Top 5 Places to Find Scholarships:

  1.  The College You Plan to Attend – use college websites to find merit based and/or need based scholarships
  2.  High School – this website & bulletin board in cafeteria; check both weekly
  3. Community Organizations – i.e. Elks, Boy Scouts, church, 4H, etc
  4. Employers – yours or your parents may offer scholarship opportunities
  5. FREE Online Scholarship Searches – links above for FASTWEB and Career Cruising

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Source:  US News & World Report July 2016

Winning a Scholarship – Best Practices

Hyundai Women in STEM Scholarship due June 30, 2020
HomeClean Brighter Future Scholarship due August 15, 2020
Career & Technical Scholarship due April 15, 2020
We the Students Essay Contest due April 15, 2020
Sustainability Scholarship due April 22, 2020
The Vindman Scholarship due April 15, 2020
The Bint Jebail Cultural Center Scholarship due April 17, 2020
Dearborn Education Foundation– ALL scholarships due April 30, 2020
DEFF Scholarship due May 1, 2020
RAS Scholarship due April 21, 2020
Anti-Bullying Club Scholarship due March 20, 2020
Design For Recovery Scholarship due October 31, 2020
ICA Scholarship due April 10, 2020
Parkside Credit Union Scholarship due April 30. 2020
Davenport University Scholarships due dates vary
Zeal Credit Union Scholarship due February 24, 2020
Wayne State Freshmen Scholarships due dates vary
OMACCS Scholarship due April 10, 2020
Lake Trust Credit Union Scholarship due February 29, 2020
Metro Bureau Scholarship (complete 1 and 2) due February 28, 2020
Robert A. Schuele Scholarship due April 21, 2020
Hype Athletics Community Scholarship due March 22, 2020
The Oratorical Contest due February 18, 2020
Ladies of the Islamic Center Scholarship due January 24, 2020
Law Firm Marketing Scholarship due May 15, 2020
Sleep Scholarship due March 20, 2020
IAC Delta Scholarship due February 1, 2020
Voy Media Entrepreneur Scholarship due April 30, 2020
Society of Women Engineers Scholarship due March 2, 2020
Optimist Essay Contest due January 31, 2020
Michigan Tech Impact Scholarship due December 8, 2019 Scholarship due May 1, 2020
Future Leader Scholarship due December 30, 2019
Home Theorys Scholarship due dates vary 
Dirk and Derrick Car & Truck Accident Scholarship due December 15th (each year)
Discover Early Childhood Edu due dates vary
Arab American Women’s Business Council (AAWBC) Scholarship due October 25. 2019
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship due November 5, 2019
The American Legion Scholarships due dates vary
The Nicole Neff Scholarship due March 27, 2020
Fort Dearborn Post 364 College Scholarship due March 30, 2020.  Turn completed application into Ms. Berry (counselor)
Wayne State Talent Art Scholarship due November 1, 2019
The Rotary Club Scholarships due January 17, 2020
Harry Sisson Rotary Scholarship due to Ms. Berry January 10, 2020
(all may apply, however, only top 5 applicants will be submitted)
Driver Education Scholarship due April 1, 2020 (open to grades 9-12)
Senior CareGiver Scholarship due January 15, 2020
The Maison Law Central Valley Community Scholarship due May 16, 2020
Stefan Wanczyk Foundation Scholarship due May31, 2020
Courtroom Crew Trial Attorney Student Scholarship due December 20, 2019
The Steers and Associates Aspiring Attorneys Scholarship May 31, 2020
EssayOnTime Scholarship due December 1, 2019
University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit Scholarship due January 17, 2020
B. Davis Scholarship due May 22, 2020
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