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For the first time, access to the Tuition Funding Sources (TFS) scholarship website is available online. TFS has 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. To access this remarkable website, please visit TuitionFundingSources.com
Most colleges and universities in Michigan are incorporating online degree programs, with 34 that offer at least one Bachelor's degree online. Knowing that students and families are faced with trying to figure out the best option for them, Best Schools has created and focused their site and its resources to provide an investigative review of the online education landscape and to critically evaluate the increasingly-popular online college rankings that are being touted on the internet.
Here are a few of their resources:
Ideally, we want students to be able to gain valuable insight into their education especially when it comes to online education, understanding tuition and financial aid options, as well as true cost vs. benefit.
Varsity Tutors Monthly College Scholarship Contest provides an opportunity to win a scholarship monthly
knowhow2gomichigan.org - 4 Steps to College
The High Five Scholarships website is now live with the largest collection of scholarships ever assembled. It is available to everyone free of charge. In addition to scholarships we will soon have free ACT and SAT practice tests and Study Guides.
The GoodCall Scholarship Search Engine is one of the largest databases of scholarships on the web. The GoodCall Scholarship Engine requires no personal information and it's free to use.
www.scholarships.com - Scholarship Search, College Search, and College Recruiting
Scholarships for High School Seniors is a great site dedicated to provide High School Seniors with College Scholarships and Grants information at free of charge.
October 2017 Deadline
Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway: $100,000 - 20 Awards - Open to grades 9-12
Applications can be found by going to Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway. Deadline is October 18th.
SP Scholarship: $10,000 - 10 Awards - Scholarships are available to high school students planning to attend college in September 2018. Applications can be found by going to SP Scholarship. Deadline is October 31st.
VIP Voice Scholarship: $5000 - 1 Award - Applicant must be at least 13 years of age or older. Multiple entires may be submitted. Applications can be found by going to VIP Voice. Deadline is October 31st.
November 2017 Deadline
Maryknoll Scholarship: $1000 - 6 Awards - Division II open to grades 9-12
Applications can be found by going to Maryknoll Scholarship. Deadline is November 10th.
Student Photography Scholarship: $2500 - 11 Awards - Open to 10th - 12th graders who have take at least one photography or related art class. Applications can be found by going to Photography Scholarships. Deadline is November 15th.
StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship: $1800 - 1 Award - Academic level and major do not matter. Each student must write an essay. Applications can be found by going to StyleMann Young. Deadline is November 30th.
Sixt Scholars: $5000 - 5 Awards Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.7 and be a graduating senior. Applications can be found by going to Sixt Scholars. Deadline is November 30th.
December 2017 Deadline
HSC Home Warranty Scholarship: $2000 - 1 Award - Applications can be found by going to HSC Scholarship. Deadline is December 1st.
National Space Club Scholarship: $10,000 - 1 Award - Applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited US college or university. Applications can be found by going to National Space Club Scholarship. Deadline is December 1st.
February 2018 Deadline
Gerber Foundation: Merit scholarships are available through the Foundation for graduating seniors. Applications and information are available on the Foundation website at www.gerberfoundation.org. Click on the scholarship page. The deadline for the scholarship is February 28th. Students must have a GPA of 2.0 to 3.70 to apply.
Michigan Education Association Scholarship: Applicants must be a dependent of a MEA member in good standing or MEA-Retired member and be planning to attend a Michigan public community/junior college, four- year degree-granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a degree, certificate, or license. Those attending the following private institutions ONLY are also eligible: Baker College-Flint/Owosso; University of Detroit-Mercy; Adrian College; Finlandia University; and Albion College. Priority is given on the basis of academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, school and community service, and students from lower income households. Application forms are available online at www.mea.org/mea-scholarship. The MEA must receive the application by February 22nd. A postmark does not constitute being received. Faxed or emailed applications are not allowed.
Michigan Society of Professional Engineers: www.michiganspe.org Graduates must be interested in pursuing an engineering degree at an Accreditation Board of Engineering Technology accredited Michigan college or university. Minimum GPA of 3.0 and an ACT score of 26 is required. The scholarships are based on merit, not based on financial need. Applications are due to the student’s local Scholarship Chair by the first Friday in February (February 2nd).
Service 1 Federal Credit Union: Service 1 Federal Credit Union is pleased to once again offer our annual scholarship opportunity to future leaders in the name of our late Board of Directors President, Calvin J. Peterson. We are offering two $1,000 scholarships to area students—who are members or related to a member—seeking to further their education in the fall of 2018. College-bound students may visit our website to download the application: www.service1fcu.com/youth/scholarship-program. Deadline is February 6th.
March 2018 Deadline
Muskegon Community Foundation: The 2017-18 Community Foundation General Scholarship Application will be available beginning November 1st at www.cffmc.org. Click on “Scholarships” then on “How to apply”. Online Application deadline is: March 1st.
Muskegon County Farm Bureau: Multiple scholarships from $500-$1000 will be awarded at the discretion of the Board. Applicant must be a member, child of, or under the guardianship of a Muskegon County Farm Bureau Member. Deadline is March 1st.
Ravenna Lions Club Scholarship: The recipient of this scholarship must attend an accredited college or university and be enrolled as a fulltime student. Deadline is March 15th.
Women's Division Chamber of Commerce: Multiple scholarships are available from the Women's Division Chamber of Commerce. Requirements include: 2.8 GPA, reside in Muskegon County, or attend a Muskegon County High School, and plan on attending Baker College of Muskegon or Muskegon Community College. Applications must be postmarked no later than March 10th. For more information, please see Mrs. Huntoon.
April 2018 Deadline
Credit Union ONE: Scholarship applicants must complete 30 or more documented hours of community service, be a member of a family belonging to the credit union for at least 6 months, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applications can be found online at http://www.cuone.org/about/scholarships.aspx or in Mrs. Huntoon’s office. Applications are due April 1st.
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International: The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Muskegon is offering a $1000 scholarship to a young woman interested in pursuing a career in education. Application forms are available in Mrs. Huntoon's office. Deadline is April 15th.
Metal Technologies: Applicants must be a graduating RHS student, pursuing an Engineering, C.A.D., Computer Sciences, or Business career, with a GPA of 3.0 or above. Deadline is April 15th.
S.T.A.R.T.: Scholarship to Assist Ravenna Teens - Any Ravenna High School senior who has been accepted to a post-secondary institution is eligible. Deadline is April 15th.
May 2018 Deadline
Baker College: Baker has two major scholarships that any senior can apply for if attending Baker!
Board of Regents Scholarship worth $24,000
Baker College Career Scholarship worth $6,400
Application deadline for these two scholarships is May 1st.