Although the majority of scholarship money is awarded by the colleges themselves, there are still many other scholarship opportunities. The most popular scholarship websites are:
Remember, you should never have to pay to apply for a scholarship. If you are ever unsure of the legitimacy of a scholarship, see Mr. Pliska or Mrs. Moigis, and we'll help you figure it out.
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A.) Be a graduating high school senior or current freshmen, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college.
B.) Have a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above.
Applications can be found on https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14245/redfin_scholarship_scholarship.php
The Ohio-Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools' 2018 LEADS! Scholarship Program has many scholarships available for Ohio and Michigan graduating seniors. For more information about career colleges and schools, please visit www.omaccs.org.
Scholarships for Trade Schools in Michigan
The Universal Technical Institute has compiled a list of all the participating career colleges that offer a High School Scholarship Program, which is worth up to $1,000 toward tuition at these schools. For more information, please visit https://www.imagine-america.org/high-school-scholarships-trade-schools-michigan/
Ave Maria Foundation
The Ave Maria Scholarship is now open to Michigan residents who are first-time college freshmen with a GPA of 2.8 (unweighted) or above, or an SAT score of 1100 or above. Students must be accepted for admission at Ave Maria University for Fall 2018 and a practicing Catholic. Students must maintain a university GPA of at least 2.5 to keep the $3,500/semester scholarship. Complete the online application at www.avemaria/apply.
Discover Student Loans Scholarship Search
Students can search over 3 million scholarships worth $18 billion. With Discover's free scholarship search tool, students can get a list of scholarship options based on their academics, hobbies, ethnicity and more, as well as just browse through the scholarship directory. Starting this year, both students and parents of eligible students can register. Go to https://www.CollegeCovered.com/Assist.
College Covered Scholarships
The College Covered Scholarship Program is now open. Entrants have a chance to win $10,000 for college. For more information, please visit www.collegecovered.com.
QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program
The QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program for academically outstanding low-income high school juniors will open soon. QuestBridge has connected more than 13,000 high-achieving students with full four-year scholarships or generous financial aid to attend the nation's best colleges. For more information please visit www.questbridge.org.
InstaEDU and Chegg
There's a new partnership between InstaEdu and Chegg dedicated to bringing free college counseling to first-generation college-bound students. All students who are registered on ImFirst.org,-non-profit Center for Student Opportunity's online community providing first-generation, low-income college students with inspiration, information and support on the path to and through college--are eligible to receive two free hours of on-demand college counseling on InstaEDU.
Tuition Funding Sources Scholarship Website
For the first time, students will have access to the Tuition Funding Sources scholarship website. Students will have access to millions of scholarships and grants. Wells Fargo Bank is sponsoring the scholarship matching website that also includes a career personality test along with college and career planning tips and tools. For more information go to TuitionFundingSources.com.
Scholarships for Females