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AES Engineers Scholarship
Funded by the consulting firm of AES Engineers based on character demonstrated by completing one of the essay questions on their website. Deadline is October 4, 2013.
AICPA Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
Provides awards to outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as the major. Available to full-time undergraduate and graduate students. Successful progress in program of study with an emphasis on grade point average are important.
Abbott and Fenner Annual Scholarship
This annual scholarship awards a $1,000 scholarship for high school juniors and seniors as well as current college students Deadline June14, 2013.
One full-tuition scholarship is awarded to a UM-Dearborn student by the University of Michigan Alumni Association. The scholarship will be offered to a highly qualified, admitted student who can enhance diversity at the University of Michigan-Dearborn in terms of race, gender, ethnicity or national origin.
American Chemical Society
Scholarships are available to high school seniors and college students who are committed to the study of chemistry and related fields to encourage African-American, Hispanic and Native American students to pursue undergraduate degrees. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and financial need. Students planning to pursue medical careers are not eligible.
Arab American Institute Scholarship
Scholarships awarded to qualified high school seniors or college students with special consideration given to mass communications majors. Applicants must be of Arab descent and U.S. citizens or U.S. residents, and must also be Michigan residents. Applicants must maintain full-time enrollment and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Financial need will be considered.
Arab American Scholarship Foundation Program
Scholarships valued at $1,000 are awarded to students of Arab descent with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average who are high school seniors or attending college (undergraduate and graduate) full-time. Applicants must live in the state of Michigan and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Deadline is April 6.
Arab American Women's Business Council Scholarship
Up to five scholarships are awarded to women of Middle Eastern descent. Scholarships are available for high school and current college students (undergraduate and graduate)
Armstrong, Ethel Louise Scholarship Foundation
Scholarships target women with physical disabilities who are enrolled in a college or university graduate program in the United States. Deadline is June 1st.
Asian American Journalists
Each year, AAJA offers scholarships to high school seniors and undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants must show a commitment to journalism, sensitivity to Asian American issues as demonstrated by community involvement, journalistic ability, and financial need.
Anita Borg Memorial Google Scholarship
To encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders. Candidates must be full-time, entering their senior year of undergraduate study or be enrolled in a graduate program, majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical field majors.
Brown, Ron Scholar Program
Provides at least 10 renewable scholarships to students who will make significant contributions to society with an emphasis on African-Americans. Applicants must excel academically, show exceptional leadership potential, make an impact on their communities through their service to others and demonstrate financial need.
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
The GM Foundation provides renewable scholarships for full-time freshmen who will major in science, technology, engineering, math, business administration, finance, marketing or design. Applicants should be interested in automotive or related industries. Deadline is March 31.
Canton Community Foundation
The Canton Community Foundation sponsors 16 grants and scholarships for residents of Canton, Plymouth and Plymouth Township accepted at a post-high school educational institution. Additional requirements are specific to each award.
Casey Family Scholars
Scholarships are provided to young people, under the age of 25, who have spent at least 12 months in foster care and were not subsequently adopted. The scholarships are awarded for post-secondary education, including vocational/technical training, and are renewable each year based on satisfactory academic progress and financial need.
CEO of Tomorrow
Scholarship for $2,500 awarded with a deadline of July 1, 2013.
Chaldean Federation of America
Offers up to 10 scholarships to students of Chaldean heritage.
Contact: Chaldean Federation of American, 1874 West 10 Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48075, (248) 557-2362.
Charnon, A. Patrick Memorial Scholarship
Provides renewable scholarships to full-time undergraduate students who have demonstrated their commitments to building communities. Students must be in good academic standing and making positive progress towards their degrees. Candidates should also demonstrate the values of compassion, tolerance and respect for all people. The Center for Education Solutions will only accept the first 500 applications.
