IHS Scholarship List

Robert W. Wohlgamuth/$2,500

Eligibility Requirements

-Monroe County Resident for 1 year-3.0 GPA
-Senior-2 Years of Team Sport(s)
-Clean Disciplinary Records


February 1, 2017


Wohlgamuth Application

Ave Maria University Michigan Scholarship $7000 Due: Apply Early

– Must be a resident of the state of Michigan
– Applicant must be a first-time college freshman with a high school GPA of 2.8 (unweighted) or above; and an ACT score of 22 or above, or a SAT score of 1100 or above, who is accepted for admission at Ave Maria University for Fall 2017. (may NOT be a returning AMU student)
– Applicant must be a practicing Catholic (endorsement letter from parish)
– Recipient must maintain a University GPA of 2.5 to keep the scholarship.
– Must complete Ave Maria University’s online scholarship application
– Apply early – a limited number of scholarships will be awarded



National Co-op Scholarship Program Due 2-15-18


To qualify for this scholarship, students must: • Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. • Apply for the 2018-2019 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed: Clarkson University, Drexel University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell and Wentworth Institure of Technology.  

Please complete the National Co-op Scholarship Program Application including a typed one-page essay (200-words) describing why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program and mail it to: WACE 600 Suffolk Street, Suite 503 Lowell, MA 01854 

For General Questions, please contact: Marty Ford at marty_ford@uml.edu 




William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship Program $2,000-$1,000 Due: 4-1-18

To be eligible, applicants must meet the following requirements:

Complete 30 or more hours of documented, qualified community service during Junior/Senior year of high school ending April 1, 2018**
Be a 2018 graduating high school senior
Be a member of a family that has belonged to Credit Union ONE of Michigan for a minimum of 6 months (in good standing)***
Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or above
Plan to enroll in, beginning in the fall of 2018, a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or accredited trade or vocational school.

Entrants who meet these requirements may be eligible to receive one of the Scholarships, based on the information provided in their application packets.


High school Poster Competition $1000-$50 Due: 3-21-18

High School Poster Competition

March 21, 2018
Lawrence Technological University
21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield

High school students in Metro Detroit can win a scholarship or cash award by participating in the 41st Annual High School Poster Competition. Students are challenged to be creative by designing a poster. The top ten posters will be on display April 10-12, 2018 during WCX18 at Cobo Center in Detroit.

The top three winners receive scholarships to the university of their choice.

First Place – $1,000 Scholarship
Second Place – $600 Scholarship
Third Place – $300 Scholarship
Fourth – Tenth Place – $50 Cash Award

2017 High School Poster Competition Winners

Making A Turn Against Parkinson's $5,000 Due: 3-1-2018

Making the Turn Against Parkinson's $5,000 Scholarship Award
Design by: Julianna Greenleaf
Design by: Julianna Greenleaf
Making the Turn

The amount of our 2018 scholarship has doubled from last year. However, the goal of our scholarship program remains the same, to engage young adults in a manner that motivates them to develop a better understanding of what it means to live with Parkinson's disease.

Our hope is that by participating in this scholarship process, candidates become more inclined to take an active role in the fight against Parkinson's disease now, and in their future careers.

Making the Turn Against Parkinson's has awarded nearly $10,000 in scholarships to students from families impacted by Parkinson's disease.

- Michigan resident​.
- Current college student or high school student with college acceptance letter.

- ​Relative of someone diagnosed with Parkinson's.


Application (PDF)  (Excel)

Criteria - (PDF)

Rubric (PDF)

B. Davis Scholarship $1,000 11th & 12th Graders Due: 5-22-18

B. Davis Scholarship

General Information
The generosity of our site sponsors have allowed us to offer a scholarship to help the students who visit our site.
The winner(s) of this scholarship will be notified by email and their name(s) will be shown on this site.

Deadline and Eligibility
DEADLINE: May 22, 2018

This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.

