties outside of Macomb, Oakland, or Wayne who wish to live on campus. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Recipients of award are required to live in university housing for their first two years.

Nonresident Incentive Tuition Waiver

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1 (priority)

Applicant must be a nonresident of Oklahoma, have high GPA and ACT scores, and be the child or grandchild of OSU alumni/ae.

Presidential Scholarship

Award: $11,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA, minimum composite ACT score of 22 or combined SAT I score of 1010.

Sun Devil Scholarship

Award: $6,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Award: $9,400, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Award: $5,300, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

Academic Opportunity Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a Michigan resident.