Scholarships in Michigan

Michael A. Clark Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be entering their senior or fifth year at Michigan State University pursuing a career in teaching or coaching in public schools. Two letters of recommendation and personal written statement required.

Donald H. Nickerson Fellowship in Cultural Diversity and Minority Concerns

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an American ethnic minority graduate student who is studying education at Michigan State University. Preference given to candidates studying to improve teaching and learning of diverse learners and underserved populations in the U.S.

Robert L. Ebel Endowed Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a full-time graduate student at Michigan State University, College of Education. Must have work experience as a research/teaching assistant during the period of the award. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.

Michigan Nursing Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: December 29

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who is a Michigan resident for one year prior to the beginning of their nursing program enrollment. Applicant must be enrolled at least half time in a nursing program at an approved Michigan community college, public university or independent, degree-granting college or university. Scholarship must be repaid if the work requirement or other program provisions are not met.

Michigan Competitive Scholarship

Award: $1,830, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be Michigan residents since July 1 of the previous calendar year and have received a qualifying score on the ACT and a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and be enrolled in an approved Michigan college or university. Applicants cannot be pursuing a degree in theology, divinity or religious education. This award is based on both financial need and academic merit.

Michigan Tuition Grant

Award: -, Deadline: Open

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or approved refugees. They must be Michigan residents who have lived there since at least July 1 of the previous calendar year and must be undergraduate students who are attending an approved Michigan college or university at least part-time. They must demonstrate financial need and not be in default on a federal student loan. Applicants who are pursuing degrees in divinity, theology or religious education are ineligible. Selection is based on financial need.

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Award: -, Deadline: Open

Applicants must currently live in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota or Wisconsin and wish to attend a participating school in one of these states outside their own. Other eligibility requirements vary depending on the state and school. Awards are tuition reduction for out-of-state schools in the participating region.

Rosa L. Parks Scholarships

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be Michigan high school seniors who will graduate by August of the application year. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and have taken the SAT or ACT. An essay is required.

Julius and Esther Stulberg International String Competition

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be students of violin, viola, cello or double bass, be 19 years of age or younger as of January 1 of the year of competition and perform a Bach piece and a solo for the competition, which is typically held in May.

Independence Excavating, A DiGeronimo Company Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 3

Applicants must be U.S. citizens. They must be in at least the second year of study in a two-year, four-year or five-year undergraduate degree program that is related to construction. They must be enrolled at a postsecondary institution located in West Virginia, Pennsylvania or Ohio and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must have plans to work in the construction industry. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Marvin L. Zuidema Scholarship Award

Award: $1,500, Deadline: Memorial Day

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, Michigan residents and rising juniors or seniors who are enrolled full-time in an ABET-accredited civil engineering degree program. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher on a four-point scale and have made a notable contribution to civil engineering student activities. Selection is based on academic merit.

Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 30

Applicants must be African-American students between the ages of 17 and 30, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be Michigan residents who are enrolled at or have been accepted to an accredited postsecondary institution. They must be studying or planning to study allied health, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assisting or a related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Rollie Hopgood Future Teachers Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 5

Applicants must be planning to become teachers. They must be affiliated with AFT Michigan through a parent or other member. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

North American International Auto Show High School Poster Competition

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 22

Contestants must be Michigan high school students currently in grades 10-12. Selection is based on the overall quality of the poster entry.

CCCAM Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: February 6

Applicants must be a graduating senior, be a current member of a Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) competitive cheer team and have a minimum GPA of 3.5 through their junior year. The applicant's cheer team must compete in the annual Scholarship Invitational and the team coach must be a current CCCAM member.

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be working toward degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must be residents of Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 8

Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants may be from Iowa or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 8

Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants must attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Lebanese American Heritage Club Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: April 6

Applicants must U.S. citizens and Michigan residents and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher (3.5 for graduate students). They must maintain full-time status. Special consideration is given to students majoring in mass communications, political science and related fields, those enrolled or planning to attend institutions that contribute to the Arab American Scholarship Fund and those who did not receive the scholarship in the preceding year.

University Scholarship and Research Grant

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate or graduate students who are Michigan residents and U.S. citizens with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students must enroll in a degree program in information systems, business applications, computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or information security.

GET-IT Student Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicants must be high school seniors, Michigan residents and U.S. citizens who are involved in the GET-IT program and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. There is more information about starting a GET-IT program at your school on the MCWTF website. Students must enroll in a degree program in information systems, business applications, computer science, instructional technology, health technology, computer engineering, software engineering, information security, graphics design, or music technology.

Laptop/Printer Grant

Award: -, Deadline: January 31

Applicants must be Michigan residents who are pursuing degrees in information systems, computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or information security and need a laptop to achieve their goals. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection criteria include GPA, essay, technology-related activities, letters of recommendation, community service and completeness of application.

Mackinac Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May (Memorial Day)

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Michigan residents. They must be rising undergraduate juniors or seniors who are enrolled full-time in an ABET-accredited civil engineering degree program. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on academic achievement, personal qualities and financial need.

Michigan PA Foundation Annual Scholarship Award

Award: -, Deadline: August 30

Applicants must be in the final year of clinical study in a physician assistant degree program at a school located in Michigan. They must be involved in community service or professional activities and be outstanding academically or demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on professional involvement, community service, academic merit and financial need.

Raymond J. Faust Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: July 1

Applicants must be members of the Michigan Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA). They must be current water utility employees, the dependents of current water utility employees or prospective water utility professionals. They must be pursuing or planning to pursue a college degree in a subject that relates to the drinking water field. Selection is based on commitment to the water supply industry.

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: January 5

Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

Tese Caldarelli Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 31

Students must hold a significant campus leadership position and demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities. Students must also be making significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Applicants must also be current undergraduate or graduate students in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, western Pennsylvania or West Virginia and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Michigan Engineering Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: February 3

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, residents of Michigan and high school seniors. They must be accepted at an ABET-accredited college or university in Michigan and must have plans to pursue a degree in engineering. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher for both the 10th and 11th grade years and a minimum composite ACT score of 26 or higher. Selection is based on GPA, ACT score, personal essay, extracurricular activities, any college-level coursework completed and honors received.