IHS Scholarship List

B. Davis Scholarship $1,000 11th & 12th Graders Due: 5-24-19

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 24, 2019

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.

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


Are you looking for money for college?

The American Legion, Department of Michigan provides opportunities for high school students to apply for scholarships or prize money for college through the programs we offer.  Awards vary by program and qualifications.

Are you the descendant of an American war-time era Veteran?

$500 Award

William D. & Jewell Brewer Scholarship – available to only Michigan residents who are high school seniors or college students – without a bachelors degree, who are a son, daughter,  grandchild or great-grandchild of a war-time veteran planning to or are attending any nationally accredited college or university or trade school. Selection is based on a student’s G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher, financial need, parent’s or grandparent’s honorable active war-time military service, goals and intentions.  Scholarships are $500 and non-renewable.

To apply for the Brewer Scholarship click here

$500 Award

Guy M. Wilson Scholarship – available to only Michigan residents who are high school seniors and are a son, daughter, grandchild or great-grandchild of a war-time veteran planning to or are attending any Michigan accredited college or university or trade school. Selection is based on a student’s G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher, financial need, parent’s or grandparent’s honorable active war-time military service, goals and intentions.  Scholarships are $500 and non-renewable.

To apply for the Guy M. Wilson Scholarship click here.

Up to $20,000

Samsung Boys/Girls State Scholarship – Scholarship applications are restricted to high school juniors who attend the current session of either The American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program and are a direct descendant – i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. – or a legally adopted child of a wartime U.S. military veteran who served on active duty during at least one of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for American Legion membership.

For more information on the Samsung American Legion Scholarship click here

To learn about attending Boys State click here and to learn about Girls State click here

Scholarships available to any participant of these programs. 

American Legion Baseball Scholarships.  If you play on an American Legion Baseball team in Michigan see the our baseball page here for two available scholarships.

To apply for the Robert Turner Scholarship click here.

$800 up to $18,000 possible for Oratorical Contest

Oratorical Contest Scholarships– The American Legion Oratorical Contest contestants compete at the department level for  $1500 for first place, $1,000 for second place, and $800 for third place with scholarships.  The first place winner will advance to the national contest for an opportunity to win $14,000, $16,000, or $18,000 in scholarship money.  Learn more about our oratorical contest here.

Register by November 20, 2018 to compete in the contest click here.

$500 to $1,000

Student Trooper/Youth Cadet Law Enforcement – Four participants of the American Legion, Department of Michigan student trooper program will be selected by the instructors of the program in four areas.  To learn more about the Youth Cadet Law Enforcement Program click here.  Awards are given for the following:

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

To apply for the Student Trooper/Youth Cadet Law Enforcement Program click here.

$1,000 to $10,000 for qualifying Eagle Scouts

Eagle Scout Scholarship – Boy scouts who are members of an American Legion, Department of Michigan post troop and have obtained the level of eagle scout or are the descendant of American Legion member may apply.  The winner at the department level receives a $1,000 scholarship and is advanced to the national level for consideration for Eagle Scout of the Year and a $10,000 scholarship.  See the scouting page for more details.

Friends of the Ida Library Scholarship $250 Due:5-3-19

Friends of the Ida Branch Library Scholarship Application Requirements


The deadline for receiving applications is Friday, May 3, 2019. The application may be returned to the Ida High School Guidance Department or the Ida Branch Library, 3016 Lewis Ave., Ida, Michigan 48140.


The applicant must:

  • Live within the Ida School District or attend Ida High School
  • Have a current Monroe County Library System library card
  • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Be a high school senior
  • Attend college in the 2019-2020 school year


The application will contain:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone Number
  • Email
  • A 250 – 500 word essay in 12 pt. Times New Roman, 1” margins, double spaced on either:
    • How have the library resources aided you in your high school career?
    • How has a book that you have read influenced your life?
  • In 250 words or   less, describe any information you would like the scholarship committee to know, including activities, work experience, and volunteer opportunities in which you have participated – especially library or literacy related.



Two scholarships of $250 each will be awarded. Ida Friends of the Library Scholarship funds are limited to use toward books, college tuition, and fees at any college the student will be attending in the 2019-2020 school year.


Return completed application to the Ida Branch Library or the Ida High School Guidance Department no later than close of business Friday, May 3, 2019.



Who are the Ida Branch Library Friends?

The Friends of the Ida Branch of the Monroe County Library System is a nonprofit group of citizens who work together to stimulate a greater interest in and use of the library; to acquaint the community with the functions, resources, facilities and needs of the library; to promote and enrich the services of the library; to encourage and administer library gifts, donations, and memorials of individuals and organizations; to coordinate information to the community of issues of library legislation; to sponsor programs designed to add to the cultural life of the community and to ensure the existence of the Ida Branch of the Monroe County Library System for years to come.