There is no age restriction
Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next
This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.

Please do not send transcripts or letters of recommendation at this time.

Application Procedure

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:

Your submissions must be sent to us by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com


Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.

UT Judith Herb College of Education Scholarship Multiple Scholarships Due: 11-13-17

 Judith Herb College of Education Scholarships

Please complete this application to be considered for scholarships awarded by the Judith Herb College of Education for the 2018-2019 academic year. Application requirements are as follows:

A letter of recommendation from a professional in your chosen discipline and/or high school teachers or principals, college professors and/or advisers. Please use the form at http://www.utoledo.edu/financialaid/scholarships/webforms/schrecommendation.html .  Be sure to provide this link, along with your name, Rocket ID, birthdate, UT email address, and the name of the scholarship (Judith Herb College of Education Scholarship) to your recommender. You will be notified when a letter is submitted on your behalf. Applicants who do not have a letter of recommendation submitted by the application deadline will be disqualified. 

To be considered for need-based awards, a completed 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be on file in the Office of Student Financial Aid by the application deadline. If you have not yet completed this, please do so beginning October 1, 2017, at https://fafsa.ed.gov .

Please note that if you were previously awarded a renewable scholarship, you must reapply for the 2018-2019 academic year to receive your renewal. 

The deadline to apply is November 13, 2017

Ida Students Only Steffan Scholarship $500 Due 2-15-18

Steffen Scholarship 2017-18

This scholarship will award a single $500.00 to a graduating Ida High School Senior.  To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a graduating senior from the Ida High School in Ida, Michigan.  You must also be enrolled into a trade school, community college, or university starting the following academic year.  There are no restrictions as to your expected course of study, college choice, or state of enrollment. 

Application must be submitted by February 15th 2018.  No late submissions will be accepted.  The application may be turned in to the Ida High School Office.  The winner will be notified using their preferred notification method as outlined in the application.  Award disbursement will be made directly to the college or university on behalf of the winner.  The student receiving the award does not have to be accepted or committed to a trade school, community college, or university at the time of the scholarship decision.  However, if the winner has not enrolled into a trade school, community college, or university by the time of graduation, the award will be forfeited and given to a reserve applicant.

If you have any questions or inquiries about this scholarship please forward them to the guidance office.

MEA Scholarship Multiple Amounts Due:2-22-18

The Scholarship

The amount and number of scholarships offered each year shall be determined by the trustees of the MEA Scholarship Fund. Such scholarships may be offered on a renewal basis limited to four times in a five-year period.

Deadline is February 22, 2018 Click here for the application MEA Scholarship Link

Eligibility Criteria

Dependent of MEA member or MEA-Retired member in good standing.
Graduate of a Michigan public high school or private high school that has an MEA bargaining unit.
Will attend or is currently an undergraduate student of a Michigan public community/junior college, four-year degree-granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a degree, certification 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. (The aforementioned private institutions are existing local MEA affiliates.)
Note: Children of MEA officers, fund trustees, and MEA staff are not eligible.
(A child of an MEA, MESSA or MEA-FS staff person is eligible if the other parent is an MEA member in good standing).
The scholarship will not be awarded for the purpose of working on a post-baccalaureate degree. 

Selection Criteria

Priority is given on the basis of:

Academic achievement
Extra-curricular activities
School and community service
Students from lower income households.

In addition:

Scholarship determination will be made strictly on the merit of the applicant’s performance against the above criteria. The selection and award of scholarships is a nondiscriminatory process.
MEA Scholarships will be awarded by the trustees of the MEA Scholarship Fund. This body is composed of MEA members and persons appointed from the general public. The fund is financed through the voluntary contributions of the members, staff and friends of the Michigan Education Association.

Method of Application

Eligible students seeking the scholarship must complete the application form found at: http://www.mea.org/mea-scholarship


The “MEA Scholarship Fund” is financed through the voluntary contributions of the members, staff and friends of the Michigan Education Association.