University of Michigan Club of Downriver
The University of Michigan Club of Downriver awards up to six of scholarships each year to successful applicants. Applicants must have completed their freshman year at one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan and must have attended high school or have permanent residency in the Downriver area. The scholarship requires a minimum 3.0 grade point average and applicants must demonstrate financial need.
Coca Cola Scholars Foundation
Provides renewable scholarships to college-bound students during their senior year in high school. Applicants are assessed on their academic record, leadership, character, achievements, and commitment. Employees of Coca Cola and their dependents and grandchildren are ineligible for consideration.
Construction and Engineering Scholarship
For students currently enrolled in engineering, construction or architecture related field and are pursuing higher education in respective areas. Scholarship awards $1,000 and deadline is July 12, 2013.
DePaolis, Dick Memorial Scholarship
Provides a one-time scholarship of $500 for graduates of North Farmington High School who will major in liberal studies in college.
Detroit College Promise
Provides scholarships for all Detroit Public School graduates who reside in Detroit continuously from December 1, 2010 through graduation, apply by December 2, 2010 for classes 2011-2014 or December 1 of the ninth grade, submit a scholarship acceptance form and a financial aid offer from the college you will attend by September 15 for fall term and January for winter term.
Detroit Tigers Willie Horton Scholarship
Non-renewable scholarship awarded annually to a graduating senior at Northwestern High School in Detroit who demonstrates leadership and character as well as academic attainment.
Discover Card Tribute Award Scholarship
Recognizes the achievements of high school juniors in area beyond academics and provides scholarships for any type of post-high school education or training. Judging is based on outstanding achievements in special talents, leadership, community service and have faced a significant challenge. There are two levels of Tribute Award Scholarships: state and national.
Doss, Lawrence P. Scholarship
Provides five scholarships of $5,000 for up to four years for graduating seniors from Detroit Public Schools, pursuing a career in accounting, finance, management or business, record of community service, financial need and a commitment to return to Detroit for four years following graduation.
DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship
This scholarship program recognizes five undergraduate students who draw on their cultural heritage to shape their vocational aspirations, add creative value to their future employers and serve their communities. Deadline is May 1, 2013.
Eckert, Jeanne Scholarship: Taylor Garden Club
Scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior or college student who has chosen a career in environmental studies, conservation, botany, horticulture, or landscape design.
Ewald, H. T. Foundation
The H.T. Ewald Foundation provides scholarship support for graduating high school students residing in the metropolitan Detroit area who will enter college in fall. Students must demonstrate financial need, show leadership and character and display a record of good scholarship (grade point average, standardized test scores and awards). Students must enroll and maintain full-time status in college. Scholarships can be renewed.
Fulbright Scholar Program
The Fulbright Program is the U.S. governmentís flagship program in international educational exchange. Fulbright grants are made to U.S. citizens and nationals of other countries for a variety of educational activities, including university lecturing, advanced research, graduate study and teaching in elementary and secondary schools. Both U.S. and Visiting Scholars lecture or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields ranging from journalism and urban planning to music, philosophy, business administration, and zoology. Applications generally due a year in advance of program of study.
Gillman, Benjamin A. International Scholarship
The Gilman International Scholarship assists students who are studying abroad for at least four weeks in one country, who are U.S. citizen undergraduates, receiving Pell Grant during the study abroad. Deadline is March 1 for Summer.
Student Veterans of America has partnered with Google that will award eight $10,000 scholarships for student veterans pursuing computer science or related degrees. Deadline is March 15th.
Great Lakes National Scholarship
Great provides support for up to 750 awards of $2,500 to help eligible students in a STEM major (science, technology, engineering or math). Available to new and continuing students who are enrolled full-time with a minimum grade point average of 2.75 and demonstrate financial need.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers different scholarship program for students of Hispanic heritage who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents for high school seniors, community college transfer students and students pursuing their first undergraduate or graduate degree.