Monroe County Fair Association Scholarships Due: 4-15-19

Two (2) $1,000 Scholarships Available 

Application for the Monroe County Fair Association Agricultural Scholarship

Application for Warren Siebarth Memorial Scholarship

Ida Students Only Romelda Oberski Memorial Scholarship $250 Due: 5-1-19

Romelda Oberski Memorial Scholarship

Romelda was the valedictorian of Ida High School class of 1948.  She was a mother of 6 children that also graduated from Ida High School.  Romelda enjoyed giving back to this community, and played an intricate part in restoring and displaying the alumni picture boards by the superintendent’s office. 

We the children of Romelda would like to honor our mother by awarding a scholarship to a graduating Senior of Ida High School that will be enrolling into a community college, university or trade school in the following academic year.  The scholarship payment will be made out the college or university. 

Application for the Romelda Oberski Memorial Scholarship


11 Monroe County 4-H Scholarships Due:4-19-19

2019 Monroe County 4-H Scholarships

Varies Scholarships 

Due: 4-19-19

4-H Scholarship Info and Application


Bedford Community Scholarship $500-$1,000 Due: 4-12-19

The Bedford Community Foundation intends to award at least five and perhaps as many as 10 scholarships in the amount between $500-$1,000 to worthy members of the senior class of Ida Public Schools, Bedford Public Schools and/or State Line Christian Schools for use in higher education or technical education programs. Additionally, graduates of either of these schools or graduates of local high schools already in higher education or technical education program whose parents live in Bedford Township shall also be eligible to apply for scholarships. Applications, transcripts, and letters of recommendation are due before April 12, 2019

Scholarship Application

Ida Students Only Ida Civic Club Scholarship $500 Due: 4-12-2019

Ida Civics Club Community Volunteer Scholarship Application

The Ida Civic Club Community Volunteer Service Scholarship is awarded to an Ida High School senior who will continue their education in a college, university, or a certified vocational education program.

The student must have participated as a volunteer in Community Service.

(examples of Volunteer Community Service- but not restricted to: Christmas in Ida, Ida Community Day, 4-H outreach programs, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Habitat for Humanity, Meals for the Needy, Church outreach programs, Ida Public Schools volunteer programs)

Return your completed application to your counselor by end of the school day on April 12, 2019

At least two reference letters are required to accompany your completed application. 

The Guidance Office will attach your Student Transcript to your completed application

Ida Students Only Robert W. Hemelgarn Scholarship $500 Due:4-12-19

Robert W. Hemelgarn Memorial Scholarship



1.  Applicant must be a graduating student of Ida High School.

2.  Scholarship is applicable to all further educational endeavors at any 4-year college, 2-year college, or technical/vocational school.

3.  Recipient will be chosen by officers of the Robert W. Hemelgarn Memorial Scholarship.

4.  Applicant may or may not be called for a personal interview.

5.  This scholarship will award $500 (five hundred dollars) to the recipient at the annual Honors Banquet. 

6.  Scholarship funds will be mailed to student upon completion of a successful first grading period.    


Application Due: April 12, 2019 to the High School Office

Link to Scholarship Application

Ida Student's Only 2019 Charlie Warren Scholarship $500 Due: April 19, 2019

Charlie Warren Scholarship


Ida Seniors involved in Ida Wrestling and Young Life can apply

April 19, 2019 Deadline 

Turn Application and all Supporting Documents into the Office


Link to the Charlie Warren Scholarship Application


Ida Students Only Doris Larrow Scholarship $500 Due: 4-18-19

Doris Larrow Scholarship                                           Doris Larrow Scholarship Application

Doris Larrow was a charter member of Lynn C. Weeman Unit 514 American Legion Auxiliary. All five of her children attended Ida High School and she was dedicated to community service. This scholarship is presented in her honor. 

1. Applicant must be a graduating senior attending Ida High School and have at least a 2.0 GPA. 
2. Scholarship is applicable to all further education at any four year college, two year college, junior college, or technical/vocational school. 
3. Recipient will be selected by members of the Lynn C. Weeman Unit 514 American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Committee.
4. This scholarship will award $500.00 (five hundred dollars) to the recipient upon successful completion of the first grading period of the applicant’s chosen educational institution. 

Application must be submitted to school office no later than April 18

Monroe County Farm Bureau Scholarship Due: 5-6-19


$750 Betty Bliss Scholarship
$750 Dale Lynn Mason Scholarship
$750 Young Farmer Memorial Scholarship

 Monroe County Farm Bureau Scholarship Application


Monroe County Michigan Education Association-Retired Scholarship Application $1,000 Due: 5-15-2019

Monroe County Michigan Education Association-Retired Scholarship Application 


$1,000 non-renewable scholarship 


Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of education and/or be the child or grandchild of an MEA/MEA-R member. 
The applicant must also: 

  • be a resident of Monroe County. 

