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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Strategies for Students Too Rich for Financial Aid and Too Poor for College

Source:  US News & World Report July 2016

Winning a Scholarship – Best Practices

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
Scholarship Searching Webinar     provided by MI Student Aid featuring Sallie Mae

Making the Most of Your Scholarship Search

 Contact MI Student Aid at 1-888-4-GRANTS (888-447-2687)
to help you with your scholarship search!