University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit Scholarships Multiple Scholarships $3,500 each Due: 1-19-18

The University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit funds scholarships each year for both the general student body as well as for student-athletes. Several of these scholarships are endowed. In addition to the scholarships that we sponsor, at times we have been asked by the University to help a student that needed financial assistance to continue their education. The University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit has always tried to meet each and every request from the University. All profits from our events each year plus a special scholarship solicitation are allocated to the Club Scholarship fund. Reports are made on the progress of the scholarship recipients, which are a source of pride to all Club members.

If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please read the important eligibility and deadline information below:

For Incoming Freshman to the University of Michigan

Eligibility Criteria 
ACT: Minimum score of 31 OR
NEW SAT: Minimum score of 1430 (old SAT score of 2050)
Top 1% of your graduating class
(Must meet 1 of the 3 criteria) 
Application Deadline 
The entire online application must be completed and submitted no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, January 19, 2017. At this time all items must be marked complete for the application to be considered.

Application is available online:
Submit Scholarship Application 

By submitting a completed application, you will be considered for all of the following scholarships that you qualify for to the right.

For more information: https://www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org/scholarships/scholarships.aspx

JFK Profile in Courage Essay $10,000-$100 Due: 1-4-18



Contest Information

In Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy recounted the stories of eight U.S. senators who risked their careers to do what was right for the nation. These leaders demonstrated political courage by taking a stand for the public good in spite of pressure by interest groups, their political party, or even their constituents. The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.

The maximum word count is 1,000 with a minimum of 700, not including citations and bibliography. Use at least five varied sources such as government documents, letters, newspaper articles, books, and/or personal interviews.

All submissions must adhere to contest requirements.

The contest deadline is January 4, 2018.

Contest Topic

Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Include an analysis of the obstacles, risks, and consequences associated with the act. The essay may concern an issue at the local, state, national, or international level.

Contest Policies

All entries must be postmarked or received by January 4, 2018, with the required registration form available on this web site. The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible, or incomplete submissions.

Decisions of the Profile in Courage Award Committee are final. Winners will be notified by mail and via telephone by March 31. All participants will receive a letter notifying them of the winners along with a Certificate of Participation by the end of May.

By entering, you agree that your essay will become the property of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and will not be returned. The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation reserves the right to print and display the essays and photographs of the contest winners.

Contact the Contest Coordinator

Important Note: Before contacting the Profile in Courage Essay Contest Coordinator, please be sure to read over the FAQ section of this web site.

Email: profiles@nara.gov

Visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest on Facebook!

The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest is generously supported by:

American's Farmers Grow AG Leaders Scholarships Due 2-1-18


FFA Scholarships


The 2018 National FFA Scholarship Program is Now Live! Sign in to access 2018 scholarship application.

About National FFA Scholarship Program

In 2017, the National FFA Organization awarded $2.7 million in scholarships designed to fit the diversity of our applicants.

Scholarships are sponsored by businesses and individuals through the National FFA Foundation and are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans.

The selection process takes into account the whole student - FFA involvement, work experience, supervised agricultural experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics.

More than 1,800 scholarships were available. Click here for details and a list of 2018 sponsors.

Not an FFA Member? Don't Worry!

In 2018, America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders (presented by Monsanto Fund), Dean Foods, Iowa Interstate Railroad Ltd., National Mastitis Council, Rose Acre Farms and the Edgar and Ann Duskin Southern Crop Production Association/FFA Agriculture Leadership Scholarship Fund are offering scholarships available to non-FFA members. Check scholarship catalog descriptions for eligibility.

FFA uses one online application for members and nonmembers. Applicants will be directed to the appropriate questions based on membership response.


Toledo Community Foundation Scholarship

Toledo Community Foundation Scholarships


Toledo Community Foundation Scholarship Opportunities 

Through the generosity of many individuals, families and businesses, scholarships are awarded on an annual basis from philanthropic funds which have been established with Toledo Community Foundation. These awards assist local students in their pursuit of higher education.