Hoffa, James R. Memorial Scholarship Fund: International Brotherhood of Teamsters
High school senior dependents of eligible Teamster members must compete in one of the five geographic regions where the Teamster parentís local union is located. Thirty-one renewable awards of $2500 and sixty-nine one-time awards of $1000 are to be awarded. Eligibility requirements and application procedures are the same for all awards. Recipients are selected by an impartial committee of university admissions and financial aid directors based on academic achievement, SAT/ACT scores, character, potential, and financial need.
Holmes, Robert Scholarship
Applicants must be the dependents of eligible Michigan Teamsters and high school seniors who will attend a Michigan college or university in the fall as a full-time student. This is a one-time award.
Japanese-American Citizens League
Offers one-time scholarships in varying amounts of aid to active JACL members at all levels of study in educational institutions in the United States. Past recipients are eligible to apply for one additional award. Scholarships are available to high school students and current undergraduates.
Jebail, Bint Cultural Center
Offers up to 15 scholarships to students in Michigan (and other locations). Good personal conduct is a criterion for eligibility. Contact: Bint Jebail Cultural Center, 6220 Miller Road, Dearborn, MI 48126, (313) 584-0011.
Latimer, Thomara Cancer
Scholarship awarded to qualified high school seniors or college students, enrolled in a medically related program of study; or to cancer survivors between the ages of 18-30, pursuing higher education at a college/university or a vocational/technical school. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
Leonard, Butcher and Smeltzer Scholarship Program
Renewable scholarship awarded to graduating seniors at John Glenn High School and Wayne Memorial High School.
Lobring, Virgil K. Scholarship Program
Scholarship awarded annually to the mostly improved student who has attended secondary school years at Western International High School in Detroit.
Michigan 2020 Scholarship Contest
Statewide competition fund by Michigan Senate Democrats to award a scholarship up to $10,000 to a high school senior (public, private or home school) who will attend a Michigan public college or university in 2013. Student must submit a short video about how the Michigan 2020 Plan will benefit students.
Michigan Association of Realtors
Scholarships awarded annually to undergraduate students whose academic major is related to real estate. Applicants must be full-time entering juniors, seniors or graduate students with a GPA of at least a 2.0 or higher. Applicants must agree to take courses that are related to the real estate field.
Michigan Auto Law Car Accident Injury Survivor Scholarship
Two scholarships will be awarded to students who have survived injury from an auto accident and are currently attending college or university. Applicants must U.S. residents and have a 2.75 GPA. Deadline is August 1st.
Michigan Council of Women in Technology
Sponsors scholarships for women pursuing a degree in a technology-related program in a Michigan college or university who demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens and Michigan residents.
Michigan Society of Professional Engineers
Engineering Scholarships for high school seniors who are committed to pursuing an engineering degree. Must be a Michigan resident and U.S. citizen. Grades and test scores are components for eligibility.
Midwest Federation of American Syrian-Lebanese
Offers 10-20 scholarships to dependent undergraduates of organization members. A recommendation by a federation officer is required. Contact: Midwestern Federation of American Syrian-Lebanese Clubs, 1247 Oakton Lane, Naperville, IL 60540, (630) 420-0954.
Mink, Patsy Takemoto Education Foundation
Targets low income women with children pursuing education or training at an accredited college or university. Up to five $2,000 scholarships are provided. Applications are available in April.
National Association of Black Journalists
The NABJ annually awards more than $100,000 in scholarships to African American college students who are interested in becoming journalists. To be eligible, applicants must demonstrate an interest in some of the following ways: journalism degree program, staff position on school newspaper and/or work with campus television, radio, or web site. All scholarship winners must become a NABJ member.
National Merit Scholarship Competition
To participate in this national competition, students must take the PSAT/NMSQT no later than the third year in grades 9-12 and progressing normally in high school toward graduation with the plan to enter college no later than the fall following graduation. Participants must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents (or have applied for permanent residency) and will seek to become a U.S. citizen at the earliest opportunity allowed by law.