  • have completed 24 or more credit hours at an accredited Michigan college or institution with a reciprocal agreement. 

  • use the scholarship at an accredited Michigan college or institution with a reciprocal agreement. 


Application procedure: 


Applicants should submit: 

  1. Cover page 

  • full name 

  • current age 

  • complete home address 

  • email address and telephone number 

  • high school, address, and year of graduation 

  • current college, address, expected graduation date 

  • title of degree being pursued 

  1. Copy of college transcripts to date 

  1. An essay that describes: 

  • how you learned about and qualify for this scholarship 

  • if applicable, identify MEA/MEA-R member and district(s) where employed and relationship to applicant 

  • educational goals and career plans 

  • work experience 

  • experience with volunteer and community activities 


Send all materials to ScholarMEA.retired@gmail.com OR mail to: 


Monroe County MEA-R Scholarship Committee 

4200 S. Otter Creek Rd. 

LaSalle, MI 48145 

Applications must be postmarked or transmitted on or before May 15, 2019. 

Misc Scholarships

The following scholarships were submitted to the high school. 

Pureland Supply Vocational and Skilled Trade Scholarship  Due: 6-1-2019       $1,000

Projectorlamps.com Entrepreneurial Scholarship                  Due: 6-1-2019      $1,000 

A-1 Auto Transport Scholarship                                                 Due: 03-10-2019  $1,000    

Scholarship for Working Students                                            Due: 04-15-2019   $1,000  

https://phentermineclinics.net/scholarship/                          Due: 12-31-19       $1,000

2019 Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship Due 5-31-19          $750

Mike Rowe Works Scholarship                                                   Due 3-28-19          Varies 

Caring.com  Scholarships                                                              Varies                  Varies      

Wikijob Student Scholarship                                                      Due: 8-31-19         $500

The Heer Law Entrepreneurship Scholarship                         Due 12-31-2019   $2,000

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship                                                                    $2,500


Zip Recruiter Scholarship  Due: 6-30-18     $3,000

Blacknote Scholarship       Due: 7-31-18     $2,000

OPPU Achievers                  Due: 6-30-18     $2,500

Educator Scholarship         Due: 8-31-18     $2,400

Redfin Scholarship             Due 7-31-18       $2,500

Fire-Free Speech Essay Contest 11th & 12th Grades             Due 12-31-2018 $10,000

CrazyGames $1,500 Worldwide Student Scholarship            Due: 12-31-2018  $1,500

OpenWater Scholarship                                                              Due: 12-31-2018  $1,500

WACE National CO-OP Scholarship Program                          Due:  11-15-2018 thru 2-15-2019

Flavorable Futures                                                                       Due 2-15-19          $5,000

We the Students Essay Contest                                                 Due: 02-15-2019   $20,000

LAFCU Write to Educate Essay Contest Due: 3-31-2019 $2,500

The scholarship is only open to students who are attending Lansing Community College or Baker College. 

Link to website  here

Ida Only D&P Communication Scholarship 6 $500 Scholarships Due: 4-26-2019


The Senior Team has been gifted six $500 scholarships by D & P Communications to award to graduating seniors who plan to attend a two or four-year institution after graduation. The students who are selected will be expected to communicate directly with the company and they give Ida High School permission to share their contact information and post-secondary plans with D & P Communications. Winners will also have their name announced in the press.  


The Senior Team is committed to encouraging and equipping all students to pursue their post-secondary plans. As educators, we also know that students are unique and talented in many different areas. Some students are talented writers and many students are talented artists, singers, actors, poets, and web designers.   We want to give students a chance to answer the prompt in a variety of different forms. Creativity is encouraged.


Please complete the application as well as submit your project to the office by Friday, April 26th.  If your project is in digital form, please e-mail it to Mrs. Riley at riley@idaschools.org by 4:00 on April 26th.  Any live performances must be performed after school on  April 30th. The sign up for a performance slot will be in the front office. All projects must be 10 minutes or less.  


Please select ONE of the questions below to respond to:


  1. What is one lesson you have learned from your hometown that you plan to take out into the world and how do you plan to do that?  

B. What makes you interested in the career that you want to pursue? Why are you passionate

about this field?

C. What is one way that you plan to give back to your community when you complete college?


Your presentation will be evaluated on depth, creativity, and preparedness.




Name of Applicant: __________________________________________                                                                                 

Home Address: ________________________________________________________________                                                                                                                            

Cell Phone #: _________________________  E-mail Address: __________________________                                                                                                                                      

Anticipated College/University/Trade School: _____________________________________                                                                                               


Planned Major/Degree:_________________________________________________________


Prompt you are responding to (circle): A B C


Response Medium ___________________________________________________

***If you feel an explanation of your project is needed to help the committee understand how your project relates to the prompt you chose, please attach an explanation to this application.


Kelsey's Law Scholarship $2,000 Due: 8-31-19