Toledo Community Foundation manages more than 200 scholarship funds. Although we offer scholarships from more than 200 individual funds, those listed below represent only the scholarships for which Toledo Community Foundation is the contact for making application.  Other scholarships offered through the Foundation are administered at the school level, so be sure to check with your guidance counselor/college advisor to see if there are any other scholarships available to you through your high school. 

All applications must be made online with the exception of the BCSN Scholar of the Month (which is handled at the school level and submitted by the Guidance Counselors). It is important for applicants to plan ahead, as attachments to the online applications need to be a part of the application at the time of submission. No hard copies will be accepted. Applications, including all required attachments, must be received by midnight of the application deadline date in order to be considered.  Application due dates are provided with each individual scholarship (named below).

To qualify for a scholarship from Toledo Community Foundation, the school you attend must be an accredited nonprofit institution.  

If you are a finalist for a scholarship that has financial need as a consideration and are invited to interview with the Scholarship Advisory Committee, you are asked to complete a Scholarship Interviewee Budget Form for your college of choice. This form will provide your total financial picture and aid the Committee in their decision. Please bring the completed form with you to your interview. 

Are you a Toledo Community Foundation scholarship recipient, and looking for information about reporting requirements or how to renew your scholarship?  Click here.

Fillable PDF forms for scholarship recipients:  

Educational Institution Contact Form - Spring (for those notified of their scholarships in March-May)
Educational Institution Contact Form - Owens Corning Employees (US and Outside US except Mexico)
Educational Institution Contact Form - Owens Corning Employees Mexico Only
Educational Institution Contact Form - Summer (for those notified of their scholarships in June-July)


Questions can be directed to: Toni Shoola, TCF Scholarship Officer, via email or call 419.241.5049.


American Legion Multiple Scholarships $200-$20,000 Due: Varies

Michigan Legion Scholarships

Boys State Samsung Scholarship

Samsung American Legion Scholarship Application


ELIGIBILITY: High school juniors who are a direct descendant, i.e. child, grandchild, great-grandchild or a legally adopted child, of a U.S. veteran who served during a period of war and is a delegate to either an American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program.


Application is an on-line process- here. All questions must be answered in order to be considered.


Samsung Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions


Deadline for Michigan Boys State Samsung Scholarship is June 17, 2018 (first day at Boys State)


Baseball Scholarships

Robert Turner Baseball Scholarship Application


Scholarship is available only to Michigan residents who have graduated from high school, are on a 2018 American Legion Baseball Team roster filed with the National Headquarters, and who are planning to attend any nationally accredited college or university. Selection is based on the application information, the student's GPA of 2.5 or higher, and two letters of testimony (one from the American Legion coach or team manager, and the other from a community leader, school official or minister). The scholarship award amount is $500.


Deadline date is July 1, 2018


Click Here for Legion Baseball Scholarship Application


Any team manager or head coach of an American Legion (post – affiliated) team may nominate a player for consideration of this award. The scholarship application, letters of recommendation and certification form must be completed, postmarked and mailed to the department headquarters no later than July 15, 2018. Three letters of testimony must be attached to the nomination form.

Attach a one-page letter of recommendation from your:


(1) Legion coach or team manager,

(2) American Legion post commander or adjutant

(3) Community leader, (i.e. teacher, minister, Scout leader, church leader, principal)


Each Department Baseball Committee will select a American Legion player who best meets the qualifications as the 2018 American Legion Baseball Scholarship winner. Each department winner will receive a $500 scholarship from The American Legion.



The Department Baseball scholarship winners shall be considered for The American Legion All Academic Team sponsored by Diamond Sports, the official baseball for American Legion National tournaments. Eight players selected by a scholarship selection committee at The American Legion World Series will receive an additional $2,500 scholarship. A ninth player, selected as the most outstanding member of the All Academic Team, will be awarded an additional $5,000 scholarship.


Scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive their scholarships immediately upon graduation from an accredited high school. Scholarship winners must utilize the total award within eight (8) years of their graduation date, excluding active military duty.

The scholarship may be used to attend a school selected by the student, provided it is state accredited and above the high school level.

The national treasurer of The American Legion will make disbursement from the scholarship fund jointly to the student and the school at the beginning of each semester.


Deadline date is July 15, 2018

Click here to read more about our baseball program

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William D. & Jewell Brewer Scholarship

William D. & Jewell Brewer Scholarship Application

$500 Scholarship


AVAILABLE TO: Residents of Michigan who are a son, daughter or grandchild of a veteran planning to attend any recognized college or university.


Selection Based On:


    Students Academic Standing (2.5 GPA minimum)

    Financial Need

    Parents Military Service Record

    Student Academic Goals and Intentions


Send applications to District Commander by January 8, 2018 (date received by). See last page of application for District Commanders information.

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Oratorical Contest Scholarships

Oratorical Contest Information & Registration  2017/18 Official Rules


The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program "A Constitutional Speech Contest"


The American Legion Oratorical contests can be financially as well as educationally rewarding. High School students who are U. S. citizens or lawful residents can hone their speaking skills, while learning about the U.S. Constitution.

Department level scholarship awards range from $800 to $1500, with Zone runner-ups receiving $200. At the National level they range from $14,000 to $18,000.


A contestant must register with their American Legion, Department of Michigan by November 18, 2017 (see registration form attached to information sheet).  Your Zone Chairman will notify you of the dates, times and locations of all contests at the District and Zone level.  All Zone contests will be conducted before Monday, January 29, 2018.


The Department contest will be conducted on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Gerald R. Ford Museum in Grand Rapids, at 1:00 pm. Anyone is welcome to attend. There will be opportunities to take photographs at the awards ceremony, but not during the actual contest. If space permits, an unattended, tripod mounted video camera may tape the entire contest, but not a single contestant.  The American Legion, Department of Michigan reserves the right to preclude any videotaping if it prevents the audience present from fully enjoying the contest.


Most Posts have information available and a student should contact a local American Legion Post, (ask Zone Chairman to suggest Post), and ask for sponsorship.


1st Zone Oratorical Contest TBD

2nd Zone Oratorical Contest TBD

3rd Zone Oratorical Contest TBD

4th Zone Oratorical Contest TBD

5th Zone Oratorical Contest - TBD


If unable to contact your Zone Chairman, Department Programs Coordinator can be reached by e-mail at legion@michiganlegion.org or by phone at 517-371-4720 ext. 23.


Register by November 18, 2017 - State Contest February 24, 2018 - Nationals April 13-15, 2018

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Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarship

Eagle Scout of the Year ApplicationEagle Scout of the Year Photo


The American Legion Life Insurance Committee provides for a National Scholarship to be awarded to the Eagle Scout who is selected “The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year.” The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year will receive an $10,000 scholarship. Three second-place scholarship awards will be given in the amount of $2,500 each. The scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive their scholarships immediately upon graduation from a state accredited high school (public, parochial, military, private, or home school) and must utilize the total award within four (4) years of their graduation date, excluding active military duty.


Along with the opportunity to win the National Scholarship, the Department Eagle Scout of the Year receives $1,000from The American Legion, Department of Michigan.


The scholarship may be used to attend a school selected by the student providing it is state accredited, above the high school level, and within the continental limits of the United States, except in the case where the student may be from a possession of the United States, in which case he can select a school in that possession or in the continental United States.


Disbursement from the scholarship fund will be made jointly to the student and the school at the beginning of each semester or quarter. However, only one request will be honored per semester or quarter.


Deadline date to department headquarters is March 1, 2018.

