Scholarships in Michigan

Allen H. and Nydia Meyers Foundation Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a student residing in a Lenawee County School District who is graduating from a Lenawee County High School. Appliacnt must be planning to attend a school of higher education and major in aeronautics or the sciences/allied fields.

Fabiano Brothers Business Management Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must submit an essay on their career goals, and furnish two letters of reference excluding relatives.

Norine and Harold Rupp Annual Business Management Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, preference will be given to students from Mid-Michigan, then state of Michigan residents.

Norine and Harold Rupp Annual Management Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference will be given to students from Mid-Michigan, then state of Michigan residents.

Ellen and Erwin Breternitz Private Donor Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must demonstrate financial need and academic merit. First preference will be given to students from the Freeland, Michigan area, then Mid-Michigan residents.

National Scholars Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be a non-resident or international student with a minimum admissions index score of 129.

Blue & Gold Level 2 Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who is a not a resident of West Virginia.

Robert R. Robinson Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be a junior, senior, or graduate student enrolled in a Michigan college or university who is pursuing a degree in public administration and considering a career in local government administration. Recipient will be selected from nominees submitted by a Michigan township board that is a member of good standing in the Michigan Townships Association.

Community College Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 1 (spring semester); May 1 (fall semester)

Applicant must have in-state residency status and be a current transfer applicant from a Michigan community college.

Honors College STATE Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have in-state residency status and be an Honors College member receiving a Professional Assistantship.

Trustee Scholarship for Transfer Students

Award: $2,000, Deadline: December 1 (spring semester); May 1 (fall semester)

Applicant must have in-state residency status with a minimum 3.5 GPA and at least 42 transferable credits.

Chelsey Ayres, P.E., Memorial Grant

Award: $1,500, Deadline: first Monday in January

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a Michigan resident, be accepted at an ABET-accredited Michigan college, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum composite ACT score of 26, and demonstrate intent to enter the engineering field after graduation. Selection is based upon high school record, extracurricular activities, essay, recommendations, and evidence of leadership, character, and self-reliance. Applicant must be a graduate of a high school in the Fairlane Chapter area.

Joshua Esch Mitchell Aviation Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Selection is based upon academic achievement, extracurricular activities, financial need, personal statement, and one letter of recommendation from an aviation professional.

Patricia and Armen Oumedian Engineering Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a resident of Kent or Ottawa County, Mich., for three years. Applicant must be a full-time student who has completed his or her first year at Kettering U, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based upon academic achievement, personal statement, and financial need.

Warner, Norcross and Judd L.L.P. Legal Studies Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a Michigan resident who is a student of color (African American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander) accepted to or presently attending an accredited law school or paralegal program. Selection is based upon transcripts, goals and aspirations, financial need and two letters of reference.

Elmo Wierenga Alumni Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a senior graduating from Ottawa Hill High School in Grand Rapids, MI, and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicant must be a full-time student at a two- or four-year institution or vocational program. Selection is based upon academic achievement, personal statement, co-op job located in Kent or Ottawa counties, and financial need.

Chancellor's Merit Award

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be able to fall into one of these categories: (a) a non-Indiana resident, ranking in the top quarter of their class, with a minimum 1650 composite SAT (composite ACT score of 24 with writing), or or have earned a SAT score of 1800 (27 ACT with writing); (b) a transfer student from another regionally accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 credits and a cumulative GPA of 3.0; (c) a transfer student from another regionally accredited college or university having completed 24 credit hours or more at more than one college with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above at each institution attended. Transfer students with fewer than 24 credits completed will be evaluated on their high school record and test scores. International students who are beginning at the university must have scored a minimum 600 on the TOEFL if the test was paper-based or a minimum of 87 if the TOEFL was Internet-based. International students must ask the Office of International Education to recommend them for scholarship consideration.

Opportunity Grant

Award: $3,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a non-Wisconsin resident entering in the fall semester. FAFSA required.

Incentive Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a student who resides outside of Indiana and have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Award: $5,457, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a non-resident student at a participating MSEP campus. Please visit sponsor's website for specific details pertaining to your state and/or school.

Out of State Reduced Tuition Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA or rank in the top fifth of his/her class, and must have a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1100 (composite ACT score of 24). Transfer applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Regional Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated freshmen who is a graduate from a high school outside of New York State.

Cook Scholarship

Award: $7,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must reside in a state other than New York and must graduate from a private or parochial school. Applicant must have a minimum "85" average and a minimum combined SAT I score of 1000.

Mid-America Region Grant

Award: $2,500, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a resident of AL, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MS, NC, SC, TN, or WV.

Scholar Recognition Award for Out-of-Sate Students

Award: $2,000, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon superior academic achievement.

NTA New Horizons - Kathy LeTarte Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a permanent resident of Michigan, enrolled as a full-time or part-time undergraduate student in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality- related program of study at an accredited three-year or four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada, with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a U.S. 4.0 scale. Applicants enrolled in a three-year school (for Quebec), will be entering the third year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours by the end of this semester or term. Applicants enrolled in a four-year college or university will be entering junior or senior year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum of 60 or 90 credit hours respectively by the end of this semester or term. Applicant is required to submit a U.S. passport as proof of citizenship, or U.S. Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, a Michigan driver's license as proof of permanent state residency, resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (one academic, one professional), an official transcript, and an essay. Essay topic: Discuss niche markets with an emphasis on student markets. Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.

President's Out of State Scholar Award

Award: $3,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be an incoming non-New York state resident admitted as an undergraduate freshman in Group I or Group II of the SUNY admissions matrix. Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student, maintain residence outside of New York state, and live in a university residence hall. The Director of Admissions will choose the award recipients based on their admissions application, SAT scores, and high school grades.

President's International Scholar Award

Award: $3,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student, maintain a residence outside of New York and international student status, maintain normal academic progress, live in a university residence hall, and maintain a 3.0 GPA. The Director of International Education will choose the award recipients based on their admissions application and transcript.

Akron Advantage Blue Award

Award: $5,900, Deadline: None

Applicant must be an out-of-state student. Minimum 3.0 GPA and minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1000 (composite ACT score of 21) required.

Akron Advantage Gold Award

Award: $9,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be an out-of-state resident who is a first-time, full-time freshman or transfer student who meets two of the following criteria: minimum 3.5 GPA (3.25 transfer GPA); rank in top 10% of secondary school class; or minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200 (composite ACT score of 27).