National Scholars Honor Society
The society grants scholarships to qualified achievers from all academic pursuits who are new or current members of the society. Scholarship eligibility is determined for each applicant at the time of acceptance, and is reviewed biannually. The total number and amounts of scholarships granted are based upon funds available to the scholarship committee each academic year. Students apply online.
Navy League of the U.S.
Scholarships averaging $2500 to first-year students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, high school graduates under age 25, and dependents of current or former members of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or U.S.-flag Merchant Marine. Students must also be able to demonstrate financial need, be of good character, well motivated, and possess an excellent academic record. Must also demonstrate an appreciation of the laws, traditions, and values of the United States.
New Metropolitan Detroit Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's ClubProvides two scholarships of $1,000 to a student with grade point average of 3.0 or higher and enrolled in an accredited college or university. Deadline is February 18. For additional information, please contact
Nielsen, George A. Public Investor Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to support the studies of full or part-time students interested in the efficient and productive investment of public funds. Graduate and undergraduate students majoring in public administration, finance, business administration or a related field are eligible to apply. Must be employed at least one year by a state or local government, or other public entity, and a citiizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.
Nordstrom Scholarship Program
Will award 80 $10,000 ($2,500 over four years) to high school juniors who live in states where Nordstrom currently has a full-time store. Grade point average and community service are considerations. Deadline is May 1st.
Ordonez Family Scholarship
Will award a $2,500 scholarship for four years to high school seniors who are residents of southwest Detroit attending a southwest Detroit high school for their entire secondary education. Students must demonstrate financial need.
Overseas Press Club
Scholarships are awarded to graduate and undergraduate students aspiring to become foreign correspondents. Applicants do not have to be U.S. citizens. Recipients are expected to attend the Foundation scholarship luncheon in New York City in late January 2005.
Palmer, George L. Scholarship Program
Scholarship awarded annually to a graduating senior at Chelsea High School who will pursue post-secondary degree in a trade or vocation or an associate degree at a non-profit college or university.
Parks, Rosa Scholarship
Provides up to 40 non-renewable scholarships of $2,000 for seniors attending a public or private Michigan high school and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
Pearl, Minnie Scholarship
Renewal scholarship is available to high school seniors who have significant (severe to profound) bilateral hearing loss. U.S. citizenship and a 3.0 GPA minimum is required.
Plante Moran Sons and Daughters Scholarship
Annual scholarship for the undergraduate dependents under 25 of P & M Holding Group, LLP. Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Both high school seniors and undergraduate college students may apply and receive the scholarship for up to two years.
Rankin, Jeannette Foundation Grant
Grants are available for low-income women who are U.S. citizens, aged 35 or older, accepted to or attending an accredited college or university pursuing a first bachelorís degree. While financial need is a primary criterion, applicants must be able to articulate realistic goals and the ability to accomplish goals.
Recreational Boating Industries Educational Foundation (RBIEF) RBIEF awards 10-15 scholarships ranging from $500-$1,500 to provide financial support to students pursuing careers in the boating industry. Deadline March 15.
Rosenthal, Jean and Tom Scholarship Program
Two-year scholarship awarded annually to a senior at Pontiac High School who demonstrates leadership and character through community service.
Schaefer, Miriam Scholarship: Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Non-renewable scholarships for junior or senior undergraduates in an elementary or secondary teacher education program with a mathematics specialty. Secondary education majors must have successfully completed the required calculus sequence. Elementary education majors must have at least a mathematics minor. Applicants must be a Michigan resident with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Schureman, Jeptha Wade
Applicants must be fatherless (defined as deceased or parental rights terminated by the court before reaching the age of majority. Must demonstrate need, maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and attend a Michigan public university with a program of study leading to medicine, dentistry, law or nursing.
Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Youth Achievement Award
Provides a $1,000 scholarship to recognize students with a learning disability or ADHD who are age 19 or younger who have demonstrated initiative and character. Deadline is January 15th
Smith, Otis M. Scholarship
Applicants must be single mothers who are the residents of Wayne, Oakland or Macomb counties and will attend Wayne State University, any campus of the University of Michigan or Catholic University Law School. Priority is given to full-time students but part-time students can also be considered. This award is not renewable but repeat applications are allowed.