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Student Trooper Scholarship

4 College Scholarships Awarded to Attendees That Range From $500 to $1000


Student Trooper of the Year - $1,000 
Class Orator  - $500
Academic Award - $500
Marksmanship Award - $500


One Week

at the Michigan State Police

Training Facility in




These will be awarded for 2018 program at the Michigan State Police Training Academy on Canal Road in Lansing .


In partnership with the Michigan State Police, this program will teach young men and women about a career in law enforcement.  If a student is interested about a career in law enforcement or is not sure, they should attend this program.


You will learn:

  • Proper gun safety while live-firing handguns under the supervision of the Michigan State Police firing range officers.
  • Self-defense techniques
  • The adrenaline rush of underwater rescue and recovery in the training center pool
  • Crash site investigation
  • First aid
  • Police K-9 units and their incredible abilities
  • Basic “CSI- Crime Scene Investigations”
  • Intense physical training (Yes, you will run!)
  • How to work as a team


Discover the many career opportunities offered in law enforcement (it is not all about being a patrol officer).


Sign up now for the 2018 Class - For more information about the program visit our Student Trooper Page


July 15–20, 2018 (application deadline is May 28, 2018)

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Guy M. Wilson Scholarship


Guy M. Wilson Scholarship Application

$500 Scholarship


AVAILABLE TO: Michigan's high school sons, daughters or grandchild of veterans planning to attend a Michigan college or university.


Selection Based On:


    Students Academic Standing (2.5 GPA minimum)

    Financial Need

    Parents Military Service Record

    Student Academic Goals and Intentions


Send applications to District Commander by January 8, 2018 (date received by). See last page of application for District Commanders information.

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Robert W. Wohlgamuth Memorial Scholarship $2500 Due: 4-1-18



Robert W. Wohlgamuth Memorial

Scholarship Fund

The Robert W. Wohlgamuth scholarship has been founded in memory of Robert W. Wohlgamuth.   His family has taken this opportunity to help local scholar athletes in the Monroe County, MI area that have exhibited a strong work ethic in education and athletics.  This Athletic/Scholastic scholarship will be awarded to a minimum of one male and one female Monroe County, MI high school student.  Each student will be selected by the Robert W. Wohlgamuth Scholarship Committee. 

Students interested in participating must complete the application and return it with transcripts of grades, essay, official ACT or SAT scores (if applicable), and letters of recommendation by one coach and one teacher.  Each student’s name will be removed from their information and given a number prior to the committee receiving their information.  The committee will only receive the names of the selected person(s) after the selection process if final.  All information received will be considered as confidential and will not be shared with anyone except the Robert W. Wohlgamuth Scholarship committee. 



  1. Student must reside in Monroe County, MI for at least 1 yr.
  2. Student must have and maintain a GPA of 3.0 in a Monroe County, MI School. 
  3. Student must be a high school senior who has participated in a high school sport for a minimum of 2 years and is currently participating on one or more athletic team(s).   
  4. Student must have clean disciplinary records, both school and athletic record.
  5. Student must successfully complete graduation requirements in the current school year.



Complete an approximate 750 word essay (typed in 12 point Calibri or Times New Roman font) that captures the following items:

  1. How has the participation in athletics affected your life and prepared you for your future goals?
  2. How has your academic studies benefited you and where do you see yourself in your future professional career?
  3. Why should you be selected for the Robert W. Wohlgamuth Scholarship?



Award Process:

This one time award amount of $2,500 is non-renewable.  The number of scholarships awarded will depend on our annual golf outing fundraiser. There will be no less than one male and one female recipient.  Formal notification of scholarship award will be made via letter from the Robert W. Wohlgamuth Scholarship Committee to the selected person(s). 


Payment of scholarship:

The Robert W. Wohlgamuth Scholarship will be paid directly to the accredited college or vocational program the student is enrolled in.  Verification of enrollment must be provided prior to check being presented to recipient. 


All required information must be postmarked by April 1, 2018.