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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
March 2018 Deadline
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc is offering a scholarship to a female, graduating senior, and residing in Muskegon County. Applicants must answer all application questions and complete the entire packet, including a 500-word essay on one of three questions. Applications are available in the office. Deadline is March 31st.
ChoiceOne Bank Scholarship Essay Contest: Eligible students must be graduating seniors planning to attend an accredited 4-year college in Michigan. The scholarship award will be made payable to the attending college after the completion of the first semester and the submission of the student's grades to the local branch. Entries will be accepted beginning March 1st at 9:00 a.m. and will end March 31st at 9:00 a.m. ALL applications must be submitted to: https://www.choiceone.com/essaycontest. Essay must be 500 words or less answering the question, “What does your community mean to you?”
MSU Alumni Club of Muskegon the Lakeshore Area: MSU Alumni Club received 20 apps last year and awarded 6 scholarships. If you are planning to attend MSU, you should definitely apply for this scholarship. Along with the scholarship application, you also need to submit a Student Aid Report. Applications and examples are available in the office. All materials must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on March 31st.
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.
Fruitport Conservation Club: Four $1000 scholarships will be awarded to applicants, enrolling in a college or university, pursuing a degree in wildlife biology, wildlife conservation, or environmental science. You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applications are due by April 18th.
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.
Michigan Retailers Association: Michigan Retailers Association: Approximately 19 scholarships ranging from $1000 - $2000 are available to dependent children of owners or employees of MRA-member businesses or part-time employees at MRA-member businesses who are also full-time student. Scholarships are not based on financial needs. Please apply online at https://www.retailers.com/news-events/michigan-retailer/, under the Member Benefits tab. The access code is MRA. Applications must be submitted by April 2nd.
NAACP Scholarship: The Muskegon Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will award scholarships to graduating seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.0. The application, Academic Status Form, transcript, and essay should be received by the NAACP branch on or before April 13th. Applications are available in the office.
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.
Kraft Business Systems IT Scholarships: Kraft Business Systems will award one high school senior in West Michigan with a $1,000 scholarship to the college of their choice. The student must be pursuing a degree or further education in an IT-related field after graduation. The student must have at least a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship application must be submitted by May 15th, 2018. In the application, students will be asked to provide some basic information about themselves. They will also be asked to give a minimum 500-word response to an IT-related problem. Students can apply for the scholarship at: https://kraftbusiness.com/scholarships/
Name: Kraft Business Systems
Address: 4245 Brockton Drive SE Grand Rapids, MI 49512