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  • Ferris State University “Ferris Youth Initiative” Scholarship- ASAP

Ferris State University is proud to announce the Ferris Youth Initiative (FYI). The overall goal is to

increase higher education opportunities for young people who are low-income (Pell eligible as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid- (FAFSA)) orphans or foster care youth, and to provide support that promotes success and well-being throughout their undergraduate experience at Ferris State. Recipients of the FYI scholarship will receive up to $4,000 per year, to be applied to any direct costs at Ferris State (tuition/fees, room/board, and/or books/supplies). The FYI program is limited to 20 students, so please apply early. This scholarship is available to current and new students.


Apply at: http://ferris.edu/HTMLS/administration/president/DiversityOffice/fofyi/FYIscholarshipapplication.pdf



  • Legacy Scholarship- Due April 20th

College Scholarship fund to descendants of armed services members who have died or been killed while serving in the active duty military since 9/11 or those descendants of veterans served after 9/11 who are receiving a 50%  Veterans Administration disability rating.  

More information can be found at: http://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy


  • CAPTAIN ROBERT H. ROBERTSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP- Due April 24th

The Robertson family each year awards $500 to a Cedar Springs High School graduating senior who is pursuing a career in the law enforcement or criminal justice field. The scholarship is in memory of Captain Robert H. Robertson, a member of the Cedar Springs Class of 1951. This is a competitive scholarship, with criteria including career goals, academic progress, financial need, school/community service, and leadership qualities. To be eligible, you must attend a two- or four-year college, university, degree-granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a degree, certification, or license. The scholarship is presented each year at the Senior Awards Night, based on the selection committee’s recommendations. To keep up-to-date with information about this scholarship, you can Like the official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RobertsonScholarship.

Applications can be found outside the Counselors’ offices


  • Max Wisner Scholar Athlete Award- Due April 28th

The Max Wisner Scholar Athlete Award is given to one senior boy and one senior girl at Cedar Springs High School each year. Max Wisner was a long time teacher and principal at Cedar Springs and, was also a very big advocate of athletics at Cedar Springs High School. The Athletic Boosters award a cash reward of $300.00 to the top scholar athlete each year. All senior athletes are eligible for the award. If you are interested, please fill out the attached form and return to the athletic office by April 28, 2017.

Applications can be found outside the Counselors’ offices


  • Charles DeVreugd Memorial Scholarship- Due May 1st

The Cedar Springs Education Foundation each year awards $2,000.00 to a Cedar Springs High School graduating student who is pursuing a career in the healthcare field in memory of Dr. Charles DeVreugd. Scholarship awards are made based on a competitive process. The selection criteria are career goals, academic progress, financial needs, school/community service and leadership qualities. To be eligible, you must attend a two or four-year college, degree granting institution or vocational training institution that grants a degree, certification or license. The recipient of this scholarship is based on the selection committee's recommendations. This scholarship is awarded each year at the Senior Awards Night. Please attach the following to this application. A photograph of yourself and a copy of your high school transcripts. The selection committee may contact you for a personal interview. This application must be returned to the Cedar Springs High School Guidance Office by May 1.

Applications can be found outside the Counselors’ offices


  • Baker College CAREER Scholarship- Due May 1st

High School Seniors with a 3.0 GPA through Junior Year or 1st semester of senior year. Applications can be found outside counselors’ offices.


  • Baker College BOARD OF REGENTS Scholarship- Due May 1st

Two ways to qualify:

  1. Achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.5 with 1020+ SAT Composite

  2. Achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.0 with 1160+ SAT Composite

Applications can be found outside counselors’ offices.


  • Jean McKee Resident Scholarship Program- Due May 9th

Eligibility Requirements

•Applicant must have been a resident of a housing program administered by the Grand Rapids Housing Commission (GRHC) for the past year.

•Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from a GRHC employee. This could be a Section 8 Coordinator, Resident Services Specialist, Housing Manager or other staff member who can confirm that the applicant’s household is in good standing with the Housing Commission in accordance with GRHC Admissions & Continued Occupancy Policies.

•Program is open to graduating high school seniors, current college or vocational school students, and adult residents seeking to begin or return to college or vocational school. Graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students and participants in the GRHC’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program will receive priority status for this program.

•Applicants who are graduating high school seniors and those currently attending college must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 (C+ letter grade). See additional requirements below.

•Applicants seeking to return to college or vocational school must provide an official high school or college transcript which demonstrates that the applicant is a high school graduate and had a cumulative high school or college GPA of at least 2.5. See additional requirements below.

•Applicant must attend an accredited vocational school, community college, college or university as a full-time student.

•Scholarship winners are eligible to renew the scholarship annually for up to four years. Continuing requirements of scholarship winners: - Must maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA. - Must maintain enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited vocational school, community college, college or university

Award Amount: Up to $2,000

Application can be found at: https://www.grhousing.org/pdf/2017scholarship.pdf


  • Student Trooper Scholarship- Due May 26th

Are you a high school student between the ages of 16 and 18 and interested in learning about Law Enforcement and/or what it might be like for a career? If yes, then you may be interested in signing up for the 2017 State Trooper Class which will be taking place July 19-24, 2017.

Details can be found at: http://www.michiganlegion.org/student-trooper.html

Applications can be found at: http://www.michiganlegion.org/assets/st2017.pdf

Program participants will be eligible to receive any of the following:

Student Trooper of the Year - $1,000

Class Orator  - $500

Academic Award - $500

Marksmanship Award - $500


  • "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship- Due June 1st

This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.


  • "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program- Due June 1st

We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.


  • "Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship- Due June 1st

This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link http://www.onlinembareport.com/ and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.


  • Groth and Associates Scholarship- Due June 1st

The Lawyers here at Groth & Associates are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for any individuals who qualify. To qualify for this scholarship:

Must have a G.P.A. of 3.0+

Fill out the form with your contact information

Attach school transcript to verify enrollment

Attach a 500-word essay about difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome

The deadline for application submissions is June 1, 2017. Qualifying students can apply here:

http://www.grothlaw.com/scholarship/


Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program- Due June 15th

(1020 awards up to $2,500 each)

Receive up to $2,500 to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have completed high school (or earned a GED)

  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2017

  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States

  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)

  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity

  • Be under the age of 30

  • Be a United States citizen

Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies.  All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient.

Apply at: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/



  • EGC Women in Law Scholarship- Due June 30th

Award Amount: $1500

Eisenberg Gilchrist & Cutt is pleased to offer the EGC Women in Law Scholarship. The scholarship is open to women interested in pursuing a career in law nationwide.


Criteria:


The applicant must be enrolled at an accredited college, university or law school at the time the scholarship is awarded, will not have graduated by Fall 2017, and must be attending classes. This scholarship is only open to women. The scholarship will be awarded based on merit, need and commitment to helping others. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. A transcript must be attached to the application for consideration.


Applicants must submit an official transcript if selected as a finalist.


Apply at: http://www.egclegal.com/salt-lake-city-utah-car-accidents-lawyer/#scholarship-application


  • Nursing Schools Almanac Scholarship- Due June 30th

This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.

* A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics

* A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

Applications can be found at www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com (Click on banner on right-hand side of homepage)


  • Christensen & Hymas Scholarship- Due August 1st

To qualify for this scholarship:

You must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a University or College in the United States and provide proof of current enrollment. If you have not received acceptance, you may still apply, but be sure to provide proof of acceptance and enrollment for the scholarship to be released (ex. screenshot of grades, picture of acceptance letter, etc.)

You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Cumulative GPA of the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended.


Apply at: https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community-involvement/general-scholarship/