Society of Women Engineers
Provides scholarships to women pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in ABET-accredited engineering programs, CSAB-accredited computer science programs and computer science at ABET-accredited colleges. With the exception of reentry students, all stSoroptimist Woman's Opportunity Award students must be enrolled full-time.
Soroptimist Women's Opportunity Awards Provides scholarships for women who are the primary support of their families, have financial need, reside in a member country and have not been a past recipient and are not a member, employee or a relative of either. Deadline December 1.
Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber Scholarship
Applicants must be high school seniors in one of the 21 communities in the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber service area who will begin full-time college enrollment in the fall. This scholarship is renewable.
Student Veterans of America Fellowships
SVA and The Mission Continues are partnering to provide ten student veterans with meaningful fellowships with SVA nationwide. The fellowships are 26 weeks in length and require 520 hours of service.
Stempel, Robert Scholarship
Awards a non-renewable scholarship for seniors at Cass Technical High School, Renaissance High School, Detroit School of Arts or University Prep High School who demonstrates potential for achievement in post-secondary science and engineering. Students must demonstrate financial need and have a strong academic performance with a 3.0 grade point average or higher.
Talbots Charitable Foundation
The Talbots Charitable Foundation provides scholarships that promote the empowerment of women to enrich themselves through learning and to achieve a college education late in life.
Tillman Military Scholar
Provides a renewable scholarship for veterans and active duty service members (both pre-9/11 and post-9/11) from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and spouses of active or veteran service members and surviving spouses who seek an undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate degree as a full-time students. Candidates must demonstrate leadership and character as well as complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
The University of Michigan Gay and Lesbian Alumni Society (UMGALAS) awards two $500 scholarships to currently enrolled students at any campus of the University of Michigan. Awards are made to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students who demonstrate leadership and support in activities that benefit the LGBT community.
Vespa, Enrico and Marie
Applicants must be eligible employees or the legal, custodial dependents of eligible employees of English Gardens Corporation who will attend an accredited school on at least a half-time basis. The scholarship is nonrenewable but repeat applications can be considered.
Wayne County Vision Fund
Provides scholarships to graduating seniors of Wayne County high schools with a grade point average of 3.0. Deadline is March 11.
Weier, Monsignor Herbert Scholarship Program
Awards two renewable $500 scholarships to graduating seniors at Divine Child High School who demonstrate financial need, character and good academic performance.
Women's Independence Scholarship Program
Targets women who have survived intimate partner abuse and has been separated from their abuser for more than one year. Applicants must have a defined plan to update skills for career advancement or to train for a new field or re-enter the job market. Candidates must have sought services from a non-profit domestic violence agency for a minimum of six consecutive months and that the agency is willing to continue mentorship throughout her education.
Xerox Technical Minority
Scholarships are available to minorities in the amount of $1,000, depending on tuition balance on record and academic performance. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be U.S. citizens or visa-holding permanent residents of African-American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American or Hispanic descent. Applicants must be enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate programs in any of the following fields: Chemistry, Information Management, Computing and Software Systems, Material Science, Printing Management Science, Laser Optics, Physics or Engineering.
Yemeni American Association
Offers one-time scholarships to high school seniors of Yemeni heritage. Contact: Yemeni American Association, 2770 Salina, Dearborn, MI 48120, (313) 842-8402.
Yemeni American Benevolent
Scholarships to Yemeni American high school seniors. Contact: Yemeni American Benevolent Association, 2121 Salina, Dearborn, MI 48120, (313) 841-3333.
Young, Coleman A. Foundation
Provides ten renewal scholarships of $5,000 and have an extensive mentoring program. Candidates must have overcome a significant hardship and might be unlikely to attend college without this support. Deadline March 13.