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These links take you directly to the scholarships and financial aid site of the college of your choice.
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.
Varsity Tutors Monthly College Scholarship Contest provides an opportunity to win a scholarship monthly
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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.
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February 2023 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.
The University Club of GR Scholarship Foundation: The amount of this scholarship is $1000. It may be renewed for three additional, consecutive years upon the completion of a Renewable Application form. The student must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher (or comparable performance) each year for renewal. This comes to a $4000 total over four years. The scholarship can not only be applied to university and college, but to trade schools and other studies after high school as well. Deadline is February 15th.
March 2023 Deadline
ChoiceOne Bank Scholarship: ALL applications must be submitted at: choiceone.com/scholarship Essays must be 500 words or less – about one of your community service experiences. Describe why you became involved, who benefited and how they benefited. Deadline is March 17th.
Fremont Area Community Foundation: The Fremont Area Community Foundation has a scholarship that may be available to Ravenna High School seniors. The Jerry and Jane Arends Scholarship may be awarded to students from Fremont High School, Grant High School, and Ravenna High School. Preference will be given to students pursuing a career in agriculture. Students may apply at https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=tfacfscholarship&. The deadline is March 1st. Scholarship page https://facommunityfoundation.org/scholarships/our-scholarships-awards/
Jim Brown and Katherine Brown Scholarship (Panthera Edge Foundation): The Jim Brown and Katherine Brown Scholarship to MSU ($3000) is available in the office. This scholarship is available to students planning to attend MSU in the Fall of 2022. The deadline is March 30th.
Ravenna Lions Club Scholarship: The recipient of this scholarship must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, display a significant amount of community service, establish sincere, friendly, relationships with peers and those younger and have a positive attitude. The recipient must attend an accredited college or university and be enrolled as a full-time student. Applications are available in the office. Deadline is March 15th.
Women's Division Chamber of Commerce: Multiple scholarships are available from the Women's Division Chamber of Commerce. Requirements include: 2.5 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 11th. For more information and application, please visit http://www.womensdivision.org/.
April 2023 Deadline
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 here in Mrs. Filippelli's office. Deadline is April 21st.
Discover Manufacturing: Discover Manufacturing has awarded over $10,000 in scholarships to exceptional students who plan to use their skills and education to make a rewarding career in the Advanced Manufacturing Industry.
Multiple scholarships from $500 to $2,000 will be awarded:
For skilled trades technical training, including continuing education for adults and apprentices.
For graduating high school seniors pursuing a degree in manufacturing-related programs.
Scholarships will be awarded based on interest expressed through an online application and a 500-word essay telling our selection committee “Why manufacturing is the right career path for me and how I plan to make a difference in a manufacturing environment.” Scholarships are renewable up to $1000 for prior recipients based on an application and an interview by the selection committee. The essay requirement is waived for recipients seeking renewals. Scholarship is available for a maximum of 2 years. Deadline is April 14th. Here's the link on how to apply:
For Samantha Scholarship: This scholarship is open to any student regardless of GPA or financial need. Applications are available in the office or online at www.forsamantha.org. Scholarship applications are due April 7th.
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 2023 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